Christina Perkins

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Protein for Runners 101

Not sure how much protein you need or how to get it? Here's a runner's guide to this powerful, essential nutrient.<p>It’s time for another session of Fuel School, and this time we’re heading back to the classroom for Intro to Protein 101.<p>So let’s start with the basics: Protein is an essential nutrient …

Blurring: The Korean Beauty Trick That'll Give You the Best Skin Ever

It's like putting a filter on your face.<p>As anyone who's done a little bit of selfie-enhancing knows (which, let's be honest, is all of us), the power of the "blur" tool cannot be underestimated. Blemish? Blur it. Fine line? Blend it out. Uneven skin tone? Buff that sh*t into submission.<p>So wouldn't …

18 things I learned from my Mexican mother

<b>1. No sacar los trapitos en el sol.</b><p>The number one thing every child of a Mexican mother should never do is publicize the family’s business. So, this …

Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hi-ho, Kermit the Frog has some competition.<p>A newly discovered species of glassfrog looks an awful lot like the famous Muppet.<p>Bulging white eyes, Kelly green skin, the works.<p>But the name's not nearly so catchy as its famous counterpart: Hyalinobatrachium dianae, or Diane's bare-hearted …

The patternless pleated skirt

Photo: Elza D<p>And here it is: the pleated skirt tutorial.<p>First things first: don't be alarmed by the length of this blog post. I'm just giving you an …

Discover the best 7-versatile-home-products-every-renter-should-know on Dwell - Dwell

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Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

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How to Turn a Magazine Into a Valentine’s Day “Card”

How to Turn a Magazine Into a Valentine’s Day “Card”<p>MagMaker / February 12, 2015<p>Got someone who’s always on your mind? Make them a magazine this …

The Cutest Little Kitten in the World

By golly, I think we've done it. We just found the cutest kitten in the world! Her name is Daisy and she lives in Japan. The blue-eyed ball of fur is only cuter because of her miniature size, which owner Ben Torode accentuates by capturing her peeking her head out of a mixing bowl or from under a …

Are You The 'Family Bank'?

ALMOST EVERY FAMILY HAS ONE: the person family members call on when money is tight and they need a helping hand. The more financially responsible you are, the more likely you are to be considered "the family bank," according to a recent study conducted by Merrill Lynch in partnership with Age Wave. …

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5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

a little cozy goes a long way (and a hand warmer DIY)

By onJanuary 10, 2013 in MAKE<p>i’m not a super mom. in fact, i’m pretty sure it’s an oxymoron or the opposite of a double negative, or something that …

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

10 Photography Resolutions for the New Year

I love New Year’s. Halloween, Christmas and National Cat Day (obviously) are high on my list too, but New Year’s holds a special weight for me. It’s …

A High-Intensity Workout to Burn Calories Like Crazy

Feel awesome before tomorrow’s big feast!<p>Bored with traditional cardio like running on a track or using the elliptical? The moves combined in this six-move sequence make for an incredible calorie-burning alternative. Bonus: They’ll also tighten up and tone your muscles.<p><b>The Workout:</b> Perform each …

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16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

The Best Core Exercise For Proper Running Form | Competitor.com

In this video, we talk with international movement coach Carl Paoli, author of the forthcoming book “Freestyle: Maximize Sport and Life Performance …

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Photo: Getty Images<p><b>1. KillSwitch:</b> This app discretely removes all traces of your ex from your Facebook profile.<p><b>2. Sleep Cycle:</b> This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of groggy.<p><b>3. CardMunch:</b> This app quickly …

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DIY Makeup Remover Pads: Vol. 2, Day 27 - Simple and Seasonal

Shares 80K<p>About a year ago, I did a post about DIY makeup remover that costs just pennies to make and works as well as any brand of cleaner I’ve ever …

You've Been Spooked: FREE Neighbor Printable Gift Idea!

You’ve Been Spooked Neighbor Gift Idea and free Printable!<p>Have you ever been BOOed? It’s a fun little tradition that spreads Halloween cheer. Here …

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

DIY Decorating: No Fabric Needed Window Treatments

Do you have a <b>window</b> that you don't want to cover up with yards of <b>fabric</b>? Or one that you need it to be semi-private, but still want to enjoy the view?<p>…

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Printable Valentine Card - Eye Chart

Does your sweetheart have a love astigmatism? Then this printable Valentine card is for you! Inside reads: 'Can't you see I Love You?'. Just …

DataWind’s $38 Tablet Is Turning the World Upside Down

Over the past couple years, DataWind has been up-ending the emerging tablet market with its budget Aakash and Ubislate tablets, which sell for as low as $38. At CES last week, we spoke to DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli about the company’s recent expansion to the US, UK, and Canada and its plan to …

How To Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

<b>You’re going to need borax.</b><p>I make no bones about my love of making items from scratch whenever possible. Food, household cleaners, detergents – nothing is safe from my frugal tendencies. Recently, I set my sights on making something so unnatural, most people have never thought about what it’s made …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …