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9 DIY Cleaners That Don't Contain Nasty Chemicals

Monoethanolamine? Butyl cellosolve? Not in these homemade cleaning potions. Here, 9 formulas for a healthier scrub-down.<p><b>Scrubbing Tile Cleaner</b><p>scrubbingtilecleaner.jpg<p>Joe Graziano<p>Put some baking soda in a grated cheese container (the kind you find at pizza parlors) and sprinkle it on bathroom sinks, …

5 DIY Eco

<i>Do you struggle with the toxic ingredients you find in your home cleaning products that could be harming your family? Demi Giles is here to talk</i> …

20 Fall Wedding Flowers In Gorgeous Seasonal Shades

A season this colorful deserves some vibrant floral arrangements.<p>If you have a fall wedding in the works and aren't sure what to do about flowers just yet, we have some advice: Embrace the spirit, textures, and colors of the season. It's an absolutely stunning time of year, so odds are the scenery …

Weddings

This stunning motorcycle from 1947 is for sale

Working in the company's favor is undoubtedly an inherited back-catalog of beautiful two wheeled machines from the oldest motorcycle label in America — the favored brand of legendary actor and speed enthusiast Steve McQueen. And their new bikes are unashamedly pursuing some of that old magic.<p>But …

Classic Cars

7 insider tricks to upgrade your entire vacation for less

If you like to vacation in style but you're on a budget, you probably know that travel isn't so cheap. The average cost of a vacation is $1,005 per person, or about $4,000 for a family of four, according to a 2015 survey by American Express.<p>Fortunately, travel upgrades can come at a great discount …

American Airlines

You’re Going to Be Riding a German Bike in 2017 — Here’s Why

After years of and ogling the smooth carbon fiber and sleek branding and design of German bike brand, Canyon, cyclists in the US will finally be able …

I Tried This Weird Wearable to Fix My Slouching. This Is What Happened

I’ve spent the last decade trying practically everything I can to fix my chronic neck pain. Chiropractor visits, acupuncture stabbings, daily yoga, massages and — thanks to my sister — I even have one of those weird acupressure mats.<p>But I say <i>almost</i> because I do one thing very wrong. I’m a …

Pain

Victoria's Secret Is Now Pushing Un-Padded Bras

The lingerie brand is well known for promoting push-up bras. But the trend towards bralettes has it singing a different tune.<p>Victoria's Secret has long been known for its push-up bras, even selling garments that promise to boost a woman's chest by two cup sizes.<p>But these days, it has a new message …

Bridal Lingerie Shops in Chicago

While everyone will be in awe of your stunning wedding dress as you walk down the aisle, there are a few accouterments that while not in the spotlight, are equally as important: your bridal lingerie. Finding elegant options to both support your wedding day look, and carry you into the evening is a …

Where to Seat Wedding Party Plus-Ones at Reception

<i>Let's face it: Seating charts are tough. It's a logistical puzzle made all the more complicated when you add emotions and family politics into the mix! And of course, you have to remember that most of your guests will come in pairs. For most guests, it's pretty simple: you seat each couple together</i> …

Victoria's Secret made an unprecedented decision — and it might be the savviest move it's made yet

Swimwear is, on the surface, at least, tantamount to lingerie, so this change in particular left consumers scratching their heads.<p>But according Gabriella Santaniello, analyst and founder of A Line Partners, nixing swimwear was a brilliant decision. It's evidence that Victoria's Secret is adapting …

Clothing

This Nerd Is Rewriting ’50 Shades Of Grey’ And It’s Better Than The Original

Few contemporary "novels" have been parodied quite as much as Fifty Shades of Grey. We've had Fifty Sheds of Grey, Fifty Shades of O.J, and Fifty …

This poem about heartbreak has gone viral, but the poet’s response will restore your faith in love

*wipes away tears*<p>A 22-year-old poet from Ohio known only as Taylor has written a poem about how painful love can be, and the internet is going crazy …

