Stephen Logsdon

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A former big pharma CEO donated $250 million to Columbia Medical School to help eliminate student loans

<b>• Roy and Diana Vagelos recently donated $250 million to Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons.</b><p><b>• The former Merck CEO met his wife at the school, where he earned a medical degree in 1954.</b><p><b>• The donation is intended to help medical students avoid debt.</b><p>Attending medical school is a …

College & University

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

Consciousness

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

A 'Coffee Nap' Could Make You Much More Productive

Don't knock it until you try it.<p>Coffee and naps are two things that people enjoy for many reasons, but their usefulness in elevating productivity levels make them particularly enticing.<p>Considering the stimulant components of caffeine, pairing them together doesn’t seem like it would be a great …

Here's what it's like to ride on Japan's $12,000-a-ticket luxury train

Trains are often one of the cheaper ways to get from point A to point B, especially if you're traveling abroad.<p>But for those who prefer to travel in …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

What’s that in your pocket? A coffee machine.

Ah, coffee… what would the world be without it? It is, in fact the world’s fourth popular beverage with more than half a trillion cups being consumed …

Coffee

HIV breakthrough may help scientists kill sleeping virus cells

AIDS patients must endure a lifetime of drugs because the virus conceals itself in the immune system and reactivates with a vengeance once the treatment stops. However, French scientists have discovered a marker that makes it possible to identify dormant, HIV-infected T-cells from healthy ones. …

Beer of the Week: The IPA with a kick of cold-brew coffee in every slurp

Brewers love to call upon coffee’s bold, rich flavors in their imperial stouts or porters. We’ve seen plenty of collaborations between craft brewers and artisan coffee roasters: Think the Brooklyn Brewery and Blue Bottle teaming up for Intensified Coffee Porter, and Union Craft Brewing working with …

Coffee

These 7 Coffee Gadgets Will Finally Make You a Morning Person

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BioLite’s new CampStove 2 improves on the original in just about every way

When BioLite first introduced the CampStove in 2012, it was seen as an innovative product designed mainly for use by casual campers. The stove …

This 72-Year-Old Model Owned The Runway At London Fashion Week

"Life doesn’t end when you start getting a pension."<p>Amidst the many models walking at London Fashion Week, one in particular stood out. Jan de Villeneuve, a 72-year-old model born in Ohio, ruled the runway during her walks for Simone Rocha and Osman.<p>“Life doesn’t end when you start getting a …

How To Get Your Boss (Or Anyone Else) To Read Your Write-Ups

Many professionals are required to write up reports for various business operations... reports that no one reads.<p>If you've worked in an office for any extended period of time, you've probably had to write a report or two for your managers, clients or business investors.<p>These highly technical and …

Moot

Bolivia's salt flats – in pictures

The salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are the largest in the world and contain 50-70% of the world’’s lithium reserves

Photographers

Tales From a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg

When I asked Alexander Petrosyan to tell me why St. Petersburg is a great place for street photography, he answered honestly. It isn’t. It’s usually …

Loneliness

The Underrated Coffee Drinks You Should Be Ordering

Hip coffee shops can be intimidating places. You have to order off a menu full of complicated words surrounded by judgey people wearing fancy-looking …

Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best …

Paris

5 Diets, Week 1: How we did on Whole30, Weight Watchers, Buddha’s Diet and more

<i>Five Washington Post staffers have each embarked on a different 30-day program to change our eating habits. Last week, we each outlined our diet of choice, explaining the whys and hows — along with our expectations of the challenges to come. Every week this month, we’re updating you on our</i> …

Healthy Eating

Buon appetito! 10 tasty Mediterranean recipes that could help stave off dementia

A new study has suggested that following a Mediterranean diet could help to slow the process of brain shrinking in later life and prevent cognitive decline.<p>Researchers from the University of Edinburgh gathered dietary information from 401 70-year-olds and scanned their brains between the ages of 73 …

Holistic Medicine

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Coffee (or Tea) Enthusiast in Your Life

Most of us can appreciate a decent cup of joe. Then, there are those who obsess over bean sourcing, brew temperatures, and whether their paper filter …

Shopping

What 100 Calories of Halloween Candy Looks Like

Those “fun size” packages of Halloween candy are a mixed blessing. They do provide automatic portion control, but at this time of year there are …

5 the easiest cakes without baking. | Recipes, Beautiful, News

5 the easiest cakes without baking.<p>1. Cheese fruit cake without baking<p>Cottage cheese and fruit cake without baking<br>Ingredients:<br>cottage cheese<br>– 200 g …

Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10/month to buy on credit

Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features. For $10 per month, users can skip the three-day waiting period with instant deposits and reinvesting, trade 30 …

Deadliest Catch

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Adam Warwick holds a 375-pound male black bear's head above water as he guides the …

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

Travel

The secret to perfect slow-cooker ratatouille

I have often been conflicted about ratatouille. Not about eating it, because that is an undisputed pleasure, but about cooking it. On the one hand, making the classic Provençal stew of tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant and peppers is an easy way to transform those vegetables, which are at their …

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