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49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Skye Gould/Tech InsiderCarrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. …

Wellness

These 15 Supplement Ingredients May Have Serious Health Risks

Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not regulated in a way that …

Weight Loss

6 Cocktails You Need To Make This Weekend

Time to make every hour a happy hour. Courtesy of our favorite W Hotels in Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Miami, we’re giving you the …

10 Vegetables That Actually Aren't That Good for You

The One Thing That Will Make Your Eggs Taste a Million Times Better

Hint: You're probably already making it as a side dish<p>Whenever you order scrambled eggs at a restaurant, they're fluffy and delicious, but when you …

Breakfast

10 Summer Foods You Should Never Eat

Some seasonal foods just aren't worth the risk.<p>Some of the best parts of summer are edible — and hey, no one's complaining.<p>But sometimes, indulging can interfere with your health: Even eating even small amounts of certain foods can harm your body and digestion in small but potentially cumulative …

This Gorgeous Cake Is Ridiculously Yummy..And It's Easy To Make!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Peach Upside Down Coffee Cake<p>Save<p>Have you ever looked at a beautiful dessert and just felt like it was so out of your …

From peppermint to oolong: the surprising health benefits of a cup of tea

Us Brits don't really need more of a reason to drink tea - but today (21 April) is National Tea Day, so there's an added incentive to put the kettle on.<p>The recent news that drinking camomile tea may help women live longer has got us thinking about the health benefits of our morning cuppa.<p>Here we …

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here's How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hues …

Alternative Medicine

Iceberg Lettuce Nutrition Facts

Iceberg lettuce is that plain pale green that's typically used in salads, tacos, and sandwiches. Although it's not as popular as tastier greens like …

Mediterranean Summer Vegetable Ratatouille Recipe

It's like the sun has been captured on your plate! This is similar to ratatouille but has a slightly different texture and flavors. It is great cold …

Introducing the 'Avocado Time Machine', designed to stop your favourite fruit turning brown

Everyone loves avocado, whether it's on toast or in a salad, but keeping them fresh and vividly green is one of the biggest challenges we face.<p>Naturo Technologies, based in Australia, has come up with a solution to our problem by slowing the browning process - without using chemicals.<p>The new …

The Power of Birth Order

How on earth did your kids turn out to be so different from each other? It may have to do with where they sit in the family tree.<p>Each time Elizabeth Moore returns from the supermarket, she expects her sons to help her unload groceries from the car. Her oldest, 13-year-old Jake, is always the first …

Anne Hathaway

Pictures of the Week 10.9.14

More questions swirl around NYC mayor's top aide

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to take questions Friday about the latest revelations surrounding an embattled top aide who has become a flashpoint in his strained relationship with the rank-and-file in the New York Police Department.<p>De Blasio didn't break stride as he walked past …

Suicide bomber attacks Afghan provincial police HQ, killing one | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attacker wearing a police uniform attacked a provincial police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one officer and wounding four other people, an official said.<p>The bombing in Helmand province is the latest by militants bent on weakening the Afghan …

Cops, Michael Brown Protesters Face Off at Saint Louis University

About 200 protesters gathered near Saint Louis University early Saturday morning as demonstrations over Michael Brown's death and other police shootings in Missouri spread. The protesters gathered on the south side of the university and tried to march down the Main Street, but were prevented by …

Justice
Alaska

Thousands of spiders 'bleed out of the walls' and force family from home

A family was driven from their suburban St Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.<p>Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 home overlooking two golf holes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring in October 2007. Soon after that, they …

Thousands protest police shootings in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shootings in the St. Louis area and nationwide.<p>The events remained peaceful but boisterous gatherings into the night. Vietnam-era peace activists, …

Elderly L.A. woman vanishes, is found alone in Maine four years later

Sarah Cheiker had lived in the small bungalow in the Fairfax district for decades, first with her mom and then by herself.<p>But one day in 2008 she vanished, and a bulldozer showed up to demolish her longtime home.<p>"I was shocked. We figured she was dead," said Jim Caccavo, who had been Cheiker's …

7 football players arrested in New Jersey hazing, sexual assault case

Seven high school football players have been arrested in a hazing scandal in central New Jersey, and three of them have been charged with sex crimes for assaults on freshman team members last month, prosecutors said.<p>Six of the defendants, whose identities were withheld because they are juveniles, …

Thousands protest police shootings in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shootings in the St. Louis area and nationwide.<p>The events remained peaceful but boisterous gatherings into the night. Vietnam-era peace activists, …

Law Enforcement

The Best Date Bars in Los Angeles

<i>L.A. is a notoriously difficult city to date in, so we thought we'd make it just a little bit easier by gathering a list of some of the best bars to</i> …

5 New Restaurants to Try in LA This Weekend

Culinary L.A. Springs New Life

Now that the days are getting longer and spring has sprung, here are some of the coolest things I've been enjoying around town.<p>With a new location on Sunset Boulevard across from the director's guild, 9021Pho is branching out again. Chef Kimmy Tang stays involved in each of her joints, ensuring …

Beverly Hills

The Best Chicken Salads in Los Angeles, Mapped

Taking a page from the classic Chinese chicken salad invented here in L.A. many decades ago, Take a Bao's has just the right balance of grilled chicken breast with wonton strings and crispy rice noodles for extra crunch, all tossed with a sesame ginger dressing. Without a doubt the most suggested …

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