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8 Real-Life Ways to Put Organizing on Autopilot

Surprisingly, it's what you add to a room that can change your bad habits for good.<p>It's obviously not your desire, capability, or common sense that prevents you from finally decluttering your home — it's the effort that's often the major roadblock. Here's how to change your habits and organize your …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Billionaire Offers Global Impact Tips, And Some Will Surprise You

Ranked #369 on the Forbes list of billionaires, Shari Arison is passionate about doing good business–and she means good.<p>Her bestselling book <i>Activate Your Goodness</i> shared her take on the impact of doing good on people. Her new book, <i>The Doing Good Model</i>, provides a thoughtful look at 13 values that …

Entrepreneurship

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules to Grilling the Perfect Burger

This is an entirely preventable state of affairs. Any chimpanzee can grill a steak or a burger. All it takes to transform you from a backyard Charlie Manson into a world-class grillmeister is a bit of technique and a trick or two. Incorporate these steps into your grill game and I guarantee you’ll …

Tools of the Trade: What You Really Need in Your Kitchen

As you stroll through your local mall, you may someday be tempted by the siren call of such seductive purveyors of kitchenware as Williams-Sonoma or Sur La Table. Heck, even the housewares section of your favorite Target will beckon and whisper nowadays. Abandon hope, all ye who enter here! Your …

Gullibility

Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training

Photo Credit: brucewill03 via Compfight cc<p>Over the last few months, I've been trying to learn German. In my head, I have fantasies of walking the streets of Berlin speaking fluently with citizens and fitting in seamlessly.<p>Unfortunately, fluency on day seven of a new language isn't likely. In fact, …

Exercise

11 Steps to Save $134,987

<b>Save Money on a Split</b><br>If you're getting divorced, we're sorry she betrayed you. But if you can convince your soon-to-be ex to agree to use a mediator instead of a lawyer to work out the details, you'll save at least $5,000 and lots of suffering. Look in the yellow pages under "Divorce mediation" or …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

<b>2. Flaxseeds</b><br>Rich in protein and fiber, these little seeds offer a payload of omega-3 fatty acids, which erase spots and iron out fine lines in the skin. <i>The British Journal of Nutrition</i> reported that participants in one study who downed about half a teaspoon of omega-3s daily in 6 weeks experienced …

6 Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

<i>By Kristin Canning</i>, SELF<p>Looking for a new summer workout? This plan, created by trainer Rose Wetzel, a professional Spartan obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete will prepare you for common obstacles. But even if you aren't planning to sign up for a race, these six moves will tone your body -- and …

Workouts

EWG's Dirty Dozen Report Lists The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2015

One of the most common reasons to eat more organic produce is to avoid harmful chemicals used in growing your food. Pesticides have been linked to developmental problems in children, and may act as carcinogens or throw off the endocrine system, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. …

Vegetables

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

12 Habits Of People Who Never Get Tired

If you've ever wanted to be <i>that</i> person -- the one with seemingly limitless amounts of energy throughout the day, the one who's never been accused of "looking tired," the one who's never uncaged a primal-sounding yawn in the middle of a meeting -- you're going to have to adopt some healthy …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

These Are the Best Onion Rings You'll Ever Make at Home

<i>By Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>Photo by Ditte Isager<p>Most of the foods we loved in our youth are forgettable when you really think about it. Eating Bagel Bites is like struggling to chew off damp pieces of cardboard. Lunchables were clearly dreamed up by a branding genius that made kids think it was cool …

Why Every Man Should Lift Weights

Now, imagine that muscle gone. No biceps, no triceps-only a jiggly mass of skin and fat covering your bones from your shoulder down to your fingertips. That 5 pounds of muscle is about the same amount most men lose between the ages of 24 and 50. And that number doubles by the time they're 60. In …

Steak and Spinach Bibimbap! Enjoy the authentic flavor of Korean bibimbap without fussing yourself in the kitchen!!! RECIPE: http://www.beyondkimchee.com/steak-and-spinach-bibimbap-2/

Dak Galbi, spicy Korean chicken and rice cakes

There are two things in life that are almost impossible to bring back to their original status.<br>One; the soggy noodles in the soup<br>Two; a boyfriend who …

Korean Food

Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

Cooking

The Best Bacon to Eat

<b>WINNER</b><p>The Baron of Bacon<p>VANDE ROSE FARMS ARTISAN APPLEWOOD-SMOKED BACON<br>$65 FOR 60 OZ, FOODORO.COM<p>The pork is from Duroc pigs, prized for their tender meat. Our tasters praised the "nutty, fruity" flavor. This stuff comes at a cost, but it's cheaper per ounce than others we tested.<p><b><br>RUNNER-UP …

The Untold Story Of Shake Shack’s $1.6 Billion Branding

For the first time, Pentagram tells the story of building Shake Shack’s branding from the ground up.<p>Last week, Shake Shack went public in an IPO that ballooned to $1.6 billion–cementing the brand’s journey from a one-off boutique stand in New York’s Madison Square Park to a multinational burger …

Graphic Design

Korean Spicy Marinated Pork With Chilies and Kimchi (Jaeyook Kimchi Bokum) Recipe

There are too many great meat dishes in the Korean canon to pick a favorite, but this one of stir-fried marinated pork with kimchi is definitely in my top five. Easy to make, it features thin strips of pork shoulder in a spicy-sweet blend of Korean chili paste, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Burger Cupcakes Recipe

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

The Bodyweight 300 Challenge

Perform 100 reps of each exercise in any order as quickly as you can without rest. You don’t have to do all 100 reps in a row—you might do 20 squats, move on to 10 pushups, do 30 situps, do another 20 squats, and so on.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the exercises. Durkin completed this …

How to Get a Cardio Workout While You Lift | Men's Health

(If you're looking for an entire program that will melt fat and build muscle, you must try <i>The Get Back in Shape</i> <i>Workout.</i> The DVD program contains six 30-minute, gut-busting routines.)<p>And unlike slow-and-steady running, a cardio workout completed at a furious pace can speed your metabolism for hours …

The Lung-Busting Cardio Drill That Won't Hurt Your Ankles, Hips, or Knees

Your feet never leave the floor, but your heart rate will be through the roof<p>Your feet don't have to leave to floor to get a good cardio workout. "Too many people skip cardio because they have joint problems," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Body Weight Cardio Burners</b> DVD. "But running, …