Sam Harmon

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

The one thing that blinds you to the best in others

A few years back, a buddy of mine named Harry was dating someone new. Harry was excited because she was pretty and shared the same interests.<p>One day, …

Self-help

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

10 Recipes to Celebrate National Hawaii Day

Our tastebuds are eternally grateful to our youngest and coolest state.<p>Yesterday, we marked the day that the country’s founding fathers started off on a journey towards what is still a wholly imperfect independence and freedom for the original 13 American colonies. Today, July 5, is the day we …

celebratenational

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

Recipe: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are certain dishes that just aren't worth messing with — and spaghetti aglio e olio is one of them. As with all of the best Italian recipes, …

Recipes

Campfire Mole Chicken

I absolutely love the flavor and aroma of real Mexican mole. It has an exotic quality to it from the nuts, chiles, spices, and bitter Mexican …

Recipes

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

Time Management

The Gut-Brain Connection: How it Works and The Role of Nutrition

The gut-brain axis is a term for the communication network that connects your gut and brain (1, 2, 3).<p>These two organs are connected both physically …

Wellness

9 Spices and Seasonings You Never Knew You Needed Until Now

Adding spices to your cooking is the best way to add your personal touch to a dish. We’ve rounded up this list of spices you need to try; they’ll add …

Spices

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

Ruf's Flat-Plane V8-Powered RGT-8 Sounds Mesmerizing

It may look like a 911, but it sure doesn't sound like one.<p>Though it may be shaped like a 997-generation Porsche 911, the Ruf RGT-8 is anything but. Sitting behind the rear wheels is a Ruf-designed flat-plane crank V8 sending 550 horsepower to the rear wheels. It sounds nothing like a normal 911, …

Porsche

The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 13th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 35 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s …

Entertainment

Summer Pasta Recipes That Will Be The Most Popular Dish On the Table, Guaranteed

FYI, your sister-in-law is going to want the recipe.<p>When the summer months hit we’re always game to lighten up. Whether we’re talking our hair color, …

Cooking

North Carolina’s Cherohala Skyway Is One of America’s Best Winding Drives

Winding its way through Cherokee and Nantahala national forests, the Cherohala Skyway, a 43-mile ribbon of tarmac that regularly cuts along hillsides …

Psychedelic Medicine 101: The curious case of ketamine

Psychedelic medicine 101 is a series that will investigate the past, present and future medical uses of these formerly taboo substances. Our first …

Depression

The Serious Reason You Need to Sleep in the Dark

If you tend to spend half of the night in the living room, drifting in and out of sleep in front of the TV, you really need to read this.<p>Strangely, …

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

Disney's big Netflix deal is still in effect, which means all the wonders of the Marvel Cinematic Universe come to the streaming service after their theatrical runs.<p>This week, "Thor: Ragnarok" has become available for you to watch at your heart's content — but it's not the only great movie in …

10 Ground Beef Skillet Recipes — Recipes from the Kitchn

Arm yourself with a pound of ground beef and a skillet, and your dinner possibilities become quite extraordinary. Using ground beef is a smart way to …

25 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Not a week goes by that I don't reach for my trusty cast iron skillet. The simple tool helps get meals on the table easily and efficiently (plus, I …

Genius New Therapy Has Wiped Out Incurable Cancer in Three Patients

Here's how it works.<p>A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half …

Cancer

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Why Japan Is to Knives What Italy Is to Sports Cars

Talk to chefs about the knives they love and they’ll tell you about Japanese ones. Usually, they’re talking specifically about Korin. The New York …

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

The subtle art of forming valuable, life-long friendships

The late George Carlin is probably one of my favorite comedians.<p>I always found him to be raw and honest, and like most great comedians, there was a sense that he wasn’t there to just make you laugh. He had a subtle truth to share and that truth was best delivered as a joke.<p>In this way, towards the …

Time I

Newfound neurological mechanism explains how breathing can sharpen your focus

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a neurophysiological link between respiration and cognition, offering a fascinating anatomical …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Recipes

10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

It’s time to forget the Avengers and look ahead at the great movies hitting cinemas this month. <i>Solo</i> is one of them, the second <i>Star Wars</i> story that …

11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …