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Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Alzheimer's Disease

15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …

Ethnography

What’s the Matter With Republicans?

Thirteen years ago, in the midst of a different Republican administration, the liberal book of the moment was Thomas Frank’s “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” In answering his title’s question, Frank argued that hardworking heartland Americans were being duped by a Republican Party that whipped up …

Political Science

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: exploring the myth of the original sinners

Stephen Greenblatt's book is a pellucid and absorbing account of the Biblical tale's great significance.<p>According to the story, God created Adam and …

Artists

For a Good Time, Waffle Your Biscuits | MyRecipes

If you spent any time on the internet a few years ago, you’re familiar with people asking if something will waffle<i>.</i> Of course, many weird ingredients …

Nicotine: The Helpful Drug With the Bad Reputation

Where does nicotine come from?<p>Nicotine is an alkaloid found in many plants from the nightshade family, which includes tobacco, eggplant, tomatoes, …

Nicotine

Plastic Fibers Are Found in 83% of the World's Tap Water, a New Study Reveals

Virtually all the world’s tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications …

Pollution

The secret to baking the perfect sourdough (and Bread Ahead's famous doughnuts)

‘This is the place that does the doughnuts,’ a visitor whispers eagerly to her friend as they approach Bread Ahead’s stall at Borough Market. Moments later they each hold a sugared orb that oozes salted-caramel custard and a hunk of honeycomb – the signature deep-fried creation of this London …

Baking

50+ Homemade Edible Gift Ideas For Any Time of Year

We all gotta eat, right? Rather than giving your friends or family stuff they don't need when holidays or birthdays roll around, why not make them something yummy that won't take up a bunch of space in their home? Ahead, we have more than 50 homemade gift ideas that are all edible, and many of them …

This Is the Makeup Secret to Banishing Under Eye Circles, According to a Plastic Surgeon

Even plastic surgeons have noticed a major uptick in the number of patients requesting both surgical and non-surgical long term treatments for tired …

Best Ever Chocolate Stout Cake

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter three 8-inch round cake pans with 2-inch-high sides and line with parchment paper. Butter paper.<p>2. In heavy large …

Best Ever Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>2<p>Done<p>Grease a bundt pan with butter and flour or baking spray.<p>3<p>Done<p>Add the flour sugar, cocoa, baking …

These Are the 6 Best Sunscreens to Wear Under Makeup

It almost sounds like a bad joke: what's white and gray all over? Sometimes, it's your face after you apply sunscreen. As a makeup artist, I've seen how sunscreens can change the appearance of one's skin tone as well as the foundation layered over it. Those pesky white undertones are caused by the …

Go-To Buttermilk Biscuits

Every recipe box needs a simple go-to biscuit. These are light, buttery and ready in no time.<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>Total:30 minActive:15 min<p>Yield:16 …

Teen suicides now outnumber homicides — and smartphone use could be playing a major role

In 2011, for the first time in more than two decades, suicide began killing more teenagers than homicide.<p>And according to research presented in a recent article in The Atlantic, excerpted from a book written by Jean Twenge, a psychologist at San Diego State University, smartphones and social media …

Social Media

Mumbai: Mental health experts decode why kids hurt themselves

With the suicide case of a 14-year-old possibly prompted by an online challenge, mental health experts weigh in on what is fuelling growing self-harm …

Millefoglie (Italian Custard and Puff Pastry Cake) Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Millefoglie—similar to its French name, mille-feuille—is Italian for "a thousand …

Moist Midnight Cocoa Cupcakes

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 375°. Line cupcake pan with brown paper liners.<p>2<p>Done<p>In the large bowl, sift flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

'There's a virus in our country': The 'Trump effect' and rise of hate groups, explained

Not long after it launched in 1971, the<p>Southern Poverty Law Centermade a name for itself as a standard-bearer in the fight for civil rights.<p>Since then, the Montgomery, Ala.-based nonprofit has filed dozens of lawsuits over the years targeting groups that include law enforcement and government …

The Essential Dictionary of Skincare Ingredients

Ask any Byrdie editor to name a few of her best skin tips, and she'll inevitably say "always check the ingredient list." When it comes to skincare, …

This Gay Couple Was Just Married By Joe Biden

A post shared by MELANIE (@melanie_griffith57) on May 27, 2017 at 4:19pm PDT<p>Mike Pence is no Joe Biden.<p>The former vice president officiated the …

Joe Biden

This simple yoga technique can boost focus and make your skin glow

You know it’s called a monkey mind because it keeps jumping from one thought to another. Ancient yogis estimated that we think—on an average—about …

Meditation

Venezuela is sliding into anarchy

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s crisis has taken a dark turn in the past few days.<p>Rioting and looting have exploded in the rural state of Barinas, leaving seven dead and dozens injured. In one of Caracas's main plazas on Saturday, a lynch mob doused a young man with gasoline and set him ablaze. …

Venezuela

The Coffee Crumb Cake That's Better than Little Debbie's

Marbled Coffee Cake with Nutty Crumb Streusel<p>Serves 12<p><i>For the streusel:</i><br>Cooking spray <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>1 cup walnuts (3 ounces), coarsely …

Dessert

The Emancipation of the MILF

About six years ago, Claire Dederer realized she had a problem. The problem had to do with sex. It had to do with desire. It had to do with being a …