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How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

India Planted 50 Million Trees in Just 24 Hours Last Week

Congratulations to the 800,000 volunteers involved!<p>Last week hundreds of thousands of people hit the streets of the Uttar Pradesh state in India to …

The world's 2nd-smartest man says these 'brain drugs' make him smarter

Rick Rosner, the world's second-smartest man, starts his day by swallowing around 50 pills.<p>Omega 3 fish oil capsules (to control the bad fat), a baby aspirin (for longevity), Metformin (for the metabolism).<p>Pop, pop, pop.<p>Then breakfast.<p>The regimen, he says, "makes my brain work better." If you …

11 of the best jazz clubs in the world

As an art form born in African-American communities of the 19th century and expanded in the urban melting pots of the 20th, jazz is the soundtrack of the concrete jungle.<p>Which makes the jazz club an essential element in any modern city's ecosystem. Here are some of the best examples.

Blue Note

January 2016

Make One Batch Of This Chili, and Feast On It All Week

Our chili recipe delivers a huge protein payload. Cook it once, and eat for a week<p>Preparing all your meals for the upcoming week is smart: You eliminate stress, eat healthier stuff, and spend way less energy agonizing over what’s for dinner.<p>Plus, you lessen your chances of swerving into the …

20 Rum Drinks That Will Make You Feel Like You're on a Tropical Vacation Even When You're Not

Office dwellers deserve cocktails too🍹<p>When you need a happy hour escape this National Rum Day, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.<p><i>Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa</i>

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7 apps that’ll kickstart your meditation practice—for good

Meditation is simple, right? In theory, at least, it requires nothing more than functioning lungs—but as anyone who’s tried it can attest, focusing …

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Creation Machine by Andrew Bannister, The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds, Dreamsnake by Vonda N McIntyre, Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood and Ace of Spiders by Stefan Mohamed<p>Space opera lends itself to the depiction of grand dimensions and great duration, but it’s one thing …

Science Fiction

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Love Stories

Meditation App Roundup: Summer 2016

The three apps reviewed here represent some of the tools interactive technology offers to facilitate mindfulness. <b>Spire</b>, a wearable device and …

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

These Energetic Yoga Moves Are Better Than A Cup Of Coffee

Go on, greet the day.<p>Step away from the morning java and step up to the yoga mat.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Rudy Mettia demonstrates a sequence that will wake you up and energize you for the day ahead. The poses are designed to get your blood flowing and work several muscle groups. …

7 Best Wireless Running Headphones of 2017 (At All Budgets)

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added selections for best all-around wireless running, exercise, and workout headphones. This list includes new</i> …