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Child, Please: Make Your Own Pasta Sauce. Here's How.

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Colin St. John</b><p>Aziz Ansari's <i>Master of None</i> has been getting a lot of killer press. One of the major traits of Aziz's protagonist, Dev -- and of the man, himself -- is that he loves pasta. He makes it and, well, something involving the noodles figures …

Learning, and controlling, your metabolism rate for weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Metabolism is a term that is thrown around a lot in the nutrition world, but most people don't fully understand what it really is, what aspects of your metabolism are under your control and how you can optimize it to help you lose weight and keep the weight off.<p>The term metabolism actually …

Nutrition

GOP’s hell-bent on tearing us apart: A decades-long strategy to win by divisiveness now leads to President Donald Trump

GOP’s Southern strategy has won elections for 50 years. It’s also fragmented America and destroyed our politics<p>Republican candidates for the presidential nomination claim that Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell them, insist the U.S. is at war with an “evil state of …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

The Shrimp At Red Lobster Are Officially Growing

The chain promises "bigger and better" shrimp.<p>Red Lobster is making sure its shrimp won't be shrimpy.<p>The restaurant chain has increased the portions of the shrimp for lunch and dinner entrees by sizes ranging from 47 percent to 86 percent, a Red Lobster spokesperson told The Huffington Post. The …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

This Genius Turkey Hack Will Save You A Ton Of Time On Thanksgiving, And It's Not As Weird As It Sounds

In a perfect world, we would be turkey champions. We would remember to thaw our bird days in advance, brine it, maybe wiggle some butter under the skin. If we were on top of our game, we might even sous vide the whole thing. But when life <i>actually</i> hands us a 12-pound bird on the big day, we do as <i>Top</i> …

How to Naturally Release DMT from the Pineal Gland

The work of Dr. Rick Strassman has illuminated many of the mysteries long kept by the ancients to modern science and the general public, somewhat …

Alternative Medicine

12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

How To Enjoy Dining Solo

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p>In deciding to tackle the topic of dining alone, I had to rewind and revisit my life almost fifteen years ago. I've been going out to eat by myself for such a long time, I often forget how intimidating it seemed at first. So, if …

Mysterious Star and Aliens Were Hot Topic on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Tweet<p>By www.ew.com<br>10-30-15<p>Somewhere out there, aliens could be watching us. At least that’s what Stephen Colbert tried to prove on Thursday night’s …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

Why Does the (White) Lower Middle Class Vote Republican?

During the 2008 Presidential election, 51% of white voters who earned less than $50,000<p>a year voted for John McCain. The Pew Research Center reported that, during the 2012 election, the GOP held a 54 percent to 37 per cent advantage over Democrats among whites without a college degree -- which …

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

Cooking

The truth about Bernie Sanders’ “socialism”: Everything you need to know about the candidate’s mould-breaking political philosophy

Sanders has taken the Democratic primary by storm, a feat that would have been unprecedented until very recently<p>On Sunday, after a week of being asked whether he was a socialist or a capitalist, and accused of being a communist by some of the more hysterical Republican candidates, Sen. Bernie …

Are Space and Time Discrete or Continuous? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality

Split a mile in half, you get half a mile. Split the half mile, you get a quarter, and on and on, until you’ve carved out a length far smaller than …

Quantum Mechanics

U.S. Major General Blows Whistle On What They Really Found On Mars

“The time to pull the curtain back on this subject is long overdue. We have statements from the most credible sources — those in a position …

What Makes a Man Realize 'This Is the Person I Want to Marry'

<i>By Scott Christian, Glamour</i><p><i>(Illustration: Samantha Hahn)</i><p>Not all guys love sports, but when it comes to marriage, many of us unknowingly approach it with a sports mentality. If there's one thing we've learned over the years--either from our jock days or watching too many movies that end with the …

5 foods for a flatter tummy

Swimsuit season may be over, but you can still keep your flat summer tummy throughout the year by eating foods that prevent bloating and help build muscle. Here are some delicious options:<p><b>Greek Yogurt</b><p>Protein is great for keeping weight in-check because it digests slowly, so you feel full longer and …

Nutrition

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Asia Travel

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Anthropology

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

Experiment suggests that reality doesn't exist until it is measured

Researchers working at the Australian National University (ANU) have conducted an experiment that helps bolster the ever-growing evidence surrounding …

Quantum Mechanics

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Cleveland

Bernie Sanders Asks if American Economy is ‘Moral’

Every candidate in the 2016 presidential race talks about responding to income inequality and stagnant middle class wages. No one else talks about it like Bernie Sanders.<p>The self-described socialist senator from Vermont wants to reverse the "massive transfer of wealth from the middle class to the …

Middle-class