Michelle Coonan

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The 7 Best Under-the-Radar Places to Celebrate Christmas Abroad

Schools are closed, offices are quiet; for many families the week between Christmas and New Year’s is the best—or only—time of year to plan a big trip. The problem is the weather. It’s just not dependable in most of the Northern Hemisphere in December. Yet fly far enough south and you’re bound to …

Low-Carb Snacks and Recipes

When on a low-carb diet, it's good to leave a few grams of carbs out of your regular meal planning in case you get hungry in between meals. This is …

Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Baked, fried, puréed or mashed, <i>everyone</i> loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.<p><b>1. Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple & Thyme</b><p>In this easy recipe, sweet potatoes are mashed with butter, maple syrup and thyme to bring …

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Tech Visionaries Share Their Best Career Advice With Interns

<i>“Someone in this room, I am very confident is going to found a multi-billion dollar company and change the world in a big way, and 90 percent of the people in this room will end up with a career they somewhat regret and will wish that they had gone in a different way.” – Sam Altman</i><p>Sam Altman, …

Silicon Valley

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

The language diversity of the US is simply astonishing

AMERICA’S LANGUAGE SKILLS MAY SUCK, but its linguistic diversity is incredible.<p>In 2014, Slate put together a series of maps of the languages spoken …

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

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