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If you think you aren’t dreaming at night, you’re probably wrong

Each night you might have six different dreams, but how many do you actually remember?<p>Most of us only recall up to three dreams a week while others claim they don’t dream at all. Since we can’t see people’s dreams, there’s been no way to refute those claims. But new evidence suggests that everyone …

Sleep

How much sleep your child really needs, by age group

Chances are, you can get a bit more flexible with the kids’ bedtime—that’s based on new guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation on the amount of sleep recommended for each age range.<p>For children’s age groups besides newborns, the 18-member panel of sleep experts and researchers allowed for …

Sleep

The solution to most sleeping problems: mindfulness

Getting a good night’s sleep can be challenging, especially as we age. About half of all older adults report sleeping difficulties. This can make them more likely to experience physical or mental health conditions, memory problems, and falls, due to poor balance.<p>Older adults also have less deep …

Mindfulness

Sleep paralysis: what we know about a terrifying state of consciousness

“I awake in bed… In the corner of the room there are two men. I cannot see them but I know that they are there, and what they look like. I can hear them talking. They are talking about murder. I cannot move. One of the men comes and stands directly above me… He spits, and his spit lands in the …

Sleep

Irresistible Whole Wheat Challah Recipe

"Warm and light, fresh out of the oven with butter and salt sprinkled on top, it is a delicious gift or dessert for any occasion. Best with whole …

Teresa Giudice of 'Real Housewives' is out of prison in time for Christmas, confined to her home

Mama's home: Teresa Giudice of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" fame was released around 5 a.m. Wednesday from Danbury Federal Correctional Institution in Connecticut, where she was doing time for bankruptcy fraud.<p>She's not off the hook completely, however, on her 15-month sentence. Giudice returned …

Chris Rock's response to Jennifer Lawrence's pay-gap essay: 'Black women have the hardest gig in show business'

A short excerpt from a Leslie Jones profile has pitted comedian<p>Chris Rockagainst Hollywood darlingJennifer Lawrence.<p>The<p>"Grown Ups 2"actor was tapped for comment by the New Yorker for a profile of his pal, whom he met when they were both road comics in the late '80s. Not surprisingly, the piece went …

Our Guide for Caring for & Cleaning Stainless Steel Pans

If you've been lucky enough to acquire a high-quality stainless steel pot or pan—the kind that conducts, distributes, and maintains heat well and is meant to live as long as you—you're going to want to take good care of it.<p>Protect your precious pots and pans from dinks, damage, and debauchery by …

7 Kitchen Cleaning Tricks That Really Work

Some of our favorite tips in the kitchen are for getting it sparkling clean; these are their stories.<p><b>1. How to cut oily, dusty kitchen grime:</b><p>To easily clean "the layer of sticking cooking-oil infused dust that accumulates on high surfaces in the kitchen," as Kristen so aptly calls it, our Senior …

The Gotta-Have-It-All Kitchen Gift Guide

Good news, America: You can now buy a Thermomix!

Dream and Sugar Tea Set in Petal | Mod Retro Vintage Kitchen

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21 Children's Books Every Black Kid Should Read

Story time = fun time!<p>As a kid, growing up, there weren't many black characters in the books I coveted so much. From <i>Madeline</i> to <i>Alice in Wonderland,</i> it was hard to find a face that looked like my own in these classic children's tales. However, kids today have a much larger selection of children's …

Former 'Cosby Show' Star Keshia Knight Pulliam Engaged

Literally ringing in the new year.<p>The actress known for playing Rudy Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" has a lot to be excited about in 2016.<p>Keshia Knight Pulliam flashed a snap of her new engagement ring early Friday morning, writing "Happy to spend not only my new year but my life with this guy!!!" …

Laverne Cox, Rita Ora and More Stars Celebrate at Diddy's New Year's Eve Party

Warning: serious FOMO-fuel ahead.<p>Sean “Diddy” Combs hosted a New Year’s Eve bash at his mansion on Miami Beach’s Star Island, and the pictures will …

President Obama Tells Jerry Seinfeld About the Downside of Fame

He can’t just take a walk, or even drive his own car out of his house.<p>There may be no non-president better suited than <b>Jerry Seinfeld</b> to talk to <b>Barack Obama</b> about what it’s like not to be famous. So when the former sitcom star somehow landed the sitting president for an episode of his Crackle Web …

Lamar Odom Looks Good In His First Picture Since His Hospitalization

The last time we heard anything about former NBA star Lamar Odom, he seemed to be progressing well in recovery from an October incident in Nevada that left him hospitalized. Odom was able to walk without any assistance, he was able to reach his hand above his head to pull up his hood, and he …

Lamar Odom

Joy Mangano Opens Up About Hitting Rock Bottom Before Inventing Miracle Mop

Inventor Joy Mangano had to hit rock bottom before she could rise to become the queen of retail.<p>Gracing the cover of <i>Good Housekeeping</i>‘s February …

Inventions