Christine Chen

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The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop …

Nutrition

Depressed People See the World More Realistically

And happy people just might be slightly delusional.<p>Feeling blue? Strangely, it might mean that you're actually better at judging your performance—and reality in general—than when you're not.<p>It's called "depressive realism," and it seems to suggest that in our normal state, we tend to operate under …

Jupiter is oldest planet in solar system, ancient meteorites show

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Jupiter formed in a geologic blink. Its rocky core coalesced less than a million years after the beginning of our solar system, scientists reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Within another 2 million or 3 million years, that core grew to …

Astronomy

New Research Shows This Beetle Fungus Is Definitely The STI From Hell

Just waiting for a mate.<p>Here's a small word of advice; if you happen to be an adult beetle on the lookout for a date, you might want to start with a …

Child Crushed To Death At Rotating Restaurant, Internet Blames His Parents

He was only a few feet from his family when he got stuck<p>A five-year-old boy died this past Friday in a tragic accident at a rotating restaurant. He …

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick for Cooking Mashed Potatoes

You're definitely going to want to steal this one.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making this classic side dish is a total game-changer.<p>The chef, who recently shared his favorite mashed potato recipe with PopSugar, …

How to Repair Your Gut After Taking Antibiotics

"My doctor wants me to take another antibiotic for this cold that won't quit, but I've read antibiotics damage the gut and even can make me fat," a …

Scientists develop molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against superbugs.<p>Researchers have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic …

New Treatment Based on Ocean Bacteria Shown to Stop The Spread of Prostate Cancer

"A huge leap forward."<p>Scientists just completed a trial of a new, non-surgical prostate cancer treatment that uses a tumour-killing drug based on …

The winter solstice is today: 7 things to know about the shortest day of the year

The winter solstice is upon us: Thursday, December 21, will be the shortest day of 2017 for anyone living in the Northern Hemisphere. If pagan rituals are your thing, this is probably a big moment for you. If not, the official first day of winter is neat for other reasons too.<p>Technically speaking, …

Earth Science

Snow falls in Sahara for first time in 37 years | CNN Travel

These are the 12 foods on our fall food bucket list (because yes, we have one of those)

There’s hardly anything about fall we can complain about. It’s arguably the most aesthetically beautiful season, it’s the time of the year when …

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

12 Sweet Cinnamon Recipes to Spice Up Your Fall Days

We don't often look to the spice rack to inspire a recipe roundup, but, given its ubiquity in fall baking in particular, cinnamon deserves a deep dive. Also known as cassia, the cinnamon you're most likely to find in the US is bold and spicy-sweet (in contrast with milder Ceylon cinnamon). Sure, we …

How the microbiota in your gut affects your mood, sleep and stress levels

<i>Our gut does more than help us digest food; the bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in everything from our mental health and</i> …

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 …

4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing

A new survey shows we're wildly overconfident in our writing abilities. Here's what to do about it.<p>It's easy to complain about the state of business writing in general. Not only does teaching employees how to express themselves clearly cost companies billions each year (as my Inc.com colleague …

A Meteor Shower and 8 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in October

Get ready to see the Green Giant, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings shooting stars, pretty planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the eerie pyramid-shaped zodiacal light.<p>So dust off those binoculars and mark your …

Are you a Dolphin or a Lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep, exercise or go on a date

You’ve probably already seen a lot of tricks and tips about the “what” and “how” of success (how to lose weight; what to say to your boss to get a pay increase, etc). “What” and “how” are excellent and necessary questions – but there is another crucial question that must be addressed in order to …

The Ultimate Guide To Making The Tastiest, Healthiest Smoothies

When it comes to a quick, on-the-go snack that’s still healthy, smoothies are recommended time and time again — and for good reason. They’re easy to …

Hunza – The Only People In The World Without Cancer!

Sharing is caring!<p>According to the experts, the only people in the world that do not have cancer are the <b>Hunza people</b>. The key factor about this …

Nutrition