Amanda Whalen

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‘We’re Out of Options’: Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak

The first known epidemic of extensively drug-resistant typhoid is spreading through Pakistan, infecting at least 850 people in 14 districts since 2016, according to the National Institute of Health Islamabad.<p>The typhoid strain, resistant to five types of antibiotics, is expected to disseminate …

Public Health

9x13 Dessert Wonders That'll Seriously Wow Any Crowd

Sheet cakes, cobblers, bar cookies—oh my!<p>Try as we might, we’ve yet to find a handier sidekick in the kitchen than our 9x13 baking dish. From …

Dessert

How Giada De Laurentiis Cooks Rigatoni for her Family

The celebrity chef shares with us a rigatoni, butternut squash, and sausage recipe from her upcoming book, ‘Giada’s Italy.’<p>It’s comforting to know …

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Writing

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing trees to replace streetlights

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now. Cars are turning away from fossil fuels and relying ever more …

These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Dessert

This Incredible Footage Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

This has never been seen before.<p>Want to see something that makes scientists gasp? Feast your eyes on this video, showing a direct observation of …

Anna Victoria's 9-Move HIIT Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body

In this video, Anna Victoria guides you through three different HIIT circuits for the lower body, upper body, and core in just six minutes. Watch as …

I Bet Making One Of These 15 Soups Will Cheer You Up

It's that time of the year.

Cooking

The Trick To Smooth, Melty, Austin Diner–Worthy Queso

There’s a difference between the jarred queso I pop into the microwave as guests walk through the door and the ooey, gooey appetizer gracing Tex-Mex restaurant tables. The former usually congeals untouched; the latter, I’m tempted to lick out of the bowl.<p>Great homemade queso takes a little longer …

James Beard

Butterfly wing patterns altered with CRISPR offer insights into evolution of biodiversity

The studies focused on two genes previously identified as being key in butterfly wing pattern development. Called <i>WntA</i> and <i>optix</i> the researchers have …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Mindfulness

The detoxing soup you can make in 20 minutes flat

It’s mid-January and the urge might be to abandon all New Year’s resolutions. (Hey, been there, done that—or, you know, <i>not</i> done that.) But resist: …

Healthy Eating

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Wellness

5 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than Spin Class | Women's Health

Shutterstock<p>Kickboxing<p><b>Approximate Calories Burned Per Hour: 750 to 900</b><p>A class that gives unwanted calories the one-two punch <i>and</i> teaches you how to kick ass? Sign us up! This full-body meltdown engages your legs and glutes for stabilization, but it also tones your shoulders, back, and abs—something …

10 Minute High Intensity Holiday Workout

Tis the season to be lazy fa la la la la la la...While I wish I was just kidding in opening up the post this way, it is unfortunately the tune that people tend to sing this season. The cold, short days decrease the body's production of many hormones associated with elevated mood, elevated energy …

31 Butternut Squash Recipes That Will Make You Wonder Why Pumpkin Gets All the Attention

Always the supporting role, never the star. The opening act, but never the main event. When it comes to fall ingredients, butternut squash often gets …

Healthy Eating

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

MUSHROOM + BLACK BEAN TACOS WITH CILANTRO BLENDER SAUCE

I had a rough time the first two years of college. It was up and down and there were certainly parts I really liked, but I remember crying in my car …

Time I

You'll Eat Breakfast Every Day (and Look Forward to It) Thanks to These Frittata Recipes

A frittata is hands down one of the best ways to cook eggs. The one-pan dish is quick, easy, and the ultimate blank canvas — you can put just about anything in it, and it'll be good. Put your cast-iron skillet to good use with any of these tasty frittata recipes, from cheesy to protein-packed. If …

Beyond Recycling: How 'Upcycling' Is Paving The Way For Sustainable Entrepreneurship

The textile industry isn't known for being environmentally friendly. Over 11 million tons of textile materials are wasted each year, and with just 1 pound of textile waste emitting over 7 pounds of CO2, that's no small footprint left behind.<p>Still, many clothing and textile companies boast that …

3 Things You Need to Do to Be More Productive at Work (Backed by Science)

3 things you can do to avoid "completion bias" and tackle the most important tasks first.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays …

22 Lush Salads of All Sorts to Make Now (and All Summer Long)

You know what says <i>summer</i> to us? Ice cream (duh). Fried chicken. Peaches so drippy you have to eat them over the sink. Reaching for basil every opportunity we get. But mostly, with so much lushness at the markets (buttery, enormous heads of greens; melons; tomatoes so perfect they practically come …

Food

10 Vegetarian Memorial Day Recipes

Is it Friday yet? I’m SO ready for the long weekend. After a whirlwind 2 days in Toronto this week promoting the book, I’m ready to relax, sleep in, …

Recipes

A Jam-Swirled Brown Butter (Perfect) Cake for Spring

As someone who liked to draw outside the lines from a young age, I like projects that require you to get a little messy. This cake is just one of those projects.<p>Instead of requiring precise construction (like a pie crust) or intricate attention to detail (like cake frosting), this recipe actually …

Dessert

Pieces of Homo naledi story continue to puzzle

<b>ATLANTA</b> — <i>Homo naledi</i>, a rock star among fossil species in the human genus, has made an encore. Its return highlighted debate over whether this …