Amie Sumaylo

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Keep Your Head Up, Angle Your Body, and More Tips to Always Look Good in Photos

Earlier this year, it was revealed that on average, Facebook users upload over 350 million photos to the site <i>every</i> <i>day</i>. (A whooping figure, for sure, …

The Secret Sauce: 5 Common Home Remedies Explained

These days, stores stockpile products that can solve everything from household messes to ant invasions. But there’s something to be said for handling …

How To Compost Quickly From Start To Finish in Just 30 Days

<b>With the heat of summer upon us</b>, most of us are thinking about picking beans, roasting corn and canning tomatoes. It’s been really wet in parts of …

Gardening

Non-Toxic Bug Repellent Recipe with Coconut Oil

Photo by Jessica Espinoza<p>by Jessica Espinoza<p>Looking for an all-natural, non-toxic insect repellent that doesn’t contain the chemicals (like DEET) …

Vertical Pallet Garden

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Excellent! I've seen a few "vertical gardens" but this one is very simple and very …

Portable

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

4 Exotic Grains That Can Improve Your Health

These ancient superfoods from all corners of the world are worth rediscovering.<p>Freekeh<p>Farro<p>Amaranth<p>Chia

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …

Experts: Two Years Heals (Almost) All Wounds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When humans hurt, they're often comforted by other non-hurting humans who say "time heals all …

Glowing Playdough Recipe

Today I’m joined by Tinkerlab reader <b>Natasha Levochkina McCain,</b> who’s sharing her <b>glowing playdough recipe</b> with us today. This is one of the coolest …

Baking

Chalkboard Door Hanger

Another nice find on Restoration Hardware, this clever Chalkboard Door Hanger is a stylish way to hang a note and make sure it´s seen. The hanger is …

Mermaid Tail and Matching Crown, Choose Your Color, Choose Your Crown and Applique, Custom Order

A mermaid costume for your favorite little mermaid!<p>This listing is for one custom order Mermaid Tail and one matching Mermaid Crown.<p>Choose one Mermaid Tail and one Mermaid Crown in your choice of colors. The Mermaid Crown also has your choice of appliques: a mermaid, three fish, lobster or seahorse.<p>…

UncommonGoods

DIY Googly-Eyed Hand Puppet

<i>Here’s a super fun craft to enjoy with your little one from our latest contributor, Natalie Kramer. We’re huge fans of the highly original yet simple</i> …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Stained Glass

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Student Loan Deal Is Set To Become Law

Folks, it looks like we finally have a student loan deal.<p>The Senate passed a bill Wednesday evening that would tie federal educational loans' …

Jennifer Lawrence: America's Kick-Ass Sweetheart

How the 'Hunger Games' star became the coolest chick in Hollywood<p>'Dude!" Says Jennifer Lawrence into her cellphone. "I'm lost as fuck! I've been …

Jodie Foster

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

The Easy Way to Meditate for Health and Wealth

Jeffrey Green, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>A simple 10-minute-per-day meditation method to achieve your dreams</b><p>Are you interested in meditation but aren’t …

Stress Relief Tips: 8 Ways To Unwind In 10 Minutes Or Less

<i>In our new series, "Time Out," we'll be sharing ways to make stress relief fit your schedule -- no matter how much or little time you have. Whether it's one minute or a whole day, there are easy, accessible de-stressors to help you unwind, no extra money or energy involved.</i><p>If you have 10 minutes to …

A Simple Practice to a Happier Balanced Brain

“TAKE A MOMENT to look around. Where is the good in this moment? Look inside and out. What’s the good within you, what’s the good outside of you?<p>The …

8 Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

<b>“The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” ~Robert M. Pirsig</b><p>I know meditation is good for me. I know it can do …

Meditation

When You Don’t Have a Clear Purpose: 4 Helpful Mantras to Adopt

<b>“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out alive.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>I have always defined my life by my career. I think that was my first …

Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …

30-Minute Outdoor Workouts: The Best Outdoor Exercise for the Pool, Trail, Park, Playground

Exercise 1 50:50<p><b>Works shoulders, triceps, chest, back, abs, waist, hamstrings, and inner and outer thighs</b><p>Standing in chest-deep water at the shallow end of the pool, extend your arms down along the sides of your body with your palms facing behind you. Keep your left leg straight and lift it back so …