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Hope of cure for arthritis, MS and diabetes as Stanford makes stem cell transplants safe

Hundreds of thousands of people could be cured of autoimmune diseases like arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and lupus after scientists discovered how to make stem cell transplants safe.<p>Autoimmune diseases trigger the body into attacking itself but transplants of bone marrow stem cells from …

Apparently You've Been Putting Sauce On Your Pasta All Wrong

Are you plopping sauce right on top of your pasta as soon as you finish cooking it? As chef Andrew Carmellini would say, "You're doing it all wrong."<p>Most people dump out their unwanted pasta water and immediately start pouring cold water over the pasta, Carmellini explains in this Chow pasta …

Cooking

6 Mistakes That Keep You Fat | Men's Health

The reason: Recent studies show that we have only so much willpower. That’s why trying to break several bad habits at once can be overwhelming.<p>But if you follow the slow and steady approach, you’ll increase your odds of sculpting a thinner, fitter physique—and keeping it for life.<p><b>Skipping Meals or</b> …

A Step-By-Step Guide To Next-Level Egg And Soldiers

There are a great many way to serve eggs, all of them exquisite. Poached eggs taste like heaven. Frittatas are the answer to any good brunch. And some days just need to start with a plate of scrambled eggs. Then there is the wonderful dish of egg and soldiers, a breakfast option that's just as good …

Breakfast

You Don't Always Need to Cook With Stock (Except When You Really Do)

Stock adds flavor, but do you really have to use it? Here's our guide for when you can get away with water, and when you should, um, stock up.<p>Stock adds flavor, color, and richness to your cooking. But it's also time-consuming to make and expensive (well, more expensive than water, anyway). Water, …

Cooking

How to talk to anyone at a networking event

The only problem is you've never met any of these people before, and you're terrified of making an awkward first impression.<p>First of all, lighten up, says master networker Jon Levy, and take comfort in knowing there are tactics you can use to make your next networking event not only worth your time …

Employment

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Earning And Redeeming Miles

<i>Daz /No longer Swan man / Flickr</i><p>In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes. Without knowing the basics of earning and redeeming travel rewards, you may end up …

American Airlines

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

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5 Editor-Tested Armbands For The Runner On Your List

Here at Healthy Living, we appreciate all the benefits of outdoor exercise. But there's at least one drawback: Where do you stash your stuff?<p>With your music, your keys and, for safety's sake, some identification and just-in-case cash, you can have your hands full when all you really want to do is …

10 Stunning Brazilian Models You Need To Know

What’s Brazil known for? Havaianas, Football, a big statue of JC and models, lots of models. They’ve graces the biggest and best catwalks in the …

The Paradox of Letting Go: 5 Things We Continuously Hold On To

I read once in a yoga magazine, which sat in my own waiting room, that in order to let go we must set up the circumstances in our lives that allow us to let go.<p>In other words, as I always tell my clients, letting go is more of an art than a science. And, if I had the power to make it a science, or …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

• <b>Author:</b> Matador Network & David S. Miller<p>What Are You Waiting For?<p>Looking for a guidebook that isn't full of tired, lame, or even BS travel information? <i>101 Places to Get F****d Up Before You Die</i> brings together the most irreverent and legit accounts of drinking, nightlife and travel culture around …

Women's Health

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Because the struggle is so, so real.<p>The new S'mores options are changing the game.<p>Looks like Kool-Aid, tastes like heaven.<p>Because the heart wants chocolate.<p>Giving the phrase “yeasty undertones” a whole new meaning.<p>You'll be counting …

Amazing Photography Links to Read With a Coffee (Or Three)

It has been a fabulous week online in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching for the best links to …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

Mens Underwear - Victoria Secret versus Dull Underwear

Men’s Underwear<p>I got an e-mail saying that men’s underwear sales rocketed by 28% last year. Recently Selfridges has given its men’s underwear …

An Introduction to Golden Spiral Composition Method

The Golden Spiral Nautilus spiral and Ediely<p>Recently Chris Gampat wrote a great introduction to The Rule of Thirds, one of the most popular …