Michael Olander

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The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research

Osteoarthritis is the most common of the more than 200 forms of arthritis, affecting more than 20% of the population. Unfortunately, there are …

Top 10 can't miss Coachella acts during Weekend 1 [Playlist]

Alright, so we know you're not going to want to miss headliners like Beyonce, The Weeknd, Eminem or even legends like Barclay Crenshaw, Allison …

Anatomy of a Student-Athlete | by Morgan Reid

O ne week ago today, I got drafted to play pro soccer for the North Carolina Courage. It was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. But there’s a bit …

Duke University

Five Restaurant Chains to Watch in 2018

2017 was a tough year for many chains, particularly of the mid-level variety: Casual dining stalwarts like Applebee’s, Chili’s, and TGI Fridays have had a rough go of things as customers abandon them for a bevy of reasons, from patronizing cheaper fast-casual chains to cooking at home more (hello, …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important | Inc.com

It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert J. Sternberg, says "successful intelligence" likely matters more than all the other intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Is Mindfulness Meditation BS? | WIRED

Going Up<p>Is mindfulness meditation a capitalist tool or a path to enlightenment? Yes<p>by Robert Wright | illustrations by Valero Doval<p>08.12.17<p>It’s hard …

Meditation

Coachella on the Verge: Up-and-coming Musical Artists

The music festival is showcasing some rising acts along with headliners Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar.<p>Before you take in Coachella …

Civil war rages throughout Trump administration

Trump campaign staffers are squaring off against establishment GOP types in federal agencies — and the casualties are piling up.<p>A civil war between Donald Trump loyalists and establishment-minded Republicans is escalating throughout the federal government — and increasingly the president’s allies …

2017 Oscar Predictions: Frontrunner Friday Sees Some Close Races in the Final Stretch

We’re just over a week away from the Oscars and as we head into the final stretch something surprising is happening. We’re seeing cracks in …

Extreme Sports

Oscar predictions: Who will win big?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Academy Awards can be perplexing, unless you're especially well versed in the difference between "sound editing" and "sound mixing." But that doesn't mean you can't have a competitive advantage with your Oscar ballot, even if you don't have money riding on it.<p>Those who really want to …

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Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Morphing Neutrinos Provide Clue to Antimatter Mystery

Why the Universe is filled with matter, rather than antimatter, is one of physics’ greatest mysteries. An experiment in Japan has now glimpsed a …

Ask Ethan: What If Gravity Isn't Really Fundamental?

Ever since Newton first put forth his theory of universal gravitation, it’s been accepted that the same forces governing gravitation here on Earth also govern motion and formation of the planets, stars, galaxies and even larger-scale structures in the Universe. As our scientific understanding …

Physics

Welcome to Rao’s, New York’s Most Exclusive Restaurant

A legal tussle between co-owners (and cousins) Frank Pellegrino Sr. and Ron Straci has brought storm clouds to the impenetrable New York institution where many would love to eat but almost none can get a table. But, as Alex Witchel reports, its patina—equal parts garlic and glamour—endures well …

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

New York University

Fall's Most Exciting Hotel Openings

Don't let the summer's end get you down. Fall is right around the corner, and with it some of the most exciting hotel openings of the year--just in time to book those holiday travel plans.<p>By Lindsey Olander<p>Pulitzer Amsterdam<p>From The Hoxton to the Waldorf Astoria, Amsterdam's best hotels are …

The Best Rock Albums of 2016… So Far

Anyone who glances at the latest Billboard album charts or listens to interviews from jaded arena stars like Gene Simmons and Lenny Kravitz might …

The best pop music of 2016 (so far)

So much about the first few months of pop in 2016 has been about mourning. David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Merle Haggard, <b></b>Paul Kantner, George Martin, Prince, Scotty Moore, Maurice White, Bernie Worrell and the just-starting-out Christina Grimmie are among those who have left us.<p>But while the music …

Paul Simon

25 Best Country & Americana Albums of 2016 So Far

25<p>By , , , , , ,<p>In a musical landscape that can be unwelcoming at best to young artists, newcomers have more than held their own in country music. …

Country Music

Family safaris: Animal adventures for all ages

It’s the land of The Lion King, Big Cat Diaries and the BBC’s new David Attenborough-narrated series, The Hunt. A land of beauty, nature and …

South Africa

Here Are the Best Books of 2015 So Far

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The Death of Patient Zero

Personalized medicine—or, as President Obama calls it, precision medicine—may indeed one day deliver routine medical miracles. But for Stephanie Lee, the only miracles were the human and ancient kind.<p><b>It was the moment we were waiting for</b> and the moment we dreaded.<p>Stephanie Lee had been hospitalized …

The strange world of felt presences

On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions, in an attempt to reach help for the rest of their party: three of their crew were stuck on …

Cognition