Joshua Giesbrecht

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This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

Curious Kids: Why do humans not have fur like chimpanzees and gorillas?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

Mika: Joe and I are not intimidated

Mika Brzezinski addresses President Trump's Wednesday tweets, one of which was directed at Joe Scarborough.

Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

Drawing

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

NASA reveals audio recording of what space actually sounds like - and it's very spooky

Just in time for Halloween!<p>In perfect time for Halloween, NASA has just released a rather haunting audio of the sounds of our solar system.<p>The …

Things every psychiatrist wants their patient to know

As a psychiatric outpatient, I’ve found that accessing support for a mental illness can feel like an uphill struggle.<p>Then, when we finally get access …

You may be more 'Neanderthal' than you thought

A female Neanderthal who lived in what is now Croatia 52,000 years ago is revealing that our "caveman" relatives may have passed on genes that play roles in cholesterol levels, eating disorders, arthritis and other diseases today, the researchers who sequenced her genome say.<p>And some modern humans …

Peer pressure forced whales and dolphins to evolve big brains, like humans

The human brain has evolved and expanded over millennia to accommodate our ever-more-complex needs and those of our societies. This process is known as “encephalization” and has given us the big brain we need to communicate, cooperate, reach consensus, empathize, and socialize. The same is true for …

Marine Mammals

DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed by ZATT protein

Scientists discover a new way that cells fix an important and dangerous type of DNA damage.

Google Just Revealed the Secret of Its Quantum Computers

Google is working on something big in its labs.<p>Google is working on a computer that could unlock the true potential of artificial intelligence, and …

The Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time – Revealed!

For this year's World Guitar Day we asked you to voted for the Greatest Riffs Of All Time. With over 33,000 votes cast, here is the full list of the …

Guitar

The Chicken Experiment That Shook the World

In 1948, a scientist fed chicks a tiny dose of a new antibiotic, setting off a cascade of consequences — from drug resistance to factory farming.<p>In …

The Neanderthal In You Is Probably To Blame For Your Mood

Now you know who to blame.<p>Researchers have found that Neanderthals passed on a lot more traits than you might think including skin tone, hair colour, …

Bee-harming pesticides in 75 percent of honey worldwide: study

Our planet is home to some 20,000 species of bees, which fertilize more than 90 percent of the world's 107 major crops.<p>The United Nations warned in …

In Heart-Wrenching Post, Surgeon Reveals What It's Like In An ICU Following A Mass Shooting

"I thought it would be the most horrific thing I ever witnessed. It wasn’t.”<p>Though Reema Kar wasn't present at the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, …

Las Vegas

A Surgeon Not Afraid to Face His Mistakes, In and Out of the Operating Room

In 2003, The Washington Post columnist Marjorie Williams, struggling with liver cancer, wrote that she had finally figured out what bothered her so much about then-presidential candidate Howard Dean: His doctorly arrogance. “Where else but in medicine,” she asked, “do you find men and women who …

Men Reveal Why They'll Ignore Girls They Really Like

The world is a cruel, cruel place, and here's a hard fact about it: Just because you like someone, doesn't mean they'll like you back.<p>When you're in …

Google's new $400 speaker is a room-shaking monster

The Amazon Echo and the Google Home smart speakers are pretty good at playing music. Ask them to play a song, and enjoy the surprisingly high sound quality on display.<p>Sometimes, though, you need to bring the freakin' roof down.<p>Enter the Google Home Max, a $400 speaker designed for the bass-shaking, …

Playlist of the Lambs: psychopaths may have distinct musical preferences

Those with highest psychopath scores were among the greatest fans of Blackstreet hit No Diggity, with Eminem’s Lose Yourself also rated highly<p>Contrary to the movie trope epitomised by Alex in A Clockwork Orange and Hannibal Lecter in the Silence of the Lambs, psychopaths are no fonder of classical …

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees …