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14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Get results on demand.<p>Shutterstock<p>Muscles aren't built in a day—but that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to 12 reps—you force a ton of blood into your muscles’ fast-twitch or power fibers. Long story …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Computer Science

The Worst Diet Tips Top Nutrition Experts Have Ever Heard

It seems like every time you turn around there’s a new diet trend demanding you become a devotee in order to stay healthy. With all the high-fat this …

Victoria's Secret Angels Workout: The Models' Full-Body Pilates Workout

If you've ever wondered how the Victoria's Secret Angels stay in shape, consider this an early holiday present: Gina Papalia and Angilique Campbell of Grasshopper Pilates—the force behind the Angels' killer bodies—shared the models' workout secrets for sculpted arms, toned abs, and a rockin' …

Republicans Who Fault the Media Show Their Bias

For Republican presidential contenders challenged by the media, the go-to answer has become a claim of victimhood: You are biased against us. As …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

“SNL” just destroyed Ben Carson: Jay Pharoah’s epic send-up of Carson’s exaggerated life story

“Aw, man! Blocked by a belt buckle! This happens all the time,” Young Ben Carson said<p>Admit it, it's what we've all been waiting for: the documentary that mocks the Ben Carson "story" <i>Gifted Hands</i> with a '70s television action-adventure vibe. "Saturday Night Live" went there in a sketch starring Jay …

One of the grandest structures of the ancient world could be reborn

Until an earthquake in 226 BCE knocked it down, the Colossus of Rhodes, a 98-foot-high iron and bronze statue of the Greek god Helios, sat near the harbor of Rhodes, Greece, for 54 years.<p>Now a plan put forth by a small team of scientists seeks to rebuild the ancient statue and boost tourism and …

AP FACT CHECK: The Republican debaters and the facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson pitched a tax plan with numbers that didn't add up. Donald Trump boasted that he's paying his own way in the campaign, but he isn't. Chris Christie accused the government of stealing Social Security money that it has actually borrowed — and has been paying back with …

10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime

It’s always exciting to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the ancient Romans – or of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or any of the shadowy inhabits of the past. Even for me, a fairly hard-nosed professional, who has studied the classical world for more than forty years, there’s still a buzz in …

Canada urged to join record Syria aid drive at UN pledging meeting

Canada is being called upon to pledge nearly $180-million towards a record-breaking international aid appeal for Syria this year.<p>With the Syrian civil war in its fifth year, the United Nations is making an $8.4-billion appeal for funds at a major international pledging conference in Kuwait.<p>That's …

Middle East

STOP EVERYTHING: The "Paper Towns" Trailer Is Here

Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff are going to crush your soul. Can you feel it?<p>It's here! The first trailer for the adaptation of John Green's <i>Paper Towns</i>, starring Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff, has arrived. The movie, in theaters July 24, features Nat as Q, a young man on a quest to find his missing …

Steven Spielberg hopes to direct Chris Pratt in next Indiana Jones movie

Steven Spielberg hopes to direct the next Indiana Jones film if Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt signs on to replace Harrison Ford as the whip-cracking archaeological adventurer, reports Deadline.<p>Spielberg directed all four Indiana Jones movies between 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark and 2008’s …

Movies

US Embassy: Turkey, US sign deal to train, arm Syrian rebels

Colombia's ELN rebel group frees Dutch hostage

<b>A Dutch citizen has been freed by Colombia's ELN rebel group after more than a year in captivity in the north-east of the country.</b><p>The man's name and the circumstances of his abduction in January 2014 remain unknown.<p>He was handed over to the members of the International Red Cross and the Catholic …

South America

New Sri Lankan leader calls for unity amid ethnic rift

Sri Lanka's president has acknowledged that the country has failed to heal deep, lingering divisions between ethnic groups since the end of the nation's brutal civil war five years ago and called for national reconciliation.<p>President Maithripala Sirisena's Independence Day speech on Wednesday was a …

Asia

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Watch Gaston Destroy a Disney World Guest in a Push-Up Contest

North Korea Author On ‘The Interview’: ‘Behind The Butthole Jokes, The Filmmakers Get A Lot Right’

It’s hard to ask a North Korean what they thought of <i>The Interview</i>, because, as you may have heard, North Koreans don’t get out much. But the New Yorker wisely solicited a guest review from the next best thing: Barbara Demick, a veteran “North Korea watcher” and author of <i>Nothing To Envy: Ordinary</i> …

North Korea

'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Clip As Marvel Goes All In With 'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel'

As someone who has never been to any Comic Con-type experience, I will admit a certain thrill to sitting at the El Capitan this morning as Marvel president Kevin Feige read off what amounts to the next several years of Marvel movies. The presentation resembled that of the Oscar nominations, as each …

“Game of Thrones” should watch its back: Why this work of nonfiction is as riveting as the fantasy

The author of a page-turning new history of the Wars of the Roses talks Westeros, child kings, and George RR Martin<p>The runaway popularity of the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and the books on which the show is based, George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire," may be the best thing that's …

Can Amal Clooney Save Greece’s Antiquities?

Britain and Greece have been fighting over the Elgin Marbles ever since a swashbuckler took them from the Parthenon in the early 1800's. Can …

Emma Watson latest to use star power to help women - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.<p>Watson, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" …

Watch The Creepiest Character from Game of Thrones Sing Like an Angel

Bet you never thought that Ramsay Snow, hunter of women and slicer of Theon’s manhood, would sound so sweet. Maybe if you’re a fan of the U.K. <i>Misfits</i> series, you’re already aware of actor Iwan Rheon’s golden pipes, but the juxtaposition of this James Blunt-ish ballad coming out of a face <i>Game of</i> …

TV Series

Watch Tywin Lannister sire a vampire in the 'Dracula Untold' trailer

We've seen nearly every angle of the Dracula story, from campy Victorianisms to modern reboots. But aside from a few quick flashbacks, we've never actually seen the origin story. <i>Dracula Untold</i> is looking to fill the gap, recasting Vlad the Impaler as a sensitive family man who turns to vampirism as …

Where to Eat in Naples, Italy

Writer Jonathan Gold traveled to Naples in search of the greatest pizza in the world, made by master pizzaiolo Franco Pepe. Here, five other reasons …

What Female Disney Characters Might Look Like in Real Life

Jirka Väätäinen is a Finnish designer and photographer currently studying graphic design at the Art University College at Bournemouth. His series on …

Make Ali Larter's Meyer Lemon Cake with Lavender Sugar Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

“Meyer lemon cake with lavender sugar. Want this recipe?” reads the caption on <b>Ali Larter</b>‘s latest drool-worthy Instagram. <br>The resounding response …