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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 …

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13 Turkey Burgers That Will Make You Forget About Beef

<i>Header image: Guacamole Turkey Burger</i>We constantly find ourselves asking the question why no love for the Turkey Burger? It’s cheap, lean and far …

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6 Ways You're Working for Free

As technology evolves, many of us are picking up more and more "jobs" that we aren't getting paid for.<p>"Shadow work" is my term for all the unpaid jobs we do on behalf of businesses and organizations. Few of us recognize shadow work, even as we pump our own gas, scan and bag our own groceries, …

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11 Secrets Men Keep from Their Girlfriends

<b>We occasionally check out other women.</b> Oh come on—don't act surprised. I'm sure you don't have blinders on. Even married women drool at the site of David Beckham's tattooed torso. Can we all just accept the fact that there's still something in our brains that lights up when we see a healthy …

Takeout-Style Kung Pao Chicken (Diced Chicken With Peppers and Peanuts) Recipe

As much as I now love real-deal Sichuan kung-pao chicken, my absolute favorite Chinese dish as a kid was this mildly spiced Americanized version—and to be honest, I still love it today. Just because it's a Chinese-American standard, complete with slightly-gloppy-sauce and mild heat doesn't make …

How to Make Takeout-Style Kung Pao Chicken

As you are reading this, I will most likely have just finished the Chinese leg of my 2 1/2-month trip around Asia, my mouth still numb and tingly from the vats of mapo tofu, <i>shuiziu yu</i>, and <i>gonbao jiding</i> I wolfed down in Sichuan. As a kid, though, my absolute favorite Chinese dish—takeout-style kung …

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

<b>1. Watching A Boring TV Show</b><br>A recent study found that people who have a television in their bedroom have twice as much sex as those who don't. Of course, some of this is due to dirty movies, with 37 percent of partners admitting to this guilty pleasure. However, 29 percent said being in the middle …

7 Reasons to Have More Sex

Science says to, after all.<p>Need to reduce stress? Burn calories? Cure a headache? Well, sex can do all those things. Yes, REALLY. This BuzzFeed video explains the health benefits that naturally come along with doing the deed. Win!<p>Plus, the video features some cute kittens. Watch, below:

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

Is This the Most Calming and Ethereal Bathroom You've Ever Seen?

A soothing, fluid space.<p>When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug designed this soothing, fluid space in Boston, Massachusetts, they were inspired by something truly elemental: water.

How to Get Back on the Workout Wagon

Lofty goals like losing 30 pounds can seem insurmountable. Instead, give yourself a goal that’s so doable you can’t fail, says Dan John, a strength coach in Salt Lake City, Utah and author of <i>Intervention</i>.<p>For instance, shoot for increasing your chinup max by one rep or running a minute longer than …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom <i>and</i> lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, it's smart to make your morning meal count. Hit your goals in no time with these tasty, zero-deprivation tactics, all of which have been proven by …

Recipe: Full Watermelon Jell-O Shots

Every once in a while, I come across a booze-related idea that’s so good that I absolutely must share it before noon. This full watermelon Jell-O shots recipe from BuzzFeed is just such an idea. (I mean, you need plenty of time for the Jello-O to set if you’re going to have them tonight, …

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The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

The Weird Sign You're Perfect For Each Other

For the first study, the researchers analyzed speed dates between 40 men and 40 women. Surprisingly, the people who used similar function words were more likely to report being into each other at the end of the date. In the second study, researchers analyzed instant message conversations between 86 …

11 Low-Calorie Snacks You Haven’t Thought Of

Surprisingly healthy snacks you NEED to try<p>It’s easy to get sick of your go-to snacks, especially if you eat the same things every day. These new snacks will add variety to your munchies to keep you feeling satisfied (and never bored). And you’d never guess that each clocks in under 200 calories.<p>1 …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

<b>Processed and/or Canned Meat or Cheese</b><br>"I particularly avoid those that are made with additional thickeners, preservatives, sugar, or a high content of preservatives. Animal products (and food products in general) that have to sit on a shelf inherently require a decent amount of processing to …

3 (Sometimes Harsh) Realities Of What Makes A Healthy, Successful Relationship

1. You always want the best for each other.<p>This one can be tricky. While most people will insist that they always “want the best” for their partner, …

How To Make Stunning Glow Jars For Outdoor Parties

This is a post I had to share. What a cool looking addition to an outdoor party – glow jars.<p>They are easy to make, just like the LED canning jar …

10 Awesome Weight-Loss Tips From Women Who've Transformed Their Bodies

9 Awesome Weight-Loss Tips From Women Who've Transformed Their Bodies<p>Because they know exactly what you're going through<p>Jennifer Tallman<p>Slimming down isn't easy—it takes time and commitment to reach your weight-loss goals. That said, it's definitely not <i>impossible</i>. But don't take our word for it. …

Forget The Traditional Look – Modern Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Need a little more curb appeal to make a statement with your home? Perhaps a manicured front yard can do the trick. Make an outstanding first …

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How-To: Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create your own colorful maritime-inspired accessories with this beginner-friendly tutorial for making nautical knot bracelets that Clare McGibbon shared on the Etsy blog.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

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7 'Healthy' Ingredients That Are Making You Gain Weight

<b>Gluten-Free Products</b><br>First it was "fat-free." Then, it was "low-carb." Now, "gluten-free" is showing up on all sorts of food products. "There's nothing necessarily healthier about gluten-free pasta when compared to regular pasta," says London. "In fact, it's likely lower in protein and fiber than …

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

6 Ways to Perfect Your Quesadilla

The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite. We loved the earthy-flavored, chewy-crisp tortillas, the gooey filling of melted cheese, the sting of the jalapeños. In true American fashion, we made Mexico's "grilled cheese sandwich" our own, piling …

5 Strange Hangover Cures That Really Work

The <i>Perfect Hangover Cure</i> is the sort of thing that people argue over with zeal usually reserved for politics and religion. Probably because a bad hangover feels just as much like a matter of life and death.<p>But it's not only people that can't agree on what works and what doesn't—entire cultures have …

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Ultimate Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry milkshakes are delicious when they are done well. A milkshake should be flavorful and indulgent, as well as the perfect way to treat …

Grilled Zucchini and Ricotta Flatbread

4 Servings<p>The only way to make flatbread even better? Grill it.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>2 large zucchini (about 1 lb.), sliced lengthwise ¼” thick<p>1 bunch scallions, trimmed (about 6 oz.)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1 pound prepared pizza …

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What to Pack for an Office Snack

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: We've conquered the desk lunch, now it's time to upgrade the office snack.</i><p>A …

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