Joel Harrison

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These Two Surprising Ingredients Make Super-Tall Pancakes

There are a million ways to make a stack of gorgeous pancakes. You can make them with buttermilk, cornmeal, sweet potatoes, ricotta, and even cream …

Breakfast

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

13 ways to get rid of under-eye dark circles and puffiness without products

Go into any store’s beauty section, and you’ll find seemingly endless selection of eye creams that claim to get rid of under-eye puffiness and dark …

4 reasons you need a VPN app on your phone

We’re not trying to alarm you here, but PSI: your privacy is under attack. Keep peeping eyes from your browsing history with this handy VPN app.<p>The …

The Top 10 Startups Racing to Remake the Auto Industry

If you worked for a startup in the 1990s, chances were you were figuring out how to make money on the brand spankin' new World Wide Web. Leap forward …

The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined

Scientists have a wake-up call for the world.<p>Tropical forests are now a threat in our fight against climate change. They emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined, according to a study recently published in Science. This wasn't always the case.<p>After all, trees absorb CO2 from the …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Genetic study finds evidence that we're still evolving

"If evolution is real, why aren't we still evolving?" That's one of the main arguments against evolution that you might hear people sling around. …

Make Ovaltine French Toast When You Get Overwhelmed

When I was in high school, one of my friends and I would often cut gym class and go to her house for a snack. We’d make ourselves tall glasses of …

Mark Cuban on the No. 1 Skill He Values in His Employees

He says it's 'invaluable' to him.<p>As the founder of early internet streaming radio company Broadcast.com, TV channel HDNet, and now a <i>Shark Tank</i> …

Keep your iPhone in your pocket and shoot with this little guy instead

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

You can 'see' with parts of your body other than your eyes

Animals like humans have photoreceptors all over their bodies. What are they sensing with these 'third eyes?'<p>A large percentage of our perceptions …

Every sunset ends with a green flash. Why is it so hard to see?

Don't blink.<p>The finale of every sunset is green. Try to catch it, if you can. The story of the so-called green flash begins by answering this question: Why is the sky blue?<p>Sunlight contains every visible color, each with its own wavelength. Light travels as ripples, with crests and valleys; …

Astronomy

Tesla just delivered the first round of Model 3s

As Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised earlier this month, the company handed over the first 30 Model 3s to their new owners at a delivery ceremony in Fremont, California this Friday.<p><b>Update</b>: And we took our first ride -- find out more details about the Model 3 right here.<p>The company will now shift its …

This app will analyze your DNA to help you lose weight

Could your sweat (or saliva) be a clue to a successful weight loss regime?<p>The weight-loss app Lose It! and Silicon Valley DNA analytics start-up …

This startup 3D prints glasses that will fit nobody but you

It’s a bit of a holy grail for the eyewear industry: Being able to sell glasses that never pinch, slide off, or seem off-center. But every face is different, noses come in various sizes, and ears aren’t always in the exact same position. So when it comes to spectacles, there’s no such thing as ‘one …

Learn how to build your own Android apps in two days

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Tesla's Super-Battery Could Help Lift an Aircraft Carrier 1,500 Feet

Elon Musk is the closest thing this world has to a real-life Tony Stark. Think about it. He builds cool cars. He builds cool rockets. He builds cool …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

3 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

Pineapple is one of my absolute favorite fruits, and I know I’m not the only one who loves the tropical treat. There’s no question it’s refreshing …

Want your skin to look healthy? Consider these seven foods

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>Are there certain foods I can eat to help my skin look younger? Do some foods slow down skin aging?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>We've heard the adage that beauty comes from the inside. While research on nutrition and skin health is in the early stages, scientists are learning that what you eat can help …

Spooky action at a record-breaking distance

Entangled particles remain linked over 746 miles apart<p>From a Chinese satellite drifting through suborbital space, a laser beamed pairs of entangled photons to two separate locations on the ground. Although 746 miles separated each member of the pair, the light particles remained mysteriously …

Quantum Mechanics

This is what happens to your body when you get on a plane

And not even flying business class will prevent it<p>Squashed into small seats, being unable to sleep comfortably and eating a tasteless meal are a few …

WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Could Hack Your Router

Your Wi-Fi router, sitting in the corner of your home accumulating dust and unpatched security flaws, provides an attractive target for hackers. …

The Science Behind Why You Feel Tired All the Time (and What to Do About It) | Inc.com

Many men and women are walking around today in an energy-deprived state. For some of those people, it's an issue of not getting enough sleep.<p>According to this Gallup poll, 40 percent of Americans get less than seven hours on a nightly basis. And according to a study published in the American …

Sleep

Simple tips for real people who want to clean up their diets

The world of nutrition has evolved in the past decade. Nutrition and wellness experts from have come out of the woodwork. Information on diets (for better or for worse) has become as multifaceted and confusing as an organic chemistry textbook. This surplus of information on how to eat has not …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

How to lose weight after 40: 6 new habits to start now

After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.<p>Very soon, I’ll stand up in front of the graduating class of my former high school and give the commencement speech. I’ll focus on the usual “work hard” and “follow your dream” themes, but, in reality, I just want to shout out to all …