Life

Appearance

Why Your Online Photo Makes You Look Like a Liar

You’ve chosen a photo of yourself to use as your profile picture on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or some other social-networking Web…

Seafood

Sardines Top the Health Charts

They are the healthiest fish you can eat. Sardines are small silvery fish in the herring family that contain more…

Fruits & Vegetables

Keep Lettuce from Wilting

To make lettuce last longer, take it out of its plastic bag and store it in a brown paper bag—this…

Food

Good and Easy…Eating the Mediterranean Way

A physician-chef tells how to enjoy delicious foods and reduce your risk for chronic diseases There is abundant scientific evidence…

Gadgets

10 Great New Gadgets

A watch that gets e-mails…a fork that helps you lose weight…and much more One of the most notable trends at…

Recipes

World’s Most Nutritious Pasta Sauce

If you’re like most North Americans, you think of sunny Mediterranean pesto, that wonderful blend of fresh basil, nuts, cheese…

Seasonings & Spices

Make Zatar an Addition to Your Kitchen

If you are like most people, you have a few favorite spices that you use over and over again. But…

Recipes

The Lentil Dish You Can’t Stop Eating

In the Middle East, India and Mediterranean countries, lentils are an essential, inexpensive meatless protein used in many dishes. In…

Emotional Health

Instant Peace at Home

Take an object you love (or something that reminds you of a loved one) and place it so that the…

Driving

Car Seat Heaters Cause “Toasted Skin Syndrome” Rash

You may love your car’s “butt warmer,” that built-in seat heater. But did you know that it may be toasting…

Apps

Best Smartphone Navigation Apps

Easier to use than the ones that come with your phone Over the past decade, devices to help drivers and…

Cooking Techniques

Best Way to Reheat Rice

Reheating rice can make it dry or mushy. To avoid this, put it in a microwave-safe bowl and place a…

Family

No More Tears in the Bathtub

Hair washing in the bathtub can be an eye-stinging event for little ones even with some “ tear-free” shampoos. Solution:…

Self-Improvement

Homemade Energy Drink

Are you feeling a little sluggish from the time change? Try a healthful, homemade energy drink. Add one tablespoon of…

Clothing

How to Get Black Clothes Blacker

Your black jeans and cotton T-shirts can turn a dull dark gray after multiple washings. So when doing an all-black…