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The Science Behind Psychopaths and Extreme Altruists

Researchers have found that the way our brains are wired can affect how much empathy we feel toward others—a key measuring stick of good and evil.<p><b>From the kitchen window</b> of her mobile home in Auburn, Illinois, Ashley Aldridge had a clear view of the railroad crossing about a hundred yards away.<p>When …

Need A Quick Dessert In A Pinch? This Chocolate Cake Only Has TWO Ingredients

Let them eat (two-ingredient) cake!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>4 eggs, whites and yolks separated<p>9 ounces semisweet chocolate<p>Powdered sugar, to serve<p>Vanilla ice cream, to serve<p>Seasonal fruit, to serve<p>1. Preheat the oven to 325˚F (170˚C).<p>2. Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt …

Memo: Make Jamie Oliver’s Crazy, Genius One-Pot Chicken ASAP

Jamie Oliver has been known to do otherworldly things with chicken, given a few strident ingredients and enough time in a single pot. But this time, somehow, you have to do even less to get there.<p>This summery chicken-tomato-mélange's miraculous qualities have all the hallmarks of a braise—the …

Best Ever Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Make the brownies according to the instructions on the package baking them in parchment lined 9-inch round pans. Each box should make 2 …

How to Monitor Your Retirement Readiness

Back-of-the-envelope calculations and spending assumptions can help determine progress<p>By<p>Anne Tergesen<p>Anne Tergesen<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Annetergesen<p>anne.tergesen@wsj.com<p>Whether you’re just starting out or are well into your career, you may wonder: Are my retirement savings on track?<p>An …

Retirement

The Completely Addictive — and Easy! — Way to Prepare Brussels Sprouts

If you would have told me 10 years ago that one of my favorite foods would one day be brussels sprouts, I would have laughed at you. But now that I've figured out the most delicious way to prepare them, I eat them all the time. This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to throw together and is …

The Southern Story of Coca Cola (Gravy Ep. 51)

You might think of Coca Cola as an iconic American brand… and you’d be right. But: it was born in the South. How did Coke’s Atlanta birthplace shape …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

True Happiness Means Doing These 4 Things Every Day | Inc.com

To be happier at work, our knee-jerk reaction is to tackle the most obvious causes of stress and anxiety: micromanagement, poor communication, inefficient tools, lack of ownership and better work/life balance, etc.<p>However, improvement in these areas will only serve as a temporary relief. According …

Happiness

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness

Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level

A scientist explains how the pain of loneliness makes us sick.<p>“Humans are social animals” is a phrase often repeated by psychologists to sum up why we’ve been such a successful species. Our ability to live, work, and cooperate in groups is <i>the</i> key to our survival.<p>But it comes with a tradeoff. …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this …

Fried Chicken