It Turns Out It’s Almost Impossible To Draw A Bicycle

Italian designer Gianluca Gimini asks people to draw bicycles, then turns them into comical digital renderings.<p>Quick. Draw a bike. Don’t look at one first, just draw one. Done? Okay, now step back and look at your bike. It’s total garbage, isn’t it? It’s not just you. Turns out that basically no …

Therapy App Donates 500 Months Of Free Mental Health Services

The No. 1 reason Americans say they don’t seek out mental health services is because they can’t afford it. That’s what inspired a mobile therapy company to give their services away for free.<p>Of the 5.3 million people in the U.S. in 2014 who had a perceived need for mental health services, 45.4 …

Hoverboards are over, but the HoverCart is kinda genius

Remember those carts in the animated film <i>Wall-E</i> that carted around the obese humans of the future? Good news, the future is now!<p>Someone took a …

The 20 Coolest Pieces of Wearable Tech We've Ever Seen

The winners of WH's 2016 Fitness Awards, unveiled.

This 'e-skin' could be the smartwatch of the future

You could simply glance down at your other hand to read your incoming messages.<p>It's a crazy futuristic idea, but researchers at the University of Tokyo are working to design such devices today.<p>They've developed thin-film electronic sensors that they call "e-skin."<p>The e-skin gets laminated onto your …

Wearable Tech

10 of the best smartphone concepts we wish were real

There are smartphones to suit almost all tastes these days... that is, as long as your tastes involve using a black rectangle with a touchscreen.<p>A …

Curvy

For Wearables, Doing a Thing Well Beats Trying to Do It All

Future lies in sporting an array of specialized devices, not a single gadget crammed with features<p>Lately I have been wearing more computers on my body than usual.<p>None have an obvious purpose at first glance. All are great conversation starters. Some convinced me that when I wear them, they make me …

Mobile

This stylish smartwatch is the first with Alexa voice commands

There's the Apple Watch, Android Wear smartwatches, Pebble, Samsung's Gear S and now one with an Amazon connection: the CoWatch, a smartwatch with …

IMAX wants to host your indoor cycling sessions

If you live in in the heart of a city, it's hard to enjoy biking outside... not unless you like weaving through traffic. IMAX might have the next best thing, though. It's testing IMAXShift, an indoor cycling experience that promises to be more interesting than pedaling at the gym. The effort …

Step aside, Soul Cycle: IMAX is testing an immersive cycling concept

Group cycling studios like Soul Cycle are a huge workout trend, but IMAX wants to take it to the big screen. And we’re talking <i>big</i> screen.<p>In fact, it …

Baby-carrying bicycle transforms into a stroller in seconds

Much like the Taga we covered way back in 2008, the Salamander looks to combine the advantages of a bicycle and stroller to make for a highly …

The Faraday Cortland Is An Electric Bike That Looks Like A Regular Bike

Three years after its original eBike the Porteur, Faraday Bicycles is launching its second luxury eBike, the Cortland.<p>Now available for preorder on Kickstarter, the Cortland will bring a better battery (290Wh for 25 miles of assisted riding), a more efficient motor, and better software to the line …

This Minimal E-Bike Looks More Like A Single Speed Than An Electric Bike

The Propella wants to ease rides into assisted biking.<p>It has a battery and motor, but Ben Tarassoli doesn’t consider his startup’s new bicycle design an electric bike. It’s just a bike with a couple of extra accessories, and the direction he thinks almost all bicycles will eventually take.<p>“We think …

Electric Bikes

Electric bike riding on the beach is as fun as it sounds

Cycling enthusiast and <i>Mashable</i> video producer Jon Lynn takes three Big Cat electric bikes to the beach at Coney Island for an off-roading test drive. …

RadRover Electric Fat Bike

It looks like the coolest of mountain bikes but feels like a super one, the gorgeous RadRover Electric Fat Bike sports a powerful 750W 48V power …

Cycling