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Undone, yet not done

ADB-160402#170<p>Sometimes life kicks you right in that very same place that holds your courage. Yeah, that place.<p>I was recently betrayed by people that …

Cheers! Drinking champagne may boost memory, prevent dementia

Raise a glass of bubbly this holiday season; it may be good for your health. According to a 2013 University of Reading study, drinking up to three …

Frugal Living

1,000+ Dream Houses Ideas That Are Truly Spcectacular

Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach

Have I been pwned? allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your email address has been compromised.

Data Breach

Top 10 Countries Where People Live the Longest (View Here)

<b>Top 10 Countries Where People Live the Longest</b><p>Updated April 22, 2015<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its annual report on the health …

World Health Organization

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Cancer

PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter

Barak Goodman's three-part documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," is prefaced with the sort of "not suitable for all viewers" warning far more typical of a hard-R cable series than a<p>PBSdocumentary that's not about the Holocaust.<p>And with good reason: Cancer is, of course, its own …

Cancer

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Cancer

Professional Chefs Play Our 'Four Foods Of The Apocalypse' Game

A while back, we unleashed our favorite food-based hypothetical question on the world: the Four Foods Game. My best friend, Chloe Searcy, and I invented this game in college, and now we're bringing it back. The basic idea is that you have to choose the four ingredients that you'd cook with for the …

75 Reasons Green Food Is the Best Food

Cooking

Backpacker's Best Recipes: Lunch & Dinner

• <b>Author:</b> Backpacker Magazine<p>Don't hit the trail hungry! Go beyond granola bars with 110 easy and delicious lunch and dinner recipes from the BACKPACKER archives. Whether you're craving a perfectly cooked fish or a hearty backcountry stew, this book is sure to satisfy even the most discerning …

Recipes

Most Definitely Worth It: Making a Pot of Oatmeal to Last You All Week

Wanna get organized? Wanna do something good for yourself? Want this to be the best week ever? Okay, then. Go do this right now. Put 2 cups of steel-cut oats in a medium pot. Add 8 cups water and a couple pinches of salt. Bring to a boil, stir it around a couple times, then remove from heat and …

Breakfast

American Kids Are Shunning Fast Food

A new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association states that, from 2003 to 2010, the percentage of children who consumed fast food on a given day declined significantly.<p>According to Reuters, the study, conducted by Colin D. Rehm and Andrew Drewnowski, shows that in 2003, …

How To Grow Your Own Microgreens And Save A Ton Of Money

For someone who has never grown a thing, planting a seed into soil feels absolutely intimidating. It's an incredibly simple act and it happens in the natural world every second, yet we've gotten to a place in our modern world where growing things feels very foreign. It's time we change that. Let's …

Christina Tosi's Tang Toast Recipe Is The Perfect Anti-Trend

When toast became a trend, we were perplexed, to say the least. Artisanal toast is now a common feature on restaurant menus. Food publications share toast recipes on the regular, and avocado toast is in danger of ruining itself via over exposure on Instagram.<p>How did this happen? As Hannah Goldfield …

5 Foods Chefs are Dehydrating Now

Great for concentrating flavor in fruits and vegetables, dehydrators have never been more popular with chefs. Here, a look at how this trend is …

Probiotic Lemonade Recipe

I’m a big fan of Water Kefir and Kombucha for their probiotics and beneficial enzymes. They do require specific cultures though (I use these water …

8 Brain-Boosting Foods

We’ve all heard the adage, "You are what you eat." But there’s a real connection between the food we consume and the functionality of our brains. In</i> …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

Overabundance of Diets Muddles Meals

Growing up, there were basic table rules: Eat what was served, finish what was on your plate, and don't start until the hostess lifts her fork. On occasion, a cook had to allow for nut allergies or religious restrictions. Special requests attributable to allergies, food exclusions or diet-driven …

10 Recipes That Break the Hard-Boiled Egg Mold

<i>Pictured: Horseradish Deviled Eggs with Seared Steak and Blue Cheese recipe from CHOW</i>There’s a reason hard-boiled eggs never go out of style: they’re …

Recipes

8 Things You Should be Buying at International Grocery Stores

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should seek out international grocery stores to</i> …

Sushi

7 Tried-and-True Ways to Defeat Writer’s Block

Learn some tried-and-true ways to break through writer's block.<p>https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/defeat-writers-block<p>article

Writer's Block

The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …