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10 Healthy 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, …

Cooking

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 …

Recipes

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 …

Yoga

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 …

Email

I wasn’t particularly looking to create a recipe for my blog when I threw this lil concoction together; in fact, it was more of a ‘throw whatever is …

Winter Seafood Recipes

Make-Ahead Paella Casserole<p>This make-ahead one-pot wonder is packed with flavor from a smorgasbord of ingredients, like fresh seafood, tender chicken …

Cooking

5 great ways to invest $10,000

The good news is there are a lot of options: $10,000 is enough to more than meet most online broker minimums.<p>We've slimmed things down to five of the best ways to invest $10,000. Feel free to mix and match; there's no rule that says you have to throw it all into one pot.<p>A guaranteed investment …

Retirement

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

Are we going to find deep ties to Russia in those long-awaited tax returns?<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 have a cartoon character running for president, I would prefer Bart Simpson. He …

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 …

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 …

Stanley Kubrick

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 …

Snow White

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

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

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

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 …

Self-improvement

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

13 protein-rich Paleo recipes that will stack on muscle

1. The ultimate Paleo breakfast sandwich<p>If you're on the Paleo diet and craving an Egg McMuffin, this sandwich should do the trick. Instead of bread, …

Healthy Eating

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Seven everyday foods that pack a powerful punch

Forget the seven wonders of the world – how about the seven natural health wonders, instead.<p>“Coming from every corner of the globe, these wonders …

Alternative Medicine

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

Education

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

Harvard Medical School