Michael Lynch

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5 Sleep-Habit Tweaks To Help You Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

Here are a few ways to cushion the mental and physiological blow from that hour of sleep you’re about to lose.<p>When your clocks jump forward, you’ll lose a full hour of sleep and wind up with a 23-hour day. The shift may seem pretty insignificant, but it affects your daily circadian rhythms and …

sleephabittweaks

Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous

On the days when Bitcoin crashes, a holiday atmosphere takes over in my corners of the internet. People tweet screengrabs of Reddit fights. It’s …

Peter Thiel

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's The Trick To Making Brussels Sprouts Taste Amazing

One secret ingredient changes everything.<p>I even asked him if he could taste any ingredient he didn't like and he had absolutely no idea what I was talking about.<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 pound small to medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>4 teaspoons …

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Underrated San Francisco landmarks every local should visit at least once

The Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower and Chinatown are amazing, don't get us wrong. But San Francisco is a fascinating city that offers tourists — and locals — dozens more landmarks off the beaten path.<p>In the hopes of highlights some of the city's best low-key landmarks, we compiled a list of our …

The most beautiful video of Iceland you’ll ever see

Iceland is one of those fascinating places you have a hard time believing they actually exist. Even when you’re there, you keep feeling in the middle …

Slow Cooker Korean Pork Lettuce Wraps

This dish is great for a casual get-together or a weeknight meal (with leftovers). The seasoning paste is modeled after Korean ssamjang--a …

Cooking

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Self-improvement

The Completely Addictive Method of Roasting Potatoes

While I love roasting fingerling potatoes with rosemary and bacon (when I'm feeling particularly gluttonous), nothing beats the basic technique done well. While some claim preboiling the potatoes prior to roasting them is the best way to go, I simply can't bring myself to dirty more pans than …

How to Prepare and Cook Jackfruit, the Latest Vegan Food Trend

Being vegan or vegetarian doesn’t mean your cravings for your old favorite foods just suddenly disappear. But it can be hard to replicate the flavors of the meaty meals you long for. Enter jackfruit. The starchy and fibrous fruit can be used in all kinds of recipes, like pulled jackfruit nachos and …

​How to Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives

Make your knives last longer with this method<p>Knife sharpening is one of those manly lost arts, like bare-knuckle boxing or spear-chucking. Except that unlike those two examples, you can—and should—sharpen knives at home. It'll save your knives. And it may even save you from a dull-knife-induced …