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'The Wizard of Oz' turns 77! Here are 7 lessons from the film that still apply

Technicolor and twisters and witches! Oh, my! When "The Wizard of Oz" opened in theaters on Aug. 25, 1939, audiences were treated a big-screen experience like no other.<p>It was a time when black-and-white films still dominated the box office, and the sepia-to-vivid splendor of this comedy, drama and …

15 Layered Smoothie Recipes for a Beautiful Morning

Mornings (Mondays in particular) are a battle for *most* of the human population. You’ve tried getting on top of your game with make-ahead breakfast recipes, but hey, life happens, and sometimes you just want to keep it simple. You know there are benefits to drinking coffee, but you need something …

16 Homemade Salad Dressings That Will Actually Make You Want To Eat Salad

For a long time, we considered salad to be a necessary evil. Yes, it's nutritious, but it's also basically just leaves. That is, until we discovered some of these meal-changing homemade dressings. Pass the arugula, please.<p><b>Balsamic Vinaigrette</b><p>Keep it simple, keep it in your fridge 24/7. <b>Get the</b> …

The Best 50 Colleges for African Americans

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions black students will make in their lives. Here's our definitive list of the schools that …

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Blac Chyna says 'yes' to Rob Kardashian

<b>(CNN) —</b> It appears that congratulations are in order for Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna.<p>Blac Chyna posted a picture Tuesday on Instagram of herself sporting a diamond ring while holding the face of a grinning Kardashian, with the caption "Yes!!!"<p>Neither has said that they are officially engaged, but …

Rob Kardashian

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

<i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p>"We know that the old divisions of body and mind are false," says Ben Michaelis, PhD, an evolutionary …

Mental Health

To Help Newborns Dependent On Opioids, Hospitals Rethink Mom's Role

Carolyn Rossi has been a registered nurse for 27 years, and she's been fiercely protective of infants in her intensive care unit — babies born too soon, babies born with physical and cognitive abnormalities and, increasingly, babies born dependent on opioids.<p>As clinical manager of the nurseries at …

22 Traditional Cuban Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds

Maybe you’re wondering how to vacation like Katy Perry in Cuba, or maybe you even have a favorite restaurant that serves up a mean Cubano sandwich. Regardless, there’s no denying that Cuban food is a favorite. There’s that shredded beef dish you still dream about from your trip to Miami, the …

Man Gives Old Shelter Dogs Free Haircuts So They Can Finally Find Homes

Senior shelter dogs need to be loved just as much as the youngsters. Sadly, their age and often unkempt appearances leave them invisible in the eyes …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it | Richard Bentall

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health

6 sure signs he’s for keeps

With 2016 being a leap year and all, and Monday 29th February traditionally the date the gals propose to their guys, we <i>really</i> wanna know if he is for …

5 Recipes Every 20-Something Should Know How to Cook

In your 20s, there’s a natural transition from dorm food to delivery and microwave fare. Unfortunately, that’s where some people stall, never making it out of the stage of pizza boxes and Chinese takeaway containers. But the step from ordering to home cooking shouldn’t be intimidating. Learning …

14 Bathing Suits That Will Make You Excited for Spring Break

Okay, so summer might still be far away, but spring break is just around the corner, and counting down the days until you’re soaking in the sun (covered in SPF, natch) is totally justified. No matter where you’re headed for that essential warm-weather escape, one thing’s for sure: You best be</i> …

Marshall Islands sue Britain, India and Pakistan over nuclear weapons

Archipelago where notorious Bikini Atoll test took place tells international court that nuclear powers have not lived up to disarmament obligations<p>The tiny Marshall Islands will seek to persuade the UN’s highest court to take up a lawsuit against India, Pakistan and Britain, which it accuses of …

9 Spanish mistakes that sound like you’re talking dirty

1. “Echar un polvo” instead of “estar hecho polvo”<p>You’re exhausted, which is what you wanted to say, but that’s the reason your brain has just failed …

Jokes

Cauliflower Potato Soup Recipe

"A yummy cauliflower and potato soup that tastes just like potato soup. Serve topped with shredded cheese."<p>Ingredients<p>1 head cauliflower, stemmed and …

Meet the 17-year-old Native American Who Plays Leonardo DiCaprio's Son in The Revenant – His First Movie Ever

Going into his first major film, Forrest Goodluck knew he couldn’t allow himself to be star-struck by his costars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy …

Deaf dog learns sign language in bid to find new forever home

Harefield's loveable deaf dog View gallery<p>A deaf dog, who has been in a rehoming centre for six years, is receiving specialist sign language training …

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