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This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

Body Fat

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Amazon Echo

Pop Up Goes the Retail Scene as Store Vacancies Rise

As traditional retail stores close and vacancies mount, landlords across the country appear newly receptive to leases as short as a week, eschewing the typical 10-year time frame, even in locations that once shunned limited stays.<p>The upswing in pop-up stores, as the short-term placements are …

Is it possible to have too much savings?

Often, people wonder if they have enough money saved — but is there such thing as being too cautious?<p>That’s what one 25-year-old Reddit user with …

Wills Can Avert Family Warfare, but Have Their Own Hidden Traps

When G. Andrews Smith of Dallas received a phone call in 2015 telling him that his brother-in-law had been in a life-threatening motorcycle accident and was unconscious at a hospital in Akron, Ohio, Mr. Smith and his wife, Patty, rushed to his side. But they quickly learned that family members had …

Appeals Court Rejects Bid To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

<b>Updated at 7:50 p.m. ET</b><p>A federal appeals court has unanimously rejected a Trump administration request to allow its travel ban to take effect.<p>The three-judge appeals panel declined to overturn a lower court's order suspending the president's ban against entry into the United States by refugees and …

Recipe: Pantry Cocoa Brownies — Quick and Easy Dessert Recipes

Ah, the call of the brownie hits us all. Sometimes it's midday, sometimes it's midnight. Dense and rich, neither cake nor fudge, a chewy brownie …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats

Place the steel cut oats, salt, and milk/water in a greased (either butter or cooking spray) slow cooker and whisk to combine.<p>Cook for 2-3 hours on …

The most common investment fees to be aware of

Investment fees may be a necessary evil, but that doesn’t mean they have to be excessive.<p>Before you can control your cost of investing, you should …

9 indie movies on Netflix that are *so* worth watching

Sometimes it feels like we’ve watched pretty much everything worth watching on Netflix. Like, we’ve spent <i>a lot</i> of time scrolling through the latest …

Entertainment

There's a Pretty Good Chance You're Showering Too Much

Some researchers believe over-showering can be bad for your health.<p>It's been well-reported that a number of gross things happen to our bodies if we don't shower for a couple of days, yet there's increasing evidence to suggest that showering too often can actually do more harm than good.<p>Some …

Breakthroughs

CNN Declines to Air White House Press Conference Live

CNN this evening declined to air live a press conference with the nation’s new White House Press Secretary, pointing to a growing rift between the …

8 Surprising IRA Facts

We hear a lot about IRAs and what a valuable long-term savings tool they can be, but how much do you really know about them? Here's the scoop on IRAs and how they can help you reach your retirement savings goals.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Only 33% percent of Americans have an IRA</b>. That's the …

5 Roth IRA Misunderstandings That Could Cost You

If you're ready to sock money away for retirement via a Roth IRA -- or you're already doing so -- bravo! Making the most of a Roth IRA can considerably improve your financial condition in retirement. Just be sure that you're not suffering from any costly misunderstandings about Roth IRAs and how …

Could the Fed wipe out all of America's student debt?

Green Party nominee Jill Stein has been trying to make a mark on the 2016 presidential race by calling for the cancelation of all student debt. And …

Federal Reserve

5 European destinations that are totally underrated (plus 3 that are a little overrated)

I RECENTLY QUIT MY JOB in New York City to circumnavigate the globe by couch-surfing through my social network, and my first stop was Europe. Though …

Trouble Sleeping? Listen to What Your Body Is Telling You

<b>Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness.</b><p>When you feel stressed, you probably notice one or more of these sensations- tight muscles, a pounding head, racing heart, upset stomach, uncomfortably sweaty palms. When you are calm, perhaps …

Personal Finance Basics: 7 Essential Habits for Saving and Investing

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Investors<p>These are the basics of running your financial life.<p>By Suzanne Woolley | June 20, 2016 | Updated on May 3, …

From acne to ageing, eating these 6 foods will help cure all skin troubles

Testing out the wisdom that your mum, her mum and her mum swore by—“what you eat reflects on your skin”—we got celebrity nutritionist Suman Agarwal …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

UFC 199 odds, Rockhold vs. Bisping 2: Rockhold heavy favorite in middleweight title matchup

The heavily-favored Luke Rockhold faces underdog Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 199 this Saturday in Los Angeles.<p>Since losing his debut fight in the UFC to Vitor Belfort, Luke Rockhold has won five straight fights and claimed the UFC Middleweight Championship. Rockhold will put his title …

15 Tips on How to Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

Long gone are the days of crazy, chemical-laden “magic” metabolism-boosting supplements. (Well, they’re probably still around, but hopefully people …

Horsetail Falls hiking death a grim reminder of outdoor dangers

It was a beautiful Sunday in the Columbia River Gorge, sunny with clear skies. The family did what any might do on such a day: Take a hike in the …

All Up in Your Grill

Summer is the king of all cooking seasons. Markets are flooded with juicy fruits, new ice cream flavors are stashed in the freezer and, most …

Peach Chipotle BBQ Turkey Drummettes

Thanks to Honeysuckle White Turkey aka Shady Farms for sponsoring this delicious recipe. All opinions are my own. A Southern style BBQ sauce and …

5 psychological tips for reading people more accurately