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The Fast, Fancy Dinners Your Fall Nights Need

With the arrival of cooler fall days comes the desire to make dinner a bit more of an event. Gone is the need for quick, no-cook salads and …

Cooking

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

Cooking

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

Sheet Pan

This Simple Hack Allows You To Do More Work In Less Time

Whether you’re a small business owner or an executive at a multinational company, whether you work in sales or operations, whether you’re based in Singapore or San Francisco, you have the same 24 hours in a day as the person next to you. Time is the great equalizer.<p>But how is it that some people …

Time Management

Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Would be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation<p>Tesla plans to power its Gigafactory in Nevada with a 70-megawatt solar farm, according to a company investor relations document obtained by <i>Electrek</i>. The document, which <i>The Verge</i> confirmed was genuine, was given to analysts at a tour of …

Tesla

Are You A Good Boss? Test Yourself With These 5 Questions

Think you’re good at managing people? Most managers, when asked, provide a glowing commentary of their stellar people management skills.<p>Yet research has demonstrated the opposite. A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that 50% had left their job to get away from their manager to improve …

Employee Engagement

The Best High-Intensity Exercises for a Toned Core

In order to boost overall strength, it’s essential to work on tightening and toning your core. That’s because the muscles in the core serve as the …

Exercise

8 Reasons Why People Suffering from Anxiety Struggle with Relationships

People suffering from anxiety face many difficulties in all spheres of life, including relationships.<p>About 40 million people – or <b>18 percent of the</b> …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Al Gore

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

Time Management

No groping for laughs as Baldwin nails Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

Reprising his SNL role as the Republican presidential candidate, actor promised to ‘do more than just grab it – I can bop it, twist it …’<p>If you were worried that Saturday Night Live didn’t have time to incorporate all the “pussy”-grabbing news that even the New York Times saw fit to print on …

Comedy

Watch Paul McCartney, Neil Young Play Beatles Classics at Desert Trip

Rock legends perform "A Day in the Life" and, for first time live, "Why Don't We Do It in the Road?" at California fest<p>Midway through Paul …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

18 awesome camping gear ideas you never would have thought of

IT DOESN’T MATTER if you’re pulling up to a family campsite in your car, heading out into the backcountry, or going ultra-light and long distance — …

Outdoors Gear

Floating solar is a win-win energy solution for drought-stricken US lakes

Sunbaked southwest US is a prime spot for floatovoltaic projects, where they could produce clean energy and prevent evaporation in major man-made reservoirs, reports Environment 360<p>The Colorado River’s two great reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, are in retreat. Multi-year droughts and chronic …

Renewable Energy
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Cooking

How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

Holistic Medicine

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Body Language

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

The 7-Day Self-Love Reset You Should Try

Carve out some time in your calendar and keep scrolling for Jennifer Kass' seven-day self-love reset plan, designed to help bring you back into alignment with the most important person in your life (and no, it's not anyone you'll meet on Bumble).<p>If you want to find someone to love (and get sweaty …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

What I learned by waking up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 days

The challenge was simple: waking up 21 consecutive workdays at 4:30 a.m., a challenge I gave the name of #21earlydays. I was already used to waking up early (6 a.m. almost every day), but this time I wanted to go further. I wanted to test myself and be more aware of my own limits. And at the same …

Time Management

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In One

A remote village in Ghana is now being served life-changing infrastructure in a box.<p>While American cities try to figure out how to deal with lead pipes and an aging power grid, a remote village in Ghana has skipped traditional infrastructure completely. The Watly–a sleek, spaceship-like hub that …

The 35 Best Ideas for Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#10 is a total game-changer.<p>Take heart, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. Plus, get our best cabinet and pantry organization ideas!

Spices

Meditative bondage is like one long, kinky hug

Meditation and bondage might seem like strange bedfellows, but they actually pair together like milk and cookies.<p>When you hear the word "bondage," …

5-Minute Maxout Workout | Men's Health

Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate movements. By the time that minute is up, you shouldn’t be able to do one more rep.<p>The workout is tough and intense, but it’s also …

How to Eat, Train, Work, and Sleep Better: Life-Hacking Special

There has to be a better way. And there is—to eat, train, work, and sleep. It starts with asking the right questions of the world's top experts (we did that part) and ends with you making some simple changes to your daily habits. The result: a whole new level of performance, productivity, health, …

Exercise