Katie Kerstiens

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On Having An Eating Disorder And Not Being Thin

The reason I’ve never used the words “eating disorder” to describe what I now understand to me my bulimic behaviors is because most of the discourse …

7 Of My Favorite Books On Body Image

Ever since I started writing Weightless, I’ve learned so much about building a positive body image, ditching dieting, genuinely accepting myself and …

To All The Girls Who Struggle With Body Image, Please Read This

Hey Gorgeous,<p>Before I say anything further, I just want to let you know that you’re not alone in this. There are millions of women out there who feel …

Can bladeless wind turbines mute opposition?

Photograph: Vortex Bladeless<p>The bladeless turbine oscillates in swirling air caused by the wind bypassing the mast.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/28/1432804282411/b3421998-98f3-47aa-b2af-ab9451696379-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Vortex Bladeless<p>The bladeless …

Renewable Energy

Gooey Decadent Krispie Treat Fudge

This krispie treat fudge is for the krispie treat lover in your house. It's the answer to "what's for dessert?"<p>Today I pulled a fast one on my family. You see, they have a strict rule with me that I am no longer allowed to make Rice Krispie treats.<p>It’s not because I make them poorly, it’s because I …

Babysitter Popcorn

This delicious s'mores popcorn is sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy all at once. With mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, crushed graham crackers and of course popcorn, this sweet treat is sure to please kids, adults and everyone in between.<p>This popcorn does come with a warning however, it is …

15 Creative Ways to Use Brownie Batter

Pop Quiz: What’s even better than regular brownies? Answer: Brownie batter, of course! We are definitely guilty of licking the bowl clean. You too? That’s what we thought ;) When your next chocolate craving strikes, check out the brownie-inspired treats on this list. From smoothies to cheesecake, …

30 Stunning No-Heat Hairstyles To Help You Through Summer

This way, you can make it through an entire month without a blow dryer.

How to Burn More Calories on the Treadmill

Between the sloppy, muddy trails and Spring showers, unpredictable weather this time of year may be one reason to take refuge in your trusty ol' gym. …

Trail Running

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A quick and easy biscuit recipe flavored with garlic powder and oozing with sharp cheddar (adapted from the Davis Baking Powder can). It's high-rising, flaky, and only takes 20 minutes to mix up! —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: 12 medium biscuits</b><p>2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Oatmeal Scotchie Brookies

Can you believe it’s been over a month since I posted a brownie recipe? I apologize. Maybe I can make it up to you with these Oatmeal Scotchie …

The 30-Day Plank Challenge

If you’ve never had a strong core, you might not realize just how much it can impact your daily life. A strong torso helps shield against injury, can …

Exercise

11 Cookies With a Mouthwatering Surprise Inside

Nutella Filled Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nutella Filled Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies. Basically the perfect cookie ever invented.<p>So I made some cookies.<p>They are totally worth every …

Make This Incredible Nutella Milkshake In Seconds - No Blender Required

"I would absolutely love a milkshake right now," is a thought that's crossed our mind at several times in our life--okay, and maybe even several points while writing this post. The only real thing standing in the way of us having a milkshake every single morning is our kitchen's lack of the …

10 Amazing Day Trips You Can Take From London

<b>By Alex Mathews, Davidson College</b><p><b>It's important (and easy) to travel around England when studying abroad in London.</b><p>Studying abroad in London is great: there are an infinite number of possibilities in such a massive city. It can be amazing but it can also be overwhelming, and sometimes you just need …

England

Cookie Dough Truffles

Cookie Dough Truffles<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 min<p>Total time<p>11 mins<p>Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are raw cookie dough made with condensed …

Dessert

Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of Its Electricity From Renewables For 75 Days Straight

Costa Rica got 100 percent of its electricity from renewables for 75 days straight this year, the state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) …

18 Amazing Images From NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope

If you see a spectacular image of a galaxy far, far away, chances are it comes from one telescope. Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been hanging out 350 miles above Earth’s surface, capturing the wonders of the universe removed from Earth’s hazy atmosphere. Hubble brings us some of the …

6 Yogurt-Filled Cakes Containing Rich Flavors and Tantalizing Textures

Looking for a way to make healthier cakes without sacrificing flavor? Begin baking yogurt into them — its tangy flavors and creamy textures ensure …

Dessert

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Milky Way May be Host to Billions of Potential Life-Supporting 'Goldilocks' Planets

Each system studied hosts one to three planets in the habitable zone.<p>Astronomers calculate there could be billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy …

A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?<p>Seen from the ground, the aurora borealis is a mighty sight—like being slapped in the eyes with a writhing rainbow. But glimpsed from space the vision is also top-rate, in this case painting America with ghostly streams of …

Mocha Poke Cake

• 1 Box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix<br>• 3.9 oz. Package Jell-O Instant Chocolate Pudding<br>• 1 tbsp Instant Espresso Powder<br>• 4 Eggs<br>• 1 cup Sour Cream<br>• ¾ …