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Self-help

Disabled dog runs for the first time thanks to 3D-printed legs

Derby the dog was born with deformed front legs that left him unable to move faster than a crawl. But now, with the help of a team of orthopedic and 3D-printing experts, he can actually run. Alright, so this is basically a three-minute advertisement for a 3D printing company — but that doesn’t mean …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

Avocado And Black Bean Tacos

Jenni added to this week from Whole LivingIngredients:• 1/2 avocado<br>• 1/2 minced clove garlic<br>• 1 Tbsp lime juice<br>• Dash cumin<br>• Coarse salt and freshly ground …

Tacos

Foodily Blog

What Is the Outernet and Is It the Future of the Internet?

For 60 percent of the world's population, regular internet access is about as common as flying cars. Nearly 5 billion people today lack basic …

The 4% rule isn’t broken; it is just badly misunderstood

A recent commentary on this site proudly proclaimed the death of the 4 percent rule, but is it truly dead—or just badly misunderstood?<p>First, though: …

Retirement

Engadget UK giveaway: win a Galaxy Note 4 courtesy of Bitdefender

Christmas is a time of giving, but let's be honest, being on the receiving end is <i>so</i> much better. Over the next few weeks, we're going to be running back-to-back giveaways as we approach the festive season -- and winners won't even need to wait until the 25th to start playing with their free toys. …

How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache – 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Cutting Your Hair

<i>Image via Getty Images</i><p>The big chop seems all the rage during the warmer months, but whether you’re thibking about a pixie or you’re just trying to …

Hair

Christina Aguilera Says Reiki Helped Her Lose Weight

So, um, how exactly does this energy transfer work? Let’s say you’re stressed out. If you get a massage or acupuncture, the masseuse or acupuncturist will focus on a few specific spots where you’re holding all your tension until it’s gone. But Reiki is more general. “To transfer your energy, the …

The Surprising Secret to Success

<b>2. Leave a little space in your day.</b><br>You may feel as if you couldn't squeeze one more thing into your schedule, but a short time-out can renew your energy and enthusiasm. Rejuvenate with this meditation: Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and focus on a relaxing image for three minutes. Carry this …

Apple needs Samsung more than ever for the future iPhones and iPads

Even though Apple has reportedly tried to keep out Samsung out of its iPhone and iPad supply chain, <i>The Korea Times</i> seems to indicate Apple needs …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Minimalism

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

22 Life-Changing Ways To Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Makeup

Facebook Begins Cracking Down On "Low Quality" Page Posts

The company is cracking down on posts from brand pages that it says are "too promotional."<p>Beginning in January next year, Facebook will begin filtering out what it considers low-quality posts from brands, businesses and others that publish via a Facebook Page.<p>The decision is sure to draw some …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

<i>Can you recreate bar food with celery? We gave it a try:</i><p>What does 3,500 calories look like, exactly? “To get 3,500 more calories, you could eat your regular diet and then also have three glasses of wine (370 calories), two chicken wings (110 calories), some onion rings (340 calories), a portion of …

4 Big Weight-Lifting Mistakes (and How to Fix Them!)

Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, author of <i>Drop Two Sizes</i> and creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the <i>Women's Health</i> Personal Trainer subscription tool, gave us the scoop on the biggest weight-lifting mistakes she sees and how to correct them. These quick tips will help you get …

Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

Numb

10 items for a year: A minimalist approach to fashion

Matt Souveny was feeling overwhelmed by the unworn clothes languishing in his closet when he began poking around Reddit's menswear forums, where style-conscious men debate different shoe leather and denim brands, or bravely seek constructive feedback on how a suit fits.<p>Souveny, a Canadian Air Force …

New Tooth Decay Treatment May Do Away With Fillings, Allow Teeth To Repair Themselves

Dread going to the dentist? A new dental procedure out of the United Kingdom may make appointments a lot less anxiety-inducing by doing away with the drill.<p>Researchers at King's College London are working on a device for a tooth decay treatment that would fix cavities without the need for fillings …

14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda

Healthy, hydrating, and homemade.

Flavors

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga | Men's Health

Yoga is not a cult<p>Closer to physiology class than a Trekkie convention, yoga is a bona fide science. Yes, some instructors talk of prana (the life force), display Hindu or Buddhist deities, or lead classes in brief chanting. Don't let this stuff spook you; just consider it something to focus on, …

6 Foods That Can Age Your Skin

There’s a reason why your skin feels a little off after a series of holiday parties, BBQs, or mojito-filled beach days: “What you eat affects your …

Skin Care

How Many Calories Do I Need A Day To Lose Weight? | Women's Health

And, it's also important to remember that, when it comes to cutting calories for weight loss, lower is not always better. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, your calories should never dip below 1,200. That’s because most women, unless they are very small, will burn more calories …

Make a "Super Resolution" to Get Your Mind Fit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we plan our New Year’s Resolutions, we often create goals like exercising more, quitting smoking, or eating healthier. Yet, research shows only …