Rachel Myers

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Forget Crunches: Fight Belly Fat With These 5 Exercises

If you feel you're doing all the right things to shift a flabby belly—we're talking eating the right things, avoiding the wrong things, exercising …

Why It’s So Hard to Work Your Lower Abs

You’ve crunched, planked, tried the whole "abs are made in the kitchen" thing, and managed to chisel away some awesome-looking upper abs. Your lower …

Workouts

How to choose the best fitness tracker for you

Find the fitness tracker to help hit your goals.<p>You've decided you want to live a healthier life, and use the power of wearable technology to help go about it, but where do you start looking a fitness tracker? A host of different devices are available, each with their own specs and apps and …

Fitness Technology

7 Easy Healthy Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes

When you're looking to lose weight and improve your health, healthy eating is a must.<p>I'm not talking about going on a diet here.<p>I'm talking about …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Workouts

Entryway Design Ideas to Add Personality

(Image credit: The Design Chaser)<p>The entryway is the first thing your guests (and you!) see when they walk in the door, so why not greet them with a …

Thrifting
The Brain

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

Ice Cream

11 Landscaping Ideas to Add a Touch of Red

Think of red as lipstick for your garden.<p>Even if you’re one of those gardeners who thinks a little red goes a long way, you still need a little. …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

Baking

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

Why The Best Painting At The Guggenheim This Summer Was Made By A Third Grader

Modern Western education traditionally emphasizes two skills: the ability to process text and numbers. The importance of images, however, is often overlooked. While mainstream public schooling treats pictorial information as peripheral, a quick glimpse at the world around us can contradict this …

Teaching

18 Lies College Teaches Kids About Drinking

For one, drinking is not always best when done at the fastest possible rate.<p>Matthew Latkiewicz knows a lot about drinking. In his new book, <i>You Suck at Drinking</i>, Latkiewicz has graciously imparted his knowledge to those of us who learned how to drink at ridiculous college functions. American …

Alcohol

4 Rules for Making a Muscle-Building Protein Shake

EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHERWith so many poor quality, ready-to-drink meal replacements and high-sugar smoothies on the market, it can be confusing to figure …

Nutrition

The 21 Best Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core

We've proven that achieving six-pack abs <i>is</i> possible (if not enjoyable), but getting a stronger core doesn't have to involve shunning carbs and …

Workouts

The 7 Fruits You Should Eat More of This Month

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: In the dead of winter, when your market bags are laden with dark leafy greens and root vegetables, don't forget about fruit. Just tell yourself you're preventing scurvy and load</i> …

Watch Kevin Spacey Perform 'Piano Man' With Billy Joel

Tony Bennett, John Mellencamp, Boyz II Men and more pay tribute to Joel at his Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize tribute concert<p>Billy Joel was …

Kevin Spacey

Billy Joel & Guests - Piano Man (Gershwin Prize - November 19, 2014)

Paris classical music row intensifies as new concert hall prepares to open

Salle Pleyel’s ex-owner and fans vow to get decision to make €390m Philharmonie capital’s principal orchestral hall reversed<p>The opening of a state-of-the-art concert hall in a top European city should be a cause for celebration. Not so in Paris, where the inauguration of the new Philharmonie, …

France

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

Cooking

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

10 Healthy Food Myths Debunked

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, we set the record straight on common misconceptions about which foods are healthy for you.<p><b>1) Fresh is always better than frozen.</b><br>Freshly-shelled peas have more vitamins than frozen ones, right? Not exactly. "Fresh" produce often travels far distances and …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Cooking

Julia Busuttil’s Pumpkin Tortelli Recipe

I was introduced to Melbourne-based food blogger Julia Busuttil through The Design Files. Admittedly, because I live in Italy, it is quite hard to …

Try This Sweet Potato Pavé Recipe for Thanksgiving

How to Make It<p><b>1.</b> Preheat oven to 350°F.<p><b>2.</b> Cut two pieces of parchment paper to fit the (ideally) 9" x 13" baking pan. Place one piece of parchment …

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

Cooking

The One Cocktail You Need at Your Holiday Party

Lifestyle blogger Camille Styles shares her recipe for a boozy big-batch punch that will keep you from getting stuck making drinks all night.<p>[image id='b2f71828-712a-456d-97a9-da5365b495d3' loc='C'][/image]<i>Buff Strickland</i><p>Hosting a party or holiday gathering doesn't have to mean that you spend the …

Cocktails

The Complete Holiday Dinner Guide

Delicious dishes from celebrity chefs and a mixologist.<p>We invited eight chefs and a mixologist to create a festive dinner menu for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the full holiday season. With their new takes on old favorites — from Sandra Lee's pesto cheese straws to Carla Hall's sweet potato, apple, …