Lauren S

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><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 …

Recipes

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 …

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 …

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,” …

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

Recipes

How to Make Your Own Iced Coffee Concentrate at Home

So cheap, so good<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 most of the …

5 Delicious Banana 'Ice Cream' Recipes

Check out our favorite variations on this insanely popular healthy dessert.<p>If you're a regular on food blogs, then you've no doubt heard about how you can blend up frozen bananas into a healthy ice cream stand-in. Delicious as the one-ingredient recipe is, there's nothing wrong with mixing things …

Recipes

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

If you think standard planks are hard, just wait until you try celebrity trainer David Kirsch's circuit!<p>Oh, the plank. It can make you quiver (literally). It's also probably one of the most important exercises you have in your workout arsenal. Why? Because it strengthens your core, which is …

Workouts

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, …

Zoology

Monstrous rocky planet nicknamed 'Godzilla of Earths'

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 as a "mega-Earth" – an alien world that dwarfs the other rocky planets known to exist outside the solar …

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 …

Volcanoes

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, …

Florida International University

A Reason To Smile: Mexican Town Is A Destination For Dental Tourism

Sitting in a dentist's chair hardly rates as a vacation. But every year, tens of thousands of people go to a tiny border town near Yuma, Ariz., that has proclaimed itself the dental capital of Mexico.<p>Los Algodones is a virtual dental factory. Some 350 dentists work within a few blocks of downtown. …

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

Leave it to Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, to write the best commencement speech we've heard in a long time.<p>If you thought the lines Shonda Rhimes wrote for Ellen Pompeo on Grey's Anatomy and Kerry Washington on Scandal were brilliant, wait until you see the ones she …

Shonda Rhimes

How to Lose Weight WITHOUT Skipping Meals

Because who wants to go without dinner?<p>Well this contradicts everything we've been told: Eating just two big meals a day may help you lose more weight than eating several small ones throughout the day, according to a recent study published in the journal <i>Diabetologia</i>.<p>In this study, researchers from …

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>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 fact: A new …

University of Chicago

This Might Be The #1 Rule of Fitness

Get inspired by this #MotivationMonday mantra.<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 point of …

Fitness

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 …

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6 Amazing Benefits of Cuddling

Calling all little spoons!

Immune System