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Reusing Things: 100 Ideas of How to Reuse Commonly Thrown Away Items - Modern Homesteading

<i>Back in the 50's, a gal named Joan Ranson Shortney wrote a book,</i> How to Live on Nothing<i>, that sums up more of what eventually became MOTHER's</i> …

Immunity Boosting Miso Soup [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

The Wire, 10 years on: ‘We tore the cover off a city and showed the American dream was dead’

David Simon’s ‘anti-cop show’ struggled to find an audience before being lauded as a classic and making stars of Idris Elba, Michael B Jordan and others. Here, some of its writers and stars look back at a series that changed TV for ever<p>When, in 2001, the actor Frankie Faison accepted the role of …

TV

Was ‘Weird Al’ the real star all along?

Published on February 16, 2017<p><i>UPDATED: You can now hear Geoff Edgers’s interviews with “Weird Al” Yankovic in the “Edge of Fame” podcast. Look for the “play” button below or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — One day last summer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, on break from “Hamilton,” stopped by …

Comedy

10 Green Tea Matcha Beauty Recipes To Detox Your Body

Green tea is famous for its Detox properties but did you know you can apply it to your body topically too? Why Green Tea? It is loaded with …

Tea

How to Exfoliate, in Case You're Too Embarrassed to Ask Somebody

Everybody says they do it, but do you actually know how to exfoliate? When you start thinking about manual scrubs and chemical exfoliants, it can …

5 Cheap Natural Shampoos Dermatologists Swear By For Thinning Hair

There are a few major reasons why your hair may be thinner than usual: everything from aging to hormonal changes to medications are known culprits. …

15 Boredom-Busting Products That’ll Keep You Entertained This Winter

As temperatures drop well below freezing, it can be a struggle to stay entertained when confined to the comfort of your home. After all, there’s only so much TV you can binge-watch before you utter the words you’d never thought you’d say: “I don’t feel like watching Netflix anymore.” To beat your …

You Probably Knew It's Dumb to Eat These 3 Types of Food But Did You Know They Can Make You Dumb?

The same foods that cause obesity and heart disease are equally bad for your brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Science has found sound evidence that certain foods can increase your brain health and in the process help you think better, remember more and basically …

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11 Books-Turned-Movies You Should Read This Awards Season

As Steve Jobs once paraphrased Picasso, “Good artists copy. Great artists steal.” While it’s debatable whether the best films are original stories or …

Mary J. Blige

The real best pictures of 2017, Oscars be damned

We’re just a few days away from finding out which movies have landed nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards, and which five to ten films are in the running to follow in <i>Moonlight</i>‘s footsteps as Best Picture.<p>Some frontrunners have already emerged following this month’s Golden Globes (you’d be hard …

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13 Healthy Foods To Cut The Risk of Stroke And Heart Attack Nearly In Half

<b>Foods that heal</b><p>Ever wonder how to lower blood pressure naturally? Sodium has always been the blood pressure bogeyman—shake most of it from your high …

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” It’s never …

Entertainment

All the Big TV Premieres You Need to Know About in 2018

As we did in 2017, we're keeping track of all the new and old TV shows coming out this year. Spoiler: There's a lot! So if you're curious about when</i> …

TV

Challenge Yourself to Do 1 Killer Workout a Day in our ‘5 Minutes to Fit’ Series

Work your entire body with these quick, kick-butt routines.

Workouts

An Amazing Salad

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. I had dinner with one of my kids at Lucali the other evening, Mark Iacono’s pizzeria …

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50+ DIY Gift Ideas that Everyone Will Love

Some of the most memorable gifts I have ever received were homemade, that is why I want to inspire everyone to create <b>DIY Gifts</b> for their loved ones …

20 Amazing Home Decor Projects That You Can DIY on a Budget

The idea behind doing DIY home decor projects on a budget is to save money while at the same time surrounding yourself with something that is …

How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

Sight & Sound Names ‘Get Out’ and ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ the Best Films of 2017

David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" limited series comes in ahead of "Call Me by Your Name" on Sight & Sound's end-of-the-year list.<p>Sight & Sound has released …

All 26 notable Netflix original shows that debuted in 2017, ranked from worst to best

After starting the year out with a cultural conversation-starter in "13 Reasons Why," the streaming service followed with a string of critically acclaimed new shows, including the serial-killer procedural "Mindhunter" and women's wrestling comedy "GLOW."<p>To find out which new Netflix original shows …

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50 Party Dresses Under $100 That'll Get You in the Holiday (Dressing) Spirit

So many holiday parties, so little time…and not nearly enough disposable income (or time, for that matter) to find a unique outfit for each and every one. As these save-the-dates start stacking up, brands ramp up their selections of party dresses, knowing that we're in need of festive pieces …

Clothing

Complicated, Criminal Women Are Taking Over Sundance 2018

A long-in-the-works Lizzie Borden feature, starring Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny, is leading the pack.<p>The 2017-2018 awards season is just getting started, but the time has already come to keep an eye on <i>next</i> batch of Oscar-ready films as well. The Sundance Film Festival slate was announced on …

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New On Netflix December 2017: Black Mirror Season 4, Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, More TV Shows, And Movies

With the arrival of the holidays comes a slew of new shows and movies on Netflix. It's a particularly busy month for the streamer, with many holiday specials joining the service, alongside several Netflix originals and a number of new library titles. With popular titles like <i>V for Vendetta</i>, <i>Marvel's</i> …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

Entertainment

Large-chested women: Get cozy in these (supportive!) bralettes

Bralettes are dainty, functional, and totally on-trend, but many just can’t support the weight that’s requested of them. And as someone who wears a …

18 books to read before they're turned into films in 2018

So you can be the one who says "well, this wasn't the same in the original..."

Books

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

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