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Pictures of the Week 2.12.15

The Tumultuous Stories Behind The Three Worst ‘SNL’ Seasons

<i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s big 40th anniversary special is airing this Sunday, and while the show has given us tons of laughs over the years, not all of its 40 seasons have been highly regarded among critics. Specifically, there are three seasons in that people think of when they think of <i>SNL</i> at its …

Comedy

American kids hilariously weigh in on breakfast foods from around the world

Kids aren't always the most adventurous eaters, especially when it comes to trying exotic new cuisines.<p>So when a group of American children was presented with breakfast foods from around the world, their reactions were predictably entertaining.<p>In a video produced by YouTube channel Cut Video and …

Food

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

Mindfulness

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE

3-year-old cover girl Cynthia West with Chauncey.<br>Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 10<p>The days preceding LIFE’s December 22, 1952, …

East Africa

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Consciousness

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Creativity

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

<b>Exercising Sans Carbs</b><br>Low-carb foods might help some women shed a few pounds—but they'll backfire if you're kicking it in the gym. "High-intensity exercise requires carbohydrate fuel, and high-intensity training is what sculpts your body," says dietician Susan M. Kleiner, R.D., Ph.D., a scientific …

Nutrition

The Women of Saturday Night Live Reunite to Talk Backstage Secrets, Their Friendships, and More

<b>Live from New York, it's...the best birthday party ever, as the legendary women of Saturday Night Live reunite (accompanied by a few of this season's dudes). All this female greatness in one place? We're not worthy!</b><p>When the first episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i> aired on October 11, 1975, the show's …

Comedy

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Katrin Arens Design in Sardinia with 250-Year-Old Wood<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast
Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Things To Buy At Trader Joe's

While I don’t do the bulk of my shopping at Trader Joe’s, I love going there to buy select items. They are known for cheap wine, but they also have …

Diets

How to Cure Gout Naturally

Gout is a disease in which uric acid levels accumulate and cause massive damage and swelling to various joints of the body. The uric acid is caused …

Nutrition

Belly Bloat - How to Get Rid of Bloating Fast

What causes bloating?<p>Mostly overeating, eating foods which do not agree with you thus producing excess gas, and constipation. Other causes include …

Preschoolers Eat Healthy When Parents Set Rules About Food

Though the biggest shocker here may be that your little troublemakers are actually listening, the research holds great potential for our …

The benefits of a Mediterranean diet

Many believe that diet and lifestyle are contributing factors to your health experience, but it is your genetics that will ultimately determine your …

Holistic Medicine

Blueberries and Strawberries Reduce Heart Attack Risk

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When it comes to fruit, berries are among the healthiest variety to choose, as they are densely packed with a variety of potent …

The Benefits of Drinking Green Tea & Weight Loss

The Green Tea Diet started around 5,000 years ago and the health benefits of drinking this tea have been known for centuries. Drinking green tea is a …

Health Check: how to get kids to eat healthy food

Hippocrates said circa 400BC that “food should be our medicine and medicine should be our food”. He would probably turn in his grave if he saw the …

10 Ways to Get Calcium Without Dairy

It’s not exactly a newsflash that calcium plays a leading role in bone health and the prevention of both osteoporosis and cancer, but what you may …

9 Foods to Help You Sleep

These all-natural sleep aids will have you hitting the pillow—and riding stronger— in no time<p>Tired and stressed? Join the club. Forty percent of Americans report having some symptoms of insomnia within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And being tired all the time is no …

Nutrition

Filet Mignon with Truffled Mushroom Ragout

Filet Mignon with Truffled Mushroom Ragout<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>30 mins<p>Total time<p>45 mins<p>Filet Mignon with Truffled Mushroom Ragout is incredibly …

BBQ