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The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Why Ben Wa Balls Are The Sex Toys You Never Knew You Wanted

"You're not putting those in my butt," Anastasia tells Christian in <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i> when he shows her a set of Ben Wa balls. He doesn't; Christian …

University of Illinois

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline …

Exercise

Ocean spray on Saturn moon contains crucial constituents for life

Blasts of ocean spray that erupt from a moon of Saturn contain complex organic molecules, making it the only place beyond Earth known to harbour crucial constituents for life as we know it.<p>Astronomers detected the compounds in plumes of water and ice that shoot from huge fractures in the south pole …

Astronomy

Keila Pulinario Thought Prison Was Tough. Then She Had To Find A Job.

For women looking for jobs after prison, it doesn't just feel harder. It is harder. Meet the formerly incarcerated women who are helping one another to get ahead.<p><b>Not long after</b> <b>Keila Pulinario</b> was released from prison, she was hit by a car while walking to work.<p>Pulinario was pissed off. Before the …

Elon Musk Says He Is Launching His Red Tesla Roadster to Mars in January 2018

Is he just messing with us now?<p>In a series of tweets on Friday night, Elon Musk said he plans to launch his red Tesla Roadster to Mars in …

'I Don't Need Help'

Given that 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health condition at some point in their lives, we most likely all know somebody who will …

20 One-Pot Suppers for When You Don't Want to Cook — Recipes from The Kitchn

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Cooking

Startup’s solar roof is cheaper, more efficient, and easier to install than Tesla’s solar tiles

The solar roofing competition is heating up, and one company in particular is looking to challenge Tesla head-on. Californian upstart Forward Labs …

Is Medication the Only Option for Treating Anxiety? | International Bipolar Foundation

"Anxiety can begin early in life for people with depression or bipolar disorder. Anxiety and mood disorders can be a co-occurring diagnosis.”- …

Hope of cure for arthritis, MS and diabetes as Stanford makes stem cell transplants safe

Hundreds of thousands of people could be cured of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and lupus after scientists discovered how to make stem cell transplants safe.<p>Autoimmune diseases trigger the body into attacking itself but transplants of bone marrow stem cells from …

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns

"When I hear about people who own 15 assault weapons I think, why do you need that?"<p>When you live abroad, you start to see your home country differently. I speak from experience: After moving to Switzerland in 2006, I began to see American policies for what they were—one country's way of doing …

Joe Biden Writes An Open Letter To Stanford Survivor

The vice president, in an open letter sent to BuzzFeed News, said "a lot of people failed" the Stanford sexual assault survivor and that she will "save lives" thanks to the powerful message she read to her assailant in court.<p>Vice President Joe Biden penned an open letter to the Stanford sexual …

An Overview of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition defined by periods (better known as episodes) of extreme mood disturbances. Bipolar affects a person's …

Understanding the Causes of Bipolar Disorder

Nobody knows absolutely what causes bipolar disorder. Studies suggest there is a genetic component present, but DNA isn't the only reason people …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Nutrition

How to Hack an Election

Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade. He tells his story for the first time.<p>By Jordan Robertson, Michael …

30 ways graphene is about to change your life

It's strong, it's flexible, and it's here. After a long time cooking in the labs, the first graphene-based products are beginning to trickle out into …

Nanotech

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Fitbit heart rate tracking is dangerously inaccurate, lawsuit claims

US claimants say heart rates recorded on fitness trackers are well below real ones<p>Claims from fitness tracking company Fitbit that its wristbands can accurately monitor owners' heart rates are wildly and in some cases dangerously misleading, according to a lawsuit.<p>Fitbit owners from several US …

The George Awakens

For fanboys everywhere “The Force Awakens” was supposed to have one happy side effect: it would exile George Lucas from the galaxy he created. In 2012, Lucas sold his company and his homegrown mythology—I think we call it I.P. now—to Disney. To no one’s chagrin, Disney discarded his proposed …

After it was charred by a rocket explosion, NASA has a new launchpad

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va.—The 30-foot-deep crater left by the rocket explosion here has been filled in and leveled, as if it never happened. The launch pad, once charred and damaged, has been repaired. And a new rocket is getting ready to fly again.<p>More than a year after a rocket blew up shortly after …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

International Space Station celebrates 15 years of human life in space

<b>(CNN) —</b> Continuous human habitation in space began 15 years ago, when three people stepped onto an orbiting laboratory that space agencies see as a springboard to Mars.<p>On November 2, 2000, a Russian Soyuz rocket docked at the International Space Station carrying Expedition 1, made up of NASA …

10 Tips To Break Through Your Fat Loss Plateau - Page 3 of 7

No. 3: Eat more protein<p>Protein is essential to fat loss. First, it maintains your muscle during a caloric deficit. Second, it keeps you satiated, …

Why I dumped my iPhone 6 and went Android

After using an iPhone 6 Plus for six months, I've spent the past six months with Android devices. I expected it to be a learning experience. I didn't …

Mobile Technology

6 scientifically proven ways to have a better day.

We all experience stress, and it can actually be a good thing. But too much can take a pretty big toll.<p>A recent video from TED-Ed explains what …