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Superpowered Chinese Lasers Could Soon Rip Open Raw Vacuum

Physicists are getting close to building lasers powerful enough to rip matter out of a vacuum.<p>According to a report published Jan. 24 in the journal …

An Addictive Brioche-Like Carrot Bread (With a Twist!)

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from Mariya Yufest, who was inspired by a similar recipe in the Soviet cookbook, The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food.</i><p>If you’re looking for a carrot bread that isn’t a …

Just desserts: tasty vegan treats for a new year

From a dairy-free cheesecake and orange syrup pud to a devilishly dark chocolate fudge cake and carroty flapjacks, this quartet of vegan sweets proves that thoughtful eating has more than its fair share of guilty pleasures<p>Many dark chocolates are vegan even if they’re not specialist vegan brands, …

Dessert

Workey launches ‘Tinder for recruitment’

“I’m a millennial, we did something bad to the HR market,” says Ben Reuveni, co-founder and CEO of Israeli career development and recruitment startup Workey. Part confessional, part company pitch, he argues that, different to the generation before it, millennials change jobs every two years, while …

Employment

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Our 10 Favorite Must-Make Fall Recipes

'Tis the seaon for PSLs and slow cookers.<p>People, it’s happening. The leaves, they’re changing! The weather, it’s cooler! The days, they’re shorter! …

What your nails can tell you about your health

Check out your nails: Is the first thing you notice that they need a color refresh or trim? (Maybe it’s time to try the marble trend?) But what do …

Wellness

Banana Cake Recipe with Banana Frosting

This banana cake recipe is flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. It's a two ​layer cake with a banana buttercream frosting. Try making this …

Dessert

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Your Inner Child Loves This Minimalist Treehouse - The Plus Paper

<b>Scandanavian Style Sets this Stilted Cabin a Level Above the Rest</b><p>This light, vertiginous wooden treehouse is the newest design from <b>Hanna Michelson</b>, …

We Need More Wonder Women

The overwhelming on-screen success of ‘Wonder Woman’ begs the question: Why aren’t there more strong women, and a lot fewer girls on trains and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Sour Cherry Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe

This Italian-style cheesecake is wonderfully light and creamy. Slightly tart with lemon zest and a cup of mascarpone cheese, this dessert has a very …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

50 Great Songs You’ve Never Heard

Ever have those moments where you hear a song on the radio, or blaring from a passing car, and wonder how you could have lived so long without having …

Holocaust survivor tells real story behind The Zookeeper’s Wife

Holocaust survivor Stefania Sitbon was among 300 Jewish men, women and children who found safe haven during the Second World War in the unlikeliest of places: the Warsaw Zoo.<p>The extraordinary true story of a Polish couple whose zoo served as a refuge during the German occupation has been translated …

Bird Bakery Award-Winning Carrot Cake Mini Cupcakes

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line mini cupcake pans with cupcake liners.<p>In a small bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and …

21 Cheese Dip Recipes That Are Sexier Than Chris Hemsworth

If Heaven is a place on Earth, that place is at the bottom of a hot, gooey bowl of cheese dip. No snack or app satisfies a party—or a party of …

Cooking

20 Stunning Easter Cakes to Try This Spring

They're more like decor than dessert.<p>Bring elegance, color, and decadence to this year's Easter dessert table with one of these gems. Topped with bunny ears, mini eggs, or edible flowers, these sweet treats are sure to have everyone asking for a second slice.

Dessert

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Road Trips

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …