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10 Ways You've Never Thought To Use Your Microwave

You already use your microwave for these excellent recipes. But did you know it can be the key to a cheap, at-home latte? Here, ten new ways to use your kitchen's most versatile appliance.<p><b>To Cook Corn</b><p>This is kind of life-changing. <b>How to do it</b>.<p><b>To Toast Coconut</b><p>Use the same method to toast raw nuts.</b> …

Warm Cauliflower and Herbed Barley Salad

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>We're seeing gigante beans everywhere. They're creamy and buttery, and their size adds a dramatic look.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup pearled barley<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon mayonnaise<p>1 …

The Most Intense Hikes in America

Summer is the perfect time to get in shape and explore the outdoors. And what better way to do that than to go on a hike?<p>There’s no shortage of great …

5 sinfully delicious chocolate desserts in a mug

<b>KARACHI: Chocolate truly is heaven-sent. One bite of a warm, gooey chocolate brownie, with a drizzle of caramel and vanilla ice cream on the side</b> …

21 Amazing Recipes That Prove Winter Fruit Is The Best Fruit

A damn good reason to eat in-season.

21 Summer Pasta Recipes You Need In Your Life

Move over, marinara.

8 Refreshing Recipes With Fresh Mint

Mint runneth over in my garden. Luckily, its refreshing, sweet flavor pairs wonderfully with all sorts of dishes.<p><b>1. Mojitos</b><p>When I think mint, I think mojito. This one is tart and sweet -- the perfect cool cocktail for a hot night. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Minted Cucumber Salad</b><p>Refreshing and light, this …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Fat Burning Foods to Add to Overnight Oats

What makes it such a nutritional superhero? Unlike most cold cereals, it’s packed with insoluble fiber and whole grains, which lowers levels of …

Say Goodbye to the Stove with These 25 Summery, No-Cook Appetizers

Two dozen no-cook appetizers. Zero stove time.<p><b>We don't know about you,</b> but here on the East Coast, it is sweltering hot. As in, "never turning on the oven again" hot. Luckily, you don't need to with these 25 no-cook recipes for cool caprese salads, juicy salted and spiced melon, and more.

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5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

9 Camp Lunches That Go Beyond PB & J

Camp lunch can be so much more than peanut butter sandwiches and an apple.<p><b>Packed lunch is hard.</b> With camp season upon us, we wanted to come up with recipes that were appropriate for summer, without a ton of work. While these 9 recipes are meant for kids, we'd definitely bring nearly all of them to …

33 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

Expensive taste on a DIY budget.

10-Minute Yoga Workout for Strength and Flexibility

People always ask me if I do ‘yoga’. Sure, I do yoga, but I didn’t even know what it was until college, and I still probably couldn’t even tell you …

Sweat It Out with the Tone It Up Girls for a Bombshell Bod

This routine from Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn's new book will help you sculpt every inch (fast!) and gain the swagger to wear that 'kini with confidence.<p>Summer's here, which should be reason to celebrate (flip-flops! barbecues! rosé!). Yet for many women, the season is often overshadowed by two …

42 Crock-Pot Recipes to Try This Summer (That's Right, Summer)

Summertime, and the living is…well, hot. When stratospheric temperatures make you want to do nothing but sit in an ice bath all day, using a slow …

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The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Best Shipping Pallet DIY Ideas on the Web

Our little-sister site, TheSnug.com, keeps us in the know about what's trending in DIY. People are loving the idea of using reclaimed pallet wood to build and create all kinds of things. Why? More often than not, you can score the things for free.<p>Here are a few of the most-(Facebook)-liked pallet …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

13 Canadian bucket list sights for the nature lover

Mountains. Forests. Deserts. Glaciers. Beaches.<p>It would take several lifetimes to see all the natural wonders on our planet, but if you're looking …

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New Web trends: immersive interaction design

Aside from the visual appeal, animations more importantly transition users between states of content. Transitions are the glue holding together all animated effects. How does the user get from one state to the next? What does each different state ask or tell the user to do? A smooth transition …

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Low-Calorie Muffins That Won't Make You Fat

Muffins are convenient treats to enjoy for a breakfast on the go or on slow Saturday mornings, but the baked good can be a calorie bomb if you’re not …

The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.<p>…

10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

10 Tiny Herb Garden Ideas That Will Fit in Any Apartment

Whether you’re a culinary mastermind or you’ve got a dozen food delivery services on speed dial, you have to admit that the idea of keeping your own herb garden sounds kind of great. While some of us live in spaces large enough to accommodate hanging gardens and backyard edibles, those of us in …