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5 reasons your cat is actually your soulmate

What is there <i>not</i> to love about pets?<p>I’ve always known that I was a cat lady — dogs are affectionate and adorable, sure, but there’s nothing like a …

Pets

Every Cent Of The Sale For This $39 Million Mansion Will Go Toward Saving Homeless Animals

This mansion is listed for $39 million and we’re hoping it goes for twice that, since its sale will help homeless animals. A <i>lot</i>.<p>The California home …

Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health

Did you know that soil is an antidepressant?<p>It's time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental health too.<p>Last month, we found out that people living in an area rich in vegetation have improved physical and …

Mental Health

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

The Perfect Skirt Steak Recipe + 17 Ways to Use the Leftovers ALL Week

Don’t be intimidated by steak! Okay, filet and rib eye can be pricey for a weeknight dinner, but skirt (or flank) steak are great affordable options, and there are a *ton* of ways to utilize leftover steak throughout the whole week. You’ve already got your favorite leftover roast chicken recipes, …

Cooking

27 Cat Pictures That Are Never Not Funny

Cats are proof the internet loves us and wants us to be happy.

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

10 Inexpensive Outdoor DIYs That Don't Look Cheap

It’s spring and it’s time to go outside to do a DIY project that will improve the look of your backyard or garden. If you don’t consider yourself a …

HOW TO BE HAPPY WITHOUT A PURPOSE

1/13<p>1<p>Being happy ...<p>My friend who smiles less asked me one day " I've never seen you without a smile ,how do you keep yourself happy all the time " I …

Happiness

Turn An Old T-Shirt Into A DIY Cat Tent

If you have an old t-shirt and a few wire hangers around the house, you have everything you need to make this tent for your cat in about ten minutes. …

Artist Balances Rocks to Create Beautifully Gravity-Defying Towers of Zen

Michael Grab, also known as Gravity Glue, has made a name for himself with his skillfully arranged and remarkably well-balanced stacks of rocks. The Colorado-based artist is adept at finding an intrinsic balance within his natural supplies, perceiving a harmony despite the chaotic conditions that …

25 of the Most Popular Cleaning Tricks on Pinterest

Make your life easier with these genius hacks.<p>Upgrade your cleaning routine with these smart hacks and home solutions.

Slow Cookers

Here's the trick to falling asleep in under a minute, you are welcome

<b>Newsflash: We’re sleepy and stressed.</b><p>According to the American Psychological Association, more than half of all Millennials have lost sleep sometime …

Portable

I'm A 20-Year-Old Trapped Inside A 71-Year-Old Body

"How old would you be, if you didn't know how old you was?" ~ Satchel Paige<p>Here's my dilemma: I'm a 20-year-old, trapped in a 71-year-old body.<p>The front page of the Wall Street Journal, got me thinking. "Older Women Re-shape US Job Market"<p>To a generation who worked their whole lives, who never …

12 houseplants that can survive even the darkest corner

These plant varieties can become a real godsend for those who wish to freshen up the atmosphere of their office or house, even if there’s a lack of …

Amazing Benefits Of Pineapple (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Pineapples are a delicious tropical fruit. They can be consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, or preserved. Apart from being a popular ingredient for a wide …

Extremely Creative Popcorn Recipes

Savor more than a dozen treats guaranteed to satisfy cravings without blowing the calorie bank.<p>1 of 18<p>White Chocolate-Cherry Popcorn …

Dessert

20 Lesser Known Psychological Facts That Will Make You Re-think Your Life

Neuroscience says that psychology has just made up words, conditions, and treatments without connecting them to reality, (neurological …

Self-help

Why Don't We Ride Zebras Like Horses?

Here's a puzzler: How come humans didn't tame zebras and ride them across the savanna? Horses and zebras look like basically the same animal, …

Why Are My Plant's Leaves Turning Yellow?

Do you love having indoor plants but you can't keep them alive to save your life? It usually starts when a leaf starts to turn yellow, crumple, and …

Amazing Benefits Of Bananas (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Tantalizing to look at and conveniently packaged, bananas are a versatile food enjoyed by people of all ages, from infants to elders. They are not …

Amish Slaw Recipe

"I live in a wonderful Amish community and the ladies here are wonderful cooks. This is a lovely cole slaw recipe for those who like slaw without …

7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Epicurious: 3-Ingredient Recipes Video Series

This Easy And Delicious One-Pot Chicken Recipe Will Easily Get Devoured In No Time

And super flavorful!<p>* 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs<p>* Salt and Pepper to taste<p>* 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>* 4 cloves garlic, sliced<p>* 1 cup chicken broth<p>* 1/2 cup heavy cream<p>* 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes<p>* 1 tsp dried oregano<p>* 1 tsp dried thyme<p>* 1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced<p>Instructions:<p>1. Season …