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The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

North Carolina

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 34 Quotes on Creativity from the World's Most Inspirational Leaders.

To be successful, you've got to think outside the box.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to have a unique and different idea -- something that makes you stand out from the rest. Of course, discovering that one thing that …

18 Books to Read Before College (Or Long After)

Throughout history, college has served not only as preparation for professional life, but also as a period of intense personal growth. It’s often the …

Mushroom and Pancetta Soup Recipe - Chowhound

Inspired by the simple yet satisfying soups common in Japanese cuisine, this recipe uses some of our homemade pancetta for an untraditional but …

Soup

The Ingredient That's About to Change the Way You Bake

I once worked in a basement kitchen that could drop down to 50° F in winter, chilling cookie doughs and cake batters to the extent they couldn’t be creamed. As a workaround, I often warmed my sugar in a low oven to knock off the chill, bringing it up to about 70° F. One day, sidetracked by a series …

Dessert

How to: Making your own healthy salad dressings

Long gone are the days of hearty soups, stews, and roasted root vegetables that kept our souls warm and our bellies nourished all winter long. Spring …

Healthy Eating

7 Broccoli Recipes That Prove It's Way More Than a Boring Side Dish

Whether broccoli is your favorite veggie or the one you still avoid, there's no denying it's usually an afterthought in most recipes. Sure, steaming …

Pam Lost 121 Pounds in a Year — Here's How

Pam didn't grow up with the healthiest of habits, and that ended up contributing to significant weight gain over time. At her heaviest, Pam was 240 pounds. She had her epiphany after a moment of deep embarrassment and regret at an amusement park in 2014, and it reminded her of a promise she made to …

50 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes That Anyone Can Make

No matter who you are, there are some nights when getting dinner on the table is a struggle. We all have our favorite go-to pasta meals for busy nights, and a roast chicken always hits the spot. But sometimes our usual recipes can get boring, and we’ve got to look elsewhere for dinner inspiration. …

8 Summer Foods That Will Help You De-Bloat Fast

Watermelon is your new best friend.<p>Getty Images<p>No matter how ab-tastic the workout or uber-healthy the diet, bloating happens to the best of us. And while that's totally natural and usually NBD, the last time we checked wearing Spanx to the beach wasn't a thing.<p>While it can be difficult to pinpoint …

5 Chocolate Cake Recipes That Really Are "The Best"

We've come across dozens and dozens of chocolate cake recipes out there that claim to be the <i>best. O</i>r the most amazing, most perfect — you get the …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, you're really not getting a well-rounded diet of books.<p>Scientific research and much admired leaders …

Literature

10 foods that can help prevent diabetes

Diabetes is an epidemic in the United States, with about 29 million people who have it, another 8 million who are undiagnosed and 86 million who are considered pre-diabetic, according to the American Diabetes Association.<p>Type 2 diabetes, the most common form, is a disease in which the body’s cells …

Gougères Are the Smartest Stress-Free Appetizer

Do you love cheese and light, fluffy bread? That's a silly question. Cheesy bread is one of the most satisfying combinations we know — especially …

mashed potatoes

Yes, you can eat your way to beautiful skin. Here's how

Stress, dehydration and a poor diet can wreak the sort of havoc on your skin that no $150 crème or serum is going to fix.<p>However, you can help boost the clarity and radiance of your skin by making a few small shifts in your daily routine and eating habits, says celebrity nutritionist Kimberly …

Skin Care

Today in Science: Do This "Easy" Exercise Once a Week, Boost Your Mood by 50%

As yoga teachers everywhere are wont to repeat, unfurling your mat is akin to finding your own personal oasis: Yoga is a time for focusing solely on</i> …

Want to lose weight? Eat MORE!

So if you like irony, here’s one for you. A great route to weight loss may actually be to eat MORE! Of course, this statement does come with some …

Tip: The Most Filling Foods

The best foods for losing fat are the ones that fill you up the most and keep hunger at bay. Here's the list.<p>How All Diets Work<p>There are obviously …

The Brunch Recipes That Make Weekends Great

Because breakfast shouldn't be restricted to the early hours.<p>Many say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and while that <i>might</i> be true, brunch is hands down the best meal of the day. It’s a shame we don’t get to have it every day. That’s why when you do get to partake in the …

Breakfast

8 Low-Sugar Cocktails That Aren't Vodka Soda

Let's get something out of the way right off the bat: Alcohol can be part of a healthy lifestyle, but alcohol itself isn't exactly healthy. Protein, …

As A Highly Sensitive Person, I Must Have Time Alone. Every. Single. Day. To Recharge

For the first eight years of parenting, I was a full-time stay-at-home mom. I worked very part-time, as a breastfeeding counselor and lactation …

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

Healthy Eating

Taste Beyond The Tongue

You Have to See the Coffee Cake That’s Going Viral on Reddit

Though we don’t totally understand the intricacies of Reddit, it has alerted us to some pretty fascinating trends. First, there was the genius …

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

How to Get Amazing Skin Without Trying Too Hard or Spending Too Much

Navigating the world of skincare is tough—we all have different ailments and, naturally, varying budgets. So rather than suggest another serum that …

28 Vegetarian Sources Of Protein That Will Keep You Feeling Full And Satisfied

No meat, no problem.<p>A little context: The USDA recommends that women between the ages of 19 and 30 on a 2,000 calorie-per-day diet eat 46 grams of protein a day, and for men of the same age, 56 grams protein per day. A table of exactly how much protein you need for your age and body can be found …

Healthy Eating

9 gorgeous plants to incorporate into your home

Having plants in your home is good for plethora of reasons. They are not only beautiful to look at but are also great for purifying the air. Plants …

How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

Psychology

Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity

AKA how to not get bored after two days of leftovers.<p>Raise your hand if you pin a dozen recipes to meal prep but never <i>actually</i> end up cooking any of them. Okay, I can't see your hands, but it's a common problem that I can relate to. In 2017 I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan that relied …

Cooking