Mari Taketa

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14 Ways Positive People Separate Themselves From Negative Energy

Negative energy can be found almost everywhere. There are people complaining about life constantly, practicing bad habits and bringing you down. The …

Happiness

9 Helpful Tips To Deal With Negative People

Do you have any friends or colleagues who are negative? If so, you’ll know they aren’t the most enjoyable people to be around. Negative people can be …

Self-help

Best travel camera 2018: 10 compact models perfect for your vacation

Most smartphone cameras are fine for general snaps, but won't do justice to the things you see and experience when you're on your travels, while …

Cauliflower with Pumpkin Seeds, Brown Butter, and Lime

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>The perks of being a cauliflower: When the veg is deeply roasted and drizzled with butter, there are many.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large head of cauliflower<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

Recipes

High dose of vitamin C kills cancer cells in mice

It selectively kills colorectal cancer cells with two common mutations.<p>A new study published in <i>Science</i> presents evidence that perhaps some of the …

Five Chef-ish Nonfiction Books

When I tried out Prune restaurant in NYC a few months ago, I was so excited by the interior of that restaurant alone. First of all– I don’t get to …

Books

A Few Tricks for Defrosting Bread

<i>In celebration of Le Pain Quotidien's 25th anniversary, and inspired by a seasonal lunch and bread-baking demo with them, we're sharing recipes and all-year-round tips for breaking bread together.</i><p><i>Today: Take your loaves and freeze it right there.</i><p>Handsome frozen boules, baguettes, and loaves from Le …

What’s in NatGeo Photographer Jim Richardson’s iPhone?

“In the camera bag” columns have been a staple of photo industry journalism for years, and we certainly haven’t been immune to showing off the goods …

Phones

How to Add More Avocado to Your Thanksgiving Meal

You already know that avocado can upgrade anything, from your morning toast to your burger to your happy hour cocktail, so why not include the creamy …

Idyllic Photos of a Shepherd’s Everyday Life

When I first contacted Marco Sgarbi, he let me know that he is not a photographer, but a shepherd. An Italian trained as an architect, Sgarbi left …

Japan's Travel Mascot Mania

<i>Regional travel mascots compete for tourists' attention and yen. Photo by Gail Nakada.</i><p>Japanese like mascots the way the internet likes cats. Every prefecture, every city, every district has a mascot. Neighborhoods have mascots. The Self Defense Force, police and fire department have mascots. Train …

gluten free, dairy free & egg free cinnamon pancakes

Here's a little weird, random fact about me. I have a major love for breakfast food, but I don't love eating it at breakfast time. I usually eat …

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

Cooking

Portland, OR

From a bookstore that bans cell phones to a food truck that sells the tastiest lingonberry lemonade this side of Stockholm, here is the definitive …

Lemonade

A Mediterranean diet could protect your brain from shrinking in old age

Following a Mediterranean diet high in fish and low in meat may slow down the signs of aging in your brain, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that among 684 elderly people with an average age of 80, those who stuck more closely to a Mediterranean diet that includes lots of vegetables, …

10 Photographers Who Captured the Soul of New York City

'Broccoli Is a Treat': Frolicking With Overjoyed Children at a Gluten-Free Expo

Before leaving Brooklyn for the 2015 Gluten-Free and Allergen Friendly Expo in Secaucus, New Jersey, I ate a bagel and cream cheese. When I reached …

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.<p>Fully loaded vegan burritos. (Photo: James Ransom)<p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn't tend to be a popular question …

Healthy Eating

The world's 18 greatest cities for food

3 Surprisingly Gluten-Free Friendly Countries

We get it: the idea of traveling gluten-free can be overwhelming. For people with a serious allergy, preparing for a vacation is a whirl of printing …

Gluten-Free

Why Some of the World’s Most Famous Chefs Don’t Want a Michelin Star

The kings of top kitchens reveal what it takes to gain (and keep) the top restaurant honor—and the trauma of losing it.<p>In 2003, the renowned, 52-year-old French chef Bernard Loiseau, then one of the most famous chefs in France and an inspiration for the chef Auguste Gusteau in the Pixar film</i> …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

Why Portland Might Be America's Best City to Eat Out in

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>The West Coast has always been known for great food, but in recent years one city has started to gain attention disproportionate to its size.<p>Portland, Oregon has slowly become a capital for everything from coffee to produce to wine …

White Bean Ragout

5 stars based on 28 votes<p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes in a robustly flavored broth might just be my favorite recipe of …

10 Tomato-Based Pasta Sauces

<i>Header image: Heirloom Tomato Pasta with Olives and Feta from CHOW</i>Summertime is peak tomato season. If you’re growing your own, you can count on a …

Cooking

The Pinnacle of Pasta: The Top 9 Plates of Pasta in Rome

The top plates of pasta in Rome, from cult classics to signature dishes.<p>A decent carbonara is pretty easy to come by in Rome. But no one visits the Italian capital in search of a merely passable pasta dish. After several thousand Roman restaurant meals over the past dozen years—including more …

7 Greens That Won't Make Your Kids Groan

For many of us, getting our children to eat their veggies is no easy task. Often, there's a collective groan as soon as they spy that something green on the table. But these delicious dishes may actually have your kids asking for seconds.<p><b>1. Zucchini "Noodles" with Pesto & Pine Nuts</b><p>Zucchini …

Healthy Eating

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Mind