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Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in February

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best, plus, see the 9 best fashion documentaries on Netflix.<p><b>1) King Arthur (2004)</b><p>The classic legend comes to life, this time taking place during the Roman Empire rather than Medieval times.<p><b>2)</b> …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? Wrong! Turns out you can burn serious calories and work every muscle from head to toe with this fat-blasting circuit from Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

Sex Tips: Sex Moves Women Want

This isn't your typical blog post, ladies. This here is a PSA to all men. Post it on your fridge, share it on social media, scream it from the mountain tops—or just bring your partner to your computer screen and tell him to take notes!<p><b>Pay attention to all—or at least a few—of our erogenous zones.</b> …

USFS to Charge Photographers for Wilderness Shots

The U.S. Forest Service is looking to cement regulations on the media’s right to take photos and shoot video on federally designated wilderness land. A new rule that is set to be finalized later this year would require any reporter, photographer, or videographer on the 36 million acres of …

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Mounds Brownies Recipe - In Katrina's Kitchen

Nov<p>24<p>These Mounds Brownies taste just like the candy bar. Start with a boxed brownie mix and end with a can of frosting, but the middle is totally …

Dessert

Japanese dolphin hunt spurs social media outrage

The annual dolphin hunt at Taiji Cove in Japan continued Sunday, despite calls from conservationists for the practice to stop.<p>The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a Washington state-based non-profit marine wildlife conservation group, said on its Facebook page Sunday that more than 200 dolphins …

Tone It Up in 2 Weeks: Your Mid-January Super-Charged Workout Plan

Fell off the weight-loss resolution wagon? Well, lace up those sneakers and get back at it—Tone It Up founders Karena and Katrina are here to help. The gurus behind Bravo's new <i>Toned Up</i> show designed this super-charged workout just for us. Follow this fun, effective two-week plan and you'll sculpt …

Make These Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies for a Healthy, Sweet Treat

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flaxseeds and water; mix well and set aside to form a gel (which acts as a vegan egg-binder) for 5 minutes.<p>2. Then add remaining ingredients; mix well to combine. Place in fridge for 40 minutes to chill.<p>3. Remove from fridge and place …

7 Fat Loss Superfoods That Live Up to Their Hype

I honestly can't remember what food, but this woman was waxing poetic about its numerous benefits. I was at a dinner party having a conversation with another nutritionist, trying to tune her out, but this woman became so impassionate about this "miracle food" she was practically shouting.<p>Seems that …

One-Stop Shop: Jeff Bezos Wants You To Buy 'Everything' On Amazon

In his new book <i>The Everything Store</i>, Brad Stone chronicles how Amazon became an "innovative, disruptive, and often polarizing technology powerhouse." He writes that Amazon was among the first to realize the potential of the Internet and that the company "ended up forever changing the way we shop …

Top 10 Summer Wines

Summer calls for lighter wines that won't weigh you down. From crisp sparklers and aromatic whites to refreshing rosés and sweet dessert wines, GAYOT's Top 10 Summer Wines are perfect for al fresco dining.<p><b>SPARKLING</b><p><b>No 1 Family Estate Number 8 Cuvée</b><p><b>Marlborough, New Zealand</b><p><b>Price:</b> $20<p>Apart from its …

The Great Outdoors: Shop Chic Fitness Gear

Shop the goods to get moving.<p>Sometimes all we need for the motivation to embrace fitness is some new gear. We're keeping our workouts summer ready, from yoga on the sand to stand-up paddling, old school wave-catching and cycling — so we shopped the goods to get moving. See what's happening in yoga …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa