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23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted personality.<p>“Spotting the introvert can be …

Behavioral Sciences

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

Wellness

Use a wild-fermented ginger bug to add fizz to homemade soda

"The way that sourdough starter might leaven bread, a ginger bug can give homemade sodas their fizz and their bubbles," says Jennifer McGruther, …

Wild Yeast and Ginger Starter for Homemade Sodas

Traditional fermented sodas need a starter -- beneficial bacteria and wild yeasts that help to convert sugars into acids and, more importantly, …

Homemade

Mason Jar Caps and Lids

We are so proud of our line-up of products. Everything to help make your Mason jar even more useful!

How To Turn A Mason Jar Into A Fermenting Crock

You can spend a lot of money on specialized pickling crocks. Go ahead, be my guest. You’ll learn all about how your $25-$200 is buying you an ideal …

Knives

Fermentation as a Means of Food Preservation: Part I

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info...<p>Today we present another article in our non-fiction writing contest …

Food Preservation

DIY Lacto-Fermentation Weight for Mason Jars

There are three things to manage if you want the most successful lacto-fermented vegetables:• Salt levels<br>• Fermentation temperature<br>• Oxygen exposure<br>When it …

Vegetables

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“Extracting nutrition via the bacteria and yeasts that live on the surfaces of food sources has traditionally enabled people all over the world to …

Food Preservation

Kefir Grains for Cheesemaking and Fermentation (with Recipe) – Real Food

Kefir (rhymes with deer) is a traditional yogurt culture from Central Asia. Often described as a fermented milk, kefir is a flavorful, drinkable and …

Central Asia

Making Delicious Authentic Fermented Hot Sauce

My early experiments with pickling peppers and making hot sauce were total fails but in the end I prevailed! The great hot sauces of the world are …

Carbon Dioxide

Fermentation basics: How to make your own sauerkraut, for health and for fun

Does the thought of leaving food sitting on your counter to be overrun by bacteria disgust you — or make you happy? If you said “happy,” then odds …

Wellness

My complete home fermentation guide part two

I’ve been obsessively experimenting with fermenting projects at home for a while now. Did you have a go at making kombucha? Like the idea of glass …

Alternative Medicine

Jargon-Free History Of The Universe Finds Beauty In Ordinary Words

Astrophysicist Roberto Trotta argues that we don't need jargon. He tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn he's compiled a history of the universe as we know it, using only the 1,000 most-common English words.<p>Transcript<p>WADE GOODWYN, HOST:<p>A couple of years ago in Switzerland after years of searching, scientists …

Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Co. noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units and …

Autoblow 2 wants to inspire the future of sex toys for men

In a world where dildos are sold next to toothbrushes at CVS and Barbara Walters can joke about naming her vibrator “Selfie” on daytime TV, women …

Watch this cartoon to finally understand quantum computing

There are few topics more intimidating than quantum computing.<p>For one, the key principles involved — like, for instance, the idea that atoms can exist in two different states at once — are utterly bizarre. And the concept of a quantum computer is so different from the computers we use everyday that …

How To Raise Your Own Edible Crickets

Plus a recipe for turning them into a tasty treat<p>In April, Big Cricket Farms became the first U.S. company to raise insects for human consumption. It’s no surprise crickets are leaping onto our plates—they require less space and fewer resources than cows or chickens, and they’re packed with protein …

'Worm pill' could ease autoimmune disease symptoms

(Medical Xpress)—Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune …

Zucchini Spaghetti (Zoodles!) & Meatballs

Look: Zoodles ‘n Meatballs!<p>This is all thanks to my julienne peeler.<p>It makes me want to make noodles out of every vegetable in my crisper! Yes, I …

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free, Paleo)

4.5 from 2 reviews<p>Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies<p><b>Author:</b> Living Healthy With Chocolate<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup almond flour<br>• 1 tablespoon arrowroot …

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free, Paleo)

Last week I told you about my love for chocolate chip cookies and how hard and tempting it is for me to just turn my back to the smell of a freshly …

Whoops Y'all - a few things have changed! - G-Free Foodie

Hey y’all. We’ve been doing big things here at G-Free Foodie, and a few of your favorites may have moved! Please use the search function at the top …

What A Balloon Shouldn't Do, But For Some Reason Does

Great teaching — just plain old knock 'em dead, get it right, make 'em laugh, make 'em wonder instruction — is always going to be rare. Good teachers abound. Great ones are special. And "Destin," who goes by one name and has his own little physics channel on YouTube called Smarter Every Day, is, …

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