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Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

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 …

Breath of the Wild guide: The Great Plateau walkthrough

Your first few hours, distilled<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> begins on the Great Plateau, and you’ll spend your first few hours with the game here learning a frankly shocking amount about the game. The things you do here and the skills you learn will remain relevant dozens of hours into …

10 best anime shows to watch on Valentine’s Day

<b>By NICK CREAMER</b><p>As perhaps the most unabashedly feast-or-famine holiday around, Valentine’s Day is a time for either treasured memories with loved …

Anime

How To Get People To Like You In 5 Seconds or Less

[this was in response to a question on Quora]<p>I had to get over 100 prostitutes to like me in five seconds or less.<p>I didn’t do this because I wanted …

Bill Clinton

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

Books

Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix

In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had—just for a couple of …

Casinos

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

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12 Strategies for a Successful Meal Prep Day

One common strategy for saving money on food that shows up in a <i>lot</i> of frugality books and on many frugality websites is the idea of a “meal prep …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself

If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways to deal with your feelings.<p>If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget …

Self-help

14 Small Lifestyle Habits That Will Help You Lose Weight

Sometimes it seems like the only way to lose weight is by adopting a super-strict diet or spending every waking moment at the gym. Luckily, that's …

Five Sauces Everyone Should Know How to Make for Endless Meal Options

"What's for dinner?" might be the most dreaded question of everyday life. Even if you have a ton of ingredients at the ready, you have to figure out …

Cooking

The Key to Expanding Your Cooking Repertoire Is Meal Variations

If you’re tired of having the same meals over and over, you don’t need to learn how to make completely new dishes to shake things up. All you need is …

10 Bad Habits That Damage Your Car

These little mistakes we do every day are slowing killing our cars.<p>Buying a car is a big investment, and for most of us, a car is something we want keep running as long as possible. But sometimes our own bad habits are a car's worst enemy. Which ones are you guilty of?

5 Dietitian-Approved Meals Ready in 15 Minutes

We’ve all had those busy weeknights when simply winding down can be challenging enough, let alone trying to tackle meal prep and cooking. To help, …

Healthy Eating

Steak Bibimbap Bowls

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce (certified gluten-free if necessary)<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 teaspoons honey<br>• 1 teaspoon ground …

Food

12 Slow-Cooked Meat-Lover Meals Under 450 Calories

Coming home after a tiring workday? Waking up late on a lazy Sunday morning? Some days you want nothing more than a hot, nourishing meal waiting for …

10 Feast-Worthy Holiday Sides

The holidays are just around the corner and if you’re like us your meal-prep wheels are spinning! This year we’ve put together a list of delish side …

Nutrition

These Are the Foods You Should Actually Buy Organic

Buying organic is one of those things we know we’re supposed to do without hesitation. It means we’re supporting the environment and sustainable …

Agriculture

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

Keep Your Gadgets Organized With This $7 Grid-It Organizer

<b>Update</b>: Sold out<p>Grid-It organizers use a criss-crossing arrangement of elastic straps to secure your sundry power cables and gadgets in your bag, and …

Shopping

100 Blocks a Day

Most people sleep about seven or eight hours a night. That leaves 16 or 17 hours awake each day. Or about 1,000 minutes.Let’s think about those 1,000 …

Time Management

The key life skills parents should be teaching their children

Over a Thanksgiving dinner our family hosted last fall with four international students from George Mason University, a female graduate student from Peru recounted her experiences as a resident assistant in a freshman dorm. “I had students coming to me with no idea how to do laundry,” she said. “I …

15 Brain-Boosting Foods

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center developed a diet that helped lower the risk of Alzheimer’s by as much as 53% in study participants who …

3 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

Throughout the fall and winter months, it's easy to let your post-work exercise routine devolve into lifting a full glass of wine to your mouth and …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover’s life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. …

Exercise

Turn Your Commute into a Learning Session With These 7 Podcasts

During daily car rides to B+C HQ, plane trips for work and play, and long runs outside, I enjoy spending time learning new things as often as possible. When that doesn’t involve reading a book or scanning my Twitter feed for the latest news, I’m usually tuned into my favorite podcasts.<p>You can tell …