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Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Meditation

Ring in Chinese New Year with these recipes for pork dumplings, noodles and more

Lunar New Year — a.k.a. Chinese New Year — is celebrated on February 19, kicking off the Year of the Sheep. And that means it's time to eat some lucky foods, such as the dumplings, noodles and whole fish that Joanne Chang, chef-owner of Boston's Flour Bakery, is sharing recipes for here.<p>Dumplings …

Food & Dining

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

5 Ways To Be A More Efficient Runner

<i>Use less energy to go faster with these tips to improve your efficiency.</i><p>While we aren’t all born with the long-limbed, thin bodies of world-class …

The Thrifty Couple

Easy Instructions here: http://bit.ly/1k5sIYi<p>Last year, we switched to square foot gardening and it was awesome! We are doing it again this year with …

Bake The Best Macaroni And Cheese | Men's Health

See, when I was younger my father sometimes had to play the role of chef when my mom was working a late shift. With little kitchen skills, he’d turn to boxed mac ‘n’ cheese and, being a fat-fearing parent of the early-90’s, he’d leave out the butter. His version never tasted as good as Mom’s.<p>Glenn …

6 Tips for Making Great Salsa

Photo (clockwise from left): Grilled Tomatillos by Taz; Pico de Gallo by jeffreyw; Mango Salsa by Maggie Hoffman<p>Born in pre-Colombian Mexico, this ancient condiment uses every flavor blaster in the New World arsenal—chilies, tomatoes, alliums, citrus, even squash seeds. And if you think salsa comes …

Cooking

Learn The Secret Trick To Cooking Salmon | Men's Health

The best way to cook this fish—or any thicker cut of fish, for that matter—is to give it a warm, gentle bath. That’s what Robert St. John, the chef of numerous southern restaurants, argues. First, St. John makes a simple poaching liquid flavored with white wine, vegetables, garlic, herbs, and …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

Crispy Potato, Chorizo, and Green Chili Hash With Avocado and Eggs Recipe

Ultra-crisp potatoes fried in chorizo fat with chunks of chorizo, seared green chilies, and scallions, all topped with baked eggs, avocado, and cilantro. It's a heck of a way to start the day.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Par-boiling the potatoes gelatinizes starches so that they can crisp up better when …

Baked Cod with Miso

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A revelatory recipe that asks nothing of you.</i><p>Every once in a while I come across a recipe that is so revelatory in its effort to deliciousness ratio that I become a …

The Smash Burger - Video Recipe

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

9 Easy, Practical and Affordable DIY Garden Building Projects

We are preparing and building our garden materials in the next couple of weeks. We will share our updates and DIY tutorials on some of the things we …

How to Set Up a Home Studio on a Budget

Photography is an equipment-intensive hobby. Purchasing all the equipment you need to set up a professional studio setting is beyond the budget for …