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Eating Your Veggies Was Never THIS Good (Seriously)

I recently became the owner of a Paderno Vegetable Spiral Slicer -- or "spiralizer" for short. I've been wanting to eat healthier -- more veggies, fewer processed carbs -- but I didn't seem to be cut out for a life without pasta. Until now. The spiralizer turns any cylindrical veg (zucchini works …

Food

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in January

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in January:</b><p>Celebrate the coming of a new year <i>and</i> the oldest folk festival in the U.S. at the <b>Philadelphia</b> <b>Mummers Parade</b> (January 1). Local clubs take to the streets to compete in one of …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

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Environment

The Man Who Gets The Science Right On 'The Big Bang Theory'

Sure, Bob Newhart may have won his first Emmy for guest-starring as Professor Proton on the hugely popular show <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>, about four young scientists at Caltech. But behind the scenes is a real-life professor, David Saltzberg of UCLA.<p>Saltzberg studies high-energy particle physics and …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Time passes more slowly for flies, study finds

Research suggests perception of time is linked to size, explaining why insects find it easy to avoid being swatted<p>Flies avoid being swatted in just the same way Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the movie The Matrix – by watching time pass slowly.<p>To the insect, that rolled-up newspaper moving …

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …

Move over, Oculus: Sony reportedly building virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4

According to separate reports from <i>Eurogamer</i> and <i>CVG,</i> Sony is currently working on a virtual reality headset that could launch as an accessory for the PlayStation 4. <i>Eurogamer</i> says "multiple sources" confirm that the device takes after the Oculus Rift in functionality and would ramp up the sense of …