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18 Easy, Healthy Meals Anyone Can Make In 2018

Step away from the detox diet.

Your 10-Day Wellness Plan to Jumpstart the New Year: These Simple Diet Changes Can Have Big Results

Try these 10 daily diet tips to boost your wellness in 2017

Report: Christianity Most Persecuted Religion in 2016

A new study shows Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world, Clayton Morris reported.<p>The Center for Studies on New Religions said more than 90,000 Christians were killed in 2016.<p>Thirty percent of those killed were murdered by radical Islamic terrorists.<p>The Italian research …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Easy Crockpot Sweet Garlic Chicken, A Family Favorite & SO FLAVORFUL!

I love my slow cooker, but I love genius slow cooker recipes even more — and this Crockpot Sweet Garlic Chicken is one of the delicious reasons …

5 wines to cozy up to in the new year

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p><b>—</b><p>Dave McIntyre<p>Peay Vineyards Pomarium Estate Pinot Noir 2014<p><i>Sonoma Coast, Calif., $66</i><p>From the northernmost winery on the Sonoma Coast, this lovely pinot is silky and voluptuous. At a D.C. tasting in August, Andy Peay said people had been skeptical when he and his …

Wine

Get Weird With These 13 Unusual Liquors

Looking for a change of pace when knocking back drinks? Here are some interesting options to mix up your liquor cabinet.<p>1. PHOENIX TEARS SPICED …

Billie Lourd Posted A Moving Instagram After The Deaths Of Carrie Fisher + Debbie Reynolds

The ‘Scream Queens’ star finally breaks her silence<p>Billie Lourd has finally broken her silence, after last week's death of her mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, who passed away just one day apart. Friends, family and colleagues of the two Hollywood icons publicly mourned …

Drug Addiction

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

The good news: if you’re reading this, you survived 2016 and made it to 2017. The better news: BGR is still your go-to source if you want to find the …

Office 'cake culture' is fueling obesity crisis and treats should be swapped for hugs

Office “cake culture” in which staff bring in treats for birthdays and celebrations is becoming a daily health hazard and should be stopped, experts have advised.<p>In recent years, it has become popular for workers to offer birthday cake to colleagues or bring back sugary gifts from their …

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

Getting in to the creative freelance business can be hard, whether you are a graphic designer, a writer, a videographer, an animator, or some other …

Web Design

13 Stellar New Books to Keep an Eye Out For This January

With its sensational selection of new books, 2016 is going to be hard to top. But hey, we've got to start somewhere, right? This month, a fresh new crop of books is already setting a precedent for a pretty impressive slate in 2017. Between a new novel like <b>Gone Girl</b>, an inspiring comic anthology, a …

A California Honeymoon Idea That'll Have You Packing Your Bags

There's a reason honeymoons in California wine country are so popular. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxe resorts, indulgent spas to award-winning restaurants, and a nearly endless supply of spectacular wines right outside the door, it's the perfect place to relax, unwind, and lose track of time …

San Francisco

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Opens Up About Living with MS, Her Sex Life and Marriage, and What's Next

For years, <i>Sopranos</i> actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler attended the Race to Erase MS Gala—an annual black-tie fundraiser in Los Angeles—to lend her star power to help find a cure for the neurological disease. What no one knew was that Sigler wasn't there to support a friend or merely embrace another …

Los Angeles

Use your iPhone's bedtime mode to get your sleep schedule on track

Sleep deprivation is a public health problem that our gadgets — with their glowing screens and buzzing notifications — generally make worse.<p>Apple …

Sleep

These Are the 50 Best Apps of the Year

We’re increasingly reliant on the smartphones in our pockets to keep in touch with friends, watch movies and TV shows, and get work done. But the …

Apps

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early aughts, when the ancient grain first became trendy, quinoa prices tripled in the span of five years. (Many Bolivians, who had relied on it as a food staple for centuries, were …

Nutrition

How to avoid an affair and save your marriage

In high school I had a crush on Katie Brown (not her real name). She also had a crush on me. Neither she nor I knew it until more than 15 years later. By that point, she was divorced. The thought of striking up a romance at this late date never entered my mind. I was happily married with children …