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6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

5 Anti-Aging Body Creams That Fight Off Wrinkles

If you’re freaked out about wrinkles or fine lines, honestly there’s never been a better time to be alive. You can find an anti-aging version of just …

Skin Care

Dear Wife: A Letter From the Woman That Was Sleeping With Your Husband

Dear Wife,<p>I knew your husband before you did. We had a thing some years ago. And by thing, I mean an attraction to each other that seemed to sneak up on us out of nowhere after years of knowing each other. One rest stop later and things were very different between us.<p>We never got the chance to …

Relationships

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

The books you never read in high school, but should now

Here are 10 suggestions for those looking for never-too-late reads. Maybe you’ll be convinced to finally read “Moby-Dick,” all 200,000 words of it.

Literature

iOS 11.3 is available now. Here are the best new features

Apple's update brings fixes for Apple's battery snafu, new Animoji, AR upgrades and more.<p>iOS 11.3, the latest version of Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system, is available now -- and it offers more features than you might expect from a ".3" release. Whether you're interested in augmented …

Apple Pay

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

9 New Books That Will Help You Break Your Reading Slump

A reading slump is just about the worst thing that can happen to a book-lover, but if you've slacked off and let your TBR pile grow larger, there's …

Books

Want to Delete Your Facebook Account? Here's How

Before you do, you should probably download your data.<p>Facebook's come in for a lot of criticism lately, and one of the biggest is that it collects a massive amount of personal information on each of its users and uses that information for its ad targeting. Then there's the fact that the social …

Social Media

The World's 10 Most-Googled Recipes of 2017

People are cooking everywhere in the world, and the things we eat say a lot about us. And for much of the world, making food involves looking up …

Cooking

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking

10 Dinners to Cook Once and Eat All Week

The best meals of winter — the soups and stews and braises — are not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they …

Cooking

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Cancer Cells

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

How to Grill Peaches

Peaches take to the grill like fish to water. The quick cooking over live flames brings out their natural juiciness and intensifies their deep summer …

Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …

A showstopping chocolate cake recipe

It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage breast, so too does a chocolate cake with its ability to make the eyes of a crowd mist over. It inspires the familiar questions: how good is …

Dessert

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

Breakfast Egg Muffins With Spinach (and Bacon If You Want)

You promise yourself you’re going to wake up earlier. You want to be more “adult-like,” which obviously means waking up with enough time to make …

Breakfast

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

Our Top 20 Chicken Recipes of 2016

Want a chicken dinner? We have a winner! This year we doubled down on the omnipresent chicken, that humble and do-it-all bird. Chicken dinners will …

Cooking

Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …

Cooking

These are the 20 best-selling books of the year

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon released its list of the 20 best-selling books of 2016 this week.<p>"This year's best-selling list showcases the variety of Amazon …

Books

Heavy Screen Time Rewires Young Brains, For Better And Worse

There's new evidence that excessive screen time early in life can change the circuits in a growing brain.<p>Scientists disagree, though, about whether those changes are helpful, or just cause problems. Both views emerged during the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego this week.<p>The debate …

The Brain

The Kenyan author who’s done more for literature than Bob Dylan, and should have won the Nobel

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o did not win the Nobel Prize in Literature, yet again. For years, the Kenyan writer has topped the list of contenders at betting sites, rivaling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, or with the case this year, American novelist Don DeLillo. But on Oct. 13, the Swedish Academy …

Literature

The 13 Best Tablets to Buy in 2018

When shopping for a tablet, it’s hard to know where to start. There are so many things to take into consideration such as portability, budget, …

Gear & Gadgets

Easy Weeknight Cooking: Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic Chicken Thighs | shopswell

I'm not sure which I love more, the flavor of rosemary or the scent. I grow rosemary every year because I love cooking with it so much. This recipe …

9 New York City sandwiches you must try | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Nearly as potent a symbol as the bagel, the black-and-white cookie and the pizza slice, Katz Deli's pastrami on rye sandwich is the quintessential New York snack. Yes, that's the one from "When Harry Met Sally" -- the orgasm-inducing sandwich that led to customers asking for "what she's …

Cooking