Hunter Sperling

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30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

Everyone wants a better, and smarter brain to process information faster and have better memory recall.<p>The most brilliant minds don’t have more brain …

The Brain

The director of The Wolfpack hangs out with the coolest girls in NYC in Skate Kitchen

If the kids are anything like Skate Kitchen, the real-life all-female New York City skate crew that inspired, shaped the direction of, and stars in</i> …

Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions

ISTANBUL — A worsening dispute between the United States and Turkey reverberated through the global economy on Friday, hastening a broad flight of money from emerging markets and sowing instability throughout the Middle East as relations between the NATO allies neared a breaking point.<p>The immediate …

Turkey

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Self-help

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

8 Men’s Style Rules You Should Never Break

Style rules were meant to be broken. But not these. From never fully buttoning your blazer to always match your leathers, these are the men's style …

Questlove Wants You to Start Listening—I Mean Really Listening—Again

The musician, writer, and entrepreneur explains his new guide to living creatively and how no pursuit is really normal.<p>Questlove is the drummer and front man for the Roots—the Grammy-winning band you’ve seen on <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.</i> He’s a producer of the <i>Hamilton</i> cast album and has …

Things I wish I'd Known Before Traveling to India

From the essentials to pack before travelling to local etiquette, we reveal everything you need to know if you’re planning a trip to …

Taj Mahal

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

Learn to View the Night Sky with 'See It with a Small Telescope'

Many of us just got our first telescope over the holidays, and let's face it — a telescope can be intimidating. It's a machine. It needs to be …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Florida

This Gyro-Inspired Casserole Is the Perfect Dish for the Inebriated

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

How to Cook Flawless Fish Fillets

Fear not the fish fillets.<p>No need to be afraid when it comes to cooking fish fillets. Text Kitchen Director Robby Melvin, shares his three-step …

How To Make the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are a dish that almost everyone, even the most reluctant and befuddled cooks, are willing to tackle. It’s easy to make decent …

Sloppy Joes!

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. How about some sloppy Joes for dinner tonight? You don’t need a recipe, unless you’d …

Peanut pie and the sweet, crunchy memories of a Southern Virginia childhood

I grew up in Richmond, Virginia, but bussed 35 miles each day to a performing arts high school in the town of Petersburg. Several times a week during …

Pie

A Surprising Secret Ingredient Makes this Layer Cake a Southern Favorite

Ask a friend if they have ever tried a slice of tomato soup cake and you will more than likely be on the receiving end of a strange look. You …

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week! How to See Year's Best Meteor Display

Were it not for this past summer's Great American Solar Eclipse<i>,</i> the most anticipated celestial event in 2017 would almost certainly be the upcoming …

Astronomy

An Ingeniously Easy Way to Make Scrambled Eggs for a Crowd

If you've ever come to my house for dinner, then I've probably made you "brinner." Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite things to make for a …

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

Dessert

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

All-Star Holiday Cookie Recipes

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies<p>If you crushed up Christmastime and baked it into –– and sprinkled it on top of –– a cookie, this would be it. G. …

Dessert

These 7 Holidays Cookies Don't Require the Oven

The holidays have the oven working in overtime to achieve all the foods that are fit for celebrating — the roasts, the pies, and of course, the …

9 things I wish I knew before traveling to London

For one glorious year, I lived in student housing right near Liverpool Street in London. The city remains my favorite of all time: it could win on …

Food (UK)

This Is the Best Carry-on Bag for Your Money, According to Someone Who Lived in 10 Countries in a Year

Here's why I chose Osprey's Meridian 60 as my carry-on for a yearlong trip.<p>When it came to contracting the travel bug, I was a late bloomer. My …

25 Hacks For Travelling Solo By People Who Have Actually Done It

So, you’re thinking doing a spot of solo travel. Excellent idea! As someone who’s spent most of the year as a globetrotting backpacker, I can promise …

Solo Travel

The Best Weed-Spiked Dishes For Your 'Danksgiving' Meal

Whether you enthusiastically celebrate the inherently strange tradition of Thanksgiving with a doofy fold-out paper turkey, or you reject the idea …

When You Need to Impress Your Italian Relatives

There is prosciutto, and then there is culatello. To connoisseurs, the latter — cured from a solid chunk of leg, not the whole leg like standard prosciutto — is the variety worth seeking now that the Department of Agriculture has approved for import the culatello di Zibello made near Parma by the …