E. Covasa

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15 'Health Foods' That Aren't Actually That Good For You

You don't need a detox.<p>Eating healthy can often feel like torture in a country whose crowning achievement in food is the Crunchwrap Supreme.<p>To make …

Nutrition

The 20 Essential Recipes for Christmas Morning

If you're making a checklist for Christmas morning, it should include cozy pajamas and slippers, a good Christmas playlist, maybe a cracking fire, …

Breakfast

This Crazy New Optical Illusion Shows if You Have 'Curvature Blindness'

We are freaking out.<p>Everybody loves a good optical illusion - and this newly discovered perception trick has us questioning how we see the world …

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

10 Dinners to Cook Once and Eat All Week

The best meals of winter — the soups and stews and braises — are not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they …

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Onions

2017 November 26 - Our Story in One Minute

<b>Our Story in One Minute</b> <b><br>Video Credit & Copyright:</b> MelodySheep, Symphony of Science, John Boswell; <i>Music Credit:</i> Our Story<p><b>Explanation:</b> Do you have a …

Slow-cooked leek pappardelle with crispy white beans and lemon

This recipe sings in its simplicity and depth of flavour. Plus: five golden rules for cooking pasta<p>There is no food I can evangelise about more than pasta. The toothsome chew, a silky sauce that hugs each piece … It cooks in little more than 10 minutes, it’s an unrivalled vehicle for flavour and it …

Cooking

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

Psychology

Four recipes for classic quick pasta sauces

The following recipes we’ve picked using these five families of ingredients take as long to make as your pasta needs to boil<p>Don’t skimp on the nuts and cheese here. To use as a pasta sauce, spoon the pesto into a large bowl and add just-cooked, drained pasta.<i><br>Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat,</i> …

Food

How I Finally Stopped Being the Fat Girl

It was New Year's Day 2015, the most frightful day of the year for this fat girl. Slumped in front of the television overeating absolutely nothing …

Nutrition

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Self-improvement

These Are the Most Popular Healthy Foods on Pinterest

As the days get shorter and the weather turns chilly, we tend to stray from salads and tuck into comfort foods. But it’s possible to pack warm fall …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

"Bedroom Plants" Are Just What You Need to Sleep Better at Night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies.<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. But the benefits of house plants don't end there. Now, more and more people on Pinterest are putting plants (whether hanging or potted) in their …

Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet the Best for You?

Fans of anti-inflammatory diets say they can transform you inside and out. Is this another Hollywood “health” fad like the Master Cleanse and …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

10 of the Smartest Small Kitchens We've Ever Seen

(Image credit: Ladny Dom)<p>When you have a snug space, you have to make every inch count with some smart layout tricks and storage solutions. Do that, …

Kitchens

How to make the perfect no-bake cheesecake

The perfect combination of rich-but-not-overly-so topping and crunchy base is very hard to get right. So what is the secret to this cheater’s cheesecake?<p>When I was growing up in the 80s, cheesecake came in two varieties: half defrosted from a Sara Lee packet – for special occasions – or served (not …

Food

Air-Purifying House Plants for the Home

01<p>of 15<p>House Plant Therapy<p>Improve your well being by decorating your home with healing plants. Green plants can help set the mood for a more pleasing …

Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo Is the Easiest Date Night Dinner

Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 small yellow onion, diced <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red …

5 Budget-Friendly Lunch Recipes to Try This Week

One of the best reasons to pack your own lunch is that it's much easier on your wallet than running out to your favorite fast-casual spot every day …

Healthy Eating

Quantum common sense

Despite its confounding reputation, quantum mechanics both guides and helps explain human intuition<i>By Philip Ball</i>Read at Aeon

Quantum Physics