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Men Killed Masculinity All by Their Big Strong Selves

Much to the chagrin of a certain old-timey subset, traditional American masculinity is on its way out. Gone are days of the breadwinning hard hat …

Women and sex: the myth-buster

I was on the Victoria line with my boyfriend, telling him about a new book by the American author Daniel Bergner, called What Do Women Want? Its …

5 Ways to Live Courageously

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that "fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world."<p>Some fears, of course, are healthy; they keep us alive. Others are toxic. They tell us, "you can't, you shouldn't, it's too risky, don't even try." Toxic fear holds us back from pursuing our dreams and …

Weekend Challenge: Medicine-Ball Leg Drops

This exercise targets your hip flexors and your external obliques<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already</i> …

Fitness

Avocado and Tangerine Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>The jalapeño's ribs and seeds are the spiciest parts; be careful not to rub your eyes after handling (or wear gloves)!<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup fresh tangerine juice<p>1 jalapeño<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1/4 cup …

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …

Foods That Help You Lose Weight

If you’re trying to drop a few pounds, counting calories is not always the best route. Instead, nibble on foods that do that fat fighting for you<p>Eating well helps you function at your peak, mentally and physically, and these foods are full of nutrients that help your body bounce back from the …

Nutrition

39 Paleo Snacks That Make the Eating Plan Look Easy (No, Really!)

No grains? No problem. Paleo eaters may shun grains, processed vegetable oils, and refined sugars, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying plenty of …

Food

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

Gender Equality Groups in the UK Push to Rid Retailers of Nudie Mags

This morning, while many coastal and lake-adjacent Americans were still busy recovering from the summer season’s first hearty dose of sun poisoning, …

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Envision this: starting your day bounding out your door invigorated and excited to truly <i>enjoy</i> the day ahead and energized to conquer whatever you may encounter. Sound good? Sound realistic? Ladies and gentlemen, this is not a genetic trait, it's a learned behavior; you can train yourself to start …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

In architecting its latest operating system (OS) for Macs — OS X version 10.8, also known as Mountain Lion — Apple liberally mimicked iOS, the …

Springtime Refresher: Dr. Oz's Green Tea, Tangerine and Mint Tonic

I'm not a fan of quirky weight loss and health food claims. It's seems like every week there's a new litany of superfoods promising to keep us …

How to Make Dark and Stormy Pineapple

An alternative grilling recipe from the days on the high seas.<p><b>The Dark and Stormy,</b> a classic summer cocktail of ginger beer, rum, and lime, has a 19th-century nautical past linked to the rum runs between the UK and the Caribbean.<p><i>Heat level:</i> Low<i>, when the fire is dying out.</i><p>Read More + Read Less …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

6 Moves For A Rock-Solid Stomach

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Amp up your abs routine by adding a little extra weight! You'll force your muscles to work even harder to help stabilize your trunk while performing moves that closely mimic everyday activities (climbing a ladder, holding onto objects while sitting up in bed, or …

How You Deal With Your Emotions Can Influence Your Anxiety

When faced with a challenge, whether you deny the problems it poses or dive in to solve them in a positive way may determine how much anxiety you …

How To Master Basic Knife Skills: The Video

Knife skills are totally essential in the kitchen; knowing how to properly handle a chef's knife is important for safety, speed, and efficiency while …

6 Habits to Prevent Food Waste

No one intends to waste food, but things happen — an overenthusiastic shopping spree at the farmers' market, an unexpected string of meals eaten out …

Yoga Moves for a Pick-Me-Up

Put down the coffee and forget the power nap. These poses will get you more energy<p>Studies show that some yoga poses reduce fatigue and adjust the hormone cortisol—too little of which can zap your energy. "This sequence engages your core and energizes your system from the inside out," says <i>Women's</i> …

Yoga

Pornography is everywhere, and I think it's changing how we feel about sex

<b>The dilemma</b> <i>Why is it only children who we think might want to be protected from pornography? Do the rest of us have to live in this grossly</i> …

This 3-Ingredient Honey Bourbon Cocktail Is Good Hot or Cold

Pour honey into a small jar or mixing bowl. Pour in the boiling water and whisk vigorously until they form a thin syrup. Whisk in the bourbon and …

Favorite Brunch Drinks: How to Make The Blur from Nopa in San Francisco

I've got nothing against a mimosa, but I'm not that likely to order one at brunch. You know exactly what it's going to taste like before you sip it, and while there's a chance that it would be better wine or better citrus than expected, it's more likely to go the other way and disappoint. But even …