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7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter, and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

Can This Cargo Scooter Replace Bikes–Or Even Cars–For Short Commutes?

Would you scoot with your groceries?<p>If she needs to carry something heavy home in her Paris neighborhood, Alix Armour doesn’t drive. She just straps everything–even a Christmas tree during the holidays–to her kick scooter. Unlike most scooters, it has a cargo rack.<p>On a recent trip to Berlin, she …

Christmas Trees

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

17 Unconventional and Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Not gonna lie, last month’s birthstone roundup of stunning Aquamarine engagement rings set the bar pretty high. But April’s birthstone, the much-loved diamond, is proving it means nothing but business when it comes to gorgeous non-traditional engagement rings. Though these brilliant gems may seem …

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Child Is To Make Them Do Chores. Seriously.

<i>These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host, on Quora.</b><p>Q: What are the most …

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique. Here are ten book-to-movie …

Super Bowl ads: the very best and the very worst

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities<p><b>T-Mobile featuring Drake</b><p>Drake’s just a natural pitchman. That smile. Those pearly white teeth. That turtleneck. He looks like he should be …

Advertising

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Looking to make changes? We sifted through this year's new releases, eliminated anything superficial or silly and discovered a few practical, illuminating techniques.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

Self-improvement

The Dystopian Books That Put A Fresh Spin On The Old Genre

Because you love "The Hunger Games" but want more.<p>If popular fiction books are to be believed, the world as we know it is definitely ending, and soon -- the only question is when, and how.<p>A firm belief in an eminent doomsday isn’t the only thing that keeps people reading dystopian fiction, of …

Books

The 10 Best White Paint Colors

A white wall is timeless. Depending on the room, it can read as classic or contemporary; depending on the tint, it can read as warm or cool; and ultimately it is the perfect backdrop in just about any space. No longer relegated to rental spaces or just molding, white paint is taking center stage in …

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

New year, new TBR pile.<p>Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial …

My Favorite Books of 2015

"A room without books is like a body without a soul." ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero<p>I am a book lover. I love being surrounded by stacks and stacks of books, both read, and unread. I adore walking into someone's home and scanning their bookshelves and get giddy when I see familiar titles. I carry at least …

20/20 Diet: What Is It And Will It Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

<b>The Diet's Claim to Fame</b><br>The 20/20 Diet consists of eating 20 specific power foods that take a lot of energy to break down, which may increase your body's calorie burn rate and keep you fuller longer, says Ashvini Mashru, R.D., author of <i>Small Steps to Slim</i>.<p>In addition to providing eating regimes and …

If you pick one vitamin, make it this one

A pharmacy wall stocked with vitamins can be overwhelming to scan. So if you could incorporate only one into your routine, which should it be?<p>We put this question to Dr. Arielle Levitan and Dr. Romy Block, who penned "The Vitamin Solution: Two Doctors Clear the Confusion About Vitamins and Your …

Egg Drop Soup (Better than Restaurant Quality!) Recipe

"After many many trips to different Chinese restaurants looking for a good bowl of egg drop soup, I decided to take it upon myself to create what I …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

This year, most of the best stories I read came in small-ish packages. Many books that were either big in size — like Garth Risk Hallberg's over-900-page opus, City on Fire,and Jonathan Franzen's 500-plus page Purity — ended up being just "OK." The same, in my opinion, went for some books that …

Books

A teacher perfectly explained what teachers do all day

In a speech at a Campaign for America's Future event, National Education Association president and teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia gave a rousing explanation for what the teaching profession entails.<p>After starting the speech by saying teachers needed to educate politicians on what the typical teacher …

Teaching

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

The Secret To Danish Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of "hygge."<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and</i> …

Happiness

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher

Ofsted has its own ideas about outstanding lessons, but what young people love about teachers is quite different<p>The perfect teacher. In Ofsted’s eyes, that probably means exemplary lesson plans and 30 immaculately marked books with targets for improvement. But, as a 16-year-old, I’m not sure I …

Teaching

POD Tents Provide You a Modular Camping Tent System

Have you remembered camping doughnut camping tent? It’s pity that the modular camping tent is just a design concept, so we found POD tents that …

Camping

Cornershop salad ideas for your lunchbox

One of the benefits of making your own lunch – cost-cutting aside – is that it lets you control what you’re eating. When we buy lunch out, more often than not, we end up with something that’s not what we really want, because it’s what’s on offer. Steering clear of the array of artisan baguettes …

Spices

Why teenagers need quality time with their parents more than toddlers do

With a study suggesting that the only stage at which the quantity of time parents spend with their offspring really matters is during adolescence, Anna Tyzack investigates the pros and cons of the new 'teen maternity leave'<p>Five weeks after giving birth to me, my mother returned to her office job. …

Parenting

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Lunch recipes for your bento box

<b>If you’re a committed packed-luncher, like us, chances are your mum, or a well-meaning soul, will have given you a bento box. You may also have ignored it in favour of filling an empty Carte D’Or container with pasta salad. Forget sculpting panda faces out of rice and sesame seeds, here’s some</b> …

Soysauce

Family ‘glamping’ by Yellowstone park

Wooed by down-covered beds, a family is converted to luxury camping.

Yellowstone National Park