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How to Burn More Calories While You Sleep

Nope, no one's invented a treadmill bed. You can stoke your metabolism in one (much simpler) step<p>If only you could work off the calories from that froyo you had earlier while passed out on the couch. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it may not be that far off: Turning down the thermostat …

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How To Train Your Body To Do The Impossible

A one-hour workout accounts for just four percent of our day. And though we try to keep this fact in mind when we're talking ourselves into walking to the gym, some days it feels hard just to get off the couch.<p>On those sluggish days, we seek a little motivation from the people who are pretty much …

Is BMI Best? 8 Steps to Your Healthiest Weight

By: Katherine Tallmadge<p>Published: 08/16/2013 11:41 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Katherine Tallmadge<i>, M.A., R.D., is a registered dietitian, author of "</i>Diet Simple: 195 Mental Tricks, Substitutions, Habits & Inspirations<i>" (LifeLine Press, 2011) and a frequent national commentator on nutrition topics.</i> …

15 Foods That Suppress Your Appetite

Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p>Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or …

7 Ways to Burn More Calories Walking

How can you burn more calories during your walking workouts? The number of calories you burn depends on your weight, speed, intensity and distance of …

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54 Healthy Smoothies for Any Occasion

It’s near impossible to screw up a smoothie. Throw any combination of milk, fruit, nuts, and other goodies into a blender and presto: You’ve got …

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A Low-Calorie Ramen Burger Recipe You'll Love

Ramen burgers! This is totally a thing now—have you tried one?<p>Basically, you replace the bun with...noodles. And I'm not even the world's biggest burger fan, but tell me if this is not a case of get-in-my-belly-<i>now:</i><p>Ramen burgers originated from Smorgasburg in Brooklyn—and they're starting to pop up …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by dietitian Keri …

How-To: Bias Bound Seams

Add strength and beauty to the inside of your handmade garments and sewing projects with this bias bound seams tutorial from Things for Boys!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Things for Boys to see the full how-to.

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Self-seeding plants: how to create a fuss-free garden

The right mix of self-seeding plants can create year-round interest with minimum work.<p>The more I look at natural landscapes and the wild flowers that scatter themselves within them, the less inclined I am to garden meticulously. I want my outside space to produce food and flowers, and I want to …

Top 10 all-weather perennial plants

Gardening Against the Odds 2013: 'Gardening saved my family'

Introducing this year’s Gardening Against the Odds awards, the country’s foremost 'guerrilla gardener’ Richard Reynolds tells how gardening is in his blood.<p><b>Go to the bottom of this page to enter the awards</b><p>When I was asked to become a judge for the first Gardening Against the Odds awards, it was …

giveaway: fighting weeds, with teri chace

Shares 1K<p>Y ES, THEY CAN MAKE YOU FEEL VIOLENT, author Teri Dunn Chace admits about weeds in “How to Eradicate Invasive Plants.” In fact, if authors …

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The healing garden

Gardening is often thought as an individual activity, though with the rise of garden makeover shows and more importantly community gardening …

Thorny problems: how can I grow roses quickly?

Helen Yemm answers your gardening queries. This week: covering a wall with roses and looking after aeoniums.<p><b>Box sucker</b><p><i>Today I noticed some sort of fluffy white stuff on our small box hedge. At first I thought someone had been shaking out a duster over it, but closer to it, I could see it was some</i> …

Oxeye daisies

It's that time of year when the oxeye daisies are at their exuberant best, when their oversized, gleaming white blooms sparkle across grassy cliffs, …

UK wildlife and nature hit hard by erratic weather

One week past midsummer's day and nature still has not recovered from the misearable, wet winter and the cold, late spring, say wildlife experts and …

Cultivated chaos: the meadows of Sticky Wicket

Nature has run wild at Sticky Wicket in Dorset, creating unpredictable beauty from a garden once known for its orderly artistry.<p>I don’t call it a garden. I didn’t want a garden any more,’ Pam Lewis said as she showed me around her unusual five-acre plot. Sticky Wicket, in Dorset’s Blackmore Vale, …

The Bonzart Ampel: A $180 Not-Quite-Toy Camera that Shoots Native Tilt-Shift

Getting your camera noticed if it’s not also a smartphone or a high-end shooter is getting harder by the day. And phones such as the newly announced …

DIY Window Treatments: Roman Shades

I have finally made some DIY window treatments for our bedroom. I decided on some roman shades.<p>It has taken me forever to start the project, but once …

Free pattern: Little girl’s Math Facts dress with pointed waist

Handmade Charlotte shares a free pattern for making their Math Facts dress. It’s a little girl’s dress with a lovely pointed waist detail. The short …

Tutorial: How to gather fabric

Melanie from The Crafty Cupboard shows beginning sewers how to gather fabric. Go to her blog for the how-to. [photo from The Crafty Cupboard]

For Kids Only: A Hidden Garden in Brooklyn

Children who grow up in New York City are often deprived of time in the natural world. But just off the traffic-jammed hubbub of Flatbush Avenue, …

The Garden of Magical Childhood

My daughter adores buttercups. We are clearing a patch of garden which has become overrun and it will be her patch. She wants to grow the things she …

Garden Crafts for Children: Build an Insect House

Dawn Isaac has a blog called Little Green Fingers which she describes as “one mother’s attempts to get her kids as addicted to gardening as she is.” …

Garden to Table: Rhubarb Hand Pies

Rhubarb is one of the tastiest plants you can find in a springtime garden. Here’s a simple recipe for turning a prized late spring plant into …