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The Happiest Facts In The World

The remedy to your bad day is just a fun fact away.<p>When Reddit user AaronM97 was feeling blue, he asked the community to share a happy fact that would cheer him up. The post lit up with responses, receiving more than 11,000 comments containing fun and happy facts that make the world feel a little …

15 fun Google Easter eggs

Google is used by millions of people to navigate the web every day, but how many of us really put it through its paces? The Telegraph digs out a few of the search engine's hidden gems.<p>1. Calculator<p>Google's calculator function is far more powerful than most people realise. As well as doing basic …

What Does Marijuana Do to Spiders?

Jason mentioned the other day that he and his wife were watching the new series <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, wherein one of the characters talks about how …

16 Totally Normal Phobias You Didn't Know Had Names

Who says phobias have to be weird? Everyone's scared.<p>1. Anuptaphobia<p>The fear of being or staying single. You know, like, forever.<p>2. …

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Wild at heart: best animal adventures

Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China<p>Pandas by Chi King. CC BY 2.0.<p>These black-and-white beauties are battling extinction but you can help them out – …

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Weight Loss Exercises That Burn Fat

Exercise 1 Reverse Lunge with Curl and Press<p>Hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides, step your left foot back, and bend both knees to lower into a lunge <b>(a)</b>. Keeping your elbows close to your body, rotate your palms toward you and curl the weights to shoulder height <b>(b)</b>, then rotate your palms 180 …

Tone Up Anytime, Anywhere

For this total-body workout, all you need to get super-fit is your own body<p>Chris Shipman<p>These no-gym-required fat burners—paired in supersets (two moves done back-to-back without resting in between)—will get you into killer condition fast.<p><b>What to Expect</b> You'll do this total-body routine on three …

Boxing Workout: Hit Like a Girl

Exercise 1 Round 1<p><b>Power Punch</b><p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, one slightly in front of the other, knees slightly bent. Bring your fists up, one slightly in front of the other, palms facing each other and elbows close to your body. (This is boxing stance.) Punch your back fist straight in front …

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15-Minute Workout: Medicine Ball

Pop quiz: What piece of fitness equipment can you throw, catch, hold, and lift? The correct answer: a medicine ball. (If you answered "a dumbbell," please don't work out near us.)<p>While it can work like a dumbbell, a weighted ball is more versatile, says Brett Hoebel, owner of Hoebel Fitness and …

15 Minute Abs Workout

Exercise 1 Plank with Glute Squeeze<p>Get on the floor, prop yourself up on your forearms, and flex your toes. Your body should form a straight line. Contract your abs and glutes—tightly. Hold this for 15 seconds, then rest by lowering your knees to the ground for five seconds. That's one rep. Do …

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The No-Equipment Cardio Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>This bodyweight circuit makes fitting in a killer fat-burning session simple!

The Best Thing I Cooked Last Week: No-Bake Veggie Enchiladas

Everyone has probably at some point cooked or eaten a veggie enchilada. Typically, black beans are subbed in for meat, and you cover everything with …

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Zucchini "Noodles" with Sesame-Peanut Sauce

April 19, 2013. It’s been a week full of tragedy and fear. My heart aches for the families of everyone hurt or killed in Boston and Texas, and my …

Banana Pudding Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> In case you're unfamiliar with this Southern classic, it's basically a trifle made …

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Crush Your Fitness Resolutions from Home with These 13 Effective Workouts | Women's Health

To help you avoid a super-packed yoga class or that waitlist for treadmills, here are 13 diverse workouts that are totally doable in your living room, kitchen, or wherever. And to keep your downstairs neighbors or your S.O. happy, they're all free of jumping or running moves.<p>On top of all of that, …

Apricot-Miso Jam

Makes 2 cups<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups dried apricots, chopped<p>1/2 cup dried tart cherries, chopped<p>1/2 cup sake or dry white wine<p>1/4 cup fresh orange juice<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1 whole star anise<p>1 small bay leaf<p>1/2 cinnamon stick<p>1/2 teaspoon ginger, peeled and finely grated<p>1 tablespoon …

Salmon and Miso Sour Soup

With a split salmon head, or two, peeking up from a savory miso broth, <i>sinigang</i> with salmon and miso is perhaps one of the most popular variants of …

Migrant Workers

SWEET CHILI EGGPLANT & ARUGULA TOSS - The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright

pin it!<br>Oh have I got a good one here! This dish is smoky, sweet, spicy, crunchy-salty, a touch bitter and a little fresh at the end from a sprinkling …

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APPLE pays “all the taxes we owe—every single dollar,” its boss, Tim Cook, told the Senate permanent subcommittee on investigations on May 21st. The …

Easy, Healthy Dinner Recipe to Make Tonight: Cream of Carrot Soup With Almond Croutons

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.<p>2. Add carrots to a large soup pot and cover with cold water, sea salt, and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water.<p>3. Meanwhile, slice bread into 1/4-inch cubes …

Weekend Challenge: Windmill

Improve your golf game! This move targets the crucial muscles that put power in ever drive and stroke<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. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new</i> …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

20 Drool-Worthy Home Libraries

There’s a lot of work that goes into curating just the right book collection (<i>hello, newly redesigned classics!</i>), and then the question is how to best display it. These 20 ideas will have you making plans for a new library set up in your home.<p>1. Cookware + Cookbooks: A mix of cookbooks and vintage …

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30-Day Abs Challenge | Women's Health

Day 2. <b>Core-Sculpting Workout:</b> Attack Your Hidden Core Muscles<br>Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. We created a workout to tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a …

6 Moves For A Rock-Solid Stomach

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Amp up your abs routine by adding a little extra weight! You'll force your muscles to work even harder to help stabilize your trunk while performing moves that closely mimic everyday activities (climbing a ladder, holding onto objects while sitting up in bed, or …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday May 17th

3 days/week:<p>1) Rack pull 4 sets if 5 reps<p>2A) Push-up 4 sets of 6<br>2B) 1 arm dumbbell row 4 sets of 6<p>3A) Dumbbell lateral raise 3 sets of 10-12 (don't …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

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