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10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

I See You Made an Effort

• <b>Author:</b> Annabelle Gurwitch<p>Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with <i>I See You Made an Effort,</i> a book of essays so wickedly funny it may make you forget your last birthday. Not one to shy away from the grisly realities of middle age, the “slyly subversive” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine)</i> Gurwitch …

Angela’s Assets

She may be the world’s most powerful woman, but German chancellor Angela Merkel has governed with the utmost caution—one of several contradictions that make her an enigma at home and abroad. After a year that forced Merkel into confrontations with Putin and Obama, Maureen Orth explores how a once …

5 Great Reads for Your Bookclub

As someone who runs three (yes, three) online book clubs, I read a lot. Of course, I always have done, but I used to do it in isolation. In the last couple of years, first with the Author Effect, then with 52 Books in 52 Weeks, and most recently with One Book One Facebook, I've come to appreciate …

Attention Ladies: The Greatest Hair Volumizing Tool Of All Time Has Been Invented

July this year I was speaking at BlogHer, my second time speaking at this annual women's blogging and marketing conference. The first time was when I was just 16--my very first speaking gig. It was a great conference, my session went well, I met some wonderful people...but one of the most memorable …

Guerilla Mosaic Artist Now Filling Chicago Potholes with Flowers | Colossal

<p>Artist Jim Bachor (previously) continued his guerrilla effort to remedy Chicago’s pothole problem by creating a number of flower mosaics in streets …

Courgette, basil and Caerphilly tart recipe

This simple tart with sweet courgettes, creamy ricotta and delicious melted Caerphilly cheese is perfect for a summer lunch, picnic or light dinner<p>I recently discovered the deliciousness of melted Caerphilly – it makes simply the best cheese on toast. If you have a cheesemonger near you, it’s …

Wales

Roasted beetroot tart with thyme, olives and Parmesan recipe

This beetroot tart with crème fraîche and Parmesan is a real winner<p>If you can’t find beetroot still with the leaves on, a couple of handfuls of spinach is a worthy alternative. I like to use the pretty pink candy cane beetroots for this recipe, but the deep red ones are also</b> …

Spices

Sign Language Ring Translates Sign Language Motions Into Voice or Text

Not everyone understands sign language, thus putting a barrier between hearing impaired people and their hearing friends. Sign Language Ring is a …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

Dark Places

• <b>Author:</b> Gillian Flynn<p><b>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl, and the basis for the major motion picture starring Charlize Theron</b><br>Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” She survived—and famously testified …

Forager Sandwich

Makes 4 Servings<p>“Acid and texture are the most important things,” says chef Eli Kulp, High Street on Market, Philadelphia. His hearty vegetarian breakfast sandwich—with its mix of marinated mushrooms, soft eggs, melted cheese, and a buttery toasted roll—proves his point.<p>September …

Recipes

Fig and Walnut Bostock

8 Servings<p>Some great things are made with day-old bread: French toast. Croutons. Breadcrumbs. Add this nutty and sugary French pastry from Maurice to the list.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>walnut crème<p>1 cup walnuts<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¼ cup honey<p>1 large egg<p>¼ cup …

Grilled Zucchini and Ricotta Flatbread

4 Servings<p>The only way to make flatbread even better? Grill it.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>2 large zucchini (about 1 lb.), sliced lengthwise ¼” thick<p>1 bunch scallions, trimmed (about 6 oz.)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1 pound prepared pizza …

The Good Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Mary Kubica<p><b>Read the bestseller everyone is talking about!</b><p><b>"A cleverly constructed suspense thriller." —Chicago Tribune, Printer's Row</b><p><b>"A twisty, roller coaster ride of a debut. Fans of Gone Girl will embrace this equally evocative tale." —Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling</b> …

Recipe: Cold Lentil Salad with Cucumbers and Olives

Combine the lentils, garlic, and bay leaves in a large pot and cover with water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce to a simmer …

29 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables—we've got 29 recipes to make anyone love it<p>Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble <b>cabbage</b> is one of the most versatile vegetables.<p>All those people who tell you to discard …

Cooking

Mothersill: A Vacation Home Inspired by the Boardwalk

If you’re looking for the beach house of your dreams, Bates Masi Architects are definitely the people to see. The Hamptons-based firm has knocked it …

Eat It: Steak Frites | Béarnaise Flan

According to Chef Bob, there is no better sauce than béarnaise, period. It is the savory version of ice cream—an eggy mixture that coats your taste …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Self-Pity

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

The Devil and the Art Dealer

It was the greatest art theft in history: 650,000 works looted from Europe by the Nazis, many of which were never recovered. But last November the world learned that German authorities had found a trove of 1,280 paintings, drawings, and prints worth more than a billion dollars in the Munich …

Headspace Releases New Version Of Its Meditation Platform

Headspace is a web and mobile meditation platform that allows you to cram 10 to 60 minutes of calm and clarity into each day of your over-connected and fast-paced life. The company is releasing a new version today, after reaching over 1 million users in 150 countries. I have been a daily user of …

Heal Yourself By Harnessing Your Mind - The Crux

By Jo Marchant | May 23, 2014 10:48 am<p>We tend to think of medicine as being all about pills and potions recommended to us by another person—a doctor. …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air

When Italian designer Arturo Vittori and Swiss architect Andreas Vogler first visited Ethiopia in 2012, they were shocked to see women and children forced to walk miles for water.<p>Only 34 percent of Ethiopians have access to a reliable water supply. Some travel up to six hours a day to fetch some …

Hate beetroot? 10 delicious recipes to convert you

Sales of beetroot are reported to be soaring, partially due to its (many) health benefits. Xanthe Clay shares her top 10 favourite ways with the vegetable<p>Beetroot sales are soaring – up 20per cent in four years, according to figures by market research specialists Kantar. It’s great news for our …

Get an Education in Flipboard Magazines, at MagMaker U.

MagMaker / May 8, 2014<p>If you want to create awesome Flipboard magazines, we’ve created a place to learn how it’s done — at MagMaker U.<p>There are no …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

Otto Scharmer Shares What You Can Do For A Few Hours Each Day To Revolutionize Your Brain

Arianna sat down with Otto Scharmer, chair of The Presencing Institute, on HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, where he discussed the impact of mindfulness practices on brain plasticity.<p>"Even a few hours of mindfulness practice actually can change the epigenetic structure of our brain," Scharmer …