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Meet Salvador Dalí–Style Chocolate Glaze (It's Easier Than It Looks)

Even the shyest pastry chef craves attention. Instead of seeking it directly, some of us hide behind our work. I love the “oohs” and “aahs” that come when people taste a dessert that I’ve made. I also love to hear “wow” and “gorgeous,” especially when followed by: “How the heck do you think she did …

Dessert

Make Limoncello ASAP, Sip All Summer Long

There’s a lot to love about <b>Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking</b> by Bonnie Frumkin Morales—our most recent Piglet champion!—but one thing excited me most: vodka. Which, if you know me, doesn’t make any sense. Because I hate vodka. Or I thought I did.<p><i>Kachka</i>’s first chapter is all about vodka—or, more …

Flavors

A Fennel Honey Cake as Sweet as Its Backstory

Hayley McKee had been a parent for barely three months when she got her first book deal. Looking back, she told me, “I was learning to be a mum and a cookbook author at the same time.” Now, nearly two years later, Hayley’s son Ray-Lou is a toddler, and her book <b>Sticky Fingers, Green Thumb</b> is out for …

Dessert

The Magical World of Tiny Food Videos

Less than a year ago, we mused on the sudden ubiquity of tiny food videos. Our social media timelines, it seemed, became digital receptacles for a whole new swath of viral content—tiny foods coming to life in tiny kitchens. <i>What is this</i>, we wondered, <i>a kitchen for ants?!</i> Perhaps.<p>Though somewhat …

Social Media

Extreme Makeover: Carrot Salad Edition

Old-school carrot salad goes something like this: Grate carrots like cheese. Toss with mayo, maybe sour cream, probably sugar. Add in some raisins and pineapple and call it a day. It’s cookout food, picnic food, especially popular in the South. The sort of recipe everyone’s mother and their mother …

Cook Out

These common drugs may raise your risk of dementia

A landmark study has linked the long-term use of certain anticholinergic drugs to a higher risk of dementia later on.<p>This investigation is believed …

Dementia

Star Trek: Discovery season 2 reveals new Enterprise uniforms

<i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> has started production on season 2 — and has released a teaser with glimpses of the new USS Enterprise bridge and …

Star Trek

The Guide to Google's New Tasks App for iOS and Android

Google Tasks has been around for nearly ten years. While digital to-do lists are great for keeping yourself organized, Google’s attempt always felt …

Apps

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

Health service chief calls for affordable access to CAR-T, which modifies immune system to destroy cancer cells<p>The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help by setting an affordable …

Immunotherapy

Take Back Control of Your WiFi Connection With This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

Wi-Fi

This Iced Coffee Protein Shake Recipe Is The Ultimate Summer Drink For Gym-Goers

Protein shakes and coffee are probably the two drinks most beloved by gym-goers of all stripes. Coffee to perk you up pre-workout and a protein shake …

Coffee

How to finally organize your contact list

Tips and tricks for the Apple, Google, and Microsoft contact apps.<p>Every time you send an email or text, or even look up a friend's address on Google Maps, you rely on a digital list of your contacts. But just because you use it all the time doesn't mean you treat it very well. Many of us let old …

Apps

7 sci-fi films to see this summer

In addition to big-budget tent poles like "Deadpool 2" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," summer has become synonymous with science fiction films thanks to hits like "E.T." and "Alien." This summer's crop of sci-fi hopefuls include the star-studded "Hotel Artemis" as well as a very special …

Science Fiction

Third of early deaths could be prevented by everyone giving up meat, Harvard says

At least one-third of early deaths could be prevented if everyone moved to a vegetarian diet, Harvard scientists have calculated.<p>Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School said the benefits of a plant-based diet had been vastly underestimated.<p>Recent figures …

Holistic Medicine

5 Nutrition Tips for Fat Loss (by an Ex-Obese Writer)

At 17 years old and only 5’5”, I weighed 240lbs.<p>Since then, over the course of 4 years, I personally lost over 100lbs and stepped on stage at the …

Nutrition

7 Ways to Eat Sweet Potatoes That Don't Involve Fries

Spoiler alert: It's easier than you think.<p>What's the first thing that pops into your head when you hear the word sweet potato? For me, it's …

Healthy Eating

Cyberpunk Books: Your Beginner’s Guide To The Genre

If you like sci-fi, or anything futuristic, there’s a chance you know or have at least heard the term cyberpunk. But that does not mean you …

Science Fiction

A guide to using colour theory in the home for wellness

Thinking of redecorating your home with a splash of colour? Read this first...<p>If you are thinking of giving your home a colour overhaul, take heed of …

Home Decorating

You Should Try This GM Diet Plan To Lose More Weight Than Ever

Increase in weight is the major issue faced worldwide. Our modern lifestyle with lack of exercise and wrong eating habits are a major reason for this …

Nutrition

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Immune System

Neuroscientists discovered what happens to our brain when we die — then realized a 1980s 'Star Trek' episode knew it first

CBS Television Distribution<p><b>A few months ago, a team of neurologists published research that explains what happens to the brain as we die.</b>• <b><br>In effect,</b> …

Star Trek

Turns Out There's A Secret Use For WD-40 That Most People Never Knew Was Possible

If you have ever had to deal with a squeaky set of door hinges, then chances are you’ve used WD-40 before. However, if that’s all you are using this …

Hacking

The Healthiest Way to Lose Weight for Men Over 40

Losing weight as you age is a struggle for both men and women at any age. When the pounds pack on, men may want to lose weight too. Women often …

Fitness

8 Best New Gmail Features (and How to Use Them)

Google just unveiled a massive update to Gmail, its very popular email client. In addition to a new look, Gmail has new features that will impact how …

Apps

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

Pioneering prostate treatment for tens of thousands of men gets NHS green light

A pioneering prostate treatment which means tens of thousands of men could be spared major surgery has been given the green light.<p>NHS watchdogs have approved the new technique to treat one of the most common medical complaints facing older men.<p>Around half of men over the age of 50 suffer from an …

Cancer

New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

Universe

18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

Dessert

Samsung Pay: Everything you need to know

Paying with your phone is still a relatively new prospect, but it's become a ubiquitous feature on just about every NFC-capable phone over the last …

FinTech

10 career tips that are also great to apply to your life

We get it, building a successful career is tough work. And not only that – how are you also supposed to have work-life balance if most of your waking …

Self-improvement