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What To Expect At Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ Event

Tomorrow’s Apple event is going to be a behemoth. First, it’s going to take place in San Francisco’s Civic Auditorium, which seats a huge crowd of 7,000 people. Second, rumor has it that Apple is going to touch on many product lines — the iPhone obviously, but also the Apple TV, the iPad and the …

Apple

6 Great Ways to Implement Mindfulness in the Workplace

Five months ago, I left the family business to write semi-full-time (with freelancing jobs on the side to help pay the bills).It was a scary shift …

Mindfulness

You Should Know How to Hasselback—Start With These Showstopping Carrots

All you need to perfectly hasselback vegetables are a sharp knife, a steady hand, and this technique.<p>Whether you’re slicing apples for a galette or potatoes for a gratin, perfectly thin, uniform slices make any dish a showstopper. Inspired by Hot 10 honoree Semilla in Brooklyn, we tried it on …

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

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Vegetarian recipes: the really hungry burger

A modern way to cook a hearty vegetarian burger by Anna Jones<p>I had a little fight with myself over this recipe. Does a veggie burger have a place in a modern book about vegetarian food? Something about veggie burgers feels a bit ‘nut roast at brightly painted cafe wearing hemp trousers’. However, …

5 Simple Tips to Start a Daily Meditation Practice.

Meditation has done more for me than any other practice.<p>It helped save my life.<p>Without it, I think I would lose my mind.It has played a key role in …

What science says about meditation: it improves your focus and emotional control

Mindfulness meditation has been practiced by Buddhists for thousands of years. But today, in our electronic, distraction-filled world, the ancient practice seems to be having an unlikely moment of trendiness — so much so that it's the focus of a new app that recently garnered a New Yorker …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

The next Apple TV remote may have Wii-like motion controls

<b>Read next:</b> The new Apple TV review.<p>Apple is widely expected to introduce an overhauled version of the Apple TV next month, and one of the big changes is supposed to be in how you control it. Already we've heard reports about a new remote with a touchpad and microphone, but now <i>TechCrunch</i> is …

Apple Takes Washington

Steve Jobs famously disdained D.C. Tim Cook’s quietly taking it on.<p>As Apple chief Tim Cook quietly slipped out of a public meeting at the White House for a private lunch with Eric Holder in December 2013, the attorney general braced himself for a rough encounter. His Justice Department had sued …

You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You Think

Overactive brains can lead people, even those with insomnia, to underestimate how much they’re sleeping<p>Have you ever had nights when you feel like you barely slept, only to hear from your partner in the morning that you were actually out like a light?<p>It turns out that many people are terrible …

Sleep

How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases<p>Feel like you’re 40 years old going on 60? Or maybe, 40 going on 21?<p>Age may be just a number, but medical experts increasingly are saying it might not always be the right number to gauge your …

Aging

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

17 Colouring Books That Every Grown-Up Needs

Fresh ink.<p>Want some more recommendations? Try these out.

The 10 Words You Should Never Use In Your LinkedIn Profile

Sure, you may be motivated, passionate, and creative, but these buzzwords just make you sound like everyone else.<p>When you’re describing your experience and applying for a job do you let potential employers know that you’re motivated? Nice word—but everyone else uses it, too. “Motivated,” in fact, …

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The Role of Yoga in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Sometimes we don’t understand how much tension we carry inside until the moment we take the leap and surrender. I remember this moment for me, now …

Mental Health

Stalking My Ex Boyfriend on Instagram, Facebook, Google

Like many women, I have an embarassing daily ritual: Google/Instagram/Facebook-stalking my ex. In fact, it's to such a degree that I recently discovered a new social media hiccup: Instagram Likes are no longer listed in chronological order. I won't bore you with why I care about the stupid order of …

Social Media

This Genius Invention Is The World’s First Moldable Glue That Turns Into Rubber

Sugru is probably one of the most universal household items, ever. In this video from Dave Hax, demonstrating just how amazing the self-setting …

'The Bumper' Review: Apple Watch Case Offers Ample Protection but Some Bulk

While charging stands of various designs have proven to be popular accessories for Apple Watch users, a perhaps lesser known category of accessories revolves around protecting the Apple Watch while wearing it.<p>One of these accessories is Actionproof's "The Bumper," a tight-fitting silicone sleeve …

New Solar Storm Forecasting Technique Breaks The 24-Hour Warning Barrier For Earth

Better predictions can help us prepare<p>Solar storms start their lives as violent explosions from the sun’s surface. They’re made up of energetic charged particles wrapped in a complex magnetic cloud. As they erupt from the sun’s surface, they can shoot out into interplanetary space at speeds of up …

Magnetism

What Is Transcendental Meditation?

With the big promise of transcendence spelled out right in its name, transcendental meditation, or TM for short, can seem like a tall order. Rumor …

A better night's sleep is all in your head

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you toss and turn at night, yearning for a good night's sleep?<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 50 million to 70 million American adults have a sleep or wakefulness disorder that can affect their lives in serious ways. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, …

Hyper-Realistic Human Sculptures by Duane Hanson

Throughout a career that spanned several decades, Duane Hanson has been a pioneering figure in the<p>Throughout a career that spanned several decades, …

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