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6 High-Fat Condiments That Are Actually Good for Cyclists

Greek yogurt is made up mostly of saturated fats, but it also contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which may help to protect against type 2 …

How These Amateur Cyclists Ride 10,000 Miles a Year

Riding 10,000 miles in a year is no small feat for the amateur cyclist. If eking out a few lunch rides a week takes a toll on your schedule, clocking an average of nearly 200 miles weekly (roughly 27 miles a day) is an intimidating prospect—but it’s not impossible. We found five riders with …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

A Spicy Pork Tenderloin Bowl That's So Easy You Hardly Need This Recipe

Finally, a weeknight pork tenderloin recipe we can get behind.<p>Most weeknights, recipes are banned in my kitchen. My dinner game plan is blessedly bare-bones: Take whatever vegetables are currently hanging out in my fridge, add some spicy tofu or smoked salmon, and lay the whole thing over cooked …

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Though it’s sometimes easy to get down about what’s happening on a global scale in the world around us, the minutia of an artist, an album, or a song can be a saving grace in our day-to-day lives. Music has never been able to fix what’s wrong with the world, but sometimes it feels like it can fix …

What’s the Best Pork For Barbecuing? America’s Top Pitmaster Weighs In

Decatur BBQ legend Chris Lilly shares the two key things you should be looking for when you buy pork.<p>So here’s the thing about buying pork in the …

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to Happiness

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Happiness

Why Surrendering to Life is the Key to Positive Change

<b>“Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>“Surrender” in …

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

'Record Player' app searches Spotify when you snap a pic of an album

Say you're at a record store and you come across an album that you'd like to listen to before you buy it. Now there's an app that can help you out with that. It's sort of like Shazam, but for album covers, <i>Pitchfork</i> reports, and once you snap a picture of the album, it will find it for you on …

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

It’s Impossible to Prove Your Laptop Hasn’t Been Hacked. I Spent Two Years Finding Out.

Evil Maid Attacks<p>If you don’t use full disk encryption on your laptop, anyone who gains physical access to it, even for just a few minutes, can …

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Around the World in 13 Cookbook Shops

There's something magical about a cookbook shop, especially when everyone seems to be sharing their recipes on Instagram and the treasured cookbooks that come out make their ways into homes via online orders. Cookbook shops freeze time, forever embracing the excitement of thumbing through a rare …

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.<p>In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

The 8 best vintage speakers for your turntable set-up

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From pranks to nuclear sabotage, this is the history of malware

Since the dawn of modern computing, software has been as capable as the programmers who created it. Their intentions became its capabilities, and …

The cult of being kind

Kindness is replacing mindfulness as the buzzword for how we should live. So are we becoming more compassionate? Or is it just a marketing gimmick?<p>One cold morning in Bristol, a man named Gavyn Emery tied a scarf to a lamppost, and on a cardboard tag wrote: “I am not lost.” It was 2016, and rough …

Coats

'Ikigai': The Japanese lifestyle trend promising to find your life purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, …

Happiness

The Shrunken Milano-Sanremo

A lot of people think the race is too long. They have short memories.You know how we complain that kids are so spoiled today, that they have no idea …

4 Workouts For Cyclists Who Hate Intervals

<b>Repetitive training sessions got you down? Get fired up (and a little faster) with these alternatives to intervals.</b> By Selene Yeager<i>Image By Zoon</i> …

What Is the Perfect Color Worth?

<b>L</b>ast spring, a dozen people filtered into a sunny, whitewashed conference room on the seventh floor of the Royal College of Art, overlooking London’s Hyde Park. Mostly Western Europeans from different precincts of the fashion industry, they had been called together by a British man named David …

Rose Quartz

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This February

When the mid-winter chill of February hits, I want comforting meals that are going to warm me up and fill my house with irresistible aromas. And …