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25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Healthy Eating

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

Cooking

7 Expert Taco Tips from Aarón Sánchez

Chef Aarón Sánchez shares his seven top tips for making the best tacos ever.<p>Chef Aarón Sánchez has our new dream job: He gets paid to eat tacos. On …

Cooking

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

Breakfast

Peach and Blue Cheese Toasts

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>The best blue cheese for this is salty but creamy, not too sharp or funky.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large ripe peaches<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 teaspoons honey<p>4 slices country-style bread<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt<p>4 ounces …

The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014

This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with …

How Humanity Will Conquer Space Without Rockets

Getting out of Earth's gravity well is hard. Conventional rockets are expensive, wasteful, and as we're frequently reminded, very dangerous. …

Earth From Space: 15 Amazing Things In 15 Years

The view of Earth from orbit is never the same – from minute to minute, day to day, year to year. To celebrate 15 successful years of the Earth Observing System, we’ve collected 15 impressive, awe-inducing or simply just plain interesting images gathered by NASA’s three flagship Earth orbiters.<p>In …

The Best Mobile Apps Of 2014

Have all these apps downloaded? If not, you should!<p>There are a lot more to mobile apps than just Angry Birds. The best apps of 2014 are rethinking the way we consume news, socialize, create and consume art, call for help, comprehend scientific principles, and of course, approach our daily work. …

Apps

The 20 Funniest Celebrity Tweets of 2014

Comedy

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

We Looked At Airlines and Pet Incidents, And What We Found Surprised Everyone

Image by Bastien Wilmotte on Flickr<p>With pet travel incidents being in the news, and the holidays coming up, we here at The BarkPost wanted to know the real story behind pets traveling on airlines. So we did a little digging, and a bunch of research, and what we found was surprising.<p>Conclusion: …

South Korea to rebuild ‘provocative’ Christmas tree in defiance of North

South Korea has said it will allow a Christian group to build a new tower shaped like a Christmas tree near the border with North Korea – a move certain to infuriate Pyongyang.<p>An existing tower was dismantled by the military this year, triggering protests from church groups and anti-Pyongyang …

The 10 best films of 2014: No 9 – The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel opened its doors in the depths of winter. A select few had a sneak peek at Berlin in February. Then, the following month - the first Friday after the Oscars in fact - the place was immediately packed out (best screen averages of the year so far).<p>In part because of this …

Budget Travel: 6 Offbeat (and Low-Cost) Accommodation Options

Don't have a big travel budget? No worries. If you've been bitten by the travel bug, there's a way to scratch that itch. And it needn't cost a bundle to do it.<p>By thinking outside the box when it comes to where you'll sleep at night, you can travel inexpensively.<p>Photo: InternationalLiving.com<p>Here …

Airline: 'Emotional support' pig kicked off flight for being disruptive

When US Airways passenger Robert Phelps first saw the woman coming down the aisle of the plane, he thought she had a "really big dog" or a stuffed animal thrown over her shoulder.<p>It was about 6:10 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving, and Phelps was waiting to take off from Connecticut's Bradley …

Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera Review and Example Images

Read my Sony A6000 Review to find out why this is a killer camera for the price. Example images are included as well as an image stabilization test.

Cameras

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

NASA is about to launch a new spaceship into orbit, and Mallory Loe has never heard of it.<p>"I mean, technically, NASA doesn't have another spaceship, do they?" she asks incredulously during a visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.<p>She's hardly the only one who …

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

6 Foods You Should Never Put in Your Freezer

There's more than just taste on the line...your safety could be at risk, too.<p>It's the cardinal rule of freezers: Once it goes in, it's never going to taste quite the same.<p>But for some foods, a better rule would be: It will taste awful, make you sick, or explode all over your ice-cube tray.<p>So in the …

Hopes fade for 50 fishermen missing in freezing Bering Sea

More than 50 fishermen are still missing after their ship sank amid high waves in the freezing waters of the western Bering Sea on Monday, South Korean officials say.<p>Seven crew members were rescued and one body has been recovered, but weather and water conditions complicated the search for the …

Why You Should Never Stop Tipping Your Server, From the Bitchy Waiter

By: The Bitchy Waiter<p>About a month ago, professional wrong person (ED NOTE: and amateur Thrillist senior writer!) Dave Infante wrote a story about how people should stop tipping their servers so that, eventually, the country will understand how ridiculous our tipping system is and how the system …

Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

Wife and son of Islamic State leader arrested

A wife and suspected son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, were arrested in Lebanon, according to reports on Tuesday.<p>The country's defense ministry confirmed to NBC News that al-Baghdadi's wife and child were detained. Military spokesman Col. Anis Khoury said the army …