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KFC Popcorn Chicken Homemade Recipe

Add Masala<p>Picture 1 of 6<p>Take a chicken and chopped in small size and washed it properly. Now add red chili powder, ginger garlic powder or paste, …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

ALORE

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

This is your brain on narcissism: The truth about a disorder that nobody really understands

<b>Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho" (Universal Studios)</b><p>The term “narcissist” gets thrown around more and more often these days. But almost everyone’s getting it wrong<p>Sarah Gray<p>September 20, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>In Greco-Roman myth, Narcissus, a beautiful young man, catches sight of …

An FBI Behavior Expert Reveals 7 Ways To Get People To Like You

Research shows relationships are vital to happiness and networking is the key to getting jobs and building a fulfilling career.<p>But what's the best way to build rapport and create trust? Plain and simple, who can explain how to get people to like you?<p>Robin Dreeke can.<p>Robin was head of the FBI's …

Put Your Best Face Forward: 3 Steps to Contouring Like the Pros

Face it -- the art of contouring has always been one of hollywoods best kept beauty secrets. From playing up your cheekbones, to reshaping your nose, professional makeup artists have been using contouring for years.<p>Face it -- the art of contouring has always been one of hollywoods best kept beauty …

Skin Care

The 12 Best Under-Eye Concealers of All Damn Time

Because looking like a zombie is so last century.<p>The only thing worse than a zombie apocalypse is looking like you just escaped from one. And if you're naturally shadowed or perpetually sleep-deprived, then you might want to be armed with a good concealer (or, better yet, an impenetrable shield of …

Skin Care

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

Nutrition

In Animal Kingdom, Blood Comes in a Rainbow of Colors

Weird & Wild<p>Blood isn't always red—evolution has given rise to a variety of hues.<p>Society elites aren't the only blue bloods. Several species of octopus have blue, rather than red, fluid running through their veins.<p>The blue comes from a copper-rich protein called hemocyanin, which carries oxygen …

Here’s How to Scientifically Train Your Mind to Be Happy

Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like accounting and law) can lead you toward a pervasive pessimism that …

A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal

Climate change and increased runoff are triggering more potentially toxic blooms.<p>The toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that provoked last weekend's tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio—where nearly half a million people were told not to use water for drinking, cooking, or bathing—is a preview of similar …