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This is Jimmy Buffett’s Legendary Margarita Recipe

<i>To celebrate summer, we’re asking the season’s most iconic superstars to share their warm-weather secrets. Here, Jimmy Buffett—whose musical,</i> Escape …

Jimmy Buffett

This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America

From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn't come out of nowhere.<p>It’s not exactly breaking news that Xanax has been having something of a moment. Famous musicians, at least until prominent voices like Lil Xan (yes, even him!) and Chance …

Medicine

Korean Culinary Cures: From Tummy Aches To Hangovers, Here's How Moms Cook Up Relief

In first grade, I was hospitalized with pneumonia for over a week. I remember having to take an antibiotic syrup that gave me acid reflux. Immediately after I swallowed it, my Korean immigrant mother spoon-fed me a homemade liquid with small pieces of boiled Korean pear (<i>bae</i>), spices, and honey. …

Korean Food

Lower-Body Strength Burnout

Welcome to your first workout as part of the Stronger With SELF Challenge! Every workout in this challenge was designed exclusively for SELF by …

High fruit diet could help women conceive, study suggests

Eating plenty of fruit could help women conceive, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers who looked at more than 5,500 women from Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand found those who consumed the least fruit were 50 per cent more likely to be infertile.<p>And compared to women who ate fruit three or …

Holistic Medicine

31 Delicious and Creative Ways to Eat Chickpeas

I was first introduced to chickpeas through store-bought hummus, which I didn't love. I could see its potential, but what I ate was stale and tangy, …

Food

Confused on Which Carbs Are Healthy? This Photo Breaks It Down

Carbs have gotten a bad rap over the last decade or so, especially as high-protein and high-fat (think: keto and Paleo) diets have become more and more popular. Despite this carb phobia, there are some healthy carbs that can boost your energy and actually help with weight loss.<p>As Amanda Meixner …

Rebel Radio Goes Pop vol. 57

REBEL RADIO<br>-starring-<p>Prince * Frank Ocean * St. Vincent * Born Ruffians * Bleachers * Dizzee Rascal * Tinashe * Bear Hands * The New Pornographers * …

Music

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

How Electrolytes, Sodium, Potassium and Chloride Function in the Body

Electrolytes are types of minerals the body requires for regulating water levels, blood acidity and muscle function. You get them from foods and …

10 Stocks That Could Make You Money While Helping the Environment

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>The top stocks for environmental stewardship<p>Big things usually have small beginnings. That's certainly the case with wind …

5 Vegetables That Are Easy to Grow Even If You Don't Have a Green Thumb

Growing vegetables is not always easy, especially when you’re starting out. Garden expert Helen Young has picked five beginner-friendly vegetables to …

The beginner’s guide to the DASH diet

Adopting a new healthy-eating plan is hard when it involves dramatic changes—like swearing off all carbs in the name of keto, or declining your …

Challenge Your Core With This Advanced Plank Variation From Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes

Celebrity trainer Kira Stokes loves making fitness more fun. The New York City–based certified trainer, fitness instructor, and creator of the Stoked …

All The Best Rap And Hip-Hop Playlists On Spotify Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 18th</b><p>More than possibly any other genre, hip-hop lends itself to the playlist format so naturally, it’s almost like the two go hand-in-hand. The relationship is symbiotic.<p>With that in mind, these are just some of the best rap Spotify playlists right now, featuring not only the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

This Personal Trainer Debunks the Biggest Myths About Building Muscle and Losing Fat

When people are looking to get in shape, they typically want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time. The problem with attempting to achieve both is there are a lot of misconceptions about how to build muscle and burn fat separately, let alone in conjunction with each other. Personal trainer …

15 Side Dishes That Are on Your Whole30 Diet

<i>Et tu</i>, Whole30? As if living without cheese weren’t tough enough, dreaming up an inventive side dish beyond arugula drizzled with olive oil is, well, …

Happy Earth Day! Five redwood parks you've never heard of — and why you should go

Earth Day on Sunday is a good time to think about planning a trip to see California's redwoods. Yosemite's spectacular Mariposa Grove, which has been shut for a three-year restoration project, will reopen to visitors June 15.<p>Big trees, however, draw big crowds. For a quieter experience, here are …

How Medicare's Conflicting Hospitalization Rules Cost Me Thousands Of Dollars

A few months ago, I wrote a check for $12,000 but couldn't figure out exactly why.<p>The payment was to secure a place for my mother at Sligo Creek Center, in Takoma Park, Md. It's a nursing home and rehab center owned by Genesis Healthcare.<p>My mother was about to be discharged from Holy Cross …

Health Care

What You Need to Know About Prebiotics and Probiotics

Even at our cleanest, we are covered in germs and we are full of germs. It’s okay! That’s totally normal. These microorganisms are essential to our …

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Yes, Probiotic Turmeric Soda Exists — And It's Super Easy To Make. Here's How

If you haven't dabbled in homemade ferments before, turmeric soda is a great place to start. Fermenting turmeric is actually the secret to …

11 Environmentally-Friendly Things To Do With Your Partner For Your Next Date

Relationships involve a lot of decision making. Where do you want to eat dinner? What movie should you see? What's the plan for Saturday? To make …

A dietitian's photo of the same dishes with different calories will show you how to build a healthier meal

Cooking your own meals is one of the best ways to eat healthier because it allows you to control exactly what's going into your food. It can eliminate the chance of dining out and ordering a seemingly healthy option, like grilled chicken with veggies that have secretly been bathed in butter.<p>Cooking …

What can you eat on a low-carb diet?

Low-carb diets limit the number of carbohydrates a person eats. Instead of carbs, people focus on eating proteins, healthful fats, and …

Avoiding type 2 diabetes – there is more than one diet to choose from

If you have high blood glucose, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes (so-called prediabetes) you may have been advised by your doctor to …

The Best Camping and Hiking Gear You Can Find on Amazon

We rounded up Amazon shoppers’ favorite outdoor gear — from tents to backpacks to bug spray.<p>When you need a break from everyday life, there's no …

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …