Gregg Jason

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Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper?

Short answer: Only if you believe it does<p>The image of a kid on a sugar high bouncing off the walls gained credence in the 1970s and ’80s, when several studies linked sugar intake to behavioral problems such as hyperactivity.<p>But in 1995, Vanderbilt University pediatrician Mark Wolraich reviewed 23 …

Diabetes

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

20th Century

For concussion sufferers, a brain scan may warn it's time to call it quits

To date, no living person has gotten a definitive diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy - the constellation of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms that appears to result from repeated blows to the head. The definition of the disease itself remains a work in progress, and its key physical …

The Dude from Dashboard Confessional Played "Hands Down" at Taylor Swift's Friend's Birthday Party with Paramore's Hayley Williams

Did you ever think you'd read that headline? 2015 is awesome.<p>Being famous must be awesome. Not only are you probably wealthy, but you can make other famous people do stuff they definitely would never ever do unless they were doing it for their famous friend. Case in point: Let’s look at some recent …

Study finds no evidence violent video games make children aggressive

Playing violent video games is no more likely to be damaging to young children’s behaviour than those considered harmless, an Oxford University study suggests.<p>Research involving British primary schoolchildren found that the length of time young people spend playing games, rather than their content, …

Oxford University

Mini Coopers will save the world from Pac-Man in Pixels

They're the ghosts designed to hunt down the iconic yellow chomper.<p>I don't know how much money I spent playing Pac-Man in local newsstands and pizzerias growing up, but if you were to place all those quarters in a sack, tie it around my waist, and toss me in the Hudson River, I would probably never …

Turn Your Old iPhone Into A New, Braun-Inspired Radio

Your old iPhone might not run the latest apps or hold a charge all day, but it’s still an amazing little machine, capable of upgrading almost any appliance in your home, if only there was a way to make that happen.<p>The iReadyO radio ($83), a new Kickstarter project by the Korean design studio PlusD, …

Weapon Of Choice: Why The Stratocaster Survives

Quick: Name an American product that's had a worldwide impact, is more popular than ever, yet still looks the same as it did when it was introduced more than a half-century ago? Here's a hint: It might be the only musical instrument whose fame rivals that of the people who've played it.<p>The Fender …

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

i love massimo dutti. way better than zara!

i love massimo dutti. way better than zara!

Nov 10, 2014 at 3:27am UTC

Startup founders: If you are contemplating suicide, get help

I know this post is going to be a downer but I think there is a lot more to be talked about regarding depression, mental health, and entrepreneurship.<p>I recently heard a terrifying stat about founder suicides recently. A friend told me that he’d heard of over a dozen suicides from entrepreneurs in …

Photograph: Francois Duhamel/Allstar Picture Library<p>Paul Dano as Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/2/1412265424177/13b24fec-9e79-4e97-bf41-422a4a097046-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Francois Duhamel/Allstar Picture Library<p>Paul Dano as …

Satellite images reveal shocking groundwater loss in California

The severity of California's drought continues to shock, with the latest example coming courtesy of NASA.<p>The space agency's two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, or GRACE, satellites have been been in orbit since 2002, making highly sensitive measurements of Earth's gravity field. Variations …

Space Travel

The Hajj Airlift You've Probably Never Heard Of

The annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca kicks off this week, with some 2 million people expected to join. The religious occasion is considered to …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

Cooking

Canal House Green Goddess Dressing

Makes about ¾ cup<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>This dressing is equally good drizzled over hard-boiled eggs or with crudité for dipping.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ bunch watercress, tough stems removed, coarsely chopped (about 2 cups)<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>2 …

Recipes

To Help the World's Poor -- Start With Data?

Fundraising appeals to help the world's poor usually focus on compelling causes that tug on our heartstrings, such as sending children to school or feeding them nutritious meals. It is harder to build a compelling case for "improved data collection." Yet, health, education, microfinance and land …

Where do genes come from? - Carl Zimmer

Genes

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

Dismantling Empires Through Devolution

Democracy is not the most potent political force of the 21st century.<p>Last week, the world’s most globe-spanning empire until the mid-20th century let its fate be decided by 3.6 million voters in Scotland. While Great Britain narrowly salvaged its nominal unity, the episode offered an important …

The 15 Best Beers to Drink This Fall

<i>[Editor's Note: We're excited to introduce our new beer writer, Zach Mack, who we've long-harassed for his expert opinions since he owns Alphabet City Beer Co., one of Thrillist's favorite beer bars in NYC.]</i><p>Congratulations! Despite alarmingly aggressive back-sweat, you survived yet another summer, …

How to Use up Leftover Beer

<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>You just woke up, opening one eye slightly to assess the damage. The party’s long over, and everyone’s gone home. The only company you’re surrounded by is an …

Kitchens

The space elevator hasn't been built, but it's already getting its own documentary

'Shoot the Moon' documentary is seeking money on Kickstarter to film another bold Kickstarter project's attempt<p>A space elevator is one of the more fanciful seeming ideas from sci-fi: who in their right mind really thinks that a giant flexible cable could, or even should, be stretched from the Earth …