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How to equip your car for emergencies

Take the junk out of your trunk and put this gear in instead.<p>Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using …

Batteries

Kundalini 101: Try This Game-Changing Golden Milk Recipe at Home

402<p>SHARES<p>Are you ready to discover your life’s purpose and activate your fullest potential? Kundalini Yoga is an ancient practice that helps you …

Yoga

We Can't Get Our Forks Away from This Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Folks who are familiar with London's legendary River Café may know it as the restaurant that's launched the careers of countless chefs. Jamie Oliver and April Bloomfield are just two of its celebrated alumni, always referring back to their days cooking under founders Ruth ("Ruthie") Rogers and the …

Italian Food

Storm in a teacup: could instant tea overtake the classic bag?

Pique Tea, a startup offering crystallised tea that dissolves instantly in hot or cold water, is on a mission to bring an ancient Chinese method to the masses<p>Simon Cheng’s grandfather turned 102 this year. The secret to his longevity? “He drinks three cups of tea a day,” says Cheng, a former hedge …

Tea

Hungary: Pro-govt weekly prints list of 'Soros mercenaries'

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian magazine published Thursday the names of more than 200 people it claimed Prime Minister Viktor Orban had in mind when he alleged U.S.-Hungarian billionaire George Soros paid "mercenaries" to topple the government and open the country to immigrants.<p>Those listed …

North Africa

Get Glowing Skin: DIY Ayurvedic Face Wash Recipe

205<p>SHARES<p>It’s been a slow start to spring—frigid temperatures and blustering winds have probably left your skin feeling worn and dull. No more! …

Alternative Medicine

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Meditation

The Peanut Butter-Banana Blondie We Can't Live Without

<i>Izy Hossack is the mastermind behind the popular blog, Top with Cinnamon. The talented recipe developer (and busy university student!) aims to create food with maximum flavor and minimum effort, without breaking the bank. Her second cookbook, The Savvy Cook, hits on these tenets and so much more.</i> …

Dessert

Cross a Tiny Bagel with a Pretzel for an Addictive Italian Snack

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes from our community. Today's addictive little snack comes from longtime Food52er hardlikearmour.</i><p>When was the last time you were truly surprised and delighted by a snack? That's …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

A (Mostly) One-Bowl Banana-Spice Cake With Plenty of Southern Charm

Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve probably seen it on your favorite southern food blog. The quirkily named, cream cheese–slathered banana-spice cake with crushed pineapple and chopped nuts has been gracing the kitchens of southerners for …

Dessert

The Toasty, All-in-One Answer to Your Brownie, Blondie & CC Cookie Cravings

Chocolate chip cookies, blondies, or brownies—I have a really hard time deciding which I like best. They all have their own (delicious) merits, and there are a dizzying number of good recipes out there for each one.<p>But what if there was a way to have all three rolled in one: the chewiness of a …

Dessert

Orbán: election victory gives us mandate to pass 'Stop Soros' laws

Hungarian leader says package of bills targeting civil society will be pushed through parliament<p>Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has promised to push through a controversial piece of legislation targeting civil society, claiming his victory in parliamentary elections had provided him with …

North Africa

Meet the Woman Revolutionizing the Cannabis Industry by Healing Bodies and Changing Minds

"When I first started this business and would broach the subject of what I did for a living, I never knew how people were going to respond," Mary Jane's Medicinals founder Dahlia Mertens told me when I sat down with her during the first week of April. "I got a lot of judgmental looks in the …

Cannabis

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

Discover the Peaceful Practice of Yoga Nidra

964<p>SHARES<p>One cool evening in a high-ceilinged dining hall in Novato, California, an unlikely yoga class is getting under way. Fourteen men wearing …

Yoga

Famous Japanese Snow Monkeys Take Baths to Lower Stress

Just like us, snow monkeys may cope with winter weather by taking warm baths, a new study found.<p>There's a reason macaques look so serene in their photos. Submerged up to their cheeks in steamy water with snow drifting onto their furry heads—they look almost meditative.<p>Researchers always suspected …

Monkeys

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

Yoga

GABA Benefits & Side Effects: How This Brain Chemical Rules Your Mood & Anxiety Levels

Inside your brain there are various chemicals called neurotransmitters that reign over your every mood. They have the ability to control whether we …

Neuroscience

Juicing Cannabis for Health

Wake up to the incredible health benefits of non-psychoactive cannabis in its raw form. Juicing raw cannabis leaves and fresh buds along with other …

Cannabis

Research Shows CBD Helps Addicts Maintain Sobriety

New research shows CBD may help addicts maintain sobriety. The researchers involved in the study recently released their findings from a study of lab …

Drug Addiction

Sadie Nardini's Glazed Matcha Donuts Recipe

Sadie Nardini, wellness expert and founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga, shares her recipe for vegan, gluten-free glazed donuts. Satisfy your sweet …

The Cauliflower Dish 100+ People Order Every Night (& How to Make It at Home!)

I’m just going to put this one out there: I have a feeling we could all stand to shake up our roasted vegetable game this time of year, am I right? We’ve only <i>just</i> crossed the threshold into spring, but a quick look outside will tell you <i>real</i> spring is still a ways off. Farmers markets are still …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

New York's Cardinal Dolan: Democrats have abandoned Catholics

A couple of events over the past few weeks brought to mind two towering people who had a tremendous effect on the Archdiocese of New York and the U.S. more broadly. Their witness is worth remembering, especially in this political moment.<p>Last Saturday’s feast of St. Patrick, the patron saint of our …

Middle-class

What Is THC And What Does It Do?

Throughout its life, a cannabis plant will produce more than 400 different chemical compounds. But the presence of just <i>one</i> of those hundreds of …

Cannabis

Photo Finish: The Best Irish Musicians In History

A small but eminently big-hearted country right on the westernmost edge of Europe, Ireland has a turbulent history and has lived through its fair …

Indonesia's Aceh considers beheading as punishment for murder

The Indonesian province of Aceh is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, adding to growing fears about the spread of conservative Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim country.<p>Aceh, in northern Indonesia, is already governed by sharia law, and frequently carries …

Wood Slat Partitions Are the Royalty of Room Dividers

It's like if a wall and a folding screen had a baby<p>Strangely, living in a small home ignites two totally conflicting sides of your personality. There's the part of you that needs the house to feel as open as possible, fearing claustrophobia, and there's the part of you that still wants to eke out …

7 Small-Space Hacks We're Stealing from This 200-Square-Foot Urban Outfitters Set

Is there anything the brand’s stylists can’t do?<p>"Small spaces are part of our DNA at Urban Outfitters," says John Murphy, the company's creative director of Home. So it wasn't anything out of the ordinary for John and his team to build a 200-square-foot apartment from scratch for a photo shoot. …

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

Erika Halweil Decodes Sutra 2.16: Prevent Future Pain from Manifesting

With this sutra, Patanjali teaches that yoga practice is preventive medicine for our minds—a way to keep future pain and suffering from manifesting.<p>29<p>…