Erika Miller

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The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

New Ways to Use Your Boxed Muffin Mix

Your baking mixes come in a box, but when you’re getting ready to bake, there is no reason to keep the content’s potential firmly hemmed into one. …

‘Cinderella’ trailer: Disney brings magic to live-action fairy tale | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Lily James plays Cinderella and Richard Madden plays the Prince in Disney's live-action feature "Cinderella." (Disney)<p>A scene from "Cinderella." (Disney)<p>Cate Blanchett as the stepmother in "Cinderella." (Disney)<p>Richard Madden in Disney's live-action feature "Cinderella." (Disney)<p>Lily James and …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

The Holiday Beauty Rules, According to Scarlett Johansson: Her 5 Best Party Tricks

It’s been a year of seminal changes for <b>Scarlett Johansson.</b> The 29-year-old actress moved to Paris, gave birth to her now two-month-old daughter, <b>Rose,</b> and snipped her honey-blonde strands into a choppy crop <i>avec</i> undercut. (“I feel more feminine with short hair,” she reveals.) Now back in her hometown …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

Introducing 'Average Barbie': Complete With Acne, Stretch Marks, and Cellulite

"She looks like my sister."<p>"She, like, isn't, like, very thin."<p>"I think she's really pretty."<p>They may read like superficial judgments grunted by a pack of Tinder-swiping dudes, but these sound bites are actually something very, very different—perhaps even something inspiring, when you consider the …

“Skeleton Flowers” Turn Beautifully Transparent in the Rain

The Diphylleia grayi is an extraordinary flower with white petals that turn beautifully transparent upon contact with water. During light rain showers, the delicate blooms transform into blossoms as clear as glass, fitting its common moniker “skeleton flower.”<p>The plant can be found growing on …