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Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Over the past decade, I have watched more than 100 companies try to remake themselves into significantly better competitors. They have included large organizations (Ford) and small ones (Landmark Communications), companies based in the United States (General Motors) and elsewhere (British Airways), …

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Things You Didn't Know About Chia Seeds

If your knowledge of chia seeds doesn’t go beyond “hair”-sprouting pet plants, it’s time to school yourself on this nutrient-packed superfood. …

The Kettlebell Move That's So Hard It's Called the Death Crawl

This is not your standard crawl<p>Kettlebells work for bodybuilding because they are so mechanically unwieldy. They're awkward, heavy, and difficult to balance, so they challenge your muscles in unique ways. One of our new favorite kettlebell moves: the death crawl. Think of it as a combination of the …

13 Simple Cooking Tips That Anyone Can Use

Cooking is a skill, which means that the more you practice, the better you become.<p>And with practice comes knowledge about what to do when certain problems — rock-hard brown sugar, shells in the egg yolk, boiling-over pots of water — arise.<p>These are 13 simple cooking tips that chefs of any level can …

Recipes

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Alexey Furman—EPA<p>David Carson—St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for …

5 Amazing Side Dishes for Your Summer Cookout

Prep one of these delicious dishes this Fourth of July weekend<p>Man can't live on burgers, chicken, and hotdogs alone, even on the biggest cookout days of the year. So include some yummy fruit and vegetables with your grillside meals—for healthy side dishes that add terrific taste as well as extra …

What We're Cooking for Memorial Day

From ribs to potato salad, here are 12 cookout-friendly recipes BA staffers are making for Memorial Day.<p>Hallelujah, it's finally Memorial Day weekend! And you know what that means: <i>BA</i> staffers are doing some serious cooking. From barbecued ribs to homemade mayo for potato salad, here's what we'll be …

Our 18 Best Burger Recipes, From Traditional to Out-There

From the ultimate grilled cheeseburger to a Japanese-inspired pretzel-and-panko number, here are our favorite variations on the American …

What Makes Fiction Good? It's Mostly the Voice

I don't care about Slaughterhouse-Five's characters, but I love how the narrator sounds.<p>Delacorte<p>I finished <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i> last week. It is probably the the funniest book I've ever read. Here's a sample. Billy Pilgrim, Lazzaro, and Edgar Derby are prisoners in a German war camp. Lazzaro is …

The Irrationality of Giving Up This Much Liberty to Fight Terror

When confronted by far deadlier threats, Americans are much less willing to cede freedom and privacy.<p>Reuters<p>The image is still powerful, isn't it?<p>So are the anger, and the memories.<p>Most Americans don't just remember where they were on September 11, 2001 -- they remember feeling frightened. Along …

Why Does the American Media Get Big Stories Wrong?

A magazine publisher has written a provocative article raising that question. I try to offer some answers.<p>Colin Dunn/Flickr<p>1) Excessive deference to government officials is one factor that causes the news media to get important stories wrong, especially in the realms of national security, law …