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The neuroscience of creativity: How the brains of innovators are wired differently

We've all heard the simplistic adage that left-brain thinking is logical and analytical while right-brain thinking is creative and innovative. It's …

The Brain

Doctors are warning people not to hold in sneezes after a man tore a hole in his throat and was hospitalized for 7 days

Doctors are using one man's sneeze-induced hospital stay as a cautionary tale to remind people to let impending sneezes loose.<p>The otherwise healthy 34-year-old man, who remains anonymous, was rushed to the hospital after trying to stifle a sneeze by pinching his nose and holding his mouth …

Biomedicine

Here's Why 200,000 Endangered Antelopes Dropped Dead in Kazakhstan

So devastating.<p>When over 200,000 saiga antelopes dropped dead in Kazakhstan over the course of a few weeks in May 2015, scientists were baffled.<p>In …

Mac and Cheese Soup

Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 450 degrees F. Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni and …

Pasta

What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

Baauer is ‘taking action’ against FCC chairman for using Harlem Shake in net neutrality repeal video

The DJ and producer will do ‘whatever I can to stop this loser’<p>Musician Harry Rodrigues, who produces and DJs under the name Baauer, is not okay with Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai using his song, “Harlem Shake,” in an anti-net neutrality video produced by <i>The Daily Caller</i>.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

Police wait for snake to cross the road, and nope

Welp, this is a long snake.<p>Two policemen in Australia have come across probably the longest snake you'll see in a while, during a night patrol north …

This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

The horror of watching your delicious guacamole turn brown before your eyes is one we know all too well. But what if we told you there was a new …

Country Lifestyle

Best Ever Baked Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>2<p>Done<p>Chop up your parsley and garlic.<p>3<p>Done<p>Slice the chicken into "fingers" - cutting lengthwise and cutting …

Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop twice

It’s the first consumer product from Romeo Power<p>A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners eating at different times. The …

Cooking

R.I.P. Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner, the man whose synthesis of cultural curation, in-depth interviews, and softcore pornography helped make <i>Playboy</i> one of the most iconic …

The Frozen Pizza Taste Test: We Tried 12 Brands and Ranked Them — Shopping

We are living in a frozen-pizza-lover's paradise. Walk into any supermarket and you'll be dazzled by the bevy of options with various styles of crust …

Food

10 Steamy Scenes Famous Actors Regret Doing

These stars have shared a few second thoughts about baring it all.<p>Photos: Everett Collection, Getty Images, HBO ; Illustration: Dillen</b> …

Downton Abbey

Judge from Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez fight won't face formal sanction

LAS VEGAS – Judge Adalaide Byrd, the source of widespread derision for her highly controversial officiating of Gennady Golovkin’s draw with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night, will not receive any formal sanction, USA TODAY Sports has learned.<p>Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State …

Boxing

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

Florida Man Gives the Last Generator to Woman in Need

As Hurricane Irma closes in on Florida and other southeastern states, Southerners are bracing themselves for impact. Which means racing to the stores …

Weather

Dramatic Video Shows Irma Waves Breaking Through Miami Seawall and Completely Flooding Streets

<i>This article originally appeared on People</i><p>Miami is seeing the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma, the category 4 storm that hit the U.S. mainland …

Rainfall

Here's What Disney World Looks Like After Hurricane Irma

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME</i><p>Guests at Disney World‘s Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios have been sharing …

Walt Disney Company

The Best Mac 'n Cheese in Every State

Our friends at Yelp helped us narrow down all of the cheesy options.<p>In the South, mac ‘n cheese is like everyone’s favorite aunt. We get excited to …

Cooking

Former McDonald's Employees Say This Is The Sneaky Trick They Used to Give You Fewer Fries | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i><p>Retail managers have their ways.<p>They don't necessarily want you to know them. They just want to use them to make you buy.<p>They want to make money, you see. Often, they want to make as much money as …

McDonald's

The 20 Best Crime Shows On Netflix

Drugs, murder, and mayhem all round out these critically-acclaimed series.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Happy Valley</i> <b><br>Rotten</b> …

Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence Says Her Hurricane Comments Were Taken 'Grossly Out of Context'

“Obviously I never claimed that President Trump was responsible for these tragic hurricanes,” “Hunger Games” star says<p>Jennifer Lawrence is clearing …

Donald Trump

Getting up every 30 minutes could help you live longer

Research continues to show that sitting down all day is bad for our health (indeed, countless standing desks have launched on the back of this …

Hurricane Irma: Keys residents line up at checkpoint

<b>(CNN) —</b> Frustrations grew Wednesday along a two-lane stretch of highway through the Florida Keys as disappointed residents were told it wasn't safe enough for them to return home.<p>The lower Keys were particularly hard hit by Hurricane Irma, with first responders Wednesday still searching through …

Rainfall

What your nails can tell you about your health

Check out your nails: Is the first thing you notice that they need a color refresh or trim? (Maybe it’s time to try the marble trend?) But what do …

Wellness

Applesauce Doughnuts Are an Appropriate Way to Accept Fall | MyRecipes

Fall is coming, whether you like it or not. There’s nothing technically wrong with fall. It’s honestly warmer than most of spring and I know I …

Breakfast

Trump Has Lost Pardon Power

Holding steady in the approval polls with a gentleman's 37 percent, the President of the United States had a long long weekend that included prayer …

Donald Trump

5 good shows to watch on Netflix to fill your Game of Thrones void

This is the first Sunday since Game of Thrones season 7 ended so look to Netflix to help fill your show hole and discover some new and old favorites …

Game of Thrones: What to Expect from the Final Season

Checking in on where all your favorite characters may be headed.<p>This post contains frank discussion of <i>Game of Thrones</i> up through Season 7, Episode 7, “The Dragon and the Wolf.” If you are not caught up with the season finale, now is the time to leave.<p>We have a long while yet to wait until Season 8 …

TV Series