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What’s a delightful way to get more time out of the day? Savoring

<i>iStock</i><p>Feeling like you’ve got all the time in the world is a wonderful sensation; too bad it occurs so rarely. But by developing the skill of …

Happiness

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

The Coldest Winter Ever

• <b>Author:</b> Sister Souljah<p>Renowned hip-hop artist, writer, and activist Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel.<p><i>I came busting into the world during one of New York's worst snowstorms, so my mother named me Winter.</i><p>Ghetto-born, Winter is …

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Dr. Lewis Terman with an …

Happiness

9 reasons to visit Guizhou, China's next big travel destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of China's fastest-growing provinces , Guizhou has been steadily upgrading its offerings and is now one of the most promising travel destinations in the country.<p>From jaw-dropping superlative achievements to some of the most breathtaking scenery in China, here are nine reasons you should …

China

22 Cities Around the World Best Explored by Bicycle

Urbanism

6 questions about the big risks of softball pitching - Futurity

A professor of orthopedics has answers to important questions about the injury risk facing softball pitchers.

Softball

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Books

61 Random Products On Amazon That Are SO Legit

When it comes to buying products on Amazon, you want to make sure that the stuff you're spending money on is legit. And I'm not just throwing out …

Shopping

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Exercise

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

The Lying Game

• <b>Author:</b> Ruth Ware<p><b>Praise for Ruth Ware’s instant New York Times, USA TODAY, and Los Angeles Times bestseller:</b><p><b>“So many questions....Until the very last page! Needless to say, I could not put this book down!” —Reese Witherspoon</b><p><b>“Once again the author of The Woman in Cabin 10 delivers mega-chills.”</b> …

The Fudgy, Swirly Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake My Mom Has Loved Since 1965

“Whenever it's my birthday, I hope this is the cake,” my mom wrote in one version of this recipe that lives in my parents’ online cookbook, a site born in the first dot-com boom of the 1990s. The cake she wished for—the cake in <i>I hope this is the cake</i>—is classic chocolate-chocolate with a swirling …

Dessert

China Boy

• <b>Author:</b> Gus Lee<p>“What a knockout. An incredibly rich and new voice or American literature… <i>China Boy</i> grabs the reader’s heart and won’t let go… A wonder of a story.”—<b>Amy Tan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club</b><br>Kai Ting is the only American-born son of an aristocratic Mandarin …

My Dear Hamilton

• <b>Author:</b> Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie<p>“Not since I read Erik Larson’s Dead Wake have I had such an edge-of-my-seat immersion into historical events. [...] No study of Alexander Hamilton would be complete without reading this book.”–Karen White, New York Times bestselling author<p>From the New York …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 17 Things They Should Know About 'the Notorious RBG'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the subject of a new documentary. Here's what to know first.<p>In six years of writing columns for Inc.com, my most popular effort ever is this one: <i>Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Do These 7 Things.</i><p>Millions of …

A Fancy French Chocolate Cake You'd Never Guess Is One-Bowl

Pastry chefs are tinkerers. I wouldn’t be surprised if a disproportionate number of us had engineers or scientists or inventors for parents. If you own or are in charge of a pastry kitchen, you probably have endless tales of re-inventing, re-jiggering, and “hacking” various tools, equipment, and …

The Complete Book of Drawing

• <b>Author:</b> Barrington Barber<p>What does an artist need to know about drawing? And what has to be mastered in order to achieve the drawings you want? In this book Barrington Barber shows you, offering advice and tips as he takes you through the various stages.<p>From object drawing and still-life …

Dark Spots Were a Big Problem for Me Before I Tried These

For the past few years, dark spots have been my biggest skin ailment. <i>It's been such a crucial problem and a huge insecurity that I'm sick of talking</i> …

The Knockoff

• <b>Author:</b> Lucy Sykes & Jo Piazza<p><b>An outrageously stylish, wickedly funny novel of fashion in the digital age, The Knockoff is the story of Imogen Tate, editor in chief of Glossy magazine, who finds her twentysomething former assistant Eve Morton plotting to knock Imogen off her pedestal, take over her</b> …

The Last Thing I Saw

• <b>Author:</b> Alex Sinclair<p><b>The perfect family. A moment that will change everything.</b><p>Emma thought she had the perfect life: a beautiful home, a loving husband and a gorgeous son.<p><b>She was wrong.</b><p>When she wakes up to find herself in hospital, Emma has no memory of how she got there or why her husband and son …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

Lincoln in the Bardo

• <b>Author:</b> George Saunders<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE</b><p><b>The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living</b> …

Skip the Store: How To Make Copycat RX Bars at Home!

RX Bars are the meal replacement bar of the moment. Thanks to a streamlined ingredient list that just so happens to be compliant with a certain …

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

What I Learned About Swedish Death Cleaning After Experiencing My Own Loss

As I stood atop a makeshift ladder, an old door atop two sawhorses, with a mask over my face, pulling down pieces of wood that were covered in dust that may have been there from the 1920s Dust Bowl, I found myself resenting my grandparents and their parents for holding onto all this junk. I then …

Minimalism

2-Minutes Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Quick and simple, this 2-minute chocolate peanut butter cake is the best choice when you want to eat something sweet and delicious! This dessert is …