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6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

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Mexico City restaurant serves up nostalgia, with seating for 2,200

To grasp the size of Arroyo Restaurant, a beloved Mexico City institution since the 1940s, consider first the tortillas.<p>On a busy Sunday, the restaurant's army of cooks may prepare as many as 15,000 of them, served steaming in insulated fabric pouches. How else would droves of hungry customers …

I can't understand why everyone isn't using my favorite $6 hack to protect shoes from the wear and tear of city streets

For $6-$8, depending where I go, he takes my shiny new pair into the back room, and, around 10 minutes later, hands them back to me with one significant addition: taps.<p>Taps are tiny pieces of plastic nailed into the sole of your shoe to keep you from wearing down specific areas ahead of the rest. …

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Dude, where's my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke.<p>"They said there was trouble with …

Beautiful Triptych Shows Photographer's 14 Year Struggle with Fibromyalgia

Though, year after year, we've featured her surreal photos on My Modern Met (see here and here), we had no idea that for the last 14 years of her life, photographer Brooke Shaden has been suffering from fibromyalgia. Over 5 million Americans are affected by this condition that causes chronic muscle …

Cuba Talks Turn Awkward Over Terror Listing

Another round of talks, another round of smiles Friday, as negotiators for Cuba and the United States joined in stepping carefully around the first …