Sylvia Christie

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Our 2-Step Mango, Turmeric, and Ginger-Lime Nectar Is the Anti-Inflammatory Tonic You Need This Summer

The summer is well underway, and the heatwaves have us craving all of the thirst-quenching beverages. But for when plain water just isn't cutting it, …

Recipes

10 Easy Summer Cocktails That Are Fizzy, Fruity, and Downright Delicious

What would a summer dinner party on the patio or a day spent lounging poolside be without an ice-cold refreshing cocktail in hand? If you're keen on …

Recipes

Limonada de Coco

Limonada is most often translated as “lemonade,” but limes are the best approximation of the Colombian citrus that stars alongside coconut in this …

Recipes

Cocktail of the week: Lost in Marrakech

This was inspired by a trip I made to Marrakech last year, and by the intoxicating smells of the souks there. As someone who is driven by ingredients and flavour combinations, on my return home I started playing around with what I’d experienced in Morocco. This is the result – it’s a great …

Liqueurs

Apricot in Summer Cocktails? Don’t Mind If We Do

Whether it's dressing up a Dark & Stormy or balancing out a gin drink, this apricot liqueur is just what the doctor ordered.<p>In summer especially, …

c:recipes

9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon

It was my mother, who lived in France as a twenty-something, who first introduced me to French pharmacy skin care. When I started my own skin-care …

Skin Care

Conflicting Ideas On Modern Feminism

Michel Martin talks about feminism with Mona Charen, author of <i>Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch With Science, Love and Common Sense</i> and Hanna Rosin, author of <i>The End of Men: And The Rise of Women</i>.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Earlier this year, my next guest made headlines at the …

Feminism

15 Easy Recipes to Bring to a Picnic or Barbecue or Wherever You Have to Go This Summer

By Alex Delany<p>Make-ahead foods that travel well aren't always easy to come by. But we've got the goods.<p>What should you bring to your friend's picnic? Or that barbecue you're going to next weekend? Or Aunt Karen's 64th birthday party? These are the questions we face constantly, because it is …

Food

Jim Meehan’s Three Best Cocktails for a Summer Party

It’s the summer of gin, haven’t you heard? With so many new brands available, and bartenders celebrating the clear liquor’s mixable qualities, …

Fever-Tree

The Genius Alarm Clock That Turned Me Into a Morning Person

I used to use my iPhone alarm to wake up in the morning. Problem was, I'd awake with a start to the annoying beeping, instantly stressed out. …

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

Workouts

7 Easy Ways to Lose Belly Fat (and Keep It Off!)

If you've been battling a thicker waist for years, here are seven things you can do every day to effectively ditch belly fat for good!

Fitness

Fresh and Filling, These 28 Meal-Prep Ideas Scream Summer

For Summer meal prep, you don't want to spend tons of time in a hot kitchen (or in the kitchen at all, for that matter!). You want to be outside enjoying the sun! Here are some quick meal-prep ideas that involve little to no cooking and offer light, fresh, and satisfying meals all week long.<p>So …

Healthy Eating

On the Keto Diet? Check Out These 30 Products From Costco ASAP

The keto diet comes with a laundry list of unapproved foods — say goodbye to carbs and sugar — but Costco is here to save the day yet again. Our favorite wholesale store makes going keto a breeze, thanks to its endless inventory of low-carb, high-fat items. And we even just discovered that it sells …

Recipes

Panagam (Indian Ginger and Lime Drink)

During the stifling heat of summer in India, these cold, richly spiced drinks are comfort in a glass<p>In a medium bowl, whisk the the jaggery, ginger, …

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

Look into my eyes: one woman’s journey from coma to consciousness

After a deadly bacterial infection, Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard woke to find herself locked in her own body, with only one way to communicate – blinking: one for no, two for yes. Yet five months later she made a full recovery. Here she tells her remarkable story<p>Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard is standing at …

Communicate

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

St-Germain Sunset

Recipe<p>Servings: 2<p>This cocktail’s sweet floral-pear flavor comes from St-Germain elderflower liqueur, while Campari gives it its beautiful …

Sparkling Wine

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Scientists Have Reanimated Disembodied Pigs' Brains – But For a Human Mind, It Could Be a Living Hell

A fate worse than death.<p>Do you want to live forever? If so, there's some good news. Or so it seems. For it appears that we may have taken a step …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

Justice

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …