Jason Volpe

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If we don’t want our sons to be monstrous men, we have to help them curb their anger

I have never had a job where the mood wasn’t set by the temperament of men.<p>I’ve witnessed men chuck pens, wadded paper, whatever was in their hands, at a wall or down a hallway the second frustration struck. Once, when asked a question, a man slammed his hands on his desk, pointed to his female …

Parenting

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Ancient Vikings Used Crystals to Navigate in a Surprisingly Legitimate Way

Sunstones are unexpectedly accurate natural compasses.<p>For hundreds of years, Vikings were the masters of the seas, controlling the northern Atlantic …

Chemistry

Ginger-scallion magic sauce is 100 percent boss

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>This is my favorite dipping …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Sutherland KC Vibe preamp unlocks unheard magic in your LPs

Ron Sutherland is an audio industry veteran and he was one of the founders of the MartinLogan speaker company. (Logan is his middle name.) Sutherland a deep passion for phono preamps: he now makes eight different models. I recently asked him about his approach and he summed it up with one word: …

Audiophile

The 20 Most Beautiful Kitchen Ideas

These stunning spaces could convince anyone to become a home cook.<p>From splashy modernism to classic industrialism, the styles in these kitchens turn up the heat (lighting the stove not required).

Third Wave Water Is Here, So the End Must Be Nigh

With coffee’s third wave elevating slowed-down brewing methods like pour-over and siphon brewing within the commercial sphere, a new company has a plan for introducing a new element into the brewing process to further redefine what makes a good cup of coffee. Filtered and distilled waters just …

Arugula, Asparagus and Avocado Breakfast Salad

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — January 3, 2016<p><i>The best breakfasts are those loaded with greens – and what better way to get “all the greens” than</i> …

How Do You Raise Responsible Children? Try This Single, Brilliant Tactic | Inc.com

In today's society, it's all too easy to get caught up in our jobs. It's even easier when you work for yourself.<p>That's why I've found the advice from one of my mentors so valuable. Alex runs a successful company and has been happily married for over 20 years. His two children are now teenagers, and …

Parenting

Chinese Braised Beef | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

Daniel's Favorite Recipes of 2016

When I look through my recipes from this past year, along with the ones created by my colleagues, what I see above all else is a focus on simplicity. At its heart, the food we've shared with you speaks to fundamentally good cooking that isn't overwrought or needlessly complicated. Sure, we shared …

The best board games for the kids, and parents, on your shopping list

Start ‘em young with these fantastic titles<p>The holiday shopping season is upon us, and that means the children in your life are about to be inundated with new toys. For parents, that means work. Time to clean out the toy bin and, in the dark of night, squirrel away the bottom few layers into a …

Board Games

The recent election has offered striking evidence that the US may become an empire of chaos under President Trump – is the American experiment over?<p>The one thing you could say about empires is that, at or near their height, they have always represented a principle of order as well as domination. So …

Political Science

Healthy Aussie Bites™ Recipe

"My take on Aussie Bites™ with a little more added to them. Use a mix of chopped dried fruits such as raisins, dates, figs, cranberries, …

Scientists asked 5,500 people to reveal their 'relationship dealbreakers' -- here's what they learned

Do you have a secret list of things that would disqualify someone from being your significant other?<p>Apparently, many people do — and now those lists …

Self-confidence

Before and After: A White-and-Gray Kitchen Renovation

<i>For Architectural Digest,by Jennifer Fernandez.</i><p>Manhattan has a reputation for small homes and even smaller kitchens. But when one Brooklyn family decided to renovate theirs, it wasn't a lack of space that proved challenging. "The homeowners wanted to keep the walls free of upper cabinets," says …

Goodbye, ketchup: 5 healthy condiments you’ve probably never tried

Condiments are having a moment, and their popularity is expected to continue skyrocketing — with good reason.<p>We’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill ketchup and mayo here. International condiments are hitting the mainstream as our palates wake up to new worlds of flavor. Everyone is on the …

Is This the Most Sustainable T-Shirt on the Planet?

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Laura's Kitchen (Before + After!)

I've gotten on a pretty good roll lately of finishing rooms to where I can show you my before + after room tours (like our bedroom, guest bathroom, …

Rebekah Zaveloff’s Restaurant-Inspired Kitchen Design

Inspired by restaurants, a Chicago designer combines beauty and productivity in a compact space.<p>People think home kitchens have to be huge, but …

First Look: Ben Ford's Cookbook Taming the Feast

Just in time for Summer cookouts, here's <b>Taming the Feast</b>, by Los Angeles chef (and son of Harrison Ford) <b>Ben Ford</b> and cookbook author Carolynn Carreño. The book, as you might imagine, is a collection of big feasts, all of which can be prepared outside: a whole hog roast, a paella party, barbecue, a …

The Mind of Chef Season Three to Feature Edward Lee and Magnus Nilsson

<i>The Mind of a Chef</i>, the James Beard Award winning PBS television series from Zero Point Zero Productions, WGBH, and Anthony Bourdain, is back for a third season, and this time it features Southern chef <b>Edward Lee</b> (610 Magnolia, KY) and Sweden's <b>Magnus Nilsson</b> (Faviken). Anthony Bourdain also returns …

The Top 10 Sunglasses For Spring/Summer 2014

It may not exactly feel like it just yet, but spring has officially arrived. And, with the warmer weather comes longer days with an abundance of …

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Grooming Routine For Spring

Spring is finally here and to start the season off with a clear conscience (or at very least, clear skin and great hair), we’re challenging you to a grooming overhaul. That’s right, it’s time your skincare regime got a spring cleaning. So here are the seven ways to reboot your regimen and reveal …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

LA Diary<p>At 71, the legendary screenwriter and director behind <i>Taxi Driver</i>, <i>Raging Bull</i>, and <i>American Gigolo</i> has a searingly good new film.<p>By Zach Baron2 …