Can you get the same health benefits in less than 10 minutes as you would from biking for hours? James Fell looks at the new workout that says yes. More »Is this 7-minute workout the answer to getting in shape?
Every two or three blocks on the avenues of downtown Brooklyn, a big old stone church rises from the ranks of the brownstones. A couple of weeks ago, my little boy Felix pulled his trike to the curb and squinted at the steeple of one. "What's that castle, Da-da?" "It's not a castle, it's a church." "What's a church?" "It's a place where people go to worship god." "What's god?" "God is a concept some people believe in. A creative force, I guess you'd say." "Huh." And with that, he rode on. ... More »Losing My Religion: Why I'm Raising My Child to Believe in Science, Not God
The fascinating, the gross, and the totally inexplicable things men like to do alone, courtesy of our spy, Aaron Traister. REDBOOK. 1. We (try to) fix things It sounds crazy: You've asked us repeatedly to deal with some D.I.Y. project, and when do we tackle it? When you're not even there to see. I'm more inclined to plaster the holes in the playroom (what are they doing up there-jousting?) if my wife, Karel, isn't around to needle me. Also, it helps when "someone" isn't hanging over your shoulder making "helpful" suggestions about how to "apply the plaster in the smoothest possible fashion. ... More »11 Things Men Do when You're Not Looking
Does crafting the latest recipe on Pinterest usually end in a melty, tasteless mess? Flannery Dean encourages you to embrace your domestic godlessness. More »If you can't darn a sock, you might have 'Pinterest stress'
Tank tops, shorts, and swimsuits… oh my! It's almost the end of May, which means you'll have to peel off your winter clothes soon. With a week until Memorial Day, here's one tweak you can do every day to look lighter and feel firmer. More »Get Swimsuit-Ready in 7 Days
Many high school seniors are 18 years old, but that doesn't mean they think like adults: according to neuroscientists, the area of the brain associated with reason and self-control doesn't fully mature until one's mid-20s. Maybe that's why seven kids at East Carter High School in Grayson Kentucky thought it would be funny to release 10,000 crickets into their school early last Thursday morning as a senior prank. According local WSAZ News, the seniors were not allowed to walk in their graduation ceremony on Saturday morning and would not receive their diplomas until they paid a $600 fine. More »Cricket Prank Bans Seniors from Graduation
By Leslie Pepper Hormones have a bad reputation. Feeling bloated? Cranky? Craving carbs? Blame it on that time of the month. But hormones provide a host of health benefits and can help you lose weight, sleep better and stay sharp. Learn five ways they can help you be your best-and how to harness their positive power. Photo by Getty Images.Soothe stress with endorphins HOW THEY HELP: These "feel-good" hormones can ease pain and create an overall sense of well-being.Kick up the heat. Spicy foods can activate the nerve endings on your tongue that prompt your body to produce endorphins. ... More »5 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight and Feel Great
When the Navy announced last month that federal budget cuts had left no money for Fleet Week, and that it would be cancelled for the first time since the festival began in 1984, the sound of breaking hearts echoed up and down the West Side of Manhattan. More »With No Fleet Week, New York’s Single Women Mourn
Incorporate this superfood into your diet to lose weight, improve your immune system, and get a healthy dose of vitamin D. More »Eat This to Burn Fat & Boost Your Immune System
The Four of Chalices card reversed suggests that you may be expecting an offer to remain indefinitely, but ignoring the facts of the matter might not bring the results you anticipate, and could lead to regret. Yet reaching out or accepting a compassionate and sincere offer of love, support or commitment could renew hope and passion and bring reconciliation. This could be a second chance to put the brakes on self-pity, come out of a romantic slump and rejoin life. Otherwise unresolved issues or fears may come to a head as dissatisfaction and longing become more difficult to hide. ... More »Astrology.Com Daily Love Tarot - Tuesday May 21, 2013
The denim cutoffs can wait. More »It's Still Spring, People: 4 Summery Things You Shouldn't Be Wearing Yet
officefinalMy daughters and I are huge fans of the TV show, The Office (the American version). We have the DVDs, we’ve watched every episode several times, and they get funnier each time. More »The Happiness Lesson from the Finale of the TV Show “The Office”
I blame the pressure for actresses and leading ladies to be unnaturally thin in Hollywood directly on Hollywood's little leading men. Many A-list male actors in Hollywood are short. Though the words "short" and "tall" are relative I suppose. So let's rely on facts: there are more male actors under 5'9″ than over 5'9″ and this is why there is so much pressure on female actors to be teeny tiny and unhealthily thin in Hollywood. ... More »Napoleon Complex: Pressure to Be Thin in Hollywood is Exacerbated by Short Actors
It's been said that you're never farther than 170 miles from a Starbucks in America - and we can assume that will become only more true as Starbucks continues its global domination. As of July 2012, there were 17,651 Starbucks locations worldwide, with an additional 1,500 planned for 2013. In fact, the company just recently announced that it would be opening its 1,000th location in Japan this summer. ... More »The World's Coolest Starbucks
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This is one-pot cooking at it's finest! Simple enough for an everyday meal but so delicious and impressive it's even perfect for entertaining. Slow braising makes these chicken thighs fall-apart tender while the vegetables soak up all of that beautiful chicken and herb flavor! Easy prep and an hour in the oven makes this a simple dinner or create it in a slow-cooker for an even easier option. ... More »A One-Pot Winner: Braised Chicken Thighs with Veggies