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19 High-Protein Dinners Under 550 Calories You'll Actually Want To Eat

Because you shouldn't be ravenous by the time you're getting to bed.<p>Unless otherwise noted, nutritional information is for one serving as defined by the recipe. And our calorie calculations come from here.<p>Cool, let's dig in!

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Palawan

Living Danishly: 6 hacks for a happier life

What does the happiest country in the world know that the rest of us don't? Author of The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell, reveals why people …

5 Smoky Cocktails for a Cinco de Mayo Party

Skip the fruity margaritas.<p>Smoky guacamole and chipotle-spiked fajitas aren't the only ways to add heat to a Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Here are six smoky …

How To Save Money On Travel (And Still Feel Like A Grown-Up)

During my 19th summer, I got on a plane and landed in Paris with a backpack, a Eurail student pass, a few hundred dollars in waitressing money, and the vaguest of plans that could only be described as, “Get on a train, lie on a beach, do some cool things in Europe.” Sitting on Florence’s Ponte …

Guide Books

18 Budget Friendly & Inspiring DIY Concrete Projects

This is one more inspiring post for everyone who loves making handmade things. These DIY projects are little more different than usual. We present …

Story

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Seafood

5 Recipes Every 20-Something Should Know How to Cook

In your 20s, there’s a natural transition from dorm food to delivery and microwave fare. Unfortunately, that’s where some people stall, never making it out of the stage of pizza boxes and Chinese takeaway containers. But the step from ordering to home cooking shouldn’t be intimidating. Learning …

Here's How Travel Will Make You Smarter

This post was originally published on Winederlusting.com.<p>When we say travel makes you "smarter," we don't mean you're all of a sudden going to become a genius. (If that happens, let us know in the comments.) But traveling will certainly make you more worldly, force you to think in different ways …

New York's itBit is trying to bring the tech behind bitcoin to Wall Street — here's why

itBit CEO Chad Cascarilla. itBit The world of finance is going nuts for blockchain, the technology first invented to underpin bitcoin.<p>Blockchain uses decentralized record keeping and the scrutiny of the "crowd" to allow people to trade bitcoin over a public network without working through a trusted …

The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

Restaurants

New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

Killer new helmets from Nexx, a vintage-styled parka motorcycle jacket, and old-school leather pants made by a sexagenarian Portuguese leatherworker. This is the motorcycle gear we’re coveting right now.<p><b>Nexx XG100 helmets</b> Founded at the turn of the century, Nexx quickly made a name for itself with …

A Cutting-edge Kitchen

Why should a kitchen be a permanent fixture? The Cut kitchen reimagines this hub of the home as a sculptural piece with personality – a place to both …

Design

Hallucinations are the brain trying to make sense - Futurity

Try it: A quick test shows how hallucinations emerge from efforts to make sense of the world. In fact, "altered perceptual experiences" aren't rare …

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Triumph TR6 Tiger by Sartorie Meccaniche

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Bobber<br>• British<br>• Custom<br>• Italian<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Triumph<p>The Triumph TR6 was introduced in 1956, and it would go on to be one of the …

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Job

Even exciting jobs have boring days. And when you’ve been doing the same tasks, going to the same office, and working with the same people day in and day out, you’re bound to fall into a rut on occasion. When that happens, how do you recognize what’s happening and counteract it? What can you do to …

What Makes Great Salespeople

What behaviors drive successful salespeople? Last year, research by my people analytics company VoloMetrix identified three things that were highly correlated with top performing reps: More time spent with customers; larger internal networks; and more time spent with managers and senior leadership. …

The motorcycle as art: Hazan Motorworks' Ducati

Max Hazan has a motto tattooed on his hand: “Ever forward in creation.” And he’s a man of his word, building intricate, unusual machines that willfully ignore the fickle winds of fashion.<p>It’s an intensely individual approach, and one that has positioned LA-based Hazan at the top of the ‘motorcycle …

The Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans Buying Guide for the Best of 2016

When it comes to motorcycle safety and fashion it’s basically ATGATT Harley die-hard or the Squid. Behold! A revolution in moto fashion is here and …

Motorcycles

This Hubless Bicycle Folds to the Size of an Umbrella

Folding bicycles are wonderful, but by and large they have to strike a compromise: large wheels and limited portability, or small pack-size but with …

14 Reclaimed, Recycled, and Reused Creations on Etsy

For many, spring is a time for fresh starts, and in the spirit of celebrating the beauty in both the new and the <i>re</i>newed, we thought we’d put the spotlight on some of the best of Etsy’s upcycled wares. Among the haul: jewelry made from copper guitar strings; cat toys stuffed with plastic and …

A Full Gut Renovation Merges Two Apartments into One

Vinegar Hill Apartment is the work of Brooklyn-based General Assembly, which required a full gut renovation to combine two new builder grade …

How to build motorcycles for a living

“Wouldn’t it be great to build motorcycles for a living?” I’m guessing the thought has crossed your mind while working on your own bike.<p>It’s kind of like saying, “Wouldn’t it be great to climb Mount Everest?” Of course it would, depending on your tolerance for discomfort—and even disaster.<p>In the …

Take an Epic Road Trip Through the Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland's Ring Road is steeped in natural wonder and mythical lore.<p>Iceland is one of the warmest cold countries you’ll find—especially so toward children. It seems everywhere you look there are pram-pushing moms and blond-haired kids swarming the capital of Reykjavik. The big hit for children (and …

European Travel

Gritty Black and White Photos Capture the Dynamic Energy of Tokyo's Streets

Japanese photographer Tatsuo Suzuki captures the dynamic energy of Tokyo in his gritty, black and white street photos. With a background in law at the prestigious Waseda University, Suzuki didn't start pursuing photography until 2008, but his striking images showcase his natural talent at …