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7 Tips for the Best Mashed Potatoes of Your Life

Everything you need to reach mashed potato nirvana.<p>Mashed potatoes are a simple food. But you might need tips for making the best mashed potatoes. Because if you’ve ever made a simple food before, you know that simple is anything but, especially when that food creates such strong emotional …

Cooking

Doctors are burning out because electronic medical records are broken

Are electronic medical records largely to blame for the growing crisis of physician burnout?<p>One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is meeting new medical students every year. I invariably find myself not only impressed by their talent and intelligence, but also struck by their optimism and …

Digital Health

Machine learning in bioinformatics | Briefings in Bioinformatics

This article reviews machine learning methods for bioinformatics. It presents modelling methods, such as supervised classification, clustering and …

I spent 12 hours at a hospital in the heart of Brooklyn — and saw what the future of medicine could look like

"This hospital wasn't always like this," says Douglas Jablon, the senior vice president of patient relations at Maimonides Medical Center.<p>Today, when he walks around this Brooklyn hospital, he hears as many as 70 languages. When he arrived 41 years ago, diversity meant having Orthodox Jews and …

Cancer

These Chicken Skewers Are My Best Friend (Kind Of)

There's no messing up with these spicy, sambal-laced grilled chicken skewers. They've always been there for me, and they'll always be there for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the sambal chicken skewers</i> …

Cooking

Principles by Ray Dalio

Principles are ways of successfully dealing with reality to get what you want out of life.<p>Rather than thinking, ‘I’m right.’ I started to ask myself, …

Preventing Mental Illness With a Stress Vaccine

Influenced by a school shooting, a neuroscientist is on a mission to change how both the brain and immune system handle stress.<p>On April 20, 1999, two high school seniors walked into Columbine High School and opened fire. It was the first mass-shooting in an American public school, an event that …

Neuroscience

25+ Hilarious Conversations Between Obama And Biden Are The Best Medicine After This Election

Donald Trump and Mike Pence will soon be moving into the White House, but as you can see from these hilarious imaginary conversations between Barack …

10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Machine Learning

16 New Must Watch Tutorials, Courses on Machine Learning

Introduction<p>Most of us fail to acknowledge that Youtube has a massive resource center of machine learning tutorials which are free to access. You no …

Machine Learning

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

This column is by James Li, Product Intern at NewStoryCharity<p>It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has …

Machine Learning

Vitamin D supplements could halve risk of serious asthma attacks

Major research review suggests that people with mild or moderate asthma who take vitamin D have fewer attacks requiring hospital treament<p>Vitamin D pills can halve the risk of serious asthma attacks according to a major review of research into the impact the supplements have on the condition.<p>People …

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

Python Programming

17 Ideas for Eating and Cooking with Bananas

Bananas are one of our favorite fruits for weight loss—they come with a convenient, on-the-go packaging. They’re loaded with potassium to accelerate …

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

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Chicken Tikka Masala

1 tbsp. ground turmeric<p>4 tsp. garam masala<p>1 tsp. red food coloring (optional)<p>6 cloves garlic, crushed<p>1 (2 1⁄2") piece ginger, peeled and chopped, …

A Real-Life Jedi Mind Trick That Will Reprogram Your Co-Workers' Brains

Using applied neuroscience, you can immediately and easily alter other people's perception of past events.<p>Last week, I explained a simple neuroscience technique to reprogram your own brain in less than 60 seconds. Today, I'll explain a technique, based on the same principle, that allows you to …

Consciousness

How to make runny egg yolk into delicious sauce using science

You will be the Champion of Breakfast<p>Let's agree on some things: breakfast is the absolute best. Eggs are an integral part of breakfast. Ergo, topping any plate with a poached or fried egg makes it Instant Breakfast. Don't believe me? Take that leftover pasta out of your fridge, heat it up, throw …

“We can make a lot of mistakes”: The science of job interviews

After weeks of trolling the internet for job postings and dashing off cover letters, you’ve finally had a stroke of luck. There’s only one thing standing between you and your dream job: The interview.<p>This kind of high-stakes situation is guaranteed to get pulses racing. We all want to know what our …

Employment

The Takata airbag recall is getting worse. See a list of affected vehicles. | NOLA.com

DETROIT -- About 85 million Takata air bag inflators that haven't been recalled are inside cars and trucks now being driven in the U.S. and would …

The epiphany that turned me into a good baker

When I attended the Cordon Bleu School of Cookery in London in the late 1970s, I learned the foundations of French cuisine. But even as Ms. Cadbury was teaching us the proper way to fold butter into puff pastry and the technique for making silky béarnaise sauce, I made a silent vow to myself: I …

Dessert

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Horchata

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

Coffee

5 Flavorful Recipes That Might Help You Live A Longer Life

Eat to your health.<p>If you're looking for the fountain of youth, start in your kitchen. Diet is one of the most important parts of living a long, healthy life. In researching the Blue Zones -- or those few parts of the world where people seem to "forget to die" -- we've seen the link between healthy …

Super Bowl Party, Super Bowl Food: 46 Winning Super Bowl Recipes, Food Ideas

Who cares what's happening on the field? Super Bowl parties are all about what's happening on your plate. With that in mind, we rounded up 46 dishes you can enjoy even if you don't know who's winning.<p><b>SNACK RECIPES</b>__<p><b>CHICKEN RECIPES</b><p>Healthy Buffalo Wings {<i>If you must.</i> }<p><b>PORK RECIPES</b><p><b>BEEF RECIPES</b><p><b>SEAFOOD</b> …

Computer science meets economics

Daedalus of Crete — who, according to Greek myth, designed the labyrinth that trapped the Minotaur — is one of the oldest symbols of human ingenuity, …

Mathematics

A Letter To Premedical Students: Stay The Course

The holidays are now long over and college students everywhere are beginning to return to campus after spending several weeks away at home.<p>Many of you were subjected to an earful of career advice—both solicited and unsolicited.<p>If you are an aspiring physician, there is a strong likelihood that you …

Digital Health

I learned the most valuable lesson of my medical career after a strange hallucination at an Italian restaurant

I was finishing my freshman year at Vanderbilt University when I joined my parents for a warm, happy reunion in an Italian restaurant, celebrating both the day and the completion of my first year of premedical studies.<p>I took a bite of crusty Italian bread and lifted a forkful of manicotti to my …

Salvador Dalí

This man's potentially huge medical breakthrough can't get funding, so he's trying something desperate

Killing Sickness/Skye Gould for Tech Insider<p>Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical …

Immunotherapy