Robert McKenna

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How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

10 Must-Visit Tourist Attractions Around the World

As a traveler, few things are more annoying than filling your bucket list with destinations that look divine on your Instagram feed, only to arrive …

Watching A Festival, And Its Music, Take Shape

This spring, <i>The New York Times</i> prefaced the onslaught of festival season by publishing an unusually transparent editorial memo. As music festivals are so plentiful and so often indistinguishable, they would no longer be covering the likes of Coachella and Lollapalooza by default. Instead, their …

David Bowie

Eat Your Way Through the World's Coolest Food Markets

From the loud noises of locals haggling to the pungent smells and vibrant colors of fresh fare, food markets around the world can awaken the senses. …

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

Cooking

Mario Batali Caters Obama’s Last State Dinner: Pictures

11 Savory Pies You Can Make in an Hour or Less

Raise your hand if you love pie. Us, too. So why shouldn’t you eat it for dinner? Here, 11 savory pies, tarts and galettes that come together in …

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Dessert

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Design

The Search for a Slogan

What Hillary, Jeb, Rand and the rest could learn from the history of campaign catchphrases.<p>With the dawn of the new year, the campaigns for president are moving into high gear, at least in private. Strategies are being fine-tuned, consultants and staff are being hired, donors are choosing sides. …

Government

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

Travel

Facebook knows you better than your members of your own family

Cambridge University researchers have developed software based on Facebook 'likes' which can predict human personality types better than close family members<p>Computers can determine your personality better than friends, just by analysing the posts you have 'liked' on <b>Facebook</b>, a Cambridge University …

How to Make Flipboard Cookies

How to Make Flipboard Cookies<p>For the holidays, our German Curator Stefanie Bastian delighted us with adorable Flipboard cookies. Here’s how she made …

Dessert

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Charlie Hebdo: first cover since terror attack depicts prophet Muhammad

Charlie Hebdo,Newspapers & magazines,France,Magazines,Freedom of speech,Media,Charlie Hebdo attack,World news,The Guardian,News<p>French satirical magazine’s surviving columnist says cover is a call to forgive the terrorists who murdered her colleagues last week

Charlie Hebdo

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

Cadbury Creme Egg scandal: do they really taste any different?

Cadbury's has provoked outrage by changing the chocolate used in Creme Eggs. Chocolate expert Andrew Baker cracks one open<p>Fans of Cadbury's Creme Eggs are complaining that the confectioner has been messing with their favourite brand. Not only are there now five rather than six eggs in each box, …

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Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, …

US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A U.S. journalist speaking publicly for the first time since his release from a Syrian extremist group said Wednesday that he …

When it comes to our drinking habits, we are in collective denial

The long, dark winter months always seem to bring with them a depressing number of headlines about how the demon drink has been wiping the floor with people. Posters put up by a council in Yorkshire are warning young girls not to leave themselves vulnerable to rape by wandering drunk around town …

Japan's whisky makers drum up global market for their drams

TOKYO (Reuters) - After years of being overshadowed at home and practically unheard of overseas, Japan’s whisky distilleries are expanding capacity as their malts become serious contenders against Scottish and Irish brands.<p>Bottles of Suntory Holdings single cask whisky are displayed at its Yamazaki …

Michael O'Leary's 33 daftest quotes

Despite them both wearing suits and helming huge commercial operations, Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary isn't quite as well-loved as his namesake, X Factor host Dermot O'Leary. The 52-year-old multimillionaire aviation magnate is outspoken, unreconstructed and makes headlines every time he opens his …

How more paternity leave will spell less discrimination against women, writes Caroline Criado-Perez. "Women of child-bearing age are less likely to be employed because companies don't want to risk the extra cost:" http://gu.com/p/3k5b6/fb

Starbucks must take us for mugs. Teavana can't brew a proper cuppa tea

There's a sign next to where they brew the tea at Teavana. It reads:<p>Some call it steeping to perfection. We call it pre-boarding for your tea journey.<p>I saw that and thought: funny. My mum calls it "mashing".<p>Anyway, Teavana, America's first purpose-built tea bar, backed by Starbucks and newly opened …

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