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30 Incredible Ballet Portraits

The sublime art of ballet is about movement; and yet, few videos seem to do the ballet dancer justice like the perfectly captured still image.<p>Maybe it's because each split second of a ballet dancer's movements must be perfect to create a beautiful final product, and the camera allows us to see that …

7 Ways to Travel Like a Millionaire -- on a Budget

<i>By Charlene Oldham, Contributor</i><p>Champagne wishes and caviar dreams might seem out of reach for travelers on a beer-and-burger budget. But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy. If you'd like to …

Personal Finance

12 Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Easy

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Reexamining your diet and eating healthier doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite foods.<p>Instead of relinquishing your beloved, buttery mashed potatoes, replace the spuds with mashed cauliflower and get the same creamy texture you crave for a …

How Avocado Can Help with Weight Management

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Eliminating grain carbs is one of the best and easiest ways to normalize your weight and support your health, but when you cut down on …

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2015

A newly released ranking of 56 major European cities by price aims to assist budget-minded travelers plan and easily compare destinations.<p>The European Backpacker Index for 2015 could not come at a better time, according to Roger Wade, founder of Price of Travel, a website that publishes the index …

5 Ways to Amp Up Muscle Growth

There’s nothing worse than not getting what you want, especially when it’s at the expense of your blood, sweat and tears shed at the gym. Okay, maybe …

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

8 Recovery Foods that Won't Undo Your Workout

After an intense workout, the body needs to repair damaged muscle tissue. Pick the right food and you can jump-start that recovery process without …

Nutrition

Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …

Chocolate cake scoops top spot: recipes for Google's top 10 bakes

We've got the best recipes for Google's most searched cakes of the year, including a classic lemon drizzle, Victoria sponge, banana cake and much more<p>Today Google released its annual zeitgeist list, which includes the most searched cakes of the year.<p>The terms were published in Google's annual …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

9 Delicious Christmas Cookie Photos (With Recipes!)

It's Christmas time. And no matter your faith, you'll probably agree, it's the most delicious cookie time of the year. Here are cookies that you …