Isaac Martindale

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7 Bold Twists To Classic Lunar New Year Food

Although the new year no longer seems, well, <i>new</i>, you don’t need to settle into the doldrums of winter on account of the solar calendar. (Who needs it, anyway?) In many Asian countries, the New Year is dictated by the first new moon and ends on the full moon, so the party will continue well into …

Lazy Chefs, Rejoice! 25 New Crock Pot Recipes

We couldn’t survive our busy lives without one-pot wonders. That’s why we’ve got an entire repertoire of one-pot pasta dishes, and our All-Clad crock pot is our best friend. But let’s add more slow-cooker recipes to our arsenal, shall we? With soups, dips, pastas, roasts and even some desserts, …

19 Wonderful Things You Didn’t Know About Costco

Costco is a wonderful place. You can get almost anything within its walls. From watches to beer, computers to bacon, year’s supply of toilet paper to …

Acorns for Android Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

Back in August, we brought you news on Acorns, a new iPhone app that wants to help you get rich through micro-investing your spare change. And today, it’s available for Android too.<p>Unfortunately, the app remains a US-only affair. But as with the iPhone incarnation, Acorns for Android connects up …

9 of the World's Weirdest Floating Structures

Most of the Earth is covered in water, so it only makes sense that we'd start utilizing that space. Here are 9 structures that you may be surprised to see forgo solid ground.

10 Modern Bedrooms With An Ocean View

Is it chilly where you live? Do you wake up some mornings and spend countless moments trying to convince yourself to get out of bed and start the …

6 Ways To Develop The Self-Discipline Necessary To Reach Your Goals

You hear people say things like, “I don’t have the willpower to do that,” as they watch their friend order the salad instead of the fried chicken. It’s as if they believe that some people were simply born with divine willpower while others were overlooked as self-discipline superpowers were being …

10 Simple Steps to Crush Hunger and Lose Weight

Slim down and feel more satisfied with these smart weight loss tips<p>Want a trimmer body and a more balanced mood? End that gnawing sensation in your stomach with 10 simple solutions for feeling fuller and more gratified.<p>Enjoy the Spice of Life<p>Top your omelet with hot sauce and splash sriracha on …

Cool Painting Ideas That Turn Walls And Ceilings Into A Statement

We think of walls as blank canvases waiting to be filled with color to come alive. How would you make that happen? And forget for a second the usual …

Interior Design

15 Colorful Organizing Finds Under $20

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10 More Unusual Ways to Paint Your Space

(Image credit: Petite Passport)<p>It's been a while since we posted these 10 unconventional ways to paint your space, and in the meantime, we've found …

Pacific Northwest

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

Here's Your Chance to Live in a Shipping Container

Washington, D.C.'s new apartment complex takes upcycling to the next level.<p><i>Urban Turf</i><p>A new four-unit apartment complex in Washington, D.C., took just seven months to complete from conception to build-out, and it's made of surprising materials: shipping containers. The apartments, located in D.C.'s …

We Added Bacon to Peanut Butter Cups, Making Them Even Better

There are very few things in life better than bacon and chocolate. And since you can't actually eat the theme song to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I opted to combine the two next best things into a savory-sweet dynamo.<p>And while the duo does make a formidable marriage, the two strong flavors need a …

Breakfast

11 Must-Try Japanese Foods You've Never Heard of

Sure you know sushi, but there's a whole world of amazing, lesser-known Japanese foods that deserve a taste (and an Instagram post) too.<p>Next time you're in your favorite Japanese restaurant, or if you're lucky enough to make a trip to Tokyo, step outside your comfort zone and order one of these …

The Easiest Hummus Recipe Ever | Men's Health

In fact, Dimitri Moshovitits, chef of Cava Grill, found a way to make the process even easier. By cutting out the addition of oil, he also eliminates the need for emulsifying the hummus. Translation: You still create creamy hummus without the risk of the mixture separating into a gloppy mess.<p>After …

How To Make Homemade Egg Noodles

When I was 23, I got my tonsils out during the last Christmas break of my college career and it was pretty much the most miserable two weeks ever. It …

Pumpkin Cake—and Proud of It

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A pumpkin cake that isn't ashamed of who it is.</i><p>I am going to admit something that I might not have admitted two years ago …

Dessert

An Aerospace Engineer Has Completely Reinvented The Ice Cream Scoop

"I couldn't help but feel there was a better way," Chou, a mechanical and aerospace engineer for the University of California San Diego, explained to The Daily Mail. "I like my ice cream frozen and hard - melting it with a hot spoon or letting it sit out for half an hour ruins it."<p>So the …

Meet 12 Unforgettable 'Humans Of New York'

So he began the blog Humans of New York, which showcases his portraits, coupled with a poignant quote from the subject. The blog is wildly popular and currently has more likes on Facebook than there are people living in all five boroughs of New York City. In 2013, Stanton published a book of his …

The Rustic, Richly Textured Workspace

This loft-like apartment in New York City's West Village features gorgeous exposed brick walls, bright spots of color, and vintage furnishings …

The 8 Top Weight-Loss Saboteurs, According to Nutritionists

Avoid these main factors undermining your efforts to drop pounds fast.

Nutrition

3 Super Small Homes With Floor Area Under 400 Square Feet (40 square meter)

• 1 |<p>This 32 square meter (344 square foot) apartment uses interior glass walls to create a bedroom that doesn’t make the home feel any smaller.<p>2 |<p>A …

A Plain Bedroom Becomes the Ultimate Masculine Retreat

A bachelor's bedroom gets a stylish update.<p><b>The Bedroom BEFORE</b><p>A bachelor's Atlanta, Georgia, bedroom looked more like a standard guest room than a gentleman's retreat. "The overall design objective was to create a restful abode with a masculine aesthetic," James Wheeler of J. Wheeler Designs</b> …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

I Will Always Buy Banned Books for My Kids

Until this week, I thought I was an average mom. I cook dinners, make lunches and oversee homework. I live in the suburbs. I drive a sensible car. Today, however, I discovered that I am a hard-core dissident bent on undermining the fabric of our society. I am a radical in yoga pants. Why? Because I …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

What's more, building strength in your shoulders and hips can boost your efficiency in any other workout you do. That means you'll get more bang for your fat-blasting buck during squats and lunges, pushups and planks. And because they're two major joints of your upper and lower body, strengthening …

You'll Never Believe What Happened When This Family...Cleaned Their House

One Brazilian family got the surprise of a lifetime when they cleaned out an old storage room<p>It's never too much of a shock when you find a long lost trinket when giving your home a deep clean, but finding an actual living, breathing creature? That's another story. And one that the Almeida family …

11 Strategies Nutritionists Use to Avoid Overeating

Crush cravings with these expert tips.<p>Think nutritionists never feel the urge to polish off a bag of chips or drown their sorrows in some ice cream? Ha! They do—but they also have tools that help them deal with the urge to overeat. Luckily, we got them to spill their smartest strategies—so you can …