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The Genius 8-Minute Summer Side Dish

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The answer to bland green beans (and the question of side dishes)—all in 8 minutes.</i><p>In the interest of smoother weeknight meal-planning (and/or winging) and more carefree entertaining, …

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make | Inc.com

While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His online courses "Launching a Business …

Motivation

15 Minute Workout: No Weights Gym Workout Moves

Between work, grocery shopping, picking up dry cleaning, dinner plans, making it to the airport in time to catch a flight...there's hardly any easy time to spend an hour in the gym. When you finally DO get there, you just missed the last empty bike in spin class, or maybe that awesome yoga studio …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

23 places you should visit in 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel this year.

Northern Ireland

Angelina Jolie Just Gave a Major Speech About Women's Rights, and It Is Seriously Powerful

"There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free, and educated woman."<p>For years, Angelina Jolie has been using her sizable star power to speak up for change around the world. Just this week, the Oscar-winning actress took the stage with an impressive group of leaders to fight for …

Angelina Jolie

The Changes That Helped Me Drop 80 Pounds

<b>The Lifestyle</b><br>I've been overweight most of my life. I basically ate whatever I wanted and didn't exercise at all. For breakfast, I'd have a bagel, and lunch was either a deli sandwich or pizza. Besides choosing foods that weren't exactly low in calories, my biggest problem was overeating. I didn't …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Self-improvement

Dressing 9 to 5—What the Most Stylish Women Wear to Work: Art-Tech Startup Founder Alexandra Chemla

As founder of tech startup ArtBinder, a digital platform for galleries, artists, and collectors, **Alexandra Chemla’**s daily grind involves straddling two very different worlds. There’s the tech world that most of her team inhabits—practical, no-frills, and notoriously casual—and then there’s the …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Pretty in Pink: Spring at Somerset House

Somerset House, the grand arts center (and host to London Fashion Week), recently got that much more interesting with the opening of Spring, the …

Cheap and Used Versus the New Hotness: Why Buying a Cheap Camera is the Best Thing for Beginners

As a fairly established photographer, many beginners ask me what camera to buy to get started. What’s more important: body or lenses? Or is it the …

Cameras

Film Posters in France, 1930s – 1960s

Beginning in the early 20th century, major studios like Gaumont, Pathé Frères, and Paramount commissioned posters to advertise their films. They …

10 Style Tips to Look Instantly Slimmer

Street Style Star Tina Leung’s Guide to Hong Kong Beauty: The Best Acupuncturist, Manicurist, and More

As we consider our beauty look for next month’s Met Gala, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” it’s only natural that our gaze should travel East. For fresh and thematic inspiration, we plan on turning to stylist and blogger <b>Tina Leung,</b> who splits her time evenly between the fashion capitals of Hong …

Hong Kong

Why London’s Super-Chic New Chefs Are Opting for Food Rather than Fashion

It’s official: London is in the midst of a fashionable food revolution, as an increasing number of style-savvy young women are eschewing careers in design, modeling, and photography for independent culinary ventures, from hand-pressed nut milks, to runway-inspired baking and cool-yet-nutritious …

A Modern Guide to Eating and Drinking in London

Nowhere else do 200-year-old restaurants feel so buzzy, or avant-garde newcomers so classic. American expat Lauren Collins dines her way through the city, savoring the best of both worlds.<p><i>Nowhere else do 200-year-old restaurants feel so buzzy, or avant-garde newcomers so classic. American expat</i> …

England

The 38 Essential Restaurants in New York City, Winter 2018

It's time to update the Eater 38, an elite collection of restaurants from across the city that will satisfy the restaurant needs for locals and visitors alike: Find an NYC classic as well as a top-notch neighborhood restaurant, a barbecue spot as well as a natural wine destination.<p>Every quarter, a …

New York City

This grocery store in Berlin was designed for 100% package-free shopping

A packaging-free grocery store is environmentally sustainable but is it economically sustainable? Six months after opening Germany’s first zero-waste grocery store, Original Unverpackt is proving that shoppers are ready for a logo-free, packaging-free shopping experience.<p>With over 600 ingredients …

eCommerce

6 Stellar Outfit Ideas for Your Next Job Interview

Interviewing for a new gig and not sure what to wear? Never fear—we're coming to your rescue with inspiration from the spring runways. With these outfit ideas you'll be able to...

Clothing

Sunday Score: Shop the Best Fashion Finds on Sale at Cos

<i>Scouring through sales takes a lot of time and effort—but nothing pays off like finding the piece you laid eyes on months ago that was too pricey for</i> …

Clothing

These 7 apps can help you save money right away

But a number of apps are taking a swipe at making it a lot easier.<p>These smartphone apps will help you track your expenses and save lots of money.

Personal Finance

Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

Dessert

The 20-Something's Guide to Starting an Art Collection

And no, you don't need thousands of dollars.<p>Confession: I don't <i>really</i> have a minimalist aesthetic. (Have you seen these?) I just have bare white walls because I'm not a girl but not yet the Catherine de Medici-like patroness I always knew I'd become.<p>For those of us between Audrey Hepburn posters …

27 Home Decor Hacks Every Twentysomething Should Know

Throw your college posters away. Now.

Forget Chelsea—The 15 Brooklyn Art Galleries You Need to Know Now

Exhibitions<p>See which art spaces are shaking things up in the kale chip–eating borough.<p>,<p>Pioneer Works.<br>Photo: via Creativemornings.com<p>With Manhattan …

Welcome to Abuja Media

From Gucci to Coach, from New York's Chinatown to Walmart, we have all frequented the stores to get our handbags; the one for special occasions, the …

Watches