Nicky Pettersen

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The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Why Are Dutch Kids So Much Happier Than American Kids?

On a list of happy children topped by the Netherlands, the U.S. came in 26th of 29 countries.<p>Children in the Netherlands are the happiest kids in the whole wide world, according to Unicef, whereas U.S. kids ranked at number 26 on a list of 29 countries, beating only Lithuanian, Latvian, and …

20 Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Bohemian Paradise

Throughout the past couple years, we’ve seen the bohemian style flickering on the edges of our vision. Homes filled with houseplants, wicker chair …

Medicare Prescription Drug Spending Is Going Down In States With Medical Marijuana

Medical and recreational marijuana have been a boon in many ways for the states that provide them. For instance, a county in Colorado has been able to provide low-income residents with college scholarships funded by the tax revenue that their marijuana industry generates. Now, in another win for …

Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

<i>This microwave mug cake turns out a perfect little plum upside down cake that bakes in an incredible three minutes and makes just enough to serve one</i> …

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

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This Sneaky Wine Purse Is Our Mom Dream Realized

Tote discreetly holds five liters of wine and is equipped with a built-in pour spout<p>Picking out a purse can be overwhelming. Unless you’re a serial …

Taco Tuesday: 15 lettuce wrap tacos to help beat the heat

1 /15: Veggie burger lettuce tacos<p>1/15 :Veggie burger lettuce tacos<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Crumbled veggie burgers are a savory, hearty filling in these fresh …

25 states now call marijuana “medicine.” Why doesn’t the DEA?

John Kasich signed Ohio's medical marijuana bill into law yesterday, making it the 25th state (26 counting Washington, D.C.) to allow some form of medical marijuana use.<p>Ohio's measure is more restrictive than medical marijuana bills in many other states. It does not allow patients to smoke …

Cannabis

Ireland's abortion laws are cruel and inhumane, UN human rights panel rules

Ireland's restrictive abortion laws subject women to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment, a UN inquiry has ruled, in a landmark decision that will increase pressure on Dublin and other governments to repeal bans on the practice.<p>The judgement by the UN's human rights committee demands that …

Rights & Freedoms

Shocking Things Your Finger Length Reveals About Your Personality

You will be surprised to know what your finger length reveals about your personality.A person can say a lot about your personality by looking at your …

Telegraph logo

A friend was recently on a dinner date, when her love interest of a few weeks reached down under the table and did something she found horrifying. He touched her bare ankle and then slowly started to move his hand up her calf.<p>Well, he attempted to, until my pal swiftly smacked his hand away, …

Feminism

This Startup Is Striving to Be the Amazon of the Marijuana Industry

Tradiv's online marketplace for wholesale marijuana connects growers and retailers on a transparent platform, replacing the industry's gray-market pot brokers and backroom deals.<p>Inc.'<i>s</i> <i>11th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here,</i> …

What Makes the Stanford Rape Case So Unusual

The uproar over Brock Turner’s six-month sentence has put sexual violence at the center of a national conversation.<p>The realities about sexual violence are so staggering that they’re often reduced to numbers. One in six women and one in 33 men in the United States have been the victims of attempted …

U.S. Department of Justice

Has Cardboard Architecture’s Moment Finally Arrived?

This home doesn’t need a foundation. It’s vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it’s made out of paper.<p>Houses built out of cardboard don’t exactly scream luxury. The concept seems suited to playhouses at best, and homeless shelter at worst. But inspired by a crate of …

How This Designer Took More Than 20 Years to Create the Perfect To-Do List

The designer of the popular Bullet Journal, Ryder Carroll, explains how he spent 20 years developing the perfect to-do list.<p>When Brooklyn-based designer Ryder Carroll was a kid struggling to control his attention deficit disorder, he was taught that the best way to remember something was simple: …

6 Mental Traps That Keep You From Making Smart Decisions

Decisions: We all make them, and we all want to make better ones. Science to the rescue!<p>Why do we sometimes regret a decision we've made?<p>The main problem is that we are all, to use the title of Dan Ariely's great book, predictably irrational. We're people. That's why markets aren't always rational. …

How to Grill Zucchini Like Japanese Restaurants

Grilled zucchini -- the kind you find at a Japanese steak house -- makes a tender and flavorful side dish. The sesame seeds and soy sauce give the …

Food

19 Delcious Reminders To Eat Cake For Breakfast

Who needs caffeine when you have a sugar high?<p><i>For more breakfast recipes, head over to Food52.</i>

It’s a ‘psychedelic renaissance,’ as scientists identify medicinal qualities of hardcore drugs

When illegal drugs make the news, it’s usually for tragic tales of overdose, crime, and addiction. But substances typically found at nightclubs and music festivals have been cropping up in scientific journals recently, with several separate studies uncovering the medicinal benefits of these drugs. …

Prep These 3 Ingredients Sunday Night, Eat Healthy All Week

Meal prep is key to setting yourself up for eating success. Spend a few hours prepping on a Sunday, and reap the benefits all week long. Your wallet …

Famifi

Episode 13: Syria<p>Have More Meaningful Conversations With Your Kids.<p>We’ll send the low-down on the hot topics your kids are talking about to your …

Syria

My secret life as a high-functioning drug user

It’s Saturday night and I’m having dinner at a friend’s house. After dinner has been cleared, someone produces a small bag of cocaine and begins to cut it into lines at the table. I take a gram of cocaine and another of MDMA. I smoke some weed and drink three to four glasses of good red wine.<p>We …

Drug Addiction

These Five-Ingredient Protein Bites Will Be Great For Your Fitness

Pump it up!<p>Yields: 16-18 balls<p>2/3 cup creamy peanut butter<p>1 cup old-fashioned oats, plus extra for rolling<p>1½ Tbsp. honey<p>1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips, plus extra for rolling<p>1/4 cup flaxseeds (optional)<p>Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well-combined.<p>Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the …

10 insanely awesome incredible edible egg hacks

Did you know May is National Egg Month?<p>Eggs may be one of the world's most versatile foods and they are a protein powerhouse, chock full of essential vitamins and minerals.<p>Whether you like 'em poached, roasted, hard boiled, fried, or scrambled, there's always a new egg dish to try.<p>But perfecting …

MIT's Invisible Second Skin Cream Makes Wrinkles Disappear

Every cosmetics company on the planet has a product it claims will reduce wrinkles and erase the signs of aging, but researchers at MIT have …

Skin Care

Spring chicken pie | Chicken recipes | Jamie magazine recipe

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>2 lemons<br>• 500 g Jersey Royals<br>• ½ a bunch of fresh tarragon<br>• 1 bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley<br>• 8 free-range chicken thighs, bone …

Recipes

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13 Mediterranean-Inspired Dinners to Spice Up Your Weeknight Routine

The Mediterranean diet has been in the spotlight for years thanks to its cancer-fighting and heart-healthy benefits. One recent study found it could …

The healthiest ways to cook veggies and boost nutrition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you love vegetables or not, there's one thing you know for sure: Veggies are really good for you. And you can make them even more nutritious if you prepare them in ways that maximize their benefits.<p>Oddly enough, that's not likely to be raw. Studies show the process of cooking …