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The Perfect Pair: 11 of the Dreamiest Mac & Cheeses

Peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, spaghetti and meatballs -- some foods are just made to go together. One of our all-time favorites is that childhood staple, mac and cheese. Though now considered an American comfort food classic, macaroni and cheese didn't actually originate in the States. …

Cooking

Billiam Jeans for Oliver Sweeney Selvedge Denim 2015

When Oliver Sweeney’s “Cobbler-in-Chief” Tim Cooper was looking for the perfect pair of jeans, he turned to US denim manufacturer Billiam Jeans. Two …

Clothing

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

<i>Photo: Michael Matti</i><p>You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.<p>1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Hike through Croatia's largest National Park to a series of …

Hiking

18 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Shy Girl

Stop asking her if she's mad. She's not mad!<p><b>1. Just because she's shy doesn't mean she's not confident.</b> Please don't mistake being shy for not being self-assured. She's confident in who she is and knows what she wants, even if she may not always <i>appear</i> that way. Chances are, she's always trying her …

The Secret to Making Friends in a New City

Your landlord has given you the keys. You've driven or flown or sailed or ski-doo'ed triumphantly into this new city that you'll be calling home. Your moving boxes are brimming with your most essential belongings. You've brought along clothes, furniture, books, photos, friends...<p>Shoot.<p>You didn't …

New York City

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Whether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips.

How to Communicate the Outcome of Your Assignment to Your Boss

At the basic level, your efforts on the given assignment will directly influence the outcome of that assignment. If the assignment is a material one, your boss will be very interested in more than a good outcome for that assignment.<p>The <b>complexity</b> is generally embedded in the assignment.<p>The <b>simplicity</b> …

Leadership

Your Definitive Guide to Losing Body Fat

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

25 Workout Moves Fit People Love To Do

It's not all burpees and planks. OK, it's some burpees and planks. But a bunch of other amazing stuff, too.<p>Quick heads up: These GIFs and videos aren't meant for instructional purposes, just motivation! If you want to try a new move or workout, you should get an all-clear from your doctor, and work …

Why Learning a Foreign Language Requires Complete Immersion

Learning a new language is never easy, but it is especially hard in our current American education system. If you're anything like me (and the millions of other students who have suffered through our public school system), you know that the teaching styles implemented in schools don't really …

Language Learning

What It's Like To Go To Weed Yoga

A studio in San Francisco offers a semi-weekly "ganja yoga" class. Here's what happens when you blaze it and then bend it.<p><b>Jess:</b> I moved to San Francisco two months ago, and I'm still trying to soften some of my rough New York edges. In the name of assimilating, I've been trying to do as many …

Yoga

Solange Knowles's Street Style Game Has Never Been Better

As we've mentioned, Solange Knowles's sartorial takeover of Paris Fashion Week was on-point. With the latest round of fashion month now officially …

When It Comes To Cheap Eats, NYC Is King

This may be news to you, but living in New York is kind of expensive. And while it may always be the land of $17 cocktails and unmentionable rents, …

New York City Politics

30 Books Every Woman Should Read

Let’s be real: You should be reading books, and books by women, every month of the year. But, since March is Women’s History Month, you have a …

Books

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power | Inc.com

It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? That it's a giant electrical muscle controlling your entire body? Or at the minimum, check in and give your brain a …

The Brain

All About Pressure Cookers

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Give fast food a try -- pressure cooker expert and author of Cooking Under Pressure, Lorna Sass, walks us through this magical, misunderstood …

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in March

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best below.<p><b>1)</b> <i>Teen Witch</i> <b>(1989)</b>In this cult classic, a teenager discovers she's the reincarnation of a powerful witch.<p><b>2)</b> <i>Finding Neverland</i> <b>(2004)</b>Johnny Depp plays <i>Peter Pan</i> author J. M. Barrie as he …

5 Key Tips for Southeast Asia Travel

From Myanmar to Vietnam, Southeast Asia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for experienced travelers and those looking for a more adventurous experience. No matter your reason for wanting to explore these culturally significant destinations, here are a few key tips worth keeping in …

Asia Travel

How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?<p>I recently posed the question in a career break travel forum to better understand what was holding us back from making this …

Employment

How to keep in touch with people while traveling

Staying in touch doesn't have to be a chore. Here's how to keep people notified when you're on vacation, without the hassle.<p>Unless you want to go off the grid completely, it's relatively easy to keep in touch with friends and family when on the road.<p>Of course, there are the obvious solutions, …

Apps

How To Avoid Paying Bank Fees While Traveling

Three years ago (to the day), I wrote about this topic but since banking rules are constantly changing, I thought it was time to update the article in order to provide more current and in-depth information. Here is how you eliminate ALL bank fees when you travel:<p>ATM fees can really add up. Let's …

Personal Finance

82 Travel Experiences to Have While You're Alive and Breathing

Live life to the fullest by soaking up some of the most awesome travel experiences that will leave you changed forever.<p>Peek over the edge of the naturally formed pool to see Victoria Falls, the world's largest waterfalls, up close and personal.<p>It looks like a door to the heavens.<p>Mara River is …

Costa Rica

Tripcast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For Your Smartphone

A new mobile application called Tripcast, built by the team that created photo-sharing app Cluster, allows travelers to privately share their photos with their friends back home. The app lets you create a travel journal of sorts, by not only collecting the photos and sharing them, but also plotting …

8 must-have travel apps

It's not technically an app (yet), but Traveling Spoon is worth opening up a browser for.<p>Imagine having a friend's mom prepare you a home-cooked meal in every country you visit. Traveling Spoon founders Stephanie Lawrence and Aashi Vel are making that a reality. Through the site, travelers can …

Venice Shore Excursions: Things to Do in Venice

Venice is one of the most romantic cities on earth. The moment you arrive, you will see it is like no other place in the world.<p>The architecture is …

Discover

Welcome to Beijing, the city that reinvented itself in one generation and is still pulsing with future possibilities.<p>Finally, our third …