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Tomato Toast is the New Avocado, and We Can't Get Enough

Nine mouthwatering recipes you won't want to miss out on.<p>Not that we're trying to jinx it, but it seems like the avocado toast craze is finally …

Breakfast

Dietician Shows Shockingly Small Differences Between High and Low Calorie Meals

Promising to put a “real talk” spin on standard nutrition information, dietician Paula Norris isn't one to sugarcoat—especially when it comes to calorie counting. In an eye-opening, ongoing series of photos, Norris asks her Instagram followers to “spot the difference” between high and low calorie …

Food

How to have a happy marriage: 7 powerful secrets from research

Everybody wants to have a happy marriage. Unfortunately, on average, marriages get less happy with time.<p>You know this must be true because I have a …

Happiness

Yamaha Introduces New Range of E-Bikes

There’s a new Yamaha in town and it doesn’t have an engineUrban mobility is an increasing concern for OEMs. From ride and vehicle-sharing programs to …

Electric Vehicles

Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Consumer Tech

What’s the best weather app for iPhone?

Knowing up to date weather information is one of the reasons to own a smartphone. From knowing if your pool time is going to be cut short to deciding if you should wear shorts or pants, the weather dominates our life. Before smartphones, we had to rely on local news stations to gather the …

Apps

How to futureproof your kids – the mental health problem

Our children use digital devices more than any previous generation – and they’re also reporting higher and higher rates of mental health issues. Coincidence? Probably not – but who are we to tell them to stop using their phones when we’re glued to our own? And isn’t that screen time only preparing …

Mental Health

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

Cooking

The Best Gear from Summer Outdoor Retailer 2018

There’s a lot to ogle at the annual Outdoor Retailer summer trade show. All manner of new gear debuts, much of it interesting and noteworthy. But only a handful of products will be named Gear of the Show. This stuff is the best of the best, whether it lightens our load, beefs up our tent, or just …

Backpacking

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

iPhone 3GS comes back from the dead in South Korea

Have you ever wished you could relive the experience of owning a classic smartphone? You can, if you live in South Korea. SK Telink is putting the iPhone 3GS back on sale at the end of June after finding a slew of unsold units in a warehouse. Yes, you too can revisit the heady days of 2009, when …

The True Meaning of Meditation

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD</i><p>The American way of meditation is now firmly a part of our lifestyle, and millions of people who have taken up yoga and learned about mindfulness feel quite comfortable meditating. I’m saying “the American way,” because it took scientific research and the promise of improved …

3 totally healthy desserts you should be eating tonight

Ella Woodward—AKA Deliciously Ella—is a name you might know from Instagram. The healthy London food phenom makes blending smoothies and whipping up …

Our Five Favorite Camp Shoes

Laces are for suckers, especially after you’ve backpacked 12 miles deep into the backcountry and barely have enough energy to open your flask. It’s time to kick off your boots and slip on next-level comfort. Here are five of our favorite camp shoes, from the inexpensive but practical to the …

The Best Performance Underwear for Men

Underwear is like breakfast: easy to overlook, but an integral part of your daily success. We’ve scoured internet reviews and compiled years of our own testing to come up with five pairs of undies every man should own. And none of them will cost you more than $40.<p><b>Under Armour Heatgear Compression</b> …

The Best Carry-On Travel Bags

Baggage fees are for suckers. These five carry-on bags will hold everything you need for a long weekend and still fit in the overhead bin.<p><b>Thule Subterra ($280)</b><p>The Subterra has a sleek design with 36-liters of space that you can make the most of thanks to an internal compression panel that also …

Get Your Surf On in This Traveling Truck Hotel

Inspired by years of traveling in their camper van throughout Europe and Africa, a Portuguese couple convert a Mercedes Benz truck into a mobile surf hotel.<p>After nine months of idea generation and construction, Portuguese surfers Daniela Carneiro and Eduardo Ribeiro transformed a Mercedes Benz …

Mercedes-Benz

A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Ultra Bloom Adventure Shoe

Finisterre, are a clothing brand committed to designing innovative products for cold water surfers around the world. Together with minimalist running …

The 10 Cardinal Rules of Cooking, According to Top Chefs

Cooking is both an art and a science, but these top chefs manage to elevate it to law with these top 10 rules of cooking.<p>Care for your knives<p>All of …

How to Lose Your Belly By Summer, According to Dietitians

The first day of summer is just weeks away. So if you’re looking to tone your tummy to feel confident in your swimsuit, it sounds like you’re looking …

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

The skills that every teen should learn before they ever get a cellphone

Being a teenager is like waking up every morning in a house of mirrors. You're everywhere and nowhere at once, trying to pinpoint which version of …

Mindfulness

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

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