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Hair Dye: A History

People have been coloring their hair since ancient times. But still, most know relatively little about the chemistry—and its implications for health.<p>Every two months, Barclay Cunningham goes through a process that begins with taking an antihistamine tablet. After a few hours, she smears a thick …

Hair

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

8 Sweet Potato Recipes You Won't Believe

You’ve probably noticed burlap sacks full of salmon-colored spuds at the market: Sweet potato season is in full swing. But before you set your …

How to DIY the new Starbucks chestnut praline latte

This holiday season, Starbucks' new chestnut praline latte aims to dethrone the pumpkin spice latte as the coffee world's favorite seasonal …

4 Cakes You Never Knew You Could Make with a Mug and a Microwave

Microwaves get a bit of a bad rap. Some people complain they ruin the texture of food. Others lament microwaves’ inability to cook evenly. And some …

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Louisiana Crunch cake<p>http://www.soulfoodqueen.net/2016/11/louisiana-crunch-cake.html<p>Pecan Pie Pound …

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Apples

8 Servings<p>This recipe comes from the November 1993 issue and is part of our Thanksgiving Hall of Fame series. Check out that vintage photo!<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (about 3 very large), peeled, cut crosswise into ¼-inch-thick rounds<p>1¾ pounds tart green apples, peeled, …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Cleaning

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

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Cooking Off the Cuff: Fresh-Tomato Sauce Freshened With Fresh Tomatoes

When Jackie and I dug into our bowls of pasta with tomato sauce a week ago, there was no plan to write about our dinner. What more does anybody need to know about noodles with tomato sauce?<p>But there was a little twist to it, and the result was so good that it seemed worth describing.<p>A few days …

Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly difficult.<p>As the summer wound down, the …

(Re)Becoming Human

AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into my bum and injected the feces …

Microbiology

How To Seed A Pomegranate Without Getting Juice Everywhere

The pomegranate can be a little intimidating to deconstruct. The seeds' red juice is potent -- it can and will stain anything within splattering distance. Luckily, there's a simple pomegranate-seeding method that will ensure your clothes and kitchen keep clean, while you separate all the juicy …

Chili Cheese Enchiladas

<i>This cheese enchiladas recipe is topped with homemade chili and extra cheese for a delicious weeknight dinner!</i><p>Raise your hand if your significant other has ever been less than enthused about his dinner.<p>Yeah. Mine too. Ungrateful jerks, all of 'em.<p>We were talking about how I make casseroles allllll. …

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

9 Make-Ahead Snacks for School Lunches

A stick of string cheese and some apple slices are a fine school snack. But if your kid is discerning, you'll have to do better. These homemade …

15 Hors d'Oeuvres for the Fall

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>Though you clung to it desperately, summer has finally slipped through your fingers. Fall has arrived and at this point, you've decided to accept it. …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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All Of The Things You Can Make With A Can Of Pumpkin

As soon as the first, color-turned leaf hits the ground this fall, you will notice cans of pumpkin puree populating the grocery store shelves. The physical cans are hardly impressive; they don't compare when matched up against the gorgeous gourds their contents are made from.<p>But these cans deserve …

All The Recipes You Need To Cook (And Eat) This Fall

Yes, it's true, summer has come to an end. But don't freak out because it's actually kind of a good thing. Sure, it's sad to say goodbye to the grill outs, summer berries and all that ice cream. But fall means apple pie a la mode, big bowls of soup and <i>so much pasta</i>. Guys, fall totally wins when it …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Bulk Bin Snack Bars

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: A sticky, satisfying snack made from the assorted</i> …

22 Cookies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

There is a time and a place for cookies, and breakfast usually doesn't fit the bill. Sadly, choosing to eat cookies for breakfast is often written off as an infantile, uninformed decision. But the magnificent breakfast cookie -- a cookie crafted specifically for breakfast -- has the power to change …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Slaw

4 Servings<p>Not that this pulled chicken recipe is hard, but you can make it even easier by using a store-bought rotisserie chicken instead of the breasts called for here.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Slaw<p>⅓ cup apple cider vinegar<p>3 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro<p>1½ teaspoon …