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A “sound bath” provides many of meditation’s benefits, without the discipline

The benefits of meditation—increased focus and clarity, decreased anxiety, and a heightened capacity for empathy among them—hold obvious appeal. The thing is, sitting still with one’s thoughts, let alone transcending them, is actually really hard. Therein lies the appeal of one of the latest waves …

Are We in the Middle of a Sexual Revolution?

The intimate lives of millennials reveal how far we've come.<p>From the adventurous (bondage!) to the casual (military!) to the non-existent (virgins!), the sexual lives of millennials remain a mystery to anyone but millennials. In an effort to pull back the sheets and learn how they're expressing …

Relationships

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Analysts grossly underestimated the allure of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' at the box office

The adaptation of the best-selling erotica fan-fiction series by E.L. James brought in an adjusted $85 million over the three-day weekend (originally that number was $81.7 million). In four days, the $40 million Universal Pictures and Focus Features film made $94.4 million.<p>Analysts thought it would …

Box Office

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How To Throw A Grilled Cheese Party (The Only Kind Of Party You'll Ever Need)

When hosting a fun little fête, crafting a menu to suit all of your guests' palate preferences can be a daunting task. Marissa has been experimenting with veganism for the past two weeks, Jonathan won't eat anything that comes served in a cardboard box and Llewellyn will literally shriek if she …

grilled cheese

Cauliflower is back - and you'd better try it roasted

If ever a vegetable were ripe for reappraisal it is surely the good old-fashioned cauli. So roast it, sear it, sauté and crush it...<p>Only four years ago <b>I wrote a pleading piece about cauliflower</b>. I was worried about it. Sales were plummeting, growers were despairing, purple sprouting broccoli and …

Books About Love to Melt Your Icy Heart

A literary erotic thriller, a P.T.S.D. love story, a dystopian romance, and a dash of poetry to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day.<p>Love is in the air. And featured on pink and red boxes of chocolate. And on glittery greeting cards at the drugstore. And all over your Instagram feed. And in …

Books

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the Sixties and Seventies Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Joni Mitchell

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

Mexican Carpoolers: A Photographer's View Of Truck Bed Commuters

Every day, hundreds of workers in Mexico begin their days lying down in the back of pick-up trucks.<p>Alejandro Cartagena does not know much about the lives of these "Carpoolers," whom he photographed for a year starting in the winter of 2011, heading down Highway 85 off Monterrey. But he does know …

Dominican Republic

Powerful Floods Tear Through Florida

Marathon Day in Pictures