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Your gut microbes may give melanoma treatment a boost

Having the right balance between good and bad microbes in the gut may improve the likelihood that immunotherapy successfully treats melanoma, which …

Medical Research

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

Healthy Eating

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

stateofmind

The 6 Best Protein Powders Available — and How to Use Them

Protein is one of the many building blocks of life — you need it to bulk up, lose weight and maintain weight. It’s what keeps you fuller for longer, …

Nutrition

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Turmeric Chickpeas with Garlic Tahini

This was a quick, clean out the refrigerator lunch, and a compelling reason to always keep some of these turmeric chickpeas on hand. Turmeric …

Recipes

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

The Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

Seeing as San Diego shares a border with, uh, <i>Mexico</i>, it should come as no surprise that it’s also home to some of the best Mexican food in the whole …

You can train yourself to eat healthier and feel fuller

We all love delicious foods, even if we know they may not be good for us. Foods high in energy—specifically sweet, salty and fatty foods—tend to taste the best.<p>This is likely because our ancestors needed to seek out nutritious, high-energy foods when food sources were scarce. The drive to eat foods …

Nutrition

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate

There were only three uses for the blue and white Pfaltzgraf bowls that filled my family’s kitchen cabinets when I was growing up—soup, breakfast cereal, and ice cream. Okay, maybe the occasional chili night. Everything else—pasta, casseroles, roast chicken—we ate off of large dinner plates, offset …

Food

7 Smoothies That Will Give You an Energy Boost

Low-energy bouts are a reality we all face and are constantly battling, due to our busy schedules. While a piece of chocolate or a shot of espresso …

21 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Food With Benefits: This Protein-Packed Vegan Dinner Is Ready In 5 Minutes Flat

<i>Here at mbg, we’re all about Food With Benefits—whether those benefits save you money, time, or help heal your body. In our video series, we’ll show</i> …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

Many people love to hate junk mail — and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. The Sightline Institute says each American receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. New York University says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in American landfills every year. …

Identity Theft

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

Photoshop Basics: Learn 2 Simple Ways to Remove Unwanted Objects from Photographs (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You shoot what you think is a really nice photograph, and then you get home, look at the image on a computer, and realize you …

A Fashion Editor Came Up With the Perfect Office Uniform (So You Don't Have To)

Work uniforms are more than just a way to ease into your day and look good doing it. As many high-achieving individuals like President Barack Obama …

Top 11 best lightweight backpacking gear & equipment

Lightweight backpacking used to mean roughing it, an experience that was borderline unpleasant. But with innovative, new backpacking gear, it’s now …

Backpacking

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Live like you could lose everything, but know there’s nothing to lose

For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook or get into shape.<p>Put most …

Self-improvement

This Game Tests Your Ability to Spot Fake News

Now more than ever it’s important to be able to tell when you’re reading #FakeNews. However, determining whether something is fake or real isn’t …

Fake News

40+ America's Test Kitchen Recipes You Should Make in This Lifetime

America's Test Kitchen and its other publications like <b>Cooks Illustrated</b> and <b>Cook's Country</b> are my most trusted sources for recipes. ATK prides itself on testing and retesting its recipes and cooking methods until it has achieved perfection. Though most of ATK's recipes are only available through …

Cooking

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>But most of the maps hanging on our walls are dangerously incomplete because they emphasize political borders rather than functional connections.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of …