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Unbelievable Realist Paintings of Women Underwater Look Like Photos

Matt Story's paintings look like frozen memories.<p>Recalling both idyllic summer days at the pool, New York-based painter Matt Story captures many facets of the underwater world with an eerie accuracy just shy of hyperrealism in his new show at Robert Lange Studios, <i>Water</i>. The collection depicts women …

Researchers Discover a Natural Food Additive That Blocks Skin Cancer Cells

So much better than sunscreen.<p>Researchers have discovered some rather special properties in the natural food additive, annatto: properties that can …

How to Insulate a Garage Door

Garage door insulation can make your life warmer, cooler, and quieter. It lowers energy bills, acts as a barrier between you and street noise, and …

Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

How to make your Xbox One faster (and make Fallout 4 better)

It's never been so clear to me that Microsoft and Sony should have released the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with modern solid state drives rather than the older tech both companies decided to include with their most recent consoles. And it's <i>Fallout 4</i>'s fault.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a really great game. I like …

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30 Gorgeous Kitchen Cabinets For An Elegant Interior Decor Part 2 Glass Cabinets

There is something elegant and chic about glass kitchen cabinets. They seem to open everything up to look more spacious and the room more …

25 Refined Ways To Use Molding In Your Home Décor

If you think that molding is too old-fashioned and not modern, that decorating with it isn’t trendy today, you are wrong. Molding can easily make any …

The 11 Best Breakfast Sandwiches In The Country

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Sara Norris/Thrillist</i><p>Breakfast comes in many different shapes and sizes, but the king of them all is the breakfast sandwich. It rules over the realm of morning meals, incorporating whatever ingredients it damn well pleases. The only bounds it knows are its book-ending slabs …

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Seven Tests of True Strength

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10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

Workouts

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

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Our 20 Best Pear Recipes Because Apple Shouldn't Have All the Fun

Although autumn may mean you have to store away the strawberry recipes, it doesn't mean you have to give up on fruit. Pears are severely underrated: …

Bring These Sandwiches To Work, Save Tons Of Money

Packing a lunch is a lot harder than it sounds. First you have to remember to buy the groceries. Next, you have to carve out time in the mornings to make it happen. And then, you have to think of something to make that you'll actually want to eat come lunch time. It's a drag, we know. But it's one …

NFL Picks Week 8: Updated Lines and Final-Score Predictions for All Games

Bettors will take notice that the NFL Week 8 offerings from Las Vegas are mostly a little too close for comfort.<p>Some call it parity, but for one reason or another, this season has not been kind to bettors or the house as upsets routinely pepper the schedule and throw everyone for a loop. Take the …

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Recalls this week: smoke alarms, generators

More than 1 million smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled because a power outage could render them useless. Inflatable rubber tubes …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

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KTRK Houston and Southeast Texas News

Southeast Texas<p>One Minute Weather: Breaking more records<p>Can you clean up a lava flow? It's possible (but not easy)<p>Hawaii volcano prompts 'ring of …

US weighs curbing deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from …

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Make This Week

Each recipe serves two hungry people with too much self-respect to survive on ramen and Easy Mac.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so, but know that …

Space-Born Jellyfish Hate Life On Earth

Space babies get major vertigo on Earth after a microgravity childhood.<p>A warning for future space colonizers: Babies born in space might not ever figure out how to deal with gravity. Jellyfish babies, at least, have to deal with massive vertigo on Earth after spending their first few days in …