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The Easiest Roast Chicken You'll Ever Make

You don't even need a thermometer to know when it's done.<p>Roasting a whole chicken sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. You don't have to be <b>Ina Garten</b> on a Friday night to make it happen—this easy roast chicken recipe has six ingredients (including salt and pepper), can be prepped in …

Cooking

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Nutrition

Recent Stories

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Recipe: Linguine with Clams

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the linguine and cook until 2 minutes before al dente, about 8 minutes or …

Italian Food

Genius Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>A supply of great snacks is …

Recipes

Easy and Fancy Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

If you like chocolate this easy and fancy chocolate cheesecake cake is your dream dessert! It is a rich and moist cake with a chocolate cheesecake. …

Dessert

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Vegan

These homemade Twix bars taste like the real thing—but are super low-sugar

No matter how committed you are to keto, Paleo, Whole30, or whatever your eating plan of choice is, sometimes, you just can’t shake a craving for a …

Dessert

This team turned an entire room into a massive four-player game of Pong

It’s been over 45 years (!) since Pong debuted. At this point, you wouldn’t have a hard time finding someone who grew up playing it.<p>But they probably haven’t played it like this.<p>Canadian multimedia studio Moment Factory turned Pong into a massive, full-room experience with a twist: Each paddle is …

Retrogaming

How the Keto Diet Could Help Cancer Patients Fight Back with Food

Learn the fuel that cancer thrives on and how to cut off its supply.<p>By Miriam Kalamianon February 13, 2018<p>Filed Under Diseases, Food & Health<p>Every …

Diabetes

Everyone at Davos is talking about 'Larry's letter'

DAVOS, Switzerland — Everyone is talking about "Larry's letter."<p>The Larry they're referring to is Larry Fink, the founder of the $6.3 trillion asset manager BlackRock who last week sent a letter to CEOs of public companies stressing the need for a clear long-term strategy and an understanding of …

Markets

The 20 Minute Workout Guaranteed to Improve Your Memory (and Get You In Better Shape)

No medications, meditation, or memory exercises required.<p>While it's common to think success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why we all want to learn faster, retain more information, and improve our memories.<p>And we all want to double-dip: To get …

HIIT

Halle Berry Doesn't Do Crunches or Sit-Ups to Sculpt Her Abs — She Uses This 1 Move

Let's not beat around the bush here: Halle Berry has a downright bangin' bod. She may be 51 years old, but the award-winning actress doesn't look a day over 30, and there's a lot that goes into maintaining her toned physique while the cameras aren't rolling. Halle recently started sharing a weekly …

Halle Berry

Android can now tell you how fast Wi-Fi networks are before you join them

This Android 8.1 trick will help you decide if an open network is worth connecting to<p>Some of the cool, more subtle features of Android 8.1 are still rolling out weeks after the first significant update to Oreo was released. For instance, today Google announced that Oreo will now display the speed …

This is why your hair is falling out (AND how to stop it)

Rule number one: don't freak out...<p>Hair shedding is a part of every day life, yes it clogs up your shower drain, <i>and</i> yes, it means you have to vacuum …

Exclusive: behind the scenes of Intel’s huge CES keynote

After a bad week, can Intel change the subject?<p>Intel has had a very bad week.<p>The revelation of the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws put the company at the epicenter of a vulnerability story, then a processor slowdown story, and even a CEO stock malfeasance story. It’s not the lead up to the the …

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who chooses stretches over weights and 'can teach you to move like a 3-year-old'

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Weight Loss

57 LAW OF ATTRACTION TIPS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SERIOUS ABOUT ABUNDANCE

<b>If you get one thing out of this blog post,</b> <b>get that manifesting abundance does not have to be hard</b>. In fact, it’s quite the opposite as you’ll soon …

Recipe: Ultimate Korean Short Ribs

Ultimate Korean Short Ribs<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup peeled, chopped Asian pear <br>1/4 cup chopped yellow onion <br>1/4 cup mirin <br>2 tablespoons sake <br>2 tablespoons …

Traditional Spanish Paella

Traditional Spanish Paella<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To prepare the herb blend, combine the first 4 ingredients, and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare paella, …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

Your 2018 Super Bowl Menu: Chili, Cornbread, and Hot Honey Butter

And for dessert? Super fudgy brownies.<p><i>On the Super Bowl menu this year: Beef Chili, Skillet Cornbread, Hot Honey Butter, and Fudgy Brownies.</i><p>There are a few things I'll leave my seat for when the Super Bowl is on—this is an evening when couch space is guarded with one's life. But a bowl of chili is …

Cooking

David Beckham and His Sons Invented a New Way to Wear Chelsea Boots

True fashion innovators.<p>Chelsea boots have seen a huge revival over the past several years, going from an only-worn-by-rock-stars option to the boots every guy in your neighborhood wears. While the fashion flock have turned their attention toward other flex-worthy footwear trends since then (like …

Men's Fashion

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

Losing weight—especially around your midsection—is difficult. But here are a slew of research-proven ways to dump it for good.

Want to Be Much Happier Starting Tomorrow? Practice This 1 Habit Rarely Found at Work

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Nutrition

Hip flexor exercises: Stretches to strengthen

• What are hip flexors?<br>• Stretches<br>• Strengthening exercises<br>• Risks of tight hip flexors<br>• Takeaway<p>People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-11, …

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …