Christian Penzero

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This Copycat White Chocolate Mocha Saves You Money and a Trip to Starbucks

Rejoice, fans of the white chocolate mocha, for you no longer have to trek to your nearest mermaid-emblazoned coffee shop to get this sweet, …

Make Safe, Raw Cookie Dough With Graham Crackers

If, like me, you’re an ardent fan of raw cookie dough, you were probably super bummed to hear of this year’s tragic flour recall. (Thanks, 2016.) …

The Best Stocking Stuffers for Men 2017 | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday we covered stocking stuffers for women. Today, we’re taking on stocking stuffers for men. While the broad strokes may be familiar — small …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

How to Calm Yourself During an Anxiety Attack

Anxiety is an experience everyone feels from time to time. Panic attacks can be scary, but with a little mindful attention and practice, you can help …

Fresh vs Frozen Fruit and Vegetables – Which are Healthier?

Fresh fruits and vegetables are some of the healthiest foods you can eat.They’re full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all of which can …

How to Move a PC Game to Another Hard Drive (Without Re-Downloading It)

So you’re running out of hard drive space (maybe on that fast-but-tiny SSD of yours), and you need to move a few of your PC games to another hard …

Simple Vegetable Garden Tips for Every Size Garden

Simple Vegetable Garden Tips<p>For Every Size Garden<p>Looking to add some extra color and nutrition to your meals this season? Try growing your own …

Gardening

Torrent App Popcorn Time Comes To iOS, No Jailbreak Required

Popcorn Time, the service sometimes referred to as the “Netflix for pirates” because of the way it makes it easy to stream pirated content to your PC or mobile device, is now getting a lot easier for iOS owners to use. According to new reports, the service is being made available by way of an iOS …

The NY Times Has it Wrong

Kara and I are sitting in a hotel at a conference where we’re presenting. I’m scrolling through email and one pops up from a friend with the subject …

Omega 3

Microsoft to deliver free upgrades to Windows 10

Microsoft will offer free upgrades to Windows 10 -- the next version of its operating system -- first for Windows 8.1 users and then for Windows 7 users, the company announced Wednesday.<p>In the first year the software is available, the company will upgrade any devices running Windows 8 to Windows 10 …

Why You Should Buy 4 TB Hard Drives and Skip the 3 TB Ones

In a followup study to the insightful reports on the most reliable hard drive brands and consumer versus enterprise hard drives, Backblaze found some …

BPA and 'BPA-free' alternative linked to fetal brain changes

Fetal exposure to Bisphenol A, as well as to the widely marketed alternative Bisphenol S, may cause "real and measurable" changes in the development of a brain region that plays a key role in fear, impulse-control, obesity and early puberty.<p>Canadian researchers have found in animal studies that …

Genome reveals why coffee is so awesome

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the coffee plant and uncovered some secrets about the evolution of our favorite chemical: caffeine.<p>The …

The Truth About Cholesterol

For years conventional medicine has told us that high cholesterol levels contribute to heart disease, and as a result, doctors have instructed …

How to Effectively Beat A Red-Light Camera Ticket

Last year I received a letter in the mail from the Washington D.C DMV claiming I was speeding. As you can see it was one of those Photo-Enforced …

Postcards

Sleeping In A Cool Environment May Boost Your Metabolism, And Here's Why

Scientists have long known that sleeping in a cool room can help you get a more peaceful snooze. But now new research suggests there's another big benefit -- it just may boost your metabolism.<p>Researchers have found that cool temperatures can stimulate the growth of brown fat, a special kind of fat …

How to Install a USB Outlet in Your Wall

Shut off power to that particular outlet at your circuit breaker. Hopefully your breakers are labeled, but if not plug a lamp or corded radio into …

Stress Hormones Promote Brain's Building of Negative Memories

<b>When a person experiences a devastating loss or tragic event, why does every detail seem burned into memory whereas a host of positive experiences</b> …

Say cheese: saturated fat in dairy may protect against diabetes

Scientists at Cambridge University and the Medical Research Council found that saturated fat in cheese, yoghurt and other dairy products may protect against type 2 diabetes<p>For cheese lovers it will be news worth celebrating with an extra thick slice of comte.<p>Not only is the saturated fat found in …

18 Google Chrome Extensions That Make the Internet a Better Place

Earlier this week, we asked you to share with us that one, special Chrome extension that you just can't bear to live without. As it turns out, for …

Fact-Checking Outside’s Altitude Training Tips

No matter what I read about tackling a high-altitude race, I wasn’t convinced that minor training tweaks could actually affect my result. And as a fact checker for <i>Outside</i> magazine, I couldn’t resist the chance to test our online team’s fitness advice when I ran a 26.2-mile race in Leadville, …

A Killer Course

I have now been to Hardrock five times. I’ve paced and crewed three former winners, and last year I paced and crewed the women’s champion. In 2011, I briefly lived in Silverton, Colorado, in a dilapidated pink house with that year’s runner-up, Dakota Jones. I’ve run the whole course in one shot …

Unveiling the Hidden Movements of Fecal Transplantation

It’s gross and it works.<p>Officially known as fecal microbiota transplantation, or FMT, the technique is exactly as described: fecal matter from a healthy person is placed into one suffering from chronic gastrointestinal disease. Though the practice has been around since the 1950s, there was little …

Medicine

How Sketchy Research Got Us All Eating Low Fat

Selective research and skewed results<p>As journalist Paul John Scott (not to be confused with John Paul Scott, the only Alcatraz inmate to conclusively reached San Francisco during an escape attempt) writes in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota bears the blame for the wrong-headed low-fat diet …

Low Fat

Ask Anything: Would Cannibalism Make You Fat?

Short answer: It all comes down to portion control.<p>Taken as a whole, a cooked cadaver would yield about 81,500 calories’ worth of food, says James Cole, a lecturer on human origins at the University of Brighton in England. But that’s only if you wolfed down every part that could be consumed. To …

Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brain’s Dreaming Areas. Here’s How

Far out, man<p>Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition. However, until recently, we were unable to offer an explanation for how the brain was altered to account for these effects.<p>In a new study, published in Human Brain …

Consciousness

DIY Coffee Grounds Garbage Disposal Cleaners

Instead of tossing your coffee grounds in the trash, give them new life and DIY these helpful garbage disposal cleaners that leave your sink smelling …

Learn How to Cook Anything on the Grill With This Infographic

Even the most experienced grill master has trouble memorizing cooking times for everything. This chart tells you all you need to know for almost …

Watch This Incredible "Transformers" Stop-Motion Movie Right Now

Save yourself the $12 (or whatever it costs these days) it takes to see the new <i>Transformers</i> movie and watch this instead. A clever YouTube user named …