Julie Chu

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Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

Self-help

6 podcasts for people who love to travel

The coming of the new year means that for many of us, our paid time off (PTO) allocation resets. This lets us dream of how we'll spend that vacation time, and where we'll travel. If you're not sure which sights to see, a travel podcast might be just what you need. These six travel podcasts will …

The confusing way Mexicans tell time

Understanding this word takes not a fluency in the language but rather a fluency in Mexican culture.<p>When I first stepped foot on Mexican soil, I spoke relatively good Spanish. I was by no means fluent, but I could hold a conversation. So when I asked a local ice-cream seller in downtown Guadalajara …

Language

The Ultimate Quick List of What to Pack for Japan and Tokyo – Including Printable

If you are reading this article I expect that you have already completed booking your trip to Japan and are in the final stages...The post The …

The Definitive Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogentic diet is all about one thing: fat. By eating almost nothing else, your body shifts fuel sources from glucose to fat-generated ketone bodies, says Dominic D’Agostino, an associate professor at the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine and research scientist at the …

Amazing Found Footage of Actor Abe Vigoda Being Interviewed by His Teenage Grandson Jaime

In an undated video from the early 90s, the late and great Abe Vigoda sat down for an interview conducted by his grandson Jaime Fuchs for the …

Teens

A Humorous Beginners Guide to Game of Thrones Narrated by an Uncensored Samuel L. Jackson

The amazing Samuel L. Jackson narrated a wonderfully funny, uncensored beginners guide to <i>Game of Thrones</i> in his own distinctive way, focusing mainly …

Game of Thrones

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins

The late Armenian cookbook author Arto der Haroutunian, who taught Paula Wolfert this dish, caramelized cauliflower on the stove before baking it …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Olympus PEN E-PL7: the Ultimate Camera for Traveling and Blogging

For the past six months, I’ve been stuck in endless review holes to find <i>the perfect camera</i> for traveling AND blogging.<p>The perfect camera has to be …

Mobile Photography

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

Photos of Bruce Lee and the Early Martial Arts Culture of San Francisco Bay

Fightland Blog<p><i>Charles Russo is a San Francisco journalist and contributor to Fightland. His new book Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America</i><i>chronicles the formative days of a young (pre-Hollywood) Bruce Lee as he navigates the heated martial arts proving ground of the</i> …

Martial Arts

Exploring the world with your smartphone - 9 extremely useful apps for the savvy traveller

We live in a digital age where we explore the world with our smartphones. So it makes sense that instead of parting with cash to buy language dictionaries and tourist guide books, we would rather download a selection of helpful apps and save space in our suitcases before we go away on holiday. And …

Apps

The Magic of the Book: Hermann Hesse on Why We Read and Always Will

“If anyone wants to try to enclose in a small space, in a single house or a single room, the history of the human spirit and to make it his own, he can only do this in the form of a collection of books.”<p>I recently decided to teach myself to write with my left hand. This unorthodox pastime was …

Literature

Beginner's Guide: Paleo Diet For Weight Loss And Better Health

There are many diets out there that promise short term weight loss and enforce the idea of detoxing the body. However, dieting is not all about …

Paleo Diet

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away

If you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of the cast iron. When I packed up my apartment last spring and had to live for a full month with only two pans in my kitchen, you can bet your butt that the first one I grabbed was my trusty cast iron skillet. I use it for the crispest potato hash and for …

How to cut anything out in Photoshop

Making selections in Photoshop gets easier with each passing year thanks to better tools. But, there are times when more precise selections are …

9 Knife Care Tips We Learned from a Master Bladesmith

Confession: I've never sharpened my knives. Not my two-year-old IKEA chef's knife, not my who-knows-how-old paring knife. None of 'em. But last week, I found myself on the New York City subway with a purse-full of my dullest kitchen knives and the promise that these glorified pestles they could …

Love Cast Iron Pans? Then You Should Know About Carbon Steel

Serious Eats has become an amazing resource for cast iron cookware. From recipes to seasoning instructions, myth busting to vintage restoration, we've got you covered. But there's another type of pan with similarities to cast iron that we haven't written much about, and it's made from carbon …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2015

The paradoxical psychology of why we fall in love, what maturity really means, how our emotions affect our immune system, the transformative power of solitude, and a year’s worth more.<p>After the annual reading list of the 15 finest books of the year, it’s time for the annual look back upon the best …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Never Burn or Crust Your Stainless Steel Pans Again

Consider the days of food sticking to—and burning on—your stainless steel pots and pans over.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Erika Crout confesses to burning her stainless steel pots</i> …

How K-pop star G-Dragon took over Paris couture

As leader of boyband BIGBANG for the past nine years, G-Dragon has not only been a top-tier pop star throughout Asia, but a fashion icon too. A natural style chameleon, his taste is fluid and far reaching: in his wardrobe, off-the-runway pieces from Givenchy, Saint Laurent, Rick Owens and Balmain …

When It Comes To Learning For The Deaf, 'It's A 3-D Language'

In a small, sparse makeshift lab, Melissa Malzkuhn practices her range of motion in a black, full-body unitard dotted with light-reflecting nodes. She's strapped on a motion capture, or mocap, suit. Infrared cameras that line the room will capture her movement and translate it into a 3-D character, …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

China