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Starting April You Can Travel by Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

The United Kingdom doesn't exactly have a large land mass when you compare it to the likes of North America, but you may be surprised to hear that a …

Trains

5 ways to spend less (and see more) in Amsterdam

Many people come to Amsterdam intent on visiting every landmark they’ve ever heard about from friends, family, classroom history, and their <i>Lonely</i> …

European Travel

Everything You Need To Know About Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a big job (even if you have a tiny kitchen!), so it makes sense that you'd have a lot of questions about the process. …

Home Improvement

12 Hearty Meals with Lentils

Dried lentils are one of the very best pantry staples. No matter which variety you prefer, lentils are wonderfully versatile. They know no season, …

The simple packing math that means you never, ever need to check a bag

Quick: think of a short list of the most frequent-traveling people that you know. Whether that list is full of frequent flying points-chasers who are well-acquainted with in-flight mimosas or budget backpackers who spend most of their time in coach, I’m willing to bet they have one thing in common: …

Backpacking

These Slip-on Sneakers Are the Most Comfortable Travel Shoes

Right now, I’m traveling the world for a year via Remote Year — a program that's enabling me to live in a different country each month spanning …

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate

Stop wasting time with candidates reciting their resume. Change the interview game with this one simple question.<p>Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to …

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something – anything – to make for dinner, and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the followup question: is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Travel the Scottish Highlands on Budget

Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand and the UK – what do these countries all have in common? Nature, good food and booze! But there is also the heavy …

Italian Ricotta Ring Cake (Ciambella alla Ricotta) – Traditional Recipe

This ricotta ring cake is extremely easy-to-make and it is similar to yogurt cake. Italians usually enjoy It at breakfast, or as an afternoon snack. …

The forgotten art of squatting is a revelation for bodies ruined by sitting

Sentences that start with the phrase “A guru once told me…” are, more often than not, eye-roll-inducing. But recently, while resting in <i>malasana</i>, or a deep squat, in an East London yoga class, I was struck by the second half of the instructor’s sentence: “A guru once told me that the problem with …

Exercise

Restaurants in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is so rammed with restaurants that decision fatigue can easily threaten the quality of your dinner. But rest easy: we’ve compiled a …

England

The 9 Best Gifts for 11-Year-Old Boys to Buy in 2017

Everyone knows that boys can be a bit difficult to buy for and when they’re pre-teenager, well, now you’re talking about a true gift giving …

15 Memes About Making Mom Friends That Are Hilariously Relatable

“I see you have created a tiny human. I, too, have done this.”

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

Yoga

Here's How Flaxmeal Can Help With Weight Loss

Flaxseed is one staple you should definitely have in your kitchen. Aside from one tablespoon of flaxmeal offering your daily recommended dose of omega-3s, find out how these little seeds can help you lose weight.<p>Healthy Fats<p>Flaxmeal is a great source of omega-3s, which can reduce inflammation and …

Should Patients With Dementia Be Able To Decline Spoon-Feeding?

People who abhor the thought of being kept alive with feeding tubes or other types of artificial nutrition and hydration have, for years, had a way out: They could officially document their wishes to halt such interventions using advance directives.<p>Even patients diagnosed with progressive dementia …

Dementia

Best tips for staying safe while travelling solo

I went to Iraq in 2011, was at the Essakane Music Festival outside of Timbuktu in 2013 (in my defence, Bono was there too), and hung out with a few …

Where To Travel When You're Single & Over 30

You’re forgiven if the phrase “singles travel” sends a shiver down your spine. The words conjure images of cougars prowling on cruises and unruly …

Travel

6 Best Apps for Solo Female Travelers

For women travelling solo, there are more than a few lady-specific questions and concerns that standard, on-the-go apps like Google Maps or Google …

9 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Traveling Solo

I’m a huge proponent of travel, regardless of parameters. Whether domestic or international; via a backpack, or with a big budget, traveling offers …

An Obsessive Overpacker Packs for a 16-Day International Vacation Using Only a Carry-On

<i>This content originally appeared on People.</i><p><b>What It Is:</b> Learning to be a better packer by following the directions in <i>How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any</i> …

Clothing

How to Pack 15 World-Class European Cities Into One $500 Trip

If you’re looking to make the most of your vacation days before the year’s end, few destinations offer more bang for your buck than Europe. Every …

7 Changes to Social Security in 2018

Benefit, tax, and even qualifying guidelines are changing for America's most important social program. Here's what you need to know.<p>Though debatable, …

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in classroom technologies, with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks.<p>In 2009, California passed a law requiring …

Education Technology

This Hair Straightener Puts All Other Flat Irons To Shame

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Chefs reveal the one supermarket pasta sauce that's actually worth buying

Chances are, if you ask an Italian chef for a jarred pasta sauce recommendation, they'll look at you like you have three heads (and a less-than-refined palette).<p>It's always best to whip up your own pasta sauce— just combine San Marzano tomatoes, basil, and olive oil, and season to taste. But when …

Celebrity Chefs

4 Body Stretches That Make Your Face Look Younger

I damaged my coccyx as a child, which means I can't sit on certain chairs or do certain exercise moves, and I have a standing desk in the office. …

Yoga

Getting The Most Out Of Pre-K, 'The Most Important' Year In School

Suzanne Bouffard's new book, <i>The Most Important Year,</i> may be just what parents of preschoolers have been waiting for: a guide to what a quality pre-K program should look like.<p>Bouffard spent a lot of time in classrooms watching teachers do some really good things and some not-so-good things.<p><b>What are</b> …

Teaching

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Self-help