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When pickling spring vegetables, choose your water, salt and vinegar carefully

Cathy Barrow, author of <i>Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry</i>, says springtime is pickling time. [<i>More from Barrow on canning</i>.]<p>Spring vegetables say, …

14 Must-Read Books Coming Out in March

From YA lit to biographies and everything in between, March is slated to be a super month for book lovers. You can look forward to a new cookbook from LC (finally!), a brew book dedicated entirely to kombucha and a few novels that look like they’ll be too good to put down. Scroll on for the books …

These spots are definitely THE things to do in Zion National Park

The State of Utah is the home of Zion National Park. This fantastic place has many things to do and see and is one of the top places to visit in the …

Hiking

How to make perfect biscuits, plus 9 recipes

Really good biscuits are tender, lighter than air, and should be eaten straight out of the oven, while they're still warm. Whether you like your biscuits with a touch of tang from buttermilk, a little zing from ginger or made with cold milk, cream, shortening or lard, there are certain tips that …

Better Ways to Make Pot Brownies (According to Our Readers)

Last year, we posted a recipe for Mario Batali’s Double-Chocolate Pot Brownies—and got a reaction we never anticipated. Many of you commented on the post and the recipe that we had done it wrong, all wrong. The heart of the matter? Not that we'd suggested putting pot in these brownies, but that the …

29 Insanely Delicious Indian Recipes You Need To Try

There's a lot more to life than chicken tikka masala.

This Is Why You Have Resting Bitch Face, According to Science

You're definitely showing a different kind of emotion in your face.<p>No, you're not imagining it. Resting bitch face is real — now backed by science! — and there are noticeable physical aspects of your face that give off the "don't talk to me" vibe.<p>Jason Rogers and Abbe Macbeth, behavioral …

13 Delicious Takes On Breakfast Around The World

International HuffPost editors share their take on their country’s traditional breakfast.<p>What did you have for breakfast today? In Greece, where our Greek editors eat cheese and cold cuts as a part of their diet (and usually feature in their morning meal, too), they got curious about the breakfast …

I’m a yoga teacher and I choose to “retox” instead of detox

<i>Lauren Imparato is the founder of New York City’s popular I.AM.YOU Yoga and is a renowned teacher who brings her no-bullsh!t, modern approach to</i> …

A Morning Meditation with Deepak Chopra

184<p>SHARES<p>Meditating in the morning can help you focus on your personal priorities for a more positive day. In this short meditation videoDeepak …

Build your own life-size Star Wars BB-8 for less than $100

A 17-year old self-proclaimed ‘tinkerer’ has come up with a way for anyone who can’t afford a BB-8 replica to build their own life-size version.<p>Angelo Casimiro has uploaded a 20-minute instructional video showing how to recreate a working BB-8 using mostly household products. Some of the items, …

10 Movies to Watch Before They Expire From Netflix in February

Catch up on these flicks before they're gone next month.<p><b>Expires on 2/1:</b><p><b>1) Terms of Endearment (1983)</b><p>Emma Greenway (Debra Winger) is very close with her widowed mother Aurora (Shirley MacLaine), but they grow distant when Emma marries a man named Flap Horton (Jeff Daniels). When she discovers that …

10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read

You could re-read "The Goblet of Fire" for the umpteenth time, or, you could try something new.<p>Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s occasional plot twists -- revealed on social media long after the series has satisfyingly concluded -- you’ve decided to re-read <i>Harry Potter</i>, swapping in a new pronunciation of …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

8 TED Talks That Will Help You Build Stronger Relationships

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Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

The Passing of Natural Hair Pioneer Titi Branch

Like I do most Mondays, I grabbed my morning herbal tea and sat down at my laptop to begin sifting through emails from the weekend, as my iPhone buzzed with a picture attachment and text message beaming. I picked up my phone, and within seconds my heart sank as I read the news from a fellow …

How to Bounce Back from 5 of the Biggest Natural Hair Mistakes

In the natural hair community, we spend a lot of time, energy and money on preventative and maintenance care for our tresses and with good reason. …

DIY Skin-Clearing Face Mist

I’m prone to breakouts. I also exercise often. These two things do not seem to work together in my favor. If sweat sits on my skin after a workout …

13 Recipes for Chow Mein Noodles

Skip the takeout menu entirely and make your own delicious chow mein noodles instead. From standard shrimp chow mein to creative cold noodle dishes, …

The 11 Etsy Beauty Shops You Need to Know

You know Etsy is the go-to place to go for under-the-radar jewelry designers, handcrafted housewares, and more eco-chic yoga mats than you can shake an asana at, but did you know that it's also home to some of the coolest beauty brands you haven't heard of yet? It's a mecca for natural and …

23 Easy Peasy Packed Lunch Ideas

Shop-bought lunches are SO 2015.

57 Small Things to Do for Yourself This Coming Year

<i>Day 28 of 30 Days of Thoughtful Giving: start something small.</i><p>Raise your hand if you're already worried about drifting from your new year's resolution.<p>The thing with resolutions is that they can be <i>so</i> huge (Run a marathon! Learn to cook! Travel more!) that they can be hard to keep them, let alone …

Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

The single most effective step to start getting rich, from a 78-year-old personal finance classic

Their wealth all started with one emotion, he argues: <b>desire.</b><p>"Wishing will not bring riches," he writes in "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his interviews with Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and hundreds of other successful people.<p>"But desiring riches with a state of mind …

Breakthrough In Hydrogen Cracking Could Create Clean Fuel

Hydrogen fuel cells have been one of the most exciting areas of green energy for a long time. After all, a vehicle that runs and produces water as …

Meet the man who cycled the world for 50 years

A man who spent 50 years cycling 378,000 miles across 196 countries has documented his travels in a new book.<p>Heinz Stücke, now 75, left his hometown in 1962 and set out on a three-speed bike, wherever he fancied. He used a foldable Brompton bike for the last five yeas of his journey<p>Heinz, from …

5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …