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Branding in the Age of Social Media

In the era of Facebook and YouTube, brand building has become a vexing challenge. This is not how things were supposed to turn out. A decade ago most companies were heralding the arrival of a new golden age of branding. They hired creative agencies and armies of technologists to insert brands …

Advertising

31 Alternative Noodle Recipes That Pasta Fanatics Will Love

Noodles make whipping up a quick meal easy and tasty—they require virtually no <i>Iron Chef America</i> skills since it’s just boil water, cook pasta, drain, …

Healthy Eating

Carrots + Nutmeg

Here's How Dietitians Actually Eat Healthy Without Going Broke

Two professional healthy eaters share their secrets for feeding yourself on a budget.<p>We also both like to eat. Scratch that... We <i>live</i> to eat. Our mission is to show that healthy eating can blow your taste buds away, and actually be super cheap. We solemnly swear.

Jessica Jones

Holiday family gathering survival guide: How to argue with your racist, Islamophobic uncle at Christmas dinner

Talking points to respond to Islamophobia, ISIS, anti-black racism, anti-immigrant myths, and homophobia<p>This year saw an explosion of racism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and violence. While there were some significant progressive victories in 2015, there were also many dangerous developments -- from …

Rights & Freedoms

The Easiest Strategies to Avoid Overeating

Listen, we’ve all been there. We’ve overindulged and lived to regret it. One too many glasses of wine and you feel like absolute garbage the next …

Fitness

Micellar Water as Face Wash: Does It Work? And 3 of Our Favorites

I've been on a mission to overhaul my skin care routine. It started out intense with scrubs, peels, and laser treatments, but now in skin rehab, I've put the brakes on harsh ingredients and products in exchange for gentler ones. And you know what? My skin has been really happy about it.<p>That's why I …

Skin Care

Join Greatist's 12-Day Glute Challenge

When summer rolls around, it’s hard to avoid the endless stream of workouts and diet plans designed to get you a perfect beach body. But we don’t …

Workouts

The 13 Basic Flavor Combos That Make Any Food Taste Amazing

Cooking without a recipe is the endgame when it comes to eliminating dinnertime stress. How great would it be to come home and know exactly which …

Food

The 16 most socially advanced countries in the world

The Social Progress Index is a metric that measures progress through fulfillment of basic human needs (rather than traditional indicators of economic …

World Economic Forum

14 Gorgeous Cookbooks You'll Actually Use

As great as Pinterest and Google can be for finding recipes, they'll never replace a cookbook. There's something about a collection of recipes that …

29 Recipes That Prove Clean Eating Can Be Easy and Delicious

Clean eating is one of those trendy terms people like to throw out there—and nobody really knows what it means. So we find ourselves asking if we can …

Healthy Eating

The 5 Basic Healthy Meal Formulas Everyone Should Know

Cooking a great meal off the top of your head is possible, and it can be done without any <i>Top Chef</i>-level skills. All you need are some …

Nutrition

Harvest Kale Salad

Less than 30 minutes<p>2<p>2 cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped into 1-inch cubes<br>• Sea salt<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper<br>• 2 …

Food

What to Do When Your Job Is Seriously Stressing You Out

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>Workplace stress is a serious subject. According to a survey from the American Psychological Association, more than one …

Wellness

What Tim Ferriss Does Every Morning

If there’s anyone who really earns the title of human guinea pig, it’s Tim Ferriss. In the process of researching his three best-selling books (<i>The</i> …

The Dating Advice You Need to Hear (From a Woman Who’s Interviewed 200+ Happy Couples)

We’ve all spent plenty of time asking friends, family, even the little voice in our head, “How will we know when we’ve found the one?” But Ellen …

Relationships

53 Healthy One-Pot Meals So You Spend Less Time Cleaning, More Time Eating

There are fast meals, and then there are one-dish meals. Most people love eating, quite a few enjoy cooking, but almost nobody gets their kicks from …

New Study Shares Secret to Winning and Keeping Millennial Customers | Inc.com

We all know that customer service is key to winning customer loyalty, referrals, and more--not to mention avoiding awful online reviews.<p>But what do Millennials want from customer service? Is it different from what their Baby Boomer parents want? Do Millennials want to be greeted with a smile and a …

Customer Service

40% of millennials get financial help from their parents

On my good days, I like to think of myself as an adult, independent from my parents.<p>Every morning, I lock the door of the apartment that I pay rent …

Personal Finance

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

29 Awesome First Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Sitting at a Bar

Why do first dates seem to be an endless cycle of grabbing drinks or (gasp!) dinner at bars and restaurants we’ve been to dozens of times before? …

Cotton Candy

We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted …

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Hotels

I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Hiding from robots while looking like a cyborg<p>You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.<p>Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this …

Virtual Reality

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Nutrition

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

The 15 Hottest American Cities For 2015

Rising prices in San Francisco will continue to push young hipsters out to Oakland. Queens will become the hot borough in New York City because of its affordable real estate and rich culinary scene. And Colorado's legalization of marijuana will bring a wave of tourism to Denver.<p>To compile this list …

Urban Design

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Online Education