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​You Should Vacuum With a Paper Towel Tube—Here's Why

I love my vacuums. Yes, we have two: A Dyson small ball (the big ones are way too heavy for me to vacuum with comfortably, and was definitely too …

Cleaning

N.K. Jemisin becomes first author to win Hugo Award for Best Novel three years in a row

A remarkable new record was made at the 2018 Hugo Awards on Sunday night. When author N.K. Jemisin won Best Novel for her book <i>The Stone Sky</i> at the …

Science Fiction

Bev's Famous Meatloaf

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Combine first 8 ingredients and 1/4 cup brown sugar in a medium bowl just until blended. Place mixture in a lightly …

Food

Every Studio Ghibli film ranked in order of greatness

• story of the day<br>• Studio Ghibli<p>A celebration of the most magical animation studio in the world<p>Since 1985, Studio Ghibli have been the world’s primary …

Anime

This Woman 'Enrolled' In Student Loan Forgiveness -- And Then Learned This

Mary Carroll has spent her career in public service.<p>Like many public servants, in exchange for her public service for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, she intended to benefit from public service loan forgiveness for her federal student loans.<p>Carroll, now 39 and living in …

College & University

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

Netflix's New Anime Movie 'Flavors of Youth' Is a Stunning Visual Effort Worth Watching

It’s been more than a year since Makoto Shinkai’s <i>Your Name.</i>, the "ultimate missed connections movie," was released in the U.S. to resounding acclaim. …

Anime

Anime Is The Best Place for Jocks and Nerds to Unite

A new documentary series profiles a pro-NFL football player whose love of anime helped propel him to where he is today.<p>“I’m an anime fan first, football player second.” That’s not really the sort of stance you’d expect an NFL player to take, but that’s what we get from the Green Bay Packers’ Mike …

Anime

73 Years Later, the "A-Bomb" Ginkgo Trees Still Grow in Hiroshima

"There’s a huge paradox at the heart of this ginkgo story."<p>On August 6, 1945, an Allied plane dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, creating a …

Hiroshima

‘Chopped’ Champion Brian Riggenbach’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Has Taken 40 Years to Perfect

Chef <b>Brian Riggenbach</b> is perhaps best known for showcasing his skills on season 24 of the Food Network’s award-winning show <i>Chopped</i>, which he won, but …

Dessert

Ina Garten’s Potato Salad Recipe Is Out of This World

We take our potato salad seriously in the South. Don’t come at us with your mustard vinaigrettes and grilled spuds. There’s no need to get fancy. As …

Cooking

The best true wireless headphones, according to Wirecutter:

The best cable-free experience for your ears.

Consumer Tech

'I have tried to end my life': Hernia mesh patients overwhelmed by pain

Several women who have had hernias repaired with plastic surgical mesh say the subsequent pain they have endured has driven them to contemplate -- …

Medicine

These Far-Flung Luxury Lodges Are So Worth the Trek

While we’re all about convenience in our daily routine, when it comes to vacation, we’re acutely aware that sometimes the most memorable experiences take us off the beaten path. Such is the case with these far-flung luxury lodges. Located in some of the most remote places on the planet, the …

New Zealand

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

5 AMAZING OVERNIGHT BACKPACKING TRAILS IN NATIONAL PARKS

Sometimes we need to go deeper into the woods—farther off the proverbial beaten path. The only way to accommodate this is to plan for an overnight …

Hiking

Chef John's Shrimp Fra Diavolo Recipe

"This recipe features the devilishly delicious shrimp fra diavolo, or 'shrimp brother devil' if we are being literal for comic effect. It's really …

Deadly Cashew Nut Oil Is Poised to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

They're so toxic they can rip your skin apart on contact. But that virulence is what makes them perfect candidates for a new wave of …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp.<p>The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce …

Dementia

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

Hawaiian macaroni salad will have guests saying mahalo

You know how my wife and I celebrated our recent wedding anniversary? We got Hawaiian plate lunch take out. It was all together the tastiest, …

The 38 Best California Restaurants, Mapped

Find perfect pastries in Los Angeles, outstanding pho in Orange County, and incredible tacos in Sonoma<p>The time has come for Eater’s first-ever guide to California, wherein we name the 38 most essential restaurants all across the 160,000-plus square miles that make up Golden State.<p>Over three months …

These Founders Couldn't Afford Traditional Employee Benefits, So They Did Something Even Better

You can't compete with big corporations on employee benefits, but you can still attract top talent. These micro-business owners have it all figured out.<p>The topic of employee benefit packages is a thorn in the side for many small-business owners. There's just no way you can compete with the …

The Workplace

Farming morels, the pricey gourmet mushrooms, is proving elusive

Tad Montgomery can still remember when he first discovered morels. He was five years old, working in the garden with his mom and siblings, when a thunderstorm suddenly rolled in. They all ran under some nearby trees for shelter.<p>“Mom, what are these things? They’re really weird!” exclaimed his …

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

These Under-The-Radar Spots In California Will Steal Your Heart

It's all about that California love. Many say the West Coast is "the best coast," and in my opinion, the Golden State certainly proves this to be …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Rustic Marinara Sauce Recipe

"I've been perfecting this recipe for over 10 years. Melting just a little cheese in the sauce adds great richness without overwhelming the tomatoes. …