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Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

Eggs en Cocotte: An Easy (But Often Forgotten) Egg Breakfast

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>It's a shame people don't think to prepare eggs <i>en cocotte</i> way more often—it's such an easy, elegant way of serving eggs. If you're not familiar with it, "en cocotte" is a method of baking eggs individually in small vessels. …

The 16 Best Beauty Ideas to Try in 2016

Think all YouTubers were born performers? Ingrid Nilsen, 26, actually posted her first video at 3:00 A.M. six years ago because she was <i>shy</i>. "Speaking with people was pretty...

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Kefir, Oats, Nuts, and Maple Breakfast Jar

2 Servings<p>Kefir, a slightly looser, tangier version of yogurt is worth including in your breakfast rotation. Perfect blended in smoothies, with granola, or here in this breakfast jar.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups plain low-fat kefir (fermented milk brew)<p>1/2 cup old-fashioned oats<p>1/4 cup pure maple …

Breakfast

After Reading This You Will Want to Freeze All Your Lemons!

Refreshing, zesty and alkalizing. Lemons are one of those fruits I always like to stock in my kitchen. One way to assure you are never short of these …

Beverages

Are You Book-Worthy?

<i>By: Nicole Eva Fraser</i><p>Most people don't want to write -- they want to have written.<p>That's a wry writers' saying, reflecting the fact that the average person who declares "I want to write a book" really means "I want to be a world-famous bestselling author who rakes in the millions and is universally …

7 DIY Skin-Care Recipes Facialists Use On Themselves

Just as a personal trainer with a killer body is a walking advertisement for his expertise, a facialist's glowing skin is her business card. So naturally we wanted to know exactly how the experts get their complexions to be so perfect. Estheticians and spa gurus reveal the DIY skin-care recipes …

Icy & Sot unveil a new mural in Berlin for Urban Nation and PM7

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• March 14, 2015<br>• 0<p>StreetArtNews is currently in Berlin, Germany to cover the PM7 Project at Urban Nation curated by Brooklyn …

7 Fresh And Healthy Dinners That Are Perfect For Spring

It's been a long winter. Let's brighten up.<p>With that in mind, we asked Sarah Adler — the food blogger behind Simply Real Health — for a week's worth of healthy, fresh, and delicious meals that are perfect for spring.<p>"When the weather starts getting nice, I don't like to spend a ton of time over a …

Healthy Eating

Matcha Maker, Matcha Maker — Make Me a Batch

Matcha green tea powder, the finely ground Japanese green tea has infinite uses, both savory and sweet. Start off traditionally by learning how to brew a tea latte. From there add the powder to various recipes like marshmallows, salad dressings, and even bundt cake.

Why Virginia Woolf Should Be Your Feminist Role Model

Although Virginia Woolf is now accepted as a major writer and an early feminist, her work wasn't embraced or widely anthologized until nearly 50 years after her novels were published. Though many of her stories don't adhere to the informal strictures of modernism -- she often voiced her distaste …

‘The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People’, An Informative Infographic Showing How Artists Spent Their Day

Podio, a project management software company, has created a really interesting interactive infographic about how famous artists, writers and …

Of Women and their Elegance by Norman Mailer – Photographs by Milton Greene

Norman Mailer never met or had a conversation with Marilyn Monroe, but was inspired to write <i>Of Women and their Elegance</i>, his imaginary memoir chronicling around four years in her life whilst she was living in New York, simply by looking at the portraits taken by the fashion photographer Milton Greene. Mailer believed that Greene’s photographs, which presented Monroe in more modest poses and would go on to become some of her most iconic, revealed a side of her nature that was not to be found …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Why Employers Don’t Care About Your Cover Letter (and How to Change That)

Most of the job seekers I know get hung up on writing their cover letter. <i>How do I tell the hiring manager everything he needs to know about me in one</i> …

10 Questions for Anthony Bourdain

By William Frierson, for Where®<p>He's an international man of mystery, knows well how to wield a sharp blade and can order a meal in a myriad of foreign tongues. No, we're not talking James Bond. It's all about Anthony Bourdain. The chef, NYT-best-selling author, television host, culinary connoisseur …

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies in history, it still lags behind other developed nations in many important indicators of human …

Demographics

Spectacular Starry Skies Convey the Essence of the Universe

The mysterious beauty of the universe overhead can only be seen in the proper setting and not all of us have access to those places. Landscape and astro photographer Nicholas Buer is one of the lucky ones who, upon finding the right spot, has seen the universe reveal itself in all of its …

Landscape Photography

Rick Steves Drinking Game

Yes, I know I have favorite words, verbal tics, and trademark clichés that those who read or watch lots of my work find popping up over and over. These quirks give my travels maximum fun per mile, minute, and dollar while carbonating my ability to create experiences that are vivid and …

29 Delicious Vegan Breakfasts

No eggs, no bacon, no problem.

Breakfast

The 5 Best Pieces of Writing Advice I Didn't Get in School

As readers of a site that welcomes and encourages submissions, there's a decent chance some of you want to be writers. Several months ago, I wrote an …

Writing

The 34 Best Songs Of 2013

The year that indie became pop and pop became indie, 2013 stands as being, for the most part, a pretty great year in music. (And, we don't say that …

16 Books That'll Amp Up Your Creativity

Is it just us, or does the self-help section of the bookstore feel kind of heavy? You know, like it's carrying the burdens of thousands of readers, …

This is your brain on religion: Uncovering the science of belief

From Pope Francis to Phil Robertson: Why are some people of faith generous — while others are nuts?<p>As far as I’m concerned, the most interesting question about religion isn’t whether God exists but why so many people are religious. There are around 10,000 different religions, each of which is …

Find Your Writer's Voice in 2014

Voice is one of those elusive qualities like love or irony that everyone knows the meaning of until it comes time to define it. A sucker for trouble, I just wrote a book about finding my voice--<i>Writing Is My Drink: A Writer's Story of Finding Her Voice (and a Guide to How You Can Too)</i>. In the …