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Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat an oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with PAM cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Beat the cream cheese with 1 cup of sugar …

Dessert

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

Mastering Chinese-Style Ribs at Home

In any city, a promising sign that you’ve arrived in a serious Cantonese food zone is a siu laap: a storefront dedicated to roasted and cured meat. For meat lovers, it’s a beautiful sight: racks of mahogany-skinned birds, sugar-shiny slabs of pork ribs, and all that thrillingly saturated, sticky …

BBQ

Books to get inside your head: Tim Parks picks the smartest books about the brain

Humankind has been reflecting on consciousness from the moment thought became possible. What is this business of experiencing colour, touch, taste, sound, smell? How does it happen, and where? Is the world as we experience it? There’s hardly a philosopher hasn’t made a contribution, or, more …

Consciousness

Your Brain Is Constantly Searching for Problems to Fix

When something becomes rare, we tend to see it in places more than ever.<p>Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them? It turns out that a quirk in the way human brains process information means that when something becomes rare, we …

Psychology

Lecture videos from MIT's "The Human Brain" undergrad course

MIT 9.11, "The Human Brain," is taught by Nancy Kanwisher, the Walther A. Rosenblith Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Brain & …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Say bye-bye to bloating with tips from ‘Microbiome Solution’ author

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:17<p>May 2nd, 2018<p>Continuing our series “A Girl’s Guide to…,” Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Dr. Robynne Chutkan, author of “The Microbiome Solution: A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out,” who explains how bacteria in your …

19 Cats Who Fucked Up, But In The Most Hilarious Way

Cats: half evil masterminds, half goofballs.

Pets

Carrot Pecan Pie

For pie: Preheat oven to 375°F.<p>In a heavy saucepan, cover carrots with water and add dash of sugar and salt. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 …

22 ~Blessed~ Dog Posts That'll Basically Sage Your Soul And Realign Your Chakras

You're welcome, my bbs! 💁

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

The Four Noble Truths, Introvert Style

The Buddha taught what many regard as universal psychological principles: Everyone is subject to suffering; everyone wishes to have relief from that …

Three Books I Would Recommend For Managing Fear and Anxiety

These three books can be quite helpful if you would like to learn more about—or manage your own—fear and anxiety.<p>Brantley, J. (2003). <i>Calming your</i> …

Mindfulness

How To Move From Rumination To Healthy Emotional Processing

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

The Virtue of Radical Honesty

This week I asked a group of students at the University of Chicago a question I’m asking students around the country: Who are your heroes? There’s always a long pause after I ask. But eventually one of the students suggested Steven Pinker. Another chimed in Jonathan Haidt. There was general nodding …

How to make egg bread dough for pull-apart challah (or Parker House rolls)

Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf.<p>Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration. Perfecting a recipe takes trial and error. Over and over. And over and over and …

This Simple, Fragrant Cake Is Half Flour, Half Nuts (But That's Not Its Only Secret)

The simplest desserts are often the best ones to come out of my kitchen. When baking, I'm endlessly fascinated by the alchemy of transforming a few humble ingredients—flour, eggs, sugar, and so on—into something golden-crusted and moist-crumbed and utterly addictive.<p>Today's cake recipe is a perfect …

The Physiological and Psychological Differences Between Introverts, Extroverts and Ambiverts

In a highly informative episode of Life Noggin, narrator Pat Graziosi aka Blocko enlisted the help of fellow YouTuber Anthony Padilla to explain the …

4 Types of Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids

Your parenting style can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how she feels about herself. It's important to ensure your parenting …

Parenting

Delicious Pioneer Woman Recipes That Will Save Dinnertime

Mrs. Drummond, you’ve outdone yourself.<p>When it comes to unabashedly delicious and comforting food, we know Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer …

This Is One of Giada De Laurentiis's Most Popular Pasta Recipes

If you've been searching for the perfect wintertime pasta recipe, your search ends with Giada De Laurentiis's chicken tetrazzini. A classic dish made …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

Avoiding Emotional Traps is Easier than You Think

We all like to think of ourselves as logical creatures. Whether it’s deciding which groceries to stock our shelves with, which cars to buy, or even …

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying: The Linguistic Differences Of True And False Statements

Let’s face it, being lied to is not fun. Those more susceptible to lies are in greater danger of being taken advantage of, and this can leave us …

10 films you probably missed this year that are streaming right now

Porgs, peaches and wonder women stole our hearts in 2017: a year that reintroduced us to Tonya Harding and Pennywise the Clown, and launched phrases like "the Sunken Place" and "That sink's not braced yet" into the pop culture lexicon.<p>But with so many great movies taking up real estate in theaters, …

Yukon Territory

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

I Attempted Reddit's 30-Day Sex Challenge and It Was H-A-R-D

I used to think I was "good at sex."<p>When my colleague looked over at me one dark October afternoon and said, "I've found a month-long sex challenge, …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …