Andrew Falcon

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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

We Have No Idea How This Racer Did A Backflip And Walked Away

Russian race car driver Matevos Isaakyan was heading up the hill on the famous Eau Rouge corner during the Six Hours of Spa last weekend when his car …

Sports Cars

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

YouTuber makes incredible time-lapse video showing three month fitness transformation

A YouTuber has posted a time-lapse video showing his fitness transformation over 12 weeks.<p>Hunter Hobbs took a picture every day for three months, …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

Muscle

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

What it Means for Xi to Abandon North Korea

During their November meeting in Beijing, United States President Donald Trump and General Secretary Xi Jinping stated their commitment to …

5 immune boosters to stave off colds and flu

Easy, affordable things you can do to help prevent and fight against colds and flu, before you even get a sniffle.<p>Whether we like it or not, there’s a good chance a cold or the flu is looming: According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the height of the season is December through February, …

Wellness

Drinking Tea Every Day Can Help Your Eyes From Developing This Common Issue, According To A New Study

If you're a tea-lover and have at least one cup a day, you might wanna put your reading glasses on for this. A new study published in the <i>British</i> …

There's a Link Between Chronic Migraines And This Common Jaw Disorder

Here's what you need to know.<p>People who get chronic migraines might not think there's anything worse than the debilitating attacks – but it turns out …

A memory champion and 'IKEA's human catalog' shares 4 tips for acing an exam or presentation

The memory champion, who is also a world record holder for memorizing the largest number of names and faces, was dubbed IKEA's human catalog recently.<p>Yaanja, who lives in Sweden, was given just a week to memorize all 328 pages and 4,818 items of the 2018 catalog.<p>She was able to prove herself time …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

How to get the cheapest flights according to an expert

Jack Sheldon is the 29-year-old brain behind Jack’s Flight Club – a newsletter sending its 89,000 subscribers breathtakingly low deals on flights …

Do Stars Vanish Into a Black Hole or Crash Against a Surface? A New Test Answers

While there are lots of theories about black holes, a staple of singularity lore is that all black holes have event horizons — a one-way membrane …

Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Black Holes

Two thirds of cancers are unavoidable even if you live a healthy life, study finds

Two thirds of cancers are unavoidable even if you live a healthy life, a study has shown.<p>Scientists in the US found cancers are caused by random mistakes in the genetic code that occur when cells divide.<p>The findings challenge the widespread view that cancer mutations are generally inherited or …

Cancer

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

Nazis were actual meth heads and history makes so much more sense

Ever wondered what a powerful country in the midst of a meth epidemic might look like under fascist leadership?<p>Turns out there's precedent, and it's …

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit an alien star only 40 light-years away

A small, cool star in distant space plays host to something amazing.<p>Scientists have discovered that at least seven Earth-sized worlds circle the star …

Astronomy

Solar Power And Electric Vehicles To Halt Growth In Oil And Coal By 2020

After a terrible couple of years, this looks like a good time for the fossil fuels sector. Oil prices are on the up again, President Donald Trump promises to sweep away many of the restrictions the industry had imposed upon it during the Obama Administration, the former head of ExxonMobil is …

Fossil Fuels

Norwegian Air confirms Providence will be base for Europe flights

European budget carrier Norwegian Air has confirmed that Providence will become the second of two new bases for trans-Atlantic flights that the airline plans to operate with its new Boeing 737 MAX jets.<p>With that, Providence appears to have emerged as the winner in a race among New England airports …

Aviation

Use your iPhone's hidden sleep timer to fall asleep soundly

Forget your sleep timer app, iOS has a better one built in.<p>A common feature you'll find on televisions, all sleep timers are pretty much the same. Start playing some media, set a timer and watch or listen until you doze off. After the specified time has elapsed, playback will end and, in some …

Apps

10 Dinner Party Entrees You Can Make for Under $20

Low-key Friday dinner parties are a highlight of my entire week. But when my wife and I tried to tighten our budget recently, I combed through our …

App lets students cheat on their homework, but parents needn’t be worried

Students across the world will be thrilled to hear that they can now outsource their homework to an app.<p>Socratic, which is available for free on the …

Pedagogy

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

It's Official: A Brand-New Human Organ Has Been Classified

Your body now has an extra organ.<p>Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that's been hiding in plain sight in our …

20 More Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

We’ve covered 20 pitfalls of English before, but there are plenty more to look out for. Here are another 20 word usage mistakes that can trip you …