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Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain

One of Iceland’s top exports, worth £6.4bn a year globally, is now made in Yorkshire<p>One of Iceland’s top dairy experts will arrive in Britain this week to help an adventurous Yorkshire farmer increase production of skyr, a Viking food that was barely known beyond the north Atlantic for a thousand …

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Evil Twin

A decade ago, Jamil Zainasheff wrote an article in the May/June 2006 issue of <i>Zymurgy</i> regarding the delicate art of adding hops late in the boil.His …

Homebrewing

You and Your Dog Share a Language: The Feelings Written on Your Faces

Dogs, as anyone who’s ever shared a home with one knows, are often uncannily adept at reading human emotions. Most dog owners have some story or …

Carrot Cake Cheesecake from Duncan Hines® Recipe

"A scrumptious Carrot Cake Cheesecake with the added sweetness of pineapple frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>Carrot Cake:<p>1 (21.4 ounce) box Duncan Hines® Classic …

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

Classic Caesar Salad

6 Servings<p>A great Caesar salad recipe gets its swagger from a great Caesar dressing recipe. Squeamish about raw egg yolks and anchovies? Sorry. Yolks are what give richness to the emulsion, while anchovies provide a briny blast (and that whole umami thing). This is part of BA's Best, a collection …

19 Scallop Recipes with Brown Butter, Tomato Water, and More

Try your hand at one of these 19 great recipes for cooking scallops—be they seared, crusted, spiced, or sautéed.<p><b>Cooking scallops can be simple</b>, if you follow a few basic tricks. Bring out the butter, heat your pan, and try your hand at one of these 19 recipes.

Make This Oil and Never Let Your Fresh Herbs Waste Away Again

When it feels like you're drowning in herbs, make this handy condiment.<p>Fresh herbs are both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you've got one of the single most important ingredients for bringing brightness and freshness to any dish, from pasta to veg to fish. On the other hand, you're now …

East-west asymmetry of jet lag recovery due to oscillation of brain cells

Travelers frequently report experiencing a significantly slower jet lag recovery after an eastward vs. westward flight. While some are quick to …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

An Introduction to Kegging Homebrew

Say goodbye to bottling and hello to the wonderful world of kegging! We’re here to walk you through the basics of kegging your homebrew. It’s easier …

Beer

When our reason is hijacked by an uncontrollable urge

<i>Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is co-author of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.”</i><p>What made the acclaimed American writer David Foster Wallace doubt his talent so profoundly — and, ultimately, take his own life? …

10 Signs You're Burning Out (And How To Stop It)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and …

Burnout

New research suggest that free will might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself

In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our bodies in purposeful ways.<p>But what does science have to say about the true source of this experience?<p>In a classic paper published almost 20 years ago, the psychologists Dan Wegner and Thalia Wheatley made a revolutionary …

Consciousness

Why most people don't learn from their mistakes

The surgery, called Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, is a heart attack prevention method that basically calls for a doctor to install a new tube for blood to flow to the heart because the old tube is clogged from too many cheeseburgers.<p>Because the heart needed to be stopped to install the new tube, …

Can Three Words Turn Anxiety Into Success?

A simple technique called “anxious reappraisal” might help people channel nervous jitters into improved performance.<p><i>I am so excited for this severe threat looming on the horizon.</i><p><i>I just can’t wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just</i> …

Psychology

Grain Brain

• <b>Author:</b> David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.</b><br>In <i>Grain Brain</i>, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, exposes a finding that's been buried in the …

What Are Personality Disorders?

MAY 27, 2018<p>Videos<p>MAY 27, 2018<p>Imagine you're a fox and you just scored an excellent rabbit dinner. Now, imagine a bald eagle swooping down from above …

Fear of Embarrassment, and Other Nested Emotions

Emotions are psychologically valuable because of their contributions to evaluation of situations, attention to important aspects of those situations, …

Emotional Intelligence

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

Inflammation Increases Depression: Here's What to Do

“In the health area of psychology at Rice, we’re very focused on the intersection of health behavior, psychology and medicine,” said assistant …

The science of magic tricks: From misdirection to 'pausing' time, experts reveal how their illusions mess with our minds

A magician must make a trick look effortless, but it's very unlikely that anything is casual or spontaneous in a magic show.<p>Just as you might go to a …

Cognition

10 Reasons Why Some of Us Are So Vulnerable to Depression

People’s thoughts and attitudes explain why some develop depression following stressful life events. The following list provides an overview of …

Depression

Can Shame Be Useful?

MODERN American culture is down on shame — it is, we are told, a damaging, useless emotion that we should neither feel ourselves nor make others feel. This is particularly the case when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction. The nation’s drug czar, Michael Botticelli, has led a well-intentioned …

Is mindfulness making us ill?

It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects<p>I am sitting in a circle in a grey, corporate room with 10 housing association employees – administrators, security guards, cleaners – eyes darting about nervously. We …

Mindfulness

The Future of Clinical Psychology

Sure, clinical psychology has made progress in the last century. There's now cognitive-behavioral therapy, SSRIs, and such but they're no, pardon the …

Mental Disorders

How Friendship Fights Depression

A new study shows that a healthy mood can spread through friend groups.<p>“As everyone knows, depressed people are some of the most boring people in the world,” Mindy Kaling writes in her book <i>Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?</i> “I know this because when I was depressed, people fled. Except my best …

Depression

Why are habits so hard to break? Getting hooked changes the brain, scientists find

By now, you might have discovered that taming your sweet tooth as a New Year’s resolution is harder than you think.<p>New research by Duke University …

Neuroscience