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This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

Nutrition

Skyrim Gifs Transform Winter Wasteland Into Tropical Getaway

Kirk says Tropical Skyrim is a "tragedy". I say "IT'S LIKE SKYRIM BUT WITH FAR CRY 3". Whatever your stance on what the ambitious mod (which you can …

Homemade Remake of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer

Cinefix has created a homemade remake of the teaser trailer for the upcoming Marvel Comics-based film <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i>. This new episode of</i> …

Facebook to force users to chat through Messenger app

Facebook is so intent on pumping up usage of its standalone Messenger app that it plans to kill off the chatting feature for its main Facebook app, keeping the messages button intact but automatically sending users out to Messenger when it's tapped.<p>The company began notifying select European users …

Vinyet for iOS review: Vinyet makes it easy to get creative - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Vinyet</b> lets you edit and add filters to videos you upload to either Instagram or Vine. The stop-motion tools are intuitive and useful. You can edit further by opening videos in other apps.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no guarantee this app will continue to work in light of both Vine and Instagram's …

A great way to create and edit videos for social sites (pictures)

Apple iWatch rumors: Two sizes, more than $1K, flexible display

Apple's rumored iWatch could be as much of a high-end fashion accessory as a high-tech gadget.<p>AppleInsider got its hands on a research note from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is known for successful predictions on Apple products, that says two sizes of the device could be on consumers' wrists by …

iPad Air 2, 12-inch MacBook, Apple 'phablet' coming, says KGI analyst

Expect a redesigned 12-inch MacBook, an iPad Air 2, and a 5.5-inch phablet, according to an oft-cited purveyor of Apple rumors.<p>Among the reams of data from KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo released Wednesday are more detailed predictions of upcoming devices.<p>Here's an overview of the stack of …

Sixth-Grader's Discovery Could Save Government Almost $400 Million

A sixth-grader from Pittsburgh, Pa. has discovered that changing the font on documents would cut down on ink and save the government millions of …

On first day of Common Core testing, some NY students sit it out

While her son's fourth-grade classmates were taking the nation's first round of tests under the controversial Common Core program, Heidi Indilecato decided to teach her son a lesson in civil disobedience.<p>“We respectfully refuse to participate in the test,” said Indelicato, whose son Benjamin …

Letter written on Titanic hours before sinking to be auctioned

The only known surviving letter written by a passenger on the Titanic the day it sank is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars at auction.<p>The Henry Aldridge and Son auction house says the letter penned by Esther Hart, who survived the sinking with her seven-year-old daughter, Eva, will go …

Group hunts Pacific jungles for remains of WWII fighters, planes

A search team of dedicated volunteers is reporting a startling discovery in the murky waters of Palau in the South Pacific: two wreck sites that may contain the remains of three World War II American airmen missing for 70 years.<p>The nonprofit BentProp Project found the sites last month. For years …

Spectacular solar scene: Burst of radiation erupts from sun

NASA unveiled incredible footage of a solar flare erupting from the surface of the sun. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the mid-level flair peaked at 10:05 am (EDT) on April 2.<p>Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation from the sun. Harmful radiation from these flares do not affect …

ACLU Defends Student Barred From Reading Bible During After-School Program

The American Civil Liberties Union came to the defense of a nine-year-old boy who was reportedly told he couldn’t read the Bible during an …

NASA Curiosity rover captures mysterious bright light on Mars

Is the truth really out there?<p>A NASA picture of a mysterious bright light on Mars has sparked the interest of UFO believers. But before we cry extraterrestrial, the bright light may be nothing more than a "glinty rock."<p>[pullquote]<p>"One possibility is that the light is the glint from a rock surface …

Erik Orton: Leaving Land to Focus on Family

Whether it’s doing a puzzle or sailing or flying to St. Maartin, there are countless ways to create a strong family bond while the kids are still at …

Can We Bring The Holidays Down A Notch?

When I was a kid we celebrated St. Paddy's Day by wearing something green. THE END.<p>This past Sunday was St. Patrick's Day, a holiday I had completely forgotten about until my oldest stumbled out of bed and into the living room at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday night while we were watching <i>SNL</i>.ᅡᅠ "Can I …

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Our Year of No Sugar: One Family's Grand Adventure

<b>By Eve O. Schaub, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>Once upon a time, I was healthy; at least I thought I was.<p>Sure, I lacked enough energy to get me through …

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

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Civil Rights

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …