Kate Bickerstaff

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10 Dinner Party Entrees You Can Make for Under $20

Low-key Friday dinner parties are a highlight of my entire week. But when my wife and I tried to tighten our budget recently, I combed through our …

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

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Pulsar Emission Signatures: NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory Images Reveal Crucial Clues About Variations

Pulsars — rapidly rotating neutron stars that produce lighthouse-like beams of radio or gamma ray emissions — were first discovered nearly 50 years …

50 Deep Questions to Ask Yourself for Deep Insights

Years ago when I had no idea who I was and what I wanted to do with my life, I decided to ask myself a few deep questions. I decided to sit down with …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

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Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

It's Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization

During his campaign for president, Donald Trump promised to end action on climate change and kill the climate treaty adopted in 2015 in Paris. To …

5 workouts for every type of guy

Old or young, what every man needs is a workout plan tailored to their abilities. Over time, with the right program, you’ll begin to master every …

Scientists are banding together to fight a looming threat from the Trump administration

Bergman, a Ph.D. student in applied physics at Harvard, knows firsthand how much research is conducted by government scientists at agencies like the EPA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And he understands how heavily scientists around the world depend on it.<p>As of now, many …

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Why unprocessed, vegetarian food was actually bad for our ancestors

By Rachel Feltman<p>, Freelancer, Editor at Popular Science Magazine<p>A new study concludes that the invention of processed food may have been a great turning point in human evolution. No, we're not saying that corn syrup and pork rinds were a boon to our ancestors: The research suggests that the …

19 Easy Vegetarian Packed Lunch Ideas

Nothing makes us sadder than a limp salad lunch so take the croutons and dressing to work separately. Don't let us down. …

High-Protein Vegetarian Food Sources

Soy Milk:<p>Soy milk is perfect for a vegan diet. It is rich in protein and contributes to the daily requirement of protein. Soy milk also provides a …

5 World Leaders Who Might Benefit From a Trump Presidency

Will the real-estate tycoon really be disastrous for America’s international relations?<p><i>Updated on November 9 at 10:58 am.</i><p>The U.S. foreign-policy establishment had a collective meltdown at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency. Experts on the left and right projected all manner of calamity …

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Florida mayors join forces to call for climate questions at primary debates

Bipartisan group of mayors say it would be ‘unconscionable for these issues of grave concern to Florida’ not to be considered at Miami debates<p>A coalition of Florida mayors has pleaded for presidential candidates to be asked about climate change and sea level rises during forthcoming debates in …

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

Scalia's Death May Have Saved the Planet

The United States’ commitment to combatting climate change will affect the entire world. Last week, the Supreme Court froze Obama’s plan to uphold …

Supreme Court blocks Obama climate change rules

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt President Barack Obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.<p>Reacting to a lawsuit from 29 states, as well as the energy industry, justices blocked the Environmental …

Monster Star Explosion Breaks All Records

Scientists have spotted a supernova as bright as 570 billion suns. Here's how to glimpse one of these rare events from your own backyard.<p>Stunned astronomers have spotted a record-shattering blast from across the universe. The explosion, called a supernova, is so bright that it outshines our sun by …

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

Zebra Stripes Not for Camouflage, New Study Finds

If you’ve always thought of a zebra’s stripes as offering some type of camouflaging protection against predators, it’s time to think again, suggest …

I Have Terrifying Large Insects Sting Me, For Science

Here's what I've learned.<p>Over the past 40 years (but in reality since I was five years old), I’ve been fascinated with insects and their ability to sting and cause pain. In graduate school, I became interested in why they sting and why stings from such tiny animals hurt so much.<p>To answer these …

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The Simple Way to Activate More Muscle During Your Favorite Exercises

If you can travel a little farther every rep, you can maximize your strength and muscle gains<p>This total-body muscle-building circuit includes the sumo deadlift, decline pushup, Bulgarian split squat, kettlebell swing, and calf raise.<p>You may have done the standard version of these movements …

Fitness Friday: Five hacks for foam rolling

I’ll admit that I was a little late to the game in embracing soft-tissue manual therapy (AKA "foam rolling). Maybe it's just me, but feeling a little sore in between workouts was a welcome reminder that I was working my muscles harder than normal.<p>But all of that changed last year after I began foam …

Centerpiece Of Obama's Climate Plan Wins Major Victory

More battles to come but experts say the court ruling bodes well.<p>In a big victory for the Obama administration, a U.S. federal court on Thursday rejected a bid by 27 states to block its Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of its strategy to combat climate change by reducing carbon emissions from …

Was 2015 a record year for wildfires? Dispute fans a debate over U.S. forests.

By Darryl Fears<p>, Reporter<p>Wildfires scorched a vast swath of the American wilderness last year. But whether the 10 million acres that burned is a record, as the Obama administration recently announced, or an exaggeration, as some environmentalists claim, is a source of heated debate in a …

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Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail Recipe

"Popular within the sailing community, the dark 'n' stormy is also the national drink of Bermuda. The simple mixture of dark rum and ginger beer …