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10 DIY Projects You Can Make With One Yard of Cotton Fabric

Sometimes the simplest materials are the most inspiring. An old t-shirt, a skein of cotton yarn, a blank pillowcase — it’s these DIY staples that we constantly find ourselves reinventing, hacking and personalizing. So, we decided to give all the gals on the DIY team the same challenge: Turn one …

Want to Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Nutrition

Song of the Summer 2016: Industry Insiders Pick Their Favorites

For EW’s new Summer Must List—the one with Nick Jonas on the cover, on newsstands now—we asked industry insiders and top artists to peer into their …

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, rainy—snowy?—weeks preparing for all …

The Architects Working to Solve the World’s Homelessness Problem

riza3architects have designed a house than costs 50 percent less to build than the average home. Their idea won first prize in the 'Tiny Home Community' competition.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Greece</i><p>The morning sun breaks through the lowered blinds and lights up the green carpeting in …

For The First Time In A Century, Wild Tiger Numbers Are On The Rise

"We are making significant progress on one of the greatest comeback stories in conservation."<p>For wild tigers, the numbers have not been kind.<p>In 1900, an estimated 100,000 tigers roamed free on our planet. Yet within a hundred years, that number plummeted by more than 95 percent -- the result of …

Wildlife

21 Clothing Hacks That Will Save You From Embarrassing Mishaps

Get a fresh new wardrobe but still save money.

Letter of Recommendation: Segmented Sleep

Late last year, an edgy, blanked-­out feeling nestled in with me and wouldn’t leave. I’d find myself sitting at my desk, facing emails that I couldn’t remember sending and deeply wished to retract. How had my life been put in the hands of someone like me? I had no attention, no patience; whatever I …

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

Sweet dreams.<p>Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there.<p>Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize it accordingly. Below are a few bedtime tricks you can steal from them so you can wake up well-rested and ready to tackle the day.<p><b>1.</b> …

Lessons on Creativity for Adults

One evening when I was 15, I decided I wanted to write a story. I'd written a bunch of stories already, plus some poems, plus the first 100 or so pages of a novel, plus some comic strips, plus I'd designed the crypts and ruins for the <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> games I'd been running for a couple years -- …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Research Says Women Need More Sleep Than Men

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

The Dangers of a Bad Night's Sleep Are More Than You Think

Over 60 million Americans suffer from some type of sleep disorder. And as many as 1 in 6 of those use potentially-addictive prescription sleep medications with harmful side effects, which are associated with a threefold increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Research from Harvard University has shown …

Harvard

How to Get More Sleep

Think you don't need a lot of sleep? I was the same way until I was so tired I collapsed from exhaustion, hit my face on my desk, and broke my cheekbone. I decided to make sleep not just a personal priority but a cause. Consider these eye-opening facts from my research on the topic. Take them to …

Sleep

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique. Here are ten book-to-movie …

Books

7,665 Days: This Is What It's Like to See Tool Live Again After 21 Years in Prison

Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.<p><i>Image by Dylan Balliett</i><p>When I went to prison, Tool was my favorite band. Their debut album, <i>Undertow</i>, came out in 1993, and, as far as I was concerned, it was the creme-de-la-creme for metal at the time. The band …

17 Incredibly-Simple Ways to Be Happy Right Now

We all just want to be happy, don't we? So why is that we tend to live our lives steeped in worry, anxiety, and fear rather than just being happy? Is happiness just a temporary state of mind, or is something real and long-lasting?<p>No doubt you've heard the expression before that if you want to be …

Happiness

The scientific case for letting go of your workplace grudges

Forgiveness is good for our health. It can reduce depression and stress, and increase empathy and hope. Unfortunately, it’s a quality that tends to be in short supply in the modern workplace.<p>I was reminded of this point while chatting with a reporter for a local TV station who was dubious about …

Forgiveness

Gonorrhoea could become untreatable, says chief medic

Dame Sally Davies asks GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing correct drugs after 16 cases of drug-resistant strain of STI this year<p>Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has said.<p>Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies …

Holiday Lights in London: Pictures

3 everyday ways to practice gratitude for health and happiness

<i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning</i><i>, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better. She's the yoga trainer for the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, Orlando Magic and dozens of pros in the</i> …

Happiness

Top 10 Adventure Trips

First genetically modified salmon cleared to enter human food chain

The Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) in the US has approved production of the first gentically modified animal which will enter the food chain before 2018<p>The first genetically modified animal will enter the human food chain within two years after GM salmon was cleared for production in the US, …

Agriculture

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Happiness

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art