Mitchell Verrier

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Fried Spinach Balls

Fried spinach balls come together very easily in this quick and simple frying recipe. These spinach balls can make a tasty alternative to meatballs …

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Working memory: How you keep things 'in mind' over the short term

When you need to remember a phone number, a shopping list or a set of instructions, you rely on what psychologists and neuroscientists refer to as …

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity. Yet something …

The migrant slave trade is booming in Libya. Why is the world ignoring it? | Ross Kemp

I’ve seen the dangerous route to Europe through Libya, with thousands of people at the mercy of cruelty for profit. But our leaders prefer to keep them there<p>It’s a mass grave that we don’t need the United Nations to verify. Every day an average of 14 migrants, the vast majority from countries in …

These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2017

It’s early days of 2017 still, but already it’s become apparent that this year science will play a larger role in public discourse than it has in the past, at least in the US. The scientific community has found itself at odds with the new White House administration in countless ways, and is gearing …

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Why are people left or right-handed? Mystery deepens as brain not the source of asymmetry

Left or right-handedness may arise in the spinal cord and not the brain.<p>The origins of handedness have been a scientific puzzle for many years. …

What Most People Get Wrong About Meditation, According to a Master Buddhist

Meditation is increasingly regarded as one of the most beneficial practices for the mind, body and soul. But you don’t have to go deep into the …

The Post-Human World

A conversation about the end of work, individualism, and the human species with the historian Yuval Harari<p>Famine, plague, and war. These have been the three scourges of human history. But today, people in most countries are more likely to die from eating too much rather than too little, more likely …

Universal Basic Income

7 Magical Places to View Auroras

These tips will give you the best shot at experiencing the enchantment of the northern and southern lights.<p>The otherworldly aurora borealis, or northern lights, begin high in the Earth’s atmosphere—at altitudes from 60 to more than 250 miles—when charged particles from the sun become trapped in the …

Northern Lights

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

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Zen Philosophy Reveals How to Overcome Your Insecurities With 5 Simple Rules

5 ways to use mindfulness and zen philosophy to help overcome insecurities<p><b>1) Accept everything about yourself.</b><p>Focus on every part of your body and …

15 Quotes That Bring You Inner Peace to Cope with Tough Times

Finding inner peace is the one of the most important goals for most people on Earth, even though it can be quite difficult.<p>However, we are all …

20 amazing British campsites beside the sea

South-west<p>1. Bryher Campsite, Isles of Scilly<p>Bryher Campsite enjoys lovely salty views of Hangman Island and Tresco, but its situation between two hills means it's relatively sheltered. During the summer Bryher can, in the right weather, feel like an other-worldly paradise, with a glorious sandy …

5 Ways to Develop Your Intuition

And like anything else in life, when you stop using it, you can lose it. A muscle must move, an eye must see, a brain must think; the same holds true …

The Complexities Of Thai Buddhism

Thailand is often referred to as "The Land of Buddhism", the best country in the world for those looking to study the teachings of the Buddha, at least the Theravada branch of the teachings. Thailand's reputation as the center of Buddhism is well renowned, with numerous people from all over the …

England's most beautiful destinations

Earth Day: We're not as doomed as you think

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Sure, there are plenty of reasons to be terrified about the future of the planet: melting ice sheets, intensifying heat waves, vanishing rainforests, falling temperature records, dying elephants, bleached out coral and kids in China don't know the sky is blue.<p>This stuff is serious. …

Wildlife thriving without humans in Chernobyl nuclear zone – study (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Animals in the Chernobyl exclusion zone have not been wiped out by the nuclear fallout contaminating the land, but are actually thriving in the …

Proxy wars and provocations: relations between Russia and the US are chilling

On Monday in the heart of Moscow, for a fleeting instant, the bleak stand-off between the US and Russia will be put aside. That day is the 71st …

Spain, swords and sorcery: how Tudela enchanted the Game of Thrones producers

A key location in season six of GoT, Tudela, in northern Spain, has the perfect blend of drama, desert and ghoulish charm<p>It must be difficult being a Game of Thrones writer. Difficult to find gruesome new ways to maim and kill people. The show’s millions of fans aren’t going to be kept happy with …

How To Choose A Healing Crystal That's Right For You

<i>Interested in crystals and curious about how you can harness some of their power in your own life? Join Emma Mildon—a leading voice in modern</i> …

29 Tips To Get Rid Of Dairy (Without Turning To Soy!)

It’s summertime, the season commonly associated with milkshakes, ice cream cones and frozen yogurt. Not to rain on your frozen-dairy-dessert parade, …

Homemade Natural Coconut oil Shampoo Recipes for Healthy Hair

There is nothing better than giving your hair a break from chemical laden products! If you are not using chemical products then what are you supposed …

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11 scientific reasons you should be spending more time outside

With spring and beautiful weather finally here, we highly recommend spending some time outside.<p>Nature offers one of the most reliable boosts to your mental and physical well-being. Here are just a few potential benefits:

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

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Ancient Stone Depicting First Female Egyptian Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut Discovered

Ancient inscribed stone blocks containing information about Egypt's long-lost and first female pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut — who ruled from 1473 B.C. to …

Ancient History

How Climatic Stress Possibly Shaped Early Islam and the History of theMiddle East

<i>Shipwreck in the desert, by Carl Haag (1886)</i><p>The Middle Eastern desert has been among the regions worst hit by desertification and drought brought on by climate changes ever since the Dark Ages Cold Period (300-700). Though the volume of authentic geological data is far from sufficient to facilitate …