Jean Ramsey

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37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests

“It is too simplistic to say eat less, move more and the weight will come off,” said lead researcher Professor Donal O’Shea.

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White Sauce

Manhattan is home to many smells, but perhaps the most delicious is the chicken-y, savory scent that emanates from from the city's countless halal carts. Serving lunch to late-night, these carts dish up a container full of chicken rice that tastes like nothing else, crave-worthy and totally …

Connections between gut microbiota and the brain

Intestinal bacteria that can boost bravery or trigger multiple sclerosis: An increasing body of research results confirms the importance of the …

How Bioenergetic Movements Can Improve Your Life (In Just 5 mins a Day)

This morning I leapt out of bed and started stomping up and down with my hands in the air shouting HUH HUH HUH HUH…Yes my housemates think I’m crazy, …

Reflecting on mirror neurons

<i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: Mirror neurons are cells that fire during both the execution and observation of a specific action. They have been linked to …

The 3 Things Keeping You from Being in a Miraculous Relationship

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

3 Reasons Why Other People Matter | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you would like to live a good life and be happy, what are the things that count? The science of positive psychology is the place to find the …

Happiness

10 delicious ways to use a bunch of basil – including in this chicken pesto tart! http://bit.ly/16upuXD

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A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …

How-To: Fold-Out Laundry Room Drying Rack

Living in NYC where space is definitely at a premium, I can’t resist a good space-saving home solution. That’s why I’m such a fan of this awesome fold-out laundry room drying rack tutorial from Centsational Girl.<p>Pretty brilliant, right? Head over to Centsational Girl to see how to make your own!

Two Painful Ways a Father's Absence Can Affect a Woman's Life

Shanon didn't know her father until she was 15. Then as an adult, she stayed in a toxic relationship to prevent her three girls from growing up …

The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

We've found the best one.<p>It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too …

Baking Your Way to a Slimmer You

These simple tips from my cookbook, Sweet & Skinny, will help to cut fat and calories out of your diet, without leaving you feeling deprived.<p>Whoever said <i>never trust a skinny cook</i>, clearly was not trying to fit comfortably into their summertime bikini. Otherwise they might have thought twice about …

Dessert

True, Blue Planet Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Move over, Earth. There's another blue planet in town — or at least in our corner of the Milky Way.<p>Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope deduced for the first time the atmospheric hue of a planet outside our own solar system — and it turns out to be a "deep cobalt blue."<p>But the similarities …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

'Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently.'<p>"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science …

Addictive Apps for Design Nerds

I don't know about you, but I get easily sidetracked by ridiculously amusing things (Dogshaming anyone?), but when it's entertaining <i>and</i> …

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Dirty Little Secrets of Tidy Families

I have a friend who has more kids than me, whose husband works longer hours than mine, who cooks and bakes more than I do, and yet her house is …

Shrinky Dink Rings | CKC Creative

I discovered these little gems through my own trolling of the interwebs and knew I had to make some of my own. I stamped onto shrink plastic—I used …

5 Reasons Why Blaming Never Works! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Blaming others for anything that goes wrong in our lives is what comes handy to us. In those situations where we don’t prefer to take the call of …

‘Vicious cycle’ in brain keeps obesity going

<b>BROWN (US) —</b> In rat brain cells, obesity blocks the production of a hormone that curbs appetite and inspires calorie burning, according to new …

Brain’s big frontal lobe not what makes humans smarter, says study

The study suggests that supposedly more ‘primitive’ areas, such as the cerebellum, were equally important in the expansion of the human brain.<p>Human …

How You Deal With Your Emotions Can Influence Your Anxiety

When faced with a challenge, whether you deny the problems it poses or dive in to solve them in a positive way may determine how much anxiety you …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …