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Nestlé removing artificial flavors and colors from its chocolate candies




The enormous Fitbit Surge is a runner’s best friend



When the Fitbit Surge was unveiled late last year, the popular fitness tracking company wanted everyone to know that it was not a smartwatch. In fact, Fitbit co-founder and CEO James Park said at the time that smartwatches in general “lack a purpose in life.”

Instead, Fitbit is labeling its newly-available Surge a “superwatch” because it blends smartwatch capabilities with the traditional (and advanced) ingredients that go into a fitness tracker. It’s designed for serious runners, like if…

Alton Brown’s 11 tips for healthier Super Bowl snacks



From an food-lover’s perspective, the Super Bowl can be a truly magical experience. It is one of the few nights a year that snacks are encouraged dinner fare, an opportunity that shouldn’t be taken for granted

While we’re totally on board with taking the least healthful route to snack heaven, there are lighter ways to munch on game day.

Celebrity chef and food genius Alton Brown shared his unusual tips for healthier snacking with…

How About a Six-Layer Cereal Cake With Your Morning Coffee?



Remembering to eat breakfast is a piece of cake when your breakfast is, in fact, a piece of cake

But not just any cake: A six-layer milk-soaked cereal cake with each layer boasting a different cereal that your parents banned from your childhood pantry

One daring chef-showman by the name of Charles Phoenix has done it. He’s made a cake that is everything: Breakfast, dessert, art and a hard-and-fast heart attack.


6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can’t Swiss Out On



Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.

In honor of National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18, chef Michael Ollier of Certified Angus Beef shared a few key grilling tips with Mashable.

1. Marbling makes the burger.

In a cut of beef, marbling refers to white flecks of meat that melt during cooking. According to Ollier, this bastes the meat from…

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Whole Foods Partners With Instacart to Offer 1-Hour Grocery Deliveries



Whole Foods is doubling down on the instant delivery trend.

The national food chain announced Monday that it is partnering with Instacart, a grocery delivery startup, to deliver items to shoppers’ homes as quickly as within as one hour. The option will initially be available at select stores in Boston and Austin, Texas, this month, with plans to expand into all 15 cities nationwide that Instacart currently operates in at a later date.

10 Homemade Ways to Get Your Lip Gloss Poppin’



Let’s talk about lip gloss

It’s not easy to find a long-lasting lip balm with a natural tint for under $5. Nowadays, a tube of high-end gloss can run you a steep $25 or more. We’re all for moisturized lips, but I’m not about to fork over 90 percent of my grocery budget for something I could make at home for cheap.

There are tons of recipes for homemade lip glosses, balms and stains that vary in ingredients and pigmentation. The…

How I Crowdsource My Grocery Shopping With Instacart



Grocery shopping in a city is hard. Lugging your goods in bags (which often break and insinuate a clumsy, mid-street re-stuffing of items) and enduring the incredibly long lines at popular stores will make you consider the unthinkable: buying a car.

To avoid that Doomsday scenario (and the New York City parking tickets that inevitably follow), I’ve tried everything — from FreshDirect to HelloFresh, a startup which sends you ingredients for easy-to-assemble meals — to make shopping for…

After 687 Days on Mars, What’s Next for Curiosity?



It takes Mars almost twice as long as Earth to rotate around the Sun

Tuesday marks 687 days — one full Martian year — since NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down on the Red Planet’s surface

Plenty has happened over the 1.88 Earth years since the rover landed on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012. However, the biggest finding so far, according to Curiosity lead scientist John Grotzinger, is the discovery of an ancient riverbed, which the team stumbled across shortly after landing

See also: How the Mars…

This Girl Scout Knows More About Business Than You



Katie Francis, a 12-year-old from Oklahoma, recently broke the world record for most Girl Scout cookies ever sold with a whopping 21,477 boxes and counting. Now she’s here to offer some tips on how you can improve your business strategies and land those big deals.

While Katie’s original goal was 18,100 (which would have broken the previous record by 100 boxes), she far surpassed it. So how did she really…