Samantha Herman

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9 Delicious Ways to Use This Winter Superfood: Sweet Potatoes!

<b>Oh the glorious sweet potato!</b><p>Boasting almost double the amount of fiber as regular potatoes and a bright orange hue that reflects their high beta-carotene and vitamin C content, sweet potatoes are true nutritional powerhouses. But that's not all: they're also rich in vitamin D, iron, potassium, …

Healthy Eating

The Most Iconic Oscar Gowns of All Time

Every awards season, dozens of gowns roll out onto the red carpet: metallic, sheer, strapless, backless...you name it. But only a few are sartorial standouts to last the ages. From Taraji P. Henson's new take on Old Hollywood in 2017 to Gwyneth Paltrow foreshadowing Millennial Pink in 1999, here …

5 Warm and Cozy Breakfasts for Chilly Winter Days

It's cold outside: crank up the oven and wake your family with the smell of something good!<p><b>1. Marbled Chocolate Banana Bread</b><p>Warm out of the oven, this banana bread is tender and sweet-scented with a gorgeous ribbon of chocolate running through it. It's fun to make: you spoon the banana and …

Breakfast

Stanislav Petrov Saved Your Life and Mine

This morning I woke up as I usually do, to the sounds of my daughter babbling through the baby monitor. I heated her milk and watched her happily slurp it down. I put the coffee on while my wife prepared for work. It was a morning like any other, filled with the sheer goodness of normal life.<p>And …

Coffee Brewing

'Game Of Thrones' Almost Had A Shocking, Weird Love Triangle

A leaked letter written by George R.R. Martin to his agent reveals the original, different plan for <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> -- the seven-book saga that inspired hit HBO series "Game of Thrones." British book retailer Waterstones tweeted images of the three page letter in which Martin detailed his …

Auschwitz liberation 70 years on, mourning of millions

Auschwitz was liberated 70 years ago, today, by the advancing Soviet Red Army.<p>For the 70th commemoration, former prisoners laid flowers at the Death Wall of the original compound’s Block 11. The remaining survivors were children then, or at most in their early 20s.<p>The main ceremonies were to be …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

Relationships

Pop Country Music Mashup Shows Ridiculous Similarities Between Six Different Songs

We all long suspected, and now we know the truth.<p>If you have ears and are human, you've probably thought that a lot of pop country music sounds pretty similar. And you were right. YouTube mashup expert Sir Mashalot (aka Gregory Todd) noticed the striking similarity structurally and even lyrically …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

Steve Carell Joins Jimmy Fallon's The Ragtime Gals To Sing 'Sexual Healing' In Surprise Appearance

Let's get it on!<p>On Wednesday, Steve Carell made a surprise appearance on "The Tonight Show" to join The Ragtime Gals for a harmonized version of a Marvin Gaye classic.<p>Jimmy Fallon's barbershop quartet is no stranger to star power. Previously, they've created sweet harmonies with Kevin Spacey on …

You'll Never Watch 'Love Actually' The Same Way Again After You Hear Clickhole's Commentary

"Looks like somebody goofed up big time."<p>Between Alan Rickman's hands being plagued by continuity errors, characters trying to swallow each others' teeth and the real story behind that famous cue cards scene, we're surprised we never noticed how messed up "Love Actually" really is.<p>In their new …

The Biggest Toy, Clothing, and Gear Recalls of 2014

Millions of products were recalled this year, so it is important to stay on top of what your family owns. Learn about the biggest recalls of 2014 that directly affect babies and children. This year, car seats made up nearly half of our top 10 list, which also includes mass-market items such as a …

20 Insta-worthy ‘Dos to Wake Up to All Winter

The classic Christmas carol has it right — there really is no place like home for the holidays. Getting together with Mom, Dad and the sibs to sit fireside, eat all the holiday food you can stomach and catch up on sleep is the BEST. Whether you’re planning on taking a road trip or plane ride to …

The cutest holiday cookies and more great holiday treats from Pinterest

Baking cookies is an essential part of the holiday season. With so many delicious options, it can be tough to decide what to make. To make that decision easier, we have rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest to inspire your holiday baking. Whether you need cookies for that …

