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This Charming Mexican City Was Voted the Best in the World for the 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers chose Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende as their favorite city in the world, as part of the annual …

Mexico

23 Foods the World's Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods.<p>We’ve all marveled at those ridiculously amazing people who can still do back flips at age 90. Well, physician Steve Bowers, DO, and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers went a step farther. They wanted to know what incredibly healthy people …

Nutrition

25 Writing Contests in July 2018 — No entry fees

There are more than two dozen free writing contests in July, some of which offer substantial prizes. Every genre, form, and style is covered, from …

Creative Writing

Our Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

BBQ

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Communicate

Science Says It's Pointless To Take Most Vitamin Supplements, Except For This One

If you've ever found yourself in the health and wellness aisle of your local pharmacy, wondering in total confusion which vitamins you should take …

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

This Soufflé Omelet Is Like a Cloud You Can Eat

It’s an omelet! It’s a soufflé! Oh, its…both?<p>For those of you too reticent to tackle a soufflé, or maybe you're bored by the omelet, I present to you the breakfast lovechild you’ve been looking for: the <i>soufflé omelet</i>.<p>You might be wondering: What is that? The soufflé omelet, as its name suggests, …

27 Hilarious Jokes That Got Over 50K Retweets This Month

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26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Make This Cucumber Salad for Easy Summer Lunches — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Whatever You Do, Don't End A Job Interview This Way

The best way to end a job interview is to get up and go. Don’t linger. Your time is valuable. You are just as happy to leave as you were to arrive. The interview is over and you have other important places to be.<p>Don’t grovel and try to slam in one more story about your awesomeness before you go.<p>The …

Columbia and Yale scientists found the spiritual part of our brains—religion not required

Scientists seek to quantify everything—even the ineffable. And so the human search for meaning recently took a physical turn as Columbia and Yale University researchers isolated the place in our brains that processes spiritual experiences.<p>In a new study, published in Cerebral Cortex (paywall) on …

The Brain

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

Faster Gains for Smart Lifters<p>3 Ways to Organize Your Training<p>While there are several ways of organizing your week in the gym, here are the most …

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Let’s not mince words: This here is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve had the pleasure of eating all year. It’s a mushroom bolognese tagliatelle …

Italian Food

Asking Yourself This Simple Question Will Instantly Make You Happier

It's not a stretch to say that 80% of the time, our present moment selves take precedence over our future selves. This is evidenced in our …

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Jaw Dropping Remastered Footage of Led Zeppelin Performing of ‘Dazed and Confused’ Live in 1973

In a remastered clip from the iconic film The Song Remains the Same, the members of Led Zeppelin perform a jaw-dropping version of “Dazed and …

What if dark matter is changing?

Dark matter is the unseen hand that fashions the universe. It decides where galaxies will form and where they won’t. Its gravity binds stars into …

This Ingredient May Be the Secret to Making One of America’s Best Pizzas at Home

American institution Frank Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana has begun selling their hand-picked tomatoes to the public, and we are unreasonably excited.<p>The …

Italian Food

25 Places Every Serious Traveller Should Have On Their Bucket List

Sometimes, the crowds of tourists are worth it.<p><i>An earlier version of this post had an incorrect image for the Plaza De España. Sorry!</i>

A Trainer's Top 3 Hardest Core Exercises — Trust Us, Your Abs Will Be on Fire

I've done a ton of different core exercises in my time as a fitness trainer. Core happens to be one of my favorite things to teach. In my catalog of torture, I mean exercises, there are a few that even I dread bringing out because they are so brutal. We may have different tolerance levels of tough …

Workouts

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Meditation

How Tolkien created Middle-earth

As a fantasy lover, I can barely remember a time when I wasn’t aware of JRR Tolkien. I read <i>The Hobbit</i> until it fell apart as a child, and have always strived, in my own contributions to the genre, to take even a shred of the care in my world-building that Tolkien did in his. “It is written in my …

Literature

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

The third is overwhelmingly the most popular -- and has nothing to do with money.<p>If you laid a timeline of human existence across a 100-yard football …

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Genetic Coda: Why Do Hundreds Of Genes Turn On After Death?

Even after you die, some of your cells keep going. It’s a phenomenon that has many scientists intrigued. One study in particular examined the activity of one thousand genes in mice and zebrafish in the days after death, or the “twilight of death” as the study’s lead author Peter Noble poetically …

Genetics

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can …