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Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Read This Book. It'll Rattle You.

A scholar-analyst makes a historical case for the threat of a U.S.-China war.<p>Before settling in for pleasurable summer books, read Graham Allison's "Destined for War: Can America and China escape Thucydides's Trap?"<p>A warning label: It's going to scare the hell out of you.<p>It starts with the Athenian …

Geopolitics

Forget Comey. The Real Story Is Russia’s War on America

Why are we focusing on who leaked what to whom, when our democracy is under siege?<p>It was a breezy, surprisingly pleasant summer week in Washington as the frenzy around potential Trump-Russia revelations reached near-carnival levels. On Thursday, brightly clad groups scattered across the lawns of …

Russia

How Cold Brew Changed the Coffee Business

Summer officially starts this year on June 21, but that’s only the solstice, the day when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. Down on street level, summer really begins on the first humid, sun-streaked day, when even the thought of sipping a hot cup of coffee is too much to bear. It’s …

Coffee

Our Data Could Be The Biggest Monopoly Ever

Imagine a commodity that immediately creates an unstoppable, ridiculously lucrative industry force that invades every aspect of our socio-economic infrastructure. If I asked you this in 1920 at a corner speakeasy, you’d tell me that oil was the product in question. Fast-forward nearly a century, …

Profit

Cloud eggs are taking the Internet by storm

A new way of preparing eggs is taking the internet by storm.<p>Cloud eggs are the latest food craze — and they’re putting boring old poached, fried and scrambled into the shade.<p>This artistic breakfast fad involves a fluffy, cloud-like egg white, with the yolk served in the middle.<p>The dish has also …

Breakfast Foods That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

This is how you avoid that mid-morning hunger pang.<p>If you want your healthy breakfast to actually do you good, be sure to pick one that’s going to keep you full till lunch. The best way to do that and avoid the mid-morning hunger pang ― which can often times lead to less healthier choices ― is to …

Breakfast

This Rhubarb Pie Is the Season’s Must-Make Dessert

This rhubarb pie, which is topped with crunchy oat-based streusel, is the season’s must-make dessert. Whether you decide to go with a strawberry-rhubarb combination, all rhubarb or even all berries, this pie is one sweet way to celebrate spring and its sweet fruits. <b>Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble Pie</b></b> …

Baking

So, "Cloud Bread" Is A Thing And It’s Actually Delicious

All you need are three ingredients.

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

In Beijing after dark, strange wares for sale at a bustling 'ghost market'

We had gone to bed at 8 p.m. and set our alarms for 1:50 a.m. Rising sleepily, my colleague and I stepped out into Beijing's smoggy darkness.<p>We were off to join the hawkers and gawkers and serious antique collectors who make the weekly nocturnal pilgrimage to the only true "ghost market" left in …

China

Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

5 Recipes That Will Teach You the Art of 30-Minute Meals

As much as I truly enjoy cooking, weeknights can be rough, and the dinner struggle is real. But at the first mention of 30-minute meals, I knew that …

This Vegan Sour Cream Recipe Will Change Mexican Food Forever

It’s Cinco de Mayo—the perfect time to enjoy tacos and other delicious Mexican favorites. Give your menu a healthy makeover with this easy cashew …

No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal Recipe

1In a Mason jar or small bowl, mix together soy milk, oats and chia seeds.2Cover tightly with a lid or plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator …

Breakfast

Alan Greenspan just explained how 'productivity' caused Brexit and Trump, in 10 elegant sentences

Before we deliver Greenspan's quote, some background:<p>"Productivity" is one of the least-sexy areas of macroeconomics, even though right now it is one of the biggest issues bedevilling it.<p>Here's a chart from the Resolution Foundation showing the phenomena:<p>The "productivity puzzle" is this: The …

These are the four questions Y Combinator uses to identify the next unicorn

Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments are altogether worth an estimated $100 billion today.<p>Y Combinator accepts dozens of new …

Startups

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises | Inc.com

One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, trials of the startup's offerings, that, if successful, will likely lead to a sale.<p>What is the issue?<p>Because large firms typically …

Startups

Hello? Is That You, Deep Dish Pizza?

I hail from the Midwest, and tasted my first <i>real</i> deep dish pizza long before I tasted my first proper New York slice. That said, I've always been a thin and crispy kind of girl. When deep dish pizza is done right, it can be awesome: soft, pillowy crust loaded with sauce, cheese, and toppings …

Italian Food

Mouth-watering startup attracts South Indian angels with Tamil treats

Thenkuzhal murukku. Photo credit: Wikimedia.Tamil Nadu in South India has an ancient culture that is reflected in its variety of traditional foods. …

Tamil Nadu

In search of the best hot chocolate in Paris

Once you've had a cup of rich French hot chocolate in the cold winter, you'll soon understand why the best hot chocolate in Paris makes everything …

Anna Jones’ soup recipes get the year off to a fresh start

The first column of a brave new year. I am an eternal optimist, a believer in new beginnings: we can turn over new leaves and wave goodbye to things that no longer serve us. When it comes to food, new beginnings can be useful – sometimes. But, before you turn the page, don’t worry: I’m not about to …

Food Preservation

Three Coffee Treats in Rome - Chowhound

Yes, you know the coffee is going to be better when you get to Italy. And you’ve done enough research to assure yourself that you’ll be able to order …

Coffee

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

How WeChat Became China’s App For Everything

A centuries-old tradition gave rise to China’s most valuable company and captured the attention of everyone from teens to Silicon Valley.<p>A little over a year ago, my roommate Mike said something strange. He’s a theater director and was working on a production in China. Mike complained that the …

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson<p>While …

Entrepreneurship

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is a master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Meditation

9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit.<p>Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as …