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20,340 Added | 15 Magazines | 16,604 Likes | 282 Following | 840 Followers | @sorrycharles | Kipling's Lama often reminds us that, 'It's a Great & Terrible World we live in'. Media tends to focus on the Terrible. I'd rather focus on the Great.

Found: 30 Lost English Words That May Deserve a Comeback

A treat for all you snout-fair wordsmiths.<p>A team of linguists at the University of York has excavated 30 “lost” words from the English language. …

This famed Kickstarter product solves one of life's most random problems

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Running, and even walking, with too many keys …

6 Natural Remedies for Your Belly and Below-the-Belt Issues

Apples<p>If you’re prone to constipation, “an apple a day will make you go more easily, thanks to its high water and fiber content,” says Chris Kilham, …

San Marino Is the Least-Visited European Country and It's Absolutely Breathtaking

It's only 23.6 square miles.<p>With distinctive food, architecture and natural wonders, and thanks to decently-priced airfare, it's no wonder Europe was the most-visited continent in 2016.<p>It's for that exact reason that both major cities and the more quaint seaside towns are often <i>flooded</i> with tourists.<p>…

European Travel

Finally Fall! 12 Cozy Baking Recipes To Welcome The Season

Pumpkins, apples, warm spices — fall sweets are the best! From spiced pumpkin bread to perfect apple pie, these autumn baking recipes will have you racing to the kitchen.<p>1. Pumpkin Bread<p>My grandmother clipped this recipe from a magazine over 50 years ago, and it’s still as wonderful today as it was …

Baking

After Irma, Barbuda's 300-year-old civilization 'extinguished'

Ambassador Ronald Sanders, the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda's ambassador to the United States, delivered a chilling report on the status of …

Why is it so hard to swat a fly?

<b>Try to swat a fly and it will soon become clear that they're faster than you. Much faster. But how on Earth do these tiny creatures - with their minuscule brains - outwit us so easily?</b><p>You've probably pondered it after chasing a fly around your house and flailing your shoe with repeated, …

Biology

A Brilliant Way To Cook Sweet Potatoes In Half The Time

So simple, yet so good.<p>The great taste of a perfectly roasted sweet potato is hard to beat. It’s sweet, it’s hearty and it doesn’t even need any seasoning to taste great (though it is always welcome). The problem is, sweet potatoes take a long time to cook. Sometimes, we don’t have the hour it …

Recipes

​7 High-Fat Breakfast Ideas That Will Help You Lose Weight All Day

​Bring on the avocado and eggs.<p>Good news if you love yourself a morning avo toast: Eating lots of the right fats first thing might help you lose weight in the long run. “Along with protein and fiber, fat fills you up," says Lindsey Pine, R.D. "Including fat in your breakfast is a great way to keep …

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

Mindfulness

What to Eat to Feel (and Stay) Full

How to Eat for Satiety<p><i>Shift to simpler, more wholesome foods and become more conscious about how you eat, and you're well on your way to mastering</i> …

When In Decorating Doubt, Follow the 3/3 Rule

Sometimes the best way to decorate, particularly when you don't know where to start, is by looking at nature itself. Plenty of decorators will tell …

The yoga industry is booming – but does it make you a better person?

​It’s now arguably more of a lifestyle than a form of exercise in the west​. ​And rather than becoming more enlightened and compassionate, I felt I was just pouring energy into ​myself<p>It was 2010 and the newspaper I worked for in Sydney commissioned me to interview yoga entrepreneur Bikram …

A Kinesiologist Tells Us the Amazing Things Barre Does for Your Body

This past June, I was visiting my sister back on the East Coast when she invited me to take a Pure Barre class with her. I had never taken a barre …

Yoga

How to get incredible abs like Lilly Sabri in just 15 minutes*

Abs are really the hardest nuts to crack.<p>You can build up your hamstrings and calf muscles quickly through cardio and a little weight work. You can …

Her Experience Working As An Exotic Dancer Was A Catalyst To Owning An International Yoga Company

Like many entrepreneurs, I wouldn’t be where I am today if not for the incredible network of mentors and business owners who inspire me with their guidance and their own personal paths navigating the bumpy road of entrepreneurship.<p>One thing I didn’t expect when I traveled to Jamaica earlier this …

Beverly Hills

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

The Top 15 Hearty Crockpot Soup Recipes You Need for Fall

Last winter, I became a bit of a slow cooker maniac—I was always on the go and didn’t want to spend hours cooking, plus my New York City apartment …

Cooking
Mobile Technology

7 settings to change right away on iOS 11

These should be your first stops when taking your initial lap around iOS 11.<p>iOS 11 adds a bevy of new features and interface tweaks to your iPhone (and even more changes for your iPad). After opening your new iPhone or upgrading your current iPhone, here are the settings to check or change straight …

Why Wise People Take Social Security at 62

It will help you leverage the most powerful resource at your disposal.<p>As a college student, future-filmaker Roco Belic took time off of school to …

Retirement

Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 baking pan with butter or nonstick spray.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a large bowl, combine melted butter with …

Best Ever Chocolatey Chocolate Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 10″ bundt pan.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.<p>3<p>Done<p>In …

Best Ever 3 Minute Fudge

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe 2 quart bowl, heat …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

What a Foo Believes: The Sweet Life and Rock & Roll Faith of America's Biggest Band

Dave Grohl goes deep on bro-ing down with Justin Timberlake, missing Chris Cornell and his band's star-studded new LP<p>"This is my first day off in …

Dave Grohl

32 Fall Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Bust out the pumpkins and bring your appetite.

17 Slow Cooker Dinners That Will Make Your House Smell Amazing

There's nothing like walking in the door after a long day at work and being greeted by the delicious aroma of dinner. With the help of the slow …

Science Says This Type of Yoga Is Good for Body (and Mind)

You're likely familiar with hot yoga, a type of workout in which you do a series of poses in a studio with the heat cranked up really high (like over …

Do This Simple Exercise Every Day for a Week, and You'll Be Happier for Months (or Years)

UPenn professor explains how to improve your outlook for the long term.<p>What do you do to make yourself happy? Chances are, your answers have a lot to do with trying to relax, destress, and give yourself some downtime. All of which are very important to do, but there's one fundamental problem: …

Happiness