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8 Things You Can Do To Get Someone To Like You

Okay, you know those cheesy sayings, “Oh, just be yourself,” or like “Stop looking for love, It will find you when you least expect it!”? Forget …

The World's Largest Swimming Pool Cost $3 Million; Has Six Waterfalls

A Texas backyard boasts the biggest swimming pool.<p>When you think "over the top," you don't immediately think "El Campo."<p>But the small town about 70 miles southwest of Houston, known for its farming history and immigrant heritage, is home to the world's largest backyard swimming pool.<p>Built in 2009 …

10 Powerful Images of Women Who Refuse to Hide Their Stretch Marks

Two moms started the Love Your Lines Instagram account to inspire others to feel good about themselves.<p>Started by two mothers "hoping to make a difference in the world of the female body image," the Love Your Lines Instagram account showcases beautiful, user-submitted black-and-white photography of …

67 (Yes, 67!) Ways to Lose More Weight

<b>1. Get the Blues</b><br>We’re talking about blue dishware. The color blue can act as an appetite suppressant because it has the least appealing contrast to most food. Research says to avoid plates that match the food served on them (like white plates and fettuccini Alfredo), because there is less of a …

The 7 Craziest PB&Js on the Internet

These six recipes for seriously kooky PB&Js take the classic combo way beyond white bread<p>Typically, on a Thursday, Kookery brings you just one insanely kooky recipe to ogle, drool over, and ultimately (we hope?) make. But in the spirit of going back to school, we thought we'd come up with the best, …

Breakfast

18 People Who Grew Up In The “Third World” Explain What Shocked Them When They Moved To The “First World”

The size of everything, I was picked up from the airport in a Ford Expedition, which was about the size of my house back in Cuba, and then taken to a …

How to Dress Any Salad Green, from Arugula to Watercress

Advice on pairing salad greens with dressings, from hearty endive and kale to tender summer mâche mixes<p>Anyone can make a decent salad, but it takes some skill and know-how to create a masterpiece in green. It's important, first, to brush up on the basics: Are you sufficiently drying your greens? …

Healthy Eating

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens <i>after</i> you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?<p>No matter how much time and effort you put into your sweat sessions, you won't see the results you want if you don't make …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom <i>and</i> lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, it's smart to make your morning meal count. Hit your goals in no time with these tasty, zero-deprivation tactics, all of which have been proven by …

This Is How You Make Selfie Toast

Toasting your selfie onto a piece of bread takes a lot more technology than you might think.<p>Vermont Novelty Toaster Corp. has been making …

ABC fall premiere dates announced: 'Scandal' returns...

You want to know when "Scandal" and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" return?<p>When new shows "How to Get Away with Murder," "Forever" and "Selfie" have their series premieres? Fine, maybe "Selfie" not so much. But as for the rest of the ABC's crop, the network has just released all its fall series …

National Geographic Travel

Bluetooth Shower Speaker | Cult of Mac Deals

This rechargeable bluetooth shower speaker is water-resistant with a suction that allows you to secure it to your shower wall and listen to tunes or make hands-free calls.<p>10 meter wireless connection range<br>• Showerproof casing with IPx4 rating<br>• Built-in rechargeable battery - cable included<br>• Built-in …

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers<p>A drive through the sticky Florida heat into …

We're Lovin' It: The Coolest McDonald's Restaurants

While most McDonald's restaurant designs are as formulaic as the recipe for a Big Mac, the fast-food giant has more than a dozen cool spots around the world that add a side of ambiance to its meals.<p>With more than 35,000 restaurants in 119 countries, there are plenty of locations for The Daily Meal …

McDonald's

Europeans Taste-Test America's Trashiest Snacks

Europeans just <i>looove</i> to sit on their high horse and judge America, smugly mocking our short vacations, our proclivity for sneakers and baseball caps, and most importantly, our junk food. From aerosol cheese to cake that can survive a nuclear war, Europeans laugh at (and remain perplexed by) some of …

Weird

Happy 158th, Nikola Tesla! Strange Facts About the Inventor

Nikola Tesla may be known today as one of history's greatest inventors, but the intrepid scientist's eccentricities have become as legendary as his …

Tesla

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Beach Blankets For Summer

Choose a favorite for instant outdoor style.<p>For shoreside reading, a picnic in the park, or a bonfire by the lake, a chic blanket is the easiest way to upgrade the style of your outdoor activities this summer.<p><b>Read on to see our top 10 picks. Do you have a favorite?</b>

Decorations

The 33 Most Beautiful Places In America

We asked—you answered. From the beaches of Hawaii to the plains of the Midwest, here are the 33 most beautiful places in America, according to you.

Healthy 'Fast Food' Recipes

Take a break from takeout with these good-for-you versions of your family's favorites. They cook up quicker than you can say drive-thru.<p>With a food prep as simple as this recipe, you'll be getting dinner on the table in no time!

Recipes

41 People Share Their Favorite Apps That No One Else Knows About

Found on AskReddit.<p>FastCustomer – no more waiting on hold. The app calls the company, navigates the tree, waits on hold and calls you when the other …

The Truth About What Time of Day You Should Work Out

Lara Carlson, Ph.D., associate professor of applied exercise science at University of New England and President-elect of the New England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, says that if you're looking to shed weight or improve overall health, studies are starting to favor the …

Washi Tape Ideas for the Home

If only all decorating projects were this easy! Washi tape, a crafting staple, is a Japanese tape (similar to low-tack masking tape) that is made of …

Chemicals

This House Was Purchased for $1

Is this the biggest real estate steal ever?<p>Here's a makeover you won't believe: A historic house in Memphis was sold for a buck and turned into a bed and breakfast within a year. Jose and Jennifer Velázquez had dreams of opening their own B&B, and after 24 years they found the perfect place — The …

PhoneDog.com

What are your thoughts on HTC's Sense? Do you like the way it looks/feels, or is it just not your cup of …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

Deep Frying