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Why Cooking the Perfect Steak Starts With Frozen Beef, According to Science

Don't thaw that raw!<p>At the end of a long, hard day, few things satisfy meat eaters more than a juicy, tender cut of steak — as long as they don’t …

BBQ

One of the best descriptions of Trump's dangerous psychopathology yet published

Psychiatrist Andrew Spitznas has published a clearly written explanation of Donald Trump’s psychopathology in Patheos. <b>Patheos</b> is a …

Mental Health

Ex-Republican Operative Steve Schmidt: ‘The Party of Trump Must Be Obliterated. Annihilated. Destroyed’

WASHINGTON – Steve Schmidt has worked at the highest levels of Republican politics. He helped run George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign and …

Civil Rights

These Photos Of Trump Saluting Compared To Past Presidents Show Why It's Taboo

Once upon a time, presidential salutes weren't even a thing. That all changed in the 1980s, with President Ronald Reagan, and ever since then<b>,</b> it …

Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the …

Neuroscience

Watch this: Fox News is state propaganda television, and they aren't even trying to hide it anymore

If you’ve tuned into Fox News over the last two decades, it’s clear they have a Republican bent—a heavy one, at that. They spent eight years bashing …

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

Books

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

Destitution by design is ruining lives – we need to end this disgrace | Frances Ryan

In an era of 24-hour news, there are still some stories that make you stop in your tracks. The research published today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Heriot-Watt University is one such: more than 1.5 million people were destitute in the UK last year. That includes almost 650,000 with …

Housing

It’s not just the young who have a drink problem | Ian Jack

It’s easy to detect a pattern – drunks in one generation, abstainers in the next – but larger forces were also at work<p>Recently I calculated that every year I drink about 100 times as much alcohol as my father did, and at least 200 times as much as my mother. The annual total in dad’s case came at …

Alcohol

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20180601/5b117806e4b0b3f803621375/5b117817e4b02f3539ea1d79_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1527871519179_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You …

Apps

John Brennan: I will speak out until integrity returns to the White House

<i>John Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017.</i><p>My first visit to the Oval Office came in October 1990, when I was a 35-year-old CIA officer. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had invaded Kuwait two months before, and President George H.W. Bush wanted …

Donald Trump

Police faked 258,000 breath tests in shocking 'breach of trust'

Audit finds 1.5 per cent of breath tests in last five years were falsified by Victorian police.

War of words: why journalists need to understand grammar to write accurately about violence

The recent killing of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli forces has sparked not only a reasonable outcry, but commentary on the language journalists use …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Bacon, sausage and alcohol cancer report says no amount is safe to eat

A new global blueprint on how to beat cancer is bad news for fans of fried breakfasts and a pint.<p>Because the World Cancer Research Fund guidelines …

How the House Intelligence Committee Collapsed on Adam Schiff

“Here’s some advice,” says <i>Hardball</i> host Chris Matthews. It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday in MSNBC’s Washington, D.C., greenroom. Rep. Adam Schiff, who …

Donald Trump

How deadlines thwart our ability to do important work (and what we can do about it)

Suppose you have two tasks before you.<p>One isn’t that important but needs to be done quickly. The other is important but isn’t urgent.<p>Often, people will choose against their self-interest to do the urgent but less important task, a new study has demonstrated. What’s more, the busier and more …

The dark history of nostalgia, once a deadly mental illness

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>You're Old Week</b><b>. Break through the haze of nostalgia with us and see what holds up, what disappoints, and what got</b> …

Trump apologists are grossly exaggerating his achievements

President Trump’s apologists, be they in “respectable” right-wing publications (how respectable are they if they routinely repeat provable untruths about immigrants and deny climate change?) or on Fox News’s pretend-news programs, say two equally false things: <i>He hasn’t really done anything bad. And</i> …

Here's what happens when your dead body is left to rot (plus a few, more practical, uses for it)

We’re used to seeing bodies lie in rest on the other side of a coffin, but without six feet of soil to protect it, thing start to get very messy.<p>Left …

Are octopuses alien? New theory argues Earth was 'seeded' by interstellar genetic code

Octopuses are weird. This is not just because they look odd. It’s not because they’re disturbingly smart. It’s because they have a strange power.<p>The ability to edit their own bodies. This has biologists scratching their heads.<p>Evolution doesn’t work that way. It’s supposed to be spurred by genetic …

Yanny vs Laurel explanation: Why people hear different names when they listen to same audio clip

The question is seemingly a straightforward one: Do you hear Yanny or Laurel?<p>Yet the answer for the millions of people who have listened to the short clip since it appeared on Twitter on Monday is proving as divisive as the infamous gold and white dress debate of 2015.<p>The seconds-long soundbite has …

Essential Consultants, the Trump Foundation and Donald Trump's need for ready cash

But for some reason Donald Trump wanted a way to accept and make payments that never officially touched his business or personal accounts. The …

Donald Trump

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Introverts

Not antisocial. Not lazy.<p>When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time …

Theory: Playboy Model Who Got $1.6 Million Had Affair With Trump, Not Broidy

On May 2, Rudy Giuliani revealed that the Trump administration has been lying for months about the fact that Donald Trump reimbursed his personal …

Trump’s Stormy Daniels tweets show how easy he is to blackmail

A man who dispenses cash for secrets this easily is a risky man to have in office.<p>In a tweetstorm this morning aimed at containing the fallout from Wednesday night’s revelation by Rudy Giuliani that Donald Trump repaid Michael Cohen for hush money Cohen paid to Stormy Daniels, the president …

Did Trump Bribe Ukraine to Stop Cooperating With Mueller?

Donald Trump’s habitual dishonesty is a trait well understood by the entire mainstream news media, and even many members of the conservative media. …

Exercising for 20 minutes-a-day cuts risk of developing depression by one third

Exercising for 20 minutes a day cuts the risk of developing depression by one third, and could save the British economy billions, the biggest ever study has shown.<p>The NHS currently spends £7.5 billion tackling depression each year, including £266 million on antidepressants alone.<p>But a major new …