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10 Ways to Make Ribs for the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Get some grilling practice this weekend with these ten incredible recipes for ribs.<p>The Fourth of July …

So Far I AM PILGRIM Is the Best Book of 2014

Last year I stumbled on to a book by William Kent Krueger titled <i>Ordinary Grace</i>. It turned out to be the best novel I read that year. Now I have stumbled on to another book by a previously unknown-to-me author. His name is Terry Hayes and the book is titled <i>I Am Pilgrim</i>. It is a pretty daunting book …

Books

Amazon picks best books of 2014 so far

2014 is about half over, and the Amazon team has already chosen their top 10 books of the year so far, just in time for you to make a few additions …

The Hottest Summer Books of 2014

Most summers have a book of the summer, though not all do. We had <i>Gone Girl</i> in 2012, but I’m not convinced 2013 had a book of the summer. It’s hard to …

Books

5 Delicious, Healthy Greens You Should Be Eating That AREN'T Kale

<b>Mustard Greens</b><br>Mustard greens' frilly leaves pack a peppery, punchy flavor to add dimension to dishes. Plus, they come loaded with major body perks. <b><br>The good-for-you benefits:</b> Like all cruciferous veggies, mustard greens are loaded with glucosinolates, but these zesty leaves contain two unique forms …

Get Fit and Sexy—Fast!

Exercise 1 DYNAMIC KNEE RAISE<p>Stand on your left leg, knee slightly bent, and extend your right leg out to the side, toe touching the floor; extend both arms overhead, reaching over to your left side <b>(a)</b>. In one motion, raise your right knee toward your chest as you lower both hands to your knee <b>(b)</b>. …

Mayor in Mexico's Michoacan state accused of kidnapping, extortion

The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico's troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime, officials said Monday.<p>The arrest of Arquimides Oseguera was part of an effort to rid Michoacan state of drug lords …

15 Mysteries/Thrillers That Will Blow Your Mind

<i>Originally published on Amazon:</i><p><i>Gone Girl</i> mania might have taken readers by storm, but there's a world of thriller and mystery books to explore while awaiting Nick and Amy's cinematic debut. Amazon has compiled a list of 100 mysteries and thrillers to read in a lifetime, ranging from the …

7 Packable Sandwiches That Put PB&Js to Shame

Just in case you can't remember the last time you used "excited" and "brownbag" in the same sentence…<p>Packing your lunch each day is healthy and cost-efficient. But your brown bag can also start to feel like a brown <i>drag</i> when it contains the same lunch day after day. After day. After day. But no …

47 Meaty Super Bowl Snacks You'll Want on Game Day

From chicken wings to meatballs to fajitas, here are 47 satisfyingly meaty snacks for your Super Bowl party.<p>Chicken wings are just the beginning of finger-friendly meaty Super Bowl snacks. Sure, there's the old standby, ribs, and the dip-able pigs in a blanket. But expand your horizon, football …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Short</b> …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Tom Hanks

I Am Anonymous

For better and worse, I can wreak havoc with your so-called "secrets," and when someone — you maybe — offends my sense of what is right and fair, I take it into my own hands to see that justice is done. Just look at what happened to the rapists in Steubenville and you will see what I, and Bradley …

Middle School

Infographic: 10 Essential Yoga Postures for Strength Athletes

<b>A lot of people associate yoga with really skinny, flexible people.</b> But can it help you get stronger? Athlete and coach Brandon Hofer demonstrates …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

BBQ

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Meatless Monday: 5 Natural Ways to Fill Up on Fiber

Super Healthy Bran Muffins Store-bought bran muffins tend to be high in fat. In this version, skim milk and egg whites keep the muffins light, while whole wheat flour and all-bran cereal provide a hearty texture. Plus, they're less than 100 calories a pop!<p>Feel-Full Black Bean Soup Enjoy this dish …

Healthy Eating

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

Yoga

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …