Andy Pho

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From Fearful People-Pleasing to Loving Presence

<i>By Micki Fine, MEd, LPC, author of The Need to Please</i><p>I recently watched a video of Ram Dass, a Harvard trained psychologist and spiritual teacher, and my heart warmed as he tenderly repeated again and again, "I am loving presence." To me, loving presence means being connected to our inner nature of …

19 Benefits of Sitting in Silence

Sitting in silence is a HIGHLY PERSONAL experience, but, it is also a very real one. By now you already know my stand on that word... ...

At 77, Robert Redford Goes Back To His Roots

Robert Redford isn't merely the star of the movie <i>All Is Lost</i> — he plays the only character. He plays a man stranded alone on a small yacht in the Indian Ocean, and <i>New York Times</i> film critic A.O. Scott says it's "the performance of a lifetime."<p>We don't know the man's name, why he's there, or …

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

Nymphomaniac – first look review

Hang on to your seat back, your Bible, or the hand of a friend. Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac bludgeons the body and tenderises the soul. It is perplexing, preposterous and utterly fascinating; a false bill of goods in that it's a film about sex that is deliberately unsexy and a long, garrulous …

23 Food Things Only Chinese-American Kids Would Understand

The Chinese culture in the United States has a very unique food scene, and if you're a kid who has grown up in a Chinese household, you know that things were kind of different for you growing up. Most families incorporate American traditions with longstanding Chinese ones to create a very …

Sriracha shipping halted until mid-January by state regulators

<i>This post has been corrected. See note below for details.</i><p>Sriracha hot sauce manufacturer Huy Fong Foods cannot ship out any more sauce until mid-January because the California Department of Public Health has begun enforcing stricter guidelines for the company.<p>Their three sauces, Sriracha, Chili …

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One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Fresh Suds and Friendly Service at Paulaner Bräuhaus, NYC

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The only Paulaner Bräuhaus in the western hemisphere recently landed in New York City. It occupies a building on the Bowery that once housed Sammy's Bowery Follies, a raucous spot known for its cabaret show.<p>In proper …

The 12 Most Horrific Parts of <em>Rolling Stone</em>’s Massive Animal Cruelty Story

In a new feature, <i>Rolling Stone</i> takes a very close look at animal cruelty on factory farms. As it covers the billions of animals raised and …

Week in Reviews: Sushi Nakazawa

In this week's review, <i>the New York Times</i>' <b>Pete Wells</b> drops a rare <b>four stars</b> (the highest possible rating) upon <b>Sushi Nakazawa</b>. Chef <b>Daisuke Nakazawa</b>, who trained in the kitchen of <b>Jiro Ono</b> (and appeared in the documentary <i>Jiro Dreams of Sushi</i>), offers an omakase of "fish bliss," featuring fish that …

Three Quick Olive Oil Sauces: Pesto, Salsa Verde, and Chimichurri

<i>Today, we're showing you how to make our three olive-oil based sauces: pesto, salsa verde, and chimichurri.</i><p><i>And if you're into olive oil, visit the Filippo Berio Facebook page for a chance to share your olive oil tips and win a week of cooking classes in Lucca, Italy!</i><p>Give us some herbs, some garlic, …

If You Haven't Seen Gordon Ramsay Edited To Sound Like He's Giving Sex Advice You're Missing Out

The video is a little old, but oh man, is it spectacular.<p>The video was uploaded in 2011 but didn't make too big of a splash until some beautiful genius found it last night. Do yourself a favor and take a minute to let Gordon show you how it's done.

Eclair Bakery Brings More French Pastry to Midtown East

If a good barometer of a French bakery is the quality of their viennoiserie, then <b>Eclair Bakery</b>, a new outfit in Midtown East, has a bright future.<p>Their <b>Pain Au Chocolate</b> ($2.80) is as solid as they come. The exterior is baked to a beautiful, inviting, golden brown. The thin vein of dark chocolate, …

em>Sriracha</em> the Movie Now Online

If there is anything to glean from the epic story of sriracha, it’s that people will never tire of the epic story of sriracha. Luckily for everyone …

One More Reason Not to Buy Pre-Grated Cheese

The other week, a friend brought over some pre-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano to cook with. It was from a nice cheese shop, and you could tell that the …

Ben Corey-Moran's 5 essentials for making the best cup of coffee possible: http://thekitc.hn/IFrzKJ

This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …

Faked LinkedIn job offers on the rise

Social networks interconnect people with common interests in near real time on a global scale. That's the power of social media. And it's also a beacon to cyberscammers.<p>Fraudulent job offers from alluring recruiters are spreading at a faster pace on LinkedIn, according to Bitdefender.<p>Security …

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This | Inc.com

The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good."<p>"Still," he said. "What's the toughest climb you've done?"<p>I thought about it. "I guess the back side of Reddish Knob."<p>…

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I was Virginia's executioner from 1982 to 1999. Any questions for me?

Jerry Givens worked for 25 years for Virginia's department of corrections. He was the state's executioner from 1982 to 1999 and administered the death penalty to 62 inmates, some by lethal injection and some by electrocution. For many years, even his own family did not know the truth about his job. …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

Noah - Trailer 1

Academy Award-winner Russell Crowe stars as Noah, a man chosen by God for a great task before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world.

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Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

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11 Little Signs You’re Doing Just Fine

<i>Focus on what you don’t have and you will never have enough. Be thankful for what you do have and you will end up having even more.</i><p>It’s a vague …

Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pho With Eye of Round

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Few things are more comforting or restorative than a piping-hot bowl of pho. And the scent when it cooks, slow and low, wafting throughout your home? That's …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …