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Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

15-Minute Churros You’ll Make Again and Again

<b>1</b> of <b>11</b><p>Ingredients:<p><p>1 sheet puff pastry, thawed</br> 1 egg</br> 1/2 cup sugar</br> 1/8 tsp chili flakes</br> 1/4 cup unsalted butter</br> 1/4 cup …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The most popular movie that came out the year you were born

Every year brings its own set of pop culture obsessions. Looking at the most popular movie from each year can tell you a lot about what people were talking about at the time, and how people's tastes have changed. It's fun to look at the most popular one from when you were born and see what everyone …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

Bread Machine Tips and Recipes

Most bread machines are easy enough for a grade school child to operate, but the more you know about the machine and ingredients, the better your …

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The Scary Reason Why You Should Never Order A Breakfast Sandwich At Fast Food Restaurants, Like, Ever

Fast food restaurants are home to some of the most delicious menu items out there, especially when it comes to their breakfast sandwiches. But …

Cream Cheese Banana Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I've tinkered with the classic banana bread recipe plenty, searching for ways to make it more moist and tender without being too dense. Adding cream cheese to the batter is an excellent trick: The small amount gives good flavor and texture without weighing down the bread too much. I …

Dessert

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

4 ways to resist distraction and focus at work

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, …

15 Most-Pinned Healthy Lunch Recipes on Pinterest

Figuring out what to eat for lunch can be tricky. We know we want healthy lunch recipes that are easy to make and pack, so we can quickly pull them …

Feeling Sluggish? These Are the Best Juicing Recipes for Energy

Trying to boost your energy without the caffeine? The key to upping energy levels through food lies in a diet with plenty of B vitamins. B6, B9, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Crazy-Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes Even Carnivores Will Devour

Chances are you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to be healthier in some way, shape, or form (props to you). Whether it’s all about eating breakfast …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

How To Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet With Science

The cast iron skillet: for the untrained, that big greasy thing you wish your roommate would put away, and for the expert, virtually the only pan …

4 Simple Hacks to Try When Life Is Seriously Stressing You Out

While we all agree this is definitely the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be one of the most stressful—you might want to start eating …

The One Ingredient That Improves Brain Function

Has your immunity been on the lower end of the health scale lately? Is your libido lacking? Does your skin look dull? If you answered yes to all or …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream (dairy-free, paleo, vegan)

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — July 26, 2016<p><i>Coconut whipped cream is a delicious dairy-free, vegan and paleo-friendly alternative to heavy cream.</i> …

6 vegetarian Thanksgiving mains even carnivores crave

Thanksgiving, for all its stuffing and creamed corn, generally relegates vegetables to the side dishes.<p>After all, it's all about that turkey, right? …

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these clever GPRS, GPS, XBee and LTE shields allow tinkerers to add wireless connectivity to their projects.<p>The …