James R. Marcus

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16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Quick & Easy Japanese recipes! Cooking the Dishes of Isekai Izakaya Nobu

Isekai Izakaya Nobu is the hit new gourmet anime series that's now streaming worldwide! Live Japan has teamed up with the star chef behind the scenes …

Cooking

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Bucket Lists

The 8 best things I packed to save space during my 2-week backpacking trip through Europe

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Packing a suitcase is not my strong suit. If I'm being honest, I'm terrible at it.<p>I always have efficient, minimalist intentions when I …

Why Portugal Should Be Your Next Travel Spot

For Americans enchanted by the idea of a European getaway, Iceland and the U.K. have long dominated as de facto “gateways” to the continent: the …

European Travel

There's new evidence that a 'party drug' is a rapid-fire treatment for depression

Yet for decades, physicians and psychiatrists have been doling out the same treatments to people with depression, even though research suggests they don't work that well for everyone. These treatments typically include a combination of talk therapy and antidepressant medication — two approaches …

‘I don’t know who I am without it’: the truth about long-term antidepressant use

Prescriptions have doubled in a decade, but very little is known about the effect of taking SSRIs for years and years. Is it a lifesaver or a happiness trap?<p>Sarah never planned to take antidepressants for 14 years. Three years after she began taking them, when she was 21, she went to her GP and …

Depression

How weather forecasts could help develop 'designer' drugs personalised to your illness

We need a better way to discover blockbuster treatments: it seems the more money companies spend on research and development and the more we …

Can You Actually Become a Millionaire on an Average Salary?

Becoming a millionaire is part of the American dream, but is it out of reach for the average person?<p>Becoming a millionaire has long been part of the …

How the Rule of 72 Can Help Double Your Money

Double Your Money With This Simple Financial Rule<p>How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Wealth Without Much Risk<p>Updated May 10, 2018<p>Do you want to …

One Answer That Will Increase Your Probability of Getting Hired

When answering an interview question like this, you will show that you are a creative, curious, and serious candidate.<p>In 1995, I was approached by two classmates in college. They, apparently, had started a company, and were considering offering me a job as the lead developer. No doubt, I was …

Employment

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Self-help

This Is the Most Underrated City in Japan

Photo by mariusz kluzniak/flickr<p>It’s the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen and the home of one of Japan’s craziest festivals.<p>Fukuoka is just a two-hour …

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

Introducing The Mathematical Formula for Espresso Extraction

We can measure extraction in the final product. We know what impact, broadly speaking, longer and shorter extractions will have on an espresso shot. …

Be the Best Leader You Can Be by Learning This One Crucial Skill

Leadership means having the ability to listen to others. Find out how you can become a better listener.<p>The act of listening is pretty simple.<p>Ok, technically it's not that simple, but I don't want to get into the actual logistics of sound waves and how you detect them. I just mean when you listen to …

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Mental illness and heart disease are often found in the same patients

Cardiovascular disease and mental illness are among the top contributors to death and disability in the United States. At first glance, these health conditions seem to lie at opposite ends of the medical spectrum: Treating the heart is often associated with lab draws, imaging and invasive …

Depression

German spas: the naked truth

It's not the nudity that shocks visitors to Europe's largest thermal spa. It's the clientele. On a wintry Friday evening on the outskirts of Munich, …

This white hat hacking training will turn you into an undisputed IT security pro ($19)

Companies everywhere are now employing hackers to protect their networks for them. Which sounds counterintuitive… but sometimes it really does take a hacker to catch a hacker. You can kickstart a career working to defend computer systems everywhere with this Complete White Hat Hacking and …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

Full of beans: Britain's 30 best and buzziest coffee shops

The case for putting Brexit on hold | Joseph O’Neill

Trumpism is the gravest threat to UK interests since the second world war. But a courageous strategy on article 50 can neutralise this peril<p>One of the curious side-effects of the Trump crisis, here in liberal America, has been the near-disappearance of the individual perspective. Nobody is in …

Jokes

The Build-Your-Own-Handbag Startup That’s Perfected Mass Customization

How Mon Purse’s Lana Hopkins shook up the supply chain and embraced technology so consumers can design their own bags at non-luxury prices.<p>If you pop into Bloomingdale’s in New York in search of a new handbag, you might notice that, next to the Rebecca Minkoff, Marc Jacobs, and Salvatore Ferragamo …

Salvatore Ferragamo

A rash of invisible, fileless malware is infecting banks around the globe

Once the province of nation-sponsored hackers, in-memory malware goes mainstream.<p>Two years ago, researchers at Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab discovered …

40 Awesome Ways to Be an (Even) Better Leader

There is no better time than right now to question your current standards of leadership and set new, extraordinary ones for yourself.<p>You're a good leader. You run a good organization. You have a good product and a good brand. You have good customer service. Your sales are good. You have good people …

Michelle Obama

The most common cause of suffering according to Buddhism (and what you can do about it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Genetics