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15 Awesome DIY Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

Definitely a step up from the macaroni picture frames you gave to your mom as a kid.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don’t do it. There is a cluster of neurons …

14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

10 Ways to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

These little changes to your day could make a huge dent in your belly<p>You won’t lose fat by camping out on the couch. But you don’t have to train for two hours a day and eat nothing but salad, either.<p>The 10 following tips work on how to lose weight easily into your busy schedule—and are all proven …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

Anticipating the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election in Light of Major Supreme Court Decisions on Voting Rights in Obama's Second Administration

As we head towards another presidential election, it would be important for us not to lose sight of major decisions made by the Supreme Court in the last few years during the second Obama administration. And this is not the obvious thing that comes to mind during these highly energized times: …

New on Netflix in February 2016: UK and US lists of all the new TV and films

It's the US getting the best of the bunch on Netflix this month, with <i>Better Call Saul</i> season one, <i>Mad Men</i> season seven, <i>Cruel Intentions</i>, <i>Atonement</i> and</i> …

How to Build Simple, Stackable Sawhorses From a Few 2 x 4s

Scrap 2 x 4s can be found in any wood shed, and can be used to make sturdy and strong sawhorses in a matter of minutes.<p>Every workshop needs at least one pair of sawhorses. They can be used as support for holding lumber or painting a door, with the help of some plywood, become an instant table. …

Kate Hudson's Diet Secrets: The Star Swears by a High-Alkaline Diet

Kate Hudson has learned over the years what it takes to look and feel great.<p>“Our bodies are one large chemistry experiment,” says the actress in this …

17 Mardi Gras recipes for king cake, gumbo and more

Mardi Gras is Tuesday — do you have your king cake?<p>It's not too soon to start planning your Mardi Gras party. From king cake to classic gumbo, freshly fried beignets and warm bread pudding, shrimp and grits or hearty muffulettas, we've got all the dishes you need to let the good times roll. These …

Seafood

Why Organic Food Might Be Worth the High Price

The most infamous fact about organic food is that it’s expensive—about 47% more expensive, according to a recent analysis from <i>Consumer Reports</i>. But a …

Farming

8 "Fake It ‘Til You Make It" Strategies Backed by Science

Trying to fake your way to success seems dubious at best and delusional at worst. And yet, there is plenty of science that proves you can actually …

An Explanation of Why Yankee Doodle Called the Feather in His Hat ‘Macaroni’

In a video for Vox, writer Phil Edwards gives an explanation of the line in the song “Yankee Doodle” about calling a feather “macaroni.” Edwards …

Pasta

This DIY LEGO Table Keeps the Kids Entertained and Their Bricks Organized

Getting your kids to put away their toys every time is nearly impossible, and nothing is worse than stepping on a stray LEGO brick. Make them this …

Lego

9 Mistakes You're Making When Booking a Flight

Insider tips on getting the lowest airfare.<p>Wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy? Pining for a summer …

Flying