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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

Slow, steady waves keep brain humming: Such rhythmic waves linked to state of consciousness

Such rhythmic waves linked to state of consciousness<p>Very slow brain waves, long considered an artifact of brain scanning techniques, may be more …

Consciousness

10 long-distance hiking trails from around the world

1. Appalachian Trail<p><b>Location:</b> USA <b><br>Distance:</b> 3,500km (2,200mi) <b><br>Duration:</b> 150-210 days<p>The “AT” is perhaps the most famous of the Triple Crown trails in …

CDC Employee Has Been Missing for Days After Calling in Sick, Police Say

(ATLANTA) — Police in Atlanta say a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee has been missing for more than a week.The Atlanta …

This multi-coloured corn is real and there's a fantastic story behind it

The story of Glass Gem corn begins with an Oklahoma farmer named Carl Barnes. Barnes, now in his 80s, is half-Cherokee. He began growing older corn …

Forestry

Best Anime of 2017

Don’t you just hate it when you’re at a party and everyone’s discussing <b>Kill la Kill</b> and you’re unable to jump in? What about when you’re in the …

Civil war

Barack Obama's presidency was supposed to mark a great leap forward for the United States. But, as Omar El Akkad discovered as he travelled across America this year, the election of Donald J. Trump has turned the country against itself. Scenes from a divided nation<p>The college town of Oxford, Miss., …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Turkey Banh Mi

Step 1<p>Mix cucumber slices, carrot ribbons, ginger, jalapeño, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside, stirring every 10 minutes, until …

Vietnam

The Dinner Rolls of Your Dreams Are Inspired by Red Lobster

Buttery Cheddar Herb Rolls<p>Makes 20 (3-inch) rolls<p>4 cups all-purpose flour <br>2 tablespoons granulated sugar <br>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage or …

Dessert

Our Readers' "Keepers": The 40 Recipes They Keep Coming Back To

From raspberry ricotta cake to classic roast chicken, these are our readers' favorite recipes of all time.<p>It took us a long time to narrow down <b>The Keepers</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s collection of the recipes we make over and over again. We shared memories of <b>baking biscuits for the first time</b>, making <b>pounds of</b> …

Cooking

Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together flour, …

Baking

Pop-Culture Invades Traditional Japanese Art In This Clever GIF Series

These playful GIFs masterfully mix traditional Japanese woodblock art with quirky pop-culture references.<p>Created by animator Sega Waatsuki, the …

Save Time In The Morning With These Freezer-Prep Breakfast Muffins

Freezer-prep is the way to go!<p>Makes: 12 muffins<p>1 pound breakfast sausage<p>2 cups flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>⅓ cup butter, melted<p>6 eggs, beaten<p>¾ cup milk<p>8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese<p>½ cup green onions, chopped<p>PREPARATION<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C).<p>2. Heat a skillet over high …

Recipes for Your Next Snack Dinner

Bring your crew together over eat-anywhere dishes that are meant to be shared—whether that's at the dining table, on the patio, or in the living room.

Living Rooms

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

8 Recipes That Transform Grocery Staples Into Epic Meals

At the end of a long day, cooking dinner for your family can be a real chore for working moms. Thankfully, there are plenty of pre-made products that …

Cooking

Skillet Pizza Dip

5 from 1 vote<p>Skillet Pizza Dip<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>25 mins<p>Total Time<p>35 mins<p>This Skillet Pizza Dip is extra cheesy, creamy and the perfect …

30 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Chicken tends to be on a weekly rotation at the dinner table for a few reasons: It's easy, budget-friendly, and always pleases hungry eaters at the …

Cooking

Beef Stir-Fry

"The best thing about a stir-fry is that you can substitute the vegetables you like most."<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:30 minPrep:15 minCook:15 …

Food

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminium Alloy

Nearly 100 percent efficiency.<p>If you have seen or read <i>The Martian</i>, you may recall the stranded astronaut converting a hydrogen-based fuel into water. …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Research

Cloud Eggs

Move over poached and so long over-easy -- there's an even happier way to eat eggs. Say hello these nests of puffy whipped egg whites with a sunshine …

Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks Now Online: Browse 570 Digitized Pages

Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed supercool bridges and flying …

Leonardo Da Vinci

25 Make-and-Take Breakfast Ideas — Recipes from The Kitchn

Fact: Weekday mornings are almost always chaotic. But that doesn't mean you have to settle for a store-bought granola bar or tasteless bagel from the …

Breakfast

Vegetarian summer

Try this vegetarian take on hot dogs with an Asian-style twist. Tempura veg adds texture and taste, contrasting with unctuous chilli jam and mayo<p>Try …

Food

Hot Corn Casserole Is a Dip, Side Dish, Condiment, or Magic

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Melt the butter in a 9- or 10-inch cast iron skillet or oven-safe nonstick frying pan over …

Cast Iron Skillet

Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Monte Cristo Sandwiches are made with ham, two kinds of cheese, and thinly sliced chicken. They are dipped in a batter similar to one used to make …

Breakfast

Losing 100 Pounds in 5 Months

I have a lot of friends who have been asking me what the hell did I do to lose so much weight so fast. This post is to try to capture everything. I …