Brandon Torres

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NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Climate Change

Hiking the catwalk: how the walking boot went mainstream

They've made the leap from clifftop to catwalk - and now they're the modern man's wardrobe staple. Lee Kynaston reveals his favourite four walking boots<p>Ask me what my favourite shoes are and I won’t tell you they’re my trusty Church’s brogues, my Paul Smith desert boots or my tartan Converse …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Breakfast

Five exercises to keep your knees in good shape

Strong and supple knee joints are key to excelling in sport. Here’s how to maintain them<p>Swimmers<p>They might seem a long way from your knees, but the gluteal muscles in your bottom play a role in stabilising your legs. “Weakness in the glutes is common if they’re not specifically worked on,” says …

Coconut Coffee Body Scrub Cubes - Savvy Naturalista

Coconut Coffee Body Scrub Cubes are a great way to exfoliate with personalized cubes. I know scrubs in a jar can be such a hassle, if you do not have …

Calming Sugar Scrub - Savvy Naturalista

This Calming Sugar Scrub is one of my favorites; I cannot begin to tell you how good I feel right after using this scrub. I have been making this …

Green Tea Sugar Scrub

Green Tea Sugar and Body Scrub!!<p>My tea stash is getting out of hand; I am thinking about making a cupboard just for my teas. I am now shoving tea …

Homemade Lavender Bath Salt

I love using my bath salts especially after a busy day, so I keep this large apothecary jar next to my tub full of epsom salt. Epsom salt is so good …

Alternative Medicine

Sugar Scrubs Recipes

Guess what? I have another version of some sugar scrubs for you today. I LOVE these! And they make the perfect homemade gift. Last week I shared with …

Facebook

<i>Homemade apricot oil sugar scrub recipe. This three ingredient sugar scrub recipe is easy to make and makes a great last minute handmade gift.</i><p>Hey …

Whipped Grapefruit Mint Sugar Scrub

I know spring is definitely not here yet, but it is surely on it’s way! That means its time for citrusy smells, lighter clothes, and sunshine to make …

Facebook

<i>Nourish dry skin with this tropical</i> <b>coconut tangerine sugar.</b> <b></b><i>Printable chalkboard tags included below.</i><p>While perusing the aisles of Whole Foods a few …

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

Hi, Alicia here! Around this time of year, most spas start offering Pumpkin Enzyme mask treatments- and for good reason. Pumpkin is an excellent …

Sugar Scrub Cubes

I absolutely LOVE handmade sugar scrubs. They are so pretty and they work so well! I’ve made several sugar scrubs in the past but I thought I would …

3 DIY Apple Beauty Recipes + Malic Acid Benefits for Skin

Apples and their natural malic acid are powerful exfoliants, making them a great seasonal source for healthy skin. Because there’s no better time …

DIY Coconut Coffee Scrub

My freezer has been working overtime this week. First I froze these amazingly simple garbage disposal refresher cubes (happy dance) and then made …

Mint Mojito DIY Bath Salts

When we moved into our rental house a year ago we discovered a huge patch of wild mint in our backyard. I’ve been warned about mint, and it’s true, …

Coffee + Vanilla Sugar Scrub

Can you believe it’s already November? Before you know it, Christmas will be here – which means if you’re anything like me, you have the best …

Homemade Bath Bombs

Oh yes, we went there. And man am I glad we did. I have really been enjoying “testing” these out at home. 🙂<p>Bath bombs or bath fizzes are not a new …

Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub

Healthy Baked Oatmeal Recipe with Fresh Fruit

I came up with this baked oatmeal recipe for my family a few weeks ago and I have been thinking about it non-stop ever since. Oh how I wish I could …

How To Make English Muffins at Home

<b>Make the dough starter:</b> Mix the flour, water, and yeast for the starter in a small mixing bowl. Beat until the batter is smooth and glossy, about 100 …

Baking

Homemade Bellini Bar

Instructions<p>1.<p>Place 1 bag fruit, 1 tablespoon agave nectar, and 1 ½ cups water in blender and pulse until well combined. Pour into a cup or container …

Homemade

26 Reasons to Bust Out the Waffle Maker Today

There’s no question that waffles are a trend that’s still going strong <i>beyond</i> the breakfast table. And if you ask us, it’s a good thing. In honor of Waffle Day, these 26 recipes are reason enough to celebrate. Take your pick from our scrumptious selection of sweet and savory options, including a few …

Breakfast

Wondrous Waffle Recipes You Can Make for Breakfast or Dessert

Although the Belgian waffle has enjoyed success overseas for centuries, the dish didn’t make its American debut until the 1962 World’s Fair in …

Breakfast

Top 10 Macrobiotic Breakfast Recipes For Busy People

<i>In this post, you’ll find 10 best macrobiotic breakfast recipes, ideal for busy people! Check them out!</i><p>The macrobiotic diet is absolutely wonderful! …

Breakfast

The "Healthy" Breakfast Foods I Won't Feed My Kids

Making time for a healthy breakfast is ideal in achieving a healthy metabolism, balanced weight, good concentration and making good food choices for …

6 Irresistible Breakfast Baked Goods You Can Make at Home

Year after year, people resolve to start eating breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day, it kick starts your metabolism, it helps you …

Ripples in space-time created by colliding black holes go undetected after 11-year study

An 11-year hunt for ripples in space-time produced by the merging of two black holes has apparently turned up empty for now.<p>This means Albert …