Alyse Riehl

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I Hate What Emotional Eating Has Done To My Body, But I'm Ready To Heal Myself

A funny thing happened to me this year: I got fat. Not in the “I gained a little weight” vanity 5 to 10 pounds way. Nope. I got good and plump. I’m …

15 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

This Taiwanese teacher's anatomical chalkboard illustrations are unreal

A Taiwanese teacher has become a mini celebrity at the school he teaches at after pictures of his lifelike anatomical chalkboard drawings went viral …

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare

Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Using exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been …

Great Barrier Reef

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 10 to 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>A simple and utterly delicious cream …

Trisha Yearwood’s Pineapple Iced Tea Will Be Your New Drink of Summer

Iced Tea is arguably summer’s signature drink. (Don’t worry, lemonade, we still love you like Beyoncé!)<p>Whether you’re hosting a party or just mixing …

Recipes

Good teachers cannot be replaced by 'buying' new teachers - we must ask why so many are leaving

As schools are busy recruiting staff for the next school year, once again they are faced with a shortage of specialist teachers, especially in subjects such as physics and design technology where as few as one third of advertised posts are filled.<p>Although the official government view is that there …

Education

Painting or photo? Glorious storm images capture incredible power of Mother Nature

A glorious photograph captured by a motorist during a hail storm has been compared to a surrealistic painting.<p>Colorado Springs resident Stephen Pete Peterson shared the incredible snap from May 10 on Facebook and it has already been shared by more than a thousand users.<p>“While driving home this …

What Students in Europe Learn That Americans Don't

If you're American, your teachers probably didn't teach you proper posture or how to put a condom on in the dark.<p>Thanks to the teen melodrama boom of the early 90s, everyone knows what an American high school looks like: glamorous, fashionable teens smoking Virginia Slims out of bathroom windows, …

Why Science Teachers Are Struggling With Climate Change

Many middle and high school science teachers are getting climate change wrong.<p>That's according to the results of a new, national teacher survey backed by the National Center for Science Education and published in the journal Science.<p>Before we get to those results, a quick, climate science refresher …

Chemists Accidentally Prove 7Up And Lithium Really Don’t Mix

Way back in the day, 7Up had lithium in it. So, the chemistry department at the University of Nottingham decided to have a little fun and see if they could put the lithium back into the 7Up. Turns out they proved, rather dramatically, that you can’t, on a Mentos-and-Diet-Coke scale.<p>The team behind …

Crispy or Chewy? Achieving Chocolate Chip Perfection

Everyone has their own idea of what makes the perfect cookie. Some like them so chewy they seem barely cooked, while others like a crisp crunch that …

Dessert

Valentine’s Heart Candy Box Cake

Our contributors, Mary and Brenda Maher of Cakegirls, are back with a new DIY today! Join us as they share a new cake project with a step-by-step …

Dessert

Why Female Professors Get Lower Ratings

Picture your favorite college professor. Here are some adjectives that might come to mind: Wise. Funny. Caring. Prompt. Passionate. Organized. Tough but fair.<p>Now, are you thinking of a man or a woman?<p>A new study argues that student evaluations are systematically biased against women — so much so, …

Who says ornaments are only for Christmas?!! Not this lady. I had a few spare frosted glass ornaments leftover from Christmas and decided they needed …

How do you build a mirror for one of the world's biggest telescopes?

When astronomers point their telescopes up at the sky to see distant supernovae or quasars, they’re collecting light that’s traveled millions or even …

So You Want To Eat Snow. Is It Safe? We Asked Scientists

<i>Editor's note: A version of this post first appeared in January 2015.</i><p>Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill.<p>As for me, I like to …

University of Washington

WATCH: Weird Cloud Formation Makes It Look Like This City Is Underwater

This could be the first new cloud type since 1951.<p>This incredible time-lapse footage, filmed on an iPhone 6, shows a cloud formation known as …

Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic

One half of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller explains how performance and discomfort make education come alive.<p>Education, at its most engaging, is performance art. From the moment a teacher steps into the classroom, students look to him or her to set the tone and course of study for everyone, …

Teaching