Adam Kovarik

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Shhh—This Is Where Interior Designers Find the Best Décor

These handdipped natural beeswax candles offer 20 hours of burn time.<p>Unique and textural, these blue vases would update any coffee table.<p>Markatos …

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12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>Serious winter weather can be an impassable roadblock to …

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96% of People With a Health Savings Account Are Making This Mistake

It could cost you a lot of money!<p>If you have a high deductible insurance plan, you may also have a health savings account to go along with it. Health …

Health Savings Accounts

The BA Smash Burger

Makes 4 Servings<p>Ground chuck is a great all-purpose, buy-it-anywhere choice for burgers. But if you want to get ambitious and blend, say, chuck with ground short rib or brisket, we say go for it.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Vegetable oil (for pan)<p>1 pound ground beef chuck (20% fat)<p>Kosher salt<p>4 …

Recipes

12 Great Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Budget

Having a kitchen that looks great doesn't have to mean spending a ton of money. Sometimes, you just have to get crafty. Here are 12 super-easy …

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust

Great salespeople don't focus on products or services, at least not at first. Great salespeople start with building genuine trust.<p>Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by …

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

The Mindful Notebook helps you think more clearly

popsci shop<p>Live more mindfully with this Kickstarter hit and get 26 percent off.<p>The fast pace of digital life can make it difficult to think clearly at times. The Mindful Notebook is designed to help you focus your mind at the start of each day and concentrate on what matters in your life. It’s …

Life Is Hard and Winter Is Cold—But There's Always Ramen

When there's an unshakeable chill in the air, ramen will comfort you.<p>We think they (whoever they are) got the saying wrong. An apple a day doesn't keep the doctor away, but a bowl of ramen sure will. Especially if it's a gloomy Tuesday. Or just cold and gloomy, generally. When life gets tough, and …

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How Nikola Tesla Sparked the Electric Age

With the launch of Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan, inventor Nikola Tesla is about to become more famous than ever—and for all the wrong reasons, …

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Here's An Awesome Way To Explain 'Privilege' To Children

"Privilege is something that affects a person’s everyday life no matter what age."<p>Privilege can be a daunting and complex concept. But an awareness about the way that it shapes our lives and experiences is crucial to raising compassionate, empathetic children.<p>That’s why our favorite LGBTQ web …

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This macaroni and cheese recipe is a combination of elbow macaroni and a flavorful homemade cheese sauce. Some American (Velveeta) cheese in the …

Recipes

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating Meat, Dairy & Eggs

The internet is abound with promises of what will happen when you try a plant-based diet.Of course, some rumors are more true than others, which is …

The Most Effective Method to Get Someone to Do What You Want

Use the "scales of influence" model to persuade people to do what you want--while thinking that it's their idea.<p>Contrary to popular opinion, human beings don't resist change. We all, however, resist being changed.<p>We have no problem stretching our own comfort zone, but we each throw up our defenses …

3 Marinades That Will Make You a BBQ Hero

Looking for super flavorful meat and fish with minimal effort? The secret is a good marinade, and these three tried-and-true ones are an excellent …

The Secret to Effective Discipline is Focusing on Your Kids' Strengths. Here's How.

Saying no and setting limits is part of our responsibility to help our children learn self-control. But it sometimes feels as if the whole family …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

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Control Your Sexuality

This whole series titled “Run to Win“ had its genesis in a number of real-world conversations. In one, a woman told of her struggles with her …

5 Lessons From a Former Navy SEAL That Will Change the Way You View Leadership Forever

These hard-won Navy SEAL leadership lessons from the height of the Iraq War can help you become a better leader, entrepreneur, and business owner.<p>During the height of the Iraq War, thousands of US Navy SEALs lead some of the toughest and most dangerous missions across insurgent-held cities in Iraq …

Flights To Hawaii Are About To Get Super Cheap, And We’re Like, Byeeeee

Culture<p>Traveling This Summer? Shop Budget-Friendly Luggage<p>Culture<p>Go Somewhere Everyone On Instagram Isn’t Going This Summer—Poland<p>Culture<p>The Carry-On …

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

This Morning Routine Will Save You 20+ Hours a Week

The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in.<p>Although this may be obvious based on people's mediocre …

Are We There Yet? 21 Car Games to Keep Kids Happy and Busy

It's the question every parent dreads. With these 21 road games, your kids will be having too much fun to ask! 😉<p>"Are we there yet?" It's the question every parent dreads, especially when it comes only minutes into an hours-long trip. Head it off by stocking up on these road games before you hit …

10 tips mothers can use to improve their child's concentration level

Kids find it difficult to maintain their level of concentration while doing their school work. It is quite challenging for your kid to stay focused, …

1 Thing You Can Do to Turbocharge Your Retirement Savings

Want to help ensure a well-funded retirement? Try using this powerful financial tool.<p>Being able to consistently contribute enough to your retirement …

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …