Pam McDonnell

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Our Favorite Lentil Recipes

Protein- and fiber-rich lentils are among the world's oldest cultivated crops. Here, our favorite recipes featuring the most convenient dried …

Healthy Eating

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

10 of the Healthiest Dinners to Make in Your Dutch Oven

While the Dutch oven is perfect for slow-cooking a pork shoulder or braising short ribs, it's also amazing at churning out wholesome, …

8 Sophisticated Italian Pasta Recipes

So what if Wednesday night has always been spaghetti night—how about showing bucatini and cavatelli some love? These stepped-up (but still easy!) …

Italian Food

RS Cooking School: How to Make a Frittata With Whatever You Have in the Fridge

Frittatas are more than just eggs. Throw just about anything at them—leftover vegetables, salty cheeses, cooked crumbled sausage or bacon, fresh …

12 simple mind exercises that can increase your mental strength

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Gretchen Rubin published this post originally on LinkedIn .</i><p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books ' Wake Up and Live ' and ' Becoming a Writer ' (a useful resource for writers, by the way).<p>In ' Wake Up and Live ', she suggests twelve mental …

Happiness

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

Quick and Easy Bean Soup With Sausage

This bean soup is a snap to throw together with several kinds of canned beans, some sausage, and basic seasonings. It's an excellent soup for a snow …

25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

110 Happiness Quotes To Inspire Your Life

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.If …

The Simple Fix for Proper Plank Form to Work Your Core Even Harder

Ah, the mighty plank. When you've mastered proper plank form, this move can set your abs on fire and transform your workouts. It's an incredibly …

Workouts

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Trump’s money mystery: Trump is definitely hiding something, but the question is what

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Eric Thayer)</b><p>Are we going to find deep ties to Russia in those long-awaited tax returns?<p>Michael Winship<p>August 13, 2016 6:00pm (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>First things first, Donald Trump: Release. Your. Tax. Returns.<p>No excuses.<p>Second, if we have to …

Donald Trump

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Denmark approaches childhood, and society as a whole, very differently to Britain or the US, argue Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl<p>Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it …

Parenting

15 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library being just a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week. You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p>Here are 15 documentaries …

Entertainment

Show me the money! Dividends are all the rage

When a big company like Starbucks (SBUX), McDonald's (MCD) or Coca-Cola (KO) earns a huge (yuuge?) profit, investors benefit because the stock goes up. But you don't actually get a cut of what these companies make.<p>It's different when these companies pay a dividend though. That's a tangible (and …

Investing

A 7-Minute Jumping Interval Workout That Torches Calories and Gets Your Heart Pumping

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit, Strong, and Sexy and written by Amanda Russell, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Sorry but traditional ab workouts alone are not going to get you a six-pack. Seriously. You could do a 45-minute ab workout every day for the rest of your life, …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

They may not get your blood pumping, but these shares offer just what you need in this post-Brexit world.<p>The best dividend stocks to buy now are …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Cleaning

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

The most dazzling city of the ancient world

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates Pergamon, the stunning city that reveals a great deal about the ancient world, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>When Alexander the Great died in Babylon, still only in his early 30s, in 323 BC, he left behind a vast kingdom, sprawling across three …

Ancient History