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Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Clean Eating

6 Video Games That Will Make You Feel Smart

Advertisement<p>There are some games that really task your logical ability, like ON/OFF, one of the hardest games ever ON/OFF: One Of The Hardest iOS …

I Asked: How to End Poverty? Some Ideas Inspired Me

In December, I wrote about Pope Francis’s call for us to pay attention to the plight of 1 billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day. I asked …

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

Braised Oxtail and Gruyère Sandwiches Recipe

<b>Note:</b> The oxtail mixture is also great served on its own with a sweet-and-savory Red Onion Jam.<p><b>Read more: Low and Slow: Braised Oxtail and Gruyère Sandwiches</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Oxtail:</b>1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil2 pounds oxtails1 large onion, roughly chopped1 large carrot, roughly chopped2 …

parmesan broth with kale and white beans

This soup is the very best thing I ate in December, which is saying a lot for a month that involved the purchase of at least 4 pounds of butter. And …

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time

Every business library should include at least one of these gems.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the most influential business books of all time and the best sales books of all time. In this post, I list the books that drive readers to change their lives, improve their lot, and build better …

14 Smart Kitchen-Storage Upgrades

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Make a Concrete Umbrella Stand<p>More From TOH<p>How to …

20 Smart Kitchen Storage Ideas

Stash Stuff in Plain Sight<p>Open shelves provide plenty of storage while keeping everyday serveware, pots and pans within easy reach. For the true …

Small Space Inspiration: A Loft Bed Suspended In the Air

When it comes to maximizing a small space, many people tend to think traditional: installing a murphy bed, sleeping on a futon, or building a loft …

How to Optimize Your Brain: Why Refining Emotional Recall is the Secret to Better Memory

We’ve seen the many ways in which our memory can be our merciless traitor: it is not a recording device but a practitioner of creative plagiarism, a terrible timekeeper, and the bent backbone in the anatomy of lying. How, then, can this essential human faculty become our ally?<p>In <b>The Art of Doing:</b> …

The 5-Minute Mental Exercise For Being A Smarter Leader And More Productive Employee

Former Buddhist monk and current leadership coach and best-selling author Christine Comaford reveals how anyone can learn to stop reacting–and start becoming their smartest selves.<p>You’ve probably had this feeling at some point: One minute you’re thinking logically and rationally, then when you’re …

7 Of History’s Weirdest, Most Awesome Productivity Tips

Beethoven, Franklin, Angelou. Caffeine, nudity, hotel rooms. How Fast Company–and history’s greats–do productivity.<p>If genius is close to madness, then works of genius require working like a mad man, woman, or muppet.<p>As Amanda Green writes on Mental Floss–drawing from Mason Curry’s <i>Daily Rituals: How</i> …

The Easiest Way To Protect Your Time

Productive people have empty schedules. That requires a lot of “no.”<p>As Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have told us, you need to say no to most everything if you’re going to get your best work done. Some people are very good at it. They include:<p><b>Tracy Morgan</b><p><b>An ambiguous Olsen twin</b><p><b>George Costanza</b><p>Some …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How To Oil and Maintain Wood Cutting Boards (and Spoons!)

Although a good chef's knife is often the sexiest choice when people are asked to name their most favorite kitchen implement, the truth is, a good …

Woodworking

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Stormtrooper helmets go over to the art side – in pictures

Art,Sculpture,Exhibitions,Saatchi gallery,Damien Hirst,David Bailey,Yinka Shonibare,Art and design,Star Wars,Film,Culture<p>Artists from David Bailey to Yinka Shonibare have appropriated the iconic Star Wars headgear for a new exhibition coming soon to London's Saatchi Gallery as part of STRARTA art …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Japanese artist “Tama-Chan” makes these amazing pieces of edible artwork out of sushi rolls!

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Could Fitness Be The Killer App For Google Glass? Race Yourself Crowd Funds £100K For GlassFit App

With Google Glass yet-to-launch publicly, the jury is still out on what will be the wearable computer’s killer apps. With its hands-free operation, pedestrian navigation and points-of-interest seem an obvious use-case. But perhaps exercise could be another. That’s certainly the opinion of …

NYC's Taxi of Tomorrow hits a roadblock, judge rules city overreached its authority

Mayor Bloomberg, New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and Nissan have been working to bring the NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" to the Big Apple since 2011, but it looks like its planned October 28th launch won't go without a hitch. In a lawsuit brought by Evgeny Freidman and the Greater New …

Hacker group found in China, linked to big cyberattacks -Symantec

* Symantec says Hidden Lynx very likely based in China<p>* Says it is not sure if group is linked to government<p>* Says may be linked to well-known 2009 Operation Aurora<p>By Jim Finkle<p>BOSTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Computer security experts have discovered a group of highly sophisticated computer hackers …

US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document

A secret document, published in declassified form for the first time by the Guardian today, reveals that the US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating an atom bomb over North Carolina that would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that devastated Hiroshima.<p>The document, …

Nuclear Power is on Life Support in U.S.

Nuclear plants are closing and the renaissance some expected is failing to materialize.<p>This was supposed to be a time for a nuclear revival in the …