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The truth about antibiotics: do you really need to take the full course?

James Sutton battled doctors for six weeks to get a ten-day course of amoxicillin for his severe bronchitic chest infection. When he got the antibiotics, they didn’t really work and, what’s more, he had a major allergic reaction which caused a huge outbreak of hives all over his torso, adding to …

An Avocado Sandwich With Triple The Flavor (Thanks, Mayo)

In college, I was a member of the Peruvian Student Forum. We had gathered one day to plan an upcoming event, and the discussion quickly turned to food. The group reacted enthusiastically as each member announced the dish he or she was going to bring to this function, until someone mentioned the …

Turn Your Dirty Kitchen Clean Again With These 7 Awesome Cleaning Tips

That lemon-half method is just one of SEVEN kitchen cleaning tricks Food52 recently shared, and like so many of our favorites, it's one that never …

4th of July icebox desserts get you out of the heat

OK, so you signed up to bring dessert to that neighborhood potluck, family reunion or backyard cookout. But geez, it's been so hot, and the very idea of firing up the oven to bake a cake or pie for an hour or more just makes you swoon and fan yourself like Blanche Dubois.<p>Icebox desserts are your …

Baking

Planting This in Your Yard Will Release Dopamine & Serotonin in Your Brain

Flowers are used to show love and affection, commemorate life occasions, and honor the memory of loved ones who have passed. While their sensory …

Low on carbs, big on flavour: The diet that helped Tom Kerridge lose 70kg

• What we should get straight about low carb, high fat<br>• 20 clever ways to make the most of your spiraliser<br>• ​Pete Evans's paleo meal planner<p>Tom Kerridge …

Recipes

Vitamins to Lose Weight and Other Ways to Trick Your Body Into Shedding Those Extra Pounds

With so much misinformation out there, you're probably wondering if vitamins to lose weight or other similar tips, like drinking a lot of water, or …

Weight Loss

Grilled Corn with Chipotle-Lime Butter Recipe

By: chantalle nugent<p>i loved these corn , i decided to take the corn off the cob, and added all ingredients into a pan and cook through the out turn …

Jumping Spiders Can See Galaxies Far, Far Away

Telescopic eyes that can peer into alternate galaxies.<p>Spiders are already scary impressive, what with their speed, cunning hunting skills, and …

Spiders

Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus On Teaching?

Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work in quantum mechanics. Wieman has since levered the prestige and power of that prize to call attention to the need to transform undergraduate teaching, especially science education.<p>Wieman's …

Pedagogy

How to Get Stock Android on a Galaxy S8 Without Rooting

The new Galaxy S8 and S8+ from Samsung have some pretty amazing hardware. But what if you're not the biggest fan of the software?<p>Here's how to …

Apps

7 Apps Boosting My Productivity to New Levels

From listmaking to tracking emails and digitally dog-earing pages for later reading, a new set of tools is helping me take care of my business more efficiently in 2017.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is important when you're building a business on …

Apps

The Possibility of Silicon-Based Life Grows

Science fiction has long imagined alien worlds inhabited by silicon-based life, such as the rock-eating Horta from the original Star Trek series. …

Chemistry

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Self-help

7 Best Detox Teas for a Flatter Belly

<b>7 Best Detox Teas for a Flatter Belly</b> will help you find the right beverages to drink to help you look your best. Why spend your precious calories …

A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).<p>We tend to think of memories as perfect little time capsules—important records of past events that matter to us and made us who we are, as unchangeable as a dragonfly stuck in amber. Well, they're anything but. …

Tired of your iPhone cable breaking? Here's an indestructible replacement

After months of hard testing and abuse, I've discovered the one iPhone cable to rule them all. If you're tired of broken cables, this is the one for …

Mobile Technology

Bose QuietComfort 35s are the perfect wireless, noise cancelling headphones for the iPhone 7

It appears that the iPhone 7 is going to eliminate the 3.5mm headphone jack but headphone manufacturers aren’t waiting for Apple to make an announcement before hitting the market with some great solutions to this so-called “problem.”<p>I’ve been living with the new $349 Bose Quiet Comfort 35s for the …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

Reading on computer screens changes how your brain works, scientists say

Reading on computer screens and smartphones has made people unable to fully understand what they are reading as our brains retreat into focusing on small details rather than meanings, a study claims.<p>Researchers found that those who filled in forms, read short stories or studied using computer …

The healthiest ways to cook veggies and boost nutrition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you love vegetables or not, there's one thing you know for sure: Veggies are really good for you. And you can make them even more nutritious if you prepare them in ways that maximize their benefits.<p>Oddly enough, that's not likely to be raw. Studies show the process of cooking …

Nutrition

5 disturbing facts the food industry doesn’t want you to know

Maybe take a pass on that morning bacon. You could be exposing yourself to epidemic diarrhea virus and worse<p>Martha Rosenberg<p>April 6, 2016 7:34pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>From mercury in tuna and wood pulp in parmesan cheese to ground beef treated with ammonia to retard E. …

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Nutrition