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The superfoods you need to eat to improve sleep and relieve stress

Her L.A health bar, Moon Juice, counts Hollywood royalty (including Rachel Mc Adams and Gwyneth Paltrow) among the fan following. So when Amanda …

Why cats never became man's best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

Pets

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Dessert

Photos of Children From Around the World With Their Most Prized Possessions

Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi<p>Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti‘s project <i>Toy Stories</i> compiles photos of children …

Apple and Facebook will pay for employees to delay having kids

As of January 2015, both Apple and Facebook will pay up to $20,000 to cover the cost of egg freezing for employees. The procedure, called oocyte cryopreservation, essentially extends a woman’s years of fertility, by extracting viable eggs to be stored and reinserted into her uterus when she’s …

Today in Fake Holidays: A Drink for Repeal Day

<b>Steve Buscemi's heightened visibility</b> aside, we've largely moved on from Prohibition (the one on alcohol, anyway). The memories of those days have dimmed, along with the celebration of their end: Repeal Day. Ironically, it was Utah, home to Mormon teetotalers, that ratified the 21st Amendment on …

The Ultimate Coffee Table For A Small Apartment

Even the most diminutive coffee table can become a shin’s worst enemy in a tiny apartment. The REK expanding coffee table, by Reinier de Jong, hides two tiers of sliding tabletop that unfurl like a gravity-defying game of Jenga.<p>The table starts at 2 feet by 2.5 feet and can stretch out to just more …

Cubed Slovakian Lodge Stands on a Corner in the High Tatra Mountains

The proposed <i>Kemarsk Hut</i> by architecture firm Atelier 8000 is a unique take on the typical lodge, as its incredible structure looks like a cube that's been rotated onto one of its corners. This concept was created for an international competition aimed at designing a building for the High Tatra …

Architecture

Google Street View Uses Camels to Capture Stunning Images of the Arabian Desert

Thanks to Google Maps' latest addition to Street View, viewers can now journey across the sands of the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi through the 360-degree images captured by Street View Trekkers mounted on camels. The ancient desert, which makes up part of the Arabian Desert, consists of vast expanses …

Google Street View

Global luxury goods sales to hit $405bn by 2019

Global luxury sales are expected to grow 19% to $405bn by 2019, according to market research company Euromonitor International. The report said US …

The Top 8 Street Style Trends: Spring 2015

Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping ground, is the largest indicator of whether last season's runway trends have actually taken offor if the style set has simply gone rogue. See the top 8.<p>Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping …

Galaxy Cat Sculpture Features Brilliant Color and Fantastical Patterns

Evgeny Hontor is a Russian artist whose interest in fantasy leads to the creation of beautiful, meticulously-crafted creatures. He's been drawing since childhood, sculpting since 2006, and recently completed a new, large-scale project. Called <i>Galaxy Cat</i>, the life-size feline measures 23.6 inches …

Taxidermy

Artist Luka Fineisen Brings Bubbles To The Gallery With A Beautiful Installation - The Fox Is Black

I know what you’re thinking and no, somebody hasn’t been blowing big bubbles in an art gallery! Sure I featured Nicholas Hanna’s incredible bubble …

We Just Saved You $14 With This DIY Ramen Recipe

Photographed by Ben Ritter.<p>Instant noodles seem to have followed us at every life stage. As kids, the noodles were the perfect after-school snack. In …

Skull Armchair

Although I'm not generally a fan of skull designs just for the sake of skull designs, even I think this armchair is pretty cool. Better yet, it's …