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DIY Rain Barrel

It pays to be green when you collect rainwater for your landscaping needs. Start saving on your water bill this very weekend by setting up a rain …

15 foods you need to start eating immediately that can lower your risk of cancer, diabetes and more

<b>1. Avocado</b><p>Avocados, which are actually classified as a fruit, are low in fructose and rich in healthy monounsaturated fat and potassium, and research …

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

The 3 most and least healthy vegetables for women

Women of all ages should be paying more attention to their daily intake of vegetables. As I have said in the past, I think that in this century more than ever before, humans are being exposed to many toxins and pollutants that create inflammation in our bodies -- and can lead to many health …

A Beautiful Visual on The Impact of Music Education on Kids Cognitive Skills

April 12, 2015<br>Does music education really improve kids cognitive skills? The answer, in our view, is hard to determine and it requires a series of …

The FDA’s phony nutrition science: How Big Food and Agriculture trumps real science — and why the government allows it

<b>(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Sugar and corn syrup have been pumped into the food chain, causing a dramatic increase in illnesses. Here’s why<p>Richard Jacoby • Raquel Baldelomar<p>April 12, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage and Reclaim Good</i> …

Organic Crockpot Freezer Meals From Costco (10 Meals in 60 Minutes!)

So, I got it in my head that I wanted to prep a bunch of freezer meals made from organic ingredients at Costco. I ended up making 10 crockpot freezer …

Cooking

Pattern Play: Dutch Wax-Inspired Paper Printing

Love the bold patterns and saturated colors of Dutch wax fabrics? Make your own eye-catching patterns with this Dutch wax-inspired paper printing technique!<p>Our favorite DIY inspirations often come from global traditions, Dutch wax fabric being a beautiful case-in-point. With its origins in Javanese …

Crafting

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

8 Ways Having Kids Makes You More Frugal

I was chatting with a childless friend over dinner about how I'd been feeding our family of five on $80-$100 a week. The friend was flabbergasted."My …

Best Spring Trips 2015

TravelBest Of<p>Our editor’s list of the ten best spring trips to take this year—plus one reader’s choice—is filled with off-the-beaten-path options.

Toxin Alert! Common Pesticides Used on Produce and How They Impact Humans and the Environment

Growing vegetables isn’t the simple, all natural process that it used to be. Or at least, this is the case when it comes to large-scale, industrial …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

A culture of teaching and learning often produces great achievement but a culture of achievement rarely results in great teaching and learning

Drew Perkins said:Perhaps the most saddening part of a Culture of Achievement is its low ceiling. While it may be politically and strategically smart …

Teaching

Leaf Illustrations and Charts to Help Diagnose Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Raising beef isn’t sustainable.<p><b>TheFacts:</b>To the beef community, sustainability means balancing environmental responsibility, social diligence and …

Why learn a foreign language: all the benefits of being Bilingual

What’s more, salary bonuses vary depending on the exact language in which you’re proficient. Here’s a quick breakdown of a few different secondary languages and their annual bonuses as reported by <i>The Economist</i>:<p>Spanish – 1.5 percent bonus<br>• French – 2.3 percent bonus<br>• German – 3.8 percent bonus<p>While you …

DIY Mug Design with Porcelain Paint Pen

There’s nothing like a blank canvas, or in this case, a blank mug to showcase your creative flair. I’m loving these simple monster doodles in black porcelain paint. You can get totally wild with this and use lots of color too. Porcelain paint can be found at your local craft and art supply stores. …

7 DIY ways to cosy up your home | Ideal Home

Whether you’re living in rented accommodation or own your own home, adding a personal stamp and making a space feel cosy and homely is really …

Dead Argentine prosecutor was zeroing in on a terror threat to the entire Western Hemisphere

But we're learning a lot more about the explosive findings of his decade-long investigation.<p>Testimony from journalists and government officials suggest that in addition to describing Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's hand in protecting the perpetrators of a 1994 Buenos Aires …

Low-cost airline plans $15 flight to Europe

Dreaming of a European vacation? It may pay to wait a few years.<p>Europe's biggest budget carrier Ryanair (RYAOF) is planning to launch cheap transatlantic flights by 2020.<p>The airline is in talks with manufacturers over a long-haul fleet. If they secure the aircraft -- likely provided by Boeing (BA) …

You Can Increase Your Intelligence: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Cognitive Potential

By Andrea Kuszewski | Nov 11, 2011<p>Synopsis<p>Learn about the principles of fluid intelligence and strengthen your cognitive abilities through exercises …

HugeDomains.com - WeirdHood.com is for sale (Weird Hood)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

‘Undemocratic, interventionist’: Bolivia lashes out at Obama for Venezuela sanctions

Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry has joined a chorus of condemnation over US sanctions on Venezuela. A statement called on the US to “abandon its …

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Giveaway from Honey Be Good organic fabrics

Fun things to share from online fabric retailer, Honey Be Good. Honey Be Good specializes in carrying 100% organic sewing and quilting products. You …

Quilting

Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes review – mixed memories of the 1950s

The life stories of woman from the postwar era show a world before equality, washing machines and the pill<p>The 1950s are still close enough to touch: just around the corner of our past, linked to us through living memory. The core of Virginia Nicholson’s new book, about women’s lives in the UK in …

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

How to cut, cook, and sip for the most health benefits