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17 Recipes That Turn the Humble Chicken Drumstick Into Something Special

It's my belief that the (meat-eating) world is split into two groups of people: those who will turn their nose up at anything except boneless white …

Cooking

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Self-help

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Weight Loss

How your body fights back when you diet

Diets do not work.<p>The scientific evidence is clear as can be that cutting calories simply doesn't lead to long-term weight loss or health gains.<p>We suspect most dieters have realized this by now too. And yet, here they are again, setting the same weight loss goal this year that they set last …

Holistic Medicine

The Trump SoHo hotel will lose its 'Trump,' but in New York there are plenty more

In New York City you can't go too far without seeing the five letters: Trump. Sometimes, it's TRUMP.<p>Start at the flagship Trump Tower, on Fifth Avenue, walk one block west and two blocks north, and you'll reach the luxury residential buildings of Trump Parc and Trump Parc East.<p>Head about the same …

Gmail's Priority Inbox and this search trick will fix your email headache

There's no shortage of ways to manage your email, but if you use Gmail, here's a one-two punch that'll quickly clean up your inbox.<p>The crux of our …

14 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Is there an anti-inflammatory diet?<p>Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response; without it, we can't heal. But when it's out of control—as in …

Nutrition

Sonoma and Napa Wineries Damaged by California Wildfires: Updated List

As the California wildfires continue, with Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties being the hardest hit, the focus of authorities rightfully remains on …

How to Help Support North Bay Fire Victims

Napa and Sonoma County fires have burned an estimated 200,000 acres, 5,700 homes and businesses, and claimed at least 42 lives. As firefighters reign in the devastation, the question, overwhelmingly, has become how to help. Here are some suggestions for just that: How to ensure that wineries, …

Wine

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Here’s how Tesla uses its giant batteries to power small islands

Puerto Rico's 3.5 million residents lost power after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 store, destroyed the island's electric grid. It may take six months before Puerto Rico can repair the power grid, leading the government to consider other remedies in the interim.<p>Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello …

20 Hearty Soup Recipes for Fall Lunches & Dinners

Is soup the perfect lunch? It's a convenient make-ahead meal, and it brings a touch of home to your desk with its warm nourishment. But there's just …

Cooking

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

Notepads

How to Do the Splits

3 Pilates Moves for Bikini Abs

As the weather gets beachier and beachier (or, if you're like me and live a gajillion miles away from a beach—poolier and poolier), the possibility of having to wear a bathing suit goes up by about 97 percent. So if you want to prep your midsection for sun exposure, add this series of ab-blasting …

Workouts

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Starbucks’ green mermaid may reside in all 50 states, but part of what makes this country so special is the distinctness of each state in the union. …

The science of why coffee is good for you

Caffeine is the most commonly-used psychoactive drug in the world, and most people get their daily caffeine fix by drinking coffee.<p>However, because the caffeine in coffee can affect blood pressure, heart rate, and brain activity, researchers weren't always sure if coffee was actually healthy.<p>In …

Colossal Equifax Data Breach: What 143 Million People Might Want to Do Now

Equifax (EFX) said Thursday a new data breach might have impacted 143 million Americans.<p>The credit reporting firm discovered the breach on July 29. …

5 Ways to Focus at Work, from an Executive Who’s Struggled with ADHD

By nature, I’m messy and disorganized — and my mind can be too. I have trouble sustaining attention on just about anything.<p>In grade school, this meant I didn’t do well in classes. In college, it meant that I largely blew them off and spent most of my time partying. (When you’re at a party, no one …

The biggest divide on climate change is among the most highly educated

Many people concerned about climate change assume that eventually, the growing weight of facts will persuade those who dismiss humans’ role in the problem to think again. Surely, the theory goes, the plentiful evidence will eventually make any naysayer understand the severity of the situation.<p>But …

Critical Thinking

A Beginner's Guide to Sake - Chowhound

Well, this is embarrassing. I’ve spent the better part of the last five years building a career as a sommelier, studying wine as well as key …

Alcohol

How to make your legs smooth - the best moisturisers

Whatever your method of hair removal, be it salon wax, shaving in the shower or epilating in front of the TV, there’s the issue of keeping that smooth, hair-free skin soft, supple and moisturised. As with our faces the skin on our body needs to be pampered, and knowing the best moisturiser for your …

Skin Care

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Get your own corner of the Web for less! Register a new .COM for just $9.99 for the first year and get everything you need to make your mark online — …

10 Companies Changing The Way We Use Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi has been introduced 18 years ago and changed the way we access information. It enabled rapid technological progress and created dozens of opportunities.<p>However, with great benefits, always comes great responsibilities and threats. The absence of network connection, security breaches and …

Wi-Fi

How Scientists Preserved a 440-Pound Blue Whale Heart

When a whale dies, it becomes a rotting feast for birds and sharks. If it ever happens to reach shore, it’ll likely be in terrible shape. Lucky for …

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Self Control