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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

23 Ridiculous Customer Behaviors All Retail Workers Have Seen

By Chelsea Fagan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ga9Bco<p>I admit that the majority of my retail experience has been clothing-and-shoe based, but I’m …

The Serious Eats Guide to Conquering Eataly Chicago

Let there be no mistake, <b>Eataly Chicago</b> is big. With 63,000 square feet of space, dozens upon dozens of aisles of groceries, and 22 (or so) different restaurants and bars, it is literally enormous. But the most surprising aspect of the second domestic location of this Italian superstore is that it …

FACT: There Are 80,000 Ways To Drink A Starbucks Beverage

When you're standing in line at Starbucks and don't bat an eye at the person in front of you ordering a "tall, half-caff, soy latte at 120 degrees," you know something's wrong. We've all become so accustomed to the hyper-customization Starbucks offers -- and it's not our faults. Starbucks says it …

Modular Phones Are A Brilliant Idea. It’s Too Bad We May Never Have Them.

Open-source hardware is tricky.<p>In October, Motorola unveiled Project Ara, a development initiative aimed at creating modular smartphones that snap together as easily as LEGOs. Users will mix and match the modules they want—screens, batteries, cameras, keyboards—and connect them to a standard phone …

Strange Signal From Galactic Center Is Looking More and More Like Dark Matter

The more that scientists stare at it, the more a strange signal from the center of the Milky Way galaxy appears to be the result of dark matter …

Light Graffiti Made With The Wave Of A Magic Wand

Get your tickets to this light show.<p>After bright lights fade in the dark, our eyes can still see them as streaks, smears, and dots. Engineer Phillip Burgess drew inspiration from this “bug” of human vision to build the NeoPixel Painter: a meter-long strip of multicolor LEDs controlled by a …

Newly identified dinosaur fauna sheds light on evolution

Less than 20 years ago the first known feathered dinosaurs from northeastern China were being unveiled to a surprised and amazed public, and since then huge numbers of fossils have been found. A new study, however, confirms previous suspicions that this wonderful collection in fact represents two …

Serious Entertaining: 20 New Orleans Recipes for Mardi Gras

Celebrate Fat Tuesday in style with these New Orleans-inspired foods. From muffulettas to po' boys and all the seafood in between, we've got your Mardi Gras party food covered. As for drinks? See our collection of 12 Mardis Gras cocktails to make at home!<p>Po' Boys and Sandwiches<p>Classic Muffaletta …

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It's only been a couple years, but we'll never forget the Atkins craze and miniature desserts! 10 recipes that defined the 2000s: http://thekitc.hn/1cfVmYc Did we miss anything?

Which Cereal Are You?

It's time to get cerious about cereal.

Cake Batter Cookies With Sprinkles

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.<p>It's the little things in life, the simple pleasures. A warm cookie, freshly baked from the …

Kitchen Tips: What to Do When You Run Out of Brown Sugar

<i>Lauren Salkeld</i><p>My pantry is just about bursting with ingredients, but somehow, whenever I get the last-minute itch to bake, I always seem to be out of one or two things. It will be a Sunday night and I'm all set to make cookies, when I realize I'm out of something. And do you know what that …

Doughnut Chain's YMCA Location Won't Sell Doughnuts

A Massachusetts YMCA has agreed to allow a local doughnut chain to open up on its premises, but on the condition that they don't sell doughnuts. According to the <i>Patriot Ledger</i> the Quincy YMCA and the Quincy licensing board approved the opening of a <b>Honey Dew Donuts</b> at the new $30 million Y branch. …

23 Green Recipes for Earth Day

For Earth Day, we've rounded up 23 of our favorite recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.<p>It's Earth Day! In honor of Mother Nature, here are 23 recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.

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38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

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10 Habits of Healthy and Happy Business Owners

This week’s radio show is the second-to-last in this season’s <i>Work/Life</i> theme. I feel like I’ve been reading post after post about the difficulty of …

Grandbaby Cakes’ Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Today’s recipe comes from Jocelyn Delk Adams, the woman behind Grandbaby Cakes blog. Jocelyn is someone I’ve been following on Twitter for quite a …

Make It Work: The Complete Guide to IKEA Hacks & Projects --> http://apttherapy.com/1mNXo2A We can show you good examples of “Before & After" projects all day long but, sooner or later young lady, you’ll find yourself standing in front of a broke-down MALM dresser and you won’t know what to do. And then where are you going to be? Huh? Can you answer me that?

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Kids, Tech and Those Shrinking Attention Spans

Whenever I find myself at the front of a 7th grade classroom, I keep the title of this book in mind: <i>Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire</i>. This mantra serves to remind me that, short of actually lighting my hair on fire, a burning enthusiasm for the information I'm there to share is what's required to …

Meditation: Are Scientists Missing the Point?

<i>Reposted from RestorativeHealth.org</i><p>It's no secret that scientists are abuzz about the benefits of meditation. Thousands of researchers, academics, and practitioners subscribe to a Mindfulness Monthly Newsletter that catalogues the almost daily publication of scientific journal articles on …

5 Innovative Christian Businesses You've Never Heard of

You know the Christian-run businesses that are always in the headlines, like Chick-fil-A and Hobby Lobby. But what about the smaller businesses that are doing something remarkably creative, like starting a coffee company that only employs ex-offenders?<p>Here are five innovative businesses started by …

How to Debate a Christian Apologist

Recently there seems to have been a rash of debates between atheists and Christian apologists. Of course, we had the much-ballyhooed debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye on creationism versus evolution ("Ham on Nye"), which only served the purpose of giving Ham's ridiculous beliefs attention they …

How NASCAR's Changes to Qualifying Will Affect Team Strategies

“You will probably see some tempers flare because you will see some blocking at the end to make sure either they advance to the next group or get the pole,” said A. J. Allmendinger, driver of the JTG Daugherty Chevrolet.<p>“I think as a driver for qualifying [you will be thinking that] you don’t get …

Sprint Cup facts for Phoenix

<b>What:</b> The Profit on<p>CNBC500.<p><b>Where:</b> Phoenix International Raceway (one-mile oval), Avondale, Ariz.<p><b>When:</b> Friday, practice (<p>Fox Sports1, 11-11:30 a.m. PST), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 3:30-5 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 8-9 a.m.; Fox Sports 2, 11 a.m.-noon); Sunday, race, noon (Channel 11, …

Brad Keselowski wins Phoenix pole under new NASCAR qualifying rules

AVONDALE, Ariz. —<p>Brad Keselowskion Friday won the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format in which large groups of drivers raced simultaneously for the first time in the series.<p>Instead of having one car at a time go around …