Marianne Sung

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The Science of Making Friends

Our number of friends starts to decrease steadily in adulthood; there are ways to reverse the tide<p>I’ve been going on a series of dates lately.<p>I exchanged numbers with the person sitting next to me at a Cabernet tasting at my favorite wine bar and went for a coffee with a neighbor I met walking my …

Sitting

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

Which Word Was Invented The Year You Were Born?

The Oxford English Dictionary added some strange words to its online dictionary this year, including <i>buzzworthy</i>, <i>cake pop</i>, <i>emoji</i>, <i>guac</i>, and the ever-controversial <i>selfie</i>. <i>Twerk</i> was added shortly after Miley Cyrus's memorable VMA performance.<p>The words added to the dictionary each year can nicely summarize …

Alternative Sleep Cycles: 7-10 Hours Are Not Needed

6 Proven Ways to Cleanse Your Liver & Release Pent Up Anger<p>Published<p>17 hours ago<p>on<p>August 8, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>In Chinese Medicine our liver is …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug stars Martin Freeman, Evangeline Lilly and Benedict Cumberbatch - video interviews

Martin Freeman, Evangeline Lilly and Benedict Cumberbatch play a hobbit, an elf and a dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy. They tell Xan Brooks why JRR Tolkien is more prog rock than Blue Note jazz; why the author wasn't great at writing …

iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Saving Battery Life

Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give you some tips to prevent your …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.<p>11.20.13 5:45 AM ET

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

An Apprentice Of The World's Greatest Sushi Chef Opened A Restaurant In NYC, And Early Reviews Are Glowing

Daisuke Nakazawa, the protégé of Jiro Ono (the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"), just opened a restaurant in the West Village this past August. It is already being called one of the greatest sushi restaurants in New York City.<p>Sushi Nakazawa is a 10-seat sushi bar with a small …

Japan

Great British Bake Off John Whaite's coffee break recipes

What could be a more perfect start to a Saturday morning than a batch of Madeleines, some cranberry, orange and macadamia nut buns and a coffee? 2012’s Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite shares his recipes.<p>A morning coffee break is one of my favourite times of the day – it’s a chance to step …

7 Things You Didn't Know About Albert Camus

Today, Albert Camus would have been 100 years young. The voice of the Nobel Prize winning author of <i>The Stranger</i> and <i>The Plague</i>, <i>The Myth of Sisyphus</i> and <i>The Rebel</i> remains as vital today as it was during his own lifetime. Raised in a working class neighborhood of Algiers by an illiterate grandmother …

Why Camus Has Endured

World War II produced a pantheon of great statesmen who rallied their countries in their hour of need. But even the immensely popular Churchill and de Gaulle promptly fell out of favor after victory. One prominent voice of the war, however, managed not only to grow in influence in peacetime, but …

Amazon.com: Best Books of 2013: Books

How the way we walk can increase risk of being mugged

The way people move can influence the likelihood of an attack by a stranger. The good news, though, is that altering it can reduce the chances of being targeted.<p>How you move gives a lot away. Maybe too much, if the wrong person is watching. We think, for instance, that the way people walk can …

Children and the internet: a parent's guide

You can't blame Jamie Oliver for being worried. As the father of Poppy, 11, Daisy, 10, Petal, four, and Buddy, three, he really needs some long-term tech ground rules in his house. So he announced last week that he has banned his eldest daughters from using a mobile phone or any kind of social …

iPad Air review

The Connection Between Left-Handedness and Schizophrenia

About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.<p>That suggests that handedness may be a …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio

Alfred Hitchcock left a peerless legacy of the stylishly macabre. In this year’s Hollywood Portfolio, Keira Knightley, Javier Bardem, Seth Rogen, and other stars channel iconic moments from the director’s greatest hits.

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

The A.V. Club's Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard

The A.V. Club’s Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>The A.V. Club, The Onion’s off-shoot for media criticism, …

iOS 7: how to disable the most annoying new features

Apple’s new iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad is the biggest redesign of the mobile operating system since iPhone was first introduced.<p><b>• Apple iPhone's history in pictures</b><p><b>• How to successfully install iOS 7</b><p>The new operating software has unlocked some exciting new features, but it seems change is not always …

Taking a bite out of Apple

IT FEELS more like a rock concert than a press conference as the casually dressed chief executive takes to a darkened stage to unveil his firm’s …

Nuclear plants 'do not raise child cancer risk'

<b>Children living near nuclear power plants do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia, a study says.</b><p>Experts looked at data on 10,000 children diagnosed under five between 1962 and 2007, and where they lived.<p>The British Journal of Cancer study is not the first to rule out a link - but …

Cancer

What’s the World’s Ugliest Animal?

<b>The votes are in—and the public has chosen the deep-sea blobfish to represent endangered ugly animals everywhere.</b><p>The sagging, gelatinous creature is the new mascot of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, which draws attention to the need to conserve animals of all shapes and sizes.<p>Simon Watt, …

iPhone 5C and 5S: Apple’s evolutionary takeover

Two new phones; three major new moves - Apple’s iPhone 5C and 5S show it hasn’t lost it yet, says Matt Warman<p>In the media scrum to touch the new iPhone 5S and 5C, three things stand out: these are evolutionary devices but they are also a real shift thanks to iOS7; Apple is focusing on fashion-led …

The Healthiest Fruit At Your Grocery Store

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Incredibly, over one-tenth of the entire population of the U.S. has diabetes; the most common form of which is Type 2. It's a …

How Anxiety Affects Sleep

<i>By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D.</i><p>Does your mind race as soon your head hits the pillow? Does anxiety over work, money, or relationships keep you from going to sleep?<p>It's normal to be anxious from time to time. But when anxiety and emotional problems routinely get in the …