What Does 80/20 Ground Beef Really Mean?

beef photoDo you know what you’re really getting when it comes to your ground beef? Many people make the mistake of thinking 80/20 ground beef means that only 20 percent of the calories come from fat. However, that’s not the case. There’s actually way more fat in that burger than you thought!

The 80/20 percentage refers to the proportion of fat and protein in the grind – not the proportion of calories. According to CookingLight, 20% …

Dishes, Sides, and Desserts to Avoid this Thanksgiving

The average person eats 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving!  If you’re trying to lose weight, or simply stay on track this holiday season, you’ll want to avoid the dishes with the most calories, fat and sugar. But remember – it’s all about moderation! You can have your favorites – even the offenders below – but the key is to indulge in small portions, and without all the fixings. Instead of eating …

Tips to Avoid Bed Bugs this Holiday Travel Season

With the country headed towards a peak travel period for the holiday season, bed bug prevention is on everyone’s mind – at least it should be! Just because you’re not staying at some run down motel doesn’t mean you’re safe from the pesky little critters (Even Simon Cowell’s ‘X-Factor’ contestants got bed bugs!! And we all know they aren’t staying in shady motels).

According to noted research entomologist and national bed bug expert, Jeffrey White …

8 Tips for Eating Well While Dining Out

Eating out at a restaurant doesn’t have to mean you’re cheating on your diet or forgoing your health. In fact, you can still stay on track when you’re eating out. How would anyone survive otherwise? Eating out – whether it’s on the go or sitting down with friends – is a part of life, and having a social life is just as important to a healthy lifestyle as eating a healthy, balanced diet.

It’s slowly …

The Cast of “The Walking Dead” Get Spooked!

The cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead ran into a few “walkers” and screamed their way through “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood during a recent visit to “The Walking Dead: Dead Inside” maze. Although they may play fearless survivors on the show, some proved to be less courageous than their characters when faced with the terror of the maze!

The cast was on hand to celebrate the eagerly-awaited Season 3 premiere, then followed-up …

Sponsored Video: Henry Weinhard’s Beer Dream Brought to Life

Think you’re the beer master? This video might make you rethink that. Perhaps beer is your drink of choice, or maybe you even brew your own IPAs or stouts, but chances are, you haven’t thought of this!

When it came to beer, Henry Weinhard dreamed big. How big?

In 1887, Henry Weinhard tried to fill a fountain with beer. But he had even bigger plans for the beer he dedicated his life to. And in …

Collins Dictionary Announces First List of Crowdsourced Words


While Merriam and Oxford have both received coverage in recent weeks for their new words lists, there’s a bigger story here about stodgy dictionaries racing to keep up with rapidly evolving language in the age of social media.

After opening up its online dictionary to public suggestions in July, leading British publisher Collins today announced that it has approved its first batch of 86 new crowdsourced words and definitions.

More than 4,400 words have been …

The Price is Right Introduces First Male Model

(PCM) It’s about time!

After nearly 40 years on the air, The Price is Right has finally come to its senses and added a male model…but the lucky young man certainly had to work hard for his spot in the showcase. Rob Wilson, a 24-year-old actor from Boston, beat out hundreds of hopefuls in an online competition in which he had to showcase blenders and washing machine, in addition to other challenges like writing his …

Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez to Host X Factor

(PCM) Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez will be the new X Factor co-hosts! While the official announcement has yet to be made, TMZ is reporting that Kardashian, 28, and Lopez, 38, are in the middle of tying up the final details for their deals.

“We have screen tested a load of people. . .It could be a Kardashian,” Simon Cowell said just last month. “I think that would work. I’m quite a fan of not …

Malin Akerman Pregnant With First Child

Us Weekly Exclusive: Rock of Ages actress Malin Akerman better brush up on her lullabies!

The Swedish-Canadian beauty, 34, is pregnant, her rep confirms to Us Weekly exclusively. It’s the first child for Akerman and her husband of five years, Roberto Zincone — the drummer in her former alternative rock band The Petalstones.

Her pregnancy is sure to be a dream for the actress, who told Us in June 2011 that she and Zincone …

Selena Gomez Adds ‘Executive Producer’ to Her Resume

Selena Gomez is moving up in the world, fast. The Spring Breakers actress will be returning to the Disney Channel, taking the reins as executive producer on a special episode of “Wizards of Waverly Place.”

Hollyscoop has obtained a sneak peek of Selena’s interview with Ernie D on Radio Disney in which she talks about the new challenge. “I’m not ready for it [‘Wizards’] to be over, so I just kind of want to do …

Reese Witherspoon, Jim Toth Welcome Baby Boy

Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth have a new addition to their growing family, baby boy Tennessee James!

Her rep confirmed to Us Weekly: ”Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today. Both mom and baby are healthy and the entire family is thrilled.”

This is the third child for Witherspoon, 36, who shares custody of daughter Ave and son Deacon with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, and her first child with …