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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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The 10 best foreplay tips from around the web

We searched high and low, google’d ungodly things and came up with enough dirty keywords to …well… the point is we scanned the web for the best foreplay advice we could find and boy did we find it!<p>Foreplay can start long before you hit the sheets. Let your erotic tension build all day by allowing yourself to think about sex. Allow your thoughts to wander and daydream vividly about what you want to experience when you get together with your lover. The more detail you bring to your fantasies, the …

Portraits of Superheroes Set Against Tranquil Environments

Superman has the Fortress of Solitude, Batman has the Batcave. Obviously, even superheroes need some space and alone time. When the writers drew up …

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape …

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27 Musicians And Their Hits Reimagined As Buildings

What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?”<p>A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual living space. Now we have a mash-up of both: In his new illustration series, “Archimusic,” …

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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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How to Make Your Own Iced Coffee Concentrate at Home

So cheap, so good<p>Shutterstock<p>What's better than grabbing a cool, refreshing iced coffee on a hot afternoon? Making yourself a delicious iced coffee at home for way less.<p>We tapped coffee genius Grady Laird, of Grady's Cold Brew, who showed us how to whip up a batch of cold brew concentrate. While …

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5 Delicious Banana 'Ice Cream' Recipes

<i>Get the recipe at Divine Healthy Food.</i><p><b>Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream</b><br>Peanut butter makes this "ice cream" taste even richer than normal—and a dash of cinnamon and sea salt adds some flavor complexity.<p><i>Get the recipe at Pinch of Yum.</i><p><b>Raw Chocolate Banana Ice Cream</b><br>Chocolate and banana are kind of like …

The Plank Circuit That'll Sculpt the Body You've Always Dreamed Of

Before you try the circuit, which is featured in the video below, make sure you've mastered a basic plank with the correct form, says Kirsch. That means pulling your belly button into your spine, checking that your spine is neutral (flat, not arched), and engaging your hips so that they're not …

16 Reasons To Love (And Respect) The Ocean

The ocean can be described in an endless number of ways. It's refreshing, beautiful and humbling. It's vast, mysterious and terrifying. It's magnificence has inspired countless novels, films, documentaries, songs, and HuffPost articles.<p>If it were a god, it would already have millions of devoted …

New Laser Device May Be A Drunk Driver's Worst Nightmare

Scientists in Poland may have come up with a powerful new deterrent to drunk driving. It's a laser-based device that can detect alcohol vapor--like that exhaled by someone who's been drinking--inside a car as it passes by.<p>The device works by detecting subtle changes in the laser beam as it passes …

Stars reflecting in Unity Pond, Maine

A four-shot panorama featuring the springtime arc of our Milky Way galaxy reflected in the calm water of Unity Pond, Maine.<p>Mike Taylor contributed …

What is the zodiac?

You might associate the word zodiac with astrology, but it has an honored place in astronomy, too. It’s defined by the annual path of the sun across …

Road salt makes male butterflies brawnier, females brainier

It may be a distant memory as the height of summer approaches, but all that roadside salt laid down in the winter in the icy, snowy parts of the U.S. is changing the bodies and brains of butterflies in strange ways, says a team of scientists at the University of Minnesota.<p>The discovery, described …

All the many horrible ways that animals can kill you with venom

Take a look at these fascinating videos explaining the many horrible ways that animals can use their hollow fangs, grooved teeth, lip glands, claws, …

Monstrous rocky planet nicknamed 'Godzilla of Earths'

The 'mega-Earth' Kepler-10c is the most massive rocky planet ever discovered and its surface may be cool enough for life<p>A giant rocky planet roughly twice the size of Earth and with nearly 20 times as much mass has been spotted in orbit around a faraway star. The planet is the first to be classed …

The Devastating Effects of a Supervolcano Eruption

Way back in 1816, Europe and North America suffered heavy rains, odd-colored snow, famines, fogs and bitter cold during the summer. It wasn't the …

What Happens To A Human Who Spends A Month Under The Sea?

Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.<p>On June 1st, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, swam down to the last existing undersea habitat research lab in the world, Aquarius, in the Florida Keys. He'll live there for 31 days, …

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6 SERIOUSLY Inspired Quotes from Shonda Rhimes's Dartmouth Commencement Speech

<b>...And Start Doing</b><br>"You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day, so start writing. You don't have a job? Get one. Any job. Don't sit at home waiting for the magical opportunity. Who are you? Prince William? No. Get a job. Go to work. Do something until you can do something …

How to Lose Weight WITHOUT Skipping Meals

The results? Interestingly, people lost more weight when they were eating just two large meals a day. According to the study, this type of intermittent fasting may result in decreased blood sugar levels.<p>That said, it's important to note that this was just one small study, so the results may not be …

The Amount of Sleep You Need to Keep Your Appetite Under Control

Because by now you probably know that skimping on Zzz's is a fast way to increase your hunger levels.<p>Shutterstock<p>Getting a good night's sleep helps you think better, look better, feel better, act better…basically, it helps you do <i>everything</i> better. And now, there's even more evidence supporting that …

This Might Be The #1 Rule of Fitness

Get inspired by this #MotivationMonday mantra.<p>Shutterstock<p>So you hate running, huh? Totally fine. Can't stand to cycle? That's cool, too. Fitness isn't one-size-fits-all, so don't feel like you have to subscribe to a certain workout just because other people like to do it. After all, the whole …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

6 Amazing Benefits of Cuddling

Calling all little spoons!<p>Who doesn't love to cuddle? We, for one, can't think of a better feeling than nestling between someone's arms while watching <i>The Mindy Project</i> before bed. And while there are some obvious perks to spooning (hello, warmth!), here are plenty of other reasons you should …