Justine Gardner

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5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

Personal Finance

The strange science of obsessive love

After a breakup there's the expectation that you'll eventually move on. But what if you can't? What if the impulse to think about an ex became …

This jewelry-cleaning trick is so easy, it'll blow your mind

We all know that silver jewelry looks old and rusty over time, and the most common reason is unavoidable: air.<p>While you can shine silver manually, it takes muscle and time. It even removes some of the silver itself during the abrasive process of polishing, according to the University of Wisconsin …

Cleaning

Charismatic People Do These 7 Things, According to Science

Recent scientific studies reveal the 'secret sauce' that helps great leaders influence and inspire us all.<p>Charisma is the ability to influence and inspire others merely by your presence. According to a recent article in <i>The Atlantic</i>, several new scientific studies reveal that charismatic people …

Charisma

Want to Stick to Your Habits? Science Says This Will Double Your Success Rate

This will ensure your positive habits always happen, no matter what.<p>The internet is chock full of good habits that can change your success for the better. But actually sticking to them is a completely different story.<p>This unexpected journey called life gets in the way, and when we have a task list …

Mount Everest

What's For Dinner? 10 Strategies To Help Busy Parents Get Food On The Table

My husband and I once took great pleasure in preparing meals from scratch. We made pizza dough and sauce. We baked bread. We churned ice cream.<p>Then we became parents.<p>Now there are some weeks when pre-chopped vegetables and a rotisserie chicken are the only things between us and five nights of …

The Magic of "Untranslatable" Words

<i>Frisson</i>. What a strange word. It evokes that peculiar intermingling of excitement and fear that can attend momentous events. The spark of electricity …

Language

How to look healthier in one week

Didn't make it through all of your fitness and diet goals in time for summer? Don't fret.<p>There are still plenty of things you can start doing now to start looking and feeling healthier.<p>Sure, you're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can certainly start …

Want to Succeed? Do This One Thing

Call it what you want, perseverance pays off.<p>Have you noticed that everyone is talking about grit these days, as if it has just been discovered? Business leaders, pundits, scientists, and even celebrities are extolling the importance of grit as a key ingredient in success.<p>Although the scientists …

Self-improvement

National Doughnut Day 2016: 26 Delicious Homemade Donut Recipes

Doughnuts come in all shapes, sizes and flavors and that, my friends, is truly something to celebrate. Whether you like your doughnuts flakey, cakey, …

20 S’mores Recipes for Your Next Glamping Trip

Since glamping is probably (read: definitely) here to stay, you need as much advice as possible in order to become a professional glamper. You’ve got your glamping essentials down and you already know how to decorate a tent — now all you need are plenty of s’mores to round out your glamorous …

5 Everyday Spices That Can Help You Lose Weight

Growing up Indian American, my mom didn't know how to make any of the "traditional" American food—we usually ate foods like lentils, curries, rice, …

Just How Short Can Your Workout Be?

You've probably heard you need to exercise for 30 minutes a day to be healthy, but if you make your workouts more intense, you may be able to get …

Exercise

10 of the most eco-friendly destinations in North America

Still planning your summer vacation? If you’re concerned about your carbon footprint, you might consider Sian Ka’an<p>Reynard Loki<p>May 22, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>In the 1950s, the world was crisscrossed by some 25 million annual tourists (i.e., overnight visitors). In 2014, according to the Center for …

National Parks

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Want more sex? Eat less, study says

It sounds simple: Cut back on your calorie intake by 25 percent— and voilà, you’re having more sex. That idea was just one of the takeaways from a study published May 2 in the journal <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i>,in which researchers looked at how calorie restriction can impact humans’ quality of life, …

12 Delicious Low Carb Breakfast Ideas Anyone Can Make

For those who have ever counted carbs or watched sugar intake, then you know how hard it is to come up with easy low carb breakfast ideas that are not all about the eggs and bacon. But fear not! Some of the best low carb bloggers have got you covered in this department.<p>1. Low Sugar Gluten Free …

How to Tell a Coworker They’re Annoying You

Whenever we’re working closely with other people, it’s easy for tensions to arise thanks to differences in personal styles and priorities. When they do, we have a choice: should we raise the issue, or keep quiet? Many of us bite our tongue, worrying that speaking up will harm an important …

Self-help

Savory Oatmeal You Can Have Any Time of Day, Any Which Way

<i>Sometimes sweet's gotta take a backseat, so we partnered with The Quaker Oats Company to show you how to make savory oatmeal any way you like it—without a recipe.</i><p>What's as happy topped with peanut butter and jam as it is with a fried egg, scallions, and soy sauce? As good for breakfast as it is for …

55 Movies You Have to Watch by the Time You're 30

From Casablanca to Moonrise Kingdom, the films you must see before you turn 30.<p>Whether you fancy romance, comedy, drama—or any hyphenate in-between—there are certain films that you have to see. Some are important because they make you uncomfortable, others entertain, but above all, this particular …

How to Make Homemade Candy Corn

Remember coming home from trick-or-treating on Halloween and trying to figure out a safe place to stash all your candy before your family members would find and eat it?<p>I would always try and stash some candy corn—those tri-colored candies that are probably dentists' most-hated sweet. Meant to …

‘Eternal summer’ of artificial light and central heating could be harmful to health

Genes which should change throughout the year are being silenced by modern living, scientists warn<p>The ‘eternal summer’ provided by central heating and artificial lighting could be damaging our immune systems and leaving people open to illness and early death, scientists have warned.<p>Humans, like all …

10 Magical Dishes That Are Pretty Much Just Cheese

Delicious ultra-cheesy recipes for true curd lovers.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates how to make …

5 key questions about the Pope's trip to America

<i>Pope Francis is visiting Cuba until Tuesday when he heads to the United States. CNN will have full coverage online and on CNN TV.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis has not commented on the crowded field of U.S. presidential candidates. But after a similar situation arose in Argentina, he was not amused.<p>In 2007, …

Pope Francis

Crispy oven-baked chicken taquitos ditch the deep fryer and keep the flavor

When you want the ease of a soft taco but the crunch of a hard taco, taquitos are there to make all your food dreams come true. These family-friendly tortilla rolls are perfect for snacking or a light meal, and their crispy shells just beg to be dipped in sour cream and salsa.<p>Even better? This …

Cooking

11 Things Every Adult Should Know How To Make (And Not Buy)

Listen, we know you're the busiest. And we know that at 9 p.m. that tub of grocery-store hummus is calling your name. But you know something? Homemade hummus is so easy to make. And so. Much. Better.<p>Ahead, 11 recipes you should keep in your arsenal and be able to whip up from scratch (at any given …

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

Chef Tim Love's 5 Tips for Perfect Steak

Here, 5 tips for perfecting your next steak from star chef Tim Love.<p><i>Texas chef Tim Love is dropping steak knowledge on us at the Food & Wine Classic</i> …