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Nature Or Nurture? The Long-Running Debate May Finally Be Settled

It's an age-old debate: do our genes make us who we are, or is it the environment in which we were raised?<p>There's long been agreement that both "nature" and "nurture" play some role in determining many aspects of our physical and mental selves, from our height and weight to our intelligence and …

Iran letter could backfire, GOP dissenters say

Republicans could alienate Democrats whose votes are needed to override an Iran sanctions veto.<p>Not every Senate Republican signed on to Sen. Tom Cotton’s extraordinary letter to Iran’s leaders, and several of those who didn’t are fuming about the freshman senator’s Monday-morning foray into nuclear …

The six mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

Weight Loss

15 Phenomenal Indoor Herb Gardens

Whether you live in a big city or someplace that gets cold 9 months out of the year, indoor herb gardens provide so many benefits. They purify the …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

Surprising Relationship Advice From Divorce Lawyers

Who better to offer marriage advice than those who contend with the end of it, every singe day? Read on for relationship wisdom bombs from 15 divorce professionals who collectively share hundreds of years of experience helping couples end their marriages. Oh, and Happy Valentine’s Day!<p>“Be true to …

New York City

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Muscle

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

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Root Vegetable and Potato Skillet Cake<p>During the holidays, with Thanksgiving turkeys, Hanukkah briskets and Christmas roasts, veggies and alternative …

7 Foods Most People Think Are Healthy, But Really Aren't

"One quickly became three," my client confessed several years ago about those silly 100-calorie snack packs. "My health halo kicked in, I reasoned …

20 Filling Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Any dieter's number-one obstacle: hunger! Load your plate with these super-satisfying foods and watch the pounds melt away.

Nutrition

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

10 Productivity Strategies Backed by Science

As a new year approaches, it's a good time to evaluate how you spend your time -- and find some simple, proven ways to work smarter.<p><i>Sujan Patel has championed internet marketing and entrepreneurship for over a decade. His experience, ideas, and strategies have helped hundreds of companies build and</i> …

Time Management

Beyond chemistry: Science of relationships

For years, answers to the questions that turn lovers into loathers have been hard to come by, at least ones that are rooted in research rather than hunches. A new book, "The Science of Relationships" promises some "Answers to Your Questions About Dating, Marriage and Family" (Kendall Hunt) that are …

Need To Make A Vegetable Better? Turn It Into A Gratin Recipe

A good gratin recipe will change your life. And, it'll also make you a gratin addict (which we have no problem with). After the first bite of a perfectly golden potato gratin mashed potatoes will suddenly lose their luster, French fries won't be as tempting and baked potatoes will seem second …

Coconut Pancakes

For brunch chef Adam Schop sprinkles shredded coconut onto his pancake batter; when the pancakes cook on the griddle, the coconut gets nicely …

10 Reasons to Make Singing Your Happiness Drug!

I don't drink or smoke, but I do get high! The fact is that since I was of a drinking age I have gotten high on singing. The joy and bliss I feel when I sing is at a whole other level and the positive effects just keep compounding.<p>When I was 14, I desperately wanted to have singing lessons and my …

Books of the Year: Mysterious Women, Sad Men, and Stories From the Postapocalypse

The Mysterious Women<p>Sarah Koenig’s podcast <i>Serial</i> may be real-life reportage, but it opens with the most common mystery convention: a dead woman. From …

Books

How to Make Perfect Lasagna

The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have tomato sauce or meat. The most perfect lasagna, he says, the one for true pasta lovers, is a …

How To Make The Mashed Potatoes Of Your Dreams

Choose your own adventure: do you like them fluffy, creamy, garlicky, or cheesy?<p>Cut potatoes, boil potatoes, drain potatoes, mash potatoes, mix in dairy and any extra ingredients. But, it's important to know how to make mashed potatoes exactly the way you like them.<p><b>There are three variables that</b> …

Jamie Oliver's Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe From Comfort Food

These days, Jamie Oliver might be one of the most recognizable chefs on the planet—and one who's known round the world not only for his super-easy, super-yummy recipes but also for his grassroots work, raising awareness and rallying around improving kids' nutrition, both at home and at school—but …

Comment on Christmas Spiced Parsnip Cake by CK

The cake looks beautiful, I will be making this! Quick question,you say to beat the eggs until frothy. Is that to double in volume or just to combine …