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Why This 10-Year-Old’s Lemonade Stand Just Got Funded on Shark Tank

Would you look at this sweet li’l babe? That smiling little girl is not your average 4th grader. She is the proud proprietor of BeeSweet Lemonade. No kidding. 10-year-old Mikaila Ulmer earned a $60,000 Shark Tank deal for her homemade lemonade.<p>This idea was birthed with the help of her loving …

100 Books Every Teacher Should Read

I am by habit a bibliophile. I read at least 25 pages of a book per day which usually turns in to 40-60 books per year. I’ve written a few books …

Books

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

How One Woman Lost 40 Pounds of Fat and Saved Her Life

Fortunately, a friend spotted her struggling in the over-her-head water and pulled her onto the beach. But her troubles didn't end when she recovered her breath. Back home in Orlando, Florida, she was diagnosed with a severe valve regurgitation in her heart. "You are in congestive heart failure," …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

A Beautiful Diet: The Whole Foods You Need to Look Your Best

To vitamin or not to vitamin: a query as old as The Flintstones. Do dietary supplements impart health and provide beauty benefits? Or are they just a …

Nutrition

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

7 Things Living In France Taught Me About Style

There is truth in the fact that French women seem to always get it right!<p>When I was 18 I lived in the South of France, in a town called Limoux in the Languedoc region, for an entire summer. I worked as an Au Pair for a chic and elegant French mother and adored taking care of her equally stylish …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

What Your Home Would Look Like If You Let Your Cat Play Decorator

If you've ever considered letting your beloved pet take over as designer...this is what you can expect<p>It's fair to say that cats have taken over the internet. Just this week, cats in the news have alerted homeowners to fires, starred in their own, devoted film festival, and stolen the spotlight at …

@paulnicklen for @natgeo. Bears and wolves inhabit marine and coastal areas as they forage along the intertidal zones and in salmon bearing creeks. As the #northerngateway pipeline gets the go ahead from Canada's Federal Government, what is the future of these species if there is an oil spill on the BC coast. #standup4greatbear. #nature #wildlife #protectedareas #picoftheday #bear

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Writer’s Shed by Weston Surman & Deane

Hidden at the bottom of a London garden, this glowing shed by British studio Weston, Surman & Deane was designed as a writing retreat for an …

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14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

South America

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

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