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We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.<p>Time is important, too — while some effects are …

The science of how much sleep you actually need

Getting plenty of sleep each night is important to maintaining a healthy and productive life. But how much sleep do you actually need?<p>Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig tackle this question on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>For the average adult, the National Sleep Foundation recommends …

‘Sesame Street’ Transforms ‘The Walking Dead’ Into ‘The Walking Gingerbread’ In This G-Rated Parody

<i>The Walking Dead</i> may have gotten so dark that viewers weighed abandoning the show, but it doesn’t mean AMC’s startlingly bleak zombie drama can’t inspire its own <i>Sesame Street</i> parody for all the media-savvy tots out there. Don’t worry. Things are kept G-rated. Just like with the <i>Orange is the New</i> …

12 Restaurant-Quality Dinners That You Can Make At Home

Craving a restaurant-level meal but not the drive, the wait, the check, or the babysitter? Why not channel your inner chef and make a five-star meal in the comfort of your own kitchen? From cioppino to beef tenderloin to fajitas, all of these restaurant-style recipes are easy enough for even the …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

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This Plus-Size Model Re-Created Kim Kardashian's Swimsuit Shoot — and It's Empowering AF

Every body type should be celebrated, and one plus-size model has made it her mission to prove that. Diana Sirokai, who is also a designer, shattered all stereotypes by re-creating a sexy swimsuit shoot that Kim Kardashian famously starred in. In the empowering photos, Diana wore a white high-leg …

Ancient DNA Unravels Cat Domestication Like Ball of Yarn - Dead Things

By Gemma Tarlach | June 19, 2017 10:00 am<p>A new study fills gaps in the when and where of cat domestication, explaining how the animals went from lean …