Samantha Mckeon

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Jonathan Butler, Paul Reyes, Scott Eden, Jon Lee Anderson

Cuba

The Method: Kevin West

The Method: Kevin West"Gentlemen, I’m so sorry, but I’ve only made coffee for myself." “Gentlemen, I’m so sorry, but I’ve only made coffee for …

Coconut

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Buying and Cooking Hams

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Ham season is upon us, which means that we should all be brushing up on our cured-pork knowledge. Don't know the difference between a city and a country ham? Don't know how either of these types of ham even if you <i>do</i> know the difference? Don't know how to serve …

The Crazy History of “Star Wars”

From “How Star Wars Conquered the Universe,” the new history of the sci-fi franchise, by Chris Taylor, I learned many incredible facts. Among them: Brian De Palma, the director of “Carrie,” helped to write the opening crawl (“Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first …

Comic Books

An Introduction to the Spicy, Funky World of Korean Soups and Stews

Korean barbecue may get all the attention, but soups and stews really make up the backbone of the Korean diet. Historically, beef was a scarce commodity, so grilled <i>galbi</i> and <i>bulgogi</i> were reserved for special occasions. But no matter what else is on the dinner (or breakfast) table, there's always …

Sunday Supper: Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce With Salami, Olives, and Pecorino

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Everyone needs a go-to dish, whether it's creamy mac and cheese or a properly seared steak. For me, it's tomato sauce made with sweet, oven-roasted cherry tomatoes. It's never failed me, and it's a dish I've made in various configurations depending …

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The good story

<b>JMC</b><p>“The stories we tell about ourselves may not be true, but they are all we have.”<p>I am interested in our relations with these stories we tell about …

PRINCE IN PRINT

<b>DETAILS (1991)</b><p>DETAILS * NOVEMBER 1991<p><b>The Man Who Would Be Prince</b><br>By Chris Heath<p>Prince. He never writes, he never phones.<p>After six days of waiting, of …

Comic Books

Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

Some 600 fashionably dressed guests arrive at the newly completed Park Hyatt New York hotel, embedded at the base of the tallest operational …

30 Amazing Links to Great Photography and Cool Tutorials Every Photographer Will Love

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching points far and wide online …

A First Look at the adidas Originals by NIGO 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

Following it’s announcement earlier this year comes the first look at NIGO’s forthcoming collection<p>Following it’s announcement earlier this year …

Can TNA Get Over?

Rumors have swirled about the demise of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Is this the end for the company? And will professional wrestling ever support …

K.C. Masterpiece

It’s weird to root for something that goes against what you believe in, but that’s where I found myself as I flew out of O’Hare yesterday morning to …

NYC Taxi Drivers Pose for a Hilarious 2015 Pin-Up Calendar

Last year, photographers Philip Kirkman and Shannon McLaughlin had such great success with their NYC Taxi Drivers Beefcake Calendar that they decided to create another one for 2015. The hilarious pin-up calendar is created in the same vein as the annual NYPD and FDNY charity calendars, with a …

Taxicabs

Who Killed Bugsy Siegel? - Los Angeles Magazine

On June 20, 1947, gangster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was slain in Beverly Hills, his body riddled with bullets. One family claims to know who did it. …

Buyer’s Guide | Better Home Laundry in 2014

Washing clothes is more than just separating whites from colors in 2014. New technology and detergent innovations help launder your wardrobe in …