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The "From Gutted to Gothic Glory" Living Room Makeover

<b>Renovation by:</b> Laura <b><br>Location:</b> Oak Park, Illinois<p>My husband Michael and I just purchased this 1892 gothic Victorian home in outlying Chicago's …

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How Bread, Beer, And Soy Sauce Changed The Human Microbiome

Digesting yeast is no mean feat<p>Something funny happened when people began consuming beer and wine. That something funny—perhaps there are others, but we will not comment—was that the little critters that live inside healthy human guts seem to have adapted. Certain bacteria species that commonly …


5 ways to eat healthier this year and lose weight in the process

<b>( —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …


What's it like to live in a paralyzed body, with a working mind? This guy knows.

Martin Pistorius sometime between 1990 and 1994, when he was unable to communicate.<br>Courtesy of Martin Pistorius<p>I found this story hard to read, …

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40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

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the 8 most shocking scenes in hbo’s history

spoiler alert. also, nsfw.<p>While Hollywood’s elite was gathered for the Golden Globes to toast their achievements in film and TV, HBO’s often-controversial show, <i>Girls,</i> was premiering their fourth season. Lena Dunham has never shied away from depicting bouts of awkward sexuality, but people were …

Inside Bradley Cooper's 'Eerie' American Sniper Performance

<i>Taya Kyle reveals how</i> American Sniper <i>"brought her husband back to life" and why she trusted Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper. Subscribe now to get</i> …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Explains Her Breakups with Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck

Say what you will about <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b>, the Oscar winner proved to be a pretty great hang when she stopped by Howard Stern’s Sirius XM radio show on Wednesday. Unlike other actors, Paltrow was game to discuss anything that the host asked about, whether it was her high-profile “uncoupling” from <b>Chris</b> …

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Your Willpower Won't Help You Lose Weight, You Need To Change Your Environment

Trick yourself into weight loss by putting fruit and vegetables front and center in the kitchen.<p>January is the month of good intentions. We start the year trying to lose weight, eat more healthily, and go to the gym more regularly. Many of us finish it by following familiar habits: too much beer …

Will Power

Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …


Taylor Swift sends epic care package to fan -- plus $1,989

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a pop star with millions of frenzied fans, Taylor Swift does a pretty good job keeping tabs on them.<p>She has a history of stalking -- er, "Tay-lurking" -- fans on social media, figuring out their likes, dislikes and what's going on in their lives. And she loves to shower super loyal ones …

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