Eleanor Stokes

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Beyond Analytics And Decision Making: How Collective Insight Transforms Corporate Culture

Data is everywhere. In everything we do, we are either creating, compiling, or analyzing it. For many companies, this abundance of data is viewed as …

Big Data

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

Algorithms Make Better Predictions — Except When They Don’t

Predictive analytics is proving itself both powerful and perilous. Powerful, because advanced algorithms can take a near-unlimited number of factors into account, provide deep insights into variation, and scale to meet the needs of even the largest company. Perilous, because bad data and hidden …

11 Weeknight Dinners You Can Make Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Be bold and go recipe-less tonight for dinner -- it's much easier than you think.</i><p>Some weeknight evenings, …

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Quick Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

18 Foods That Help Fight PMS

<b>MORE:</b> 15 High-Fiber Foods to Keep You Full and Satisfied <b><br>Wheat Berry, Quinoa, and Popcorn</b> <br>Do you ever feel like you literally have ants in your pants while PMSing? Even the smallest things are so irritating you could just crawl out of your skin? Alleviate your short temper with complex …

Roasted Strawberry Coconut Milk Popsicles

Paula added to treats from The Year In FoodIngredients:• 8 ounces small strawberries, hulled and quartered<br>• 1 (15) ounce can coconut milk (not light!)<br>• 1/4 …

Coconut

Google Founders Talk About Ending the 40-Hour Work Week

It's not often that Google's two founders do a joint interview, so when they do it's worth paying attention.<p>Larry Page and Sergey Brin conducted a …

Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains

For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by wildlife conservationists who said the animal cried when he was finally set free.<p>Wildlife SOS, a group established in …

The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing To Become A Great Communicator

Caroline Kennedy was making a run for the US Senate in 2008. The daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy was a front runner to represent New York. After being accused by the media of dodging questions, Kennedy agreed to a sit down interview. The result was disastrous. According to an article …

La Boîte's Tips for Summer Grilling

<i>We think every merchant we work with for Provisions is special -- but when we find one with a great story, we'll be featuring them here. Because we want to tell the world about our favorite makers.</i><p><i>Today: La Boîte à Epice's Lior Lev Sercarz shows us how to spice up our grill.</i><p>Here’s what our ideal …

How to Make Any Ice Pops Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our Community Manager Catherine Lamb shows you how to make ice pops of all shapes and flavors, without a</i> …

The Secret History Behind The Science Of Stress

The modern idea of stress began on a rooftop in Canada, with a handful of rats freezing in the winter wind.<p>This was 1936 and by that point the owner of the rats, an endocrinologist named Hans Selye, had become expert at making rats suffer for science.<p>"He would subject them to extreme temperatures, …

How to Make Homemade Curry Paste

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: To make your Thai food fresher, spicier, and more vibrant, start with a batch of Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen's homemade curry paste.</i><p>When I …

More Cafe Cuteness in the 9th

Created by sisters Margot and Scarlette, Marlette began as an organic food brand selling bread and cake mixes (stocked at choice Paris addresses such …

A Global Editor's Top Paris Restaurants

<i>Paris is a city known for its history, artistic icons and, of course, its food. But finding the perfect Parisian restaurant can be a challenge. With</i> …

Paris in the Springtime: What to Do and Where to Stay

As the song goes, "I love Paris in the springtime." Of course, Fitzgerald goes on to claim that she loves Paris in every season, and the romantic …

Dining Solo in Paris? Here's 6 Great Meals for One, from Seafood Feasts to Local Hangouts

In Paris, dining alone is not only civilized—it's common sense. Here are six great solo meals to seek out, from seafood feasts to old-school bistros<p><i>Upon the publication of his latest book,</i> <b>Hungry for France: Adventures for the Cook & Food Lover</b><i>, we asked longtime Paris resident (and frequent Bon</i> …

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Today in Paris

It was lovely. It was relaxed. It unfolded, the way it’s meant to.<p>I had <i>un sandwich club</i> at Café Flore…<p>...and a magical madeline at Blé Sucre.<p>It felt …

Paris: Authentic Paris

If you go to Paris and have only 4 or 5 days, this is what you should do:<p>Make sure you stay in a nice boutique hotel in a popular neighborhood like …