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Hardscaping 101: Pea Gravel

How did pea gravel get its name? We’ll give you one guess.<p>As gravel goes, it doesn’t get any better. These rounded fragments of pea-size stone crunch …

Landscaping

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Cooking

Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.<p>Akamai, the network provider that handles nearly one-third of the Internet's traffic, released a Heartbleed patch to the community on Friday, saying …

20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in your Garden

Shares 207K<p>Inspiring Pallet DIY Garden Projects<p>Looking for ways to upcycle pallets? Some creative DIY pallet garden projects? Recently I repurposed a …

Gardening

The Best Supplements For Women: Vitamins and Other Nutrients

Vitamins

'Duck Dynasty' Star's 'Vile' Gay Comments Less Graphic Than This Medical Description

Although <i>Duck Dynasty</i> star Phil Robertson has been criticized for his choice of words in describing homosexuality the act of gay sex, the Centers for …

Condiment Recipe: Sriracha Mayonnaise

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Condiment Recipe: Sriracha Mayonnaise<p>There are many benefits to creating your own condiments. For one thing, you know …

How To Make Your Own Anti-Wrinkle Cream... http://www.herbsandoilsworld.com/how-to-make-a-homemade-anti-wrinkle-cream/ This DIY anti-aging cream contains a miracle oil that has been shown to “regenerate the skin, reduce scars and wrinkles, prevent the advancement of wrinkles and aging, and help skin to regain its natural color and tone.” Find out what it is and how to make it at the link above.

Do you know how to harvest and store your own herbs? Harvesting and Storing Herbs ==> http://naturehacks.com/herbs-database/harvesting-and-storing-herbs/ Harvesting refers to the process of removing parts of a plant to be used for consumption. You can’t harvest a plant at any particular time; you must wait until it’s ready to eat, which is when the oils responsible for creating aroma and flavor are at their climax. Timing is delicate since it depends on what part of the plant you want to harvest as well as what you intend to use the plant for. #herb #storing #harvesting

4 Health and Beauty Benefits of Honey - Natural Health

Honey is one of nature’s best gifts to us. Both sweet and healing, this sticky substance has uses in both the kitchen and the medicine cabinet, …

Honey

Fat Does Not Make You Fat

If you’re feeling completely confused about whether you should cut fat from your diet, you are not alone. But here's the bottom line: Fat does not make you fat or sick.<p>So, why do so many people believe that fat is bad for you and causes heart attacks? This all started in the Dr. Key’s Seven …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

10 Foods That Fight Holiday Stress

Eat right, stress less. Sounds like a good deal, right? Especially during the holidays, when the last thing on your wish list is more stress. After …

Nutrition

How Much Weight Can You REALLY Lose In One Week?

The honest answer from an expert<p><b>The question:</b> You always hear plans promising to help you lose 5 or 10 pounds in one week—but how much can you realistically lose in seven days?<p><b>The expert:</b> Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., author of the upcoming <i>The Little Book of Thin</i><p><b>The answer:</b> In general, when you’re …

Foods That Make You Feel Better

How to fight colds, heartburn, joint pain, allergies, and other ailments by choosing the right food.

Nutrition

10 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Carol

<b>1.</b> Dickens was inspired to write <i>A Christmas Carol</i> in 1843 after he spoke at a charity night to raise money for the Manchester Athenaeum in England—an …

Groundhog Day

Lil BUB's Magical Yule LOG Video

Pets

Ukrainian journalist brutally beaten after alleging ministerial corruption

Hundreds protest outside interior ministry at the attack on Tetyana Chernovil, who wrote about minister's luxury house<p>A prominent Ukrainian civic activist and journalist was brutally beaten outside Kiev on Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks on activists and opposition members amid weeks …

Did You Know That Healthy Oils Don't Stop With Olive?

For years, we've all accepted the common logic that olive oil is a healthier choice than other oils. But for many of us, that's been the extent of our exploration of and education about oil. The fact is, there are a number of beneficial oils we can use for cooking and dressings and each of my top …

Healthy Eating

Ailsa Craig, granite jewel of the Firth of Clyde, finally finds a buyer

Environmental trust's bid for Scottish island would secure home of vibrant puffin and gannet colonies<p>A nature conservation trust will this week buy a famous Scottish island, in a move that would secure the future of one of Europe's most important bird colonies.<p>Ailsa Craig, a volcanic island …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

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