Kristin Bakker

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This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

Snap Circuits Extreme SC-750 Electronics Discovery Kit

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Build over 750 experiments with 80 parts<p>Experiments included: sound activated switch, lie detector, …

Cards Against Humanity

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people.<p>Now version 2.0! Over 150 new cards since …

AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Rapid, total immersion brewing process makes delicious full flavored coffee without bitterness<p>Makes 1 …

Cookware, Cooking Utensils, Kitchen Decor & Gourmet Foods | Williams Sonoma

African Clawed Frog Spreads Deadly Amphibian Fungus

Global trade, scientific and medical advancements contributed to the spread of a deadly amphibian disease.<p><b>Apocalyptic, catastrophic, devastating: All words used to describechytrid fungus infections that are wiping out amphibians around the world, including hundreds of frog and salamander …

"An excited scream erupted from the surface of the water: Shark!... Our guide’s eyes were electric, and he pointed to the seafloor, where the shark had just crossed our path." From 'The Galápagos is no place for a fear of the ocean.' Read more here:

Burma’s cuisine is influenced by its neighbours, but the end result is its own. Most dishes come with dozens of side dishes to enhance texture, spice and flavour. Discover what it’s like to experience this unique cuisine:

Best Night-Sky Pictures of 2013 Named

Winners of the 2013 Earth & Sky photo contest capture the beauty of the night sky and highlight the issue of light pollution.

Cherry blossoms in Taiwan. Photo by Su Haocheng

Cicada Recipes: Bugs Are Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Food

Blanched, boiled, or candied, cicadas are a healthy snack, experts say.<p><b>Anyone hoping to spice up their gluten-free diet need look only at the billions of beady-eyed, shrimp-size cicadas currently emerging from the ground in the eastern United States.</b><p>"They definitely would be gluten free ... they do …

Skywatcher's Guide: Eye-Catching Triple Planet Huddle

Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter meet in the night sky starting May 24.<p><b>This weekend, skywatchers around the world will get to see a striking triple planetary meetup in the evening skies the likes of which won't be repeated until 2026.</b><p>From May 24 to 27, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter will appear to converge …

Pink and blue skies above Walkers Cove, Judique. Photo by Steve Rankin Photography

This week’s favourite images span the globe, from the vineyards of Italy to the street food stalls of Yangon, Burma. Which do you like the best?

Lake Tekapo at dawn, New Zealand. Photo by Edwin Leung:

Coral Reef, Honduras

For many New Yorkers, Memorial Day weekend means the start of the summer season in the Hamptons. And there’s a lot to love about Manhattan’s most-loved getaway: What's your favourite beach destination?

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Random travel generator to preserve global culture

Each week a global thinker from the worlds of philosophy, science, psychology or the arts is given a minute to put forward a radical, inspiring or controversial idea – no matter how improbable – that they believe would change the world.<p>This week South African anthropologist Rose Boswell proposes a …


The rustic Crete Senesi in Tuscany. Photo by Jaroslaw Pawlak:

Summer in Val Clereè, France. Photo by Enrico Fossati:

How to Take Stellar Photographs of the Night Sky

Whether it's the Milky Way or a rare 'super blue blood moon' you're after, these expert tips will take your pictures to the next level.<p>Something wonderful has happened in photography: Ordinary people can now photograph the universe.<p>Standing beneath the Milky Way has always been a beautiful sight, …

How do hurricanes get their names?

The World Meteorological Organization manages the formal system by which hurricanes receive their names. Find hurricane names for 2018 here.<p>Ever …

Closest three planets until 2021

This photo from Mike O’Neal in Oklahoma shows Jupiter, Venus and Mercury on May 25, 2013, one day before they are closest on May 26.


Starwatch: The June night sky

The month of our summer solstice brings the shortest and most twilit nights of the year but also the best chance of spotting noctilucent clouds from …

The Bayon, a Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Photo by Matador Network community member Ritu Saini: