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'Fat Bombs' Are Key to Keto Diet Success, Experts Say

The ketogenic diet has emerged as the weight-loss plan for women who want to shed fat fast, and for good reason: This very low-carb, high-fat way of …

Nutrition

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Cooking

The best vegetarian recipes, according to Californian stars

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>The Ashram Cookbook, which contains a preface written by Cindy Crawford, is the new culinary bible amongst Californian stars. The 100% …

Cookbooks

4 ways you’re killing your cover letter

We’ve all messed up a cover letter by using specific words and phrases — here’s what else has most likely happened to you, and why you shouldn’t even …

Employment

This Is Exactly What Halle Berry Eats in 24 Hours on the Keto Diet

We'll say it: Halle Berry is a genetically superior human, and her unwavering commitment to health certainly doesn't hurt. Berry is one of the many …

Ketogenic Diet

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

This Broccoli Salad with Peanut Dressing Is Our Only Memorial Day Plan

Fact: Creamy peanut dressing makes everything taste better.<p>The appearance of raw broccoli—say, on a crudités platter—doesn't exactly get our taste buds tingling. Dry stalks and tiny broccoli flowers between your teeth is nobody's best look. But when we devoured the broccoli salad from beloved pizza …

Memorial Day Weekend

The 6 Most Romantic Places in the Southwest

The American Southwest is one of the most beautiful regions in the United States. Within it, travelers can access mountains, deserts, national parks …

Your Team Wants to Work From Home. All You Have to Do Is Keep Them Connected.

The option to work flexible hours from home is one of the most prized perks, and probably the easiest one for employers to afford.<p>5 min read<p>With high-skill tech jobs in demand and the popularity of SaaS, telecommuting is the newest darling of tech companies across the globe. According to a survey …

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

Career Development

Just the ticket: Interrailing with the family

When I told my friend I was going interrailing, she laughed. “Interrailing! So will you be listening to The Cure and trying to snog 18-year-old boys?”<p>Unlikely – although I knew what she meant. Back in my twenties I, like everyone I knew, went interrailing. But I’d never considered it for a family …

European Travel

Where We're Going for Long Weekends This Summer

New Yorkers have Hudson, and Angelenos have Ojai, but what’s the low-key long-weekend escape equivalent for Londoners or Singaporeans? Our editors and expat friends share their favorite easy getaways that are worthy of a one- or two-day tack-on.

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Cooking

Stephen Hawking's final theory sheds light on the multiverse

Reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not be so different to our own, according to Stephen Hawking’s final theory of the cosmos.<p>The work, completed only weeks before the physicist’s death in March, paints a simpler picture of the past 13.8 billion years than many previous …

Physics

1 Unexpected Trait That Will Make You a Better Leader

Acknowledging your weaknesses can be one of your biggest strengths.<p>Vulnerability often gets a bad rap. People, especially leaders, think that being open about their feelings is damaging, or even worse, a sign of weakness. However, based on the successes of leaders like Winston Churchill who have …

8 Strategies to Defeat Employee Distraction and Create a Culture of Intention

Top leaders help employees prioritize and set boundaries to be highly productive. Here are 8 ways to create a culture of attention and intention.<p>Do you think your employees are paying attention? Think again. According to a study by the Information Overload Group, $588 billion is lost every year in …

Whitefish Montana Trip Planner

Why You Should Visit Whitefish Montana<p>Vacationing in the Montana outdoors doesn't mean you have to give up your half-caf lattes and high-speed …

Michelle Wolf Speaks Out On White House Correspondents' Dinner Controversy

"I wouldn't change a single word that I said," the comedian told NPR.<p>Michelle Wolf discussed the outraged response to her brutally honest set at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this weekend, saying she wouldn’t change a thing about her remarks.<p>In Wolf’s first major interview …

This Is How You Prepare to Nail the Interview for Your Dream Job

They know you're nervous. They want to see how you deal with it.<p>5 min read<p>I’ve talked with a lot of hiring managers over the years and most of them say they hope every interview goes well. The faster they find the right person for the job, the sooner they can move on to tackling other pressing …

Want to Try the Whole30 Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you're not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it's only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food …

Nutrition

The Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize customers who demonstrate creative thinking, problem solving, and innovative use of Red Hat solutions.

<b>Business impact:</b> How is your project directly benefiting your organization? Whether it’s impacting another line of business, impacting ROI, or data …

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for balsamic braised onion tart with blue cheese

My first job in food was at a deli on Great Portland Street in London. Adjoining it was a bakery where, every afternoon, chef Angus would make puff pastry for the following day’s croissants, some filled with gruyere cheese, others homemade almond paste or Valhrona chocolate. Sadly, I have neither …

Recipes

Here's How To Tell If You're Dealing With Social Anxiety, Or You're Simply An Introvert

You know how every thumb is a finger, but not every finger is a thumb? That’s a good way to think about introverts and people who suffer from social …

Reading Academic Research Papers Is the Best Success Hack You've Never Heard About

Graduate-level research is a lot likelier to help you figure out real life business problems than that book of motivational quotes beside your bed.<p>5 min read<p>Despite the bad rap it tends to get in the self-made businessperson community, college is still an entrepreneurial hub. Billion-dollar …

A Nutritionist Says You Should Eat These Foods to Get Lara Croft–Level Abs

We've heard the saying, "Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym." This means that no matter how many crunches you do, planks you hold, or weights …

Nutrition

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Mindlessly Every Day That Sabotage Their Success

Insidious habits could have you stuck in a rut. Break free by celebrating small wins and focusing on the big picture.<p>Would you sabotage your own success?<p>Not intentionally, of course. You wouldn't do obvious things, such as showing up late (or not at all), being too casual with clients, …