By now you've probably heard about overzealous zero-tolerance policies at North American schools and daycares that have led to kids being suspended for everything from pointing their finger like a gun to dyeing their hair to playing with an imaginary … Continue reading → More »Ottawa daycare suspends 2-year-old over cheese sandwich
Oil pulling may sound like a very complicated health and beauty regime, but all it really involves is swishing oil around in your mouth once a day. The ancient Ayurvedic practice requires you to gargle a teaspoon to a tablespoon … Continue reading → More »Oil pulling the hot new health and beauty craze
It's hard to believe Cronut creator Dominique Ansel only just dunked his very first Oreo cookie in milk recently. But we sure are glad he did -- the famous New York City pastry chef introduced his latest dessert hybrid Wednesday, … Continue reading → More »Cronut creator Dominique Ansel unveils gluttonous new dessert hybrid
If you’ve ever been to a club--like, ever, even once--you are not going to be shocked to hear that women get a lot of unwanted, aggressive attention. More »This Study on Women Getting Groped in Clubs Will Make You Sick
The Japanese have shown off their inventiveness once again by turning pillow fighting, a fun household game, into a full-blown national sport. The country held its second annual All Japan Pillow Fighting Tournament last weekend in Ito City, reports RocketNews24. … Continue reading → More »Pillow fighting as a sport? It's a real thing
Ligaments connect the bones to each other, and a capsule that's filled with synovial fluid (your body's natural lube) surrounds the whole joint, Beredjiklian explains. That decreases the pressure inside the capsule, causing gasses that were dissolved in the synovial fluid (such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and oxygen) to release into the empty space to equalize the pressure. In possibly the best proof of concept ever, Donald L. Unger, M.D. cracked the knuckles on his left hand-but never on his right-every day for more than sixty years, without any consequences. More »Is Cracking Your Knuckles Really Bad for You?
After Michele Auguste saw an unflattering photo of herself, she tossed out the takeout, hit the gym and lost 117 pounds. Check out the amazing before and after photos! More »She Lost 100+ Pounds: "I'm Ready for My Selfie!"
So when it came time to tear up the floors and redesign the second floor of my house, which includes our bedroom, I did what any hot-blooded man's man would do, I went looking for decorating ideas on Pinterest. I was crushing a vintage décor board when I noticed something I liked had been pinned with a tag that read "masculine bedroom." I was, to quote my favorite rap song from the late nineties, "like whoa." Then, I discovered that lots of people had used the tag "masculine bedroom." All this time, and I had never thought of my bedroom as masculine or feminine. I don't need a lot in life, but I definitely need a masculine bedroom. So I embarked on a journey of discovery about how I can wring every drop of raw male energy out of how I decorate my bedroom. More »9 Things a Man Secretly Wants in Your Bedroom
Our editors had the opportunity to taste test episode two's winning recipe ahead of the show’s broadcast. Here’s what we thought. More »Editor Tested: President’s Choice Jammin’ Jamaican Lobster Bisque
Prince William and Kate recently saw their Kensington Palace get renovated in a £1 million overhaul, but the Daily Mail reports that the couple (well, Kate, at least) are not thrilled with some of the aesthetics. More »Kate Middleton Hates the $1 Million Renovation of Her Home
These small and easy changes will help you eat healthier. More »7 Small but Powerful Diet Habits that Add Up to Major Weight-Loss Success
Maria Kang first kickboxed her way into everyone’s consciousness in late 2013 with the question heard ’round the Internet: “What’s Your Excuse?” The exercise-focused mother of three, dubbed “hot Facebook mom,” was an instant viral sensation, though much of the attention was negative, with women accusing her of fat shaming—particularly during a heated online kerfuffle between Kang and plus-size activists. Still, love her or hate her, there’s no denying one thing: The fitness fanatic is a force to be reckoned with. In just a few months, she’s formed the “No Excuse Moms Movement,” comprising more than 700 local groups of mothers, worldwide, who gather for regular, free workouts in parks and other public spaces. More »'Hot Facebook Mom' Is Now a Global Workout Guru — Like It or Not
If your goal is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. Research shows that taking baby steps--not giant leaps--is the best way to get lasting results. More »15 Small Changes for Faster Weight Loss
If you really want to see that number on the scale drop, what you put in your mouth matters most. Think diet and exercise combined equals more weight lost? Guess again. More »Diet or Exercise: What's the Best Way to Lose Weight?
We were recently talking about Alessandra’s interview with Grant Achatz, and she mentioned that the Alinea chef copped to eating peanut butter straight out of the jar and the fridge, where he keeps it. More »To Refrigerate Or Not To Refrigerate?
Throughout the process of falling in love with gowns, flowers, linens, and all things wedding pretty, you might find it difficult to maintain focus and your wedding can take on a life of its own. More »The Biggest Mistake that New Brides Make
Jason Vale's 5lbs in 5 Days promises that on his juicing program, you'll drop weight like that, but we're a little skeptical. The other reason is make sure there is some whole food within the program since we need a little insoluble fiber. More »Is This Juice Diet Really a Good Idea?