Mariann Hucke

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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Food

Bond guru Bill Gross leaves Pimco, joins Janus Capital

Bill Gross, founder of bond giant Pimco and a guru in the fixed-income business, has left his post as chief investment officer at the company and joined mutual fund management firm Janus Capital, a move that follows record outflows last year and his clash with other top executives.<p>In an …

Road Trip: Shipwreck Coast, Michigan

Behold the power of Lake Superior from a string of quiet roads along the upper peninsula.<p>Driving Michigan's lonely northern shoreline is almost like being on the water itself. "The lake is the boss," says a retired commercial fisherman who has lived eight decades along the shores of Lake Superior. …

Lake Superior

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Food Preservation

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

The Jefferson Bottles

How could one collector find so much rare fine wine?<p>The most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction was offered at Christie’s in London, on December 5, 1985. The bottle was handblown dark-green glass and capped with a nubby seal of thick black wax. It had no label, but etched into the glass …

The top 30 brands mentioned in Sex and the City

An artist has counted the number of times every brand was mentioned in the US TV series Sex and the City for a video montage. Who'd have thought Post-it notes got more mentions than Prada? Here's the top 30 …<p>Sex and the City and Manolo Blahnik: for the past decade it has been nigh-on impossible to …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

The Truth About Victoria Beckham's New Diet Obsession

Does bee panacea live up to the hype?<p>Oh, you want to know how Victoria Beckham stays so impossibly svelte? So does the rest of the world—and a few weeks ago, she gave us a little hint, Tweeting "My new thing!! Eat one tsp a day!!" and a picture of Virgin Raw Food's Bee Panacea, a thick and syrupy …

The Escape: Angela Pham Heads South to Charleston

Click through for her guide to Charleston.<p>Photographer and vintage-lover Angela Pham recently escaped to Charleston, South Carolina to avoid New York's snow and subzero temperatures. Down South, Pham uncovered the city's hidden gems, including a must-see destination for any Chanel lover, and where …

Fed nearing completion of exit strategy, concerned over risks posed by new tools

JACKSON HOLE Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials are cautiously nearing completion of a new plan for managing interest rates, concerned that some of the new tools they are likely to rely on could pose unintended risks in a crisis.<p>U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers remarks at …

CDC: Smallpox found in NIH room is alive

At least two of the vials employees at the National Institutes of Health found in an unused storage room earlier this month contain viable samples of the deadly smallpox virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.<p>Employees found six forgotten vials when they were preparing to …

What Happens When Art Forgeries Get Too Good?

Matisse’s Odalisque in Red Trousers was finally returned to the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art. Could you have spotted the fake?<p>Sometime between 1999 and 2000, Matisse’s 1925 <i>Odalisque in Red Trousers</i> was stolen from the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art in Venezuela. It wasn’t until 2002 that …