Mari Giddings

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Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

Compassionate Portraits Capture the Dignity and Grace of Farm Animals

As the global farming industry expands, mankind, suggests New Zealand-based photographer Cally Whitham, has in many ways failed to recognize the …

The Foolproof, Step-by-Step Guide to Cooking Spaghetti Squash

Pasta has a well-deserved rep as the perfect dinner food: It's easy to cook, the topping possibilities are endless, and let's be real—it's delicious. …

Low-carb Diet

These Sneakers Will Let You Ditch Socks for Good

Anyone who has ever frantically searched around for a matching sock in the early morning knows that getting dressed come fall time requires a bit more effort. Thankfully, a Switzerland-based company has created a solution to help you skip the sock scramble (and keep your feet smelling fresh) for …

Boots

The First All Plus-Size Collection in Project Runway History Is Gorgeous

<i>Project Runway</i> finalist Ashley Nell Tipton made history by creating an absolutely dreamy all plus-size collection and sending it down the runway at NYFW last Friday. Yep, despite being a multi-billion dollar industry, this is the first time such a collection was featured in all 14 seasons of the …

Plus Size

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The diet essentially follows a Mediterranean diet, …

Nutrition

Why You Should Eat Watermelon

Watermelons originated in Africa and are grown on vines in sandy soil throughout the world. You need at least three months of reliably hot, sunny …

Nutrition

9 Foods To Fight Inflammation + Boost Your Mood

Foods have a marked impact on our moods, but too many times when we’re struggling to get through the day, we reach for the very snacks that only …

6 Packing Mistakes to Avoid When Traveling With Kids

Don't let packing become a nightmare! A bad packing strategy can mean you don't get the most out of your family vacation -- or worse, end up spending extra budget on extra weight allowance or on buying essentials you forgot to pack! It's not easy to travel-light but beware of the inclination to …

Dining Rooms

Hitched: The Best Campers for Summer Road Trips

For most of the past century we’ve been infatuated by the look (or is it the idea?) of the Airstream, whose bullet shape and shiny stainless are synonymous with wanderlust itself. But now a whole new crop of smartly conceived, head-turning—and, dare we say, infinitely more comfortable—trailers, …

RVs

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

<i>This article originally appeared on Ragan.com in July 2016.</i> <br>Until you get to know someone, your brain relies on snap judgments to categorize him, …

Karl Lagerfeld Showcases 3D Printed Chanel at Paris Fashion Week

Dehydrated Amadeus in sunglasses Karl Lagerfeld has done it again! Last night, at Paris Fashion Week, he sent a Chanel suit down the runway, but, <i>this</i> …

3D Printing

Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss: Munchies to Satisfy Every Craving

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss<p>10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Plamen Petkov<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't …

"Caitlyn Doesn't Have Any Secrets:" Caitlyn Jenner On The Cover Of 'Vanity Fair'

Fashion<p>by Emma Spedding | 01 06 2015<p>[Vanity Fair]<p>Caitlyn Jenner On The Cover Of 'Vanity Fair'<p>Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, has made …

Khloe Kardashian

Two Ingredient Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Cold Brew Coffee Smoothie Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is 2 recipes in one. A simple cold brew coffee and a delightful coffee …

Furniture First Aid

<b>The Kit</b><p>Baking soda<br>Butter knife<br>Clear all-purpose household cleaner (without bleach or bleach alternative)<br>Clear dish soap (without bleach or bleach alternative)<br>Clear, unscented ammonia<br>Cotton swabs<br>Dry-cleaning solvent (such as Guardsman)<br>Extra-fine steel wool (0000 grade)<br>Fine crochet hook<br>Linseed …

Arizona, Not California, Will Feel the Worst of the West's Megadrought

As Lake Mead hits record lows and water shortages loom, Arizona prepares for the worst.<p><i>This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Two weeks ago, Lake Mead, which sits on the border of Nevada and Arizona, set a new record low—the …

20 Productivity Apps to Be Your Most Efficient You

For the majority of my life I’ve been an inefficient and unorganized mess. I’ve somehow managed to get by, but I’m highly distracted, lose things, …

Productivity

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Weeknight dinner, in its highest form.</i><p>It is very difficult to surprise my children with new dishes. I can slave over the stove for hours on end, and they will barely …

8 Super Sneaky Ways to Avoid the Dry Cleaners

Beyond that Febreeze spritz you perfected in college.<p>You shouldn't be opting out of those amazing-but-dry-clean-only clothes because you're worried about the expensive upkeep. Here, find our most sneaky tricks of the laundry trade. Your dry cleaner will be all like, "Where'd you go?"

Washing Machines

The Ultimate Beauty Travel Kit: Small Wonders to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

As conversation turns from the long-awaited arrival of spring to who's booked their tickets for a quick escape to St. Barth’s or signed up for a share house in the Hamptons, it’s clear that the warm-weather getaway season is fast approaching. Calling for the kind of pick-up-and-go carry-on bag …

5 Steps to a Healthier Breakfast - Healthy Breakfast Ideas

I’ve been asked many times what my secrets to healthy living are, and the truth is that there isn’t one thing that makes a person healthy. Like …

Breakfast

16 Ways to Upgrade Your Iced Coffee

Coffee, let us count the ways we love you. You’re there for us during the late nights and early mornings, and you save our lives when the two collide. Here at Brit + Co HQ, we’re familiar with hectic mornings when we need our coffee STAT. And thanks to those mornings, we know how to treasure the …

Coffee
Breakfast

It's Iced Coffee Season! 6 Refreshing DIY Recipes To Try

<i>This was originally published on April 8, 2015.</i><p>Just this morning, I met a friend for coffee before heading into the office. Having gotten there …