Erik Mauk

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French Baked Toast with Cream and Eggs (Oeufs au Plat Bressanne)

It's called oeufs au plat Bressanne, and it's even easier than French toast<p>Set a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 375°. Grease a 10-inch …

Breakfast

Researchers are giving religious leaders psychedelic drugs in the interest of science

Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their spiritual qualities and healing potential. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

Stopping scars before they form

Most people start racking up scars from an early age with scraped knees and elbows. While many of these fade over time, more severe types such as …

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal.<p>The researchers hope these embryos, known as chimeras, could eventually help save the lives of people with a wide range of diseases.<p>One way …

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away

Check out these five tasks your successful colleagues accomplish every day and put them on your daily list as well<p>Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal …

Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

(Reuters Health) - When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows.<p>If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the analysis found.<p>“You start …

Game of Thrones Episode 603 Recap: The 3 Most Important Moments

Jon Snow takes this job and shoves it, and Arya can see!<p>How closely have you been paying attention to <i>Game of Thrones</i> so far? O.K., you’ve seen every episode, but are you up to date on the latest Internet fan theories? Do you sometimes lie awake at night wondering, What ever happened to Gendry? Does …

25 Secret Ways to Save at Target

Shop the end caps, know the clearance codes and download the store's coupon app.<p>If you frequently shop at Target, you already know this retailer can …

An HSA Can Help You Save for Retirement

Most people who put money into health savings accounts do so to cover their current medical costs. It’s a great way to set aside pre-tax money to …

This stunning visualization shows how US oil imports have changed since 2000

While green energy is making inroads particularly at the electrical grid, the majority of energy in the United States is still consumed by the industrial and transportation sectors. Today, it's still true that about 90% of all energy used for transportation comes from petroleum products such as …

Saudi Arabia

Scientist Discovers Why Cobra Venom Can't Kill Other Cobras

<< Back to Page 1 Page 2 of 2<p>Cobras deal with their venom differently from vipers, the scientists suspected. During the 1990s studies were launched to find out why.<p>Snake venoms are complex mixtures of peptides, enzymes, and other toxins that target the nerves, muscles, and blood circulation and …

These 5 movies on Netflix will open your eyes about how food is really made

Where does your food come from? What's in it?<p>It'll take more than a glance at the label to see what's actually in your food. And that's the problem. As we've made certain foods cheaper and more readily available, we've distanced ourselves from its production, letting the fast food and sugar …

Weight Loss

How Does The Human Brain Create Consciousness?

<i>How does the brain create consciousness? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yohan John, Ph.D in Cognitive and Neural Systems, on Quora:</b><p><i>Does</i> the brain create consciousness? I’m not so sure. At …

June 2015

Common’s Super-Healthy Diet Makes Us Feel Like Gluttonous Swine

The rapper loves nutritional yeast on popcorn, green juice—but also knows where the best fries in New York are.<p>In the early ’90s, at the height of the East Coast/West Coast hip-hop feud, Common rose above the fray with a socially conscious message. Decades later, the Grammy- and Oscar-winning …

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's "Episodes" are the Size of Full Games

Big talk.<p>Final Fantasy VII Remake's episodes will each be the size of a full-scale game, on par with installments of the Final Fantasy XIII …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Smallest-yet genome reveals how little we know about life — synthetic or real

By on March 25, 2016 at 8:04 am<p>This week, a team of biologists headed by genomics pioneer Craig Venter published a study in Science that should amaze …

Nobel Scientist: I Place My Faith in Human Gods

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago in the 1930s, neither of my parents went to church. My modestly religious Irish Catholic mother had long ago …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Arsenic

The 10 Best Scotch Whiskies Under $40

Last summer, Eater took a look at the best affordable whiskeys under $35. The list was open to all whiskey categories, and ended up quite bourbon-dominant. Only one Scotch made the original list, The Glenlivet 12.<p>Here, the focus is entirely on the best affordable Scotch, with a slightly elevated …

Now You Can Experience The Magic Of The Solar System On Your Wrist

Here's an absolute must-have item for anyone who is fascinated by the wonder of outer space, the vastness of the universe and magic of the solar …

Donate your smartphone’s spare capacity to crunch data for medical research

<b>You can now donate your smartphone’s spare processing capacity to help support cancer research. New app DreamLab has been developed by Vodafone</b> …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (14 November 2015)

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>Top picks</b><p>From me at The Atlantic<p>Can a Futures Market Save Science?<br>• Oops! Deepwater Horizon Dispersants Backfired<br>• How Salmon Switch on Infrared Vision When Swimming Upstream<br>• The Weak Science Behind the Wrongly Named Moral Molecule<p>Michael Specter on the rise …

Sexual Harassment

A blueprint of the emerging mind

Even before you took your first breath, your brain was already learning, exploring and adapting. Now a new project in London is charting its journey in astonishing detail.<p>The small room feels a little like a spaceship cockpit. In front of me, a group of scientists are sitting in front of a series …

Central Nervous System

The Crispr Quandary

One day in March 2011, Emmanuelle Charpentier, a geneticist who was studying flesh-eating bacteria, approached Jennifer Doudna, an award-winning scientist, at a microbiology conference in Puerto Rico. Charpentier, a more junior researcher, hoped to persuade Doudna, the head of a formidably large …

CRISPR

How To Instantly Age Cheap Bourbon To Make It Taste Expensive

It just takes four ingredients.<p>Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff?<p>The chefs at America's Test Kitchen discovered the best solution -- age it yourself, instantly.<p>In their new book, "Kitchen Hacks: How Clever …