Judith Luman

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Waiting for El Niño. Still. Again.

By Andrea Thompson<p><i>Published:</i> November 6th, 2014<p>The climate phenomenon known as El Niño, which can alter weather patterns around the globe, still …

10 Favorite Cocktails for Fall

We've put away the blender and the iced tea pitcher and finally accepted the fact that summer cocktail season has, indeed, come to an end. But the …

Cocktails

The 10 Greatest Fruity Margaritas

Here, 10 fruity margaritas.<p>In this week’s video from Panna, bartender extraordinaire Jim Meehan revealed how to make a perfect margarita with lime …

Garibaldi Cocktail (Campari-Orange Aperitivo)

<i>Today: Meet this classic Campari-orange cocktail -- the aperitivo that unites Italy.</i><p>Summer calls for an evening aperitivo: a cool, refreshing alcoholic drink to enjoy before dinner. It's best had sitting outdoors in a warm piazza -- where seeing and being seen is the thing to do.<p>The word …

Cocktails

How to Make a Sporting Life Cocktail

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Marta, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The classic Country Life cocktail gets a sporting makeover.</i><p>The mixing of drinks has been, and might very well …

Audio Mixing

22 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Most of us have been there: a super-productive morning finishing projects, working towards inbox zero, and fighting the urge to tweet at co-workers. …

Sleep

32 Solutions for When You Can't Sleep

It’s oh, I don’t know, <i>3 o’clock in the freaking morning</i>, and I’m lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wanting to cry with frustration. I'm trying …

Sleep

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

How To Thrive As A Night Owl In A World Of Early Birds

It may seem that we live in a world that values early birds, but there are ways that burning the midnight oil can still spell success.<p>The world is set up for morning people. High school classes start early. Consequently, students who function early get better grades. They get into better colleges, …

Why are we sleeping with our phones?

<i>This post is part of the Workplace Anthropology series.</i><p>When you woke up this morning, did you reach for your cell phone? Was it right next to the …

Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …

The Real Reason You're So Tired On Mondays

<i>By Deborah Dunham for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Did you know that staying up just an hour or two later on the weekend can wreak havoc on your sleep, not to mention your mood? There's even a name for it: social jet lag.<p>According to Shelby Freedman Harris, YouBeauty Sleep Expert and director of Behavioral Sleep …

15 Not-So-Obvious Ways To Cure Jet Lag Once And For All

Astonishing truth: Wearing sunglasses inside is a way to cure jet lag. So is exposing yourself to the outdoors in the afternoon.<p>We already know we should stock up on sleep, and we already know to stay hydrated, but there have <i>got</i> to be more creative ways to zap that terrible jet lag sleepiness. …

How To Fall Asleep Fast: Sleep Tips To Help You Nod Off

According to the NHS, most of the population have experienced difficulty in getting to sleep at some point. Plus, staggeringly, over a third of …

The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Clean (And Replace) Your Pillow

<b>The question: How often should I clean my pillow?</b><p><b>The answer: Every three weeks for the outer cover, and every three months for the pillow itself.</b><p>The concern is less about the pillow breaking down and more about <b>the host of critters and debris</b> that can be found in the pillow you lay your face on …

How To Tell If It's Time For A Nap In One Simple Chart

Naps are usually seen as one of two things: a glorious yet supremely rare luxury or a pastime fitting only of those under the age of three.<p>But when 40 percent of people get less than seven hours of sleep a night, napping becomes something else entirely: a crucial opportunity to pick up some extra …

8 foods to help you sleep

According to a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 63 percent of Americans say their sleep needs are not being met during the week. Whether your lack of shut-eye is due to a difficult job, a stressful environment or jet lag, not getting enough quality sleep can lead to serious health …

At Least 1 Million to Celebrate 25 Years Since Berlin Wall Fell

Hannibal Hanschke—Reuters<p>Sean Gallup—Getty Images<p>Robert Michael—AFP/Getty Images<p>Carsten Koall—Getty Images<p>Fabrizio Bensch—Reuters<p>Sean Gallup—Getty …

Balloons symbolize fall of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — The citizens of Berlin on Sunday released almost 7,000 balloons into the night sky, many carrying messages of hope to mark the 25th …

Germany Marks 25 Years Since Fall of Berlin Wall

Germany

Gettin' Cheesy In France: Why The 'Affineur' Is So Important

What this country needs is a good five hundred American <i>affineurs</i>!<p>Affi-whut?<p>Hey, I’m just back from France…where I am always gastronomically programmed to seek out three things that are absolutely unparalleled:<p>1) Oysters (the French obsession with these critters insures superiority all the way from …

Diverse Gut Microbes, A Trim Waistline And Health Go Together

Scientists have discovered new clues about how microbes in our digestive systems may affect health.<p>European researchers found that the less diverse those microbes are, the more likely people are to gain weight, become obese and develop risk factors for serious health problems.<p>Evidence has been …

Emerging Economies Are Showing Rich Nations What Tourism Growth Looks Like

London, Paris and New York’s dominance in international tourism is being eroded by the rise of Budapest, Mumbai and Beijing. Since the turn of the …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Michelin-Starred Chef Creates Entire Insect-based Menu

To most of us, the idea of chowing down on a hearty bowl of mealworms is the stuff of nightmares. However, throughout many parts of the world insects …

Ramen burger creator: It’s more than 'college food'

Call it unconventional. Call it over-the-top. You can even call it greasy. Just don’t call the ramen burger “college food.”<p>The burger, an all-beef patty stuffed between fresh, chewy ramen noodles in lieu of a bun, and served with a variety of fillings and accompaniments, has captured the appetites …

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