Jeffrey Gale

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10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Body Language

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

From Digital Nomad to Expat – Putting Down Roots in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Eleven and a half years ago I set out to see the world. I was 54 years old at the time and had spent the last 36 years working at various jobs that …

New Netflix Doc 'Mercury 13' Tells the Story of NASA's Other Hidden Figures

In 1982 Sally Ride became the first American woman and the third woman in history to fly to space. But Ride and the other women in her 1978 astronaut …

Space Exploration

Andre the Giant’s Wild, Wild Life: Bodyslams, Booze and Babes Galore

The HBO documentary ‘Andre the Giant,’ premiering April 10, chronicles the life of legendary wrestler Andre the Giant—a man whose heart was as big as …

The Best Sci-Fi Movies Streaming on Netflix

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was a time when a service like Netflix Streaming was the stuff of science fiction. It's a repository of motion …

Please Enjoy This Video of Gordon Ramsay Getting Roasted for His Trash Pad Thai

The famously angry chef gets his comeuppance.<p>Gordon Ramsay has made a sport—a career, really—of lambasting other people’s cooking, particularly on Twitter. This hobby of his dovetails pretty nicely with his general tendency to yell at anyone who comes within a three-foot radius of him (for some …

The downfall of Conor McGregor

At their essence, combat sports are a form of reality programming, which is to say, not as unscripted as we might hope. Hence, there's this …

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

Entertainment

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Two hacks for making sure your suitcase comes out first on the carousel

They aren't foolproof, but are definitely worth a try!<p>There's nothing worse than waiting at the luggage carousel at the airport for your bag and watching everyone from your flight head out before you — <i>especially</i> when you know they're beating you to the taxi line. If you want your suitcase to be the …

What to Pack for Pretty Much Any Trip to Asia

Asia definitely has a lot of pull when it comes to grabbing the attention of travelers from far and wide. With the vast history that plays into its …

Every Day Is Thanksgiving When You Have Stuffing Butter

You can wax rhapsodic about your sweet potatoes, or glory in the sweet-tart pop of cranberries, or even try and tell me that the almighty burnished …

Bill Clinton: A Reckoning

Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990s. They were on the wrong side of history; is it finally time to make things right?<p>The most remarkable thing about the current tide of sexual assault and harassment accusations is not their number. If every woman in America started …

Bill Clinton

An Easy Trick for Getting First-Class Service in Economy

No matter the journey, in-flight service can vary wildly. In my experience alone, I've encountered flight attendants who are delighted to bend over …

Take an Inside Look at Thailand’s New Adults-Only Retreat

Taking a trip to Thailand in the near future? Then you might want to prepare yourself for the mass tourists surrounding its best-known regions, …

Thailand

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

Bangkok’s Most Expensive Street Food Is Totally Worth It

“People should appreciate what Thailand has right now, because someday we may not have this anymore.”<p>"Everybody told me I couldn't do this, because I'm kind of a hot-headed person," confides Jay Fai with a wry smile. Her trademark ski goggles are propped up on her forehead, revealing a face caked …

Siblings

There is a seedy underbelly to tourism in Thailand

It’s flanked by some of the world’s most stunning beaches, has kilometres of untouched jungle, is laced with ancient temples, has inimitable …

How Airbnb Rentals in Thailand Can Save You Money

We’re the first to suggest using your points and miles to book hotels and flights, or to maximize them by paying cash at a hotel and earning loyalty …

Chicken Satay is an Iconic Thai Dish, Ours is made healthier, Enjoy!

Grilled Chicken Satay<p>Chicken satay is one of the most common things you will see available to eat if you ever go to Southeast Asia. It is relatively …

Recipes

DevOps delivers faster software releases - and happier people

'The most rewarding aspect of DevOps is the impact on individuals. To see people that are genuinely happy, and derive happiness from their …

DevOps

Why You Should Burn Your Vegetables

Less than a year ago, for reasons perhaps best explored in a clinical setting, my friend Brendan McCarthy started to build <i>parrillas</i>, huge and heavy wood-burning grills of the sort common in Argentina, to a design of his own making. He welded together a metal cart and attached steel walls to three …