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The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

10 Recipes That Prove Butternut Squash Reigns Supreme

Sure, we give spaghetti squash lots o' love — but what about butternut? This just as savory-sweet squash has been seasonally (and unfairly) "shelved" …

9 Awesome Tools To Up Your Instagram Marketing Game

Instagram has come quite a long way in its short life. From being loved as the land of sepia selfies and delicious foodie pics, Instagram is now a …

Internet Marketing

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

The 20 Best Books Of 2016

Read ’em all<p>Now is the time of year when we're supposed to look back on everything that happened and celebrate the best of it. This has been a particularly challenging task this year, because, well, there's little about 2016 which immediately springs to mind as being all that great. And yet, …

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

New Year Three-Bean and Artichoke Salad Recipe

"This is a great year-round salad that travels well. It is totally vegan, but no meat eater will complain! It's good served by itself or over …

10 incredible online art schools

There was a time, not so very long ago, when art schools and ateliers were your only options for attaining a higher art education. Typically …

Digital Art

15 Banned Books you need to add to your bookshelf

Judging by the sheer number of books sold every year, as well as the number of films, television shows, and stage plays — not to mention the …

Campus novels: six of the best books about university life

It’s that time of year. Young people across the world will head to college this week. We tell them they must go, that in their classes they will find the pleasures of the life of the mind, that the university will teach them to think. We do not tell them that the university also can be a source of …

Books

Dark Chocolate and Almond Protein Cookies

Yes, cookies can be healthy—and incredibly easy to make. Here's proof: This cookie recipe is packed with antioxidants, fiber, protein, and healthy …

Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

Calligraphy

Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever Recipe

"Slightly sweet, this is one of the best soups I've had in a while."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons butter<p>1/2 onion, sliced<p>2 cloves garlic<p>2 sprigs fresh …

Download 502 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

You <i>could</i> pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's catalog <i>The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean</i> …

Museums

Guided Meditation Audio

Listen for free<p>New audio meditations created by Elisabeth are regularly added to this page. Don't miss when they come out - <b>Subscribe to the</b> …

The 20 best travel books of all time

Literature

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10 Different Ways to Make Banana Bread {recipes}

These Different Ways to Make <b>Banana Bread</b> on how to make <b>comfort food</b> for snacks, <b>dinner</b> or a flavorful accompaniament to any meal. These <b>banana bread</b> …

Breakfast

7 Must-Read Books For Anyone Going Through A Midlife Crisis

It happens to the best of us. That nagging feeling, as we enter our fifth or sixth decade (sometimes earlier), that maybe we haven't become everything we could have become.<p>Though "midlife crisis" may make you think of people cheating on their longtime spouses, riding around town in sports cars, or …

Books

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

15 Books Incoming College Freshmen Had to Read This Summer

Duke University recently made headlines after some of its incoming freshmen refused to read the college’s required common reading assignment. The …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

10 unique waffle recipes

Grab the syrup because Monday Aug. 24 recognizes the patent of the waffle iron.<p>In 1869, Cornelius Swartout of Troy, New York received a patent for a “device to bake waffles.” Although waffle irons have existed since the 1300s, Swartwout added a shorter handle and clasp that would allow the …

Breakfast

Lemon and lavender yogurt cake

This is one of my favourite cakes. We make it at home often – partly because the recipe is foolproof, and partly because the soft yogurt-sponge lends itself well to all manner of adaptations: fennel seed, raisins and candied peel in the winter, for example, or delicate flavours – such as these – in …

This Cake Calls Itself "The World's Best"

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p><i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. We're sharing</i> …

Dessert

Chef John's Lemon Bars Recipe

"This is one of my favorite cookies of all time, although technically they're closer to a pie than a cookie. Nothing prepares you for that intense, …

12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

Crock Pot Creamy Banana French Toast Recipe

Lightly grease a 6.5-quart (or larger) crock pot with cooking spray.<p>Spread cream cheese on both sides of all bread slices and arrange slices in a …

The best quick bread recipes

This week, contestants on The Great British Bake Off will be put through their paces baking bread.<p>While baking bread can be extremely satisfying, it can also be rather tricky and frustrating when the dough doesn't rise. So we thought we would leave the stress of a stodgy loaf to the contestants and …

Bread