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Dogs process faces in specialized brain area, study reveals

Dogs have a specialized region in their brains for processing faces, a new study finds. <i>PeerJ</i> is publishing the research, which provides the first …

Neuroscience

Love Baking? Don’t Forget To Treat Your Pups When You’re In The Kitchen!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Love Baking? Don’t Forget To Treat Your Pups When You’re In The Kitchen!<p>So much thought goes into the foods we eat and the …

Quaaludes: From Bill Cosby to the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

By now, everyone knows about the allegations against Bill Cosby. During the past year, dozens of women have come forward accusing the comedian of rape. Dating back decades to Cosby’s time as a television star, the accusations often follow a similar pattern: They begin with an innocuous-looking …

Bill Cosby
Coffee

Prince Harry Declares That He Is Anti-Selfie

He thinks they're corrupting our youth.<p>Queen Elizabeth isn't alone in her distaste for a front-facing camera (though, as she has proven time and again, she isn't above an expertly executed photobomb). It turns out even the royal family's notorious bad boy thinks the selfie is corrupting our youth: …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

New ‘MIND’ Diet Can Significantly Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

A new diet could lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by half.<p>Researchers from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, …

Articles about look 5 new york apartments on Dwell.com - Dwell

Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>Behind the Dwell Magazine...<p>The notion that all bachelors live in mismatched dorm-like apartments is antiquated—especially among Manhattan's crop of...<p>A major market for …

Architecture

7 Things You Should Never Store in Your Basement or Attic

Don't make these spaces your catch-all dumping ground. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>During a big move or organizing project, it's tempting to stash boxes in out-of-the-way spots. But if you want your stuff to survive, you need to be careful about what you place in these …

iOS

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

An Illustrated Celebration of the Many Things Home Can Mean

A sweet reminder that despite our different walks of life, we have in common a shared longing to belong.<p><i>“Home,”</i> Maya Angelou wrote in her magnificent meditation on belonging and (not) growing up, <i>“is that youthful region where a child is the only real living inhabitant.”</i> Indeed, it seems that only …

Dear Data: Two Designers Visualize the Mundane Details of Daily Life in Magical Illustrated Postcards Mailed Across the Atlantic

A celebration of the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely human details of life.<p>We live, they say, in the age of Big Data — algorithms trawl through vast databases of our digital trails seeking to extract insight on the human experience, from how we fall in love to what we read. …

Data Visualization

If You Want to, You Should Totally Chop Off All Your Hair

Like many, I've got a Pinterest board dedicated to hair and hairstyles. Although I don't personally have enough to braid, I pin braids and updos. I pin textures and colors I'll never have. And I totally get that Pinterest is a place for bookmarking things we actually want to try, and also things …

Hair

Why the Gender-Pay Gap Is Largest for the Highest-Paying Jobs

Seeing the male-female earnings gap in all its dimensions<p>"The average full-time working woman earns just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."<p>That is the one-dimensional theory of the gender-pay gap. Even if it's correct (and it might not be), it captures the complex reality of pay inequality the …

I'm the Jerk Who Was Disappointed by the Final Episode of Colbert

A show about the underdogs became, in its final moments, a celebration of celebrity.<p>Last night's final episode of <i>The Colbert Report</i> concluded with a musical medley that found Colbert—the character and, of course, the guy—accompanied by a staggering collection of celebrities, among them Jon Stewart, …

Six Books We Missed This Year

And the titles their authors say they loved<p>“So many worthy books, so little space.” I type those words so often. I send them to publicists who fill my inbox with plugs for one title after another on publishers’ lists. I send them to reviewers eager to offer their thoughts on this or that author’s …

No Phones in Bed

Or, the health case for books. New research looks into how screens tell our brains to stay unnaturally alert.<p>The bed must be reserved as a place for sleep and sex only. That was the decree of psychologist Richard Bootzin in his influential 1972 proposal for a "stimulus-control" approach to better …

Why Women Find It Harder to Say No to Extra Work

As eyes-on-the-prize, career-driven women, we're all familiar with taking on extra work at the office—but are we creeping into yes-woman territory? According to new research, it's more difficult for women to turn down extra work than men, meaning that we find it harder to bow out of assignments …

BFFs Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham Warm Their Hands, Our Hearts in NYC

It's no secret that Taylor Swift has a <i>lot</i> of girlfriends. But as every lady who's survived junior high knows, there's only <i>one</i> friend who gets to sit next to Miss Popular at the lunch table: Her <i>best</i> friend. And after today, we feel <i>pretty</i> confident concluding that, out of <i>all</i> of Taylor Swift's …

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Bake up brunch without breaking a sweat with this easy overnight French toast recipe

Got overnight guests, family or friends who need an extra-special way to start their day? Prep this rich and decadent French toast the night before and you'll have a deluxe breakfast the next morning. With this easy baked method, you won't be stuck flipping toast at the griddle either — giving you …