Jessica Martin

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Drink G&T to stop mozzies? Here's what science says

The warm weather is beckoning us into the backyard but pesky bloodsuckers are waiting.<p>Insect repellents are safe and effective but many people are …

Mosquitoes

For a Better Batch of Cookies, Treat Them Like Brownies

It's often said that experience is the greatest teacher, and that is so true — especially in the kitchen. That's why, after biting into enough …

The 12 most controversial facts in mathematics

Mathematics

Sous vide basics with America’s Test Kitchen

Sous vide is a wonderfully easy cooking technique. Essentially, you create a warm water bath in which to slow-poach food that has been sealed in a …

Chefs reveal the seafood you should never order at a restaurant and why

If something smells fishy, it might be your local restaurant's seafood special after a long weekend. Rumor has it that unless you're dining at a seafood restaurant, ordering fish can be a risky option.<p>We decided to find out the truth behind this rumor, and asked two chefs — "Top Chef" finalist …

Catfish

Scientists Show Proof That Zoned-Out Brains Enter 'Autopilot' Mode

We're one step closer to understanding the self-driving brain.<p>As chronic fatigue and rampant sleeplessness turn us all into walking zombies, it’s …

The Brain

10 crucial changes you need to make to your resumé when you're not entry-level anymore

1. Added LinkedIn profile<p><i>Anaele Pelisson/Business Insider</i><p>Lucy already had a LinkedIn profile, but she hadn't added this information to her resumé.<p>Joe …

Employment

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Ready to quit? Keep. Going.

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17 Dinners That Make Perfect Lunch Leftovers

We all have those weeks. The weeks when you're so busy, you barely have time to think. The weeks when your life is scheduled down to the minute and …

Cooking

The right way brush your hair, according to your texture

Some of the most <i>basic</i> beauty rituals are actually the ones that can trip you up the most: like how often to shower and when or the correct way to …

Hair

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Chrome can sometimes get you a better YouTube experience than the YouTube app<p>YouTube is the internet’s replacement for the TV, so it’s only natural that we’d use it as our background noise provider, however Google doesn’t make that easy on mobile devices. Unless you have a YouTube Red subscription, …

Apps

The 2018 Golden Plains lineup has landed

Picture it now. You're in the Sup', surrounded by your closest mates, the sun is shining, and The Avalanches are soundtracking one of the of sweetest …

An Appetizer So Good It Should Be Dinner

When you’re invited to a friend’s house for dinner, it’s impolite to gobble so many of the hors d’oeuvres that you have no room for the rest of the meal.<p>But the stuffed, roasted mini sweet peppers that my friend Meline Toumani made were so ridiculously tasty that I just didn’t have the will to …

Spices

Batali's Meatballs Will Blow Your Mind

It’s a meat dish with a little bit of veggies thrown in there, too—which is, you know, the preferred ratio.<p>When Batali stopped by our kitchen to make lunch for Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, he kept it real simple—simple enough to make at home.<p>The centerpiece of his rustic Italian lunch was a chard …

Food

4 Tips for the Best Meatballs Ever

<b>The Bread</b><p>People tend to gravitate towards breadcrumbs, but for meatballs that are super tender you should use actual bread, no boxed stuff. We soak …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

One Hard Thing You Must Admit Before Your Life Slips Away

She has light brown hair, a seductive smile, and the most engaging set of hazel-green eyes I’ve ever seen. It’s the kind of engaging I can’t …

Pool Table

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

Nick D’Aloisio, who sold startup to Yahoo aged 17, has raised funding for a new app

Nick D’Aloisio, who previously founded news summary app Summly, which he famously sold to Yahoo aged 17 for a reported $30 million, has raised funding for a new stealthy startup that promises to help you find and instantly chat to an expert on a range of topics.<p>According to sources, Sphere …

Startups

How 'Germany's Hugh Hefner' created an entirely different sort of sex empire

Hugh Hefner’s death has reopened bitter debates about his place in history.<p>Many obituaries in the mainstream media have described him as a sexual …

Hugh Hefner

Cradle Of Filth To Embark On 2018 Australian Tour

tour > News<p>Cradle Of Filth To Embark On 2018 Australian Tour<p>Image via Facebook<p>Following last month's release of their latest LP, <i>Cryptoriana – The</i> …

Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's

Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's.<p>A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's immune system — in a membrane that surrounds the …

Immune System

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

FactCheck: will Safe Schools be 'mandatory' if same-sex marriage is legalised?

If same-sex marriage is legalised, Safe Schools and others like it will be mandatory in schools.<p><b>– Australian Conservatives “Vote No” campaign</b> …

Education

What Every Country Does Better Than The Rest, Mapped

As you can tell, here at VIVA we love nothing more than a map - whether it's delicious mac 'n cheese, great airbnbs, or terrible tourist traps - …

FIFA World Cup

The creator of Ethereum thinks blockchain tech could steal business from Visa in a 'couple of years'

In a Q&A with AngelList founder Naval Ravikant at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, Buterin said that security is the biggest challenge to bringing blockchain technologies into the mainstream, and that once it's sorted out, blockchain tech could steal business or even replace financial institutions …

Blockchain

Best Street Eats & Fast Food in Paris

Despite the city of light's reputation as a shangri-la for street fare like crepes, finding high-quality fast food in Paris can be hit-and-miss. …