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How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …


The Only Type Of Bra You Need

We're about to let you in on a little secret that will change your life: There is one kind of bra that is perfect for almost every life situation.<p>While many women spend hours trying to figure out which color bra to wear -- they talk to friends, start Internet forums and even seek out bra experts -- …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

The 11 Untold Secrets of Menu Design

A CIA study showed that if a dollar sign is used in the price, diners are more likely to buy cheaper options. Even more so for euros or pounds, as those symbols are terrifying to the eye and the wallet.<p>Restaurants think about more than just whether to add pretty pictures when they're designing a …


Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

People often talk about how their friends feel like family. Well, there's some new research out that suggests there's more to that than just a feeling. People appear to be more like their friends genetically than they are to strangers, the research found.<p>"The striking thing here is that friends are …

Like in Humans, Genes Drive Half of Chimp Intelligence, Study Finds

For chimps, social skills and spatial understanding run in the family.<p>Chimpanzees and other great apes are known for their intelligence: They can learn words, play with objects, and even seem to mourn the deaths of their friends. But just as for humans, cognitive abilities vary from one animal to …

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'Cracked' Chicken Wings and Fruity Sangria: Tasty Eats From the Inaugural Taste of Bushwick

I first heard about a neighborhood called Bushwick while binging on Season 1 of HBO's <i>Girls</i> in my college dorm room to celebrate the end of exam period. In my personal favorite episode, "Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. the Crackcident," the show's protagonists venture into this once-gritty neighborhood …

Ethnic Food Enclaves: The 16 Best International Eating Hubs in the U.S.

While every city might have a Little China, you'd be in Big Trouble if you assert that they're all created equal.<p>It's only natural for immigrants to the U.S. to move into an area full of their countrymen in order to rally around native tongues, traditions, and a love of food that Americans haven't …

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23 Healthy And Delicious Low-Carb Lunches

WANTED: a yummy, filling meal that won't lead to a 2 p.m. carb crash. Is that so much to ask?

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23 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Put down the Pop-Tart. These healthy food bloggers have some better, tastier suggestions that will keep you full until lunch.