Leah Harvey

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Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

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How Do You Make Totally Legit Fried Rice?

<i>How do you make totally legit fried rice?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Ren Yu Ku</i><p><b>Some general tips</b>:<p>Fried rice turns …

5 Milkshake Recipes

<i>This article was brought to you by our friends at Real California Milk, in honor of National Ice Cream Month.</i><p>There are only a few ways that ice cream can be improved (not that it <i>needs</i> any improvement). One is to make a sundae; the other is to make a milkshake. And although sundaes are great, they …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

7 Foods to Improve by Adding Lobster

Adding lobster makes almost any dish so much better.<p>Steamed. Roasted. In a roll. Those are all great ways to eat lobster. But everyone’s favorite …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Rick Bayless’s Top 5 Grilling Recipes

Here, five of Rick Bayless’s best grilling recipes.<p>In this week’s video from Panna, Rick Bayless, the Chicago chef known for his masterful Mexican …

The Best Way to Eat Avocados: Avocado Pasta

Quick and easy avocado pasta recipe is great for date night, girlfriend night, or any weeknight at all.<p>There is at least one night a week in which I need a fast, hearty dinner. We do a lot of activities and events after work, and sometimes I have an hour from the time I walk in the door to when we …

The 10 best films of 2014 (so far)

Film,Culture,The Lego Movie,The Grand Budapest Hotel,Under The Skin,Calvary,X-Men: Days of Future Past,Blue Ruin,Edge of Tomorrow,The Double,The Fault in Our Stars,Starred Up<p>Here are the films that have most impressed readers over the last few months. What would be top of your list?

Cold dead star may be a giant diamond

Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.<p>Scientists have identified what is possibly the coldest white dwarf ever detected. In fact, this dim stellar corpse is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, effectively forming a diamond the size of Earth, astronomers …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Stem-cell advances may quell ethics debate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Robert Waddell says he's glad the stem cells that healed him came from "a guy who was 50 years old" and not a human embryo.<p>As a Catholic, Waddell opposes the destruction of embryos and didn't want to rely on embryonic stem cells to cure his kidney disease. But he avoided this …

15 Scandinavian Recipes to Celebrate Midsummer

Have your own Scandinavian summer solstice celebration with these 15 recipes that go heavy on the smoked fish, rye, and aquavit<p><b>June 21 is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year</b>. It's actually a proper holiday in Scandinavia, where, in some place, the sun doesn't even set. It's called …

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Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

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Clever Portraits of Famous People Constructed with Corn Flakes

Breakfast time means creative time for New York-based illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado. Using just some cereal and a few utensils, the artist can transform a spilled box of corn flakes into clever portraits of anyone from Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse or John Lennon. Rosado says, “I …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com