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6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

Coconut

These Floating Islands Are Made Of Trash That Normally Clogs The Oceans

The idea is to treat trash as an asset and encourage mangrove forest to grow into bird habitat.<p>Few environmental problems are as daunting as all the plastic pollution that’s in the oceans. There’s so much of it and it’s spread over such a large distance, that it’s hard to imagine doing anything …

This colorful tree is designed to grow 40 types of fruit

Even the most beautiful trees tend to bloom in only a single color, but artist Sam Van Aken is growing trees that turn into a kaleidoscopic array of flowers come spring. A project of his, the "Tree of 40 Fruit," has Van Aken grafting 40 different stone fruit branches onto a single tree, ultimately …

Destination DIY — Create Your Own Travel-themed Collage!

When it comes to vacations of any duration, we know that enjoying the journey is the easy part! It’s once you’ve returned that you’re put to the task of making your memories into something timeless – like this charming travel collage, featured in our stylebook, Right at Home.<p>With just a few …

Make Your Own Dip-dyed Mittens From an Old Sweater

Wintry woes can give even the most adventurous of DIY-mongers crafter’s block, but don’t let that be you! This <b>5-step project</b> — created specially for all you Moddies by <b>Katie of Skunkboy Creatures</b> — is sure to return you to a must-make state of mind.<p><b>DIY Dip-dyed Mittens</b> <i><br>By Katie Shelton, Skunkboy</i> …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Workouts

#theLIST: Most Stylish Fathers and Daughters

In honor of Father's Day, we celebrate the Daddy's girls who learned from the best.<p>In honor of Father's Day, we celebrate the Daddy's girls who learned (or surely will learn) from the best.

Bruce Willis

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Weird

The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

Fitness

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

Editor-Tested: Ayr's One-Stop Denim Shop

Calling all indigo fiends! When designer Jac Cameron and brand director Maggie Winter teamed up to launch <b>Ayr</b>—a line of super-soft jeans, …

7 Ways to Impress People

What pops into your head when you think about how we impress others?<p>Money? A prestigious career? A beautiful face? Being famous?<p>If so, think about what could hide behind these top four <i>impressive qualities</i>. Behind the money: loneliness, lack of genuine relationships. Behind the career: a CEO can …

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shaving Your Legs

Prepare to get your best shave yet.<p><i>By Ashley Okwousa of Beauty High</i><p>With the temperature steadily rising, it's about time to bring out those gorgeous gams. That means you'll need to break out the shaving kit more often than you did all winter. While it's been said that there isn't exactly a right …

Skin Care

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

Workouts

The Amazing Side Effect Of Being in Love

Your relationship could have this surprising impact on your personality.<p>Being in love can influence a lot of things in your life—like your Saturday night plans or your Facebook relationship status. And apparently, it could have a pretty neat effect on your personality, too. Being in a relationship …

Psychology

8 Ways To Put Happiness Into Words

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

How to Date the Muse: 5 Steps to Enduring Creativity

<i>The muse can't kiss you when you're shut down: Allow magic in, that sound, ethereal, discernible, invisible stream from source</i>. Catch the genius that likes to party in the precious, ephemeral seconds upon waking and falling asleep. Recharge and expand, for good.<p><b>Awaken</b><p>When you reemerge from sleep, …

Here's The Key To Letting Go Of Past Wrongs

The phrase "forgive and forget" may be scientifically meaningful.<p>Researchers from the University of St. Andrews found that once a person was able to forgive a past transgression against him, he was also more likely to forget the details of what happened.<p>"It is well established that learning to …

5 Things She Wants You to Do for Her

She’s perfectly capable of changing a tire. Doesn’t matter.<p>A week ago, my car battery died. Completely. Wouldn’t even attempt to turn over. Although I knew what I needed to do—pop the hood, remove the battery, and lug it over to a shop to have someone charge it up—the first thought that popped into …

Stone Age

The No. 1 Myth About Yoga (And How Learning The Truth Can Change Your Life)

<i>By Taylor Wells, the founder and owner of Prana Power Yoga™ (with five studios in Massachusetts and New York), author of</i> Create the Best Life Ever <i>and a United Nations Yoga Peace Ambassador.</i><p>Are you flexible? I don't mean, “Can you touch your toes?” Because honestly that's not important to me. When …

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Workouts

Get Fit in 5 Minutes: Flat-Abs Workout

Score a stronger, tighter core despite your crazy-busy schedule<p>Hit your core from every angle with this fast and effective routine. The …

The Quick-Start Morning Workout

Five moves you can do in your bedroom to start your day strong<p>You don't have to rise with the sun to fit in an effective a.m. workout. This 15-minute …

6 Surprisingly Chic Workout Outfits

Rising temperatures are no excuse for looking like a hot mess. These clothes make it easy to stay cool—and stylish—during your next workout<p>In the dog …

Health Blog Roundup: Gym Bag Essentials, Summer Workout Playlist And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>What do you <i>always</i> keep in your gym bag? Fit Bottomed Girls gives us a peek into their gym bag essentials, including everything from …

How to Squeeze Workouts Into Your Business Trip

Whether you love traveling for work (When else do you get a free hotel room all to yourself?) or hate it, one thing's for certain: Traveling wreaks …

DIY Bootcamp Workout

Save your cash and create your own killer training session with these simple but super-effective circuit ideas<p>1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as …

Top 10 Workout Songs for October 2013

New singles from Britney and Eminem square off against a pop giant in this month's round-up<p>With a 12-week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 …