Michael Ehrlich

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Can I Live With Less Salt?

New science rebukes claims of salt being benign. It also says food will taste better after adjusting to less. Let's see.<p>The childhood origins of the experiment<p>When I was a kid, my mom and stepfather switched from salted butter to unsalted. I remember the unsalted tasted bland, like nothing. I …

Food

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

50 Filling Dinners You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It's rare that anyone gets ready to make dinner on a weeknight and says, "Well, I have too much time on my hands!" So we've combed through our best …

Cooking

The spread of true and false news online

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Science

Elon Musk's Boring Company Has Made $3.5 Million on Flamethrowers in 2 Days

Musk wasn't kidding when he said flamethrowers would follow hats in the Boring Company merch line.<p>3 min read<p>By now, we all should have learned that when Elon Musk says he’s going to do something, he does it. Even when it seems like a joke at first.<p>After the successful sale of 50,000 $20 hats (a …

Elon Musk

7 Netflix Documentaries to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Need a boost when it comes to creative inspiration for the new year? Here’s a selection of documentary films and series available on Netflix...The …

A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering — Part I

Data Engineering: The Close Cousin of Data Science<p>Motivation<p>The more experienced I become as a data scientist, the more convinced I am that data …

Big Data

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Nutrition

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Stephen Colbert isn't here for Al Franken's sexual misconduct apology

Stephen Colbert is not impressed with Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s apology to Leeanne Tweeden after she accused Franken of sexually harassing her …

The Definitive Guide To Growing Your Instagram Following 3x Faster

On April 9, 2012, the 18 month-old company known as Instagram was bought by Facebook for a cool one billion dollars.That’s a one with nine zeros …

Doctor admits to assaulting sleeping girl on flight

NEWARK, N.J. — A doctor has admitted assaulting a sleeping girl on a flight from Seattle to New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport this …

Magic Tricks for Kids to Learn and Perform

Among the many easy magic tricks that I teach here on The Spruce, there are many that I feel are particularly good for young kids to learn and …

Kids

Watchdog app reveals list of absurd teen texting codes

Is this what the kids are doing these days?<p>Teen/parent watchdog app Bark.us released a list of abbreviations and acronyms it has gathered that are popular among teens. No surprise, most of them are about naughty things like sex and drugs. It’s not exactly new — I’ve seen similar versions of the …

The Most Common Analytical and Statistical Mistakes

Data Science

Self-Made Billionaire Jack Ma Says You'll Need This 1 Rare Skill to Succeed in the Age of Machines

There's a new kid on the block, and it's about to take EQ and IQ to school.<p>Thanks in part to Daniel Goleman and Adam Grant, the debate for years seems to be fixated on what's a better predictor of job and career success -- IQ or EQ?<p>If you're keeping score at home, a person with high EQ (emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

Do you live in a distressed U.S. neighborhood? This map will tell you

How prosperous is your neighborhood? The Economic Innovation Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, has released a new report and an interactive tool that tells you how your zip code stacks up to the rest of the country—and illustrates just how geographical economic inequality is …

Demographics

20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

Elusive snowy white giraffes filmed in Kenya

<b>As if giraffes weren't exotic enough, this very rare mother and baby seem outright otherworldly in their absence of color and pattern.</b><p>The giraffe's …

Wildlife

In the US, buying streets is a centuries-old trend

Canny investors have bought an entire San Francisco street – a practice in the US that goes back hundreds of years.<p>It may sound odd that a couple of investors could swoop in and buy a private San Francisco street in an exclusive development for $90,000.<p>Presidio Terrace, an affluent street in the …

Clinical trials of stem cell-based "functional cure" for type 1 diabetes underway

A human clinical trial examining the safety and efficacy of a "functional cure" for type 1 diabetes is currently underway. Trials of the novel islet …

Diabetes

A Survey of 1,502 College Students Revealed the 1 Skill They Wish Their Parents Had Taught Them

We invest a lot of time in teaching young people to be academically prepared, but we often overlook the skills they really need to succeed.<p>Parents, teachers, and coaches dedicate their days to preparing kids for the challenges of life after high school. They devote countless hours to ensuring kids …

Education

7 Steps to Start Your First Content-Marketing Campaign

You've heard about all the amazing benefits of content marketing. You want to jump in. But . . . how? Here's how.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, you've heard about all the amazing benefits of content marketing. You know that with the right strategy, …

Marketing

How does the brain turn unconscious information into conscious thought?

Neuroscience tells us that most of the work done by our brains happens on an unconscious level, but when does that "a-ha!" moment occur? And what …

Consciousness

We still have no idea why humans speak over 7,000 languages

The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay. As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the …

Linguistics

3 Top Mortgage REIT ETFs for Income Investors

These exchange-traded funds focus on real estate investment trusts that invest in mortgage securities.<p>Real estate investment trusts that invest in …

After Putin's offer to share notes, ranking House Intel Democrat Schiff is 'running out of expletives'

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to share with US Congress his records of that now fateful White House meeting between President Donald Trump and some of Russia's top diplomats.<p>Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat and the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, …