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The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

I Haven't Eaten for 3 Days and It's Amazing

It's Sunday and the last food I ate was lunch Thursday. I've ingested only water for 72 hours and the experience is life-changing.<p>I love food, but I have eaten nothing and drank only water for the past 72 hours.<p>Why?<p>Partly because I kept hearing from friends and the media that they enjoyed fasting. …

Hudson River

Anthony Scaramucci was remarkably candid with Stephen Colbert

Finally a former aide to President Trump is speaking candidly. At least a little.<p>Anthony Scaramucci, who lasted just 10 days as White House communications director, isn't exactly on a rampage, but he has been willing to criticize Trump and members of the president's team since being ousted two …

Are Kids Getting Too Many Vaccines?

Political leaders and parents have expressed concerns that young children are getting too many vaccines, often for diseases that aren’t raging …

Trump Crowd Size Estimate May Involve 'The Power Of Positive Thinking'

To understand how President Trump could look out at the National Mall as he delivered his inaugural address and see what "looked liked a million and a half people. Whatever it was, it was, but it went all the way back to the Washington Monument," it may be instructive to read the words of a man …

The Best Chicken Marinade - with yoyomax12

The best way to motivate your kids, according to a behavioral economist

In other ways, kids are just mini-adults. Motivation is a key example of this similarity: The things that encourage us to perform better at work are the same things that encourage them to do well in school and beyond.<p>That's according to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics …

There’s A Reason This Easy Cheesecake Recipe Is Going Viral

Game. Changer.<p>Cheesecake, in its most traditional form, can be quite the labor of love. Not only is it time consuming and fragile (there’s a very real crack risk), the recipes themselves can be extremely complicated.<p>This, friends, is not one of those recipes.<p>A Japanese cheesecake recipe, shared by …

Agua fresca, refreshing and easy to make at home, takes off in Chicago

'Agua fresca.” Even saying it conjures visions of sandy vistas, straw hats blocking out tropical sun, and technicolor Collins glasses sweating beads of condensation.<p>The name is translated as “fresh water,” but the drink is so much more than simple H20. The basic formula: Use water as your base and …

Have You Always Wanted KFC’s Secret Recipe? Because This Really Seems To Be It

Forget that extra crispy sunscreen that KFC released the other day, there’s more important chicken news to fry. According to the Chicago Tribune, KFC’s highly coveted original recipe may very well have been revealed in the most casual way imaginable and we’re here to bring it to you!<p>During an …

Spices

Grilled Strip Steaks with Onion Wedges

• Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Brush the steaks and onion wedges with oil and season with salt and pepper. Using tongs, rub 1 of the onion wedges all over the grate or grill pan. Add the steaks and remaining onion wedges to the grill, cover and cook over moderately high heat, turning once, …

Cooking

Classic Italian Cacio e Pepe Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Although cacio e pepe is merrily served all over Rome as a quick and easy dish, the technique for making it right is a little tricky. The key is to emulsify the cheese into a little bit of reserved starchy pasta cooking water so you get a creamy, luscious sauce that coats the pasta. …

Comedian says THE MOST OBVIOUS THING ABOUT TRUMP that no one else has thought of!

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies went viral with his impassioned—and hilariously funny—rant about gun control “Guns Are Not Protection” from his …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Barbeque Recipe

"Make sure you have extra buns on hand because people will be going back for more. Excellent the next day for leftovers. Serve with your favorite …

Watch: How to Build Your Own At-Home Carbonation System

Tips-and-tricks guru <b>Clifford Endo</b> is the master when it comes to kitchen hacks, from converting an ordinary backyard grill into a smoker fit for the best rack of ribs, to speeding up the pickling process from hours to mere minutes with the help of a whipping canister. This week on You Can Do This!, …

DIY

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

The Brain

10 Asian-Inspired Summer Meals

This summer, enjoy the vibrant flavors of Asia without ever leaving your own kitchen. From Asian BBQ Chicken to Shrimp Pad Thai, all of these dinners are fun, fast and fuss-free.<p><b>1. Asian BBQ Chicken</b><p>Think of this dish as Chicken Teriyaki with a South Asian flair, or India meets the other flavors of …

How to really spice up your skirt steak

Founded by Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz, New York City's Num Pang sandwich shop has emerged in recent years as a place to go for some of the tastiest, most savory sandwiches out there.<p>The restaurant, which has expanded to multiple locations throughout the city, has its roots in Cambodian cuisine, …

Lionel Messi's nutritional secrets revealed

After Argentina lost the final of the 2014 World Cup to Germany, many blamed team captain Lionel Messi for the result.<p>Some said the star striker, who …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

Small Business

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years

We know that exercise is good for the body and the brain. But actually <i>being</i> physically active, at least on a regular basis, isn’t always easy.<p>For …

The Brain

The fermented Mexican fruit drink that smells like winter holidays

A waste-nothing approach might be the reason pre-Columbian Mexicans first brewed tepache (“drink made from corn”), the fermented, mildly alcoholic drink that modern Mexican street vendors often make with the meat of the pineapple and its rind, piloncillo (unrefined cane sugar), spices such as …

The biggest secret to learning a new language, according to a CEO who speaks 7

You put in tons of effort, but it just feels impossible to move off the plateau?<p>You have a large vocabulary, and you understand a lot but when it comes to speaking, you keep wondering why you can't sound like a native speaker?<p>Well, I had the same feeling with English when I started to learn it many …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain