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Mark Bittman's case for savory food in the morning, and his favorite 15-minute breakfasts

When he isn't running or writing, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman is constantly traveling — or eating. Here, the author of "How to Cook Everything Fast" shares his morning routine, and his two go-to 15-minute breakfasts for people in a rush.<p><b>Would you call yourself a morning person?</b><br>I am <i>the</i> …

Breakfast

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

Weddings

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Table of Contents: The Organized Life

The late-summer song of the crickets is reminding us: it’s time to get back to school and work. Toward that end, we’re devoting this week to getting …

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Is It Okay for Men to Drink Cider?

An investigation, in six bottles<p><b>I don't like hard cider.</b> And I suspect many men don't either. I love beer and wine and cocktails and the occasional shot, but hard cider makes no sense to someone like me: I would never drink apple juice or virgin cider, so why would I go for the alcoholic version? …

ZMapp Saves Sick Monkeys From Ebola, Study Finds

An experimental treatment used to treat two sick American missionaries saved a batch of monkeys infected with Ebola virus, even days after they got sick, researchers reported on Friday.<p>What works in monkeys doesn’t always work in humans, but it’s a piece of good news for the makers of ZMapp, a …

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen could be stripped of title

He is the poster boy of chess, a Nordic prodigy who became world No 1 while still a teenager and has since been rated the strongest player of all time. But Magnus Carlsen is locked in an escalating dispute with the game's governing body, Fide, over a world title match due to take place in November. …

The Alienware Area-51 gaming rig just got one hell of a redesign

After a few years finding itself/getting a heavy-duty industrial makeover, Alienware's well-respected (and, importantly, customizable) desktop gaming PC has returned. The Area-51 isn't small, but it now has a new triangular... hexagonal... something-between-the-two design, intentionally hewn that …

How You Watch Porn

Mac vs. PC, iOS vs. Android takes on a whole new meaning when you’re talking about Pornhub searches.<p>If you watch porn online, the computer you’re using is enough to determine whether you’re a premature ejaculator there to watch Lisa Ann squirting videos, or whether you’re a long-lasting lover on a …

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Word of Mouth: Paraty

by Abby Morgan and Blake Whitman<p>Walking around the maze of streets paved with irregular stones, visitors can feel the Portuguese presence that first landed in Paraty 500 years ago. Situated in a sheltered bay at the edge of the wild Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest), the charming seaside town is a …

Charisma

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Immune System

18 Rooms with Colorful Rugs

From Asiatic Carpets, the Funk rug is hand-tufted in India and its thick pile is full of vibrant, pixelated colors making this all-white space look …

Home Decorating

Daily Inspiration #1750

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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X-Men: Days of Future Past character art

There’s less than three weeks to go before the arrival of the third superhero movie of the year in <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b>, and with the marketing …