Kara Norman

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Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is possibly the best complement to fresh, seasonal greens.<p>Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that …

Food

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

There’s a $23 adapter that turns any speakers into wireless speakers

Are you thinking about upgrading your old wired home audio system with a wireless system so you can stream music from Bluetooth devices like iPhones, …

Tech Trends

A Designer’s Dream Hotel

From gel pens and dotted notebooks to transparent toothbrushes and perfectly tailored shirts, MUJI has been an integral part of my life and many …

Swatches Color Picker iOS App

Swatches, a free color picker app for the real world!Andrew Campoli, an independent iOS developer and designer has recently launched his latest …

iOS Apps

Stressed About 2018? Here's a Journaling Trick That Will Help You Write Out a Successful Future | Inc.com

Looking ahead to 2018 may not fill you with much optimism if your startup hasn't been doing as well as you hoped. If you fear the worst scenario is yet to come, you'll enter the new year feeling anxious about the uncertain future.<p>Uncertainty and negativity bias feed into each other. The less …

Self-help

Sweden’s Ice Hotel Reveals This Year’s Incredible Art Suites Carved from Ice and Snow

The iconic ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, just 200km north of the Arctic Circle, has once again unveiled its annual art suites. As well as being the world's first and largest hotel made from ice, the frozen kingdom has become famous for exhibiting incredible, fully functional art suites every …

Anker’s waterproof LED tactical flashlight drops to $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>AnkerDirect via Amazon currently has its 1,300 Lumen rechargeable tactical flashlight on sale for <b>$39.99 shipped</b> when you use …

Cree

Jaw-Dropping Video Mashup Shows How Truly Incredible Humans Can Be

Set your faces to stun.<p>If you’ve been hardened by humanity’s behavior over the last year, this video will help pierce the stone armor encasing your heart.<p>The producers behind the YouTube channel People Are Awesome, a collection of astounding clips of human beings performing incredible feats, have …

Mashups

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Happiness

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of atoms act …

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

Wisdom Quotes, Letting Go, Letting Happiness In

A fun creative course, blending self-help and film, that will help you <b>let go of the past</b>, feel free and happy <b>in the present</b>, and <b>create a fulfilling</b> …

Sometimes People Don’t Say Sorry—Why It Pays to Forgive Nonetheless

<b>“Without forgiveness life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.” ~Roberto Assagioli</b><p>When I was a little girl, I used to …

Positive Thinking

Put Down Your Phone: Why Presence Is the Best Gift You’ll Ever Give

<b>“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The only thing worse …

How Working 7-Hour Days Changed My Life

About a month ago, I rode exactly 12 subway stops past my own. I bring this up not to brag about how well traveled I am, or for the sake of …

These Protein-Rich Bean Soups Are Just Begging to Be Your Dinner

As far as we're concerned, legumes are powerhouse health foods: they're fibrous so they fill you up for longer, they're full of protein so they fuel …

Healthy Eating

Vangard (printed matter)

The corporate identity for the law firm Vangard uses <b>Skolar</b> and <b>Calibre</b>, the colour yellow, and black-white illustrations to great effect. The identity …

Brand Identity & Graphic Design: First Edition of Synergy Event

We are taking a look at this prestigious brand identity and graphic design for the first edition of the Synergy event. Designed by Portugal-based …

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Healthy Eating

These 31 Questions Will Break the Ice with Absolutely Anyone: a Hollywood Star, a Head of State, the CEO or the Cute Person Sitting Next to You on the Train | Inc.com

It's your lucky day. You won the big game or gave a stellar performance or saved the puppy from the fire. And to honor your accomplishment, now you're being introduced to someone special and famous, and you're going to have a chance to have a private conversation with him/her.<p>Or, you board the …

Celebrity Gossip

Lake View House / grupoarquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept of the house are two volumes intersected by a vestibule space and stairs, all spaces have …

The World's Most Beautiful Built-In Bookcases

Bookcases are always beautiful, because they're full of books. But this post is devoted to bookshelves that are especially beautiful, and the shelves …

Living Rooms

50 hours of nature sounds to bring you joy and awe

<b>BBC Earth has launched five 10-hour "visual soundscape" videos after research finds that nature footage boosts bliss.</b><p>There has been so much research …

Your Caprese Salad Doesn't Need Tomatoes

Swap tomatoes for fruit like figs and peaches this summer.<p>Confession: <b>I hate raw tomatoes</b>. It's something about the seedy, watery texture and the acidic flavor that just doesn't work for me. They're fine when they're cooked—roasted, blitzed into tomato sauce, or in soup primed for grilled cheese …

Food

Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study Reveals

It doesn't matter how big or small your acts of generosity are, they result in a warm glow in parts of your brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re doing someone a simple favor or buying a gift for a friend, small acts of kindness can go a long way.<p>In a …

Happiness

The Winners Of 2017’s A’ Design Award & Competition Have Just Been Announced, And They’re Genius

The A’ Design Award & Competition is a magnet for creativity, and every year the contest attracts thinkers and inventors from all over the globe. The …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …