Elaine Dutton

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15 Of The Most Influential Women In History — And The Biographies Of Them You Really Need To Read

Last week, <i>BBC History Magazine</i> released readers' definitive ranking of the 100 most influential women in history, with Nobel Prize-winning physicist …

Books

The $8 Drugstore Product Celebrities Say Works Better Than The Expensive Stuff

Celebrities have access to all of the makeup and skincare products under the sun. And, they have beauty experts give them recommendations on what’s …

L'Oréal

The Book Everyone in the Netherlands Is Talking About Is Finally Coming to the U.S.

AMSTERDAM — Astrid Holleeder is a household name here in the Netherlands. If you’ve never heard of her, that’s about to change.<p>Ms. Holleeder’s memoir, “Judas: How a Sister’s Testimony Brought Down a Criminal Mastermind,” will be released in the United States and Britain this month. It tells the …

Books

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

I asked 12 authors to share the book that changed their life, and their responses are deeply moving

Everybody has that one book. The one that came along at the exact right moment and made you feel comforted, heard, inspired, or less alone. It’s not …

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Weight Loss

15 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

If You're Looking for Something to Read in 2018, Barack Obama Has 10 Suggestions for You

The ex-president has time on his hands these days. He's used it to catch up on his reading.<p>What has former president Barack Obama been doing since leaving office in January 2017? There was jury duty, a few speeches, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and of course some golf, but it looks like our …

Amazon revealed its "most-read" book of 2017, and we're not too surprised

Everyone’s favorite online shopping source, Amazon, has revealed their “most-read” book of 2017. Due to the current political climate and the story’s …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

10 Dinners to Cook Once and Eat All Week

The best meals of winter — the soups and stews and braises — are not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

19 Home and Furniture Sales You Don't Want to Miss This Weekend

Yay, it’s Friday!<p>After a long, hard week you deserve a little reward. Whether you’re hunting for an area rug at a seriously inexpensive price or …

Dining Rooms

The Top 15 Hearty Crockpot Soup Recipes You Need for Fall

The spicy combination of chicken breast, sweet potatoes, and quinoa will fill you up for dinner. This hearty recipe can also be more of a chili than …

Three recipes to breakfast like a Scandinavian | Book extract

A traditional start to a Swedish day can be found in freshly baked rolls, scone-muffins with fruit curd, and an autumnal granola, courtesy of new book Lagom<p>The Swedes are pretty early risers, which is admirable given that, for much of the year, they will wake up, have breakfast and go to work in …

Breakfast

The World's Most Beautiful Built-In Bookcases

Bookcases are always beautiful, because they're full of books. But this post is devoted to bookshelves that are especially beautiful, and the shelves …

The No-Soil, Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Plants

Chocolate fudge with whisky sugar and sea salt

This recipe makes more whisky sugar than you need (it isn’t easy to work with smaller amounts) but just keep the excess in an airtight container.<p>SERVES<p>16<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the sugar:</b><p>1 vanilla pod, split<br>• 200g demerara sugar<br>• 2 tbsp whisky<p><b>For the fudge:</b><p>600g caster sugar<br>• 200g butter<br>• 2 tbsp golden syrup<br>• 200ml …

How to Incorporate the “At Ease” Pantone Color Palette into Your Home

About a month ago, Pantone pulled out nine color palettes they expect to be uber trendy in 2017. Whether you’re into soft pastels or you’re thinking of going a little darker, there is a color palette here for *every* style aesthetic. We’ve put together this guide on how to incorporate each of the …

PHILOSOPHY - Ethics: The Problem of Moral Luck

Chickpea flour pizzas

I’m not sure I know anyone who doesn’t love pizza. It’s the ultimate feel-good food, perfect for a casual lunch or dinner. These bases are so easy to make, and can be prepared faster than it would take to order in pizza. The chickpea flour gives the pizza a deeper, nuttier note and creates the most …

Why Diets Don't Work: The Brain

Image: venimo via Adobe Stock<p><b>The role of the brain</b><p>Usually my clients come to me because they're tired of the effort it takes to keep dieting -- they're fed up with losing weight only to regain it -- (often regaining to an even higher weight) over and over again. They cannot understand why they …

Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 years, why does it matter all of a sudden?

In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all …

Agriculture

How to heal your gut with great food

<i>Seven years ago Lee Holmes deteriorated to the point she couldn’t get out of bed. Then she created a toxin-free, good-bacteria-friendly diet, and her health returned.</i><p>'I’ve just taught a yoga class and am about to have a bowl of saffron and white-bean soup for dinner,’ Lee Holmes tells me over the …

13 Unexpected But Brilliant Home Decorating Ideas

It’s relatively easy to decorate your home from a catalog – it looks “right” and fairly beautiful, but let’s be honest, it’s boring. Nobody wants to …

12 Nutritionists Share the Top Tips They Give to Clients Trying to Lose Weight

Their best advice, on the house.<p>Nutritionists have a lot of advice to give, especially around weight loss. But what are the <i>number one</i> tips they tell people who are trying to drop pounds?<p>We tapped 12 nutritionists for the answer—you might be surprised by what they said.<p><b>Be Nice to Yourself</b> “Talk to …

If This, Then That: Your Guide to Pairing Paint Colors

It can be hard enough choosing one interior paint color you'd love to live with day after day, but what about the ultimate design challenge: Finding …