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This Renovated Cave in France Cost $1.34

This cave dwelling in France was once in complete ruin—but now it's downright luxurious.<p>We've seen a lot of "before" photos in our time, but this one might take the prize for most disgusting:<p><i>All photos: Courtesy of Vocativ</i><p>Four years ago, Alexis Lamoureux and his girlfriend Lotte van Riel were …

10 Organizing "Tricks" That Are Actually Huge Mistakes

Make sure you're not making these blunders.<p>Having "a place for everything and everything in its place" doesn't necessarily mean you're organized — it just means you have enough space to become a borderline hoarder. Before you crown yourself queen of organization, make sure you're not making these …

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

…Or next week.

8 Things You Never Knew About Men and Sex

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>It's a common stereotype that for men, sex is like pizza: even when it's bad, it's good. But that's one of the many sexual myths that we might want throw out for good. "We always talk about the differences between men and women, but I think we've exaggerated that," …

Basic Marinade for Stir-Fried Meats Recipe

Whether it's chicken, pork, or beef, this marinade is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a quick stir-fry dinner. It takes 30 minutes to marinate and another 10 to 15 minutes to stir-fry everything.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Salt and soy sauce tenderize meat, help it retain moisture, and increase its …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Crispy Baked Tofu with Honey-Sesame Glaze

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 50 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Entree<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 60 reviews<p>Tender, caramelized …

Want to Conceive a Baby Girl? There's an App for That!

In a time where there's an app for just about anything (including the best time to go to the bathroom during a big-screen movie—which comes in <i>very</i> handy while you're pregnant!—now a brand-new app called StorkDiet Guide to Conceiving Girls claims to be able to tell you how to give birth to the baby …

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4 Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

Pregnancy can be one of life's most exciting phases as you prepare to welcome a new family member, but it can also be one of the most stressful, especially as the details of your maternity coverage start to bog you down.<p>Beyond getting the nursery ready and steeling yourself for months of sleep …

Scientists Discover Protein that Links Sperm to Egg

The protein mechanism that allows a sperm and egg to connect to each other and fertilize to become an embryo has been identified by British scientists. More from Reuters:<p>Fertilization takes place when an egg cell and a sperm cell recognize one another and fuse to form an embryo. But how they …

Biology

10 Things a Little Girl With Autism Has to Get Off Her Chest

1. Your quiet dinners are interfering with my exploration of the fancy restaurants.<p>2. Your social norms are confusing and they are seriously harshing on my mellow.<p>3. Your gender stereotypes are lame and teaching girls all the wrong things. Turtle Power!<p>4. Your lists of milestones are making all the …

Pregnancy Sex: Question and Answer Guide

Curious about the dos and don'ts of pregnancy sex? We have all the info you need. From whether oral sex during pregnancy is safe to sex positions for pregnant women. Get all your pregnancy sex questions answered here.<p>Pregnancy Sex Questions and Answers<p>Sex during pregnancy is full of challenges. …

Christian Dior's Apricot Mousse

As much as I love shiny new cookbooks (and oh, I do!) my shelf of mid-century cookbooks is my sentimental favorite. I especially love those purchased …

Dessert

Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

<i>Super easy cake mix cookies are given a festive Easter twist with the addition pastel buttercream and sprinkles.</i><p>It was 75 degrees and sunny this …

Dessert

Ask a Bartender: How Do You Prevent a Hangover?

When drinking is (sort of) part of your job description, recovery from said drinking is a vital skill. So we asked bartenders across the country: How do you prevent (or, barring that, cure) a hangover? Here's their advice; use responsibly.<p>"Drink water in between drinks and it will keep you hydrated …

Access to Good Food as Preventive Medicine

According to a new study, nearly one in three U.S. adults with a chronic disease has problems paying for food, medicine, or both. That doesn't have to be the case.<p>The 38-year-old man entered the hospital with a big toe oozing pus and a blood sugar that was three times the normal level. After …

The Most Important Anti-Aging Step You’re Probably Skipping

Anti-aging, as the billion-dollar anti-wrinkle industry can attest, is a concern we all have. But many of us, distracted by reducing the appearance …

Crispy Salt and Pepper Chicken with Caramelized Fennel and Shallots

Kosher Status: Poultry<p>Cooking doesn't have to be difficult or complicated, and it doesn't need to use lots of ingredients to be perfect. The better …

Recipes

Spring Fest: 6 Easy Easter Sides

Tara Donne<p>Though ham and lamb may get the Easter spotlight, spring’s marquee holiday is the ideal time to play with the season’s fresh vegetable …

16 signs you're not drinking enough water

by LifeSpan<p><b>Dehydration is not necessarily to be always obvious and by the time you get thirsty, you are already dehydrated. A chronic form of</b> …

Raspberry Swirl Pound Cake

A pop of color usually makes baked goods stand out, whether you’re talking about berry-filled sandwich cookies or sprinkles on top of a cake. At …

Dessert

Key Lime Milkshake

<i>Key Lime Marshmallow Milkshakes are loaded with vanilla ice cream, key lime juice and Campfire® Key Lime Mallow Bursts.</i><p>We were graced with amazing …

Dessert

Dulce de Leche Creme Brûlée

Dulce de leche is an amazing milk-based caramel sauce that is very popular in Latin and South American countries, though it is found in many …

Dessert

Bubble Gum Frosting Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

Let's not take things too seriously today.<p>Instead, let's make cupcakes with bubble gum frosting and use way too many sprinkles. Let's be crafty and …

Dessert

Sugar Bow Tutorial - How to make a Fondant Bow for Cakes & Cupcakes - by Cupcake Addiction

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If You Like Blue Moon, You Should Try These 5 Beers Too

Just like bacon is the gateway meat, Blue Moon seems to be the introductory brew for those just starting to dip their toes into the waters of craft …

Canadian Pizza Chain Threatens to Unleash 'Pizza Cake'

The Canada-based <b>Boston Pizza</b> chain (confusing, we know) has revealed a new social media campaign that promises to provide a few "<b>Pizza Game Changers</b>," asking fans to vote for outlandish pizza-inspired products: Currently/unsurprisingly, a six-layer "<b>pizza cake</b>" is in the lead, with Boston Pizza …