Mary Surdow

34 Flips | 8 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Follower | @MarySurdow | I love to learn about the universe, play volleyball and seek for happiness. The meaning of life isn't what you search for, its what you create.

19 Luscious Puppy Wrinkles Just Begging To Be Squished

Yes, we are using “Wrinkles” as a noun here, and these are certainly the finest around. Puppy folds come second only to puppy breath (or maybe they …

Shooting Lasers at Frogs Brings Us Closer to Curing Cancer

A team of scientists has hacked a light-responsive protein into tadpoles, and used it as an on-off switch to suppress tumor growth. It’s a …

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Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

New vision: Gene therapy that hopes to restore sight to the blind to be tested on humans

A new gene manipulation technique that hopes to restore sight to the visually impaired will be tested on humans in the next three years.<p>Research …

Stuttering in Mice Supports Genetic Theory of Human Speech Disorder

Speech disorders—like stuttering—are most often treated with behavioral therapy, though a number of potential physical causes have been identified. …

How Your Genes Influence Your Sex Life

Your DNA controls everything about you – your eye color, if mustard make you gassy, if you’ll slowly start balding at 35, that sort of thing. <b></b>Now, we …

11 Pictures That Sum Up What It's Like When Your Dog Is Your Only Friend

Your dog will always have your back. He truly wants nothing more than to just chill with you all day, every day, all the time, every day and <i>not</i> just …

Pets

Bar of dark chocolate a day boosts athletic performance, say sports scientists

Eating a bar of chocolate a day might not seem the obvious diet for athletic greatness, but a new study shows it can significantly boost performance.<p>Scientists at London’s Kingston University asked nine amateur cyclists to eat a 40g bar of dark chocolate each day for two weeks and then measured …

Sculpt Your Butt and Legs with One Killer Move

This exercise is heavy-duty, and you're going to love it.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Sumo Squat:</b> This move engages your …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Leg and Butt Firming Yoga

Chocolate’s Apparently Better For Your Brain Than Exercise, Says Amazing New Study

Photo: Purple Foodie<p>For all of you looking for an excuse to indulge in chocolate, this might be the best news you’ve heard in a while: According to a …

Diabetes genes come out of hiding

Researchers have located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in diabetes. The crucial development is expected to help predict who …

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

35 Essential Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<b>“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>We all have these personal voices.<p>There’s one voice that says you …

How to Change Your Life

Making changes is hard. Anyone who has ever tried to change their life for the better can attest to this. Look at the following two examples: You …

Single cell RNA sequencing reveals unknown cell types in the brain

Using a process known as single cell sequencing, scientists at Karolinska Institutet have produced a detailed map of cortical cell types and the …

Ultrasound used to reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

As the world’s population continues to age the problem of dementia increases. These brain diseases see people slowly lose the ability to think, …

Outrageous Butterfinger Brownies

<b>A chocolate fudgy brownie bursting with Butterfingers is topped with Butterfinger frosting, milk chocolate and more Butterfingers. This is a taste</b> …

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Banana-Chocolate Bread

Moist, and bursting with the flavor of bananas and chocolate, our variation on banana bread makes a dreamy dessert.

Breakfast

Snickers Poke Cake

Now this? <i>This</i> was my mom’s birthday cake. It’s a Snickers Poke Cake which means that it’s a chocolate cake poked and filled with caramel and peanuts, …

One Pan Chicken Pasta with Chardonnay Wine Sauce

<i>posted</i> November 25, 2014 <i>by</i> Julie // 84 Comments »<p><i>Thank you Barefoot Wine for sponsoring this post!</i><p>Everything in this hearty <b>One Pan Chicken Pasta with</b> …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

The Mind Game You Need To Lose To Defeat Negative Thinking

We all face disappointments and failures in life, but one major way we cope isn’t doing us any good. Here’s a healthier way.<p>“Why did they get the promotion and not me? I’ll never get promoted!”<p>Immediately the question races through your mind when you hear the bad news. You force yourself to …

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

Self-improvement