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Leaving Town? Throw This Fitness Tool In Your Suitcase

Since vacation fog has already started to settle in, we’ll make this a no-brainer: Toss a resistance band in your suitcase for an effective workout …

Workouts

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

This Is How To Make Iced Coffee Taste Like The Pros

It's summer, the time of year when we as a collective body of caffeine addicts all switch from hot cups to the refreshing crispness of coffee on ice. But it's so dang expensive (due to the fact that it actually takes more coffee, labor, and time to make it, but whatever).<p>This is why we should make …

The Best Drugstore Lipsticks Of All Time

Lipstick is a crucial beauty product that works in magical ways. By itself, it's an illuminating force, but it can also be the perfect finishing touch to a full face of makeup.<p>Luckily for us there's a wide range of lippies to choose from (thanks to some fab reds and neutrals), and some of the best …

The 23 Nude Lipsticks Every Woman Should Own

Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.<p>Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.

Arm Workouts - Best Bicep, Tricep Exercises

10 Best Views in Paris

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills--just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. Though a sweeping view of Paris from one of the city's emblematic sites--the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, the towers of Notre Dame--is a must for a vast …

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 …

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

Sephora

25 Shopping Meccas You Need To Visit

Admit it: Even if your next trip abroad is purely for work, to catch you up on some R&R, or in a location so remote you're not even sure your phone's …

Zuppa Vegana: Italian Potato, Bean, and Kale Soup

It’s been a big week here in the FatFree Vegan household. First of all, last Saturday we got a new family member! If you’re a Facebook follower or …

Why Buy Expensive Beauty Products When You Can Get Similar Ones At The Drugstore?

Sometimes it's OK to splurge on beauty products -- I finally took the leap and purchased a pocket-sized Mason Pearson brush and a bottle of Rodin's Olio Lusso recently, and I harbor no regrets.<p>But that doesn't mean I can afford to keep that up all the time or that I'm not making concessions …

Mushroom Mapo Tofu

A classic, very spicy Chinese dish that is usually made with minced meat and tofu, but this 
vegan version still delivers the punch that is …

Recipes

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos Recipe

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 30 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 1 hour<br>• Yield: 4 servings<br>• Category: …

Vegan Sweet Potato and 2-Bean Chili With Hominy Recipe

A vegan black bean and sweet potato chili packed with rich, complex chili flavor.<p><b>Note:</b> Masa harina is a dried corn flour used to make tortillas and other corn-based Mexican dishes. It can be found under the brand name Maseca.<p><b>Read more: The Best Sweet Potato and Bean Chili</b><p>Ingredients3 whole sweet …

Cook Your Heart Out Hemp Recipe Contest

Did you know that hemp is a nutritional powerhouse? Hemp provides an ideal ratio (roughly 3 to 1) of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids, creating an …

Food

Editor's Picks: The Best Beauty and Fitness Apps

Our beauty editors comb through thousands of products a month to find the best of what's out there. Now, they're revealing the secrets they keep on …

Back To Basics: How To Master Your Core

Countless crunches, endless leg lifts, a multitude of mountain climbers — if you're anything like us, you've tried everything (like, <i>everything</i>) to …

warm lentil and potato salad

You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, <i>I know</i> how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally …

Hot Pistachio Cereal with Greek Yogurt and Honey Recipe

<b>Serves 2</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup water<br>• 1/2 cup quinoa (or 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa)<br>• 2 Tbsp. shelled and chopped, unsalted pistachios<br>• 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Gift Guide 2013: Best in Blocks and Construction Toys

<b>Building and construction toys, blocks in particular</b>, are my absolute favorites for both my son AND my daughter. They <b>are the ultimate open-ended</b> …

Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece Set

• Magna-Tiles easily connect for hours of open-ended play<br>• Create cubes, pyramids, and other geometric shapes<br>• Be creative with imaginative, hands-on play …

Where To Go Next in Europe

<i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history and culture, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes at a cost, whether in inflated prices or jostling crowds of fellow tourists. Yet …