Samantha Colon

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Your Outlook on Life Is a Direct Reflection of How Much You Like Yourself

Recently, I was going through some of my older writings and poems and came across a quote that I saw on a New York City train a few years ago.<p>Your outlook on life is a direct reflection of how much you like yourself.<p>This got me thinking about all of the variables that impact someone's view on life. …

The Queen of the Cat Ladies Lives With 1,100 Cats and Runs a $1.6 Million Dollar Operation to Rescue and Care for Them

Lynea Lattanzio is by far the cat ladiest of cat ladies. She started rescuing and rehoming cats and just couldn't stop. Now she shares her home with …

Florence Welch: ‘It was intense. And really cathartic. I’d been living with these new songs for a long time’

What would turn out to be a noisy and hectic 2015 for Florence Welch – hit album, hit festival slot – began in muted, meditative fashion. She was in the Nevada desert on 31 December 2014, “watching the sun come up on the new year, in this place called Dante’s View”, says the 29-year-old Londoner, …

Music

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

5 Things That Happen When You Stop Having Regular Sex

Cheer up, one of them is actually a good thing.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Fowler and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Breakups, work, travel, work-related travel: There are a lot of reasons your sex life may be stalled. And surprisingly, your dry spell in the sack can affect more than …

Self-esteem

Make French toast casserole to feed a crowd (or just feed yourself for days)

<i>Take the flavor of French toast and turn it into a breakfast casserole! Try this tasty, crowd-pleasing recipe from Donatella Arpaia, perfect for feeding a few people, or portion it out so you can save for later!</i><p>Cinnamon French Toast Casserole with Whipped Ricotta<p>Megan O. Steintrager / TODAY

If Mental Illnesses Were Monsters, Here's What They'd Look Like

For those suffering with mental illness, it can often be tricky to pinpoint exactly how you feel. Meanwhile for those living without mental illness, …

This owl and kitten duo napping is the most adorable thing you will see today 【Photos】

When things aren’t going right in your life, there is bound to be <b>something on the Internet that will make yoy feel better</b>. Well, look no further. …

This Armpit Stain Hack Will Keep Your Shirts White All Summer Long

Summertime means longer days, trips to the beach and of course, ice cream. But it's not <i>all</i> sunshine. There's also sweat, sweat and well, more sweat. And with sweat comes armpit stains, a reality from which no white-shirt-wearer is safe.<p>Now, thanks to WhoWhatWear, there's hope for the sad, …

Heartbreaking Cat's Reaction To Losing Her Dog Best Friend

Pets

Adopt-a-Pet.com :: Pet Not Found

Man Spent 3 Days Rescuing 3 Feral Kittens. Now They are What He Can’t Do Without!

A man found three little feral kittens outside his apartment complex. He spent days trying to rescue them and wouldn’t…The post Man Spent 3 Days …

June 2015

Diversity

Baltimore Mom Who Dragged Her Son from Riot: I'm Just a Regular Mom Who Had 'to Protect My Child'

Toya Graham caught the eye of the nation nearly three weeks ago when video surfaced of her dragging her son from the scene of a riot protesting the …

Meet the Man Who Is Teaching His Son to Fly

After learning that his fifth child, Wil, was born with Down syndrome, Alan Lawrence of Paradise, Utah, spent days in despair, wondering how he and …

Why Do Bi Women Smoke So Much Weed?

Excluded by both straight and lesbian peer groups, bi women face one of the most challenging psychological spaces.<p>“Mary Jane” is just a euphemism, …

A Mom Delivered A Baby Boy 54 Days After She Was Declared Brain Dead

Karla Perez died soon after her son Angel was born.<p>Dr. Brady Kerr, neonatologist at Methodist Women's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, said that Angel had no severe complications, though he was using a feeding tube.<p>"It's hard for us to know the long-term outcome due to the rarity of the …

A Miniature Moss Garden for Your Tabletop

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Can You Get Rid of Cankles?

A weight-loss doc explains the main causes of oversized ankles—and whether you can slim them down.<p>While we aren't particularly fans of the name "cankles", finding the root cause of your wide ankles can do more than make your booties fit better—especially if the extra mass down there is something …

Women's Health

19 Before And After Photos Of Cats That Prove That They're Always Kittens At Heart

We go out and buy these little fluff balls of cuteness and before we know it, they've grown up into beautiful cats. While there will always be part …

The Heartbreaking Reason Why You Should Wear Yellow on March 27

#WearYellowForSeth is getting worldwide attention.<p>Seth Lane is 5 years old and has never lived a normal life. He suffers from a genetic condition called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, or SCID, which means he has little to no immune system. It's also called "bubble boy" disease, since he lives in …

31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

Some Genius Turned Marshawn Lynch's Super Bowl Interview into a Song

Life is nothing if not one big well from which to draw memes.<p>Yesterday, very good Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch—whose eccentricities and refusal to play along with the NFL's bullshit rules are well-documented—spent the entirety of his NFL-mandated media time this Super Bowl week …

$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Sorry, but you are mistaken: "I live in Phoenix where we plant in February. So if I …

Woman Finds Horrifying Creature in Tuna Can

You have to see it to believe it.<p>Imagine opening up a can of food for lunch, and you notice something alien-like inside ... looking right at you. Scared yet? Well, that's exactly what happened to Zoe Butler, 28, from the U.K.<p><b>RELATED: 10 Strange Objects Found in Food</b><p>Almost immediately after opening …

Fish

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

Bankruptcy

Harry Potter’s World Like You’ve Never Seen It Before: Illustrated

Between author J.K. Rowling’s fan hub experience Pottermore and a slew of fans bringing elements of Harry Potter’s world to life (Marauder’s Map, a seven-book saga in one), the boy who lived lives on, this time in gorgeous color illustrations.<p>Following up with the cover redesigns for the entire …