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The Math Revolution

The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why?<p>On a sultry evening last July, a tall, soft-spoken 17-year-old named David Stoner and nearly 600 other math whizzes from all over the world sat huddled in small groups around wicker bistro tables, talking in low voices and …

Education

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U.S. Approval of GMO Salmon May Set Precedent

There’s a new fish in town—but not everyone’s ready to make room on their plates for it.<p>Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its first approval for a genetically engineered animal intended for human consumption. The animal is the AquAdvantage salmon, an Atlantic salmon modified to …

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

Breakfast

How to Make French Toast

8 Things Your Appliances Are Trying to Tell You

These early warning signs may signal potential problems.<p>These early warning signs may signal potential problems.

No-Cook Summer Recipes

Summer means long days filled with outdoor activities and impromptu weekend gatherings. So when the temperature rises, keep the cooking time to a minimum and the kitchen cool with our favorite no-cook summer recipes.

'Amputation hasn't stopped me': Boy's inspiring race photo lifts fellow amputees

When JC and Kim Baltz learned that their son Ben, then 6, would need to have his leg amputated after a cancer diagnosis, the couple remembers looking forward to the day when Ben would beat the osteocarcoma and they could adjust to a “new normal.”<p>What the couple didn’t know: That new normal would …

Prosthetics

8 Weight-Loss Mistakes Runners Make

It's true that running eats up more calories than nearly any other activity: The average man burns 124 calories per mile, and the average woman burns 105, which means a three-miler nets you a 315- to 372-calorie deficit. But you can easily overspend your calorie deficit with something as simple as …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

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A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

What do those mystery chemicals actually do? Take a tour of the most common additives to find out how food scientists modify what you eat.<p>If you’ve ever perused an ingredient list and wondered why there’s polyglycerol polyricinoleate in your candy bar or tertiary-butylhydroquinone in your cereal–or …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Fitness

8 Reasons Why You Can't Poop—And How to Fix That

<b>You're Traveling</b><br>When you're about to jet off somewhere, the last thing you're thinking about is how much the dietary change can wreak havoc on your system. "Lots of people have a diet they follow most days with a good amount of fiber that keeps them regular," says Jordan Karlitz, M.D., a …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

Plants

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

The Great Pot Experiment

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Design

Why Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Imagine toiling away at your job every day knowing there was no raise or promotion in sight. It would be pretty hard to bring your A game all the time, right? Same goes for weight loss. “All behavior begins with wanting to change something," says Segar. "To keep doing that behavior, people need …

Fitness

7 Amazing Triathlons That Are Perfect for Newbies

Whether you’ve been wanting get your feet wet (literally!) and do your first triathlon or you feel like your multisport life would be so much more fun if your bestie or boyfriend joined you, here are seven races that practically guarantee you or your recruit won’t experience a first-triathlon</b> …

6 Things That Could Happen During a Plane Flight, and Whether You Should Actually Worry About Them

I withdrew my hand and continued flying the plane with my armrests. After landing, I sought a better authority on what to worry about in the air than someone who believes the moon is made of cheese.<p>Three pilots were happy to take me through the most common things that worry antsy airplane …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

12 Tiny Tabletop Terrariums You Can DIY

Easy-to-DIY tabletop terrariums.<p>Requiring very little work, these self-sufficient planters make a beautiful addition to any tabletop, counter, or …

Plants

4 Healthy Foods That Fight Gas

<b>Eggs</b><br>“Oh man, I just had two scrambled eggs, and I’m <i>sooo</i> bloated,” said no one, ever. That’s because eggs are very gentle on your stomach. “They’re easy and can help soothe a gassy stomach because they have protein,” says Gans. One thing: If you’re ordering them at some greasy-spoon diner rather …

How to grow and cook cauliflower, 2015's trendiest veg

Tricky to grow, boring to boil... so why is the outmoded cauliflower back at the culinary cutting edge?<p>Anyone who has asked me about growing cauliflowers in recent years has been unlucky enough to hear me misappropriate Eddie Izzard’s famous skit about pears: essentially, you nurture them devotedly …

Gardening

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

The Weird but Totally Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …