Tamiya Lunsford

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Is Too Much Privacy Bad For Your Health?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The End Of Privacy.<p><b>About John Wilbanks' TED Talk</b><p>Health IT expert John Wilbanks explores whether the desire to protect privacy is slowing research, and if opening up medical data could create a wave of health care innovation.<p>These are tools that we created to …

The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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Due North: The Imprint of Our Mothers -- And Others in Our Lives September 29, 2013, Remembering My Mother

I have always believed our lives are like inimitable jigsaw puzzles: our family, friends, colleagues and even those who swiftly flit in and out of our story shape and color this collage of our life puzzle. When someone leaves they take their version of your shared memories and experiences with …

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The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

The Truth About Being a Slutty Slut

I am a slut. A slutty slut slut. So say a lot of people. People who read my blog and disagree with its premise. People who don't like me. Women who think sex is gross. Guys who want the girl you bring home to mom and think because I talk openly about sex, I don't like family dinners or moms.<p>There …

The 1 percent ruined love: Marriage is for the rich

<b>Anna Gunn as Skyler White, Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad ." (AMC/Frank Ockenfels)</b><p>Socioeconomic factors are destroying relationships. Will marriage only be for the rich?<p>Jennifer M. Silva<p>July 27, 2013 8:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Coming Up Short<p>In her classic study, Worlds of Pain: …

Haven't saved enough for retirement? What to do?

A new report paints a rather grim assessment of how prepared we are for retirement. "The Retirement Savings Crisis: Is it Worse Than We Think?" from the Washington, D.C.-based National Institute on Retirement Security, says the typical American family has only "a few thousand dollars" saved for …

For Black Americans, An Even Split In Financial Perceptions

NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health recently polled 1,081 African-Americans about their lives. One of the areas respondents were asked about was their perceptions of their financial status.<p>As Code Switch's Gene Demby reported in an earlier post, the …

Spanking for Jesus: Inside the Unholy World of ‘Christian Domestic Discipline’

What do you call a husband who hits his wife with a paddle whenever she disobeys him?<p>On a pain scale of one to 10, Chelsea ranks the epidural-free …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Need a Refill?

A refresher course on how much—and what—to drink on hot summer runs.<p>During the blazing days of summer, you need more than sunscreen to protect your body from the sun. "Hydration becomes most important during intense exercise in the heat," says Douglas Casa, Ph.D., who heads the University of …

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Helping or hovering? When 'helicopter parenting' backfires

The father who called to dispute the C grade his adult son got on a college exam had good intentions, Chris Segrin knows. He only wanted what was best for his kid, and if that involved lobbying the University of Arizona professor for a change, so be it.<p>“Somehow, his dad just seemed to know that the …

The Good Samaritan Within Us

Are you sick of watching the news? Tired of reading depressing news online? It is difficult to get through the day without feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of bad news on the economy, multiple government scandals, Christian persecution in the Middle East... the list is endless. It is incredibly …

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When Being Nice Just Doesn't Cut It Anymore

I used to be a nice girl. Well, I probably still am for the most part, though I'd like to think I've supplemented my sweetness with a healthy dose of salt. I used to be the sort of person who would sit through a miserable date with a smile on my face, even when the guy claimed to have forgotten his …

Spiritual Sex: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Our culture does not recognize that feeling safe is a crucial ingredient to really good sex. In fact, with the porn model of sex, which is the prevailing way men (and women who want to please them) learn about sexual practices, the opposite is assumed: that good sex is risky and novel with a focus …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Slave descendants seek equal rights from Cherokee Nation | Salon.com

For hundreds of years, the question of who is an Indian has vexed the federal government and tribes alike. By the end of the 19th century, being an Indian usually came with one of two things: benefit or despair. More often, it came with both at once. Tribal economic benefits encouraged fraudulent …

The World’s Simplest Learn to Run Program

All you need is 30 minutes, three times each week.<p><i>I’ve been out of shape for the past few years and I’m trying to start running. The problem is every time I try, I get through about one or two weeks and stop. I have a hard time following a training plan with all the intervals. Is it just me, or is</i> …

Forget That Insane New Sex Move You Just Read About. Try This Instead and You'll REALLY Get Off

You're going to Pilates regularly, your body looks sick (go, girl), and you're about to surprise your guy with a sex move he's only seen in porn. One leg here, one leg there, he's going to go crazy and you're going to be screaming with delight. But Amber Madison, dating and relationship coach and …

Stop Missing Out and Try This Huge Turn-On in the Bedroom Already

Be honest: How often do you actually initiate sex with your partner? I'll be the first to admit that when you're in the habit of letting your guy make the first move, it's really hard to break out of that routine.<p>Pinterest<p>I won't even lie—I rarely make the first move with J. I don't know if it's …

Why You Should Want a Man with Baggage

What do you do when you find out the guy you're dating has been married before? Do you hit the brakes? Worry that he may have too much…baggage? I tell you what: You should be far more afraid of the dudes with zero baggage. I personally have never trusted someone who travels a little too light.<p>You …

13 Ways Dating Is Like Running (From a Person Who Hates Running)

If you'd like this story to be about the inspiring feeling of reaching your goal, either in running or love, abandon ship now. This conversation is not for you, running lover. Or dating lover, for that matter.<p>I started an eight-week Couch to 5K program about six weeks ago, which means I've been …

The Surprising Thing All Guys Seem to Worry About Before First Dates

When we asked a bunch of guys to tell us what, if anything, they get nervous about on a first date, we were sort of expecting the usual answers: bad breath, what to wear, whether there will be chemistry, etc. But one common theme quickly emerged from nearly every one of the dudes we talked to: …

6 Words You Should Never Say When Planning a Date

What should you <i>never</i> say when planning a date?<p><b>"What do you want to do?"</b><p>Because round after round of "I dunno, I'm fine with whatever" is soul-sucking and demoralizing. Present options!<p>*From Chiara Atik's new book, * Modern Dating: A Field Guide

Guys Tell Us Their Biggest Dating Deal Breakers

<i>Glamour</i> asked 1,131 men if they'd stay the course or sprint for the hills if a girl they were dating revealed the following:<p><b>She's been unemployed for six months:</b> 84% would STAY<p><b>She's been unemployed for two years:</b> 64% would SPRINT<p><b>She just got out of a relationship:</b> 78% would STAY<p><b>She's still in a</b> …