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You're Neglecting This Body Part During Your Workouts—and It Could Be Dangerous

Use these moves to prevent poor lower-body mechanics and injury.<p>Rarely do you see a workout specifically designed for your ankles, right? But that’s crazy to me because your ankles are so, so important. The ankle joint is essentially the middleman between your foot and the rest of your body.<p>Some …

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How to delete mysterious ‘other’ data from your iPhone and iPad

There’s nothing more frustrating than a beautiful iPhone that has zero GB of storage left. Especially when you see that a lot of room is actually taken up by a mysterious “other” section that just seems to grow bigger over time.<p>In today’s handy video, I’m going to show you a few quick methods to …

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

My Top Ten Most Anticipated Books of 2015

If you're looking for a reason to get excited for the New Year, I've got ten for you: Ten books that I personally can't wait to break open over the course of 2015. Here they are. Happy reading!<p>1. <b>The Witch of Painted Sorrows, by MJ Rose:</b><p><i>The New York Times</i>' bestselling author returns with what is …

40 Trip-Inspiring Images of France

We love France more than ever and we stand with its brave citizens. From blue-and-white striped umbrellas on the beaches of Nice to the vibrant …

14 Overrated Tourist Attractions Around The World — And Where To Go Instead

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see.<p>And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren't worth seeing at all.<p>Inspired by this Reddit list of overrated tourist destinations, we wanted to round up some of the biggest …

Hate Open Shelving? These 15 Kitchens Might Convince You Otherwise

Kitchens

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Bedside Tables

Designer Markham Roberts's advice.<p>"A good bedside table is as important as a comfortable bed," says decorator Markham Roberts, who includes many great examples in his new book, <i>Decorating the Way I See It</i>. "Sure, they should enhance the decor of the room, but they're really all about function. The …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

How to Grow Your Own Organic Food in Small Spaces

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>You probably know already that organic foods are good for you. The major problem most people have with organic food is the expense. …

5 of the Healthiest and Most Affordable Foods Available

Processed foods may be convenient, but they will not necessarily save you money—especially not if you count the cost of added healthcare expenses …

5 Foods That Give You TONS of Energy

Afternoon slumps are no match for these energizing eats.<p>Struggling to focus by the end of the workday? Can't seem to get yourself to the gym in the evenings because you're just too drained? We've all been there. Sneaky energy-suckers could be part of the reason you’re dragging—but you can perk up …

Your Guide to Stocking the Bar

An insider's look at curating the best cocktail situation for your holiday fetes.<p>John McCarthy is an independent bartender for NYC imbibing meccas Cedar Local and Bathtub Gin and a cocktail consultant for new watering holes. The man has a passion for a well-built cocktail menu, so we'd gleefully …

The Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: The quickest -- and most delicious -- way to make it</i> not <i>feel like November.</i><p>Margaritas -- like fried …

14 Crowd-Pleasing Family Meals from the Slow Cooker

Even if you’re the world’s most avid home cook, let’s be honest: Between work, family commitments, and now, holiday shopping, sometimes you just need …

21 Homemade Gifts You Should Make Over the Long Weekend

I adore the weekend after Thanksgiving. It's long and replete with leftovers, and it's also when I get seriously excited about planning holiday …

Your 2014 Guide to Hot Cyber Monday Deals

Attention cyber shoppers! Cyber Monday 2014 has arrived and with it a wide range of deals on anything you could possibly have on your holiday …

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

Running 101

Take these simple steps to become a runner.<p>For the past two years, I've been teaching a class for beginning runners at the University of Oregon. But this is no typical college course, because we spend more time running together than discussing and debating.<p>The class meets twice a week for 50 …

Marathons

Clever, Cute, & (Not Too) Scary: DIY Halloween Decorations That Won't Frighten Kiddos

Is decorating for Halloween an epic affair in your house? I've always wanted to put up some big decorations for the holiday but never seem to get …

Why Minneapolis’ beautiful bike freeways are totally the best

I had been biking around Minneapolis for several days before I realized what was missing. It was a pleasant city, even though I was lost a lot, …

Start Losing Weight Now With These 100 Tips

Losing weight is a journey made up of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by little.

Healthy Eating

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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5 Tasty Desserts With 150 Calories…or Less

As delectable as they are guiltless, these sweets take deprivation off the menu<p>File this under "duh": A recent survey confirmed that dessert is a major obstacle to weight loss. However, it wasn't referring to the treats in this story. Perfectly sized, they keep calories and cravings in check while …

Stop the Sugar Bomb! How to Blend a Weight-Loss-Approved Smoothie

Smoothies are a simple and easy way to load up on healthy ingredients in one tall glass, but the sky-high sugar content in many blends can make your jaw drop. For example, while delicious, a large banana blended into your smoothie accounts for over 20 grams of sugar!<p>Yes, naturally occurring sugars, …

Crisp Baked Tofu

We’re always freaking out about what to eat for dinner. Not on the weekend, on the weekend we enjoy the question, but during the week it is another …

9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

Cleaning

Broiled Asian-Style Flat Iron Steak

5 stars based on 33 votes<p>Flat iron steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef for home cooking. It’s similar to flank or skirt steak, only much more …