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The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Walmart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

Walmart (wmt) expects little abatement in the pace of its torrid e-commerce growth next year, and the retailer’s latest forecast sent shares up 2% on …

2017 Feast of Tabernacles celebration in Jerusalem is prophecy fulfilled

We are living in a new age of Jewish-Christian relations.<p>A general view shows Jewish worshippers taking part in the priestly blessing during the …

A Harvard Junior Who Got Internship Offers From Google, Apple, Facebook, and More Shares Her 7 Tips to Ace an Interview

She says it's important to be prepared and stay relaxed.<p>Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.<p>The Harvard University junior received internship …

5 vegetarian breakfast foods that keep you full until lunch

If you're trying to stave off the mid-morning munchies, these foods will satisfy both your taste buds and your appetite.<p>If you've ever eaten a sugary …

The Condition That's Quietly Sidelining Female Athletes

The day before the 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon in Hamburg, Germany, pro triathlete Jenna Parker broke out in hives for no apparent reason. Because of anti-doping rules, she couldn’t take the necessary medication, so even though she was “completely covered in the rash [from the neck down],” she …

The 13 Best Healthy Snacks You Can Buy at the Supermarket

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that snacking makes the world go round. Registered dietitians agree that keeping healthy bites on hand is an …

Healthy Eating

Massive food study puts current nutrition standards into question

Worldwide study looks at fruit, veggie and fat intake and heart health.<p>According to this latest research, your quest toward a healthier lifestyle may …

10 best home design apps and home improvement apps for Android

Home improvement and home design are big deals. They can cost as little as a few bucks and a few hours. Sometimes, they can cost upwards of thousands of dollars and take months to implement. Your smartphone can’t spend the money or do the work for you. However, smartphones can help you with some …

El Salvador issues warrants for guerrillas who killed US soldiers during civil war

Arrest warrants, the first of their kind, a surprise as overwhelming majority of war crimes during 1979-1992 war were attributed to US-backed armed forces<p>Arrest warrants have been issued in El Salvador for three former leftwing guerrilla fighters wanted in connection with the execution of two …

29 Easy And Unexpected Ways To Make Your Home A Better Place

Break out the ruby slippers because there's about to be NO place like home.

9 House Plants Even *You* Can’t Kill

Nothing gives life to a home like an actual piece of <i>living</i> decor. Enter the high-maintenance houseplant — someone gave it to you as an apartment-warming gift, you picked it up at your local flea, or maybe you even shelled out some bills at the boujie nursery down the block. Whatever the case, you …

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp or …

Turning a cluttered bonus room into a calming space for work and relaxation

By Mari-Jane Williams<p>, On Parenting/Local Living editor<p>THE CHALLENGE<p>Jimmy Jung uses the 16-by-28-foot bonus room in his Falls Church home as an office space. He needs a large work area and storage for books and office supplies. Jung would like a desk to replace the kitchen table he has been using …

Home Decorating

20 Ideas For Making Your Home Look Classy AF For Under $20

Pretty doesn't have to be pricey.

With its latest $400 million funding round, Houzz’s valuation is now $4 billion

Redesigning your home doesn’t have to be a royal pain, and you can ease the burden by utilizing the services of companies like Houzz. And now, the …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

It's 99% guaranteed you will find something in here your family will love.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

How to Build 256 Spring Outfits With Only 16 Items

<b>The essentials:</b> Let's start with the basics: the closet staples that will suit any occasion. More importantly, they're the items that will also make …

Quartz Countertops a Durable, Easy Care Alternative

If you’re looking for beautiful, durable countertops, Quartz might be a good choice. In fact, it is becoming the hot choice to add style to a …

Home Improvement

The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

Alternative Medicine

Simple home hacks could save up to 65 percent on your utility bills

The colder it gets, the higher your utility bills spike, from hot water to heat. And experts say this year, costs could skyrocket even higher than last year because of rising fuel costs.<p>But even if you aren't handy, there are simple hacks you can do yourself around the house that can save you big …

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

Nutrition

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Burn, baby, burn.<p>There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman …

Why You're Not Losing Weight | Goop

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Arm Knitting

Oversized knit blankets crafted from chunky yarn and PVC-pipe needles have been floating around Pinterest for a few years now. And while the finished …

Knitting

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.