Mari Barnes

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The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

19 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Jon Stewart On "The Daily Show"

We'll need a million Moments of Zen to emotionally endure this loss.

Comedy

How to Waste as Little Produce as Possible

Here are few main guidelines Stone says you should also keep in mind:<p><b>Sugar.</b> "The sweeter the fruit or vegetable is, the shorter its lifespan."<p><b>Storage.</b> While some of your produce require some nifty tricks to keep them delicious (it's best to keep mushrooms in a paper bag, for exacmple, and asparagus …

'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America

Several years ago, Stanford historian Allyson Hobbs was talking with a favorite aunt, who was also the family storyteller. Hobbs learned that she had a distant cousin whom she'd never met nor heard of.<p>Which is exactly the way the cousin wanted it.<p>Hobbs' cousin had been living as white, far away in …

My top 10 unfinishable novels

Nick Hornby has told an audience that they shouldn’t be scared to abandon a novel if it proves tough going. John Sutherland picks the 10 books that have convinced him not to turn the page<p>Nick Hornby has got himself some easy headlines by telling punters at the Cheltenham LitFest that they should …

How Millennials Spend

They prefer their foods organic, their products natural, and their banks small.<p>Just how different are millennials?<p>So far, quite. They are spending money differently than previous generations, preferring to throw cash at new experiences and adventures and to reward socially responsible companies …

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Cooking

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

With fall rolling in, you're starting to think about breaking up with salad, summer's best friend (except pasta salad, of course). The cool breezes have caught you off guard, and you want something that'll stick to your ribs -- you're looking forward to trading in light, fresh meals and …

Recipes

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

How Mad Men Gets the Writing Right: Q&A

There is no show on television that is more combed through, picked over and squawked about than <i>Mad Men</i>. Whether Joan mentions lustrous restaurant Le …

Language

The Heartbleed bug is affecting routers, too

Read our Heartbleed defense primer? Good, but the fight for your privacy isn't over just yet: you might have to replace your router, too. Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks have announced that the Heartbleed bug -- a flaw in OpenSSL that lets attackers bypass common security protocols -- has been …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

'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

25 Ways to Use Oranges

1570 f2<p>Oranges are available year-round, but during winter (when citrus is in season) they give us the little burst of tropical elements and vitamin …

14 Vegan Cheeses That Will Make You Forget About The Real Thing

Cheese, sir, may I have some more?

Cashews

A Flavor Revelation: The Polish Grocery Store

If you have access to a Polish grocery store, you have a window into a living old-world cuisine. If you’re a food explorer, learn how to go beyond …

Dairy

Millward Brown Digital: Share Your Opinions!

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Patents

Have Entrepreneurs Become Too Informal? | Inc.com

I love dressing informally, maybe too much. My wife frequently reprimands me for dressing down. I recently met with a US Senator in slacks and a collar shirt (which I thought was being respectfully dressy!) and he wryly cracked that I looked awfully comfortable. I sometime teach my HBS class in …

Entrepreneurship

25-Minute Cardio Core Flow

Join certified instructor Jessica Smith for this low impact, flowing fusion of movement will have you working up a gentle sweat during this moderate …

Exercise