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How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

New York walks: 12 perfect strolls for warmer weather - Curbed NY

Rejoice, New York: spring is finally here. And by that we mean the city will see some of its first truly warm temperatures this weekend, after a seemingly endless string of cold and gloomy days.<p>With lovely, spring-like weather finally upon us, now’s the perfect time to get out and experience the …

Staten Island

You Need These 7 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners in Your Life — Recipes from The Kitchn

A trusty sheet pan is one of the best easy weeknight dinner solutions. Pile the whole meal onto it, toss it in the oven, and in next to no time you …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

13 Creative Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken for Dinner

If you're looking for an inexpensive shortcut to dinner, then pick up a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket. At usually less than 10 dollars a pop, rotisserie chicken can be shredded up and used seamlessly in almost any recipe that calls for chicken. Plus, you get to skip the steps of waiting …

Cooking

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates
Gardening

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

Rock Music

Forget Dining Out: Here Are 9 Healthy Recipes Our Readers Say Are Tastier

There’s nothing more satisfying than cooking a dinner so delicious you’d choose it over a restaurant meal. So what if you <i>could</i> make …

Cooking

Ultimate Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Make the vinaigrette: Combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small glass jar. Shake well with lid on to combine …

You Should Really Look At Your Facebook Third-Party App Settings Right Now

You may be unwittingly handing over lots of personal information to outside companies through Facebook. Here’s how to see what you’re giving up and how to change your settings.<p>According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, the research firm Cambridge Analytica procured personal data …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Van Morrison Preps New LP 'You're Driving Me Crazy'

Soul singer reworks solo material, jazz and blues standards on 39th album, featuring Hammond organ/trumpet player Joey DeFrancesco<p>Van Morrison …

Snow Storm Headed Your Way? Slow Cooker Chili Verde Can Help

<b>Broil the pork.</b> Arrange a rack in the upper third of the oven and heat the broiler to high. Place the pork on a rimmed baking sheet and season with 1 …

Cooking

The Miracle of Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”

Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks” has always seemed like a fluke. In November, 1968, the irascible songwriter from Belfast released a jazz-influenced acoustic song cycle that featured minimal percussion, an upright bass, flute, harpsichord, vibraphone, strings, and stream-of-consciousness lyrics about …

This One-Pot Chicken Lemon Pasta Is a Weeknight Wonder — Delicious Links

Quick, easy, delicious dinners: We all want them, we all need them. There are so many recipes online that promise to deliver on all three of these …

Cooking

Sade's 'Flower Of The Universe' Is Here, And It Is Stunning

Sade is on no one's timetable — she seems, in fact, to revolve independently of the Earth. It's been nearly seven years since we heard new music from one of music's most-prized and most intermittent voices — but all it took, apparently, was a request from director Ava DuVernay. "I never thought …

New Singles

This Is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Pinterest

Chili is a problem-solver in my kitchen. When I'm not sure what to make, or when I want a meal that makes a bunch of leftovers so I don't have to …

Cooking

Bill Gates Is Obsessed With These 2 New Books

One is about facts, the other enlightenment.<p>Bill Gates had some awesome answers for curious Redditors on his AMA this week, commenting on topics …

Self-improvement

Smothered Enchiladas Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and …

Country Lifestyle

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …

Happiness

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Make the shrimp: In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper; add to the preheated …

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

Super Bowl Recipe Ideas | Grilled Game Day Food

If I'm being totally honest, to me the Super Bowl is way more about the food and the half-time show than anything actually having to do with …

Avoid fumbling at your Super Bowl party with our expert guacamole tips

Top left clockwise: Mitsu Yasukawa/NY Daily News Archive, Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post, Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post, Romulo …

Flavors

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Country Lifestyle

These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

Cooking

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

Entertainment

Healing From a Toxic Childhood? The Two Words You Need Most

I’ll bet you’re wondering what those two words might be, and your brain is offering up suggestions: <i>Move on</i>. <i>Forgive them</i>. <i>Be kinder</i>. <i>Stay mindful</i>.</i> …

Self-help