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These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Jamie Oliver

What You Should Know About Drinking Weed

What I learned from replacing my alcohol with cannabis elixirs for a week.<p>The first thing I did when I moved into my first grown-up apartment was get a boss-ass bar cart. It was Don Draper meets Drake—a vintage, copper-detailed, two-story jam with $40 bourbon and bottles of Santa Margarita Rosé for …

18 Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

Slow Cookers

18 Things I Want My Teenage Son To Know

As we wrap up another school year (7th and 11th grades), I can’t help but feel nostalgia, excitement, sadness and pride, all at the same time with my …

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Do You Have a Pull-Up Bar At Home?

A cheap and discreet piece of exercise equipment that I think everyone ought to have in their home is a pull-up bar and my reason for that may …

Workouts

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

The Subtle Nudges That Could Unhook Us From Our Phones

Enough. It's time. You've decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and …

8 Delicious Sheet Cake Recipes to Welcome Spring

Single layers have never looked and tasted so good.<p>Cake makes everything better—it’s just a fact. When you’re in a pinch and tasked with entertaining …

Food Hack: Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions Add Big Flavor to Any Meal

I’m always on the hunt for things that make it easy to add big flavor to dishes on the fly, and slow cooker caramelized onions do just that. Usually when I see a recipe calling for caramelized onions, I roll my eyes — who has 45 minutes to constantly stir just enough onions for the quarter cup you …

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

Where to Start Reading STAR WARS Books

The first <i>Star Wars</i> novel was published in 1976. In the decades since, dozens of books set in the galaxy far, far away have been released, stories for …

This At-Home Workout Combines HIIT and Yoga for the Ultimate Burn

This quick routine combines yoga and high-intensity interval training for a full-body burn.<p>If you’re trying to break free from a workout rut, this …

6 Reasons to Travel to Tuscany in the Winter

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to planning a winter getaway: Escape the frigid January to March temperatures and grey skies and …

Wine Tasting

These are the 3-star Michelin Restaurants in the US

Some of you might wonder what does the French tire manufacturer Michelin has to do with restaurants. Well, quite a lot. Since over a century ago, …

San Francisco

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

‘Morning Joe’ Is Spoofed With Special Cameos By Bill Murray and Fred Armisen in ‘SNL’ Cold Open

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> returns for its first episode of 2018 and of course, they had to poke fun at President Donald Trump's controversial 'shithole' …

10 Songs That Will Boost Your Confidence Into The New Year

Let's be real. We could all use a boost of confidence going into the new year. These songs can help with that.<p>January 13, 2018<p>Music is so powerful …

Traditional Spanish Paella

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To prepare the herb blend, combine the first 4 ingredients, and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare paella, combine water, saffron, and …

Recipes

Apparently Lots Of Families Have ‘Poop Knives’ And We Don’t Even Know How To Process This

Brace yourselves: the poop knife is coming<p>Life comes at you pretty fast. One minute you’re just happily going about your day, without a care in the …

Crunchy and Delicious Granola Recipe

"After searching for a healthier granola recipe, I tweaked a few to lessen the sugar. I use seeds instead of nuts due to allergies. Still very …

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

The Secret You May Be Missing for Gorgeously-Iced Christmas Cookies

<i>This article originally appeared on MyRecipes</i><p>You know those oh-so-perfectly iced sugar cookies that you (supposedly) can only find at bakeries, with …

Dessert

The Best Appointment-Only Tasting Experiences in Napa and Sonoma Wine Country

Now's the time to come back to wine country to show support for some of the best wineries in the world.<p>Some of the best experiences in Napa or Sonoma …

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad: The One Vegetarian Main to Serve

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad<p>Serves 8 to 10 as a main course<p>1 medium butternut squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes <br>1 large red …

Recipes

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

Understanding Mass Shootings And How To Prevent Them

Support the news<p>Since the Orlando shooting last week, politicians and community leaders have been asking how such a horrible shooting could happen …

Mass Shootings

The real-life objects that inspired Harry Potter

A new exhibition at the British Library in London has gathered together magical items from around the world to shed new light on JK Rowling and her Harry Potter universe.<p>If your childhood (or, indeed, adulthood) was a swirling world of Avada Kedavras and Marauder’s Maps, then the magical …

The Most Awesome, Crypt-Rocking, Scariest Ghost Stories for Halloween: Bram Stoker, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and More

From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.<p>Ghosts …