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Smashed Black Bean, Tomato, and Avocado Sandwich

Makes 1 Serving<p>Ingredients<p>1/2cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 1/2 lime, juiced, divided<br>• Salt<br>• Pepper<br>• 2slices 100% whole-wheat bread, lightly …

Food

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

10 Frozen Vegetables to Keep on Hand—and Tasty Ways to Use Them

You know you’re supposed to be eating more vegetables. But for most of us, it’s hard to keep a lot of the fresh stuff on hand without it wilting, …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Step by Step Guide to Building a Fat Loss Diet

Spring is in full swing, the winter bulk is over.<p>This means two things:<p>We need a spring poem.<br>• We need to start thinking about getting down to business …

The "Blood Type Diet" Is A Real Thing & Here's What You Need To Know About It

Do you know what your blood type is? It's a random question, I know, but I’m willing to bet you know some of these little details about yourself, …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Lunches for Less Than $20

If you've gone to a movie (in an actual movie theater) recently, then you know easy it is to spend $20. One ticket, a water and a small popcorn, …

Why the Weighted Step Up Is the Best Lower Body Exercise

The step up is a great all-around exercise that is perfect for all exercisers since it can be modified to create a killer workout for anyone, whether …

Workouts

Natty Lifter's Guide to Nutrition: Build Quality Gainz w/out Steroids

Quick, do you have a pen and paper handy?<p>If not, jot this down in a note on your iPhone.<p>I’m about to give you a simple 3 step system which will turn …

13 Items on Amazon People Are Going Absolutely Nuts for Right Now

The best of the best.<p>It’s hard to know when you order something online if what you’ll be getting is the real deal or a cheap whisper of what you were …

Shopping

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

Trouble in paradise: Cancun’s secret murders

While Cancun is known for its spectacular white sand beaches and turquoise waters, the tourist hotspot is in the grips of a brutal and growing crime …

How Much Protein Is Required for a Weight Lifter? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Weight lifting involves moving a resistance through a range of motion by bending joints and contracting muscles. Following through with a consistent weight lifting plan is only part of the equation. To optimize size and strength gains and get the most from workouts, diet needs to be taken into …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Add These 10 Protein-Packed Veggies to Any Meal to Feel Fuller Longer

Did you know that on any given day, there are over 500 types of vegetables that you can find at the grocery store? So it makes sense if you get to the produce aisle and feel overwhelmed about which vegetables to grab. Selecting vegetables that contain the most protein is a great strategy for …

Nutrition

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

A Dietitian Says to Prep This 1 Food Every Week to Lose Weight

Diet plays a huge role in weight loss, so one of the biggest questions registered dietitian Sheri Kasper gets asked by clients is what's one thing they can do right now to start losing weight. Sheri shared with POPSUGAR that she tells clients to "eat more veggies." Why? For these three</b> …

Nutrition

The 10 Best T-Shirts for Men to Wear in the Summer Heat

First we brought you the best button-down shirts for men to wear in the summer heat, you know, for the work week grind or weekend barbecues. But what …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Apps

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

Archaeology

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Stunning Animal Street Art Made with Geometric Lines by Dzia

Dzia is a Belgian street artist from the Antwerp area that's known for his stunning murals of animals. His graphic style, with swirling strong lines, is instantly recognizable. Dzia paints in his hometown of Antwerp as well as in other cities across Europe, breathing life into walls in abandoned …

Streetwear

8 Dreamy Wedding Photos of a Couple "Walking on Water"

"It was one of the most surreal experiences of my life."<p>Photographer Tony Gambino captured the wedding shoot of a lifetime when he got this beautiful couple out on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. "Everyone thinks this is snow and ice," Gambino told Cosmopolitan.com, "but its simply salt and …

Watch NASA test-fire the most powerful rocket booster ever built

NASA's got a new rocket booster with enough power to launch future missions to Mars. This week, the agency tipped it on its side and roasted some Utah desert to prove it works.<p>In the coming decades, NASA is planning to lasso an asteroid and eventually launch a manned mission to Mars thanks to the …

Space Exploration

Pope Francis: not having children is selfish

Pope Francis has chided couples who choose not to have children, saying the decision is a “selfish” act. The statement, made in his general audience in St Peter’s Square, will be seen as especially controversial in Italy, which has recorded a steady drop in its birth rate for decades.<p>“A society …

Pope Francis

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

This Is What Eating 8,000 Calories a Day Actually Looks Like

It's way less junk food than you think.<p>Bradley Cooper had to pack on 40 pounds for his role as burly Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in <i>American Sniper</i> — and to do so, he reportedly ate a whopping 8,000 calories a day. (Eight. Thousand. Eight THOUSAND.) It's hard to picture what 8,000 calories actually <i>looks</i> …

How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

'Instant Arches,' Shoe Inserts And More Ways To Get Foot Relief

We're making New Year's resolutions left and right, it seems, but one we really want to concentrate on this year is to take better care of our feet.<p>After all, as Bette Midler once famously said, "Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world." But with our vow in mind, we're …