Valerie Shelton

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This Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad Could Not Be Easier to Make — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

This Cervical Procedure to Prevent Cancer Is Causing Complications

Many women are experiencing severe and long-lasting side effects after getting a LEEP. So why isn’t the medical community listening?<p>Illustration by …

These Books Will Change The Way You Look At Being Busy

The proof is in the hundreds of powerful people who shared their own calendars.<p>Do you feel too busy, too spread thin, and constantly overwhelmed? …

Time Management

The Best Low-Carb Recipes for the Slow Cooker

While the slow cooker is really everyone's friend in the kitchen, I'd argue that is extra helpful to those following a low-carb diet. That's because …

Rude people secretly impress us, even if we don’t really like them

We don’t like rude people.<p>At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. The reality is, we allow them to be rude. On some level, we are impressed by their rudeness. So impressed, in fact, that sometimes we ask them to be president.<p>I’ve spent a year studying rudeness in all its many forms. I’ve looked at …

Psychology

EVERYONE Is Making These Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

So you probably should, too.<p>Sometimes a chocolate chip cookie has a way of getting to people, stirring up strong emotions, and rallying them for a cause. The cause of eating more cookies. When Alison Roman's <i>Dining In</i> cookbook came out in October, she told Grub Street about these cookies—buttery, …

Dessert

Why Do You Feel Happy When You're 'In the Zone'? Science Finally Has an Answer | Inc.com

When he ran the four-minute mile in 1954, Sir Roger Bannister said, "No longer conscious of my movement, I discovered a new unity with nature. I had found a new source of power and beauty, a source I never dreamt existed."<p>Bannister was describing "flow", a unique state of mind when we're so …

Roger Bannister

Caitlin Dropped 50 Pounds in 4 Months, Thanks to This Controversial Diet

The keto diet has risen in popularity this year, quickly becoming one of the most hotly contested health trends of 2017. Attracting many devoted followers with its promised weight-loss results, the high-fat, low-carb, moderate-protein diet has received pretty mixed reviews across the board, being …

Weight Loss

Want to Look Younger? Your Eyebrows May Be the Key, Study Says

Maybe there’s some science behind the dramatic eyebrow trend after all.<p>A new study finds that facial features, like lips and eyebrows, tend to stand …

An Eyebrow Specialist Shares Her Tricks for Getting Better Brows

6 Amazon Beauty Products Under $5 With Amazing Reviews & Reputations

There's no denying that the majority of your paycheck goes to buying beauty products. In fact, you probably have to take a deep before purchasing …

Oily Skin

7 Foundations That Feel Like You’re Wearing No Makeup at All

This Boxing Exercise Is More Effective At Sculpting Your Core Than Regular Crunches

And it'll have you feeling the burn in no time<p>If you want to get the most out of your core, skip out on regular crunches.<p>Crunches tend to be the default when it comes to building up abs. And though they do help target your abdominal muscles, the fact of the matter is that they aren’t the most …

Boxing

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and tone your muscles in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give these a try.

Exercise

What Doctors Want You To Know Before Trying Whole-Body Cryotherapy

Sometimes, all you need is an old-school ice pack.<p>In May, Golden State Warrior and reigning NBA champ Steph Curry stripped down to his birthday suit, …

Muscle

19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

Cooking

How To Revive Your Skin After A Day In The Sun

Everything you need to know about after-sun skin care<p>When it comes to summertime, it’s pretty much inevitable that we’ll be spending some time under the sun. While, of course, it’s important to apply—and reapply, and reapply once again—an SPF before we head off to the beach or pool (or every day, …

1 Dad Founded an Empowering Beauty Brand For His Daughter and We're Obsessed

Bill Xaing never really considered whether or not he was a feminist — until the birth of his daughter, Yarie. When researching the best ways he could raise his daughter, he discovered an overwhelming amount of information about how society can affect a woman's upbringing.<p>Xaing had been working in …

Makeup

How To Tell Whether Your Skin Is Dry — Or Just Dehydrated

“My skin is so dry, how can I fix it?” It's an age-old beauty conundrum, and we have yet to find a universal, quick-fix for banishing dull and tired …

Skin Care

The Tear Trough Plastic Surgery Treatment Gets Rid of Dark, Under-Eye Circles

Dark circles. Under-eye bags. Raccoon eyes. No matter what you call the darkened area of thin skin right below the eyes — maybe due to genetics or a telltale sign of a lack of solid sleep — that everyone (<i>literally</i> everyone) has been plagued with at least one point in their lives, just know that …

New drug restores memories in brain-damaged mice

For the first time, scientists have reversed memory and learning deficits in mice following traumatic brain injuries. This new research could someday lead to treatments for head trauma and debilitating cognitive diseases.<p>More than 2 million Americans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are seen in …

15 of the Easiest Pioneer Woman Summer Recipes on the Planet

You can always count on The Pioneer Woman for fast, easy, and completely delicious recipes. If you're like us, you'll plan on turning to some of the Food Network host and magazine author's best Summer recipes all season long, from blackberry cobbler to Cajun pasta, pineapple upside down cake, and …

Exactly How to Contour Like Kim Kardashian, According to Kim Kardashian

LEARN HOW TO CREATE KIM'S SIGNATURE CONTOUR<p>Kim Kardashian West basically invented the trend of perfectly sculpted skin. Which is why, after years of …

Skip the Extensions! Here's Your Cheat Sheet to Va-Va-Voom Lashes

This beauty DIY is gonna save you money and time, we promise.<p>Like nine out of 10 of you, when I’m packing a survival kit in for my …

Grilled Corn and Bean Salad

For the salad: Preheat a grill on high for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium high and grill the corn, with the cover closed and turning …

Before Her Teacher's Murder, This 'Keepers' Witness Was Already Living A Nightmare

<i>This story includes content some readers may find disturbing.</i><p>Who killed Sister Cathy Cesnik? The Baltimore nun and school teacher was murdered in 1969, and in the Netflix documentary series <i>The Keepers</i>, her students tell a troubling story of abuse by priests, alleged police complicity and a possible …

Khloé Kardashian Credits Her Flat Stomach to These 5 Foods

With tomorrow marking the first day of summer, it’s also the official start of bikini season — and Khloé Kardashian has your back.<p>The reality star, …

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Tip: The Inverted Pull-Up

Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.<p>By adding this accessory …