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Why College Is a Risky Time for Students' Mental Health

<b>Correction appended, Aug. 31, 2016</b><p>Dana hadn’t had any prior experiences with mental illness when her son Oliver went back to school at Kenyon …

Save Money And Make Your Own Chinese Food At Home

Here's an easy dinner recipe that will impress everyone.<p>Servings: 4<p><b>For the chicken:</b><p>2 quarts vegetable oil for frying<p>1 cup rice wine<p>¼ cup soy sauce<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs (cubed)<p>1 cup flour<p>1 tablespoon salt<p><b>For the general tso’s sauce:</b><br>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>2 cloves fresh garlic, …

Science has some serious news about kissing and we're all ears...or lips

Making out. Tonsil hockey. Perhaps the British alternative, snogging. Regardless of what you might call it, kissing plays a pivotal role in …

Can hipsters stomach the unpalatable truth about avocado toast?

Avocados are bountiful in our food culture and all over Instagram. But communities in Mexico are suffering because of our fetishisation<p>Are avocados now toast, at least for the thoughtful eater? There was only ever one way for avocado adulation to go, and that was down. Just have a look at …

These Breakfast Taco Recipes Are Life's Reward For Getting Out Of Bed

Mornings have never looked so good.<p>The fastest way to make any morning better — even Monday mornings — is breakfast tacos.<p>Breakfast tacos offer everything that is beloved about the taco. It has the tortilla, it gives you a reason to eat even more guacamole than you already do, and it offers the …

Your Diet Is Probably Healthier Than Trump's

Large obnoxious man enjoys large obnoxious meals.<p>There are those things we always eat when we return to our hometowns. We borrow a car to cruise under the yellow drive-thru neon on those nights our moms don't feel like cooking and grab a McDonald's burger, cheap Mexican food, a hunk of KFC fried …

Coca-Cola

Skip the Bisquick and Make Your Own Healthy Pancake Mix at Home

[1]<p>Healthy Pancake Flour<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR<p>Notes<p>Add your favorite ingredients to the wet batter like sliced bananas, blueberries, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips to make them even yummier.<p>Ingredients<p>Dry ingredients:<br>• 1 1/4 cups white whole-wheat flour<br>• 1 tablespoon organic sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons …

Maybe you don’t have as much choice as you think

A large proportion of your decisions aren’t independently made by you, says Oliver Burkeman<p>One excellent way to bring a dinner party to a close, if it’s late and you’d like your guests to leave, is to raise the philosophical question of “free will”. Do we have any? It certainly seems that way. …

I'm In A Long-Distance Marriage And It's Probably Better Than Yours

<i>By Victoria Fedden</i><p>"It's never going to work," everyone said about my long-distance relationship.<p>Thirteen years ago, I threw myself head first into a committed relationship with a man who lived in San Francisco. I lived in Florida. We were separated by more than three thousand miles, strict work …

Long-Distance Relationships Are Actually SO Good for You. Here's Why.

No. 3 is secretly the best.<p>There's no sugarcoating it: Long-distance relationships <i>can</i> suck. A phone call or Skype screen is never as good as the real deal, and your body can physically <i>hurt</i> from missing another person so badly. However, let's not pretend there aren't some upsides to an admittedly …

Relationships

Dark Chocolate and Almond Protein Cookies

Yes, cookies can be healthy—and incredibly easy to make. Here's proof: This cookie recipe is packed with antioxidants, fiber, protein, and healthy …

Chocolate-covered beans give extra kick to iced coffee

Lunch on the town is all long skirts, tall drinks and sunny salads. What's better than old friends and new outfits? We lunched, we lounged, we lingered. Sans coffee, we listed toward the car, which perversely had left.<p>While we were chatting up smoked salmon, the car had been kidnapped. I called to …

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

15 Pieces of Old-Fashioned Sex Advice That Will Make You Cringe

"Do not show your face until 30 minutes after your man wakes up."<p>Times change. And when we look at past generations' relationship advice, much of it is pretty inaccurate, sexist or just plain gross. Fortunately, though, we all can laugh at many of these ideas today. We rounded up some of our …

Relationships

Tip: Increase Pull-Up Power With This Simple Plan

This workout strategy combines high frequency with very low reps to get you doing double-digit pull-ups. Take a look!<p>Mini-Sets for Maximum Gains<p>Suck …

Bodyweight Exercise

Seriously Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies {with a secret trick}

Happy Thursday friends! Today I am sharing you with my absolute favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I actually can’t believe I haven’t shared it …

Cookies

These Breakfast Tacos Will Make You Feel Like It's the Weekend Every Day

Breakfast tacos just seem synonymous with the weekends, but this recipe from The Love & Lemons Cookbook by Jeanine Donofrio may make you rethink your morning routine. The original recipe calls for scrambling the eggs and the veg together, although as you can see from my photo, it's perfectly …

6 mental tricks to start running when you really don't want to, from cross-country team who runs thousands of miles a year

You promise yourself you're going to go on a run that day, but as the hours pass by, it becomes more and more difficult to lace up your shoes and get out the door.<p>Luckily, you're not alone. Even the most elite athletes feel this way from time to time.<p>I run for Cornell University, and I recently …

Marathons

This Avocado Chicken Salad Is Perfect For Make-Ahead Lunches

Toss it in your bag and GO!<p>Serving 4<p>1 avocado, cubed<p>¼ cup plain yogurt<p>1 tablespoon lime juice<p>½ teaspoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup red onion, diced<p>¼ cup celery, diced<p>1 tablespoon jalapeño, diced<p>2 cups cooked chicken, chopped<p>1. Combine avocado, yogurt, lime, garlic …

Trump Thinking Of Beginning RNC Speech With Sexist Tirade He Was Saving For Special Occasion

The complex circumstances that defined your gender

Scientists are only just getting to grips with the complicated interplay of genes, hormones and life experience that come to shape our identity.<p>Are you a man or a woman? The chances are you have a strong feeling either way; probably one that’s been with you since infancy and corresponds to your …

Middle Age

5 Ways to Turn a Brown Banana into a Healthy Snack

While not much to look at on the outside, a brown banana is actually a beautiful thing. It might not be good to eat on its own, but strip away its …

Want to Be More Influential? Science Says Do This

When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember?<p>When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember? Handwritten notes, it seems, are becoming more and more of a dying breed.<p>These days, in …

U.S. Postal Service

Woman Who Doesn’t Use Facebook Completely Out Of Touch With Friends’ Prejudices

The kids of Jesus Camp, 10 years later: 'Was it child abuse? Yes and no'

The controversial 2006 documentary about an evangelical church camp outraged secular audiences, but its subjects have mixed memories<p>Ten-year-old Andrew Sommerkamp, with his shy demeanor and floppy blond hair, mounts the stage of the Kids On Fire church camp, and nervously tells the crowd that he’s …

Forget the gym, workout buffs hit up national landmarks

When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn't want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop $20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard Stadium.<p>Five years …

Lincoln Memorial

2 Money Quizzes Every Couple Should Take Together

Avoid a trip to a therapist or attorney with quizzes designed to spark a sensible discussion about money.<p>If money is a source of conflict in your relationship, you're far from alone. Research shows that financial issues are one of the most contentious topics for couples. One recent study found that …