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This Math Problem Is Stumping The Internet. Here's How to Solve It

That damn pink triangle.<p>Yet another viral math equation is taking over Twitter, with many users struggling to figure out how to make sense of it.<p>Ed …

This is when it’s OK to take expired medication

Here’s news that can save you money: You can ignore the expiration date on many of your medications—for years. According to several reports, including this one just published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> (<i>JAMA</i>), drugs may retain their potency for up to four decades!<p>What does …

Medicine

Here's Stephen Hawking's Incredible Solution to His Black Hole Information Paradox

His mind was truly incomparable.<p>Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our lifetime, has passed away - leaving behind a lot of heartbroken …

7 Signs You Might Be Depressed And Not Even Know It

It's not always super-obvious.<p>The inability to get out of bed. A crippled sense of self-worth. Constant dread and continuous isolation. Most people would be able to recognize the classic signs of depression at its worst.<p>But these stereotypical markers hardly paint the full picture picture of what …

Depression

Emily Ratajkowski Channels Throwback ‘90s Style in New York

Emily Ratajkowski is in New York City and last night took to the streets to have some fun. The model and actress dressed like a ‘90s supermodel in a slip dress and suede over-the-knee boots without a coat, a rarity in February in the northeast which has been experiencing unusually high …

No Matter How Tired You Feel, You Have Time For This Fat-Blasting Workout

Don't think cheerleading is a sport? This workout will change your mind. Developed by Sean Bartram, the official trainer for the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders, it features essential HIIT (high-intensity interval training) moves that will burn fat and sculpt muscles fast — in fact, studies have …

Workouts

Molho de pimenta caseira

Dá um desgosto quando peço pimenta em um bom restaurante e oferecem aquele molho de pimenta que é praticamente vinagre temperado com sal e um …

I Found the Absolute Best Mascara For Straight Asian Lashes, and It's Available on Amazon

For over a decade, I had my mascara situation blissfully sorted out. I was happily committed to a drugstore brand that made my stick-straight Asian eyelashes look their best: long, thick, and so curled that I could feel them grazing my upper lid every time I glanced up. All that changed when I made …

19 Makeup Charts That You'll Cherish And Save Forever

Mix Walking With Jogging in This Calorie-Burning Treadmill Workout

Kicking your cardio up a notch and adding different types of intervals to your run, like in this treadmill workout, will battle belly fat and increase your postexercise calorie burn. We've also added some hill work to increase your calorie burn while toning your gams. Once the incline hits six …

Exercise

What Happened After a Stranger Snapped This Family's Photo Will Give You Chills

After an incredible encounter with complete strangers, Joyce Rhinehart decided to share her story — and it still sends chills straight through her.<p>After her grandson's tennis lesson, Joyce took her grandson to Rita's Italian Ice for a treat. As they were about to leave, she noticed a sweet family …

Text Messaging

Take five minutes out of your day to enjoy these cats sitting like humans

<b>Sometimes our pets are just too funny not to snap photos of and post them all over the internet.</b><p>So don’t blame these cat-owners for embarrassing …

Pets

Warning: This 5-Move, 5-Minute Workout May Destroy You

One of my favorite local San Francisco studios has to be Salt. The women-owned studio offers a variety of classes, some that incorporate barre and kickboxing, and others that are hardcore HIIT classes that will leave you dripping in salty sweat. I love the community aspect and that each and every …

Workouts

You've Been Foam Rolling All Wrong — Here's How a Trainer Suggests You Do It

It seems like every gym has an abundance of foam rollers lying around. They're a great tool to use before or after a workout or when you just really need to give your sore muscles some TLC. But most people don't know that there is a correct way to foam roll — and it's only when you do it the right …

Exercise

Treat Yourself With 16 Chocolate Mug Cakes Tailor-Made For 1

The problem with making a whole chocolate cake is that you have to share it with others. The solution? Individual, microwaveable chocolate mug cakes tailor-made for one. Whether you've got a sweet tooth that you need to satisfy <i>now</i> or you're anticipating your evening with pajamas and takeout (no …

The Truth About How White Balance And Your Camera Actually Work

There is absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t care about white balance in the same way that you care about manual control over the exposure of the …

Don't Know What to Do at the Gym? Let These 2 Trainers Guide You Through a Workout

Have you ever walked into a gym and immediately had no idea what to do or where to start? Those machines and weights may look like a lot at first, but you just need someone to show you the ropes . . . then it gets fun. Masters of said fun are Carlos Davila and Troy Brooks, trainers at Fhitting Room …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

How to Kill Fruit Flies, According to a Scientist

It's literally one weird trick.<p>As a researcher who works on fruit flies, I often get asked how to get them out of someone's kitchen. This happens to …

Biology

These Avocado Truffles Look Like the Fruit Too!

We've put avocados in chocolate pudding and Fraps, so what's next? Chocolate truffles! These creamy truffles combine white and dark chocolate with delicious avocados and crunchy pistachios for an out-of-this-world flavor combination. The best part? They even look like tiny avocados! If you're not …

Dessert

Learning From the Feynman Technique

They called Feynman the “Great Explainer.”<p>Richard Feynman (1918–1988), an author, graphic novel hero, intellectual, philosopher, physicist, and <i>No</i> …

Richard Feynman

Chaos Makes the Multiverse Unnecessary - Issue 49: The Absurd

Scientists look around the universe and see amazing structure. There are objects and processes of fantastic complexity. Every action in our universe …

'I Right Swiped All The Guys I Would Normally Left Swipe—Here's What Happened'

The end result of this experiment was pretty surprising.<p>How many times have you left swiped through countless guys until you finally find someone you’re on the fence about? Then, whether it's because you can’t tell if he’s your type or you're trying to detect if he's secretly a total jerk, you …

London's best restaurants for dining alone

Sushi, burritos or even a kebab - if you're dining solo in the capital there's plenty of fine food to be enjoyed alone. Check out our guide to great …

England

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

13 Jokes Everyone Will Get If They’re Trying to Lose Weight during Holiday Season

Diets are not fun. Nor is actively trying to lose weight. You tell yourself that you'll get through it, and you just need to lose those five …

bolo de amora e maçã

Estamos na época de amora e tenho aproveitado para colher algumas na casa dos meus sogros, eles têm uma árvore enorme que dá uma ótima colheita, …

Ask Ethan: Where Did The Big Bang Happen?

Of all the concepts and topics that get tossed around, the Big Bang is one of the most controversial. Sure, it’s a scientific theory that’s quite old — it’s been around since the 1940s — and the evidence in favor of it has been overwhelming since the 1960s. The idea is simple: that the Universe had …

What to do in Edinburgh: readers’ travel tips

A castle in Edinburgh (but not the usual one), cinema nostalgia, up close with live music, and plenty of historic attractions – even beyond the well-known haunts, Auld Reekie has plenty to offer<p>Stroll up the Royal Mile and, just past the Canongate Kirk, turn into Chrichton’s Close (next to …