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You can cook pasta in a small amount of cold water

"I recommend cooking a pound of pasta in a quart-and-a-half of cold water in a frying pan," says Harold McGee, author of <i>Keys to Good Cooking</i>. "It …

Recipes

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Brain Surgery Serenade: Man Plays Saxophone During Tumor Removal

The team of doctors who recently operated on Spanish musician Carlos Aguilera's brain wanted to be sure they didn't affect his ability to play the saxophone – so they had him play songs during a 12-hour surgery.<p>A partially sedated Aguilera obliged, playing "Misty" and other songs, in addition to …

Franz Schubert

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Wharton School

Novel Chemical 'Washes Away' Alzheimer's Plaque in Mice

Scientists in Korea have found a small molecule that, when added to the drinking water of mice bred to develop Alzheimer's disease, washed away the …

I Don't Watch the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Because I Don't Want to Hate My Body

The glorification of only ONE body type? Hard pass.<p>A friend of mine texted me on the night of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show to say she wasn't watching this year. Why? Because it made her feel bad. This was 15 minutes before the show was starting, and I had just gotten off of the treadmill at …

Gigi Hadid

Study Says That Men Have The Better Sense Of Direction

But it's not for the reason you may think.<p>The idea that men have a better sense of direction than women is one of the oldest gender cliches. But new research suggests that men really might employ better navigational strategies than women.<p>Previous studies -- including many decades-old experiments on …

There's no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain,' and scientists have the scans to prove it

Do you have a male brain or a female brain? The answer, according to science, is no.<p>If you didn't expect this to be a yes-or-no question, you're not alone. Male brains do seem to be built differently than female brains. An analysis of more than 100 studies found that the volume of a man's brain is …

The Brain

This Video Showing How To Open A Can Without A Can Opener Is Going Viral

Handy dandy.<p>In a video from 2013 that's blowing up YouTube, the Crazy Russian Hacker teaches you how to open a can without a can opener. It's fascinating! And handy!<p>He has it listed as a "Zombie Survival Tactic" — and don't get me wrong, it would definitely come in handy in a world with lots of …

Viral

11 Habits To Steal From People Who Are Never Late

Alarms aren't just for getting out of bed.<p>Be honest: How much time do you waste staring into your closet in a pre-caffeine haze, wondering what to wear? Elizabeth Hill of Wonder Woman I'm Not picks out five outfits every Sunday. "I put on one hanger the pants, shirt, jacket, and any under garments …

Time Management

Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime this December

Sure, you haven’t even started to recover from the joy and terror of Thanksgiving yet, but it’s already time to look ahead to the winter holiday season — and streaming video services want you to know that <i>they have your back</i>. Netflix will finally release its much-trailered Bill Murray holiday …

As Beekeepers Lose More Hives, Time For New Rules On Pesticides?

America's beekeepers are having a rough time. They lost an estimated 42 percent of their hives last year.<p>While some colony losses are normal, these numbers are high. "Such high colony losses in the summer and year-round remain very troubling," entomologist Jeff Pettis said in a statement. He's a …

Agriculture

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

New Understanding of Cause of Alzheimer's Symptoms

<b>Amyloid plaques may be strangling blood flow.</b><p>Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could …

Breakfast

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