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‘Fast Flip’ for the Best Steak of Your Life

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>Breaking misconceptions can be tough on the psyche. No one enjoys learning they’ve been wrong the whole time. Debunking …

BBQ

Philosophy Explained With Donuts

We’ve all seen them, on the boardwalks of Venice Beach or of the Jersey Shore: poop-joke t-shirts that state the gist of various world religions or …

43 Cauliflower Recipes We Want to Eat All the Time

You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.<p><b>You know what's actually pretty frickin' awesome? Cauliflower.</b> It can take on so many flavors, and goes especially great with bright, vibrant ingredients like lemon and capers. Here are over 43 recipes we wholeheartedly endorse.

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How to Make Bacon Your Go-To Post-Gym Snack

A quick and simple recipe perfect for post-workout munchies.<p>Eggs and bacon are the true breakfast champions. They're delicious, easy to make, and boast unlimited combos. But these Bacon and Egg Tartes are a total game-changer. In her new book, <i>The Athlete's Fix</i>(VeloPress), nutritionist and …

Breakfast

The Simple Stretch That Loosens Tight Shoulders

Here’s why: You spend most of the day with your arms at your sides, which tightens your lats and triceps, explains Gaddour. When you go to overhead press, you won’t have the range motion to effectively perform the movement. This not only restricts the amount of weight you can press, but also puts …

How to Make: 3 Healthy Breakfasts for Athletes

Look no further than the fat-free food boom of the late 20th century to know that the prevailing wisdom about what constitutes healthy food has been, …

Food

You'll Be Eating This Noodle Salad from Now Till September

<i>Salad shouldn't be an obligation or an afterthought—and it doesn't always have to be kale, either. Every other Thursday, Elizabeth Stark from Brooklyn Supper will help you make salads you actually want to eat.</i><p><i>Today: A fresh, multi-flavored noodle recipe that will show off the season's prettiest</i> …

Onions

5-ingredient chicken recipes for your slow cooker: Barbecue, tacos and more!

Perhaps the most brilliant thing about cooking chicken in a slow cooker is that you can simply fling the chicken from the packaging into the pot, without having to touch raw chicken. It’s almost a bonus that the chicken comes out fork-tender, to boot. Not only are these recipes almost completely …

Comfort food without the calories: Brilliant weekend brunches

Comfort food without the calories: Brilliant brunches you can make this weekend<p>Long, leisurely breakfasts are a great way to relax at the weekend.<p>But …

Breakfast

(Almost) Sweet Like Candy: Your Guide to Baking With Sugar Alternatives

Everything you need to know about baking with less sugar and alternative sweeteners, like honey, maple syrup, and coconut sugar.<p></head>There are over a baker's dozen reasons to swap refined white sugar for alternative sweeteners when baking. Whether you're seeking less of a sugar high and crash or …

Baking

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

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Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Italian Food

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Physics

The One Food Nutritionists Eat Every Single Day

Citrus Fruit<p>"I eat some form of vitamin C and potassium packed citrus each day because the delightfully refreshing flavors are a great reminder that …

Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with coconut oil, from how to store it to what all those labels really mean.<p>Coconut oil is fast becoming one of our must-have pantry staples. It's touted as a minimally-processed, heart-healthy alternative to other oils, making it a great addition to …

Coconut

The 15 Nutrients All Runners Need

When you want to run strong, your diet can play an important role in reaching your goals. That means ditching the salty snacks and pumping up your meals with wholesome, fresh foods—the fruits, vegetables, meats, whole grains, and legumes you've come to love. Here are 15 nutrients health-minded …

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

An easy, one-ingredient sweet-potato caramel to put on chicken, meat, ice cream, brownies, and more<p>When <b>Brad Leone</b>, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients, <b>water</b> …

Ice Cream

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

Art

The Spiralizer: Why Your Next Bowl of Pasta Just Might Not Be Pasta at All

Pasta? That's so last season. The latest culinary rage is spiralized veggies, with zucchini leading the charge. But no, we're not calling them "zoodles."<p>We love traditional pasta, but lately we've noticed a new breed of noodles. We're not talking about rice, corn, or quinoa spaghetti—we're talking …

Healthy Eating

Warp Drive & Transporters: How 'Star Trek' Technology Works (Infographic)

The original "Star Trek" television series featured technology that had first appeared decades earlier in science fiction stories. Pulp heroes had …

Physics

Bulletproof Coffee: The Buttery Caffeine of Champions

Forget cream and sugar. Add butter to your morning brew to kickstart your day and feel invincible when you ride.<p>In his new book, <i>The Bulletproof Diet</i>, author and cyclist Dave Asprey says, "When you mix coffee with the right fats, you get a drink that stomps on hunger, and helps you lose weight, …

Anglo-Vietnamese shredded beef brisket

From the breast of the cow, this cut is a muscle that supports about 60 per cent of the animal’s weight, and so is tough. Slowly cooked, the meat tenderises to the point of just falling apart and that is what makes a brisket so delicious.<p>The flavours here aren’t as powerful as you might think. The …

BBQ

One of the Greatest Scientists of the 20th Century You've Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a perception that religion and science go together about as well as mayonnaise and marshmallows. In some instances, this is, perhaps, true. …

Dragon Noodles

Ooooh lawdie. Dragon Noodles is my new favorite quick fix! It takes about 15 minutes, is totally rich, flavorful, and SUPER SPICY. Like, “burn a hole …

How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

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8 Stretches Your Tight Hips Are Begging For

Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the …

12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

Everyday tips for a fitter, healthier, and happier year<p>Thinkstock<p>Runners dream big. Tackling a new distance, posting a personal best, losing 20 pounds—we embrace grand challenges. But what happens after you accomplish your goal, or if your resolve weakens before you succeed? You risk …

Grilled Chicken Mole

For the brine and chicken: In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup water, the salt, sugar, garlic and bay leaves. Bring to a simmer to dissolve the sugar …

13 Protein-Packed Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is more than just a superseed that you hear about from people at the gym or in health magazines. It is a nutrient-dense ingredient that can be …

Food