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8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

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12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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'Instant Arches,' Shoe Inserts And More Ways To Get Foot Relief

We're making New Year's resolutions left and right, it seems, but one we really want to concentrate on this year is to take better care of our feet.<p>After all, as Bette Midler once famously said, "Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world." But with our vow in mind, we're …

15 So-Much-Better-Than-Canned Cranberry Sauce Recipes

What Thanksgiving feast would be complete without a side of cranberry sauce? Well, we don’t even have to worry about that, because this collection of 15 favorite recipes for the ruby-hued condiment has everyone out there covered. Whether you’re a die-hard cranberry-sauce-from-the-can fan or favor …

32 Genius Recipes for Thanksgiving

It's not too late to give this year's Thanksgiving menu a little genius boost. You can still take measures to save your turkey from overcooking, just by sprinkling salt on it ahead (peek at the 300+ comments and you'll see that this simple move will give you the best turkey you've ever tasted—even …

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Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Mornings: Breakfast Nachos

Just let this happen.<p>Put an egg on absolutely anything and call it breakfast. That means putting an egg on top of this melty mixture of warm corn …

Breakfast

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Nutrition

If You Conquer Your Fear Of Silken Tofu, You'll Be Rewarded With These Beautiful Dishes

If you're new to the world of tofu, chances are you've been playing it safe with the firmest brick you can get your hands on. Cooking with tofu is unlike any other ingredient, so it can easily intimidate the soybean novice. But -- pardon us as we summon our inner motivational speaker -- if you …

How to Make Muesli Ahead for School Mornings

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you</i> <b>Nicholas Day</b> <i>-- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Rethink your relationship with mush.</i><p>You know what’s overrated? <i>Crispy.</i><p>You know what’s underrated? <i>Mush.</i><p>Well, maybe not underrated by you. Maybe you …

How To Perfect Overnight Oats In A Jar, And Make Your Mornings Totally Effortless

It's usually a terribly sad day when you reach the end of a jar of peanut butter. But overnight oatmeal (also called oats in a jar or OIAJ) transforms this catastrophe into a delight.<p>So do not tearfully toss that almost-empty jar of nut butter. Instead, use it to cradle your overnight oats. It is …

5 Links to Read Before Making Smoothies

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Dust off your blender -- we're making smoothies.</i><p>Blending up a smoothie is the ultimate solution to the "I don't have time for breakfast" dilemma. …

The Best and Easiest Vegan Chocolate Milkshake Ever

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen bananas and almond milk standing in for dairy. Stop what you're doing, and make one now.</i><p>This milkshake recipe is so …

Black Hole Challenge To Einstein's Theory

Structural changes to the Milky Way’s super-massive black hole have been detected as it emitted a blaze of electromagnetic energy, an observation that could lead to a profound rethinking of physics.<p>The images of the singularity at the core of our galaxy (called Sagittarius A*, abbreviated SgrA* and …

Your Mashed Potatoes Are Good. These Are Better.

Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center.<p>Every taste of these smooth and buttery spuds aims straight for the brain’s pleasure center. Follow these <i>BA</i>-approved tips and we guarantee your potatoes will be a Thanksgiving table hit.<p>Pick Your Spud<p>We use …

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A Peek at the Astonishing Real Science of INTERSTELLAR

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Shake

A chocolate milkshake is a classic indulgence. Rich, creamy, and what other dessert can you thoughtfully sip? To create a light (and let's be real, metabolism appropriate) chocolate shake, I mixed the ice cream and switched in frozen bananas, sweetened it with maple syrup for richness, and used …

Quick test may halt overuse of antibiotics

A quick test for bacterial infections on a single drop of blood may help reduce the overprescription of antibiotics, according to a new review. Danish researchers found that doctors who used the C-reactive protein test – the only such on-the-spot kit available to GPs – gave out fewer antibiotics. …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

At Vayable, we're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans. And as carry-on devotees, we've mastered the art of traveling light, without compromising on the essentials that provide us an ideal …

A Make-Ahead, Flavor-Packed Vegan and Gluten-Free Noodle Dish

Buckwheat–based soba noodles make a perfect base for a healthy meal—they’re great hot or cold and they’re also gluten-free.<p><i>These healthy recipes are</i> …

These Incredible Images of Smoke Took Three Months and 100,000 Photos to Capture

You probably wouldn’t think it, but capturing shapes in smoke is an incredibly difficult task. In fact, it took photographer Thomas Herbrich a full …

How Coffee Can Save Your Teeth

Drinking this brew can help your teeth stay healthy—and in your mouth<p>Chugging a daily cup of joe may have you spewing sour coffee breath, but it also might pack some sweet rewards, too. Research from Boston University suggests that drinking coffee can help protect your chompers from periodontal …

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Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

Benefits of Meditation: 10 Science-Based Reasons To Start Meditating Today INFOGRAPHIC

For the last 10 years, I have been involved in researching the impact of meditation on health and well-being. This infographic summarized some of the …

The deceased are making a comeback by helping to improve imaging technology<p>For thousands of years, direct studies of the human brain required the dead. The main method of study was dissection, which needed, rather inconveniently for the owner, physical access to their brain. Despite occasional …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …