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How Machiavellian are you? Take this test

A 15-minute, 100-question personality test, the Hexaco Personality Inventory, is said to be able to determine how manipulative, dishonest and unethical you are in real-life situations<p>We all have moments when we act dishonestly, when our behaviour is not entirely ethical, and when we manipulate …

The Punch You Have to Make This Weekend | Men's Health

The result is a rich, well-balanced cocktail that dovetails with almost anything that rolls off the grill, especially rich meat such as lamb, steaks, and burgers.<p>“There is a bit of prep work here, but it beats cranking out cocktails all night,” says Porchlight general manager, Mike Shain. “Just put …

How to Remove Coffee Stains, Ketchup Stains, and Sunscreen Stains From Clothes

Summer is prime stain season; not only are you subjecting your attire to more time outside (grass stains!), but let's just say white linen and barbecue sauce do not make for good bedfellows. Here are some easy ways you can protect your outfit should you find yourself in trouble at a picnic, beach …

The Introvert Travel Guide

There's been more talk about introversion in recent years. By now many people finally understand that being an introvert doesn't mean that I'm quiet or shy. I love getting together and chatting it up with people, but preferably in small groups where you can have meaningful conversations rather than …

The Brand New Testament review – God's not dead, just useless, in a sweet and blasphemous satire

In Jaco van Dormael’s peppy, inventive comedy, everyone gets a text message from the Almighty, while “JC”’s sister gathers a gang of disciples<p>God is real and is a mean bastard who never gets off his computer. You already know about his son, now let’s hear about his daughter. This new film from …

Fast Food

It's Time for a Kitchen Spring Cleaning. Avoid These Common Mistakes

When the weather warms up, it's time to give your kitchen a good spring cleaning. Here are the most common mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>Giving the kitchen a good scrub-down may not be your idea of a happening Friday night, but it's got to get done. And there's no better time to do it than when …

Kitchens

Organic milk 'is less healthy than regular milk and could harm child IQ'

The discovery that organic milk has one third less iodine could have serious health implications, say researchers at the University of Reading<p>Organic milk is less healthy than regular milk and could cause unborn babies to have lower IQs, a study suggests.<p>Compared with conventionally-produced milk, …

Cook Rice Differently To Reduce Its Calories

Researchers say it can curb obesity in countries where rice is a staple<p>Rice, the base for cuisines all over the world, contains a lot of starch. That makes it delicious but also high in calories. While that may a boon for people who struggle to ingest enough calories each day, it’s becoming a …

Nutrition

Happy birthday, Albert Einstein

Born on this date in 1879, Einstein changed our notions of space, time and matter – launched modern physics – and became a household name.<p><b>March 14,</b> …

Scanadu: The medical Tricorder from Star Trek is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2013, an Illinois man convinced several investors to fund a revolutionary medical device, to the tune of over $25 million.<p>He called it the "McCoy Home Health Tablet", and promised it would instantly deliver patient data to doctors.<p>In other words, he was pitching the legendary Tricorder …

Star Trek

Dinosaurs on LSD?

A hallucinogenic fungus, perfectly preserved in amber, suggests that the fungus, the grasses it lived on, and grass-eating dinosaurs co-existed for …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

Make a Buttery, Moist, Perfect Pound Cake by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

A good pound cake is hard to find—but you can definitely make one at home. Crack the code with these tips from our test kitchen.<p>If you've ever had a piece of subpar pound cake, you know how depressing it can be. What should be sweet and soft is nothing more than a heavy, dry piece of bread …

Dessert

Scientists Want To Trick The Gut Into Burning Fat Without Food

Forget the so-called "miracle" diet pills that claim to rev up metabolism.<p>Slowly but surely, we're entering a new era of clinically tested drugs to combat obesity; most of the newest ones try to do that by suppressing appetite. And while no one's giving up on old-fashioned diet and exercise to help …

FDA

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Harvard

The case for drinking as much coffee as you like

What I tell patients is, if you like coffee, go ahead and drink as much as you want and can," says Dr. Peter Martin, director of the Institute for …