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What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're suffering. Get relief from your bloated belly with these yoga poses. Do a few of your faves, or if you're really hurting, follow the entire 12-pose …

Yoga

How To Maximize Your Mind with Yoga

Our level of functioning depends on the level of activity of our brain. Given the world we live in, it is the workings of our brain that can really …

Meditation and Your Genes: Groundbreaking Study by Deepak Chopra & Top Scientists

Integrative medicine, the treatment of both the mind & body as a connected whole, has been an increasingly important area of scientific research. In a major step forward, a recent in-depth study into the effects of meditation and relaxation brought together many of the greatest minds in the field. …

Meditation

5 Ways to Fight Procrastination and Get Stuff Done

"Perfection is the enemy."<p>You have to hand it to the people who make up minor holidays: they know how to pick their dates. For example, today is …

PayScale

This Poor Man Accidentally Got His Testicle Trapped in an IKEA Chair

We're not sure what's funnier: his story or the company's response.<p>After a knee injury, Claus Jørstad of Alta, Norway invested in a MARIUS Stool from IKEA to sit on while he showered — but that plan backfired big time. While sitting on the chair during a recent rinse, one of Jørstad's testicles got …

Egloo launches brilliant electricity-free heater that warms your home for just pennies a day

Last year, wrote about the Egloo, a brilliant little heater that uses a simple concept to heat your home for just pennies a day - without …

The Power Of Keeping A Notebook: 5 Reasons To Keep A Journal

What if I told you that by investing as little as a few dollars and committing to a fairly small lifestyle hack, you could increase your productivity …

Motivation

Seamus Mullen: the chef who cured himself of arthritis

New York chef Seamus Mullen, who was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2007, believes changes to his diet and routine have reversed the effects of a crippling disease<p>Seven years ago the acclaimed New York chef Seamus Mullen, then 33, was trapped in a cycle of waking up in terrible pain, going …

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

Yoga Poses for Every Part of Your Body

One of the beauties of yoga is that it works on your whole body. Unlike having a "legs day" or "arms day" at the gym, doing a regular yoga practice …

11 signs you're a stellar employee — even if it doesn't feel like it

Of course, you don't want to be arrogant, but it's also important to know your worth. Requesting feedback is a good idea, but, depending on your circumstances and your boss' managerial style, this can sometimes be difficult to do.<p>How, then, can you tell if you're just doing OK, or killing it at …

Flickr

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

Cream scone recipe

Inspired by the scones served at The Model Bakery in Napa Valley, these wonderfully rich treats are made with lashings of double cream<p><b>The Model Bakery</b>is in the Napa Valley (this recipe is a version of the one in <b>their book</b>) and they serve, hands down, my favourite scone ever. They refer to them as …

How To Care For The Lovely Air Plants That Adorn Your Home

Air plants or Tillandsia have become really popular lately and that’s mostly due to their minimal requirements and easy maintenance. Caring for an …

Garden of Ease: The Art of the Succulent Garden

Ever desired a gorgeous, colorful garden, but lack the skill or space to grow one? You should totally try out one of these easy to grow succulent …

Plants

How to Build a Classy Concrete Countertop

Don't worry about choosing tile for you kitchen remodel, try DIY concrete countertops instead.<p>Concrete countertops are just one of the many kitchen countertop options to choose from. You can purchase precast counters from fabricators that are cured and finished in a workshop and which can be …

Home Improvement

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and affordable by DIY-ing a treat for …

Hacking

The 35 Best Ideas for Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#10 is a total game-changer.<p>Take heart, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. Plus, get our best cabinet and pantry organization ideas!

Spices

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

Time Management

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

This Yoga Squat Will Improve Your Range Of Motion

When you think of a squat, you may picture gym rats hoisting heavy weights overhead while bending their knees and getting low. That position is a squat, yes, but there's a gentler version in yoga that can help improve your range of motion.<p>Called Malasana or garland pose, a yoga squat strengthens …

Yoga

Bioplastic encourages people to mend, not replace, says designer

UK-based Peter Marigold has developed FORMcard, which becomes malleable in hot water and can bond to other plastics<p>There are incongruous dots of colour speckled around Peter Marigold’s kitchen in north London. Pots and pans hang from blue and yellow hooks while the edge of a shelf is rounded off …

North London

7 Things You Can Make with Copper Pipes—Easily!

Copper just may be the new black. This bright-toned metal is a fast-growing design trend, found in big statement pieces as well as small details. No …

Herb Spirals: The Best Way To Grow Maximum Plants In Minimum Space

Spring is finally here, and it is time to plan for the upcoming gardening season. While it is easy to just get back into the routine of how you have …