2/4/19 Newsletter: Weirdest Way To Burn Calories

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You can burn almost 200 calories just by watching a horror movie. Research showed that certain thrillers give you a surge of adrenaline and kick your metabolism into high gear. The movie that helps you burn the most calories, according to the research: “The Shining.” We’re not surprised… [Swirled]

Life Hack Of The Day: Camera Edition

Stolen camera? Go to StolenCameraFinder.com, upload an old photo from your camera and it will identify any photos taken by a camera with the same serial number.


Keep an eye on unsuspecting foods that can mess with your birth control. Alfalfa and flaxseed have some of the same effects on your body as estrogen, so if the birth control pill you take uses estrogen as one of the hormones, its effectiveness can decrease. Also, garlic pills can break down the estrogen in birth control pills quicker, making them less effective. [Swirled]

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Career + Finance

Women pay up to 13 percent more for personal hygiene products than men, thanks to a little something called the “pink tax.” We looked at seven products to determine the price differential and offer ways to save. Our favorite tips? Switch to a male-oriented brand, buy items in bulk or straight-up DIY it. [Swirled]

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Food + Drink

When it comes to boxed mac ‘n’ cheese, we have a few favorites that pack some serious flavor without leaving you feeling awful. Ancient Harvest Pow!’s mac ‘n’ cheese offers a gluten-free mild cheddar mac with 16 grams of protein. Plus, it’s tasty to boot. Read more about our other top boxed mac ‘n’ cheese picks. [Swirled]

Recipe Of The Day: End Monday on a high note without putting in a ton of effort by making easy ricotta gnocchi. Fluffy, cheesy gnocchi paired with a just-as-simple brown butter sage sauce is the only way to get through the beginning of the week. [Swirled]

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You can’t leave Thailand without munching on a bunch of street food. You have to eat freshly fried spring rolls on every corner, mango sticky rice in Chiang Mai and, if you’re feeling brave, scallops cooked in seashells in Phuket. [Swirled]

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Editor’s Picks

Phone Camera Lens Attachment: You know you’re fabulous, so spread the word by taking professional-level photos of yourself with a camera lens attachment for your smartphone.

Alpaca Wool Slipper Socks: Never settle for cheap, chilly socks when you can have the softest, warmest pair made out of alpaca wool.

Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker: If you’ve been dreaming about performing your own little shower concert, a portable bluetooth speaker is in order.

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