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Expecting Better By Emily Oster: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong (EXCERPT)

<i>In her controversial new book,</i> Expecting Better: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong -- and What You Really Need to Know<i>, economist Emily Oster argues that pregnant women can have wine, drink coffee and eat sushi. So why have moms-to-be been told those items are off-limits? In the</i> …

10 Interview Questions You Should Be A Pro At Answering

This question usually takes about one to two minutes to answer and will be your elevator pitch. You want to give them a brief rundown of who you are as a person and show how you articulate you are. Don't start rambling on about your personal history. Talk about highlights from job positions or …

30,000 California Prisoners Are Refusing Meals

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over 30,000 California prisoners started refusing meals on Monday morning in what might become the …

A Cheetah Can Get You Without Hitting Top Speed

The big cat's ability to accelerate is key to its hunting success.<p><b>Speed, it seems, isn't everything.</b><p><b>Cheetahs may be the world's fastest sprinters, but it is their blinding acceleration—faster than a Lamborghini's—and their phenomenal athleticism, rather than their famous top speed of over 60 miles</b> …

Four Aspects of Self Realization

Colin Bondi, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What is the goal of the path of Self Discovery? Self Realization. The realization of our true nature, who and what …

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Greek Yogurt Mini Cheesecakes Recipe

Your favorite dessert with half the fat, twice the protein, and a probiotics boost<p>Your favorite dessert with half the fat, twice the protein, and a probiotics boost<p>Greek yogurt—is there anything it can’t do? You can eat it, freeze it, cook with it, and now, make other foods out of it. Green …

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Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

Dirty Dozen: EWG Releases 2013 List Of Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies

Unless it's smothered in caramel or part of a sugary pie, we can't think of many times when an apple <i>isn't</i> good for you. But the ever-nutritious fruit once again tops a bad-news list that might make you consider it in a different light.<p>For the ninth year in a row, the nonprofit advocacy agency …

3 Things Successful, Happy People Do Differently

I have a ringside seat to the success and failures of others. As an executive coach, I share in the triumphs and challenges of my clients.<p>One of things I'm really good at is spotting patterns. There are distinct differences between the ways successful happy people approach life versus those who …

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LAX Airport Therapy Dogs Aim To De-Stress Los Angeles Travelers With Tail Wags, Sloppy Kisses

Some people recommend a stiff drink to combat anxiety about flying. Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) think they have a better solution: friendly dogs.<p>Launched this week at LAX, the Pets Unstressing Passengers -- or "PUP" program -- aims to have tails wagging in various terminals …