Sarah Carver

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Five cult 90s film soundtracks that changed music forever

Music and film have long been creative bedfellows. Whether it’s new faces in electronica trying to make the same synth-soaked shapes as Nicolas Winding Refn’s iconic soundtrack to <i>Drive</i>, or a slew of musicians trying to channel the spirit of director David Lynch, it’s hard to imagine the influence …

The Ultimate Early Bird Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas is less than three months away, and Hanukkah is even closer! We know some of you may be thinking we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves talking about the holidays, but honestly you DO NOT want to leave all that important shopping to the last minute (like you might have last year). As …

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD

What Your Favorite Music Reveals About Your Brain

If you like R&B but hate heavy metal, a new study explains why—and what it means about the way your mind works.<p>Hate punk rock? Despise country? …

Psychology

The strange phenomenon of musical 'skin orgasms'

Some people feel music so strongly the sensations can be compared to sex. How does a good song move the body and mind in this way, asks David Robson.<p>Sometimes music strikes the body like a bolt of lightning. “I was in a friend’s dorm room in my third year as an undergraduate,” Psyche Loui …

Biographies

How To Hallucinate Without Drugs ( Top 10 )

What's that you say ? Get high without drugs ? Pfffftt ! You must be joking ! While it's fair to say that quite a lot of people in the psychedelic …

The Psychology Of Great Customer Service

How did your last customer service experience make you feel? Was it almost like being in love?<p>If not, then perhaps you didn’t get the kind of service you deserve. <i>Trendwatching.com</i> cites study results of consumers tested under laboratory conditions where 63% of the participants said they felt their …

Customer Experience

Short Trip? More People ‘Microdosing’ on Psychedelic Drugs

For Martijn Schirp, it's a way to make an ordinary day just a little bit better.<p>A former poker player and recent graduate in interdisciplinary science in Amsterdam, Schirp has been experimenting with a new way to take psychedelic drugs: Called microdosing, it involves routinely taking a small …

Psychedelia

Where Science Meets Esoterica

02 May<p>Imagine you are in an ancient temple, dimly lit by rays of sun peaking in. A worshipper lighting a<p>02 May<p>A universal sign of motherhood is the …

5 great zabaglione recipes

Whisk some egg yolks with a little sugar until they take on a bright, velvety sheen, then drizzle in a little wine. Place the bowl over gently simmering water and keep beating, and in just minutes you have a light and airy custard, faintly sweet and enticingly smooth and rich with the almost smoky …

Cooking

Crack Rice Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> If I am not going to eat scallops raw, I'll cook them and use them economically. That’s what led to this dish, which my family and I jokingly dubbed “crack rice” because we couldn’t stop eating it.<p>This recipe is published in <b>The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook</b> and is courtesy of Little, Brown …

red pepper

Sally's Baking Addiction Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Scones - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Baking enthusiast Sally McKenney Quinn is the author of the popular blog and cookbook</i> Sally’s Baking Addiction <i>as well as</i> PEOPLE.com<i>‘s newest food</i> …

Dessert

Who Rules Dance Music?

From influential artists and kingpin executives to pioneering promoters and trusted tastemakers, Billboard's Top 30 EDM Power Players list were …

'Darwin Versus Deepak': Which Came First, Feelings, or the Brain?

In a recent exchange in the Washington Post 'Answer Sheet' blog, Steven Newton rudely mocks Deepak Chopra's view that 'consciousness drives evolution', a view that would entail consciousness existing in some way intrinsic to the universe, and outside biology. As strange as Deepak's assertion may …

The Psychology of Choice

Making choices isn't just about Option A vs. Option B. A myriad of considerations, psychological processes, and biases go into every decision we make.

Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking - Issue 24: Error

Julian Jaynes was living out of a couple of suitcases in a Princeton dorm in the early 1970s. He must have been an odd sight there among the …

Recipe: Ultra-Chewy Lemon Coconut Cookies

Ultra-Chewy Lemon Coconut Cookies<p>Makes about 4 dozen cookies<p><i>For the cookie dough:</i> <br>3 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 teaspoon baking soda <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>16 …

Dessert

Basic French Macarons for Beginner Bakers

Let me start by first saying there's a reason these cookies are expensive! They're stubborn and difficult to get the hang of, so don't be discouraged if it takes some time for them to come out of the oven looking the way they are supposed to. Fortunate for you, I am a beginner, as well, and I've …

10 unique bridal shower ideas that bring the fun factor! - Wedding Party by WedPics

If you’re a bride to be, chances are you’ve got an army of amazing bridesmaids, friends and family members behind you to help support you throughout …

Crème caramel with smoked salt recipe

This salted twist on a creamy dessert classic is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth<p>I love smoked salt, to the point that I snack on oatcakes spread with butter and sprinkled with a few flakes. Salted caramel is, well, a little done to death, but a simple, silky crème caramel served with a …

Decadent ricotta and pancetta gnocchi is the perfect date night dinner

Let's be frank here: You don't want to count the calories in this one, because this is not the usual boiled potato gnocchi you might be expecting. …

Engagement Season Is Here: But Is It Time to Put an End to the Marriage Proposal?

"She said yes!" "It's official!" "He put a ring on it!" If you've been feeling like your social feeds have turned into an engagement announcement aggregator over the past five weeks, it's not in your head. "Engagement season" has been in full swing, with roughly 33 percent of proposals happening …

6 Party-Perfect Appetizers to Toast the New Year

<b>1. Cheddar & Herb Cheese Straws</b><p>These crisp and flaky cheese straws specked with fresh herbs and crushed red chili flakes make a wonderful hors d'oeuvre to go along with wine and cocktails. Though they look like bread sticks, they're actually more akin to savory pie crust or pastry. I find them …

Pasta with Ricotta and Saffron Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a pasta dressing that barely even requires cooking – just a little sizzle of the guanciale and the tea-like infusion of saffron threads, some fresh ricotta cheese and you're good to go, before you know it, dinner is being tossed together and served.<p>Saffron is the special …

Italian Food

The 14 Wedding Trends from 2014 We're STILL Obsessing Over | Loverly | The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Wedding 101<p>The 14 Wedding Trends from 2014 We’re STILL Obsessing Over<p>loverly ·<p>As we wrap up another wedding-filled year, we’re looking back on some of the delightful details we fell in love with in 2014 (and they’re not going anywhere)! See how brides pushed the envelope and personalized their …

Weddings

Our 11 Favorite Italian Cookbooks

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: When we're dreaming of Italy, these are the books that we turn to.</i><p>It should go without saying, but when we think …

Kitchens

Ways to Bring the Outdoors Into Your Wedding

With winter well underway, most couples will be heading indoors for their wedding ceremonies and receptions, but that doesn't mean you can't host a bash with tons of natural, outdoor influence. Sure, you won't <i>physically</i> be tying the knot or celebrating in the open air, but there are countless ways …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

Cheesy Potatoes, a Michigan Classic

Over Thanksgiving, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a map of the most googled recipes from every state. It provided hours of fun on Facebook and Google (Frog Eye Salad, anyone?) and led my dear former blog coordinator, Dana Blinder, who left me to move back to Michigan to be closer to her family, to share her …

Laser Cut Wedding Invitations Are Having a Major Moment

Paper cutting has a long, global history in celebrations of every kind. In Mexico, <i>papel picado</i> (meaning “perforated paper") is an intricate design …