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Best outdoor activities in Seattle

In most US metropolises, you have to venture miles outside the city limits to enjoy anything remotely resembling an ‘outdoor’ experience. But, in Seattle, the urban-rural juxtaposition is a little less demarcated. Here are our top picks for outdoor activities in Seattle.<p>Often referred to as the …

How to Meditate While Running

Before getting started, I should tell you that in the Son Buddhist tradition there's no such thing as running meditation. Performing Son meditation while running is something that I basically made up. At the beginning of my monastic life, when I was still a postulant, I was once chastised for …

Meditation

Mumford & Sons Talk Going Electric on New Album ‘Wilder Mind’

When Mumford & Sons‘ bassist Ted Dwane showed up at his London studio early last year to begin work on the group’s third album, he was confronted …

Inside The Starbucks Roastery & Tasting Room

Attending the press preview for the brand new Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room, located on the corner of Pike & Melrose in Seattle’s …

Why You Should Put Butter In Your Coffee

Why Is This Important?<p>Because like many new things, it might seem gross at first, but it’s actually got some solid benefits.<p>Long Story Short<p>Coffee-drinkers the world over are putting butter in their morning java and quaffing so-called “Bulletproof” coffees – for health reasons.<p>Long Story<p>The thing …

The Most Horrifying Fast Food Menu Items Of 2014

According to Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. People born this year are said to be full of personality, enjoy socializing and have a great sense of humor. But, there's nothing funny about the fast food nightmares this year brought. From black hamburgers to chicken corsages, let us …

The Men Who Protect the Man

Corey Linsley has a theory about offensive lines. He stumbled onto it this fall, in his first few weeks as the Packers’ starting center. The rookie …

NFL

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes That You'll Love Year-Round

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

The physics of popcorn: Watch the explosion in slow motion

It's one of the most dramatic transformations in science, and it happens in your microwave.<p>Most popcorn lovers take for granted that a simple kernel of corn can metamorphose into a fluffy treat. But to a pair of French researchers, the popping of corn presents a powerful demonstration of how the …

9 American habits I lost when I moved to Germany

1. Idle chit chat<p>During my first days of work in Germany, I made sure to be super friendly to all of my coworkers. Whenever anyone passed me in the …

Harper Lee: a late twist in the tale of an adored writer | profile

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mocking Bird has been acclaimed and loved for more than half a century. The news that she is about to publish a sequel has electrified the literary world<p>Harper Lee is perhaps the only writer for whom the phrase “one-hit wonder” has always been used in veneration rather than …

Literature

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The (Awesome) Life Of A Ski Photographer

Photographing backcountry skiing isn't the easiest of jobs — mess up the shot, and you've got a lot of hiking to do again (not to mention the wasted …

Passenger | And I Love Her (Official Video)

Fourteen weird and wonderful family hotels

If family holidays are starting to make you yawn then why not put the vroom into your room by booking something more unusual?<p>The big wide world has dreamed up a range of weird and wonderful overnight experiences for all the family; here are 14 of the best.<p>1. Bizarre bedrooms in Propeller Island …

Why We Should Use Emotional Expressions When Communicating

Have you ever listened to someone who had a blank expression? When their words said one thing, but their expression didn’t correlate with the sentiment? Perhaps they gave you a compliment but their face remained cold?<p>If so, how did you feel? Did you trust what they said? Even babies become wary of …

Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passed away, one in 2005 and the other in 2007. However, in the final phase of their lives, Stekovics chronicled the daily lives of these brothers and …

Coats

Watch this badass power skier swoop through an actual mountain

Candide Thovex is having another one of those days in an aptly named new YouTube video, “One of those days 2.”<p>The professional skier from France has released yet another amazing point of view of his extreme skiing, and in this one, he skis through the actual mountain.<p>He also performs all kinds of …

Skiing

The Broke Girl's Guide To Healthy Eating

<i>This article was originally published on April 26, 2016.</i><p>Yes, it's true that health food can be staggeringly expensive — especially if it's something …

12 amazing places to visit in Britain in 2015

LONDON — Britain is packed with interesting spots to visit this year, from the tranquil port of Dartmouth in the southeast to Stornoway up in …

Oscar nominations 2015: Six snubs and surprises

The announcement of this season's Oscar nominations from on Thursday offered its share of expected honorees ("Boyhood, "Birdman") and plenty of other unexpected ones. Who was in that observers thought would be out, and vice versa? Here are a half-dozen of the most notable snubs and surprises.<p><b>The</b> …

Marion Cotillard

8 Products to Help You Be More Productive

Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, …

Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

Graphic Design

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Why Matcha Is the Next Big Thing in Tea - Bon Appétit

The next big thing in tea is here: It's matcha<p>It's no secret we at <i>Bon Appétit</i> love the powdered green tea known as <b>matcha</b>. Heck, we even put it in our holiday cookies. But we're not the only ones smitten by matcha. With one finger on the mug of our green tea latte and the other on the pulse of all …

Best Yoga Poses for Your Trouble Spots

Yoga moves that help you tone and slim your belly, butt, legs, and hips.

Nine Stages of Mahamudra

The nine stages of mahamudra are identical to the nine states of attention elucidated in my last post. The more I meet aspiring yogis or serious …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Inflammation

Why You Can't Forgive Yourself — & How To Change It

Illustrated by Emily Turner; Photo: Michelangelo Gratton/Rex USA.<p>Modern spiritual teachers like Gabrielle Bernstein and Mastin Kipp bring up the …