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This Homemade Cheetos Recipe Makes It Easy To Be Cheesy

Sound the alarms: There is a home-baked alternative to Cheetos. Do you know what that means? Guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Or <i>mostly</i> guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Sure, you have to make them yourself. And yes, that means you have to get your butt into the kitchen. But, <i>it's possible</i>. …

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

Pilots Explain When to Actually Worry During a Flight

Scared of flying? Read this before getting on your next plane, and calm down<p>When our Southwest flight smacked into heavy turbulence last week, my four-year-old daughter grabbed my right hand.<p>“Don’t worry, Daddy,” she said. “It’s gonna be OK. It’s just a little bumpy.”<p>I withdrew my hand and …

A Pet Therapy Dog With A Go-Pro Is The Cheeriest Hospital Visit You'll Ever See

It's not all that easy to say a visit to the hospital brings you joy, but for pet therapy dogs, that's exactly what their job is, every single day.<p>In …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Corporations' Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

Target, Google, and Ford have started teaching employees mindfulness. Will capitalism complicate something as simple as following your breath?<p>Since I started meditating two years ago, my practice has been shamefully sporadic. When I do manage to stop what I’m doing and sit down, device-free, I find …

Mindfulness

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor.<p>Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have …

Cancer

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

7 Poses for the 7 Chakras: A Healing Sequence for the New Year

39<p>SHARES<p><i>Rina Jakubowicz is a Yoga Journal Live! presenter and the founder of Rina Yoga in Miami. Look for her on the March 2015 cover of Yoga Journal.</i><p>…

How to Meditate Daily

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned.<p>Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple …

Meditation

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Hey Kid! I Have Rules Too!

Hey kid! Guess what... adults have rules too!<p>Fighting with a 13-year-old over why he can't take his Kindle to school is like arguing with my cat about why he shouldn't throw up on my rug... it's senseless.<p>"YES! I know it sucks! And I know it's early... and I know you love to read. But you've been …

Why It's So Hard To Make New Friends

Illustrated By Sydney Hass.<p>So, you’re an adult now (even if you don’t always feel like one). Maybe you eat popcorn and fro-yo for dinner on the …

Relationships

12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be informed about in life?" Users had many more than 10 tips to offer, and we've collected and paraphrased some of the best advice, arranged by contributor below.<p><i>Justin Freeman, who</i> …

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16 People Talk About Truths That No One Really Wants To Admit

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What is an example of something true that nobody generally wants to admit? Here are some of the best answers</i> …

How to Get Rid of a Pimple

Even when you do your best to avoid acne, sometimes you still end up with pimples. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to get rid of a pimple. The …

Skin Care

To the Class of 2014: Here are the jobs you should be looking for

<i>The following is the commencement address the author gave at Hult International Business School Friday.</i><p>I grew up watching Star Trek and believing that by the time I became an adult we would all be using communicators, replicators, tricorders, and transporters. I was optimistic that the world would …

We Have a Parenting Crisis Going On

It never fails; every time I watch the news, I walk away shaking my head thinking, <i>where were their parents</i>? And not just when the stories relate to children behaving badly, but also teenagers, young adults and even regular old adults.<p>As parents, some of us seem to have lost track of the concept …

30 Crucial Things to Know About Life

<i>Nick Crocker has spent a great deal of time trying to find the best means of living life and living it well. Here are the top 30 things he believes</i> …

Siblings

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally, formally taught. Here are some …

25 Most Useful Websites And Apps For Students That Will Make You Smarter

Many people say that today’s college students have it easy. All information they need is at their fingertips, so they can easily complete all …