Steven Fadel

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What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Neuroscience

Got a Craving? Here's What Your Body Actually Wants You to Eat

Stop cravings in their tracks by decoding what they really mean.

Deep Frying

Here's the Right Way to Cut Potatoes for Every Breakfast Dish

We Americans love potatoes so much that we can’t decided on just one way to eat potatoes for breakfast. Oh no, we need to play with them enough that …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Neuroscience

Lose It! Has a Built-In Visual Guide to Help You Figure Out Serving Sizes

iOS/Android: When it comes to tracking food, we’re bad at estimating our portion sizes. We’ve shared reference charts like this one before, but …

3 Sneaky Habits That Slow Your Metabolism Down (and How to Change Them)

Exercise and dietary "quick fixes" might seem enticing, but in the long-run, they could wreak havoc with your metabolism. Lyn-Genet Recitas, …

How to Kill Your Sugar Cravings Without Turning Into an Actual Monster

I always look like a million bucks by the end of January.<p>See? Faintly green. As dry as paper. Angry in the face. Puffy and bloated, like six zeros in …

Nutrition

Weightlifting: China faces one-year ban after trio stripped of Beijing golds | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - China faces a one-year ban from international weightlifting competitions after three of its athletes were stripped of their 2008 Olympic gold medals on Thursday following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Games.<p>Silver medal winner Cao Lei of China competes in the women's 75 kg …

China

Game of Thrones parody series turns each episode into It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

The Gang Goes to Westeros<p>Since <i>Game of Thrones</i> premiered six years ago, the show hasn’t suffered any shortage of fan parodies and clever crossovers. The newest miniseries, <i>It’s Always Sunny in Westeros</i>, reformats scenes from different episodes and plays them against the backdrop of the <i>It’s Always</i> …

How to make the best bacon ever

Jack Campbell doesn’t just know how to make a killer bacon sandwich, he knows how to candy the mean, make onion rings with it, and even weave the …

Recipes

Rowing Tips and Drills from Olympic Medalist Magda Fularczyk

<b>I had never rowed in my life until I started CrossFit, and to my surprise I wasn’t all that bad - at least as times are concerned.</b> I consistently …

Olympics

A divorce inspired her to shed 125 pounds — her 5 tips on losing weight

Jennifer Moats is emerging from a divorce one husband and 125 pounds lighter.<p>Struggling with her weight most of her life, especially after giving birth to her third son, Moats tried many times to slim down but just couldn’t stick with it.<p>At 5 feet 5 inches tall, she weighed 236 pounds. She was …

Fitness

Overthinkers May Be Smarter And More Creative Than Everyone Else

Validation, at last.<p>The inner dialogue of an overthinker is often filled with uncertainty and self-doubt (sounds fun, right?). But it’s certainly not all bad news.<p>The constant chatter in a neurotic person’s mind can also yield some pretty positive traits. Psychologists and research studies are …

'Futurama' writer heads YouTube's first original animated series

YouTube is adding the first animated series to its roster of original offerings on November 16th. That's when the streaming website's subscription service will start airing <i>Paranormal Action Squad,</i> a project helmed by <i>Futurama</i> and <i>Family Guy</i> writer Michael Rowe. Since YouTube works with the biggest …

Musician Perfectly Captures the Clichés of ’90s Video Game Music

Video game franchises like <i>Mario</i>, <i>Sonic The Hedgehog</i>, and <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> all have distinctive soundtracks that have stood the test of time and …

Retrogaming

Hands-on Review: Huawei's Mate 9 promises to get faster over time

Huawei is announcing its next flagship phone today, the Huawei Mate 9 – and this time it’s coming to the US.<p>We spent a bit of quality time with the device before the announcement, and there’s a lot to like. Some key specs and features:<p>Gigantor 5.9-inch display<br>• 1080p panel (373 ppi) with 96℅ NTSC …

The Dark Web: Brought to You by U.S. Taxpayers

Beneath the internet you use every day lies a hidden network of thousands of encrypted sites known as the Dark Web.<p>Unlike the so-called <i>clearnet</i> – where everything is open, indexed and searchable – the <i>darknet</i> offers anonymous access to information, products and services of all kinds, legal and …

Memes are finally bigger than Jesus

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I hold out despair for humanity.<p>There's nothing wrong with that.<p>Holding out hope, which I did for a very long time, brought limited results. I'm now going for a little reverse psychology. Which, in itself, …

Google Trends

Brew Over Bacon: A Ten Day Test Of The ‘Beer For Breakfast’ Diet

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” We’ve all had that drilled into our heads since childhood. Sadly, it’s likely just consumerist bullsh*t invented in the 1930s by Don Draper types to sell pancakes, bacon and huevos. So what did the average Joe, or Josephine, have for breakfast …

Breakfast

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety and Beat Stress

What if you could stop worrying (or feel more confident, or less stressed) with just a few simple words? That’s the premise behind <i>Habit Changers: 81</i> …

Self-help

Fight Procrastination by Reading This Article Right Now

Understanding why you put off certain tasks is key to breaking your procrastination habit.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Search the web and you'll find thousands of articles on how to deal with procrastination. Go ahead and read one. ... later.<p>Or perhaps …

Procrastination

This paper rolls up into an adjustable flashlight

The latest capsule collection from Design of Things (courtesy of design firm Nendo and Softbank) is just as fascinating as its 3D-printed, prune-able Bonsai trees announced last year. The Paper Torch is equal parts designs, patterns and heritage of Takeo paper (est. 1899), and electronics know-how …

This turntable makes your records float with magnets

Apparently, vinyl is back. Sales are climbing, and people are buying vinyl records in record numbers.<p>"the world’s first levitating turntable"<p>When it comes to turntables, I’ve found that there are largely three rough groups one can use to classify them: bad turntables, good turntables, and <i>look that</i> …

Audiophile

These were David Bowie’s 25 favorite vinyl records

Digging through a friend’s record collection can be an interesting way to get to know their tastes and personality. Looking through an artist genius’ …

David Bowie

45 Hearty Ground Beef Casserole Recipes

No one goes hungry when you bake up our favorite hamburger casserole recipes. From stuffed shells to shepherd’s pie, these dishes are supremely …

Cooking

Steam Top Seller With 'Sexy' Protagonist Has Terrible Breast Physics

<i>Haydee</i> is a hardcore puzzle platformer that’s currently tearing up the Steam charts. It also doesn’t know how breasts work.<p>I’ve played about thirty …

Puppies

Every single item in Amazon’s massive sale on PC gaming gear

Today is truly your lucky day, PC gamers, because Amazon just kicked off a massive sale on PC gaming gear that is going to save you a ton of money …