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Do You Have Wine Face, Sugar Face, or Dairy Face?

What you're eating may be affecting your skin.<p>There are several schools of thought on the topic of food and how it affects your skin. Some say acne increases in direct proportion to the amount of chocolate you eat, some say there is no correlation and naturopath and skincare specialist Nigma Talib …

Coffee "S'mores" Pie

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Graham Cracker Crust<p>9 whole graham crackers, ground finely in a food processor<p>2 tablespoons heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons Nutella<p>1 ounce semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>Coffee Ganache<p>12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (do …

Baking

Racism Is Real: The Real Reason Behind Baltimore Uprising

The death of Freddie Gray at the hands of Baltimore police sparked outrage and protests by thousands of Baltimore residents and people of color …

Barack Obama

Our Ultimate Guide to Burning Belly Fat Fast

If you’re anything like me, you likely want to lose weight and get a flatter stomach to make your pants feel looser, boost your confidence in a …

6 Decadent Breakfast Pastries You Can Bake at Home

There’s no need to stop by the bakery on your way to work each morning. Instead, prepare your own breakfast pastries, which make for great …

Baking

16 Awesome New Books To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a new book.

Top 10 Viking stories

The Viking Age – the period of great Scandinavian expansion from the late 8th to the late 11th century – is normally associated with violent raids …

50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Sometimes, it seems as though the arguments about genre — be it poetry vs. fiction, fiction vs. nonfiction, literary fiction vs. SF vs. fantasy vs. …

13 Signs You're Not Eating Real Mexican Food

Because chances are that "authentic" burrito you're devouring was actually invented in Kansas.<p><b>1. You just ordered pico de gallo.</b> I'm talking to you, Chipotle. Whether it's green or red, salsa is an <i>abuelita's</i> pride. Mild salsa is considered a sin by most Mexicans: <i>Si no pica no sabe bueno</i>.<p><b>2. You ask</b> …

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

The 6 mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

Weight Loss

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake With Baileys Buttercream From Food Memoir "Life From Scratch"

A hundred thoughts raced through my head when my eyes crossed this gorgeous confection; those thoughts somehow distilling down into a relatively …

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Ganache Frosting

Whip the ganache as little or as long as you like, depending on how you prefer the consistency.

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

<b>Fitness</b><p>Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss plateaus.<br>• Muscle mass burns more calories, so include three 20-minute strength-training sessions each week.<br>• Go for kettlebell workouts—the average person burns 400 calories in 20 minutes.<br>• Add sprinting intervals to your workout to target belly fat.<br>• Add an …

Nutrition

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Everything we know about the Big Bang could be wrong

A radical new theory developed by researchers in Egypt and Canada argues the universe has no single point of origin<p>Could the Big Bang theory be wrong? A proposed new model of the universe argues yes—the universe has no origin point at all.<p>In science, the theories with the most staying power are the …

Physics