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Walnuts already have an image as a healthyish food, but the California Walnut Commission wanted to know more. A new study asked if walnuts -- already associated with lower risks of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes -- might deliver some of their health benefits by changing our brains' reactions to food.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Most pistachios aren't that big of a challenge to open, but every once in a while you'll encounter one that simply will not crack under the pressure of nimble fingers. A nutcracker would be helpful, but if you don't have one of those, you can use a garlic press.

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A handful of nuts a day could keep the grim reaper away, according to new research. A sweeping analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts each day are less likely to develop potentially fatal conditions such as cancer and heart disease. (Provided you don't have nut allergies, of course!)