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New study reveals why some people are more creative than others

Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can be considered a trait that everyone – not …

Research

The 9 Most Insane Sex Diaries of 2017

Every Sunday night, the Cut posts a new sex diary — anonymous accounts from city dwellers about a week in their sex lives. The results are funny and …

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

<b>The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington's has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned.</b><p>An experimental drug, injected into spinal fluid, safely lowered levels of toxic proteins in the brain.<p>The research team, at University College London, say there …

Dementia

A Few Kind Words about the Most Evil Man in Mankind’s History

Since several of my previous essays have been linked to Rand’s moral condemnation of Immanuel Kant (1724-1802), especially her infamous remark that …

WATCH: Why Chicken Spaghetti Casserole Will Always Have a Place On Our Table

Chicken spaghetti is a comforting casserole that satisfies cravings for chicken, pasta, home cooking, and browned-and-bubbling cheese. It’s the type …

Want to See the Hidden Wonders of Colombia? Go to the FARC Zones

Ask Colombian native Cristina Consuegra what she remembers about the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC, and she’ll tell you stories …

South America

The 'hidden talent' that determines success

In our era of globalisation, your job performance may depend on your “CQ”. So what is it?<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>Imagine meeting someone for the first time who comes from a distant …

Ask Us Your Weirdest Health Questions

What would you ask a doctor if you were a little less shy? What health questions are you curious about, but maybe aren’t sure you want in your search …

34 New Features Your Favorite Apps Added That You Didn't Notice

It’s not easy keeping up with all the features in your favorite apps, with dozens of updates pouring down from your app store of choice every week. …

What did neolithic man eat after a hard day at Stonehenge? Sweet pork and rich cheese

Analysis of bones and pottery fragments shows special foods were consumed in feasts at the ancient site<p>Britons’ Stone Age ancestors possessed some unexpected talents, scientists have discovered. On top of their prowess in constructing great monoliths such as Stonehenge, they were also adept at …

Stone Age

Magic Mushrooms Found to Be "Resetting" Brain Circuits in Depressed People

One person said they felt like their brain was 'rebooted'.<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

The 31 Best Mexican Restaurants in America

Settling on the best Mexican restaurants in America is a bit like figuring out the best American restaurants in America. Where does one even start? …

Mexico

Recipe: Skirt Steak, in All Its Tender, Juicy Glory

When James Beard Award-nominated chef Josef Centeno opened his first solo restaurant, Bäco Mercat, in downtown Los Angeles in 2011, there were only a handful of restaurants in the area; few Angelenos drove downtown for dining or nightlife. But Bäco was packed on day one. Today, Centeno owns five …

My father is a womaniser. I’m terrified I’ll become one, too

Mariella Frostrup advises a young man that philandering is a choice and he’s not forced to follow in his father’s footsteps<p><b>The dilemma</b> I’m 22, single and very romantic, yet I can’t relate to women. I grew up with a womanising father and ever since I can remember he has made comments about women and …

The Story of the Jews: Belonging, 1492-1900 review – the long fight to survive

The second volume of Simon Schama’s profoundly illuminating history depicts a people caught in a cycle of persecution<p>The first volume of Simon Schama’s mammoth undertaking, <i>The Story of the Jews</i>, ended two and a half thousand years after it began, with the Spanish Inquisition and the expulsion of …

11 Food Truths You'll Understand If You're From Kansas City

The Mexican is just as important as the barbecue.<p>Kansas City is often called the Paris of the plains. Some think that’s because August Meyer and George Kessler, two urban planners from the 1890s, set out to build Kansas City “more boulevards than Paris and more fountains than Rome.” Others believe …

Homemade Mini Frozen Cauliflower Pizza Crusts Cure Pizza Cravings

Cauliflower pizza crust is a genius idea! You get that soft, doughy texture you crave, but it's low in carbs and is grain-free, so it's perfect if you're gluten-intolerant or Paleo.<p>It's easy to whip up, but it takes about an hour to make and bake the crust — and that's not including the baking time …

This Fast & Fancy Tuna Noodle Casserole Has French Flair

Mediterranean Tuna Noodle Casserole<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>Olive oil <br>10 ounces wide, dried egg noodles <br>1 pound small red potatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick <br>4 …

Recipes

The Frozen Pizza Taste Test: We Tried 12 Brands and Ranked Them — Shopping

We are living in a frozen-pizza-lover's paradise. Walk into any supermarket and you'll be dazzled by the bevy of options with various styles of crust …

Food

Frito Pie (Or Walking Taco) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Walking tacos, as they were called in the tiny Indiana town where I grew up, were standard fare at school lunch, football games, cookouts, and more. Consisting of no more than a bag of Fritos split open with barely-saucy ground beef, diced raw white onions, and shredded cheese, they …

Could psychedelic drug ayahuasca have health benefits?

<b>It is one of the strongest psychedelic drugs in the world, and its use has been spreading from South America to Europe. Many experts say ayahuasca is dangerous, and it is illegal in the UK, but one doctor says it should be researched as a treatment for mental health issues.</b><p>After undergoing …

Mental Health

Trump's massive tax cut -- for the rich

Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern …

Edible Cookie Dough Bars Exist, So We Want 50 Cases, Please

Stop it, world! We can't take it! We can only handle so much amazing cookie dough news in one year, and we thought we'd already hit the threshold with edible Oreo cookie dough. When The Junk Food Aisle discovered edible cookie dough in bar form, it seemed too good to be true — but we've done our …

Dessert

There's a Link Between Chronic Migraines And This Common Jaw Disorder

Here's what you need to know.<p>People who get chronic migraines might not think there's anything worse than the debilitating attacks – but it turns out …

You'll Never Believe Which Alcoholic Beverage Is Growing Fastest

As craft beer's growth slows, sales of wine and spirits are taking off, but the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the U.S. today is one you've probably never heard of.<p>Mead is the oldest fermented beverage on earth, predating all other alcoholic beverages, even beer, with cave drawings of …

Butter Chicken

• 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 2 inch pieces)<br>• 2 tablespoons ghee<br>• 2 cups onion, finely diced<br>• 1 tablespoon ginger, grated<br>• 1 tablespoon garlic, grated<br>• 1/2 teaspoon turmeric<br>• 1 tablespoon red chili powder, kashmiri or any mild variety<br>• 3 plum tomatoes, pureed<br>• 1 can full fat coconut milk …

Winnebago Revel

With on-demand 4WD and a standard solar power system, the Winnebago Revel is both off-road and off-grid. It's built on a 4x4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, …

Off-grid

How to Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

Corn tortillas are made with only 2 ingredients; corn flour (masa harina) and water. All you need are a good heavy nonstick or seasoned iron skillet …

Borrowers on $1.4 trillion student debt may benefit from new Fidelity program

For recent graduates, their student loan debt may very well shape their choice job, career path and employer.<p>Over the last decade, college-loan …