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An Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Breakfast Bowl

I think turmeric is one of the greatest spices we can add to our diets for so many reasons.<p>Ground turmeric is perfectly good, but grated fresh …

RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Art of Self-Love

The reality show’s emphasis on the survival stories of its contestants reveals how performance can be empowering.<p>The most successful drag queen in American history ends every episode of his long-running reality-TV show, <i>RuPaul</i>’s <i>Drag Race</i>, in the same way. “Remember, if you can’t love yourself, how …

Reality TV

Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem, but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause

Both the FDA and the CDC have recently taken steps to address an epidemic of opioid overdose and addiction, which is now killing some 29,000 …

Prosthetics

How to Read a Book a Week

It was the late 1980s and I was sitting in a university lecture hall listening to Abbie Hoffman, an author and an activist, ranting about my generation’s indifference. Next to me was Gloria Emerson, a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. We were discussing Hoffman’s talk when I told her …

Writing

19 Essential D.C. Rooftops for Drinking and Dining

Summer is in full swing, which means it's time to kick back on one of D.C.'s many rooftops and enjoy breathtaking views of the Potomac, the Washington Monument, and the White House.<p>This list largely focuses on established rooftops, so those looking for the hottest, brand-new outdoor spaces around …

Washington D.C.

12 superfoods that will keep you healthy while traveling

Travel puts our bodies through a lot, whether we're stifling our circulation on long flights or shocking our digestive systems with new foods. We've shared a lot of tips and tricks about how what you eat can affect the way you feel when traveling, but now we've discovered that it's not just about …

Wellness

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Future Of Medicine

The human gut microbiome -- which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our intestines -- has been called one of the next big frontiers in medicine.<p>In recent years, a growing body of research has shown that the bacteria in our gut exert a powerful influence on our immune and …

Microbiology

Wine Questions, Answered: The Crisp, Dry White You're Looking For

There are a few words many American wine sellers hear more than any others: "I'm looking for a white wine—something crisp and dry."<p>Sound familiar? Maybe you loved a French wine you had at a local café, or you're looking for a bright Italian white that'll be refreshing at a picnic on a hot …

Wine

Turmeric Recipes

From spicy roasted chicken to Moroccan goat curry, these recipes all feature turmeric.

Recipes

Someone Confused Whoopi Goldberg For Oprah At The Oscars

Someone's in trouble tonight.<p>Beauty site Total Beauty mistakenly identified Whoopi Goldberg as Oprah in a mortifying Twitter gaffe during the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night.<p>The tweet, captured below by Marc Love before it was deleted, had over 2,000 retweets and 1,000 favorites.<p>The Twittersphere …

How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly

Birds are nature’s messengers, and they're broadcasting loud and clear: They are already experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change and …

Gardening

How Marketing Has Changed and Why It Matters

Ten years ago, people went to one or two websites when looking for a product, and made a decision based on that information. Today, however, the information available about products is almost endless.<p>Ten years ago, people went to one or two websites when looking for a product, and made a decision …

Marketing

MedNexus Is a Medical Search Engine with Actually Useful, Evidence-Based Sources

“Dr. Google” will make you think that your mild cough is actually cancer, but MedNexus wants to change that. It’s a medical search site, but instead …

8 Smoothies to Rejuvenate Your New Year Routine

One of the best times of year is the beginning. There are parties aplenty and general feelings of good cheer, often perpetuated by enough seasonal snacks to carry even the most pessimistic folks through the calendar change on a bubbly wine and sugar-induced high. With so much celebrating going on, …

Fitness

7 White-Hot Suspense Novels To Heat Up Your Holidays

You’re sharing a bedroom with your kid sister. Your uncle won’t stop turning the volume up on his favorite holiday CD (“Christmas With the Chipmunks”). You RSVPed “yes” to apparently endless seasonal parties despite never having had any desire to attend.<p>The holidays are stressful.<p>While many of us …

Books

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?<p>We all recognize the …

The 15 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

Sound, color, and animation have changed the medium of 21st century film and thereby changed its potential. The emphasis may have once been powerful …

The Best Way to Eat Healthfully is to Cook at Home

I left a screening of Michael Pollan's new film <i>In Defense of Food</i>—based off his 2008 book with the same name and airing on PBS on December 30th—feeling overwhelmed.<p>Pollan's argument is that we don't need to jump on every hot dietary trend or study every piece of scientific literature: On the …

This is the start of the post-antibiotic era

The discovery could herald a virtual return to the Dark Ages, with doctors unable to control common germs like E. Coli, rolling back centuries of medical progress.<p>"These are extremely worryingly results," said Liu Jian-Hua, a professor at China's Southern Agricultural University and co-author of a …

E.coli

APNewsBreak: Medicare spending $9B on hepatitis C drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare spending on breakthrough medications for hepatitis C will nearly double this year, passing $9 billion, according to new government figures. That's raising insurance costs for all beneficiaries, whether or not they have the liver-wasting viral disease.<p>The price of drugs is …

Health Care

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the holidays.<p>As soon as the …

Dessert

What To Cook On Sunday So You Can Eat Healthy The Rest Of The Week

In the hopes of making this fall a healthier one, we're rounding up recipes to cook on Sunday that'll help us eat healthy all week long. Because when you have delicious home-cooked meals to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's a lot easier to not order pizza three nights in a row. We launched …

Healthy Eating

IBM CEO, Netflix CEO, Carl Icahn & more discuss Apple relationship at DealBook conf. [Video]

While Apple didn’t have an official presence at the New York Times DealBook Conference yesterday (not counting former US Vice President Al Gore who sits on Apple’s board), the Cupertino company still got plenty of airtime on stage. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty explained her company’s relationship with …

Turn Your Photos Into Coloring Books (And Unleash Your Inner Monet) With This App

For adults, coloring books have been touted, somewhat controversially, as potent stress relievers. Publishers have released some genius print options that appeal to grown-ups—like this one of NYC street scenes—and the developers at Honeycombinatorics have come up with an app called …

Art

What Happens In Your Brain During The Two Critical Stages Of Sleep

We shouldn’t wear lack of sleep like a badge of honor. Our brains are actually doing important work to make us more successful as we snooze.<p>The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.<p>“What that 32 years is …

Sleep

On the Red Couch with Science of Happiness Writer Eric Barker

<i>What’s the secret to a happy life? Vacation—as long as you’re accruing “experiences,” according to wellness and science of happiness writer Eric Barker. On his blog, Barking Up The Wrong Tree, this former philosophy student and screenwriter explores humanity’s big questions (including “how to be</i> …

There's a huge obstacle to making computers as smart as humans

But it turns out even our smartest artificial intelligence (AI) is still relatively dumb.<p>So what do humans have that our machines don't?<p>For one, it's our seemingly common-sense ability to take what we know and apply it to new situations. Imagine talking to someone in a loud bar. Though you can't …

Singularity