Denise Le

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Four Rules I Followed to Stop Being a Pushover and Make Myself More Powerful

You know those people who apologize for everything, and you point it out to them, and then they apologize for apologizing? Yep, that’s me. I’ve been …

Self-help

Top 10 picture books with self-help messages

The world can be a stressful and complex place. Here are 10 picture books that may help to make sense of it for young children - and perhaps their parents too<p>I believe that you can find the solution to any problem if you look hard enough and sometimes, those solutions can be found in a really great …

Top 10

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity

Camila Alves makes $5 dinner: Ramen stir-fry with veggies and shrimp

Model Camila Alves makes an easy budget weeknight meal: a 6-ingredient ramen stir-fry for just $5. Plus, she throws in a super simple dessert.<p>Ramen Stir-fry<p>Anthony Quintano / TODAY<p>Tipped Jell-O Cups<p>Anthony Quintano/TODAY

Vegetables

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

A Monster Collection of 99 Photography Tutorials, Inspiration, Reviews and Blogs

Another terrific week has just passed us by, with a lot of activity in the world of photography. This weeks lists of links features tutorials, a …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

German Fried Egg Cake (Spiegeleierkuchen)

I considered making a prank recipe for April Fool's Day, but honestly, I'm just the worst when it comes to practical jokes. They never work out for …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Udon Recipes: The Japanese Noodle That'll Make You Feel Great About Winter

Ramen may be everyone's favorite Japanese noodle soup these days, but just because it's the trendiest doesn't mean it's the best. We're huge fans of ramen -- don't get us a wrong. We could eat ramen for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks any day of the week, instant or otherwise. But …

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Rare ‘black seadevil’ anglerfish caught on film in Monterey Bay

The deepest reaches of the ocean contain some of earth’s most incredible creatures. They’re also some of the most bizarre.<p>On Nov. 17, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Senior Scientist Bruce Robison and his team filmed an elusive “black seadevil” anglerfish 1,900 feet deep in the Monterey …

Perchten Festival in Austria

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

Decorations

cubano breakfast bagel

Oh my gawd. I posted about a sandwich! On a blog that people seem to mistakenly believe is about sandwiches (hmmmm, I wonder why that is……?). …

5 easy breakfast ideas for your busy family, from slow-cooker recipes to make-ahead

The benefits of family dinners — healthier eating and healthier relationships, to name a few — are widely touted. But the fact is, finding the time to sit down together every night can be difficult and even downright stressful. So, what's a busy family to do? It turns out that shared mealtimes can …

Slow Cookers

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From Porridge to Tomato Toast, Here Are 17 Ways to Eat a Savory Breakfast

No waffles allowed! These savory breakfast will keep you satisfied 'till lunchtime.<p><b>A pile of pancakes dripping with syrup is a beautiful thing</b>—but it's hard to avoid the urge for a post-breakfast nap after eating a short stack. So most days we go savory for breakfast. A mix of protein, veggies, and …

18 Wildly Wonderful Recipes You Can Make With Frozen Waffles

Oh, you thought frozen waffles were reserved for rushed mornings, for tossing in the toaster and maybe drizzling with a bit of store-bought syrup, did you? Ha! Not so.<p>While homemade waffles emanate that "made with love" vibe, sometimes you don't have to act in such grandiose ways to craft a …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

Ever since we first saw Marty McFly hop on a hoverboard to escape the bad guys in "Back to the Future Part II," we've been coveting our own futuristic skateboard.<p>We've suffered through hoverboard hoaxes -- we're looking at you, Christopher Lloyd! But now, thanks to a company called Hendo Hover, it …

This 5-Year-Old Genius Just Aced A Computer Science Test From One Of The Biggest Tech Companies In The World

The boy, now 6, is officially a Microsoft Certified Professional, the BBC reported on Thursday.<p>He's currently the youngest person to successfully pass the test, which is highly regarded in the information technology industry.<p>The previous record was held by Mehroz Yawar, who passed the test when he …

Nokia's return to hardware begins with the $250 N1 Android tablet

Rumors of Nokia's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Its lineup might seem empty now that it's relinquished control of its Lumia smartphones to a lumbering giant and gave up on those low-cost Asha devices earlier this year, but that doesn't mean the company's done crafting consumer gadgets just …

Mac and Cheese Gets Even Better... on the Grill!

Mac and cheese: modern comfort food?<p>Actually, America's obsession for macaroni and cheese dates back centuries. (Remember "Yankee Doodle?") Founding Father and first foodie Thomas Jefferson caught the mac and cheese bug during a diplomatic stint in Europe. When he returned to the U.S., among the 86 …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve …

Breakfast

11 Ways to Bake with Halloween Candy

The only thing better than a home-baked cookie is one you’ve hacked to include bits of your favorite trick-or-treat candy. These 11 recipes will have …