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Protesters gather in Washington, demanding gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is preparing for a massive rally in support of gun control, one that organizers hope will prove that the country has reached an emotional tipping point on gun violence, with teenagers seizing the initiative and leading the demand for change.<p>The nation's capital is …

Guns

Religion may alter your psychology, even if you're a non-believer

Sick of tinsel, carols and talk of virgin birth?<p>In New Zealand, Australia and many other countries, it’s hard to escape Christmas in December.<p>But …

Psychology

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …

Kitchens

Cauliflower en Croute

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Trim base of cauliflower so it stands flat on a foil-lined baking sheet. Mix oil, Dijon, garlic, salt, and …

Food
Alzheimer's Disease

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Country Lifestyle

What Is Synesthesia? Definition and Types

Does Sound Have a Flavor? It Could Be Synesthesia<p>The term "<b>synesthesia</b>" comes from the Greek words <i>syn</i>, which means "together", and <i>aisthesis</i>, which …

Neurology

High IQ Can Lead To Increased Risk Of Mental Illness, Study Says

A new study suggests that highly intelligent people have a significantly increased risk of suffering from a variety of mental disorders.<p>The study …

The Homemade Nutrition Bars That Power My Climbs

As a professional athlete, my career depends on a diet of nutritious, whole ingredients. When I do need to satisfy my sweet tooth, though, I opt for non-processed treats, like homemade cookies, made up of ingredients I already have in my pantry. I also need food that’s calorically dense: when I’m …

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals | Inc.com

Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us achieve our New Year's resolutions. (I mean besides the polar vortex, which of course, screws us all up).<p>In …

Psychology

Buttermilk Chess Pie

Serves 8 to 10<p>Ingredients<p>1 All-Butter Pie Crust, prebaked<br>• 3/4cup sugar<br>• 3/4teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 3tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2teaspoon kosher …

Baking

Slow-Cooker Cakes

Slow cookers are a great way to get dinner on the table with minimal fuss and mess. We’re especially fond of using them for super tender meat …

Slow Cookers

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Healthy Eating

Where to Buy: 15 Great Online Sources For On-Trend Fabric

Have a chair that's been sitting around waiting for you to reupholster it (::cough : not guilty)? Want to cook up some new pillows for your sofa or …

Hobby Lobby

This travel agency will send you on a trip for only $650 — you just won't know where until you get to the airport

Wouldn’t it be great if a travel agent just popped out of thin air and yelled, “Surprise! You’re going on vacation,” and you immediately got …

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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5 Great Beauty Brands That Don’t Test on Animals

No bunnies were harmed in the making of these products.<p>The recent controversy surrounding Nars’ decision to start selling its products in China, a country that mandates animal testing on some foreign cosmetics, has put the conversation about so-called cruelty-free beauty products front and center. …

Beauty

Skillet Corn Cakes

Add 2 cups of the corn to a food processor and puree. Combine the pureed corn with the softened butter, sugar, and salt. Mix well.<p>Stir in the masa …

Cooking

The Role of the SLP in Selective Mutism

As it turns out, my first experience with Selective Mutism (SM) was my first day on the job during my Clinical Fellowship Year in a private school …

Homemade Sweet Potato Flatbread (Roti)

<i>Homemade sweet potato flatbread is a delicious 2-ingredient side dish! This oil-free and yeast free flatbread goes well with curry, duck or grilled</i> …

Food

Eric Barker: Why He Believes Most Career Advice Is False

I spoke to Eric Barker, the author of <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong</i>, about why most career advice is wrong, how to gain more self-confidence, why nice guys finish first and last, why there is such a thing as work-life …

Work-life Balance

What the Teacher of the World’s Most Popular Online Course Has Learned About the Science of Learning | Heleo

“Whether you’re learning a language, a musical instrument, how to dance, how to drive a car, it’s all the same: developing a compact, connected, …

What ‘personal space’ looks like around the world

If you've traveled even a little bit, you’ve surely had the experience of sharing a public space with someone (or many someones) who wants to stand closer to you than you’d allow your partner most of the time. (I often had this experience at the ATMs in Baku, Azerbaijan, where crowding has replaced …

Northern Europe

These 10 Desserts Are Secretly Healthy

I would choose dessert over almost anything: pizza, burgers, bagels — even pasta doesn't stand a fighting chance. As soon as something chocolatey, …

Food

18 Vegan Snack Recipes to Satisfy Every Craving

It's easy enough to find vegan snacks; after all, things like store-bought hummus, fruit, and some crackers come that way naturally. But when a real craving hits, we tend to want something packed with tons of flavor—like a sweet-and-sour eggplant caponata for dipping, a batch of hearty homemade …

Food

Cool Greenhouse Made Out of Vintage Windows

It's easier to pull off than you'd think.<p>If you're worried about running out of space for all your gardening projects this spring, this fun DIY is the perfect solution.<p>Using a series of thrifted windows, you can easily construct an inexpensive backyard greenhouse thanks to this handy tutorial from …

Gardening

A Look At The Personalities On Our Plates

<i>The following are two edited excerpts from Barbara J. King's new book</i> Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat<i>.</i><p>Chickens may be resplendently different one from the other, as was immediately apparent when I made six hen acquaintances at Wilder Ranch State Park near Santa Cruz, …

Chickens

How mapping teenagers' brains has helped us understand more about schizophrenia

When I was studying for my PhD at the University of California at Berkeley, I spent an awful lot of my weekends asking teenagers to lie still in a …

Neuroscience

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …