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Your Body's Talking. Are You Listening?

"Fixing" worked fine for simple problems, but the complex, chronic cases bedeviled me. Patients didn't respond as expected to treatment. A few barely tolerated treatment at all. After months of mixed success, I realized that my drive to "fix" was squelching a significant part of the healing …

Babysitting

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

Grit and the Secret of Success

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> Chuck Close scoffed. <i>“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,”</i> Tchaikovsky admonished. <i>“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,”</i> Isabel Allende …

U.S. FDA approves Biogen's hemophilia B drug Alprolix

(Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc has won U.S. approval for its long-acting hemophilia B treatment Alprolix, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday.<p>Hemophilia B is a rare, inherited disorder in which a person’s blood does not clot properly, which can lead to prolonged bleeding and bruising. …

Maurice de Mauriac L1 By Fabian Schwaerzler

Just ahead of the Baselworld 2014 watch and jewelry trade show, renowned furniture designer Fabian<p>Just ahead of the Baselworld 2014 watch and jewelry …

Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> Chuck Close scoffed. <i>“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,”</i> Tchaikovsky admonished. <i>“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,”</i> Isabel Allende …

How to Make Chicken Stock Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Jennifer Steinhauer (our weeknight dinner savior) shows us the secrets to the best DIY chicken stock.</i><p>I am …

Recipes

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France

It’s almost 8 p.m. I am waiting at the Chateau Rouge metro station deep in Paris’s 18th arrondissement for Phillip, an American expat and craft-beer …

One Answer to San Francisco's Overpriced Housing: 'Co-Living'

Instagram Business Lead Emily White to Be Named COO of Snapchat

Emily White, the Facebook executive in charge of bringing advertising to its Instagram photo-sharing unit, is leaving to become COO of Snapchat.The …

One-Pan Singapore Noodles Recipe

One-Pan Singapore Noodles<p>What you’ll need to make 4 to 6 servings:-<p>4 eggs<br>• Salt & pepper to taste<br>• Cooking oil<br>• 1 onion<br>• 3 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 inched thick …

Recipes

Terry Richardson: fashion's shameful secret

<b>Can you please explain who or what Terry Richardson is? I see his name everywhere these days.</b><i><br>Rosie, by email</i><p>Ahh, Terry, or – as he likes to be known by the young and frequently naked models he shoots – Uncle Terry, is one of the most successful celebrity and fashion photographers in the world as …

As Bitcoin prices surge past $750, a new high, U.S. agencies set to argue in favor (updated)

Bitcoin prices have exploded over the past week, and just in time: Federal agencies are gearing up to defend the digital currency’s legitimacy in a Senate hearing today.<p>The United States Department of Justice and Securities and Exchanges Commission will argue in favor of Bitcoin’s viability, with …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.</i><p>Chilly weekend …

Cream Cheese

Want Your Instagram Photos To Get Attention? Use The Color Blue

Here are a few things you should keep in mind when posting pictures to Instagram to get the most likes:<p>Images with blue as a dominant color perform 24% better than those with high concentrations of red and oranges. Think #sky #bluebells #superman.<br>• Bright images perform 24% better than dark images. …

5 Tips for Brewing Better Coffee

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: Five ways to make your cup of coffee even better, no matter how you brew</i> …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

Intel Has Acquired Kno, Will Push Further Into The Education Content Market With Interactive Textbooks

We had a tip about, and have now confirmed, Intel’s latest acquisition: Kno, the education startup that started life as a hardware business and later pivoted into software — specifically via apps that let students read interactive versions of digitized textbooks.<p>“I can confirm Intel has purchased …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Perfect Your Weeknight Pasta

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella thinks it's time you treat your pasta right.</i><p><i></i><p>Pasta is, for the most part, …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

Think twice before you send: This app can save Snapchats forever

Sending pictures and videos on Snapchat just got a whole lot riskier. Business Insider happened upon a new app called SnapHack Pro, which just hit …

Starbucks Pours Money, And Health Hype, Into Pricey Juice

Most Americans don't get the 4 to 6.5 cups of fruits and vegetables we're supposed to consume every day, per government guidelines. But companies that make juice, especially high-end, "fresh" juice, are ready to come to our rescue.<p>The relatively new "super-premium" juice marketers are pushing more …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …