Ian Calder

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Coconut turmeric cake looks like a sunset and tastes like tropical paradise

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Sometimes you know what a dish will taste like before you even start cooking it.<p>For me, this Coconut Turmeric Sweet Bread was not one of those dishes.<p>When I came across the recipe in “Tahini and Turmeric: 101 Middle Eastern Classics — Made Irresistibly Vegan,” by …

Dessert

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

10 Fantastical Mythology Books to Read When You Need a Spark of Imagination

Joan Didion once wrote, "We tell ourselves stories to live," but perhaps we also tell ourselves stories in order to imagine. When life can be all too …

Books

Nut Milks Are Milk, Says Almost Every Culture Across the Globe

It’s 2018, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is trying to figure out what milk is.<p>In a policy summit on July 17, FDA commissioner Scott …

New York University

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Recipes

Naan Recipes

Naan is a soft, yeast-leavened Indian flatbread that is a must-have side for curry. Rip pieces off the oven-baked bread and use them to scoop up bits …

Food

These comforting lemon basil noodles are a one-pan wonder

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>I couldn’t have said it better myself, so here’s the thing, paraphrasing from Cook’s Illustrated: Egg noodles are the starchy soul of comfort foods. They provide a chewy bite and seem easier not to overcook than your standard dried pasta noodle. We keep them in the …

Recipes

Tattooing in the Civil War Was a Hedge Against Anonymous Death

Hidden tattoos captured soldiers’ pride and patriotism, but also had a practical use.<p>In 1876, on Oak Street between Oliver and James, a long-lost …

Body Modification

Interviews with 100 CBT-therapists reveal 43 per cent of clients experience unwanted side-effects from therapy

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe structured nature of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/CBT and its clearly defined principles (based on the links between …

Depression

Bake Avocado Into Your Next Loaf of Bread

It’s become almost annoyingly expected to mash avocado on toast. But why put it on top of your toast when you can bake it into homemade bread? …

Breakfast

Scientists Discover The Secret Weapon Of Stomach Viruses

Researchers have discovered why some stomach bugs hit us so hard — and spread so fast.<p>New research published Wednesday in <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> found that stomach infections, like norovirus and rotavirus, are more contagious and more potent when the virus particles cluster together.<p>These findings may …

Particles

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

New theory paints more sophisticated picture of ancient Easter Island

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, mystery has swirled around what happened to the founding population of the remote Easter Island, known for its towering stone statues depicting large carved heads. A long-held theory suggests that after the islanders set up camp and carved the giant statues, they destroyed …

Archaeology

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Homemade Starter Solution for Plant Cuttings

Use willow water to promote root development.<p>Step 1<p>Harvest two cups of willow branches and remove all leaves. Willow wood of any species contains IBA.<p>…

Homemade

Reverse Cavities and Heal Tooth Decay With These 5 Steps!

The enamel of the teeth, as well as the underlying layer, dentin, are destroyed by the tooth decay that results from certain types of acid produced …

Dental Care

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

The 8 traditional styles of Chinese food you should know

There may be thousands of Sichuan, Cantonese and Hunan restaurants in the U.S., but most serve up a bastardized version of the real deal – adjusted …

Food & Dining

A new study linking profanity to honesty shows people who curse are more authentic

The next time someone tells you to watch your language, feel free to tell them to fuck off.<p>Sure, swearing is considered poor form in certain settings—like courts, classrooms, and most offices. But people who do it may be more trustworthy, according to a new three-part study analyzing swearing and …

Psychology

Cooking Quinoa Tonight? Avoid These Common Mistakes.

I thrive off the unknowns when I enter my kitchen to cook dinner — <i>what bits of produce did my roommate bring home from work? What almost-expired</i> …

Quinoa

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

A real Swiss Family Robinson?

More than a century and a half ago, the Bells, an English family who had settled in New Zealand, made their home on a remote Pacific island, …

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Percussion

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Trove of more than 1,000 personal letters kept by last German empress found hidden in palace safe

A previously unknown trove of more than 1,000 private letters of the last German Empress have been discovered in a hidden compartment at the Kaiser’s palace in Potsdam.<p>They include personal letters to Empress Augusta Victoria from her relative, Queen Victoria of England.<p>Augusta Victoria, Queen of …

Remembrance Day

The most offensive curse word in English has powerful feminist origins

Cursing is a good way to be bad. It’s mostly harmless and signals authenticity to listeners. For the linguistically bold, vulgarity is just one element of a rich vocabulary, a spice for speech. Yet even those of us who curse like sailors shirk the word “cunt.”<p>Breathe deep, because we’re about to …

Linguistics

Examination of Chopin’s pickled heart solves riddle of his early death

Scientists diagnose rare complication of tuberculosis following analysis of heart stored in jar of cognac for 170 years<p>The great Polish composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin had a morbid fear of premature burial. “The earth is suffocating,” he told one of his sisters as he lay on his death bed in …

Cognac

Bach, Prelude in C major, BWV 846

Faure - Romance sans paroles, Op. 17, No. 3