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Happiness Lies In Little Things: 10 Tips To Finding Joy - OLBlog

<b>Happiness</b> doesn’t only live in the major moments. Happiness lives in the seemingly little things, in our day-to-day lives. Did you ever think that …

One Photographer Traveled the Full Length of the U.S. Border With Mexico

A U.S. Border Patrol agent removes a ladder used by undocumented immigrants to climb a border fence on Oct. 18, 2016 nea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John Moore—Getty …

BEST ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP EVER

Shares 795K<p><i>When our favorite store-bought Italian Wedding Soup was discontinued, I promised I would learn to make it myself. By combining elements of</i> …

Architect Builds Tiny 196 Square-Foot Dream House From Scratch

1/9<p>Macy Miller Tiny House<p>Cash-strapped Idaho architect Macy Miller wanted a place of her own without the burdensome mortgage, so she decided to build …

A study of people taking out microfinance loans in Benin, Georgia, Pakistan and Peru has found that too many people are ‘borrowing blind’<p>With 700m new accounts opened between 2011 and 2014, more people than ever have a bank or mobile money account. But many of the new consumers are in poor …

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‘Ali left his home, school and friends behind in Iraq, crossing border after border. That’s his uncle’s hand wiping away his tears’<p>This was taken last September in a Hungarian village called Röszke, near the border with Serbia. A thousand refugees passed through the village’s railway station that …

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84 Lumber launches gorgeous tiny homes that you can buy or build yourself

Heads up DIY fans - 84 Lumber is offering plans and materials to build your own 200 sq ft tiny home! The building materials supplier just announced …

The Myth of the Barter Economy

Adam Smith said that quid-pro-quo exchange systems preceded economies based on currency, but there’s no evidence that he was right.<p>Imagine life before money. Say, you made bread but you needed meat.<p>But what if the town butcher didn’t want your bread? You’d have to find someone who did, trading …

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10 Ways To Sneak Superfoods Into Everyday Dinners

Andie Mitchell, memoirist, blogger and author of Eating in the Middle: A Mostly Wholesome Cookbook, shares her secrets.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Healthy Foods to Keep In Your Fridge

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Photograph: Kim Lightbody for the Guardian<p>Fresh and zesty … Labneh in olive oil, served with bruschetta, salad or roast vegetables.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/24/1443086573183/ad49f724-6b5d-4525-ba1c-e2fa3f347af9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Kim …

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The Chef Whose Quest for the Ultimate Vinegar Drove Him to Death

What makes a great chef kill himself? A kitchen can induce a grand obsession from which there is no escape. Take the sad case of Franco …

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Here are 10 DIY ingredientsthat will make filling your fridge not only fun but considerably cheaper too<p>If we start from the perspective that milk, in terms of flavour, nutritional value and animal welfare, is one of the things you shouldn’t skimp on, it follows that your yoghurt should be made with …

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Your Oven Is the Secret to Restaurant-Quality Short Ribs

<b>Heat the oven and season the meat.</b> Arrange a rack in the lower third of the oven, remove the racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Brush each short rib …

29 Insanely Delicious Indian Recipes You Need To Try

There's a lot more to life than chicken tikka masala.

Hack Your Shower to Reuse Heat and Water

Imagine taking a deliciously long hot shower… Sounds great, except for all that fresh water and heat energy pouring down the drain! Well now you can enjoy long showers without the waste. Recover and recycle the water and heat, cutting your shower’s environmental footprint by about 90% with …

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47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

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Bone marrow is the tissue found in the middle of large bones. Marrow has rich vitamins and minerals such as iron, phosphorous and vitamin A, but is also comprised primarily of fat. The nutrients from bone marrow may help provide nutrients to support healthy bones and muscles. Eating bone marrow may …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

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You Can Pre-Order the Suitcase That Won Kickstarter

It's officially the most funded luggage campaign in the site's history.<p>Prepare for some serious suitcase envy: after launching their Kickstarter campaign in October 2015, the company behind the bag, Travel-Light, raised more than $3.3 million, far over their initial $125,000 goal. In other words: …

Exploring the World on Foot

BAKU, Azerbaijan — IT’S an odd feeling: being aware of the Earth rotating beneath your feet.<p>It happened to me near the Turkish city of Tarsus. The Anatolian countryside was an antique flag that fluttered under the summer sun: dusty green olive groves, soil as red as burgundy wine, cornflower blue …

16-Year-Old's Amazingly Hyperrealistic Graphite Portrait Wins Top Prize

16-year-old Shania McDonagh recently took home the top prize of the 60th Texaco Children's Art Competition, an art competition for young people held in Ireland every year. Known for her incredibly detailed and hyperrealistic portraits, the young artist has won first place in her age category four …

Moroccan Kefta Kebab Recipe With Ground Beef or Lamb

Kefta is ground beef or lamb, typically mixed with cumin, paprika, minced onion, coriander, and parsley; cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and mint leaves …

Grilled Lamb Chops Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 590

Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Photograph: Karen Dias for the Guardian<p>Thakur delivers a package of high-end clothing. Photograph: Karen Dias for the Guardian<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/6720b00459e04360bff38d844592a2b8824bd85a/0_120_5616_3370/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Mumbai ... the dismantling of the old way of life is …

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A warming black bean, chorizo and pork belly stew with crispy crackling is a sumptuous centrepiece that can also give life during your busy week to a quick lunchtime burrito, a spicy Mexican tamale pie and a ‘sloppy joe’ pork belly bun<p>Pork belly, black beans and chorizo combine to make a great …

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