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15 Stunning Tree Inspired Furniture Designs

Bringing natural materials and shapes to home decor is quite popular among designers, and sometimes the concept is taken quite literally. Whether …

Furniture

5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

11 Facebook Tips, Tricks and Facts You Probably Don’t Already Know

Advertisement<p>Six degrees of separation is the theory that everyone in the world is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other …

6 Trends to Try for Spring 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016<p>It's February and that means spring is (hopefully) right around the corner! With the change in seasons comes a change in …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Nutrition

23 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy

Diets. High heels.<p>Being happy should be simple, but with all these insane rules and social pressures that we put on ourselves, it's actually kind of hard. Isn't that so sad? I think it's the worst, personally. A little #LifeHack, though, is that there are things you probably do every day that make …

High Heels

What's the Best Way to Boil an Egg?

In the middle of a busy day of cooking here in the Epicurious Test Kitchen I often forget to actually eat, and a boiled egg "protein snack" can be a …

'Making a Murderer' just inspired a backstage beauty trend

During New York, London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks, there are always trends we are itching to try. And others that we aren't. Here, we round up some of the most weird beauty trends from fashion week, and the ones we <i>won't</i> be trying.<p>'Making a Murderer'-inspired make-up at Adam Selman<p>As the go-to …

Why Eliminating These Two Words From Your Vocabulary Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Hint: the first step is to stop thinking that you're too busy to do something.<p>The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to …

I'm in a Sexless Relationship

My boyfriend has ... performance issues.<p><b>I have been seeing a guy for about six months now and he is great — intelligent, attractive, creative, hilarious. We behave as a couple in all ways, but our relationship is at the moment sexless. Over the duration of us seeing each other, we have only ever</b> …

The Worst Exercises, According To Personal Trainers

<i>By: Erin Kelly</i><p>@erinkellysays<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>If 2016 is the year you vow to dust off your Converse high tops and get back to the gym, there are a few things you should know. Like, you need new shoes.<p>Oh, and the sit-up -- you know, that exercise you had to do for a minute if you wanted the …

20 modern classic TV shows everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Business Insider has rounded up the 20 most noteworthy shows of the last 15 years — the best of this bright generation in TV. They range from the most elite shows of the period, like "Six Feet Under" and "Mad Men," to shows that have become part of the pop-culture lexicon, like "Firefly" and "30 …

TV

Here's When 16 New and Returning Shows Are Coming to Netflix

Get ready for 'House of Cards,' 'OITNB,' 'The Get Down' and more.<p>Fear not, hermits: The next 5 months are packed with new and original programming from your surrogate significant other, Netflix. Whether you're an <i>Orange Is The New Black</i> binger or can't wait for Baz Luhrmann's debut, as winter turns …

The Best Diet For Sleep (You Might Lose A Few Pounds Too!)

Two birds with one stone, y'all!<p>If you want to sleep more soundly and possibly drop a few pounds, amp up your fiber intake and forgo the sweets and saturated fats.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that what we eat has a big impact on our quality of sleep. The …

Nutrition

9 Books You Should Read Before They Become Movies This Year

Get to them before the directors do!<p>1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>Apart from all you Potterheads out there, the majority of people might not know <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is actually a mini-book released by Newt Scamander a.k.a. J.K. Rowling in 2001. What you most likely …

#Freckles: Photographer shines spotlight on the beauty of spots

With his stunning — and now viral — portraits of freckled folks, British photographer Brock Elbank tells TODAY.com his #Freckles project is all about "documenting the beauty in being an individual."<p>A 42-year-old London resident with 19 years of photography experience, Elbank launched his project in …

Fashion Trends

An exercise scientist reveals the fastest, most significant way to lose weight with minimal effort

You've heard the mantra: "Eat right. Work out."<p>But when it comes down to it, which one of those things will make a bigger difference in helping you achieve your weight-loss goals?<p>Is it really better to hit the gym four times this week or to order a salad instead of fries at lunch?<p>We asked Philip …

Weight Loss

Nurturing Spiritual Growth in the New Year

Nurturing spiritual growth in the New Year.<p>Seems important enough.<p>But how? Good question to ask, whatever your spiritual tradition may be, but especially at the dawn of the New Year.<p>I pursue spirituality from the perspective of the Christian faith. What follows, however, is not based on the …

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Calendars

Weighted Blanket for Anxiety and Insomnia: How to Make It Work

Jyssica Scott<p>Writer Read full profile<p>Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia …

Productivity Apps

Selecting a Portrait Lens With Correct Focal Length

I know this topic is covered here and there and everywhere: in school and online, in workshops and lectures, on street corner posters and graffiti …

tati compton is sharing her crazy, beautiful life through stick ‘n’ poke tattoos

Meet the California-born, London-based artist whose intricate, cosmic illustrations assume many forms, from Ty Segall’s album art to hand poked tattoos.<p>"I always wanted tattoos since I was a little girl," Bay Area-born artist Tati Compton tells me. "I would have loads of temporary tattoos of …

10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016

When things aren't going that well, you can make changes.<p>Life can sometimes be tough, and January can bring that out in spades. Little things--like this morning I walked my son to school at 7:45 and it was still dark out. Talk about depressing. While we can't convince our families that we should …

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

Happiness

10 Easy Ways to Decorate With Pantone’s Fall 2015 Palette

This season, color palettes in the decor world are all about unexpected combinations. Dark, tropical blues blend with saturated oranges, while this year’s Marsala red brings a global feel to the mix. Work these trending colors into your own decor for a modern twist on the traditional fall colors. …

How to Appreciate Yourself No Matter How Flawed You Think You Are by Renee Airya

<i>“Flaws are just projected fears… I used to create fear by comparing myself to others, my younger past, and my not-yet-manifested greatness. I have</i> …

Positive Thinking

Fall Shoe Trends 2015: The Style Your Zodiac Sign Should Be Buying

Even the most diehard shopper can be overwhelmed by the switch to a fresh season. There's so much tantalizing new stuff everywhere, whether straight from the runway or reinterpreted from classic standbys (like the always-perfect leather jacket). Want our favorite little secret for making it easy to …

Clothing

8 Tricks to Improve an Open Concept Space

<i>By Hugo Tugman, Houzz Contributor</i><p>People are increasingly excited by the lifestyle possibilities offered by open-plan living, but sometimes are frightened off by the idea of rattling around in a big, soulless space. To avoid having an open-plan space that looks dull and flat, borrow ideas from the …

Dining Rooms