Cheryl Amey

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Celebrating Billie Holiday’s 100th Birthday

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10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Giant book publishers back Oyster, an online competitor to Amazon and Apple

Do readers want another e-book store?<p>Oyster is hoping so. The startup, often dubbed the "Netflix for books", now wants to let users move past a …

Amazon Cloud Drive Now Offers Unlimited Storage Tiers

Amazon is today adding a couple of new storage tiers for its Cloud Drive customers with a heck of a lot of files and photos.<p>The Unlimited Photos Plan is… what it sounds like. Prime members and Fire device owners already have unlimited photo storage included with their accounts, but everyone else …

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All the Wardrobe Staples You Need for Spring for Under $100

It's time to clean out that closet of yours. Clear the vestiges of winter and welcome the warm-weather-friendly wardrobe staples of spring. Think crisp button-ups, slinky slip dresses, and classic trench coats. Even better, you don't have to empty out your wallet to replenish your essentials: Every …

"Empire" Is A Monster That Is Eating Network Television

<b>Fancy.</b><p>When it comes to ratings, Fox's <i>Empire</i> is on a trajectory that's unprecedented in broadcast television's recent history, which has mostly been marked by — to appropriate a phrase from Hakeem Lyon (Bryshere Y. Gray) — drip drops, if not just plain old slaughter. As of last week, it is the No. 1 …

Are You A Chromecast User? Google Has Given You A $6 Google Play Credit

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Google is offering a $6 credit to the Google Play store for Google Chromecast owners. The credit can go towards movies, music or apps. The Google Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port of your TV. The Chromecast streams content …

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Selfie-mergency Hacks

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3 They happen when you least expect it. When your arms are *just* too short and an epic moment is about to go …

Canon Unveils 50-Megapixel 5DS And 5DS R

The megapixel race is back on. Today Canon announced not one, but two full frame EOS 5D models with a 50MP sensor, making them the highest resolution 35mm-style DSLRs ever released. The long-rumored EOS 5DS and 5DS R are identical in every respect except that the latter captures slightly more …

Just wing it! Slow-cooker Buffalo wings and 4 more takes on a favorite Super Bowl snack

You’re serious about your game — and your game snacks. And what goes better with trash talking the opponent’s team during the Super Bowl than wings that are as fired up as you are? Below are five smokin' new recipes to try, from a slow-cooker take on the classic Buffalo wings to one that takes its …

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