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Best ever japanese recipes

Here are our 20 best Japanese recipes, from fresh sashimi salads to hearty ramen dishes and veggie stir fries. Make these easy Japanese recipes at …

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10 Healthy Pre-Workout Snacks to Boost Your Energy

What to eat to help you conquer the elliptical.<p>Eating before a workout can be a precarious business. Too much food and you could end up with stomach cramps and indigestion, too little and you can feel like passing out in the middle of the gym. To figure out the right way to maintain your energy …

Psychopaths feel fear but see no danger

Researchers have found proof that psychopathic individuals can feel fear, but have trouble in the automatic detection and responsivity to threat.

The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis

Let us take you through the rainbow of cannabis colors.<p>Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color. In fact, a whopping 93 percent of buyers make a purchasing choice contingent on the color and …

Olympic Athletes Are Electrifying Their Brains, and You Can Too

If a brain-stimulation gadget catches on, expect controversy over “brain doping” Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Gabriela Hasbun <b>Performance Peddlers:</b> …

U.S. wrestler Helen Maroulis faces down legend Saori Yoshida to win gold

By Adam Kilgore<p>Adam Kilgore<p>Reporter covering national sports<p>Email Bio Follow<p>RIO DE JANEIRO — Helen Maroulis hatched her partial obsession with Saori Yoshida two years ago. She studied her wrestling matches. She translated her interviews from Japanese to English to learn how she thought. She …

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11,000-year-old deep sea animal fascinates scientists

It’s no secret that some animals on Earth live longer than many humans do. A parrot in captivity can live over 80 years, the giant tortoise can reach …

"Just a Few" Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 tablespoons unsalted melted butter<br>• 1/4 cup brown sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons granulated sugar<br>• 1 egg yolk<br>• 1 teaspoon milk<br>• 1/4 teaspoon vanilla<br>• Few drops of red food coloring<br>• 1/2 cup flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon cocoa power<br>• 1/8 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/4 (heaping) cup chocolate chips<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. …

Zucchini tart recipe will make you wish you had planted more, not less

Houseguests can be ingrates. Once, I invited an asparagus family to the garden, and the whole clan stalked away. Perhaps my hostess skills need some work.<p>Apparently to make asparagus feel at home, you have to cultivate loose soil, deep trenches and patience. So this summer, years after my first …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer

Analysis of reviews from several international cancer research bodies has found alcohol to be a direct cause of oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer.<p>We're all aware of the risks associated with certain day-to-day activities. Walking and attempting to compose …

'Zombie Survival' Opens In Tokyo: The World's Most Advanced Free-Roam VR Experience

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Zombies have infiltrated Sega’s Joypolis theme park in Tokyo’s Odaiba district, and it’s your job to crossover into their virtual world and stop the apocalypse of the undead.<p>Sounds a little intense? It should be as this VR experience is a mind-bending look into the …

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This 5-ingredient healthy chocolate banana 'nice' cream will rock your world

Today Food has joined forces with Well+Good all summer long to help you step up your food game. This week, we’re giving up a recipe that’s sure to be your go-to dessert all summer long: good-for-you “nice cream.”<p>Never heard of nice cream? Basically it’s another word for vegan ice cream. Made with …

How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

The Air Conditioner That Makes Electricity

The energy startup scene is awash with companies claiming their new widget or software platform will fundamentally change the way we use energy. Too …

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Japan’s attempts to tap clean energy are being blocked by spa enthusiasts

Japan has 118 volcanoes and an urgent need for clean energy. But it hasn’t been able to tap its geothermal reserves, partly because of opposition from the spa industry.<p>The country has the third largest geothermal reserves in the world, but 80% of these are in hot springs or nature reserves. The …

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

In a First, Quantum Computer Simulates High-Energy Physics

Physicists have performed the first full simulation of a high-energy physics experiment—the creation of pairs of particles and their antiparticles—on …

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Food-poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat

The attorney, who's litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain's E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from Bottom Line, outlining what foods he's cut from his diet.<p>Having won more than $600 million for clients in foodborne-illness cases, Marler says that …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

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Physicists might have just detected a fifth force of nature

But now physicists in Hungary think they might have found evidence of a mysterious fifth force of nature. And, if verified, it would mean we'd need to rethink our understanding of how the universe actually works.<p>Before we get into that, let's go back to those four forces for a second, because …