Katrin Lavefjäll

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Rainbow Sushi Is Here and It's Magical AF

Taste the rainbow. Literally.<p>Rainbow food is all the rage lately — and if you've ever seen a rainbow bagel or the magic of a rainbow grilled cheese being pulled apart in slow motion, it's easy to understand why. Adding some extra color to your food is a surefire way to bring a little more magic to …

Food

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

How rare are bright blue lobsters?

<b>Two Canadian fishermen have been celebrating catching bright blue lobsters over the last few days. But how rare are these striking-looking crustaceans, asks Justin Parkinson.</b><p>Lobsters caught off the Atlantic coast of North America aren't usually very bright. They tend to be a murky, greeny-brown... …

10 Unmissable Qualities of Wildly Successful People

Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. Every successful leader, …

6 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body While Running

Running blasts stress, strengthens your heart, and gives you great legs—but it can have some strange side effects.<p>The benefits of aerobic exercises such as cycling or running are unmistakable. But a few of its odder side effects—like tasting blood during a race, maybe—could be mistaken for symptoms …

Weird

A popular video game now randomizes your race and gender — and many white men are furious

<i>Rust</i> is a popular first-person survival video game where you start out completely naked, left to a barren environment to build yourself tools, weapons, and a home as other players try to do the same — and potentially try to kill you and steal your stuff. It's a tense game, one in which your friends …

Feminism

5 Power Pilates Moves that Can Make Every Athlete Better

At some point in the last decade, the badass prison-cell workout of a German circus performer and boxer interned in England during World War I got …

Workouts

New Swedish wave energy buoy boasts 5x the output of existing technology

We already harness energy from the sun, the wind, and many other natural processes for our own uses, and electricity generated from ocean waves could …

BioWare writers offer tips on building to an emotional theme

The <i>Trespasser</i> DLC of BioWare’s <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> represented the conclusion of the saga-length game. This brilliantly narrated epilogue to <i>DAI:I</i> …

New study finds link between ‘Big Five’ personality traits and which subject students study at university

If you’ve ever thought students studying certain subjects have particular personality attributes, turns out you’ve been right all along if this one …

Why does Sweden have more boys than girls?

<b>There is something odd going on with the ratio between boys and girls in Sweden. The latest estimates suggest there are 123 boys for every 100 girls among 16 and 17-year-olds. That's an even greater imbalance than in the same age group in China.</b><p>The natural "sex ratio at birth" is 105 boys for every …

New curvy Barbie comes with host of self-esteem issues

<b>A NEW range of Barbies come in a variety of skin tones, body shapes and crippling self-esteem issues.</b><p>The manufacturers unveiled new dolls in tall, …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Cooking

These Living Bridges Are Seriously Breathtaking

People from all over the world use trees to travel.<p>Sometimes the only way to fight nature is with nature — at least that's what these clever communities did. When a river got in the way of a road, residents turned to trees to create the sturdiest (and prettiest) catwalks.<p>Meghalaya, India<p>As the …

The 6 Things You Need to Mix Drinks Like a Pro Bartender

6 essential cocktail tips every home bartender should master.<p>Cocktails don’t have to be complicated. In fact, they shouldn’t be. Invest in some high-quality booze and glassware and you’re halfway to a showstopping evening. We pulled up a stool at the buzzy Chiltern Firehouse in London to learn the …

14 delicious and healthy recipes that'll keep you feeling great

It's been a while since we were feeling super gung ho about our New Year's resolutions. So while we've pledged to cut down on the bad stuff and eat better this year, the temptation to go back to our old ways is tempting. Luckily, the TODAY Food Club is here to keep us going strong with delicious …

Food

14 Times Russell Howard Nailed It

"Women still have to pay 5% VAT on tampons because they are a luxury item. A luxury? THEY'RE TAMPONS."

The World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Is Now Under Construction

The yearly energy output should equal about 19,000 barrels of oil.<p>Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera Corporation announced today that construction has begun on the largest floating solar power plant in the world in terms of energy output, according to a press release from Kyocera. The 13.7 …

Energy Bars Recipe

"These bars are great before a workout or when you need a quick snack to stave off hunger for a few hours. They are easy to make and do not need …

Manhattan Filet with Pan Sauce Bordelaise Recipe

"This simple technique not only provides you with a NY strip steak that eats like a filet mignon, but the trimmings are used to make a world-class …

10 Sweet and Savory Pancakes That Will Make You Swoon

Pancakes are one of those meals that just make you smile before even taking the first bite. You know what's in store, and you know it's gonna be …

23 Recipes To Make You A Lean, Mean, Clean-Eating Machine

Clean Eating is simple. Essentially, clean eating is about eating more healthy foods and fewer unhealthy, heavily processed or refined foods and …

Nigella Lawson's chilled-out Christmas

Christmas Eve macaroni cheese, spicy drunken noodles, a luxurious lemon pavlova. Nigella Lawson shares her recipe for a very happy holiday<p>For me, the central Christmas feast is the least problematical meal to consider, since I cook the same thing every year: I know what I have to do; there’s …

Christmas Eve

10 British things you just don’t mess with - Telegraph

The Best Shoulder Workout on the Face of the Planet

Go ahead, ladies, brush your shoulders off.<p>One of the muscle groups women overlook the most are the shoulders. But these muscles—the anterior deltoid, medial deltoid, posterior deltoid, and trapezius—dictate many of your upper-body movements. So they're kind of a big deal and need more love than …

Photographer Spent 2,500 Hours Capturing Stunning Photos of Complex Snowflakes

Through his camera lens, Canadian photographer Don Komarechka explores a world which cannot been seen by the naked eye. Specifically interested in nature and macro photography, images by the young artist reveal a closer look at how the universe works. His recently unveiled piece, <i>The Snowflake</i>, …

Crystals

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

A Smart Climate Wager

Many people are aware of what is called "Pascal's Wager." Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, philosopher, and part-time theologian. With his mathematical mind, he proposed a logical response to the question of the existence of God and Heaven:<p>A. If you believe in God, and lived an …

What Do Your Musical Tastes Say About Your Personality?

<b>We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to</b> …

Psychology