The husband and wife team, Mr. and Mrs. 1500—they go by an anonymous title Carl and Mindy—are documenting their journey to financial independence on their blog 1500days.com. Their goal was to have a portfolio of $1 million by February 2017, 1,500 days after launching on January 1, 2013.
When my journalism career was just reaching cruising altitude, I was invited to appear on a local TV talk show. I despised public speaking but told myself this wasn’t a speech, it was a cozy chat.
Hardly anyone knew of Henrietta Lacks’ life story prior to 2010.
That year, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was released, and went on to become a New York Times best-seller. The biographical book told the story of a black woman born on a tobacco farm in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1920 who revolutionized medical research and saved the lives of millions, without ever knowing it.
Garlic is one of the building blocks of cooking, prevalent in almost every cuisine and the ingredient that, oh, about 99 percent of the dishes we cook begin with. But for as cheap and ubiquitous as this onion relative is, it can be a little fussy.
After a long winter of comfort food, baked goods, and takeout, it’s time to lighten up for spring. Begin by clearing out your refrigerator and cabinets to make room for more nutritious options.
Oprah Winfrey is a one-of-a-kind woman.
Her life story is inspiring, her presence powerful and her influence unmatched. And when it comes to successful black women in media, Oprah reigns supreme.
But if Oprah is a well-crafted diamond, consider Baltimore the pressure that helped make her shine.
Who needs a crystal ball? Recent research suggests we can predict the future just by looking at our telomeres, the protective end caps on our DNA, which are indicators of longevity.
Since its establishment in 1951, the HeLa cell line has been used to study everything from influenza to in vitro fertilization—and HeLa cells can now be found in laboratories the world over.
When John and Tom D’Eri realized their autistic family member ― John’s son and Tom’s brother, Andrew ― would soon age out of the school system at 22 and have no job prospects, they decided to do something about it.
A new study has reported that up to 76 percent of the world’s population may fall into the newly established “overfat” category.
What does that mean?
For the researchers, anyone who is overweight and obese is considered overfat.
As a reality show personality from BET’s “Frankie & Neffe,” Shelby “Soullow” Lowery knew what it felt like for his life to read like an open book.
The morning offerings at the NYC restaurant Jack’s Wife Freda aren’t exactly your standard waffles and pancakes. Instead, the menu ranges from a grapefruit-yogurt combo garnished with mint and honey to poached eggs with grilled tomato and halloumi, a firm white cheese common in Greek cuisine.
Last night, my friend Eugenia and I went to a restaurant and took seats at the corner of the bar. An hour later, a man obviously who had been drinking nearly bumped into me.