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10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

These Illusions Prove That Your Brain Only Sees What It Wants To See

How many black dots do you see?<p>The world is a big place with lots of visual stimuli, and it turns out that over the millennia, our brains have learned that most of it is garbage. We don't see the majority of what's in our field of vision, and our brain takes all kinds of shortcuts to trick us into …

34 Movies Guaranteed To Fuck With Your Head

"It literally gave me an existential crisis." This is a spoiler-free zone.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Baseball

Hyper-decanting: How to make cheap wine taste actually quite good

Thanks to this genius 30-second hack you can now turn your cheap plonk into seriously fine wine.<p>If you’re a vino lover who can’t necessarily afford …

Alcohol

8 Unexpected But Crazy-Good Treats to Make with Cinnamon Roll Dough

Truth: Cinnamon roll dough is <i>so</i> much more than dough for cinnamon rolls

savory-monkey-bread Recipe - Chowhound

1Cut a ball of store-bought pizza dough into 9 pieces and form each piece into a ball.<p>2Set the dough balls aside to rest and puff, about 1 …

A True-Crime Documentary About the Con That Shook the World of Wine

Rudy Kurniawan was a rich twenty-something with a naïve fondness for wine when he first started rubbing elbows with the high rollers at wine auctions, in the early two-thousands—“Just a geeky kid drinking Merlot,” as one veteran collector recalls. But he quickly developed a taste for Burgundy, a …

Wine

9 ways you're cooking your steak wrong, according to the chef of Wall Street's oldest steakhouse

Few dishes compare to a hunk of juicy steak.<p>And even fewer home-cooked steaks compare to those of your favorite local steakhouse.<p>From fridge to …

Love, sex and MDMA: Could the party drug be used for couple's therapy?

Relationship partners who take MDMA together enter a “bubble” where they feel free to express their deepest emotions, and the illicit drug could be …

Too Drunk to Fuck: Savage Shots of 1980s Rock Fanatics

32 authentic, vivid photographs of heavy metal and punk rock lifestyles<p>I <b>love the</b> Internet K Hole—it’s a “found photo” blog that scours the internet …

Cemeteries

A coffee shortage is looming — here's how soon it could be extinct

Coffee is more than just the crucial beverage that makes it easier to face the workday. It provides comfort, culture, and is an essential source of the caffeine that Harvard neuroscientist Charles Czeisler says makes modern life possible.<p>But the global coffee supply is currently at risk, with …

Coffee

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Spices

KFC recipe revealed? Tribune shown family scrapbook with 11 herbs and spices

So many stories have been told about Colonel Sanders and his Kentucky Fried Chicken, it's impossible to know where the truth ends and the fiction begins.<p>This is one of those stories. A mix of memory, mystery and a pinch of "what if?" It involves one of the best-kept culinary secrets of all time, …

The science behind having a happy family holiday

My most memorable moments on holiday include: crashing a car while entering a supermarket car park; having to wear my husband’s underwear after my bag was lost by the airline (and thank goodness it was my bag that was lost and not his); and ending up in hospital after being repeatedly stung by a …

Get That Pizza Fix Minus the Carbs With This Chicken Pepperoni Casserole

Is it possible to overload on pizza? Our hearts say no but our bellies say yes. Sometimes we just need to walk away from the dough (so definitely don’t look at these 16 frozen dough recipes). Let’s make that walk a little easier with this pepperoni chicken casserole made with creamy homemade pizza …

Carbohydrates

How to make cold-brew coffee at home

Whipping up quality cold-brew coffee is easy and delicious -- and saves you money.<p>Once you taste really good cold brew, it's very hard settling for ordinary iced coffee. Coffee shops and gourmet grocers are aware of cold brew's charms, and they now charge a premium for it. My local Starbucks …

Coffee

The 10 most metal words according to science - News - Alternative Press

Science is great. It tells us things about our world. It tells us things about... Heavy metal.<p>An ex-physicist data mined the 222,623 songs from 7,364 …

Science

Want a Better Marriage? Science Says You and Your Spouse Should Do This More Often

If you both have the same attitude toward this, you'll be happier. If not... well, I feel for you.<p>Last evening, after we put our baby down for the night, my wife and I sat and had a quiet drink on the back patio, after a long, fun and exhausting weekend.<p>Now, it turns out that science says we're …

Alcohol

Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found an incredibly effective, all-natural mosquito repellant

Rickard Ignell, of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, had a simple question: Which animals attract mosquitoes and which repel them?<p>His hope was that the answer might help humans repel mosquitoes and avoid the myriad of diseases—from malaria to Zika—that mosquitoes carry with them.<p>With …

Mosquitoes

The One Thing You Should Be Adding To Your Coffee For All-Day Energy

Who doesn't love coffee? It's like a warm hug that makes <i>everything</i> better. It also has numerous proven health benefits, so you can indulge without …

The Incredible Brain Benefits of Silence

Scientists were shocked to discover the outsize impact of silence on the brain. You will be too.<p>When was the last time you experienced true silence?<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a quiet, remote place, that might be a simple question to answer. But for most urban dwellers, escaping the cacophony …

The Brain

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

Retrogaming

8 amazing tricks that seem to break the laws of science

But every now and then, it can turn on itself. Throw together the right elements under the right conditions, and things will happen that, until now, seemed impossible according to science.<p>Check out some of the craziest tricks that will make you second guess the laws of science.

Science

What Happens When you Drink Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey on an Empty Stomach in the Morning

We have already heard about healthy recipes containing apple cider vinegar and honey use. These drinks will undoubtedly do wonders for your health …

Why Watching Porn Together Makes Couples Hotter And Hornier For Each Other

It turns out that porn may be good for us after all.<p>5.4K<p>SHARES<p>We know you’ve heard that watching porn is “bad” for you (no matter how much you enjoy …

Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Chips Recipe by Tasty

• 2 large zucchinis<br>• 230 g (2 cups) bread crumb<br>• 80 g (¾ cup) parmesan cheese<br>• 10 g (⅓ cup) fresh basil, chopped<br>• 1 tablespoon garlic powder<br>• ½ teaspoon salt<br>• 1 teaspoon pepper<br>• 1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flake<br>• 2 eggs

Girls Are Going Through Puberty Earlier Than Ever Before, With Long-Term Health Risks

Eight-year-olds now wear bras.<p>For many girls in the developed world, puberty is coming earlier than ever before, with studies showing that, on …

Biomedicine