Celine Asril

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This Integrative Psychiatrist Wants You To Treat Depression Like The Flu

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or are suffering from mild to moderate depression, dysthymia, seasonal affective disorder, premenstrual dysphoric</i> …

Wellness

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, …

Nutrition

In Memoriam: Jonathan Gold

It was with tremendous sadness that we learned of the passing of Pulitzer Prize–winning <i>Los Angeles Times</i> critic Jonathan Gold, who died of pancreatic …

Buttery Garlic Rice Is the 3-Ingredient Side Dish You Need

Growing up with a potato farmer father, I was destined to be well-versed in potato prep. Mashed or scalloped, baked or hash browned — I can do it …

A new kind of probiotic could change the $38 billion market by using real science

• <b>Seed, a new company with some big names behind it, is about to break into the $38-billion probiotics industry.</b>• <b><br>They aim to rely on real science to create their product, a probiotic designed to support the vibrant ecosystem of bacteria in your gut.</b>• <b><br>Seed's chief scientific officer is a microbiologist</b> …

Peter Thiel

Study claims chemicals in essential oils can disrupt hormones

A new study from a team at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is rekindling a debate over the safety of essential oils. …

Essential Oils

UPS Drivers Never Turn Left, and Neither Should You

Vehicle routing problems were developed in 1959 as a way to organize moving objects. Basically these types of problems take into account of variety …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Spain's ten greatest parador hotels to visit in 2018

<i><br>San Estevo parador in Galicia. Photo: parador.es</i><p>If you want to get away from it all, head to the Parador de Santo Estevo, located in a former …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Cooking

From photo manipulation to beer recipes, AI is finding its way into everything

I think it’s safe to say that 2017 has been the year of artificial intelligence. It seems every day a new startup was entering the field to offer a new twist on marketing, photo manipulation, or voice assistants that utilized artificial intelligence technology. Add to that the fact that more and …

Artificial Intelligence

What Can You Do with a Buddha's Hand?

I spent $13.52 on a single piece of fruit, so I was darned sure I was going to get my money's worth. I've always balked at buying Buddha's hands. …

Why You Need a Bag of Tater Tots in the Freezer All Holiday Season Long

Tater tots have been relegated to school cafeteria trays and dive bar menus, but these crisp, golden nuggets can do so much more. As the holiday …

Devastating space storms could hit the Earth at any time - and we will only get 15 minutes warning

It is the stuff of Hollywood movies, space storms hurtling towards Earth with alarming speed.<p>Weather in space is largely unpredictable, and in the …

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

• <b>Nutrition facts labels are clunky and hard to understand, leading most Americans to ignore them.</b>• <b><br>Vivek Menon, a 21-year old student and design intern at IBM, came up with an alternative that's easy to read and understand.</b>• <b><br>The re-designed label uses a colored chart to show where the calories in your</b> …

Carbohydrates

Transparent Solar Cells Like This Could Deliver 40% of America's Power

Here's how they work.<p>Solar energy is off the charts. Not only is uptake skyrocketing, but solar is now the cheapest form of new energy in dozens of …

The secret behind Italy’s rarest pasta

It's so difficult and time-consuming to prepare, that for 300 years only the women of a single Sardinian family knew how to make it.<p>Away from its famed cerulean seas, Sardinia’s craggy interior is a twisting maze of deep chasms and impenetrable massifs that shelter some of Europe’s most ancient …

World’s first “negative emissions” plant turns carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Bananapocalypse: The race to save the world’s most popular fruit

By Paul Tullis<p>In a hot, dry field near a place called Humpty Doo in Australia's Northern Territory, scientists are racing to begin an experiment that could determine the future of the world's most popular fruit, the lowly banana.<p>Dodging the occasional crocodile, researchers will soon place into the …

Plantations

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …

This Sustainable Mezcal Production Process Produces Both Drinks And Bricks

Sombra Mezcal is moving toward zero waste by turning its production byproducts into adobe bricks that will be used in community development projects.<p>In certain industries–manufacturing, food, and drink–the idea of “tradition” carries a certain amount of cultural caché. Levi’s 501s highlight their …

Why farming oysters is sustainable and good for the environment

I gamely pick up an oyster, cup it in my left hand and hold the oyster knife in my right, ready for attack. Surely it can’t be that difficult to …

Stella McCartney lays waste to disposable fashion in Paris

“Glamour for its own sake is not something I have ever been particularly interested in,” Stella McCartney said backstage after her catwalk show. Which could sound like a facetious statement from a fashion designer who was, at that moment, standing among the marble-slabbed floors, elaborately …

Seafood fraud waning, labels lack sustainability info, SeaChoice study finds

A nationwide study of grocery-store seafood found that seven per cent of samples were labelled improperly and most lacked information consumers need …

5 food products made from food waste

From Dumpster-dive cafes to a national ban, we've already explored cool initiatives to combat food waste. Recently, however, a new crop of food-waste …

Ikea has debuted an indoor farm that grows greens 3 times as fast as in a garden

Ikea is known for its flat-pack kitchen tables, islands, and cabinets.<p>Now the home-furnishings retailer is experimenting with a product that would allow it to harvest salad greens in-store.<p>Space10, Ikea's innovation lab, has designed a prototype of a mini-farm that can grow greens and herbs indoors.<p>…

Alzheimer's disease: 10 food items you should eat to beat brain diseases - IBTimes India

Neurologists are convinced that 90 percent of cases can be prevented by making a few simple changes to your lifestyle.<p>The fear of developing …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Recipes

Hitting the right nerve: the electronic neck implant to treat depression

For people with severe depression who don’t respond to standard treatment, vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) offers new hope<p>Steve Collins is a 45-year-old unemployed architect who has been living with severe depression for 15 years. “I’m like a hermit crab hiding under rocks, crouching in dark spaces …

Heart Rates

Are you ready for that jelly? Why it’s time to start eating jellyfish

There are too many of them in the sea, and the problem is only going to get worse. Is the solution to fry them up and eat them?<p>The world has a jellyfish problem. In 2014, they invaded a Scottish salmon farm, killing 300,000 fish overnight. They have shut down power stations, incapacitated a US …