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Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Cooking

Canadians boycott US products, cancel vacations to America

Blame America.<p>Canadians have taken to practicing pocketbook diplomacy in defense of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is caught in a trade war of …

Canada

Gary Cohn breaks from Trump talking points after exiting White House

Three months after resigning as the White House’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn on Thursday broke from President Donald Trump's talking points, expressing concern about an intensifying trade war and skepticism that the tax cut package will provide big gains in the long term.<p>“If you end up with a …

Donald Trump

Mexico studying billions in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. corn, soy imports

Mexico could strike at $4 billion in annual imports of U.S. corn and soybeans if President Donald Trump escalates a trade spat with new tariffs, officials told Reuters this week, and it is studying how to reduce the pain of such a move.<p>Earlier this month, Mexico swiftly retaliated when Trump …

Forestry

Why Justin Trudeau Is Able to Stand Up to Donald Trump

Right now is a nice time to be Canadian. Brought up in Canada, as I was, and married to a woman so Canadian that she is both Winnipeg Icelandic and Winnipeg Jewish (you would have to be a Canadian to grasp the full glory of that combination), I have the immediate urge to praise Canada, set in …

Canada

26 Reasons to Try Intermittent Fasting (Fat Loss Is Just 1 Benefit!)

You've heard that intermittent fasting (IF) can help people lose weight, especially when diets failed them in the past, but there are so many more reasons to try IF than just fat loss! Here are the benefits of intermittent fasting from A to Z.<p><b>Autophagy:</b> Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss specialist and …

Holistic Medicine

Dear America, It's Canada

Dear America,<p>At what point did you think the mouse might have to stand up to the omnipresent elephant?<p>Being a Canadian and living my entire life in the country, I—like so many of my Canuck comrades—love having you as our neighbor. You are like a big brother that has always looked out for us. You …

Canada

While lashing out at Canada, Trump accidentally shares his genuine beliefs

We know Donald Trump and his team took their animosity toward Canada in a rather hysterical direction over the weekend. What we don’t know is why.<p>At …

Donald Trump

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

Why Canadian milk infuriates Donald Trump

In the midst of what appears to be a full-blown trade war between Canada and the US over steel and aluminum, and with Donald Trump taking his first steps on Canadian soil for the G7 summit, a familiar bugbear reappeared to haunt the negotiations.<p>Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)Canada charges the …

Canada

What Is the Trade Deficit?

<i>This is an updated and expanded version of an article published in 2016.</i><p>A core idea that Donald J. Trump has embraced throughout his time in public life has been that the United States is losing in trade with the rest of the world, and that persistent trade deficits are evidence of this fact.<p>In …

Economics

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 (so far)

What a (Half of a) Year

TV

Summer TV: The 30 Most Exciting New Shows

From a Ryan Murphy dance musical to Amy Adams’ HBO debut to John Krasinski’s take on Jack Ryan, here are 30 new series to add to the DVR. Vitamin D …

TV

An Esthetician Over 40 Shares the Skincare Tips She Actually Follows

Joanna Vargas has the magic touch—she's responsible for the red carpet glows of everyone from Debra Messing to Mindy Kaling to Jenna Dewan, using …

Skin Care

The Best Short Hairstyle of 2018 So Far

1 of 24<p>Check Out A Few Of Our Favorites:<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>One-Length Lob<p>3 of 24<p>Rounded Bob<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 24<p>Smooth Crop<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Hairstyling

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Cooking

I Tried This At-Home Metabolism Test, and My Results Completely Surprised Me

I originally heard about EverlyWell on an episode of <b>Shark Tank</b>, and I was fascinated by the idea of being able to learn more about my health from home. However, I was definitely skeptical of how much easier and convenient this DIY lab kit claimed to be compared to a traditional doctor's visit. So …

Wellness

5 ways you can actually slow the aging process

<i>Every human is made to grow and age—that’s just a fact. But how*we age depends on a number of factors, and there are ways you *can* slow down the</i> …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

Westworld: Here Are All the Timelines, Untangled Just For You

It wasn't enough for <i>Westworld</i> to tie your brain in knots with existential questions of what it means to be human and repeated changes in character as …

13 Need-to-Know Serums If You Love SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic

Fact: SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic ($166) might be <i>the</i> most cult-loved skincare staple of all time. Here at Byrdie alone, we've uttered and praised its …

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

20 Instant Pot Hacks Every Cook Should Know

By now, you’ve most definitely heard of the Instant Pot, also known as a multi-cooker or a pressure cooker, slow cooker combo. It’s the hottest …

5 Food Groups You Didn't Know Had a Hefty Serving of Carbs

"Is butter a carb?" Despite what Regina George was told, butter is indeed a fat. Even more surprising is how many healthy foods actually contain …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

Wellness

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

What Persian and Indian Women Know About Good Hair That We Don't

Impossibly glossy, long, lustrous, and unequivocally healthy-looking… We've yearned to know the deepest, juiciest secrets behind the gorgeous strands …