Grace Miner

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Why Do Different People Need Different Amounts of Sleep?

Whether you're a morning or evening person could be guided by your genes.<p>How much sleep do we need? It's a fundamental question about a basic human function we've been practising for millennia, but there's still no simple answer. In recent years, scientific advances have suggested that it may in …

Global innovation may have a 1 percent problem

Just in time for the start of this year’s World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Oxfam has released another report on income equality in the world. According to the report (“An Economy for the 1%), the top 1 percent of the world’s population now owns more than the next 99 percent combined. Even more …

The essential role of surgery

April 27, 2015 | 6:00 AM<p>When we think about a global health crisis, we often think about specific diseases. But a new report out Monday in the Lancet challenges that view.<p>Authors point out a lack of adequate, timely and affordable surgical care resulted in a third of all deaths worldwide in 2010, …

Public Health

The Lancet Commission On Global Surgery | Global Health Academy

Surgeons have long felt that the importance of surgery has been lost in past efforts to impact on global health issues. The Lancet Commission on …

Physiology

On a Worldwide Mission for Safe Surgery — Interview with Dr. John Meara

<b>With 5 billion people lacking access to surgery around the globe, it’s time to ensure safe surgery is part of any healthcare system.</b><p>The lack of …

4 Picnic Ideas: From Day Drunk to After Dark

There's no wrong way to picnic, so here are four very right ways to go about dining out-of-doors. From the Fancy Pants Tea Party-Style Picnic to the …

Pack Your Picnic Basket Like a Pro: Essential Gadgets for Your Next Outing

A picnic sounds like an easy-breezy sort of affair—just put some food in a basket, go to a local park, and enjoy a perfect meal outdoors. But packing for a picnic isn't quite as easy as making lunch to eat at home, because, let's face it: how many times have you gotten up from the table because you …

Coffee Meets Cocktail

From tonic water to infused simple syrups to garnishes, the lines between cocktails and iced coffees are being increasingly blurred this summer. All …

How to Make Your Best-Ever Smoothie

The best morning smoothie is one that takes almost no time at all to put together. Here's how it's done, from flavors and textures to ways to avoid breaking your blender.<p>There's always time to have breakfast in the morning if that breakfast is a smoothie. In no more than five to ten minutes, a …

Breakfast

Choose Your Own Adventure: The $30 Meal

<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: How to turn $30 into an unforgettable meal,</i> <i>whether you're</i> …

9 Great Dairy-Free Milkshake Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Whether you're lactose intolerant, vegan, or looking for alternatives to dairy, you're about to see just how many ways you won't …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles

They’re fast. They’re fiery. They’re fantastic.<p>When a restaurant breaks up with you, it hurts. You know the feeling. Your favorite taco truck tweets that it’s wheeling to another town. Your go-to pizza joint changes ownership and the pies miss that certain something.<p>What did you do wrong? Was it …

Recipes

The Best Boxed Cake Mix Recipe You'll Ever Eat

<i>Welcome to Family Recipe Hacks, a HuffPost series dedicated to those really weird family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation because they taste unbelievably delicious and are almost too easy to make.</i><p>Every family has at least one bizarre "famous" recipe that guests come …

Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

Have a Steamed Bun, or Five, for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to sad desk lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches—and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Satisfying</i><i>, customizable, and easy to pack, steamed buns are the perfect answer to,</i> …

These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you can’t go wrong: peel and slice some slightly …

How to Sprout Your Own Grains, Beans & Seeds (No Sunshine Required)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: In a matter of days, give the dry grains, beans, and seeds languishing in your pantry a fresh start—and give yourself a seriously nutritious, delicious,</i> …

7 Sour Beers You Need to Know

Here are 7 cult sours that Bluejacket’s Greg Engert thinks everyone ought to taste.<p>Here are 7 cult sours that Bluejacket’s Greg Engert thinks …

Is This the Planet's Greatest Cheat Meal?

Why you need to make these pumpkin beer brownies right freakin’ now<p>It’s pumpkin season, and, if you’re anything like me, you’re tired of hearing the phrase “pumpkin spice [fill in the blank].” Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of pumpkin, but I have no desire to bite into a dessert that tastes like …

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Warm, fluffy, weekday-friendly pancakes to cure your fall cravings.</i><p>It’s October, which means that I can pat myself on the back for having waited an appropriate amount …

Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

We Put The Spiralizer To Work. Some Foods Zoodle, Others Don't.

Zucchini noodles, or zoodles, if you will (please do), have won hearts everywhere. They make for fabulous lightened-up versions of your favorite pasta dishes, pairing well with tomato, meat and cheese sauces alike. A kitchen tool dubbed "The Spiralizer" allows the transformation from zucchini to …

The Ultimate Scientifically-Tested Guide To Baking The Perfect Brownies

It's not often we meet a brownie we don't want to eat. They are made up of chocolate and sugar, after all. But there are the occasional batches that we just don't care for. Sometimes, we bake a pan of brownies and they're just not all that great. They don't have the beautiful crinkly top, or …

One Good Find: Olive Oil Taster

A beautifully shaped spout for drizzling the perfect amount of oil<p>Everyone at the SAVEUR office knows that I'm an olive oil freak—I use it almost …

Anna Thomas' Green Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A robust vegan soup with all the richness of long-cooked greens -- without the long-cooking.</i><p>Boiled-down greens might sound drab for dinner, possessing all …

Food Preservation

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …