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The Best Time of Day to Do Everything, According to Science [Infographic]

Learn the best times of day for everything you do, according to science -- from eating meals and cleaning your apartment to brainstorming and holding …

3 Blue Cheeses for People Who Think They Hate Blue Cheese

If you think you don't like blue cheese, these 3 might change your mind.<p>When I was working at Murray's Cheese in N.Y.C., first as a cheesemonger, then in the classroom, I heard a lot of people say, with surprising conviction, "I don't like blue cheese." It hurt me, like a cheese knife straight in …

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Wild Women, 'Lots of Booze' & Healthy Eating: The Secrets to Living a Long Life, According to People Over 100

Ponce de Leén may have been searching for the fountain of youth, but we’re more interested in getting old.<p>While doctors and nutritionists can offer …

10 Bite-Sized Crunchy Snacks

When the cravings for crunchy, salty snacks come on strong, turn to one of these 10 simple veggie alternatives. Whether you opt for green beans, …

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Calories When Eating Out

Eating out is a notoriously easy way to rack up added calories. However, it’s extremely convenient and a social necessity for many. Instead of …

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The Ultimate Visual Encyclopedia Of Booze

The folks over at Pop Chart Lab—the Brooklyn-based studio that parlayed the infographic trend into a lucrative business—aren’t strangers to a good drink. In fact, some of their best work has been boozy: the definitive cocktail-mixing chart, a rundown of the most famous fictional beers, and a map of …

The Wine Guide For People Who Can Never Remember Anything About Wine

<i>Caldera is the newest bottle from Bellus Wines, with a label designed by Cherry Bombe creative director Claudia Wu. A portion of its sales benefit the environmental nonprofit Earth Justice.(Photo: Chad Silver)</i><p><i>By Jordan Salcito as told to Catie L'Heureux</i><p>Choosing which wine to buy for a party depends …

10 'French Fry' Recipes That Aren't Super-Bad for You

Aside from maybe having a slumber party with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, there is little in life that can compare with French fries. But before you run out to the nearest Mickey D's, consider these ten healthier alternatives.<p><b>Zucchini "Fries"</b><p>Crispy, salty and delicious. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Baked Sweet</b> …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

These Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes Are Here to Help You Say No to Boring Birds

From a bacon-wrapped "turketta" to a barbecued bird, we've got your Thanksgiving table covered with four new recipes.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake desserts, and more in our Thanksgiving 2015 guide.</i><p>…

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'Star Wars' creator George Lucas wins approval for Chicago art museum

George Lucas' latest project -- an art museum that resembles an alien spaceship -- has been cleared for landing in Chicago.<p>The Chicago City Council approved construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on Wednesday.<p>The planned museum, designed by Ma Yansong of MAD Architects, looks like a …

A deadly day at school: Two killed in college campus shootings in Texas and Arizona

Two unrelated shootings at universities in Arizona and Texas on Friday left two students dead and four injured, continuing a skein of campus violence following last week's rampage at an Oregon community college that killed nine.<p>The shooter in the<p>Texas Southern Universityslaying remains at large, …

30 Cheap Foods That Uncover Your Abs

“Dave, can I borrow six bucks?” my friend Chuck asked. We had met up at the gym for a quick sweat session, and on the way out he was ogling the …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.<p>We know that bed > exercise/everything. It's a universal truth. But if you want to tone every muscle fiber or properly train for a 10K—that's 6.2 miles, in case you were wondering—you have to make room in your schedule to shape up. You could squeeze in gym …

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15 things the modern gentleman should buy for fall

With the changing of the weather comes the turning over of the wardrobe.<p>From cozy sweaters to sharp flannels, you only need a few items for a compete fall wardrobe — but it's important to have them all.<p>Keep in mind that these are only the basics — there are no deep cuts here. If you don't have all …

20 Delicious Sandwich-Free And Healthy Lunch Ideas

Are you bored of eating sandwiches for lunch? Running out of ideas to make lunch healthy, delicious, and interesting? Trying to reduce simple carbs …

Everything You Need For A Well-Stocked Bar Cart

Chris Bowman and Benjamin Harrison, co-founders of the podcast Let's Drink About It, let us in our their strategy for stocking (but not cluttering) the perfect bar cart.<p>The Food52 office bar cart is actually two, shimmied up behind an open lounge.<p>The best way to amass a comprehensive liquor …

7 Sophisticated Cocktail Recipes Every Stylish Man Needs to Know

After a certain age, cocktails that are equal parts soft drink and bottom-rung alcohol just don’t make the cut. Most guys have an eye-opening moment …

9 Cocktails Every Guy Should Know

Whether you ply the trade or not, everyone is a bartender on occasion. And every home bartender or party-hosting drinks maker can benefit from …

Paralyzed man becomes first person to “feel” sensations through a prosthetic hand connected to his brain

A 28-year-old paralyzed man became the first person to gain a sense of touch with a prosthetic hand. It was developed by DARPA's Revolutionizing …

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Fake it 'til you make it! High-end decor doesn't have to come with a designer price tag. We found 14 DIY decor projects ranging from furniture to …

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7 Healthy Banana Recipes to Fuel Your Workout - Chowhound

Bananas are a gym rat’s best friend. They’re portable, versatile, and contain a great balance of potassium and energy for your workout. Not to …

Best of August 2015 (Street art collection)

Even though summer time is officialy over it seems that on street art terms it well alive and pumping. August has been an extremely creative month …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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This Is What Will Happen When You Drink Honey Water Every Day

Water has so many amazing benefits, but why not add honey to make an even healthier drink! You won't believe the amazing benefits it has...

Mission Chinese Just Reinvented the Tiki Cocktail (Hint: It Changes Colors)

Sam Anderson of New York's Mission Chinese Food set out to make a blue tiki cocktail with natural ingredients. He ended up creating one of the coolest cocktails we've ever seen: the Mood Ring.<p>Spoiler alert: the vibrant hue of blue curaçao comes from artificial additives. The liqueur itself is …

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The 5 Best Ways To Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of …

9 Essential Burger Spots in Chicago

From delicious slim griddled patties to juicy bacon-burgers topped with a fried egg, here are nine must-try burgers in Chicago.<p>From delicious slim …