Alexandra Dadas

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Why 'Skinny Fat' Can Be Worse Than Obesity

We have a big fat problem. America is a fat nation, and we are failing to solve our big fat problem. Failing big time. Almost 70 percent of Americans are overweight. The latest study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows about 35 percent of Americans are obese.<p>It comes as …

You'll Never Believe These 19 Rooms Were Once Garages

Come on, just admit it -- your garage is wasted space. While most of us are guilty of using our garages for only storage, there are a fair number of people who are taking advantage of that extra square footage and starting a garage conversion revolution. It's time to stop thinking boxes and cars …

When You See What She Did With Mason Jars And Eggs, You'll Suddenly Crave Breakfast

We're always on the hunt for cooking hacks that will make our culinary lives a bit easier. Whether it be in the form of a quick, easy recipe, or some …

13 Beauty Products and Trends From the '90s You Still Love Today

Middle school was magical time in beauty for a lot of us, when our collective love of self-expression, makeup, hair products, and movie makeover montages brought about so many fantastic trends that several were bound to come back around. Yes, we were *all *secretly beauty geniuses ahead of our …

WATCH: Has an alien skeleton been unearthed at Russia's Stonehenge?

CENThe enlarged skull of the mysterious skeleton<p>The spectacular full skeleton with an "alien-like skull" was discovered at Arkaim, known as Russia's …

Paranormal

Hilarious Dad Forces Kids To Clean With 'Taken'-Inspired Note

After one father became fed up with his kids’ mess, he decided to take action. Inspired by Liam Neeson’s character Bryan Mills in the movie “Taken,” …

The Sex Is Always Hotter: The Science Of Why Men Love 'Crazy' Women

A friend of mine was madly in love with a girl who sent him an average of 97 texts and 48 FaceTime requests a day.<p>Another friend was head-over-heels …

Relationships

Khloé Kardashian on Why Kylie Jenner's Lip Injections Aren't a Big Deal

Never one to back down from a personal question, Khloé Kardashian got candid during her interview for the cover story for <i>Complex</i>.<p>The now-blonde star, who admitted she almost got a boob job when she was 18 to assuage her insecurities, came to Kylie Jenner's defense on—you guessed it—her lips. Many …

Grilled BALT with pesto mayo!! Cook 1/2 lb bacon till crispy. Brush 4 slices good whole wheat with bacon fat. Grill bread and 1/2 avocado over high till dark grill marks appear. Stack iceberg, thick tomato slice, bacon, sliced grilled avocado, and equal parts pesto and mayo. Makes 2 incredible summertime sandwiches. #bacon #BLT #sammiches

How To Make Frozen Watermelon Mint Margaritas

Summer's here and it is hot out there, people. One of our favorite ways to beat the heat is with a boozy frozen drink (duh!). We're all about the wine slushies, frozen daiquiris, spiked shakes, and of course, margaritas. Our latest obsession? Frozen Watermelon Mint Margaritas! Read on for the …

Dark Chocolate Pudding with Pretzels

6 Servings<p>More proof that salt makes any dessert taste better—we’d even top these puddings with crushed potato chips.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch-process<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>4 large egg yolks<p>2 cups whole milk<p>…

Dessert

This is How You Turn a Watermelon Into a Giant Cocktail

So you can focus on the grill, not mixing drinks.<p>As if the Internet needed one more clever way to refashion a watermelon: We've turned the sweet summer melon into a keg, one massive Jell-O shot, shot glasses, and now a JUG (can't stop, won't stop). This idea came to me from the Italian food site …

Khloe Kardashian Proves Her Curves Don't Need Retouching

The Sister of Kim takes to Instagram to defend her assets.<p>The latest Khloe Kardashian magazine cover recalls a line from <i>Crocodile Dundee</i>: "You call that a knife? <i>THIS</i> is a knife." Just swap "behind" for "knife" and you have this <i>Complex</i> cover shoot. In the spread, the youngest Kardashian sister …

17 Hearty, Meaty, Super-Satisfying One-Pot Recipes

Chili and biscuits are a whole lot easier when you drop the biscuits (cheddar-buttermilk, at that!) right onto the chili.

Strawberry-Cucumber Salad with Lemon Cream

4 Servings<p>Strawberries and cream…and cardamom. The cooling spice and cucumbers give berries an element of intrigue.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound strawberries, hulled, quartered<p>3 Persian cucumbers, sliced<p>½ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>Kosher salt<p>3 teaspoons sugar, divided<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>1 …

23 Light + Flavorful Pasta Recipes for Summer

Everyone loves pasta. And how could you not? With those delish noodles , creamy sauces and plethora of toppings, pasta is a go-to meal that never gets boring. But during the summer, sometimes it can feel a little too heavy to eat a giant bowl of the stuff. Instead of ditching your BFF pasta this …

Trend Highlights: 2015 Spring/Summer Fashion Week Streetstyles

A retrospective look back at trends as seen in 2015 LC:M, Pitti Uomo, PFW and NYFW streetsnaps.<p>Fashion Week is a time which draws in crowds of various sectors of fashion — think journalists, models, photographers and stylists — all of who are peaked by the interest of the forthcoming season’s …

Nutritionists Share the 9 Most Common Weight-Loss Mistakes Their Clients Make

Make sure you’re not doing any of them!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're no stranger to the struggles of trying to lose weight, the solution might be a few tweaks to your regimen. We enlisted the expertise of three nutritionists …