Daniel L Fissel

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The Path to Awakening

• <b>Author:</b> Shamar Rinpoche<p>Mind Training is a comprehensive practice that is suitable for all types of students. It contains the entire path and does not depend on a person’s background. Mind Training nurses and cultivates the Buddha Nature, that pure seed of awakening that is at the very heart of …

Beer Styles Explained, From IPA To Pilsner And Beyond

It's time you learned your IPAs from your Pale Ales.<p>You’d better know what you’re looking for before walking into the beer section of a liquor store or sidle up to a bar. The options are dizzying, and if you don’t know the difference between a pale ale and a lager there’s a pretty good chance …

Beer

The Ultimate Guide to the World's Best Barbecue Recipes

Grill your way around the globe<p>In the States, we often think of barbecue as a Dixieland delicacy, but communal round-the-fire cooking is of course …

Cooking

Paul McCartney Plays Drums on What Will Ultimately Be the Best Foo Fighters Album

Your dad is definitely going to ask you to put this on his iPhone.<p>Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins is a beast behind the kit. He often is the driving force of even the band's more forgettable songs. While Dave Grohl is a charismatic frontman and performer, Hawkins gives the band its real spark. …

Music

The Wisdom of Insecurity

• <b>Author:</b> Alan W. Watts<p>An exploration of man's quest for psychological security and spiritual certainty in religion and philosophy.<p><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

The Highly Sensitive Person

• <b>Author:</b> Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.<p><b>Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?</b><p>Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are …

The Art of Stillness

• <b>Author:</b> Pico Iyer<p>A follow up to Pico Iyer’s essay “The Joy of Quiet,” <i>The Art of Stillness</i> considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug.<p>Why might a lifelong traveler like Pico Iyer, who …

Mindfulness for Beginners

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Kabat-Zinn<p>We may long for wholeness, suggests Jon Kabat-Zinn, but the truth is that it is already here and already ours. The practice of mindfulness holds the possibility of not just a fleeting sense of contentment, but a true embracing of a deeper unity that envelops and permeates our …

13 Excellent Beer Destinations in New York City

Interest in craft beer shows no signs of slowing down, and the continuation of local breweries making excellent beer stokes excitement. Here's a list of places to go when a room-temperature can of adjunct lager just isn't cutting it. Whether it's a bar that custom carbonates, a vintage beer haven, …

A rare 1977 Florida funk album from T.K. Productions comes to vinyl

July 24, 2017 In News<p><b>For fans of Aged in Harmony, New Holidays and all things TK.</b><p>The 1977 <i>Best Kept Secret</i> LP, from little-known Florida boogie …

hummus heaped with tomatoes and cucumbers

Like clockwork every summer, I decide that the only thing I want to eat, maybe forever because when it’s warm out I completely forget winter is …

Food

French Potato Salad

What the Dog Saw

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th century?<br>In the past …

You Can Now Stream the White Stripes' Little-Heard Debut Show

Recorded live at Detroit's Gold Dollar on Bastille Day 1997.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey Canada.</i><p>It turns out that even greats start out at open mics, grabbing whatever opportunities they can to even perform a few minutes of their music for anyone who'll listen. The White Stripes' …

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't)

• <b>Author:</b> Brené Brown<p><b>Researcher, thought leader, and New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self</b><p>The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage …

The Restaurant-Quality Veggie Salad You Can Make at Home

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>Place the cauliflower and chickpeas on …

Feta Cheese

Attain BBQ Mastery Tonight With These Grilling Apps

July 4th weekend is coming up, and for many of us, that means firing up the grill. And since you’ve got a smartphone handy, why not use it to up your grill game? Here are five apps that will make you the emperor of grilling.<p>The Pit Pal<p>If you just need an overview of BBQ, whether you’re about to …

The Leap

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Taylor<p>A psychological investigation of spiritual awakenings past and present uncovers hidden similarities in religious traditions

A Return to Love

• <b>Author:</b> Marianne Williamson<p>Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace.<p>Williamson reveals how …

Keto Clarity

• <b>Author:</b> Jimmy Moore<p>Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr. Eric C. Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet--one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food-based …

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Botanical Gardens

The Beatles 'A Day In The Life' Is A Landmark In Sound Engineering 50 Years After It Was Recorded

“It was [50] years ago today . . . ” The Beatles released <i>Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band</i> on May 26, 1967 in the UK and on June 2 in the US. One of the signature tracks on the album was John Lennon’s magisterial “A Day in the Life”. Musically brilliant and structurally mind blowing, no one had …

Guitar

'Fresh Air' Interviews With Beatles Ringo Starr And Paul McCartney

To mark the 50th anniversary of the U.S. release of <i>Sgt Pepper,</i> we listen back to Terry Gross' 1995 interview with Ringo Starr, as well as her 2001 and 2012 interviews with Paul McCartney.<p>Transcript<p>DAVE DAVIES, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies in for Terry Gross.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WITH A …

Music

The 20 best albums of 2017 (so far)

<i>Rowdy country, political hip-hop, stunning R&B, and more: So far, 2017 has seen stellar new releases from megastars like Kendrick Lamar, Willie</i> …

It Starts With Food

• <b>Author:</b> Melissa Hartwig & Dallas Hartwig<p>Food can change your life in unexpected ways.<p>"It Starts With Food" will show you how.<p>"It Starts With Food" outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever--and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Eat Like Anthony Bourdain in Queens — Without the Lines

In last night’s episode of <i>Parts Unknown</i>, Anthony Bourdain journeyed by 7 train to his own backyard — the borough of Queens. In an episode filled with rumination about the epic importance of immigrants to our workforce and food culture, he wolfed down Ecuadorian llapingachos (cheese-laced potato …

Watch Alabama Shakes Travel Back In Time With Cover Of 'Killer Diller'

There's old-school, and then there's <i>old-school</i>. As a TV special to conclude the PBS documentary series <i>American Epic</i> — which tells the story of the music immortalized by a 1920s-era recording studio — <i>The</i> <i>American Epic Sessions</i> compels contemporary musicians to use a re-creation of that studio in an …

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