Mary Wayer

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The New Workout That's Better Than Spinning

Is rowing replacing spinning as the workout du jour?<p>With rowing studios like CityRow, RowZone, Brooklyn Crew, and GoRow quickly cropping up in NYC, New Jersey, LA, and Chicago, is rowing kicking spinning to the curb and becoming the new workout craze? According to celebrity trainer Hannah Davis, …

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

Apple Might Finally Solve Photo Storage Hell

<b>Editors Note:</b> <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, a web and mobile app which enables users to create private social networks around interests and experiences.</i><p>We take a bazillion photos with our phones and digital cameras. The digital images mostly just sit, clogging up our hard …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

Rise and Shine: Five Breakfast Recipes We Can’t Wait to Try

<i>Blueberry Yogurt Multigrain Pancakes via Smitten Kitchen</i><p>Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not start a new year and a new day off right with a fresh <b>breakfast recipe</b>? Whether you prefer savory or sweet first thing in the AM, our recipe round-up has something for …

Think You Know How To Cook Eggs? Chances Are You're Doing It Wrong

Just in time for Easter, food writer Michael Ruhlman has a new cookbook that will likely change the way you think about the egg. At the very least, you may learn how to spruce up your scrambled egg technique.<p><i>Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World's Most Versatile Ingredient</i> is a guide to …

The 10 Best Briefcases for the Modern Man

<i>Image Source: Mark Ramsay/Flickr</i><p>Just as with the traditional suit and tie, the classic, boxy briefcases that our father and grandfathers owned are …

Shopping

Incredibly Unique Images Created from Alternative Processing

Germany-based photographer and art director Tanja Deuss uses a Polaroid SX-70 camera to produce her unusual photographs in her ongoing series, Abheben. Stepping beyond the traditional photograph, Deuss produces unique compositions where the paper and the chemicals become as much a part of the final …

AIRTAME Makes Wireless HDMI Easy (video)

AIRTAME takes the hassle out of Wireless HDMI by removing all cables and converters, leaving users with one sleek and simple HDMI dongle for …

Out of Our Minds Christmas Short Film

Animated Christmas Card.<p>The creative folks of studio Out of Our Minds shared with us their animated christmas card. The short film is a mixed media …

Animation

So You Got a New iPad. Here's Some Free Stuff to Read.

If, like me, you took advantage of the rare deals offered on a new iPad yesterday, then you’re probably playing around with the new device today, and …

Canterbury Cathedral

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

The Entire Arc Of George Costanza’s Relationship With Susan, Told Through An Arcade Fire Song

“My name is George. I’m unemployed and live with my parents. I was engaged once, but she died. It was my fault. My entire relationship with my dead fiancée can be summed up with a video put together by a parody Twitter account, Seinfeld2000, set to Arcade Fire’s soft-disco anthem ‘Here Comes the …

10 Shows to Netflix Binge On This Holiday Season

Photo: 20th Century Fox/Courtesy Everett Collection<p>This holiday season, no matter what your background is, there is almost certainly bound to be some mandatory family bonding in your very near future. So how are you coping? According to a new studyreleased by Netflix, you're watching a LOT of …

Top 25 Black Friday tech deals 2013

Every year the Black Friday online circulars hit the Web and lots of sites round up every tech deal under the sun. That's great, but it's always hard to tell the real deals from all the crap that's being advertised to lure you into the stores. The truth is that a lot of the so-called superbargains …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

What children’s stories teach us about the cultures that tell them

You can learn quite a bit about a country based on the way it tucks its children into bed.<p>I thought about this recently while trying to fall asleep …

Books

New York Hilton Midtown Brings Back Room Service In Paper Bags

New York Hilton Midtown, one of the largest hotels in Manhattan, caused a stir when it discontinued room service in August, but now it has brought it …

Flip 'n' Sip Heads to Chicago

Flip ‘n’ Sip Heads to Chicago<p>Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2013<p>After stops in San Francisco, New York and Minneapolis, our team is headed to …

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Heirloom Tomato Pie from Alex Hitz

Now is the season for truly delicious tomatoes — in every variety. And this pie recipe lets you revel in all their juicy glory.<p>I won't insult your intelligence by gushing on about the glories of late-summer tomatoes. I know you get it. But these days, we're all so accustomed to eating tomatoes …

I Simply Love Your Mummy Pumpkin

Looking to do something a little different with your pumpkin this year? Consider following the instructions on the Better Homes and Gardens website …

DIY: How to Save Seeds for Next Year

I’m the first to remind friends that we’ve still got a few weeks of summer left. But in the garden, there are signs of a shift in the season as …

Frances Palmer Creamer Pot

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