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Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

How Long to Marinate Chicken (and All Meat) for Maximum Flavor

By Alex Delany<p>You're probably marinating your meat for too long. This is how long to marinate chicken, beef, and pork so that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>Marinating meat is like stretching. Stretching is important. You know, before going for a run or playing in your coed rec soccer league …

BBQ

39 Healthy Soup Recipes That Make Any Day Cozier

Cooking

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Online Education

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

5 hobbies that will make you smarter

Work is never enough.<p>We all need to have hobbies other than our work to add value to our lives.<p>Finding activities that are rejuvenating is important, because it helps us maintain a proper work-life balance.<p>To prevent mental and emotional burnout, we need to disrupt our routines with a spark of …

Science Explains How Writing Down Tiny Achievements Every Day Changes Our Brains

Most of us have a tendency to go through life noticing our mistakes. They often stand out to us like sore thumbs and they can be a cause for regret …

The Brain

10 Common Lightroom mistakes and how to avoid them

With great power comes great responsibility, and with an image catalog comes well, lesser responsibility, but a responsibility nonetheless. And we’ve …

The Cocktail Formula That You Need to Memorize Now

One easy formula, 9 cocktails.<p>There’s a simple structure behind all sours, from margaritas to mojitos. We tapped <b>Audrey Saunders</b> of NYC’s Pegu Club to come up with these ten classics, but consider this just your starting point. Once you memorize the (super-simple) formula, you can use it to mix up …

Juice

10 Science Fiction Books That Changed the Course of History

Many science fiction books imagine strange new worlds — but only a few science fiction books have actually changed the world we live in. A few …

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

UX Design

New Horizons: Countdown to Pluto

We're about to get our first ever close-up look at Pluto as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft closes in on the distant frozen world.<p>By Stuart Gary and …

5 Electric Motorcycles That Go the Distance (Literally)

Anyone interested in an electric vehicle has to consider the range factor. Though “range anxiety” has driven too much of the conversation about EVs, …

Motorcycles

Snapchat's CEO on the question he's asked the most: 'Why didn't you sell?'

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel came full circle on Friday when he gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California's Marshall School …

The (Definitive) #List of the 20 Greatest Day Drinks

An opinionated ranking prepared with much care, for fodder—or inspiration.<p>The mere fact we need to distinguish daytime drinking from regular drinking let's you know it's a little bit naughty. But there's nothing wrong with canceling everything and just deciding to start boozing at noon. (Or, even …

Alcohol

Three Trees House by DADA & Partners

DADA & Partners have designed a new home for a family in New Delhi, India.<p>The designer’s description<p>Set on a verdant land parcel dotted with large …

This Teenager's Bedroom Has A Built-In Bed And Storage For Almost Everything

Russian design firm INT2architecture, have created a contemporary bedroom for a 14 year old girl, that features a built-in bed with plenty of …

Beer and Cheddar Soup with Kielbasa Sausage

6 to 8 Servings<p>This rich and cheesy broth is satisfying on its own, but goes main course with the addition of seared kielbasa sausage. Recipe by Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. vegetable oil, divided<p>1 medium yellow onion, chopped<p>2 cloves garlic cloves, …

Sausages

Chicken Khao Soi

6 to 8 Servings<p>A simple curry paste gives this northern Thai–inspired soup surprising depth of flavor.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Khao Soi Paste<p>4 large dried New Mexico or guajillo chiles, stemmed, halved, seeded<p>2 medium shallots, halved<p>8 garlic cloves<p>1 2" piece ginger, peeled, sliced<p>¼ cup chopped …

New Mexico

Destiny - Exotic Loot Drops! [PART 1]

It's the Food, Stupid: 6 Thanksgiving Meals on Film

From "Scent of a Woman" to "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles," Thanksgiving's inimitable cocktail of family and tryptophan brings out the best (or, at …

How Chef Alex Bois Creates Some of the Country's Best Bread and Bagels

Chef Alex Bois is churning out some of the country's best bread and bagels. We get a look inside his process<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen*, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice</i> …

Bread

GTA 5 - Cell Phone Cheats Confirmed

Alien: Isolation is the Bravest Game of 2014

Opinion: Alien: Isolation changes the game.<p>There’s a moment in Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi classic Alien where Ellen Ripley screams out “you BITCH!” …

The 40 Preppiest Nicknames Ever

From the editors of TownandCountryMag.com, even if you weren't born with a preppy name, you can always adopt one of these nicknames.<p><b>For the girls:</b><p>BettinaBitsyBunnyCeceChaseyDedeEllieGigiHillyIzzyLivLuluMimiMissyMuffyPeachyPippaPollyPosieSissyTibbyTopsy<p><b>For the …

32 Genius Recipes for Thanksgiving

It's not too late to give this year's Thanksgiving menu a little genius boost. You can still take measures to save your turkey from overcooking, just by sprinkling salt on it ahead (peek at the 300+ comments and you'll see that this simple move will give you the best turkey you've ever tasted—even …

Cooking

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

Cooking

10 of PlayStation's Greatest Icons