Margaret Scott

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David Reich: ‘Neanderthals were perhaps capable of many modern human behaviours’

In recent years, genome sequencing has changed everything we thought about our origins and how we relate to early human species<p>For David Reich, research can be a harrowing experience. The 44-year-old Harvard University geneticist says he now goes to bed terrified he will wake up to find his team’s …

Native Americans

This Chrome extension silences tabs before they annoy you

Google’s Chrome browser already lets you manually mute entire sites for good, and the next version will automatically prevent videos from autoplaying if they have sound. If you want more control, and to ensure that you never have an open tab taking over your speakers, you’ll want to try …

Apps

Fossils Reveal an Ancient Climate Catastrophe, And We Need to Pay Attention

Incredible.<p>Scott Wing had spent more than a decade in the badlands of Wyoming's Bighorn Basin, most of it thirsty, sunburned, and down on his hands …

Climate Change

The 25 Best Diet Tricks of All Time

We asked doctors, dietitians, and other experts how to diet, and really keep the weight off.

Nutrition

Wrigley Field: The ultimate guide to Chicago’s ballpark

All the tips you need to feel like an insider<p>For Cubs fans, Wrigley Field is hallowed ground. It’s a place where magic happens and “dreams do come true,” according to a champagne-soaked, life-long Cubs’ fan Bill Murray after the 2016 World Series.<p><b>Get Cubs tickets here</b><p>Find seats for your next game …

Baseball

13 Best Dog Breeds For Small Apartments

Whether you're living in a teeny tiny apartment because you want to, or because you pretty much have to, that shouldn't necessarily stop you from …

Pets

US agent on trial in cross-border killing of Mexican teen

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A rare murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with shooting into Mexico in 2012 and killing a teenager started Tuesday with jury selection.<p>U.S. District Judge Raner Collins told the 11-woman, five-man panel that opening statements were set for Wednesday morning.<p>The …

Immigration

How to Practice Mindfulness – 5 Tips No One Has Told You

Mindfulness is a paradox. It’s the easiest thing in the world and the hardest thing in the world. Let me explain.<p>Look at your right hand. See the …

Mindfulness

5 Non-Flour Pasta Alternatives You Need to Try ASAP

These non-flour pasta options give traditional flour pasta a run for its money.<p>March 19, 2018<p>Pasta is a pantry staple for many people, from a broke …

Healthy Eating

How presidents spent their birthdays

<i>What’s the deal with Presidents' Day?</i><p><i>It started as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday on Feb. 22. But in the 1970s, the holiday was moved to the third Monday in February to create more three-day weekends. To help kick off the celebration, The Post’s Lillian Cunningham, host of the</i> …

United States

Beautiful Small Towns in Europe More Americans Should Visit

So you’ve gone and booked a big ol’ flight across the pond. The siren call of wildly cheap airfares to Europe proved too strong to resist -- you may …

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Public Speaking

How to Use a Bullet Journal to Reach Health and Fitness Goals

Ideas on Using This Trend to Improve Your Health and Well-being<p>Looking to get in shape, eat right, lose weight, feel better—or all the above? For …

Weight Loss

Curbed Chicago Pocket Guide: Spring 2018 - Curbed Chicago

Chicago is a city with global roots, stunning architecture, and world-class museums. And that can make it hard for any explorer to figure out where to start. While Cloud Gate (or The Bean) may jump to mind, there are tons of other places that will give you a deeper feel for the city.<p>Between iconic …

Architecture

Books to give and get this season

A book makes for a perfect gift. What’s more, it’s easy to wrap. Prices can vary widely depending on where you shop [insert a shout out to your favorite local retailer here!], so look around before you buy.<p>Look who's back!<p>“Origin” by Dan Brown. The author of “The Da Vinci Code” is back with a new …

TSA Pre-Check or Global Entry: Which is Better?

I am up for renewal on my Global Entry membership, so I decided to look up on the trusted traveler program to see what might have changed since I …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Balancing Act: A Conversation with Jack Kornfield

Balancing Act: A Conversation with Jack Kornfield<p><i>Jack Kornfield, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, and one of the most well-known teachers of</i> …

Carl Sagan Quotes That Reveal His Thoughts on Religion

What the famous skeptic had to say about God<p>An astronomer, activist, and novelist, Carl Sagan didn't hesitate to share his views on the world, …

Carl Sagan

What's the Difference Between Regular, Cultured, and European Butter?

By Alyse Whitney<p>There are so many types of butter out there. Here's what to use when.<p>Some of my favorite memories of eating involve butter. On top of pancakes or frozen waffles, as a roux for the first time I made macaroni and cheese, or whipped into frosting for cupcakes. But there are so many …

Baking

Four Practices For Becoming An Incredible Listener

When was the last time you deeply listened to someone?<p>Listening is essential to developing relationships and connecting with others on a deeper level.<p>…

Safe-Space

3 Books That Explore Catalonia’s Fight for Independence

On Thursday, following Catalonia’s Oct. 1 referendum on independence, Spain promised to take emergency measures to suppress secessionist sentiment in the restive northeastern region, which has long sought independence from Spain. Here are two books that explore the historical and present context of …

Books

You Should Definitely Start Putting This Fall Veggie in Your Instant Pot

If you're not eating pumpkins by the patch-load right now, you're missing out on some of the season's greatest produce. And we're not just talking …

When (and Why) to Use the Steamer Basket in Your Instant Pot

In addition to the handy (albeit slightly flimsy) steamer rack that came with my Instant Pot, you'll frequently find me using a more traditional …

Kitchens

The Simple Trick for Cooking Seriously Amazing Corn on the Cob You Never Knew You Needed

It’s summer, which means it’s the best time of year to eat some delicious corn on the cob. If you’re having a barbecue, you might be making some …

Take a Fall Foliage Train Trip Across the U.S. For Just $58

There's something about changing colours that's absolutely fascinating. Perhaps it's that subtle nod towards change being a fact of life, or perhaps …

Trains

Chicken Parmesan

Coat a saute pan with olive oil and place over medium heat. When the oil gets hazy, add the onions, garlic, and bay leaves; cook and stir for 5 …

Roasted Red-Pepper Soup

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:35 minPrep:15 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories570Total Fat20 …

Food

Roasted Butternut Squash, Apples, and Figs with Sage Brown Butter

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°.<p>Step 2<p>Prick holes along surface of butternut squash and microwave for 3-5 minutes; let cool. When cool …

Butternut Squash

Beef Enchilada Casserole

This tasty Mexican-style casserole will surely become a family favorite. This is an excellent casserole to bake for a family meal. Or take it along …

Cooking