2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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- The 8 Biggest Fitness Myths You Still Believe
There is no shortage of opinions on the best ways to lose weight and get into shape. Losing weight only happens in the gym. Nothing you do in the gym is going to combat the rest of the equation when it comes to weight loss. Fat is burned through a combination of cardiovascular and strength training that decreases your body's overall fat content when coupled with a healthy diet.
- Kate Middleton Stuns in Royal Family's Heirloom Tiara
It seems like Kate might have a thing for the late Princess Margaret. The Queen's younger sister - a bit of a glamorous wild child back in the day - was the previous occupant of Kensington Palace's apartment 1A, the same residence the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge so famously moved into this year. And last night, Kate set hearts aflutter by finally acting like a princess and walking out the front door with a dazzling diamond tiara on her (gray hair-free) head - the same tiara Princess Margaret so loved. Named the "papyrus tiara" as well as the "lotus tiara," it was created in 1923 by Queen Elizabeth II's mother, also named Elizabeth (but known in popular culture simply as The Queen Mum who had a sharp personal style and was played to sparky perfection by Helena Bonham Carter in The Kings Speech).
- Action Heroes, Ninja Assassins Make Gamer's Dream Wedding Come True
While the guests looked slightly shocked, it wasn't all that surprising that successful video game developer Adam Bohn (better known by his online persona Artix von Krieger) lived out his action hero fantasies during his recent wedding to Michelle Chang. "Everybody was expecting something," Bohn tells Yahoo Shine. "They just didn't know how far we'd go." A video posted on Wednesday captures the mayhem.
- Almond Snowballs = Christmas Cookie Perfection
- Simon Cowell is This Close to Proposing to Pregnant Girlfriend Lauren Silverman
Simon Cowell, America's favorite man to hate, might just win over our hearts after all. The music mogul is reportedly this close to proposing to his very pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman. And now he legally can! Silverman finalized her divorce from Andrew Silverman, with whom she has a seven-year-old son, in a New York civil court yesterday, People confirmed. In September he slyly said to Ryan Seacrest during a radio interview, "Let's put it this way, I wouldn't expect her to be a single mother."
- Deputy Recognized for Saving Dog in Shark Infested Waters
- Stay Warm All Winter with Sweet Potato Stew
- How to Fake a Clean House in 45 Minutes or Less
More on Yahoo: Infomercial Cleaning Products Put to the Test "Your kitchen and your bathroom are the most important rooms to tackle when you have guests coming over," Frank Trotta, owner of urbanmaidgreen.com, which was named the best green cleaning service by New York Magazine, tells Yahoo Shine. More on Yahoo: A Non-Toxic Cleaning Product You Can Make Yourself