Valerie Runyan

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21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

The story of how Steve Jobs saved Apple from disaster and led it to rule the world, in 39 photos

Nowadays, Apple is the most valuable company in the world, thanks in huge part to the Jobs' vision.<p>But if you only saw the movie, you got less than half of the story.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was a disaster, chewing through CEOs and delivering one bad quarter of financial results after another.<p>In …

Toy Story

Sparkly Glasses That Somehow Go With Everything

And yes, everyone will ask you where you got them.<p>I never hopped on the Warby Parker train. I know its glasses are affordable and cool and they look good on everyone, but to me, they all look so strikingly similar. And if you want a different look, or something flashier or brighter or a new shape, …

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12 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas Under 300 Calories

<b>Cut carbs without cutting flavor.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Karina Carrel via cafedelites.com<p>Breakfast is more than just a meal -- it's a way of life. The right recipe will help keep you feeling happy and full straight on through to lunchtime. And having something tasty planned for your …

Holy Smokes: United Airlines US-Australia From $385 Roundtrip!

The fares were ~ $550 roundtrip from many of Delta’s hubs — not a mistake fare, but clearly a fare war aimed at Delta. <b>Those fares are still available.</b><p>…

The New Rules of Presentations - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GOTOMEETING

<b>By Simon Morton, Managing Director, Eyeful Presentations Ltd</b><p>As you’d expect from a self-confessed presentation geek, the walls of my study are lined with a multitude of books dedicated to the topic of presenting. They vary by area of expertise, presentation technologies, design thinking, and, …

30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.<p><b>1. As a travel agent:</b> If you know your destination but not your dates, use the Fly.com …

I’m Having Lobster for Thanksgiving Because Turkey Kinda Blows

There’s a reason we only have turkey once a year: It sucks.<p>There’s a reason we only cook elaborately roasted turkeys on Thanksgiving.<p>They suck.<p>Read 1000 recipes about how to brine and most of them still taste like dried-out Adidas superstars. (Okay, <i>except</i> for this one.) I’m sorry to get too real …

Cooking

Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

Dessert

Why we've all been doing the Fast Diet wrong

Is your tummy rumbling today? Are you watching the clock already waiting for night to fall when you can scoff 500 calories and tick off another successful day of fasting on the 5:2 diet, like thousands of other Britons following the most successful diet plan devised this century?<p>Well, get ready to …

Australians' sympathy for refugees could be eroded by terrorism, resettlement head says

New South Wales refugee coordinator Dr Peter Shergold praises the ‘wave of sympathy’ towards migrants but says support is ‘fragile’ and could be eroded<p>Australians have offered their homes and cars, as well as English lessons and healthcare, to the 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees who will come to …

Australia

Shopping for Vintage Fashion Like a French Girl

Back before globalization (and the Internet) made it possible for the Saint Laurent bag du jour and the latest Chanel quelque-chose to become available worldwide, all of the best things in the French fashion world were concentrated in their place of origin: Paris. And even today, there are still …

International airlines under pressure to better accommodate travellers in wheelchairs

Kim Jago is lobbying Australian airlines to purchase a machine that will make it easier for people in wheelchairs to travel overseas.<p>Ms Jago, who has …

This Is the Most Comfortable Way to Wear Shoes Without Socks

We tend to have a bit of a love/hate relationship with socks. Sometimes they can totally pull an outfit together and sometimes we wish we could forget about them entirely – mostly when we’re rocking a pair of Converse or maybe some boat shoes. If you do decide to spend the day sans socks, there are …

Spanish Salsa Verde Turns Leftover Steak Into a Fantastic Salad

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I love leftovers. And not just in the <i>I love picking at cold pizza the morning after a long night of drinking</i> kind of way that everyone loves leftovers, but in the <i>oh joy, I get to figure out a fun and</i> …

Getting an Audience to Remember Your Presentation

Lots of articles about giving good presentations focus on structure and style. Tips focus on the role of stories to get people interested in the material, the value of summaries at the end of talk, and the many facets of presentation performance – things like how you should stand and ways to use …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

Swimming Pools

We love this. A retro #mylpguide from 2001, via @kristina.ptn. Any tips for Kristina for quality swimming spots in the Côte d'Azur? She's there exploring right now! #travel #lonelyplanet #france

21 things Portlanders have to explain to out-of-towners

1. One does not simply “go to brunch” in Portland.<p>The only time you’ll encounter a line half as bad as the one stretching around the block at Voodoo …

Oregon

10 Books You Should Be Reading This Summer

Every summer there are tons of reading lists. What makes a great summer read? Everyone has a different definition, but for me it's books you can get lost in. Leave ordinary life behind and dive into like the pool you're reading it around. So here are 8 recently published books that I feel that way …

Pitfalls to Avoid When You Inherit a Team

Taking over as the leader of an existing team can be daunting. The team’s response to your new processes or style can make you feel a little like the evil stepmother who’s stepped into their formerly happy lives. Your team was once someone else’s team. They’ve developed habits in response to the …

Easy to Make 4th of July Cake!

Do you have everything ready for the 4th? Yea, me neither! One thing I do know though, I am going to have some cake! This cake is so delicious and perfect for a hot summer day!<p>Have you ever had a Meringue or a Macaron cake? It's actually pretty easy to make and so delicious! I make it with a …

10 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Ability To Sleep On A Plane

When boarding a plane, you have the purest of intentions: You're going to use this rare empty stretch of time to catch up on much-needed sleep. You'll land at your destination bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and ready to take on the world!<p>But things aren't ever that simple, are they? In reality, you end …

26 Movies You Need To Watch Before Decorating Your Home

No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire.<p>No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire. Grab the popcorn — and something to take notes with — and get ready to binge on beauty.

Goodreads Picks the Hottest Books of the 2015 Summer

Just in time for the official start to summer, Goodreads, the popular book recommendations site, has crunched the numbers on the titles filling beach …

How to Dye Your Hair at Home

It’s doable, we promise. Click through for the full tutorial.<p>Read More<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Hair Romance<p>tags: Brit Picks

Summer Dessert Alert: Strawberry Limeade Cake!

This strawberry limeade cake is fruity, refreshing, and gorgeous! Those lovely layers are impossible to resist.<p>Um, hi. I made you the most perfectly gorgeous summer cake.<p>You're welcome.<p>Isn't cake the most perfect dessert on the planet? It's pretty, it's versatile, it's covered in frosting. I …

Dessert

Eggplant Parm Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Eggplant Parmesan is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The eggplant parm of test kitchen manager Brad Leone's</i> …

Italian Food