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Do These 3 Things in Your Living Room to Lose Weight

You're already binge watching the highly addictive <b>13 Reasons Why</b>, or maybe the heartwarming <b>This is Us</b> is more your speed. Since you know you'll be in in your living room for 30 to 60 minutes, it's the perfect time to fit in a little fitness. Every little bit helps, so even if you don't feel like …

Anne Frank's diary is now free to download despite copyright dispute

Anne Frank's famous <i>Diary of a Young Girl</i> entered the public domain today, making it free to download, read, and distribute, 70 years after her death. Copyright on the diary, written while the young Frank was hiding in an attic with her family from soldiers during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, …

New immunotherapy drug behind Jimmy Carter's cancer cure

Former president given pembrolizumab, one of the most promising new drugs in the treatment of cancer<p>Former US president Jimmy Carter says his brain cancer has disappeared. His doctors found four small “spots of melanoma”, he said in August, after an operation to remove a tumour from his liver. It …

Cancer

Perfect Meatballs: Amanda Freitag's Easy Recipe

You might recognize Amanda Freitag from the set of the Food Network's <i>Chopped</i> and <i>Iron Chef America</i>. She also happens to be one of New York City's most celebrated culinary names and has worked with luminaries such as Jean-Georges Vongerichten (at Vong), Alain Passard (at Paris' Arpege), and Diane …

Slow-Cooker Classics

There are days when you want to lose yourself in the kitchen, enjoying the hours spent standing over the stove. And then there are all of the other days of the year. When your calendar is packed -- or when you simply want a satisfying supper -- let your slow cooker handle dinner duties. These easy …

Slow Cookers

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

Dessert

FoodRECIPES

Peanut salted caramel and chocolate tart<p>Preparation time<p>over 2 hours<p>Cooking time<p>over 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Makes 1 large tart<p>Salted caramel, peanuts and oodles of chocolate - this tart takes work but it's clearly a crowdpleaser.<p>For this recipe you will need a food processor and a kitchen thermometer.<p>By …

Dessert

5 awesome things to do with half a jar of peanut butter

It's just sitting there taking up room in your fridge. No, not the kale you're trying to like. That half-eaten jar of peanut butter.<p>But if you're …

How a modest tax change can help low-income families and lower inequality

<i>Wayne Simpson is professor of economics at the University of Manitoba and a research fellow of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary; Harvey Stevens is a professional affiliate with the department of economics at the University of Manitoba</i><p>There is much discussion about how to …

6 Essential Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

If you're serious about your home bar, you should know how to make these six classic cocktails.<p>In a perfect world, we’d all move to London and live in the Chiltern Firehouse hotel. After a long day, we’d breeze home, where a white-jacketed bartender would slide us a deftly mixed Vesper (or …

Evolutionary grandmothers to thank for romantic pairings

The human tendency to form couples with older men protecting younger women is the result of prehistoric grandmothering, scientists say<p>Women who find long-term love with a protective older man have grannies to thank, a new study claims.<p>Scientists linked the role of grandmothers to the human tendency …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

You want paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free? We’ll give you paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Wednesday’s list included eight solid …

Is cancer a stem cell disease?

How stem cells talk to each other may partly explain why genes mutate and cause cancer, new research suggests.<p>The work focuses on a family of …

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children as Young as 11

The Food and Drug Administration has approved limited use of the powerful and frequently abused painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11 years old, the agency announced Thursday.<p>Dr. Sharon Hertz, director of new anesthesia, analgesia and addiction products for the FDA, said studies by …

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination