Jen

41 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 17 Following | @jlotterbein | Keep up with Jen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jen”

11 healthy meals you can make in under 15 minutes

Diet & Fitness<p>No time to cook? Use these shortcuts and go-to recipes from the pros to get a nutritious meal on the table fast.<p>As lazy summer days wind down and back-to-school season hits, it seems like our schedules are instantly jam-packed. Between work deadlines ramping up, getting your kids back …

New York City

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Barack Obama

26 Books That Make You Want To Book A Trip ASAP

Bon voyage!!<p><i>Responses have been edited for clarity and length, and not all books on this list were suggested by the community.</i>

18 Genuinely Fascinating True Crime Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Prepare to be fascinated.<p>Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

31 beach reads you won't want to put down

Get ready to add some books to your reading list!<p>What could be better than spending a summer afternoon in a comfy chair, sipping an ice-cold drink, reading a good book? Not much, if you ask us.<p>But finding the perfect summer read to keep you enthralled page after page is a little trickier than …

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

You Won't Believe These 25 Netflix Documentaries Are Real

Once you're done binge-watching <b>Queer Eye</b> season two (and bawling your eyes out), you might be in the mood for an addictive, fascinating look at other true events. With so many amazing documentaries on Netflix, covering everything from true crime to sushi chefs, there's no shortage of entertainment …

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Salads

Salad is one of the most basic components of a meal: toss some greens together with a light vinaigrette and you’ve got the basis for a healthy and …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Answer 9 Questions And We'll Tell You 9 New Books To Read

Because, unfortunately, it's (almost) impossible to read them all.

9 things to do this morning to make your whole day more productive

Diet & Fitness<p>Check off this a.m. to-do list and you’ll have more energy and get more done all day long.<p>Some mornings everything goes right. You wake up before your alarm goes off. Your morning jog feels like playtime. The coffee tastes better. And there is no traffic on your way into the office. …

10 seriously filling salads you'll want to eat all summer

One Small Thing<p>Exactly what you're looking for in a summer dinner: quick, easy and bursting with flavor.<p>I’m a year-round salad eater, but summer salads are extra special. The bounty of fresh fruits and veggies build flavor, boost nutrition, and create Insta-worthy visuals that make my routine that …

5 exercises that target those hard-to-tone body parts

Diet & Fitness<p>Target your abs, glutes and arms — or combine all five movements for a total-body tone up.<p>You slip into a tank top for the first time this year and notice your triceps could use a tone up. Or perhaps it’s the leg-baring shorts or the thought of going shirtless at the beach that has …

Workouts

The Best Biographies to Read When You Need a Little Inspiration

Along with the lazy days of summer come plenty of opportunities to finally dig into your reading list. When you've grown tired of light beach reads …

Books

When Jewish Americans uphold occupation, it corrodes our souls | Mariyama Scott

Our Jewish tradition teaches us that life is sacred. It is long past time to embrace the call for freedom and dignity for all<p>On Monday, I joined over a hundred other young American Jews in Washington DC to protest Trump moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. As we marched, news …

Israel

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

17 Fantastic Memoirs We Think You'll Love

*Adds all these books to cart.*

This is what a Sikh child faces in America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two decades ago, when I was in the second grade, a substitute teacher asked me to stand up in front of my class and talk about my religion: Sikhism. At 7 years old, I tried to explain it as best I could and avoid being ridiculed. I remember feeling totally unprepared and struggling …

14 Thoughtful First Mother's Day Gifts For New Moms

Get the new mama in your life something special.<p>Mother’s Day is a special day for all of the supportive women in your life ― especially first-time mamas. It’s a day to get them something special to commemorate their special journey ahead.<p>Whether she’s into yoga, meditation, or some maternal …

Make healthy eating easier with these 9 wacky kitchen gadgets

These days, the internet is full of recipes and guides to eating healthier. But with takeout and delivery apps becoming increasingly common, sometimes eating better is easier said than done.<p>If the idea of spending too much time in the kitchen is getting you off-track, take a look at these …

9 fitness apps that eliminate every single workout excuse

Diet & Fitness<p>Name any excuse not to exercise and there's an app for that.<p>I’m too busy. I’m not a morning person. I’m travelling.<p>When it comes to excuses to skip the gym, we’re full of them.<p>But whether it’s not having time, not knowing what exercise to do or simply not being able to find the …

Swimwear

India's Forbidden Love: An Honour Killing on Trial

The survivor of a brutal honour killing testifies against her parents in the murder trial of her lower-caste husband.<p>In March 2016, Kausalya and her husband Shankar were brutally attacked on a crowded street in southern India.<p>Shankar, who came from a lower Dalit caste, died of his injuries. …

Human Geography

India’s sanitary towel hero Pad Man bound for Bollywood glory

The community thought I was a pervert. They wanted an exorcism because they thought I was possessed by demons Arunachalam Muruganantham<p>Menstruation isn’t the most obvious topic for a blockbuster, but the story of how a lower-caste man from a village in India dropped out of school at 14 and became …

Women's News

Celebrity manicurists share their 11 favorite nail colors for fall

There's nothing better than a rocking new signature nail shade for fall, but finding the right color can be difficult, and weekly manicures get expensive.<p>TODAY Style is here to help! We asked celebrity manicurists to share their favorite nail colors to DIY a mani and make a statement this</i> …

We Worked Out with Jennifer Lopez's Trainer David Kirsch — And You Can Try Her Go-To Routine at Home

<b>What It Is:</b> A 32-minute express workout with celebrity trainer David Kirsch<p><b>Who Tried It:</b> Grace Gavilanes, PEOPLE.com associate editor<p><b>Level of</b> …

13 new books you'll want to curl up with this fall

Looking for the ultimate autumnal accessory? Try a good book.<p>Whether you’re relaxing by a fire or commuting to work, a great read is the perfect fall complement (besides chunky scarves and chic rain boots, of course).<p>From exciting thrillers to historical fiction to deeply personal memoirs, you’re …

Bhagavad-gita As It Is

• <b>Author:</b> His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda<p>The largest-selling edition of the Gita in the Western world, Bhagavad-gita As It Is is more than a book. It is alive with knowledge and devotion; thus it has the power to change your life for the better.<p>Bhagavad-gita is knowledge of five …

The 10 Best Movies of 2017 (So Far): ‘Logan,’ ‘Personal Shopper,’ and More

With no due respect to <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i>, this year’s been a bit of a letdown at the movies. And frankly, we’ve needed the two-hour …

Nicole Kidman

7 ways to cut 500 calories a day for weight loss

Losing weight is hard. Maintaining that weight loss is even harder. The science why one person can lose easily and another cannot is complex and individualized. However, there are some universal factors. Men tend to lose weight easier than women do, thanks to a higher muscle mass. The individual’s …

Drinking Fanta With Islamist Militants

Nairobi — During my first trip to Mogadishu, Somalia, on my last night in town, as I was packing up my things, someone unexpectedly knocked on my door.<p>It was the hotel manager, and at first I thought he had come to settle the bill, but he remained silent in the doorway in a way that caught me off …