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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Anti-aging breakthrough could extend healthspan by making old cells young again

Rather than just focusing on increasing lifespan, one field of anti-aging research is concerned with extending healthspan – the stretch of our life …

Immune System

Diabetes Can Be Reversed Naturally

"Ditch the mangoes" and "switch to artificial sweeteners" - is the dreaded advice handed out to diabetics and pre-diabetics when first diagnosed. But …

Diabetes

Our 10 Most Popular Make-Ahead Dinner Recipes

I'm a firm believer that make-ahead dinners are one of the very best gifts you can give to your future self. Walking into the kitchen at the end of …

Cooking

Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

Cooking

This Beloved Southern Appetizer Starts With a Sleeve of Saltines

So simple, yet oh so delicious.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>Sometimes an oven is like that mysterious black box on a magician’s …

Spices

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Schizophrenia

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

Sea Level

Einstein’s Little-Known Passion Project? A Refrigerator

Many people know that work on nuclear weapons enabled the development of the first electronic computers. But it’s no less true that the humble …

Many Scientists Say There’s No Purpose To Life — But A Theoretical Study Suggests There Could Be

Does humanity exist to serve some ultimate, transcendent purpose? Conventional scientific wisdom says no. As physicist Lawrence Krauss puts it in his …

Biology

Why Senate Republicans can't agree to repeal Obamacare, in charts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Republicans have been trying to thread the needle on health care reform for weeks, but their latest efforts collapsed on Monday when it became clear they couldn't rally the votes to pass the bill.<p>So why can't they find agreement? Each senator has a different reason to oppose the …

Rand Paul

15 movies you need to see that people agree are absolutely perfect

We've all been there. It's a Friday night and once again you're scrolling through Netflix or the television guide trying to find a good movie.<p>That's where movie fans come in to help. A while back, Reddit user VarrickCarter23 asked the /r/movies subreddit what films they would consider a perfect …

Mad Max

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

Onions

Scientists Have Uncovered The Atomic Structure of a Key Alzheimer's Protein For The First Time

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer's disease, capturing …

Neuroscience

Nil Communication: How to Send a Message without Sending Anything at All

We connect to each other through particles. Calls and texts ride flecks of light, Web sites and photographs load on electrons. All communication is, …

Quantum Mechanics

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

Biochemistry

Gene therapy could wipe immune memory and "turn off" severe allergies

Scientists may be one step closer to discovering a way to genetically "turn off" allergic responses with a single injection. A team of researchers at …

Medicine

Sheet Tray Pancakes Exist and Are Way Too Easy to Make | MyRecipes

Why are we home cooks drawn to sheet tray meals? The answer is simple: Plopping everything you plan to eat on one tray means there’s only one pan to …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

With Mr. Roosevelt, Noël Wells Moves Away from “Comedy Dinosaurs” Like S.N.L.

The writer, director, and star scores a big win with her SXSW debut.<p><b>Noël Wells</b> opens her new film, <i>Mr. Roosevelt</i>, with a frenetic and unsuccessful audition that nonetheless highlights her uncanny knack for impressions. It was exactly that talent that landed her a spot on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> in 2013. …

Aziz Ansari

Quinoa, Chocolate, and Orange Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Learn to Code

Probably the best way to use my phone. This is a revolutionary way to learn code. The comments on each question/section adds a real world perspective.<p>…

Programming

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

Universe

Sharks Could Be Resistant To Cancer And Scientists Think They Know Why

The ancient creatures may be even tougher than they look.<p>At 400 million years old, the shark animal group is one of the oldest on the planet. So it’s …

Biology

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Telomere

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate in a different way,” and his efforts seemed to …

Climate Change

Big Bang Bullet Holes - Photographs and text by Deborah Bay | LensCulture

Imagine a time of <i>no</i> time and <i>no</i> space—a time before time began. In that abyss of nothingness the Big Bang occurred, a moment of singularity when the cosmos was born: a brilliant, millimeter-sized ball of light expanding in a flash, instantaneously transformed into the vastness of the universe.<p>New …

Universe

These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This telescope, which uses a series of high-resolution cameras to observe the visible universe, has captured the hearts of the public with its stunning images and the hearts of the scientific community with its wealth of data collected over the last 24 years.<p>Many wonders of our universe, including …

Universe