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You’d Never Know These Black Bean Brownies Were Healthy

Decadent, delicious, and so easy to make.<p>I have a bit of an obsession with finding recipes that sneakily swap in good-for-you ingredients. Chocolate …

Selling health insurance across state lines is a favorite GOP 'reform.' Here's why it makes no sense

Of all the healthcare reform nostrums in all the world, the most popular among<p>Republicansin the U.S. is allowing the sale of insurance policies across state lines.<p>The idea has been part of every GOP proposal to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. It was written into GOP presidential candidate John …

Thomas Jefferson: The Nation's Third President

Embed<p>Pop-out player<p>In 1962, President John F. Kennedy welcomed Nobel Prize winners to the White House. He said “I think this is the most …

Crack Pie

10 to 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Anyone who has taken a bite of Milk Bar's best selling crack pie immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. This rich, salty-sweet pie recipe has an irresistible oat cookie crust.<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Cookie Crust<p>Nonstick …

Baking

Biochemical Mechanism Could Explain How Long-Term Memories Are Formed

<b>During the holidays, we often remember the past and create new memories. But, why do some memories fade away while others last forever? Scientists at</b> …

Neuroscience

These Bouncing Droplets Could Help Resolve a 90-Year Mystery of Quantum Mechanics

The drops of silicone oil bobbing in this mesmerizing video do more than create aesthetically satisfying ripples across a slick surface. They could …

Physics

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

Will Our Descendants Survive the Destruction of the Universe?

Billions of years from now, the universe as we know it will cease to exist. The good news is, that gives us a lot of time to prepare, and maybe even …

6 fast-growing health care careers, without going back to college

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column about the pros and cons of taking an hourly-wage job in retirement, because I’m in a similar situation: …

Physicists To Put One Large Physical Object In Two Places At The Same Time

I'm in!<p>A pair of scientists — Dr. Yin of Bejing’s Tsinghua University and Dr. Li of Indiana’s Perdue University — have proposed what they believe to …

Mary Beard: why ancient Rome matters to the modern world

By the late fourth century CE the river Danube had become Rome’s Calais. What we often call the “invasions” into the Roman empire of barbarian hordes (or “swarms”, perhaps) could equally well be described as mass movements of economic migrants or political refugees from northern Europe. The Roman …

Ancient History

First to-scale Solar System model built in seven miles of desert

The universe, as Douglas Adams so memorably explained, is big. <i>Really</i> big.<p>But so are the things inside it -- even objects like the Solar System, which …

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

How to Air Dry Your Hair So it Looks Amazing

A little know-how makes a huge difference.<p>In theory, air-drying your hair sounds really easy. You hop out of the shower, rub your hair with a towel, and you're good to go. Except, if you’re like most women, your hair probably looks like a frizzy mess once it’s completely dry. It doesn’t have to be …

Hair Care

BigNeuron Project Aims to Untangle Brain Cell Structure

6 Keys To Building A Successful Career From Home

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do I make money online from home?</i><p><i>Answer by Faisal Khan, Banking & Payments Consultant, on Quora</i><p>I love this question! Why? Because as someone who makes a full-time income from working at home, I think I’m a tad bit qualified to give some input.<p>Spoiler: …