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Apple's kid-friendly iPad coding app arrives tomorrow

There are lots of initiatives to teach kids how to code, including ventures from Google, Minecraft and even the Star Wars franchise. However, with Swift Playground, Apple is actually prepping kids for a potential career at, well, Apple. The company has announced that the app, based on the Swift …

This smart Crock-Pot ain’t your grandma’s slow cooker

Deep in the food realms of Pinterest, there is an army of slow cooker fans who have figured out how to create delicious home-cooked meals while …

Delicious Drink that Burns Abdominal Fat

The calories you eat will often stick around as fatty deposits in your waist. This “rubber-belt” can deform the body and leaves you looking …

Nutrition

23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

How often you should wash your hair, according to science

The question is a vexing one. And there are lots of different answers people swear by.<p>For example, Kim Kardashian says she only washes her hair twice a week.<p>Outside the shower, our scalps gradually get shinier, darker, and oilier.<p>So why does it happen? And how often should you wash to keep the …

Hair

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breasts (2 lbs. total)<br>Salt and pepper<br>1/2 cup diced onion<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>1/2 cup …

Science reveals what happens as you get drunker

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most …

16 Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

When you think of the times you’ve gotten the most use out of your crockpot, it was probably in the form of dead-of-winter slow cooker soup recipes, right? Well, we’re here to tell you that your favorite set-and-forget appliance should *not* be neglected in the summer (grills shouldn’t get to have …

20 Rum Drinks That Will Make You Feel Like You're on a Tropical Vacation Even When You're Not

Office dwellers deserve cocktails too🍹<p>When you need a happy hour escape this National Rum Day, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.<p><i>Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa</i>

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

The world’s largest cruise ship in numbers

More floating city than cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton this week – the biggest, heaviest, most brazen vessel of its kind. Unsurprisingly, its vital statistics are whoppers.<p>10,000<p>The number of plants in the on-board park – plus 50 mature trees.<p>227,000 …

Cruise Ships

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

Your Cast Iron Skillet Will Never Be The Same After You Make These Steak And Potato Nachos

AMAZE!<p>2 russet potatoes, sliced<p>1 pound skirt steak<p>4 Tbsp. olive oil<p>Salt (to taste)<p>Pepper (to taste)<p>2 tsp paprika<p>1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<p>½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese<p>Sour cream<p>Salsa (optional)<p>2 minced green onions<p>1. Place sliced potatoes in a large bowl. Toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, …

9 Cocktails to Make for Mother's Day

Sure, breakfast in bed can be a really nice way to celebrate the mother in your life. But you know what? Parenting can be very thirsty work. Raising …

The 3 Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Gut (and Why It Matters)

Gut bacteria—the trillions of microorganisms living in your digestive tract—may not be the sexiest subject, but it’s a hot topic in the health world …

Wellness

Here's How to Know Your Gut Type

You know your blood type and your skin type—but what about your gut type?<p>According to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist Josh Axe, nearly all of us are prone to one of five distinct digestive imbalances, which he presents in his new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your</i> …

Wellness

Light Your Shoulders and Abs On Fire With This At-Home Workout

All you need is an exercise partner and some floor space<p>Your swolemate might be all the gym equipment you really need.<p>In this circuit, <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer uses his workout partner and fiancé Christina Jensen to provide resistance during a shoulder press and balance during a core …

15 Cinco de Mayo Recipes That Aren’t Tacos

While the most obvious choice for celebrating Cinco de Mayo might be your old taco night standbys and a big bowl of guacamole, for the ultimate spread, we recommend branching out and trying some new dishes. Impress your fellow margarita-drinking buddies with your vast knowledge of Mexican cuisine, …

9 Spring Slow Cooker Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

As the warm weather is upon us, we don't want to spend our time in the <b>kitchen</b>! So why not just turn on your Slow Cooker and have dinner ready right when you get home?! These recipes are some of my favorites for Spring that you will want on your <b>weeknight</b> dinner rotation!<p><b>Slow Cooker Chicken Artichoke</b> …

Cooking

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

The Core and Cardio ‘EMOM’ Workout That Turbocharges Your Metabolism

Do these movements ‘every minute on the minute’ to spur fat loss<p>A jump rope or a medicine ball are probably two of the last items you’d grab at the gym. Pair them together, however, and you can get one of the best cardio and core workouts of your life. Check it out in the video above.<p>(Build your …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Hot Buffalo Chicken, Bacon, and Cheese Sandwich Recipe

"This is actually a LARGE sandwich using a loaf of crispy Italian bread. Great served as a meal, cut into slices as an appetizer or separate onto …

How to re-wire your body to burn, not store, fat

Like so many other Americans, Mike Berland had been struggling with a big problem: weight gain and a seeming inability to lose it. An avid golfer, skier, runner and triathlete, Berland could no longer enjoy the activities he loved without feeling terrible or gaining weight. Eating restrictions …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …