Olivia Aleguas

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This is why you should eat like a millennial if you want to lose weight

Can we order 70 avocado's on toast please?<p>Sure, we all like to poke fun at the overpriced millennial food trends that dominate the majority of cafe …

Smart Ways to Give Glass Candle Holders a Second Life

After spending $60 (or more...gasp!) on a single candle, it makes sense to enjoy that luxury purchase as long as you can. Even after the candle has …

Tour a Small, Laidback Montreal Studio

<b>Name:</b> Lisa Martin <b><br>Location:</b> Ville-Marie, Montreal <b><br>Size:</b> 540 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1.5 years, rented<p>Her travels in South America — seeing the …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

Yes, Marie Kondo Wrote a Graphic Novel About Tidying Up

Does reading bring you joy? What about organizing and tidying, do those things bring you joy? Are you able to fold your shirts so that they have the …

Thought-Provoking Graphite Pencil Drawings Comment On The World Today

<b>French illustrator</b> and painter Pez has created a series of impressive drawings using graphite pencil.<p><b>His works are</b> inspired by graffiti and pop …

Drawing

Pointers For Creating A Love That Lasts

In a time when divorce seems like the common solution to any problem, and 50% of marriages end in divorce, there remains 50% of people who are able to have long and lasting relationships. This is no luck, no chance, and no accident, it is something that they work at, and something they nurture. …

Relationships

Hiding in plain sight: Police find cannabis plant in Cheltenham home disguised as Christmas Tree covered in tinsel and baubles

When police swooped on a house in Cheltenham, they discovered what appeared to be a festively decorated Christmas tree, complete with tinsel, baubles and a golden angel on top.<p>However, on closer inspection, the officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary realised it was in fact heavily disguised …

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

The one thing you need to stop eating in 2017

Making a healthy choice for the new year is as simple as eliminating just one thing from your everyday diet. But what exactly should you eliminate - …

What truth? George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and the Trumpified political reality of 2016

<b>Aldous Huxley; George Orwell; Donald Trump (AP/John Locher)</b><p>Taken together, the two great dystopian novelists of the mid-20th century might have dreamed up Donald Trump<p>Conor Lynch<p>December 24, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>In a diary he kept in 1942, the novelist and essayist George Orwell recorded the disgust …

3 Daily Habits of the Happiest Couples, According to Relationship Experts

After years of dating or marriage, the simple habits that keep a relationship healthy and fulfilling can wax and wane with time. But a small glimpse …

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

The two fundamental story plots that teach kids to build resilience

In every culture that anthropologists have ever studied, people tell stories.<p>Families most frequently tell stories around the time of vacations, family reunions, (sadly) funerals, Thanksgiving and, of course, the family-oriented winter holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.<p>Stories are told …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Harvard Business School

5 Things Wives NEED From Their Partners Every. Single. Day

One of the most important aspects of marriage is understanding your spouse's needs and how to fulfill them.<p>For instance, communication is a huge need, but how often should you communicate? What should it look like? Sex is an important need, but how often should you make love?<p>Each person is …

Frozen in time: Salvador Dalí’s dinner parties, Paris, 1973

The artist’s foray into food and cookery was just as surreal as his paintings, as his recently republished book Les Dîners de Gala illustrates<p>Salvador Dalí’s late-life foray into cookbook writing would not be to everyone’s tastes, even the artist himself acknowledged. Dieters and the …

14 SUPER CUTE Reindeer Crafts for the Kids to Make this Christmas!

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a reindeer or two so we’ve rounded up some EASY reindeer crafts which are perfect for fans of RUDOLPH!<p>SUPER …

Drop everything and try this delicious hair growth smoothie

We always get so excited when there are new products to try for our hair. Whether it’s a new sulfate-free shampoo or moisturizing conditioner, …

Healthy Eating

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Your Brain Wants You to Fail. Here's How to Stop It

What if you could unlock the full potential of your brain?<p>The brain is wired for us to fail, at least if you don't know how to use it properly. And since it doesn't come with a user's manual, not many of us fully understand it. Even neuroscientists are constantly discovering new things about the …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

Top 10 Tips & Tricks For Creating Best Scandinavian Interior Design For Your Home

The style of Scandinavian interior design has swept the world over with a distinct look hailed in our favorite design magazines and blogs. With a …

Boulder Valley schools leading way in training teachers for LGBTQ culture change

In kindergarten, teacher Jenny Magee read “Heather Has Two Mommies” and told the kids everyone — boys and girls — can try on the rainbow tiaras and …

Keeping your money too close to home could cost you

If you’re an investor, the ideal opportunity would be one that promised you great return for little risk. But, in reality, hitting that one perfect bet is tough, if not impossible: a company’s revenues can shift, its industry may fall out of favor, or economic news may suddenly paint a different …

12 tricks that will make your small home look modern

Say what you will about space, but is feels great to have lots of it in your living quarters. But due to the population becoming more (or maybe Earth …

Blaming political correctness for Trump is like blaming the civil rights movement for Jim Crow | Lindy West

The troll vote helped steamroll a racist clown to the presidency. Don’t tell the activists we brought this on ourselves by fighting too hard<p>I’ll never forget the moment, in one of the 2015 Republican primary debates, when Donald Trump looked into the camera and declared that destroying political …

Civil Rights