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Drinking Champagne Every Day Could Help Prevent Dementia And Alzheimer's

In news that both offers hope and baffles, scientists have found that drinking three glasses of champagne every day can help to prevent the onset of …

What to Cook in Your Staub Pots & Pans (+ Tips for Care!)

If you love to cook—or you just like to <i>look</i> like you love to cook—chances are you've gotten yourself a Staub pot. The classic French cookware line is a favorite at the Food52 Shop and no wonder: Staub's products are gorgeous, timeless, and top-notch kitchen performers.<p>Staub's cookware is so …

Quantum physics for the terminally confused | Cosmos

<b>Does quantum physics melt your brain?</b> First, <i>don’t panic.</i> You’re not alone in your confuddlement. As legendary physicist Richard Feynman said: “I …

Quantum Physics

Peanut Butter Bourbon Milkshake

Maple syrup and a healthy dose of bourbon add a delectable kick to this grown-up take on a vanilla milkshake, served at Seattle's Skillet Diner.<p>makes …

Food

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MIXOLOGY, the magazine for bar culture, is published six times a year. We offer two types of subscription services.<p><b>Note: the magazine is published</b> …

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How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

Where to Drink the Best Coffee in NYC

There has never been a better time to drink coffee in New York City. Shops that name-check specialty roasters are popping up from south Brooklyn to …

The Best Bars In The East Village - New York

PHOTO: Shannon Sturgis<p>If you’ve ever walked through the East Village, you’re aware that there are an outrageous number of bars. Sometimes we feel …

East Village

Top 10 Tips for Finding Morel Mushrooms

<i>Are you excited with thoughts of filling baskets of morel mushrooms to overflow capacity? Here are some tips to help you have a great mushroom</i> …

Top 10

Why food allergy fakers need to stop

BEFORE WE GET INTO IT, let me make one thing clear. This intervention is not aimed at those with life-threatening food allergies or similarly grave …

General Hospital

Here’s a day-by-day guide to what happens to your body when you go without booze for one month

<i>With the start of another new year, people are once again swearing off alcohol for at least a month, often for charity. What are the potential</i> …

Vacherin, sausage and potato gratin

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 x 350g Morteau sausage (saucisse de Morteau)<br>• 4 small, waxy potatoes, such as Charlotte<br>• 100ml milk<br>• 100ml double cream<br>• 150g Mont d’Or<br>• 4 egg yolks<p>METHOD<p>Place the sausage in a saucepan and cover it with three litres of cold water. Bring to a boil then reduce the temperature and simmer …

In-Depth Guide to the Wachau Valley Wine Region

Named to the UNESCO world heritage site list in 2000, the Wachau region in Austria is deservedly one of the spectacular winemaking regions of the …

An Eye-Opening Documentary Of The Ancient Fly Agaric Mushroom (Amanita Muscaria)

This investigative documentary is the first installment of Sacred Weeds, a four part television series of documentaries that explores the cultural …

Mushrooms

This Is About the Time I Chose Not to Die

I’ve waited two years to write this story.<p>I waited two years because I needed to cycle clients and employees through the shop. I needed to see that …

Mental Health

There's One Sleep Trick That Actually Works — Here's the Science Behind Why

Every night, 40 million Americans lie awake while stress and anxiety make their mental cylinders fire. They turn a rough day at work into a repeating …

Brainwaves

Single Artificial Neuron Taught to Recognize Hundreds of Patterns - MIT Technology Review

Artificial intelligence is a field in the midst of rapid, exciting change. That’s largely because of an improved understanding of how neural networks …

Meet the Porn Star Giving Veterans Blowjobs to Thank Them for Their Service

Jenny Jizz is honoring Veterans Day by letting military servicemen see fireworks.<p>This Veterans Day, Florida's legendary Sausage Castle is thanking our former servicemen with what they really want: sex.<p>"You can pat them on the back and say thank you for your service and stuff, or you can get them …

French Onion Soup with Comté

8 Servings<p>Don’t rush the browning of the onions—it’s essential to the finished soup’s flavor.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter or duck fat<p>6 large onions (about 5 lb.), thinly sliced<p>2 large shallots, finely chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>Kosher salt and …

Campanelle with Eggs and Capers

4 Servings<p>“Hot, cold, or room temperature, I love the briny bite of the capers and anchovies against the creamy eggs.” —Dawn Perry, senior web editor<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound campanelle (or other short pasta)<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>4 anchovy fillets<p>2 finely chopped garlic cloves<p>2 tablespoons capers<p>¼ …

Recipes

Burned Out on Ramen? Udon May Be Your Next Noodle

With cold weather bearing down upon us like a Shinkansen — the Japanese bullet train — it’s time to dibs your favorite seasonal noodle. Over the last few years, we’ve been bombarded with ramen in all sorts of absurdist guises to keep our attention fixated. But now we’re bored, even with, say, …

You Can’t Expect Children to Fact Check News

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is to be commended for making current affairs accessible to children, with its “Behind the News” (BTN) …

Lack of sleep, body clock disruption leads to impaired insulin sensitivity

A new study by the University of Colorado shows that the longer people are awake during the time their biological clock is telling them to sleep the …

If You Like Tequila, You'll Love Mezcal - But Get It Before It's Gone

<i>Houston’s Cocktail King, Bobby Heugel, is evangelical about the ancient spirit and has made more than 30 pilgrimages to Mexico’s rural vinatas. Now he’s spreading the gospel of agave back home.</i><p>Bobby Heugel stands proudly in front of a wall of bottles at his bar in downtown Houston called The Pastry …

Caffeine Addicts Will Love This New Subscription Service

Caffeination nation, listen up: Coffee is having a moment. Coffee art, dreamy coffee desserts — they’re all there for you to get your java on. There’s one more way to make sure that you never run out of supplies for rainy Saturdays and frazzled Mondays alike, thanks to Blue Bottle Coffee’s newest …

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