Adriana Caleel

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The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

14 Online Home Decor Shops You *Need* to Know About

Shopping for home decor can be downright difficult, especially when you only want the coolest, most unique pieces of furniture. While IKEA keeps the budget happy and Anthropologie is always good for a splurge, it’s fun to explore beyond big box stores, especially when you can update your living …

Decorations

The Beauty of Writing -- What I Wish All Writers Knew

The first words are often the hardest, even when they come easily. The first words are ones that open up a new world, introduce us to new characters, ones that we might not necessarily be acquainted with, at least not in action even if you have filled the pages of a notebook with character traits …

Creative Writing

Uninstalling Facebook app saves up to 15% of iPhone battery life

Facebook,iPhone,iPhone 6S,iOS,Apps,Social networking,Social media,Technology,Media,Smartphones,Software,Mobile phones,Apple,Mobile phones,Internet, phones & broadband,Money,Consumer affairs<p>Testing reveals Facebook iOS app drains battery life, even when it isn’t being used, and that using Safari …

Social Media

4 Underrated Workout Moves You Should Be Doing More Often

They are incredibly powerful.<p>Fitness trends come and go, but certain workout moves will always be considered classics for one big reason: They <i>work</i>.<p>These powerful exercises can tighten and tone without any fancy equipment, nuanced expertise or gym membership required.<p><b>Leg Raises (for abs)</b><p>As trainer …

Workouts

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

10 best foods to make from scratch and save money | Cook on a Budget

Here are 10 DIY ingredientsthat will make filling your fridge not only fun but considerably cheaper too<p>If we start from the perspective that milk, in terms of flavour, nutritional value and animal welfare, is one of the things you shouldn’t skimp on, it follows that your yoghurt should be made with …

Food

8 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

Don't let looks fool you — this dessert is so easy to make.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, …

Barstool Sports

Exclusive: New Evidence Ancient Romans May Have Made It to Oak Island, Canada

What appears to be an ancient Roman sword has been found off the East Coast of Canada, and it is just one of several indications that Romans may have …

Archaeology

The State of Wisconsin Tried To Shut Down The ‘Making A Murderer’ Documentary And Seize Its Footage

Did the state of Wisconsin try to kill the <i>Making A Murderer</i> documentary before it could be released? That’s what filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos said during a Twitter Q&A earlier this week.<p>This isn’t the first time the duo behind Netflix’s hit crime documentary have brought this incident …

7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.

Personal Finance

Comparing the Latte Macchiato and the Flat White

The difference is in the details<p>Our new Latte Macchiato and signature Flat White are pure, simple espresso creations with two simple ingredients. The …

Chipotle Tried to Cover Up Food-Borne Illness Outbreak, Lawsuit Says

Lawsuit claims the restaurant hid evidence before contacting health officials.<p>Not only is Chipotle facing a criminal investigation in relation to a …

ABC: The Art of Blending Coffee

Inside the Starbucks® cupping room<p>Blending world-class coffees together opens the door to create flavors and experiences unlike anything else. Andrew …

Microsoft just made Office apps far more powerful for the iPad Pro

Microsoft promised many of its newest and most powerful stylus-based features in Windows 10 Office apps like PowerPoint and OneNote would make their way to other platforms, and the company is now following through. Starting today, Office apps for the iPad and iPad Pro can take advantage of new …

Why Do Different People Need Different Amounts of Sleep?

Whether you're a morning or evening person could be guided by your genes.<p>How much sleep do we need? It's a fundamental question about a basic human function we've been practising for millennia, but there's still no simple answer. In recent years, scientific advances have suggested that it may in …

Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

Big Data

4 Easy Steps to Quitting Sugar

Yep, it seems like a no-brainer—a diet high in the white stuff (sugar and refined carbs) is linked to weight gain, diabetes, cancer, depression, and even cognitive problems—but kicking the sugar habit isn't that simple. The holiday season has probably riled up your inner sugar monster, leaving you …

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A few strategic fixes can add big value to your home.<p>A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time …

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

Happiness

5 Ways Quitting Facebook Will Improve Your Mental Health

Research shows that social media may not be so good for our mental health.<p>For some of us, checking Facebook is part of the daily routine, either first thing in the morning or first thing at work. And that first check usually kicks off many return trips throughout the day. It's definitely a part of …

Stop hurting your engine by idling the car when it's cold out

If you're one of the many drivers who thinks it's important to idle your car — turn it on and let it sit — in these frigid winter months to protect the engine, you've likely fallen victim to a myth that may be doing more harm than good.<p>We spoke with former drag racer Stephen Ciatti— who has a PhD …

The Egg Dish That's Had Japanese People Lining Up for 250 Years

Tamahide Restaurant in Tokyo is a restaurant so popular people line up for hours to taste the chef's most famous dish.<p>There aren't many restaurants that have been around for 250 years. But Tamahide in Tokyo has—and customers are still lining up for hours to get a taste of chef <b>Yamada Kosuke's</b></i> …

7 Fun and Free Stress Relief Apps to Make Your Day Bright

This time of year everyone is thinking about change. Either changing for the new year or changing the holiday stress we're feeling.<p>Either way, change is good.<p>But implementing real change in our lives isn't always easy. Adopting new habits and creating lasting change takes focus and support.<p>Without …

The 10 New Books to Read in 2016

Over the past few months, I've been reading a slew of nonfiction books that will debut in 2016. From technology and psychology to business and life, here<p>are the new releases that I found especially thought-provoking:<p><b>1. TED Talks</b> <b>by Chris Anderson</b> (May 3)<p>The curator of TED has written the most …

Self-improvement

The only strategy that can defeat ISIS is one no Republican would ever embrace

<b>(AP/Reuters/John Locher/John Minchillo/Photo Montage by Salon)</b><p>Cut off the ISIL’s supply lines, then pull *everybody* out. If we want lasting peace, we must practice it ourselves<p>Peter Van Buren<p>January 20, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>How can we stop the Islamic …

Stew Science: What's the Best Way to Brown Beef?

Most recipes for beef stew start with cutting meat into cubes, then browning the cubes in a big pot. The idea is that browning builds flavor through the Maillard reaction, which will then get spread around through the whole pot as the meat and vegetables slowly braise in liquid. I think most people …