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This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Spiced Sesame Lamb With Cucumber and Yogurt From 'Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food'

These ground lamb patties from Nigel Slater's newest cookbook, <i>Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food</i>, are boldly seasoned with black mustard seeds, garam masala, and green onions, with a good handful of sesame seeds for a nutty crunch. Pressed very thin and fried until crisp, they have the savory …

Prime Rib Primer: The Roast With the Most

<i>Chef Michael Symon's prime rib</i><p>Let us now praise that great behemoth of beef, the rosy-hued, well-marbled, wide-as-a-tree-trunk holiday hero-maker, prime rib.<p>This is the season for grand presentations at the table and slow-cooked things that fill the house with wonderful smells.<p>First the bad news: …

Chocolate-Coconut Pound Cake

8 Servings<p>The fragrant richness of coconut oil and the tenderizing power of buttermilk make this the ultimate chocolate pound cake recipe.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ …

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7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

How to Use All that Pumpkin, Butternut, and Delicata Squash

From frying to roasting and stuffing, here are some creative ways to cook with winter squash.<p>As soon as the first leaf turns orange, it's official: You can't hit a farmers' market, restaurant, or café without seeing a veritable medley of winter squash. While we love (love!) the stuff, one can only …

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The Guide to Strong Boundaries

A lot of people ask me about boundaries in relationships—what they are, what they look like, how to build them and maintain them, do they help <i>that</i> …

How Long It Takes To Read The World's Most Popular Books

Unless it's the latest adventures of Spot the Dog, embarking on reading a new book can be a daunting challenge.<p>It's always nice to know exactly how …

China, the Climate and the Fate of the Planet

As the sun rises in mid-july over andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C., Secretary of State John Kerry climbs quickly – he's positively …

The Power of Sleep

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Lemon-Soufflé Pudding Cake

8 Servings<p>This amazing soufflé from Måurice Luncheonette is cakey on top, pudding-y on the bottom, tart all the way through.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking dish<p>¾ cup granulated sugar, plus more for baking dish<p>1 cup …

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From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets

In the summer of 1996, two college students in Kennewick, Washington, stumbled on a human skull while wading in the shallows along the Columbia …

Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past

Amid the devastation and danger of civil war, Syrian archaeologists and activists are risking their lives in the battle against looting.<p>The ancient city of Dura-Europos sits on a bluff above the Tigris River a few miles from Syria's border with Iraq, its mud-brick walls facing a bleak expanse of …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki's 11th, and supposedly final, feature film hits American theaters. The movie is a departure …

1,400 Are Dead From Ebola and We Need Help, Says Doctors Without Borders President

Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

A Boozy Butter And Rum Soaked Pound Cake

My grandmother, or "Nonny" as I called her, loved to bake and was known for her signature Rum Cake -- an incredibly rich butter and rum soaked pound cake. The cake was the hit of every family gathering, and no one ever passed through her kitchen without sneaking a thin slice. She baked the cake …