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Doctorow Ruminates On How A 'Brain' Becomes A Mind

<b>Listen · 6:42</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>When does our brain become our mind? Our heart? How does it become us, whatever we are? And how do we live with memories when they begin to burst inside?<p>E.L. Doctorow's new novel is called <i>Andrew's Brain</i>, and it plunges inside the brain of a man who …

CES 2014: Does Smart Jewelry Take Wearable Tech Too Far?

Believe it or not, a Bluetooth necklace could do some good.<p>From Razer's Nabu smartband to the Pebble Steel smartwatch, there are wrist-worn devices aplenty debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. But UK-based CSR is betting on a different kind of wearable tech: bling. They brought two …

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CES 2014: The First Self-Balancing Electric Skateboard

Good for transportation, but don't try a kickflip<p>Over in the startup section of CES, we found Onewheel, the world’s first self-balancing electric skateboard. All you need to do is step on the board and it will adjust itself automatically to your movements. Leaning forward accelerates the motor and …

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CES 2014: A Portable Battery That Can Charge A Phone...And Jump Start A Car

Your new roadtrip companion<p>Amidst the never-ending phone accessories at CES, this one stood out: A portable battery that can charge your phone AND jumpstart your car. The PowerAll is a rechargeable 12000-mAh battery with two USB ports (it holds roughly six charges for a smartphone) and a built-in …

Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

“We hate it because it is so foreign,” said Dr. William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Wisconsin.<p>You …

Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of pictures were better at distinguishing them from similar images in tests the next day, the scientists found.<p>The task gives …

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Bonfire Night 2013 recipes: toffee apple cake and parkin

Two delicious, slightly spiced cake recipes to get you into the Bonfire Night spirit<p><b>Bonfire toffee apple cake recipe</b><p>A sticky, squidgy traybake cake, with a topping that has the smokey flavour of treacle toffee – actually made with the rest of the bag of dark brown sugar that you’ll need for the …

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5 Must-Know Vegan Baking Tips (& A Delish Recipe!)

Photo: James Ransom/Courtesy of Food52.<p><i>Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by</i> …

Best Fall Foods for Runners

For top performance, fuel up with fall's superfoods.<p><b>Apples</b><br>They're high in cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. A Japanese study found apples also contain an antioxidant that may protect against muscle injuries–particularly those caused by downhill running.<b><br>Fuel up:</b> Try an easy apple compote (see …

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10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Watch: An Amusement Park, Entirely Handmade In The Woods Of Italy

The new short doc Ai Pioppi is a charming ride through the fun fair of a magnetic 76-year-old inventor named Bruno.<p>Forty years ago, self-starter Bruno (as he’s known to all, first-name friendly) opened a fledgling restaurant, or <i>osteria</i>, in the wooded region near Treviso, Italy. The way he tells it, …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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Using Brainwaves to Test Prices

A German scientist is developing a new way of testing prices by measuring brain waves. Some marketing critics are horrified by the idea of feel-good …

Fancy eating your neighbours’ supper tonight?

A new website, Cookisto, connects foodies with local wannabe chefs. Sarah Rainey cooks lunch for a complete stranger and orders in for a dinner party<p>I am toiling over a hot stove, stirring a pan of spaghetti with one hand and sautéing vegetables with the other. There’s garlic bread toasting in the …

National Curry Week: pepper scallops recipe

In celebration of National Curry Week, the Indian restaurant Chor Bizarre in London's Mayfair shares their recipe for easy, juicy pepper scallops<p><i>Makes one portion</i><p>3 Scottish dry scallops<p>Olive oil<p>3 unpeeled garlic cloves<p>3 small tomatoes on vine<p>Pinch freshly crushed black pepper<p>Pinch Maldon Salt<p>1 lemon<p>…

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …