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Bake the Easiest Cupcakes Ever with This Two-Ingredient Recipe

After overdosing on two-ingredient chocolate mousse, we wanted something else to satisfy our sweet tooth that was as quick and easy. The internet …

Dessert

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

Exploring Calvin and Hobbes – For fans interested in the history and inspiration behind a boy and his tiger

See sample pages from this book at Wink.<p><i>Exploring Calvin and Hobbes: An Exhibition Catalogue</i><p>Bill Watterson and Robb Jenny<p>Andrews McMeel …

Calvin and Hobbes

13 Emotionally and Intellectually Intense Books from 2015

Whatever you attend to is what you will become. There are 3 things I kept track of this year in Evernote journals - my exercise routines, experiences …

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

Drug Addiction

Chocolate brownie cookies Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups powdered sugar<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa powder<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 egg whites<br>• 1 egg<br>• 4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped<p>Preheat oven to 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.<br>• Whisk powdered sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a large bowl.<br>• Whisk in egg whites and egg. Then fold in chopped chocolate.<br>• Spoon …

Mental Illness and Jails: Race Is Left Out of the Equation

(Image: Prison hall, profile in thought via Shutterstock; Edited: JR/TO)<p>In 1843, social justice crusader Dorothea Dix went before the Massachusetts …

Watch A Giant Penis Surprise People In Hilarious New Condom PSA Ad

What would you do if you encountered a giant penis?<p>Check out how a bunch of unsuspecting people reacted to a giant penis who shot glitter out of its …

Condoms

Amazon Book Review

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What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

20 Books You Can’t Put Down For Summer Reading

What makes you feel like it’s really summer?For me, it’s a week at the beach with a beach chair, umbrella, a cooler full of drinks, and my Kindle …

March 2015