Katie Marston

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Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Secret Veggie Pasta Bake

Step 1<p>Preheat The Oven<p>Preheat the oven to 200°C.<p>Step 2<p>Boil The Water<p>Heat up a large pan of slightly salted water until it boils.<p>Step 3<p>Dice & Fry Off …

Recipes

Photo Friday: How to Edit Photos on Your Phone

Ever uploaded a photo to Instagram and got zero likes? It could mean anything: your focus is off, lighting’s flat, or the subject’s not interesting. But allow us to present you with a fourth possibility: you don’t really know how to edit photos on your phone.<p>Many photographers think of a photo as …

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

Denver Broncos

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Recipes

Hand stabilizer will put the ‘pro’ in your GoPro films

The GoPro action camera has turned average consumers into cinematic artists. But sometimes the star is not the camera itself, but the accessory that helps the camera get that award-winning clip.<p>A new handheld stabilizer by áetho could be the next star, preventing jerky footage with a professional …

White Pizza with Ricotta, Yogurt, Tomatoes, and Basil Recipe on Food52

• 1 batch prepared pizza dough (I like Jim Lahey's No-Knead recipe)<br>• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt<br>• 1/2 cup ricotta<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme<br>• 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped<br>• 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved<br>• 1/4 cup grated …

9 Camp Lunches That Go Beyond PB & J

Camp lunch can be so much more than peanut butter sandwiches and an apple.<p><b>Packed lunch is hard.</b> With camp season upon us, we wanted to come up with recipes that were appropriate for summer, without a ton of work. While these 9 recipes are meant for kids, we'd definitely bring nearly all of them to …

Cooking

Train Your Brain | Runner's World

Your legs are screaming. This is as fast or as far as you can go. Or so you think. When you feel as if you can’t run another step, it’s natural to assume your body has had enough. But science suggests your mind is slowing you down prematurely, and you possess more power than you …

Marathons

On the Red Couch with Todoist Founder and CEO Amir Salihefendic

<i>When Amir Salihefendic was a student, he took on several side jobs and craved an organizing tool beyond his text files and Palm Pilot. So he created Todoist, a paperless to-do list and task manager that helps break big, overwhelming projects into manageable pieces. On Flipboard, the Todoist</i> …

22,000 asthma sufferers prescribed potentially deadly medication

The prescription of a long-acting reliever inhaler on its own is so unsafe that a major warning has been issued in the US<p>Thousands of asthma suffers are being prescribed potentially lethal medication which could bring on deadly attacks, a charity has warned.<p>Asthma UK has discovered that 22,000 …

Medicine

Like A Dyslexic

How to get your best ever body

Five diet and fitness experts on body-weight training, eating organically and 23 other tips to help you reach and maintain a healthy body<p><i>One thing that gets me going on days when I don’t feel like working out or eating clean is following people who inspire me on social media</i>"<p><b>Hollie Grant is a</b> …

The 5 Carbs You Should Be Eating Before The Big Race

Attention, runners! Repeat after us: Carbs are good for me.<p>In fact, carbohydrates aren't just nutritious in the days leading up to a big race like a marathon -- they're <i>essential</i>. And with both the Boston Marathon and London Marathon right around the corner, we spoke with Pam Nisevich Bede, a …

For a Better Pesto Pasta, Add Ricotta Cheese

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Pesto? Good. Cheese? Good. Pesto plus two cheeses</i> plus <i>pasta? Very, very good.</i><p>The pasta aisle is a wonderful place to be. You can …

Wine: there’s a lot more more to Booths’ wine range than meets the eye

Conscious that, like most wine writers, I rarely venture north of Watford, I recently decided to check out Booths, the Waitrose of the north (or is Waitrose the Booths of the south?). Having only 30 branches, this north-western stalwart has a necessarily more limited range than its larger …

Customers

Shelves That Slide To Make Storage Fast And Easy

Sliding shelves are very practical, especially in the kitchen. They’re easy to use and they make storage easy compared to the classic cabinet with …

Wine Cellars

Wonderful & Fun Storage Cubbies: Ideas & Inspiration

From the craft rooms to the nurseries, every nook and cranny of your home needs to be organized, especially as the family grows and your space …

Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

Everyday Reminds You To Take A Selfie Daily

Everyday for iPhone is a simple app: it reminds you to take a selfie every day at the same time, then can merge each picture into a video so you’re able to see how you change over time.<p>All you need to do is take your first selfie. You’ll be asked to pose with a few guides superimposed over your …

Deliciously Ella's raw brownies recipe

These no-cook brownies are made with just four ingredients, including dates and pecans, and are perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up<p>No matter how many hundreds of times I make these I still can’t quite believe how they turn out and how easy they are – just four ingredients in a food processor. …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …