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67 Science-Backed Ways to Lose Weight

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51 Easy and Healthy Veggie Sides That Will Outshine Any Entrée

Dinner can sometimes seem like an impossible feat at the end of the day. It’s easy enough to whip up some chicken and mashed potatoes, but a veggie side can make or break that meal. And while simple steamed broccoli is fine, it’s also why the veggie is on many kids’ (and adults’) list of least-favorite…

“If Today Were the Last Day of My Life…”

So many of us spend our lives complaining about our jobs, they’re not fulfilling enough, don’t pay enough, clients or colleagues get on your tits, too much work, not enough work, too long hours and anything else we can add in to the list of annoyances. I’m in the camp where I go through fluctuations,…

The Privacy And Consent Issues With Apple’s New ResearchKit

(RedAndJonny) Earlier this week, Apple gave us wrist computers and took away almost all of the ports in its notebook computers, and also announced something that gadget fans may not have expected: a set of apps called ResearchKit designed to help medical researchers collect data from ordinary citizens for their research. Tens of thousands of…

9 Healthier Ways to Enjoy Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookies

We can’t decide what’s more exciting: when Santa delivers heaps of goodies while we’re sleeping, or when Girl Scout cookies arrive on our doorstep after weeks of sugar-filled anticipation. Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs… nothing tastes quite like ‘em—or satisfies our sweet tooth so successfully.  The only downside to our beloved Girl Scout cookies is that they’re nearly…

Father Knows Best: 10 Simple But Powerful Life Lessons From Dad

Father Knows Best: 10 Simple But Powerful Life Lessons From Dad 06/11/2014 – 3:45pm by Sally Tamarkin Whether we’re talking Cliff Huxtable, Homer Simpson, or the real-life guy who has dispensed amazing advice, handed out allowances, revoked Internet privileges, administered groundings, and embarrassed you in front of your friends, a father figure can be a unique…

Is Taxidermy a ‘Girl Thing’?

The shocking truth about being a woman taxidermist is that it’s not shocking at all. I get called a lot of things by taxidermy enthusiasts, animal-rights activists, and the media. I’m apparently an instructor, an expert, a hipster, an animal hater, a sicko, a stuffer…but one of the most puzzling things I have been called…

The Monster Myth: What I Learned From Seeing My Wife’s Killer in Court

One of the most disturbing moments of the past 18 months of my life was hearing my wife’s killer form a coherent sentence in court. Jill had been murdered almost six months earlier, and Adrian Bayley’s defence team was presenting a rather feeble case for a four-week adjournment of his committal hearing. Bayley appeared via…

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

If, like many of us, you’ve already indulged just a bit too much this holiday season (what, pie and wine aren’t a balanced meal?), it might be a good time to detox (but don’t run away just yet). The word “detox” tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten- dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make…