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Cook Korean Food at Home (Without Smoke/Fire/Kimchi Everywhere)

The best way to keep your fridge from smelling like a kimchi factory, and more tips from the wise authors of Koreatown: A Cookbook.<p>With the very smart decision to cook Korean food comes a level of responsibility. With highly fermented kimchis and dishes with names like “dead body soup” (don’t …

Korean Food

11 Takeout Favorites That Take Less Time to Cook than Delivery

Up until a few weeks ago, there were several things I had never even considered making at home:<p>The bacon, egg, and cheese bagel from my corner bodega (it's a gooey masterpiece).<br>• Orange chicken—my Panda Express love runs too deep, and do I <i>really</i> want to know how its made?<br>• The cold-busting Thai …

Fish Tacos

These delicious fish tacos include spicy shrimp tostadas, crispy Reuben-inspired hybrids and more.

Cooking

This One Thing Might Help People Who Have Both Diabetes And Depression

(Reuters Health) - People who have both diabetes and depression may have an easier time keeping their blood sugar levels under control if they also take medication to address their mental health symptoms, a U.S. study suggests.<p>Diabetics can be more prone to depression and stress than other …

Diabetes

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Pedagogy

Don't Drink And Meditate, And Other Things I Learned While Going Zen For A Week

<i>This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on the job. It’s also part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative focusing on thriving in the workplace.</i><p>I have always wanted to meditate regularly. My …

Meditation

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

You Are Not Just Your Brain

For some time now, I've been skeptical about the neuroscience of consciousness. Not so much because I doubt that consciousness is affected by neural states and processes, but because of the persistent tendency on the part of some neuroscientists to think of consciousness itself as a neural …

Consciousness

Your brain cells can now be turned on and off like a bedside lamp: A new discovery in optogenics

Two neuroscientists from MIT and Stanford have won a Breakthrough Prize for their revolutionary work in the field<p>Optogenetics is probably the biggest buzzword in neuroscience today. It refers to techniques that use genetic modification of cells so they can be manipulated with light. The net result …

Neuroscience

Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know

The latest clash in the cybersecurity vs. privacy debate played itself out in Congress on Tuesday when the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Supporters say the bill, approved 74-21, will help stop hackers by getting companies that have been breached to share information about …

Homeland Security

Dancing in the nightclubs of the Calais jungle

There’s an air of resignation that hangs heavy over the rickety makeshift bars in the Calais ‘Jungle’. The people here are tired – tired of living without their family, tired of searching for peace and happiness, tired of trying to make it to the UK, tired of police brutality. The bars offer a kind …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

Why Boosting Poor Children’s Vocabulary Is Important for Public Health

One key difference between low-income and affluent babies: the number of words to which they’re exposed.<p>Air­on Pate is boun­cing off the walls.<p>The not-quite-2-year-old is wait­ing with his mom Domi­n­ique and broth­er Aiden, 4, to be seen at a fed­er­ally sub­sid­ized clin­ic for low-in­come wo­men …

Clinton Foundation

An interview with Alex Gibney, director of Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

When Alex Gibney premiered <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine</i> at SXSW, a group of Apple employees in the audience walked out. That's okay with him — the director behind 2005's Enron exposé <i>The Smartest Guys in the Room</i> and Scientology documentary <i>Going Clear</i> isn't known for shying away from complex …

Succession Planning

5 Topics for…Burning Man

Only a few days left until the gates open for Burning Man, a week-long, free-spirited event in the Nevada desert. This year, 70,000 people are expected to frolick on the playa, a harsh white plain where participants endure heat and dust storms for the sake of community, camaraderie, hedonism, art, …

Astrology

Guilty of being black in a white world: The ludicrous reason these women were thrown off of a train last weekend

The Napa Valley Wine Train left a 10-woman book club on the side of the train tracks… and for what?<p>Over the weekend, the Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club, composed of 10 Black women and one white woman, were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing and talking too loudly on their way …

Napa Valley

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

Global Warming

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Body Shaming Black Female Athletes Is Not Just About Race

Serena Williams won her 21st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon this month. This marks the 17th time in a row that she has defeated Maria Sharapova. Yet …

Feminism

Is kale safe to eat? A look at 'toxic' fears and facts

If you’re worried about adding kale to your morning smoothie, salad or side dish, you can relax. Over the last week, a “toxic kale” theory has been going viral after an article warned that the popular leafy vegetable was associated with a variety of medical ailments. It’s time to separate fear from …

Nutrition

Sandra Bland's family 'infuriated' at video of her arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of Sandra Bland, whose death in a Texas jail has drawn national attention, expressed anger Wednesday over a newly released video they say offers further proof that her arrest was unnecessary.<p>"I'm infuriated and everybody else should be infuriated," Bland's sister, Sharon Cooper, …

Texas Rangers

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Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

Meditation

Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep

In the city of Daejeon, South Korea, an arms manufacturer has designed and built a gun turret that’s able to identify, track and shoot targets, theoretically without the need for human mediation. Who will teach these robot soldiers the rules of engagement?<p>On a green hill overlooking the tree-lined …

Human Rights