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45 Children's Books You'll Want To Give Again And Again

We asked, 500 of you answered.<p>Children’s books are popular presents for newborns, but if you’re the gift-giver, the options can seem endless.<p>We asked members of the HuffPost Parents community<p>to share the kids’ books they come back to again and again when they need a gift for a baby shower. Some may …

The 13 Best Books of 2017

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. –Vera Nazarian<p>Personal experience is the number one way to …

Why Artist Gerhard Richter Destroys His Own Art

Gerhard Richter, one of the best-known German artists of the post WWII-era, has destroyed more than 60 of his completed works that he deems …

Art

John Oliver Has A Whole Post-Election Plan For You To Follow

"We're going to need to stay here and fight."<p>John Oliver summed up many people’s feelings on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” when he named 2016 “the fucking worst,” and tried to make sense of Donald Trump’s victory.<p>All roads led back to the same important question: “What the fuck do we do now?”<p>“We’re …

Late Night Television

How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

Research is mounting that concussions have devastating impacts on professional football players in the NFL—and the symptoms don’t happen overnight. …

Pumpkins, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oh My! 10 Recipes For Fall's Brightest Vegetables

Full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and nutrients, orange vegetables are as good for you as they are good-tasting. From spicy pumpkin leek soup to curried roasted carrots, these recipes will have you loving orange all autumn long.<p><b>1. Spicy Pumpkin Leek Soup</b><p>In this velvety soup, pumpkin is simmered …

Mercedes Redefines Camping With Its New Camper Vans

Thanks to vans like Mercedes-Benz‘s Viano Marco Polo, camping isn’t limited to spending your night in a tent anymore. At the Caravan Salon in …

Conqueror Off Road Campers Now Available in North America

In the last few years the North American trailer market has exploded. A dozen new manufacturers have entered the fray and existing brands are …

18 Summer Casserole Recipes to Use Up All Those Leftover Veggies

After a summer spent firing up the grill, we’re excited to gear up for cool-weather cooking with this collection of casseroles. While we’ve perfected transitioning our wardrobes from summer to fall, it’s time to turn our attention to the kitchen. What better way to get pumped for fall than the …

A Friendly Chat About Suicide

I was once told that talking about suicide "makes people uncomfortable." Now, if you haven't felt suicidal, and talking about it makes you …

How You Can Use Green Juice to Make Delicious Gazpacho

It's no big secret that green juice has been wholly embraced as a healthy meal substitute, but for those of us who crave something more hearty …

2/3 of stay-at-home moms contribute to household income: study

According to a new study by Redbook magazine, almost two-thirds of moms contribute to household income in some way and 25 percent run their own …

Research

11 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

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Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

41 Tasty Breakfast & Brunch Recipes To Save For Later

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Breakfast

15 Salad Recipes For People Who Hate Lettuce

Lettuce is not an essential part of a great salad. Here's all the proof you need.<p>Some folks just don't like lettuce. We get it. Sometimes leafy greens are wilty and wrong, and taste bland in comparison to all the good stuff also found in a salad bowl. In those cases, lettuce is just an annoying …

Healthy Eating

37 books we’ve loved so far in 2016

History, Current Event & Pop Culture<p>The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,<p>By Joshua Hammer<p>Part travelogue, part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract and part thriller, Hammer tells the remarkable story of the librarian who oversaw a plot to smuggle ancient manuscripts out of Timbuktu, Mali, …

Books

The Easiest, Cheesiest Pasta of All Time

This quick riff on cacio e pepe is a weeknight savior.<p>The best pasta you'll ever make doesn't require hours of preparation or a shopping list worth of ingredients. As long as you've got some Parmesan cheese and garlic in your kitchen, you're good to go. The rest is all about technique—one that you …

Cooking

23 Low-Carb Dinners Under 500 Calories That Actually Look Good AF

Proving that low-carb can actually be very tasty.<p>Plus, they look delicious. Dig in!<p><i>All nutritional information was calculated using caloriecount.com.</i>

Healthy Eating

Does climate change make it immoral to have kids?

Bringing children into a disintegrating environment used to be a theoretical fear. Now it’s a very real one<p>The decision whether or not to have a child is one of the bigger ones a person will make in life – often the biggest.<p>I needed some strong convincing from my wife when it came time for us to …

Sea Level

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Here's How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Indoors...

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

Gardening

How To Use Himalayan Salts To Improve Air Quality, Remove Headaches, and Sleep Better Tonight

Himalayan salts has had a place at our table for some time now. When used in the kitchen pink Himalayan salt has a ton of benefits, from lowering …

Holistic Health

5 Salads That Stay Fresh All Week Long (With Recipes)

Just 5-10 minutes of prep time on Sunday evening will have you eating healthy all week long. These salads are sure to keep you satisfied.

Food

Top 71 Motivational Quotes To Boost You Life and Your Energy

Does Motivation needed in our everyday life, No it doesn’t, when? Only if you are “made of gold”. A made of gold person doesn’t need any motivation …

Motivation

How I pitched a 32-hour workweek — and got it

One potential solution? An alternative work arrangement. When structured well, it can help you get more stuff done <i>and</i> have more free time.<p>It worked for me: I have a 32-hour workweek.<p>I've been working as a health-care analyst since 2007 and had been toying with the idea of pitching an alternative …

5 spots to soak up the scenery from hot springs in Idaho and Montana

Like every traveler, I'm always searching for that little piece of paradise hidden from the masses. And I think I have finally found it in the form of hot soaks in Idaho and Montana.<p>As a newcomer to these parts by way of the gritty streets of East London, I noticed that there are two types of …

Hiking

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Body Weight Squat with Knee Press Out<p>Place a resistance band around your legs just above your knees. Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart so that there's tension on the band. Reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor, and bend your knees. Push your hips back and lower into a …