Julia C

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Apple employees voice frustration with work culture under Tim Cook

Maybe it was the standing desks. Apple employees are voicing growing discontent for the workplace under boss Tim Cook, according to employee surveys ranking the top 100 CEOs.<p>Cook’s spot on Glassdoor’s annual list was 96, down from 53 a year ago in what was the biggest fall for a tech CEO on the …

Work-life Balance

Prostate biopsy: What to expect

Prostate cancer is a very common form of cancer for men. It is most common in men over the age of 50, but it can develop at any time during a man's …

Cancer

The surprising health benefits of having more sex

Some good news and some bad news from the world of sex research today.<p>First, the good news: having sexual intercourse several times a week helps to prevent life-threatening heart disease. Research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that regular rolls in the hay help to prevent a …

The Real Reason You Have No Willpower and What to Do Instead | Inc.com

If you're like many people, you're struggling with willpower right about now. You started the year with a lot of resolutions for improving your health and your professional life, and possibly a brand-new gym membership. But within less than a month, it's an enormous effort to stick to those plans. …

Bananas Foster Oatmeal With Walnuts and Peanut Butter Recipe

This easy oatmeal breakfast plays on the buttery bananas of a classic bananas Foster (minus the booze and ice cream), plus a perfect marriage of bananas and peanut butter.<p>Why It Works<p>Mashing some of the cooked bananas and nuts into the oatmeal infuses it with flavor.<br>• A dollop of peanut butter …

How Bad Is Your Breakfast Food? We Ranked 10 Popular Items

<i>By Laura Newcomer, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>By now most of us know that we’re supposed to eat breakfast. Noshing first thing in the morning has been shown …

Breakfast

Why cancer treatments like the one Jimmy Carter used are suddenly gaining traction

For years, doctors have treated patients using a combination of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to try to stifle the disease.<p>But in the past few years, doctors have started using a promising tool: immunotherapy.<p>Unlike chemotherapy, which involves administering powerful drugs that kill both …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar

Makes 2 Servings<p>Warning: A fork and knife (or a bib, at the very least) may be required to tackle this sandwich.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices thick-cut bacon<p>4 ¾-inch-thick slices sourdough or other country-style bread<p>4 large eggs<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

Breakfast

In China, strong-arm tour guides are forcing people to shop

It may sound like a spendthrift's dream vacation: being "forced to shop." But as tourism booms in China, many travelers on budget package trips are complaining that they're being strong-armed by guides into purchasing jewelry, cosmetics, electronics and other goods — and now, the practice appears …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

Relationships

Polaroid's $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of a toy to use

BERLIN — Polaroid's new Snap camera that prints instant photos without ink is so hot right now, it could catch on fire — and it's not even out yet.<p>We …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

How Guys REALLY Feel About Cuddling

Eleven dudes own up to their true opinions about it.<p>There’s a stereotype out there that your average guy doesn’t like cuddling all that much.<p>I’m not sure this is entirely true. I dig the occasional cuddle sesh, and I’ve seen a lot of my friends and strangers in the act, and they seem to be enjoying …

Time I

40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Vietnam

<i>Cruising around Halong Bay</i><p>From must-do activities like cruising around Halong Bay or crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels to brag-worthy feats like drinking snake wine or scuba diving in the South China Sea, here are 40 unforgettable experiences to have in Vietnam. See how many you can check off on …

23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

Sex and the City

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

San Francisco

Cold Buckwheat Noodles with Kimchi and Eggs

4 Servings<p>Edward Kim’s take on the vinegary buckwheat salad called will put out the fire in your belly and wake up your palate. Crushed ice cubes on top keeps it chilled no matter the heat index, and, as they melt, add to what Kim describes as the dish’s “slurp-ability.”<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 …

Recipes

9 New Sephora Discoveries We’re Loving

If you monitor updates to Sephora.com as closely as you do your Facebook feed, you've probably noticed that a whole new slew of brands have hit the …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Everything You Need to Know to Make Chinese Hot Pot at Home

For me, cold and windy weather means one thing: It's hot pot season. The concept of hot pot is simple. You set a pot of simmering broth on a portable burner in the middle of the table. Around it are plates of meat, seafood, and vegetables, all prepped and ready to be cooked in the broth.<p>There are …

Food & Dining

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

Children throwing tantrums should be given time to calm down on their own rather than distracted with tablets or smartphones, say researchers<p>It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down.<p>But child psychologists say it may be stunting …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

The Best Way to Mince Garlic

I remember the first time I saw a chef use a microplane grater to finely mince a clove of garlic. He was making mayonnaise, and in just a few seconds the clove had dissolved into a fine puree that fell directly into the mixing bowl below. I was blown away, and from that day forward, it was one more …

Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

British Airways

See What Cheryl Burke Cooked for Her First Holiday Meal

Cheryl Burke is not ashamed to admit it – she doesn’t know how to cook.<p>The <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> pro – who’s preparing to star in a new show for NBC …

See the Adorable Reunion of the UPS-Obsessed Boy And His Favorite Delivery Driver

Little boys having an obsession with trucks is common, but one 4-year-old in Colorado Springs took it to a new level.<p>Carson Kight became such a fan …

What Vietnamese Coffee Culture Gets Right, Beyond Sweetened Condensed Milk

Vietnamese coffee is famous for its sweetened condensed milk, as it should be. Thick, dreamy and yes, incredibly sugary, sweetened condensed milk is the perfect counterbalance for the incredibly strong, dark-roasted Vietnamese coffee. If you're dubious about the merits of sweetened condensed milk …