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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

7 Recipes Reese Witherspoon Thinks You Should Make This Week

In a 73 Questions interview with <i>Vogue</i>, Reese Witherspoon talked about how much she loves California sun, outdoor living and, of course, Southern-fried chicken. Famous for her Southern hospitality, Reese usually hosts a pool party every weekend, and you can rest assured there is always enough sweet …

Cooking

The best exercise for each muscle, according to science

You’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the <i>perfect</i> workout that’ll save you time and give you the most bang for your buck; so we consulted the …

Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet

Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade<p>Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet teeth. But we all knew that the arachnids would not go quietly into the night.<p>In an unorthodox move, …

Nanotech

Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.</i><p>Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …

Breakfast

Broaden Your Indian Food Horizons With These 23 Easy Recipes

Indian food is <i>so</i> good — but if it's uncharted territory for you, whipping some up at home can seem a little intimidating. Luckily, the best Indian …

Cooking

Live Below The Line: Vancouver Chefs Create 3 Recipes On $1.75 A Day

Making a day's worth of filling, wholesome meals for $1.75 is a near-impossible task, but some Vancouver chefs have eagerly stepped up to the …

17 Bodyweight Exercises for Speed and Strength

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn …

Healthy oven-fried chicken with feta, corn and spinach for a crowd-pleasing meal

Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.<p>TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a …

Cooking

Google Launches Its Own Wireless Service, Project Fi

As rumored for months, Google has just announced plans to offer its own wireless cellular service.<p><b>Here’s what we know so far:</b><p>It’s called “Project Fi”<br>• It’s for Nexus 6 owners only, at first.<br>• It’s invite only right now. You can sign up for an invite here.<br>• It’s built on top of Sprint and T-Mobile’s …

Android News

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study

Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct<p>A fear of spiders could be something we are born with rather than something we learn, according to a new scientific study.<p>Research suggests that arachnophobia could be …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

3 Ways To Make A Star On Earth

Fusion: It's a blast!<p>Last fall, Lockheed Martin divulged a new fusion reactor design--one it claimed could power homes and cars in a decade. The wildly optimistic claim is reminiscent of that old trope: Fusion is just 10 years away ... and always will be. Still, experiments suggest we’re getting …

Easy Chicken Bake Dinner Recipes

One of my favorite ways to make an easy weeknight dinner is by throwing together an easy chicken bake! The beauty of it is that there are only a few …

Cooking

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, it's a staple too. Even …

Nutrition