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17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

This Cheesy Garlic Brussels Sprout Bake Is Unreal — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

This Trendy New Gluten-Free Flour Might Be The Secret To Fluffy, Healthy Pancakes & Cookies (Hooray!)

If you're avoiding gluten or have allergies, you're likely well aware of how hard it is to find or make baked goods that have a good mouthfeel and …

Breakfast

The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?

Though up for "Game of the Year," some question whether it's a game at all.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out …

Board Games

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

How a doctor inspired a new way to train teachers — and how that is leading to a new kind of school

After decades of training teachers in largely the same way, professors at the University of Michigan are making a radical change.<p>They’re moving to …

Pedagogy

The Best Zucchini Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Every summer there are certain things that are inevitable: a serious increase in Popsicle and ice cream consumption, meal plans filled with no-heat …

Ice Cream

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Grilled Halibut with Brown Butter-Shallot Remoulade

Recipe<p>Presented by <b>Edna Valley Vineyard</b><p>Servings: 4<p>Halibut’s mild flavor and char from the grill is perfectly complemented by the richness of the …

Our Most-Shared Recipes Ever

Like a big family, Taste of Home home cooks love to share. We’ve quilted together our most delicious, pin-worthy recipes that our community can’t …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

How To Make Hummus Without a Recipe

I've bought too many tubs of sub-par hummus and I've decided it's time to stop. Store-bought flavor and texture disappointments aside, the math in …

Recipes

Peach and Brown Butter Skillet Pie

The brown butter is really what makes this skillet pie so inviting. After scooping out a warm piece of pie, be sure to spoon the brown butter sauce …

How to Cook Scallops

Small but mighty, scallops are a buttery, sweet, and incredibly versatile seafood treasure. No matter what kind you have—bay scallops or sea …

Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Finely grate lemon rind, reserving 1/4 teaspoon. Squeeze lemon, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Pat scallops dry with paper towels.<p>…

10 Egg Hacks to Use When Cooking

<i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Susy Cohen. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Eggs are part of almost everybody's everyday breakfast routine. There's really no reason they shouldn't be—they're a great source of protein, contain a wide array of vitamins …

19 Problem-Solving Hacks Every Car Owner Should Try

How to remove scratches, hide your cash, and cool down your steering wheel.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 21 Hacks For Cleaning Up Your Car You'll Be Mad You Didn't Know About Until Now<p>• 29 Things From Walmart You Never Knew You Needed For Your Car<p>• 22 Useful Little Tips That'll Actually Keep Your Car Clean And …

7 Alexa commands you're not using but should

With Alexa and the the Echo, Amazon has built a robust service that can deliver seemingly endless information and control your home. But, are you taking advantage of all it can do?<p>If you haven't yet unlocked the full potential of Alexa, these seven voice commands will get you closer. These are the …

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

Has the love of "elegant" equations overtaken the desire to describe the real world?<p>The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin …

Physics

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …

Research

"Special" Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The secret to these deliciously crusty potatoes is the pre-oven boiling in a salted and seasoned liquid. The potatoes not only absorb flavor and …

iOS 11.4.1 tips, tricks, and secrets everyone should know | ZDNet

USB Restricted Mode<p>Apple has added this new security feature to iOS 11.4.1 that makes it harder for hackers - as well as law enforcement and …

App Store

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps