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A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces

A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.<p>In the high-density HDB public housing precinct of Sengkang, Lee Liting and Chow Khoon Toong of nitton architects have transformed a humble three-bedroom apartment into a stunning …

The 15 Best Healthy Late-Night Snacks

It’s well after dark and your stomach is rumbling.<p>The challenge is figuring out what you can eat that’s quick, tasty and won’t cause you to pack on …

Here's What No One's Telling You About the 1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream You See Everywhere — What No One's Telling You

We're declaring this the Summer of Nice Creams, and you're all invited to join in on the fun! Nice creams aren't anything new — we wrote about the …

The health benefits of avocados (plus 11 delicious recipe ideas)

Diet & Fitness<p>Move over avocado toast, these nutritionist-approved recipes are delicious, healthy and deserving of an Instagram post.<p>Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and …

Gluten-Free

Being Socially Isolated for Long Periods of Time Reshapes Brain Chemistry

But the pain of loneliness may have a remedy.<p>Being lonely sucks. Sure, we all need our alone time now and then, but scientists have repeatedly found …

The Best Biographies to Read When You Need a Little Inspiration

Along with the lazy days of summer come plenty of opportunities to finally dig into your reading list. When you've grown tired of light beach reads …

Books

This Cauliflower and Date Salad Is the Best Side Dish

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

When death is not the end

SHALOM OUANOUNOU was declared dead in September. The 25-year-old Canadian had suffered an asthma attack so severe that he was taken to hospital in …

World News

How to read poetry like a professor

Thomas Foster, an ex-literature professor and author, explains how to get the most out of poems while avoiding intimidation<p>Since retiring from his professorship at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he taught literature and writing for nearly 30 years, Thomas Foster has made a fruitful career …

Poetry

Is your favorite novel on this PBS list of 100 popular books? Get ready to vote

What's your favorite novel? Is it on the list below?<p>On May 22, PBS launches <i>The Great American Read</i> series, inviting Americans to vote for their favorite book (or books) from the list of 100 finalists below.<p>"America's Most Beloved Book" will be revealed by PBS on Oct. 23. USA TODAY has a first look …

Stephen King

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.<p>Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at Brown University, has some compelling answers to these questions.<p>“We're biased to preserve our …

Fake News

53 Quick Dinners That Were Made for Busy Weeknights

Wouldn’t it be magical if dinner appeared on the table every single night at 6 p.m.? Thanks to these speedy recipes, it’s not a pipe dream. When you …

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

The books you never read in high school, but should now

As kids, we don’t always read the books we’re assigned, especially in high school. Maybe you skipped over “Wuthering Heights,” “Of Mice and Men” or …

Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

6 Savoury Scone Recipes That Show Up Classic Scones in Every Way

Many of us have experienced an afternoon tea, proudly ploughing through a plate of sweet scones — but have you tried savoury scones? From the …

9 New Books That Will Help You Break Your Reading Slump

A reading slump is just about the worst thing that can happen to a book-lover, but if you've slacked off and let your TBR pile grow larger, there's …

Oxford’s Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures

You don't need to go to Oxford to study philosophy. Not when it will come to you. Above, find a playlist that features 41 lectures from Oxford's …

University of Oxford

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

Harvard

The 8 Most-Pinned Cake Recipes on Pinterest

We see a delicious slow-cooker dessert in your future.<p>If you're looking for a recipe that's sure to be a hit with the masses, the best place to find it is on Pinterest, obviously. Pinners far and wide have excellent taste when it comes to dessert, which is why we've rounded up these most-pinned …

Cake

22 Traditional Cuban Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds

Maybe you’re wondering how to vacation like Katy Perry in Cuba, or maybe you even have a favorite restaurant that serves up a mean Cubano sandwich. Regardless, there’s no denying that Cuban food is a favorite. There’s that shredded beef dish you still dream about from your trip to Miami, the …

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If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

Dessert

Delish's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Slays the Entire Cheesecake Factory Menu

You're gonna want allll the excuses to make this.<p>Even if you've never stepped foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, so does Delish. Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should …

19 Holiday Cake Recipes to Make You Forget About Pie

The holiday dessert scene has seen a long-running affinity for pie. While we’re hard pressed to find people who actively avoid the sweet treat, it’s about time that other decadent desserts get a shot at the center of the table. If you can’t let pie go, by all means have both, but trust: These …

Dessert

19 Unpredictable Pumpkin Pie Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s fall, people — which means we are about to be inundated with all things pumpkin. From our Instagram feeds to the never-ending line at Starbucks, that big orange fruit (yes, fruit!) is everywhere. So when you are asked to bring a pumpkin dessert to the next party/brunch/shindig on your …

Dessert