Michelle McGuffey

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The 9 New Sleep Rules

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Sleep<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Anyone who has nodded off on the …

Brainwaves

19 Ridiculously Good Five-Ingredient Pasta Recipes

Because you can up your pasta game without spending a ton of money.

The continuing mystery behind the cuteness of tame animals

NEARLY 60 years ago, Russian scientist Dmitri Belyaev began a remarkable experiment that still runs to this day. His aim was to selectively breed …

Hubble just delivered one of the most gorgeous space photos ever

The past few weeks have been jam-packed with stunning imagery from Saturn, delivered courtesy of the Cassini spacecraft. Now, almost as if to say …

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle and identified a new significant risk. Researchers have discovered a giant lake or reservoir made up of molten carbon sitting below the western US.<p>The molten carbon (primarily in the form of carbonate) …

Earth Science

Yes, black people do tip — even when we shouldn’t have to | Salon.com

<b>(Salon/Flora Thevoux)</b><p>Yes, black people do tip — even when we shouldn’t have to<p>If you’re dining out while black, you can’t leave less than 20 percent, no matter how terrible the service is<p>D. Watkins<p>April 30, 2017 8:30pm (UTC)<p>The slim white guy thrice my height with stick legs, baby shoulders and …

Hospitality

Why I banned “The Handmaid’s Tale” — and why we need it more than ever

I asked those who were quiet why they had obeyed. “A man with a gun told me to do something. So I did it”<p>A few years ago, I taught Margaret Atwood’s novel "The Handmaid’s Tale" in a humanities lecture at a small Midwestern university. On the first day we were scheduled to discuss the text, I …

One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate

A quick sauce is a good thing to have in your back pocket — you can turn something blah into something more flavorful, give leftovers a new life, or add moisture to, say, an over-cooked rotisserie chicken. Here are 10 ideas from the Recipe Finder, plus pairing suggestions, to get you started.<p><i>[Dear</i> …

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Trillionaire Bars

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325, line an 8x8 inch square pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.<p>2<p>Done<p>Prepare the brownie batter. Cream together …

Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Recipe

<i>Pulled pork grilled cheese. (You just changed your plans for what you’re doing this weekend at the mere mention of this sandwich, didn’t you? That’s</i> …

Goth Ice Cream Is Now A Thing And You’ll Probably Want Some

Goth AF.

The Best Drugstore Mascaras Under $10, According to Reddit

Sure, the Diorshow, Too Faced Better Than Sex, and Benefit Roller Lash mascaras will give you lashes that make people do a double take and ask what false lashes you're wearing. But you don't have to drop more than $20 to get the same lush look. As we learned from out recent roundup of the best …

You’re not a real man unless you buy $425 jeans with mud already on them

As a guy, buying jeans is a pretty disheartening affair. Sure, they’re comfortable, versatile, and generally affordable, but what if I don’t care …

When Dinosaurs Went Bad

In 1842, English anatomist Richard Owen proposed the term <i>dinosauria</i> for the strange animal fossils he and colleagues had begun to study. Owen drew …

Dinosaurs

7 ways to make vegetables taste better: How to grill, char, roast, braise and more

You know you need to eat your veggies, but sometimes force-feeding yourself bland sticks of celery or boring lunch salads can feel like self-induced …

Cooking

Six things you should do immediately after a workout

In a good week, let's say you spend seven hours working out. That might sound like a lot of gym time, but it still leaves 161 hours during which you could either undermine all of that hard work, or speed-up results with some smart lifestyle tweaks.<p>How you eat and what you do in the hours following …

Exercise

This Guy's Amazing Impressions Are Too Damn Good For This Earth

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Stephen Hawking's strange law of entropy is making atoms on Earth act like black holes

A bizarre discovery has revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the same law of entropy that governs the behaviour of …

The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

Physics

Samsung nearly tops Apple in J.D. Power smartphone rankings

The gap between Apple and Samsung is narrower than it has ever been, according to J.D. Power’s 2017 smartphone satisfaction rankings that have the iPhone-maker in the lead by just one point.<p>Apple took the number one spot with a total score of 840. Meanwhile Samsung somehow crept up to the second …

Mobile

Senate agrees to let carriers use your data however they want

The US Senate on Thursday voted in a resolution that will effectively eliminate the consumer privacy rules that the Federal Communications Commission enacted back in October. These rules had required service providers like Verizon and AT&T to obtain the customer's permission before selling their …

Net Neutrality

Casey Anthony Breaks Her Silence About Case, Acquittal, Life

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. But nearly nine years later, she insists she doesn't know how the last hours of Caylee's life unfolded.<p>"Caylee would be 12 right now. And would be a total badass," …

Kool-Aid, Popcorn, and Parenting in the Age of Junk Food

A writer remembers all of the wonderful snack foods of the 80s, before the label "junk food" ruined everything.<p><i>Sometimes you need a break from the craziness of this modern age, which is why we're celebrating nostalgic foods this week at BonAppetit.com.</i><p>The frying pan held sizzling oil and five …

From Anita Pallenberg to Kate Moss, Vogue’s Guide to the Original Festival Girls

You’ll find her where the music is—on lawns, backstage, in tents, slogging through the mud, or among the screaming crowds. She’s the festival girl, and with Coachella kicking off the concert season this weekend, she is fashion’s current fixation.<p><b>Kate Moss,</b> who famously wore cutoffs and Wellies to …

Great Scott! Five Things That Make Scott Eastwood Even More Charming

To play the lead in a Nicholas Sparks movie, an actor has to be dramatic, sensitive, and well, <i>hot</i>. This Friday, <i>The Longest Ride</i> star Scott Eastwood …

eastwood

Inside The Booming Korean Skincare Market

Demanding consumers, R&D labs, and even the Korean government have helped bring foreign beauty products to Target and elsewhere.<p>When beauty blogger Coco Park was dating her now-husband, who is Korean-American, she became fascinated by the gorgeously packaged products in his parents’ bathroom. …

Charcoal-Based Beauty Products : Black Clay Mask

The Fig + Yarrow Black Clay Mask incorporates atypical ingredients. While most wouldn't link charcoal with skincare, this beauty product makes use of …

Skin Care

Deputy Who Killed 19-Year-Old Samantha Ramsey Won't Be Indicted

A Kentucky deputy who witnesses say jumped onto the roof of a 19-year-old girl's car and opened fire on her will not be indicted in the girl's death.<p>Samantha Ramsey was killed by Boone County deputy Tyler Brockman as she left a party in April. Now, a Boone County grand jury has decided not to …

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

Cleaning

The one thing that could save the world: Why we need empathy now more than ever

<b>Gregory Peck and Brock Peters in "To Kill a Mockingbird"</b><p>Critics say that empathy clouds our judgment and distracts us from true morality. Here’s what they’re missing<p>Roman Krznaric<p>November 8, 2014 10:30pm (UTC)<p>Empathy is trending. President Obama wants to tackle America’s "empathy deficit," medical …