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The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

15 Recipes That Prove Fall Is The Best Season For Baking

Here are some tasty treats to add to your holiday repertoire.<p>Whether you're all about apples, crazy for pumpkin, or just have an all-around sweet tooth, fall is the best time of year for baking. From warm cinnamon buns to bourbon-brown butter pecan pie, these cozy recipes will satisfy all your …

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How to make classic Chicago dishes at home

This week as we wrap up our month of Chicago food and drinks we love, we can't move on without sharing recipes for some of Chicago's classic dishes. So here are several recipes, pulled from Tribune archives, that you can try at home.<p>For our complete coverage of Craving: Chicago food, go here.

Four of the best casual photography and filter apps for iPhone

By<p>If you're a seasoned iPhone pro, or a new user, the vast amount of simple photography apps can be staggering — AppleInsider picks out four cheap or …

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

Stunning time-lapse captures the seasons of Norway

Norway is an amazing place and this time-lapse by Morten Rustad definitely does the region justice. Morten says that he travelled some 20,000km, took …

Kanye West Drops ‘Real Friends,’ ‘No More Parties in LA’ With Kendrick Lamar

As promised, Kanye West kicked off his Every Friday series with a pair of new tracks, “Real Friends” and a snippet of “No More Parties in LA,” the …

What These 2 Rainbow Hair Selfies Tell You About Social Media

Same woman, different day.<p>[image id="def9eb78-7620-46cd-947f-5667b216d137" mediaId="6395fd34-9a87-40a3-b76f-ab3a0c06dd06" caption="" loc="C" share="true" expand="true"][/image]<p>Meet Ursula Goff. She's pictured above on the left — and on the right.<p>Goff is a Kansas-based hairstylist who specializes in …

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Age-Wise Style: Little Black Dresses for Every Body and Budget

Let’s face it: There is nothing better than the perfect little black dress. It’s slimming; it goes easily from day to evening; it doesn’t show every …

This New Site Shows You What Goes on Behind-the-Scenes at Your Favorite Clothing Stores

So that you can make informed decisions when you shop.<p>Project JUST wants to make sure you're buying clothes from brands whose look and fit you love … <i>and</i> whose manufacturing practices are as ethical as they possibly can be. According to Refinery29, the two-week old site aims to bring as much …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

Interview: More Portraits of Soldiers Before, During, and After War

About six months ago, we shared photographer Lalage Snow's powerful series of triptychs titled <i>We Are The Not Dead</i> depicting the transformative faces of servicemen before, during and after their deployment to Afghanistan. The 8-month-long project presented the evolution of these brave, young faces …

This Guy Left a Great Job in NYC to Live in a Treehouse

It's not as crazy as it sounds. Well, ok, maybe it is.<p>From the department of <i>New York Times</i> lifestyle stories about people with too much money and too little sense comes a story about 27-year-old Foster Huntington, who left a job in New York's fashion industry to move into a tree house.<p>In July 2011, …

Quiz: Do You Dress Your Age?

Answer the below to find out. Plus read Lisa Armstrong's take on what's appropriate for the season.<p><b>1) Your hemline philosophy most matches the following:</b><p>a) Show your legs in your 20's and as you approach your 40's and beyond, stay safely at the knee or below.<p>b) I follow fashion first and just as …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix in September

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit Netflix. Here, the films we just added to our queue.<p><b>1) The Blue Lagoon (1980)</b> <br>Even though summer is unofficially over, relive those sultry months with this risqué classic, then check out Brooke Shields' character on our summer style …

Twisted Dancers Become Human Sculptures on City Streets

<i>Bodies in Urban Spaces</i> is a rare and unique performance where dancers move throughout a city and organize their bodies into the nooks and crannies of public spaces. Created by Austria-based artist Cie Willi Dorner, the ephemeral series produces a visually tense relationship between people and their …

Three words upon my headstone: Albums of 2013

True to character, we’re a bit apprehensive about lists at CITR.<p>Call it being unnecessarily obtuse, call it reactionary, either way we usually end up …

The Top 10 Albums of 2013, according to Kathleen Hanna and The Julie Ruin

Everyone’s getting in the year-end listing spirit. Previously, Queens of the Stone Age shared their top albums, Lorde ranked her favorite songs, and …

New Music: French Montana Feat. Lana Del Rey, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa “All For You”

Earlier this year when French Montana’s <i>Excuse My French</i> debut album hit stores, a song that didn’t make the cut was a collaboration with Wiz Khalifa …