James S Spain

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My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

The Right Way To Eat Ramen Noodles, In GIFs

This is not your college dorm room Cup Noodles.<p>The ramen noodle industry has exploded in popularity in the U.S. in the last couple of years, thanks to a number of pioneering chefs. From Keizo Shimamoto's Ramen Burger to David Chang's Momofuku empire, "shina soba" — or "Chinese noodles" — has …

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Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

50 Years Ago: NYC World's Fair in Pictures

How Photographers Can Use a Prime Lens to Improve Their Technique

Learning photography is like learning a second language, you can learn absolutely everything from books but when you come to try it out in practice, …

Knife Skills: How to Slice Chicken Breast for Stir-Fries

The first step to great food is great knife skills. Check out more Knife Skills this way!<p>Even if you have the very best chef's knife and that knife is carefully sharpened and honed after each use, chicken can still be a bit slippery to slice. Throw it on a plate and place it in the freezer for …

The Food Lab: Bringing Home General Tso's Chicken

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. After all, ask yourself this question that Jennifer 8. Lee, …

14 Ham and Lamb Recipes for Your Best Easter Dinner Yet

The reasons so many of us sit down to a lamb or ham roast on Easter Sunday are widely divergent: Eating lamb on Easter is a custom that's steeped in Christian religious symbology, while the ham tradition can be traced back to practical pre-refrigeration matters of seasonality and storage. …