Nicholas Hanges

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Low-Carb Pumpkin Treats Are Here, and We're Never Leaving the Kitchen

Pumpkin makes everything better, but it's also good for you — pumpkins are low-calorie, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals that can boost immunity. That is, until you bake them into cookies or muffins, or mix them into a sugary latte. Never fear: there are plenty of low-carb ways …

Afternoon Tea

The Bible described it as the perfect, pure blue. And then for nearly 2,000 years, everyone forgot what it looked like

Forty-nine times the Bible mentions a perfect, pure blue, a color so magnificent and transcendent that it was all but impossible to describe.<p>Yet, for most of the last 2,000 years, nobody has known exactly what “biblical blue” — called <i>tekhelet</i> in Hebrew — actually looked like or how it could be …

United Nations

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience -- and not just any conscious experience, your …

1997 Was Probably The Best Year For Video Games

There's been a lot of anniversaries lately. And whenever people look back at the games of old, the "golden age" often gets mentioned. But if we're …

Remember When Nightcrawler Led Wolverine to Christ on the '90s 'X-Men' Cartoon?

Before the X-Men were blockbuster superstars at the box-office, many children of the ‘90s remember them for the comic books and their afternoon …

We Hate to Tell You But This Moth With Tentacles Is Completely Real

Sweet dreams.<p>What has six legs, two antennae, four furry appendages sprouting from its backside - and a big chunk of the Internet freaked out?<p>The …

Why your earliest memory may be a lie, according to scientists

Your earliest memory may be a lie, scientists have concluded, after finding nearly 40 per cent of people recall events that they could not possible remember.<p>Academics at City, University of London have carried out one of the largest surveys of early memories ever conducted and discovered a large …

Why You Have to Poop in the Morning, According to Science

The early bird also gets a satisfying bowel movement.<p>Morning poops are the best poops — so says gastroenterologist Dr. Sarina Pasricha. And the art …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks To Have In The Morning For A Flat Stomach

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

The Fascinating Reason Why There Are No Mosquitoes at Disney World

There are no mosquitoes in The Most Magical Place on Earth. That's right, Disney World is so dedicated to making sure you have the time of your life …

Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Is Taking Over Instagram

The lighter alternative to traditional gnocchi is already going viral after an employee shared a photo of it.<p>Just when you thought we'd seen …

Trader Joe's

Hayao Miyazaki's thoughts on an artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Self-chilling cans greatest technological breakthrough since the refrigerator

Breakthroughs

Plant-Based ‘Meat’ and ‘Fish’ May Be the Future. But How Do They Taste?

Starting today, White Castle will serve the vegan Impossible Burger in 140 locations. Cookbook author Alison Roman tried it out, along with ‘shrimp’ made from fungi, ‘salmon’ made from algae and more<p>When I was in high school, I made the bold and noble choice to become a vegetarian for the rest of …

Wall Street

Opioid abuse in the U.S. is so bad it’s lowering life expectancy. Why hasn’t the epidemic hit other countries?

By Amanda Erickson<p>Amanda Erickson<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on the post-Soviet world<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the United States has dropped.<p>It is not hard to understand why: In 2016, there was a 21 percent rise in the number of deaths caused by drug …

Public Health

The Best Gadgets From Our Favorite Tech Trends of 2017

Will we look back on 2017 as the year we lost our faith in the belief that technology can “do no harm?” Whether it was the reports of toxic workplace …

Dinosaur Crossing on Grand Ave!

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

Jedi Religion: Turkey's Top Religious Body Warns 'Star Wars'-Based Faith Is Spreading in Christian Societies

Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs has warned that Jediism, the religion found in the Star Wars movie franchise, is growing in Christian …

People are starting to walk differently because of texting

People who look at their phones while they walk subconsciously "shorten their step length, reduce step frequency, lengthen the time during which both feet are in contact with the ground and increase obstacle clearance height,"say researchers, effectively modifying their gait in order to compensate …

The world's first commercial jetpack will arrive in 2016, and it'll cost you $150,000

The Martin Jetpack has been developed over the past 35 years, the dream of then university student, New Zealander Glenn Martin. Tests in New Zealand of the initial prototype in 2011 saw the manned jetpack successfully fly at least 1,000 meters off the ground before landing via parachute.<p>The …