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Every Book on Emma Watson's Reading List

Join the club.<p>Like her beloved characters Hermione Granger and Belle, Emma Watson LOVES to read. She loves it so much she started a global, monthly Goodreads book club of feminist texts. She's recruited a team to hide books for people to find all over the world. She once took a year off from acting …

CBS and Paramount settle lawsuit with 'Star Trek' fan film

It's been a wild ride for the folks behind the Axanar <i>Star Trek</i> fan film, but it's finally over -- the fan production group has settled its lawsuit with CBS and Paramount. The terms of the agreement aren't completely clear, but both parties have announced that the deal will allow Axanar productions …

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split<p>Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical …

Shades of Grey

Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Architecture

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

6 Mental Hacks To Maximize Your Workout

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Mindfulness workouts are becoming an increasingly popular way to maximize your …

Exercise

13 Healthy New Year's Resolution Ideas to Try in 2018

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. Those things you embark upon with such gusto on January 1, determined that this. Will. Be. The. Year. Then, as always, …

Fitness

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

This Time-Saving Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Chop Vegetables

Chopping vegetables is one of the most tedious, time-consuming, and messy cooking tasks. Thankfully, there's an ingenious shortcut you can take using a tool you probably already have: a food processor. When making recipes that call for veggies with a fine or rough chop, like onions, carrots, …

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this dreamy, superfood-packed dessert

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Healthy Eating

This Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl Is Like Dessert for Breakfast

Instead of slicing up your favorite fall flavors, you can sip and scoop them with this creamy smoothie bowl recipe.<p>Why save apple pie for …

Breakfast

16 Fall Recipes That’ll Help You Rediscover Your Love of Cilantro

Cilantro: the herb we simply <i>can’t</i> get enough of. There’s no such thing as garnishing your fish tacos with a few sprigs. And when you’re looking to jazz up your queso, that’s easy — just add cilantro! But despite those strong cilantro *feels,* many of us think of cilantro as ONLY a summer herb. In …

Cooking

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

Workouts

All 88 Of The Books On The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Reading List That You Really Need To Read

Rory would approve<p>Over the course of beloved television series <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, one thing became crystal clear: Rory Gilmore really loves to read. While viewers didn't need to be particularly perceptive to pick up on this personality trait, it did take a certain kind of viewer, one with an obsessive …

This Recipe Will Easily Clear Your Lungs in 3 Days, Even If You Smoke More Than 5 Years

In keeping with the facts provided through the arena fitness agency (WHO), greater than 1 billion human beings round the sector smoke and five …

Advance Transposon Theory Of Aging, Study

Transposons are rogue elements of DNA that break free in aging cells and rewrite themselves elsewhere in the genome, potentially creating …

Seven ways to get enough (meatless) protein

If you've given up meat for health reasons (or ethical considerations), you need to stay focused on nutrition. Simply cutting out beef – and, for some people, chicken too – doesn't guarantee that your diet will be nutritionally complete or healthy.<p>Depending on which foods you replace meat with (or …

Here’s How to Incorporate Retro Design into Your Decor Photos

Photo: Jacqui Small, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group<p>The decorative style “retro” often refers to the design period roughly between the 1920s and the 1970s. In her book, <i>Modern Retro: From Rustic to Urban, Classic to Colour</i> (Jacqui Small, $45) author Caroline Clifton-Mogg shows us how to …

How to fix all of your sleep problems with science

A myriad of distractions are constantly in cahoots to keep you from getting enough shut-eye.<p>We're supposed to get seven to nine hours of sleep, but many Americans don't hit that target every night.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits— from helping us lose weight to improving our memories, …

Sleep

The Double-Slit Experiment That Blew Open Quantum Mechanics

Is light a wave or a particle? Yes.<p>The physics equations you learned in school don't work on the atomic scale. We have Newtonian physics to explain the world we can see and feel, and we have Einsteinian physics to explain the behavior of matter and light in the universe, but we observe a bunch of …

5 Non-Stick Pans That Won’t Give You Cancer

Research has shown that cooking with Teflon-type cookware could expose you to toxic chemicals that might cause cancer.<p>What can you cook with instead? …

Devialet's Phantom Gold wireless speaker literally blew us away

I've heard incredible things about Devialet's Phantom wireless speaker, but I was not prepared to experience the even more powerful Phantom Gold.<p>The …

13 House Cleaner Habits You Should Totally Steal

Anda Tanaka is a pro (literally) at mopping, dusting, and stain-removing. Here are her secrets.<p>Anda Tanaka didn't set out to become a house cleaner — but after listening to her geek-out about cleaning tips, you realize its the sort of job that couldn't <i>not</i> find her.<p>Tanaka is actually an artist …

Diapers

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Fitness

15 incredible space-saving gadgets under $60 that every kitchen needs

If you have limited kitchen space, it's often easy to give up on cooking — especially if you don’t have enough room to store the tools and gadgets …

Shopping

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

Chatbots

Why Your Random Eating Schedule Could Be Risky for Your Health

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Do you ever postpone dinner because you’re in the middle of a project? Or skip breakfast because you …

Holistic Medicine

Girls Are Going Through Puberty Earlier Than Ever Before, With Long-Term Health Risks

Eight-year-olds now wear bras.<p>For many girls in the developed world, puberty is coming earlier than ever before, with studies showing that, on …

Biomedicine

10 secrets to growing the tastiest tomatoes

Want to win this year's tomato games?<p>Then you might want to buy some more tomato plants.<p>You probably put in your tomato plants in April or May, and that's great.<p>Tomato plants do best in the hot, full sun, but their tender blossoms wither and drop when temperatures are consistently above 95 degrees. …