Catherine Goodrow

121 Added | 7 Magazines | 2 Likes | 9 Followers | @CatherineGo1t91 | Keep up with Catherine Goodrow on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Catherine Goodrow”

How to Pick a Perfectly Ripe Watermelon Every Time

In the quest for the perfect summer fruits, it pays to be picky. Last month, we brought you our foolproof guide to choosing the perfect ripe avocado, …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

A New Online Course Teaches Buddhist Meditation for Free

<i>By Sonia Jones</i><p>In this video, Sonia Jones, Sonima's founder, sits down with David Germano, Ph.D., a professor of religious studies and the director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, to discuss the school's newest online course on Buddhist meditation in the modern …

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Richard Feynman

Is Orgasmic Meditation a Cult?

Fans say it helps women experience better, more frequent orgasms. Critics say it’s overblown marketing.<p>Searching for inner peace? For a growing …

T-shirts

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …

Top 12 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the US

Buckle up for the ride of a lifetime with Travel’s Best Road Trips 2015, our coveted list of the most picturesque and awe-inspiring drives around the …

Hiking

9 Epic Grilled Steaks for Labor Day

Steak is a must-have on any cookout menu.<p>Though it might not be the official end of summer, Labor Day is, for many, the last chance for a grilling …

7 Party Dips Bursting With Flavor

It's not a party without chips and dip. From Chile Con Queso to Roasted Garlic Guacamole, these flavorful recipes are all serious crowd-pleasers.<p><b>1. Chile Con Queso</b><p>From-scratch queso is so much better than the melted <i>Velveeta</i> kind! This version -- made with fresh jalapeños, Cheddar and Pepper Jack -- …

Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …

Am I Just Really Tired, or Do I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

<i>By Elinor Fish</i><p>I pulled the bed sheets over my head to block the morning sunshine from hitting my face. It was a beautiful July morning, a day I'd usually jump up, slip on my running shoes, and hit the trails for a fun long run.<p>But not today.<p>My head was foggy from a bad nights' sleep, my body felt …

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

10 Lessons My Divorce Taught Me About Lasting Love

I've learned a lot of lessons over the last 20 years since my divorce. It dawned on me recently that even though I didn't have a divorce party (just wasn't in the mood) it doesn't mean that I can't mark the 20th anniversary of my divorce in some way. So here it goes, my list of the 10 most …

Automatic Time And Productivity Tracking

Yaware.TimeTracker is an automatic time tracking app that helps you and your team manage their time, be productive and achieve …

Time Management

15 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

Upgrade your outdoors skills.

6 surprisingly easy ways to be happier

Here are the 6 best hacks from books on happiness that we've ever found.<p>You're probably well aware of Google's smashing employee benefits package, and in a moment of incredulous jealousy you might even have scoffed at the pampering.<p>Among the boons to Googlers are: massages, a bountiful and …

Happiness

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Happiness

17 Dazzling Photos to Hold You Over Until Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is a way of life. It’s traveling and relaxing. Being in touch with nature. It’s living simply, away from the luxury of urban life.<p>If you …

Hiking

advertisement<p>Munro Trail--This tough, 11-mile (round-trip) uphill climb through groves of Norfolk pines is a lung-buster, but if you reach the top, …

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.

Healthy Eating

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Stack Overflow

Classic American hiking trails

Choose your path<p>Every avid hiker has a list of favorite trails. Most people who walk in natural areas regularly have a personal connection with the …

Rethinking a hotel price? DreamCheaper looks for better after booking

No need to second-guess the price you paid for your hotel. There's a new website to take care of that for you.<p><b>Name:</b> DreamCheaper.com<p><b>What it does:</b> Forward your hotel booking confirmation email (for hotels with free cancellation) to hotel@dreamcheaper.com. If DreamCheaper finds the same room — or …

Hospitality

Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands

Special Offer*<p><b>Enjoy a Complimentary Pre-Tour Night!</b><p>Reserve either 2018 Scotland departure by January 31, 2018, and enjoy a pre-tour night at the …

Scotland

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

Top 10 New Adventure Travel Trips

If adventure travel is all about the pursuit of new experiences, guided adventure trips are all about the pursuit of those experiences with a little …

6 Reasons Why You Can't Lose Weight, And What To Do About It

With my experience as a family doctor I know that most people can’t lose weight because they are not working in harmony with their body and mind. For …

Fitness

This Coffee Table Cleverly Hides Your Messes

No one will ever know you're a coaster hoarder.<p>You can finally stop scrambling to clean up your living room when mom stops by. This clever table, aptly called the Times 4 and designed by Gonçalo Campos, has a wooden table top that rotates to reveal and hide its different compartments — giving you …