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10 Gmail Shortcuts Everybody Ought to Know

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time each day clicking through your inbox. (And, admittedly, if you're anything like me you also walk …

Everyone uses Gmail, but not everyone knows these awesome tips and tricks

Between Labs, extensions, and settings, there’s a plethora of ways that you can customize your Gmail experience and tweak how emails are handled. …

Apps

The Addicts Next Door

West Virginia has the highest overdose death rate in the country. Locals are fighting to save their neighbors—and their towns—from destruction.<p>Michael Barrett and Jenna Mulligan, emergency paramedics in Berkeley County, West Virginia, recently got a call that sent them to the youth softball field …

Lemon Cream Scones

The lemony glaze on these delicious scones makes them extra special. They're cake-like scones, and make a wonderful snack or breakfast with or …

Meet the Real Jared Kushner

He’s a lot tougher than he looks.<p><i>Editor's note: The original version of this story said, incorrectly, that a representative for Kushner did not reply to a request for comment. In fact, an email was sent to the wrong address. POLITICO Magazine regrets the error. It is our policy to seek the input of</i> …

New York Times

On Memorial Day, What Do the Living Owe the Dead?

We owe them the courage and the wisdom to prevent the next war.<p>What do Americans owe fellow citizens who gave their lives in war? Memorial Day exists to prompt each of us to pause and reflect on that question. My answer this year is that we should honor their sacrifice by applying lessons of wars …

World History

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

Is Uber Evil, or Just Doomed?

In early March, Travis Kalanick, the 40-year-old CEO of Uber, was riding in an SUV to Palo Alto for the company’s Technology Day, thinking about how …

Driverless Cars

A Roundup of the Best Covfefe Memes and Jokes on Twitter

Future generations will ask, “What does <i>covfefe</i> mean?”<p>On the one hand: Nothing. Absolutely nothing. Decidedly, indelibly, despondently, and abjectly …

Here’s How Ice Cream Bubble Waffles Are Made (and Eaten) in Portland

Puffle Waffle only threw its grand opening party last week, but as Portland’s only supplier of bubble waffles, it’s already creating a buzz. A popular street food in Hong Kong, bubble waffles start out as an eggy batter that’s cooked in a waffle iron with a bubble pattern for an alien-like effect. …

The Scary Downside To Retinol That No One Tells You About

There are so many products out there that can work wonders on your skin, reduce acne and fine lines. One of the most popular ingredients that these …

Love It or Loathe It? Beds are Trending Lower & Lower

I think it safe to say that, while we're probably at the height of the bed-in-a-box phenomenon, beds themselves are at an all time low, literally. …

Get This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals Now

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 27.<p><i>Mental</i> …

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

Beat Bloating With These 6 Gut-Healthy Foods

Being bloated is one of those things that we try not to talk about, hoping that if we don’t mention it, maybe it will just go away. The truth of the …

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we …

Happiness

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things

Rule No. 1: Make your bed, so you'll start the day with a consistent accomplishment.<p>A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be …

New York Times

24 Tumblr Posts Every Cat Owner Will Immediately Recognize

cat: *touches me with its small hand* me: *eyes tearing up* thank you

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing)

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

The Best Potato Salad Recipes, In Case You're Sick Of Your Old One

You know you've been eating the same one for YEARS.<p>No backyard barbecue is complete without potato salad ― this classic dish has a permanent place on our summertime menu. When potato salad is made right, it’s something pretty special. Its place alongside grilled chicken or burgers balances out the …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

Recipe: Fast and Fancy Spinach-Artichoke Mac and Cheese

Fast and Fancy Spinach Artichoke Mac and Cheese<p>Serves 4<p>8 ounces dried jumbo elbow macaroni or medium pasta shells <br>4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted …

14 Pairs of White Jeans With Excellent Reviews

Even before you get to the question of red wine and barbecue sauce, white jeans can be a treacherous proposition. If the denim is too thin, they're …

Clothing

Italian Limoncello Cheesecake Bars (20-Minute Recipe)

These Italian Limoncello cheesecake bars are so rich, creamy, and refreshing! They are one of the best spring-summer desserts that I have ever tried. …

Two Grilled-Cheese Alternatives for People Who Can't Eat Bread or Cheese

If you are a person who avoids either bread or cheese, you may think that your days of experiencing melty, stretchy, grilled cheeses are behind …

My Family’s Slave

She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Basahin ang artikulong ito sa Tagalog (Tagalog)<p>Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author …

Parenting

9 foods that will beat belly bloat in 2 days

1. Asparagus<p>A longtime go-to food for bodybuilders looking to prepare for competition, asparagus is high in asparagine, an amino acid that has …

Nutrition