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How bacteria are changing your mood

<b>If anything makes us human it's our minds, thoughts and emotions.</b><p>And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains.<p>Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us - our microbiome - affect our …

Microbiology

10 Easy Chicken and Rice Dinners

Chicken and rice, chicken and rice, there isn't a dinner that's quite as nice!<p>These 10 chicken and rice dinners check off all the boxes: They're not …

Cooking

The Best Apps to Keep Windows 10 Organized

Nobody likes an operating system that’s full of unnecessary stray files, 20 annoying apps that start up when you fire up your computer, and other …

Apps

Through-The-Bag Advice To Hit Any Target

Golf is always a balancing act. You know your strengths, so to get better you have to work on all the other things. The problem with that is, if you start ignoring what you do best, then that stuff starts to suffer. You really have to pay attention to your whole game—that's what helped me improve …

Golf

Hubble space telescope spots the farthest known star

Astronomers have spotted numerous extremely distant galaxies, but spotting individual stars is understandably much more difficult unless they go supernova. Sometimes, though, cosmic alignment works in their favor. Researchers using Hubble space telescope data have spotted Icarus (aka MACS …

Universe

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

30 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

Healthy Eating

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

How to cook a perfect steak using a skillet

Julie Van Rosendaal demonstrates her technique<p>You don't always need a grill to cook a perfect steak.<p>In the above video, Julie Van Rosendaal …

Best ever steak recipes

Whether you're entertaining at the weekend or planning a special weeknight meal, don't miss our best ever succulent steak recipes. Think fresh …

New treatment could be 'breakthrough' for vitiligo

Doctors have discovered a combination of treatments that can return color to skin that has been lightened by vitiligo — the skin disease that turned Michael Jackson's skin white.<p>The new therapy includes the oral medication Xeljanz (tofacitinib) — a drug already approved for use in rheumatoid …

Put Yourself In Position To Hit A Solid Tee Ball

Hitting it low and off the toe? Try this move to launch it.<p>If you struggle to hit a good tee ball, you're not alone. I've found that many times the easiest way to get a player to learn a skill or correct a mistake is to have them overemphasize the movement needed to execute the task—or even do the …

Golf

Hit Crisp Irons Like A Pro

3 musts at impact: forward, down and through<p>You hear it all the time: "Hit down on the ball and take a divot." And it's good advice, but you have to be in position to actually do it. In fact, a few positions. Let's look.<p>First, play the ball in line with the logo on your shirt, on the left side of …

Golf

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

Neuroscience

Crispy, Crunchy Fried Chicken Knows No Borders

I grew up in Houston, Texas, home to some of the best fried chicken in the world. It’s crackly and slick and the skin falls off with a flourish of steam that reveals a tender inside. Quality fried chicken is ubiquitous in this corner of the South, but one establishment rises above the rest: Since …

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

Behold the splendor of the unfairly maligned tuna casserole

<i>In</i> <b>Hasty Gourmet</b><i>,</i> The Takeout <i>writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of …

Cooking

The 5 recipes I make over and over again

<b>I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it.</b><p>There was a time when I took variety in meals very seriously. Rarely would I serve the same …

Whitefish

Make It Yourself: Go-To Vinaigrette

• Calories 225.29<br>• Fat 24.02g<br>• Sat fat 3.32g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Cholesterol 2.30g<br>• Fiber 0.23g<br>• Sugar 1.48g<br>• Protein 0.17g<br>• Sodium 222.01mg<p>Calories 225.29<br>• Fat 24.02g<br>• Sat …

Food

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

12 Air Fryer Recipes that Turn Fast Food Favorites into Healthy Meals

Move over Instant Pot—there’s a new kitchen gadget taking the Internet by storm. Meet the Air Fryer: a device that helps you make deep-fried …

Cooking

Where To Find Some Of The Best Science Videos Of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of the great short science videos of 2017. Through wonderful graphics, animation, filming, scriptwriting, and editing, these videos helped to share some remarkable stories about science with a wide audience. Want to take a look? The …

Time-lapse Photography

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Universe

Garlic-Rosemary Mushrooms Recipe

By: EatingWell User<p>I made the recipe just as it is, it was very good, it's something even my meat only husband ate and enjoyed.<p>By: EatingWell …

Make delicious chicken and rice under pressure - in a cooker

Chicken and Rice is having a moment. Whether you make the Spanish staple, Arroz con Pollo or make up your own version, it is soul-satisfying and perfect for the cooler weather.<p>A few weeks ago, I made a version of Arroz con Pollo that a friend remembered from his favorite childhood restaurant. It …

Cooking

The One Shortbread Cookie Recipe You Don't Want To Miss This Month

Photo, Roberto Caruso.<p>Shortbread cookies are an annual tradition. And, it’s hard to mess with a classic. So we didn’t! Instead, these cookies …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Humanity