Patricia Gruenke

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Barack Obama, Where Are You?

Barack Obama was six months into his post–White House life when Donald Trump found a new way to grab his attention. It was a Tuesday morning deep in …

Fundraising

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Aretha Franklin

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Cooking

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<b>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we can</b> …

Mindfulness

This DIY Mindfulness Jar Will Help You Calm The F*%$ Down

These glittery jars are easy to make and can help you remember to take a moment for yourself to just breathe.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 9 Rewarding Ways To Have A Happier, Healthier June<p>• How To Start A Heartsong Journal, AKA An Encyclopedia Of You<p>• 18 Tiny Things To Do In The Morning To Have A Better Day

Mindfulness

James Corden's 11 Best Carpool Karaoke Segments Ranked (Videos)

These are the most endlessly watchable, candid looks at pop music’s biggest stars

Music

The One Carb You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

It’s ok to eat carbs for breakfast. In fact they’re a great source of fiber and protein. Carbs give you energy and keeps your metabolism on the fat …

Nutrition

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

The inside story of the must-see McQueen documentary

The documentary medium was born for telling the story of Alexander McQueen. After all, who better to play this most outrageous, wild and sensitive of designers than the man himself?<p>It’s certainly the view of that film-makers Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui have taken in creating their moving …

Royal Family

14 Sensible DIY Garden Hacks That Can Make You A Smart Gardener – Page 2

3. DIY Self Watering Container<p>It’s a nice, cheap and easy idea to follow. You can create a Self-watering container or DIY wicking bed container. A …

How Well Do You Know Yourself

Last week I got a call from an old career coaching client. Her company had presented her with a yet-to-be flushed out dream opportunity, but she was …

13 Zip Tie Hacks That Make DIYing a Cinch

Every homeowner should have a stash of these tiny, versatile straps on hand. Zip ties can help you conquer clutter, work hands-free and even see in …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

7 Apps That Can Teach You How to Cook Like a Pro

Whether you're a complete novice in the kitchen, unsure where to start or you're simply trying to sharpen a few skills, there's an app for that.<p>For …

Valley of the Ragdolls

<b>Cats and humans have had an uneasy détente</b> for the past few millennia. We provide cats with safe, warm places to sleep; they provide us with …

Pets

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to Happiness

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Happiness

The Cure for Carb Cravings: 5 Simple Tricks That Actually Work

We stand by the notion that the "perfect" diet is whatever makes you feel your best and supports your lifestyle—pizza included. That said, if you're …

Listen to These 5 Podcasts Before They Become TV Shows

Podcasts have taken the world by storm in recent years. The resurgence to audio programming has officially made its way to the mainstream thanks to …

Who's Afraid of Kaspersky?

We went to Kaspersky Lab's SAS conference, where the controversial Russian anti-virus firm showcases its best research, wines and dines competitors and journalists, and burns American espionage operations.<p>In early March, at a five-star hotel in Cancun, Mexico, the lights go off, the room turns …

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Sides for Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby carrot season — if either of …

29 Cute DIY Garden Crafts You Can Make for Your Outdoor Space

One of the easiest way to decorate your outdoor space on a budget is to create DIY garden crafts. Homemade garden craft ideas are so much more fun …

A Design Lab Is Making Rituals for Secular People

Will it work?<p>Religions have long been the dominant suppliers of rituals, gamely stepping in with an answer to every question from <i>How do I celebrate the birth of my baby boy?</i> to <i>How can I transfer my own sins onto a live chicken?</i> But in an age of increasing religious disaffiliation, these rituals now …

Inside the Final Days of Robin Williams

New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff details the beloved star’s heartbreaking decline in this exclusive excerpt from Robin, his new biography.<p><i>Robin Williams’s August 2014 suicide was devastating to those who knew him best—and it also came at the end of a long and difficult decline, as this excerpt</i> …

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

How lagom — the Swedish concept of 'just right' — can help you live a balanced life

If there’s one word that defines our modern lives, it’s this: excess. We own too much stuff, too many things compete for our attention (Should I …

10 Spring Classics You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

Once spring rolls around, I'm happy to trade slow-cooking, ultra-hearty stews, chilis, and braises for lightened-up meals with fresher flavors and …

Is Mindfulness All It's Cracked Up To Be?

When I see the teachings of my religion reduced to the myth of mindfulness I despair a little<p>Ascent/PKS Media Inc. via Getty Images<p>Mindfulness is …

DIY Wood Sign Paint Night

A Paint Night where you can create your own custom wood sign/home decor piece.<p>We start with a plain pine board. You select your background color with …

Spring Entertaining DIYs and More Weekend Craft Projects

3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …