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BJP MP plans religious conversions at Christmas

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - A Hindu priest-turned-lawmaker vowed on Friday to convert hundreds of Muslims and Christians to Hinduism on Christmas Day, despite a police investigation into an earlier round of conversions.<p>A man takes part in a religion conversion ceremony from Christianity to Hinduism …

If You Want To Have Kids Soon.. These 11 Steps Will Turn You Into A Super Parent. (Especially #4)

Bunmi Laditan writes for <i>The Huffington Post</i>, <i>Parenting</i>, and <i>Mommyish</i>. She’s also the author of <i>The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Life.</i><p>The married, …

5 Gross Guy Habits That Are Good for You

May your snot rockets fly—in private, of course<p>While some male tendencies are just plain gross—rocking the same pair of undies for a week straight, or leaving toenail clippings to linger on the coffee table—other nasty habits actually boast health benefits, like the five below. So go ahead, fart …

The Easiest Way to Look Tough

You don’t need a motorcycle to complete this cool outfit<p>Sad <i>Son’s of Anarchy</i> has come to a close? We are, too. Luckily, with this look you can pay tribute to Samcro in style. Outfit yourself in these tough guy-inspired pieces to add a little bit of edge to your winter wardrobe.<p>Ring: David …

The Best Out-of-Context Celebrity Quotes of 2014

Sage words of wisdom from the stars we interviewed this year<p>The past year has been a big one for <i>Men's Health</i>. We've interviewed some of the most gifted actors, fittest athletes, and talented musicians on the planet. We even put a reader on our cover! These men offered up life-changing advice and …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

The Fit Drinker

Now that the holiday parties and feasts are all over, it's time to hit the gym and get back to your normal workout routine. But to make getting -- and staying -- in shape a bit more fun (and boozy), we found some great gear and events any drinker would love.<p>And to help you out, we also got a few …

Famous TV Restaurants

Earlier this week, folks got very excited when Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander were spotted filming something secretive inside NYC's <b>Tom's Restaurant</b>, and today, <i>Rolling Stone</i> floats the rumor that the duo was on-site to <b>film a Super Bowl commercial</b>. Tom's, of course, was made infamous thanks to …

The Shredded Chef

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Matthews<p>INTRODUCING THE #1 BESTSELLING HEALTHY COOKBOOK WITH OVER 100,000 COPIES SOLD!<p><b>If you want to build a body you can be proud of without starving or depriving yourself of all the foods you actually like...then you want to read this book.</b><p>What if I told you that just about …

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The Most Important Thing I Will Do for My Children This Year

<i>Me:</i> Jayden, I want you to make a list of things that you'd like to do together. Just me and you. We're going to do one thing each month. So, list 12 activities in total.<p><i>Young one:</i> Why? What for?<p><i>Me:</i> Because I want us to hang out. And have fun together.<p><i>Young one:</i> Why? You want to spend time with me? …

6 Reasons to Have 6 Kids

When people hear that I have six kids, the reaction is usually entertaining. Sure, there are some days when I wonder what I've gotten myself into, worry about the world they'll inherit and consider the environmental footprint of a family like mine. But most of the time, I just celebrate how awesome …

And the World's Worst Mom Award Goes To...

Did you ever have one of those mornings where, despite your best intentions, you screwed up and you are guilt-ridden the rest of the day? I recently had a day like that. It all started with a 90-minute school delay. I actually like a school delay on occasion; it gives both me and my kids a chance …

Parents: Teach Your Tweens and Teens About Money

We want our children to grow up to be financially literate, and it's up to parents to make this happen -- kids just aren't being taught in school. Only 16 states require students to be tested on economics, and only four states require high school graduates to complete a one semester course in …

8 Unique Reasons You'll Be Happy You Had Children

Are you thinking about having children or have small children and think you may have bitten off more than you can chew? Every one has a slightly different experience with raising children but at the end of the day it all feels the same, exhausting. Sometimes I think my experience is unique and …

5 Things I'd Really Like People With No Kids To Know

I'm sure we've all read handfuls of articles, blog posts or memoirs lamenting the things we wished we could go back and tell ourselves before we had children. There are countless lists of "Things I'd Like To Tell My Pregnant Friends" and other similar articles circulating around the web, causing …

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What You Need to Know About Your Youngest Child

Your youngest child might have his older siblings to thank for some of his personality traits. Watch this video to find out why.<p>The youngest child loves her role as the pampered baby of the family. But when mom and dad stretched so thin, she's liable to be swept along to older kids' basketball …

What Can Eminem Teach Us About Worry and Fear?

I walk through the door after work and hear my three kids, ages 9, 11 and 13, and my wife, belting out at the top of their lungs...<p><i>I'm friends with the monster That's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head You're trying to save me Stop holding your breath And you think I'm crazy</i> …

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Helping Kids Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

If you asked me to describe my kids' eating styles, I'd say this: my older son is sweet and my younger son salty. I say this because my 15 –year-old is like the Candy Man. He loves cookies, cake, candy, chocolate and everything sweet. My 11-year-old, however, is more of a chip lover. He will eat …

Gays At Sochi Olympics Won't Be Persecuted, But Must 'Leave Children Alone,' Says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia will welcome all athletes and visitors at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi irrespective of their sexual orientation.<p>"People have different sexual orientations. We will welcome all athletes and all guests of the Olympics," Putin told …

China protest singer Cui Jian pulls out of TV gala

<b>Chinese singer Cui Jian, one of whose songs became an anthem of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has pulled out of a major show on state TV.</b><p>He had been due to play at China's Spring Festival Gala, which draws a TV audience of hundreds of millions.<p>His manager You You said that he withdrew after …

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Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests in two years

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1045000/1045079_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534561628_248bb5d25ea1baa52234e33eac8df03f<p><b>Close to 400 priests were defrocked in only two years by the former Pope Benedict XVI over claims of child abuse, the Vatican has confirmed.</b><p>The …

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Sandra Bullock's Reaction To An Oscar Nod Is One That All Moms Will Definitely Understand

Being nominated for an Academy Award is, obviously, a huge honor that puts actors and actresses on a whole new level professionally. But, when you're also a parent, Oscar doesn't change much.<p>Sandra Bullock told the New York Times, in reference to her Best Actress nomination for "Gravity":<p>“I don’t …

5 Predictions for Barbecue in 2014 (And Recipes to Get You Started)

The pundits have predicted political upheavals for 2014. The market soothsayers have hedged their bets on the coming year's investments. Admittedly, the future of barbecue isn't as weighty as politics or high finance, but it certainly does more to further the cause of human happiness.<p>I believe that …

Pump Up Her Sex Drive

All it takes is a trip to the gym<p>Work out with your woman: Ladies who hit the gym before getting busy have a better time in bed, says new research from the Kinsey Institute.<p>Women who were experiencing an antidepressant-induced drop in their sex drives were split up into two groups: some worked out …

5 Things Bosses Should Never Do

You may have a corner office, a big paycheck, or a political following, but these flubs will plummet your appeal—and fast track you to the front door<p>Near the top of the list of boss no-nos sits this one: Don’t settle old scores. But if the mounting evidence turns out to be true, someone should have …

4 Sex Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor

Awkward? Yes. But your penis will thank you<p>Turns out, doctors are just as skittish as teens about having “the talk.” Physicians spend an average of just 36 seconds discussing sexuality with young patients, according to a new Duke University study.<p>And while you may not be 16 anymore, there’s a good …