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The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Yoga

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Everyday Spices That Can Help You Lose Weight

Growing up Indian American, my mom didn't know how to make any of the "traditional" American food—we usually ate foods like lentils, curries, rice, …

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Kitchens

Scallops with Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the brussels sprouts and cook until barely tender. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking.<p>Meanwhile, in a fry pan over medium heat, cook the bacon, turning occasionally, until crisp. Transfer to paper towels to …

Ginger Lime Shrimp Quinoa with Red Pepper and Yellow Corn

Hope "ya'll" had a great Thanksgiving! We spent the holiday in Paula Deen's hometown, Savannah GA and also visited what I consider to be the South's …

Pesce all'acqua pazza (Fish Poached in "Crazy Water")

<b>Acqua pazza</b>, or ‘crazy water’ is the humorous term for a really easy but very tasty Neapolitan method for poaching fish. Make a garlic and oil base, …

Seared Scallops With Savoy Cabbage, Fingerling Potatoes, Pink Ladies, And Sultanas

In a medium saucepan, combine the potatoes, thyme sprig, bay leaves, peppercorns, 2 teaspoons of the salt, and enough cold water to cover the …

Recipes

23 Nutty, Tasty, and Filling Recipes With Whole Grains

Whole grains have been lauded by nutritionists and health nuts for decades now, and, more recently, a whole series of "ancient grains" have moved in and out of the spotlight. Quinoa, barley, and buckwheat, followed by kamut, spelt, teff, farro, and plenty others, have all taken turns as the …

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

Breakfast

16 Sweet and Savory Tart Recipes, Because Everything Tastes Better With a Butter Crust

Because everything tastes better when it's in a butter crust.<p><b>Nothing says "dinner table centerpiece"</b> quite like a tart. These savory and sweet versions—from a savory spinach dinner tart to a show-stopping chocolate-caramel number—are all elegant, beautiful, and easy to pull off with a little …

Never Overcook Salmon Again

Forget dry salmon. Nobody needs that.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Leslie Grau confesses to overcooking salmon to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for</i> …

The Best 3-Ingredient Dinner Recipes

Who says a delicious dinner has to involve a laundry list of ingredients? (What the heck is nigella seed anyway?) That's why when we're in a rush, we turn to these ten recipes--all of which use just three ingredients.<p><b>Simple Roasted Chicken</b><p>Chicken legs or thighs + butter + fresh rosemary. <b>Get the</b> …

Cooking

31 Hearty, Healthy(ish) Make-Ahead Lunches

Whether you're at the office, in school, or hitting the open road, eating lunch away from home can be tough. Which is why we love dishes that are easy to make in bulk, hold up well in the fridge, and pack easily into single containers. I'm talking hearty grain and pasta salads, saucy bean dishes, …

7 Fish Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

We've done the research for you and rounded up the best ways to get your Omega-3s and fatty acids in less time than a Seinfeld rerun. Here, the most delicious--and fastest--fish recipes.<p><b>Black Bass with Scallion Chile Relish (15 minutes). Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Arctic Char with Tangy Yogurt Sauce (30</b> …

8 Recipes All About That Cream of Mushroom Richness

In the early 20th century, the Campbell Soup Company produced a line of condensed soups that changed American cooking. It’s cream of mushroom, when …

Cooking

Make Healthy Pancakes for Breakfast; Win at Everything for the Rest of the Day

Pancakes don't have to be weekend-only fare. They also don't have to be indulgent. Here's how to make healthy, weekday-friendly flapjacks.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an</i> …

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

China stocks rebound, other Asian markets fall after US drop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven Wednesday as investor sentiment was dented by losses on Wall Street and doubts about …

Stock Markets

How Nearly Nude Celebrities Took Over the Red Carpet

Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian West, and J.Lo caused flashbulbs to explode by wearing next to nothing on Monday night’s Met Gala red carpet. Why is so …

Sam Smith Cancels More Tour Dates, Heads to U.S. for Treatment

It seems Sam Smith‘s vocal exhaustion might be worse than previously thought.<p>The Grammy-winner – who was forced to cancel his Australian tour after …

Sam Smith