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7 Homemade Coffee Creamers That Aren't Loaded With Sugar

As any caffeine junkie knows, coffee isn't something to be messed with. But that doesn’t mean you have to spring for a $6 latte every time you want …

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Beauty's Best Dupes

When you work in the internet game for a long enough time, you start to pick up on things. People like lists, people like Carpool Karaoke, and people …

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It | Goop

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Wellness

Cats Tattooing Each Other In Surreal Japanese Ink Wash Paintings

Meet Kazuaki Horitomo – a California-based Japanese artist that has two great passions in life – cats and tattoos. The artist decided to combine the …

Tattoos

State Sues Monsanto For Decades Of Alleged PCB Pollution

The federal government banned the use and production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in 1979 after determining the chemicals are toxic. However, …

Revisiting The Basics: Stylish Ways To Wrap Gifts In Brown Paper

Gift-wrapping is on our list of favorite things to do. We love customizing each gift and finding beautiful new ornaments we can use and new …

The head of National Museum of the American Indian on what we should all know

Kevin Gover, 61, is the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. A member of the Pawnee tribe, he was born in Oklahoma. He and his wife, Anne Marie, live in Northern Virginia.<p><b>Do you prefer being called Native American or American Indian?</b><p>I’m indifferent. [Laughs.] As a …

This video of paper being made by hand is incredibly intriguing (no, seriously, it is)

In the current era where digitizing dominates all of our mediums, it is most refreshing to watch this video of craftsmen hand-making paper in Japan. …

31 Gift Ideas for People Who Bloody Love Swearing

My mother always had a beautifully cultivated sailor's mouth. And just about as soon as I could speak in full sentences, it was clear she had passed …

Kendrick Lamar

Columbus Day and what Native Americans really need

This week the city of Denver will become the 14th community in the country to recognize the second Monday of October—previously known only as Columbus Day—as a day to recognize the contributions of Native peoples to the United States. While Denver’s new holiday won’t supplant Columbus Day, the …

How the Legacy of Native Americans' Forced Assimilation Lingers Today

The short documentary <i>Little Dream Catchers</i> takes us to White Earth Nation in Minnesota—the state’s largest tribe with over 20,000 members. There, communities have been affected by drug addiction and unemployment, as well as a loss of culture due to forced assimilation for hundreds of years. It’s a …

22 Genius Things Everyone With A Small Apartment Needs To Own

The littlest changes make the BIGGEST difference.

42 Clever Organizing Ideas To Make Your Life So Much Easier

Create your own controlled chaos.

The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers

Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communication method between interaction designers, project manager, and website developers. It’s a key ste …

21 Wise Dalai Lama Quotes to Enrich Your Life

The name Dalai Lama means Ocean of Wisdom.<p>Dalai Lama quotes are just a proоf of his wisdom, and are spread throughout the world by those who want to …

The Drugstore Products Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Loves

We love drugstore finds. Really, we swear by mascara that costs less than $10. And we're not alone. Makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic—who glams up Kim Kardashian—feels the same. Dedivanovic recently shared his top ten favorite drugstore products on Kardashian's website.<p>While he didn't clarify which …

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

This Woman's Mind-Blowing Folding Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Pack a Bag

Now if only she could teach me how to do this with shoes.<p>I'm rarely able to travel with just a carry-on bag, which sucks for me because that means I have to pay at least $50 to check bags both to and from my destination, in addition to the price of my plane ticket. Womp. Part of that reason is …

10 Products and Services Startups Need to Succeed

From marketing to sales to project management, there's a product or service for virtually any need.<p>There's never been a better time to launch a startup. With so many innovative tools in the marketplace, it's possible for even the smallest startup to gain access to big time resources. From marketing …

Project Management

12 Tools to Prototype an App for Entrepreneurs

Did you know that prototyping an app can help you not only turn your idea into tangible mockups, but even save you money?<p>Prototyping an app gives you many more benefits like:<p># Share your concept with friends, co-founders or even investors<p># Save money by showing a remote software development team a …

Here's What It's Like To Actually Cook All The Meal Delivery Kits

From Blue Apron to Plated to Purple Carrot, here's how all those kits stack up against one another.<p>Even if you haven't ordered one yourself, you probably know someone who has. (Or you've at least seen the ads on the subway, on Facebook and Instagram, or on TV.)<p><b>• How did the delivery arrive?</b><p>What …

The Pie Goddess

Hiking Washington’s mountain ranges earns you caloric immunity at The Pie Goddess, which serves pastries both sweet and savory. White wine accents …

17 cheap and easy ways to hack your Ikea furniture

1/<p>The Hemnes secretary cabinet is a good-sized desk, but a bit boring to look at.<p>3/<p>These $6 Fjälla boxes are useful, but pretty plain.<p>5/<p>These Vittsjö …

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Books

Best All-in-one Productivity App

With LightArrow Organizer’s device-to-device sync with a free Dropbox or Google Drive account, your data is always available, whether you’re using …

12 Buddhist Books To Read On Your Path To Enlightenment

Dive in to this ancient spiritual tradition.<p>Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's …

How Wayne Dyer’s 10 Spiritual Principles Can Change Your Life

Wayne Dyer was an American philosopher, self-help author, and motivational speaker. The first book I ever read of Dyer’s was one lent to me called</i> …