Kristen Flake

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To The Guy Who Pulled a 180 and Left Us All Confused

<i>“Were you just kidding? 'Cause it seems to me, this thing is breaking down We almost never speak I don't feel welcome anymore Baby, what happened,</i> …

The 20 Most Popular Male + Female Dog Names

It’s been all about baby names lately, but now we’re talking dog names — after all, you have even MORE room for creativity with your pup’s moniker! In the popular television series <i>Columbo</i>, the detective played by Peter Falk was sometimes accompanied by his droopy-faced basset hound. His dog’s name: …

7 Truths You Learn After Letting Go of Your Big Love

For awhile after letting go of your big love, you’ll be in a tedious cycle where one day you’re totally fine, and the next you're feeling like …

Reasons Why You Should Never Go Back To Someone Who's Hurt You

There are certain people to whom you're attracted who are just plain toxic, regardless of whether you're dating or just hooking up.<p>There's an …

Why Forgiveness Is The Answer To Finally Moving On

There came a point in my life when I needed to move on from someone who would never be the person I wanted him to be.<p>I never meant to fall in love …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

She Will Never Truly Forget How Much You Love Her — Or How Much You Hurt Her

Why is it that we remember some things so vividly and others not at all? Some things we remember in such perfect detail that we can almost relive …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

5 Ways to Make Water Taste Better (So You'll Drink More of It)

<b>Add a Cinnamon Stick</b><br>Spice water up (literally!) with this tip from TheKitchn: Simmer a cinnamon stick in a cup of water, then use the resulting liquid as a concentrate that you mix with cold water and ice. Not only does the flavored water taste great, but cinnamon comes with a host of its own …

Jared Letos' Complete Hair Evolution

And we're not mad.<p>Even though it's been nearly 20 years since Jared Leto first graced our TV screens as the shaggy-haired Jordan Catalano, we're still endlessly fascinated by those dynamic locks. Here, we chronicle his most memorable looks, from some questionable rock star moments to his effortless …

Why Does My iPhone Battery Die So Fast? Here's The Real Fix!

I’m going to tell you <b>exactly why your iPhone battery drains so quickly</b> and <b>exactly how to fix it</b>. I’ll explain how you can get <b>longer battery life</b> out …

Dad on school run can’t stop laughing at pupils slipping on ice

Schadenfreude, oh, blessed schadenfreude.<p>A dad who had gone to pick his kids up from school was waiting in his car when he noticed groups of …

People Pets

Looking for a special way to celebrate birthdays with your pet? Let them eat cake – courtesy of Rachael Ray!<p>The celeb chef created a scrumptious bacon and beef birthday cake for dog Isaboo’s 9th birthday last week, and here’s your chance to do the same for your favorite pups.<p>In addition to being …

Pets

10 Inspirational Quotes for 2014

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Britney Spears Posts Workout Video With Boyfriend<p>2<p>16 Keto-Friendly Dinner Recipes<p>3<p>Your Sex Life Will Still Be Great When You're Old<p>4<p>16 Incredible Divorce Cakes<p>5<p>Fitness Blogger Shares Photo Of Her 'Obese' Body<p>Live by these mantras, and you’ll have one amazing year<p>Next9 Ways to Be …

Miley Cyrus

Low-Cal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

<b>Low-Cal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe</b><br>Makes 60 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups whole-wheat or all-purpose flour<br>3/4 cup lentil flour (mixes best at room temperature, not cold)<br>1 tsp salt<br>1 tsp baking soda<br>1 cup butter, softened<br>3/4 cup granulated sugar<br>3/4 cup packed brown sugar<br>1 tsp vanilla extract<br>2 large eggs<br>2 Tbsp …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

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50 Shades of Grey Wine: E.L. James' New 'Fifty Shades' Wine Collection - Great Ideas : People.com

Just call it fifty shades of—vino!<p>E.L. James, author of the bestselling romance novel— and soon-to-be big screen adaptation—adds wine-maker to her …

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

I love a good weekend project, especially when that project involves my fingers in loads of cookie dough.<p>I’ll admit that I may be waaaay behind the …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Blueberry Dumplings The Star Of Lasting Summer Memories

When blueberries are in season, you don't need to turn on the oven to make a delicious dessert. Valerie Erwin says it takes just 15 minutes to make one of her favorite summer dishes, Blueberry Dumplings. She shared the recipe for <i>All Things Considered</i>'s Found Recipes series.<p>Erwin is the chef and …

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Bars Recipe

Dessert

Best Workout Songs

It’s smart to sync your sweat sessions to an upbeat soundtrack: music can inspire you to work out at a higher intensity, distract you from the extra effort, and help you relax, according to a 2007 review of 15 studies on the effects of music on exercise.<p>To make the most of your workouts, lace up …

Simple Springtime Dishes

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Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …

Get in Shape: The "Slightly Out of Shape Workout"

<b>Programs A and B:</b> Rest 30 seconds after A1 and B1.<p>Get in shape--in no time at all.<p><b>Week 2</b> <b><br>Mon:</b> Program B <b><br>Tues:</b> Cardio 3 <b><br>Wed:</b> Program A <b><br>Thur:</b> Cardio 3 <b><br>Fri:</b> Program B <b><br>Sat:</b> Cardio 4 <b><br>Sun:</b> Off<p><b>Programs A and B:</b> Rest 15 seconds after A1 and B1.<p><b>Week 3</b> <b><br>Mon:</b> Program A <b><br>Tues:</b> Cardio 3 <b><br>Wed:</b> Program B <b><br>Thur:</b> Cardio 3 <b><br>Fri:</b> …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …