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Why I Only Buy Whole Canned Tomatoes

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>When it comes to canned tomatoes, I used to buy whatever the recipe dictated. I figured the only difference between, say, …

Is There Such A Thing As "Too Much" Sex? Here's What An Expert Says

While sex is an important part of a romantic relationship, you may wonder how much sex the average couple has. But is there such a thing as "too …

West Palm Beach

This Eminem Song Has Been the World's Favorite Workout Jam For 2 Years — See the Rest of the Top 10 Here!

Can you guess the top workout song in the world for two years running? You've probably listened to it more than once — Eminem's "Till I Collapse" reigns superior globally . . . and it's not the only Eminem song in the top 10!<p>Spotify shared what everyone's been listening to while they break a sweat, …

Top 10

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

How to do sumo squats—AKA the best butt-sculpting move you’re probably not using

No lower-body workout is complete without <i>at least</i> one series of squats. Like your other toning essentials (read: planks, push-ups, and lunges), these …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

9 Things The Happiest Couples Do For Each Other Without Being Asked

Small gestures can have a big impact.<p>In a healthy relationship, people tend to give love and support freely and frequently. They don’t wait for a special occasion to show their appreciation. They genuinely enjoy doing nice things for one another “just because” ― no prompting necessary.<p>We asked …

Your Amazon Prime Membership Just Got A Lot Better

The main benefit of investing in an annual Amazon Prime membership is that you get free two-day shipping on thousands of products featured on the …

AmazonFresh

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Couple Sends Wedding Photographer 30-Page Critique of Their Photos

Ah, the joys of dealing with difficult clients as a wedding photographer. A dissatisfied newlywed couple in Hong Kong recently sent their wedding …

8 Ways You're Annoying Your Bridesmaids Without Knowing It

Even if a bride doesn't mean to annoy her bridesmaids, it can happen. What with all the decision-making, etiquette rules, and other specifications a bridal party needs to follow, no amount of good intentions can stop the inevitable. To help you be more cognizant of your 'maids during the …

Kim Kardashian's robbery ordeal, from begging for her life to dealing with the aftermath

It’s been a crazy week in the life of<p>Kim Kardashiansince she was robbed at gunpoint early Monday at her luxury apartment in Paris. There was the crime itself. The missing bodyguard. The strangely calm concierge. The hurried journey home. Those millions in stolen jewels. The post-traumatic …

10-year relationship contracts could replace marriages and prevent divorce, say relationship experts

When over one in three marriages ends in divorce, staying together ‘til death do us part seems unrealistic. With that in mind, couples are being …

Breakups

13 tips for talking about money in a job interview without making it awkward

It seems like there's <i>never</i> a right time or place to broach the subject. "You don't want to wait too long, but the last thing you want to do is bring it up too early and annoy the hiring manager," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert, author, and leadership coach.<p>"Prospective employers are …

Twelve ways to get healthier right now

Illustrations by Joren Cull for The Globe and Mail<p>Get out the calendar<p>Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s start a new tradition: monthly goals. Old habits die hard. So why not break your big objective into smaller, more manageable pieces? Aim to change one little thing each month. You could start …

Freebie: Learn Your Stitches

I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern. I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can …

Top 17 for 2017: Best new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks

At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2017. Then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.<p>It already seems like 2017 is shaping up as a good year for ride …

The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2016

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Should parents ever comment on their daughter’s weight?

First, a confession. I once commented unfavourably on the legs of one of my daughters. I was cross about her short school skirt, but it’s no excuse. May God forgive me because, according to a study this week in Eating and Weight Disorders, she will never get over it. Researchers found that the more …

Diets

Five money talks you need to have before marriage (and four ways to start)

Tough as it is to talk about money, doing so long before you say 'I do' will put your marriage on a solid financial foundation.<p>Nothing kills a …

Personal Finance

How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students

In 2013, educator and writer Jessica Lahey wrote a convincing piece for <i>The Atlantic</i> in which she argued that her introverted students needed to learn …

How I Lost 60 Pounds of Baby Weight Without a Gym Membership

After two kids, Brittney Malina lost the weight when she found a workout she loved.<p>The Lifestyle<p><b>Before:</b> 180 <b>After:</b> 118<p>I always loved salads and vegetables, and maintained a healthy weight for most of my life, but when I got pregnant with my first child, I gained 60 pounds. After she was born, the …

Fitness

Glendale resident who wrote weight-loss book based on biblical principles to appear in Burbank

There are numerous weight-loss techniques and fads that have come and gone, but a former Disney animator says a combination of those methods, plus her faith in God, has helped her keep the pounds off.<p>Glendale resident Carole Holliday, 51, recently published her book, "The Food Ain't the Problem," …

Are You a Left-Brained or Right-Brained Thinker?

Are you a left-brained thinker or a right-brained thinker? We all know that we use our left-brains for logical thinking and our right-brains for …

If You're Trying to Lose Weight, Stop Doing These 5 Things

No, you don't have to stop eating cupcakes<p>While some have tried pretty shocking techniques to lose weight, there are also some common, long-held …

Amazon.com Is Entering The Air-Freight Business

Since last summer, Amazon.com has been conducting a not-so-secret trial of running its own fleet of jet freighters using planes provided by Air Transport Services Group, a Wilmington, Ohio-based air freight company.<p>On Wednesday, Amazon and ATSG announced a formal agreement. Amazon will lease 20 …

10 "Junk Foods" That Actually Boost Your Workout

Don't write off all so-called junk foods just yet. Turns out, some of them are actually perfect for eating right before or after a workout<p>Diving into …

The Workout We’d Like to Try: Jaimie Alexander Lost 20 Lbs. Boxing with Chris Hemsworth - Great Ideas : People.com

When <b>Jaimie Alexander</b> had to tone up to play a warrior goddess in <i>Thor</i>, she took up boxing with her costar <b>Chris Hemsworth</b>. <br>“I was so out of shape [when …

A Logical Explanation Why Diet Plays a Bigger Role Than Exercise in Order to Lose Weight

In the latest episode of the clever whiteboard illustration series asapSCIENCE, creators Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown explain why a person’s …