Landi Wilson

35 Flips | 5 Magazines | 28 Likes | 8 Following | 1 Follower | @LWilson11 | Keep up with Landi Wilson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Landi Wilson”

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

7 Surprising Ways to Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

You can’t go wrong with a classic chocolate chip cookie, what with its nostalgic flavor, chewy-crisp texture and iconic look. But why not upgrade …

Amanda Knox Was at Scene of Murder Says Killer

ROME — The man convicted of killing a British student in the Amanda Knox case broke his silence Thursday, insisting the American was at the scene of …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Breakfast

The Ten Best Wines of 2015

Another year of drinking amazing wine reminds me that we have so many hard-working winemakers to be thankful for in this world. Each time I open a bottle of wine that gives me a thrill I offer up a silent word of thanks to the individuals who labored over the vine, who pruned, picked, hauled, …

Christmas Desserts

From salted caramel pie to rich chestnut-chocolate mousse, here are fantastic Christmas desserts.

Eggplant Parmigiana

I really think this is what I would eat for my last meal on Earth. It's so simple and, when done right, sublime. I cannot stop eating this!<p>For the …

Italian Food

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

James Blake Covers Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence", Joined by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon on Radio Show

<i>James Blake Photo by Tom Spray; Justin Vernon Photo by Natalie Kardos</i><p>James Blake returned for a BBC Radio 1 Residency this evening, and was joined by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. The two discussed the possibility of bringing Blake and his 1-800-Dinosaur crew to perform at Vernon's hometown music …

Weekend Plan: Chattanooga

River- and mountain-loving Chattanooga, Tennessee, took home the top prize—again—in our annual contest. Here's how to what it's all about in one jam-packed weekend.<p>Day One<p><b>7:30 a.m.</b> Start with a Nightrider Nitro (nitrogenated cold brew) at Velo, a coffee roaster with vintage bikes on the wall.<p><b>9 a.m.</b> …

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily <i>himself</i>, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.<p>In his new book, <i>The Man Who Wasn't There,</i> Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves and how those perceptions can be distorted …

Consciousness

Watch the Police Video of the Arrest of Sandra Bland

The Texas Department of Public Safety released a dashboard video taken of the arrest of Sandra Bland from a police officer’s cruiser.<p>The Chicago-area …

Spicy Chipotle Bacon Turkey Burgers — What Runs Lori

In my mind, there’s nothing better than spending time in the kitchen..<p>My blog, What Runs Lori, has always been my baby, my work-in-progress, one love …

Zucchini Veggie Burgers with Quinoa

<b>Take a meat break with these green veggie burgers that use spices splendidly to give the patties bold, enticing flavors.</b><br>By Kathy Steger<p>There are …

Quinoa Tabbouleh

6 Servings<p>The classic Middle Eastern salad gets an of-the-moment upgrade with the "it" grain, quinoa.<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed well<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

Lauryn Hill Unveils Nina Simone-Sampling ‘I’ve Got Life’

Just days after Lauryn Hill dropped her sultry cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” the former Fugees singer has unveiled a snippet of another …

All 50 US states fail to meet global police use of force standards, report finds

US policing,US news,Human rights,Race issues,Obama administration,United Nations,Law,World news<p>Amnesty International report describes ‘shocking lack of fundamental respect for the sanctity of human life’ as nine states have no laws to deal with police force<p>Every state in the US fails to comply with …

Amnesty International

12 Reasons You Need To Go To Louisville This Fall (Or Anytime, Really)

There are many ways to pronounce Louisville and a lot of different ways to see this historic town. Full of Victorian architecture and traditions tied to the Kentucky Derby (mint juleps, big hats, Hot Browns), it's also a very young town bursting with life.<p>Simply put, Louisville is full of bourbon, …

Love this (and if you're inspired, here's a guide to the 12 best trees to plant in your town -- http://mnatu.re/SIlU3y )

Cocoa Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>The best—and easiest—brownies you'll ever make. This recipe belongs in your repertoire. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1 inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>…

The 10 best new books to read

Books

7 Beach Destinations You Haven't Tried Yet

When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. But once you've been to Cancun, or Montego Bay, or any other well-touristed beach spot, you may be more interested in heading somewhere a tad more …

Kentucky: Visit Mammoth Cave National Park

<b>Slither, crawl, and climb on the Wild Cave Tour.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> With more than 400 miles of explored area, Mammoth Cave National Park boasts one of the world’s longest cave systems. The Park Service offers an array of tours varying in length and focus so you can pick the best ones for your needs. We …

7 Unconventional and “Crazy” Ways to Increase Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Being productive is one of the phrases we hear over and over again in our day-to-day lives. In some contexts, it means doing work when you’re …

Arctic Monkeys - "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High" (Clans Remix) [Download]

Ólafur Arnalds, Arnór Dan & Douglas Dare - Say My Name

J.Crew Launches Stationery and It's Amazing

Sassy stationery that's still pretty? Yes please.<p>J.Crew is once again helping us keep our style game on point, but this time it's not just about what we're wearing. The brand has paired with Paperless Post to create a line of stationery available through Paperless's site in both online and printed …

How to Dress Well Announces Tour

Tom Krell aka How to Dress Well has announced a summer tour of North America. The dates come in support of his upcoming record, "<i>What Is This Heart?"</i>, out June 24 via Weird World. Watch the video for the record's single "Repeat Pleasure" after the dates.<p>Also below, check out Pitchfork.tv's "+1" …