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Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

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Best Ever Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-by-3-inch cake pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper; lightly butter parchment. Get …

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s …

Our 48 Best French Desserts So You Can Feast Like A Parisian

There's no denying the appeal of a classic French dessert<p>Updated:<p>For all of France's fine dishes—everything from cassoulets to coq au vin—it can be …

Dessert

Well-Trained Dogs Perform Amazing Tricks Together

Trained dogs start out following orders for the treats, but once they've had some experience busting out tricks and scoring treats they look like …

Cranberry Walnut Biscuits Recipe

These tasty Southern buttermilk biscuits are jazzed up with fresh cranberries and chopped nuts for the holidays.<p>The cranberry walnut biscuits are the …

Purple Sweet Potato Rose Steamed Buns

How can anyone resist freshly steamed Chinese steamed buns, let alone one shaped in rose, and come in light purple and bordering pinkish hue? After …

Food & Dining

Finnish Oven Pancake (Pannukakku) Recipe

<i>Pannukakku</i> is the premier pancake of Finland. It is a wonderful dish to prepare when you're craving pancakes but don't want to spend a lot of time …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

Illustrations So Sweet They'll Make You Crave Candy​

Realism and detail abound in Alice Lin’s floral illustrations.<p>Bundles of flowers drip droplets of sweet nectar as they bury the faces of creatures from a Wonderland. Within Alice Lin's dense and fascinatingly otherworldly paintings, refined technique elevates a surrealist style. Her works combine …

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Sleep Better

If you've been spending time scrolling through your social media feed or reading the news lately, chances are good that you've crossed paths with the word "mindfulness." The practice has recently become a major part of discussions regarding sleep, stress, and anxiety, and unlike quick fixes and …

A showstopping chocolate cake recipe

It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage breast, so too does a chocolate cake with its ability to make the eyes of a crowd mist over. It inspires the familiar questions: how good is …

Dessert

Apple Empanadas with Almond Pastry Cream

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>In a large saute pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the apples …

Double Coffee Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Pre-heat the oven to 180°c and grease and line 2x 20cm cake pans.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients.<p>3<p>Done<p>In a …

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

These Dog Playing Cards Have The Most Awesome Illustrations Ever

People say they love dogs all the time, but does it really mean anything if you don’t have dog-themed playing cards? Whether you’re playing poker, …

The Red Dot: I Quit My Boring Job To Become A Tattoo Artist, And Here’s The Result

Everybody asks me the story of the red dot quite a lot. Actually it has a special meaning for me. Hence I will give you some boring personal details …

Summer 2017 reads: Books worthy of your time and worth an escape

There are plenty of reasons to hide your nose in a book this summer — escape cable news, escape the kids when they aren’t at summer camp, escape to a …

Apocalyptic Stuff to Read Now That 'The Leftovers' Is Finished

From bubonic plagues to a world without men, here are some of the best books about the end of times.<p><i>The Leftovers</i> wrapped up its third and final season on Sunday, bringing an end to one of the most beautiful and strangest shows on television. The HBO show's first season—adapted from Tom Perrotta's …

The 7 Essential Sci-Fi Books for June 2017

From time travel to the apocalypse.<p>Summer is the season of sultry nights, beach weekends, arguments over what “the song of the summer” truly is, and …

24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer

The season’s new books include smart thrillers and sprawling family dramas.<p>A wrestler sets his sights on the NCAA championship; a man goes on a statewide search for his missing son. A trends forecaster learns to cope with the market’s return to IRL experiences; an ex-musician reflects on his glory …

Books

The 29 best books of the summer

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to prepare your beach body — and your beach reads. The season’s hottest new books are packed with …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Pork Chops

Fact: pork chops (like this sweet and sour glazed recipe) can be enticing. They're also affordable, easy-to-cook cuts of meat that can be incredibly …

Stare at These Desserts That Look Like Bouquets

Late last month, a few of my coworkers began to notice a flurry of cakes that resembled bouquets suddenly populating their Instagram feeds. They told me this genre of dessert was the spiritual sister to the terrarium cake, marked by an abundance of flowers that look like something you’d find at a …

Dessert

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

‘Snowpiercer’ director’s next film debuts on Netflix June 28th

A few years ago, Korean director Bong Joon Ho adapted a 70s French comic into film, creating the unexpectedly stunning and brutal <i>Snowpiercer</i>. The post-apocalypse movie barreled headlong into food scarcity, class warfare and child exploitation -- topical issues even in our more "civilized" age. Ho's …

What's on TV: 'War Machine,' 'Get Out,' and 'Beat Shazam'

This week Netflix premieres its Brad Pitt movie <i>War Machine</i>, as well as the third season of <i>Bloodline</i>. Meanwhile, <i>Archer</i> wraps up its Dreamland season on FXX, while Jordan Peele's <i>Get Out</i> comes home on Blu-ray. The NBA and NHL are closing out their conference final rounds this week, and gamers can …

5 Fast and Fancy Baking Recipes You Need for Celebration Season

Spring celebrations — like bridal showers, baby showers, and graduation parties, or even book club, picnics, and brunch with friends — call for the …

Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise

I JUST GOOGLED “alarm dust,” “alibi sweatshirt,” and “sleuth intelligence.” Then I shopped for industrial dehydrators, scanned a Pinterest page for …

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