Thomas Pfaff

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3 Tips to Begin Living Life to the Fullest

Are you coasting through life or <i>flourishing</i>? Unfortunately, most people are not flourishing. That’s a disappointing fact. The majority of people are …

Mental Disorders

They’re mad for a reason: Campus activists are yelling because too many of us still won’t listen

<b>(AP/Jeff Roberson)</b><p>A misguided and obtuse attack on Yale students shows why their protests are still so necessary<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 11, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>I am not the first person to observe that the way mainstream America talks and thinks about its youth is disjointed, strange and rife with …

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

We thought we'd help you out and put together this list of 12 of America's national parks that you need to add to your bucket list. It's at least a start, but it's still a lot to explore in one lifetime, so start making your plans now!<p>Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American …

National Parks

Addict suffering from heroin withdrawal in prison asked for an IV and was refused. By dawn, he was dead

It was a few minutes before midnight on May 16 when Tyler Tabor’s body began to break down.<p>He had arrived at the Adams County Detention Facility near …

Songs We Love: Dan Friel, 'Rattler'

Earlier in his music career, Dan Friel was best known as a founder of Parts & Labor, an experimental Brooklyn rock band that expertly made its way around post-hardcore psych jams, with layers of noise and smarty-pants song structures for guides. Yet many years before Parts & Labor went on …

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

Five surprising things super successful people do

What separates the super successful from everyone else? There are well-known factors such as work ethic, passion, intelligence and grit. But there are also less obvious habits that allow certain individuals to separate themselves from the pack and become truly great at what they do.<p>Below are five …

Introduction: Newbie Week

We're dedicating March 10-14 to beginners.<p>You’ve probably heard it said: Running is the most convenient and cheapest way to get fit, lose weight, build confidence, and for so many people, to make yourself over from the inside out. After all, you just put on your shoes, pick up your feet, and go for …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar<p>By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my …

Four Kinds of Opinion Pieces I Will Not Read

One of the consequences of the information revolution, or the digital transformation, or whatever we’re calling it these days, is the sheer amount of punditry on tap. Despite talk of the Internet as a site of quickly glimpsed imagery and viral cat videos, a solid core of old-fashioned moralizing, …