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Salman Rushdie to Grads: Try to Be Larger Than Life

Dear Class of 2015,<p>We have one thing in common: I’m leaving Emory today, too, and may I say that I’ve been coming here a lot longer than any of …

Joyce Carol Oates to Grads: Be Stubborn and Optimistic

Greetings and congratulations to the Class of 2015 of NCCC on this festive commencement morning, and to President Klyczek, trustees, administrators …

Samantha Power to Grads: Start Changing the World By 'Acting As If'

Thank you, Provost Price.<p>President Gutmann, trustees, faculty, alumni, friends and family, and class of 2015 – has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? It …

Stephen Colbert to Grads: You Are Your Own Professor Now

Good morning. Oh, what a day. What a lovely day. It’s a pleasure to be addressing the Wake Forest graduating Class of 2015. I want to start by …

Mellody Hobson to Grads: Set Your Sights High

What an amazing day! Congratulations to the USC Class of 2015 and to all those who celebrate and champion them!<p>I want to start by asking all the …

Chris Matthews to Grads: 'Make Them Say No. Never Say No to Yourself'

President Donahue, Christian Brothers, other members of the faculty, my friend Frank Howard, graduates and families of the class of 2015. By the way, …

Dear Graduate, Here's What Nobody Told You

Dear Graduate,<p>This is a big milestone moment. I hope you’re proud of all you accomplished. You did good, kid.<p>Graduation brings up a bag of mixed …

Michelle Obama to Chicago High School Grads: 'Stay Hungry'

Oh, I love you guys! Look, I am beyond excited to be here with the winners of our first-ever FAFSA Video Challenge, the King College Prep Class of …

Recipe: Delfina’s Spaghetti Pomodoro

1 Pound Of Fat = 3,500 Calories

There are 3,500 calories in one pound of fat. Thus, if you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat. While it …

The Best Jobs For College Students

As a freshman at UCLA, my 18-year-old son needs to make money. He’s very fortunate that I’m paying for his tuition, room, board and books but I’m not willing to shell out for his dues at Sigma Phi Epsilon, which I find shockingly high. It varies month to month but the April fee is $495, in part …

Atheist minister fighting United Church’s effort to fire her

An ordained United Church of Canada minister who believes in neither God nor Bible said Wednesday she is prepared to fight an unprecedented attempt to boot her from the pulpit for her beliefs.<p>In an interview at her West Hill church, Rev. Gretta Vosper said congregants support her view that how you …

Quick Weight Loss Tips Before Wedding

A wedding needs more than a healthy eating regimen. Concur with us? Yes, as all ladies and grooms will say, weddings are about looking great and …

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Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

The new year can often bring a new start, making it a perfect time to get more healthy. For some, this includes dieting. However, dieting isn’t the …

17 Impressive Dining Room Makeovers

Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations.<p>Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations. This piece originally appered on CountryLiving.com.

A Few Days With The Microsoft Band

Wearables are a hot topic at the moment. I haven’t really be enamored with any one particular wearable device as of yet—I’ve found most of what’s currently available to be clunky and of minimal use–but decided to take the plunge a few months back anyway. I made a decision to lose some weight and …

10 Pinable Charts That'll Speed Up Your Slim-Down

They make going on Pinterest ALMOST as effective as a workout. Almost.<p>Sometimes, it can feel like the only thing Pinterest is good for is helping you waste a colossal amount of time. But if you know what to pin, the social network can also help you drop a size. Here, 10 infographics that <i>definitely</i> …

The Truth about Diet Books

You won’t believe the one that helped a woman lose 400 pounds—and keep it off for 30 years<p>Malcolm Gladwell cracked the diet-book code in 1998. In a <i>New Yorker</i> article on the obesity epidemic among the Pima Indians in Arizona, he observed that all the popular advice on weight loss reduced it to “a …

Here Is The Simplest Advice For Anyone Trying To Lose Weight Or Eat Healthy

Every few years, another diet seems to be all the rage. Food fads come and go every day. Go ahead, try to follow all of the advice that has proliferated: eat low fat, cut out all sugar, eat like a caveman, become a vegan, cut out gluten, go dairy-free, measure glycemic index.<p>You'd be left with …

Nutrition

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Diet Plans for 2015: The Best Ways To Lose Weight In The New Year

Approaching your annual New Year’s weight loss resolutions might feel daunting, especially if you’ve had limited success in reaching previous years’ …

An easy detox to cleanse your body for the new year

Getty Images<p>Cleansing isn’t about depriving your body of food or nutrients — instead, it is a chance to retrain your palate to acquire a taste for …

Gut Gastronomy: recipes to heal your digestive system

Done the 5:2 diet? Try this restorative regime to improve digestion, perk up skin, hair and nails - and lose weight<p>In a world that increasingly questions where food comes from, and how it is grown or reared, there’s never been a more important time to take an interest in what you put in your …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

Baking Bites' Top 10 Recipes of 2014 - Baking Bites

The holiday season is a great time to eat, drink and spend time with family. It’s also a great time to look ahead to the new year and reflect back on …

Scandinavian Princess Cake

Adapt the traditional celebratory Scandinavian "princess cake" of marzipan, raspberry jam, whipped cream, and vanilla pastry cream for winter by pressing an elaborate doily into the tinted marzipan. Its pattern is then highlighted with confectioners' sugar to create the sweetest snowflake.

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