Pamela Cole

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Shrimp and Andouille Over Grits Warms You Right Up

Chef John Besh offers up a satisfying Louisiana-inspired meal.<p>This is one of the most satisfying shrimp dishes. You needn't cook the shrimp long; make them in batches and be sure to keep a close eye on them so they don't overcook.<p><i>Serves 6</i><p><b>FOR THE GRITS:</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 cup white stone- …

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11 Sneaky Storage Spots You've Probably Overlooked

There is a way to make every unused inch work harder.<p>There is a way to make every unused inch work harder.

Laundry Rooms

Are My Meds Messing With My Athletic Performance?

<i>A:</i><p>Drugs that affect hormones have the potential to cause all kinds of screwy side effects in the body—but fortunately, there's not much evidence that medications like birth control or antidepressants will slow you down on the track or impede your progress in the gym. In fact, some research shows …

Common Running Injuries (and How to Fix Them)

If you run, eventually you’re going to get hurt. We know that’s not what you want to hear, but the numbers don’t lie (even if they do vary). According to the latest research, between 30 to 80 percent of you will suffer some sort of running injury. With this statistic in mind, we reached out to …

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10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Remember when it was <i>de rigueur</i> to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in motion, long-held fitness beliefs are crumpling. Currently before the firing squad: heart rate, aging, fueling, and …

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Are There Any Outdoorsy Activities Near Las Vegas?

<i>A:</i><p>You might be one of those who people who doesn’t “get” Vegas. The charms of Sin City are completely lost on you, but there’s a conference at Caesar's, and your company has sent you. Or maybe it’s the location for your buddy’s bachelor party. So you reluctantly pack your bags.<p>Or perhaps you do …

Clues to Everlasting Life

We might never figure out how to cheat death, but scientists are starting to understand what makes supercentenarians—people significantly older than 100—special. A new study published in <i>Genome Research</i> analyzed the blood cells of a healthy 115-year-old woman, who was the world's oldest person when …

Vegan-Friendly Airports

In her new book, <i>How to Be Vegan</i>, first-time author Elizabeth Castoria offers 159 smart strategies and simple tips for every day life without animal products. "There are a lot of folks who still consider the plant-based lifestyle extreme, and I want to show the truth of it: that it's fun, easy, and …

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Canoeing Off the Grid in Maine

I looked with dismay at our 11-year-old daughter, Molly. One eye was swollen almost shut; the other was rimmed in dried blood, the remnants of the feast of many bugs. Our eight-year-old son, Skyler, had counted 73 angry red welts on his tender white skin. Those were just the ones he could see.<p>"I …

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Walk Your Way to Creativity

Working on a creative project? You might want to start by going for a walk. Research out of Stanford University has found that people who walk instead of sitting or being pushed in a wheelchair score more highly on tests that measure creative thinking.<p>Earlier studies have shown that aerobic …

How (and Why) to Flex Your Hips

Your running regimen isn’t going to make up for your workday nine-to-five. All that sitting causes serious problems with hip mobility, which are only exacerbated by the repetitive movements of endurance training.<p>“Running and cycling combine to make some of the tightest, shortest hips on the …

How Can I Survive a Long Car Trip with Children?

<i>A:</i><p>Car travel is completely possible—and even fun—with young kids. However, a successful trip requires planning, flexibility, and a sense of humor. Follow these tips and you're sure to enjoy the ride.<p><b>Plan Ahead</b><p>Throw spontaneity to the wind, and plan ahead. Sorry, but you're no longer that …

Going Wild In The New Costa Rica, Part II

The earthquake came in like a gale, shifting and groaning, gathering force, as though fulfilling the idea of itself. April is the windiest month on Nicaragua's Pacific coast and at the beach earlier in the day we'd been pelted with sand by nearly constant 40 mile-per-hour gusts. So when the …

What's the Best Protein to Consume After a Workout?

<i>A:</i><p>It seems like every few months, new research comes out heralding a certain type of protein for people trying to build muscle or lose weight. For example, a study published this month found that whey protein provided "body composition benefits" when used in conjunction with resistance exercise. A …

Strava's Amazing New Map

Ever wonder what Strava does with the data from your morning jog or lunchtime ride? Now we have an answer.<p>The company has used logs of more than 77 million rides and 19 million runs to generate an interactive global heat map of where its users get outside the most.<p>The heat map, which draws from …

Here's The Scoop On Jackfruit, A Ginormous Fruit To Feed The World

It's not every fruit that gets its own international symposium.<p>Then again, the jackfruit is not your typical fruit. It's got a distinctive, musky smell, and a flavor that some describe as like Juicy Fruit gum.<p>It is the largest tree fruit in the world, capable of reaching 100 pounds. And it grows on …

Netanyahu to push for Jewish statehood

<b>Jerusalem</b> — Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, says he will introduce a law defining Israel as a Jewish state, giving high-level support to a controversial idea that has long been a demand of the Israeli right.<p>The state has never before officially defined itself as Jewish, though …

White House Defends New Benghazi Email

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today sought to defend a newly released email from a White House communications adviser, prepping then-U.S. …

Scientists Discover Clever Trick Ancient Egyptians Used to Build Pyramids

Pulling around massive limestone blocks to construct equally massive monuments necessitates tricks —especially 4,000 years ago.<p>A team of physicists …

White House Report Warns Of 'Big Data' Abuses

The White House has published the results of a 90-day inquiry into the benefits and challenges of "big data" in our increasingly information-driven era, addressing everything from tornado tracking to health care fraud.<p>The report (PDF), commissioned by President Barack Obama in January, looks at the …