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Coconut Fudge Pie

Shares 60K<p>This easy <b>Coconut Fudge Pie</b> has three delicious layers just waiting for you to dive right in to. There is chocolate and coconut goodness in …

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The big problem with 'Star Wars,' according to Francis Ford Coppola

But it's not just fans who are thinking about Lucas, contemporaries like Francis Ford Coppola are also reflecting on their peer, and "The Godfather" director has one big issue with the "Star Wars" universe, namely it's impact on Lucas as an artist.<p>In a revealing talk with Screen Daily, the …

5 Diet Tips from the Woman Who Tells Victoria's Secret Models What to Eat

She has all the ~slimming~ secrets.<p>You're kidding yourself if you believe that Victoria's Secret models are blessed with good genes, full stop. The truth: They spend their days (and most likely, incredible amounts of money) on the world's best fitness trainers and healthiest foods.<p>That's because …

"Urban Wildlife" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Urban Wildlife<p>Published <b>Dec 11, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>26 Contributors</b><p><b>27 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Photographer & National Geographic Explorer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>Well, this was exciting and really tough. Curating the Urban Wildlife assignment was as challenging for me as …

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The First Trailer for Star Trek Beyond Finds the Crew Rocking Out to the Beastie Boys

While the world prepares for the premiere of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, Paramount Pictures reminded us of that <i>other</i> immensely popular sci-fi …

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16 Vegetarian Mains for a Festive Holiday Table

The holidays can be be an isolating time for folks who don't eat meat—prime rib and glazed ham are wonderful festival centerpieces for meat-eaters, but anyone else is going to get stuck cobbling together a meal from side dishes. We don't think that leaving guests out of the most exciting part of …

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Famous Dutch Owl Loves to Land on the Head of Local Residents

A peculiar Dutch owl has helped the small town of Noordeinde to achieve a considerable amount of fame. When the 6lb. European Eagle Owl started landing on people's heads, residents were extremely confused. Many even thought that the owl had escaped from a nearby aviary.<p>After photographer Menno …

Nutritionist Recommends Ways to Get All the Protein You Need, Minus the Meat

<i>There are plenty of reasons to eat lower on the food chain, but you don't need to sacrifice your protein intake. Nutritionist Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health is here to help with recommendations of high-protein foods minus the meat.</i><p>More than half of all Americans are trying to pump up …

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

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#BeautySchool: What Your Skin Is Doing While You Sleep

11 PM to 12 AM is the magic hour.<p><b>Question: With the exception of sunscreen, why do I have to treat my skin differently from day to night? Can it really tell the difference between AM-and-PM-targeted products?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> Yes—your skin, a complex organ that functions like a body clock with a circadian …

What the stars wore on the red carpet at the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' world premiere

Monday night in Los Angeles was the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Not many movie premieres have been this anticipated in a long time, or ever. And everyone wanted to be there.<p>Let's check the stars of the movie on the red carpet along with the lucky regular folks who got the …

Can you – should you – hike a mountain with a seven year old?

<i>Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road. Readers can share their experiences, from the sublime to the strange.</i><p>It's said that a kid can ask upward of 300 questions a day. Perhaps something to keep in mind when planning an overnight backcountry camping trip with a seven year old in …

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Cat Missing Her Mandible Gets Extra Special Adoption Listing

We love you, Jawths!<p>If they gave awards for fantastic cat adoption ads, this one would take first place.<p>It's for a sweet cat named Jaws, who was picked up as a stray in Sydney, Australia, about two months ago.<p>Jaws is friendly, playful, loving -- and missing part of her mandible, which makes her a …

How Long Should You Rest Between Strength Training Sets?

When you're strength training, there's more to consider than reps and how much weight to pick up. Another important factor in improving: rest between …

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Dear Santa: A Letter From the Cat

Dear Santa,<p>I have been a very good cat this year, if your definition of "very good" is broad enough to include the dismemberment of a rodent or two or maybe a hundred.<p>Before I get started, though, I want to thank you for the stuffed mouse you brought me last year and I intended to write a thank you …

'Star Wars' Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Explains Why He Has No Interest In New Film, After Argument With George Lucas

When the original cast of 'Star Wars' join the thronging masses on the red carpets across the world for the highly-anticipated reboot of history's …

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Check out this amazing make-up transformation – it made us (almost) cry

<i>We took three Stella readers and gave them a festive makeover, with Lisa Potter-Dixon</i><i>. Here are the results of the first: Harriett Bremner, 38, is a lawyer, mother of two and lives in Bradford Upon Avon.</i><p><b>BEFORE</b><p><b>Lisa says:</b> Oh lovely Harriet - what a wonderful woman. Mum of two toddlers, it was obvious …

100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

Jane Fonda Shares Her Anti-Aging Secret (Hint: It's Not Exercise)

Read this before you reach for the leotard.<p>At 77, Jane Fonda is still looking great, feeling fit and having the "best sex" of her life. The actress is known for her iconic -- and pretty sexy -- workout videos, but surprisingly, exercise isn't among the things she credits with helping her feel young …

Cameron Diaz Beautifully Sums Up The Real Meaning Of Happiness

Perfect.<p>For Cameron Diaz, fame does not equal happiness.<p>The actress got real about the true definition of joy for the film "Human," saying success isn't defined by admiration from others. The movie features a series of interviews with people on what it's like to be human in the face of love, …

How Bacteria and Brown Fat Can Spur Weight Loss

As a human, you’re undoubtedly familiar with white fat: the pillowy kind under the skin that stores calories and excess energy. But there’s another …

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Physics sheds light on stem cell-derived organoid growth and brain development

New research has shed light on the complex interactions of stem cell function and molecular diffusion in neural tissue, which may explain many …

Prepare yourself — 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' backlash has begun

Even though it seemed last week like everyone and your mom (and <i>Mashable</i>!) loved <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, not all viewers are completely on …

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