Everyone knows that Spain is full of beautiful sights, but what are the absolute best places in the largest of the two countries that occupy the Iberian Peninsula? For such an important question, the people
Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011. It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program All Things Considered, host Michele Norris
Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions
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When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field. I worked as hard
Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem. A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead Friday morning in an apparent suicide at the age of 61. News of the "Parts Unknown" host's death triggered an outpouring of love and tribute from his many
TravelIntelligent Travel Television host, author, and former executive chef Anthony Bourdain has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru. The New
Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification. The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front
Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior. That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes
We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of
Just a few suggestions to start with. As someone with very low tolerance for racist bullshit, I’ve managed to surround myself with white people who are cognizant of their privilege and strive to make world
Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)
Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand not to elicit
We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were to
Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Beneath a blue tarp that blocks out a gray sky, Jordanna Coleman inhales the smoke from a heated mixture of heroin and methamphetamine, sucking the addictive vapor deep into her lungs.
Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines. One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new. But many experts
Be kind. Mean is easy; kind is hard. Somewhere in eighth grade, many of us acquired the idea that the nasty putdown, the superior smile, the clever one liner, are the signs of intelligence and great personal
When it comes tojackets and sleeping bags, goose down has been the star insulation since the 1930s for its unparalleled warmth-to-weight ratio. But its kryptonite has always been moisture: get down wet