fitness vacations for the New Year

fitness vacations for the New Year

A New Year health kick doesn't have to mean detox, denial and downright misery. January is the perfect time of year for a relaxing break, with a spot of fitness thrown in for good measure. Here are...

Is popcorn healthy?

Is popcorn healthy?

Whether popcorn is "healthy" depends how you eat it. In its purest form -- that is, plain air-popped kernels -- it's a healthy, whole-grain, antioxidant-rich snack food that comes at a pretty...

The best 2016 movies for your family

The best 2016 movies for your family

From edge-of-your seat adventures and stunning fantasy worlds to moving true stories and powerful role models, these 20 movies offer the best of 2016 for kids, teens, and families. They entertained us, made us think, and gave us plenty to talk about. At the same time,...

Here’s how to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed

Here’s how to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed

Just because it's on the internet doesn't make it true. It seems so simple, but if everyone knew that, Facebook and Google wouldn't have to pull bogus news sites from their advertising algorithms and people wouldn't breathlessly share stories that claim Donald Trump...

How to trick out your house with tech for the holidays

How to trick out your house with tech for the holidays

Stringing lights on Christmas trees is a standard practice for the holidays, but there's a lot you can do to decorate beyond plugging something into an extension cord. Now that smart home products are more affordable and ubiquitous, 2016 is ready to deliver a...

fitness vacations for the New Year

fitness vacations for the New Year

A New Year health kick doesn't have to mean detox, denial and downright misery. January is the perfect time of year for a relaxing break, with a spot of fitness thrown in for good measure. Here are 10 places for health fiends to check in and get trim in early 2017.

‘The Good Life Goes On’ in Palm Springs

‘The Good Life Goes On’ in Palm Springs

Nestled on the western edge of the Coachella Valley and surrounded by mountains, Palm Springs, California, remains as picturesque as ever. The mountains block clouds and pollution, and the sky always seems to be a bright, clear blue. The city's unique architecture...

Lapland: Skiing in the ‘home of Santa Claus’

Lapland: Skiing in the ‘home of Santa Claus’

Skiing in Santa Claus' back yard sounds like every child's dream. Last month, the world's best skiers got to do just that as they landed in the town of Levi in Finland's picturesque Lapland region for the second stage of the 2017 FIS World Cup. The fabled sub-Arctic...

Lapland: Skiing in the ‘home of Santa Claus’

Is popcorn healthy?

Whether popcorn is "healthy" depends how you eat it. In its purest form -- that is, plain air-popped kernels -- it's a healthy, whole-grain, antioxidant-rich snack food that comes at a pretty low-calorie cost for those who like to mindlessly nibble: A three-cup...

The mesentery: A ‘new’ organ you didn’t know you had

The mesentery: A ‘new’ organ you didn’t know you had

In case you've ever wondered what connects your intestine to your abdomen, there's a word -- and now, a single organ -- for that: the mesentery. But don't worry; you haven't grown a new organ. It's always been there, performing important functions that affect systems...