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Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

When it comes to vitamin supplements, more isn’t always better

The immensely profitable vitamin industry depends on consumers believing that more is better. Although supplements are beneficial for people with nutrient deficiencies, there’s little utility in pills, injections and intravenous drips if you already get enough vitamins from your diet. The excess …

How to pick the right memory card for your digital camera

Memory cards are all over the map — a wide range of formats, sizes, and speeds. Some cards throw a bunch of numbers at you, while others may only …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

All sperm, no eggs: Motherless babies on the way, say scientists

Motherless babies created from skin cells could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a …

How Silence Affects Our Brains in A Good Way, Science Explains

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Brain

Dolphins recorded having a conversation 'just like two people' for first time

Two dolphins have been recorded having a conversation for the first time after scientists developed an underwater microphone which could distinguish the animals' different "voices".<p>Researchers have known for decades that the mammals had an advanced form of communication, using distinctive clicks …

How to Make the Bookshelf Your Favorite Part of the House

Not all bookshelves are created equal. Some are short, some are tall, some are cluttered, some are sprawled. At MyDomaine, we strongly believe that …

20 surprising effects that getting more sleep has on your mind and body

If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.<p>For at least 40% of the US population that isn't getting the recommended seven to nine hours a …

Flying Car

The best and worst states to raise children in

<b>(CNN) —</b> Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released Tuesday.<p>Parents in Mississippi and New Mexico, however, might find reason for concern as those states rank among the lowest.<p>The …

New Mexico

NASA finds that the earth has a new “mini moon”

An asteroid has been by Earth’s side for around 100 years—and it’s here to stay for a while longer.<p>Sized between 120 feet and 300 feet, the quasi-satellite named Asteroid 2016 HO3 was first discovered on April 27, 2016, by the Pan-STARRS 1 asteroid survey telescope in Hawaii. Nicknamed “mini moon,” …

Asteroids

Scientists Say They've Unearthed A Completely New Kind Of Meteorite

Scientists say that in a Swedish quarry, they've uncovered a meteorite unlike any other documented on the planet.<p>Its chemical makeup is unique among the 50,000 meteorites known on Earth, as Birger Schmitz of Sweden's Lund University tells The Two-Way. "This does not resemble anything ... even if we …

Tiny sea creatures are saving us from hell on earth. So why are we endangering them?

Deep in the ocean where the sun don’t shine, fissures in the earth’s crust spew super-heated geothermal water and gases of up to 400 degrees …

GOP candidates hit Obama before and after State of the Union

Another State of the Union tradition played out Tuesday: Criticism of the president from the opposition party, particularly Republican candidates seeking his job this election year.<p>The speech "is really boring, slow, lethargic — very hard to watch!" GOP front-runner Donald Trump tweeted as …

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6 Things Super Productive People Do Every Day -- and It Doesn't Involve Checklists

<b>It's all about mind over matter.</b><p>by Stacy Adimondo, for Rodale's Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MARIANNA ARMATA/GETTY<p>Where there's a will, there's a way, but that's just half the battle. Research shows that true and sustained productivity means staying the course to accomplish goals, and it takes more …

Self Control

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

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Journalism

3 Expert Ways to Stick a Tap Into Every Summer Fruit

<i>This article originally appeared on Liquor.com.</i><p>If your drink dispenser isn’t edible, hit rewind.<p>The star attraction of any summer bar cart, a spiked …

32 Smart DIY Ways to Prepare Your Backyard For Enterntaining

A backyard is the small portion of property able to change your entire life, able to make you see things differently, nature in particular. A …

Mason Jar LED Tiki Torches Glow Any Color

Tiki torches are a fun summer lighting solution. Although fire is generally very entertaining, there are times when a more subdued form of illumination is called for. If it can change colors like this red-green-blue (RGB) “torch,” even better!<p>Adafruit engineer Tony DiCola decided to make this as a …

The 4 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Grilling Veggies

Grilled vegetables are so easy, you could make 'em with your eyes closed…right? Wrong. Here are the most common mistakes people make when grilling veggies.<p>Grilled vegetables are one of summer's simplest pleasures. From hearty mains to simple sides, a good batch of grilled veg is the answer to …

15 Ultimate Summer Bucket List Recipes

With only a month and a half of summer left, we’re scrambling to cook and eat all of the essential warm weather dishes. Have you checked all the …

Recipes That Will Make You a Hit at Any Summer BBQ

<b>Make your next BBQ a fabulous event, we have the standout recipes you need right here.</b><p>Tomato Ombre<p>The season’s freshest heirloom tomatoes -- loaded on garlic toast, natch -- never go out of style.

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How To Pack a Fail-Proof Picnic

It’s about more than just the basket, though a charming wicker hamper doesn’t hurt.<p>Nothing says summer quite like dining al fresco, and picnics are a …

8 Tested and Perfected Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer grilling season is in full swing. Branch out from the usual hot dogs and burgers with these delicious and foolproof recipes.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they look -- and if you haven't …

Cooking

Here's what would happen if the sun disappeared right now

What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second?<p>The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second!<p>Its giant mass makes the sun the dominant gravitational force in the solar system that locks all eight planets …

Universe

Universe is losing its twinkle as stars die out, say scientists

The universe is 'sliding into old age' and will lose its twinkle in the future, scientists have predicted<p>The universe might seem vast and never ending, but it is slowly dying and losing its twinkle, scientists have concluded.<p>An international team of astronomers has analysed starlight from 200,000 …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …