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6 Foods That Boost Your Mood AND Help You Lose Weight

Stop diet-induced hanger dead in its tracks with these feel-good foods.

Nutrition

The Key to Fat Burning

Turning your body into a fat burning machine requires a few important factors: strength training, cardio and diet. When it comes to exercise, the combination of lifting weights and performing high-intensity cardio activity is the most effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle.<p>Strength …

A Psychological Principle That Can Instantly Increase Your Motivation

One of the longstanding political debates in the United States concerns public education; no matter what changes we make to the system, there always seem to be plenty of problems to fix. Hiring high quality teachers and regularly evaluating them is a major issue in particular. In 2010, a group of …

12 Reasons You Should Start Lifting Weights Today

Weight lifting can help you lose the fat, build muscle, and so much more. Here's why you should do it!<p>Just because you're not vying for 20-inch biceps or thunderously strong thighs like the muscle heads in the gym doesn't mean you should shun the weight room. Lifting weights gives you an edge over …

Weight Loss

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast

What Defines You?

A few days ago, someone asked me, "Tell me about a defining moment in your life?" The first thought that came to my mind was when I was the happiest in my life, but then I started to dig deeper and I couldn't answer the question at that moment. In my mind I was thinking of a happy moment, which is …

Arianna Carparelli And Michelle Anderson Lost Nearly 150 Pounds Together

<b>Name:</b> Arianna Carparelli (right) and Michelle Anderson (left)<p><b>Age:</b> Arianna: 28, Michelle: 38<p><b>Height:</b> Arianna: 5'2", Michelle: 5'6"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> Arianna: 245 pounds, Michelle: 270 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b><p><i>Arianna:</i> I was always a chunky kid, nothing crazy, but never too thin, and I was always fine with …

Amgen scraps trials of drug for advanced stomach cancer | Reuters

(Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Monday said it will scrap all trials of its experimental treatment rilotumumab in patients with advanced stomach cancer, after a safety monitoring board associated it with a higher incidence of deaths.<p>The world’s largest biotechnology company said the independent safety …

8 Easy Ways to Lose a Pound a Week

Brilliant food swaps that won't sacrifice flavor—or leave you starving.<p>Lets do the math: To lose one pound in seven days, you need to subtract about 3,500 calories. The safest, most hunger-free way to do this is to spread it out over the course of a week, deleting approximately 500 calories a day. …

Healthy Eating

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

9 Things That Mess with Your Hormones

The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop

Wellness

TSA Warns Travelers About Prohibited Items on Flights

The Transportation Security Administration last week displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy …

A Beginner's Guide to Dynamic Range (Plus Useful HDR Photography Tips)

If you have created even one photo with a digital camera you are already aware that what you see is almost never what you get. This is due to several …

You Can Call This Tricked-Out Airplane Home for a Night

Airbnb is teaming up with KLM Airlines for a new contest.<p>We've seen a lot of outrageous and unique listings on Airbnb, but this one tops the list. As part of its "Night At" campaign, the accommodation site is teaming up with Dutch airlines KLM to offer one lucky winner a chance to spend the night …

Celebrity Homes

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Hoverboards, SmartFrames and Other Cool Kickstarter Projects

<i>Daniel Broderick is a freelance writer who focuses on art, entertainment, and finance. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Lots of people love Kickstarter. But creativity knows no bounds on the world’s favorite crowdfunding platform. …

Why You Need to Stop Stretching Before You Work Out

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley13 hours …

18 More Photos of People Awestruck by Nature

<b>Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia</b><br>Photo credit: Svetlana Bogomolova<p>After we published our first set of photos that showed people awestruck by nature, we felt as though we owed it to you to find more. Here, then, are 18 more photos of people taken aback by their surroundings – whether that's by land, sea …

Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC

Netflix seems to want everything these days — even Tina Fey comedies that were meant for someone else.<p>The movie and TV streaming giant announced Friday that it had picked up two seasons of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new series about a woman (Ellie Kemper) who escapes from a cult and tries to …

TV

Inside a Rustic Modern Kitchen

A warm, welcoming place.<p>Tactile materials and architectural details create a warm, welcoming sense of place in this handsome kitchen by designer Patrick Sutton.

Rustic

10 Ways to Redecorate Without Spending a Dime

Got the itch to redecorate--just not the budget? Rather than begrudgingly waiting for a refresh, you can redesign a room with furnishings you already own. Moving and regrouping furniture and accessories can give you new looks and functionality without spending new money. All it takes is a critical …

Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Nokia<p>Among the many mobile announcements this past week, Nokia’s may have been the most surprising. Since its phone …

10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

Home Decorating