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28 Documentaries To Watch If You're Not Normally Into Documentaries

There's something for everyone.<p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Here's how to turn off the new Instagram feature that blows your cover when you're online

Sometimes scrolling through your social media feed is more of an anti-social activity than it is about striking up a real-time conversation with a friend.<p>On Thursday, Instagram released a new feature that's going to make it a little more difficult to stay under the radar, as Instagram shared in a …

The 27 best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

Best restaurants in Chicago<p>1<p>Restaurants, Contemporary American<p>Alinea<p>Lincoln Park<p>Chef Grant Achatz’s three-Michelin-starred institution is a total …

Dining Rooms

Summer Reading: This Season’s Ultimate Fiction List

1/13<p>Courtesy of Random House LLC.<p><i>Red, White, Blue</i><p><b>By Lea Carpenter</b><br>Behind the summer-y patriotism of its title lies a heady espionage novel. (Author <b>Lea Carpenter</b> also co-wrote the screenplay for <i>Mile 22,</i> a film about the C.I.A.’s Special Activities Division directed by <b>Peter Berg,</b> out later this …

5 Reasons You Should Try DRINKING Baking Soda

11K Shares<p>Baking soda seems like a pretty low-key pantry item. In fact, most people have a box of baking soda in their fridge, freezer, pantry and …

Best Mexican restaurants in Chicago

Best Mexican restaurants<p>1<p>Photograph: Nick Murway<p>Restaurants, Mexican<p>Carnitas Uruapan<p>Lower West Side<p>At this tiny Pilsen storefront, regulars get …

Mexico

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

10 Best Book Club Books That Everyone Will Want to Read

One of the most common — and most forgotten — New Year’s Resolutions we all make is to read more. But between demanding jobs, happy hours, families, and Netflix queues, it often seems impossible to find the time. Which is where book clubs come in. I started a book club in 2010, and since then, …

Books

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think</i> was "one of the most important" he's ever read.<p>Like Bill Gates's all-time favorite book, Steven …

Bill Gates

A Tasty Task: Fertilizing Blueberries and Blackberries

By <i>Kimberly Toscano</i><p><i>Boost fruit production with timely fertilizer applications to your berry bushes.</i><p>Producing juicy berries is hard work. Plants …

7 Blooms You Can Plant Now to Bring on Spring

If you’re counting the days until you can get down and dirty bringing your garden to life, these first days of spring can be <i>rough</i>. It may not be full-on planting time in your neck of the woods yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get started. Whether it’s your first time or you’re just itching to …

Wildflowers

This Intense Butt-Burning Yoga Sequence Is Anything but Relaxing

Some types of yoga involve sitting effortlessly and breathing calmly, but this sequence is the complete opposite! These poses are intense and all target your tush, so while you're breathing vigorously, you'll be getting a major booty burn. Complete this 14-pose sequence on the right side and then …

Yoga

Chicago’s top brunch restaurants

Best Chicago brunch restaurants<p>1<p>Restaurants, Eclectic<p>Lula Cafe<p>Logan Square<p>Lula Cafe isn’t a vegetarian restaurant, but with dishes like a tofu-veggie …

Brunch

Must-try Italian restaurants in Chicago for pizza, pasta and more

Best Italian restaurants in Chicago<p>1<p>Photograph: Nick Murway<p>Restaurants, Italian<p>Osteria Langhe<p>Logan Square<p>Regional Piedmontese cuisine is Osteria …

Italy

When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

No one will deny that marriage is hard. In fact, there's evidence it's getting even harder.<p>Eli Finkel, a social psychologist at Northwestern University, argues that's because our expectations of marriage have increased dramatically in recent decades.<p>"[A] marriage that would have been acceptable to …

14 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>These …

Custom Couple Portrait, Couple Illustration, Family Illustration, Personalized Portrait, Anniversary Gift for Husband or Wife, Wedding Gift

This listing is for a custom hand illustrated full body portrait. The portrait is printed on 88 lb. matte heavy weight paper. Your illustration will be packaged in a clear cello sleeve and shipped to you in a rigid mailer to prevent bending.<p>- HOW TO PURCHASE –<p>1. Turnaround times vary, please be …

The 10 coolest Airbnbs in New York City

Best Airbnbs in New York<p>Photograph: Courtesy Airbnb<p>Soho Two-Bedroom With Private Terrace<p>A private terrace in Soho? Dreams really do come true. A …

Living Rooms

The beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet

By now, you’ve probably heard that fat is <i>not</i> a healthy eater’s kryptonite. Sure, we may have spent decades believing low-fat diets—usually filled …

Plant-o-Pedia: Silver Dollar Vine

Photo by Danae Horst for The Jungalow. Rad planter by Gopi Shah Ceramics.<p>When I first saw a Xerosicyos danguyi, or Silver Dollar Vine, I was at a …

How to Prepare a Successful Beef Wellington Layer by Layer - Chowhound

Beef Wellington is many things to many people: a showstopper centerpiece for special occasion dining, a rite of passage for an aspiring chef, the …

Bill Gates Just Delivered a Powerful Message to the Drug Industry

The 36th annual JPMorgan Healthcare conference is under way in San Francisco this week. The medical confab draws from the gamut of stakeholders in …

The Most-Beautiful Chicago Restaurants of 2017

Chicago restaurants enjoyed another big year in 2017. Some, though, are more about just the food and service. The following spots awe with stunning designs and beautiful décor. From the grandeur of <b>BLVD</b> to the lush scenery at <b>Beatnik</b>, these breathtaking spaces leave guests feeling like a million …

This is the body oil that Jenna Dewan Tatum calls “heaven in a bottle”

You know the saying, “When you love something, set it free?” Well, that’s what Jenna Dewan Tatum has done with her go-to body oil. (By publicly …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

The Best Books You May Have Missed This Year

Everyone wishes they had more time in the day to curl up with a good book. With so many great new releases in 2017, we can’t blame you if you missed some under-the-radar literary gems. As the temperatures drop and the holiday shopping madness begins, add these books to your list — we know you’ll be …

Books

The 50 Best Men’s Gifts Under $100

Anker Powercore+<p>With over 10 million sold so far, it’s no doubt this is one of the more popular portable chargers on the market. It features …

Headphones

25 Perfect Gifts for the Adventurer

12 Guys of Christmas<p>All adventurers share one trait in common. It may not be an addiction to adrenaline, or a tendency to book spontaneous …

Batteries