When you're trying to make a date night (or day) special-V-day, birthdays, anniversaries, etc…-you can't go wrong adding some chocolate to the mix. And not just when it's time for dessert. These recipes turn chocolate into way more than just a candy in a heart-shaped box; they prove it can go savory but taste just as decadent.
Does the sound of someone chomping on a piece of gum set you off, or is it one of those easily ignored background noises? Scientists use the term misophonia to describe what's happening to people in the first group. These people tend to get annoyed by repetitive noises (chewing, breathing, or typing), and this video from SciShow gives two plausible explanations.
It's day eight of the 2012 Games, and Olympic fever is in full force, featuring more than 10,000 athletes competing across 36 different sports. Need a cheat sheet? (We did, too.) We started with beach volleyball, hurdled over to the steeplechase and decathlon, and now we're jumping into a sport that's bound to drop a few jaws.
Granola bars are the Swiss Army knife of snacks: they're small, portable, napkin-free eats that can tackle a variety of situations. But not all bars are created equal, and unfortunately these tasty bites can be loaded with more sugar than a Pumpkin Spice Latté and so low in fiber and protein that hunger will come knocking before you've even tossed the wrapper.
Someone cuts you in line for coffee, and you feel the redness coming on. You tell yourself you're not really that angry, but by now your face looks like a tomato. It's curious that the same thing happens when you're embarrassed or nervous, which seem like they'd be on the other end of the emotional spectrum.
The “special brownie” needs less introduction than most baked goods, but you'll find no sloppily constructed, slightly burnt bars here. For those who don't live near a dispensary (or a group of friendly college kids), here's a low-key way to get your hands on safe, tasty edibles: Go homemade. How much weed?