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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…

These 49 Creamy Dips Put Guac and Hummus to Shame

At a party, it doesn’t matter if you serve crudités, chips, crackers, or crostini—the real stars are the dips. And while we enjoy (OK, we’re obsessed with) hummus and guacamole, they’re a bit predictable. No matter how much you love them, an entire table of the same dips is boring. The next time there’s a…

30 Healthy Popcorn Recipes That Satisfy Every Snack Craving

You might also like: Everything You Need to Know About Popcorn But Were Afraid to Find Out Crunchy, buttery, full of carbs… popcorn is the ultimate “happy food.” No, really—studies have shown that the serotonin found in the gluten-free whole-grain can have relaxing, mood-lifting effects. No wonder it’s such a popular party appetizer, late-night snack,…

41 Guilt-Free Super Bowl Snacks

The Super Bowl is all about football, booze, commercials, and most importantly: snacks. But don’t worry, just because we say guilt-free doesn’t mean we did away with the wings and chili. To make sure you have enough healthy snacks to last through the halftime show, we’ve rounded up 31 of our favorites—from chips and dips, to meatballs,…

That’s Bananas! 31 Creative Ways to Cook With Bananas

Bananas are a healthy and delicious on-the-go snack. Or sit-down snack when you have time—preferably with almond butter. Or topping for oatmeal. Or… you get the idea. Yet despite the various ways to enjoy them, they inevitably end up overripe and brown before you eat the entire bunch. Whomp whomp. And while mushy bananas make super moist bread,…

FDA Approves First Libido Pill for Women: Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s been a big week for Sprout Pharmaceuticals with the FDA approval of Flibanserin, the first drug to treat female sexual desire disorder and a $1bn acquisition by Canadian drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which was announced 36 hours after the drug was approved. Flibanserin (trade name Addyi) has been around for a while and well…