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Chemicals

DIY Summer Hair Care

Though summer is my favorite season, my hair doesn’t seem to think so. Summer and all the fun summer activities, bring with them a ton of hair …

Skin Care

HOW TO MAKE AN ORIGAMI HEART.

Here's a quick little project that's fun to make for Valentine's Day, pretty patterned paper origami hearts. Each one only took me a few minutes to …

Crafting

Origami Snack Boxes DIY

I got an origami book a few years ago and have always been obsessed with the idea of making your own dishes from paper. If you don’t have containers …

Sewing

8 Stylish Home Libraries Every Bibliophile Will Love

Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.<p>Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.

Anti-Aging Rosehip + Rosewater DIY Face Serum

Rosehip oil can play a bit of a trick on you if you’ve never smelled it before. You might expect strong floral tones reminiscent of, well, roses but …

Skin Care

Playful renovation in Barcelona squeezes more out of a tiny home

Architects Anna and Eugeni Bach have turned an early 20th century apartment into a brilliant small home full of space-saving details. Located in …

This Village Of Tiny Houses Is Giving Seattle’s Homeless A Place To Live

The best way to stop homelessness is to give them housing. In a city with limited space, you have to get creative.<p>A plot of land that used to hold a single-family house on an average street in Seattle now hosts 14 tiny homes for homeless people.<p>“There is a homelessness crisis here, so this helps …

Vintage B&W Photos of San Francisco in 1968 Reveal the Carefree Lifestyle of Youths

On the cusp of the 1970's, San Francisco was a veritable hub of culture. This series of vintage photographs, taken by the late William Gedney in 1968 captures the spirit of the streets–from the peaceful hippies to the wild radicals. Known for its tolerance and multiculturalism, outcasts and the …

San Francisco

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

Giant Knitting Is Mind-Blowing And Quite Possibly Your Next Hobby

Knitting is the new black. Though it's often considered a hobby only suitable for women of a certain age (rocking chair required), knitting is now experiencing a rejuvenation of sorts.<p>Thanks to awe-inspiring Pinterest boards, extreme knitting superstars, and fashion-forward companies like Wool And …

Knitting
Cooking

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

4 Traits Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

They may not command a room or be classically charismatic, but introverts have many traits that make them excel in leadership roles.<p>The classic image of a great leader is someone full of charisma and exuberant energy, who can convince anyone to follow their ideas. But these outgoing types aren’t …

Leadership

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

How to Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes In A Barrel

Advertisement:<p>Container gardening opens up a variety of options as something that both apartment dwellers and homeowners can do. When one thinks of …

Depersonalisation disorder: the condition you’ve never heard of that affects millions

One in 50 of us is a victim, left feeling like a robot – and yet even doctors have to Google it. Now one sufferer is intent on helping millions out of their torment<p>Jane Charlton was not herself when she woke one day in April 2002, but it was more terrifying than any ordinary morning grogginess – …

Mental Health

Acclaimed Authors Tell It Like It Is

Over the years, I've had the good fortune to interview many acclaimed authors. They answer questions with refreshing candor. Here are some of the most successful writers telling it like it is.<p><b>You left your day job to write full-time. What's surprised you about the writing life?</b><p>It's much easier to …

Writing

The Minimalist Minute Body-Weight Workout

Give this body-weight workout a try and see if you can last.<p>Complete each exercise for 1 minute, rest :30 seconds and then go to next exercise. …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Banned, burned, or simply life changing: what are the best dangerous books?

Authors including Patrick Ness, Melvin Burgess, Tanya Landman, Louise O’Neill, Bali Rai, Candy Gourlay, James Dawson and Leigh Bardugo share the books they probably weren’t meant to read that either rocked their world or rocked the world<p>• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and …

Books

How to Design a Backyard Forest Garden - Organic Gardening

<i>Many people mistakenly think that ecological gardening—which involves growing a wide range of edible and other useful plants—can take place only on a</i> …

Permaculture

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

en_US<p>article<p>This post will tell you about some before-bed rituals happy people observe to remain …

25 Gorgeous DIYs For Your Teenage Girl's Room

Craft store beware.

Would you eat ice cream from 300 years ago?

Kensington Palace has decided to reincarnate ice-cream recipes from the Georgian era. But can they possibly be better than modern ice-cream?<p>You’d think that three centuries of culinary advances would have improved our kitchen techniques, wouldn’t you? Turns out you might be wrong, according to …

5 Reasons to Build Your Own Forest Garden

Arsenic goes into the chicken in order to make it look prettier on the supermarket shelves. (Don't worry, they're scheduled to stop doing that soon.) Much of our food is genetically modified in order to increase its resistance to insects, herbicides and other crop killers. Small pieces of plastic …

Gardening