Julie Feferman-Perez

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Life Advice: How can I make my life simpler?

<b>Depending on which area of your life needs the most improvement, you can pick from any of these 7 tips.</b> Or, if you think your life has turned into …

Lake Erie's wild waves caught on camera by Dave Sandford - Telegraph

The Ideal Beach for Eco-Tourists in Mexico

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>“Holbox reminds me of Tulum, ten years ago.”<p>“Yeah, or Playa del Carmen back in the day, when the Blue Parrot was the only place on the beach.”<p>Okay, I was eavesdropping; a <b>Holbox Island</b> newbie sitting beside a group of silver-haired <i>norteamericanos</i> in faded board shorts and …

Mexico

On the Red Couch with Science of Happiness Writer Eric Barker

<i>What’s the secret to a happy life? Vacation—as long as you’re accruing “experiences,” according to wellness and science of happiness writer Eric Barker. On his blog, Barking Up The Wrong Tree, this former philosophy student and screenwriter explores humanity’s big questions (including “how to be</i> …

Happiness

B. Smith: 'I'm feeling great' despite living with Alzheimer's

Iconic model, author, restauranteur and former TV host, B. Smith, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years ago, is hoping that she and her husband, Dan Gasby, can shine a spotlight on the daily challenges faced by caregivers.<p>On World Alzheimer’s Day, the couple talked with Al Roker and …

Dementia

Bears RB Matt Forte: 'It'd be crazy to trade me'

The Chicago Bears' decision to trade Jared Allen last week has opened the door for speculation about other players being on the trade block, including star running back Matt Forte.<p>Forte finally addressed the trade rumors on Tuesday, speaking on CBS Sports Radio's Tiki and Tierney:<p>"I think it's …

5 Public Speaking Tips for Standing Ovations

There are trainers, presenters and keynote speakers available to talk about any topic for every business. I know. I represent speakers at WeSpeak Worldwide as the CEO. There are presenters whose charisma will charm you while they speak, phenomenal speakers who will leave you in awe and then there …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

Amazon to Cease Selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast Over 'Prime Video' Incompatibility

Amazon plans to stop selling some streaming video devices that compete with its Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. It will no longer offer Google's Chromecast or Apple's Apple TV for sale in its online store.<p>Amazon today sent an email to marketplace sellers notifying them of the upcoming …

Tim Cook has now launched more iPhones than Steve Jobs

Here’s a thought to make you feel old: With the launch of the iPhone 6s, Tim Cook will have officially overseen the launch of more new iPhone generations as CEO than Steve Jobs.<p>While Jobs was running the show at Apple during the original iPhone, 3G, 3GS and iPhone 4 era, Cook has been in charge …

Tim Cook

The Summer of the #Squad

The history and context behind social media’s new favorite hashtag<p>Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart—actors who have taken, with glee, to the Internet and the culture that thrives on it—recently covered two tracks from Taylor Swift’s <i>1989</i>. McKellen spoke the lyrics to “Bad Blood”; Stewart, during a …

Social Media

80 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food can withstand crowds and sitting …

Cooking

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 …

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

How we burned Baltimore

<b>(CNN) —</b> We did it again, in another American city.<p>We set Baltimore on fire this time. We brutalized black bodies. We turned a funeral into a riot. We let things get out of hand. We looted. We threw stones at policemen. We threw stones at citizens. We created camera-ready chaos, and we replayed the …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth portrait of her startling career.<p>We do not often think of a defense lawyer as someone who wars …

And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

Top 10

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Put Together Baking Mixes For Cheap, Instant Meals

We all get busy, and preparing food takes time. Put together some key baking mixes so you can cook a quick meal (or dessert) with minimal time and …

The Five Best Books on Cuba

It’s only 90 miles from the U.S., but to most Americans, Cuba could be on the moon. Here are five books that make the terra slightly less</b> …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014

Was the music of 2014 heavier than usual, or is it just us? When the staff of NPR Music and our member station partners gather to collect our favorite albums of the year, we don't start out with a theme. We don't intend to come to an absolute consensus. We begin with questions: What do you hold …

Ricotta Blackberry Shortcakes with Honey and Thyme {Gluten

I’ve developed a physical dependance on Bellwether Farms’ basket-dipped ricotta. The thick, rich cheese is the perfect combination of salty and …

Jewish Modern Art

In 1966, the eminent art critic Harold Rosenberg addressed an audience at the New York Jewish Museum and reflected on the nature of Jewish art.<p>“Is …

The Secret to Thomas Keller's Roast Turkey Is Doing Absolutely Nothing

by Adina Steiman<p>A Thanksgiving Turkey | Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>When we asked renowned chef Thomas Keller to share his favorite recipe for roast turkey with us, as a kind of sequel to his insanely popular My Favorite Simple Roast Chicken, we expected to be amazed by a brilliant, cheffy trick that would …

Quiet Nights

Best Mexican Fiction - Mexican Reading List

Reading List<p>Enlightening, informative, provocative, playful... Here are some essential books for any Mexico guru’s library. While some of them may be …

The Easiest Crispy Pan-Seared Fish Recipe

Fish is notoriously tricky to pan-sear. It inevitably ends up sticking to the pan or turning tough and stringy on its surface. This method—breading it on just one side—solves both of these problems with one easy stroke, all while adding some textural contrast. Serve the fish simply with lemon, or …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …