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5 Genius Organizing Ideas From Martha Stewart’s Gorgeous Closet

When it comes to creating (and, more importantly, maintaining) a flawless home, no one does it quite like Martha Stewart. The lifestyle entrepreneur …

Martha Stewart

Naturally deodorize small spaces in your home with *just* essential oil, a jar, and…rice

It’s usually pretty simple to air out smell issues in the sprawling, open areas of your home: Crack a window, turn on your diffuser, or light a …

Small Spaces

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

Plants

What home remedies can help with a runny nose?

A runny nose can be one of the most annoying symptoms of the common cold. Thankfully, there are several natural and home remedies to try.<p>In this …

Thinking of taking a walk everyday? Six reasons why it's good for you

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has been the talk of social media with his early morning walking routine. In addition to personal walks …

Diabetes

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

When you *really* need an antibiotic—and when a natural remedy will work instead

When it comes to attacking a sickness head on, antibiotics are often the first course of action. And they truly can work wonders when used in the …

Plant-based milk vs. cow's milk: What's the difference?

What a registered dietitian wants you to know about all those "milks" in the grocery store.<p>Though non-dairy milks have been around for a while, they’ve recently experienced soaring sales and enormous popularity — due, in part, to environmental concerns, dairy issues (from allergies to lactose …

Nutrition

Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

1. Place a few inches of water in a large saucepot, then insert a steamer basket. Bring to a boil and then add the whole cauliflower head. Reduce …

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

This Is What High Functioning Anxiety Feels Like

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Online

9 Portion Size Mistakes You Might Be Making

Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Nutrition

For Your Bucket List: The Peruvian Gem That's The Next Machu Picchu

I didn’t expect to see a kangaroo in Peru, but that’s exactly what greets me in the Andean pueblo of Huamachuco. Admittedly, the marsupial is …

South America

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Happiness

How long does it take to build muscle with exercise?

Staying active is vital for overall health. It is also the best way to build muscle. How long it takes to grow muscle through activity varies from …

Muscle

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

NASA to create colorful artificial clouds with rocket launch

East Coast residents in the United States will have the chance to catch a colorful sky in the early hours of Sunday morning as NASA launches a sounding rocket that will create artificial red and blue clouds.<p>The clouds may be visible along the Atlantic Coast stretching from North Carolina up to New …

Cosmology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

See Yves Saint Laurent’s Sketches From His Groundbreaking 1971 Collection

View Slideshow<p>On a late January day in 1971, Yves Saint Laurent presented his spring-summer couture collection in Paris. Filled with clothing …

Tiny houses in 2016: more tricked-out and eco-friendly

Possibilities are endless even in a tiny house<p>Another year in our housing-crunched yet sustainability-minded world means another year of folks exploring down-sized lifestyles in tiny homes. Used for everything from housing the homeless to short-term rentals to, yes, full-time residences, these …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Stephen Hawking just gave humanity a due date for finding another planet

If humanity survives the rise of artificial intelligence, the ravages of climate change and the threat of nuclear terrorism in the next century, it doesn't mean we're home free, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The renowned theoretical physicist has gone as far as providing humanity with a deadline for …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Things You Never Knew You Could Get At IKEA

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Hadley Keller.</i><p>Fresh cinnamon rolls, affordable furniture, charmingly difficult-to-pronounce names: There’s lots to love about IKEA. Founded in 1943, the Swedish giant has built an empire on making good design, durable craftsmanship, and a hint of squarely Scandinavian …

14 Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Inner Organizer

One look at these pro organizers on Instagram will make even the most clutter-prone brain feel infinitely more organized. There’s just something so peaceful and satisfying about observing everything in its proper place. From color-coded closets to deliciously organized refrigerators, there’s so …

Personal Organizing