Kerry Bourassa

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6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). Here are a few of the most blatant ways that your lack of familiarity with local culture in Europe can bring you …

Food & Dining

Gun suicides far more common than homicides

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fewer Americans are being shot and killed in homicides, but more are using guns to commit suicide, new research shows.<p>Gunfire continues to kill a widely disproportionate number of young African-American men. The research, published in the Annual Review of Public Health, …

10 Ways You're Doing Planks Wrong

Mess it up, and you'll miss out on the full-body benefits.<p>Planks are just about the simplest exercise ever. With correct form, you can work your abs, obliques, shoulders, back, chest, hips, and butt. And you don't even have to move.<p>"It's not about how long you can hold a plank, but how long you can …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

The Best Winter Running Shoes of 2017

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Winter runners are a hardy breed. They’re …

Shoes

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

11 Organizing Tips We Learned In 2014

Is "getting organized" your New Year's resolution? For inspiration, we've rounded up our 11 favorite organizing tips of the year.<p><i>Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Get a dual-level coffee table.</b> It doubles your display area, meaning you'll spend less time swapping out decor and have two times the room for storage, all …

How to Cook Pot Roast, Without a Recipe

Pot roast (or pot au feu if you're being fancy) is one of the most satisfying winter dishes. Here's how to nail it, every time<p>A few weeks back, just after Thanksgiving, Hugh Acheson posted this pot roast photo on his Instagram account. Two thoughts popped in my head: 1) Damn, that looks good. 2) …

New Food Trends 2015

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world. According to Carol Tice from <i>Forbes</i>, the forecast released in mid-November by Baum+ Whiteman …

15 Ways to Become a Better Person

Life is a journey and becoming better every day is the goal.<p>"Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you." --Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>We've all made mistakes throughout our lives that haven't exactly put us in the best light--like bullying someone in school or telling what seemed like a …

What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

Military

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight?

Everyone does it, but can it tip the scale?<p>Can spending some quality time on the porcelain throne throw your weight around in either direction? As it turns out, it can—but only a bit, says Mitzi Dulan, R.D., author of <i>The Pinterest Diet</i>. “It’s actually fairly simple," she says. "Depending on your …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

What Happens in Your Body During a "Cleanse" or "Detox"

Juice cleanses, colon cleanses, fruit detoxes, sugar detoxes—we've all seen these things, but do they actually work? What are they supposed to do? …

Wellness

Avoid the Mall and Make These DIY Edible Holiday Gifts Instead

Don't fight the crowds—everyone on your list will go crazy for these homemade edible holiday gifts.<p>Last-minute shopping is not a pleasant way to spend the holiday season. Instead of hitting the stores, use your precious spare to make these edible gifts instead. And hey—if you want to make a test …

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Cornbread with Caramelized Apples and Onions

8 Servings<p>If you don’t have (or can’t spare) a cast-iron skillet, this can also be finished off in an 8x8” glass dish for baking.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>1 medium onion, thinly sliced<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>2 medium red- or …

5 Fun Ways to Make Cocktails with Jam

These smart cocktails will be your new jam. (Sorry.)<p>It's almost Thanksgiving. You probably need a cocktail or three. For some bright new ideas, we …

5 Ways to Use Leftover Cranberry Sauce

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month, we're talking cranberries.</i><p><i>Today: Don't let your leftover cranberry sauce go to waste.</i><p>When the day after Thanksgiving rolls around, an all-too-familar scene unfolds: …

42 Thanksgiving Appetizer & Dip Recipes That Won't Spoil Your Appetite

Great! You're all done making Thanksgiving dinner. Oh wait, the appetizers…<p>Turkey is great and all, but let's be honest: We're really just here for the dips. And appetizers.

Cooking

10 DIY Infused Liqueurs to Get You Through the Holidays

Infusing alcohol like vodka, gin, tequila, rum, and brandy is a great way to add your own special touch to a homemade cocktail, and it also makes a …

Flavors

10 Beer Cocktail Recipes That Do the Impossible: Make Beer Even Better

The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer? An ice-cold beer cocktail<p><b>The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer</b>? These 10 ice-cold beer cocktails, or beers with a little extra going on (hello there, michelada).

Almond-Cranberry Quinoa Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen<p>These cookies are also delicious made with dried cherries instead of cranberries.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/2 teaspoon baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1/4 cup …

She Covers A Jar With Glue. Why? The Result Is Absolutely Stunning

This is a great arts & crafts project that'll have you ready for fall before you can spell 'autumn'. Mako turns a boring marmalade jar into an …

Terracotta Heat To Warm Your Room Without Electricity For 10 Cents Per Day - The Open Mind

Have you ever seen that cool terracotta idea that used a candle to heat a room with flower pots, that went viral around the world? Well, in case you …