Kim Jones

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This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Breakfast

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Nobel Prize

Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani's languorous nudes

Modigliani refused to paint his public lovers nude, though it’s quite possible that he became the lover of his models<p>“We fight against the nude in painting, as nauseous and as tedious as adultery in literature,” proclaimed the Italian Futurists in 1910. The nude was dead; the speeding car more …

Art

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Old-school painting meets cutting-edge animation: Loving Vincent is a rich visual feast

The cinematic experience continues to be dominated by digitally led projects and audiences who increasingly expect more and more technical …

Animation

Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War

On Monday, the retired four-star general and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly asserted that “the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War.” This was an incredibly stupid thing to say. Worse, it built on a long tradition of endorsing stupidity in hopes of making Americans stupid …

War

9 ways to stop dwelling

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Mindfulness

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

If You Show Empathy During a Hurricane, You Can Win Customers--But There's a Catch | Inc.com

Mother Nature has caused havoc the past few weeks. But when bad things happen, business leaders have an opportunity (and some may argue, a responsibility) to make a difference. When companies put profits aside for the sake of customer service, it will not go unnoticed.<p>Brands that managed to put …

Miley Cyrus

10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Prep Right Now

When it comes to meal prep, you usually focus first on dinner and then maybe lunch. That means all too often breakfast gets the shaft. Maybe you …

Neil Young is a Legend and He Gets to Do Whatever He Wants

With Young releasing the long-lost 'Hitchhiker,' we take a moment to appreciate the Greatest Living Rockstar and his incredible hot streak in the mid-70s.<p>After Neil Young left the beach in '74, and somehow made both <i>Zuma</i> and <i>Tonight's the Night</i> in '75, he recorded a little acoustic album in August of …

Whether you’re commuting, touring or competing we’ve sourced the perfect bikes, from entry-level through mid-range to high spec

Bicycles

6 Things You Can Do to Retire by 40, According to People Who Did It

Retiring by 40 might seem like a pipe dream to most people. But it’s surprisingly attainable if you apply the right knowhow and financial …

25+ Healthy Lunches That Are So Easy to Take to Work, It'll Make Your Head Spin

When you're rushing out the door in the morning, the last thing on your mind is packing a full lunch for yourself. We get that, and we've been there many times. Rather than grabbing fast food on your lunch hour, these healthy recipes will save you from eating something that might make you feel …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Jamaican Banana Bread

Ingredients:<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>3/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>1/2 teaspoon salt<br>1 cup granulated sugar<br>1/4 cup butter, softened<br>2 large eggs<br>1 1/2 cups …

These Skin-Care Products Are Pro-Approved — & All Under $20

If there's one thing we know about skin care, it's that it can get <i>very</i> pricey <i>very</i> fast. Most of us can't shell out $40 for a cleansing water, even if …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Meditation

26 Delicious Vegan Breakfast Ideas You'll Want To Wake Up For

What *do* vegans eat for breakfast, anyway?

Breakfast

20+ Hearty Acorn Squash Recipes Perfect For Fall and Winter

You've probably cooked plenty of butternut squash recipes, but what about when you want to try out something new? Enter the acorn squash. When cooked properly, acorn squash has a mellow sweetness and a rich texture that lends itself to a litany of other ingredients and flavors, like maple syrup and …

Healthy Eating

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

Do I need a will? How to write a last will and testament, DIY templates and when to prepare one.

Death. It’s unavoidable, at least for now. And though you may be young and healthy now, if you are older than 18, you’re an adult — so it’s time to …

The Sophisticated New Tile Trend We Can't Get Enough Of

I'm very into tile. I have favorite kinds of tile. I watch tile trends. I have joked about starting a blog called 'Tile Therapy', but it is not …

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came across …

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …