Heather Dorsey

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Guide to the Classics: Anna Karenina

“In order for a book to be good,” said Leo Tolstoy to his wife Sonya on March 2 1877, “one has to love its basic, fundamental idea. Thus, in Anna …

Literature

Not Just Green Tea, 5 Teas You Should Sip For Weight Loss and Better Immunity

People all over the world have been drinking tea for thousands of centuries, and there’s a good reason why. Numerous studies show traditional tea …

11 books I love that I found through my students

There are few professions in which you can receive the deep satisfaction that comes from sparking a love of something that you are truly passionate …

Books

This Yoga Sequence Is Even Better Than a Before-Bed Massage

Yoga before bed can be some of your best defense against insomnia. By calming down your body and your mind, you're putting yourself in a better position for sweet and restful slumber. Ready to get to bed? This yoga sequence will save the day.<p>— <i>Additional reporting by Jenny Sugar</i>

Yoga

11 Pear Dessert Recipes That’ll Make Fall Even Tastier

What is it about fall that instantly makes us think about apples? They are *literally* everywhere on tables, pies, on toast, and quite frankly, <i>it’s getting old</i>. We think it’s officially time for pears to get the attention they deserve. And before the haters talk about the grainy texture, we’re here …

Dessert

How to lose weight: Cut 500 calories a day, lose 1 pound a week - TODAY.com

Losing weight is hard. Maintaining that weight loss is even harder. The science why one person can lose easily and another cannot is complex and individualized. However, there are some universal factors. Men tend to lose weight easier than women do, thanks to a higher muscle mass. The individual’s …

Nutrition

How to lose weight after 40: 6 new habits to start now

After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.<p>Very soon, I’ll stand up in front of the graduating class of my former high school and give the commencement speech. I’ll focus on the usual “work hard” and “follow your dream” themes, but, in reality, I just want to shout out to all …

Muscle

Dark chocolate cranberry scones

Dark chocolate and dried cranberries combine for a decadent weekend scone.<p>February 10, 2017 —These are cream scones with dark chocolate and dried …

This Is How Much Green Tea You Should Be Drinking

Green tea's disease-fighting abilities were first spotted in Japan, when people in one specific region—where green tea was popularly grown—had …

This is what a cup of tea looks like around the world

WHO DOESN’T LOVE A CUPPA? Tea is one of the world’s most popular drinks. It is only rivaled by coffee. But this simple beverage is <i>not</i> the same …

Travel

These are the 12 foods on our fall food bucket list (because yes, we have one of those)

There’s hardly anything about fall we can complain about. It’s arguably the most aesthetically beautiful season, it’s the time of the year when …

Black Bean

30 Homemade Christmas Ornaments That Bring the Joy

Your living room called and it wants a French macaron tree this year.<p>Real or fake, short or tall, every Christmas tree deserves the five-star treatment. Deck every hall with these DIY holiday decorations.

7 maps that show how our understanding of the world changed dramatically

Google Maps is one of the most downloaded apps, and for good reason: It tells us where we're going.<p>But centuries before we had satellite imaging, high altitude photography, or smartphones, people were jumping into ships and measuring distances between land masses to draw maps.<p>Those measurements, of …

Maps

Every 7 seconds, a young girl becomes a bride, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The statistics are startling: Around the world, every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is married.<p>Becoming a child bride is one factor that greatly affects the future of women and girls around the world, according to a report by Save the Children released Tuesday.<p>"Child marriage starts a …

Middle East

Would you take your family on holiday to Russia?

To me, Russia is one of the world’s most fascinating places: 12 time zones of enigmatic vastness, unsurpassed natural beauty, a turbulent history, and a literary inheritance that could keep you supplied with masterpieces for a lifetime. I have been going there since the Eighties, spent decades …

'Hell Gate' Is An Infectious But Unsatisfying Take On Typhoid Mary

Thrillers have a long, honored tradition of turning germs into monsters. But from Michael Crichton's <i>The Andromeda Strain</i> on up, such novels have speculated about microorganisms in a way that pales compared to the monstrosities that humans inflict on each other — especially when faced with the …

Books

What It’s Like to Live With an Ostomy Bag

Over time, the disease got worse, and Rebecca ultimately had to get surgery to remove parts of her large intestine and create a J-pouch, or a substitute colon, out of her small intestine. Part of that surgery includes wearing an ostomy bag so that poop can be passed out of the body while her …

26 Stunning Images of the Canadian Island That Inspired "Anne of Green Gables"

Prince Edward Island is just as magical in real life as it was in the Anne of Green Gables series.<p>It's just as magical in real life as it was in the pages of Lucy Maud Montgomery's books.

The Newest Back-to-School Must-Have for Teens? Cosmetic Surgery

When then-17-year-old Kylie Jenner admitted to getting lip fillers it caused expressions of shock – and even anger – across the internet. But, the …

20 shocking photos that show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth

To say the past was a simpler time is up for debate, but one thing can't be denied: We live in a time of excess. As our global population grows, humanity's effect on the planet multiplies exponentially.<p>This concept is illustrated in a new book, "Over-development, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER)<i>,"</i> …

Google Earth

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

Yoga

The Natural Gourmet: 5 Fool-Proof Steps for Fluffy Quinoa

The Natural Gourmet Institute shares the secrets to successfully recreate the versatile, not-soggy quinoa you get in restaurants.<p>3<p>SHARES<p>The Natural …

Brown Butter Nutella Skillet Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: The only way to make a skillet cookie even better, and why the next bite is all that matters.</i><p>You …

Spaghetti with Strawberry-Tomato Sauce

4 Servings<p>Considering that tomato is a fruit, the addition of strawberries isn’t that strange in this sauce from Rose's Luxury. The sauce should be quite spicy, which tempers the berries’ sweetness.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>1 28-oz. can whole peeled …

Food Preservation
Tea

This Charming New England Cottage Is the Dreamiest Place to Spend a White Christmas

The rebirth of this 1815 Cape-style cottage was nothing less than arduous. Yet decorating its interiors came easily to a consummate collector and his partner.<p>The rebirth of this 1815 Cape-style cottage was nothing less than arduous. Yet, decorating its interiors came easily to a consummate …

Have You Entered Our Epic Giveaway Yet?

You're probably busy trying to track down one more gift for that impossible-to-shop-for person, plotting the best hors d'oeuvres for your annual holiday party, and debating whether to spike your hot cocoa with bourbon or mint schnapps. We hear ya.<p>And we can help. That gift idea? It's probably on …

Melted Snowmen Oreo Balls

How cute are these snowmen or should I say snowmen heads. These would be cute on a plate or as toppers on cupcakes. Maybe instead of a cherry on top …

20 Creative Ways To Decorate Your Light Switches

Light switches are most likely less visible for some of us. That doesn’t mean we don’t have to take them into account. On the contrary, they are as …