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According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

Toy Photographer Mitchel Wu Brings Action Figures to Life in Hilarious, Fantastical Scenes

We’ve featured several “toy photographers” on Shutterbug.com before and the amazing scenes they create with action figures and a little creative …

Toy Story

Barack Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions

Four years ago, a few months before he was re-elected, President Barack Obama read a book on the science of decision-making that he now considers one …

20 Stunningly Intimate Birth, Postpartum And Maternity Photos

“We believe that these images are worth seeing and celebrating.”<p>Birth photographers capture deeply emotional and personal moments for parents.<p>To celebrate this work, Birth Becomes Her, a birth photography blog and community, held a contest featuring real images focusing on aspects of early …

Secret sex manual banned for 250 years because it was so shocking has finally been discovered

A ' sex manual ' which was banned for nearly 250 years because of its racy advice and references to bestiality has been unearthed.<p>The illustrated …

India’s preference for boys has produced 21 million “unwanted girls”

For all the social campaigns and awareness drives to end sex selection in India, the preference for sons is still going strong. In recent years, though, it has taken a more subtle form.<p>Many Indian parents are opting to continue having children till they have the desired number of sons, shows the …

India

This Is the Stone Farmhouse We've Been Waiting Our Whole Lives to Buy

Someone NEEDS to buy this place.<p>When it comes to restoring and living in historical houses, we generally abide by one rule: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. This is especially true when the subject in question is a stone farmhouse dating back approximately 250 years. In maintaining its exceptional …

Newborn baby dies of sepsis after being sent home from hospital by ‘patronising’ doctor

A couple have spoken out about the importance of a mother’s intuition after they woke to find their eight-week old baby dead from sepsis just hours …

Dad Credits the Owlet Wearable Monitor for Saving Newborn Son’s Life

First-time parents Ryan Golinski and Kate Crawford splurged on a $300 wearable monitor called the Owlet Smart Sock before welcoming their son in …

Wearable Tech

'I accidentally starved my baby for months': Mum 'can't forgive herself' after she didn't realise breast milk dried up

As a new mum, Andrea Azzo was more than used to sleepless nights and her baby son crying because he was tired, uncomfortable or hungry.<p>When he …

22 Bewitching Halloween Cakes

It's time to heat up your cauldrons.<p>We know—candy dominates on October 31st, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have other treats on hand for your Halloween bash, too. Turning the eeriest parts of Halloween (bones, ghosts, spiders, and mice!) into delicious desserts makes things a <i>lot</i> less scary. …

Dessert

6 Kids' Bedroom Design Tips for First-Time Parents

From wise investments to accents (like sheet protectors!) that will save you a headache later<p>There’s a lot that goes into designing your kid’s bedroom. It usually takes until the second or third go around to figure out the tricks of the trade, and by then, you’ve already overspent on impractical …

Touching moment baby hugs her mother seconds after being born

A newborn baby was filmed clinging to her mum’s face just seconds after being born in Brazil.<p>Little Agata Ribeiro Coêlho was introduced to her mum by …

Adobe's colorful new office features a running track on the roof

Adobe employs 600 staff in the UK and the new office — located on the 7th, 8th, and 13th floors of White Collar Factory on Old Street's "Silicon Roundabout" — will be used as the company's main London hub.<p>It contains mirrors and lighting that are designed to mimic Adobe Photoshop filters, as well …

East London

6 Golden Rules for Decluttering Your Kitchen

#6. Think practical, not pretty.<p>A clean and clutter-free kitchen is truly an interiors dream. How often have you walked into a friend's kitchen and found yourself wondering "How on earth do they keep it like this?!"<p>However, for many of us, the reality is quite different — our kitchen surfaces are …

'It can be anybody': Mum's stern warning after son contracts herpes

A US mum has warned of the dangers of letting other people touch your baby after her son was hospitalised with a case of herpes.<p>Samantha Rodgers, of …

Dumped on a doorstep just because they are girls: Thousands of babies abandoned by desperate Indian mothers

A nurse leaps from her chair and rushes to the gates of the orphanage as an alarm goes off.<p>It is the signal that yet another baby girl has been …

Doctor Dad Says 4-Week-Old Baby Son Died From SIDS After Infant Fell Asleep On His Chest

A doctor who lost his baby boy in 2010 is warning other parents of the dangers of letting their infant children sleep on their mom or dad’s …

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

Beauty on a Budget: Above Ground Pool Ideas

In an ideal world, we’d all have the proper space and budget to have one of the sublime swimming pools we featured recently. But the reality is, not …

Hydrangea Season in Japan Is One of the Most Beautiful Things You'll Ever See

These photos are so stunning, we could cry.<p>Instagram is awash with stunning photos of hydrangea gardens, and one such area of beauty is the Unsho-ji Temple in Kitaura, Oga-shi, Akita Prefecture.<p>Here, thousands of hydrangea plants create a stunning sea of blue blossoms, and as you can guess, it's a …

Asda Little Angels nappy withdrawn after baby 'left blistered'

<b>Asda has withdrawn an own-brand type of newborn nappy after a family complained their baby had suffered a "chemical reaction" to the product.</b><p>Jordan Bartliff, from South Yorkshire, put images showing his premature son's red and blistered skin on Facebook.<p>The father is warning other parents he fears …

The Sadness When You're Done Having Babies

The sadness of being done having babies hits me at different times.<p>I watched on the monitor as she snuggled up next to him on the fluffy nursery rug. She gently rubbed his tummy and talked sweetly to him in a voice I’ve never heard. Minutes earlier, I had crouched over the baby, talking in my best …

The Best Bottles for Breastfed Babies (An Unbiased Report)

<i>Looking for a bottle for your breastfed baby that will limit nipple confusion and make the transition easier? This post shares results from a survey</i> …

Why You Should Choose Drawers Over Cabinets in Your Kitchen

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets, with another, deeper row of cabinets below. The lower cabinets will …

Devastated young mum pictured cuddling stillborn son says losing "beautiful" baby felt like being "stabbed in the heart"

A mum who gave birth to a stillborn baby says losing him made her feel like she'd been "stabbed in the heart".<p>Kayleigh Atkins was told her son, …

Parents of newborn battling life-threatening illness are warning others

IOWA CITY, Iowa – An Iowa couple is hoping for the best, as their newborn daughter fights for her life in an Iowa City hospital. And it's all because …

Moscow Flat Remodeled with Marble and Wood

Alexandr is a remodeled flat located in Moscow, Russia. This remodeling project, by <b>Geometrium</b>, is for a young family, including their 2-year-old son …