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Mark Zuckerberg Bought Four Houses Just to Tear Them Down

The Facebook founder started buying parcels around his Palo Alto home to protect his privacy.<p>In an effort to protect his privacy, Facebook co-founder …

Mark Zuckerberg

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

‘Summertime’ Photo Series Captures the Carefree Joys of Summer in the Countryside

Summertime is quickly turning into Autumn. Before we know it, the sunshine and green tones that surround us will transform into fiery hues, with …

Healthy Oatmeal Smoothies for Breakfast

Breakfast not filling you up? Are you a cup of coffee and run out the door kinda person? Say it ain't so! Breakfast gets you fueled for the day. And helps you from overeating later on in the day. This oatmeal smoothie is my go-to breakfast on work mornings. Super fast to toss together and it …

Teacher Vows to Complete Doodles on Student's Exams

Redditor Squeezymo is a teacher at an all-girls Catholic school in Bangkok, Thailand who has vowed to complete or add to any drawings that students leave on homework assignments or exams. The quirky educator manages to add drawings and text in red ink to the young pupils' doodles, turning them into …

Teaching

'Layaway Santa' rings up $21k for strangers

He was just going to pick up bicycles for a charity event. Instead, this real-life Santa turned his stop at a central Florida Wal-Mart into an early Christmas delivery for 76 strangers.<p>Greg Parady, 40, was at The Villages Wal-Mart last Saturday to pick up the bikes for a Toys-for-Tots drive held by …

Time I

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

25 Sweet Potato Recipes That Go Beyond Mini-Marshmallows

The sweet potato is so much more than just a vehicle for mini-marshmallows in these recipes.<p><b>It's the perennial debate: Do your sweet potatoes need marshmallows or not?</b> Strong arguments have been advanced on both sides, but if you're looking to experiment, these sweet roots can be much more than …

Cooking

Jaden Smith knows how to cure hunger, and a fan responds.

In the spirit of optimism, I’m hoping that ~90% of these retweets are ironic. Of course Jaden Smith is really into half-assed hypothetical infoturds like this. Bro, did you know if we didn’t spend any money on the military, we could send everybody to college for like, fifty years?! Or like, if …

Sweet Fan-Made Poster for Live Action AKIRA Movie

60 Stylish Bachelor Pad Bedroom Ideas

The general perception out there is that bachelor pads are poorly kept spaces that bear a striking resemblance to haphazardly designed dorm rooms. …

Study: Playing video games can increase brain size

Playing video games can increase brain volume in regions of the brain responsible for spatial navigation, strategic planning, memory and motor skills, according to a new study from research centers in Berlin.<p>The study, which appears in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, was conducted by researchers …

The Lollipod: A ‘Funky’ All-in-One Tripod, Monopod, Boom, Lighting and Selfie Stand

If versatility is the name of the game, then the Lollipod is doing its best to win that game. A new product currently making the press rounds, the …

16 Magical Pie And Ice Cream Combos

You (probably) wouldn't show up to Thanksgiving without pants on, so why should your pie go naked?

Baking

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …

The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio

Alfred Hitchcock left a peerless legacy of the stylishly macabre. In this year’s Hollywood Portfolio, Keira Knightley, Javier Bardem, Seth Rogen, and other stars channel iconic moments from the director’s greatest hits.

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Banksy in NYC

At the beginning of October, the famous street artist known as Banksy announced an upcoming "residency" on the streets of New York City, titled "Better Out Than In". Nearly every day this month, Banksy's website announced the appearance of a new piece somewhere in New York's five boroughs. New …

A Portable Bluetooth Speaker That’d Look At Home On “Mad Men”

“The last 25 years of consumer electronics have been mostly dominated by a design aesthetic I think you could classify as futuristic or techie,” says Adam Schwartz, cofounder of the company Otis & Eleanor. “Just because you’re working in new technology doesn’t mean your design has to look like a …

Mad Men

The Most Adorable Halloween-Related Dishes on Instagram

Wednesday Addams<p>Manipulating food into adorable designs is not new on Instagram, but these Halloween-related plates by Lee Samantha are definitely …

Cute

Pumpkin S'mores Doughnut Muffins & Stuffed Hatch Chiles

Pancakes with Concord grape syrup, baked chicken with tomatoes and garlic, and the most insane lookin' pumpkin s'mores doughnut muffins in today's …

Muffins

Recipe: Slow Cooker Poached Salmon with Lemons & Fresh Herbs

Combine water, wine, lemon, shallots, bay leaf, herbs, peppercorns and salt in the slow cooker and cook on high for 30 minutes.<p>Season the top of the …

Slow Cookers

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Thanksgiving Pie

We're quickly approaching pie's golden days: the days late in fall where a certain holiday requires it, breakfasts the next day demand it, and nobody is mad about any of it. Let's start practicing now, shall we? We want your best recipes for how to perfectly end Thanksgiving this year.<p>To enter, …

The Homemade Remedy That Will Bust Your Cold

This homemade, herb-packed elixir is what BA editors drink when they feel a cold coming on.<p>There’s a secret we have at the <i>Bon Appétit</i> offices. At the first sign of a cold, many of us will head downstairs one floor to the test kitchen and visit our resident healer, Brad Leone.<p>Okay, Brad’s no voodoo …

Alternative Medicine

Ohio State Marching Band Forms a Giant Harry Potter and T. Rex

Hush all you sports haters and instead click and watch one of the best halftime performances ever by a college marching band. During halftime at …

Ghostbusters: call me anytime - TV recap

The cruddy spin offs, the endless badgering Bill Murray about Ghostbusters 3 - it's all testimony to the genius of the surprisingly salty and definitely prescient Ghostbusters (Channel 5, Sunday, 6.55pm GMT)<p><i>"Ray, when someone asks you if you're a god, you say yes" - Winston Zeddemore</i><br>It's a wonder …

6 Ways To Make Your Long Runs Count

1. Course Simulation<p>Choose your long run routes wisely. In his book, “Daniels’ Running Formula,” Jack Daniels advises runners to train in conditions …

Does CrossFit Really Work?

But here’s the thing: Even though it’s now scientifically proven that CrossFit boosts endurance, we wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if we told you to jump blindly on the CrossFit bandwagon if you’ve never done it before. Why? CrossFit is hard—like, really hard. For one thing, it was recently …