Meredith Drumm

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26 Fast-Food Lunches That Are Actually Healthy

Yes, it's true! These lunches are great options for those days when you just can't get around to packing your own — because it definitely happens.<p>And sometimes that's just not realistic and not gonna happen. And if you DO find yourself with fast food as your only option, wouldn't it be nice to know …

Get 92% Off DSLR Photography Course Bundle

Ken Schultz is the creator of the Easy <b>DSLR Digital Photography Course</b>. Ken setup a blog on digital photography in December 2010 and helped hundreds …

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b>Miami …

The wealthy suffer from an ‘empathy gap’ with the poor that is fueling a rise in inequality

Wealth and income inequality have many causes, and it’s pretty much beyond dispute that any well-functioning capitalist society will have some degree …

The world's best long-haul airlines

The results of the Telegraph Travel Awards 2014, one of the most comprehensive and reliable surveys of its kind, have now been announced.<p>Best long-haul airline<p><b>Winner:</b> Singapore Airlines<p><b>Runners up:</b> Emirates & Virgin Atlantic<p>Singapore Airlines, which operates the hugely popular Airbus A380 superjumbo …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Breakfast mug cake recipes: Try these sweet morning treats

You may already be a fan of mug cakes — the single-serving microwave cakes you create in a cup make pretty irresistible desserts. Easy? Check. Convenient? Check. Delicious? Check. Waistline-friendly portion control? Check. But if you haven't tried mug cakes for breakfast, you're in for a treat.<p>Get …

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You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

13 Unglamorous Things About Living In New York City

From the cost of rent to the subway smells, the things Carrie Bradshaw didn't warn you about.<p>Last week a study found that New York City was deemed the unhappiest city in America. While this may come as a surprise to some, us New Yorkers have a lot of not-so-pleasant things that we deal with on a …

The 25 Best Hotels In Europe

To find the best of the best we aggregated rankings among reputable travel sources, including Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual Reader's Choice Awards), TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels In The World (part of its annual …

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8 Drugstore Lipstick Formulas To Buy Right Now

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

The Unhealthiest Salads You Can Eat

"I'll just have the salad" is a popular refrain for millions of dieters nationwide. Salads, with their bounty of fresh vegetables, are the standard-bearers for healthy food, the go-to when someone doesn't just want to eat healthy, but wants everybody to know it, too. But some salads are far …

10 Asian Noodle Dishes You'll Want to Eat Every Day

<b>1.Yaki Udon</b><p>This dish is so simple yet so flavorful - Japanese udon noodles stir fried in butter and soy sauce and topped with chopped scallions, shredded nori and bonito flakes. A top choice for bar food in Tokyo, pair these thick and chewy noodles with a cold beer for the full izakaya experience.</b> …

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National Curry Week: The Secrets of a Healthy, Non-Greasy and Flavorful Curry

With all the heat and spice that a curry emanates, it is entirely fitting that this curry week should fall in October, especially when the weather is turning and everyone needs something hearty that fills them with nutritious warmth.<p>A curry is fresh and incredibly flavorful, but often contains far …

How to Layer Your Skin Care: The Pro’s Guide to Applying Your Face Cream, Serum, Sunscreen, and More

Peels, concentrates, emulsions, mists, serums: It can be tricky enough to decode what certain beauty products do, let alone how to effectively apply each one in your routine. Which comes first? What goes under or over makeup? “Navigating the basics of how to layer skin care products is one of the …

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

<i>digital cat / Flickr</i><p>One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple …

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The Coolest Hotel in Every State (and DC!)

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Unless your name happens to be Arthur Fonzarelli (in which case, that's crazy!), it's hard to define the word "cool." And even harder to apply the label to hotels, when "cool" could mean historic, or trendy, or that the place is actually a decommissioned Coast …

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Hidden European Towns in America

© www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com<p>Dreaming of sipping sangria on the beaches of Barcelona or roaming the illuminated Christmas markets in Munich? Now is the perfect time to feed your wanderlust and take a spontaneous trip to explore Europe -- without getting out your passport!<p>Hotel search trivago.com …

Remember The Fresh Promise Of Barack Obama? What Happened To That Guy?

WASHINGTON -- While traveling recently, I’ve been asked the same question in Beijing, Auckland and Rome: “What happened to Barack Obama?”<p>This really is several questions: What happened to that fresh, idealistic guy? What happened to his power and popularity in the United States? Why doesn’t he …

5 Fall Soups to Warm You Up

Feel that chill in the air? Warm up with these soul-satisfying autumn soups.<p><b>1. Easy Butternut Squash Soup</b><p>This has got to be the easiest butternut squash soup recipe ever. You start with pre-cut squash from the supermarket, then you throw everything in a pot, simmer it, purée it and you're done. But …

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Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse rolls you can make at home! We love that Stephie used one of her great-grandmother's recipes for inspiration.<p>Bread. Rolls. Carbs. They’re pretty much my life-line.<p>So it should come as no surprise to anyone that one of my favorite yeast rolls are those served at Texas Roadhouse …

Gone Girl revamps gender stereotypes – for the worse

Gillian Flynn feels both book and film advance the female cause. Yet Rosamund Pike’s Amy may harm perceptions of women, although not for the reasons you might expect<p><b>Spoilers below</b><p>Hollywood has done much to atone for the days when its women were romcom airheads and its men were doughty heroes. …

13 Hummus Sandwiches That'll Solve All Your Lunch Problems

There's something about hummus that makes people fanatical. Whether it's made the traditional way with chickpeas and tahini, or if it's a little more daring with spicy add-ins, when someone likes hummus they really, <i>really</i> like it. It might be because it's oh so creamy. Or it could be because it's …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

8 Ideas for Back-to-School (or -Work) Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: As the fall gets busier, don't let your lunches fall by the wayside -- we've got you</i> …

The #1 Fried Food You Should Eat Now

Hurry up and make this recipe now before it’s too late!<p>You can have your deep-fried Oreos, your Scotch eggs, and your freakin’ cronuts. For me, there’s only one food worth frying: green tomatoes.<p>Come this time of year, I pluck the still-green hangers-on from my tomato plants. They won’t survive …

How to Make Off-the-Cuff Breakfast Hash with Whatever You Happen to Have

How to make breakfast hash with anything you have on hand<p>Maybe it’s the recent fall weather here in New York, but something about the sound of a “breakfast hash” had me fantasizing about waking up early, donning a cable-knit sweater, and making myself some. So this weekend, I did (sans sweater). …

The 20 Places Where You'll Pay The Most For A Hotel Room

Traveling costs a lot of money, but the price of a trip can fluctuate tremendously depending on the destination.<p>Hotels.com recently released its annual Hotels Price Index, a report on hotel prices in major destinations across the world that's based on Hotels.com bookings.<p>As part of this report, …