Nancy Lopez

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Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

9 Essential Tools for Cooking Vegetables

You’ll never eat veggies the same way!<p><i>This article was written by Deborah Madison and repurposed with permission from Food52.</i><p>What is essential in the vegetable-based kitchen depends, as with any other kitchen, on what you like to cook. If you like stir-fries, then you'll have a wok among your …

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The RIGHT Way to Cook Spaghetti Squash

"Nature's spaghetti" allows you to enjoy your fave Italian dish without all the carbs.<p>For anyone who's ever experimented with cutting carbs, you likely know that spaghetti squash is a seriously tasty low-carb alternative to pasta...but that it's not always the easiest dish to prepare. In the video …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

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This Upper-Body Exercise Will Make You Feel So Strong

Your shoulders will look incredible after this Weekend Challenge.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Standing Dumbbell Shoulder …

Fitness

How To Make Stunning Glow Jars For Outdoor Parties

This is a post I had to share. What a cool looking addition to an outdoor party – glow jars.<p>They are easy to make, just like the LED canning jar …

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10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Create a bestselling app in three hours for less than £100

You don't need to be a programmer to break into the App Store's top charts. All you need is 100 bucks and a free afternoon.<p>You'll need a halfway …

Robotiky makes coding as simple as A B C++

Meet Robotiky, the two-wheeled robot toy that teaches people young and old how to program.<p>Robotiky -- described as "Scratch meets Lego Mindstorms" -- …

Steamed Chocolate Sponge Pudding

My Christmas pudding (which turned out beautifully, by the way) was my first attempt at a steamed pudding. I set my heart on trying a steamed sponge …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Create a Gallery Wall?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q: "I love a good gallery wall. What are your top</b> …

Interior Design

Multi-Functional Design Transforms Desk Into Bed

Both a bed and a desk, this transformable piece of furniture by designer Mira Schrder elegantly solves the common problem of too little space. By providing an environment for two separate functions, work and sleep, the design optimizes the space available. With the push of one button, the desktop …

Playful Ceramic Sculptures Filled With Lively Motion

Clay seems to come alive in these detailed sculptures by Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang. Each one of his hand-crafted scenes is filled with energetic movements that seem to be frozen in time, many of which are created in the artist's signature style where human faces are blended into …