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You're Looking for Happiness in All the Wrong Places, Studies Say | Inc.com

The pursuit of happiness is an ongoing activity for most people, but you may be searching in all the wrong places. While happiness is generally believed to be a goal, attained by achievement and material possessions, it's partially pre-determined by genetics, according to research. Surprisingly, …

The best ways to make your own GIFs

3 ways to make your own memes.<p>First introduced to the world by Compuserve in 1987, the graphics interchange format—better known as the GIF—is having a real moment. Your mom loves ‘em, your social media feed loves ‘em, even politicians are getting in on the action, because who doesn’t need the tiny …

Apps

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life | Inc.com

The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable research, we recognize its profound impact on society.<p>What scientists of the movement have discovered is that practices like compassion, gratitude, positive thinking, resilience, …

Positive Thinking

From Python to Basil Fawlty to politics: John Cleese's funniest comedy moments

One of our national treasures, John Cleese has been responsible for unforgettable comedy for over six decades, his absurdist, farcical and idiosyncratic characters as woven into the fabric of comedy history as they are British culture itself. As he plots his return to the BBC in a new sitcom, we've …

Putin Bans Images of Him as Gay Clown; Stephen Colbert Makes Video Showing Exactly That (Video)

Earlier this week, it became illegal to share pictures of Putin as a gay clown in Russia<p>Vladimir Putin has banned all pictures depicting him as a …

Stephen Colbert

Blistered Cauliflower With Asian Cilantro Pesto [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Enchilada Lasagna [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

When it comes to nut milk, what’s the most sustainable option?

You know a health-food trend has gone mainstream the second it winds up on a Starbucks menu. But when it comes to finding a dairy substitute that’s …

When laughing matters: Late-night comedy gets serious in an absurdist era of governance

UPDATED: Salon talks to writers from “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “The Daily Show” and “Full Frontal”<p>November was supposed to mark the end of the election circus. Comedians and journalists both expected Donald Trump’s train to pull into the station one final time as the nation prepared to put …

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Time I

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Hiking

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Avocado Fritters

Cook the quinoa:<p>If using dry quinoa, cook the quinoa. Place 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, rinse the quinoa well …

Recipes

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

The New Comedians In Cars Trailer Features Kristen Wiig, Lewis Black, and More

In the ninth season, Jerry Seinfeld chats in cars over coffee with plenty of stars.<p>During the past eight seasons of Jerry Seinfeld's <i>Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee</i>, Seinfeld has interviewed everyone from President Obama to Stephen Colbert, and it's looking like the next season will be just as …

48 Hours in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia, has long been on the radar of outdoors enthusiasts, and for very good reasons. McAfee Knob, one of the most stunning and most …

Hiking

10 Best Hotels in Key West

1 of 11<p>Pier House Resort & Spa<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>The Gates Hotel<p>3 of 11<p>Southernmost Beach Resort<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Ocean Key Resort & …

The photographer who captures the expressions of tiny animals

<b>There are close-up images, and then there are the ones taken by Muhammad Roem, an amateur Indonesian photographer.</b><p>From dancing frogs to cheeky geckos, there is little that escapes 28-year-old Mr Roem's camera.<p>The full-time nurse started photography only three years ago as a part time hobby.<p>Now the …

The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2016 You Probably Missed

It's been a great year for scary movies if you know where to look. Here's a good place to start.<p>For anyone paying close attention, 2016 has been an …

The ultimate guide to making marijuana tea: Bags, recipes, effects, highs and where to buy

Winter is officially here, and it's time to get warm, toasty and mellow as temperatures plunge. Enter marijuana tea — like a regular herbal blend, …

Tea

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

The Best Reviewed Movies of 2016

Witches, musicals, and talking animals.<p>There were many films that came out in 2016 that IGN reviewed — superheroes fought dangerous enemies, …