Mitchell Chan

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3 Common Relationship Myths That Are Holding You Back From Love

Did you grow up watching <i>Cinderella</i>, <i>Snow White</i>, and <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>? Have you spent your life searching for the fairy-tale relationship, believing it …

Relationships

5 Things I Learned After Giving Up Sugar for 10 Days

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>The World Health Organization recommends that we consume less …

Nutrition

Chef John's French Fries Recipe

"I don't think most people realize that any decent French fry needs to be twice fried. The first frying in done at a lower temperature, which softens …

Recipes

A photographer's guide to the ice caves of Iceland

<i>All images: Kirk Norbury</i><p>There's nothing that compares to exploring the wonders of an ice cave, especially those found in Iceland. Stepping inside you …

Landscape Photography

7 Decluttering Habits to Steal from People Who Are Moving

Ever watched in awe as a friend set aside endless bags of clothing to donate in preparation for a crosstown move? You don't have to wait until the …

Minimalism

Crispy Chinese Roast Pork Belly Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Known as siu yuk, this roast pork belly is a classic Cantonese dish. Its characteristically crispy skin is often what separates the best siu yuk from the rest, and can be elusive to obtain. This recipe here uses a tried and true salt crust method that my mom swears by. It has never …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Recipe

"I got this recipe from a friend and it is wonderful. My kids love it. It tastes like you got it at a Chinese restaurant and the slow cooker does …

Recipes

Sensory deprivation float tanks can cost a fortune, but this one is different

Until now, if you wanted a sensory deprivation flotation tank in your home you’d better be a tech millionaire or international arms dealer, based on …

Kayaking

Body Talk: How to Master Nonverbal Communication

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanThere’s a magic key to getting what you want and what you need in life. No, this …

Body Language

10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

11 delicious avocado recipes that don't involve avocado toast

Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest reveals hundreds of thousands of ways to eat this green-fleshed treat. Aside from the fact that they’re rich and creamy …

Healthy Eating

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

Time I

This is The Smartest Thing I Ever Bought for My Fridge

When it comes to grocery shopping and my food budget, the worst thing that can happen isn't running out of food (although that's pretty close) — it's …

Here's what Monica's apartment from 'Friends' would look like in 2018

The purple walls were cool in the '90s, but if “Friends” character Monica Geller-Bing still lived in her two-bedroom apartment in New York City today, things might look a little different.<p>The team at interior design startup Modsy had a vision of how the fictional character would have decorated the …

9 Differences Between Being Friendly Vs. Flirty, According To Experts

Some people are naturally friendly, no matter who they’re talking to or interacting with. Sometimes, however, friendliness may be construed as …

15 grilling tools with a cult following—and why they’re worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Once the weather …

BBQ

The 10 Best Meatless Pasta Recipes You Need to Know

Whether you're vegetarian or just searching for more dinner options that are meatless, pasta is always a great answer. Since it's really a blank …

‘I Was Living An Awesome Life—But I Had No Purpose’

“I kept looking at accomplishments, aiming for the next one.”<p>If you had asked me to describe my life five years ago, I would have cited a trifecta like "driven, full, and fun." I was 30, working a cool job, and moonlighting as a young-adult novelist. Not to mention training for a marathon, raising …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

A 365-Square-Foot Swedish Apartment (With a Killer Kitchen)

(Image credit: Anders Bergstedt for Entrance)<p>What do you do with a tiny apartment with a really tall ceiling? Go vertical, of course. The Swedes are …

Want to Accomplish More in Less Time? 9 Things the Most Effective People Always Do | Inc.com

Some people are highly efficient. They get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most?<p>Highly effective people are highly efficient, but they take their effort to the next level: They focus on accomplishing …

Self-improvement

How to Get Extra-Crispy Chicken Wings Without Frying

We found the ultimate hack for crunchy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside chicken wings, and it doesn't include a drop of oil.<p>My world was turned …

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Smartphones allow us to stay in contact with our loved ones more closely than ever before, but some of the most important features, like location …

Android News

How to shoot great video with your smartphone

A rundown of the basics<p>We all shoot video with our smartphones, but most of us aren’t trying to make the next great Oscar-winning film. We’re just trying to capture moments that are important to us, or footage that we think will resonate with others.<p>There are a lot of little things you can do to …

6 photo apps that have vastly better filters than Instagram

While some of the app's 300 million users still rely on Rise and Valencia to take their selfies, others have graduated to more refined photo editing apps that make their pictures look professional thanks to retouching tools, selective editing functions, and amazing lens effects.<p>Plus if you're …

How to Bounce Back After Life's Worst Hardships (and Come Out Even Stronger) | Inc.com

"Falling down" doesn't have to wreck you. In fact, it can be the best thing that ever happened...if you let it.<p>If you've ever "gotten off track," "fallen down," or just simply completely "blown it" (or so it felt), you may have felt like there was no way out.<p>Shutting down, giving up, making big …

Self-help

​This Man Has a Six-Pack, a Full Head of Hair, and Is Somehow Way Older Than You Think

​Here's what he chalks up to looking so young at his age<p>The latest object of the Internet's fascination is a fit Singaporean male model. When we put it like that, it's not exactly the most surprising thing in the world to read, is it? However, there's a twist. The man, Chuando Tan, is shocking …

HIIT