Anette Wennlid

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Here Are the Only 6 Food Trends You Need to Know for 2015

With all due respect to sports geeks, music freaks, stock jocks, and teenage girls, there is no group more obsessed with The Next Big Thing …

Food

Goodbye smart gadgets. Hello dumb tech

Feature-filled phones, Apple Watches and expensive coffee machines are all very well, but sometimes they just make life more complicated. It’s time to learn the joy of low tech<p>• Six gadgets that will simplify your life<p>This is going to be the year of the smartwatch. Thanks to several incredible …

Apple Watch

What I Learned From Riding the Greyhound From San Francisco to New York

Two years ago, I rode a Greyhound bus from San Francisco to New York to get home for the holidays. I have a tendency to procrastinate, so naturally I didn't even attempt to look for a plane ticket home until December 7. Upon seeing the price of a round trip ticket for the holidays (about $1,200), I …

San Francisco

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Magnificent Outdoor Cathedral Formed from Living Trees

Located at the foot of Mount Arera on the outskirts of Bergamo in northern Italy, a spectacular outdoor cathedral formed from rows of trees has become a place of pilgrimage for tourists, art lovers, and spiritual visitors alike. Called the <i>Cattedrale Vegetale</i> (also known as the <i>Tree Cathedral</i>), this …

Italy

Ropeless Elevator Can Move Up, Down, And Sideways

An elevator that could move horizontally opens up all kinds of architectural possibilities.<p>Last week German conglomerate and elevator-maker ThyssenKrupp unveiled the 21st-century equivalent of Roald Dahl’s the Great Glass Elevator. MULTI doesn’t quite blast into space, but the cable-less elevator …

Skyscrapers

5 Screwed Up Lessons I Learned From My Dad

I'm just like my father: committed to whatever I take on. I have an amazing work ethic. I'm strong-minded and a little hard-headed. I even look like him.<p>I learned a lot of amazing lessons from this man. And even though we butt heads, I love him with all my heart.<p>But the truth is I don't love …

Motivation

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.