Animate Your Holiday Pics With This App

If you’re thinking of going digital with your holiday cards this year, we just found a way to give your pics a little extra pizazz. Cam Animate lets you add little stick figure animations on top of your photos so they have an extra dose of holiday spunk.<p>In addition to animations, you can add music …

17 Recipes to Help You Celebrate Taco Tuesday All Week Long

It's Taco Tuesday! You know what that means…(tacos).<p>Whether <b>you eat tacos every Tuesday</b> or just as often as you can (we're of the latter mindset), you can probably agree: There's nothing in the world like a good taco. Here are 17 great ones.

20 Paleo Desserts That Let You Have Your Steak, Your Cake, And Eat It All, Too

Pecan pie, carrot cake cookies, cranberry pumpkin cheesecake and apple crumble. These sweets may all sound too good to be true for anyone following a Paleo diet, which restricts grains, gluten, soy and dairy. But Paleo-approved desserts should exist without sacrificing an ounce in the taste …

13 DIY Tablecloths for Your Holiday Dinner Party

Fancy table linens can be a real dining room expense, not to mention that you need a matching set of eight or more napkins. Thankfully, we’ve discovered ways to trick out your tablecloth and create a beautiful base for all kinds of tablescape possibilities. Journey into the realm of dyes and paints …

Perfect Poached Salmon with Béarnaise Sauce

Impress your guests with this elegant dish — they'll never guess it was such a cinch to make.<p><b>For the Poached Salmon</b><p><i>Yield: 6 to 8 servings</i><p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons minced shallots<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless salmon<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon ground black pepper<p>1½ cups white wine<p>2 tablespoons salted …

Seafood

11 Places Where You Need to Have Sex at Some Point in Your Life

Don't knock 'em til you try 'em<p>You know that reccurring sex dream you have about getting it on under the stars with your partner (or, you know, Ryan Gosling)? Well we think you should totally make that a reality—the outdoors part that is. And we’re not the only ones. Expanding your sexual …

7 Makeup Mistakes You’re Making

Master these easy fixes for a gorgeous face.<p>With makeup getting smarter by the day, it’s no surprise that the tips and tricks for the best ways to apply it are, too. We asked Chicago makeup artist Krystyn Johnson what mistakes she sees women making and exactly how to remedy them. Whether it …

7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emotional wellness. They are lifelong in that one romantic chapter can cause an impression for the rest of our years. A ruptured friendship may leave us …

40 Must-Try Asian-Inspired Noodle Dishes

Whether you’re slurping them up at a local fusion hot spot or straight out of a takeout box, Asian noodles make the perfect cold-weather comfort food. Don’t feel like hitting the town or dialing for delivery? From pad Thai and pho to Singapore noodles and ramen soup, these 40 recipes are easy to …

16 Baked Dinner Recipes With 10 Ingredients or Less

From when we grab our morning coffee until the time we walk through our front door again, we are always on the go. Alwayyyyys. In the hustle and bustle of everything, it’s so easy to skip over a planned dinner or order takeout. Frozen meals and processed food no more. We bring you 16 baked dinners …

3 Essential Facts About the Male Orgasm

Want to ensure you're making your partner as happy as he's making you? Take these factors into consideration<p>Yes, talking about how to "please your man" can be seen as a bit retrograde, out of context. But that's not what we're talking about here. If what you're looking for is an equal partnership …

5 Steps for Doing More Without the Stress

Allocating work effectively and fairly across the members of your team is a critical success factor for any leader. Here are five steps to getting the most out of your people.<p>As the leader of a high-performing team, how you distribute and balance work across the members of that team is a critical …

Teaching My Daughter to Be An Advocate With The Teal Pumpkin Project

Tegan, who is 2, has been talking about Halloween since August.<p>I bought it up on a rainy day as we watched water run down the windows, saying how the tree limbs seemed to dance. We talked about how it'd be fall soon. How the leaves would change color, fall and dry, and tell us in a quiet way that …