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Why mindful breathing keeps your brain healthy and young

Yogis, non-yogis, long-term meditators, and short-term 'dabblers' alike will all agree that meditation improves focus. But, until now, no studies had …

The Brain

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Yoga Poses for Leg Strength Library

Want to improve your leg strength and muscular definition with yoga? Standing poses are the way to go. To get stronger, try increasing your hold …

Yoga

30-Minute Power Yoga Flow For Tight Abs and a Toned Butt

A good yoga flow, when the poses are connected into a flowing sequence directed by your breath, makes for a great two-in-one workout providing …

8 Lean Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight and are frustrated with eating the same foods day in and day out, it’s time to spice up your life (and your plate). …

These 7 NFL Coaches Are On The Hottest Seats

Because in the NFL, it's "win now or else."<p>The life of an NFL head coach is one of endless hours of film study, rigorous strategizing and the constant pressure to win, win, win. But few coaches are safe from a disappointing season, and as we get set for another year of football, we know that …

Elon Musk Is Right, Burning Man Is Silicon Valley

Burning man is both an intrinsic part of Silicon Valley and a DJ party in the desert. It’s a place where folks are free to run around in sparkles and spandex and leather and nothing, covered in dust. A place for rich people to party and nude hippies to dance around the fire. But most of all it’s an …

Geography in the News: Swirling Ocean Garbage Dumps

Changing Planet<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>The Great Swirling Pacific Garbage Patch</b><p>Ocean pollution is growing at an astonishing rate.<p>On June 1, 2008, two scientists and a photographer/blogger sailed from Long Beach, California, and headed westward across the …

Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Finally Dead'

The Kiss rocker expands on his thoughts about the past, present, and future of recorded music<p><i>I spoke with my father about his legacy, the legacy of his contemporaries, and the state of the music industry today. Invariably, it seemed, we began to talk about file-sharing.</i><p><i>But this is not that old</i> …

Remembering Joan Rivers: Groundbreaking Feminist Icon

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Dan Grossi—AP<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Truman Moore—The TIME & LIFE Picture …

Don't Make These 9 Mistakes at the Farmers' Market!

Before you go buying ripe peaches willy-nilly, stuffing them in plastic bags, and paying with Amex, read these tips from our test kitchen<p>It feels like the absolute best time of year to go to the farmers' market: The stands are overflowing with tomatoes, zucchini, melons, flowers, and fresh herbs. …

John Lithgow and Alfred Molina’s ‘Love Is Strange’ Is the Love Story of the Year

Few film love stories are as profound, rich, and devastating as Alfred Molina and John Lithgow’s in ‘Love Is Strange.’ It just happens that their …

Sweet Spicy Carrot Ginger Soup

Certain foods are so well-matched, I'm convinced they somehow conspire through the soil in order to coordinate how to perfectly complement each other. Carrots and ginger are that way. The sweet, subtle flavor of carrots is perfectly offset by the creamy heat of ginger, making this an all-star …

Egg

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Ruhlman<p><b>In this innovative cookbook, James Beard award-winning author Michael Ruhlman explains why the egg is the key to the craft of cooking.</b><p>For culinary visionary Michael Ruhlman, the question is not whether the chicken or the egg came first, it's how anything could be accomplished …