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This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

The Incredible Scientific Power of Meditation (VIDEO)

This is just about the coolest, yogadorkiest meditation video we’ve had the pleasure of discovering on the interwebs. Sure, meditation helps us …

Meditation

Herbed Finishing Salts 2 Ways for The Leftovers Club - Meyer Lemon & Thyme and Garlic, Rosemary & Sage

For many of us, January means new year's resolutions, eating healthy and recovering from all of the holiday over-indulgence. For this month's …

A US Soldier And Iraq Veteran Died Trying To Topple An African Dictatorship Last Month

The Neutrality Act makes it illegal for Americans to plot the violent takeover of any country with which the US is not at war. The two men who were charged, Cherno Njie and Papa Faal, a successful businessman living in Texas and a former US Army officer living in Minnesota, respectively, were …

Africa

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Is Your Brain Trying To Sabotage Your Leadership?

If you’ve ever tried to lead a group of people—even a small group—you’ll know it can be a real challenge.<p>Everyone has their own personality and way of doing things, so no two situations are ever the same.<p>Now you can add another complicating factor into that leadership equation: <b>your brain</b>.<p><b>Know Your</b> …

How To Make The World's Best Hot Chocolate

The secret is to use really great chocolate, and not much else.<p>James Beard award-winning pastry chef Jacques Torres is so committed to using only the highest-quality chocolate that in 2000 he left the restaurant world to open his own chocolate factory in Brooklyn. Today he has two factories and …

Our favorite books of the year

This was an odd year for books, usually the quiet introspective cousin at the pop culture family gatherings. But the Amazon/Hachette contract dispute …

A Creative Animation Demonstrating Each Step of the Process of Making a Cup of Starbucks Coffee

A creative animation by the production company Not to Scale demonstrates each step of the process of making a cup of Starbucks coffee. The video …

Coffee

Writing Advice from Kurt Vonnegut and 3 Other Writers

In the 1980s, a group of great thinkers, authors and communicators penned a series of How To's for honing one's writing skills. The source of these …

Literature

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Breakfast / Home / Biscuits and Gravy Casserole<p>Print Friendly Version Log in to bookmark!<p>Description<p>just makes sense to make one of these …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

Cooking

Behind the Scenes on Twitter: "Sean Connery on the set of Dr. No, 1962 http://t.co/B5Q4d2afAj"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>MakingOfs</b><p>I'm a 007 & Sean Connery fan “@<b>MakingOfs</b>: Sean Connery on the set of Dr. No, 1962 pic.twitter.com/mzyeEiJCUy”<p>5 …

Semisweet Potato Mash with Caramelized Onions

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe shares a variation on mashed potatoes that trumped a childhood sweet tooth.</i><p><i></i><p>My mom was an early adopter of the organic movement. Long …

Homemade KIND Bars Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Homemade KIND bars are homemade granola bars made with nuts, seeds, dried fruit, syrup, and any other add-ins you fancy (coconut,</i> …

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple and Dried Cranberries

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Quinoa, in a new season's couture.</i><p>WHO: Darksideofthespoon is a an ex-pastry chef married to a chef -- needless to say, her …

Peru's air force reinstates UFO department

Peru's air force has said it is reviving a department to research anomalous aerial phenomena - in other words, UFO sightings<p>For people "who observe seemingly unconventional phenomena, which cause surprise or concern, know that there is an institution that will study and research your information," …

Fiery Indian Shrimp Curry Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Curry is just as good the next day. Just keep it separate from the rice and garnish with cilantro when you're ready to serve. Don't like shrimp? Swap it out for your preferred protein or vegetables in equal measure.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our …

Modern Farmer's 5 Easy Things to Grow

<i>This week, our friends at Modern Farmer will be sharing some of their most recent recipes, choosing a wildcard, and answering our questions. For more news on farming near and far, pick up an issue in Provisions.</i><p><i>Today: No matter whether your thumb is green or black, you can grow these at</b> …

Coffee Ceremonies in Ethiopia

<i>In Food History 101, we're hitting the books -- to explore the who, what, when, where, and why of what we eat today.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes drinking coffee is more serious than just staying caffeinated.</i> <i>This article is sponsored by Starbucks in honor of their new core coffee from Ethiopia– an exquisite new</i> …

Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 25, 2013 178<p>I totally forgot something.<p>My soup obsession!<p>Not even sure how that is …