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The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

Antiinflammatory

Can Baking Soda Boost Your Workout and Help You Lose Weight?

We decode the health claims behind this baking staple.<p>If you had a nickel for every natural weight-loss claim out there, you’d probably be rich.<p>There’s yet another “miracle weight loss” ingredient making waves, and it can be found right in your pantry: baking soda. Yep, the same powder that makes …

Weight Loss

People Who Eat This Fruit Are Up to 60% Less Likely to Lose Their Sight to Macular Degeneration

Juicy.<p>Include oranges as a regular part of your diet, and your chances of developing macular degeneration – a particularly nasty form of sight loss – …

Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

On your bike: the best books about cycling

In <i>Mythologies</i>, Roland Barthes argued that the Tour de France was an epic ritual as much as it was a sporting event. For Barthes the race, which set off from the village of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île in north-west France last Saturday, traversed “a veritable Homeric geography”, providing a way to map a …

Cycling

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen — No Chemicals Required

When it comes to pests and critters, the last thing any of us wants is to find unwanted guests taking up residence in the kitchen. While there are certainly more harmful pests, there's something particularly icky about ants — especially when they're in close proximity to where you store, prepare, …

Cleaning

15 Books With Chilling Protagonists That Will Keep You Guessing Until The Very Last Page

Nothing is more haunting than an unreliable narrator or unsettling protagonist. Perhaps that's why psychological thriller novels are so darn hard to …

Books

Sweet Potato Brussels Sprout Breakfast Hash

Looking for a leisurely weekend breakfast that is better for you than sausage and pancakes? This sweet potato brussels sprout breakfast hash is a …

Food

Coconut Mango Overnight Chia Oats

If you are always rushing around in the morning, prepping breakfast the night before might be your answer to healthier eating habits. Eating a …

Breakfast

Easy Mozzarella Chicken Asparagus Rolls

Getting plenty of vegetables is a great way to help improve your diet and lower your blood pressure. Vegetables are naturally low in sodium and are …

Dotdash

Better Relationships Make You Happier, Healthier, and Richer: 7 TED Talks on How to Build Them

Twenty minutes isn't too long to invest in healthier, happier relationships.<p>The science is definitive: People need people. When researchers followed the lives of more than 200 people for seven decades to discover the key to human flourishing, the study director summed up the essential takeaway from …

Self-improvement

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

How Many Of Our Favorite 2018 Books Have You Read So Far?

So many amazing reads, and we've still got almost half the year left.

Books

This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Workout Will Help Make You More Flexible

Gone are the days where yoga was synonymous with only gentle stretching. Yoga now comes in a range of styles and practices, including Hatha, Iyengar …

Yoga

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Fitness

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can slow …

Nutrition

This Is When You Should Eat Your Lightest And Heaviest Meals Of The Day

Timing matters.<p>When it comes to eating healthily, in the right amounts and maintaining your body shape, we’ve heard so many different rules, it’s a little exhausting. Some people say you can eat whatever you want as long as you hit around 1,200 calories a day, others say throw out calorie counting, …

Nutrition

5 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

Sometimes extra pounds are a result of this equation: eating processed foods=chronic inflammation=insulin resistance= weight gain. You can reduce …

Nutrition

This is a Test – Music For Appreciating and Evaluating Audio Equipment

<i>A quick intro: Scott Eastlick will be writing for AudioStream moving forward on many things music-related, creating original sonic mixes for our</i> …

Audiophile

25 Must-Read Books That Will Make July Fly By

Do you hear that? It's the sound of your beach bag begging you to stuff it with the Summer's best new books. June already blessed us with a ton of great reads, so it's time to take a quick peek at what's hitting shelves in July. Need a spine-tingling thriller? How about a breezy romance or some of …

Books

How to Make the Perfect Pimm's Cup - Chowhound

Come summer, when we think of refreshing cocktails, we tend to conjure up drinks that hail from appropriately hot climates—tropical piña coladas, …

Alcohol

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

How to leave those bottled dressings behind and make your own vinaigrette

I am the kind of person who buys a bottle of salad dressing, uses it once and then promptly forgets about it in a jumble of other condiments until well after the expiration date. I suspect I’m not alone.<p>Even when I have a bottle of dressing socked away, I am much more tempted to just whip up a …

Recipes

“Both Directions at Once,” Reviewed: The Thrills—and Limits—of a Rediscovered John Coltrane Recording

It’s big news that a previously unknown recording by John Coltrane, one that was believed to have been lost, has been found and is being issued on Friday, by Impulse! Records. That recording, “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album,” recorded on March 6, 1963, features Coltrane’s classic …

Flute

This sinfully sweet, 5-ingredient chocolate breakfast spread is totally healthy—here’s how to make it

While slathering your toast with chocolate spread every morning sounds more like a Willy Wonka–themed fever dream than a nutritious start to your …

Breakfast

6 Healthy Crockpot Recipes For When You Don't Want To Cook

There are oh-so-many excuses you can make for why you don’t want to cook tonight, and we totally get it! You spent the day at work and you’re just …

Cooking

Quick curry recipe

Veggie thai yellow curry that has an indulgent touch<p>Cook up a saucy massaman curry that hits all the right flavour notes<p>Lamb rump steak is economical …

Food

6 meal-prep hacks that’ll save you money faster than you can say “buy in bulk”

One of the major benefits of meal prepping is that it can help save you—and your wallet—from choosing fast-casual lunch spots and takeout over a …

Healthy Eating