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The Body Reset Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Harley Pasternak<p>America has gone way overboard trying to beat the bulge. We’ve tried every diet out there--low-carb, low-fat, all-grapefruit--and spent hours toiling on treadmills and machines, to no avail. It’s time for readers to hit the reset button and start over with a new perspective …

Danielle Walker's Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple

• <b>Author:</b> Danielle Walker<p>Beloved food blogger and New York Times bestselling author Danielle Walker is back with over 100 new Paleo recipes in her sophomore cookbook, Meals Made Simple--a collection of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo-friendly recipes for easy weeknight meals.<p>Diagnosed with an …

I Quit Sugar

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Wilson<p><b>A New York Times bestseller, I Quit Sugar is week-by-week guide to quitting sugar to lose weight; boost energy; and improve your mood, and overall health, with 108 sugarfree recipes.</b><br>Sarah Wilson thought of herself as a relatively healthy eater. She didn't realize how much sugar …

I've Still Got It...I Just Can't Remember Where I Put It

• <b>Author:</b> Jenna McCarthy<p><i>Welcome to Middle Age! Please check your functioning internal thermostat and razor-sharp memory at the door and pour yourself a nice, stiff drink...</i><p>Jenna McCarthy might be forty-something, but she doesn’t feel forty-something. She certainly doesn’t look forty-something. …

10 Ways to Survive a Long Flight

No matter what you do, being stuck inside a metal tube in coach class for hours is going to suck. You're not going to sleep well, unless you're one of those bizarre people who can sleep anywhere, in which case, I'm incredibly jealous. Your skin will be dried out. Your muscles will ache. You'll feel …

Long Haul

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

How to Remove Set In Oil or Grease Stains from Clothes

Shares 1.0M<p>Have you ever sat down to fold laundry fresh out of the dryer only to find set in oil stains or grease stains? I have solved the mystery …

This software guy accidentally designed an app that is saving my dyslexic son

Recently, my 10-year-old son has been telling everyone that he’s dyslexic. He does this because he knows that sometimes it can help adults understand him better. His intelligence in science and math is quite evident, so when he shows poor performance in reading, writing, spelling, or speaking, …

Teaching

A Chrome Shortcut That Makes Searching Your Favorite Sites Way Faster

Google is the default search engine in Chrome's "Omnibox," the text field at the top of your browser where the URL appears and where you type search …

How to Get Awesome Abs Standing Up

<b>Reverse Wood Chop How-to</b><br>As the name implies, you'll be doing the opposite motion here. Adjust your cable machine or resistance band so that the handle or anchor point is low to ground. If you're using a cable stack, you'll probably lift a bit less weight than you did with the standard chop—perhaps …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

Workouts

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Sriracha Sauce

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

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 …

Cooking

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing

What do happy people do? Read! But what do really, really happy people do—read the kind of books that open their minds—and lives.<p>Making Hope Happen: …

Books

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

How-To: Arm Knitting a Scarf In 20 Minutes

If you need a scarf in a hurry and you’ve got a few skeins of chunky yarn handy, then treat yourself to this hypnotic arm knitting tutorial video from Wool And The Gang, which gracefully demonstrates the making of an entire arm knit scarf in 20 minutes.

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Arm Knitting Revisited

Since I last wrote about arm knitting it seems like it’s become an even bigger craze. Vickie Howell got kind of obsessed and has figured out how to …

Knit a Year of Dishcloths with Knit Picks

I don’t know why I’m just getting around to writing about this a month in, but Knit Picks is having a year of dishcloths in which they are releasing …

Hitch Knot Bracelet

Learn how to macrame your own alternating half hitch bracelets with two lengths of common nylon thread or paracord. Super easy yet fancy pattern!<p>Get …

Microwave Bowl Pot Holder

<i>Before you begin this project, please read THIS update. (Added 2/27/2014)</i><p>How many times have you burned your hands lifting a bowl from the microwave? …

A Cozy Cowl Just for You

Now that it’s too late to knit anything for anyone else for Christmas, I say it’s time to get selfish with your knitting. Maybe for just a little …

Best Books of 2013 : NPR

NPR

This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading | WIRED

“There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil,” Bill Gates wrote this summer. That’s quite an endorsement—and it gave a …

The new features you need to know about in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's update to its Windows operating system delivers a handful of new features. These tips and tricks will help you get started.<p>Windows 8 received mixed reviews when it was released last October. Critics blasted Microsoft for its dramatically redesigned user interface and removing the famous …

Apps

How-To: Hexie Clock IKEA Hack

From the very first moment I saw the new hexie clock at my local IKEA, I knew that crafters were going to have an absolute field day with custom upgrades. True to form, Jodie from Sew Fearless created this awesome tutorial for making your own fabric-covered hexie clock.<p>So perfect for sewing rooms …

AP classes failing students

Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.<p>Expanding participation in AP classes has been a bipartisan goal, promoted by U.S. Education …