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How Much Water Should We Drink Every Day?

More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates (460–377 BCE) said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too …


Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …


This New Study Says Forget What You Think You Know About Salt

Does salt really make you thirsty?<p>Eating more salt has long been associated with feeling thirstier and drinking more water, but a new study of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

These wings are called “irresistible” for a reason

Back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from …

Food Preservation

16 Genius Ways To Make Legit Cookies With Cake Mix

These cookies are chewy, soft, and most are less than five ingredients.

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Could having a pet keep your baby healthy?

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>The benefits of owning a pet are plentiful – from constant company to endless cuddles – and now it seems that …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Bear’s Garlic (or Ramps) Pesto

Over the past few years, there’s been a growing interest in <i>intéressants</i> roots and greens in Paris. It’s not that they don’t, or didn’t, exist in …

How to lose money in real estate

Canada's booming property market has spawned a cottage industry of small lenders that operate on the fringes of the mortgage business, providing money to home buyers and developers who can't borrow from traditional sources. But some of these lenders are raising funds by promising individual …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

New Jersey

How tax and other changes coming Jan. 1 will affect your wallet

New employment insurance rules, cancelled tax credits among changes for 2017<p>There were plenty of changes in 2016 as the Trudeau government put its …

The Easiest, Best Dishes to Lose Weight at Every Meal

The best recipes to lose weight should be both healthy and delicious—so who says you can't have both? When it comes to taking care of your body and …

Healthy Eating

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …


How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

Stanford University

16 slow cooker Christmas recipes that'll free you up for more time with family

Spend this Christmas out of the kitchen and in front of the tree. With some quick prep work (enlist some elves for help) and the flip of a switch, …

Amazon's Grocery Would Eliminate Thousands Of Jobs

<i>Update: Amazon denied that it had plans to open 2,000 grocery stores after this post was published.</i><p>There’s nothing wrong with profit or efficiency. If you’re in business, you probably have multiple reasons, but profit is a big one. Profit is how you pay yourself. It enables a company to offer more …

Amazon Go

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …