Galen Wilcox

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The Teflon Mind: How to let go of the past

“If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.” — Lao Tzu<p><b>Why can’t I just move on?</b><p>Everyone tells you: “let go.” …

Self-help

The Best Apple Cake Andrew Zimmern Has Ever Tasted

Psychologically, I’ve been devastated on more than one occasion when I haven’t been able to collect the recipe. Most of the time people don’t like to …

Apple Cake

Shell and Exxon's secret 1980s climate change warnings | Benjamin Franta

One day in 1961, an American economist named Daniel Ellsberg stumbled across a piece of paper with apocalyptic implications. Ellsberg, who was advising the US government on its secret nuclear war plans, had discovered a document that contained an official estimate of the death toll in a preemptive …

Sea Level

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.<p>You had a whole week to prepare for your Comparative Lit exam—but then, well, Assassin’s Creed happened. (Lots of Assassin’s Creed.) Now your only hope is the fallback option that college students have relied upon since the days of …

You've Probably Never Heard of This Delicious Shrimp (It Tastes Like Lobster)

You can use Reds in any shrimp recipe, but they deserve to be featured in ways that showcase their naturally briny flavor and rich, buttery meat …

Gulf Coast

Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings Recipe

"These are the ones my grandmother used to make: warm, flaky, apple-y sweet and drizzled with a sauce that bakes right with them. These are not …

Recipes

Chocolate Irish Cream Tortini

These chocolate Irish cream tortini are so rich, moist, creamy and very chocolatey! So, if you like chocolate then this dessert is must-make! Plus, …

Recipes

Bill and Melinda Gates warn ‘stunning progress’ toward reducing global poverty could stall for first time in decades

Since 1990, the percentage of people around the world living below the extreme poverty line has dropped from 36 to 9. That is a major accomplishment …

Technology

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Roasting Vegetables, According to This Chef

Hold the olive oil, says chef Nick Balla of San Francisco restaurants Duna and Smokebread.<p>Chef Nick Balla isn’t entirely against roasting vegetables …

Recipes

Christmas Breakfast Pizza Recipe

"Sausage, eggs, crescent rolls, and cheese snuggle down in a casserole, chill overnight, and bake in the morning. It's a great dish for a holiday …

Recipes

Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

The top 5 things that will significantly improve your productivity today

In today’s distracted world — filled with overflowing emails, mobile phone and social media notifications — it’s harder than ever to focus on our …

Tasty Irish Cream Chocolate Sheet Cake

Shout-out to all chocolate and liqueur lovers out there! This Irish Cream Chocolate sheet cake is the perfect dessert for you! Easy and quick to …

Recipes

The world’s first land-based coral farm will soon grow reefs in the Bahamas

Coral Vita wants to save our reefs, by growing new ones on land.<p>A short drive outside the city of Freeport in the Bahamas, next to a wide canal that leads directly to beaches, the world’s first land-based commercial coral farm will soon begin construction. Inside tanks, the startup Coral Vita plans …

Coastlines

Pineapple-Chile Margarita

Makes 2 drinks<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 (3/4- to 1-inch) chunks peeled pineapple<p>4 slices red jalapeño chile with seeds<p>1/2 cup 100% blue agave silver tequila<p>3 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>3 tablespoons simple syrup<p>2 tablespoons Cointreau or other orange liqueur<p>2 cups ice cubes, divided<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

Recipes

Lego-style solar panels to smash energy bills

Ready-made snap-together solar panels that turn waste heat into hot water are being developed at Brunel University London in a £10 million …

Solar Panels

Marijuana Bill Approved By Congressional Committee, Despite Drug Conviction Restriction Dispute

A powerful U.S. House panel that oversees federal drug enforcement efforts approved a bill on Thursday to require the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to begin issuing more licenses to grow marijuana for research.<p>Prior to the vote, a bitter dispute broke out over a provision …

Cannabis Law

Chocolate Chip Fluffernutter Blondies Recipe

"Amazing blondie-cookie bar that tastes like a cross between a fluffernutter sandwich and a peanut butter blossom cookie! Hershey's® chocolate makes …

Recipes

Melinda Gates: Why I’m betting on diversity

To change the world, it helps to get capital into the hands of people who have a different vision for it. A few years ago, I began quietly investing in “nontraditional” venture capital funds—”nontraditional,” of course, being industry parlance for a fund that isn’t completely overindexed on …

Women's News

How To Earn Up To $300,000 Delivering Packages For Amazon

How would you like to earn up to $300,000 in profit delivering packages for Amazon?<p>Here’s what you need to know and how you can benefit from this new initiative.<p><b>The Details</b><p>In June, Amazon announced plans to expand its reach by offering entrepreneurs an opportunity to start their own delivery …

Startups

A Delightful, Surprising Trick for Ultra Creamy Risotto

Risotto should always be this luxurious.<p>When risotto is good, it’s creamy and satiny, simultaneously light (like, you could eat three bowls-worth...) <i>and</i> rich (...though you probably would regret it).<p>But when risotto is bad—and this, I admit, is why I often avoid making it at home—it’s clumpy and …

Whipped Cream

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

"No more dry corned beef! Cook this in your slow cooker all day and you're guaranteed success! Serve this with soda bread for a warm and satisfying …

Slow Cookers

6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster.

Confronted with Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prepares for a state of emergency.<p>In 2012, North Carolina legislators passed a bill that barred policymakers and developers from using up-to-date climate science to plan for rising sea levels on the state’s coast. Now Hurricane Florence threatens …

North Carolina

Upside-down Caramelized Banana Cake

This upside-down caramelized banana caramel cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Plus, rich, moist and delicious! If you are a fan of banana …

Dessert

Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic …

Non-infectious Diseases

Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

This Coca-Cola cake is probably the easiest and most delicious quick dessert ever! So simple and so creamy! You will need around 40 minutes to make …

Dessert

Hazelnut and White Chocolate Cake

In this Italian White Chocolate Hazelnut cake, layers are filled with white chocolate buttercream combined with hazelnuts and spongy cake. You will …

Dessert

Creamiest Cappuccino Chocolate Roulade

This creamy cappuccino chocolate roulade is filled with chocolate chips and coffee-flavored cream mixture. Simple and very easy to make, extremely …

Dessert

8 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Any Weight Loss Plan

Mix up your morning meal and try one—or a few—of these 8 healthy breakfast foods that help you lose weight.<p><b>1.Eggs</b><p>Whether you enjoy them hard-boiled, …

Nutrition

Baked Artichoke Dip

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preparation Instructions<p>Step 2<p>Preheat oven to 375°.<p>Step 3<p>Step 4<p>Combine all ingredients in a 1-quart casserole.<p>Step 5<p>Step 6<p>Bake 30 …

Recipes