Holly McCurdy

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Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Think you eat only healthy, unprocessed foods? Think again. Joanna Blythman went undercover and discovered that even your fruit salad is not what it seems<p>Joanna will be online to answer your questions at lunchtime on Thursday 26 February. Leave your questions here<p>On a bright, cold day in late …

Nutrition

Nendo's new Chocolatexture lets you taste the meaning of Japanese words

Nendo's Chocolatexture brings together three of our current obsessions: Japanese architecture, tiny things and chocolate. The innovative, delightful …

How Avocados Can Easily Replace Dairy in All Your Favorite Creamy Dishes - One Green Planet

Most everyone loves avocados these days and with studies showing they help assist with keeping your heart healthy, satiating your appetite, and even …

No-Cook Mint Chocolate Mousse {Vegan, Date-Sweetened}

I’m still in mint chocolate mode from the holidays, but because I’m avoiding sugar I had to get a little creative in order to get my fix. I stumbled …

A New Global Swarm of Weather-Sensing Satellites

Armed with tiny orbiting sensors, a startup plans to build the world's largest database of private weather data.<p>Every bird, every bug, every human being on Earth is enveloped at all times by the signals of the Global Positioning System (GPS).<p>Its 32 satellites, operated by the U.S. government, do …

Interview: Stunning Photos of the Coldest City in the World

What does it look like in the coldest city in the world? Thanks to one New Zealand photographer named Amos Chapple, we won't just have to wonder. Oymyakon, Russia is the coldest place on earth where humans actually live. The small, rural town has brutal winters where temperatures can dip to minus …

World War II

Why go to Wendy's when you can make their chocolate Frosty at home!

Wendy’s Chocolate Frosty<p>Behold, the Wendy’s Frosty. It’s one of the most well known incarnations of the milk shake in the United States today. The …

Fast Easy Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

The perfect recipe for cookie emergencies. Very fast to make. Stir all the ingredients together in a bowl, spoon onto a lined tray, bake, and eat. No …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

Naked Titan Viewed For First Time

As Saturn swans into sight for stargazers, the sun blasts its largest moon.<p>Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, looks more like Venus and Mars than astronomers ever suspected—at least when it comes to suffering a severe strike from the solar wind.<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a flyby of Titan in December …

Amazingly Realistic Large-Scale Sand Sculptures by Ray Villafane

While Ray Villafane is best known for his expertise in the art of food carving, he is also recognized for his magnificent, remarkably realistic sand sculptures. Using just sand and water, the artist sculpts incredibly detailed figures that tower above him as he works. Funny-faced people, nativity …

Sculpture

Proposed 'Safe Food Act' Would Create One Food Safety Agency

Lawmakers are hoping to form a single agency that oversees all aspects of food safety. Currently, according to Reuters, the system is fragmented: "Most of the responsibility for food safety lies with the Food and Drug Administration [while] the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversees meat, poultry …

Agriculture

4 Not-So-Secret Secrets to Nail Down Your Unhealthy Eating and Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits Once and for All

The thing that stumps most of us about creating great health and energy is we don't get that creating healthy eating and healthy lifestyle habits is really more about shifting our thoughts, shifting our mindset, than it is about the perfect recipe. The pursuit of the next best diet, the next best …

Motivation

Paleo? Vegan? 36 Super Bowl Snacks to Satisfy *All* Your Guests

Entertaining can be tricky when special diets come into play, but it doesn’t have to be that way. These 36 Super Bowl-worthy recipes work for all kinds of allergies and preferences, from gluten-free to paleo to vegan to vegetarian — and everything in between. The best part, though? Even those folks …

Cooking