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10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

15-Minute Arm Workout: Armed For Summer

Get firmer, stronger, sexier arms and shoulders with this fast-acting circuit workout<p>The heat of summer is right around the corner, and that means breaking out the essentials: sundresses, tanks, and lots of skin. If your arms aren't ready to see the light just yet, don't freak. New York City …

New York City

How to Burn More Calories While You Sleep

Nope, no one's invented a treadmill bed. You can stoke your metabolism in one (much simpler) step<p>If only you could work off the calories from that froyo you had earlier while passed out on the couch. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it may not be that far off: Turning down the thermostat …

Sleep

Print It: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

A 10-K training schedule meant for newer runners or those running their first 10-K<p>At 6.2 miles, the 10-K is just long enough to be a training-worthy challenge—and if you haven’t raced the distance before, you’ll notch an instant personal best.<p>This training plan from Kim Maxwell, a running coach …

Marathons

Recipe: Banana-Nut Waffle Sundae

Banana-Nut Waffle Sundae Recipe<p>This super-quick breakfast recipe begins in your freezer—but sure doesn't taste like it<p>No more excuses for skipping breakfast! If this ultra-yummy (and sub-500 calories) waffles dish doesn't entice you, you're completely crazed.<p>Slice half a banana. Toast 2 whole-grain …

15 Foods That Suppress Your Appetite

Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p>Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or …

Nutrition

The Secret Ingredient for Healthier Skin

No, it’s not a miracle cream—in fact, it won’t cost you a thing<p>Sleeping Beauty was definitely onto something: Skimping on sleep can wreak major havoc on your skin, according to a new study commissioned by Estée Lauder.The research, conducted by the University Hospitals Case Medical Center in …

Skin Care

How to Host a Mini Dinner Party, with Tiny Food, Drinks, Décor

How to throw a miniature dinner party, with advice from chef Courtney Sproule of Din Din, in Portland, Oregon<p>When you throw a dinner party, you usually want to have a big impact. But as chef <b>Courtney Sproule</b> illustrates, sometimes you can make the biggest impressions with the smallest things. Like a …

Battery-free wireless could send text messages after your phone dies

Whenever you send a text message, upload a photo, or check your news feed, your phone or computer directs a small amount of power to its radio, and uses that power to beam out a signal. Finding power usually isn't a huge issue, but if no direct power source were necessary at all, it would be …

Kitchens Of The Future Will Really Know How To Cook

Kitchens are getting smarter.<p>Some refrigerators can let you know when the door is open, or if the milk is past its sell-by date. They make ice at night during less expensive, off-peak energy hours. There are dishwashers that can contact a repairman.<p>It probably won't be long before you can become …

Google Glass in the Operating Room?

Google Glass image via Shutterstock<p>Scrubs? Check. Surgical mask? Check. Google Glass? Quite possibly.<p>Coming soon to an operating room near you, …

Artificial food: Incredible or inedible?

After the first lab-grown burger, what else might we be making a meal of decades from now? Science fiction offers some clues – some bland, others grisly.<p>Pass the salt. And the pepper. And while you’re at it, the ketchup too.<p>They said it politely, but these were among the reactions of the two expert …

Don’t Be Scared If Your Surgeon Is Wearing Google Glass In The Operating Room

Google’s head-mounted computers may not be on everyone’s face yet. But in hospitals, doctors are already seeing how they could change health care.<p>For most people, Google Glass still seems like little more than a gimmick. But in health care, doctors are already finding uses for the technology that …

This Software Won't Let You Look Away

The creepiest educational technology yet<p><i>Updated, 3:45pm.</i><p>It's hard to imagine a creepier educational technology than "FocusAssist," a new feature announced by online training company Mindflash last week. Designed to be used in corporate training courses on iPad, FocusAssist, according to <i>Businessweek</i>:<p>…

“How Can I Sleep Better?”

The stats on sleep deprivation are astounding. The average person sleeps 60 to 90 minutes less than they did 50 years ago, and 35 to 40 percent of …

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

7 Questions You Are Too Scared to Ask

<i>It’s not about finding the right answers;<br>it’s about asking the right questions.</i><p>Angel and I often forget to ask the right questions. We get so caught …

How to Make Frosted Cake Plates

Cake plates, also known as dessert stands or elevated serving plates, are a good way to display baked goods or to use for holiday decorations. While …

How to Make a Toilet Paper Roll Caterpillar

Toilet paper caterpillars are a great way to entertain children for next-to-nothing. These cardboard creatures are easy to make and lots of fun to …

How to Chop a Chicken

Learning how to chop up a whole chicken will help cooks who are on a budget because whole chickens tend to cost less per pound than meat that has …

How to Prepare Red Skin Potatoes

Red skinned potatoes are small, round and white inside. The red skin is thin, making them somewhat delicate to cook. Red skinned potatoes can be …

How to Make Baileys Irish Cream Truffles

Complete your next drinking or dinner party with these Baileys chocolate treats.<p>Ingredients<p><i>Makes 16</i><p>12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate morsels<p>1/4 cup …