At Walmart, signs advertising Black Friday sales may be competing with signs carried by disgruntled employees on protest lines.
What would your grocery store look like without bees?
One of every three bites of food comes from plants pollinated by honeybees and other pollinators. Major declines in bee populations threaten the availability of many ingredients.
When did sunscreen get so complicated?
Summer is almost here, which means it's time for picnics, pool parties, and every parent's favorite pastime: chasing after your kid with the sunscreen bottle. But what's arguably more arduous than slathering lotion onto a screaming 3-year-old is choosing the right sunscreen.
When is a nightgown appropriate in the office?
Who among us hasn't wondered if pajama pants are OK in the winter? What about clingy, see-through blouses for spring? And now that it's almost summer, what about nightgowns? Specifically, what about midthigh-length, straw-colored cotton nightgowns at work?
Predicting the summer movie sleeper hit
Every year since, filmgoers and critics try to predict what the next "Little Miss Sunshine" will be.
Father's Day gifts: Think outside the box
Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 16, and rather than going with the typical gifts of ties, socks and work shirts, try to get a little creative this year.
New Acura RLX can steer, brake, accelerate on its own
The 2014 RLX, Acura's new flagship sedan that can, in the right situations, completely drive itself — braking, accelerating and even steering without human input.
4 simple lifestyle changes can protect your heart
According to a multi-center study led by Johns Hopkins researchers, there is a significant link between lifestyle factors and heart health, adding even more evidence in support of regular exercise, eating a Mediterranean-style diet, keeping a normal weight and -- most importantly -- not smoking.
Two spring recipes: Carrot and asparagus stir-fry, turnip and bok choy mash
The surprise in this spur-of-the-moment stir-fry is the combination of back-of-the-palate heat from the crushed red pepper flakes and the cooling tingle of a generous amount of mint. Serve with brown rice.
Kebabs: Health kick on a stick
Grilling is a simple way to feed your family well this summer. Start with a lean meat and a healthful marinade and then allow the grill to strip away additional fat for a heart-healthy and waist-friendly final result. Plus, grilling caramelizes the natural sugars in foods, which adds flavor without additional calories and fat.
Try something new: Spinach and prosciutto salad
This isn't Mom's bacon-dressed spinach salad. The bacon has been replaced with a leaner, lighter and sweeter cured-pork product: prosciutto from Parma.
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