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10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

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Nature and Sex Redefined - we have never been binary | Vanessa Heggie

Photograph: Guardian<p>Tests for Barr bodies can easily be performed on cheek cells taken by a simple oral swab - the simplicity of the test is probably part of the reason it lasted for so long in international …

UN Says Veganism Can Save the World From Destruction

Can a vegan diet save the world? According to a new report from the UN, the answer is "yes." The <i>Guardian</i> writes that "a global shift towards a <b>vegan diet</b> is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty, and the worst impacts of climate change." The report notes that the Western preference for …

What’s Your Beauty Sign? 8 Celestial Products For Celebrating Tonight’s Full Moon

Trading beauty tips often revolves around praising the powers of drinking more water or sharing the name of a cultish moisturizer, but lately some new elements are sneaking into the conversation. Like crystals. And shamans. And the lunar phases of the moon. Beauty is on a New Age kick—and from a …

The 33 Most Effective All-Natural Beauty Products on the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day by stocking up.<p>Equal parts potent and pretty, these naturally beautifying all-stars make the cut every day of the year.

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Crack Dip: Game Day Hero

Crack dip is the stuff dreams are made of. You have to give it 24 hours in the fridge, but OH is it worth it!<p>Crack dip. What the what? I had never heard of it but I've seen it all over Pinterest. It's been pinned SO many times. I was intrigued. I mean really, a dip that's simply called "crack dip"</i> …

Artichoke, spinach and combos of the two — take your pick from 5 delicious dips!

The big day is almost upon us — Super Bowl 2015! While the carnivores dance around the hot wings, tiny meatballs and sausage-topped everything, what is left for those who want something a with at least hint of green? (Even if it's green topped with bacon...) Never fear, these artichoke and spinach …

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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Thoughtfully Answered A Six-Year-Old Boy’s Impossible Question

There are some questions humans will never be able to answer. Where do babies come from? How did <i>According to Jim</i> air for eight seasons? What’s the meaning of life? That last one is particularly impossible, though astromemeicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave it a shot when a …

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10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Chocolate Desserts: Yes, They're Part of Eating Clean!

One of our most recent books, “Clean Slate: A Cookbook and Guide,” underscores the beneficial impact of whole foods, refreshing fruit and vegetable juices, satisfying snacks, and even healthy desserts. Yep, you read that right: Eating clean doesn't mean giving up all sweets. Try one of the …

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A Majority Of Students Entering School This Year Are Minorities, But Most Teachers Are Still White

A majority of the public school students heading back to school this September aren't white. But the teachers leading their classrooms are still overwhelmingly so.<p>This year marks a milestone for U.S. public schools in that it is the first time a majority of students will come from minority groups. …

Fashion Week Beauty Essentials

Whether you're at fashion week or just running around town, it's our belief that every woman should have a small arsenal of tools on hand at all times should a beauty emergency arise.<p>Whether you're at fashion week or just running around town, it's our belief that every woman should have a small …

3 Apps That Improve Access To The Justice System

The question is whether technology might help open up this closed shop just a little. A report last year by Legal Services Corporation, a …