Tamara Wiley

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How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?

Caffeine is a familiar drug that stimulates the nervous system. When it enters the body, caffeine raises the heart rate and blood pressure, …

Wellness

These lush 100-year-old drawings of the brain are still used by medical students

If you aren’t a neuroscientist or medical student, you may have never heard of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. But if you are, then you know the man is a superstar. Cajal, who lived from 1852 to 1934, holds much the same position in his field as, say, Darwin does in his. The Spanish neuroanatomist was the …

Here's a philosophical look into how to focus intensely

The fine folks at Freedom of Thought share tips on How to Focus Intensely, and it shares a lot of good ancillary insight in the process.<p>From the …

10 Things to Do in the Garden in May

You don’t need us to tell you that the very best thing to do in May is to pull a comfortable chair into the garden and settle into it. But after you …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

LITERATURE: Franz Kafka

LITERATURE: Leo Tolstoy

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

When it comes to making the perfect vinaigrette, Julia Child has it figured out

I’m really excited. My CSA has started.<p>What’s a CSA? The letters stand for Community Supported Agriculture, a relationship between farmers and us, …

Female slaves were forced to wear headwraps because white women were jealous

Born into slavery, then reclaimed by black women, the headwrap is now a celebrated expression of style and identity<p>The headwrap has undergone several …

The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Times Square

'Vogue was my escape hatch!' André Leon Talley on Warhol, Wintour and weight interventions

When André Leon Talley was fresh out of college, he went to intern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It was the early 1970s and Diana Vreeland, the legendary former editor at Vogue, was consulting at the Costume Institute and put him to work. “I was very tall and skinny,” says Talley. …

Anna Wintour

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Anyone Can Be a Math Person Once They Know the Best Learning Techniques

<b>Po-Shen Lo:</b> I think that everyone in the world could be a math person if they wanted to. The keyword though, I want to say, is if they wanted to. …

Our memory comes from an ancient virus, neuroscientists say

This study is radically changing how we view the process of evolution.<br>Read More

Biology

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Climate Change

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Biology

Personality awareness: The key skill to dealing with high-conflict people

You need to have personality awareness to protect yourself from and deal with potentially high-conflict people on a regular basis without getting …

Proof That Black Light Tattoos Are Completely Mesmerizing

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We analyzed 17 months of Fox & Friends transcripts. It’s far weirder than state-run media.

How the Fox morning show evolved into Donald Trump’s posse.<p>It was 6 am, just a few weeks after Donald Trump had moved into the White House — and there was a light on in the East Wing. It was possible that Trump, notoriously an early riser, was in the residence watching <i>Fox & Friends</i>. It was his …

Mummy DNA reveals clues to Egyptian ancestry

In 332 BCE Alexander the Great led his troops across the Nile and entered the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, ushering in a new period in …

Ancient History

9 Valentine’s Day Treats Kids Can Help Make

Some Valentine’s Day recipes are Pinteresting and some are totally Insta-worthy. But others aren’t exactly on the level of a professional baker, and that’s okay. It’s fun to cook with the kids and not worry about creating those picture-perfect treats, so long as you create picture-perfect memories. …

Dessert

The E-Commerce Site Other Fashion People Don't Want You to Discover

MyTheresa.com is a firm favourite with the fashion crowd, as this is where you can find those bold statement pieces that garner lots of likes on …

Free Shipping

Everything You Need to Know About Herb Gardens

Herb gardens are happy places. “Much virtue in herbs, little in men,” observed Ben Franklin in <i>Poor Richard’s Almanack.</i> Whether or not one shares his …

Gardening

Search Continues for Last American Slave Ship After Recent Wreck Ruled Out

<b>Update, March 6, 2018</b>: The recently unearthed wreck found in Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta has been ruled out as the <i>Clotida</i>, the last-known American …

Yukai Du

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GIF Animations

We Tried the Trendiest Home Organization Method and Here’s What Happened

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>It’s a new year, which means new you, new home, new …

Minimalism

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

8 Women Share Exactly How They Groom Their Pubic Hair

"My husband doesn’t actually know I use his beard trimmer..."<p>What’s your go-to hair style? Not on your head—we’re talking about your pubic hair here. If you remove it, you’re not alone. In fact, in a 2015 study in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine</i> that asked over 1,000 university students (women <i>and</i> …

Hair