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25 Recipes to Make with a Can of Chickpeas — Recipes from The Kitchn

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

Chickpeas

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

These Insanely Delicious Instant Pot Meals Let You Feed the Whole Family For Less Than $10

Sure, Instant Pots make planning your weekday meals about a thousand times easier, but not all the recipes out there that cater to this pressurized cooker are easy on the wallet. From quick and easy chicken recipes that even your pickiest eater will enjoy to modern takes on your mother's casserole, …

Cooking

Every Fire TV Stick and Roku Stick Owner Should Have This $8 Accessory

There’s no denying that the advent of the Roku and other TV Sticks have revolutionized the world of streaming, but there are a few downsides to using …

A medieval prayer practice changed the Lord's Prayer for me -- and it might for you

For a long time, the Lord’s Prayer (also known as Our Father) seemed like an old, outdated pair of pants to me. It didn’t really fit anymore.<p>Pulling an old pair of pants out of my closet, I ask myself: Did I ever think these looked good? Looking at the Lord’s Prayer, I asked myself: Did I ever …

Time I

The origin of 'us': what we know so far about where we humans come from

The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new evidence is emerging all the time.<p>…

Humanity

9 Habits Unhappy People Have In Common, According To Science

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing you will be unhappy no matter what you do, but how you spend your time can actually change how you feel …

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

Privacy

We Pitted Ina Garten's Shortbread Against The Pioneer Woman's

Despite the fact that cookies and the holidays are a major power couple in December, not all of us inherited baking genes. Alongside Grandma's go-to, …

Can you hear this silent gif bouncing? Here’s why

The phenomenon may be more common than we think<p>Look at this GIF. There’s no sound, but most people who see it hear a “thudding” in their head each time the bouncing structure hits the ground. Why?<p>The answer has to do with how our senses work, says Christopher Fassnidge, a doctoral candidate in …

University of London

9 guided journals that make daily writing super easy

Having a daily journaling practice has been touted for pretty much <i>everything</i> (well, at least its ability to boost creativity, help you focus on …

Hygge

Fmr. Manager of DOD Aerospace Threat Program: "UFOs are Real”

Something extraordinary was revealed today. Former high-level officials and scientists with deep black experience who have always remained in the shadows came forward on one platform. These insiders have long-standing connections to government agencies which may have programs investigating …

Paranormal

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

Plex brings Live TV functionality to Android and Apple TV

Streaming media software provider Plex on Wednesday announced that its Plex Live TV and DVR services have exited beta and are now accessible on more …

Smart TV

4 Recipes You Can Cook On Sunday And Eat All Week For Weight Loss

Sunday cooking is the best. It's not stressful like weekday cooking. It's therapeutic. You can take your time with it. You can run out to the store …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Best Android phones you can buy [May 2017]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches through the year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you can …

12 High-Protein Smoothies — Without Protein Powder

Listen, not all of us were born with the natural ability to enjoy the taste of protein powder, but that doesn't mean we should miss out on a high-protein smoothie, right? If you're trying to up your nutritional content without drastically altering the flavor profile of your favorite shake, we've …

Healthy Eating

Hackers flood Isis social media accounts with gay porn

Online commenters have praised an anonymous hacker's efforts to disrupt the Islamic State militant group's social media accounts by filling them with gay porn.<p>The hacker, who goes by the name WachulaGhost, started targeting the Isis accounts after being deeply affected by the notorious shooting at …

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

Cooking

Hasselback Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Award-Winning Pie 01:00<p>If you can't win an Academy Award®, this Oscar®-inspired pie is the next best thing.<p>Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla …

In search of humanity's oldest words

Some of the oldest writing on the planet is currently hanging out in Chicago. Known as the Instructions of Shuruppak, this clay tablet was the work …

Was The Holy Roman Empire Neither Holy, Nor Roman, Nor Empire? Think Again

Snapshot<p>Compared to its contemporary empires, the Roman Empire was a far greater claimant to the label of modern with a genuine sense of civic …

The Roman Empire During the Time of Jesus (Background of Luke's Gospel)

The Roman Empire cast a vast shadow over the world of the New Testament. In the past couple of decades, biblical scholars and theologians have …

Ancient History

How to Organize Your Entire Home—and Keep It That Way

From expert advice to motivation in the form of inspiration, we've got you covered<p>What with last-minute work projects, never-ending errands to run, and that party you absolutely must attend, it's easy to let your home get disorganized. Maybe there's a stack of platters that never disappeared after …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

15 Must-Have Items For Anyone Who Loves Being Freakishly Organized

If you’re on a quest to become more organized this year, don’t give up. You still have time to get your sh*t together by New Year’s.<p>We rounded up 15 gifts that will help organize your home and your life. Pick up a few items and watch everything fall into place.<p>Acrylic Beauty Cube, $175 at Joyus<p><i>The</i> …

Shopping

The lost sounds of religious history

What does religion sound like? Across the United States today, you can listen for it in the tolling of church bells, the Muslim call to prayer, or …

We Test-Drove the Google Pixel Phone, and Here's Everything You Need to Know

Never thought you'd be an Android person? Think again.<p>ICYMI: Google's Pixel is finally here and the internet is buzzing over whether or not this might be the best phone, ever. Given that this is the first one that Google designed start to finish, they did a damn good job. 🙌<p>And that's because if …

Chris Hadfield