Andrew Thomas

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How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps …

Lesser-known surfing spots around the world

Mention travelling to surf enthusiasts and the same places are bound to come up in conversation. Spots such as Oahu in Hawaii, Byron Bay in Australia and Bundoran in Ireland are world famous for their ripping waves and beautiful beaches, and rightly so.<p>But what if you want to catch a wave away from …

Personal History Paperback – February 24, 1998

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The greatest hotels in Britain for summer

It feels like it has been a while coming this year, but summer is finally here. And if it’s the nostalgic sounds and scents of a traditional British summer – birdsong; the knock of mallet on croquet ball; new mown grass; children splashing in the pool; the clink of teacups on a sunny terrace; …

Rhubarb-Almond Cake

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>It might feel like you’re beating the batter for a long time, but that’s what gives this cake an airy lift. Stay with it!<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, plus …

Baking

6 Stylish Pants for Long-Haul Flights

Be comfortable enough to cross a dozen time zones without looking like it's laundry day.<p>There are people who disembark from trans-continental flights …

The Art of Foam Rolling in Five Moves

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Snow day longreads: Curl up with these 15 rich stories

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the longreads are so delightful.<p>If you're spending this weekend indoors thanks to the massive East Coast …

12 Things to Do in Bali. The Last One is Unbelievable.

It's on everyone's bucket list. Everyone. And for good reason. Just whisper the seductive word "Bali" at a party and witness the dreamy, faraway look in the hearer's eyes. Bali is more than just a destination. It's the epitome of an exotic paradise.<p>An Indonesian island known for lush terraced rice …

How To Stop Overthinking

There are different reasons people overthink. If your brain is bringing something or someone to your attention very often throughout your day, it’s …

Fans Turn Out for Comic Con in NYC: Pictures

Comics

A straitened new world for commodity traders

2015-10-07T09:46:21.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>Right, so Glencore most probably isn’t the next Lehman.<p>But that doesn’t mean it can’t also herald a rather …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

How many surrealists does it take to screw in a light bulb? A fish: The most highbrow jokes in the world

Have you heard the one about the internet forum thread which took the world by storm?<p>Scientists are not generally recognised for their sense of …

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …

Eggs

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Bike to Work in These 7 Pants

Morning attire routines are different for guys who cycle to work, especially when it comes to pants. Wearing slacks on a Cinelli just isn’t …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

6 Ways for Parents to Teach Kids About Grit

When I was younger, I used to dream about boarding school.<p>A weird dream for a kid perhaps, but not only did I dream about it, between the ages of 12 and 14, I made it my primary goal to go away to boarding school.<p>I lived on a farm in the Adirondacks with no real neighbors or children my age for …

Angela Duckworth

About Angela<p>In her late twenties, Angela left a demanding job as a management consultant to teach math to seventh graders in the New York City public …

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Just WOW

Living with anxiety: Britain's silent epidemic

Claire Eastham is 26 years old, and truly blessed: funny, lovely to look at, extremely bright (she has two degrees). She lives with her boyfriend in London and has a job she loves ("my dream job") at the publisher Penguin where she works in sales. Appearances, though, can be deceptive. Last …

How to Give the Best Presentation You Possibly Can

The presenter takes their place. Applause! Anticipation! The speaker fiddles around with the computer and then... their first slide! Oh, no, bullet points! Text, text and more text follows as the presenter drones on, slowly driving a lethal stake into their lecture, and the audience. Disappointed …