Megan McGhee

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Lena Waithe Is Changing the Game

Garnering accolades and a passionate following for her work on breakout shows such as Master of None and The Chi—and appearing in Steven Spielberg’s new film, Ready Player One—Lena Waithe is taking over screens big and small. The star and creator opens up about influence and inspiration, from the …

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Psychology

We Want to Live in This Chic-to-Death Skincare Boutique in L.A.

We're firm believers at MyDomaine that every space should have practicality and purpose, but it should also be beautiful. How many times have you …

Sunday's Google Doodle Celebrates Mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Sunday’s Google Doodle celebrates the 372nd birthday of mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. He was born near the end of the Thirty Years War, into a world very different from today’s, but his work helped lay the foundation for the computer or smartphone on which you’re reading …

Mathematics

Simple Pleasures: Pesto Gruyere Egg Toastie - Chowhound

Breakfast sandwiches are undoubtedly one of my favorite things to eat when I want something a little more decadent in the mornings. It's usually a …

16 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes, Because You Deserve Better Than the Freezer Aisle

No more freezer burn!<p>It’s not surprising that we here at MUNCHIES are fans of ice cream. We’re not afraid to embrace the most obnoxiously bougie brands out there, and we’ve even got a show dedicated to it, if you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months. And now that the warm weather is …

9 Make-Ahead Lunches That’ll Be the Envy of the Office

I have great respect for Sunday preppers—people who divide big batches of vegetables, protein, and grains into perfect lunchtime portions a week at a time. But as much as I love the idea of using one day to take care of multiple meals, my commitment-phobic heart says “nah.”<p>Instead, I lean on two to …

New Research Finds the Humble Lentil Lowers Blood Sugar an Astounding Amount

Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, explains why everyone should be stocking their pantries with pulses.<p>A new study suggests that swapping potatoes, rice, or …

7 Secrets of People Who Bring Their Lunch to Work Every Day

Here's how to become the type of person who packs a lunch.<p>You probably have at least one coworker who, day after day, whips out a colorful Mason-jar …

The Unofficial Skirt of Summer Just Got Restocked

It's pretty much perfect, so we understand why it sold out in the first place...<p>After Jacquemus' La Bomba collection, the piece I've seen grace the bods of Insta fashion celebs the most is inarguably Realisation Par's The Naomi skirt. It has the heart of a silk slip dress done up in a midi-length …

Have You Spotted These Teeny Rainbow Bags Taking Over Instagram?

Between Susan Alexandra and Simon Miller, we're still in a time when fun, mostly-mini, and colorful bags are taking center stage. And we might have …

The results are in: There *is* a right time of day to face mask

Chances are that your nighttime self-care routine looks a little something like this: Remove makeup, thoroughly cleanse your face, tone, and—the best …

​The 6 Most Comfortable Sneakers, According to Footwear Experts​

The top picks from stylists, CEOs, and designers.<p>It’s rare to find a shoe that fits comfortably on your first try. (If you’ve found that Cinderella pair, please email me.) For sandals and heels, you can almost anticipate them pinching or rubbing the skin off your heels, but for sneakers, it’s …

Every woman needs a classic white shirt – here’s how to wear it

These days, when I really don’t know what to wear, I wear a white shirt. It took me a long time to figure this out, but I’m glad I got there in the end. What I realised was that a wardrobe crisis is about identity, not clothes. It is about using clothes as a metric for squaring who you are with …

19 Wrap Dresses to Wear With Your White Sneakers

There are certain pairs that are undoubtedly made for each other—milk and cookies, mac and cheese, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, and sartorially speaking, you …

Forget Jeans or Shorts: The Slip Skirt Is the Best Way to Keep Your Cool in Summer

When summer gets too hot to handle, try the slip skirt. The simple and chic piece, in knee-grazing or maxi length, is a perfectly airy middle ground between the suffocating hotness of jeans, the casual attitude of shorts, and the femininity of a dress. Its styling options are endless: One can pair …

Bizarre lunar anomaly suggests humans may have warmed the moon

A new report from a team of researchers at Texas Tech suggests humans may have inadvertently given the moon a fever because we were a little too messy during our Apollo visits.<p>NASA conducted a heat monitoring experiment on landing sites 15 and 17 between 1971 and 1972. During that time, it noted …

Parts of Antarctica in ‘state of collapse’ as rate of melting ice triples

WASHINGTON – The melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992, an …

Major Study of Drinking Will Be Shut Down

The extensive government trial was intended to settle an age-old question about alcohol and diet: Does a daily cocktail or beer really protect against heart attacks and stroke?<p>To find out, the National Institutes of Health gave scientists $100 million to fund a global study comparing people who …

Community Health

Mars Opportunity And Spirit Rovers Could Have Lived Practically Forever With One Tiny Change

In 2004, NASA launched two exploration vehicles to the red planet: the Spirit and Opportunity rovers. These two Mars Exploration Rovers were originally designed for 90-day missions to image, explore, and investigate the Martian surface. Yet these twin solar-powered rovers far exceeded their design …

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 73. Or 67

A crisis of cosmic proportions is brewing: the universe is expanding 9% faster than it ought to be and scientists are not sure why.<p>The latest, most precise, estimate of the universe’s current rate of expansion - a value known as the Hubble constant - comes from observations by the European Space …

Universe

Watch a massive asteroid fly past Earth in its closest encounter in 300 years

A massive asteroid the size of New York City’s Statue of Liberty will sling past Earth on May 15 at 6:05 p.m. EST, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.<p>Dubbed 2010 WC9 and measuring up to 130 meters (427 ft), it was originally discovered in November 2010 by the Catalina Sky Survey, a space …

Asteroids

Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.

James Priest couldn’t make sense of it. He was examining the DNA of a desperately ill baby, searching for a genetic mutation that threatened to stop her heart. But the results looked as if they had come from two different infants.<p>“I was just flabbergasted,” said Dr. Priest, a pediatric cardiologist …

Planet Nine, Show Thyself

Astronomers have found tantalizing new evidence that strengthens the case for a ninth planet beyond Neptune—but some still doubt its existence.<p>In 2016, when astronomers made the case for a ninth planet, orbiting far beyond Neptune, that could explain a strange clustering of objects in the outer …

Astronomy

The first stars may have formed much earlier than scientists thought

After the Big Bang occurred, there was no oxygen in the early universe. Stars had to be born before oxygen could be created by fusion processes. When these stars died, the oxygen was released into the universe. Now, a research team using the ALMA telescope has found ionized oxygen in an early …

'Permanent' interstellar visitor found

<b>An asteroid in Jupiter's orbit may have come from outside our Solar System, according to a new study.</b><p>Unlike 'Oumuamua, the interstellar object which briefly visited the Solar System earlier this year, 2015 BZ509 (affectionately known as BZ) seems to have been here for 4.5 billion years.<p>This makes …

Astronomy

NASA's InSight Mars Lander Fires Up Its Engines in Space for 1st Time

NASA's InSight Mars lander performed its first engine burn on Tuesday (May 22), refining its course toward the Red Planet.<p>The 40-second burn, which …

"Uniquely Human" Muscles Found in Apes Contradict Key Evolutionary Dogmas

"These are unverifiable 'just-so stories."<p>In his 1863 book <i>Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature</i>, Thomas Henry Huxley raised hell by arguing that …

Pluto may be made up of a billion comets

But we won't know until we get there.<p>Perhaps we’re looking at Pluto the wrong way. Planet, dwarf planet—this semantic debate might be irrelevant, because in reality. . . maybe Pluto is actually sort of a giant comet? In a paper published this week in the journal <i>Icarus</i>, scientists from the Southwest …