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For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

Transforming weeds, kitchen scraps and other natural elements into a rainbow of textile dyes is a concept as old as civilization itself, with dye vats dating to as early as 2000 BC. Now, these homemade pigments - some long abandoned ...

Blimpie® Commemorates 50th Anniversary with 50-cent Subs on April 4

Fifty years ago, three high school friends in Hoboken, N.J., set out to create the greatest sub sandwich on the planet.

Georgia Teens Become Disney Dreamers

Going to Disney World is the ultimate dream for many teenagers. For a select few, the experience includes so much more than enjoying the rides.

New Spin on a Classic Sandwich

The best way to upgrade a grilled cheese and prevent flavor fatigue is to experiment with new cheeses, spreads and sandwich fillers.

It’s Always Carnival Time in Trinidad and Tobago

This dual-island nation is noted for its festive Carnival, which includes parades, concerts, parties and elaborate costumes. But as anyone who has ever lived in “TT” will tell you, Trinidad is in a constant, euphoric year-round rehearsal for this event, ...

Ribs to the Rescue: Delicious and simple game-day winners

You’ve got your favorite team. Your bracket is ready to go. All that’s left to do is choose the perfect menu star while the competition on the court – and on the sidelines – heats up. Serve up something your ...

‘Need for Speed’

In making a slick, full throttle car-racing blockbuster, you need high-octane motor oil, a lot of adrenaline, and some really fast cars.

Manage Hunger with Wholesome Foods

Whether you’re following a weight loss plan or simply maintaining healthy habits, finding foods that are nutritious sources of protein and promote satiety can help curb your urge to snack throughout the day.

The Wise Decision: 4 Must-Haves in Every Meal

This may be the most important message of the year regarding your eating plan for 2014. If you use these 4 strategies with every meal, I guarantee you’ll have an amazing physical transformation this year…

A New Era in Beauty for Black Women

This new era of beauty among Black women celebrates the mind. It celebrates our beautiful spirits, our beautiful struggles, and our beautiful hopes. It consists of Black women uplifting one another, loving one another, and appreciating each other’s beauty. It’s ...

Experts: Obesity often starts before kindergarten

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among children between ages 5 and 14, nearly 12 percent developed obesity - 10 percent of girls and nearly 14 percent of boys.

Why You Need Social Media

Do you have an account on social media? If not, you’re part of the rapidly declining 44 percent of Americans who have yet to join the social media revolution.

Take Comfort in Country-Style Pork Ribs with Mojo

The aromatic flavors and wholesome ingredients found in comfort food can take us back to another place in time – a place that conjures up happy, feel-good memories, along with the completely satisfied feeling that comes after enjoying a hearty ...

Artist James Pate’s Provocative Exhibition at CAU Art Gallery

It is not about what whites or what other races have done to harm or oppress African Americans, it’s about what African Americans have been doing to hurt themselves that troubles visual artist James Pate.

'About Last Night'

If we are witnessing the rebirth of black cinema, then Will Packer is quickly becoming one of the leaders of the new era.