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The Addition Of One Ingredient Makes These Cookies Seriously Addicting

Zesty Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies<p>Save<p>It’s impossible to not like cookies, right? That’s how it seems whenever we’re faced with a cookie, regardless of …

The 14 Fantasy Series Every Bookworm Must Read

Looking for the ultimate list of geeky reads? Ahead, we're highlighting our editor's picks for must-read epic fantasy series, with all the elements …

21 Delicious Dinners You Can Make In 30 Minutes

Consider dinner done.

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

Like misfortunes, fantasy novels rarely come singly.<p>Maybe it’s because the great grand-daddy of the genre, J.R.R. Tolkien, wrote a trilogy with an …

This app lets you play N64, PS1 and GBA games on your iPhone without a jailbreak

Emulating console and handheld games has been one of the primary reasons to jailbreak an iPhone for years, but the release of NewGamepad could bring …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

Baked Macaroni and Peas Recipe

<b>Serves 4 as a main, 6 as a side</b><p>Ingredients<p>3 cups (about 12 ounces) pasta shells or macaroni noodles<br>• 1 cup fresh or frozen peas<br>• 1 medium head …

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The 5 Workout Moves That Will Get You In Shape When You're Short on Time

Wants lean arms like Sofia Vergara? Or fit curves like the Kardashians? Of course, it would also help if we had their bank accounts and time it requires to get their fit physiques. But it doesn't have to be that hard (seriously!). We spent the afternoon with their trainer, Gunnar Peterson, to learn …

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest Winner: Samoas Caramel Bars Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: The only thing better than Girl Scout Cookies are recipes made <i>with</i> Girl Scout Cookies.<p>Don’t believe us? …

18 Brilliant Books You Won't Want To Miss This Summer

The year 2015 has already given us a new Toni Morrison masterpiece and a brilliant sophomore opus from Hanya Yanagihara, as well as a few dazzling debuts, but the summer ahead looks no less promising. We've compiled a few of the enticing reads we're most excited for in the next few, hopefully …

The 15-Minute Turbocharged Slim-Down Workout

Move faster—and blast more calories—with this get-nimble, get-quick routine<p>Hey, sport—agility drills aren't just for running backs and border collies. In fact, they're a crucial part of any workout plan. Being able to start, stop, and change direction quickly builds stamina and sculpts insane, …

Carrot Cake (for two)

I’m lovin’ these desserts for two! It’s such a life saver for anyone living by themselves or with just one other person. Just enough indulgence …

Common Core consequences: “What currently passes for reform’ has caused considerable collateral damage to schools and teachers”

<b>(jirawatfoto via Shutterstock)</b><p>California flipped education-reform script, knowing sanctions/test-driven accountability helps no one. Here’s how<p>Jeff Bryant<p>April 14, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Politicians from across the political spectrum have made public schools and schoolteachers the favored whipping post …

Education

The Spartacus Workout

Sculpt a lean body and get in the best shape of your life<p>Your Workout Plan<p>To create the Spartacus Workout, we chose 10 exercises that collectively work every part of your body. Then we made each exercise a 60-second station so you can challenge your heart and lungs as well as your muscles. The …

Front Row Education Is Changing The Way Math Is Taught In U.S. Elementary And Middle Schools

In 2013, Sidharth Kakkar and Alexandr Kurilin had the opportunity to watch children learning math in an inner-city Baltimore school. For a month, they attended school every day and worked with students. At night, they programmed to make an application that could help the students learn. In …

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The best science-fiction and fantasy books for March

Carola Dibbell’s fascinating debut, <b>The Only Ones</b> (Two Dollar Radio; paperback, $16.99), details the emotional journey of Inez Fardo, a 19-year-old who has survived terrible trauma and yet still manages to find life wondrous at times. In a time when most of the population has been wiped out by a …

Hail Caesar! Imperial Rome is the Next Big Thing for Fantasy Fiction - Unbound Worlds

It seems like only yesterday that I wrote a post asking for – no, <i>demanding</i>– fantasy fiction inspired by Greco-Roman mythology, but checking back in …

DIY and Crafts Archives - DIY Listy

Incandescent light bulbs are have been illuminating our homes since hundreds of …<p>Let the pallet wood rock your living spaces! There improvement plans …

DIY Home Organization Ideas - DIY Home Decor - DIY Listy

Advertisements<p>There are numerous tips and tricks that make life run so much smoother that you may wonder how you have been living without them. From …

Fluffy and Sweet: The Best-Ever Buttercream Frostings

Recreate the flavors of your favorite bakery frostings by making these rich chocolate and vanilla buttercreams in your own kitchen.<p>Sure, cakes …

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Here's a simple no-weights workout that will make your legs super strong

Whether you are at the office, traveling, or can't make it to the gym, here is a leg day workout that will have your legs looking their best, using only your body weight.<p>Do each movement for 45 seconds with no rest between movements. At the end of Set 1, rest for 1-2 minutes, then begin Set 2. …

9 Things to Check For in a New House

These quick fixes will save you loads of future headaches. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>A new house can be so exciting: The decorating possibilities! The organizational ideas! But before you start moving in your stuff and arranging your furniture, check off these must-do …

Home Improvement

The Top Fantasy Books To Get Any Beginner Interested In The Genre

Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman<p>This 192-page book is a breeze compared to the 1,000-page epic fantasies commonly associated with the …

DIY Concrete Kitchen Countertops: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Concrete countertops are on-trend right now, for many people even replacing the granite that was the elite countertop material of choice for the last …

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