Sarah Stepanek

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How-To: Perfect Sprinkles-Covered Cake

When frosting cakes for birthday parties or holiday gatherings, if you’ve ever envisioned a beautifully-decorated cake covered with a perfectly even layer of colorful sprinkles, now’s your big chance to make that dream a reality! This helpful tutorial for frosting the perfect sprinkles cake from …

Too Much Protein is 'As Bad as Smoking' In Middle Age - Study

Why is protein important?<p>Protein is the major component of all human cells such as bone and muscle. It is composed of 'building blocks' known as …

Nutrition

Spotted! 20 Pretty Polka Dot Desserts

It’s no secret that we love polka dots here at Brit + Co. Another one of our favorite things? Dessert! Put the two together and you can’t go wrong. We’ve rounded up 20 pretty polka dot desserts you should make ASAP.<p>But wait, before we start: Do need a little extra help in the cake making and …

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

Living Rooms

How to Be a Pro at Small Apartment Decorating

For many people, small apartment living is an interesting, dreamy concept. For others, it’s reality. Living in a small space has its advantages and …

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

Nutrition

A Scientific Ranking Of The Sexiest Types Of Creativity

What’s hotter, playing in a band or building websites? Science weighs in.<p>We don’t need science to know that creativity is sexy. Mick Jagger’s number proves that point. As do anecdotes from everyone’s lives about far lesser musicians than the Rolling Stones. In one recent study—conducted, of course, …

Creativity

How to Make Healthy Desserts That Don't Taste Like Cardboard

Healthy desserts? Okay, how about kinda healthy? Nuts, seeds, whole grain flours, and good fats (calling coconut oil!) bring more than craveability to these new treats.<p>If you’re like us, the term “healthy dessert” doesn’t exactly get you too excited. But hazelnut-butter and coffee meringues? Yeah, …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

The Spectacular Art of Painting With Soap Bubbles

If you don't know how they're made, Jiří Georg Dokoupil's paintings might look like microscope photos of phosphorescent deep-sea hydrozoa, or maybe …

27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …

Physics

Panda Playing in Snow Goes Viral: How Do Zoos Plan for Weather?

Bao Bao, the 16-month-old cub at D.C.'s National Zoo, warmed hearts with her wintry romp.<p>A video of the Smithsonian National Zoo's young giant panda, Bao Bao, tumbling down a snowy hill in Washington, D.C., has become a warm and fuzzy distraction amid this week's frigid U.S. cold snap.<p>As the year's …

Old whales - good genes | DW | 09.01.2015

Bowhead whales live in the Arctic seas, from Alaska to Greenland, about 100 meters (328 feet) below sea level. They eat krill - tons of it - along …

Biology

6 Unreal Chocolate Cake Recipes

Holidays are a funny thing. You spend weeks indulging in decadent desserts and seasonal lattes, and then — BOOM! — it's January, and the season of …