Kaitlin Marks

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Why Do We Need Sleep?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Maslow's Human Needs<p><b>About Russell Foster's TED Talk</b><p>What do we know about one of our most basic needs: sleep? Not a lot, says circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster. We know we need to do it to stay alive, but much about it remains a mystery.<p><b>About Russell …

Lost medieval cemetery found under Cambridge University

The mass cemetery contained around about 1,300 burials, including about 400 complete skeletons<p>A lost medieval cemetery discovered under Cambridge University contained graves that had been pre-dug in anticipation of winter deaths, archaeologists have discovered.<p>The huge graveyard was found during …

With Amazon's New Device, You Can "Buy With 1-Click" IRL

SCARY: spend your $$ online without touching a single screen.<p>So if you're out of say, diapers, you'd tap your Huggies Dash Button and expect a package to arrive within 48 hours.<p>Don't worry about button-happy babies ordering 112 units of paper towels. After the Dash Button is tapped the second time …

Photographer Unveils the Rainbow World of Ice Crystals

How a former high school science teacher discovered an optical phenomenon in ice.<p>High school science teacher and former industrial photographer Tom Wagner discovered a fascinating world of colors trapped within thin layers of ice. He explained the trick to us: "The colors in the crystals of the …

Rodent recall: false but happy memories implanted in sleeping mice

Researchers at CRNS in Paris create artificial positive feelings in mouse’s memory for first time during sleep, highlighting possible new treatment for depression<p>Scientists have succeeded in creating false but happy memories in mice, in the first demonstration of memory manipulation during sleep.<p>In …

Demonstration

There's No Crying in the #BAOnionChallenge

We challenged these chefs to take the #BAOnionChallenge and chop as many onions as humanely possible in 15 seconds. Here's how they did.<p>It all started with an innocent question at a <i>BA</i> staff meeting: How many onions could Mario Batali chop in 15 seconds? Not the sort of thing that keeps most people …

Onions

Head injury: Early signs predict how soldiers recover

During the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, about one-fifth of US service members experienced a head injury, according to recent estimates from the …

Guy Fieri's Newest Restaurant Somehow Got a Real Five-Star Review

An editor for the <i>Renegade Rip</i> — the paper for Bakersfield College — decided to review the newest outpost of kewl kulinary dude Guy Fieri's chain, Johnny Garlic's. She gave the restaurant — which recently opened in Bakersfield, California — a glowing five out five stars review. Below, the nine best …

What 3-Parent Babies Mean For The Future Of Reproductive Medicine

Bespoke embryos raise ethical questions for lawmakers and bioethicists alike<p>Last week members of the British House of Commons passed a bill legalizing mitochondrial DNA transfers--a process that combines three different sets of DNA to create an embryo. That means one day, it could be possible for …

Genetics

A Mini-Chipotle May Be Coming to a Town Near You

Want more Chipotles in America? You'll have to give up your seat. News broke last July that Chipotle was thinking of building "really small" versions that nixed seating in favor of a more streamlined, take-out friendly format. Quartz writes that Chipotle-lite is closer to becoming a …

Inside Shed, Sonoma County's Charming General Store and Restaurant

In still-sleepy Healdsburg, California, you can eat, drink, shop, garden, and learn to cook under one soaring solar-paneled roof. We visited Shed for an inspiring meal by chef Miles Thompson.<p>When <b>Cindy Daniel</b> opened Shed nearly two years ago, her aim was for it to be more than a restaurant. “We …

Cat saves abandoned Russian baby from freezing to death

Eat your heart out, Lassie!<p>Masha, a long-haired tabby cat, saved the life of a baby abandoned in the streets of Russia — after she climbed into the box he was discarded in and kept him warm, health officials said.<p>“The baby had only been outside for a few hours and thanks to Masha … he was not …

The Miracle Cure for Chapped Lips: Bite Beauty's New 5-Night Treatment Fix

In case you haven't noticed, the most frigid month of the year has arrived, bringing with it freezing temperatures, icy winds, and one persistently hard to cure cold-weather problem: chapped lips. So when Bite Beauty announced its plans to release a two-step, five-night quick-fix skin remedy last …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Taylor Swift sends epic care package to fan -- plus $1,989

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a pop star with millions of frenzied fans, Taylor Swift does a pretty good job keeping tabs on them.<p>She has a history of stalking -- er, "Tay-lurking" -- fans on social media, figuring out their likes, dislikes and what's going on in their lives. And she loves to shower super loyal ones …

Student Finance

Where Do Sesame Seeds Come From, Anyway?

"What the f*ck is a sesame? It's a street...it's a way to open sh*t!" Mitch Hedberg famously said. Hedberg was on to something. We see sesame seeds everywhere: On hamburger buns and bagels, in za'atar, if you're up on your Middle Eastern condiments, and on the sesame chicken you order from your …

Spices

Boston Marathon bombing trial Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of starts today: here's what you need to know

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a potential death sentence for the 2013 terrorist attack - but the jury selection alone could take one month<p>The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the only surviving suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing, begins today. Here's what you need to know:<p><b>The young defendant</b><p>Tsarnaev is 21 …

Cinnabon Muffins Are Everything

Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>It’s that time of year when I go a little bit crazy over a certain orange squash. Yes, it’s true. I’m totally nuts about pumpkin. Every fall I bake like pumpkin is …

Breakfast