Claudia Regnart

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Your guide to natural sweeteners

Sugar, especially the bright white, refined kind we all grew up with, has always been a nutritional no-no. It spikes your blood sugar, increases …

Nutrition

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Relationships

Who was buried at Stonehenge? New study sheds light

<b>(CNN) —</b> As one of the world's most famous prehistoric monuments, Stonehenge still holds many secrets despite centuries of study. For the first time, new research is lifting the veil on the people who are buried at Stonehenge.<p>The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports on Thursday.<p>Much …

Archaeology

There are two ways to read, but one is useless

Reading is telepathy, and a book is the most powerful technology invented.<p>Homer, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Woolf, Hemingway—these are names without a living body. We can’t talk to them, nor touch them, but their thoughts are immortalized through the written word.<p>Aristotle’s logic, …

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

Vintage Photos Celebrate Mothers Around the World

For Mother's Day, see how moms have cared for their children for the last 100 years.<p>Balancing an infant on her hip. Cradling one child while holding the hand of another. Caring for a baby while finishing her work.<p>The mothers in these vintage images strike familiar poses that span the globe and …

The subtle art of forming valuable, life-long friendships

The late George Carlin is probably one of my favorite comedians.<p>I always found him to be raw and honest, and like most great comedians, there was a sense that he wasn’t there to just make you laugh. He had a subtle truth to share and that truth was best delivered as a joke.<p>In this way, towards the …

Tom Wolfe: A Life in Pictures

'He loved to stir it up': five writers, editors and friends on Tom Wolfe's legacy

He put a huge emphasis on detail and style. But you imitate that style at your peril. Ann Marie Lipinski<p>Wolfe was a leading model for anyone doing magazine journalism Michael Wolff<p>For all of Tom Wolfe’s accomplishments in the genre of ‘new journalism’, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline …

Watch the Gospel Choir’s Rendition of ‘Stand by Me’ at the Royal Wedding

The nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were plenty galvanizing, though one moment during the wedding ceremony of the newly named Duke and …

Royal Weddings

Why You Should Try Slow Travel at Least Once

There’s an easy way to make your next vacation feel longer: Slow it down.<p>You don’t have to request more time off to make this happen, either. …

Amalfi Coast

What You Should Know About Carol Burnett

Who she is, why she matters, and why she rules.<p>At 85 years old, Carol Burnett is still funnier than most of us could ever hope to be.<p>This is …

How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off

The idea of “vacation” often conjures up thoughts of trips to faraway lands. While it’s true that big trips can be fun and even refreshing, they can also take a lot of time, energy, and money. A lot of people feel exhausted just thinking about planning a vacation—not just navigating personal …

Remote Working

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

The friend effect: why the secret of health and happiness is surprisingly simple

A study has found that regularly eating meals alone is the biggest single factor for unhappiness, besides existing mental illness. Why is hanging out with friends so helpful?<p>For some, eating alone can be a joyous thing: forking mouthfuls of pasta straight from the pan, peanut butter licked off a …

Going to sleep isn’t always easy, even when you’re tired. Here are ways to combat insomnia.

“Good wakefulness and good sleep go hand in hand,” according to cartoonist Ellen Forney. But what happens when you’re battling insomnia? Lack of …

Inside The Ecosystem That Fuels Amazon’s Fake Review Problem

A vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it's designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.<p><b>One morning in late January</b>, Jake picked up the box on his desk, tore through the packing tape, unearthed the iPhone case inside, snapped a picture, and uploaded it to an Amazon review he’d …

Canadian MPs vote for papal apology over abuse of aboriginal children in schools

Lawmakers in Canada called on Pope Francis to publicly apologize on behalf of the Catholic Church for its role in boarding schools that abused …

A Very German Love Story: When Old Left and Far Right Share a Bedroom

VIENNA — When she says identity, he hears exclusion.<p>When he says diversity, she hears Islamization.<p>He accuses her of forgetting history. She accuses him of obsessing with history. He calls her a racist. She calls him a national masochist.<p>Helmut Lethen, 79, and Caroline Sommerfeld, 42, are both …

The best Fitbit Versa bands of 2018

Since the Fitbit Versa launched in April, there’s rightfully been a good deal of buzz around the new smartwatch, which is a fitness-lifestyle hybrid …

Google Tasks review: Still more to do

Google’s fresh coat of paint can’t hide the cracked foundation here<p>Google is taking another stab at putting together a coherent to-do list app by breaking off Tasks into a full, standalone service, complete with its own mobile apps and deep integration into the new Gmail redesign.<p>A fresh coat of …

Brigitte Macron lauds 'really fun' Melania Trump – but says 'she can't go outside'

French first lady tells Le Monde her US counterpart is ‘kind, charming’ and excellent company, but is constrained by her role in Washington<p>Far from the stern, even glum image she presents to the public, Melania Trump in private is excellent company, according to Brigitte Macron – but unlike the …

Brigitte Macron

To understand water scarcity, researchers are looking at 260-million-year-old South African teeth

Around 260 million years, the earth was dominated by mammal-like reptiles called therapsids. The largest of these therapsids were the dinocephalians, a genus composed of several herbivorous and carnivorous species.<p>Then something enormous happened: a mass extinction event killed off between 75% and …

South Africa

Golf course that called the police on black women loses business, faces call for state investigation

In the days after white golf course owners called the police on five African American women they said were not playing fast enough, a Pennsylvania state senator has called for an investigation into the incident and the club is losing local business.<p>On April 21, the women were told by owners and …

Women of Color

What Is Wabi-Sabi? This Japanese Aesthetic Might Be The Antidote For KonMari Burnout

There’s a phrase I’ve seen pop up from time to time with regards to home organization and design: <i>Wabi-sabi</i><i>.</i> The term isn’t new; indeed, the Japanese …

Design

Wisdom in the Age of Information and the Importance of Storytelling in Making Sense of the World: An Animated Essay

For my part in the 2014 Future of Storytelling Summit, I had the pleasure of collaborating with animator Drew Christie — the talent behind that wonderful short film about Mark Twain and the myth of originality — on an animated essay that I wrote and narrated, exploring a subject close to my heart …

Reclaiming Friendship: A Visual Taxonomy of Platonic Relationships to Counter the Commodification of the Word “Friend”

Exploring the concentric circles of human connection through the lens of our ideal and real selves.<p>Friendship, C.S. Lewis believed, “like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself … has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” But the poetic beauty of …

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …

PIRLS exposes SA schools’ dire state of illiteracy

This week, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga released the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) results. To say that …

London’s Canalboat Bookstore Finds a Berth, and Success

LONDON — The two men who run London’s only floating bookstore, Word on the Water, are living proof that there really is something you can do in life with an English lit degree, other than teach English literature.<p>The store — a 50-foot-long canalboat stuffed to its bulkheads and overflowing onto the …