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4 tips for better proofreading

To err is human.However, leaving typos, poor grammar, inconsistent information and glaring mistakes in your text is more than embarrassing. It erodes …

Writing

Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad

<i>Quick and easy Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad with zesty Greek lemon dressing, fresh veggies, and hearty tortellini pasta will be your go-to potluck</i> …

Homemade Hummus

I eat hummus ALL THE TIME. I’ve been making mine from scratch for a few years now and I realize I’ve never shared a recipe!<p>This one is made from …

Recipes

Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

Hawaiian macaroni salad will have guests saying mahalo

You know how my wife and I celebrated our recent wedding anniversary? We got Hawaiian plate lunch take out. It was all together the tastiest, …

Recipes

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>1 Monday: Copycat Chipotle …

Cooking

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

Writing

How to Write and Publish Your First Book 8: Why You Need Beta Readers

What's the most stressful moment of publishing a book? You don’t know? Well, I don’t know either. I’ve still got a couple of weeks to go before …

Writing

Master These 7 Grammar Tips To Instantly Sound Smarter

Poor writing can make others think you aren't intelligent. I'm the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

Linguistics

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Food

This compact bag puts your entire office -- and a change of clothes -- on your back (pictures)

Backpacking

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

Create Drama with Your Character’s Desire

All characters have desires. Desire is the engine that drives your story, it’s what gives the hero a goal—find the killer, fall in love, destroy the …

Creative Writing

Bo Krsmanovic 2017: Finland, Fiji

Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo Krsmamnovic<p>Bo …

Crispy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken

Enjoy this cheesy chicken dinner in 30 minutes baked using Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ basil cooking sauce and Progresso® bread crumbs.

Recipes

How to Use Subplots to Bring Your Whole Story Together

Just like in real life, your characters will have more than one thing demanding their time and attention. Romances, family life, work concerns, …

Creative Writing

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.<p>Lemony Chicken …

Cooking

Foil Packet Dinners You Need to Try Tonight

No cleanup? We’re in.<p>Get dinner on the table in a flash with almost zero cleanup thanks to these nifty foil pack recipe ideas. Start with a protein …

Cooking

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new, as well as the way your perspective shifts when you’re out of your rut with your eyes open. Here are some of the best—including some by writers who have …

Books

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Let this brain scientist optimize your morning routine

What you do in the morning can make or break your brain’s performance. Here are some simple habits to adopt between wake-up and lunchtime, in the right order.<p>Struggling to focus throughout your workday? You’re not alone. We live in a world of never-ending distractions, making it harder to …

Time Management

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

The Secret to Amazing Quiche

With its buttery crust and rich, eggy filling loaded with crumbled bacon and tangy Swiss cheese, Quiche Lorraine is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for …

Breakfast

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

12 One-Skillet Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

We'd be hard-pressed to think of a meal better-suited to weeknight cooking than a one-skillet dish. These recipes are easy to prep, easy to clean, …

Cooking

The Best-Ever Crab Cakes

You probably have most of the ingredients on hand for these simple, elegant crab cakes; just make a quick run to the seafood market for fresh lump …

Seasonal Food

5 Important Insights from 5,000 Days of Freelance Writing

Want to be more prolific? Want to have more fun writing? Here’s what I’ve learned from over 13 years as a professional writer.If we count my college …