Janie Clawson Thomas

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Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in …

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How Taking Off In An RV Saved This CEO’s Sanity–And His Business

Joel Holland worried his wanderlust would undo his business. Instead, it transformed it.<p>It was 2013, and Joel Holland should have been happy.<p>Holland had friends, a girlfriend, and was living the entrepreneur’s dream: his stock footage company, VideoBlocks, was profitable and doing $10 million in …

An Expert Shares What You ACTUALLY Need from Khloe Kardashian’s Crazy Fitness Closet

Khloe Kardashian has been giving fitness fans serious fomo these days, from ‘gramming up a storm during her workouts to flexing her fit bod on magazine covers. But nothing comes close to topping the pictures that were recently released of her insanely huge fitness closet packed from floor to …

This Inflatable Space Elevator Could House Hotels and Airports High In The Sky

The “design,” which is really little more than a “what if?” idea typical of patents, specifies a shaft made up of inflatable segments and cars that …

Outdoor Retailer 2015: New Toys for Overlanders

Twice a year the outdoor industry convenes on Salt Lake City, Utah to show off the latest and greatest in outdoor products. This year proved once …

Religion Is Disappearing. That’s Great for Politics.

Before the rise of the religious right in the 1980s, most politicians kept their faith to themselves. In 1945, for example, President Harry Truman wrote: “I’m not very much impressed with men who publicly parade their religious beliefs.” After his election in 1953 President Dwight D. Eisenhower …

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Why Is No One Using Lube?! A Manifesto

I am flat-out asking you, as a favor to yourself, to read this article.<p>I know exactly what you're thinking: "Why do I need to use lube if my body self-lubricates?" Because I say so, that's why.<p>Okay, fine. You don't <i>need</i> to use lube<i>,</i> but it's the key to orgasming practically every time you have sex …

Saint James the Great at Coln St. Dennis today in the Cotswolds #architecture #church #gothic

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

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The 5 Steps to Correctly Washing Your Face

Washing your face may seem simple, but there’s actually an art to it. InStyle.com Senior News Editor Kim Peiffer stopped by <i>The Meredith Vieira Show</i> …

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

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Good to see you, buddy! RT @stuartpstevens: Funny who you run into on the bike! Great day for a ride. http://t.co/nF24apC4oi

Why regular lie-ins are a recipe for an early death

Adults who regularly sleep for more than eight hours are at risk of dying early, new study suggests<p>Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night are 30 per cent more likely to die early, a new study suggest.<p>A decade-long study shows adults who regularly sleep more than eight hours, categorised as …

Ellie loved meeting @katiecouric today. http://t.co/KfzBbakumQ

Mitt Romney Thinks Iran Is Like North Korea. Former Nuclear Negotiators Disagree.

WASHINGTON -- Joining the chorus of Republicans predicting doom-filled outcomes from negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, Mitt Romney penned a USA Today op-ed on Friday, challenging President Barack Obama to walk away from the talks.<p>Citing the nuclear-armed North Korea as an example, the …

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iPhone theft has dropped drastically thanks to Apple's built-in 'kill switches'

It's been over a year since Apple introduced a "kill switch" with iOS 7, and a new report claims iPhone thefts have quickly plummeted thanks to the added security.<p>According to Reuters, the number of stolen iPhones dropped by as much as 50 percent thanks to a feature letting the device's owner …

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A Meditation On Mitt Romney and Politics

I did not vote for Mitt, but after seeing Palin and Cruz and Trump and Perry set the stage at the Freedom Summit, I have to say, I admire Mitt for letting go of his ego and walking away. It is something we all must do from time to time; reassess our dreams and ask ourselves not, "can I do this," …

Smith & Wesson

#Sunset never disappoints at #GrandTeton #NationalPark in #Wyoming. Christina Adele Warburg (@christinaadelephoto) captured this beautiful photo of the colorful sky and the Teton Range in the distance at Schwabacher Landing near the Snake River. Schwabacher Landing is a great place to take in the stunning views of the mountains and watch wildlife in the park's flood plain. Photo courtesy of @christinaadelephoto.

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

8 Exercises That Work Your Arms and Legs at the Same Time

To get you out of the gym faster.<p>Some people separate upper- and lower-body workouts to perform on different days of the week. This way, you can rest one set of muscles while you exercise another and without skipping a single day at the gym.<p>If you don't work out quite so regularly or want to feel …

110 reasons to buy the Apple Watch

A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable battery life – when they’ve already have an iPhone in their pocket.<p>An often heard argument goes …

Exclusive: Jeremy Scott On Dressing Katy Perry for the Superbowl

"There is no deflate gate going on [with her breasts]."<p>In a way, you could say Lindsay Lohan brought them together. In 2008, Jeremy Scott brought Lohan—whom he had just dressed for her post-rehab <i>Paper</i> Magazine cover—to an LA event. They were mobbed by fans, paparazzi…and one girl with huge blue …

5 dangerous apps you don’t know your kids are using

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you know kids pick up the latest technology lightning fast. Of course, that means the children in your life can also be using apps and visiting sites that are totally inappropriate for their ages. Worse yet, you might not even realize it.<p>Let’s look at five …

Anti-Gay, Anti-Mormon Hate Group Sponsors Reince Priebus' RNC Israel Trip

If the National Republican Party had embraced the Ku Klux Klan or the American Nazi Party, would mainstream media pick up the story? Probably.<p>The American Family Association, sponsor of the Republican National Committee's upcoming Israel trip (organized and led by pastor David Lane), is no less …

20 Ways to Improve Your Health in 1 Minute (or Less!)

Like chug a beer. (Seriously.)<p><b>1. Give someone a hug.</b> "Most modern-day health problems — digestive disorders, obesity, insomnia, mental fog, depression, premature aging, diabetes, cancer — are either caused or exacerbated by stress," says Kayleigh Pleas, a certified holistic health coach who has a …

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

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