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'I Can Haz Picture Taken?' Pet photographer shows the human side of animals

Our pets are part of our families, and just like us, they have distinct personalities.<p>When Robert Bahou, a 22-year-old photographer living in the Netherlands, snaps a picture of a pet, he looks to give some insight into the animal’s character and past the fact that they're cute. (Although the …

Pets

What Is It Like to Date When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

For those dealing with BPD, the trust and patience required by relationships can be a complicated issue.<p>Most people first encounter borderline personality disorder (BPD) on screen: It's the condition behind Glenn Close's character in <i>Fatal Attraction</i>. It's what Winona Ryder's character was diagnosed …

Mental Health

Turn Junk Windows Into Stunning Home Additions With These 16 Brilliant DIY Ideas

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>It is that time of the year …

Cleaning

Beauty: gadgets

‘Once in a while, a gadget is so amazingly effective that it would be downright remiss of me not to share’<p>I’m always circumspect in recommending beauty gadgets here, particularly when they’re very expensive. I hate the idea of anyone spending their hard-earned cash on some bulky piece of plastic …

21 Watermelon Sculptures That Are Too Skillfully Crafted to Eat

Artists across the globe have utilized watermelons as an unexpected canvas for their imaginative creations. For centuries, fruit carving has been a respected art in Thailand and was used solely for decorating royal tables. Now, this uncommon skill has been adopted by others who see watermelons as …

10 countries that are small enough to see in just one day

Don't worry when it comes to the tiniest countries and territories in the world, where one day is plenty time for a visit.

European Travel

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

As an adventure photographer and writer I am always searching for the "off the beaten track" activities and photo ops while on my travels. You can find me climbing cliffs and waterfalls and asking around for the hidden gem "locals only" spots. So when my 75-year-old father wanted to do a road trip …

How to Create Marital Bliss: Make a Love Template

If you have just 10 minutes and you want to create some relationship bliss -- make a love template on your spouse. What is a love template? It's a blue print describing the specific actions that makes your partner feel happy and adored by you. The next time you and your beloved are out to dinner, …

4 Rituals to Keep You Happy All the Time

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat.<p>The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the difference …

Happiness

46 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) was a German philosopher. In his brilliant but relatively brief career, he published numerous major works …

Latest Fashion Trends & Celebrity Style

Celebrity Style

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your life and career, …

Motivation

Healing & Spirituality | 13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger<p>Source: http://www.peaceful-traveler.com/Buddhism/life/, April 2, 2015<p>Here is a summary of …

The Classic Cocktails That Every Woman Should Know

7 drinks that serve as the perfect go-to for every lady.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want?</i> The 7 classics that serve as the perfect go-to:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For those who always order:</b> gin and tonics<p><b>What it's made with:</b> gin, …

27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?

5 Floral Design Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

The top trends for 2015.<p>We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.

The Easiest Healthy Dishes to Make in the History of EVER

Seriously—if you have hands, you can make these.<p>Shutterstock<p>Maybe you vowed to start eating out less this year. Maybe you want to eliminate packaged foods from your diet. Or maybe you just want to mix up your repertoire of quick, good-for-you recipes. These dishes from Grokker—a site featuring …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

11 Health And Fitness Apps That Achieve Top Results

It’s 2015. It’s time to take your future and your health into your own hands. No, literally. Fitness and nutrition is now readily available at the touch of a button thanks to the numerous health and exercise apps available for your smart phone. But with hundreds of thousands out there to choose …

Fitness

Why you need a 'mindfulness minute' in your life

Image: Shutterstock/Brian A Jackson<p>Image: Shutterstock/Brian A Jackson<p>CAN YOU BE ‘in the now’?<p>What once sounded like a New Age-y concept – …

3 Ways to Recover Faster Post-Workout

Your muscles will thank you for this.<p><i>This article was written by BJ Gaddour and repurposed with permission from</i> Men’s Health<i>.</i><p>Foam rolling is a great way to speed recovery. Kneading your muscles after a hard workout can help ease soreness by breaking up adhesions (tight knots of connective tissue) …

Exercise

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Can Yoga Really Transform Consciousness?

Many people think that by walking the spiritual path, our consciousness evolves.<p>But in yoga, changes occur in brain biology, not in consciousness. …

23 Slow Cooker Desserts You Need To Make This Winter

Pulled pork can wait. There's cake to eat.

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b>That early workout doesn't …

Fitness