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This Scientist Explains Why You Should Drink on the First Date

You might think the ideal first date activity would be extravagant, like a fancy dinner, or something romantic, like a walk on the beach. Or if you've been watching The <i>Bachelorette</i>, you might think extreme sports are the way to go.<p>But actually, according to biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, …

Gentrification's toll: 'It's you or the bottom line and sorry, it's not you'

Think of gentrification as a localized version of climate change: uprooting species and cultures, punishing the poor and rewarding the rich<p>Last week, the Sierra Club left San Francisco, its home since its founding 124 years ago. Like so many individuals and institutions, it was pushed out by high …

San Francisco

Garmin's vívofit 3 Fitness Tracker Detects Exactly How You're Staying Active

With smartwatches and phones gaining activity tracking capabilities, dedicated fitness trackers have needed to find new gimmicks to stay relevant. …

Wearable Tech

Become a Better Man

When Your Ex Comes Back, Leave

They always say that when one door closes, another opens. That’s certainly been my experience. Only there’s one door that I haven’t ever fully walked …

43 things Bay Area athletes should do before they die

San Francisco runners are so lucky: Those views of the Golden Gate Bridge and other landmarks are enough to keep weary legs going up monster hills.<p>That's probably why several San Francisco road races actually go over the bridge, like Sunday's Golden Gate Half.<p>But real San Francisco athletes know …

3nder – the app for threesomes- gets 500K in venture funding

Dating apps Tinder and Grindr are wildly popular, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to booking an assignation through an iPhone. Meet 3nder (pronounced “thrinder”), a dating app for singles and couples to coordinate threesomes.<p>The streamlined app works much the way Tinder does, …

The Single-Serve Pumpkin Cake You Need in Your Life

<i>The following post was originally featured on The Wheatless Kitchen and was written by Candace Bell, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Have you ever had a major craving for cake, but don't want to go to the trouble of making an entire cake? I know, me too. It's way too time consuming, and who …

Dessert

Build Stronger Hips for Better Running

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How Can Joey Chestnut Run Off His 74 Hot Dogs?<p>2<p>Asics Has Up to 50 Percent Off Shoes Right Now<p>3<p>The Best Jogging Strollers to Cover More Miles<p>4<p>Can Ketones Help You Run Faster?<p>5<p>What Mud on Your Calves Really Means for Your Form<p>Runners, use this routine to strengthen your hips–and …

Hips

19 Children’s Book Quotes That Are Still Incredibly Relevant To Adults

1.<p>“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”<p><b>–J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit</b><p>2.<p>“It does not do to …

Browned Butter Banana Bread

Very few people get excited about banana bread and I happen to be one of those people. Whenever I am at a potluck and I see poor old banana bread sitting in a corner by itself, I kind of feel sorry for it. What did it ever do to me? Well, nothing-and I suppose that's the problem.<p>Perhaps I am not a …

5 Reasons Walking for Exercise Is Underrated

Walking is excellent exercise. | iStock.com<p>What’s the single best form of exercise? It’s an unfair question, really. Every expert has a different …

10 Books for Runners' Reading Lists

"Running Away" by Robert Andrew Powell<p>"Running won't change your life, just the way you live it." 1 of 11<p>Journalist Robert Andrew Powell's memoir is …

Queen Nefertiti's Legendary Lost Tomb May Have Been Discovered

"This is potentially the biggest archaeological discovery ever made."<p>One of the greatest mysteries in Egyptology may have just been solved.<p>The lost tomb of Queen Nefertiti may be hidden undisturbed just behind the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings, according to a study …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

Why America Demonizes its Teachers -- Part 3: What Teacher Evaluation Is Really About

Ostensibly, the policy of evaluating teachers on their students' performance is designed to improve public schools by holding teachers accountable. However, by refusing to take into account several factors which impede student learning and over which teachers have no control, this policy is, in …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

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 …

21 Recipes With Lots of Breadcrumbs Because Crispy Bits Are the Best

Crispy bits are the stuff of life.<p><b>Crispy bits are the stuff of life</b>. These 21 breadcrumb-heavy recipe prove it (but we skipped actually <i>breaded</i> recipes like schnitzel because that's cheating!). Add on an extra teaspoon to what the recipe calls for: You won't regret it.

3 Simple Tips for Treating Skin Holistically

"Beauty comes from within" may sound cliché, but your complexion may depend on it.<p>"Skin is a window into our overall health," says Cybele Fishman, M.D., one of a growing number of integrative dermatologists who take a holistic approach to skin care. Not only is she the assistant clinical professor …

Wellness

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

4 Servings<p>If you cut the chicken into smaller pieces before breading, they’re nuggets—the guilt-free kind.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 large eggs<p>1½ cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>¼ cup grated Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon mustard powder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 …

Recipes

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

The 5 Most Awesome Celebrity Hair, Makeup, and Nail Looks of the Week

We treat hunting for gorgeous red carpet looks around here like a varsity-level sport, and every Friday we gift to you the fruits of our labor with a roundup of the five most stunning, can't-miss-'em hair, makeup, and nail styles of the week. Pin 'em, bookmark one for your stylist, stare at the …

These New Videos from Nike Women Will Inspire You to Kick Some Exercise Ass

Fitness challenge? You're about to handle it.<p>You know how, sometimes, before a workout, exercising feels like the last thing you want to do—how, sometimes, when you're in the <i>middle</i> of a workout, it feels like the last thing you want to do—and then, afterward, it feels like the best decision you …

Fitness

5 Weeknight Dishes Great for March, From Twice-Baked Potatoes to Pork Chops

Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table.<p></head>Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table:<p>Starch de Triomphe<p>Double-baking means double the …

Cooking

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

Italian Food

19 Satisfying Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

Looking for a low-calorie breakfast that doesn't disappoint? These 19 light recipes all clock in under 300 calories and will keep you satisfied and energized until your next snack or meal.

Breakfast

Crush This Exercise for Killer Legs

Drop it like a squat.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Front Squat:</b> 2014 may have been the year of the booty, but you can …