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The Devastating Story Behind a Husband and Wife's Viral Kiss Video

It received more than 3 million views in a week.<p>A video recently posted by North Carolina Pilates teacher Laura Browning Grant, 32, received more than 3 million views in a week — but it had nothing to do with her fitness account. The video featured her husband, then-35-year-old Jonathan Grant, …

Empathy

The little acorns sprouting a mighty houseplant trend among space-challenged millennials

One of the first things I found growing in the balcony were acorns. There were three of them in the window box, and they had all put out a handful of little gently serrated leaves, which took me back to my childhood, oak trees being one of the first I learnt to recognise.<p>I repotted them and enjoyed …

Gardening

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

A Fast, Fresh, Take-Anywhere Salad For All Your Summertime Needs

The month of July makes me question my love of cooking. Because as much as I gawk and guffaw over the produce at the market (I mean, have you <i>seen</i> it?), I don't want to cook it, per se. Never is the bounty so great; never is my desire so meek.<p>Feed me pasta with slow-cooked tomatoes and garlic confit …

Recipes

12 Easy Summer Produce Recipes

1 of 12<p>Pan-Seared Chicken Cutlets With Summer Corn Succotash<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Melon With Citrus, Mint, and Pink Peppercorns<p>3 of 12<p>Mushroom Corn …

The 10 Best Shade Garden Perennials

Shade gardeners often lament that there are limited plant choices for the shade garden. Untrue. Many plants that are known as sun lovers, like …

Jonah Hill Is 'Skinny' Again and Fans Can't Get Over It

Jonah Hill is a comedy star, screenwriter, and two-time Oscar nominated actor, but fans seem most fascinated by his fluctuating weight.<p>Hill has been up and down for various roles, and through his own very relatable struggle to stay fit. It's weird to be so cavalier talking about another person's …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

Baking

Grenfell tower inferno survivor says going against crowds saved his life

A survivor of the Grenfell Tower blaze has revealed how his life was saved because he went in the opposite direction to crowds of panicking …

What to plant in tiny spaces to help bees and butterflies thrive

Every centimetre planted with the right flowers counts when helping pollinators<p>The loss of flower-rich habitat since the 1930s has taken its toll on our pollinators, but thoughtful planting of a plot even the area of the page that you are reading can make a world of difference to a bee. That may …

Dognappers steal five pets a day - and thefts of 'handbag' dogs have rocketed

Callous thieves are targeting dog owners and stealing five pets every day, a study has found.<p>And ‘handbag’ dogs adored by celebrities like Hollywood …

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

Healthy Eating

Meet the Man Behind Bark’s Adorable Sneakers for Dog Lovers

There are multiple reasons you may know Dave Coverly.<p>The Michigan-based illustrator is the creator of the long-running comic panel “Speed Bump,” …

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits our awe and admiration? Is it the thrill of being shown something …

Creativity

Stunning photo series celebrates the complex identity of LGBTQ Africans

An ongoing photo series tells the complex stories of LGBTQ Africans, encouraging the celebration of two identities too many believe are at odds with …

Susan Sarandon, 70, Steals the Show at the Cannes Film Festival in Alluring Emerald Dress

Susan Sarandon‘s still got it.<p>The 70-year-old Oscar winner showcased her curves on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday in a custom …

Susan Sarandon

The first trailer for Star Trek: Discovery is packed with action and shiny CGI

‘Great unifiers are few and far between’<p>CBS debuted a full trailer for <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> today, showing off a clip stuffed with plenty of Federation action, spaceships, and a ton of new characters, in a story set a decade before Captain Kirk and Spock ventured out in the <i>Enterprise</i>.<p>The trailer …

Star Trek

Student designs skyscraper that 3D-prints custom apartments

A Malaysian graduate student has come up with a building frame that dispenses new apartments much like a vending machine does candy bars. Instead of buying a pre-existing apartment in a skyscraper, imagine designing one yourself and the building producing it out of thin air.<p>The Pod Vending Machine …

Skyscrapers

This Is How Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell Keep Things Fresh

After over 30 years with Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn knows what it takes to keep a relationship going. When she and Amy Schumer sat down with POPSUGAR to talk about their new movie <b>Snatched</b>, Goldie let us in on a little bit of that wisdom.<p>Whether she's describing the importance of keeping it fresh or …

15 Party-Perfect Recipes for Your Vegan Cinco de Mayo Celebration - One Green Planet

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Each year on May 5th, Mexicans and Mexican Americans celebrate the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of …

Cinco de Mayo

In Mantova, A Romantic Apartment with Remains of a Late Renaissance Fresco

In the Northern Italy town of Mantova—named the “Italian capital of culture” by the national government last year—local architects Archiplan Studio …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

Happiness

Lesbian Bed Death CPR

About a month ago, a woman wrote to me and reported that her partner and she were in the throes of Lesbian Bed Death, a phenomenon that is said to …

4 simple—but powerful—ways to combat adrenal fatigue

It’s 2 a.m. and you’re staring at the clock trying to fall asleep. As if the insomnia weren’t enough, your cycle’s off and you’re perpetually …

American Gods: Everything you need to know about the epic new series

We’re almost one week away from the series premiere of “the most important show on TV,” a.k.a. <i>American Gods</i>. Don’t worry if you’re somehow still a …

Plus-size transgender model Shay Neary lands her first UK fashion campaign

Shay Neary, who broke onto the scene in December when she became the first out plus-size transgender model to ever land a fashion campaign, has made …

People Are Freaking Out Over This Raw Vegan Carrot Cake – And Trust Us, You Will Too

Spring is here and to us, that means that it’s carrot cake season. Carrot cake is pretty much the perfect Easter/springtime dessert in our books. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Zach Galifianakis rudely interrupts John Legend and St. Vincent's duet

Raising money has never included so much accordion playing and chair smashing.<p>7-Inches for Planned Parenthood, a charity producing 7-inch vinyl …

LGBTQ Community Rallies in Support of Persecuted Men in Chechnya

At least 100 gay men have been detained.<p>The Russian LGBTQ community is rallying together to protect gay men in Chechnya who are being targeted by their government, according to NBC News. According to reports, the Chechen government has taken liberties to identify men as gay, then detained them in a …