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13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

10 health documentaries on Netflix that will make you rethink what you eat

We all know full well that eating a big breakfast of bacon and sausages isn’t sustainable or healthy and yet, we find it difficult to go meatless for …

Computers saw Jesus, graffiti, and selfies in this art, and critics were floored

The Barnes Foundation art gallery, located in Philadelphia, boasts a collection of famous work you’d probably recognize, whether that’s Vincent van …

Machine Learning

Learn Stitches and Projects for Hand Sewing

I've never done it but I know some people have sewed an entire garment by hand sewing all of the stitches. Even if you have a sewing machine, there …

Tina Brown Looks Back at the Roaring ’80s in Her New Book, The Vanity Fair Diaries

<b>Wednesday, January 11, 1984</b><br>I have a rush of desire to live somewhere modern. I had always imagined myself living in a New Yorker–y brownstone walk-up, but I am over old-world touches. I want to be the opposite of who I was in London. I want to live in a glass box with white sofas that looks down on …

The Man Who Knew Too Much

His nuclear research helped a judge determine that former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko had been assassinated – likely on Putin’s orders. Just months after the verdict, the scientist himself was found stabbed to death with two knives. Police deemed it a suicide, but US intelligence officials …

Russia

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

AdWords

Why True Crime and Podcasts Were Made for Each Other

What is it about the format that makes tales of real-life terror so appealing?<p>Thepodcast community began the month of March with hosts urging podcast …

Ending Extracurricular Privilege

One man’s mission to make college admissions sane (and fair) again<p>One day in the summer of 2015, I sat in a small conference room in Tribeca, watching the reality show <i>Dance Moms</i> with Richard Weissbourd, a renowned Harvard psychologist. Weissbourd and I picked the show on the recommendation of a …

College & University

6 Moves To Master A Pull-Up In 8 Weeks

There are two exercises that, together, will target and tone every muscle in your upper body: push-ups and pull-ups. Push-ups strengthen the chest, shoulders, triceps, abs, and lower back, while pull-ups strengthen the lats, traps, rhomboids, abs, and biceps. This plan strengthens each muscle group …

Workouts

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

Are your hydrangeas not blooming? Try these tips to get more blooms | Blog.Nurserylive.com | gardening in india

Have you ever seen a hydrangea plant in full bloom? They are one of the most beautiful garden plants you’ll ever see. They make great additions to …

Edward Snowden’s Long, Strange Journey to Hollywood

The summer light was fading to gold near Red Square as Oliver Stone maneuvered through the lobby bar of a five-star Moscow hotel last year. He walked past the marble staircase and the grand piano to a table in the back. A group of businessmen in suits lingered nearby. Stone grimaced.<p>“I think we …

Surveillance

The Scientific History of Why Humans Love Drinking Booze

<i>By today's Puritanical standards, alcohol is considered a vice. A widely acceptable vice, yes, but still something we're all better off avoiding in excess. Every year, its consumption is responsible for the deaths of around 88,000 people in the U.S. alone. The CDC estimates this works out to 2.5</i> …

Alcohol

How to Make Healthy Smoothie Bowls With Almond Granola

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13 baking sheet. Chop almonds.<p>In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, chopped almonds, coconut, chia seeds, honey, coconut oil and almond extract. Stir to combine.<p>Pour onto your sheet pan and bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally with a spatula. Remove …

Breakfast

The 6-Layer Bento Box That Won't Leave You Hungry

Stop paying $$$ every day for grain bowls. Build a healthy and satisfying lunch on the cheap with a 6-layer bento box.<p>Enough is enough: No one should pay upwards of $10 for a grain bowl, which is essentially a glorified salad. We love health food stores, but something's gotta give. Save money and …

5 Ingredients You Should Add to Your Pantry in 2016

Make 2016 the year you embrace harissa, tahini, yuzu kosho, labneh and gochujang.<p>My dream refrigerator door would have ten shallow shelves to …

Grilling

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no way I’m going to use up all my ground coriander before I die.</i>• <i><br>I have one of those cornbread pans that makes little loaves that look like ears of corn! Who knew?</i>• <b><br>I buy way, WAY too</b> …

How to Make Creamy, Melty Fudge (The Best Last-Minute Gift)

Many people have something that comes naturally to them in the kitchen. Full disclosure: Candy wasn’t mine. While I now boil sugar syrups with ease and whip up marshmallows on the reg, this wasn’t always the case.<p>In pastry school, I was regularly seeking help from a friend who was a candy natural …

7 Bottles of Sparkling Wine to Drink Year Round

Sparkling wine usually means there’s a special occasion to be toasted: anniversaries, holidays, yet another one of your friends getting hitched...But it’s time for that to change. Ordering takeout for a long night in with your glowing TV screen? I’ve got an extra brut for you. Thinking about …

Sparkling Wine
Brussels Sprouts

Healthier Comfort Food Recipes

When it’s cold outside and we feel the chill in our bones, or when something traumatic happens in the news, all we want to do is warm our body and soul with warm, hearty, cheese-filled comfort food recipes. Give us the mac and cheese, the ziti and the lasagna. Two servings of them if we can. The …

Cooking

This Doctor Wants to Prescribe Better Food for Everyone

When Molly Maloof was a new doctor in residence at a major medical institution in a pediatric cancer ward, she was struck by how frequently the sick children were given sugar-laden cookies and cakes. When she asked her supervisor if the meals could be changed to include more fresh and healthy …

Poachers poison 14 elephants in Zimbabwe national parks

Fourteen elephants have been poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said.<p>Three elephants were killed in Matusadona national park in northern Zimbabwe and 11 more were found dead in …

Wildlife

The History of the House of Chanel

Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.<p>Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.

Chanel

The Week in Review: Mars Water Discovery & Sci-Fi Epic The Martian

It sounds like the script of a sci-fi movie, sending robots to find aliens; but this week those cinematic ideas are beginning to become reality. The discovery of water on Mars made headlines around the world. Though many are quick point out it doesn’t guarantee human-like lifeform, it still offers …

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The space agency will reveal latest data and photos of the planet and its moon from New Horizons spacecraft Thursday, adding to its unprecedented collection<p>The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall …

Solar System

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

France

HOW TO: Whip Together a Healthy and Flavor-Packed Vegan Greek Salad

If you’re looking for a healthy dish to counteract all those Valentine’s Day chocolates you’ll be eating, you’ll love our delicious recipe for vegan …