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Astronomers Discover Fastest-Growing Black Hole Ever Seen

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen in the universe, and they’re calling this one a monster with an appetite. It’s …

Black Holes

Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'shocking' xenophobia

The publication of Albert Einstein’s private diaries detailing his tour of Asia in the 1920s reveals the theoretical physicist and humanitarian icon’s racist attitudes to the people he met on his travels, particularly the Chinese.<p>Written between October 1922 and March 1923, the diaries see the …

Albert Einstein

Fantastic Flourless Chocolate Cake

This flourless chocolate cake is so simple and easy to make, and you will get a delicious chocolate cake without flour. Isn’t that fantastic? If you …

Dessert

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

In 1956, the renowned cognitive psychologist George Miller published one of the field’s most widely cited papers, “The Magical Number Seven, Plus or …

The Brain

Nutella Banana Bread Is the Best Recipe to Have On Hand

Dad's Nutella Banana Bread Is the Recipe to Have On Hand If You Love Bananas<p>Let's go bananas!<p>June 06, 2018<p>Bananas are a great source of potassium and …

Breakfast

Terminal breast cancer patient now cancer-free, thanks to experimental therapy

Judy Perkins' prognosis was grim: The breast cancer had spread to her chest and liver.<p>"I came to realize that I was going to die, and that's where my mind was," the 52-year old from Florida told CBS News.<p>But today, 2-years cancer-free, Perkins is being hailed as a success story in an experimental, …

Cancer

Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata Recipe

"These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1/2 vanilla bean<p>1 cup white sugar<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 (17.5 …

Baking

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Smoothing the wrinkles in our cells could be a key to reversing aging

Science is often a piecemeal process, with each small, new discovery adding another insight into the mysterious mechanisms behind how our bodies …

Cancer Cells

Peanut Butter

<b>Author Notes:</b> These peanut butter cookies are a riff off on my grandmother's. They are equally as soft (and stay that way long after being out of the oven), but I add toasted sesame oil, which brings out the incredible flavor of the peanut butter. —Jerrelle Guy<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> This recipe is part of …

Dessert

Remedies for Carbohydrate Cravings

Sugar, chocolate, doughnuts, potato chips, pasta or bread — if you have carbohydrate cravings, any of these foods may haunt you. And while you may …

Nutrition

Plastic pollution: Images of a global problem

<b>In its June issue, National Geographic magazine has published a selection of startling photos highlighting the vast amounts of discarded plastic choking the world's oceans, shorelines and rivers.</b><p>Wildlife, particularly marine animals, are at risk when they become entangled in plastic waste, or …

Pollution

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Shopping

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Cream Cheese & Wild Blueberry Pound Cake

Recipe<p>Yield: Yields one 8 x 5 inch loaf.<p>This cake makes a wonderful breakfast bread, as well as a dessert or tea cake. It’s moist texture makes …

Baking

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

Theories and Terminology of Personality Psychology

What exactly is personality? Where does it come from? Does it change as we grow older? These are the sorts of questions that have long held the …

Psychology

We Have Found the Perfect Egg Recipe!

My favourite desserts star any derivative of whipped egg whites, be it meringue, soufflé, or marshmallows, so when I saw this savoury recipe for "egg …

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

Link between guts, brains and MS: Top researchers to speak at public symposium in Edmonton

Some of the world's top multiple sclerosis researchers will be part of a public forum in Edmonton that will explore the link between gut bacteria and …

Last Call: How to start down the bread-baking rabbit hole

<i>Last Call</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and use the comment section as an open thread. Here’s what we’ve</i> …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

Magnesium Deficiency 101: 18 Signs You're Deficient (And How To Fix It)

Your body is alive because of brilliant biochemistry. A myriad of intricate pathways is working in symphony every second of your life. It is easy to …

This Secret Part of Athens Has White-sand Beaches, Charming Tavernas, and Stunning Ancient Temples

Just 10 miles outside the city center, the revived Athenian Riviera offers a revelatory new way to experience the Greek capital.<p>Here on the beach in …

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Cooking

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

15 Yogurt Uses to Try That Don't Involve Granola

15 Genius Ways to Eat Yogurt Besides Topping it With Granola<p>With endless opportunities to use yogurt, why limit yourself to just granola?<p>Yogurt is …

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Learn how to kill those pesky weeds with natural ingredients you already have on hand.<p>Homemade Weed Killer<p>Try this make-at-home weed killer: a gallon …

Incredibly detailed embryo maps chart each cell’s developmental fate

NEWS<p>The path to a mature organism is much more dynamic than previously thought.<p>Heidi Ledford<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub Med<br>• Nature.com<br>• Google …