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This Is the Easiest Way to Make Poached Eggs Perfectly Every Time

Are poached eggs the sort of thing you only ever have when you go out to brunch because trying to make them at home seems way too complicated? Yeah, …

Breakfast

Seafood Rains Over Chinese City After Powerful Storm Sends Marine Creatures Flying

It’s not every day that you see octopuses, starfish and prawns literally raining down from the sky, but that’s exactly what happened Wednesday in the …

Weather

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Uncombable Hair Syndrome Is A Real, Super-Rare Genetic Condition And This Baby Has It

Her mom said that people compare her to a mini Albert Einstein or jokingly ask if she stuck her finger in a light socket.<p>Taylor has a rare condition called uncombable hair syndrome that's been documented in only about 100 people worldwide, although it may be more common than previously thought.<p>The …

Hair

Skillet Primavera Chicken

This simple skillet recipe will save your day—and night, with a deliciously balanced dinner for spring.<p>Directions<p>Make the Buitoni Three Cheese …

Creamy One-Pot Chicken, Carrot, and Spinach Orzo

<i>Creamy One-Pot Chicken, Carrot, and Spinach Orzo – Spring can be a crazy time with school-aged kids. Thankfully, this 30-minute-meal makes it easy to</i> …

Recipes

18 Basic Cooking Skills You Should Learn in Your Twenties

Master these, and you're well on your way to becoming a kitchen boss.<p>So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, bought your very own set of pots and …

Cooking

Scientists Have Discovered The Brain Region Involved in Spiritual Experiences

This is where the magic happens.<p>Whether we think of ourselves as religious or not, lots of people experience moments in life that can be considered …

The Brain

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Deep-Fried Oreos

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Freeze 18 Oreo cookies for about an hour.<p>Step 2<p>Fill a heavy cooking pot with 2-3 inches of cooking oil and heat to 375°F.<p>Step …

Deep Frying

Balsamic Grilled Mushrooms

Mushrooms can get sidelined at a barbecue as the lame side dish for vegetarians, but when tossed in a balsamic-soy glaze, they'll get alll the …

Mushrooms

10 Rich & Creamy Pasta Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are times when nothing other than a decadent, extra-creamy bowl of pasta will do. Maybe it's a special occasion, or maybe it's just a Monday. …

Italian Food

15 Facts About Lava

Every day, the news is filled with images of the lava flows coming from Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Previously obscure terms like laze (<i>lava</i> and <i>haze</i>), …

Geology

21 Gorgeous Sunrise and Sunset Photos

Chase the light around the world and see photos of cities and landscapes covered in golden hour hues.<p>Captions were written and submitted by the photographers.<p>Light changes a place—from a golden sunrise blanketing the towering spires of Myanmar to a warm pink sunset following hikers to a mountain …

Travel Photography

11 Mountain Rentals That Will Have You Heading for the Hills

Want to get away? We mean really get away — to a secluded place surrounded by mountains with spectacular views in every direction from your …

Swimming Pools

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Neuroscience

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Happiness

Majestic Mountain Views From Around the World

Put on your hiking boots and enjoy these gorgeous alpine views that were submitted to our photo contest.<p>Captions were written and submitted by the photographers.<p>Travelers and photographers often rise early—before the sun itself begins to think about waking up—to hike, climb, and position themselves …

Travel Photography

10 Best Summer Reads of 2018

Page turners for the beach and beyond.<p>Whether it’s an hour before a flight or a full day by the pool, the structure of summer travel affords us precious windows for reading. Here are the books to pack this summer, recommended by the <i>Traveler</i> editors whose advance copies already have sandy spines.

Icelandic Adventures: Once In A Lifetime Trip To The Land Of Gods, Trolls And Elves

My dream came true when we bought the tickets to Iceland. I was very excited about the journey and hoping that apart from admiring the beauties of …

Hawaii lava finally reaches the Pacific -- only to create another deadly danger

<b>(CNN) —</b> First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Big Island residents have yet another danger to worry about.<p>Laze -- a mashup of "lava" and "haze" -- is a nasty product formed when hot lava hits the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the …

Kilauea

Slather this bacon-wrapped jalapeño shrimp in cherry cola sauce

Back when we had a house in Park City, Utah, we frequented an Italian restaurant so often they put a sign above our regular table that said, …

Crisp Phyllo-topped Salmon Pot Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Cook bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove from pan; crumble and set …

Mac and cheese with mushrooms: Make it on your stovetop

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:57<p>November 17th, 2016<p>Katie Lee, co-host of Food Network's "The Kitchen,” demonstrates her recipe for a mushroom mac and cheese with Dijon mustard, cream and Parmesan cheese. Bonnie McDaniel, the “Queen of Mac and Cheese” surprised by …

The Focus of Cross Cultural Psychology

Cross-cultural psychology is a branch of psychology that looks at how cultural factors influence human behavior. While many aspects of human thought …

Psychology

Octopuses are not aliens, but boy are they a bunch of beautiful weirdos

A new paper raises an old, contentious idea.<p>We have to stop taking away Mother Nature’s achievements. Every time a creature is quirky or bizarre people say that it <i>must</i> be an alien, when the reality is that evolution is capable of creating some of the strangest, creepiest organisms you could ever …

Biology

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

10 of the Best Things to Do in Seattle

When it comes to iconic Seattle attractions, the Space Needle and Seattle Great Wheel might spring to mind first, but there is so much more to …

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

These 10 ingredients will make you a better cook

Looking to up your home-cooking game? Turning simple foods into delicious, flavorful meals isn’t hard — if you have stocked the right ingredients. …