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Chef-Approved Vegan Sauces That Add Tons of Flavor to Your Meals

If the new year has you motivated to eat more plant-based foods, we're with you. We drowned ourselves in hot chocolate (and of course we said yes to …

This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe Is More Reliable Than Any Airline

By Alyse Whitney<p>I just can't get enough of this soy-chile paste combo.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the spicy roasted butternut squash recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney gets emotional</b> …

Butternut

20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

The 10 best protein powders to whip you into shape for 2018

Protein shakes have an image problem. Historically, their marketing has focused on images of pumped up men trying to emulate charismatic Austrians (we love you Arnie!), instantly alienating half of the population in one fell swoop.<p>The common misconception among women was that taking protein shakes …

5 everyday foods to stave off colds and flu

January: The month where mentally debilitating seasonal depression collides with physically debilitating temperatures. But if the dark days and cold nights aren’t enough of a downer, remember that it’s <i>also</i> cold and flu season.<p>Abrupt changes in temperature (chilly nights and the occasional …

6 indoor workouts to get you through the winter

Bad weather this winter got you stuck inside? If you’re itching for spring already and want to hit it hard in your sport the moment winter thaws, …

17 Ways to Change Your Body in 2017 to Get Stronger, Leaner, and More Toned

If your goal for 2017 is to strengthen and sculpt your muscles, lean down body fat, and just look overall toned and amazing, then follow these tips …

How to Use ‘21s’ to Maximize Muscle Growth | Men's Health

And if you can do this with pullups, you’re a fitness freak show … in a good way. <br>You can also play around with the order that each range of motion is targeted to keep your body guessing.<p>In the beginning, I’d recommend starting with the most difficult range of motion when you’re most fresh. In the …

The 60-Second Trick For Curing Insomnia

Not getting enough sleep is the absolute worst. Not only does it put us in a crummy mood, but it also puts us at risk for a multitude of diseases …

Sleep

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A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

Mindfulness

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

The superfoods you need to eat to improve sleep and relieve stress

Her L.A health bar, Moon Juice, counts Hollywood royalty (including Rachel Mc Adams and Gwyneth Paltrow) among the fan following. So when Amanda …

7 Beginner Kettlebell Exercises To Work Your Entire Body

Beginner kettlebell exercises are an excellent way to add variety to your workout routine, whether you're new to strength training or you're just …

Workouts

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy

With an incoming presidential administration seemingly hostile towards action on climate change, local solutions are now more important than ever. …

Humans can now move complex robot arms just by thinking

Most robotic arm systems required a very complex and very invasive brain implant… until now. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new system that requires only a sexy helmet and a bit of thinking, paving the way to truly mind-controlled robotic tools.<p>“This is the first time in …

A Hobbit-style apartment building rises in Japan

Green roofs for days<p>If hobbit homes were conceived as apartment complexes, they’d look like this new project completed in Takamatsu, Japan by architect Keita Nagata. Built over two and a half years, the five-unit building follows the mountainside site’s hilly terrain, piling one residence over …

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Nutrition

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Bourbon Whiskey

Solar Power Is Now The World's Cheapest Energy

The drop in price is driven by investments from developing nations.<p>Over the past six years, the cost of solar energy has dropped dramatically, to the point where it is now even cheaper than wind power in emerging markets like China and India. This may be largely due to rising investments in solar …

Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical physicists striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s …

John Constantine Explains David Copperfield's True Power in a Great Justice League Dark Clip

DC All Access showed a new clip from the DC animated movie <i>Justice League Dark</i> featuring a demonic poker game. It features cheating, commentary on …

Cannabis Water Is Coming to Take the Pain Out of Exercise

Stoners and users of the hashtag "fitspo" alike, rejoice: Weed-infused bottled water is on its way to a refrigerator near you (at least if you live in a state with legalized recreational marijuana).<p>Puration, a company specializing in cannabis extractions to be used in food and drink products with a …

Your new year total-body Redemption plan

<b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 6-12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Are you serious about transforming your body? Joining a gym and talking about it won't get you too far. To …

Workouts

Ryan Reynolds Says He Was "Pretty Much Unhirable" After Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds may be a superhero star today, following his acclaimed performance as Deadpool in this year's R-rated blockbuster, but things weren't always going so well for the actor.<p>He said in a new episode of Variety's <i>Actors on Actors</i> that he struggled to find work after portraying Hal …

Comic Books

Don’t panic, but Google’s AI is now smarter than human doctors

Humanity’s relentless march towards a future where machines rule everything gained some ground today, as Google revealed that one of its fancy …

Start Rolling Your Blunts: Now We Know How Your Cells Get You High

"Suddenly we've been given the design of the building."<p>Put down that joint for a second and ask yourself, how do you actually get high?<p>Scientists finally understand one more key part of the process. A new study in the journal <i>Cell</i> recently laid out the structure of the CB1 cell receptor, which binds …

The 15 Most Controversial Marvel Stories Ever

As seen just recently with the controversy over J. Scott Campbell‘s variant cover for “Invincible Iron Man” #1, it is very easy for Marvel comic …

Comics

Geologic History of North America Gets Overturned

Under the west coast of North America, seafloor from the Pacific Basin sinks back into the earth's mantle. The subducted seafloor remains visible to …

Geology

Film Review: Doctor Strange

<i>Doctor Strange is out in theatres in the UK and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse spoiler-free review.</i><p>Credit: …

Marvel Universe