Nihad Zahri

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Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Best Under Eye Concealers for Over 50 That Knock Years Off Your Skin

Finding an under eye concealer for over 50 skin that hides the sins of our youth can be a difficult feat. As we age, the delicate skin under our eyes …

17 Affordable Bohemian Furniture And Home Decor Sites

Is your home in need of a redesign?<p>There are so many furniture and home decor sites, it’s hard to know where to start when you’re on a mission for cheap and affordable home decor. While it seems like mid-century modern is the ~aesthetic of the moment, there are so many other kinds of home decor …

50 Strange But True Facts About the U.S.

The United States is a massive country, and even though it's not quite 250 years old, its 3.8 million square miles offers plenty of history. Did you know the Liberty Bell has a typo on it? Or that there are more bourbon barrels in Kentucky than humans? Check out these little nuggets of information, …

Lake Superior

Why You Should Be Adding a Spoonful of Sugar to Your Shampoo

Dry shampoo addicts, this one's for you.<p>Ever since our dry shampoo addiction was called into question, we've been paying closer attention to our scalps. Turns out they need almost as much cleansing, moisturizing, and exfoliating as our faces do.<p>Yes: Exfoliating.<p>How <i>do</i> you buff away dead skin cells …

Hate Pushups? Try This Move Instead

Sexy shoulders, coming right up.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Inverted shoulder press</b>: TBH, the classic pushup can be a bit of a bore. While this inversion works …

Healthy Energy Drinks Recipes To Make Energy Boosting Drinks at Home

<b>Healthy Energy drinks</b> are generally consumed for various reasons. It could be before or after a strenuous <b>workout regime</b>, when you are critically ill …

Coconut

This Cool Swedish Brand Is 100% Based on Ikea Hacks

Shopping at Ikea comes with its pros and cons. Pros: it's affordable and has a modern Scandinavian aesthetic that works in most spaces. Cons: since it's so popular, filling your home with Ikea can make it hard to expresses your individual style, and sometimes the pieces don't age well. Another …

Learn your skincare alphabet: H Is For Hyaluronic Acid

Do you know how to decipher the ingredients label on your moisturiser? Or whether you should be using retinol? Or what the difference is between AHAs …

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Dropbox

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Food & Dining

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

10 Cleaning Hacks Every Grown-Up Should Know

Ah the pleasures of being a grown-up: You can rent a car, stay up as late as you want and you really can eat ice cream for dinner. But being an adult comes with its responsibilities… like cleaning. And while that’s no fun at all, there are a few key tricks to help you feel like you’re totally …

Autism linked to vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, researchers find

Study finds pregnant women with low vitamin D levels at 20 weeks more likely to have a child with autistic traits<p>The important role vitamin D plays in early life is back in the spotlight after Australian researchers noticed a link between a deficiency during pregnancy and autism.<p>The study found …

Wellness

The best podcasts of 2016 you can binge in the new year

2016 was a rough year in many ways, but good art often comes from bad times. Podcasts are no exception, as the past 12 months gave rise to a number …

Broad City

The Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide: Stylish Yet Sustainable Gifts That Are Good For The Planet

Christmas can be a wasteful season: gifts will be re-gifted, returned, or just left unused. Add to that all the synthetic materials used in most products, from plastics to polyesters in clothing. And then the piles of wrapping which can’t be recycled.<p>But there’s no need to become Scrooge and …

Sustainability

22 Whole30 Soup Recipes to Keep You on Track Through Winter

Whether you’ve resolved to start eating cleaner or you’ve been adhering to that lifestyle for a while, great Whole30 dinner recipes are like gold. Warm winter salads are super tasty, but if you want something a <i>smidge</i> more comforting, hearty winter soups come in *very* handy. They’re absolutely …

Joe Trivelli’s Italian Christmas recipes

There is in my family a deep appreciation for Christmas. We begin with a trip across town to buy a tree and, from then on, all surfaces are laden with the appropriate kitsch. The warm atmosphere is fuelled by the candles of constantly spinning angel chimes and the only space in the house is the …

Italian Food

10 Foods that Yogis & Non-Yogis Should Eat for a Healthier Mind, Body & Soul

Unlike nutritionists who differentiate between carbs, protein, and fat, yoga classifies the foods based on the effect they have on your body and mind.<p>…

10 skincare essentials to upgrade your winter skincare routine

It’s that time of year again, folks. The trees are up, the lights are sparkling, and, sadly, our skin is drying out like no other! You know what that …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

How to create a great bowl-based recipe

This week, I’ve been eating comforting stews and soups, out of deep, thick-rimmed bowls that are warm in the hand and satisfying to hold. There is something inviting about autumn and winter, its lengthened darkness, which makes eating feel cosier. A dinner curled up on the sofa feels just …

Coconut

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Learning

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

If a selfie is worth a thousand words, we can all agree that ‘meh’ should not be one of them. Living life to its ultimate potential has the unfortunate casualty of wreaking havoc...<p>, $7.59<p>, $34<p>, $20<p>, $34<p>, $9<p>, $47<p>, $16<p>, $20<p>, $48<p>, $13<p>, $25<p>, $80<p>, $29<p>, $27<p>, $58

Skin Care

How To Get Your Glowiest Skin Ever — No Makeup Required

Waking up (makeup-free — because we know you always wash your face before bed, right?) with utterly perfect, lit-from-within skin is on our list of …

The 20 Best White Paints, According to Top Interior Designers

They might be from the same color family, but they're oh-so different.<p>White paint can make or break a room, so we looked to the pros to tell us everything we need to know about the best shades.<p>China White, Benjamin Moore<p>"It seldom fails me, no matter where in the country I use it. It doesn't break …

Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup.

Soup season has returned!!The post Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Potatoes

The oil market is having an existential crisis

The 2015 figure is about one tenth of the annual average dating all the way back to 1960, according to Wood Mackenzie. Shockingly, 2015 saw the least amount of oil discovered in a calendar year since 1947. But with the massive spending cuts extending into 2016, this year the industry is on track to …

How To Have Perfect Day of Eating And Drinking in Hong Kong

From a top British toque to a Louisiana sushi guru, international talent is giving the city’s culinary scene a whole new flavor. Here's how to spend …