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How to make the perfect oven chips

They’ve been a staple item of Saturday night take-aways and British pub-grub menus for years - but do you know how to cook the perfect chip?<p>It’s just …

Unfaithful Birds Reveal Tinder’s Evolutionary Downside

Imagine a world where everyone used Tinder but nobody used birth control: If the results of a new study are any indication, this nightmare scenario …

Be a project manager with this Lean Six Sigma training and certification

How many work projects have you been involved in that start with loads of wasted time before things get on track? We’ve all been there, which is why the Lean Six Sigma project management philosophy has become so popular — and why a chance to get a full Lean Six Sigma Project Manager course package …

Large Hadron Collider discovers five hidden subatomic particles

Five new particles have been discovered 'hiding in plain sight' at the Large Hadron Collider.<p>How could the Large Hadron Collider unlock other …

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick For Cooking Mashed Potatoes

We're already drooling.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making …

Cooking

Here are the world's 12 scariest drug-resistant superbugs

In a world awash in antibiotics, dangerous infections are getting even harder to fight.<p>The problem? Bacteria are outsmarting the drugs meant to wipe …

Trump is promising big changes at the FDA — here's how drugs are approved today

At least one of President Trump's possible picks to head the Food and Drug Administration has a radical idea for when drugs should come to market.<p>Jim O'Neill, managing director at Mithril Capital, has said that he is in favor of approving drugs that are proven to be safe, even before they're shown …

Pharma

What the 7 Types of Poop Say About Your Health

Trying to deduce what your deuce means shouldn’t be rocket science — just gastroenterology. Researchers at the University of Bristol devised a visual reference called the Bristol Stool Scale that ranks your poop from 1-7, each of which says something different about the state of your digestive …

Why do we have an appendix? Scientists have discovered its purpose and it's really important

Scientists have discovered why humans have an appendix – the small, thin tube attached to the large intestine whose purpose has long been a …

Forget What You Learned in High School - This New Carbon Molecule Has 6 Bonds

Wha??<p>It’s the stuff of Chemistry 101: carbon can only form four bonds because it only has four shareable electrons.<p>But this rule no longer applies, …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

11 Netflix Movies With Insanely Hot Sex Scenes

Netflix is good for many things: discovering endlessly bingeable shows you wouldn’t have known about otherwise, making a good excuse to invite people …

You may have more control over aging than you think

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres — structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health implications of her work weren't reaching beyond academia.<p>So along with …

Medicine

The 9 types of men's collars and when to wear them

Here are the most common styles in menswear, along with a little guidance.<p>Distinctive quality: the narrow space between the two collar points, which are often not covered by the jacket lapels.<p>Recommended for: traditionalists, minimalists, bowtie wearers, formal shirts, guys with round faces, narrow …

Men's Fashion

It's Not an Impossible Fish Tank, It's Just Physics

If you like fish tanks, you might like this neat trick that creates space for the fish to swim <i>above</i> the water level. Beyond being pretty cool, it …

How scientists are preparing for a world without antibiotics

5 strategies for beating antibiotic resistance<p>The drugs that have protected us from virulent bacteria for more than seventy years are slowly losing their edge, and we need new weapons. Disease-causing bacteria are becoming impervious to antibiotics that once wiped them out, including some drugs …

Microbiology

This Youtube Chef Manages to Include a Banana in Every Recipe

It's all bulges and blenders.<p>Are you sick of watching cooking tutorials of boring people cooking boring things? Craving something a little more spicy? Allow me to introduce you to Franco Noriega, aka "Franco Cooks," an attractive chef who likes to cook with nothing but his underwear on.<p>Originally …

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Don't Make These 17 Food Etiquette Mistakes When Traveling Abroad

Avoid an international faux pas.<p>Every country has its food etiquette you really need to know before sitting down for a meal with locals. Just as New …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave …

Psychology

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

AAA research finds people waste money on premium gas

DETROIT (AP) — There is no sense paying a premium for premium gasoline if your car is designed to run on regular, according to research by the …

Dr. Mark Hyman: 8 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

“I love junk food and I can’t stop craving it,” a reader posted on my Facebook page. “What do I do?”<p>If you can identify with my reader, you’re not …

Scientists Just Made a Working Laser Using Blood

Lasers are behind so much of our cutting-edge technology. Now scientists at the University of Michigan have successfully shown that is possible to …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

"X" Marks the Spot: Finding the Center of Mass

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Physics<br>Geometry<br>Gravity<br>Center of mass<p><b>Introduction</b><br>With a little time, you can probably find the center of simple shapes such as circles and …

35 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

<i>Hopefully, you’ve had a few minutes to play around with our Fall Entertainment Generator. But if you’re looking for straight and simple lists of</i> …

TV