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Seattle landlord gives tenants a $200 monthly discount for being vegetarian

Seattle, Washington is one of the most expensive places to live in America. It’s also one of the healthiest—which is why one landlord decided to …

Diets

17 Quotes For When You Need To Keep Calm And Move On

By Jamie Kensinger,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1MplctJ<p>We all find ourselves overwhelmed at times. We struggle to find a healthy balance between …

This Funky Tattoo Artist’s Work Should Be in a Museum

If you’re going to make a permanent statement, it doesn’t get much bigger, bolder, and brighter than designs from our latest #tattooercrush, the Berlin-based Peter Aurisch. His impactful and artistic technique would make Pablo Picasso proud. Read on to peep some of his most eye-catching ink.<p>1. …

Body Art

Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate

An intoxicating homage to the ancient practice that milks the brain’s “good glad fluid.”<p>Centuries after Montaigne contemplated the double meaning of meditation and decades before Western science confirmed what Eastern philosophy has known for millennia — that meditation is our greatest gateway to …

Literature

Articles about create-indoor-garden-elegant-planters on Dwell.com - Dwell

Creating a beautiful landscaped garden takes planning, care and love – however it can pay off hugely in the end and result in a...<p>Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>In Madrid, Spain, Husos Architects renovate a …

Cevennes National Park, France

Travel<p><b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and …

National Parks

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

New York City

5 Ways to Lose 5 Pounds—From the Guy Who Gets A-Listers in Shape

Celebrity fitness pro Harley Pasternak shares his top tips for melting stubborn fat.<p><i>This article was written by Cathryne Keller and provided by our partners at Fitbie.</i><p>When you first started to overhaul your food and fitness habits, it probably felt like you were slimming down faster than a new …

Fitness

10 Ways to Make Girl On Top Even Hotter

Saddle up for a very good time.<p>If we had to crown the MVP (most valuable position) of sex, it'd be girl on top. You may have a different opinion, but this move puts you in the driver's seat and lets you take control of your orgasm. So what if we told you there was a way—10 in fact!—to intensify …

This National Park In Canada Might Be One Of The Prettiest Places In The World

Some U.S. national parks are expected to raise their entrance fees this year, but one thing will likely stay the same: the crowds. The only way to really avoid crowded parks is to find a lesser-known alternative, and we've found just the place to escape to. Nahanni National Park Reserve, which many …

National Parks

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

Cooking

The Drink That Could Help You Eat Less

You're definitely going to want to make this a part of your weight-loss routine.<p>If your coffee shop order goes something like, "Grande skim latte, no foam, no whip," you may want to rethink your drink. A new study from the <i>International Journal of Obesity</i> found that consuming a "foam" drink—i.e., …

Nutrition

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

Nutrition

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

Just in case lingerie and rose petals aren't romantic enough for you…<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>It seems like every week there's a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat-out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the …

Weird

Marathon Training 101: Best Foods for Immunity

The harder you push yourself during physical activity, the harder your immune system has to work. Initially, there's a positive correlation between …

3 Top Ways To Protect Your Health In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, And 50s

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Just like your 401(k), your health is a long-term investment that you really can’t afford to push to the bottom of your priority list.<p>Yet knowing what steps to take in order to stay healthy isn’t always obvious—thanks to all of the conflicting information …

High Blood Pressure

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

How to Lose Weight from the Arms

Are you unable to wear your favorite sleeveless dress anymore? Feeling terrible that your arm fat has begun juggling? It is safe to say that you are …

10 Reasons To Love Buenos Aires Right Now

People like to call Buenos Aires the Paris of Latin America; the most European city on the western shores of the Atlantic. I wouldn’t argue: The Argentinian capital is characterized by its wide boulevards and Haussmann architecture, its proud population of Italian and Spanish heritage, and its …

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

Coconut

AMAZING $1,000 New York To London Roundtrip Business Class Fares On La Compagnie

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how La Compagnie, the French all-business class startup airline, will soon be launching flights between London …

Business Class

The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness

Hundreds of mindfulness studies are published every year. The research has found that not only are mindful people more prone to wellbeing, but …

The Best Honeymoon Destinations by Month

You probably have a long list of must-haves for your first vacation as husband and wife—epic locale, amazing scenery, bucket-list excursions, and super romantic digs. But when it comes to picking the right honeymoon destination for you, there's more that goes into the decision than whether or not …

Bucket Lists

Free Things to Do in Rio

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Explore Brazil's bustling city on a budget.<p>Between its jaw-dropping topography—miles of sandy beaches, granite peaks—rich biodiversity, and a cultural renaissance, the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) offers frugal travelers plenty to do.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The 125-foot <b>Christ the</b> …

Exercise Can Erase A Bad Diet

Personal trainer Maik Wiedenbach, author of 101 Fitness Myths, says 80% of what you look like is based on your diet.

Horse shaped UFO spotted over Mexico volcano, and fireball spotted hovering over Argentina?

UFO sightings around Mexico, Argentina and Houston are creating a lot of buzz on the internet.<p>The latest sighting was reported near Mexico's very …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Nutrition

The best budget hotels in the world

But when your responsible, budgeting-self can’t stand the thought of another night in a hostel, it’s time to upgrade to a budget hotel. TripAdvisor …