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The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

TED Talks

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

Spring cleaning: How to give back as you update your wardrobe

Spring is here -- and for us that means a healthy dose of spring cleaning our wardrobe (to make room for new fabulous pieces or just to de-clutter …

Nonprofits

How Success Can Influence Frugal Habits

I wasn't always frugal. There was a time when I used to "shop" to kill time and make purchases without comparing the cost of alternatives. Then I …

How the New-Model 401(k) Can Help Boost Your Retirement Savings

As old-style pensions disappear, today's hands-off 401(k)s are starting to look more like them. And that's working for millennials.<p>If you want …

11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

Does A Foreign Accent Mess Up Our Memory Of What's Said?

Sometimes I look at my husband and think, "I really don't remember what you just said." Is that because of his charming European accent, or because hey, we're married?<p>Don't leap to blame the accent, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis say. They are trying to figure out how the brain …

The Brain

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

UC San Diego

The Great Pot Experiment

Photo-illustration by Brobel Design for TIME. Mouse: Getty, Lighter, Joint, Smoke: iStockphoto

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

Cooking

6 Healthy and Flavorful Spring Slow Cooker Recipes

With its frigid temperatures and dismal weather conditions, winter is the perfect time to indulge in comfort foods and hearty dishes. Spring, on the …

7 Foods for Your Health and Your Wallet

Yes, it can be expensive to eat healthy. But it doesn't have to be. Many foods are high in nutrition but low in cost. Often they'll take a little more time and effort to prepare, but they'll be good for both your budget and your body. Time is money, but time spent cooking can also be time with your …

“Vanity capital” is the new metric for narcissism, and analysts say its value worldwide is greater than Germany’s GDP

Last month, Bank of America Merrill Lynch released the compellingly titled report, “Vanity Capital: The global bull market in narcissism,” which put a price tag on the amount we spend globally on products and services that enhance our appearance or prestige. That price tag is huge: $4.5 trillion, …

Merrill Lynch

10 best business apps for Android

Business apps are a tough subject. There are a variety of variables to consider. That may include team size, business size, how well the app scales to demand, and tons of other stuff. Some apps are great for huge teams while others do better for business people individually. Some businesses are …

Apps

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

These sturdy beauties can handle a little neglect.<p>These sturdy beauties can handle a little neglect.

Houseplants

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Stack Overflow

Are You Disorganized? Research Says That’s a Good Thing

In Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, Steven Johnson posits that “<i>the more disorganized your brain is, the smarter you …

Lusitania: The epic battle over its biggest mystery

<b>By Richard B. Stolley</b><p>Photograph by Library of Congress<p>May 5, 2015, 12:01 AM EST<p>Retired venture capitalist Gregg Bemis owns the salvage rights to the …

Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg: What We All Can Learn From Their Marriage

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has told women, "Who you marry is the single most important career decision you make." And she's right: A study of Harvard Business School graduates (Sandberg received her M.B.A. from Harvard, coincidentally) found that husbands—not kids—were more likely to hold women …

Lupus and Diet: From Wheelchair-Bound to Mrs. New York USA

I remember the exact moment my doctor diagnosed me with lupus. It was a sunny spring afternoon, and my eyes remained fixated on two birds just …

Cook once, make four meals with roast chicken

From fragrant bowls to summery rolls, bring life to your leftovers with three inspiring recipes that make the most of this knockout roast chicken recipe<p>Nothing provides more quick-fix dinner solutions than a roast chicken. It’s delicious cold in a salad or a sandwich, but also doesn’t mind being …

HelloGiggles: a Positive Community for Women