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Experts explain

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:08:57 +0000

Toxic positivity


What does the 'L' in LGBTQ stand for? What identifying as lesbian means.

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:44:10 +0000

The L in LGBTQ stands for lesbian. Lesbian refers to a woman who is romantically, physically and/or sexually attracted to other women.


Simple and comforting, this is the only beef stew recipe you'll ever need

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:33:30 +0000

Beef stew is a classic cold-weather dish. This one-pot recipe takes all the guess work out of making the delicious, inexpensive meal.


What does asexual mean? Learning what the 'A' in LGBTQIA stands for.

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:43:56 +0000

The A in LGBTQIA stands for asexual. Asexuality is an umbrella term and those who identify as asexual may experience little to no sexual desire.


What is ASMR? How you can use popular ASMR videos to help you sleep and relax.

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:35:48 +0000

ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. It is a nice sensation of relaxation and head tingling, stimulated by sound, touch and attention


What is espresso and how is it different from regular coffee?

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 08:02:24 +0000

When someone mentions coffee, espresso often comes to mind. But what is espresso exactly? Is it a type of coffee? Is it a brewing method?



Fri, 18 Nov 2022 15:39:30 +0000

See how the stars align


Carla Hall's creamy mushroom soup is perfect for winter nights

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:43:19 +0000

Mushroom soup is easy and inexpensive. Plus, mushrooms are low-fat, low-sodium and packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.


Pass the broccoli, please: Plant-based diet can cut bowel cancer risk in men by 22%, study shows

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:40:53 +0000

Researchers found a connection between a plant-rich diet and reduced risk of bowel cancer for men.


Try this baked apple cinnamon rolls recipe for a special breakfast

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:00:06 +0000

These soft and chewy cinnamon rolls and filled with sweet chopped apples flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg.


What is manifestation? It's not 'magical.' Manifesting coaches share tips for beginners.

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:00:25 +0000

Manifesting may seem like some kind of mythical spell, but manifestation coaches admit it's more work than just wishing. Here's what you need to know.


What is 'toxic positivity'?

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:57:07 +0000

We've all heard (and maybe used) these phrases without much thought. But they could be contributing to a culture of toxic positivity. For those new to this term, it might sound like an oxymoron. How can positivity be toxic?


What does 000 mean? Angel number meaning and symbolism for work, relationships and more

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:16:12 +0000

The angel number 000 is associated with potential and possibilities, appearing before shifts, rather than during, said Novalee Wilder.


Can you answer these 60 trivia questions on Christmas movies, music and traditions?

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:30:20 +0000

Try these Christmas trivia questions on for size. We've listed questions and answers to fun facts about holiday music, movies and traditions.



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:46:06 +0000

See positive stories about brave, compassionate kids who are changing the world.


Chris Hemsworth discovered he is at high-risk for Alzheimer's Disease: Should you get screened?

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:00:05 +0000

Chris Hemsworth is taking a step back from acting after genetic testing revealed his Alzheimer's disease predisposition. Should you get screened?


When is Christmas 2022? Here's when (and why) we celebrate the holiday.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:30:11 +0000

Christmas 2022 will be Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. The holiday celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ and is associated with gift giving and decorating trees.


Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is righting his teenage wrongs one Snickers bar at a time

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:17:31 +0000

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said when he was 14, he'd steal Snickers bars from 7-Eleven because he couldn't afford one. He's now righting his wrongs.


Celebrating today's woman

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:05:18 +0000

USA TODAY's Modern Woman magazine features holiday fashion, décor and gift ideas; travel, food and more. And Michelle Obama discusses her new book.


All the fall dessert recipes you need this year

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:47:44 +0000

While the traditional Turkey Day dessert (pie) is well known, the options for tasty post-dinner offerings abound and come in so many different forms.


What does the 'B' in LGBTQ stand for? The difference between bisexuality and pansexuality.

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:50:12 +0000

The B in LGBTQ stands for bisexual, which is attraction to more than one gender. Celebrities like Megan Fox and Kristen Stewart identify as bi.



Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:48:55 +0000

Videos, news, and tips on your favorite animals—the furry, scaly, and everything in between.


Will Smith, Megan Fox are praising psychedelics. What medical experts want you to know.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:28:48 +0000

Megan Fox, Will Smith, and more are talking about their life-changing experiences with psychedelics. Here's what medical experts want you to know.


Casey Anthony is a 'pathological liar,' new series says. What does that really mean?

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:28:08 +0000

In a new Peacock docu-series, Casey Anthony shares her side of the story on-camera, admitting she is a "convicted liar" but not a killer.


What are angel numbers? Beginner's guide to angel numbers and what they (could) mean.

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:07:50 +0000

In numerology, angel numbers are repeating number sequences, often used as a guide for deeper spiritual exploration. These sequences can range from 000 to 999.


These memes might land you on the naughty list: 110 hilarious Christmas memes for 2022

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:11:27 +0000

Looking for a little laughter this holiday season? We've got your handbook to Christmas memes about presents, Santa, snowmen, decorations and more.


Holiday table talk

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:04:36 +0000

How to set boundaries


Bobby Flay recipe

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 16:06:14 +0000

Try this creamy polenta


160 funny Christmas jokes 'yule' love this holiday season

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:24:16 +0000

What did one Christmas tree say to the other? Lighten up! Make a fa-la-la-lasting impression on your friends and family with these jolly jokes.