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Why It's So Damn Hard to Quit Smoking

Researchers reveal how to get through your first cigarette-free week<p>Researchers from the University of Wisconsin recently discovered another reason it’s so tough to ditch the cancer sticks: When you first stop smoking, you may have a tough time finding pleasure in things you usually enjoy.<p>In the …

Nicotine

Are You Pooping All Wrong? Enter the Squatty Potty!

One company claims that by changing the way you sit on the toilet, you could remove 20 extra pounds of poop inside you. So we tested their product to see if that’s true—or if it's a load of crap<p>I have managed to avoid yoga for most of my adult life. But I’ve taken a sudden interest in it …

Cameron Diaz

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Microsoft releases Xbox One cheat sheet: here's what you can tell Kinect to do

Every Xbox One comes with a new Kinect sensor — a powerful peripheral that lets the game console read your heart rate and respond to your voice commands. In our review of the Xbox One, however, we discovered that the Kinect typically only recognizes extremely specific vocal cues like "Xbox turn …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

10 Easy Steps To Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice.

Like all the other shoulds and musts in life, it’s hard to make it a daily habit. We are so burdened by the laundry list of our day to day …

Google Wants to Cheat Death

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google wants to make us all live longer, possibly forever, and doesn't see cancer as an enormous …

10 Ways To Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Apple’s iPhone Event: Everything You Need To Know

Apple just held a splashy press event in several global locations to launch its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Did you miss it? Here’s everything you need to know.<p>Apple, as it promised, has just managed to “brighten everyone’s day” with a big news conference that revealed the iPhone 5S and the iPhone …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Lose Fat, Not Muscle

You don’t need an orange spray tan and banana hammock to look like a bodybuilder. You just have to eat like one. For ages, bodybuilders have whipped …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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20 Secrets to a Flat Stomach

Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p>Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat …

Fitness

How Cocaine Makes Users Skinny

A new study examines the weird ways cocaine changes people's metabolisms.<p>Cocaine has long had a reputation for keeping users slim—check out this 1990 article from the Los Angeles Times—and there's some science to back that up, too. Now, a new study of cocaine-addicted men examines how, exactly, …

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

A Big Kick

Use these moves to train your tired muscles (and brain) to finish strong.<p><b>A powerful finish-line kick</b> is a runner's secret weapon: Being able to turn on the afterburners in the final stretch helps you out-pace a competitor, nab a personal record, or just look heroic in your finish-line photo. But a …

Mango Lassi-sicles

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: How to turn mango lassis into popsicles. Because everything is better on a stick.</i><p>I am sure that the mango on my kitchen counter has suffered …

Masoor Dal Recipee!! Ingredients: 2 cups masoor dal 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1 tsp salt 1/3 cup oil 1 1/2 onions, chopped 1 head garlic, separated, chopped 1 (1-inch piece) ginger root, chopped 2 jalapeno chiles, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 bunch coriander, chopped Water Method: Rinse masoor dal thoroughly , until water is clean . In pot bring 1 quart water to boil. Add masoor dal. Cook half way, about 10-15 minutes , add 1/2 tsp. garam masala, 1/2 tsp. turmeric & salt . As masoor dal cooks, uncovered, water will evaporate & mixture will thicken. Add more water to keep dal loose, like texture of thick cream . When dal is soft, turn off heat. Heat oil in wok. When oil is very hot , add onions & cook until tender & translucent but not browned. Add garlic, ginger & chilies. Continue to fry until onions are deep yellow. Add remaining 1 tsp. each garam masala & turmeric. Do not allow spices to burn . Keep stiring until mixture starts to stick. Add tomatoes & cook until tomatoes soften. Pour in pot of masoor dal & simmer to blend flavours. Taste & add more salt if needed. Sreve hot with rice.

Chicken Pakora!! Ingredients : 1. Chicken(skinless and boneless) -1lb 2. Salt - to taste 3. All purpose flour - 1 cup 4. Rice flour - 2 tablespoons 5. Corn flour - 2 tablespoons 6. Food color - a pinch (optional) 7. chillipowder - 1 teaspoon /per taste 8. Egg - 1 To grind: 1. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon 2. Onion - 1/2 chopped roughly 3. Green chillies - 2 4. Cilantro - 1/2 cup 5. Dhania seeds - 2 teaspoons Method: 1. Clean the chicken and cut them into bite size pieces and set it aside. 2. Grind the ingredients under the "to grind" section into a coarse mixture. 3. Add this ground mixture to the chicken and give it a quick mix. 4. Then add salt, chilli powder and food color. add the flours little by little. Spray water if needed and mix it with the rest of the ingredients. 5. Make sure the batter coats the chicken pieces evenly. The batter should not be too thick or very thin. 6. Whisk an egg and add it to the battered chicken. Set it aside for 30 mins. 7. Deep fry till it turns reddish brown. Serve it with tea.

CHILLY CHICKEN RECIPEE: Ingredients: Chicken – ½ kg, boneless, cut into 1-inch pieces Onion – 2, medium size, finely sliced Ginger – ½ inch size, finely chopped and crushed Garlic – 2 beads, finely chopped and crushed Tomato – 1, big size, fully ripe, pureed; or alternatively use 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce Green chillies – 3, medium size, medium hot, finely chopped Capsicum - 1, sliced length-wise Red chilly powder – 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder – ½ teaspoon All purpose flour – 2 tablespoons Soya sauce – 3 teaspoons Vinegar – 2 teaspoons Salt – ½ teaspoon Oil – 1 tablespoon Method: Mix well the flour, chilly powder, black pepper powder, soya sauce, vineger, tomato puree, ginger, garlic, and salt. Add the chicken pieces to this marinade and marinate it covered for 2-4 hours in a refrigerator. Heat oil in a fry pan and when the oil is very hot, add the onions and saute till slightly golden. Add the marinated chicken pieces and capsicum and saute on low heat for 30 to 35 minutes or until the chicken is tender taking care not to burn the chicken pieces by stirring continually. Sprinkle a litte hot water only whenever needed while cooking. Serve it hot garnished with onion rings, lemon wedges, tomato slices, and/or fresh green chillies as a main entrée or as appetising snacks. Enjoy!