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Don’t put plastic containers in microwave or dishwasher, new research says

Do you regularly heat up leftovers in plastic food-storage containers? Do you put plastic reusable water bottles in the dishwasher when they need a …

Immune System

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

Here's a Cold Soup That Isn't Gazpacho

It’s that magical time of year again, folks: school’s out, the ice cream truck’s back, and temperatures are once again climbing to levels most …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Distorted Artificial & Acid Nature

Du 19 mai au 1er juillet 2016, l’artiste française Karine Laval présente à la Benrubi Gallery de New York sa série <i>Heterotopia</i>. Une vidéo de ce même …

New York

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

How To Make Your Own Space Buckets

The latest cultivation trend: growing lush pot plants in tiny grow chambers that anyone can build. Here’s how to make your own space …

Bye-Bye Coffins, These Organic Burial Pods Turn Your Loved Ones Into Trees

Instead of becoming embalmed toxic waste, or resting in peace stuck under the ground, you can transform your dead beloved ones into a living memory – …

Charred Green Beans with Spicy Tonnato

4 servings<p>The tonnato (a classic, creamy Italian sauce made with tuna and anchovies that’s usually served with veal) gives these charred beans a strong umami base, while the lime and habanero chiles add brightness and a little heat.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 habanero chile, seeds removed, …

30 years of graffiti layers taken from a wall in The Netherlands

Enjoy Paul De Graaf's gallery depicting the sedimentary layers deposited by 30 years of graffiti on a wall in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.<p>It's a …

15 Times That Chicken Thighs *Totally* Saved Dinner

We’re always looking for quick dinner solutions, and chicken thighs just might take the cake. Sure, everyone loves a nice roast, and a store-bought rotisserie can be used in tons of recipes. But when it comes to ease of cooking and maximum flavor impact, juicy chicken thighs reign supreme. These 15 …

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as newer …

Programming Languages

How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump

The Donald fancied himself a player in the ’90s, but the shock jock knew just how to play him. Now that’s back to haunt the candidate.<p>To anyone who’s listened to “The Howard Stern Show” since it hit the national airwaves in 1986, Stern’s name still conjures the snicker of adolescent dirty talk, and …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

How to Make Japanese Soft-Cooked Eggs (Onsen Tamago), No Hot Spring Required

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Long before sous vide and immersion circulators, before instant-read digital thermometers, before temperature-stable combi ovens, before any of the modern gear and techniques that we use to cook something as simple as an egg …

See the Stunning First-Ever Video of Jupiter and Its Moons

You’re not going to find a lot of romance in orbital physics. Little objects orbit big objects; big objects orbit bigger objects. The entire galaxy …

Happy House

The Future Will Come, 12 minutes<p>Happy House<p>Lyrics<p>The Juan MacLean<p>You came to me from my history<br>to sweep all the dust away<br>No, I never thought I would …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

TED Talks

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

Wikimedia

8 Food Blog Links We Love

Bloggers have been out and about, sharing stories from their travels and bringing back recipes that deserve your attention.<p>This beetroot curry and kale mallung is just as colorful of a dish as this blogger's technicolor trip to Sri Lanka. (My New Roots)<br>• And these hot tamales made a trip down the …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Apps

Natchitoches Meat Pies Recipe

Tip<p>When Is New Year's Eve?<p>New Year's Eve is on Dec. 31. This year, New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday.<p>Read More<p>1 of 10<p>Tip<p>What Is New Year's Eve?<p>New …

Documents Show Homeland Security Was Tracking Occupy Wall Street Even Before The First Protest

The documents show that DHS alerted its agents to the Wall Street protests — and specifically the involvement of the hacker group Anonymous in organizing the protests — sometime before the Sept. 17 kickoff of the protests in downtown Manhattan.<p>In an undated memo, titled "Details On 'Anonymous' …