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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …

Disease

Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

Healthy Eating

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Cooking

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Chickpeas have the perfect balance of protein and high-fiber carbohydrate to keep blood sugar levels stable, which also helps keep inflammation at …

High Fiber

The Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy

Facebook has never been particularly good at prioritizing your privacy. Your data powers its business, after all. But recent revelations that a firm …

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform<p>Facebook has found itself embroiled in yet another colossal controversy related to how its sprawling, multibillion-person social network has been abused by bad actors. This time, the culprit is …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About - 101 Cookbooks

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

Biomedicine

Wealth Taxation and Wealth Accumulation: Theory and Evidence from Denmark

<b>NBER Working Paper No. 24371</b> <b><br>Issued in March 2018</b> <b><br>NBER Program(s):Public Economics</b><p>Using administrative wealth records from Denmark, we study the …

Economics

This is the Apple Watch band that can detect irregular or dangerous heart rhythms

Listen up, Apple Watch users: A new FDA-approved band is on the market and it can help you monitor your heart in a whole new way.<p>Yes, you can feel …

Apple Watch

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Duke Professor Suggests Many Libertarian Founders Are 'On the Autism Spectrum'

A professor at one of the United States’ most prestigious universities believes libertarianism’s architects were “on the autism spectrum.”<p>Nancy …

Autism

Vitamin pills and supplements aren't helping most people, doctors say

There's more evidence the vitamin pills you think will do your body good aren't actually doing very much to keep you healthy.<p>When researchers examined existing data on four popular supplements — multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C — none showed "consistent benefit" for preventing …

University of Toronto

$32 gadget beams a laser keyboard onto any flat surface

It’s official: we’re living in the future. Smartphones and tablets have grown so powerful in the past few years that they can easily take over many …

Gear & Gadgets

A Microwave Makes Homemade Beef Jerky a Snap in this Mad Genius Tip

Homemade beef jerky is delicious, says <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple, but he also knows there's one big issue with the process of …

20 handy things you didn't know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Recipes

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

The world's most charming ski resorts

Attractive buildings clustered around a church, views of pristine peaks from pretty streets, a little history – here’s our pick of ski villages that best fulfil the chocolate-box dream.<p>Unless stated otherwise prices are per person for seven nights in the cheapest available week. Prices include …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

One-off, 10-minute treatment 'cures' most lower back pain

A new 'minimally invasive' treatment provides long-term relief from crippling back pain, according to new research.<p>The majority of patients in a trial were pain-free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for lower back pain and sciatica for just 10 minutes.<p>Lower back …

Pain

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Risotto is a fine dining staple that, for too long, has been confined to restaurants. The creamy, comforting dish is often thought to be inaccessibly difficult for home cooks. But the truth is that, with the right technique, risotto is easy enough for any cook to make on a weeknight. It comes …

Cooking

The 10 Best Spy Movies Ever Made

Some unconventional picks.<p>Spying is not so different from making a movie. "Twenty-four lies per second" is how director Michael Haneke describes filmmaking. Alfred Hitchcock knew that well, which is why he kept returning to the subject of professional liars again and again. He could relate. The …

Audrey Hepburn

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

Baking