Kristen Taylor

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The Number-One Bad Habit That Leads to Affairs

<i>In Hump Day, award-winning psychotherapist and TV host Dr.</i> <i>Jenn</i> <i>Mann answers your sexiest questions—</i><i>unjudged and unfiltered.</i><p><b>DEAR DR. JENN,</b><p>I’m a …

Relationships

The lost civilization of California wine

<b>Ruins</b><p>California’s strangest vineyard is in the tiny Yuba County town of Oregon House, 70 miles northeast of Sacramento, at an elevation of 2,250 feet …

Wine & Spirits

How Long Does It Take For The Brain To Recover From Drinking? Science Says Longer Than We Think

Alcohol takes a rapid toll on the brain, as most of us know, and caution is well warranted about what we choose to do while under its influence. What isn’t so well known is the hit our brains take much later, after the booze has left the system.<p>The latest research on the topic was a meta-analysis …

The Brain

Chai-Spiced Cheesecake with Ginger Crust

12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/2 cups all purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1/4 cup minced crystallized ginger<p>filling<p>4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room …

Baking

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Common words that came from the Vikings

Probably you’ve never studied Conversational Viking, let alone claimed to speak it.However, the language of the Vikings, Old Norse, has influenced …

The 17 Best Road Bikes You Can Buy Right Now

Aug 9, 2018<p>Any bike on a road is a road bike, but this roundup will focus on light and swift drop bar, pavement oriented (but not pavement specific), bikes. They might be classified as road racing bikes or endurance bikes, but they’re are intended for the traditional road riding experience: …

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

Mars is in its closest approach to Earth since 2003. Here’s how to see it.

By Angela Fritz<p>Angela Fritz<p>Deputy weather editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>You’ve probably already seen it this month, perhaps without realizing what it was — the bright, orange “star” in the southeast sky every evening. It’s Mars, our neighbor and fourth from the sun, in its closest approach to Earth since …

Astronomy

Why are yawns contagious? We asked a scientist

The average adult yawns 20 times per day. And when you feel a yawn coming on, it can be nearly impossible to suppress. But why does being around …

The Oldest Colour Ever Discovered Is 1.1 Billion Years Old

The pink pigments help answer the question of why complex life took so long to emerge.<p>On Tuesday, a team of scientists from Australian National University announced that it had discovered the oldest colors ever seen in the geological record. The pigments, which ranged from red to purple and look …

How This 3-Minute Breathing Exercise Will Help You Achieve (and Understand) Your Goals

Photo: Mike Smolowe<p><b>We tend to revere professionals and experts because we feel they hold abilities we could never attain ourselves.</b> We sometimes …

5 Streaming Sites for People Who Want More Than Netflix

When it comes to streaming video services, Netflix clearly looms large over its competitors, accounting for more than one-third of all peak-time …

What Is Hyaluronic Acid And How Does It Work?

Hyaluronic Acid. Sounds scary, but secretly holds the key to smooth, flawless and hydrated skin.<p>Hyaluronic Acid. To the less beauty savvy, it may sound like something you don't want to put anywhere near your face (we all took chemistry lessons at school, just sayin...).<p>But, what if we told you that …

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

1968: The year America unraveled

1968 was the year the center did not hold. It was the year many Americans saw their country spinning out of control. It was a shocking time, a moment of danger, destruction and division — yet also a time of passion and possibility.<p>The polarization that plagues the nation half a century later was …

Vietnam War

France is Being Invaded By Giant Killer Worms

France is known for many of its cultural items, including exceptional cuisine, wine, and the Louvre. Soon, it may also be known for its arm-length, …

Hammerhead Shark

Things to Do at Tacoma's Awesome Point Defiance Park

Point Defiance Park is located at the very tip of Tacoma, which is shaped just about like a triangle jutting out into the Puget Sound. ​Point …

Hiking

9 Of The Best Hyaluronic Acid Serums For Smooth, Plump And Hydrated Skin

If there's one ingredient your skincare routine shouldn't be without, it's hyaluronic acid.<p>Hyaluronic acid. Those who aren't in the know might think it sounds a little scary. Acid? Why would you want to put that on your face, right?<p>But cast aside any ideas of a red raw complexion or flaky cheeks, …

11 shocking moments in history

From the Salem witch trials to the bombing of Hiroshima, history is full of dates that shook the world and continue, decades and centuries later, to …

Henry Viii

These Are the Incredibly Strict Rules for Making Authentic Neapolitan Pizza

You know what a pizza is. You could call it a delicious disc of dough covered in cheese and sauce and whatever toppings you wish (yes, even …

Italy

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

All The Best Underground And Obscure Hip-Hop Playlists For Both Discovery And Nostalgia

<b>Last Updated: May 17</b><p>Playlists aren’t just the wave of the future, they’re what’s happening right now. Maybe that’s why hip-hop and playlists go together so well. Hip-hop has always been modern, young, of-the-moment, so it only makes sense that so many artists in hip-hop owe much of their success to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

See the Last Footage of Rare Tree-Climbing Lions

Video<p>National Geographic explorer Alexander Braczkowski spent six months following a pride of tree-climbing lions before they were poisoned.<p>Video<p>“There are no villains in this story.” That’s what National Geographic Explorer Alex Braczkowski told me when we sat down for a quick chat on …

National Parks

The Mysterious Street Art Recipes Of South-East London

Someone's been leaving recipes all over the walls of South Bermondsey.In blue and white paint with helpful cartoonish illustrations, these recipes …

The Compound’s Set Free announces new line of weed-themed toys

Created in part by pop artist Ron English, and just in time for 4/20.<p>New York-based creative agency the Compound has launched a new line of weed …

Jean-Michel Basquiat: New Doc Trailer Shows Artist’s Formative NYC Years

Filmmaker Sara Driver explores the groundbreaking teenage work of visual artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in the new documentary, <i>Boom for Real</i>, which hits …

This is how to easily make your relationships awesome: 4 secrets

Relationships are important.<p>Like, more-important-than-Vitamin-C important. Scurvy is no fun but a lack of relationships might kill you faster.<p>A study …

How To Properly Build a Dakota Smokeless Fire Hole / Pit & An Upside Down Fire!

How to make a Dakota fire Hole / Pit – stealth fire making<p>What if I told you that you could make a fire that only you could see. Any passerby would …