Stephen Ong

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Five Essential Japanese Novels

<i>is the first of his novels to be translated into English. This would seem the perfect moment therefore to champion other Japanese writers that do not</i> …

Where to Start When You Want to Get Back In Shape

The road to fitness begins with just 10 minutes a day<p>As the <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director, BJ Gaddour gets dozens of questions every day from readers about specific workout moves and training strategies. But the most common question he receives is also the simplest: “Where do I start?”<p>Gaddour’s …

Workouts

The Best 40-Minute Workout To Do At The Gym

As the saying goes, an hour-long workout is roughly four percent of your day, so use it wisely. However, once you factor in your commute to and from …

25 Leadership Lessons From Millionaire Business Owners

Build your team with the employees who just want a leader that helps them excel.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite your expertise, skills and education, nothing can prepare you for becoming a business leader. There’s a lot of trial and error and on-the-job-training …

The Four Stretches Every Cyclist Needs to Know

If you’re like us, when you haven’t been glued to the television watching the Tour de France, you’ve taken it upon yourself to channel that inner …

Steal This Look: A Small and Neat Kitchen in Melbourne

Architect Sarah Trotter of Hearth Studio set out to redesign a 1970s kitchen on the garden level of a house in Melbourne, Australia. The compact …

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This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

The Secret Truths About "Dealer's Choice" at Bars

Cocktail barkeeps around the country will happily mix up off-menu specialties upon request, but how many of those “off the cuff” concoctions are planned vs. improvised?<p>We’ve all been there: imagine the last time you walked into a cocktail joint and sat down at the bar only to discover a lengthy …

Alcohol

Christina Tosi's Tang Toast Recipe Is The Perfect Anti-Trend

When toast became a trend, we were perplexed, to say the least. Artisanal toast is now a common feature on restaurant menus. Food publications share toast recipes on the regular, and avocado toast is in danger of ruining itself via over exposure on Instagram.<p>How did this happen? As Hannah Goldfield …

16 Fermented Recipes That Know How to Get Funky

From kimchi to kefir, here are 16 recipes that are just a little funky... in a good way.<p><b>Fermented foods.</b> We're into them. Really into them. From kimchi to kefir, here are 16 recipes that are just a little funky... in a good way.

Cooking

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Interior Design

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Introducing Banh Shop, Yum Brands' New Concept

Yum! Brands — which is behind Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut — is testing a new concept called <b>Banh Shop</b> in Dallas. As Eater Dallas confirms, the Vietnamese sandwich shop-cum-fast casual counter restaurant will serve a menu filled with Southeast Asian-style salads and sandwiches. Wisely, Yum! sought …

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

5 Crowd-Pleasing DIY Happy Hour Snacks

Here, five tasty snacks to make that will be a hit at any home happy hour.<p>Master chef Jacques Pépin knows that a good host makes people happy. Here, …

11 Foods That Make People Happy

Here, 11 of F&W's most happiness-inducing recipes ever.<p>As Jacques Pépin explains in today's Chefs in Conversation video, your goal as a cook should …

9 Restaurants That Are Focusing On Our Favorite Foods

It's pretty common knowledge that a restaurant that offers sushi on one page of its menu and lasagna on the other -- and barbecue somewhere in between -- isn't going to cook you the best meal of your life. It will probably be decent, but will more likely be disappointing (and hopefully it won't …

5 Essential Dorm Room Cooking Hacks

Ask just about any college student and they'll tell you that, at one time or another, they've cooked (or attempted to cook) something in their dorm room. Maybe they were tired of eating at the dining hall, maybe they didn't have money to eat out, maybe there wasn't a kitchen in their residence hall …

Make This Kale Pesto Spaghetti For Dinner. It's Got Goat Cheese.

Spaghetti's versatility is award-winning.<p>There are <i>so</i> many ways to dress the beloved kitchen staple and to modify it for any particular diet. For vegetarians or anyone taking part in the Meatless Monday movement, a kale pesto should absolutely be on the menu.<p>This Kale Pesto Spaghetti with Goat …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

Living Rooms

9 Surefire Ways to Recharge This Weekend | Inc.com

Friday afternoon comes and the buzz starts to build. The weekend is finally here. Rest and relaxation are top of mind. Maybe you have a trip ahead of you. But somehow weekends have a way of coming and going while leaving you even more tired Monday than you were on Friday.<p>The key to a productive …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

Child's detention despite citizenship reveals immigration case woes

An 11-year-old boy — one of hundreds who have been shuttled to an immigration detention facility in the middle of the New Mexican desert — was released this week after it was discovered that he is a U.S. citizen, according to the child's attorney.<p>The boy spent more than a month at the detention …