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Steven Spielberg: Jaws left scars that took years to heal

<i>Jaws</i> may have been Steven Spielberg’s breakout film, but making the movie was anything but smooth sailing.<p>The decorated director guided EW’s Anthony …

US hopes Turkey will step up ISIS fight after Istanbul airport attack

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> American officials have long wanted Turkey to be as committed to the fight against ISIS as is the U.S. With the attack on Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Tuesday, ISIS might have helped make the case for them.<p>While Turkey has been the victim of ISIS attacks in the past -- including …

Ozone layer hole appears to be healing, scientists say

Research by US and UK scientists shows the size of the hole has shrunk, and the layer will eventally recover, albeit slowly<p>The vast hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica appears to be healing, scientists say, putting the world on track to eventually remedy one of the biggest environmental …

Global Warming

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

Why You Should (& How You Can) Eat More Lentils in 2016

The U.N. has named 2016 the International Year of Pulses like lentils, beans, peas, and chickpeas. The initiative is celebrating the fact that <b>beans are an eminently sustainable protein source</b>: hardy, nourishing, energy-efficient, and even altruistic, as they can be successfully used to assist with …

5 Ways to Eat Healthy-ish All Year Long

When your job involves tasting mozzarella sticks and pies all day like our editors, you learn a few things about how to eat (mostly) healthy-ish the rest of the time. On our latest foodcast, our editors share how they balance cookies with kale.<p>Mozzarella sticks. Onion rings. Cookies. Several pies. …

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

Breakfast

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

Exercise Can Boost Your 'Visual' Brainpower, And Here's How

A workout keeps not only your body flexible, but also your brain.<p>Scientists have long known that going hard in the gym benefits the brain as much as it does brawn, from improving long-term memory to enhancing the amount of your brain's gray matter.<p>Now, a new small study that was published in the …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

Photography

Hilary Duff’s three tips for success (and how not to become a celebrity train wreck)

The former Disney star is all grown up, back in the studio and ready to re-enter the music biz for the first time in seven years. Here, Hilary Duff shares some of the secrets to her success and why she decided to step away rather than end up another celebrity train wreck<p><b>To be original, be …

How To Keep Tomatoes Fresh For Longer

By Leslie Stephens<p>This trick -- which only takes 5 minutes -- may be the answer to avoiding refrigerator-chilled, flavorless tomatoes.<p>More: How to keep tomatoes fresh for longer<p>A few weeks ago, when our Test Kitchen Manager Derek was doling out tomatoes that wouldn't survive the weekend in the …

Tomatoes

Miss American Pie

<i>This July, Tasting Table celebrates the great state of American food and drink.</i><p>The saying "as American as apple pie" is a bit misleading, since pies …

A low-calorie spinach artichoke dip that's delicious? It does exist!

"Hey, there's spinach in this—it's healthy!" That's the excuse heard at many a sports bar as groups of friends hoover up bubbling crocks of spinach artichoke dip while watching Sunday afternoon football…but with all the cheese, mayonnaise and heavy cream, it's anything but a healthy snack.<p>Swap this …

Healthy Eating

Grilled vegetables are the best vegetables. Toss in olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and whatever fresh herbs you can chop: thyme, basil, sage, parsley, marjoram, chervil, rosemary. Grill over high till tender. Top with sea salt and more lemon juice. Inhale.

Homemade Tonic Water

501<p>1K<p>Jennifer McLagan always seems to know what we want to read about, and cook, before even we do. She wrote a slew of popular and award-winning …

Spices

Who Owns Your Steps?

Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that makes them. For Albert, that data is almost as valuable and irreplaceable as photos or texts, and …

Digital Health

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year, Says Study

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and energy drinks may be linked to as many as 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published today in the journal Circulation.<p>“This is a single dietary factor with no intrinsic health value causing tens of thousands of …

The Keys to Healthy Digestion

Switching to a whole-food, plant-based approach to eating is an excellent way to enhance your digestion. It is rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and health-promoting phytochemicals and avoids hard-to-digest foods such as meat, dairy and food high in fat. You will feel better and can prevent many …

Wellness

Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Boring food just isn't our thing.<p>See the full list of healthy weeknight dinner recipes here.<p><b>Falafel Salad With Spicy Yogurt Sauce</b><p>Conventional? Snooze. If we're going to eat a platefull of vegetables, you bet we're gonna make every last bite interesting. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad</b><p>…

4 Summery Weeknight Dishes to Make in June

Ring in the real start of summer with a bright cucumber salad, a juicy stone fruit crumble, and a light pasta with no-cook olive sauce.<p>Finally—it's summer! That means no-cook pasta sauce, spicy grilled short ribs, and cool, crunchy cukes. And for dessert? A no-fuss crumble to celebrate all that …

Tyson Latest to Eliminate Antibiotics in Chicken Flocks

The Plate<p>In some of the biggest news on the topic <b></b>of routine antibiotic use in agriculture, Tyson Foods says today that they plan to eliminate most human-use antibiotics from their meat chicken flocks by 2017.<p>Tyson is the biggest chicken producer in the United States, so this announcement marks the …

Incredible Composite Photographs Inspired by Edward Hopper

Richard Tuschman created this incredible series of composite photographs inspired by the work of seminal American painter Edward Hopper.<p>Tuschman builds painted dollhouse-size dioramas that he photographs in his studio. When he photographs the dioramas, he always takes the shots with small …

Edward Hopper

Mindfulness 'as good as anti-depressants for tackling depression'

Mindfulness meditation stopped more people sliding back into depression than anti-depressants<p>Meditation is as good as anti-depressants for tackling depression, a major study has shown offering a drug-free alternative<p>Researchers at Oxford University say that Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy …

Vintage Photos of Japan’s Old Art of Soba Delivery on Bicycles

Food delivery has changed drastically since the old days of <i>demae</i> (trans. “to go in front of”) in Japan. Before cell phones, apps, and online ordering existed, deliverymen used a special technique for stacking towers of food on their shoulders as they biked to places filled with frequent customers, …

Japan

Terrifying Photo of an Angry Lion Just Moments Before it Charged

Naturalist and photographer Atif Saeed risked the wrath of a lion to capture this spectacular shot of the big cat snarling angrily just moments before he rushed at the photographer. Titled <i>The Ghost and the Darkness</i>, the photo has an incredible backstory behind it.<p>According to Saeed, he had been …

Photography

Man Who Fled Nazi Germany Found Solace in Photographing Jazz Musicians

In 1939, Francis Wolff caught the last unrestricted boat out of Germany, escaping his fate as a Jewish man living under the rule of Adolf Hitler. Before leaving, Wolff diligently studied photography in Berlin, working to master this art form. By the time he left, he was known in Germany as an …

Trumpeter

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

A subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan

For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.<p>In a conformist culture where the socially acceptable road to success has typically meant cram school, …

Startups