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17 Genius Ingredients To Make You A Better Cook In 2016

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Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes<p>Vegetarians need protein, too, and we’ve collected some of our best high-protein vegetarian recipes for breakfast, …

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David Samuels on the Gracie Jiu-jitsu Dynasty

David Samuels, author of the Grantland feature “One Hundred Years of Arm Bars,” discusses his epic history of the Gracie jiu-jitsu dynasty with David …

Gandhi's Love Hate Relationship with Jiu Jitsu

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Keystone/Getty Images<p>War is a brutal, cruel and inhumane business, but it often leaves a number of surprising innovations in its wake. The First World War provided significant improvements in the fields of air traffic control, mobile x-ray machines and sanitary napkins, among …

Uber's business model under attack in California but drivers remain pessimistic

Shifera Sahilu thought Uber would be his passport to a better life in America. Instead, he said, the ride-sharing company almost ruined him.<p>The fast-growing tech company has built a global business promising new sources of revenue for “freelance” drivers like Sahilu. This week, in a major blow to …

This Kid's Game Will Build Intimacy AND Improve Your Sex Life​

Shares 2K<p><i>A long-distance relationship they thought was doomed turned into a game that keeps their marriage juicy nine years later.</i><p>—<p>If we had been in …

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

“Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.”<p><b>Pema Chödrön</b> (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of …

How Jane Goodall Turned Her Childhood Dream into Reality: A Sweet Illustrated Story of Purpose and Deep Determination

A heartening testament to the power of undivided intention.<p><i>“One should want only one thing and want it constantly,”</i> young André Gide half-observed, half-resolved in his journal. <i>“Then one is sure of getting it.”</i> More than a century later, Werner Herzog wrote passionately of the “uninvited duty” that …

Dear Spouse: I Can’t Get Close Until You Back Off

Shares 4K<p><i>She chases. He retreats. This pattern destroys marriages. Steve Horsmon intervenes.</i><p><b>Jane</b>: <i>“Why do you always do that?”</i><b><br>John:</b> <i>“Do what?”</i><b><br>Jane:</b> <i>“You</i> …

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Jony Ive says Apple Watch will include Fitbit-like silent alarm clock feature to wake you up

This past week, Apple design head Jony Ive spoke about a range of topics, including the Apple Watch, at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. Ive noted that the development of the Watch was more difficult than the iPhone because of the historical precedence of wrist-worn timepieces. In more …

10 People On The One Book They Just Couldn’t Put Down

As we all know, the best books are the ones that wholly consume us — and prevent us from doing anything else — until the final page has been turned. …

Jane Goodall on Empathy and How to Reach Our Highest Human Potential

The question of what sets us apart from other animals has occupied humanity for millennia, but only in the last few decades have animals gone from objects to be observed to fellow beings to be understood, with their own complex psychoemotional constitution.<p>Hardly anyone has contributed more to this …

Let Me Love Your Filthy Heart (Goodbye to Baby Love)

Shares 339<p><i>Real love isn’t always rose and lavender, sometimes it’s a lot more like manure. But maybe loving the fertilizer is the secret of a lasting</i> …

“Vacation Sex”: A Poem by Dorianne Laux

<i>“Love is never finished expressing itself,”</i> philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his beautiful essay on poetic reverie, <i>“and it expresses itself better the more poetically it is dreamed.”</i> While love and sex might be worlds of ambiguity apart, one would hope this sentiment holds equally true of sex …

Maya Angelou’s Beautiful Letter to Her Younger Self

<i>“You only are free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all,”</i> the late and great <b>Maya Angelou</b> (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014) told Bill Moyers in their extraordinary 1973 conversation.<p>The theme of home and belonging is central to Angelou’s work — to her spirit — …

Alan Watts on Money vs. Wealth

<i>“What would you do if money was no object?”</i> pioneering British philosopher Alan Watts, who popularized Zen teachings in the West, asked in one of his most memorable lectures. And yet, despite our best efforts not to worry about it, money <i>is</i> an object — so much so that it renders the question all the …

Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise... • literary jukebox

Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

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