Liz Glen

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I'm a DDD—These Are the 5 Best Bras for Big Boobs

Bra shopping used to make me cry. I am not kidding, I would be in a dressing room and get so frustrated at the choices I had that the only logical …

Clothing

Cooking Quinoa Tonight? Avoid These Common Mistakes.

I thrive off the unknowns when I enter my kitchen to cook dinner — <i>what bits of produce did my roommate bring home from work? What almost-expired</i> …

Quinoa

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Percussion

Using a Fork to Hang Pictures Is the Home Decor Tip We All Need

Who among us hasn't gotten totally fed up while hanging pictures on the wall? One of the most aggravating experiences in home decorating is when …

Home

How to DIY your own fabric softener with everyday pantry items

Soft, fresh-scented clothes right out of the dryer are <i>the best</i>. But what’s not-so great is what’s often being used to achieve it. Liquid fabric …

Cleaning

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

Songs in the key of strife: the musician putting anxiety centrestage

One of the truly wretched things about mental illness is that it is very hard to describe what it’s like. Words aren’t enough – even good ones.<p>But what about music? If the strings in Psycho can make us quail and the warm orchestral resolutions in Cinema Paradiso can make us cry, is there music that …

Mental Health

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Trending on The Organized Home: Custom Made

Customized storage was on the minds of The Organized Home’s editors this week, and they clued us in to some DIY, built-in, and modular options. …

How To Make Copycat RX Bars — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

RX Bars are the meal replacement bar of the moment. Thanks to a streamlined ingredient list that just so happens to be compliant with a certain …

Dessert

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Make These Chicken Burrito Bowls in the Slow Cooker

This is my absolute favorite kind of slow cooker recipe — one that takes less than five minutes to pull together and then rewards you with a …

Cooking

These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary

More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces, visually tidy, and give old cabinetry new life.<p>1. A Transformed 1920s Home in Washington, DC<p>2. An Ultramodern Home in Cupertino, California<p>3. A Midcentury Redesign in San …

Kitchens

Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

The Brain

Without Water, the Women of Cape Town Are Redefining ‘Self-Care’

Julia Sullivan hasn’t felt “properly clean and fresh” since December, when she went home to visit her family in Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, from her current base in Cape Town, nearly 900 miles south on the country’s west coast. For the past year, the 26-year-old has been taking …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

These Simple Side Dishes Pair Well with Any Meal

Here's a common dilemma. You find something fabulous to make for dinner — maybe a quick weeknight stir-fry, or a more luxurious weekend pasta dish. …

Healthy Eating

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

Best Picture Winner Posters: Every Movie to Win an Academy Award

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15 Clever Things Your Dream Kitchen Would Have

Do you have frequent, wild fantasies about redoing your kitchen? Welcome to the club! Here are 15 clever details you'll probably want to add to your …

Coffeemakers

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I know a bit about the link between stress and illness first hand. Four years ago, I set out to regenerate a …

Immune System

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging the words.<p>Every artist has their own way of generating original ideas, but what is happening inside the brain …

The Brain

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Sports Science

This is the beauty ingredient that’s trending over 3,000% on Pinterest right now

Skin-care products that are all the rage tend to start out as must-haves for your kitchen shelf rather than your medicine cabinet. Take, for …

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

Recipe: Chocolate-Almond Toffee

Skillet Toffee<p>Makes about 2 1/4 pounds<p>1 pound unsalted butter <br>2 cups granulated sugar <br>1/2 teaspoon salt <br>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract <br>8 ounces good …

Dessert

17 Slow Cooker Dinners to Make Your House Smell Amazing

There's nothing like walking in the door after a long day at work and being greeted by the delicious aroma of dinner. With the help of the slow …