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32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Top 20 most reviewed books of all time from Amazon

One of the many reasons we love Amazon is because of their stellar customer review section. Having the ability to read thousands of opinions from customers before hitting the purchase button is super useful, especially when it comes to picking out a book. From cult classics such as Harry Potter to …

William Shakespeare

Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts Recipe

"This easy, quick, and light dish has exceptional flavor. The rosemary plays perfectly with strong garlic flavor and a hint of lemon for bright fresh …

10 Mac and Cheese Recipes Every Cook Should Know

Get the basic recipe for a pot of creamy classic mac and cheese down, and you've opened up a world of possibilities for yourself. This perennial …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

5 Essential Tips for Making Better Tacos This Summer

Aarón Sánchez reveals the meat, salsa, and marinade that will upgrade your taco game.<p>Tacos are the perfect summer food: Not only are they light …

12 Trader Joe's Bakery Items That Take Dessert To The Next Level

It's no secret that Trader Joe's is a fan favorite in terms of grocery stores. Official stats reflect that we millennials know this. Studies cited in</i> …

10 Red Flags You're Staying In Your Relationship Out Of Convenience

When it comes to staying in a relationship, there is one reason and one reason only for doing so: you love the person. But, unfortunately, breaking …

Relationships

21 Family-Friendly Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Summer dining is great. The tastiest fruits and veggies are in season, the weather is perfect for eating outdoors, and mealtime just gets a lot more casual. It's the ideal time to cook for and with your family! Bestow this once-a-year greatness upon your own household with one of these …

Our Most Pinned Chocolate Desserts

The people have spoken—here are our most popular chocolate dessert recipes on Pinterest<p>Our Pinterest users agree: of all life's pleasures, few are …

There’s a revolution happening in electricity. Utilities need to keep up.

A conversation on the future of the power sector.<p>Electric utilities increasingly find themselves at war with their own customers. Homeowners and commercial building owners have all sorts of new choices for how to generate, store, and manage their own electricity — solar panels, home batteries, …

Successful people use these techniques to speak up for themselves—and stay likable

<i>This is a lightly edited transcript of Adam’s TEDx talk in New York in 2016.</i><p>I’ve asked people all over the world about the dilemma of speaking up: When they can assert themselves, when they can push their interests, when they can express an opinion, when they can make an ambitious ask.<p>The range of …

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

Give Homemade Croutons Extra Oomph With These Classic Pasta Ingredients

<i>Cacio e pepe</i> (meaning “cheese and pepper”) is the simplest of dishes where pasta is tossed with Pecorino Romano, pepper, and good olive oil, but …

12 Burger Recipes to Help You Win at July 4th

We live for culinary experimentation, but in our humble opinion, no Independence Day celebration—or warm-weather outdoor gathering of any kind—is worth its salt unless burgers are on the menu. It doesn't matter if it's made from beef, lamb, or black beans—if it's in patty form, comes off the grill …

Cooking

80 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food can withstand crowds and sitting …

Cooking

How a Pastry Chef Recreated a Top-Secret Girl Scout Cookie Recipe

These may be the best samoas we've ever had.<p><b>Laura Sawicki</b> was never a full-fledged Girl Scout. She was a Brownie, and she was The Cookie Queen. As a quirky kid with freckles and glasses, Sawicki made the rounds, selling the most cookies—Thin Mints and Samoas were customers' favorites (even though …

The Perfect Mother’s Day Lunch Menu

There's no better way to tell Mom "I love you" than with these six recipes.<p>For the woman who taught you the importance of eating your vegetables, a Mother's Day lunch menu bursting with colorful spring veg just feels right. From cheese-stuffed olives to a vibrant rhubarb dessert, tell Mom you love …

5 Best Kale Pesto Dishes for Summer

Up your pesto game.<p>Making pesto with kale instead of basil isn't just healthier, it's unexpectedly delicious. Here, five amazing dishes to make this …

7 Best Chocolate Puddings

Another great reason to make this delicious dessert.<p>Celebrate National Chocolate Pudding day with these incredible recipes.<p>"For me, ginger should be …

How to Make Thomas Keller's Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

Salads just got better.<p>It may be surprising that one of Thomas Keller's most prized recipes is a two-step mustard vinaigrette. Even more unexpected, …

30 of Our Most Outrageously Decadent Dessert Recipes

These desserts are definitely worth busting out your husky pants for.<p>There's a special stratosphere of desserts that requires us to bust out our husky pants—the ones we keep on hand when we don't want to deal with the judgmental pink teeth marks that come about when we put a little too much strain …

Dessert

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The 15 Coolest Bookstores From Around the World

Rumor has it J. K. Rowling was inspired by Livraria Lello while writing <i>Harry Potter</i> (and teaching English) in Portugal. It doesn’t take long to …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Tasty Tacos + Beautiful Weather = A Fun First Tacolandia in Houston

Of course, the best part was the tasty tacos provided by 18 Houston restaurants. Attendees voted with tokens for their favorite tacos, and a …

Why ‘Star Wars’ Trailer May Be J.J. Abrams’ Real Masterpiece

Nobody knows how the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie is going to pan out — by the way, there’s a new <i>Star Wars</i> movie coming out, in case you hadn’t heard — but …

8 Amazing Things Will Happen To Your Brain When You Keep Writing Every Day

Adam Hughes<p>IT Director Read full profile<p>Many of us were introduced to daily writing in high school, when an English teacher forced us to keep a …

Calendars

The 10 Best Ski Resorts In The Whole Entire World

Whether your ideal ski vacation includes zipping down the slopes or curling up with a mug of spiked cider (and a copy of Vogue Us Weekly), there's a resort with your name on it. Here, ten incredible options.<p><b>Best Views: Amangani Hotel (Jackson Hole, WY).</b><p><b>Best for Beginners: The Park Hyatt (Beaver</b> …