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Food

How Millennials Are Eating Differently From Their Parents

Millennials' food choices are much different from those of their parents -- and that goes beyond the decision to Instagram every runny egg yolk they come across.<p>The Y generation is more passionate about food than any other history, according to Eve Turow, author of <i>A Taste Of Generation Yum</i>. In …

Food & Dining

Biblical Wave of Bugs Takes Over Burning Man Site

Is there a divine backlash coming against the Silicon Valley billionaires who populated the playa last year?<p>The images are hard to look at: bugs of different sizes, colors, and shapes blanketing car tires and carpets. Bug bites that leave welts on the backs of humans. Critters that crawl into bras …

Burning Man

How Americans Fell in Love With Taking Road Trips

Tens of millions of Americans have hit the road this summer. The all-American road trip has long been a signature adventure, but once upon a time the …

Colorado Springs

6 adorable lunch boxes for your budding kid foodie

If your nephew knows what grass fed beef is, that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle lunchbox isn't going to cut it. He needs something that's as high tech …

12 top Labor Day destinations for marking the end of summer

Summer is coming to a close, it's back to school and soon it'll be pumpkin-spice season. So while the sun is still shining and the heat is still …

20 Stunning Destination Wedding Photos That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

The winners of Junebug Weddings' annual photography contest are truly breathtaking.<p>There are destination weddings, and then there are the surreal dreamscapes that make up the winners of Junebug Weddings' 2015 Best Destination Photography Collection. Over 4,000 photos from 40 different countries …

Why I Never Wash My Denim Jeans—And Maybe You Shouldn’t Either

So, you’ve been publicly “denim shamed”: Your colleagues, friends, family, or lovers are balking at your admission that you don’t wash your jeans—like, almost ever.<p>Most likely a sinking feeling has befallen you. Your back tightens, a lump develops in your throat, and you begin shifting from one …

31 Fall Essentials That Make Us Wish Summer Were Over

They're just that good.<p>From ankle boots to corduroy skirts to felt, wide brim hats, these essentials for your autumn wardrobe are just so, so good. Summer may be sort of the best and everything, but really, we can't wait until it's September and colder so we can finally wear them.

6 Ways You're Doing Squats Wrong

<b>Not Lowering to 90 Degrees</b><p>If you don't complete the exercise through its full range of motion—all the way down until your thighbone is parallel with the floor—you won't fully engage your glutes and the upper part of your hamstrings, says Montenegro. Basically, you won't get a better butt. To train …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Heat Wave Workouts

It is hot this week for the first time this summer, and of course this is the week we moved our daughter into her college dorm, lugging futons and desks under the direct blaze of sun. The temperature was in the 90s and the humidity was up there. The TV news was filled with heat warnings and stories …

Starting Over

Many Katrina victims left New Orleans for good. What can we learn from them?<p>The first time that David Kirk visited New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was at the end of 2005. His in-laws were from the city. Kirk and his wife visited them at Christmas, just four months after the storm hit, and then …

World Trade Center

The Children of Strangers

Sue and Hector Badeau adopted twenty children who needed a home—but there were always more.<p>When Sue Hoag was twelve, she read a book, “The Family Nobody Wanted,” about a couple in the nineteen-forties who adopted a multiracial posse of twelve children, despite having very little room or money. Sue …

Empathy