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The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

Breakup Brain: Getting Over a Lost Lover is Like Quitting Drugs, Says Neuroscientist

The symptoms of heartbreak, such as cravings and dependence, are similar to drug withdrawal, says neuroscientist Lucy Brown.<p>Dr. Lucy Brown is annoyed …

Our Essential Brownie Guide

There are two types of people in the world <br>There are as many types of brownies in the world as there are people<br>There are a heck of a lot of brownie recipes out there, and you might already have one you're comfortable with.<p><i>...But has that ever stopped you for looking for more?</i><p>Whether you're on the …

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint Recipe - Chowhound

Bacon is most commonly cooked on the stovetop or in the oven. If you’re opting for the former, start with a cold pan with the bacon strips touching, …

Our biology wants us untethered. So why does society place so much emphasis on monogamy?

Monogamy is a mystery. A Martian zoologist, visiting Earth and noting our basic biology — not to mention our frequent philandering — would conclude that monogamy is not "natural" to the human species. So why is it so widely promulgated, especially in the modern Western world?<p>Of course, just because …

18 Cocktails Every Tea Lover Should Know

These cocktail recipes give a whole new meaning to teatime.<p>Whether hot toddies or iced tea are your thing, we've found 18 delicious, tea-infused cocktail recipes to enjoy throughout the year.<p><i>Recipe: Sugar & Cloth</i>

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The Complete Guide To Color Correcting Any Skin Issue You Have

<i>by Deanna Pai, Teen Vogue</i><p>Courtesy of Sephora<p>Color correcting is such a big deal lately that Sephora has devoted an entire category to it. And for a good reason: It's awesome. Since these correctors use the power of the color wheel to neutralize every skin issue from redness to dark spots to …

Science Explains How Commiserating With Your Co-Workers Could Hurt More Than Just Your Career

“Can you believe the managers think this is going to work? They’re always grasping at straws and trying to chase down the next big thing. Ultimately, we’re the ones who suffer. We do all the work and all they do they do is yell at us for not doing it right. What more do they expect?”<p>If you partake …

Psychology

Easy Cocktails

From blueberry margaritas to party punch and sangria, here are Food & Wine's best easy cocktail recipes.

To My Ex-Friend: Thank You

<b>To My Ex-Friend: Thank You</b><p><i>What Our Toxic Friendship Taught Me About My Business</i><p>I sent my final apology over text message. I was over it -- over feeling used, manipulated and, mostly, over being so tired. We'd both been wrong, both made mistakes. But it seemed like I was the only one willing to push …

Rosa Parks' "Featherlite" Peanut Butter Pancakes

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally published this story in February of last year, when the Library of Congress first digitized Rosa Parks’ personal papers. Within those pages was her sterling pancake recipe, which is making the rounds again thanks to this week’s episode of the Sporkful podcast. Give it a</i> …

Eating Almonds Makes You Healthier, Says Study

Add a handful to your diet.<p>The old adage might attest that an apple a day is the secret to good health, but a recent study from the University of …

Ella Fitzgerald: one of the greatest singers of all

<b>Ella Fitzgerald, who died on June 15, 1996, aged 79, was an extraordinary vocalist, who won 13 Grammys. The late jazz musician and historian John Chilton, who first met her more than half a century ago, evaluates her career.</b><p>When Ella Jane Fitzgerald sang for Chick Webb's band at New York's Savoy …

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Soul Food Recipes

Collard greens, creamy grits, classic fried chicken and more—all of your southern favorites are covered here.

Kylie Jenner's Makeup Artist Ariel Tejada Shows You How to Pencil and Fill in Eyebrows

Kylie Jenner's main makeup guy Ariel Tejada and friend Jordyn Woods got together for a little beauty session for her website, giving the entire world a little glimpse into what goes on in the glam room she built in her brand-new house. It's all pretty interesting, but we especially liked the …

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip Recipe

"This dip is addicting! Imagine a chocolate chip cheesecake batter that is safe to eat. Served with graham crackers, this dip will quickly become a …

18 Addictive Snack Recipes for Movie Night at Home

With the Oscars right around the corner, a good portion of your evenings these days might be spent catching up on the films you didn't see in theaters in 2015. Though movie-viewing at home may not be the ideal cinematic experience, it does have one major upside: the food. Instead of forking over a …

Fish Tacos

These delicious fish tacos include spicy shrimp tostadas, crispy Reuben-inspired hybrids and more.

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

17 Adorable Nail Art Ideas to Get You Excited for Spring

Because your eggs shouldn't be the only thing that get a cute new look.<p>Because your eggs shouldn't be the only thing that get a cute new look.

Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

From peanut butter oatmeal cookies to oatmeal raisin cookies, here are Food & Wine's best oatmeal cookie recipes.

14 Sentimental Ways To Honor Lost Loved Ones On Your Wedding Day

A heartfelt tribute to those gone too soon. 💝<p>In spite of all the joy a wedding brings, it can also surface feelings of longing and loss for dear family members and friends who've passed away.<p>That's why many couples find sentimental ways to include those lost loved ones in their wedding plans …

8 Ways to Turn Instant Ramen into a Gourmet Meal

1 of 8<p>15-Minute Ramen and Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Thai Chicken Ramen<p>3 of 8<p>Ramen Burrito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad<p>…

Finally Make Silky, Low-Fuss Vinaigrette That Won't Separate

Learn how to emulsify your vinaigrette so that it'll actually stay as silky-smooth as you intended.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Carol confesses her dressing woes to associate food</i> …

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Tijuana Cole Slaw

This slaw takes off on a cabbage-onion-chile salad dressed with Mexican crema and lime that a Mexican neighbor used to make. It is delicious …

Seltzer is Better Than Soft Drinks, But Still Not Great for You

We know water is our healthiest beverage option, but sometimes it’s just so boring we opt for its cooler, fizzier sibling seltzer. It seems like the …

Running in the Winter: Advice from a Boston Marathon Winner

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Many experienced runners believe winter is a better season for running outdoors than summer. After all, …

24 Super Bowl Snacks to Kick Off Your Party

I'm a football fan, but I recognize that Super Bowl parties are less about the game and more about the food (and the beer and commercials, of course). We've got all kinds of game day recipes coming for you in the next couple weeks, but today is all about snacks, since finger-friendly appetizers are …