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Mega black hole could devour the Sun

Australian researchers have discovered the fastest-growing black hole known in the universe which is swallowing up the surrounding cosmos.<p>The astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU) described it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our sun every two days.<p>The astronomers …

Black Holes

Serious Eats Is Going 100% Vegan (Seriously)

<i>Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 1, 2018. April Fool!</i><p>One of our goals at Serious Eats has always been to stay in touch with the wishes of our readers, even as we’ve steadily grown from a scrappy little blog into the faceless, multinational, union-busting, …

New York State

The Easiest Vegetarian Dinners for Busy Weeknights

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

If Americans Switched From Meat-Heavy to Plant-Based Diet, It Would Be Equivalent to Taking 660 Million Cars Off the Road - One Green Planet

If you (or someone you know) still doesn’t believe that what’s on your plate is directly related to the state of the environment, keep reading. …

Nourish Your Organs with These Superfoods

You probably already know that diet and arthritis symptoms are inextricably linked. Sugary, high-fat, processed foods may trigger an inflammatory …

Baked Quinoa Black Bean Falafel

Falafel with black beans! Yeah, we’re kind of crazy about falafel over here and always looking for more ways to enjoy it.If you’re a falafel lover …

Food

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Want To Eat Less Meat? These Are The Most Filling Plant Proteins

Photo, Roberto Caruso.<p>Plant-based eating is on the rise, and some research links vegetarian and vegan diets with better protection against heart …

Creamy Vegan Polenta with Mushrooms and Beans

<i>This Creamy Vegan Polenta with Mushrooms and Beans is an easy 30-minute dinner packed with whole grains, plant protein, and vegetables. Leftovers</i> …

Mushroom Vegan Pot Pie

Portobello mushrooms "beef" up this easy Vegan Pot Pie!This hearty meal is loaded with veggies and topped with potatoes for a filling meal that is …

Cooking

Eight delicious vegan soup recipes to help you keep warm

Have you been hit by The Beast from the East yet? Where I live we’ve seen our first proper snow in five years, the schools are closed and while it’s …

11 Ways to Cook Cauliflower Besides Just Steaming It

When a vegetable that has been on the tray for so long finally gets discovered.<p>Truth be told, I've appreciated cauliflower long before it got trendy …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Self-help

13 Foods You're Probably Storing Wrong

How long kitchen staples last (and how good they taste) often depends on location, location, location.<p>Nope, Not There<p>Are you guilty of popping onions …

Texas students use sex toys to protest new gun laws on campus

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - To protest a new state law that makes the carrying of concealed handguns legal in college classrooms, students at the University of Texas on Wednesday openly displayed sex toys, an act considered illegal under local indecency laws.<p>"We are fighting absurdity with …

Guns

What you need to know about the GMO bill President Obama just signed

The food industry entered a new era today, when President Obama signed a bill into law requiring anything containing GMOs (genetically modified …

Recycled ocean plastic could become the building block of the future

Eco-friendly treatment would transform floating waste into quirky, colorful construction bricks<p>More than 300 million tons of plastic trash is generated every year, but less than 8 percent of that waste is recycled. In fact, as much as 12 million tons ends up in the ocean. A new U.S.-based startup, …

AFTER WATCHING THIS VIDEO, YOU WILL NEVER EAT INSTANT NOODLES AGAIN!

Do you eat instant noodles and how often? Everyone knows that instant noodles can be so delicious, if combined with the right toppings. The good …

Researchers find 'alarming' new side effect from eating fast food

To gauge how fast food affects the presence of certain non-natural chemicals, the team analysed data for nearly 9000 people, collected as part of …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

Why I Think All Women Should Avoid Coffee

You crave it, you need it, you can’t function without it. Admit it: You’re addicted to coffee.<p>Look, we all love the caffeinated stuff—it’s …

Women's Health

Andrea Tantaros: Atheist Scum Trying To Destroy National Day Of Prayer!

So, are these morons admitting to everyone that they pray <b>only</b> ONE day a year?<p>Maybe they’d be better off putting into practice what Jesus said on the …

Faith

“Why, in heaven’s name, don’t we tax religion?”: Bill Maher says it’s time all religious groups paid Uncle Sam

“Almost a quarter of us in America are being forced to subsidize a myth that we’re not buying into,” Maher said.<p>Real Time host Bill Maher last night made the case that churches, in addition to corporations, should pay their fair share of taxes.<p>"There are 300,000 religious congregations in this …

Why I Still Won't Put My Son in the Boy Scouts

<i>Photo credit: At camp with the 23rd West Ham Scouts via photopin (license)</i><p>The Boy Scouts of America has had a tumultuous start to our current millennium. It began with a Supreme Court decision on June 28, 2000 upholding the B.S.A.'s First Amendment right to deny membership to any potential member …

The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen: 2016’s list of fruits, vegetables with the most pesticides

If you’re loading up on fresh fruit and vegetables for the summer season, it may be wise to look at this year’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen – a …

Nutrition

‘Why I’m Good Without God’: Atheists Sue California School District Over Censorship Claim

Two activist groups are suing a California school district over the claim that officials have unfairly neglected to inform students about scholarship opportunities that are available for young people who are atheist or agnostic.<p>The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Antelope Valley …

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Your Apple Watch can now tell if you're happy or sad

Have you ever wondered if your Apple Watch really cares about your feelings? Well, it doesn’t but this app will help it understand how you’re feeling from how you talk.<p>EmoWatch, from Tokyo-based Smartmedical, is an app for the Apple Watch that identifies and tracks users’ emotions through their …

NASA: Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.<p>Melting ice sheets — especially in Greenland — are changing the distribution of weight on Earth. And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to …

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft enters emergency mode 75 million miles from Earth

That's not good news<p>NASA engineers have declared a mission emergency for the agency's planet-hunting spacecraft Kepler, which has somehow switched into emergency mode. NASA just found out about the anomaly a day and a half ago, right before the agency tried to maneuver the spacecraft to point at …