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The Best Food For Your Brain Might Be Your Breakfast

If you want to boost your memory, increase energy or just perform better mentally, take a minute to eat breakfast.<p>In the video above, DNews …

Mood Boosting Happy Foods

In so many ways, we are what we eat—and the "what we eat" in that sentence can also help us in terms of boosting our moods.<p>Jenna Hollenstein, C.D.N., is a certified nutrition ambassador for Just Salad—a New York City-based restaurant that offers healthy, customized salads, wraps, smoothies, and …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

New Bergdahl letter outlines torture

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is "innocent until proven guilty" after the U.S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the …

Why cheating on your diet is actually good for you

Cheating on your diet is the easiest (and most finger-licking delicious) way to lose weight—and not just because, without it, resolve crumbles like a mouthful of red velvet Oreos.<p>Or, better yet, call it a splurge, a treat, refeeding, or anything that doesn't convey the fact that you are doing …

Germanwings crash: pilot locked out of plane's cockpit, say reports

New York Times and AFP news agency say evidence from cockpit voice recorder suggests pilot left before flight 4U9525’s descent and could not get back in<p>Germanwings co-pilot intended to destroy plane, says prosecutor – live<p>Evidence from a cockpit voice recorder recovered from the Germanwings flight …

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Kids Cabin Bed by Restoration Hardware

Kids Cabin Bed by Restoration Hardware Baby and Child is a dream come true. What kid wouldn’t want this spectacular fort-like cabin in their room? …

windowsill herb garden

With the doldrums of winter in the mix, and the arctic apocalypse upon us, we thought now was as great a time as ever to work on a nice little …

DIY Foot Soak

DIY Lime Mint Foot Soak & Printable | I’m Lovin’ It<p><i>Mother’s Day is May 12th this year, this simple to make Lime & Mint Foot Soak packaged up in a</i> …

20 Creative and Colorful DIY Ideas for Kids’ Spaces

Looking for an alternative to cartoon character decor? There are tons of ways to put a personal stamp on a kids’ space, and they don’t need to be …

Spring Feel In Your Home: 8 DIY Wall Décor Ideas

hanging wall vases (via apieceofrainbow)<p>This is the last month of winter, and then we’ll dip into adorable and sunny spring! I’m looking forward to …

DIY Wooden Block Desk Lamp

Looking to step up your DIY skills? This simple modern desk lamp requires some basic electrical skills that even a novice DIYer can do. This lamp is …

5 Ways to Eat Pulled Pork During the Super Bowl

Here, five fantastic sandwiches that will boost your Super Bowl party—no matter which team is winning.<p>It's impossible to be sad when there's pulled …

6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber

Not everything you eat is good for you. Most of us know that by now. What you may not know, though, is that the food you eat can not only affect your …

15 Iconic Houston Dishes To Try Before You Die

For both natives and transplants alike, Houston has an incredible culinary history that is just begging to be explored. In its 179 years of existence, Houston's chefs and restaurant owners have blended a variety of global cuisines and thrown in their own unique touches to produce some truly iconic …

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Gardener's Supply

Starting a vegetable garden? Dream big, but start small and expand as you gain experience. Raised beds make efficient use of space and keep …

IKEA Goes From Horse Meatballs to All-Vegan Meatless Balls, Proving ANYTHING Is Possible - One Green Planet

What do you think of when you hear the word IKEA? If its build-it-yourself furniture with the power to test your relationship when attempts are made …

5 Ways Mindful Eating Can Help You Lose Weight

Snacking while cooking dinner, eating while writing emails, munching on the drive to work. Multitasking might save time, but when it comes to eating …

How a 154-Year Old Ice Cream Shop Stays in Business

How does a 154-year-old ice cream shop stay relevant? You know the saying. Make new friends, but keep the old...<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at the changing</i> …

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What It’s Like Working On An Organic Farm

<i>By Eva Moss, Sewanee, The University of the South</i><p>My parents had a passion for food, being from the South and Western Samoa, two places with rich culinary traditions. They instilled in me a fascination with what I ate at a very young age. In my adult life, this translated to my being a supporter of …

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Adorable Bernese Mountain Dog Puppy Is Completely Unbothered by a Bout of Hiccups

An adorable 10-week old Bernese Mountain Dog puppy is completely unbothered by a bout of hiccups that shake her little body in this 2008 video posted …

27 Puppies Who Are Too Cute To Be Real

Try to pick a favorite. You won't be able to.

Cute Animals

Adorable Cat *Really* Wants To Fit Into This Tiny Cup. Hysterical!

Amber is the Branded Content Editor at LittleThings. She currently resides in Manhattan.<p>Maru the cat has won the hearts of millions on YouTube, and …

13 One-Hour DIYs To Upgrade Your Home Office

If you've got an hour and a dull home office, these 13 projects will make a huge improvement.<p><b>1. Cork Trivet Pencil Holder</b><p><i>Design for Mankind</i><p>Keep losing your pens? This cork trivet DIY from Design for Mankind will keep your favorite pens and pencils front-and-center. You'll need a drill, but beyond …

DIY a Charming Crib Pelmet

Your guide to making this sophisticated and sweet twist on a crib canopy.<p>Your guide to making this sophisticated and sweet twist on a crib canopy. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

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25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

Crafting

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Laundry Rooms

DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

From Gatsby to Darcy: the top 10 liars in fiction

Fiction is full of lies. Fiction is lies, in some sense anyway. Of course it’s not as simple as that, but the lines are blurred: authors of fiction are, fundamentally, making stuff up. Fiction is full of liars too. There are the unreliable narrators, and the lies as engines of plot – dissembling is …

Books

11 Pasta Recipes to Keep You Cozy Through Winter

There are few foods that can adapt and change with the seasons quite like pasta. It opens its embrace to vegetables like asparagus and artichoke in …