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'Infomocracy' Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With Election-Year Chills

Science fiction is known for speculating on technology, but it's always been just as passionate about politics. From Philip K. Dick's imagining of a fascist America post-World War II in The Man in the High Castleto recent books like Ada Palmer's elaborate Too Like the Lightning, the philosophy and …

This Dutch Town Will Grow Its Own Food, Live Off-Grid, And Handle Its Own Waste

Meet the "Tesla of eco-villages".<p>It's no secret that today's aggressive agricultural techniques can take a heavy toll on the environment, both on the …

Sustainability

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too.<p>The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to …

Build your own mini wind turbine from printer parts

<b>Here's a fun little DIY project that can bring home the clean, quiet nature of wind energy.</b><p>For all the DIY-ers and parents and teachers who want to …

Renewable Energy

Dominate backyard gatherings with this portable wood-fired pizza oven

<b>Move over, BBQ, because the latest entry in the 'just what we've been waiting for' category is a lightweight and affordable backyard pizza oven.</b><p>When …

The classic Middle Eastern breakfast dish is spicy, hearty and cheap. But which veg do you use? Can you get away with tinned tomatoes? And do you reach for harissa, paprika or cayenne to bring the heat?<p>Sometimes, I wonder what we all ate before Yotam Ottolenghi came along. Imagine a world without …

Recipes

When Is the Right Time to Meditate?

How stressful is your life? Your job? Your relationships? Our lives are filled with so much distraction, chaos, disruption, and uncertainty whether your job is a stay-at-home parent, a mail carrier or the CEO of a bank. If there's a common thread among our lives it's stress! Meditation can help us …

9 Almond Butter Snacks for a Healthy Pick-Me-Up

We're here to prove that sweet treats can also be (mostly) healthy. These nine portable snacks are packed with good-for-you ingredients, including …

Study: Factors Associated With Consciousness Can Influence Our Autonomic Nervous System

I'm in!<p>What is the autonomic nervous systems (ANS)? It regulates the functions of our internal organs. Its role is to regulate several bodily …

Sugar May Be as Damaging to The Brain as Extreme Stress or Abuse

Yikes.<p><i>This article was written by Jayanthi Maniam and Margaret Morris from UNSW Australia, and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>We all …

The Strange Way LSD Both Mimics Psychosis And Improves Mental Health

The drug can cause a temporary psychosis-like state, but can also lead to improved well-being.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD have the power to radically alter consciousness, giving rise to a number of psychological effects that are positive, negative, mystical and just plain weird.<p>Research in recent …

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip Recipe

"This dip is addicting! Imagine a chocolate chip cheesecake batter that is safe to eat. Served with graham crackers, this dip will quickly become a …

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Crack Chicken

We dare you to stop eating.<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 425° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large resealable Ziploc bag, …

Romance in a ramekin for Valentine’s Day. Simple to make and guaranteed (probably) to melt the hardest heart<p>St Valentine’s Day is upon us again, with the usual vanilla menu ranging from the vaguely phallic (asparagus, figs, god-help-us sausages) to the alleged aphrodisiacal (oysters, chillies) via …

Dessert

15 desserts for chocolate lovers

"If you’re going to eat chocolate, you might as well really go for it, right?" says Nicole Bermensolo. (Find her recipes for Dark Chocolate Brownies …

Here's The Perfect Breakfast For Anyone Who Loves Nutella

For kids from one to ninety-two.<p>Makes 6 roll-ups<p>Estimated active time: 15 minutes<p>Estimated total time: 15 minutes<p>6 slices white sandwich bread<p>6 tablespoons Nutella<p>6 strawberries, hulled and diced<p>2 large eggs<p>¼ cup whole milk<p>2 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>3 tablespoons …

Our Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are on the flat and crispy side of the cookie spectrum, with soft centers and pockets of molten chocolate throughout. In our quest for …

Dessert

25 Delicious Super Bowl Party Dips

Dips might just be the perfect Super Bowl party food: They're satisfying but not overly filling, simple to make in large quantities, and easy to eat with eyes glued to the screen. Though we have a bunch of other snacks and finger foods to suit all your game-day needs, you could do worse than to …

Cooking

27 Healthy Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

Soups, sauces, and smoothies are pretty standard fare for a blender. Now, expand the handy kitchen appliance’s repertoire to include dessert! Yep—you …

Why Tom Brady’s Diet Is Absolutely Absurd

Tom Brady doesn’t eat fruit, nightshades, or olive oil. A Ph.D. nutritionist explains why that makes no sense<p>Tom Brady’s diet is making headlines after his personal chef told Boston.com the details of what he eats. Brady is apparently so diligent about nutrition that he avoids white sugar, white …

Nutrition

A Visual Guide to Slowing Down and Enjoying Every Moment

We’ve discussed why time feels like it’s flying by, and how to slow it down, especially as you get older, but this visual guide puts some of those …

The Buddha’s Guide to Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness, at its roots an originally Buddhist meditation technique, has exploded in popularity over the past decade. What was once exclusively a …

I can't shake this totally believable theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>There's still a lot we don't know about after seeing the new "Star Wars" movie. One of the biggest mysteries surrounds the new villain, Supreme Leader Snoke.<p>Since the moment I saw the character on screen, I've only …

The “Star Wars” fandom menace: The glaring emotional blind spots that power “The Force Awakens”

Spoilers ahead — don’t read any further if you don’t want to know plot details of the new “Star Wars” episode<p><i>Warning: Major spoilers ahead. Don't read if you don't want any details on the plot points of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</i><p>"Star Wars" is shallow and silly and campy and fun, and a dozen …

Here's what Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

What does he think?<p>The "Star Trek" fan is live tweeting his thoughts on "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" right now.<p><b>Warning: If you haven't seen "The Force Awakens," there are some mild spoilers ahead!</b><p>His first tweet is about politics.<p>Hot take: BB-8 > R2-D2. Whoa.<p>The astromech droid is pretty freaking …

13 Things to Do With Canned Sardines - Chowhound

<i>Pictured: Sardine and Fennel Pasta recipe from Chowhound foodieseattlelady, photo by CHOW</i><p>Usually canned sardines are thought of as a last resort for …

An Incredibly Helpful List of 71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials

With the advancements in technology, we are now able to access a world of information right at our fingertips. EssayMama has sorted through the …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Brookies (Brownie Cookies) Recipe

"A co-worker couldn't decide on her favorite for her birthday treat, brownies or chocolate chip cookies, so she said I should just pick one. On the …