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6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology

How 10 of the Biggest Hip-Hop Stars Got Their Rap Names

We take a look at how some of the world’s biggest hip-hop artists, both past and present, got their names.<p>What’s in a name? For rappers – whether …

Rap & Hip-Hop

40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

Decorations

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

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Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

<b>So, um, was that an orgasm?</b> When men orgasm, you know it. It's a whole thing. To leave no doubt, we collapse as if we just ran a marathon. So you can understand our confusion when, after you orgasm, you just keep on going like you're the freakin' Duracell bunny. Should we keep going? Should we wrap …

10 Sneaky Ways to Lose Weight

The first rule of weight loss: Do not talk about weight loss. "Let's be honest, nobody wants to hear about your thighs, your portion size, your fear of carbs, or your...

BMI vs Weight vs Waist Circumference

From stepping on a scale every day to keeping a close eye on the fit of your jeans, there are many ways to assess how healthy your weight and size …

Fitness

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

Today show nutritionist Joy Bauer is here to help you have fun, without overloading on calories....<p>This deadly flu season, you're already on the …

Asteroid's 'bizarre' disintegration captured by Hubble

No collision involved in breakup<p>Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one.<p>Scientists said on Thursday they have …

Juice Your Way to ... Fighting Bloat!

You know what’s a gross word? <i>Bloating</i>. I picture Harry Potter’s Aunt Marge, when Harry loses his temper and makes her to swell like a balloon. The …

Alternative Medicine

Nutty, Nutty Granola

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast recipe for many whose dietary restrictions make it tough to find one.</i><p>There’s one in every …

Is Your Relationship With Your Parents Making You Gain Weight?

Previous research shows that people’s attachment style influences how they respond to negative emotions. Now, we know that extends to emotional eating.<p>Researchers say the effect your parents’ attachment style has on your eating habits can even be passed to <i>your</i> children. After all, history is …

How to Organize Your Multimedia Recipes

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The more we cook, the more our recipes tend to scatter. Here are your best ways</i> …

Kitchens

Make 20 Cheap, Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples with This Chart

This graphic is like a cookbook in flowchart form. With it, you'll learn how to make many different, inexpensive dishes using common pantry …

Food

Ginger and How to Enjoy it at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're escaping winter and taking a tropical staycation in our kitchen. Join us and get to know ginger.</i><p>The next time someone mentions ginger root, casually mention that ginger is …

Test Your Nutrition IQ

<i>By Kate Rockwood</i><p>Research shows that the average person makes more than 200 food decisions a day -- white or wheat? coffee or tea? salad or fries? -- yet the most wholesome options aren't always obvious. To test your health knowledge, pick the food you think is the healthiest in each of the groups …

Good-For-You Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge<p>1 cup natural peanut butter<br>• 4 Tablespoons coconut oil<br>• 1 1/2 Tablespoons maple syrup<br>• 4 ounces quality dark chocolate (I used …

How To: Find Your Undertone

We’ve all been there: You’re testing foundation after foundation, trying to find the right color. But no matter what shade you pick up, it looks a little bit off—too ashy, too peachy, too sallow—and nothing feels juuust right.<p>If this sounds like you, we’re willing to bet that you’ve overlooked a crucial step in your quest for the perfect shade: finding your undertone. Once you’ve determined whether your skin has a pinkish or yellowish cast, you’ll be able to find the perfect shade for <i>all</i> your …

Top 5 Brow Grooming Tips from the #AskBenefit Twitter Chat

Maintaining your brows can be a handful. Thankfully Jared Bailey, the brow wizard at Benefit, was kind enough to share his beauty expertise with us yesterday in a fun and informative Twitter chat. He schooled us on everything from bleaching to over-plucking, and now our notebooks overflow with new tricks—we’re Benebabes for life. Here are our top five most helpful tips gleaned from yesterdays chat:<p>1. “Pencil is going to be for definition, gel is to tame.”<p>2. When bleaching your brows, “Be …

View From the Beauty Closet: A Guide to Blush and Face Shape

The other day I met with Make Up For Ever to talk about their new product launches for spring 2014, which will include HD Cream Blush, the brand's first cream blush. But that's not the only exciting piece of information I walked away with: They also provided me with a handy chart detailing how to …

How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …