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Why Are You Afraid Of Losing Him When He's Not Afraid Of Losing You

There was an instant connection. You laughed with so many, but with this one, it was different. Talking 5 minutes with him made you feel more alive …

Positive Thinking

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

Medical Musings

Wine's Nastiest Feud

Robust versus restrained. Rich versus light. F&W’s Ray Isle explores the wine world’s most fractious debate and explains why it actually</i> …

Why Bordeaux is Actually the Best Bargain in the Wine Shop

It’s affordable, it’s approachable and you can drink it as soon as you buy it. Three sommeliers—and F&w’s Megan Krigbaum—set the record straight …

5 Additives You Won't Find Listed on a Wine Label

Has a wine been enhanced with tannin powder or Mega Purple? There’s no way to know from looking at the label. Here, an explanation of wine</i> …

How to Improve Your Wine Memory

Charles Antin shares his best tips on how you can improve your wine memory.<p><i>You’re at dinner. You’re not concentrating too hard. You have a wine you</i> …

How to Build a Perfect Case of Wine

Most wine shops give a discount—up to 20 percent—if you buy a whole case (12 bottles). Many stores even offer discounts for mixed cases. Jill …

Why Tuscany's Winemakers are Reclaiming the Chianti Classico

F&W's Megan Krigbaum explores the recent evolution of Sangiovese.<p>For the past 600 years, winemakers in Tuscany’s Chianti Classico have been trying to …

How One Couple Learned Wine Blending in the French Coutryside

An American couple living in a remote fold of southern France longed to become part of the local community. Then they got a thrilling invitation to a …

Why AVA is the Most Important Wine Acronym You Need to Know

The geography of American wine can be summed up in three letters: AVA. Here’s why they matter.<p>The geography of American wine can be summed up in …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

Study: Believing You’ve Slept Well, Even If You Haven't, Improves Performance

The positive effects of "placebo sleep"<p><b>Problem:</b> Who even sleeps anymore? You and everyone you know are probably loading yourselves up with coffee or whatever your stimulant of choice is so you can plod through your day as some semblance of an upright human being. Then you get home and you don’t go …

3 tips for talking to other white people about racism

I’m white. Like really white. I’m half Swedish, half Irish, and I have barely enough melanin in my system to be visible in a snowstorm. I was raised …

Framing

What the Ingredients On Your Shampoo Bottle Actually Mean

That shampoo you're lathering into your hair may claim that it's packed with "all-natural ingredients," but the label tells a different story. DMDM …

Doesn't matter how many times I see this, it always blows my mind.

Here's How Marcus Aurelius Got Himself Out Of Bed Every Morning

In his philosophical writings collected in "Meditations," Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote a passage portraying an inner dialogue one can imagine him having in his royal bed at the crack of dawn.<p>It's a reflection of his Stoic beliefs, which were centered on the power over one's own emotions …

Climbing

28 Steal-Worthy Tips From the Most Productive People on the Planet

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the …

Work + Home + Community + Self

<i>Take an assessment—produced in partnership with Qualtrics—of your Total Leadership skills, and learn how to strengthen them and about people who exemplify them.</i><p>Overcommitted. Distracted. Stressed out. Stretched too thin. This is how many of us describe ourselves today. I hear it from men and women; …

How Kids In College Imagine Their Thirties

BuzzFeed's 20-year-old interns envision life 10 years down the road. The future holds a good amount of quinoa.<p>"I just feel like there's so much roof hype."<p>"Rooftop parties."<p>"Rooftop bars."<p>"<b>Rooftop roofs.</b>"<p>"____"<p>"Artistic rendering of a roof."<p>"What does a date look like in your …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

‘I’m 124 sandwiches away from an engagement ring’

<i>Since last June, a young woman has attracted attention from culinary world icons such as Emeril Lagasse, Michael White and Ken Friedman with</i> …

Should Doctors Work for Hospitals?

Many physicians feel they are losing control of their profession.<p>Hospitals are buying up medical practices at a feverish pace. According to data from the American Hospital Association, the number of physicians employed by hospitals grew by 34 percent between 2000 and 2010, and the pace shows no …

VIOLET GREY

on <i>DREAMING</i><p>Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.<p>on <i>TREPIDATION</i><p>…

Gloria Steinem