Lynn Brinton

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7 Crazy-Good Salad Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

Whether you made a resolution or ditched it all together, there's one universal aim we all have on our New Year's wish list, and that's to be …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

Far, far from Little House on the Prairie, Airbnb has a host of luxe cabins that range from a chic glass house in Canada to a jaw-dropping tree house in Brazil.

Healthy One-Pot Meals We Can't Live Without

Mild, firm-fleshed cod is cooked with a colorful mix of fingerling potatoes, sugar snap peas, and tomatoes in this delicate stove-top dinner.

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

33 Tricks That Make Presentations Memorable

A collection of shortcuts that will make your presentation easier to remember and thus more likely to drive the decision you want made.<p>In the past, I've explained in detail the dos and don'ts of slide-making as well as how to give great presentations. This post summarizes my very best advice for …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Consumer Reports: Don’t use spray sunscreen on kids

Many parents would tell you that spray-on sunscreen is one of the world’s greatest inventions. These cans of sunscreen that function similarly to spray paint make protecting little bodies from the sun’s harmful rays easy. In less than a minute mom can have a fidgety child’s body fully slathered in …

Delightful Modern Cottage Inducing a Warm Family Atmosphere in California

This charming modern cottage in Healdsburg, California, shelters an inspiring collection of open spaces perfectly suited for urban living. Known as …

The Theology of Rest: A Modern Sermon About Living with Presence in the Age of Productivity

<i>“Busy is a decision,”</i> a wise woman once once reminded us. I often think about how our modern obsession with productivity is blinding us to the fact that being productive can be the surest way of lulling ourselves into a trance of passivity, where we coast through our lives day after day after day, …

The Art of Looking: How to Live with Presence, Break the Tyranny of Productivity, and Learn to See Our Everyday Wonderland

For my book club collaboration with <i>The Dish</i>, Andrew Sullivan’s online oasis of intelligence and idealism, I had the pleasure of sitting down with cognitive scientist <b>Alexandra Horowitz</b> to discuss her immeasurably wonderful <b>On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes</b> (<i>public library</i>) — one of the best …

10 facts about Americans and public libraries

Technology and the internet are changing Americans’ reading habits and also their relationship with libraries. Half of Americans now own a tablet or …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Easy Summer Hairstyles for Hot Days

It was only a matter of time before heat and humidity became the new normal. Here, 18 summer-ready hairstyles that will make the transition a little chicer.<p>Think outside the top knot. These ten easy hairstyles will carry you through every possible outdoor barbecue, beach jaunt, and humid wedding …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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Chopped Lunch Salad Recipes

Chopped salads are popular lunch fare, as they're delicious and easy to eat, with a riot of flavor, texture, and color in each bite. Here, you'll find recipes featuring chicken, shrimp, pork, chickpeas, and canned tuna.<p>The colorful vegetables in this Greek salad are accented with Kalamata olives …

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Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out'

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>New media centers in libraries for teens aim to extend learning beyond classroom<br>• Learning labs reflect shifting role of library to community center of active learning<br>• Many teen learning labs include recording equipment, workshops, A/V production<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- On the third floor of the …

Libraries see light after years of cuts

When Louisiana eliminated state aid to public libraries in 2012, Mary Bennett Lindsey had one thought: "How are we ever going to keep those computers going?"<p>Lindsey is director of the rural Audubon Regional Library—three small branch libraries and a 10-year-old bookmobile that serve 30,000 …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Mandela and the Politics of Forgiveness

In 1966, Senator Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town. He began by stating that he was there to talk about a country settled by the Dutch, which fought a bloody war of independence, and had then become an international pariah for its treatment of black people. He …

How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year

Until the age of 21, I had several New Year's resolutions to learn Spanish that never panned out. After I graduated university (as an electronic …

Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a …

How to Break Through a Career Impasse

Many of the successful managers and professionals who come back to business school at mid-career are looking for more than honing their leadership skills. Many are stuck in their careers. They’re looking for direction and support for the changes they long to make in the near future. But, their …

TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …