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Fat-Free Is Out. Gluten-Free Is In. What to Look For on the Label

For years, health advocates have urged the public to read the ingredients and ignore the marketing. For years, consumers have ignored the health …

Only 7,100 cheetahs left on the planet

<b>Huge decline surprises scientists who say that the world’s fastest land animal won’t escape extinction unless urgent conservation action is …

Witnessing the birth of today’s stars

Dust shrouds the era of distant galaxies, in which most of today’s stars were born 10 billion years ago. Astronomers used radio telescopes to pierce …

Universe

8 Apps Everyone with Wanderlust Needs to Download ASAP

The days are short and the world is wide, my friends—there's so much to see out there and seemingly so little time to do it, which is perhaps why …

Apple working with Consumer Reports to pin down inconsistent MacBook Pro battery test results

On December 22nd, <i>Consumer Reports</i> said it could not recommend the MacBook Pro — a first for a Mac laptop. It caused a stir! <i>Consumer Reports</i>’ reasoning was simple: it got wildly inconsistent battery test results every time it tried to test multiple versions of the laptop. Its test is one that’s …

For the first time ever, Consumer Reports does not recommend the new MacBook Pro

Consumer Reports, a trusted non-profit organization which thoroughly tests a variety of products, has always given its "recommended" mark to Apple's …

Here's The Only Supplement You Should Take For a Cold

Put down the vitamin C.<p>Unlike vitamin C, which studies have found likely does nothing to prevent or treat the common cold, zinc may actually be worth …

Venezuela is too poor to import food and medicine. So why is the government still paying off its debt?

Venezuelans can’t say for sure how bad their hyperinflation is, as the government stopped publishing statistics long ago. But they have seen how destructive a force it can be. With prices rising rapidly, and a shortage of dollars making it hard to import even basic necessities, hospitals are short …

Venezuela

How a Scottish maid became an acclaimed Harvard astronomer

In 1879, Williamina “Mina” Fleming was hired as household help for the couple that ran the Harvard College Observatory. An immigrant from Scotland, …

A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

Dark Matter

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Richard Feynman

The Best 16 Ski Destinations in North America

Storm Chasing<p>Where and how to ski fresh snow<p>Oh, Canada<p>There are a few reasons why Vail Resorts just shelled out $1 billion for British Columbia’s Whistler Blackcomb. Not only is it North America’s largest resort (8,171 acres), but it’s also consistently among the highest rated in skier polls. Those …

Strange Magnetic Stars Could Spawn Some of The Universe's Most Massive Black Holes

Like the ones that helped us detect gravitational waves.<p>Earlier this year, after 100 years of searching for them, an international team of …

Universe

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Pizza Dough I Recipe

"This one is a quick recipe that merely involves mixing a few basic ingredients and patting the dough into the pan. No need to wait for the dough to …

Staff Favorites: The 55 Best Recipes of 2015

All Cooking Light recipes have to meet high standards, but a few each issue are so great they become staff favorites.<p>1 of 55<p>January/February: …

Science says routine is the key to exercising successfully

It can be difficult to know how to get started if you don’t regularly exercise.<p>Here we review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, …

Exercise

Einstein's Theory 'Improved'?

A Chinese astronomer from the University of St Andrews has fine-tuned Einstein's groundbreaking theory of gravity, creating a 'simple' theory which …

Why your diet should include more fat

Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.<p>These days, experts tout fat …

Nutrition

Tom Waits :: Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis

In December of 1978, Tom Waits recorded an episode of Austin City Limits. The now-mainstay music program was in its relative infancy – only its …

48 hours on the Sunshine Coast: even storms can't spoil an idyllic escape

Famous for long beaches and unspoilt nature reserves, Noosa and Maleny are also great getaways for foodies, shoppers and those seeking tranquility<p>Noosa has long been the jewel of the Sunshine Coast. The main drag of Hastings Street is a triumph of sensitive planning, with its canopy of trees, …

This Vanilla Clementine Smoothie Offers Over 27 Grams of Protein

It's clementine time, and although snacking on a couple juicy clementines is the absolute best way to enjoy them, this creamy smoothie is a close second.<p>Light, sweet, and dairy-free, it tastes like joy in a jar. Plus, if you're watching your weight, you'll be excited to know it follows the perfect …

Healthy Eating

Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

367<p>173<p>When I worked in the restaurant business, if you happened to walk in during staff meal, you could always tell who were the pastry people: we …

Mari's Banana Cupcakes Recipe

"These cupcakes are fluffy, moist, and good to eat at any time of day. This recipe is very easy to do, so cheer up and bake! They are easy, …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

18 Chocolate Desserts SO Indulgent, You Won’t Believe They’re Paleo

Dessert is the hardest bad habit to break when you commit to a new and improved healthy eating resolution. The good news is that there are SO many natural alternatives, you can easily hack a way to #TreatYoSelf to your favorite sweets. We’ve seen healthy bean desserts become all the rage, and most …

Meet your new favorite mac 'n' cheese recipe

Mac 'n' cheese just might be the ultimate comfort food: You have a gooey dish of pasta, creamy cheese and a crunchy topping that usually includes more cheese. And though we all have our favorite recipe (some of us have more than one), this is one dish that can always use a little tweaking just to …

The 10 things on Netflix you need to download today, because you can do that now

Finally, it's happening: Netflix has announced that you can now download select titles to watch, on-the-go, without any WiFi.<p>In one game-changing …

State senator blasts Wells Fargo for 'bad faith' as bank skips hearing

The chairman of the California Senate's banking committee blasted Wells Fargo on Monday for failing to answer questions about the bank's accounts scandal and for not sending Chief Executive Tim Sloan or another representative to a committee hearing.<p>Committee Chairman Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) said he …

Finance