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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

How to Trick out Pavlova, the Easiest, Classiest Fruit Dessert for a Crowd

Quick! You have 20 people coming over for food and drink tonight and you've forgotten about dessert.<p>You want to bake, you over-achiever you, and none of this cookie or brownie business. That's for bake sales and office parties. You want a showstopper.<p>Can I suggest pavlova? I have a few reasons …

Caramel Apple Bar

I always love a good caramel apple, but the following two things run through my head while eating one:<p>"I'm totally NOT going to finish this whole thing, because I'll hate myself!" and<br>• "I finished the whole thing. <i>And now I hate myself.</i>"<p>But they are so good! And they really can be the ideal treat if …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

How to DIY the Shibori Tie-Dye Fashion Trend by Upstate Clothing

Remember summer afternoons spent with a Hanes T-shirt, a pack of rubber bands, and some buckets filled with Rit dye? You'd tie a couple of random knots, dunk the shirt in a bucket, and voila: Your very own tie-dyed T-shirt.<p>Think of shibori—an ancient form of wrapping, binding, and hand-dyeing …

Making the Best Mojito

The mint growing in my garden is prolific. I'm really bad about getting out there and thinning it so it pretty much takes over. I don't mind though, I love sprinkling it over summer fruit and mixing it into iced tea and water in the summertime. As far as I'm concerned I could never really have …

6 Bug Sprays That Don't Stink

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Maridav</i><p>Whether we're wearing long-sleeved shirts or ankle-length summer dresses, it seems mosquitoes and spiders still manage to find a sliver of skin to enjoy. We're willing to try just about anything to keep these creepy crawlers away, but the stench of most bug sprays …

How to Measure Yourself at Home

A slew of made-to-your-measurements, one-of-a-kind clothing brands and sites have been popping up recently (Christina knows what I'm talking about—she shared her favorite customizable under-$100 summer dresses earlier). While I'm intrigued by the idea of getting a dress that's made to fit my body</i> …

The Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

From virtually trying on makeup to appointing a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the apps you'll want to make space for on that shiny new device.<p><b>1)</b> <b>GlamScout</b><p>The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. …

Costco Shopping: Winners and Losers - Consumer Reports News

Joining Costco can lead to big savings in your household budget. But you need to shop strategically, or that oversized shopping cart will fill up, …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Science & Cooking: Harvard’s Free Course on Making Cakes, Paella & Other Delicious Food

I can hardly think of a more appealing nexus of the sciences, for most of us and for obvious (and delicious) reasons, than food. Add a kind of …

100.9 The Cat

French-Fry Conspiracy: Genes Can Make Fried Foods More Fattening

When it comes to fried foods, sometimes I feel cursed.<p>My husband can eat as many spicy, crispy chicken sandwiches as he wants and never gain a pound. But for me, just smelling the chicken fryer seems to expand my waistline.<p>Now doctors at the Harvard School of Public Health show what we've all …

Stroke survivors lose a month of healthy life for every 15 minute delay

New research published in the journal Stroke, from the American Heart Association, found that reducing delays by just a few minutes could lead to big gains<p>Stroke survivors lose a month of healthy life for every 15 minute delay in receiving a clot-busting drug, a study has suggested.<p>Health experts …

4 Easy Ways to Start Grilling With Your Fireplace

It was a typical day on the barbecue trail: a bone-jarring drive halfway across northern Italy -- a small price to pay for what was reputed to be one of the best purveyors of <i>bistecca alla fiorentina</i> (Florentine steak). I was looking forward to real <i>chianina</i> beef (from a slow-maturing breed of …

Junk-A-Tiques

Carrie Luscombe

Grilling: Negimaki Recipe

I've already outed my shameful seafood aversion. Yes, I am "that guy" who relies on teriyaki and tempura at standard Japanese restaurants. I switch it up sometimes though, getting <b>negimaki</b>—<b>scallions wrapped with thinly sliced flank steak in a teriyaki sauce</b>—thinking of it as <b>"meat sushi"</b> so I fit in …

Mexican Chicken Lime Soup (Sopa de Lima) Recipe

Chicken, corn tortillas, avocados, lime. These are ingredients that simply love each other. Pretty much anything you make with them is bound to be …

Fish Sauce Wings Pok Pok Wings

Sunday, February 17, 2013 | 36 comments »<p>During our recent trip to Vietnam, we had fish sauce wings or cánh gà chiên nước mắm at roadside eateries in …

Mien Ga Vietnamese Chicken Glass Noodle Soup

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | 67 comments »<p>This is a special guest post told by my dad, Tung. He’s been hanging out with us for the past month helping …