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Diese Brücke muss jedes Jahr neu gebaut werden

Unter der traditionellen Konstruktion von Bambusstangen fließt der Mekong.<p>Einheimische müssen etwa 100 Kambodschanische Riel (circa 2 Cent) bezahlen, …

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Authentic Pho Recipe

"This authentic pho isn't quick, but it is delicious. The key is in the broth, which gets simmered for at least 6 hours."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds beef …

Recipes

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipe: Chilled Zucchini Noodle Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

This super-fresh salad will surely have you seeing green — even though it doesn't call for any leafy lettuces. We tossed zucchini noodles with a …

Scientists Just Found a Fundamental Part of What Makes Your Brain Cells So 'Plastic'

"If something goes up, something must go down."<p>It's no secret that our brains are exceptionally flexible and can adapt to new situations. Whether …

A 30-Day Fitness Challenge to Get You Over the Summer Workout Hump

Instagram’s favorite trainer, Anna Victoria, shows us how to get lifted and toned.<p>Anyone else feel like you’re in the midst of the hump-day …

Video: The 8-Minute HIIT Workout That Will Boost Your Metabolism Like Crazy

Done in a strategic sequence, these eight high-intensity moves will rev up your metabolism like never before. You may have seen or done these moves. …

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I

It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout.<p>After the workout was first reported in The New York Times, dozens of 7-Minute Workout apps and …

Exercise

This Is the Downward Frog Stretch; Perfect for Loosening Up Those Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most important body parts in your pop up,</b> creating the proper surfing stance, and even doing radical turns on a steep …

Lecture videos from MIT's "The Human Brain" undergrad course

MIT 9.11, "The Human Brain," is taught by Nancy Kanwisher, the Walther A. Rosenblith Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Brain & …

Prehistoric autism helped produce much of the world's earliest great art, study says

Much of the world’s earliest great art is likely to have been created by gifted early humans on the autism spectrum, new research by British …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Is vasopressin what's lacking in the brains of those with autism?

Researchers have found that male rhesus monkeys who tend to shun group play, mutual grooming and other social activities have a subtle thing in common with boys who have an autism spectrum disorder. In both cases, they have unusually low levels of a hormone called vasopressin.<p>Outside the brain, …

Autism

Six of the best one-pot meals

Borlotti, parsley and bread soup (pictured above)<p>Prep <b>20 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 30 min</b><br>Serves <b>6-8</b><p><b>6 tbsp olive oil</b><b><br>3 red onions</b>, peeled and finely chopped<b><br>5 garlic cloves</b>, peeled and finely chopped<b><br>3 carrots</b>, roughly chopped<b><br>2 heads celery</b>,outer branches removed, hearts roughly chopped<b><br>1 bunch parsley leaves</b>, roughly …

Recipes

7ways2travel: Strandwanderung Atlantikküste

Unsere erste Reise nach Frankreich! Schon lange wollten wir an die französische Atlantikküste fahren: Immer auf der Suche nach menschenleeren …

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Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Six of the best pho recipes

<b>Vegan pho (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>30 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p>For the broth<b><br>1 white onion</b>, peeled, topped and tailed, to create flat surfaces for the griddle<b><br>2 large thumbs ginger</b>, peeledandhalvedlengthways<b><br>½ daikon</b>, peeled<b><br>3.5 litres water</b> <b><br>1kg mixed root veg</b> (carrot, swede, turnip, celeriac, parsnip)<b><br>250g</b> …

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Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

<b>Originally published on Spectrum</b><p>Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her …

My Teenage Son Has Autism. This Is How I’m Preparing Him for Adulthood.

When his son, Chase, began nearing adolescence, Chadd turned to resources on the internet — such as YouTube — looking for guidance on what to …

A mathematical model of the "forgetting curve" proves learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

MIT imaging technique sheds light on the brain's electrical activity

Researchers at MIT have developed an imaging technique that will help study exactly how electrical signals propagate through the brain, in an advance …

The 15-minute HIIT workout to target abs

iStock<p>iStock<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>You can’t get a six-pack quickly, but you can work your way toward one with fairly short workouts—if …

Scientists Have Discovered How Traumatic Experiences Actually Rewire The Brain

This is why they're so hard to forget.<p>For many people dealing with traumatic memories, cognitive behavioural therapy is the best shot at living an …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Cardio Workout: 5 Moves to Build Endurance

You've probably noticed that each of these workouts offers several modifications so you can adjust the level of difficulty to suit your needs. You …

Autism therapy: Social behavior restored via brain stimulation

Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed social impairments can be …

Harvard researchers show how brain distinguishes friends from strangers

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have become the first group to demonstrate how the brain processes social memories, allowing us to recognize …