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How to Make a DIY Dyson Bladeless Fan with a Water Jug and a Plant Vase

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans are wonderfully awesome but also ridiculously expensive. Am I really going to spend 300 bucks on a fan? Nah. Thankfully, Rulof …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you've made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Workouts

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Nutrition

6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home - Quiet Corner

1. Echinacea<p>(<i>Echinacea purpurea</i>)<p>This native perennial, also known as Purple Coneflower, is a glorious garden plant that grows 24 to 36 inches tall, …

Why The Ocean Needs Your Voice & Mine

<i>29Rooms — Refinery29’s magical art and fashion funhouse – is back for its second year, kicking off during NYFW, from September 9 to 11. We’re</i> …

What's Your Emotional Age? A Quiz From 1936 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from J. George Frederick’s</i> Grow Up Emotionally and Have Fun: 58 Valuable and Amusing Psychological Tests of …

Emotional Intelligence

Best Chest Workout Routines

Workouts

4 Marine Corps Leadership Lessons | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Clement.</i><p>I did two deployments to Afghanistan as a US Marine Corps logistics officer, and led hundreds …

17 Cocktails Every "Game Of Thrones" Lover Must Try

Welcome GoT back in drunken style.

Canada to introduce legislation to decriminalize recreational cannabis

Country will bring forth laws to decriminalize and regulate recreational weed in spring of 2017, health minister announced at UN general assembly in New York<p>Canada’s Liberal government will introduce legislation to decriminalise and regulate recreational marijuana in spring 2017, according to the …

Cannabis

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Self-awareness

Steve McQueen and Khakis: A Photo Gallery | The Art of Manliness

Today we published a comprehensive piece on why and how to wear khakis. For those who’d enjoy even more style inspiration on how to wear these …

Men's Fashion

8 Health Benefits From Drinking Kombucha Tea

Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years.<p>Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea, but it's also rich …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Kombucha

If you haven't done it before (and even if you have!), making your own kombucha can seem downright intimidating. It's one of those things that just …

Tea

5 Useful Things to Know About Making Kombucha

I've spent the past couple weeks doing a fair amount of research on making kombucha. It's a drink that I have very little experience with, and yet, I …

Bands

Can eating meat ever be ethical?

Meat has been so cheap for so long that it became easy to forget exactly how it is produced. However, various food scandals, including the horse-meat …

Agriculture

Going There: How We Eat

Michel Martin went to Kansas City, Mo., this week to talk about food and health with organic farmer Linda Hezel, hybrid farmer Chris Boeckmann and Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>This week, I headed to Kansas City, Mo., as part of our live-event series we …

Agriculture

8 Disturbing Facts About Monsanto's Evil Twin—The Chemical Fertilizer Industry

What do you know about the worldwide chemical fertilizer industry? If you're like most people, not much.<p>There's plenty of press coverage and consumer …

Agriculture

4 Tips for Sizing Up ‘Grass-Fed’ and ‘Organic’ Meat

Labels let farmers trumpet the virtues of their meat and poultry to consumers. Some of these labels impact your health. Others appeal to your …

Agriculture

Buyer Beware: The 12 Most Pesticide-Contaminated Fruits and Veggies

With farmers market season upon us, anyone looking for extra incentive to get up early on Saturday to check out the organic offerings from local …

The 12 "Dirtiest" Foods in the Produce Aisle

The top offender changed for the first time in years.<p>Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a "Dirty Dozen" list that ranks the most popular fruits and vegetables based on their pesticide residue levels. By analyzing pesticide residue data from more than 35,000 …

The Surprising Superfood No One Talks About: A Cardiologist Explains

When asked to name a superfood, the lowly chickpea probably isn't the first answer you'd come up with. But it has more scientific evidence to support …

Summer gardening tips

We’ll soon be ready to start planting our summer gardens, but there are a few things to do first.<p>Contra Costa Master Gardener Janet Miller, manager …

Eight Ways To Boost Your Brand Or Business With Twitter

Perhaps you’ve already been using Twitter for your own marketing campaigns but have not really seen much difference in your profits. Or maybe you’re exploring it now in order to make the most of it for the sake of promotion.<p>Twitter can help grow your brand or your business, but only if you know how …

Marketing

More Californians work in “Advanced Energy” jobs than in farming or Hollywood

If you still think that cutting carbon emissions will kill our economy, consider California.<p>A report out Wednesday says that the number of …

Renewable Energy

Why Some People Love Kale and Other People Hate It | Men's Health

To soften the flavor, break up the trio. It’s easy: Just cook the greens until your kitchen starts to stink, says Cornell flavor expert Gavin Sacks, Ph.D.<p>The glucose will stay in the leaf while the sulfurous compounds vaporize.<p>“Once you get a whiff of that pungent sulfurous smell, you know the …

7 Eco-Friendly Gadgets for a Greener Lifestyle

Proof that eco-friendly tech products come in all shapes and sizes.

Jimmy Kimmel Asked Ted Cruz Why No One Likes Ted Cruz

Also: Ted Cruz might run Donald Trump over with his car.<p>Here are a few things we know about Count Chocula Understudy Ted Cruz. He's never denied being the Zodiac Killer, he would not fuck a rat, and there's not a single soul on this planet who can tolerate his presence. But why? What is it about …

Republicans