Amanda Etienne

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The 12 Most Beautiful Places In South America

Alterations in Resting-State Functional Connectivity Link Mindfulness Meditation With Reduced Interleukin-6: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract<p>Background<p>Mindfulness meditation training interventions have been shown to improve markers of health, but the underlying neurobiological …

Secret Streets of Barcelona

Few cities in the world boast more delightful narrow, winding alleyways or secret, hidden squares than Barcelona. Here are the ones you shouldn't …

Rihanna’s graphic revenge fantasy ‘has a feminist message’, says supermodel

Last week, Rihanna released a seven-minute video for her single Bitch Better Have My Money. The plot centres on the singer’s character seeking revenge on a rich man who owes her a debt. Being Rihanna, a woman rarely undone by a man, she successfully procures what she’s owed – but she does so by …

Feminism

10 Folk Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the 1970s You Never Heard

We praised them 40 years ago — and you should listen to them today!<p>10<p>By<p>The folk scene of the Sixties evolved into the singer-songwriter movement of …

Music

4 Page-Turners to Read This Summer

Because there are other exciting things to read this summer beyond that new Fifty Shades book.<p>From a foray into time traveling to an exploration of the emotional lives of animals, this summer's best new books are easy to get lost in, in the best way possible.<p><b>Speak by Louisa Hall, $28;</b> …

The documentary Courtney Love doesn’t want you to see

Oh, boy. Hot on the heels of the 100 per cent authorised, definitive and Courtney-Love-sponsored Kurt Cobain biopic, <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>, is another doc exposing the never-before-told (but hotly debated) story of Cobain’s death. And this is one Love definitely does not want you to see – …

Kurt Cobain

Food Psychology: How To Trick Your Palate Into A Tastier Meal

What makes the perfect meal?<p>Most of us might envision a specific dish, or a certain ingredient — a fine steak cooked medium-rare, grandma's chicken curry or mom's hearty ratatouille.<p>Charles Spence thinks about the food, for sure. But he also thinks about everything else: the color and size of the …

TripAdvisor's Latest Survey Shows Psychology Behind U.S. Travelers

U.S. and other foreign travelers may differ on what goals they prioritize for a trip, but everyone finds common ground when it comes to “enjoying …

World's scariest stairs: Do you dare climb their steps? | CNN Travel

Our wine critic picks two great red wines to buy now--and they're both under $7

This is still prime tomato season, and that means I’m cooking a lot of fresh sauces with red, yellow and even heirloom varieties that are so plentiful now at local farm stands. To save a few dollars, I always ask if there any seconds, or “cooking” tomatoes, that may be slightly overripe or have a …

The Stoic: 9 Principles to Help You Keep Calm in Chaos

Observing individuals who lead a creative life, we can identify elements of expertise, grit, an understanding, and passion. What’s easy to overlook …

Time I

Eco-Tourism Merged With Sustainable Design: DROP XL by In-tenta [Video]

The <b>DROP XL modules</b> by Barcelona-based design studio <b>In-tenta</b> are part of the large emerging trend in the field of modular micro-architecture, suitable …