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5 Days in Iceland: A Sample Iceland Itinerary

I have a reputation for being an obsessive planner when it comes to our family vacations. But planning a trip to Iceland really took the cake. For …

Here's How Often the Happiest People in America Go Out and Have Sex

Make the most of International Day of Happiness.<p>This Sunday, March 20th, is International Day of Happiness, a special day when we're all supposed to get together and make the world a more joyous place.<p>RELATED: Americans Have Become More Comfortable with Gay Marriage—but Less with Divorce<p>It's always …

9 Ways You Never Would Have Thought to Stuff a Baked Potato

With the right toppings, an ordinary baked potato can turn into one incredible meal. Here's proof, nine times over.<p>Forget stuffed avocados and zucchini boats — a baked potato is the perfect way to enjoy an entire meal <i>and</i> eat the bowl when you're done. (Look, Ma, no dishes to wash! Or, OK, fewer …

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

Procrastination

Danske værdier er ikke længere nok

Få avisen leveret til døren hver dag i en månedPrøv en måned for 299 kr<p><i>Dette er en Kronik. Kroniken er udtryk for skribentens holdning. Du kan</i> …

Her er fem gode kalender-apps

Foto: Rune Pedersen<p>Hvis du ikke er tilfreds med den indbyggede kalender i din smartphone, er her fem andre bud.<p>Digitalt 25. dec. 2015 kl.</b> …

Portræt af kaliffen: Han er Vestens fjende nummer ét, men ingen kender ham

Få avisen leveret til døren hver dag i en månedPrøv en måned for 299 kr<p>Foto: Uncredited/AP<p>Portræt af kaliffen: Han er Vestens fjende nummer ét, men …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

This Mexican BLT Is What Your Brunch Is Missing

We know the popular BLT is a pretty great sandwich. But this sandwich? This is the mother of all BLTs. Picture this: melty cheese, fresh guacamole, spicy chipotle mayo and a crisp-but-oozy fried egg. And they’re just the extra ingredients! It’s tasty and it’s HUGE, but if you’re anything like us, …

Recipe: Skillet Chipotle Chilaquiles with Eggs

Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed, oven-safe 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir the chipotle and sauce into the oil. Add …

The 5 Best Burger Toppings You’ve Never Tasted

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

Dessert Bar Recipes That Are Way Better Than Brownies

All kinds of yum.<p>Don't be mistaken, we're not saying we don't absolutely love brownies. (You should know that we do.) But dessert bars have a special place in our hearts. First, there are so many variations you can make: cookie bars, fruit bars, perfectly decadent bars loaded with lots and lots of …

Dessert

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

You can grow new brain cells. Here's how

Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help …

Tesla Adds High-Speed Autonomous Driving to Its Bag of Tricks

WASHINGTON — It is not every day you get to open a door and step into the future.<p>But to pull the handle on a newly updated Tesla Model S this week and slide into the driver’s seat was to catch a glimpse of the auto industry’s plans to soon let cars drive us, rather than the other way around.<p>The …

Jan Sonnergaard er tilbage med sæsonens sorteste manderoman

Foto: Miriam Dalsgaard<p>Den underholdende 'Frysende våde vejbaner' er særligt for den, der lever alene.<p>Skønlitteratur 14. okt. 2015 kl. 21.17<p>Jan …

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

Here's what the science says about how fermented foods can boost your mood.<p>The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental …

Wellness

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school

When the Taliban closed all the girls' schools in Afghanistan, Sakena Yacoobi set up new schools, in secret, educating thousands of women and men. In …

9 ways to practice self-care

Too busy to take care of yourself? These talks offer simple ways to stay healthy -- both emotionally and physically.

17 Breakfast Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Get Out of Bed For

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And honestly, there’s nothing better than starting your morning with a delicious and filling meal. While it is easy to fall into the same old, same old breakfast rut, it’s time to make this fall your best brekkie season yet. No need …

Velfærdsstaten – en ideologisk katastrofe

En desillusioneret velfærdsaficionado skriver i en ny bog: Udbygningen af velfærdsstatens systemer i 1970’erne var »galmandsværk«, og velfærdsstaten …

27 Bacon Recipes That Prove It’s the Best Food on Earth

If bacon isn’t your favorite food, then #gtfo. Because bacon is seriously the greatest — you can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even <i>dessert</i> (hello, bacon + beer cake). Check out these killer bacon recipes to get your bacon fix.<p>1. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese: This is not a drill. You’ll …

10 Habits That Form A Happy Family

I am lucky enough to have two pairs of grandparents living and rocking it. Both couples have been together for over 50 years and they seem to know a …

Happiness

8 Simple Truths About Raising Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids

Type "good parenting" into Google and... whoa. 519,000 results to sift through.<p>Search for "parenting" in the books section on Amazon and... holy cow. 1,979 new titles. And those are just the books that have been released over the last 30 days!<p>Clearly, when it comes to "effective parenting," there's …

Parenting

A community for those who like to be alone, grown out of a blockbuster TED Talk

Melissa Ng makes 3D-printed masks. She found inspiration on how to run a company, despite her quiet nature, from Susan Cain’s TED Talk and new …

Starbucks opens in the evenings and serves wine

The coffee chain is set to open in the evenings and serve wine, craft beer, small plates and, of course, coffee<p>Is Starbucks set to become your evening date spot of choice? The coffee chain is piloting a new evening opening in 70 locations in America, serving wine, craft beer, small plates and …

Craft Beer

Calvin and Hobbes’ Top 5 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”</i>One the best things when I …

Calvin and Hobbes