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Crack Chicken Spaghetti Bake is the Weeknight Warrior You Need

When “starving” teenagers take a seat at your table on a weeknight, dinner needs to be fast and filling. And while there are a whole host of quick …

Cooking

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

The Night Eats The World is a zombie movie with more on its mind than brains

If the zombie apocalypse actually happened, what would you do? Presumably, your first priority would be to get somewhere where you’re not in …

Horror

A Trainer Says This Is How Long You Need to Lift Weights to See "Noticeable Results"

Now that you've realized that you need to do a combination of strength training and cardio to strengthen and tone, you may be wondering how long until you begin to see any visible changes in your body. Turns out, it doesn't take as long as you might expect with the right tips. We reached out to …

Exercise

Treat Yourself to Garlic Butter Steak Bites Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

18 Luxury Castle Hotels Where You Can Live Like Royalty

Courtesy of Lucknam Park<p>Lucknam Park<p>“When you travel down the manicured road in a tunnel of ancient trees, you know you are someplace very special,” …

Ireland

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

Wellness

6 inflammation-causing foods no one talks about

There’s a five-alarm fire sounding these days about inflammation, and with good reason. Heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and acne are just some of …

Wellness

25 Thrillers on Netflix That Will Have You Sleeping With the Lights On

If you recently read <b>Sharp Objects</b> and decided thriller is your new favorite genre, you're in luck. Thanks to Netflix, there are so many gripping thrillers to add to your watch list. From horror stories to crime dramas, there is something for everyone on this list of 25 must-see films. Just maybe …

Horror

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Stanley Kubrick

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Archaeology

27 Whole30 Fish Recipes for When You Can't Eat One More Piece of Chicken

If you are on, or ever have done, the Whole30, you might be familiar with this feeling: You’re midway through the program, staring down your 15th …

Healthy Eating

The truth about fasting: Does the 72-hour water fast really work? We tried it and the results were surprising

W hat it would be like if you had no food for three days? No coffee, no juice, no supplements. Just plain old water. Well, let me tell you...<p>First of …

Wellness

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

5 rookie mistakes to avoid when grilling steak

There’s nothing quite like a juicy cut of beef to celebrate a birthday, holiday or the end of a long week, and a pepper-crusted ribeye or tender flank steak does just the trick. But if you’re among the home cooks who are hesitant to make steak, have no fear. Many folks who feel quite comfortable in …

BBQ

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

A nutrition blogger posts easy food swaps that prove you don't have to stop eating to lose weight — and the internet loves it

1/<p>After struggling with an eating disorder in high school, Meixner was inspired to learn how to lose weight in a healthy way.<p>Meixner wanted to …

Fitness

Nicolas Cage's chainsaw massacre Mandy debuts first bloody, wild trailer

Nic Cage has been in some weird movies. Such weird movies that the pair of movies (yes, two) where his head is just a flaming skull are more towards …

Horror

‘28 Days Later’: Why One of Its Scariest Scenes Is Also Its Saddest

15 years ago today, American audiences got their first look at Danny Boyle’s <i>28 Days Later</i>. Well, most of America at least. The film had opened at the …

Horror

30 Horror Movies So Twisted And Sick You'll Never Unsee Them

This brainchild of horror guru Eli Roth is pretty much every backpacker's nightmare. In it, a pair of American travelers check in to a hostel in Slovakia and are forced to endure a series of truly gruesome tortures.<p>Image: Lions Gate Films

Horror

20 Slow Cooker Recipes for the Fourth of July — Recipes from The Kitchn

Planning your Fourth of July cookout? Here's my best piece of advice: Your slow cooker is just as important as the cold beer, fireworks, and red, …

Cooking

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Recipes

These Firecracker Chicken Meatballs Will Be a Fan Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

‘The Predator’ Red-Band Trailer: Smarter, Stronger, Deadlier

Smarter, stronger, deadlier -when you’re hunting <i>The Predator</i>, those are probably words you don’t want to hear. In this new trailer for Shane Black’s …

Movie Trailers

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

Busy Parents: Stop Feeling Guilty for Not Spending More Time With Your Kids

Quality time with your children is easier than you think.<p>Are you an entrepreneur or a busy executive or professional? Do you have grade school-aged children? Chances are you feel guilty for not spending more time with them. But there's good news: It takes less time together than you may think to …

Parenting

The 15 Best Healthy Late-Night Snacks

It’s well after dark and your stomach is rumbling.<p>The challenge is figuring out what you can eat that’s quick, tasty and won’t cause you to pack on …

Nutrition