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Christmas Cake Recipes

Beatty's Chocolate Cake<p>Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter, but our …

Dessert

Priscilla Presley Quits Scientology After 40 Years [Updated]

Update: According to <i>E News</i>, Priscilla Presley has reported via her rep that she hasn’t quit the Church of Scientology, despite the <i>Daily Mail</i> …

7 Feng Shui tips for attracting money into your home

If the lottery tickets and prayers haven't manifested as money in your pocket yet, maybe it's time to take a new approach and what could be easier …

7 times movie and TV bloopers stayed in the final cut

You've gotta laugh, haven't ya?<p>It must be hard to be a comedy actor. Not only is it arguably the most difficult to perform (especially in front of a live studio audience, where you find out fairly quickly if you've succeeded or failed at your job), but you have to maintain a straight face when …

How to Master the Best Ever Scratch-Made Pancakes

Step 1<p>In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Keep the mixture aside.<p>Step 2<p>In the bowl/tumbler, in which you …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

Why some doctors are saying a ketogenic diet is more powerful than medication

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet, known for helping out folks who have inflammation issues (so basically, everyone) has been on the up-and-up …

Solar SILO home uses light to feel much larger than its actual size

Daylight, fresh air, and greenery fill this self-sufficient solar home that feels much larger than its actual size. Students from the Missouri …

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5 Quick Stretches to Improve Your Flexibility ASAP

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

This Superchallenging Bodyweight Workout Will Rock Every Muscle Group

While visiting New York City a few weeks ago, I knew I had to check out the ultrapopular (crazy hard) workout at DOGPOUND gym in TriBeCa. I got the …

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

6 Stunning Destinations for People Who Hate Tourists

Avoid the crowds.<p>Travelers have clocked 369 million international trips so far this year, an incredible sum equal to nearly 1.6 million trips per …

Looking for a hardcore ab workout? Try this 15-minute series from celeb instructor Akin Akman

Over the past few years, former tennis pro, model, and fitness instructor Akin Akman has steadily amassed an army of hardcore clients, which is how …

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Schadenfreude

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack.<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

Workouts

7 unconscious mistakes that make you waste money on food

It happens to the best of us: You go to the grocery store and get so excited by all that gleaming summer fruit that you buy a bunch, then let half of …

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan

The Mediterranean way of eating is not only delicious, it's also been linked with improved heart health and decreased obesity risk. This week's meal …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

Exercise

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

20 things you should never buy at the grocery store

Do you love your neighborhood grocery store? Buy everything you need there?<p>If so, your local grocery store probably loves you too. It loves that you're willing to spend so much on items you could get for a whole lot less money elsewhere.<p>Keep supporting your local store, but skip the following 20 …

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The Best Frugal Living Tips That'll Make Life Easier

Some people think that frugal living means that you are living the “Little House on the Prairie” lifestyle. They think that it’s all about growing …

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Workouts

Do vitamins help with menopause?

As women start to produce less estrogen and enter perimenopause, they are likely to experience a mix of challenging symptoms. These include hot …

Your Perfect Maui Vacation: Where to Stay and What to Do

Let's get real: everyone wants to visit Maui at least once in their lifetime. With its near-perfect year-round weather, calm and swimmable beaches, …

5 Daily Habits of People Who Age Well (Warning: Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough)

By following these five accessible habits, it is possible to slow, and even reverse, the aging process.<p>"All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another …