Eugenio Villarreal

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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

The Sunday 10 | 10 Totally Doable Birthday Cakes | ¡HOLA! JALAPEÑO

I know many of you are all about the kale salads and smoothies right now but my little boy turns three on Thursday and all I can think about is …

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

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Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

Turning Customers Into Cultists

Why many companies now take their cues from religious sects<p>In the third week of September, thousands of people organized themselves into neat lines that snaked along the city blocks of New York, Seattle, London, and dozens of other cities around the world. Sleeping in cardboard boxes, or keeping …

Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

Breakfast

How to Keep an Avocado from Browning

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Avocados are too good -- and too expensive -- to let fall to the wayside. Here are three of the best methods to keep avocados green, longer.</i><p>Much like …

Recipes

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

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From Robots To Retinas: 9 Amazing Origami Applications

It ain't just folded paper.<p>When I told people I was going to a recent conference "about origami," I got some perplexed responses. <i>Origami? Like paper cranes?</i> Well, not exactly. Origami principles are now used in a wide variety of applications--from the design of satellites, to heart stents, to …

The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains

Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing …

A Sisal Alternative: Soulful Rugs from Colombia

Adventure is built into Laura Aviva’s self-created job description: At L’Aviva Home, she tracks down and collaborates with skilled artisans the world …

The City

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Baking

Cucumber Mezcal Margaritas | ¡HOLA! JALAPEÑO

A refreshing pitcher of cucumber mezcal margaritas made from cold-pressed cucumber juice, smoky mezcal, orange liqueur, and lime.

5 Healthy Ingredients You Haven't Used Yet

The cure for kale fatigue? The newest trends cropping up on the L.A. food scene.<p>People looking to eat well in Los Angeles have a distinct advantage …

30 Bracelets Made by Social Businesses

Bracelets made by social businesses go along with the "wear your cause" activism, made popular -- very, very popular -- in recent years at least by …

Socially Responsible Accessories : Raven & Lily

Raven & Lily is a socially responsible jewelry and accessory line that helps to empower female artisans in Ethiopia and India through design …

How Business Can Lift People Out Of Poverty: 4 Insights From The World's Best Social Entrepreneurs

How do you profitably sell to a customer who earns less than $2 per day?<p>It is probably the most daunting business question in the world—as well as the most important, because that’s the earning power of nearly one third of humanity, the two billion people at the so-called “base of the pyramid.”<p>The …

The 21 Best Sandwich Shops in America

The perfect sandwich is hard to find. But when you do find it, you have to pay homage.<p>The perfect sandwich is hard to find. But when you do find it, you have to pay homage. From superior ingredients to the freshest-baked bread and sauces that make you say, "Dammit, I kind of want to drink that!", …

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Kinderhook Snacks

After all of the Super Bowl festivities that took place yesterday, many Americans might never want to hear the word "snack" again. This morning, however, we found ourselves munching on triple ginger cookies, spicy and smoky mixed nuts and baked cheese stamps. The goods are from Baltimore-based …

Meet the entrepreneur who has lifted 15,000 young people over the poverty line

<i>This story originally appeared in the Telegraph.</i><p>In rural Northern Uganda, a group of workers assemble each day in a shipping container, which is equipped with solar panels on the roof and high-speed Internet access. These workers are trained by an U.S.-based nonprofit organization called Samasource …

Profile of a Women's World Banking Fellow: Liannette Perez - Women's World Banking

December 2, 2013<br>By Melisa Socorro-Nunez, Global Marketing and Communications Intern<p><i>Summer intern Melisa recently sat down with Liannette Perez and</i> …

The Weekly Click List:<br /> Design-Blogger Edition

<b>The Turntable Kitchen</b> <br>Connect with food and music via the well-shot, well-styled, and very well-written site of inspired couple Kasey and</b> …

Why Micro-Gardening Could Go Big

Most urban consumers are happy to leave farming to the farmers, but for those with a green thumb, it is getting easier to garden in the city. That's thanks, in part, to DIYers sharing ideas for reusing old materials to garden in and a new range of tools designed to get many more people involved …

Herb Spotlight: 10 Ways to Use Fresh Mint - Turntable Kitchen

I’ve been thinking about launching a new series here focused on ways to work fresh herbs into your cooking but before I get ahead of myself and call …

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