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43 Hydrating Recipes for Summer

As the weather gets warmer, it takes a lot more effort to stay hydrated, especially when sweatingoutdoorsor spending a long day at the beach (Rough life, huh?). While there is nouniversal formula for how much water you need to consume, the benefits of getting enough are huge (anddehydration is no joke). But guzzling a ton…

Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing

“The publishing industry looks a lot like these best-selling teenage dystopias: white and full of people destroying each other to survive.” Julie Dillon / BuzzFeed “Cuando el EZLN logre lo que busca, entonces ya no será necesario el EZLN, por eso decimos que luchamos por desaparecer.” “When the Zapatista Army of National Liberation achieves what…

34 Alternative Noodle Recipes That Pasta Fanatics Will Love

Noodles make whipping up a quick meal easy and tasty—they require virtually no Iron Chef America skills since it’s just boil water, cook pasta, drain, and add sauce. And they can adapt to any cuisine by simply changing the toppings. But sometimes you want to give your body a break from all of that wheat…

52 Healthier Versions of Classic Late-Night Snacks

52 Healthier Versions of Classic Late-Night Snacks 05/16/2014 – 10:20pm by Natalie Felsen We’ve all been there: It’s late, we’re hungry, and the drive-through window is beckoning. But before you grab the keys (or call for delivery) check out this list of less food-coma inducing late-night fare. It may require a little more work than…

43 Healthy Meals You Can Literally Eat On the Go

When your days are packed with meetings, workouts, appointments, work, and a social life, sometimes the only time to eat is when you’re on the go. Which is why we’re big fans of portable snacks and meals here at Greatist. So we went on a mission to find as many recipes as possible that we…

The Massive Fitness Trend That’s Not Actually Healthy at All

The world can be a crazy place, we all know that. And giving in to the fear that is endlessly manufactured by the media is a constant temptation on the path to fitness greatness. It’s also true that sometimes sh!t gets real, and we need to be prepared to adapt instantly. Why? Because… Life Is a Battle! But (and…

These 9 Quinoa Bakes Are a Cheese-Lover’s Dream Come True

Quinoa… so hot right now. But what exactly should you do with it? Sure, it makes an amazing breakfast (just add chocolate) and is any salad’s nutty-flavored buddy, but there has to be more to this super grain than standing in for oats and being a vegetarian’s protein-packed sidekick. That’s where quinoa bakes come in….

9 Festive Champagne Cocktails That Won’t Give You a Nasty Hangover

Whether celebrating the New Year, a new job, or catching up with friends (new and old), champagne just makes everything feel more like a special occassion. And while the bubbly booze tastes great solo (dare we say, even in a Solo cup), small additions can transform the drink into something truly unforgettable. Instead of traditional mimosas,…

40 Things You Need to Stop Worrying About

We’ve all got things that send us on an anxiety tailspin. But freak out no more. While worryingcan be beneficialin some instances, certain fears just aren’t worth the headache. We’ve got 40 things to stop worrying about right now, and tips for how to keep them in check. Money 1. Bouncing a Check We know…