Felipe Vasquez

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From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

7 Netflix Documentaries Worth Streaming

Here is a set of documentaries to stream on Netflix for some educational programming in between your "Gilmore Girls" and "Friends" marathons. Please binge-watch accordingly.<p><b>"Fed Up"</b><p>"Fed Up" is as infuriating as it is eye-opening. Advocacy documentaries tend to be a bit short-sighted, reveling in …

Link is the most popular Nintendo Amiibo

It's official: Link is the most popular Amiibo of them all. Figures released today at Nintendo's investor briefing show the <i>Legend of Zelda</i> protagonist selling more than any of the other Nintendo characters immortalized as a <i>Skylanders</i>-style NFC-equipped plastic figurine.<p>Here's the top 10 for North …

9 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Could Love

[caption id="attachment_161119" align="alignleft" width="1600" caption="Tofu and Broccolini Pad See Ew photo and recipe from CHOW"][/caption]Growing …

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.<p>We acknowledge that not …

How To Season, Clean And Care For A Cast Iron Skillet Like A Pro

In today's world of fast-paced living and uber convenience, cooking with a cast iron skillet seems like an antiquated notion. We have nonstick pans we can throw in the dishwasher, so why would we ever bother with a skillet that can't be washed with soap and has to be dried over heat immediately …

Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

Can Optimism Create Opportunities?

In the mid 1980’s Met Life Insurance hired a man by the name of Dr. Martin Seligman to help them improve their hiring and recruiting processes. At …

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Every Reason Why Nintendo's 'Legend of Zelda' Netflix Show Is A Bad Idea

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal brought us word that Netflix was planning to partner with Nintendo to make a live-action Legend of Zelda series. It quickly became the most buzzed about topic in the industry, with a million snarky Twitter jokes a minute flying off of keyboards, most of which …

10 Powerful Ideas that Will Change the Way You Work

<i>“Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the</i> …

9 Easy Pork Chop Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

We’ve rounded up nine juicy recipes that will give an extra flavor boost to the weeknight pork chop dinners you usually whip up. The recipes featured …

New fitness regime that promises a new body in four weeks

Eat carbs with EVERY meal, drink coffee and don't over-exercise: New fitness regime that promises a new body in four weeks (and includes a hot …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

The train-jumpers: life and death on the railroads for US migrants – in pictures

For the Central Americans who leap on to moving freight trains and ride on roofs through Mexico, the path to the American dream is fraught with danger. Photographer Michelle Frankfurter shows the treacherous journey taken by people in search of a better life

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He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

How to Waste as Little Produce as Possible

A bit of storage know-how goes a long way.<p>On the list of #HealthyPersonProblems, there are few things worse than losing track of your produce and having to toss out rotten fruits and vegetables week after week. To help you avoid all of the waste, we made this handy infographic based on pointers …

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Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

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Life Tips From The Ph.D. Who's Discovering How Meditation Changes Your Brain

Britta Hölzel is not your typical yoga teacher. Or your typical Ph.D. neuroscientist.<p>In recent years, during fellowships at Harvard Medical School and elsewhere, Hölzel has co-authored a range of studies focused on the intersection of two great passions of her life, how meditation and yoga affect …

How I quit my job to travel: The blogger

Liz Carlson traded a stable office job in the US for the uncertainty of full-time writing at the end of the world.<p>It was sunny and the trees had just started to sprout leaves the day I quit my job to travel. As a contract administrator for a shipping company, I’d spent 2012 working in a windowless …

Watching A Man Change The Bulb In A 1500-Ft TV Tower Is Nerve-Wracking

Kevin Schmidt changes the blinking lights atop those high TV towers, climbing 1500 feet into the air. And thanks to drone photography, we can enjoy …

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Ukraine forms 'ministry of truth' to regulate the media

Ukraine has a new government ministry. This month, the parliament voted to create a ministry of information policy that will be led by Yuriy Stets, the head of the information security department of the national guard. According to the new minister, the information war against Russia cannot be won …

Cornish Pasty Recipe - Cornish-Style Meat Pies

The man behind Nintendo's musical masterpieces

Koji Kondo has made some of the most iconic music in all of pop culture, let alone all of video game history.<p>You can probably hum many of his most popular songs, like, say, anything in <i>Super Mario bros.</i> or <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. He composed the soundtracks for each of those games and their respective …

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …