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Skull Face And The Self-Fulfilling Stereotype

<i>Flashback Friday.</i>Studies show that people will often act in ways consistent with how they are treated. Therefore, treating someone according to a …

Sociology

How To Beat Belly Bloat: Combine With Diet Suggestions And A Nifty Exercise Move

If you're in dire need of a diet overhaul then now's your chance to make a change.<p>Use this quick and easy diet plan from Elle to banish the belly …

Baby potatoes with watercress and garlic crème fraîche recipe

The ideal side dish for roast lamb, this couldn't be simpler. Boiled potatoes tossed with watercress and a creamy, garlicky dressing<p><b>SERVES</b><br>8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1kg baby potatoes<br>15g butter<br>squeeze of lemon<br>250ml half-fat crème fraîche<br>1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>75g watercress, coarse stalks removed<p><b>METHOD</b><br>Boil …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the<p>Jet Propulsion …

Asteroids

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

Public Health

Lighter Creamy White Bean Dip

Recipe courtesy of<p>Total:35 minPrep:5 minInactive:30 min<p>Yield:1 3/4 cups<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories83 calorieCalories83 …

Healthy Eating

Spaghetti with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Drain, …

Incredible Makeup Art Turns Eyelids into Storybook Scenes

ADVERTISEMENT<p><i>Image: Tal Peleg</i><p><i>“The Land of Tears” is inspired by The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.</i><p>The eyes may be the window to the …

Newly Discovered ‘Super Saturn’ Has Colossal Ring System

This is the first planetary ring system discovered outside the Solar System, and it's got a diameter roughly 200 times larger than …

Workouts

Host: Claire<p>Posted in Workouts<p>Sweatflix℠ is a brand-new option from BodyRock.tv for everyone out there who wants to get fit, toned, and sculpted. The …

Supermarket whiskies will raise your spirits, expert says

Taste tester Martin Isark claims own label whiskies priced as little as £20 are as good as Scotch costing twice as much<p>If you're looking for a drop of the hard stuff on Burns Night, then a supermarket own brand whisky might raise your spirits.<p>A new taste test has found most supermarket malts are …

Single Malt Whisky

The Untold Story Of The Invention Of The Game Cartridge

How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.<p>Consider the humble video game cartridge. It’s a small, durable plastic box that imparts the most immediate, user-friendly software experience ever created. Just plug it …

Deliciously Ella: I want to get people excited about veg

A change of diet rescued Ella Woodward from a dangerous illness. Meet one of our food columnists: the 23-year-old who is converting the world to healthy eating<p>It’s becoming hard to match the gravity of Ella Woodward’s words with the cheerful way she delivers them. “I couldn’t have guaranteed to …

Healthy Eating

12 must-have Super Bowl party dishes to serve this year

Hosting a Super-Bowl party is as much about the delicious snacks than watching the game itself. From cheesy dips, to sliders, to decadent sweets, the options are seemingly endless. In honor of the game, we've rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest, and they are insanely …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

Psychology

Fully loaded: 5 Super Bowl-worthy potato skin recipes you need in your life

There's a reason why potato skins have been a go-to party snack for decades: They're inexpensive, simple to make and, once you add meat and cheese, become a satisfying mini-meal for your guests.<p>Although the traditional cheddar-chive mash-up is certainly delicious, the mild-tasting, versatile potato …

Rosetta Spacecraft, First to Orbit Comet, Finds Surprises Aplenty

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft reports unexpectedly bumpy, dusty, and dry discoveries on its new home.<p>Drama abounded when Europe's Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power. (See "Comet …

Space

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Numb

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

Family life: My father in the Spanish civil war, Please Mr Postman by the Beatles and ‘wet pizza’

Snapshot: My father at the dawn of Spain’s civil war<p>My father is standing in a photographer’s studio. He is just 13 but he is looking straight into the camera like a grown man. This is Barcelona, in 1936; the Spanish civil war has just started and he is wearing the typical outfit of the Republican …

War

Android Circuit: Nobody Loves Lollipop, Sony's Sad 'For Sale' Sign, Samsung's Galaxy S6 Mistake

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Google reducing security on older Android devices with WebView, almost nobody is using Lollipop 5.0, Four minutes to sell out the Nokia N1 tablet, Samsung upcoming …

Mobile

The Real Knockouts of Women’s Boxing

Even the sport’s reigning champions have trouble making a living without turning themselves into sex symbols.<p>It’s a singular experience, being served blueberry pancakes by a national champion. But for pro boxing middleweight Tori Nelson, ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 in the world, my order was just …

A New Antibiotic That Resists Resistance

The British chemist Lesley Orgel had a rule: Evolution is cleverer than you. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have repeatedly proven him right.<p>Since humans started making antibiotics for ourselves in the 1940s, bacteria have evolved to counteract our efforts. They are now winning. There are strains of …

Microbiology

Cancer Is The Best Way To Die, Doctor Says

We should stop "wasting billions" trying to cure cancer because it is "the best way to die".<p>That is the view of a leading doctor and former editor of …

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

Fitness