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How to Stay Low Carb -- Little or No Cooking Required

Learn the tricks to staying low carb when you don't want to cook. What if you like cooking, but just barely? These top tips are just the ticket to staying on track -- without spending too much time in the kitchen. Little or no cooking required.<p>Low Carb Snacks -- there are certain low carb snacks …

Hormone Causes Decline in Cognition After Social Stress

<i>Summary: Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>How does stress influence our cognitive</b> …

Here’s Another Good Reason Not to Be Scared of Carbs | Women's Health

But even the Ghost of Paleo Present can't stop a growing group of scientists and food manufacturers from declaring that carbs may actually help us burn fat better—and by carbs, they mean resistant starch (RS) carbohydrates.<p><b>Why These Carbs Rock</b><br>Though most people haven't heard of them, more experts …

CIA chief 'poisoned by Pakistan spies' after Osama bin Laden raid

The CIA director who oversaw the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden suspected that he was poisoned by Pakistani spies weeks later, according to a new report.<p>Mark Kelton, the agency’s Pakistan chief in 2011, was pulled out of Islamabad suffering from a violent stomach illness two months after the …

Pakistan

Favorite Weight Watchers Recipes - Genius Kitchen

recipe<p>"This soup is absolutely wonderful. I can't believe it's 0 points — the flavor is amazing." -Sunshine 79'<p>recipe<p>"It is hard to believe that this …

Cooking

17 Recipes for the First Fresh Strawberries of the Year

One summer while I was in college, I got a call from a friend who worked at a local community garden. The strawberry patch was overflowing, and they needed help picking the fruit before it started to rot. Not one to let good (and free) food go to waste, I headed over to the garden. My friend was …

Where to start your marriage off right

For newlyweds who want to explore more unexpected territory, these places will keep the adventure alive long past your walk down the aisle.<p>With all the planning necessary to pull off a wedding, it's no wonder many newlyweds choose relaxing, beachy climates like Mexico, the Mediterranean or the …

Ho Chi Minh City

The 5 Benefits Of Being A Dog Owner After Age 50

Cat lovers need not apply.<p>Besides being cute and cuddly, man's best friend also offers health benefits to those facing the challenges that can come with age. Read on to find out how a pup can improve your life.<p><b>1. They help fight loneliness.</b><p>According to a 2012 report by the Administration on Aging, …

Pets

This Is the Only Taco Recipe You Need This Cinco de Mayo

Sure, Cinco de Mayo has a historic significance, but it’s also a great excuse to indulge in your favorite Mexican recipes. And what better way to …

Builder's tiny houses caught in a mortgage quagmire

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Three years ago, Christoph Kesting built a tiny home for himself in Guelph, Ont., using a standard shipping container as the base. Then, after selling it – the buyer ended up moving it across the province …

A new movement that uses science to trick your brain could revolutionize how we eat

Some researchers even argue that it was the invention of fire that allowed humans to develop our big brains, because it meant we no longer had to spend all day chewing and digesting raw food.<p>Scientists are now starting to figure out that your brain likely has more to do with the flavor of food than …

Mansions To Rent For A Dirt-Cheap Friends Getaway

The dilemma: You want to take an unforgettable vacation with a bunch of your besties, but you need it to be affordable. You already learned the hard …

Hostels

Does ‘staging’ a home lure buyers into paying more?

Plastic surgery might improve one’s looks. But so might a little makeup. When it comes to making your house more attractive to prospective buyers, …

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

6 Rules for Living Frugally

Understand the difference between a want and a need.<p>We humans have a knack for complicating the simplest of ideas. Our lives are filled with …

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Bacon and Gorgonzola • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Garnish is generally the afterthought for the home cook, a sprinkle of herbs to add a splash of color to the dish, a swirl of sauce for a …

Cauliflower Soup Recipe

<i>This cauliflower soup made rich with cream and cheese is ridiculously silky, easy to make, and tastes wicked spectacular.</i>Adapted from Brendan Collins …

Soup

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

<i>BY BON APPÉTIT</i><p>Credit: Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>What's the difference between us and a professional chef tossing food …

Navy investigation into how U.S. sailors were detained by Iran reaches top admirals

The findings of the Navy’s investigation into how 10 U.S. sailors were detained by Iranian forces after drifting into the country’s territorial waters have been forwarded to the service’s top officers, moving the U.S. military closer to disclosing more details about the case.<p>The incident has been …

Military

South Carolina house with major design flaw baffles the internet - Can you spot it?

• <b>A photograph of a house in South Carolina has left the web dumbfounded</b>• <b><br>It looks like the house was just built - but something went seriously wrong</b>• <b><br>Can</b> …

South Carolina

How to convert images to different file types on iPhone or iPad with The Image Converter

It comes up every so often where you may want to convert the file type of an image file stored on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.For example, …

App Store

Shipwrecked Trio Saved After Spelling Out 'Help' on Beach

Three mariners were rescued from an uninhabited Pacific island after a U.S Navy aircraft spotted the word "help" spelled using palm fronds on a sandy beach.<p>What was supposed to be a short trip between two Micronesian islands quickly turned into a "Gilligan’s Island"-style ordeal — but their “3-hour …

Rowing

Drop in Body Temperature Linked to Aging May Aggravate Features of Alzheimer's

<b>The drop in body temperature associated with aging could aggravate the main manifestations of Alzheimer’s, suggests a study published in the latest</b> …

9 Healthy Breakfasts for Two (Because the Morning After)

There are times in life when you have a breakfast buddy. Maybe it's a roommate or your significant other. Maybe it's someone you met last night. …

How to turn your spare room into the ultimate walk-in closet

Longing for a bigger closet?<p>Remember that rooms in your home don't have to be used the way they were originally intended. Get creative and convert a small room into the ultimate walk-in closet, says Egypt Sherrod, host of HGTV's Flipping <i>Virgins</i> and <i>Property Virgins</i>.<p>"Homes built before the 1980s just …

15 Tasty And Delicious Recipes You Must Try

From Proper Tasty to your belly.

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

European Travel

Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica!

A great surprise came when Tony asked me if I wanted to join as a participant on the TTL tour with Greentours – Natural History Holidaysto Costa Rica …

Costa Rica

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …