Sophia E. Gibson

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How-To Preserve and Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

Living in California, worrying about not having access to the fresh local herbs in the winter, isn’t exactly an issue, but I do remember what it was …

Here's when fruits and vegetables are actually in season

Sure, those glistening strawberries might look tasty, but if they're not in season where you live, you're better off with the frozen or canned version.<p>So here's a simple guide to when produce is in season, so you know when to splurge on fresh fruits and veggies and when to save with frozen or …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

Weight Loss

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

29 Cooking Hacks You Should Know By Now

Because parents really do know best.<p>"My mom used this one when I was too young to keep up with how many of something I'd put in. If you need six cups of flour, put out six M&M's. When you put a cup in, eat an M&M. Continue until they're gone." —Megan Durham, Facebook<p>"If you need to measure out …

Recipes

How to Find Prejudice Hidden in Our Words

Language can reveal our hidden beliefs and biases, such as the assumption that men are stronger at science than women, or blondes are less …

A one-pan chocolate cake with no eggs or dairy? Magic.

By Ellie Krieger<p>Ellie Krieger<p>Bio Follow<p>This cake’s name refers to some key ingredients the recipe doesn’t call for, which were rationed in America during World Wars I and II: butter, milk and eggs. But I like it for what it has aplenty: big chocolate flavor, a moist, fudgy crumb and one-pan …

Dessert

'Engine Block Burritos' — And Other Road Trip Tips From Touring Musicians

<i>Editor's note: In the audio of this story, as in a previous Web version, musician Jalan Crossland suggests making a cake by using an Altoids tin and wiring it to a car battery. Crossland now says he was joking. To be clear: This should not be attempted. Connecting anything to vehicle battery</i> …

23 Hacks From Instagram That’ll Make You Say “That’s Genius”

Save some time so you can EAT FASTER.

Ice Cream

Easy Chickpea Curry and Spiced Potato Bowl

Easy Chickpea Curry Spiced Potato Bowl. Quick Chickpea Curry – Chana Masala served with rice or cooked grains and 5 ingredient Spiced Potatoes. …