Melissa Lee-Benzon

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Curried Crab and Watermelon Salad with Arugula

In this easy yet sophisticated recipe, chef Daniel Boulud pairs a curry-spiced crab salad with sweet watermelon and bright cilantro and mint.</b> …

Never Waste A Good Crisis | Inc.com

On your journey as a CEO or entrepreneur, you will inevitably face a significant crisis at some point. Maybe it will be the loss of a key employee. Or perhaps it will involve getting in trouble with your bank or the failure of a new product launch. The point is that something will go wrong in a way …

Oil Drilling

Ultimate Guide to Walking Meditation

Walking meditation is a wonderful complement to your seated meditation practice. For some people, it is actually an introduction for it, since it is …

Meditation

6 Steps to Reenergizing Your Mind During the Workday | Inc.com

Sometimes you simply can't add another thought because your mind is so full. A moment of silence isn't only set aside for practices to show respect. A moment of silence can be a way to reenergize and refocus for mental healing. Many entrepreneurs have a mind full of mess rather than practicing …

Meditation

Defining Beauty: the Body in Ancient Greek Art

<i>Defining Beauty: the Body in Ancient Greek Art</i> explores depictions of the human body in Greek sculpture and, to a lesser extent, vase painting, …

Wayne Dyer On The 3 Stages Of Spiritual Awakening

The universe is complete and perfect. There can be no mistakes. Nothing is random. The entire “onesong” is exquisitely synchronized. To understand …

Dog Gets Super Excited for Food but Remains Patient

Indiana (Indy for short) gets really excited when she hears the measuring scoop in the food bin, but calms down and sits nicely prior to eating.<p>The …

Pets

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

'A setback': Activists fret about Rachel Dolezal impact

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rachel Dolezal faced tough questions about her racial identity long before her career as a civil rights advocate and expert on African-American culture was derailed after recent revelations that she grew up "Caucasian."<p>More than a decade ago, Howard University's lawyers …

From the archive, 17 June 1955: Berlin woman's memoir of mass rape reviewed

Two years after the end of the war Berlin still smelled of death. Each street contained dozens of ruins and every ruin, especially after rain had fallen and there was still a dampness in the air, retained the same sickly smell. It may have been, as some Germans honestly believed, corpses buried …

Germany

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read an Israeli historian's book about the human race

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 12th pick, he's gone with "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" by Hebrew University of Jerusalem historian Yuval Harari.<p>First published in 2014, "Sapiens" is a critically acclaimed …

patti smith, debbie harry, and robert mapplethorpe check back into the chelsea hotel

The Chelsea Hotel is revisiting its iconic past with a photo series of famous residents and inspiring a creative future through a new exhibition series.<p>Leonard Cohen sang about it, Jack Kerouac wrote <i>On the Road</i> in one of its bedrooms, and Madonna had some great <i>Sex</i> in a few of them: the Chelsea …

Rachel Dolezal: There's No "Biological Proof" Who My Real Parents Are

[There was a video here]<p>Appearing on <i>NBC Nightly News</i> Tuesday, former Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal suggested her white mother and father …

5 Steps to Becoming an Authentic Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about leaders who lead authentically, and want to follow their example, you may wonder what you will have to give up -- what the price of authentic leadership will be.<p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is …

Daily Meditation: Connecting With The Earth

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a section from the Pagan Community Statement on the Environment, drafted by …

The Adventures of Priscilla – five things you didn’t know about the Aussie hit

Pom-pom making prisoners, melting costumes and a cross-dressing Tony Curtis: the behind-the-scenes tales from the watershed movie on its 21st birthday<p>• Rewatching The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert<p>In 1993, a low-budget feature film crew drove from Sydney to Alice Springs with a truck …

Mad Max

Pakistani Pink Salt - Photographs and text by Luke Duggleby | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Visual Storytelling Awards 2014. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were impressed and decided to publish this feature article about it. Enjoy!</i><p>The 300 km long Kohistan-e-Namak mountain range in …

Urban Legends

Rachel Dolezal draws ire of transracial adoptees

“I’ve never said, like, ‘I’m transracial,'” ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal told Melissa Harris-Perry on Tuesday. Indeed, Dolezal said she thought discussion of her identification was a distraction from conversations about racial justice.<p>She summed it up: “… That’s not what I’m about.”<p>[<i>Latest</i> …

Rachel Dolezal

Jonathan Safran Foer Is Blind, Deaf, and Dumb

These days, the <i>New Yorker</i> fiction issue is so bad it’s hard to imagine anyone liking it who wasn’t told to. It wasn’t always this way. Through his</i> …

Learning from Aaron Franklin

My last brisket. Coffee-rubbed, hickory-smoked. Sauce with drippings and smoked onions.I just finished reading <i>Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking</i> …

BBQ

Legendary Designer Charles Eames on Creativity, the Value of the Arts in Education, and His Advice to Students

“There is always a need for anyone that can do a simple job thoroughly.”<p><i>“If you examine this furniture,”</i> observed a 1946 profile of legendary design duo Charles and Ray Eames, <i>“you will find sincerity, honesty, conviction, affection, imagination, and humor.”</i> Alongside this exuberant emotional …

Gourmet Italy: what to eat and drink in Umbria

Tim Jepson offers a guide to the best dishes, destinations and food-themed holidays in Umbria, the "green heart of Italy"<p>Umbria is known as “the green heart of Italy” for a reason. Although it is tiny and land-locked – this is the only Italian region without either a coastline or a foreign border – …

5 Competitive Advantages Startups Have Over Big Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you first start a business, it can be intimidating. You’ll have to face a lot of struggles and challenges that bigger, more established businesses never have to worry about. You’ll deal with limited resources, a nonexistent …

Around the World in 40 Hot Dogs: the Ultimate Dog Style Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>Do you eat your hot dogs the way your city does? Do you know how your city makes its hot dogs?</b> How about your favorite country? To answer these …

Pets

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology