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Wil Wheaton's frank, brave speech about his depression and anxiety

Wil Wheaton has publicly discussed his anxiety and depression before; I know several people whose lives were improved by reading what he had to …

Cory Doctorow

A depression drug that researchers have called 'the most important discovery in half a century' just got a big lift

Ketamine, which has been called "the most important discovery in half a century," just got a step closer to becoming the first new depression drug in 35 years.<p>Johnson & Johnson, one of the pharmaceutical companies pursuing the drug's fast-acting antidepressant qualities, presented some promising …

Depression

A Tree-Like Figure Composed of Natural and Technological Elements by Garret Kane | Colossal

<p>The newest sculpture by assemblage artist Garret Kane (previously) combines moss, tree branches, and other natural elements with technological …

Art

Chef John's Fresh Salmon Cakes Recipe

"Salmon cakes are one of my go-to emergency meals. Every once in a while I like to use fresh salmon. Salmon is one of those products, like chicken, …

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup with Bacony Croutons Because It’s Still Ham Season

12 minutes under pressure—okay, plus 20 minutes to pressurize—instead of hours simmering on the stove.<p><i>Find the Instant Pot split pea soup recipe here.</i><p>Split pea soup needs to taste like it was simmering for hours in a concentrated ham <i>atmosphere,</i> something biologists would take samples of back to the …

Cooking

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Phoenix 9

This is the short film <i>Phoenix 9</i>. <br>Phoenix 9 marks the debut for the German team of Amir Reichart (director & editor) and Peer Gopfrich (writer & …

Short Films

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative games to be heard.<p>Here are 11 …

Hummingbird Cake with Buttermilk Glaze Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve probably seen it on your favorite southern food blog. The quirkily named banana-spice cake with crushed pineapple and chopped nuts is slathered with cream cheese and full of southern charm. My version has …

Dessert

Short film Hyperlight is like the God Particle movie we never got

The concept is simple enough: An astronaut prematurely wakes up from cryosleep during a deep space mission to find that things have gone horribly …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Wide Awake in Nothing

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Wide Awake in Nothing</i>. <br>It was written Paul Robert Lingas and Joseph Warner, directed by Lingas, and stars Erik McDowell, …

Short Films

Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole Recipe

"Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole is special enough for a holiday but so delicious and easy you might not want to wait."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (5.5 ounce) …

Swirled Sesame Tea Cake

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Of all the trends we’ve covered, “savory dessert” has always been a hard sell. But the appearance of tahini shortbread cookies, tahini brownies, and halvah sundaes at restaurants helped boost tahini out of the hummus bowl and into the pastry case. And for that, we give thanks. …

Dessert

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Weeknight Pad Thai

March 2018<p>4 servings<p>We're all about taking shortcuts when it comes to weeknight cooking, but there's no way around using tamarind in pad thai—it lends a complex sweetness that you just can't get from any other ingredient, and the dish is simply a shadow of its former self without it. You can find …

Tamarind

5 Recent Scifi and Fantasy Books That Would Make Amazing Movies or TV Shows

<i>Annihilation</i> is out now, season two of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is <i></i>coming soon, and tons of other high-profile scifi and fantasy adaptations are either …

The Best-Ever Crab Cakes Recipe

You probably have most of the ingredients on hand for these simple, elegant crab cakes; just make a quick run to the seafood market for fresh lump …

Country Lifestyle

Mozzarella, Basil & Zucchini Frittata Recipe

By: Claudia Amstutz<p>Easy and delicious! I added garlic and some hot peppers to the onion and zucchini for a kick ??<p>By: Jaye Martin<p>I left out soft …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Focaccia

A Flatbread Recipe for People Who Think They Can't Bake Bread

By Emma Wartzman<p>I'll probably never make a loaf of sourdough, but I make these yogurt flatbreads almost every week.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flatbread recipe that editorial web assistant Emma Wartzman</i> …

Bread

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Hibernation

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Hibernation</i>. <br>It was directed by Jon Mikel Caballero, and stars Adam Quintero, and Manuela Vellés. Check out the synopsis …

Science Fiction

Flowers look way more beautiful if you're a bug

The world looks a lot cooler if you're a bug, as Craig P. Burrows demonstrates in his striking series of flowers shot in ultraviolet-induced visible …

Trump Needs Reminder To Listen To Parkland Survivors In ‘Listening Session’

Good thing he had a cheat sheet.<p>At a “listening session” with victims of gun violence on Wednesday, President Donald Trump needed a reminder to listen.<p>We know this because Trump ― or one of his advisers ― helpfully wrote it down on a cheat sheet he carried into the meeting.<p>Cameras captured the list …

Donald Trump

Braised Chicken Thighs with Squash and Mustard Greens

8 Servings<p>Don’t have an acorn squash for this chicken thighs recipe? Use butternut. Not into mustard greens? Use kale, Swiss chard, or spinach.<p>December 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 12), patted dry<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>8 …

Soysauce

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Slow Cookers

Instant Pot Coq au Vin

4 servings<p>Browning the bacon, vegetables, and chicken in a skillet before adding them to the Instant Pot is the most efficient way to get good color on each ingredient without making yourself crazy trying to use the machine’s “Sauté” setting. Instead of hours in the oven, this classic French braise …

Instant Pot

Bacon in the Oven

8 servings<p>Not only does this oven method recipe free you from needing to constantly tend the bacon while it cooks, but it also produces superior results. Other pros: no bacon grease splatter all over your stovetop, no flipping (so you won't scald your forearms with oil), and …

Cooking

From urine tasting to bloodletting, an unusual 16th century guide for doctors

Urine tasting. Bloodletting. Plague. The life of a 15th- and 16th-century doctor wasn’t always savory, but it was never dull — and it was made easier with a groundbreaking anatomy book.<p>The book, Fasciculus Medicinae, was a guide to all things medical, including treating wounds and diagnosing …

Medicine

This Chai Recipe is Easier Than Leaving Your House to Buy Chai

By Emily Schultz<p>It’s so gingery and perfect I could drink a gallon of it in one sitting.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chai recipe that associate social media manager Emily Schultz just couldn't live</i> …

Chai

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans