Rachel Thompson

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A Photographer’s Search For Meaning

Photo by Luis Donoso / SF, 2016My friend Aaron Offord sent me Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning” which has been one of the most inspirational …

Street Photography

The 5 Numbers You Need to Know to Get a Handle on Your Money

If they mean nothing to you, it's time to get better acquainted with your money<p>Do you really know your money? You would be surprised how many people …

How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

Apps

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Kelly Clarkson Talks ‘Since U Been Gone,’ Going Country and Upbeat New LP

It’s been almost four years since Kelly Clarkson released her last album of original material, but the first <i>American Idol</i> champ now has two ready to …

Music

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

12 Ways to Show Your Vagina More Love Every Day

Pamper your lady parts!<p>Your vagina does a lot for you: It expands to let penises (or, you know, other objects) enter you during sex. It cleans itself to keep you happy (and usually itch-free) below the belt. And oh, yeah, there's the whole childbirth thing, too. We'd say that more than warrants a …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

7 Mammoth Marketing Mistakes And What To Learn From Them

Marketing is as old as beer – or at least as old as the Stella Artois brand, which goes back to 1366. Beer aside, there is nothing frothy about the marketing of brands, products and services in today’s business world, especially in the digital marketing world where it’s now possible to market your …

10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask

Imagine that the next time you go in for a physical, you're told there's a new tool that can estimate your risk for many of the major health problems that affect Americans: heart disease, diabetes, depression, addiction, just to name a few.<p>It's not a crystal ball, but might hint at your …

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Packed With Protein

Oatmeal breakfast bars packed with protein, peanut butter and chocolate. What more could you want in breakfast, really?<p>Soft-baked oatmeal breakfast bar with none of those weird ingredients that you need to Google to figure out what they are.<p>And then feel all the guilty ickies when you find out what …

Breakfast

This New Fuel Cell Fits In Your Pocket, For Carbon-Neutral Charging Off The Grid

Here’s an alternative: A pocket-sized fuel cell that can charge small electronics, like a smartphone or digital camera, for weeks. With the right …

Off-grid

How You Should Design Your Business Blog Content

Blogging will continue to be important for online marketing this year and you are probably as excited as me to get started with your blog posts. But …

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

My Son Doesn't 'Get' Math

It's 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning and I'm trying desperately to wake up my 11-year-old son for school. That's right, school. You see he's failing math and this might be the last step or the first step, I'm not sure. His New York City Public School has implemented a Saturday Test Prep Program. He has …