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Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Alternative Medicine

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Arab's Dad be like.

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Magnetism

The Women of the Cousins' War

• <b>Author:</b> Philippa Gregory and Others<p>Elizabeth Woodville, The White Queen(2009), Margaret Beaufort, The Red Queen(2010), and Jacquetta, Lady Rivers, The Rivers Woman(2011) are the subjects of the first three novels in Philippa Gregory's Cousins' War series, and of the three biographical essays in …

Books

庄子逍遥人生

• <b>Author:</b> 蔡景仙<p>庄子生活贫穷困顿,却鄙弃荣华富贵、权势名利,力图在乱世保持独立的人格,追求逍遥无恃的精神自由。其文章具有浓厚的浪漫色彩,对后世文学有很大影响。

Tiny Beautiful Things

• <b>Author:</b> Cheryl Strayed<p><b>Rich with humour, insight, compassion - and absolute honesty - Tiny Beautiful Things is a balm for everything life throws our way, administered by the author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir, Wild</b><p>Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you, you lose a family member, you …

Trails

Owen - Dead Men Don't Lie

Moss Graffiti: The Coolest DIY Project Ever

Contemporary artists have discovered that street art is not only beautiful to look at, but that it can also be soft and smooth to the touch. Moss …

Lemon Cake Recipes

Lemon adds a welcome brightness to lemon chiffon cake, glazed lemon pound cake, layer cake with lemon curd filling, and many more varieties of lemon cake recipes. Whether you like your lemon in the frosting, in the filling, or right in the cake itself, we have a lemon cake recipe for you.

Dessert

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

<b>Strawberries are sugar-sweet, affordable, and omnipresent -- even if you can't pick your own, you'll find pints and quarts of them at roadside stands and red seas of them in the produce aisle. Make these delectable berries the star in breakfast dishes, desserts, and even salads.</b><p>Strawberry Basics<p><b>In</b> …

Recipes

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer …

Stunning Concept Arts by Dawnpu

It has to be awesome to not only imagine new worlds filled with cool stories, but also bringing them to life by actually painting them. Concept …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness