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Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

The widespread belief that taking omega-3 capsules will help protect you from a heart attack, stroke or early death is wrong, according to a large and comprehensive review of the evidence.<p>Thousands of people take omega-3 supplements regularly and for years. The belief that it protects the heart has …

Holistic Medicine

The 10 Coolest Neighbourhoods in Paris

Montmartre<p>Montmartre remains a special part of the Parisian landscape, with its meandering streets tucked away on the legendary hill in the north of …

France

Every Tourist in New Orleans Makes These 11 Mistakes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on this planet. The city essentially forces you — in the best way …

Travel

Why Rain Constantly Fell for Two Million Years During the Earth’s Late Triassic Period

In a drenching episode of the PBS Digital Studios series <i>Eons</i>, host Blake de Pastino explained why it rained for the two million years during the late …

10 Things Extremely Creepy People Do (Usually Without Realizing)

If you can't think of anyone you know who needs to read this article, then I hate to say it: It's probably you.<p>Do you ever just rub people the wrong way? Ever think you're just being friendly and acting interested, and yet the person you're talking with seems to think you're trying to pick their …

Body Language

4 basic problems cause all the cognitive biases that screw up our judgment

<i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia's crazy list of cognitive biases, and after banging my head against the wall for weeks, came up with this</i> <i>Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet</i> <i>which</i> <i>John Manoogian III,</i><i>beautifully organized into the above poster. Since then, I've started working on a book</i> …

Men grow up at 43 - 11 years later than women

Men finally grow up at the age of 43 - a full 11 years after women 'mature', according to a new survey.<p>A study into the differences in maturity between genders revealed both men and women agree men remain 'immature' well into their late 30s and early 40s.<p>But the average age at which women mature …

Weightlifting

The New York Times May Have Cracked The Biggest Environmental Detective Case of The Year

We all need to protect our atmosphere.<p>It's the biggest environmental whodunit of the year, and after following a trail of clues, <i>The New York Times</i> …

United Nations

Bacon & Spinach Quiche with Hash Brown Crust

From: EatingWell.com, June 2018<p>Hash browns meet quiche in this healthy recipe. Shredded potatoes create a gluten-free crust for this bacon and …

Food

How to Lose a Trade War

Trump’s declaration that “trade wars are good, and easy to win” is an instant classic, right up there with Herbert Hoover’s “prosperity is just around the corner.”<p>Trump obviously believes that trade is a game in which he who runs the biggest surplus wins, and that America, which imports more than …

Economics

Our Most-Shared Recipes Ever

Like a big family, Taste of Home home cooks love to share. We’ve quilted together our most delicious, pin-worthy recipes that our community can’t …

Cooking

My Hong Kong: five creative residents reveal their city gems

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Hong Kong has always sparked strong emotions in the people who live there: love, exhaustion, obsession, creativity – or simply the inability to eat dim sum and pineapple buns in another country without feeling terribly nostalgic. Here, we speak to …

China

America Has Too Much Cheese and It's a Real Problem

The cheesepocalypse is upon us.<p>Determining what to do with a large quantity of cheese sounds like a problem we should all be so lucky to have. But …

Food

The 20 Most Annoying Songs Ever

If you don't want to spend the rest of the week humming "We Built This City," "Who Let the Dogs Out," or "Wannabe," stop reading this article right …

Jimi Hendrix

French rosé beyond Provence: Panel tasting results

Branch out from Provence this summer and try some of the great rosé wines being produced in other French regions. Below is a full report on 92 wines …

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

The 10 Best Places for Poutine in Toronto

Poutine is a quintessential Canadian dish and one you can get all over Toronto. Traditionally, poutine involves French fries topped with a rich gravy …

Poutine

Behold the Melty Goodness of Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Sorry Vegans: Here's How Meat-Eating Made Us Human

Science doesn’t give a hoot about your politics. Think global warming is a hoax or that vaccines are dangerous? Doesn’t matter, you’re …

Nutrition

France and Paris in July

July in France is festival time. Open-air dining and street activity is bustling. Parks and gardens are glorious with beautiful colors and scents. …

France

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

HPV vaccine has almost wiped out infections in young women, figures show

The HPV vaccine has almost completely wiped out infections in young women, and if expanded to men could prevent thousands of cancer cases in Britain each year, new figures suggest.<p>New figures from Public Health England show that the rate of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in women aged between 16 to 21 …

Public Health

Why the Finns don’t want to be happy

Finland came out on top in the 2018 World Happiness Report, but what if the Finnish people don’t agree?<p>A ballet dancer leaves her purse on a park bench. She walks away, absent-mindedly leaving behind the little bag with her money and belongings in it. Fifteen minutes later, she realises it’s …

Happiness

Read the 1999 essay that made Anthony Bourdain famous

Bourdain’s first big essay shows off all the things that would make him a great food celebrity.<p>Before Anthony Bourdain was a TV host, he was a memoirist. And before he was a memoirist — before <i>Kitchen Confidential</i>, before <i>Medium Raw</i> — he was an essayist.<p>Actually, technically, Bourdain was first a …

Anthony Bourdain Made Us All Proud to Be Line Cooks

After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.<p><i>We at MUNCHIES are devastated by the death of Anthony Bourdain, one of our friends and heroes. In his memory, we're running a series of essays about the</i> …

Anthony Bourdain

Cooking for comfort? Anthony Bourdain's rich lasagna Bolognese is one of our favorites

Like many fellow cooks, I came of age reading Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential” while studying in culinary school in 2003 and planning for a career around food. Bourdain’s book was a glimpse into the down-and-dirty-world of real kitchens. While the newly formed Food Network revolved around …

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe Recipe

"This is a recipe that we have made in our family for many years--everyone loves it. It's a very basic and easy variation on mac 'n …

Yes, you can make great pizza at home without any special equipment

The quest for excellent homemade pizza can sometimes border on obsession. Pizza stones, pizza steels, pizza ovens, rigging your oven to act like a …

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

European Travel

Risotto with Peas & Porcini

Recipe<p>Yield: Yields 8 cups.<p>Servings: four to six as a main course.<p>Preparation<p>Put the porcini and shiitake mushrooms in a medium heatproof bowl. Pour …

The Wild Life of Suze Randall, Legendary 'Playboy' Photographer

A rare insight into the secret world of the 72-year-old pornographer from London who charmed her way to the top.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>A stuffy male interviewer asks a woman who looks just like Marilyn Monroe if all the filth she has written about herself is true. The …

Physical Education