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Nothing beats soup for dinner when the weather turns cooler

Ever year about this time I start contemplating the comforting, steady feeling of a bowl of hearty soup or stew at the end of the day. For me, autumn …

The Ultimate Guide to Pittsburgh, America's Most Underrated City

Where to eat, stay, shop, and sightsee in Pittsburgh, PA<p>We'll be the first to admit that Pittsburgh is not a city one associates with luxury or travel bucket lists. While big cities with a small town vibe like Austin, Nashville, Portland, Philadelphia, Savannah and Charleston have earned a spot on …

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7 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Scrambled Eggs

Achieve total fluffy perfection by following these easy cooking tips.<p>Eggs, of course, are one of the Best Foods for Runners. And like spaghetti and PB&J, scrambled eggs are one of those incredibly simple dishes that everyone knows how to make...right?<p>Nope. Turns out almost everyone is doing it …

16 Pinwheel Recipes You Can Roll Up to Your Next Party With

When you’re getting ready to go to a party or backyard BBQ and you’re trying to think of a <i>killer</i> side dish to bring, pinwheel appetizers are where it’s at. They can be creamy, crunchy or spicy — perfect for anyone’s taste buds. Sure, you could go with the usual pita dip or those baked Korean wings …

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Four Great Fat-Flushing Drink Recipes

Finally, summer has arrived therefore summer vacations are now a popular topic and a lot of people are very worried about their good looks throughout …

Post-Workout Snacks That Will Help You Lose Weight Faster

When, how, and what to eat for hanger-free weight loss.<p>If you’re serious about slimming down, you might find yourself taking the slash and burn approach—eating healthy to slash cals and sweating to burn fat. But here’s the big question: Will refuelling after a sweat sesh totally undo your workout? …

20 Paleo Desserts That Look Insanely Good

The Paleo diet has become more and more popular over the years, mimicking our ancient ancestors’ most basic diet of vegetables, meats, fruits, and …

Easy dinner recipe: Grill up some flank steaks with chimichurri sauce tonight

When you're looking for a simple weeknight dinner idea, look to your grill. Throw a steak or two, maybe some burgers or some chicken over the fire, and in minutes, you've got a meal.<p>This grilled flank steak recipe, from former Food columnist Russ Parsons, can't be beat when it comes to simplicity …

You Wouldn’t Believe The Insane Amount Of Drugs Cops Found On Two Guys At Bonnaroo

If you’ve been to a music festival, then it shouldn’t come as a shock to you that one or two people there might have some drugs on their person. You’ve probably even seen one of these people get busted for having drugs — something that is just flat-out uncomfortable to watch. That person might have …

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Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and brain

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

9 Detox Drinks Recipes - Quiet Corner

Detox recipes are essential to boost your bodys cleansing abilities. Juice detox your body with my favorite fruit and vegetable juice recipe combos …

30 Side Dishes That Are More Popular than the Main Dish

Let's face it — sometimes the side dishes are just better. Yes, chicken is great, and we'll never say no to a burger, but aren't we really just here …

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This Is the Only Taco Recipe You Need This Cinco de Mayo

Sure, Cinco de Mayo has a historic significance, but it’s also a great excuse to indulge in your favorite Mexican recipes. And what better way to …

Corner Bright Light

Once known for being dark and shadowy, <b>corners are about to be seen in a whole new light</b>. In developing the Corner Bright Light, furniture designer <b>Scott Klinker</b> reevaluated the role of the corner in brightening a room. His elegant floor lamp is comprised of a single exposed LED bulb on a thin frame …

8 Fermented Foods That Are Good For Digestion

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

All Eyez On Memes: Ja Rule’s Post Rap Career & Lil Wayne’s Samsung Commercial

There isn’t a simpler way to express philosophies, cultural relevance and seemingly unimportant ideas than memes. Throughout the years, Hip Hop has …

10 Galettes That Are Easier Than, Well, Pie

If a crusty cake and pie had a baby, it'd be our favorite freeform dough creation: the galette.<p>If a crusty cake and pie had a baby, it'd be our favorite freeform dough creation: the galette. Go wild with the flaky, crispy crust and fold it over your favorite savory or sweet toppings. Eat pastry …

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Do Protein Supplements Actually Work, or Are They Overkill?

Athletes and workout fiends love their protein shakes. Supplemental protein has become such a mainstream part of the fitness world that many don't …

7 Snacks for Weight Loss That Aren't Fruit or Veggies

Trading your regular 3 PM king-size candy bar for an apple will probably help you lose weight. (And, let's be honest, make you feel pretty frickin' virtuous.) But it also might leave you sort of hungry.<p>It's no secret that loading up on fruits and vegetables is a must for eating clean. But when it …

Rigatoni with Brussels Sprouts, Parmesan, Lemon, and Leek

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>If your largest skillet isn’t large enough to hold 12 oz. pasta and toss everything together, dump the mixture back into the pot from cooking the rigatoni and toss.<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound brussels sprouts<p>1 large leek, white and pale-green …

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The Real Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Dough Recipe

"I have it on good authority that this is the real deep dish pizza dough that's used in Chicago. The real thing is nothing like bread, or even pizza, …

Beer Braised Cabbage and Sausage

Bring hearty elements together for a great winter dish. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Cabbage Recipes

7 Crime Docs To Watch On Netflix After You Finish 'Making A Murderer'

Clear your calendar.<p>Since its premiere last month, Netflix's "Making a Murderer" has become the most talked-about true crime investigation on the Internet, with people comparing it favorably to both the "Serial" podcast series and HBO's "The Jinx."<p>The documentary series has struck a nerve by …

Fill Your Winter Thermos With a Hot Ward 8 Cocktail

We're well into the long, cold, and dull stretch of winter that follows the holidays. And while some of my friends attempt a Dry January—skipping booze and filling their time with outdoor sports and brisk walks in the woods—I've tasked myself with a different personal challenge: coming up with the …

How to Make Root & Bone’s Amazing Signature Meatloaf

The NYC restaurant is known for its short rib and caramelized onion version of the classic dish. Here's how to make it.<p>Sometimes a happy accident in …

Liquor Locks for Christmas

You have to mess with people. 2 out of 4 managed to solve the puzzle on Christmas day last year. The other two still haven’t gotten to their …

Tupac Biopic Casts Lead Roles for Tupac, Biggie

<i>Image via Instagram</i><p>A new Tupac biopic called <i>All Eyez On Me</i> has finally cast its Tupac and Biggie actors, following the hiring of music video director Benny Boom earlier this month, MissInfo reports.<p>A new actor named Demetrius Shipp, Jr.-- who bears striking resemblance to Tupac-- has been selected …

Roasting Chestnuts Over an Open Fire: The Tradition You Need to Start

I love Christmas music—just the first few notes of a song can conjure up memories of listening for reindeer, decking the halls, and longing to be home for Christmas. Of course, there are some holiday tunes that just don’t ring true for me. The closest I ever came to a white Christmas in Tennessee …

Real German Potato Salad (No Mayo) Recipe

"A much more traditional German potato salad which, of course, has no mayo. It has tangy, fresh flavors and can be served cold or at room …