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The coolest kitchen gadgets of 2015

Maybe 2015 wasn't the year of the Cronut. But it was the year of putting fun back in the kitchen.<p>For the last few years, immersion circulators and …

10 Surprising And Beautiful Ways Your Cat Shows You Love

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>Even though my cat can’t speak …

Pets

8 scientifically proven reasons why having a cat is good for you

We love cats, you love cats and the internet definitely loves cats. Some people may even describe themselves as cat people.<p>Did you know that owning …

More Women Than Men Are Obese In America, And Gap Is Widening

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has crunched new numbers on America's obesity epidemic. What do they tell us? As a nation, we seem to be stuck.<p>The overall prevalence of obesity in the three-year period ending 2014 was just over 36 percent. This mean that about 1 in 3 adults in the …

5 Ways Home Restaurants Are Changing the Dining Landscape

Dining as we know it is changing rapidly. Costs for proprietors are higher than ever, between real estate and staffing, leading chefs to explore pop-ups and other creative concepts in lieu of opening new restaurants.<p>And at the same time, adventurous guests are craving new, innovative dining …

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Complete NBA Draft Expert Guide to 2015-16 College Basketball Season

The 2016 NBA draft conversation will be made up of layers, from the No. 1 overall candidates to the sleepers and breakout prospects. There will be freshmen hidden below the radar and seniors with final auditions to ace.<p>A number of players were able to make noise over the summer during events like …

All the Ways to Cook a Potato This Thanksgiving

Buttery, rich and oh-so-creamy, mashed potatoes are surely a beautiful thing. But when it comes to putting spuds to work, the everyday mash isn’t the …

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

Ounces and Grams: Why Mass Is Not the Best Way to List Ingredients

Since releasing my first book two months ago, I've been getting far more feedback—both positive and negative—than I'm used to. One big category: international readers upset at my choice to use imperial units of volume (tablespoons, teaspoons, cups) over metric units of mass (grams, kilograms). One …

Onions

Actor Jesse Eisenberg Explains His Family’s All-Vegan ‘Thanksliving’ Tradition on Conan (VIDEO)

Every family has their unique traditions when celebrating Thanksgiving. Some families have special stuffing recipes that have been passed down for …

Green Living

How Many Calories You Should Eat (with a Calculator)

If you want to lose (or gain) weight and improve your body composition, then you need to know how many calories to eat. And this article will show …

Thanksgiving Potluck Recipes

This warm salad isn't typically found on a Thanksgiving table, but that doesn’t mean it won't be a hit with party guests. Roasting brings out great flavors from the veggies.

Why Your Next Tent Might Be A Cube

The next generation of ultralight backpacking tents is adopting vertical walls and square shapes to maximize living space while shedding weight. …

18 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes Guests Will Want to Gobble Up

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, which means it’s time to start planning the menu for the perfect family or Friendsgiving meal. The holiday season kicks off a marathon of treats and feasts, to reward us for eating clean and working out during the rest of the year. Good thing there are also …

A Garden Shed

Whether you want to have a garden because you need a hobby, because you want to try growing your own food, or because you find it relaxing to have a …

Gardening

Baking healthier: Chickpea flour is high-protein, healthy alternative

WASHINGTON — There’s an easy way to squeeze in a portion of protein and swallow a serving of vitamins: Eat a brownie.<p>More specifically, eat one made …

The Scoop on Soy Safety

For years, soy seemed to be on every list of so-called superfoods. With good reason: It’s packed with protein and fiber, and it contains …

Nutrition

Your Cat Doesn't Really Want To Kill You

For people in the 43 million U.S. households with domestic cats, there's good news: Your cat doesn't <i>really</i> want to kill you.<p>Recent media headlines like "Your cat may want to kill you, study finds" and "Bad news, your cat probably wants to kill you" suggest that our feline companions have aggressive …

Psychology

Only 1 TBSP of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Health Changes, Study Confirms

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

4 breakfast mistakes that might be making you gain weight

Breakfast kick starts your metabolism for the day, so you don’t want to mess that up. Here are the top four breakfast mistakes I see, plus how to fix each one.<p><b>The mistake: you skip it to save calories</b><p>Forgoing breakfast may seem like a calorie-saver, but it can actually be a fat trap. Researchers at …

Why Your Doctor Wants You To Cook With Cast Iron

Because this mineral supplement comes in a pan instead of a pill.<p>by Marygrace Taylor, for Rodale's Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MITCH MANDEL<p>Your trusty cast-iron skillet doesn’t just deliver mouthwatering caramelized crusts and a perfectly rustic presentation. Turns out, it really can boost the iron …

The best burger in the world has been announced – and it is vegan!

<b>A burger in New York City has just been named the best in the world – and it is a vegan recipe!</b><p>We know. It’s mindblowing.<p>The famous $6 (£4) …

You've Been Using Your Rice Cooker Wrong The Entire Time

Another awesome reason to whip out your rice cooker.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Blue Velvet Cake Ingredients:<p>- White cake mix<p>- 1/4 cup of buttermilk<p>- 1/3 cup of oil<p>- 3 eggs<p>- 1 Tbsp. of cocoa powder<p>- 2 tsp of royal blue food color<p>Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:<p>- 8 oz of cream cheese<p>- 1/2 cup of …

17 Meatless holiday recipes even non-vegetarians will love

Thanksgiving doesn't have to be all about the turkey. These dishes prove you can follow a vegetarian menu and still have a Thanksgiving meal everyone …

Holiday Recipes

Grub Hub Has a Modern Alternative to Your Stove's Aluminum Windscreen

You can finally throw out that dirty, crumpled aluminum foil windscreen you used when it came time for cooking as a 12-year old boy scout. Grub Hub …

Dinner Tonight: Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Sometimes, a dish comes along that uses all the delicious ingredients we <i>say</i> we're going to use less of. Things like <b>cream, butter, white wine, and cheese.</b> You know, the ones our cooking idols always encourage using in heaping tablespoons? (After all, when Julia Child calls for more butter, you add …

Fluffy and Light Vegan Banana Muffins

<i>The following post was originally featured on Delish Knowledge and written by Alex Caspero, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins! You are going to love these fluffy, moist muffins! Perfect for an after school snack or breakfast.<p>If time permitted, I would wake up every …

Breakfast

The best and worst things to eat while traveling

Traveling can open you up to new experiences and cultures, but the changes in routine and diet can also take a toll on your body. We spoke with certified health coach Natalie Drugan to find out how to stay healthy and nourished in the air and on the road.<p>"The best way for travelers to stay safe and …