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So, What Exactly Is Gluten Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.04.2015 | Science

What exactly is gluten and should you be consuming it? This cute and concise TED-Ed video might offer some answers. Dr. William D. Chey, a Univ...

The History Of Tattoos, In One Entertaining Animation

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

Tattoos are very popular; so popular, in fact, that an estimated one in five Americans now has one. But tattoos are hardly a new trend. Accord...

How Playing An Instrument Can Actually Make You Smarter

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts

It lights up your brain like fireworks on the Fourth of July, spurring on complicated processes and making connections like crazy. Your synapses fire....

WATCH: How Much Of Our Brains Do We REALLY Use?

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

It's commonly said that we humans use only about 10 percent of our brains, with some people attributing Einstein's brilliance to his ability to stretc...

WATCH: This Is Your Brain On Sugar

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Being able to make complex dietary choices is an incredibly important skill in this age of crowded supermarkets and high fructose corn syrup. Wading t...

WATCH: Should We Try Eating Bugs?

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

High in protein, vitamins and minerals, bugs are very healthy for you. So... should we?

WATCH: The Fascinating Way A Cookie Becomes A Cookie

Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste

It's science.

More Learning vs. More Degrees

Carl Creasman | Posted 03.10.2013 | College
Carl Creasman

Currently it seems as if the general public, along with many of our national leaders, believe that what will fix our country are "more children with more degrees." In this belief, if we really are hoping this will fix our country, we are instead doomed.

What's Your Favorite Literary Insult?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

It's common knowledge Shakespeare used a lot of words. Some he made up, some he combined to great effect, and some were just straight out disses. That...

TED Launches An Illustrated Series To Spread Ideas

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home

TED's dedication to "Ideas Worth Spreading" is multifaceted, from their TED Talks to TED Conferences with topics as theoretical as happiness to as sci...

Khan Academy Launches iPad App

Posted 03.22.2012 | Education

Popular video education hub Khan Academy launched an iPad application featuring more than 2,700 free videos on March 11. The app, which is now ava...