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Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

The Best Dang German-Style Potato Salad for All the Pickle Lovers Out There

I happen to be a member of the traditional potato salad fan club (I love mine creamy), but am empathetic to those who aren’t so enthusiastic about the classic, mayonnaise-based side dish. Regardless of your preference, it’s fair to say that the potato salad is a summertime essential. After all, is …

Potatoes

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

Why You Should Be Eating More Frozen Fish—and What You Need to Know Before Buying It

Fish can be a pesky thing to buy. For some of us, it’s in regular rotation, going into the cart at the supermarket or farmer’s market once or twice a …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

This Chicken Thigh Recipe Changed the Way I Think About Cooking Chicken Thighs

By Julia Kramer<p>Seriously. One small recipe hack set me on a path toward a lifetime of golden, crackly-skinned chicken thighs.<p>A lot of crazy shit has happened in 2018, and somehow, in the midst of it all, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen has once again managed to bless us with new chicken thigh …

Cooking

8 Vocab Apps That'll Make You Sound Smarter

With all of the awesome app games on the market, it's hard to separate the best from, well, the pointless. And while some of us may revel in crushing …

Apps

10 Things Great Bosses Do, According to Google

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Cucumber Juice Will Save Your Summer

Cool AF<p>We’ve all been there. You’ve got people coming for brunch, and you’re running around the grocery store with your list, and there at the bottom …

Recipes

Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Employment

8 Macro Bowl Recipes to Help You Detox From the Weekend

Your week of eating healthy starts here.<p>You've probably seen one on Pinterest, scrolled past it on Instagram, or dog-eared a variation of it from the …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

Avocado Toast Benedict

<i>We've partnered with California Avocados to share recipes that highlight the California approach to cooking fresh and local. For executive chef Richard Rea of The Butcher's Daughter, the plant-based restaurant and juice bar with an outpost in Venice, that means using seasonal ingredients that make</i> …

6 Apps That Actually Make It Fun to Save Money

Seriously.<p>You know you should save, just like you know you should go to the dentist. That doesn’t mean you’re going to like it. Too many financial …

Briam (Greek Baked Zucchini and Potatoes) Recipe

"Briam is a traditional Greek roasted vegetable dish with potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, and red onions with lots of olive oil. It is a typical …

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable

It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly overwhelming. But a minute …

The Top 10 Gym Challenges

If you’ve hit a plateau in the gym or you’re getting tired of the same old routine, you could do worse than setting yourself a new challenge to give …

The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study

Some people’s careers take off, while others’ take longer — or even stall out.<p>Common wisdom says that the former attend elite MBA programs, land high-powered jobs right out of school at prestigious firms, and climb the ladder straight to the top, carefully avoiding risky moves. But our data shows a …

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

44 Brilliant Products On Amazon Worthy Of Their Near-Perfect 5-Star Review

Yogi Berra once said, "If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be," but Yogi Berra probably wasn't talking about the world of online shopping. On …

I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in Me Studies. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

Yes, a Powerpoint Presentation Can Be Exceptionally Memorable. Here Are 2 Easy Hacks

These Powerpoint hacks are so easy, you're going to kick yourself for not doing them sooner.<p>PowerPoint decks can be an very efficient way of sharing and presenting information.<p>Yet, if they're bad, they are painful to create and even more painful to sit through.<p>Today, I'm going to teach you two easy …

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru

Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier<p>You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries …

Happiness

12 No-Cook Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Instead of using the stove or oven on a sweltering July evening, opt for these super-satisfying summer recipes that don’t require sweating to make. …

The Genius Alarm Clock That Turned Me Into a Morning Person

I used to use my iPhone alarm to wake up in the morning. Problem was, I'd awake with a start to the annoying beeping, instantly stressed out. …

23 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Good

Nothing like a good ol' dad joke.

Jokes

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …