Ginny Rusteberg

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The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

British Columbia

How To Make DIY Instant Noodle Cups

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>I think I can skip the sales pitch here and get right down to brass tacks, yes? I love noodle cups. You love noodle …

Food Preservation

DIY: Instant Painter’s Drop Cloth Pergola

Spotted on the blog Anything Pretty: A genius idea for adding a bit of shade to a simple wood pergola. All that’s required: A couple of painter’s …

Why You Can’t Stop Picking Your Skin (Or Hangnails, Or Pimples…)

"One of the main reasons people have a compulsion to pick is that it feels very gratifying when the thing comes out," says board-certified dermatologist Whitney Bowe, M.D. "Even though they know it’s not good for them in the long run, it feels like this huge release, and that momentary release can …

Archaeology

Grilled Naan with Burrata and Roasted Potato and Lemon

4 Servings<p>This vegetarian-friendly recipe was created by James D. Giannis out of Chicago, the winner of our 2015 Readers' Choice Week contest. Look for naan in the bread aisle of your local supermarket.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, thinly sliced<p>2 lemons, thinly sliced, seeds …

Indian Breads

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Requires An All-Or-Nothing Approach

For patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, doctors automatically recommend making two lifestyle changes: losing weight and increasing …

Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Lindsay Landis | The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook | Quirk Books, 2012Cookie dough is typically a means to an end, an interim state of existence, a …

Dessert

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not …

Make these dump cakes! Sweet hot apple, granola caramel carrot cake

When it comes to holiday parties, is your go-to move buying dessert? What if we told you that making any of these cake recipes is just as easy? Here, Cathy Mitchell, author of "Dump Cakes" shares her desserts that require only a cake mix, a handful of additional ingredients and a pan.<p><b>Sweet hot</b> …

Dessert

The Amazingly Easy Way to Pit Cherries that Will Save You Hours

We're not sure what Grandma did, but we do know what you should do: Just grab a paper clip. Bend the clip open, and push it into the stem end of your cherry. Then rotate the clip around, pull it out, and <i>pop</i>—the pit's no longer an issue. Here's a video that details the trick, courtesy of Chow, an …

15 Ooey Gooey S'mores Recipes

Today is National S’mores Day! And what better way to celebrate this sticky food holiday than with a round up filled with 15 of my favorite s’mores …

Dessert

If Alcohol Labels Were Accurate, This Is What They'd Tell You

One shot of "Vomit Everywhere," please.<p>If that's what Jägermeister were actually called, we're betting there would be fewer rounds of "Vomit" going around in bars. But if we're being completely honest with ourselves (like Rachel Page was when she came up with this brilliant project), then we're …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Brownie Mocha Milkshakes

August 4, 2014<p>So, I’m kind of in love with this milkshake. Brownies, ice cream, chocolate syrup and a little Kahlua coffee.<p>My Saturday night is to …

Ice Cream

20 Things You Should Do With a Chocolate Chip Cookie

There's nothing more satisfying than a warm, fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. When you lift it off the tray and it's oozing with gooey, melted chocolate, there's nothing on Earth that can give you more joy than that simply decadent cookie. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day only rolls …

Dessert

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

Dessert

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

Refreshingly Simple Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is as intimidating as it is delicious. It's the ultimate summer fruit, yet its refreshing charm can be diluted by the sheer obstacle of dealing with one. Lugging it, chopping it, storing it—it's so daunting.<p>The hulking melon, like most things in life, is always scarier before you dig in. …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

The Best Way to Cut Mangos

The injury-free technique you need to start using ASAP.<p>Mangos taste amazing, but they're a tricky—and potentially dangerous—fruit to dig into. (Mango cutting-related accidents actually send lots of people to the ER!) Blame the awkward shape of both the fruit and the pit inside of it.<p>To avoid a …

How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

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Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Baking

Are These 10 Trendy Health Foods Worth The Hype?

Whether via your Facebook news feed, the juice store around the corner, or even in articles about healthy living, chances are you've heard of buzzword-y health foods like acai, spirulina and wheatgrass. You know these foods are healthy. But have you ever stopped to think about <i>why</i> they are -- and …

3 Simple Ways to Make Zucchini Pasta

You could call any of these things "zucchini pasta," but when I talk about it, I almost always mean raw zucchini that has been sliced to look—and act—like noodles. The point of the dish isn't really to mimic a bowl of wheat pasta but rather to create a fresh, creative, and fun raw vegetable dish …

The Genius Mess-Free Way to Shuck Corn

Genius, right? All you have to do is pop the entire ear in the microwave for three to four minutes, take it out with an oven mitt (it's going to be hot), cut the end off, and pull the ear of corn out of its husk. Umm, why didn't we think of that?!<p>We're super impressed, and we can't wait to try this …

3 Super-Easy Watermelon Cocktails

Here, three crazy-simple watermelon cocktails that anyone can make.<p>Watermelon is the perfect summer fruit for cocktails. First of all, it’s …

Cool Planters Made From Unusual Recycled Objects

Want to add a fresh vibe to your balcony, terrace, deck or garden? What better way to do that than with a cool-looking planter? We’re not talking …

Landscaping