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My husband and I expanded our family by placing our twins for adoption

My twins are eleven days old, and they're so beautiful I can barely look at them. I'm wildly, deeply in love with them, feeling all the feelings I …

Before & After: A 1930s Kitchen Gets a DIY Remodel

(Image credit: Eva Kosmas Flores)<p>Last summer, Eva and her husband bought a 1930s cottage-style home in Portland, Oregon. And because Eva is a blogger …

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C.

Architect Robert M. Gurney has designed the bm Modular One House, a spec house in Bethesda, Maryland, for a builder/developer.<p>The architect’s …

Forbes Welcome

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success | Inc.com

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

17 Speaking Habits That Make You Sound, Like, Totally Unprofessional | Inc.com

We all do it sometimes. We undermine ourselves by using less-effective language, verbal tics, and other oral miscues. That means there's always room for improvement to help your messages get through effectively.<p>We can all also use a little reminder now and then, so here are 17 of the worst offenses.<p>…

Albino Cory

Albino Paleatus Cory, Armored Catfish<p>Family: Callichthyidae Corydoras paleatusPhoto © Animal-World: Courtesy David Brough<p>Latest Reader Comment - See …

Aquaculture

Meet the Preppers Who Are Ready for the Next Massive Solar Storm

Hurricanes and blizzards are petty trifles compared with the weather phenomenon that troubles apocalypse preppers: They’re worried about a giant …

Frugal Living Tips: 10 Easy Ways to Save Money

We all like saving money right? Here are 10 ways to save money that you may not have thought of.• When traveling on the highway use cruise control and …

Personal Finance

Ndamukong Suh and Warren Buffett: The Bruiser and the Billionaire

Off the Field, the Lions Star Is Befriending Business Titans as He Prepares for Post-NFL Life<p>Ndamukong Suh, the Detroit Lions’ 6-foot-4, 305-pound defensive lineman, is one of the NFL’s best players. Everyone knows about his ferocity, his footwork and his ability, as New England Patriots …

Photos of dogs on camping trips will make you want to go hiking

Goes to show the even dogs can feel some #wanderlust too! Over on Instagram, one account is quickly becoming famous for showing photos of dogs that …

Camping

75 Things You Really Don't Need to Buy

Useless purchases come in many forms. There's the stuff that's used only a few times before being consigned to the basement or attic; stuff that's …

Best Money Tips: 50 Things You Don't Need to Buy

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on 50 things you don’t need to buy, tips to clean your windows …

Personal Finance

Kitchen Shortcuts and Timesavers

Whatever your skill level in the kitchen, these shortcuts and tips will make every step of preparing a meal or dessert more efficient, and ultimately more rewarding.<p>Do you have to look up that often-used recipe in your favorite cookbook because its ribbon markers already hold the places of other …

Kitchens

Sorry, Guys: People Who Drink Diet Sodas Are More Likely To Eat Junk Food

Diet sodas have been taking a lot of hits of late. Sales are plunging. Spooked executives reformulated Diet Pepsi to remove aspartame, the artificial sweetener (a move that has gotten mixed reviews.) There is some evidence that zero-calorie sweeteners mimic the metabolic effects of sugar. Now, a …

Nutrition

OXO's Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker

The $50 cold-brew maker makes some important design improvements over its pioneering competitor, the Toddy, but you get the same quality coffee with …

Why Is It So Hard for Unmarried Women in China to Go See a Gynecologist?

The first time Crystal Wang had a gynecological exam was at a large medical center in the central business district of Beijing. When she arrived at …

Sexual Health

The laziness imperative: Why zealous exercise burns fewer calories than we think

We modern humans live in a world in which calorie-packed food tempts us from all directions, and a dazzling array of conveniences and conveyances relieves us of the need to exert much physical effort.<p>These are problems, we tell ourselves: These modern realities are making us fat, sedentary and …

Diabetes

9 Clever Ways to Organize With a Towel Bar

These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.<p>These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.

A Tiny Home So Brilliant the Owners Are Now Selling Replicas

Which is good news for us, because the sleek styling in this small house is everything.<p>Armed with 14 years of carpentry experience and a keen interest in the "Tiny House Movement" (as those in the know call it these days), James Stoltzfus set out to build his own compact home in his free time last …

Phthalates Regulations

Regulation

Phthalates and DEHP | Health Care Without Harm

Dangers of Phthalates and DEHP<p>Phthalates, a family of industrial chemicals used to soften PVC plastic and as solvents in cosmetics and other consumer …

Public Health

"The Dirty Dozen" cosmetic chemicals to avoid

Some of the ingredients in beauty products aren’t that pretty. U.S. researchers report that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal …

The Dirty Dozen: Dibutyl Phthalate

Use in Cosmetics<p>Dibutyl phthalate (pronounced thal-ate), or DBP, is used mainly in nail products as a solvent for dyes and as a plasticizer that …

European Union

Phthalate substance grouping

Certain phthalates are among those identified as priorities for action for the second phase of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). The selection of …

Risk Assessment