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D.T. Suzuki on What Freedom Really Means and How Zen Can Help Us Cultivate Our Character

“The ego-shell in which we live is the hardest thing to outgrow.”<p>Alan Watts may be credited with popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, but he owes the entire trajectory of his life and legacy to a single encounter with the Zen Buddhist sage <b>D.T. Suzuki</b> (October 18, 1870–July 12, 1966) — one …

Meditation

11 Fragrant Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Shares 814K<p>Mosquitoes aren’t just a nuisance you have to endure when you go outdoors, they’re a legitimate cause for health concerns. They buzz …

Harvesting and Preserving Cilantro

We were able to harvest 2 1/4 gallons of cilantro leaves (coriander) today. Cilantro is a delicious annual herb, member of the parsley family, and an …

The secret to the best grilled chicken is...a brick? Here's how you do it

Want a foolproof grilling recipe that will blow your friends away this Fourth of July, even if you’re a novice at the grill? All you need are a few bricks (yes, bricks!) and some basic ingredients to make the juiciest, most crisp-skinned grilled chicken you've ever tasted.<p>“I love grilling chicken …

BBQ

How-To: Watermelon Margaritas

Turn a watermelon into a swanky cocktail-filled goblet and enjoy your holiday weekend in style with this amazing Watermelon Margaritas tutorial by Paige Russell of Instructables.

How-To: American Flag Garland

Get ready for the Fourth of July with this fun and festive American flag garland tutorial that Trisha Zemp shared on The House That Lars Built!<p>Ready to start crafting? Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Tequila Bottle Hummingbird Feeder

Turn pretty glass bottles into gorgeous garden-ready gifts for your feathered friends with this tequila bottle hummingbird feeder tutorial that Michelle Reynolds shared on Made & Remade.<p>Raise a glass tonight, DIY tomorrow! Click here to see how it’s done.

Watermelon Mojito

Servings: 1<p>easy<p>1 to 30 min<p>Shake up Clinton's super refreshing cocktail this summer!<p>Ingredients<br>• step-by-step directions<p>Watermelon Mojito<p>1/4 cup …

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …

Articles about tiny architecture 5 modern outbuildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she …

Spike Your Sweets: Watermelon Margarita Poptails

The dog days of summer are here, which means watermelon season! Besides our 25 ways to win with watermelon and 21 MORE watermelon recipes that will blow your MIND, we thought it appropriate to give you a tipsy watermelon treat to beat the summer heat. These Watermelon Margarita Popsicles are just …

24 Fourth of July Drinks

The post 24 Fourth of July Drinks is copyrighted by Mix That Drink. Visit Mix That Drink for lots of exciting cocktail recipes!Whether or not you …

Summer Salad Remix: Watermelon Mozzarella Ceviche

Summer is comin’ in hot, so we’ve decided to cool down with fresh salads this week. Watermelon is in its prime during the summer months and perfect for cooling down after a day at the beach.<p>We remixed ceviche, used a ton of juicy watermelon, fresh mozzarella and some herbs for this perfect summer …

How To Make Delicious Ramen Pizza

Or just stop by Marco Polo Pizza and ask for the Foodbeast Ramen Pizza.