Kenny Turck

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Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa Recipe

"Juicy watermelon replaces tomatoes in this salsa that's simultaneously cool and spicy hot -- perfect for a summer barbeque. Serve it with tortilla …

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Video games can either grow or shrink part of your brain, depending on how you play

If you’ve ever played a first-person shooter video game, at some point you’ve probably had to remember how to get from one place within the game to another. Perhaps you tend to think spatially, and plotted your path by judging where your destination was in relation to landmarks and objects. Or …

The Brain

6 Toxic Relationship Habits That Most People Think Are Normal

If you notice these patterns in your relationship it's a sure sign that something needs to change.<p><i>What are 6 toxic relationship habits that most people think are normal? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

The Scientific Case for Obnoxiously Early Bedtimes

From improved school performance to reduced obesity risk, putting kids to bed early is what's best for them.<p>Getting your kid ready for bed as early …

This Is the First Thing You Should Do If Your Flight Is Canceled or Diverted (Video)

...even if the cause is bad weather.<p>As the snow falls and the temperatures drop down the entire East Coast, thousands of people have found themselves …

Flying

A New Study of 500,000 Teens Shows This Much Screen Time Doubles Their Risk of Depression

It takes less screen time than you probably imagine to seriously harm teens' mental health.<p>"Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?" wondered celebrated sociologist Jean Twenge in <i>The Atlantic</i> earlier this year. It's a scary headline, so scary in fact that you're likely to ask: is Twenge just being …

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Scientists discover new optimism in fight against Alzheimer’s | Financial Times

<i>This story is part of the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal for Alzheimer’s Research UK, which is raising funds for pioneering research to develop new</i> …

How do the brains of intelligent people work?

People with a higher-than-average intelligence level have brains that are "wired" in a different way, researchers say. A new study suggests that …

Half-Tree House is a modern off-grid cabin built for $20,000

No matter what you do or where you live, having some kind of retreat or time out in nature is essential to well-being -- or at least, that's what the …

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

Boosting brain's 'executive center' may prevent anxiety

New research, published in the journal <i>Cerebral Cortex</i>, finds that improving activity in the brain's "executive control" center may protect against …

Earth's Rotation Is Mysteriously Slowing Down: Experts Predict Uptick In 2018 Earthquakes

Scientists have found strong evidence that 2018 will see a big uptick in the number of large earthquakes globally. Earth’s rotation, as with many things, is cyclical, slowing down by a few milliseconds per day then speeding up again.<p>You and I will never notice this very slight variation in the …

Geology

‘Disrespectful’ and More Things White People Say When They Really Want to Call Black People the N-Word but Can’t

Like the devil—who I’ve heard is a 3-handicap golfer and makes a killer sangria—Donald Trump is not without his good qualities. He’s a great, …

NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump

The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem.<p>The statements, including those from Patriots owner …

The 10 Plants You Should Be Decorating With, According to Joanna Gaines

When Joanna Gaines dishes on her list of favourite plants for styling <b>Fixer Upper</b> reveals, you take note. After receiving countless inquiries from …

7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Cucumbers

By Rachael Link<p>Though commonly thought to be a vegetable, cucumber is actually a fruit.<p>It's high in beneficial nutrients, as well as certain plant …

Nutrition

7 High-Protein, Make-Ahead Breakfasts You Should Eat This Week

I love food. I also spend a lot of time researching and writing about nutrition. Which makes sense, because I'm a food editor and healthy recipe …

Breakfast

How 90 percent of American households lost an average of $17,000 in wealth to the plutocrats in 2016

<b>(AP/J Pat Carter)</b><p>The richest 1 percent and the poorest 50 percent “have basically switched their income shares”<p>Paul Buchheit<p>March 8, 2017 3:22pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>The richest 1 percent extracted wealth from every other segment of society</b><p>These multi-millionaires …

D.C.’s Urban Farms Wrestle with Gentrification and Displacement

If you’ve lived or worked in Washington D.C. over the last decade, the scale and pace of gentrification there has been impossible to miss. Over the …

Urban Agriculture

Farm to table: A bit tricky in winter, but in high demand

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Demand driven by the farm-to-table movement knows no seasons, so farmers in colder areas of the country increasingly use …

Farm-to-table

Looking for a spiralizer recipe? Try this vegan beet pasta with cilantro pesto

Maybe you bought a spiralizer in an attempt to keep that New Year's resolution to eat more vegetables. Or maybe you found one in your holiday stocking, and it's been staring at you from a corner in your kitchen for more than a month now. However you ended up with one, now is as good a time as any …

Food

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

How Elon Musk's brother Kimbal Musk is disrupting farming with 'food revolution'

In early November, Musk and fellow entrepreneur Tobias Peggs launched Square Roots, an urban farming incubator program in Brooklyn, New York.<p>The …