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12 Decorating Ideas for Tricky Room Corners

(Image credit: Claire Bock)<p>We tend to ignore the corners in our homes. They are weird in-between places that don’t have an automatic solution, and …

8 Unexpected Ways to Decorate with Rugs

Give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.<p>Some area rugs have such gorgeous patterns and luxurious textures that it feels wrong to walk all over them. So don't. Instead, take a cue from these rooms and give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.

10 Ways to Squeeze Extra Storage Out of a Small Bathroom

Storage is always at a premium in a small space, but nowhere is that more true than in the bathroom. There are so many little odds and ends — makeup, …

These Nut-Hugging Bear Cookies Are Almost Too Cute To Eat

Maa Tamagosan, a French-trained Japanese cook, just might have created a cookie that is too cute to eat. Her cookies look like cute little teddy …

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Shipping Container Retreat Gives Nomad Living A Whole New Meaning

The notion of nomad living has taken a turn for the better in the past years. Studio Arte recently came up with a new design that uses shipping …

Heart Beets

Unromantic and full of teenage angst, I’ve hated Valentine’s Day with a passion for the better part of my “adult” life. Back in middle school, while …

This Guy’s Wife Refused To Take Maternity Photos, So He Had Some Taken Of Himself Instead

One Reddit user with a strange sense of humor hired a photographer to create a bizarre maternity photo series that will probably remain burned into …

Here's What Soda Does to Young Rats' Brains

Soda is on the mind. A new small study in rats found that drinking sugary beverages may result in memory issues down the line.<p>University of Southern …

9 Foods High In Iron | Women's Health

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women<p>If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals<p>Shutterstock<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study …

33 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment

We Bored Pandas are huge fans of perfectly timed photos that capture perfect (and usually funny or unexpected) moments that come and go with a blink …

Zucchini Pizza Boats | In Sonnet's Kitchen

You know that feeling when you are anxious about doing something because you expect it to be really hard? And then you try it and it’s not so bad …

Food

No-Bake Mini Double Chocolate Tortes with Pecan Crust (vegan)

These chilled fudge-like treats will satisfy any sweet tooth with their rich, decadent flavor. Topped with fresh fruit, they are the perfect …

Chocolate Avocado Pudding (vegan)

Have a thing for rich chocolate desserts but want to keep your waistline lean? This chocolate pudding is decadent yet filled with nutrients and …

How to make a Natural Protein Shake without Protein Powder (Paleo, Dairy Free, Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free, Grain Free)

Protein is something that everyone has an opinion on. Do we make more of a fuss about it than we need to? Depending on who you ask you’ll get a …

Healthy Eating

Raw Food Recipes| Pomegranate Cheesecake

From Issue 7 of <i>News from the Kitchen</i><p>For the base<p>1 cup cashews<br>• 2 tablespoons maple syrup<br>• 1/4 cup coconut oil<br>• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 1/4 teaspoon …

7 Genius Ways to Use Quinoa You Never Would've Thought Of

<b>Slow Cooker Turkey Quinoa Meatballs</b><br>If you own a crock pot, then you've <i>got</i> to try this tasty twist on spaghetti and meatballs.<p><i>Get the recipe at 365 Days of Slow Cooking.</i>

Weight loss success: 100 pounds with a plant-based diet - CNN.com

In 2009, Benji Kurtz was near his heaviest weight of 278. Only 5 feet 5 inches tall, he was considered severely obese.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>He went from size 50 pants to 31<p>He went from size 50 pants to 31<p>He went from size 50 pants to 31<p>He went from size 50 pants to 31<p>He went from size 50 pants to 31<p>He went …

Glass Rivers And Lakes Flow Across Beautiful Tables By Furniture Maker Greg Klassen

Talented Washington-based artist and furniture-maker Greg Klassen’s beautiful river- and lake-like desks and tables straddle the line between …

Furniture

This USB Keyboard Will Bring Back The Nostalgic Clicks Of A Vintage Typewriter

Many of us have only a vague recollection, if any, of what it’s like to type with a real mechanical typewriter: the tactile clicky sounds, the …

30 Beautiful Doors That Seem To Lead To Other Worlds

Most doors are hopelessly mundane, but they don’t have to be; they can also serve as meaningful symbols of portals between worlds or between …

25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World

Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having a story to tell. Thousands of them have been made …

Sculpture

Fairytales Come To Life In Magical Photos by Russian Photographer Margarita Kareva

Margarita Kareva is a Russia-based photographer who specializes in fantasy art photography. Her photographs beautifully portray women that have been …

Artist Leaves Cute Motivational Sticky Notes On The Train

October Jones (real name Joe Butcher), the prolific writer and illustrator behind gems like Texts From Dog and these commuter sticky-note doodles, is …

Commuting

3 Simple Ways to Make Zucchini Pasta

You could call any of these things "zucchini pasta," but when I talk about it, I almost always mean raw zucchini that has been sliced to look—and act—like noodles. The point of the dish isn't really to mimic a bowl of wheat pasta but rather to create a fresh, creative, and fun raw vegetable dish …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

<b>Processed and/or Canned Meat or Cheese</b><br>"I particularly avoid those that are made with additional thickeners, preservatives, sugar, or a high content of preservatives. Animal products (and food products in general) that have to sit on a shelf inherently require a decent amount of processing to …

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

"I always have <b>a green juice or smoothie</b>, as it's a surefire way to load up on nutrients." <i>—Katie Cavuto, M.S., R.D., the dietician for the Phillies and the Flyers</i><p>"<b>Coffee</b>—it has so many benefits to almost every part of the body (brain, skin, heart, etc.). I also eat arugula daily because it's green …

Study: Organic Produce Has Fewer Pesticides, More Antioxidants

Organically-grown fruits, vegetables and grains have substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides than …

Healthy and Portable Fridge-Free Snacks

<b>1. Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds</b><p>Autumn means pumpkin-flavored everything, but why stop when the trees are finally bare? Instead of grabbing another Pumpkin Spice Latte, bake a sweet or savory batch of pumpkin seeds. They make a quick, crunchy snack that's packed with vitamins.<p><b>2. Dark Chocolate Coconut</b> …