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7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …

Chicken Breasts

The chicken breast is America's favorite part of its favorite bird, and Food & Wine has the best recipes for this staple weeknight dinner ingredient. …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p>Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will …

Recipes

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels …

Immune System

10 Beautiful Flowers With Surprising Meanings

Friends don't let friends give tansies. (Camellias are safe, though.)<p>In Victorian times, a rose was not simply a rose — the people of this era loved labeling blooms with very specific meanings. These particular ones, which we found in <i>A Victorian Flower Dictionary</i>, are some of the most interesting.

How to Make Energy Bars at Home

Making your own energy bars is easy—watch this video to learn how.<p>Why shell out $5 when you can make energy bars at home? Packed with tons of flavor and punch, these DIY super snacks will power you through your most hectic days.<p>All awesome energy bars follow this formula:<p><b>BINDER</b><p>This doubles as your …

Breakfast

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

University of California

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main course. Serve it with a green salad and garlic bread for sopping up the broth, and dinner is done!<p>Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up …

Recipes

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

Why can’t you tickle yourself?

It’s almost impossible to get a laugh by self-tickling, says David Robson, and the reason why tells us surprising things about the brain and consciousness.<p>If you want to probe some of the great mysteries of the human mind, all you need is a duster and your feet. Sit back, take your shoes and socks …

University of Maryland

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

The Crock Pot makes eating healthy as easy as (low-fat) pie.<p>You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey …

Slow Cookers

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

If you're skipping what's being served on the street, then you're missing out on more than just a quick, cheap lunch.<p>Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crᅢᆰpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is …

Tacos

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Cinnabon Muffins Are Everything

Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>Cinnabon muffins with pumpkin get their delectable texture from a secret ingredient -- coffee creamer! The whole family will love them.<p>It’s that time of year when I …

Muffins

Guerra e pace

• <b>Autore:</b> Lev Nikolaevic Tolstoj<p>Grandiosa epopea storica, accorata riflessione filosofica, ritratto di una società in fermento, dramma di amore e morte, straordinaria sintesi esistenziale: ogni definizione è calzante per Guerra e pace, romanzo che si ripropone da una generazione all’altra con …

L'ora più bella

• <b>Autore:</b> Stefano Benni<p>L’ora più bella della nostra vita è quella che non riusciamo a trovare, nel nostro passato come nel presente o nel futuro. Ci sfugge, ci costringe a inseguirla per poi subito metterla in dubbio. Eppure tutti noi dobbiamo almeno raccontarci di averne una, per poterla raccontare. …

Il grande Gatsby

• <b>Autore:</b> F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>Il romantico ed enigmatico Jay Gatsby organizza feste sontuose nella speranza di ritrovare la donna amata in gioventù. Un descrizione spietata e partecipe del mondo fastoso e frivolo degli anni Venti nelle pagine indimenticabili dello scrittore simbolo della "generazione …

Seta

• <b>Autore:</b> Alessandro Baricco<p>“L’ultima cosa che vide, prima di uscire, furono gli occhi di lei, fissi nei suoi, perfettamente muti”Si chiamava Hervé Joncour, era mercante di bachi da seta. Ogni anno raggiungeva il Giappone, ogni anno ritornava. Nei suoi viaggi, si leggeva l’ideogramma di una passione …

Adulterio

• <b>Autore:</b> Paulo Coelho<p>Linda ha 31 anni e, agli occhi di tutti, la sua vita è perfetta: vive in Svizzera, uno dei paesi più sicuri del mondo, ha un matrimonio solido e stabile, un marito molto affettuoso, figli dolci e educati, e un lavoro da giornalista di cui non si può lamentare. Ma d’un tratto …

Il mio disastro sei tu

• <b>Autore:</b> Jamie McGuire<p>Uno splendido disastro è un fenomeno mondiale e la serie che ha portato al successo Jamie McGuire. <br>Sentimenti inconfessabili, lotte interiori, passione proibita: è difficile non diventarne dipendenti.<p>«<i>Jamie McGuire ha iniziato a scalare le classifiche e non si è più fermata.</i>»<b><br>la</b> …

Aforismi

• <b>Autore:</b> Oscar Wilde<p>A cura di Riccardo Reim<br>Con un saggio di James Joyce<p>Questa raccolta di aforismi, pubblicata un anno dopo la morte di Wilde dal suo esecutore testamentario, rappresenta una parte minore ma significativa della produzione letteraria dell’autore. Gli aforismi, infatti, esprimono il …

Il giorno in più

• <b>Autore:</b> Fabio Volo<p>Sveglia, caffè, tram, ufficio, palestra, pizza-cine-sesso... giornate sempre uguali, scandite da appuntamenti che, alla fine, si assomigliano tutti, persi nel cielo grigio di una metropoli che non sa più sorridere. È la vita di Giacomo, uno che non si è mai fatto troppe domande, …

È una vita che ti aspetto

• <b>Autore:</b> Fabio Volo<p>Questo libro parla di Francesco che non era felice e invece poi si. Finito. Un ragazzo di oggi, un trentenne qualunque, con un lavoro stressante, storie di sesso con ragazze diverse, la paura di restare fuori dal branco, la difficoltà di comunicazione con i genitori. Il rimpianto …

How to Make Chicken Salad Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur continues on her mayonnaise crusade -- this time with chicken salad. Make this</i> …

Recipes

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Cream Cheese

L'arte invisibile dei batteri

<b>Colonie batteriche</b><p><i>Stefania Rizzelli, impiegata in un laboratorio di chimica alimentare di Formigine (Modena), si definisce "chimica e artista". Il</i> …