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10 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Gorgeous Skin And Hair

No need to chug the stuff!<p>People are literally obsessed with apple cider vinegar. Just open up Instagram—I challenge you to find someone who isn't drinking it for better digestion or more impressive weight-loss results. (Although tbh, you should take all those claims with a grain of salt.)<p>Don't …

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

Sometimes thyroid function can be recovered and restored with natural methods using stress reduction, diet, herbs, and supplements. Sometimes medications are needed long-term. But either way, it is important to identify whether you have a thyroid problem so you can get the help you need.<p>Most of us …

Thyroid

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Workouts

5 Styling Tips to Steal From This Tiny Guest Room Makeover

A few simple tweaks make all the difference.<p>A guest room can feel like a cozy escape, no matter how much space you have. For this simple makeover, decorating service Decorist transformed a clients underwhelming spare room into a colorful, breezy retreat — all with a few basic changes.<p><b>1. Make room</b> …

Small Spaces

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert.<p>The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is …

Recipes

Google Settings Is a Super Useful Android App You've Probably Ignored

Way back in 2013, Google quietly added the “Google Settings” app to Android (not to be confused with Android’s normal “Settings” app). At first it …

Apps

Which Foods Actually Stain Your Teeth (and Which Don't)

Like scoring a big promotion or a date with your longtime crush, a luminous, white smile is the stuff that dreams are made of. And it’s no wonder, …

Isabel Diagnoses Your Health Symptoms, Based on Tools Used by Doctors

Google is not the best place to start looking up your symptoms. Instead, check out Isabel, a powerful symptom checker that’s based on a tool used by …

Microsoft Band review: sensor-packed – if you don't mind looking like an offender

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The colour and wallpaper of the touchscreen are customisable.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/14/1429025064423/11df26b1-3ca1-4b0a-a8dc-a1372d942335-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The colour and …

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

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10 Unique Ways to Use Pegboards In Your Home

Organizing, decorating, and so much more: Here are 10 ways to renovate your home with pegboards.<p>Organizing, decorating, and so much more: Here are 10 ways to renovate your home with pegboards.

How to Make the Perfect French Press Coffee

Making coffee with a plunger? Sure, at first it might seem a little intimidating (if not weird—aren’t plungers for toilets?). But although a French …

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Construct a Rain Garden to Divert Heavy Rainfall

Designing your garden to manage the rain’s effects on your property is straightforward with these instructions from This Old House. With the above …

Treating the Root Cause of IBS: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

The small intestine is full of bacteria, and that's a good thing: We need a robust population of bacteria in both the small and large intestine to stay healthy. But when there are too many of the wrong kind of bacteria in the inappropriate place, symptoms like the above arise.<p>Rosie is a 30-year-old …

Urinary Tract Infection

Why Bias Lighting Increases Your TV's Contrast and Saves Your Eyes

Bias lighting can help reduce the eye strain caused by long exposures to TV screens and monitors in dark rooms, but it can also help make the grays …

Clean Your Teeth like a Dentist with the One-Minute Flossing Technique

You’ve probably been told time and time again that flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing. The technique demonstrated in this video is …

Dentistry

17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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24 Meals to Seriously Boost Your Mood

Eating when you’re stressed or feeling low is usually not recommended—after all, that box of doughnut holes will likely just make you feel worse (and …

Healthy Eating

We Found the Perfect Mattress (and Never Want to Get Out of Bed)

Casper Mattress<p>To say we’re obsessed with sleep is probably an understatement. We soak up all the sleep advice we come across, from the tricks to …

The Massive Fitness Trend That’s Seriously Ruining Our Body Image

Sex is one of the most beautiful, powerful, and natural aspects of our humanity. But like any power, it can be used in cheap and sleazy ways that …

German Potato Salad

This delicious recipe is for people who don't appreciate large amounts of mayo in their side dishes.<p>German potato salad has haunted me a good portion of my life. My very first boyfriend, of German decent, used to talk about this wonder of the world all the time. Why a teenager would wax poetic …

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How Scientists Study Food Addiction

"Their egg rolls are addictive." "That ice cream is <b>like crack</b>." "I need my chocolate fix." Food as a drug is a common trope in the ongoing cultural conversation about health, nutrition, and eating habits: It's apparent in advertising, with Frito-Lay's potato chip slogan "Betcha can't eat just one," …

14 Sneaky Mistakes That Can Decrease Your Home's Value

Real estate experts say these missteps could cost you in the long run.<p>Real estate experts say these missteps could cost you in the long run.

Home Improvement

10 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease

While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested, there are a number of physical signs. Sometimes people attribute these physical symptoms of kidney disease to other conditions. This is because those with kidney disease tend not to experience symptoms until the very …

Kidney Disease

Here's How Big the Average American's IRS Refund Is So Far. How Do You Compare?

Learn how your IRS refund compares, how you can increase it, and great ways to use it.<p>The 2015 tax season is well underway. The IRS started …

Top 10 Uncomfortable Situations and How to Deal with Them

Life is full of awkward and uncomfortable moments. We can't avoid them altogether, but we can handle them with grace. Here are ten situations we all …

8 Paint Colors That Will Make You Rethink White

The perfect white paint for every space.<p>The power of a white room is stunning—clean and crisp, the neutral palette adds a dose of instant chic to any home. With a never-ending array of undertones and finishes, finding the perfect white paint for your space can be a daunting task.<p>So what's the …

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