Sonya Ellyett Taylor

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Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Most steak gurus will tell you that a dry rub is best. But when you are feeling bold, try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.<p>The Quality Meats steak marinade works best with bavette, skirt, flank and flatiron steaks. …

Cooking

11 Ways to Upgrade Your Backyard

Getting a dream backyard—not to mention maintaining it—takes a lot of work. If your space is looking a little unloved, consider these do-it-yourself …

Scientists Just Found Evidence That Neurons Can Communicate in a Way We Never Anticipated

A new brain mechanism hiding in plain sight.<p>Researchers have discovered a brand new mechanism that controls the way nerve cells in our brain …

Neuroscience

A US panel has endorsed limited genetic modification of humans — here's what that means

Sometime not necessarily too far from now, the first humans whose DNA has been intentionally edited by scientists could very likely be born.<p>The technologies that make that theoretically possible have existed for some time now and in the past few years, new discoveries have made genetic editing …

Genetics

Recipe: The Easiest Chicken Pho You Will Ever Make (Really)

One of my best friends — let’s call her Lilly — is always trying to get me to go out for noodles. In the middle of July she’ll text, “Hey! Let’s hang out. I could really go for some soba...” In the dead of winter, when the sun sets on Manhattan at 4 p.m. I’ll see messages from her about a pho place …

Onions

This Korean Toner Trick Will Give You the Glowing Skin of Your Dreams

Imagine bouncy, radiant skin that’s plumped up with hydration—you know, the kind of skin glow you want to keep forever after a 90-minute intensive …

Modern-Day Witchcraft: This Hair Dye Changes Color

Introducing hypercolor hair.<p>Last year, Lauren Bowker was halfway through a nostalgic re-watching of the cult ’90s teen film <i>The Craft</i> when the idea struck. More specifically, it was during the “glamor spells” scene, when Robin Tunney’s character goes from brunette to platinum blond just by combing …

Hair

Learn the Guitar Habits of John Mayer

3<p>SHARES<p>John Mayer. One of the most polarizing pop icons of our generation also happens to be one of the best guitar players to sell more than 10 …

LED lights on a fretboard seem like the obvious way to learn guitar

Fret Zeppelin is going to tech you how to play guitar through fiber-optic LED lights. Instead of relying on an instructor or a specialized beginner’s guitar, Fret Zeppelin fits onto an already existent full-sized guitar of a player’s choosing. Once on the guitar, players can pick whatever song they …

Guitar

The DIY Facial That Completely Transformed My Skin

It's not your basic wash, exfoliate, mask, and go.<p>I love getting facials. Even more than indulge in a relaxing massage, facial treatments are my absolute favorite thing to gift myself. Because I have two businesses and two babies, I'm rarely able to indulge in spa time. Instead, I've mastered the …

We Might Finally Know What Triggered Living Cells to Evolve For The First Time

Breaking out from the primordial soup.<p>Modern science has advanced significantly over the last couple of decades. We’ve managed to answer several of …

Biology

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

8 ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses that you (probably) didn’t know about

The ancient Egyptians worshipped at least 1,500 gods and goddesses. Some of these, such as the mummified god of the dead, Osiris, and the goddess of …

Challenge Yourself With Some Simple DIY Storage Ideas

A well-organized home is also a comfortable one. Having enough storage for everything offers a really nice sense of accomplishment and only in time …

5 Simple, Showstopping Brunch Recipes You Can Make Any Time

Not feeling pancakes-and-bacon-y? We get it. These dishes are bold, fresh, and made for grazing.<p>Last September, I went to Lebanon for the first time. Out of all the meals I had there (there was a day when I ate more than 30 dishes and could barely walk), it was the first breakast I had—at a place …

Breakfast

Macaroni Pie Is the Scottish Mash-up Dreams Are Made Of

It took me a couple of weeks of living in Scotland before I first went up Arthur’s Seat. For the uninitiated, Arthur’s Seat is the dormant volcano that dominates the centre of Edinburgh, “a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design,” according to one of the city’s most decorated …

Kezia Dugdale

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

Bread

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

13 Ways To Not Kill Your Indoor Plants

You raised them as your own... and then slaughtered them mercilessly.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

<i>This Vietnamese chicken salad recipe is authentic through and through thanks to its notes of sour, sweet, salty, and heat. The simple-to-assemble</i> …

Genius

18 Organization Methods to Keep Your Home Clean in 2017

If one of the #adulting goals you have includes keeping your home clean, we feel ya. Sometimes, the hustle and bustle of life gets to us, and before we know it, we’re left with a mess of a house. Luckily, we found a few organizational hacks to take tidying up your home to the next level. Whether …

26 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

The lipsticks, eyeliners, and moisturizers beauty-lovers swear by — shipped right to your door.

THE LOST NORSE

In 1721, missionary Hans Egede sailed a ship called <i>The Hope</i> from Norway to Greenland, seeking Norse farmers whom Europeans hadn't heard from in 200 …

Archaeology

Mark Williams: A look at Irish gods and their legacy

Ageless fairies inspired J.R.R. Tolkien’s immortal elves; W. B. Yeats invoked Irish divinities to reimagine the national condition. Why have …

Ancient History

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5 Signs You Have Authentic Power

At first glance the words strength and power may sound like they go hand in hand. Since we live in a world where it has been programmed within us to …