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7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

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The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Pineal Gland & DMT: Is DMT Produced In The Brain?

Rick Strassman conjectured about the pineal and DMT. The current research does not support the claim that these enzymes are produced by the …

What Ayahuasca Does to the Human Brain

<b>Ayahuasca</b> is all over the news these days. But how much do you actually know about ayahuasca’s effects on the brain, body and mind? Did you know that …

Surviving Generation Stress: 5 Minutes of Mindful Breathing

A colleague once told me that the key to being a great parent was simply to be the person you want your kids to become. I think we all want our kids …

Mindfulness

15 Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

Chicken breast is a solid staple on the weeknight dinner table, and for good reason: It's quick to prepare and endlessly adaptable. These 15 recipes …

Cooking

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

<b>What are ‘Keystone Habits’?</b><p>The idea of keystone habits was first introduced in Charles Duhigg’s book, <i>The Power of Habit.</i><p>According to Duhigg:<p>Keystone …

Keystone Pipeline

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

Onions

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Humanity

Harvard scientists uncover an exploitable Achilles' heel common to most bacteria

Bacteria can be hardy little creatures, thanks mostly to their strong cell walls that can protect them against drugs, viruses and other dangers. …

Biology

Yummy Pork Chops Recipe

"My husband went nuts when I made this. He literally ate it like an animal!!!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups Italian-style salad dressing<p>1/4 cup soy sauce<p>1/2 …

Cooking

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

Mashed

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

The 7 Habits of Truly Genuine People

We tend to value "genuine" people and think poorly of those whom we perceive as being "fake"—but why is that? After all, what motivates "fakeness" is …

Self-help

Four Things Not to Do When You Feel Anxious

We all know the familiar feeling of anxiety. Your heart begins to beat fasten, your breath quickens, and you start to feel butterflies in your …

Mindfulness

Scientists say it's time to make '3-parent baby' technology legal in Canada

Scientists in Newcastle, U.K., are moving ahead with the controversial 'three-parent baby" procedure to allow mothers with mitochondrial DNA diseases …

Genetics

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

Hacking

This Sheet Pan Garlic-Parmesan Chicken Is Calling Your Name — Delicious Links

The sheet pan meal is a weeknight wonder. Your protein, veggie, and starch can all cook in harmony on one sheet pan, which means less hands-on …

Cooking

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

I woke up at 4 a.m. and spent 10 hours meditating for 10 days straight — here's why you should try it

I went on my first silent meditation retreat in 2012. When I signed up, I envisioned 10 blissful days of meditation in the misty Thai mountains, totally serene and free from all worldly distractions. Prepping for my third course this November, however, I knew exactly what I was getting …

Meditation

Addiction and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Have you ever considered that you have the ability to pick out your thoughts just as you pick out your outfits each morning? It’s true. Based on the …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Immunotherapy

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

8 Meditation Techniques to Try

Learning how to meditate can be very simple, and it's one of the best things you can do for your health and overall well-being. Meditation is an …

I Tried This Bestselling $24 Witch Hazel Toner — It's the Answer to All Your Skin Problems

I love using a toner after washing my face — it keeps my skin even and blemish-free. The one problem I have found, though, is that most toners …

Skin Care

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Parchment Packet Recipes That Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

Turns out, cooking en papillote is way easier done than said!<p>At first mention, <i>en papillote</i> just sounds like it would be anything but simple. If we …

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