Yi Ching Koh

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Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

Five alternative careers for teachers

From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills stand you in good stead for securing a variety of other jobs<p>Teaching can be an enormously rewarding and attractive career, but it’s not for everyone. A growing number of teachers are choosing to walk away …

12 Invaluable Lessons Married People Want The Unmarried To Know

The incredible story of the man who lived a normal life with almost no brain

One of the biggest myths about the brain is that bigger is always better. But what about those who sit on the extreme end of that scale?<p>How much of our brain do we actually need to survive?<p>Looking through the archives of medical history, there are a number of people with tiny brains, or brains with …

Top 10 Delicious Chocolate Dessert Bars

There is nothing that can compare to how chocolate can feel that delicious. Milk, dark, white, few bites or the whole row, no matter what kind or how …

Dessert

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

More Confessions of an Ineffective Teacher

If they're honest, <i>every seasoned teacher</i> has had times when their teaching was not up to par - where a class got the best of them, when reactions were not the most useful, or where teachable moments needed to be realized <i>by them</i>. This is the natural growth process for newer teachers.<p>The picture was …

5 Easy Ways to Improve Difficult Relationships, Backed by Research

Sometimes your closest and most important relationships are also the most difficult. Why?<p>Columbia business school professor Adam Galinsky and Wharton …

Self-help

Instead Of A Wedding, Couples Can Now Opt For Quantum Entanglement

The latest wacky Vegas wedding has couples tying the quantum physics knot–and rethinking what it means to truly be coupled.<p>A Las Vegas hotel is experimenting with a different kind of marriage ceremony: Instead of hiring a justice of the peace, you can now be married by the power of quantum …

Banana peels are your new weight-loss weapon, seriously

We’re serious: Banana peels are the new weight-loss weapon. Best of all, you can just toss them into your morning smoothie along with that whole …

Glimpse these DIY skateparks around the world

Whenever skateboarding and photography collide, the result is usually close up, blurred and raw, seeking to show the speed and the youth of its urban crusaders. Rich Gilligan's book <i>DIY</i> is completely the opposite. Compiled mainly of landscapes shot from a distance, completely still and often …

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

<b>Alec Baldwin in "Glengarry Glen Ross"</b><p>Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a …

Psychology

10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

Modern varieties of vegetables, the ones you see for sale in the produce section of the supermarket, are generally sweeter, starchier, and less …

Nutrition

You Asked: Is It Better to Sleep In Or Work Out?

When it comes to your health, there are few absolutes. But that’s not the case with sleep and exercise. You need both, period.<p>“I couldn’t choose …

Sleep