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8 Things About FYF That Made Us Say "F Yeah"

Let’s start with the fact that this year <b>FYF</b> was three days instead of two. Here’s what else got us excited about the downtown Los Angeles, …

Music

How stress works in the human body, to make or break us

Stress pervades our lives. We become anxious when we hear of violence, chaos or discord. And, in our relatively secure world, the pace of life and …

Neuroscience

This New Data Will Make You Rethink How You Write Headlines

Every day, people are working really hard to create quality content. But then they shoot themselves in the foot by slapping on some crappy headline …

Digital Marketing

9 Rituals That Allow Me To Write Content Everyday Without Burning Out

I’ll be frank – as much as I love what I do, it can take a lot of effort to sit down at the computer and come up with interesting content on a daily basis. Sometimes I have other issues going on that preoccupy me, my friends have plans that I want to join, or the weather’s just especially nice. …

Productivity

72 things to do in the Bay Area before you die

We can bicker about the Bay Area's changing landscape all day long, but some things stay the same, like just how much our swath of California has to offer.<p>From inspiring natural scenery and classic institutions to new traditions and only-in-S.F. events, the Bay Area has something for everyone — and …

Is This the Woman Who Will Save Uber?

A little over a year before Bozoma Saint John became the first chief brand officer at Uber, the transportation company’s best hope to rehabilitate its tarnished image, she hailed a ride from the Four Seasons hotel in Austin, Tex., to a nearby business dinner. What pulled up was a wreck.<p>“Hey, …

Iggy Pop

Letter of Recommendation: Detroit Techno

In the early ’80s, the Roland Corporation, a Japanese electronics company, developed two machines that would soon become obsolete and change the world, in that order. The TR-808 Rhythm Composer and the TB-303 Bass Line — synthesizers with built-in sequencers — were designed for musicians to …

Techno

A New Front in the War Over Reproductive Rights: ‘Abortion-Pill Reversal’

Marie Stettler has a tattoo on her arm that reads ‘‘<i>Gelobt sei Jesus Christus, in Ewigkeit Amen.</i>’’ It’s a German prayer her fam­ily used to recite together, and it means ‘‘Praise be Jesus Christ, for eternity Amen.’’ The family attended Mass weekly, and every Saturday morning at 4:30 they prayed …

Rights & Freedoms

This Zara dress is about to fly off the shelves

Hello new collection!<p>You know when we told you this iconic Princess Diana fashion trend was making a comeback? Well we weren’t kidding. Because the …

Fashion

Woman helps 'flustered' young man with his necktie on BART

A young man traveling from San Francisco to Oakland early Sunday evening with another boy was fortunate enough to find a kind stranger on the train willing to help him with his necktie, as a popular Reddit post detailed.<p>The two boys, dressed in suits, were reportedly trying to "mimic instructional …

San Francisco Bay Area

Rachel Khong Reveals How Fear Is Like A Bratwurst

In 'Goodbye, Vitamin,' out now<p>With her debut novel, <i>Goodbye, Vitamin</i>, Rachel Khong urges readers to realize the importance of food beyond its mere necessity. The book is far from primarily about food though—it tells the story of Ruth, a 30-something woman whose father has developed Alzheimer’s. The …

Authors

Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? US data scientist Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search results, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices<p>Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They …

Rhode Island

6 Unconventional Mojito Recipes To Try Right Now

Fresh takes on the classic Cuban cocktail on National Mojito Day<p>In case you weren’t aware, today is a <i>very</i> important holiday: National Mojito Day. This traditional Cuban cocktail just happens to be one of our favorite concoctions to sip all summer long, most notably because of its bright, but never …

lime juice

Mura Masa Reveals The One Thing That Really Scares Him

No man is an island<p>Electronic artists typically fall into one of two categories: those content with being the center of attention (see: Diplo and Steve Aoki), and those who wish to stay out of the spotlight (see: Disclosure and Deadmau5). Alex Crossan, who goes by the moniker Mura Masa, a name …

Music

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

The Untold History of Aretha Franklin's Irrevocable "Respect"

Almost half a century ago, Aretha Franklin captured lightning in a bottle, went straight to number one on the Top 40 charts, and became an icon of the civil rights and women's movements. Dozens more legendary hits and tens of millions in album sales later, she's still got the power.<p><b>This article</b> …

'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs

As a new parent, Jack Gilbert got a lot of different advice on how to properly look after his child: when to give him antibiotics or how often he should sterilize his pacifier, for example.<p>After the birth of his second child, Gilbert, a scientist who studies microbial ecosystems at the University …

Immune System

Rape Choreography Makes Films Safer, but Still Takes a Toll on Cast and Crew

<b>I</b>t's already dark outside when Deven MacNair laces up her shoes for work. Like anyone's job, MacNair's occupation can fall into routine. For her, …

Miami

Small but Mighty: These 5 Brands Always Sell Out in Under 24 Hours

Once upon a time, it was celebrity collaborations and designer-high street pair-ups that caused a shopping frenzy, but this year it is up-and-coming …

Fashion

How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

“You need to have conviction, that deep sense of purpose, to give yourself permission to act against the grain of your personality.”<p><b>READ ON TO</b> …

Self-improvement

Overcoming These 7 Challenges Will Make You More Successful

Don’t let these common obstacles hold you back from reaching your full potential.<p>It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. …

Self-improvement

9 Steps to Finding Your Personal Style—and Sticking to It

"Signature style" is one of those fashion phrases that gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean? The idea of discovering your own …

Clothing

Missy Elliott’s debut is still rap from another dimension

As rappers have grown stranger and more willing to embrace their eccentricities, Supa Dupa Fly feels more relevant than ever 20 years after its release<p>While Missy Elliott is finally getting her due as a feminist icon and role model for how to never lose your sense of self in the music industry, her …

Music

Real Men Might Get Made Fun Of

<i>This is the first of a weekly column.</i><p>A few weeks back, some old friends invited me to appear on their podcast. They are two stand-up comedians in their mid-30s — I know, the podcast comes as a shock — and their show is a kind of micro focus group, investigating how to be better straight white dudes …

Feminism

No, Your Kid Can't Have My Subway Seat

When grown-ups cow to the youngest passengers, we’re doing them a disservice.<p>On the subway, our sympathies and antipathies are on full display. So too are our overly precious attitudes toward children.<p>The other day, for example, my friend Svetlana and I were on a Brooklyn-bound D train when a …

Child Protection

This Detox Salad Recipe Will Give You That "Lit From Within" Glow (Yes, Really)

Chef Lily Kunin literally wrote the book on what to eat for good skin; her recipes are designed to give you that lit-from-within glow that can only …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

5 Ways To Solve Any Problem, According To Bill Nye (And Science)

If you lived through the '90s, then you definitely remember the bowtie-clad Bill Nye and his iconic half-hour TV show <i>Bill Nye the Science Guy</i>, which won him 19 Emmy awards and a cult following. A self-proclaimed nerd, Nye made science fun and accessible, enlightening us on everything from astronomy …

Bill Nye

How to Eat Less and Enjoy More

A few years ago, I was working on my laptop, developing a new workshop program, when one of my favorite series of all time came on TV — <i>Pride and</i> …

Pride and Prejudice

​16 Women Share The One Thing That Finally Helped Them Stop Emotional Eating

Use these long-term solutions to help fix your relationship with food.<p>Emotional eating is often seen as a shameful act we have to hide (sometimes literally) and punish ourselves for later in the gym. But emotional eating is a thing humans do—because we eat and we have emotions and sometimes a …

Weight Loss

Creep (feat. Ember Island)