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TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2018 | Time.com

Bob Harper's Favorite No-Equipment, Total-Body, Do-Anywhere Workout Moms Will Love

Proof you don't need fancy equipment or hours of free time to tackle an effective workout that will give you real results.<p>Walk into any full-size gym and there are more free weights and machines than most people know what to do with. There are kettlebells and resistance bands, battle ropes, and …

Workouts

Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

The music mogul talks with The New York Times’s executive editor at the close of an eventful year.

Jay Z

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

The New One-Pot Meal Happens in a Pan

Anyone who loves a one-pot meal will full-on freak for a sheet-pan dinner. This style of cooking requires little more than a hot oven and a rimmed …

Cooking

This Museum Dedicated to Dachshunds Just Opened in Germany (Video)

The world can be a pretty polarizing place, but if there’s one thing we can all universally agree on it’s that dachshunds — yes, weiner dogs — are …

Pets

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

Cooking

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

Cannabis

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Cooking

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can't Keep Up

Not long after Nelly Spigner arrived at the University of Richmond in 2014 as a Division I soccer player and aspiring surgeon, college began to feel …

Mental Health

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure.<p>Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity.<p>The problem with trying to find a hangover cure is that many aspects …

Alcohol

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.<p><i>This piece carries a content warning for descriptions of sexual harassment and assault.</i><p>Claire had been …

Sexual Harassment

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

These golden milk ice cream brownie sandwiches are as decadent as they are healthy

Dessert has earned a bad rap for being chock-full of inflammation-causing ingredients (dairy, refined sugars, and flour among them). So when Jules …

Chaturanga Dandasana Tutorial: How to Save Your Shoulders

Chaturangadandasana is one of yoga's most challenging postures, so it's startling how often it's introduced to yoga beginners with only the slightest …

This Is the Yoga Pose to Do If You Want to Work on Your Arms and Butt at the Same Time

If you love a perfectly crafted yoga class, where one pose flows effortlessly into the next, here's a two-pose sequence you have to try. Dance-like and whimsical, Seated Straddle to Extended Fallen Star Pose will make you feel strong yet feminine. As a bonus, it's one of the best yoga poses for …

Yoga

Our Q&A with Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and education advocate

In the past two weeks, Malala Yousafzai turned 20, graduated high school, joined Twitter and set off on a summer-long trip throughout the world to …

Malala Yousafzai

This International Women’s Day, pay respect to these 31 inspiring figures

The Lily is always dedicated to telling the stories of women, regardless of the day, month or year. But for Women’s History Month 2018, we decided to …

Nobel Prize

Ellen Pompeo on How to Get What You're Worth | InStyle.com

Ellen Pompeo

‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ at 50: 5 Memorable Moments

Fred Rogers first encountered a television in 1951 during his senior year at Rollins College. He hated it.<p>“I saw people throwing pies in each other’s faces, and I thought: This could be a wonderful tool for education! Why is it being used this way?” Rogers said in an interview in 1999.<p>Intrigued by …

Moon Landing

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Cooking

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Happiness

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

Time Management

25 Healthy Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you are single or have a family to feed, it seems like every weeknight is a blur and trying to get dinner on the table isn't always the easiest feat. On top of that, eating healthy isn't always easy and oftentimes requires a decent amount of prep. And cleanup is a chore in itself when …

Cooking

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

The Happiness Value Of Work-Life Balance

There's more to work-life balance than hours spent at home and at work.<p>The 2017 World Happiness Report reported that work-life balance is now one of the strongest predictors of happiness.<p>Unfortunately, more than half of Americans are dissatisfied with their work due to a lack of work-life balance. …

Happiness

This Carne Asada Burrito Casserole Is a Highbrow Stoner's Delight

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

Transform Those Spotty Bananas into These 19 Desserts

When buying a bunch of bananas, I always start out with the best intentions. I’m going to eat them as a healthy on-the-go snack, or slice them over my morning cereal or yogurt. I’m going to tuck them into the side pocket of my backpack to save me from hanger. But inevitably, I don’t eat all of the …

Zoe Adjonyoh’s corned beef stew

This recipe brings back so many memories of childhood. It’s such simple and economical fare and yet so good for the soul. Don’t be put off by the idea of using canned corned beef; you can buy corned beef from the butcher, but the canned variety is just so handy. My mum also loved this one because …

Corned Beef

The Ultimate Chocolate Pots de Crème Recipe

There is nothing more chocolatey than these cute and delicious chocolate pots de crème. So easy and simple to prepare and beautiful for serving! …