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Why Political Islam Is Winning

The international system is coming apart, opening the way to anti-democratic forces.<p>A “trick question” often contains the answer to itself, and the best trick questions start a cascade of other consequential questions and their answers. The question imposing itself on us today is this: “How and why …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

Core Knowledge: How to Get Flat Abs

Your Ab Muscles Explained<p>The two figures standing in front of me one recent winter morning could not look more different. On the right is Carrie …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change.<p>The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to …

Weight Loss

Skipping Workouts? Your Fitness Progress Fades Faster Than You Think

You won't believe how short a time without cardio workouts or strength training will set your progress back<p>With temperatures plummeting and …

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

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The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

8 'Tax Saving' Year End Moves Many Taxpayers Should Avoid

This time of year, there are a lot of articles offering advice about maximizing tax deductions. But not all advice is equal – and those “tax saving” moves aren’t for everyone. Here are eight “tax saving” year end moves that many taxpayers should avoid:<p><b>Stock Harvesting.</b> Every year, you hear the …

5 Mistakes You Make With Your New Year's Diet Resolution

Photo: Courtesy ELLE<p><b>1. You've got an end goal but no game plan.</b>I can spot a bad diet resolution from a mile away. How? They all have one thing in common: They're way too general. Not sure what I mean? Well, they usually start with a pretty basic phrase like "I'm going to lose weight this …

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20 Ingredients for Quality Sleep, Every Night.

When it comes to sleep, the truth is that quality is what matters—not quantity.<p>There is no use getting eight or more hours of sleep every night if …

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Alison Sweeney's 7 Exercise Must-Haves

Take a peek inside the Biggest Loser host’s gym bag.<p>The <i>Biggest Loser</i> host mixes up her routine with yoga, cycling, you name it, but her carryall never changes: "It's a big pink and black nylon duffel bag with plenty of compartments." Cop Sweeney's style with the <b>New Balance Momentum Medium Duffel …

Are Your Makeup Habits Making You Look Old?

Subtract several years by tweaking these routines.<p>It was exciting when, at age 16, your makeup made people think you were already in college. But now that you're older, looking mature for your age is anything but. If you’re not careful, though, your go-to makeup could be adding years to your look. …

The best and worst of celebrity news in 2014

It was a crazy year for celebrities. (What year isn't?!) But this year seemed extra-busy, with endless ups and downs. Each week as we tracked the news, we also came up with superlatives for star shenanigans. And now, we've scoured, rehashed and paged through our lists to come up with the mother …

5 Ways Your Job Is Ruining Your Sleep

It's one thing to feel excited by weekend plans, and another entirely to feel pure, unadulterated relief when Friday finally rolls around and you get to say so long to your office space. Unfortunately, the latter is relatively common for employees worldwide, due to overwhelming exhaustion …

The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan

TURBAT, Pakistan—Something fell out of the sky near Arif Saleem’s home at 5:20 a.m. on Nov. 25, 2013. He scrambled outside to find a 25-foot-wide …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Weight Loss

Need a money makeover? Get one here for free

In a new makeover series, Telegraph Money is offering readers the chance to have their finances reviewed by professional advisers for free<p>With the Isa limit now £15,280 a year and the new pension freedoms now available to over 55s, there might never have been a better time to be a do-it-yourself …

Renters Guide: Design Tricks That Won't Break The Lease

When I’m not at work or socializing with friends, I’m probably watching my favorite home and decor television network. If you’re anything like me, these shows inspire you to make your curb more appealing or give your space a little upgrade. So you put on your jacket and head out to the nearest home …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

Nutrition

Obama Threatens GOP From Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Warning from President Barack Obama to congressional Republicans: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won’t be afraid to use it.<p>Since taking office in 2009, Obama has only vetoed legislation twice, both in fairly minor circumstances. But with Republicans set to take full control …

9 Types of People Who May Be More Likely to Cheat

These aren't total deal-breakers—just something to keep in mind.<p><i>This article was written by Michelle Toglia and repurposed with permission from YourTango</i>.<p>Let's face it, no one wants to date a cheater, but oftentimes we don't see the signs our boyfriend is a shady little liar. Forget him answering …

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NFL Storms into Playoffs: Pictures