Karen Nelson

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'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

Spotlight: Globetrotter Maja Miasek

<b>My name is</b> Maja Miasek.<p><b>My love of</b> travel began a few years ago. I can’t complain about my daily life in Poland. But learning about the beauty and diversity of the world is truly addicting.<p>When it comes to dropping everything to go to Africa to spot a herd of elephants, I’m the person to call. …

The Week in Review: Measles Spreads, Vaccination Debate Continues

More than 100 people across 14 U.S. states have contracted measles this year as part of an outbreak that began after a December flare-up at Disneyland. Yearly cases have only topped 100 five times since 2001, a benchmark already passed in the first two months of 2015.<p>“There will be more cases…We …

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier on our quest to build the world’s best personal magazine.<p>By developing for mobile first (Flipboard was originally built for the iPad in 2010), we saw …

The Week in Review: Jon Stewart Gets Ready to Exit

Jon Stewart, “the nation’s satirist,” as The New York Times described him, announced his departure from Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” on Tuesday night, after more than 16 years at its helm.<p>“I don’t have any specific plans,” Stewart said at the end of the February 10 show. “Got a lot of ideas. I …

On the Red Couch with New York Times Digital Editor Shreeya Sinha

<i>What motivates a journalist? For Shreeya Sinha, it was the desire to bring context and narrative to current events. While majoring in international relations at Brandeis University, Sinha went to the West Bank to study the socio-economic impact of the Middle East conflict. Turning toward the war’s</i> …

The Week in Review: Net Neutrality Rules Pass

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted for new rules Thursday that will regulate broadband Internet as a public utility for the first time. The five-member commission voted along party lines to ensure content is not blocked on the Web and that media companies cannot speed up the Internet …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Coffee