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These Fairytale Tiny Houses will blow you away

Looking for the next cool thing to add to your bucket list? Look no further – it’s time to vacation in a tiny house. A new phenomenon known as the …

Ticket reseller NewLeaf hopes to lure travellers with discount airfares

NewLeaf Travel Co. Inc. launched on Monday, seeking to entice consumers with discount airfares while plotting a course for survival in a business known for cutthroat competition whenever a new entrant appears.<p>NewLeaf has a deal with Flair Airlines Ltd. of Kelowna, B.C., to have Flair operate Boeing …

7 Foods You Think Are Healthier Than They Really Are

Plus, what you should eat more of.<p>Apparently, in life, there exists a food Venn diagram. One side is healthy stuff, the other side is unhealthy stuff, and in the middle is the stuff that no one's really sure about.<p>For instance, this rather delicious-looking bacon cheeseburger with seasoned potato …

Electric blue wine might be coming to a glass near you

No one asked for it, but sure, we'll take it: blue wine is now a thing.<p>The strikingly bright beverage, made by Spanish winemaker Gik, is reportedly …

This $6 Supermarket Wine Was Just Named One of the Best in the World

<i>This article was originally published on FoodandWine.com.</i><p>Think you can’t get a world-class wine for under $7? Turns out someone thinks you can. And …

What kind of Person are You? Your Fingers Can Reveal Your Personality

Analyzing the form of your fingers you can find out what kind of person you are. What kind of personality are you?<p>If the form of your fingers is of …

Psychology

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

The Suicide Note as Literary Genre

“Everything has gone for me but the certainty of your goodness. I can’t go on spoiling your life any longer. I don’t think two people could have been …

Literature

Best Protein Powders (and the Worst)

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, a vegan or a plant-based foodie, everyone is getting in on the protein trend. And with good …

Nutrition

The history of English can be explained in five words

In 1582, Richard Mulcaster, headmaster of the Merchant Tailors’ school, wrote that “our English tung is of small reatch, it stretcheth no further than this Iland of ours.” It didn’t stay that way. Today, English is spoken by more than a billion people all over the world.<p>It is a colorful, vibrant, …

Language

The Terrifying 'Yelp for People' App Is Now Available

Are you ready to be reviewed by your boss and significant other?<p>Apple iPhone owners can now download Peeple, a long-awaited app that lets users rate …

10 kinds of apostrophe mistakes—and how to avoid them

Considering how many ways the apostrophe can be employed, erroneous use of that punctuation mark is widespread.<p>Here are brief discussions of 10 …

The Most Underappreciated Classic Cocktails of All Time

With the Oscars coming up, someone’s sure to get snubbed (good luck, Leo!). But, more relevant to us, what cocktails often get snubbed for their …

Scotch Whisky

The holy grail of ramen dishes

While Tokyo has Japan’s only Michelin-starred ramen restaurant, the noodle consistently voted as the nation’s most delicious comes from a tiny, family-run shop in Wakayama City.<p>I watched without blinking as a row of six hands performed a bullet-fast dance: a splash of soy sauce, a shower of …

Japan

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Emotional Intelligence

Buy Books and Never Read Them? There's a Japanese Word for That

One of the earliest ancestors of our humble letter F was a Phoenician letter, <i>waw</i>, which was assimilated into the early Greek alphabet more than 2500 …

Language

Buffalo pooh

It’s true. I’m a little bored this week… I found myself musing on one of the most interesting/idiotic (a surprisingly permeable boundary) conundrums …

Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time

It also changes you.<p>More importantly, close relationships may spark an entirely different way of thinking and acting, something Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of "Powers of Two," chalks up to having a "shared mind."<p>So, how do you and your significant other stack up? Check out these signs psychologists …

Relationships

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Cooking

You Can Make Dinner For A Week With $25

This goes out to all the broke, hungry college kids out there.<p>We college kids seriously don't have the time (or the money) to splurge on expensive meals. Luckily for y'all, we've created a recipe series that is fast, easy, and cheap, and it takes the guesswork out of cooking to give you a week's …

10 Sauces for Simple Grilled Vegetables

Make a mixed grill platter of vegetables and serve it with a sauce, and you have an impressive, party-worthy dish to serve alongside some simply …

The One Cabbage Recipe That Will Feed You All Week

Marcella Hazan's rice and smothered cabbage soup is not a weeknight meal.<p>Once you've turned diced onion a deep golden-brown on the stovetop, you'll add a heap of finely shredded cabbage, 1 tablespoon of wine vinegar, salt, and pepper, and then cover the pan and leave it to cook for longer than …

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

Amazing Benefits Of Cucumber Water (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise