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Essential Marinara

Quick hack: Sub 3 (28-ounce) cans undrained whole tomatoes, crushed, for fresh; use rest of ingredients as directed. Bake uncovered 50 minutes at …

A Mood-Boosting Supplement Might Help You Lose Weight Without Trying, Experts Say

Can a supplement proven to fight blue moods also help stimulate weight loss? “Yes it can!” say experts who are now prescribing a natural compound …

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

We all know the feeling, that sudden amount of fear that envelops us the moment we realize we’ve lost our phone. Your heart beats a little bit faster as you attempt to recall the last time you’ve used it, but even then, there’s no pause for you until you’re reunited with it – safely back into your …

Android Phones

What are time crystals? New form of matter explained

New phase of matter is mind-bogglingly complicated, but it has implications for quantum computing.<p>Time crystals – a new phase of matter – have been …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Careers Counsel | Quit Social Media and Get to Work, Willpower is Overhyped, Using LinkedIn

Careers Counsel is a weekly roundup of the most helpful and inspiring advice for boosting your career.<p><i>There are few sectors of the economy that offer</i> …

You're Never Too Old for a Career Breakthrough, Massive New Study Shows

A huge new study shows that, when it comes to creative breakthroughs, age is irrelevant.<p>"People under 35 are the people who make change happen. People over 45 basically die in terms of new ideas," Sun Microsystems co-founder-turned-successful VC Vinod Khosla told a conference a few years back, …

Research

The Truth Behind The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet has risen to fame lately as being an easy to follow, "cure all" diet... but is it just another fad or is there some actual science …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

The Latest on What Internet Porn Is Doing to Your Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly of porn research.<p>Two years ago, <i>Esquire</i> examined the NoFap movement to find out why thousands of young men were giving up pornography. The reasons the men gave included everything from conquering unhealthy fetishes to gaining so-called "superpowers" of increased …

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

What It's Like to 'Go Traveling' When You're from a Country Everyone Fears

For young Iraqis, the process of just trying to get visas adds another dimension to the concept of "#wanderlust."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>By now, it's an inarguable, middle-class rite of passage. "Going traveling" has become one of those things that you're supposed to tick off an …

Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data

National data protection authority blocks recent privacy changes made by social network and commands existing shared data and phone numbers be deleted for 35 million users<p>The German data protection agency has ordered Facebook to stop collecting user data from its WhatsApp messenger app and delete …

Privacy

How to change the world with a $1 microscope

MacArthur “genius” Manu Prakash wants the world to love science as much as he does.<p>When Manu Prakash was growing up in India, he was obsessed with skeletons. Upon finding a dead rabbit, he would clean and painstakingly reassemble its 200-plus bones.<p>"It physically told me how intricate every object …

The Danish Way of Parenting review – how to raise the world’s happiest kids

Denmark approaches childhood, and society as a whole, very differently to Britain or the US, argue Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl<p>Having muddled through six years of parenthood without consulting any books on the subject, I was pretty excited about this, my first one. Perhaps it …

Parenting

Why Margot Robbie's sex appeal is only half the story

Who is Margot Robbie? The easy answer to that question is: a 26-year-old Australian actress whose big break came three years ago playing Naomi LaPaglia, Leonardo DiCaprio’s impossibly glamorous wife in The Wolf of Wall Street. But poke around beyond that, and things get a little misty.<p>Turn to an …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Never Forget a Task With This Proven Brain Hack

Feeling forgetful? Try this genius low-tech trick.<p>Have you had trouble remembering to complete a task that you vowed not to forget? I know I have. Who hasn't?<p>Despite our best intentions, we all have had moments where we forgot to do something important. Even if we write down to-do lists, once those …

These Simple Hacks Will Make You Super Creative, According to Science

We can all learn to activate the creative side of our brain by doing these things.<p>Here's a riddle for you: A man has married 20 women in a small town. All of the women are still alive, and none of them is divorced. The man has broken no laws. Who is the man?<p>Most likely if you solved this one, it …

The 'Holy Grail' for earthquake scientists has been accidentally destroyed

For nearly half a century, thousands trekked to Rose and Prospect streets to behold a slice of sidewalk that, by conventional standards, had no curb appeal.<p>Pulled apart so that it no longer aligned, the humble curb wasn’t much to look at. But for earthquake scientists, it was a kind of Holy Grail, …

This One Habit Leads to Better Decision Making, Says Science

Fifteen to 35 percent better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach.<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50</i> …

This little-known Google app will pay you to do simple surveys on your smartphone

Rather than charging you to use things like Google Search or its mobile operating system Android, it provides them free of charge, then makes most of its money off the back of advertising revenues.<p>But one of Google's apps goes one step further — and actually <i>pays you</i> to use it.<p>Google Opinion Rewards …

Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – May 2016

The last month, in my opinion, was particularly fruitful for new, interesting publications. In fact, I was struggling when deciding which of them to …

Neuroscience

Convicted Pharma Fraudster Waksal Calls Theranos a 'Scam'

Sam Waksal, founder of Kadmon Pharmaceuticals and former CEO of biotech firm ImClone Systems, had some harsh words on Friday for increasingly …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Put the tanned girl in a swimsuit: How online models are chosen to influence the way you shop

You may not know their names, and only vaguely recognise their faces, but make no mistake: these women are changing the way we shop. Known as the ecomm girls, they are the carefully selected models who pose for fashion websites such as Asos, Net-A-Porter and Matchesfashion.com. It’s their flawless …

Coldplay's 10 best songs

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