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The Paleo problem: Examining the pros and cons of the Paleo Diet.

<b>Precision Nutrition</b>: Unless you’ve been living in an actual cave, you’ve probably heard all about the Paleo – or “caveman” – diet. Maybe you’ve even …

Ultra-Crispy Roast Potatoes Recipe

These potatoes are parboiled, then tossed roughly in a bowl with a metal spoon until their surfaces are roughed and scratched up. All those microscopic nooks and crannies make for an extra-crunchy exterior.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 1/2 pounds (2kg) russet potatoes (see note above), rinsed, …

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With all the traveling I've been doing lately, I've been turning to casual clothes and shoes to keep me warm, cozy and extra comfortable on the plane …

The Week In Numbers: Secret Robot Space Planes, Elephant Weathermen, And Suspended Animation

<b>10</b>: Percent of people who are frightened of needles. They could benefit from a new technology which may make injections pain-free.<p><b>6</b>: Episodes in the first season of a new show called <i>How We Got to Now</i>, which tells the story of simple inventions that shaped the modern world.<p><b>200,000</b>: Number of …

Bienvenue dans le monde incertain de la réflexion stratégique

Recentrage, diversification, concentration, alliance, jusqu'où aller trop loin ?<p>Mondialisation, troisième révolution industrielle - celle de …

Médias

Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam), divided<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 Thai chile or ½ serrano chile, with seeds, minced, divided<p>1 pound ground chicken, preferably dark meat<p>1/2 cup minced shallots (about 2 large)<p>1/4 cup oyster sauce<p>1 tablespoon …

Seafood

Inexpensive Spray Method Delivers High-Quality Graphene Layer

(Click on image to see full image) Using a supersonic spray, graphene flakes with deformed pentagonal and heptagonal structures stretch on impact and …

Nanotech

21 Reasons Why Your Next Trip Should Be To Puerto Rico

Oh hey there, you fancy professional. Are you feeling antsy? Is the air conditioning mocking your eardrums with its monotonous hum, and are your eyes glazed over from a lack of natural light? Basically, are you having a regular workday?<p>Don't worry. We got you.<p>Clearly, it's time for a vacay. So grab …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Chemistry

Tour de Basque: 295 Miles, 26,200 Calories, 8 Meals—1 Insane Dream Trip

It's Andrew Knowlton's trip of a lifetime: Cycling 295 miles through northern Spain—with mind-blowing meals at every turn<p>Take care with these little shrimp: Once they hit the oil, they’ll cook through quickly. <i>(Credit: Christina Holmes)</i><p>2.[#image: /photos/57d82a5cb22e7d64649513a8]||||||<p>Gaztelugatxe …

Food Photography

Innovation is a group activity

A few years ago there was a great video produced, based on the TED talk by Stephen Johnson, entitled, “Where do good ideas come from?”<p>If you missed …

Innovation

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and …

Wearable Tech

[Tribune] L'Open Innovation, ce n'est pas que pour les Grands Groupes !

<i>L’Open Innovation, cette nouvelle manière de gérer l’innovation, occupe un espace de plus en plus large dans les débats, conférences et publications</i> …

Reinvent Your Workday

Flip the script for your 9-to-5 with these 5 tips from a top entrepreneur<p>“Think outside the box.” Every exec from New York to Silicon Valley still throws out this worn-out bromide for a reason: To be successful, people and companies have to differentiate themselves from the competition. And that …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Baingan ka Bharta (Indian Eggplant)

If you like eggplants and Indian food, this recipe is definitely for you. This spiced and smoky Baingan ka Bharta is bangin’…. yup, I went there. I …

4 So-Healthy, Spring Salads To Try This Week

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after</i> …

Internet : outil de collaboration ou de domination ?

12.22k 0 12 488<p>Il y a un an, l’enquête Ipsos « France 2013 : les nouvelles fractures » faisait l’effet d’un coup de tonnerre médiatique, soulignant …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

National Parks

If You Want to Innovate – Read!

by Jeff Rubingh<p>Reading, Actually: The Lost Art of Reading in 21st Century Culture<p>“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man …

First Hi-Res Images Taken of a Molecule Breaking and Forming Chemical Bonds

Have you ever looked at a textbook diagram of the chemical bonds that make up molecules and thought to yourself, “This is just a dumb drawing — how …

Chemistry

Stunning, psychedelic images where art and science collide

In his TEDGlobal 2013 talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and science, which beautifully capture unique moments of …

Comment apprendre à apprendre ?

1.91k 0 10 144<p>François Taddéi (Wikipédia, @francoistaddei) est biologiste de formation. Il est le cofondateur du Centre de recherche …

Here is Why You Need Business Model Innovation

Why You Need to Innovate in Tough Times

7 Secrets to Being an Innovative Boss

Becoming an innovative boss is one of the key features you don’t normally see in a business plan, but it is something you should be thinking about …

Leadership

High Blood Pressure Diet

The High Blood Pressure Diet<p>Are you faced with the decision: Should I go on a high blood pressure diet or should I just take medications? Is a diet …

How Reframing A Problem Unlocks Innovation

Taking a different perspective can lead to stunning breakthroughs in any industry, writes Tina Seelig in InGenius.<p><i>Editors’ note: The following is an adapted excerpt of InGenius (Harper One) by Tina Seelig.</i><p>What is the sum of 5 plus 5?”<p>“What two numbers add up to 10?”<p>The first question has only one …

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Pickled Red Onions<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>10 mins<p>A fast and easy recipe for pickled red onions.<p>Ingredients<p>1 large red onion<br>• 1¼ cups unseasoned rice …

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