Margaret Yang

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11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

40K Shares<p>You’ve probably heard the claims. But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe …

Cider

10 Surprising Uses For Dryer Sheets, Aspirin, & More

Photo: Courtesy of <b>Anna Sudit</b>.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on April 15.</i><p>We’re not quite sure where our compulsion to get down to cleaning …

7 Sleep Gadgets That Actually Work

Sleep is everything. We should officially quit saying other things are "everything" because sleep is <i>everything</i>, ever. A full, uninterrupted night of …

BELLA VISTA: Weatherproof Outdoor Lights

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall, (you thought I was going to sing the song, didn’t you?) ambient lighting in outdoor spaces can change everything. …

Outdoor Spaces

A Pancake So Easy You Don't Even Have To Flip It

Photo: Courtesy of Yossy Arefi.<p>If you ask me a, a Dutch pancake is a real breakfast show-stopper. It's dead easy to make, you probably already have …

How to Eat Toast for Dinner

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Dinner always tastes better when you eat it with your</i> …

Breakfast

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours …

This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

Nutrition

How to use a cocktail shaker to extract your DNA

To see your own DNA, all you need is some saliva, washing-up liquid, pineapple juice, vodka and a cocktail shaker.<p>The blueprint for every living organism is encoded in its DNA. Barely a week goes by without scientists announcing they have discovered genetic variants that help explain our differing …

DNA

5 more great Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

Last week, we wrote about five Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone just can’t. There are countless clear benefits to owning a smartphone …

The Galaxy S5 already accounts for nearly 1% of Android smartphones

It doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is poised to become the next big thing in the Android market. According to <i>Localytics</i> …

Quick and Comforting Winter Meals

Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples<p>Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples.

Cooking

The new vegetarian: Mushroom cannelloni with creamy walnut sauce

An unusual walnut and dried porcini sauce for an easy cannelloni dish<p>30g (1¼oz) porcini mushrooms<br>150g (5½oz) shallots, finely chopped<br>approx 4 tbsp olive oil<br>500g (1lb 2oz) chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped<br>100g (3½oz) walnuts, chopped<br>50g (2¾oz) stale sourdough bread soaked in 75ml (3fl oz) milk<br>½ tsp …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

Hilarious Photo Series Shows How a Magician's Baby is Born

We've got to give it to some couples, they sure know how to make announcing the arrival of a baby a super fun occasion! Like we've seen from Quebec-based photographer Patrice Laroche, on the internet, actually conceiving and delivering a baby requires nothing more than a little “magic.”<p>In July, the …

Magic

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …

Photography

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Apple Cider Donuts

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: A recipe for one of our favorite fall traditions, best enjoyed while walking though an orchard. Or the closest city …

Dessert

How to Make Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Hass avocado (4 1⁄2 ounces)<br>1⁄2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>1 1⁄2 cups dark brown sugar<br>2 large eggs, at room temperature<br>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<br>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>1 teaspoon baking soda<br>1 teaspoon coarse salt<br>1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder<br>1 1⁄2 cups old-fashioned …

Obsessed: The Facial Oil We Can't Get Enough Of

If you're interested in beauty, you've probably heard the words “squalane” and "squalene" bandied about by now. Squalene (with an "e") oil was first …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Peanut Soba Spring Rolls Recipe

This recipe is a continuation of yesterday’s post… aka. my version of cooking once and eating 3 times. Adding some slight variations each time. These …

Nissan's new GT-R boss says next car will go for more volume

Since its introduction in 2008, the Nissan GT-R has seen a steady increase of power and price almost every year, but the big news for the next-gen supercar might be an increase in production. <i>Automotive News</i> recently spoke with newly appointed GT-R chief engineer Kinishi Tanuma who said Nissan needs …

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Cooking