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These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.com<p>America loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Dessert

Baby Giraffe Pose Will Make You More Photogenic—See the Proof

First came Barbie feet, and now, Eva Chen is here to call out another posing trend that could easily sweep the nation. Chen (pictured above) is one …

Giraffes

How to edit a human

For decades scientists aspired to modify the code of life. Tom Whipple meets Jennifer Doudna, who succeeded<p>This story begins nearly four billion …

Genetics

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com by Alice Park.</i><p>For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary …

Low Fat

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker, author of <i>Why We Sleep. Originally broadcast Oct. 17, 2017.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV …

Sleep

The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

Flawless Milky Way Brownies

Milky way brownies are one of the best easy desserts that you can prepare. So rich, chocolatey and silky, these brownies are ideal for all chocolate …

These brownie cookie dough bars are the best of both worlds

Baked or raw? That is one of the most difficult questions to answer when it comes to cookies. But there’s a solution for those of us who love dunking …

Trump’s Ancestral Village Abounds With His Relatives. Few Admit a Link.

KALLSTADT, Germany — Herbert Trump did not want to talk about it. Neither did Ilse Trump. Ursula Trump, who runs the Trump bakery in the next village, eventually relented, palms upturned, and sighed: “You can’t choose your relatives, can you?”<p>The relative in question is Donald J. Trump, president …

Donald Trump

This Startup Encourages Period Sex With a Tampon Alternative

“Have More Period Sex.” Those were the first words that popped up on a banner as I walked into the room of Y Combinator’s startup event in New York …

Trump Created An Office To Highlight Immigrant Crime. A Year Later, The Results Are Underwhelming.

The widespread "victimization by criminal aliens,” one of Trump’s favorite talking points, never materialized.<p><b>Since April of last year,</b> six operators sitting at a call center in Laguna Niguel, California, have fielded an astonishing range of calls for 12 hours a day.<p>One caller asked to make a …

Beignets Recipe

"A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you're set!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast<p>1 …

Our Best Chocolate Desserts

For many people, there’s no point in bothering with dessert unless it’s chocolate, so let us tempt you with this collection of our favorite chocolate …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

New Treatment Straight-Up Cures Food Allergies in Animals

The scientists were able to reduce allergic reactions in their subjects by a staggering 90 percent.<p>For those who suffer from debilitating food …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

Get a Little Fancy with Your Basic Waffle Batter

Just look how freakin' sophisticated you are!<p>Waffle batter and pancake batter are just about the same thing. Same ingredients, same method, but with …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Claire Robinson's cookies only use a few ingredients but the last one, sea salt, is key as it gives them their addictive salty finish. Since the …

How to Make Homemade Choco Tacos

These summery treats are made with premade waffles, stuffed with rich ice cream, and then dunked in chocolate and pecans. Yes, please! As seen on …

Millionaires Shortbread – A Sweet Treat

The combination of crumbly shortbread, smooth sweet caramel and rich dark chocolate is an utter delight and a firm favourite amongst sweet treats. …

Shortbread

Get Your Doughnut Fix With This Perfectly Plain Doughnut Recipe

• 35 mins<br>• Prep: 20 mins,<br>• Cook: 15 mins<br>• Yield: 8 servings<p>Ratings<p>(68)<p>print<p>The origin of the hole may forever remain a mystery, but doughnuts, or donuts, if …

The Hottest Dessert This Summer: Frozen Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

So hot right now.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>If you think hot chocolate is a cozy drink meant exclusively for cold winter days, you're wrong. It's just as …

These 6 Microwaveable Desserts Are Genius For When Sugar Cravings Strike

These will change. your. life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>⅛ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon vanilla<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>2 tablespoons chocolate chips<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Add butter, sugars, baking powder, salt, …

Birthday Cake Cookie Sandwiches

I can’t think of a better way to treat someone you love on their birthday than with these fun Birthday Cake Cookies!Birthday Cake CookiesQuite …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is claiming exoneration in the Russia matter from a Justice Department report that actually offers him none. He's also branding fired FBI chief James Comey a criminal, though the report in question makes no such accusation.<p>Fallout from the internal report by …

North Korea

How much space do you need to evolve a new mammal? These worm-eating mice have the answer

It’s a long-standing mystery in biology: What is the smallest amount of land needed to evolve a new mammal? Since the 1980s, researchers thought the …

Want to Get Smarter? Just Look at This Color

And if you want to be more creative, look at a different color instead.<p>You know a number of strategies that let you work smarter, not harder. You know how to sound smarter. You even know that taking regular walks can improve your memory function and even take years off your brain.<p>But there's an …