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What beats vitamin C to fight a cold? Hint: You do it in bed

You can load up on vitamin C and zinc, but you need plenty of something else to stay healthy.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:20:58 GMT
See what London looks like when photographed by its homeless

Cafe Art in London handed out disposable cameras to people affected by homelessness as part of a contest. The results are striking.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:39:29 GMT
Even kids can see how ridiculous (and sexist) these fashion ads are

When it comes to fashion ads, men and women aren't portrayed the same way and even kids know that.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:07:40 GMT
Lizzie Velasquez: 'Ugliest woman' video changed my life for the better

Lizzie Velasquez was born in Austin, Texas, with neonatal progeroid syndrome, a rare genetic disease that affects her heart, eyes and bones,

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:07:00 GMT
Sweet! The easiest way to pit and peel peaches

Pitting and peeling pitches can be a real pain. Here, Katie Quinn tries a few different techniques to get it done fast.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:59:22 GMT
'Having you in my life is real magic': Magician's marriage proposal shocks crowd

You may never look at the alphabet the same way again.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:17:09 GMT
5 slow-cooker recipes to help you use up summer tomatoes

Those tomatoes are sitting on your counter. Try these 5 tomato-centric dishes that will put your bounty to good use.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:14:58 GMT
In defense of participation trophies: Why they really do teach the right values

As my sons grew older, the many values that participation trophies might convey to young children became clearer to me.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:07:11 GMT
Obama hits the trail again! This time with 'Running Wild's' Bear Grylls

President Barack Obama is hitting the trail again, but this time, it's got nothing to do with a campaign.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:47:00 GMT
What should you avoid ordering at restaurants? Chefs reveal secrets

Food Network recently conducted a survey among chefs and convinced them to share 25 secrets they'll never tell their diners.

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:23:37 GMT
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