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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

<b>Chef Way</b> Kristin Ferguson, a pastry consultant at Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena, California, prepares this deliciously fruity pineapple …

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

New research helps morning workout fiends to lose weight faster. Tips on how to join them<p>Put down the banana, rise-and-grinders: According to a new study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition, people who exercise early in the morning on an empty stomach burn more fat than those who …

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

How To Make Dulce De Leche In The Slow Cooker

It's no secret that we've been having a love affair with the slow cooker this winter. After collecting 52 stellar slow cooker recipes, we dove deep into the possibilities of this storied cooking device, narrowing our broad interest to specific dishes and recipe categories. Looking for a vegetarian …

Slow Cookers

Hugh Jackman Wants to Play Wolverine Until He Dies

Before the release of <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>, Hugh Jackman said that he was pretty positive that he wouldn’t be playing Wolverine much longer. But …

30 Day Ab Challenge - Best Ab Exercises to Lose Belly Fat Fast

This 30 day ab challenge is the best way to lose belly fat and strengthen your core muscles.<p>Your abs are probably the most important muscle group in …

30 Day Fitness Challenge - Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Exercise— is good for your body and mind!<p>Working out regularly has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally.<p>In fact, …

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

Nutrition

65 Easy and Delicious Finger Food Recipes

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Obituary says 'uppercut from Batman' killed comic book fan

According to an obituary in a local Florida paper, a huge comic book fan named Stephen Merrill died the way he lived. The obit lists the cause of death as an "uppercut from Batman." Yes, that Batman — The Dark Knight.<p>Family and friends published the obituary in <i>The Ledger</i>, a local paper from …

Looking at Teacher Accountability Through a New Lens

In case you haven’t noticed the education profession has been under attack as of late. The brunt of these attacks has been aimed at the very …

Pit Bull Puppy Set On Fire, Denied Care By Owner

A 9-month-old pit bull was set on fire in Albany on February 9.<p>The responsible party, Scott Cusson, 19, and the owner of the dog, Edward Turner Jr., …

Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths

<b>Maria Tatar (Sanford Kreisberg)</b><p>The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there<p>Laura Miller<p>February 21, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>In 2012, readers around the world were intrigued to learn that a researcher in northern Bavaria had discovered …

Literature

The mummified monk inside a Buddha statue

A study on a Chinese Buddha statue carried out in the Netherlands revealed a startling discovery - the statue contains the mummified remains of a …

20 Photos Of Pets At Weddings That Are Almost Too Cute For Words

February 20 marks an unofficial and little-known holiday called National Love Your Pet Day. We were as surprised as you probably are that there is a day dedicated to loving your fur baby -- that's pretty much all day, e'ry day in our book.<p>We took advantage of this opportunity to ask our readers and …

Pets

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

Watch: Rare Tiger Family Caught on Video in China

The footage may show that Siberian tigers are rebounding in China, where the subspecies had been hunted nearly to extinction.<p>Newly captured video shows a Siberian tiger family playing—the first recorded images of the extremely endangered big cat in inland China.<p>Fewer than 400 Siberian, or Amur, …

These parents convinced their kids they had a brother who turned into a mushroom

All families have secrets, however one has recently revealed a particularly dark (albeit fictitious) one.<p>It appears this family had a son who, due to …

Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math

<b>Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math</b>by <b>Robert Sun</b>Not long ago, while visiting Israel, I had the opportunity to sit in on a fourth …

Language Learning

Jack Gilbert's Experiments in Erotica

By Dan Piepenbring February 18, 2015<p>Department of Sex Ed<p><i>A poet’s misadventures in erotica.</i><p>GILBERTI’ve written prose. I’ve written several novels that no one has seen. Well, one was published.INTERVIEWER<i>My Mother Taught Me</i>, an erotic novel, wasn’t it?GILBERTIt’s about sexuality. You have to …

Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2015: Publishers’ Choice « Fantasy-Faction

Every year we take some time visiting and talking to SFF publishers about what their most anticipated novels for the year are. The idea is that the …

Low Risk, High Reward: Heidi Swanson's Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: A kid breakfast that's more wholesome than pancakes, and won't send parents down a sugary spiral, either.</i><p>The weekend breakfast was long ago …

Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important

The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.<p>16 years after enjoying a high school literary education rich in poetry, I am a literature teacher who barely teaches it. So far this year, my 12th grade literature students have read nearly 200,000 words for my class. …

New Species Of Dragon Found In Museum

Seadragon, that is<p>Sea horses just got a cool new cousin. Researchers have just discovered the Ruby Seadragon—which really does look like a dragon—lurking in the archives of the Western Australia Museum (WAM). The specimen’s vibrant red color sets it apart from the Common Seadragon and the somewhat …

Fish

20 Best Healthy Protein Pancake Recipes

Welcome one, welcome all. Your search for the healthy breakfast solution is over, and it's comprised of three words: Healthy protein pancakes. OK, we …

The Guardian’s Art Critic Doesn’t Understand Why Comic Books Aren’t Just Pretty Pictures

Jonathan Jones is mostly notable these days for annoying the internet by insisting it was impossible for photography to be fine art. And, in his most recent column, he’s turned that same open mind to comic books. Shockingly, thanks to an encyclopedic ignorance of the medium, he finds them …

Laurie Halse Anderson Thinks Adults Should Be Reading More YA

BuzzFeed spoke with the author about her most recent novel, The Impossible Knife of Memory, among other things. Here's what we learned.<p>Laurie Halse Anderson has been an important and beloved voice in young adult literature since her debut novel, <i>Speak</i>, was published over 15 years ago. Since then, …

30 Day Arm Challenge to Sculpt Your Best Arms Ever

Your arms are like a walking billboard. Nothing states good health and confidence like a pair of well-toned arms.<p>If you're looking to get strong, …