Trevor Ramkissoon

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How we discovered three poisonous books in our university library

Arsenic and old manuscripts.<p>Some may remember the deadly book of Aristotle that plays a vital part in the plot of Umberto Eco’s 1980 novel The Name of the Rose. Poisoned by a mad Benedictine monk, the book wreaks havoc in a 14th-century Italian monastery, killing all readers who happen to lick …

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Golden Potato Soup Recipe

"This is a thick, hearty soup. Kids love this because of the cheesy flavor."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups peeled and cubed potatoes<p>1/2 cup chopped celery<p>1/2 cup …

Recipes

6 Hotel Sex Tips That Will Make You Thirsty for Your Next Vacation

Hotels are relaxing, fun, and under the right set of circumstances, super sexy. Half the fun of vacation is the chance to get it on in a new place. You know you’re reading this because you’re looking for those good ideas. Vacation sex is some of the best sex.<p>Enjoy yourself and get ready to get a …

RPGs

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

Psychology

Proven Style Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Being a man doesn't always mean you'll know the fastest or best way to get a job done. Manuals and following rules tend to evade us and we're natural …

Cleaning

18 anime series now on Netflix that you need to watch

There are subtitles, but not subpar titles<p>As Netflix continues to invest in anime, the platform’s selection has grown to almost titan-sized proportions. With over 100 titles scattered across subgenres ranging from sci-fi and fantasy to comedy, it almost feels like you have to strap on 3D Maneuver …

Anime

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Study Reveals A Relationship’s Expiry-Date Is Set The First Time You Have Sex

In a move that has (for once) proven exaggeration-prone-mates-everywhere right, scientists have confirmed nervous love-makers' worst fear: good …

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

6 Men’s Military Haircuts That Will Never Go Out Of Style

Military haircuts are masculine, timeless and low maintenance - making them perfect for every man. From crew cuts and buzz cuts to officer-friendly …

Hair

Three of the Best Whiskies You Can Find in Stores, According to 48 Experts

The 2018 San Francisco Spirits Competition has released its full list of winners and, unsurprisingly, nearly every spirit that made it to the …

4 Crazy Delicious Takes on the Classic Peanut Butter Cookie

From super-crunch to salty-sweet, these creative cookies will become new household favorites.

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle questionnaires and medical records from 123,000 volunteers to understand how much …

World Health Organization

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Kakeibo: a life-changing method for saving money

<b>This Japanese approach to managing household spending may be over 100 years old, but it's as relevant as ever.</b><p>First there was Marie Kondo, who …

Personal Finance

17 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Here's How We Know the Big Bang Happened

At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.<p>That's a pretty …

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

15 Habits Of Well-Dressed Men

We ask some of menswear's leading experts to tell us what all well-dressed men have in common, and show you how to introduce these desirable habits …

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

SPICY BAKED OKRA FRIES Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Every so often I come across recipes that boast baked versions tasting better than their originally deep-fried counterparts. Either I haven’t been making them right, or my love for deep-fried food is so great that nothing stands up to it. I’d rather eat it occasionally in its …

What's the Difference Between Stock and Broth?

For many home cooks (myself included), stock and broth are considered virtually the same thing when it comes to adding a cooking liquid to a recipe …

What’s the Deal with Chakras (and How Do I Know If Mine Are Blocked)?

You’ve probably come across chakras in your weekly yoga class or favorite meditation app, but you’re not <i>actually</i> sure what they are (or why they …

Spirituality

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

Spying

Why Prebiotics Are as Important as Probiotics

Good gut health requires more than consuming enough probiotics.<p>Probiotics are living microorganisms that contribute to a healthy digestive …

Wellness