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EduTech: The best iOS apps for keeping track of assignments, due dates, and more

<i>EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

iPhone Secrets: 8 Things You Didn’t Know Your iOS Device Could Do

There’s no question that an iPhone packs a ton of functionality into a small package. But even iOS users might not know all the hidden tricks that an …

Double Chocolate Silk Pie

Special equipment: four 4 1/4-inch aluminum pie pans<p>For the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Pulse the cookies in a food processor until …

There's Now a Keurig for Cookies Because Why Not

Craving a warm chocolate chip cookie, stat? A new countertop oven may be the kitchen gadget you need, promising freshly-baked cookies in fewer than …

Dessert

The Best Drugstore Beauty Products, According to Vogue Editors

There’s something so comforting about dropping into the corner drugstore. Perhaps it’s the consistency—same fluorescent lighting, same (different, but same) pop song playing, same row overstocked with candy and plush toys to mark whatever holiday is coming up or has just passed—and of course, all …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

18 things to ask your kids instead of 'How are you?'

They say talk is cheap, but when it comes to your relationship with your kids, nothing could be more valuable than meaningful conversation. Chances …

Here's the trick to falling asleep in under a minute, you are welcome

<b>Newsflash: We’re sleepy and stressed.</b><p>According to the American Psychological Association, more than half of all Millennials have lost sleep sometime …

Soul Food Recipes

Collard greens, creamy grits, classic fried chicken and more—all of your southern favorites are covered here.

Cooking

Americans are relying on a broken system to lose weight — here’s why it’s useless to count calories

Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he's a technology director for a textbook publisher.<p>And he's 5'10" and 245 lbs - which means he is classed as obese.<p>In an effort to lose weight, Nash uses an app to record the calories he consumes and a Fitbit band to track the energy he …

Nutrition

8 New Self-help Books That Actually Help

1<p>If you want to be better with money<p><b>Read:</b> <i>The Index Card</i> by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack<p>A financial journalist and a college professor team up to …

22 Meals to Make When You're Snowed In

If you're stuck inside all day, you might as well eat good food.<p>If you're stuck inside all day, you might as well eat good food.

The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …

Cooking

11 Secret Starbucks Drinks That Are Perfect for Valentine's Day

A pink drink? Yes, please.<p>The only thing better than a Frappuccino is a festive Frappuccino. Between the secret menu, barista menu, and secret Valentine's Day menu, you can order a surprising number of them. Here are 11 Starbucks drinks that are adorable, mostly pink, and also great for Instagram …

Make Gingerbread Folk Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are one of my favorite holiday projects because they combine two things I love: baking and crafting. My mom taught me how to make them when I was a little girl, and making them still feels special all these years later.<p>In this project, ordinary pantry staples are transformed …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Harvard

You Never Have To Buy Salad Dressing Again

*saves money* *eats healthy* *wins at life*

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

Cooking

12 recipes that will let you eat well for the rest of your life

As a kid I’d watch my dad as he’d throw (his unit of measurement) some olive oil, onions, garlic, lemon, and olives into a pan to make a quick pasta. …

Recipes

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

What to Do Every Hour to Lose Weight All Day

Get closer to your goal weight by bedtime with this around-the-clock workout and diet guide<p>Losing weight isn't about doing one good thing like going …

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York Times, f*ck off straight to hell," …

Tomatoes

How to Make a Box Cake Even Better

Cake is delicious, whether it's made from scratch or from a mix. Personally, I'm a fan of boxed cake mix mainly for convenience and there's so many …

How to lose weight in your 40s

Added on July 18, 2015 klpost health , lose weight , men , woman<p>When you are in your 40s, metabolism starts to slow down and it becomes difficult to …

How to make a great chocolate-chip cookie

Love a great chocolate-chip cookie? Whether you're more of a crisp and crumbly kind of fan, or you prefer yours soft and chewy, this kind of love requires only one thing: a sweet tooth. Oh, and plenty of chocolate.<p>Ever wonder who invented the chocolate-chip cookie? Of course you have.<p>The cookie was …

How To Eat Right For Your Body Type

Your body stores fat differently from other bodies, taking a different shape. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. It’s time to get …

The Home Workout Movement

en_US<p>article<p>Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life, At Home, For FREE. Daily video workouts, motivation, and extensive meal plans to help you live a …

34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. In this case, we're talking about the kind you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with …

Breakfast

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …