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Tolkien Fans May Soon be Able to Go Camping in a Hobbit Home

There's a company in London that's turning dreams into reality for Hobbit fans. West Stow Pods is currently seeking funding for their Poddit Hole …

The Strange Drinking Habits Of The Aging Affluent

According to new research, there’s a quiet health concern among the affluent and otherwise healthy aging population: Heavy drinking. The new study in <i>BMJ Open</i> reports that among people over 50 who can check off all the usual categories of good health – not smoking, physical activity, ample social …

Woman Dominates Body-Shamers With Brave Before-And-After Photos

Women's bodies are scrutinized at every shape and size. Society's skewed standards of beauty can lead women to believe they're never skinny enough, never pretty enough, never perfect enough.<p>Simone Pretscherer, a makeup artist from New Zealand, had enough of being told that she wasn't enough. So …

The Health Benefits of Bananas

Last week, a reader asked why I included bananas in my list of good carbs for the Adrenal Reset Diet. Her confusion is understandable, since some experts claim bananas are fattening or unhealthy.<p>Recently, I read one such claim:<p>"I tell my clients to stick to fruits that either have edible skin, …

Nutrition

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

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Bad girl to Yoga Girl: How life changed for Instagram yoga sensation Rachel Brathen

Rachel Brathen has more than 1.5 million Instagram followers but her life hasn't always been sun salutations at dawn on a Caribbean island<p>Instagram yoga sensation Rachel Brathen is, to an outsider at least, living the dream on the Caribbean island of Aruba with a handsome surfer husband, Dennis, …

How does @careypolis celebrate the holidays? With a whole rotisserie duck from @momolongplay.

10 Enduring Fashion Myths You Have to Stop Believing

Toss out those giant waist-cinching belts—that's not the way to accentuate your curves.<p><b>1. MYTH: Certain clothes only look good if you are tall and skinny.<br>REALITY:</b> If something doesn't look good on you, 99 times out of 100 it's because the fit is off or because the style simply doesn't suit you. …

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Gorgeous National Parks to Visit in the Wintertime

Generally, wintertime is associated with sitting by a crackling fireplace and watching the snowfall from the comfort of your warm home. Mix in some fast-paced winter sports like snowboarding and skiing, and it completes the package.<p>But, arguably the best part of winter is when snow falls and covers …

3 Good Reasons to Get a Facial

Toss aside stereotypes. Your face needs help. Now<p>You may consider getting a facial as something a little too fussy for the likes of your manly skin. The spa slippers, soothing music, and cucumber water might not appeal to you. We get it. But the real motivation to get your skin handled by the pros …

6 Powerful Things to Say (and Never Say) to Your Partner

From deep-seated sentiments pour forth powerful words. And nothing stirs the storm of emotions within us quite like love. Indeed, what we say under the influence of heavy feelings can be truly potent -- in an incredible or terrible way. We may scream things we don't mean, confess falsehoods we …

Latin Grammy winners Calle 13 on hip-hop swag and Julian Assange

When the Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 hit the international airwaves in 2005 with its eponymous debut album, it quickly smashed early perceptions that it was just another reggaeton act.<p>Yes, the lyrics were bawdy, but they were also funny, smart and poetic, with clever wordplay and references to …

15 Gifts Under $50 That Look Way More Expensive

...but that's our little secret.<p>If you're stumped on what to get family and friends for your next gift exchange, look no further than this list of affordable ideas. We've got something for everyone, including foodies, gardeners, and more.

It's In the Jeans: Inspiring Celebrity Denim

Stuck in a jeans and t-shirt rut? Get inspired by our gallery of the best denim looks worn by the most stylish stars and models.<p>Whether dark-washed or cut off, dressed up or casual, these chic celebs know how to do denim. Get inspired by their blue jean looks, plus see more celebrity style here.

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Reese Witherspoon Goes To Bat For Renee Zellweger, Will Have None Of That Face-Shaming

Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Hilary Swank and Felicity Jones recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for the magazine's third annual actress roundtable. When the group breached the topic of the commentary surrounding Renee Zellweger's …

Fatigued? What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

I woke up just about every morning (or within a few hours thereafter) feeling like I'd binge partied the night before. I felt like I was walking through a fog -- cotton balls stuffed inside my brain. By the end of the day, if I actually managed to stay awake 'til the end of the day, my tummy would …

Wellness

Does Cycling Actually Make Your Thighs Bulky?

Tracy Anderson says it does. Now here's the truth<p>The fastest way to a slimmer body isn’t via indoor cycling, according to celeb trainer Tracy Anderson, who recently told Redbook magazine that exercisers who only cycle wind up with bulkier thighs. “Spin may burn calories in the short term, but if …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Articles about 9 tiny apartments new york city on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team …

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What is Boudoir Photography and How to Approach It?

Boudoir Photography<p>Boudoir photography’s increasingly popularity is telling us that people are losing their inhibitions, which can be a great thing, …

4 Changes That Will Make Your Resume Incredibly Powerful

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>As a job seeker, it’s easy to see hiring managers …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

Trans Fats May Hurt Memory, Study Finds

The most infamous of the fats family, <i>trans</i> fats are apparently not only bad for the heart, but bad for the brain as well, according to a new study presented at the American Heart Association meeting this week. The new research finds that the fats are correlated with poorer performance on tests of …

You Won't Believe What Surgeons Found in Bode Miller's Back

And why is it blue?<p>The entire <i>Men’s Health</i> office cringed when they saw Bode Miller’s recent Instagram pic (shown above).<p>The caption on Miller’s post: “This is what they took out of my back. The doctor wouldn’t let me eat it. Looked like nerds.”<p>We all thought the photo of blue gunk was grotesquely …

42 Things You Can Do Right Away To Spend Less Money

Even if you aren't in a position to earn more at the moment, a few little spending adjustments made on a daily basis can go a long way.<p>From practical food-buying tricks to reframing the way you think about your finances, we've listed some of the easiest tweaks below, including the best from a …

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