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Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview

We think it’s safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by <b>Harper Lee</b>, <b>Jonathan Franzen</b>, and <b>Lauren Groff</b>, we …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

10 great literary bars in New York City

Booze and books have a natural affinity: both look great on a wooden shelf, both are designed to be consumed, and, for better or worse, writers have tended to gravitate toward certain booze-dens through the years.<p>Here are ten of New York City’s best bars with a literary past and present, ranging …

East Village

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

14 autores que triunfaron con una única novela

Hoy rescato una colaboración que hice hace tres años para los amigos de Quelibroleo.com. En esta web es donde empezó mi afición por las listas (hice …

Your summer reading list: 70+ book picks from TED speakers and attendees

The tables in bookstores can be overwhelming: Every book cover looks appealing, every blurb glows with praise. Sometimes, you just need a …

Books

Romania’s top five World Heritage Sites

Romania’s tourism profile has been slow to rise since EU membership and discount airlines both arrived in 2007. But with the country’s incredibly diverse, rewarding and relatively affordable offerings, that’s gradually changing. Among the singular attractions currently drawing only modest crowds, …

European Travel

Let’s Face It—Coming to This Safari Camp Will Make Your Friends Jealous

In the middle of Namibia's vast, wild Skeleton Coast, the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp offers luxurious touches that you'd normally find in a five-star hotel. For more of the year's best new hotels, check out the full Hot List 2015.

The 40 Best Resorts in Asia

Whether you're in Vietnam or Thailand, Indonesia or India, Asian resorts offer serious luxury—and many add new meaning to the phrase 'getting lost.' Here are the top retreats on the continent—a mix of mountain hideouts, beachfront villas, and lots of infinity pools—as voted by travelers during this …

Sausage Meatloaf Cupcake with Creamy Potato Frosting

Shares 904<p>Happy April Fool’s Day! I have always wanted to come up with some grand Fool’s Day scheme but sadly all my tricks revolve around food. …

Iterations: A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation

“I am recycled cells, I learn to like myself more with each iteration…”<p>Psychologists now know that a “growth mindset” is one of the greatest predictors of a fulfilling life. And yet only children are at ease with the discomfort necessary for growth — the rest of us are chronically resistant to …

20 Mason Jar Salads to Pack for Lunch This Week

Get a load of these layers. Nope, we’re not talking about cakes, but rather something a little less, shall we say… sinful. Right now, we’re all about salads in a jar. Carefully layered in Mason jars, each of these 20 make-ahead creations will still be fresh and crisp as can be come lunchtime. Just …

14 Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes to Whip Up This Week

Brown-bagging the same old PB+J for lunch is sure to get old fast, but it’s hard to argue with the ease of a sandwich and some snacks. With a little advance planning though, you can enjoy tucking into a far more exciting meal at your desk all week long. These 14 make-ahead meals will make you the …

Healthy Eating

20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

If the theme song for every diet you’ve tried would be “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction,” you should keep reading. “One of the biggest challenges when …

Nutrition

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

10 alimentos que te ayudarán a quemar grasa

<b>1. Agua fría.</b><p>Recuerda que muchas veces pensamos que tenemos hambre, cuando en realida tenemos sed. Toma dos litros de agua diario y procura que esté …

14 cortos para aprender valores | Educación y Cultura AZ

El cine, además de retratar historias emocionantes y relevantes, también puede ser un excelente recurso en la educación de los niños y adultos. Por …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

How to Keep Going After the Cleanse Ends + Day 12 Menu

We’re nearing the finish line to the Food Lover's Cleanse<p>We’re nearing the finish line to your virtuous cleanse experience. It’s a good time to start thinking about how one might extend aspects of the Food Lovers Cleanse in the coming weeks and months, and why you might want to. By this time, …

Healthy Eating

HOUSE TOUR: Inside A Classic Connecticut Country Home

To update a ramshackle house in the Connecticut countryside, a former model adopts a new set of tools of the tradeincluding a belt sanderand takes hands-on to new heights<p>To update a ramshackle house in the Connecticut countryside, a former model adopts a new set of tools of the trade—including a …

Interior Design

A taste of Mauritius: the food lover's guide

Mauritius has a unique identity. Visited by the Portuguese in the early 1500s, and subsequently colonised by the Dutch, French and British, its long history includes an influx of slaves and immigrants from Africa, India and the Far East. This fusion of cultures has unsurprisingly – and thankfully – …

Mini Pizza Quinoa Bites

Change up pizza night with poppable, gluten-free Mini Pizza Quinoa Bites!<p>TGIF!<p>In addition to being excited that it’s Friday (and Valentine’s Day!) …

14 Lettuce Wrap Recipes You Need in Your Lunch Rotation

Look no further, lettuce wraps don’t get much better than the 14 recipes rounded up here! Regardless of whether a lettuce cup serves as a lower-carb swap for pita or is simply the traditional way to serve up a dish — as is the case with Thai larb — it certainly doesn’t sacrifice anything in the …

Libros electrónicos gratuitos: ¿dónde podemos descargarlos?

A principios de semana, se conocieron las especificaciones del nuevo Kindle Paperwhite, el lector de libros electrónicos de Amazon con mayores …

Nobel Prize Literature winner 2014: Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano, author of Lacombe Lucien, wins the The Swedish Academy award for the Nobel Prize in literature 2014<p>French novelist Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature.<p>Modiano, the author of Missing Person and of the screenplay for Lacombe Lucien – a film by Louis Malle which …

Summer Fruit Pizza with Rosemary Basil

This big, dramatic, open-face fruit tart looks like it just came off the set of an Italian country magazine shoot. Better yet, it’s nearly no work. …

Baking