Marc Lehman

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An Essential Guide Of Habits That Foster Productivity And Focus

Single-tasking, walks around the office, leisure reading–some of these are fun, others a little more painful, but they’re all so simple.<p>“I don’t have time,” “I couldn’t possibly do that this week ,” “I’m so busy.” How many times have you said something along these lines this week alone?<p>Do you …

Nana’s Butter Cookies with Milk-Jam Filling

Makes 16 Servings<p>The caramelized milk jam makes for a decadent little sandwich, but these cookies from Måurice Luncheonette are amazingly good simply eaten on their own.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cookies<p>1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>⅔ cup powdered sugar<p>2 teaspoons vanilla …

Big Food Is Not the Enemy

Neither are hamburgers<p><i>Chef Linton Hopkins serves 24 handcrafted, locally sourced burgers each night at his pub Holeman & Finch in Atlanta. Last year, after partnering with Aramark and Turner Field, he started serving 1,200-2,000 burgers at every Braves home game. There are no additives. He uses the</i> …

A Common Virus Is Eating Your Gut Bacteria

The only time you’re completely human is before you’re born. For the rest of your life, microbes from the environment colonize ecosystems around your body, outnumbering your 37 trillion human cells by about 10 to one.<p>Over the past decade, scientists have been exploring how the microbes living on …

9 Minutes a Day is the Magic Number for Better Personal Branding

Professionals know it's important to promote yourself to step up the corporate ladder. But if you think you don't have the time for that, think …

Personal Branding

States with Better 'Business Climates' Also Have Higher Inequality

There's a clear connection between economic inequality and low-tax, pro-business policies.<p>Economic inequality has risen substantially in the United States over the past several decades, but its rise has been uneven across the 50 states. According to my own analysis here on CityLab, more than half …

Are you a workaholic? Or simply hard working?

Working hard can win you acclaim and promotions. It can also hurt your health and family life. How do you know when to stop?<p>There are subtle differences between being a high performer and a workaholic. If free time leaves you feeling anxious or you are never satisfied with your work, you may just …

7 Excellent Ways To Start A Presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Foodflation - Since QE3, Breakfast Is Up Over 24%

Having pointed out the 'surges' in the cost of your 4th of July burger at the behest of Greenspan and Bernanke, we thought a reflection on the …

50 Grilled Cheese

Make a sandwich from Food Network Magazine for any meal of the day—even dessert!<p>Andrew Purcell<p>Classic (No. 1)<p><b>How to make grilled cheese:</b><p><b>1. Heat 1</b> …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

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The 20 Most Stylish Men of Hollywood's Golden Age

How to Cook a Steak from Low Earth Orbit

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Where The Walls Still Talk

Tales from the legendary hotel-slash-commune that housed Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Bob Dylan, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, and Sid Vicious—told by residents like Rufus Wainwright, Betsey Johnson, R. Crumb, and Andy Warhol.<p>Anita! Soon this Chelsea Hotel<br>Will vanish before the …

Hyundai Really, Really Concerned About Zombies, Debuts Santa Fe–Based Apocalypse Machine

As measured by zombie-proof model debuts, Hyundai might just be the most paranoid automaker out there, since it has now added a third living-dead-resistant vehicle to its fleet. Based on a Santa Fe Sport, the brand’s latest zombie survival machine was designed by a fan of <i>The Walking Dead</i> and will …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

Meet 'The Brothers' Who Shaped U.S. Policy, Inside And Out

In 1953, for the first and only time in history, two brothers were appointed to head the overt and covert sides of American foreign policy. President Dwight Eisenhower appointed John Foster Dulles secretary of state, and Allen Dulles director of the CIA.<p>Journalist Stephen Kinzer says the Dulles …

Space-Saving Suspended Bed in a Modern London Apartment

Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design …

Kiyoshi Kasai's Awesome 'Wooden Box 212' Construction Method: Low-Waste, Pillar-Free, Multistory, Seismically-Resistant Open-Plan Living

If you're designing urban homes for Japan, you've automatically got two built-in problems: Earthquakes and tiny building footprints. Japan's seismic …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Peru makes book writing into a spectator sport and invites aspiring writers into combat

On a chilly Monday night in Lima, a bar called La Noche is packed. Usually people come to see live bands. But tonight they're here for Lucha Libro.<p>It's a twist on Lucha Libre, Mexico’s version of pro wrestling, where competitors put on masks and pseudonyms to duke it out in a ring.<p>Peru's Lucha …

Would you copy your mind to a robotic body-double?

A central theme of the recently concluded GF2045 Congress was the idea of achieving a kind of immortality by transferring our minds to avatars or …

Robotics

6 Animals Older Than The World's Oldest Woman

A Japanese woman has been recognized as the oldest woman on the planet, at age 114. Very impressive! But these six animals would scoff at a mere 114-year-old.<p><i>Click to launch the gallery.</i>

A4M Case Study Discussion: Fatigue, Hormonal Imbalance And Weight Gain

Wellness

What If Bars Sold Subscriptions?

<b>Etched deep in the DNA of trendy bars,</b> pretty much by definition, is a compulsion toward newness. In America, circa 2012, this can mean an unpublished phone number, a hidden entrance, ever more varieties of bitters, an illegal on-site distilling operation, mixology equipment that looks like it was …

Packing Light & Right

10 Foods Every Couple Must Bring To Bed

Turn up the heat when you eat between the sheets with these new titillating taste sensations

Ice Cream