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50 Superb Sources of Plant-Based Protein [Infographic]

We've already dispelled the myth around not being able to get enough protein on a vegan diet; in fact, in my case I probably get too much when …

Nutrition

27 Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

DIY: Vintage-Looking Mercury Glass Pendant Lights for $25

Call it a domestic aha moment. As the owner of two old houses, I’ve inherited many a vintage glass shade. The originals were attached to brass …

Crafting

No Sugar Apple Pie Recipe

"My aunt is a nurse and would bake this pie for my 99 year old grandmother who was diabetic."<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 tablespoon ground …

Baking

Mushroom Brown Hair Is Trending for 2018—And It’s Much Prettier Than It Sounds

Cool and earthy, this shade is surprisingly refreshing for spring and summer.<p>When sunny and warm summer days are finally on the horizon, most …

Hairstyling

15 Old Things In Your House That Are Worth a Fortune

Chances are, there's more money in our homes than we realize. There is a market for collectibles of any kind—even those dusty old toys and …

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

Barber Tells This ‘Shy’ Insurance Man To Grow A Beard, And It Ends Up Transforming His Life

If our list of men before-and-after growing a beard didn’t convince you that males look way better with facial hair, this story definitely will. …

Six of the best pancake recipes

<b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour cherries</b> (or cranberries), whole or roughly chopped<b><br>6 tbsp water</b><b><br>2 tbsp caster sugar</b><b><br>A few knobs of butter</b><b><br>1 large egg</b><b><br>150g self-raising flour</b><b><br>250ml milk</b><b><br>1</b> …

Baking

How to fix all of your sleep problems with science

Strategically placing pillows is a good way to relieve all sorts of pain. If you wake up with a sore shoulder, try hugging your pillow when you're …

Sleep

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

3.5-Pounds And Palm-Sized: A Nature Video About The World's Smallest Cat Species

This is a video highlighting the rusty spotted cat (<i>Prionailurus rubiginosus</i>), a tiny 3.5-pound, palm-sized wild cat native to India, Sri Lanka and …

Sri Lanka

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

Home Improvement

'Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics' Offers Practical Advice For Stressed-Out Cynics

Imagine having one of the worst days of your professional life play out in front of 5 million people.<p>ABC News anchor Dan Harris doesn't have to. In 2004, he had a panic attack on live TV after years of working in war zones and using drugs to cope with the stress. But that mortifying moment led him …

Meditation

Our Most Popular Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes of 2017

Like virtually everyone else, quick and easy dinner recipes are the bread and butter of my weekly meal plan. These are the dinners that come together …

Cooking

Our Very Best Tips & Tricks for Your Small Living Room

The living room is the heart of your home, the place where you work, where you unwind, and where you entertain friends, so having a small living room …

Living Rooms

This Cuddly Robot Is Here to Help You Fall Asleep

A Dutch company has combined two of the internet's favorite things: sleep deprivation and robots. Somnox, the world's first sleep robot, just …

Sleep

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Instant Pot

10 Homemade Pop Tarts to Warm You Up on Winter Mornings

Dessert

38 Ideas for Firepits

Gather around a firepit wall<p>Overlapping panels of ipe wood and colored concrete flank the firepit in this backyard in Los Altos Hills, California. …

Elf the cat that thinks it's a dog enjoys swimming sessions to get over operation

A canine hydrotherapy centre has just taken on an unlikely new patient - a cat festively named Elf<p>Despite cats stereotypically hating water, Elf has …

This Is the Last Chocolate Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>If your ideal cookie has thin, crispy edges that enclose a thick, fudgy middle with just a touch of chewiness in between, …

Dessert

When You Should Skip Apple Upgrades

Whether you’ve seen it in action or received more than a few intrusive notifications from Apple, you’ve probably been directed to install the …

15 Tips For Organizing Your Makeup, Because You'll Never Get Back Those Hours You Spent Searching For That Lip Gloss

You are known amongst your friends as the one with the goods. If someone needs an aquamarine chunky glitter for a party, you are here for them. …

Lemon Ricotta Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.<p>Step 2<p>Make the base: Whisk together eggs …

Dessert

10 IKEA Buys To Make the Most of a Small Bedroom

A tiny bedroom can be nice and cozy, but it can also be a bit of a storage nightmare. How do you squeeze everything you need into a room that's …

Small Spaces

Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

Motion Design: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

The WWW (Wonderful Women at Wednesday Studio) invited Eze Matteo to collaborate animating some bits of this piece for Ted that explains why …

These 3 "Bedroom Plants" Could Be the Key to a Better Night's Sleep

Earlier this year "shower plants" dominated Instagram, but according to <i>Elle Decor</i>, "bedroom plants" might be the next big thing. While it's no secret …

Ask Polly: ‘I Work Too Hard and I’m Still Poor and Miserable!’

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I always feel like I’m a little kid pretending to be an adult. I’m trying on my mom’s dress shoes, and they are so oversized that I am …

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