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Baked General Tso Chicken Is the Next Best Healthy Option

Rather than ordering yet another combination plate from your favorite take-out place, try this Baked General Tso Chicken recipe that's got the health …

How many times can you fall in and out of love?

Paolo Raeli’s photographs are like one long lucid dream, each image moving irrevocably into the next. His work has arisen from not just a place of creativity, but one of fear, explaining, “Memory is temporary, so I’m going to document youth, my own and that of my friends before I forget it”, adding …

Relationships

This is what taking a 10-day break from exercise actually does to your brain

Most regular exercisers know that a few days off means you start feeling a bit ‘funny’ – but now science has found out why.<p>Brain scientists found …

The Brain

Space probe finds 72 new objects near Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you think of Earth, do you see our bright blue planet floating out in the vast darkness of space? Maybe you imagine the ring of satellites and spacecraft circling the planet.<p>But do you see the space rocks that could plunge into our planet, causing major destruction?<p>NASA does.<p>It's using …

Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering Cuts Heart Failure, Study Says

By Bill Berkrot<p>ORLANDO (Reuters) - Lowering blood pressure below a commonly used target dramatically reduced heart failure and risk of death in …

Millennials Are Setting New Records—for Living With Their Parents

More young adults are living with their parents than at any time since 1940, according to new data. And for today’s millennials, it means that more …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

New Horizons Photos Show Pluto's Ice Mountains and Charon's Huge Crater

LAUREL, Md. — Scientists say the first pictures sent back by NASA's New Horizons probe after this week's unprecedented Pluto flyby reveal towering mountains made of frozen water — and a giant dark impact basin on top of its biggest moon, Charon.<p>The leaders of the New Horizons science team say even …

Solar System

You Can ( and Should) Grill Avocados

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Let your avocado flag fly free.</i><p>We're all a little bit obsessed with avocados. I jump at any opportunity to add avocado to a salad; I swoon over kale that has been …

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According to Google, *These* Are the Top Style Trends for Spring

The all-knowing Google has the answers to everything from “How do I poach an egg?” to “What’s the weather?” So who says they can’t also help us figure out what garments we should add to our wardrobe next season? Well, now it can. The website has just released their first fashion trend …

Clothing

3 Ways to Use Thrift-Store Frames to Make Your Art Feel New

Knowing a reliable custom framer in your town is essential if you love to hang art; who better to trust with your favorite new pictures, prints, paintings, and posters than an artist? But that sinking feeling when you see the price tag at pickup is almost inevitable, especially when framing less …

Photograph: Per Alström<p>Russet bush warbler, <i>Locustella mandelli,</i> Laojun Shan, Sichuan, China, May 2014. (doi:10.1186/s40657-015-0016-z)<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/27/1430148394290/96cfcc5d-402a-4bcc-b743-ccbfaf497860-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Per …

Birds

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

Sound of crinkling tin foil can cause seizures in cats

Even deaf cats can end up unconscious after hearing the sound of crinkling tin foil, say vets<p>Owners of elderly cats should avoid clanging spoons, rustling tin foil and clinking coins to stop their pets unexpectedly collapsing from seizures, experts have warned.<p>Scores of animals have been struck …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

9 Ways To Wear A Silk Scarf Like A Boss, As Told Through 5 GIFs

The silk scarf is one of those style staples that people revere, but rarely rock. Maybe it's because the classic accessory has a prim-and-proper reputation and seems to only be worn by ladies of a certain age. Or maybe folks just don't know how to incorporate scarves into their personal style. …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Fascinating Photos of Reindeer People Living in Mongolia

After living in Nepal and exploring Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami decided he would travel to outer Mongolia to document the nomadic tribes and their unique way of life. A scholar of Tibetan and Mongol languages who received his Ph.D. from Harvard …

The Five Things Android Finally Got Right With 5.1

Google is finally delivering a few perks that didn’t make the cut when it rolled out Android Lollipop.<p>Android 5.1 is here (at this time only for Nexus devices), and it tidies up Google’s operating system with some extra niceties that help you zip through various tasks. Here are the details as to …

Smartphone cleaning tips from a recovering data hoarder

Hi, my name is Chris, and I’m a recovering data hoarder.<p>When it comes to my smartphone, I like to think I’m a tidy guy, but a recent bout of device cleaning proved just how much of a file hog I actually am.<p>Sure, I’m diligent about shutting down apps to preserve battery life and keeping my camera …

Can you find your doppelganger in a day?

Using social media and specialist apps, Maxine Frith tracked down her doppelgänger in a few hours. But what about her six other lookalikes still out there somewhere...?<p>In a previous era, <b>coming face-to-face with someone with your physical likeness</b> was believed to signify one’s imminent death. Now,</b> …

Social Media

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

The power of deadlines

People like procrastinating. Or at least, they keep doing it despite their protestations. It’s very common to see Facebook posts or tweets where someone reveals that they shouldn’t be on Facebook or Twitter because they have important work to do, but are procrastinating. So people procrastinate by …

Elections

Is Almond Oil the New Coconut Oil?

A closer look at the latest miracle oil we're loving.<p>There is nothing coconut oil can't do. It's super-moisturizing and anti-inflammatory. It can prevent protein loss in the hair. It's antioxidant, meaning it scrounges up wrinkle-inducing free radicals. There is some research that suggests that …

Coconut

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …