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51 Quick and Healthy 3-Ingredient Meals

A common barrier to cooking is seeing a mouthwatering recipe, only to click and discover it requires double-digit ingredients, two of which you’ve …

Healthy Eating

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

The Total-Body Kettlebell Workout for Strength and Cardio

Kettlebells: You can swing them, row them, heck, you can even deadlift 'em. This quick routine, designed especially for Greatist by CrossFit coach …

Vancouver Custom-Built Mansion Is One Unique Home For Sale (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

With so many homes (er, and ranches and castles) for sale in B.C. these days, it can be hard to keep up. But sometimes there comes a mansion so …

Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

Jet Lag

The Design Firm That Created the World's Best Looking Passport

On one hand, passports are a designer’s dream: They’re the first line of a nation’s branding, a uniform size, and need to convey standardized …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

Google Drive

One trader’s advice: Don’t aim to be a jack-of-all-trades

There's only one good strategy for trading online, says Mike Ser.<p>For a decade and a half, Mr. Ser has been trading independently online. He has mentored others like him and started a business, Ser Man Traders, training traders in Richmond, B.C. He also has partnered with one of the people he …

Stock Markets

Veteran Groom, Paralyzed In Motorcycle Accident, Surprises Bride With Wedding Dance

Sgt. Joey Johnson has used a wheelchair since August 2012 when he was paralyzed in a motorcycle accident following a 10-month tour in Afghanistan.<p>But at his June 2014 wedding to Michelle Johnson, he surprised his beautiful bride by standing for the first time since the crash during their first …

9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives

November is "Adopt a Senior Pet Month," and adopting a pet isn't just good for your pet; it's good for you, too. Check out these nine scientifically-researched ways that pets improve the lives of their human companions.<p><b>1. They can help improve self-esteem</b><p>Research published in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Pets

This incredible iPhone 8 concept is the most beautiful smartphone you’ve ever seen

Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might represent the fastest-selling smartphone duo of all time, but some people find certain aspects of the …

What’s so funny about “The Big Bang Theory”?

It’s the most popular comedy on television – but I have to admit: I just don’t understand what everyone’s laughing at<p>"The Big Bang Theory" is the most popular TV show in America, consistently ranking in the top two or three TV comedies since its fourth season, and leading the ratings for syndicated …

14 Places You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Are you <i>sure</i> you booked a trip to Mon-tree-awl? Or are you instead headed to Muhn-trawl?<p>Pronouncing the correct name of a city or country can make it sound like a whole new place. Accurate accentuation can also really help you jive with locals.<p>Study a few place names you may have been saying wrong …

Travel

Louis C.K.: The ESQ+A

A conversation with the stand-up and actor (and writer/director/producer) about Louie and failure and money and burgers and Bill Clinton<p><i>Originally published in the June/July 2011 issue</i><p><i>In Louis's Infiniti G35, on the way to get a bite to eat at the Comedy Cellar in New York.</i><p><b>LOUIS C.K.:</b> I love this …

Comedy

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Made in California: Fender an instrument of change in guitar industry

Deep inside a cavernous factory in Corona, some legendary rock names gather nonchalantly along a wall.<p>There's Eric Clapton next to Jeff Beck, with Mark Knopfler only inches away — not the actual musicians, but the bespoke guitar necks that those performers prefer bolted to their Fender …

Why cats never became man’s best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

Pets

The Food Lab: Bringing Home General Tso's Chicken

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. After all, ask yourself this question that Jennifer 8. Lee, …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Meat: 28 Tips and Tutorials

How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? How do you check the temperature on a turkey? What's the secret to …

Cooking

I Tried to Get in Killer Shape in Just Two Weeks

With no crash diets and no cleanses, just clean living and working out.<p>Last summer, a handful of rainy Saturdays and another handful of wedding-filled weekends kept my California-raised self uncharacteristically away from the beach—and part of me was relieved. The few times I made it to the shore, …

What the World's Top Health Experts Eat for Breakfast

In the world of expert nutrition advice, there is breakfast and then there is everything else. And while we’re cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs science-backed …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Wayne Coyne's Guide to the Beatles

Flaming Lips leader breaks down some of his all-time favorite songs and explains why Keith Richards "is conservative compared to Miley Cyrus"<p>Wayne …