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43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

Skin Care

15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

Healthy Eating

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

The best foods for your brain are…

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:41<p>April 20th, 2018<p>Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Max Lugavere and Dr. Paul Grewal, co-authors of “Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life.” Among the brain-healthy foods they …

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

What Catnip Does to Your Kitty's Brain, According to Neuroscience

Far out.<p>Though humans across the country are celebrating 4/20 by “smoking a doobie” or “dipping into the devil’s lettuce,” it’s not <i>truly</i> a party …

Lemon Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are our desert-island weeknight protein. Their dark meat translates to reliable juiciness, and their delectable skin gets as crispy as …

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 30th</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A</i> …

Entertainment

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Physicists Have Detected a Friction-Like Force in a Perfect Vacuum

Without breaking the fundamental laws of physics.<p>One of the most fundamental tenets of modern physics is that in a perfect vacuum - a place entirely …

Radical ketamine therapy could treat alcohol addiction

Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related memories.<p>Psychologists based at University College London are testing whether a one-off dose of the drug could help hazardous drinkers who are trying to …

How to Stop Snoring

Some 37 million Americans snore, making grunting, whistling, choking, snorting, and/or buzz-saw-like sounds on a regular basis, according to the …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

5 Killer Pushup Variations for Greater Gains

<b>The poor old push up is a miserable exercise. It doesn't get a lot of love and generally just sits there by itself in the corner.</b> Other more macho …

A 10-Minute Butt And Abs Workout For Strong Muscles

Your glutes and abs muscles might not <i>seem</i> like they work together, but doing a combo butt and abs workout can be a strategic way to work your muscles …

The Secrets to Making Perfect Pizza at Home

Nina Clemente settled in at the recently revamped Plaza of the Standard, High Line, in New York City this month as its new chef-in-residence. Clemente, the daughter of famed painter Francesco Clemente and costume designer Alba Clemente (both of whom are Italian), infused the menu with Amalfi …

Amalfi Coast

Satya Nadella just fixed a massive problem at Microsoft

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella – only the third person to have the job in over 40 years – announced in a press release that the company …

Lonely ants may have sad, shrunken brains

Growing up all alone sounds a bit sad, but for some ants it can get much worse than that. Parts of their brain end up stunted, and their behavior turns them into social pariahs for life.<p>A recent study in the Science of Nature shows just how bad isolation is for <i>Camponotus floridanus</i>, otherwise known …

Is Free Will An Illusion?

The nature of the self presents a persistent dilemma. The Vaisheshika school, beginning in third century BCE India, argues that god created the world …

Star Crunch: The Galaxy's Best No-Bake Cookie

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>My introduction to Star Crunch came with a field trip to the planetarium when I was probably eight years old. Somewhere along the way, a dark blue box of Little Debbies started making the rounds. It was splattered with stars, and …

Dessert

Researchers Isolated the Single Thing Rich Parents Do to Give Their Kids a Massive Edge

If you want to raise happy and successful kids, follow the money--and work backward.<p>For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a …

How to make the one soup that always celebrates the season

As a cook, I roar into April and May with arms and mouth open wide. My meals are a study in green, efforts to shoehorn as many different vegetables as possible into a single serving vessel. Many dishes from my kitchen have featured in this aim, but just one has filtered through as a standby in the …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

University of British Columbia

Quick and Easy Recipes For Beginners

Adios, Seamless!<p>Not the next Gordon Ramsay? Have no fear. Rather than resort to takeout, why not save money and put your kitchen to use by whipping up an epic home-cooked meal? From quick dinners to potluck dishes to mouth-watering desserts, we’ve got you covered. Check out this mega list of …

This Guy Says Getting Rid of Time Zones Will Improve Everyone's Life

Meeting the professors who want a 364-day calendar and for everyone in New York to start working at 2 PM.<p>You would never complain that a mile is too long, or a decibel too loud, so it's hard to imagine how something like time can stop working. Time is just a thing we have, and despite all the …

Free Trade

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Cyclist who used train seats as bike rack gets very British response

An oblivious cyclist found a very unconventional way of storing his bike on the train<p>There’s usually not much room for bicycles on London’s packed trains but one cyclist found a very unorthodox way of storing his pedal-powered vehicle.<p>He raised a few eyebrows after using several seats on the …

Why ‘bowl food’ might be tricking your brain

A new food craze sweeping restaurants from London to California serves food only in bowls. Bowl food just “tastes better” says the fans. Could there be method in this madness?<p>“I’ve eaten the same meal on a plate,” New Yorker Lily Kunin told the NY Post recently. “It just wasn’t that good.” Others …

6 recipes for great roast chicken

You can never have too many easy dinner recipes for chicken. It's a versatile bird that lends itself to so many flavorings. One of the most simple preparations you can have in your recipe arsenal is a recipe for roast chicken. Truss the bird up (or cut the backbone out and lay it flat), add your …