Ashley Hendrickson

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Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Become a Better Man

Holiday cookie recipe: Double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

Sometimes you just want chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. This cookie recipe, from Julienne in San Marino, doesn't disappoint. Semisweet and bittersweet chocolate find their way into these cookies, with a little espresso powder thrown in to boost the intense flavor. This is one cookie that is …

15 Fall Dinners from the Slow Cooker

With shorter days and crisper temperatures heading our way, having a warm, home-cooked dinner waiting for us when we walk in the door is such a …

This Man Ran the Entire Appalachian Trail in 46 Days. Here's What He Ate Along the Way

What foods fuel a man who completed the entire Appalachian Trail in 46 days? We spoke to ultrarunner and vegan Scott Jurek to find out.<p>In a sport that already dances on the fringe of society, ultrarunner Scott Jurek is a true rarity. As one of the athletes who helped make ultramarathons—any race …

Running

What 5 amazing athletes eat for breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the morning to stay so fit. Then our expert—Kim Larson, RDN, a sports dietitian at Total Health in Seattle, and a spokesperson for the American Academy of …

Songs That Heal: Preserving A Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.<p>A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace and wrinkled dress that's been hand painted with a large, maroon bird on …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Why Caterpillars Are Responsible for Wasabi

Some of our favorite nose-burning condiments—including wasabi and horseradish—are apparently the product of an eons-long battle between caterpillars and plants. In the latest publication of "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences," scientists reveal that a chemical war began 90 million …

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

InStyle Book Club: 12 Page-Turners to Start Reading Over the Holiday Weekend

With the long weekend ahead of us, there's no better time to start a great book. In need of a recommendation? We've got you covered. Whether you're …

Books

NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads

For five minutes, I thought this was it — the novel that was going to kill the novel. The book which, finally, was going to bridge that psychological, ideological and semantic gap between the fusty old books of our grandparents' age (just a bunch of words on paper representing characters, plot, …

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Leadership

You Don't Need To Spend Hours In The Gym To Lose Weight

When it comes to weight loss, people often think that you need to spend countless hours in the gym, pounding away at the treadmill while you watch …

The Fastest-Selling Adult Novel in History: Paula Hawkins’ ‘The Girl On The Train’

Stephen King is a fan. Dreamworks just bought the movie rights. Your book club is definitely reading it. Author Paula Hawkins discusses her debut …

Paris' Hidden, 'Natural' Wine Bars and Restaurants

Hidden is actually the right word to use for some of these small, often unpretentious Parisian wine bars. They are not located in the tourist areas around Notre Dame, Champs Elysées or the Eiffel Tower. You often need to go north east, to the 9th, 10th, 11th, 19th and 20th<i>arrondisement</i>. And the …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

7 Wines That Every Red Wine Lover Should Know

Regardless of whether you’re new to wine or have been drinking it for years, you can learn a lot about wine today by looking at history. The …

5 Speedy 20-Minute Solutions for Runners

On-the-go tactics to make the most of 20 minutes.<p>There will be days when life doesn't go according to plan. Instead of letting those days derail your running, claim a small chunk of time for yourself by trying one of these 20-minute sanity savers.<p><b>1. Break up your run.</b> Overloaded with chores? Go for …

Marathons

Your Mental Health May Benefit with Exercise

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>One in four adults struggles with mental illness every year, and a survey by <i>Employee Benefit News</i> magazine revealed 31 percent of …

Can churches disagree and still stay together?

When it comes to church, theologian Scot McKnight says, different is good. He argues that it should be comprised of people who are dissimilar …

50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Sometimes, it seems as though the arguments about genre — be it poetry vs. fiction, fiction vs. nonfiction, literary fiction vs. SF vs. fantasy vs. …

Gluten-Free, Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This may be a silly question, but...anyone want a cookie?<p>How about a gluten-free, flourless, grain-free, protein-packed cookie—that's truly delish?<p>Before you answer, check out this recipe for chocolate chip cookies from Liz Moody of Not Crazy Healthy. Says Liz: "They're gooey on the inside with …

Why Sommeliers Matter More Than Wine Scores

The era of wine arrogance is over. It was slowly dismantled by a chorus from the ether. Unlike the recent past when an ex-attorney could anoint himself the palate of America, a new generation of wine professionals seized control by embracing the Old World discipline of the sommelier. Since they are …

Wine

Can religion and science bury the hatchet?

<b>A new project bringing together science and religion is unlikely to end the long and sometimes bitter debate over the relationship between the two.</b><p>However, it will offer trainee priests and Christians who are scientists the chance to engage with contemporary science.<p>The project - backed by the …

12 Habits Of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down …

Comic Strips

35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

Religion in Britain: A Retrospect

This is the second in a series of blogs looking at the future of religion in Britain. To read the others click here<p>In 1994, I published <i>Religion in</i> …