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My Friend’s Suicide Left Me To Uncover A Hideous Secret About His Family

Ten days ago, my friend Benjamin committed suicide. I hate to be blunt about it, I hate to admit that I didn’t cry over the fact, but here’s the …

Models Dive 25 Meters To An Underwater Shipwreck In Bali For A Literally Breathtaking Photoshoot

Benjamin Von Wong, a Montreal-based photographer known for his complicated productions and fantastic images bristling with power, has completed an …

8 Bloody Marys That Really Do Count as a Serving of Vegetables

Here, eight (relatively) healthy Bloody Marys.<p>We just read the greatest news: According to a nutritionist interviewed by the <i>Daily Mail</i>, a Bloody Mary …

5 Ridiculously Refreshing Lime Smoothies

@RebeccasRecipes's key lime pie smoothie has a graham cracker "crust" made from frozen banana, unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, flax seed, vanilla whey, and ice cubes. The key lime layer contains lime juice, lime zest, frozen banana, and unsweetened almond milk. Top it off with a …

Why The Best Ones Are Alone

It happens all the time and maybe, if you’re that kind of girl, it’s happens to you. You find yourself sitting at home, alone, wondering why you have …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

40 Breathtaking Places to See Before You Die

Our world is filled with indescribable beauty, both man-made and natural, and it’s hard to say whether a single lifetime would truly be enough to …

How Debra Messing Accidentally Lost 20 Pounds

Now, it's a different story. The 45-year-old <i>Mysteries of Laura</i> actress now favors "really, really clean, healthy foods." For example, she makes a green juice every morning that contains high-energy superstars like kale, spinach, celery, ginger, lemon, and cucumber.<p>It makes sense that Debra lost …

How to Install Fonts

Fonts set your document or webpage apart, and allow you to express your creativity and style. So why should you be limited to the fonts that came …

Typography

13-Year-Old Kazakh Girl Trained To Become Eagle Hunter

“<i>I wanted to document the ‘Future Generation’ – boys who take their first steps in learning the hunting skills, boys who hold the tradition’s future</i> …

Wildlife

10 Smoothie Recipes That Won’t Pack On the Pounds

We love smoothies, but if you expect us to be all “strawberries-and-kale this” and “blueberries-and-bananas that,” stop expecting. Instead, ready your blender and grab a bendy straw. From mojitos to Almond Joys, we’re taking you on a nutritious tour of smoothies that we swear are actually good for …

Girl With Credit Card Afterimage Optical Illusion

<b>Afterimage optical illusions</b> freak a lot of people out and I kind of don’t blame them. I mean, you stare at an image for a certain period of time and …

Cold outside? Grow a garden indoors

Fight the winter blues with plants that can be enjoyed inside<p>The best antidote to winter is to have a chunk of your garden in the house. I don't grow many plants that stay indoors permanently – mostly they are brought inside in autumn and turfed out again in spring – but one full-time lodger is the …

Plants

Women's Health

Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed!<p><b>Week 1:</b><br>5-minute warm-up jog or jump</b> …

Horse in the Trees Optical Illusion

On our Facebook page, you’ll see that we have a ton of people that absolutely love our profile picture, which is a face that’s been made up of trees. …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

13 Ways To Stop Yourself From Giving Up

1. Believe it’s your first minute of your first day of your first year of college. You can do anything, you ball of thumping blue-grey blood.<p>2. Know …

8 Steps to Transform Negativity into Positive Results | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Think of the last time you embarked on a big project or maybe the thought of turning your wildest dream into a reality, were your thoughts about it …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Exercise 1 Narrow-Stance Goblet Squat<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell vertically in front of your chest, both hands cupping the dumbbell head <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your chest up and your core tight, sit your hips back and squat as low as you can <b>(B)</b>. Press through your heels to …

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

17 Things That No One Should Settle For

By definition, settling just means to be secure and steady. It’s not an inherently bad thing. Stability <b>is</b> important– but not indefinitely so. It’s …

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Raw Almond-Coconut Energy Bites (Oh My!)

Meet your new best friends: raw energy bites! They're filled with lots of love and nutrients to keep you going all day long, without a sugar crash or …

Food

Man Filmed 1 Sec Of His Life Every Day In 2013. Here's The Result

When you look back on the past 12 months, it's often hard to recollect all the finer details, those small moments each day that continued to add up. …

The 7 Stages Of Getting Back Together With Yourself

Nothing sucks more than a break-up or a heartbreak. We’ve all been there, on the bathroom floor (or any floor for that matter), gasping for air, and …

9 Things My Next Boyfriend Should Know

Dear <i>Future Boyfriend</i>,<p>Hi! I’m not sure if I met you already, but I’d like you to know a few things about me. I am both a blessing and a curse. Well, …

How to Identify Bad Friends

Sometimes a friendship may confuse you–you're not really sure about just how loyal, supportive and genuine that a friend is being towards you. If you …

How to Make a Painkiller Cocktail

Created in the British Virgin Islands over 40 years ago, the Painkiller is a beloved tropical cocktail which features Pusser’s rum, orange juice, …

Pain

How to Calm Down When You are Angry

Are you prone to fits of rage? Have you been known to curse, kick at things, and scream obscenities while scaring away all of the people in your …

Self-help

How to Accept Life the Way It Is

Many men and women are in the habit of saying that "Life is not fair." It never is. Life is unpredictable more than it seems. Human beings cannot …

Self-help