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14 Low-Calorie Alcoholic Drinks Registered Dietitians Love

Low-calorie alcoholic drinks can help you stay on track. In one of the more unfair laws of the universe, alcohol isn't exactly a health elixir. …

17 Easy Low-Carb Dinners

Despite (or maybe because of) endless research, the confusion surrounding carbohydrates remains real. For the record, carbs are <i>not</i> evil. (In fact, …

7 Easy Storage Hacks to Make Your Tiny Bedroom Feel Spacious

We see a lot of amazing master suites here at realtor.com. Walk-in closets the size of small houses. Spacious master bathrooms with room to stretch before you take care of business. Dressing rooms -- nay, glam rooms -- with sitting areas, primping areas, and built-in wardrobes that go on for</i> …

What's For Dinner? 8 Easy Meals You'll Make Again and Again

Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p>Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all …

Recipes

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

University of Illinois

9 Google Goals for your path to self-improvement

Google announced its new feature, Goals, on Wednesday. The tool makes it easier to track of whatever personal goal you are trying to achieve.<p>While …

Square Enix has a new Valkyrie Profile game coming soon for Android

Seemingly ages ago, Enix released Valkyrie Profile for the <i>original, first generation</i> Sony Playstation. In 2006, during the Playstation 2’s era, Square Enix released a sequel called Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria. Finally in 2009, it put out a Nintendo DS installment called Valkyrie Profile: Covenant …

Neil Gaiman And Terry Pratchett’s ‘Good Omens’ Is On Its Way To Television

Way back in the year 1990, two of the sci-fi and fantasy world elite teamed up to write a novel. That novel was called <i>Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch</i> and was co-authored by nerd gods Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. At the time, Neil Gaiman was a well known comic …

Terry Pratchett

Cheers! 11 Boozy Desserts You Need To Make

From Baileys Cheesecake Brownies to Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding, these boozy desserts are guaranteed to be the life of the party. They won't make anyone tipsy, but they sure are fun.<p>From Baileys Cheesecake Brownies to Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding, these boozy desserts are guaranteed to be …

Dessert

Chewy Chocolate Brownie You Can Definitely Eat For Breakfast

Sometimes I really crave a brownie but want to avoid all the sugar, oil, and flour. I still yearn for a rich, dense brownie full of deep chocolate …

Gardens: Alys Fowler’s top 25 indestructible plants

Fill tricky spots and barren corners with a blanket of blooms all summer<p>No more excuses, no more bare, broken concrete, no more empty beds denuded of life, no more forgotten corners. Even if you’re just calling it home for the summer, even if you’ll never have your name on the deeds, even if you …

Gardening

The Perfect Skirt Steak Recipe + 17 Ways to Use the Leftovers ALL Week

Don’t be intimidated by steak! Okay, filet and rib eye can be pricey for a weeknight dinner, but skirt (or flank) steak are great affordable options, and there are a *ton* of ways to utilize leftover steak throughout the whole week. You’ve already got your favorite leftover roast chicken recipes, …

Cooking

April Showers Bring May Flowers—and This Elderflower Cocktail Recipe

April showers got you down? Kick off your rain boots and pour yourself a springtime cocktail, like the herbaceous Coupe de Blonde from La Table, the …

Cornmeal-Almond Cake with Strawberries and Mascarpone

This buttery cornmeal cake contains more than a half-pound of toasted almonds, giving it an excellent, nutty flavor. Instead of using plain whipped …

The Recipes for All Your Favorite Chipotle Meals Are Now Here

We have been blessed!<p>The benevolent goddesses over at BuzzFeed Food have gifted us the recipes for all of Chipotle's meat (and tofu!) dishes. It's so ... beautiful. *Sheds single tear and uses it to flavor sofritas, as per Chipotle tradition.*<p>I'm most interested in the sofritas because ~holy …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight

Prepare to blast calories and stoke your metabolism.<p>Strength training is the best thing you can do for weight loss—and the reasons for that are as endless as the buckets you’ll sweat. For starters, resistance training burns hella calories by creating an “after burn” effect post-workout. It also …

Workouts

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Pew Research Center

Chris Hemsworth’s Secrets to Building the Body Of a Hero

The actor, in May’s issue of Men’s Health, knows the key to packing on muscle or shedding fat fast is discipline<p>In the past year, Chris Hemsworth has appeared onscreen as an emaciated sailor, a supersized Norse god, and a fleet-footed hunter. Depending on the demands of each role, he’s had to …

Why Your Idea Of Success Might Be Making You Miserable

We may be squeamish around talk of building “moral character.” But ethical behaviors might make us happier than productive ones.<p>People desire excellence. We want to be healthier, well-liked, and successful. So we soak up articles instructing us how to get promoted, be more productive, and become …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

These things added up over long periods of time can have a tremendous impact on who you are.<p>The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." …

New Study Says Running Is Your Happy Secret Weapon

Pause the Netflix.<p>When sadness strikes, it's logical to want to lie in bed all day wrapped up in the comfort of blankets or stay on the couch eating ice cream while Netflix binging.<p>A new study, however, reports that doing nothing is the opposite of what you want to do when you're feeling like …

Research

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …