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Meatless Monday: Healthy Vegetarian Recipes You Must Try

In this one-skillet supper, we toss dark leafy greens, diced tomatoes and white beans with gnocchi and top it all with gooey mozzarella. Serve with a …

Healthy Eating

What You Should Know If You're Still Afraid Of Eating Gluten

Why most of us are better off eating this protein found in grains than going gluten-free<p>These days, it seems like there's hardly a minor health issue that can't be fixed by going gluten-free. But unless you've been diagnosed with celiac disease or a legit wheat allergy, Peter Green, MD, is calling …

Gluten-Free

Get Fit Faster With 30-Second Sprints

If you want to get fit faster, adding high-intensity efforts, such as 30-seconds sprint training, will give you impressive results. For anyone who …

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6 Ways To Reduce Body Fat While Increasing Muscle

Bodybuilding and fitness articles geared toward men often say you need to bulk up when you want to increase muscle tissue. But many women have no …

Design Dare: Paint Your Trim Black

A bedroom with black trim, spotted on Style Me Pretty.<p>(Image credit: Style Me Pretty)<p>Want to make something stand out? Highlight it in black. In most …

Interior Design

The Color Wheel

(Image credit: Dabney Frake)<p>The color wheel is a basic tool for decorating, especially for beginners. It's your guide to choosing color schemes that …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

Simple Springtime Dishes

Sports-mad South Africa salutes Mandela 'The Captain'

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Sports-mad South Africa saluted Nelson Mandela on Saturday with smiles and moments of silence in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader, who inspired people to pursue the impossible from politics to the playing field.<p>People dance during a gathering of mourners on Vilakazi …

South Africa

South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on December 15

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero’s death would leave the nation vulnerable again to racial and social tensions.<p>President Jacob Zuma …

South Africa

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Nelson Mandela Fought Poverty, AIDS, Supported 50 Charities

Advocates are remembering Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday as one of the greatest philanthropists to ever have lived.<p>South Africa’s first black president, an icon of peace and justice, died on Thursday after months of battling a lung infection. But the spark he ignited in fighting AIDS, poverty, …

DIY Home Projects

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

Hey, Shorty: 4 Rad 'Dos For Pixie Cuts

Although cropped cuts were fashionable long before Miley Cyrus traded her cowboy boots for booty shorts and hacked off her hair, there’s a noticeable …

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

3 Ways to Train Harder on a Treadmill

Upgrade your indoor workout with these expert tips<p>It might be best known as a warm-up, a cool down, or a last resort when all of the ellipticals are taken, but the treadmill is making a comeback: In fact, the machines account for nearly 60 percent of annual home fitness equipment sales, according …

Makeup Ingredients You Might Want To Avoid

We've been hearing more and more that there are dangerous chemicals lurking in our favorite beauty and skincare products. Mercury in your mascara? Yep, it's in there. Endocrine disruptors in your lip gloss? It is possible.<p>So we consulted with green beauty expert Katey Denno for a master list of …

DIY Farmhouse mirror made from shims

I love big pieces of art. However, big pieces of art are very expensive! Today I’m teaching you how to DIY your own huge 4-foot wide wood mirror made …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Protein-Rich Breakfast: Spinach Quinoa Scramble

• Heat half tablespoon oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-low heat. Cook minced garlic in oil for about one minute.<br>• Meanwhile, whisk two eggs with …

Breakfast

Classroom fads and magic beans

When I was a kid, school was simple. We sat in tidy rows and sounded out "The cat sat on the mat," and learned to add 4 and 3. Most of the teachers were kind and good. None had ever heard of critical thinking skills, multiple learning styles, emotional intelligence or collaborative learning. …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Who’s failing math? The system

Here's some bad news from the world of education: Math scores are in decline across Canada. Just as kids in Poland and Portugal and other formerly disadvantaged countries are taking great leaps forward, ours are going backward. Our high schools are graduating kids who have failed to grasp the …

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.