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Sheet Pan Tofu With Vegetables and Crispy Chickpeas

Heat oven to 400° and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.<p>Spread tofu cubes on a paper towel. Cover with a second paper towel and press to remove …

10 Fun Camera Hacks for Making Amazing Photographs of Man’s Best Friend (VIDEO)

There’s no faster way to pet-owners’ hearts than a beautiful photograph of their furry, loyal companions. In the quick video below, you’ll find 10 …

Hacking

Want to to lose weight? Try eating chocolate and drinking wine

It might seem like the last thing you should do, but now anyone trying to lose weight should consider eating more chocolate and cheese and drinking …

Beef Short Rib Stew

<b>Crock-Pot Kalbijjim (Beef Short Rib Stew)</b><p>This dish simply speaks to us—a recipe that uses traditional Korean flavors but with a preparation that is …

Slow Cookers

Scientists grow skin that replicates function of tissue for first time

Skin grown with follicles, glands and nerves could transform burns treatment and offer alternative to animal testing<p>Bioengineered skin complete with functioning hair follicles, glands and nerves has been grown using a new technique that could transform burns treatment and end cosmetics testing on …

Breakthroughs

Ancient DNA shows European wipe-out of early Americans

The first largescale study of ancient DNA from early American people has confirmed the devastating impact of European colonisation on the Indigenous …

DNA

Modern Humans May Have Caused The Extinction Of Real 'Hobbits'

Watch how scientists use 3D imaging to examine when -- and why -- this ancient hominin species became extinct.<p>Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a mysterious human "hobbit" species once thrived. They sustained themselves off fauna, and even slew dragons -- well, Komodos.<p>It sounds like a …

Anthropology

How to Grow Tea In Your Own Garden

<b>This piece originally appeared on</b> <b>Fix.com</b><b>.</b><p>The next time you brew a cup of tea in the morning for a quick pick-me-up, use an herbal blend to ease …

Some Cultures Hardwired for Vegetarian Diet

Protein-based Paleo diets aren’t for everyone, suggests research that finds some people are actually hardwired to stick to veggies.

Diets

The Top 3 Ways to Beat “Burn Out”

Nothing kills momentum more than taking time to reorient yourself after you experience burnout. The highly successful can't afford to let burnout affect their daily routine.<p>As a performance coach, I hear time and time again that, "I just feel burnt out." Nothing kills momentum more than taking time …

How to Start Any Healthy Habit (And Actually Make It Stick)

Chances are, you can identify at least one practice that would affect your health and/or happiness that you’re not currently engaging in. Whether …

Productivity

7 Things You Need To Create a Backyard Oasis On The Cheap

Outdoor living has never been hotter, but decking out your yard can cost as much as a new car—and that's without adding a big-ticket item like a …

Chemical Free Cleaning Tips

<i>This post is sponsored by The Motherhood and Kimberly-Clark.</i><p>It’s Spring cleaning time! With a new baby in the house, a clean home is especially …

These DIY Marbled Planters Will Give Your Home The Life It Needs

Yasssss.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>*Empty cans of any size, cleaned with the labels removed<p>*Measuring tape<p>*Adhesive film (we used marble and granite patterns)<p>*Scissors<p>*Exacto knife (optional)<p>*Pebbles (if you're planting succulents)<p>Measure the height of each can, and cut adhesive paper to fit.<p>Peel …

Chemicals

6 sweet, delicious fruits you can grow indoors all year long

(Homesteading.news) If you love organic fresh fruit but you can’t find it at your local market all year long, no worries – you can grow your own in …

Plants

How to declutter your home and your life: A thorough guide

British newspaper columnist Jan Moir recently underwent a decluttering session. She got rid of all the items in her house that she didn’t love, or …

spring chicken salad toasts

If taking cubes of chicken and other things chosen for their ability to hold up in a deli case and suspending them in a thick dressing of mayo and …

grilled cheese

3-Ingredient Sweet and Savory Short Ribs

<i>In Epi's 3-Ingredient Recipes series, we show you how to make great food with just three ingredients (plus staples like oil, salt, and pepper).</i><p>Tangy …

Cooking

Peanut Butter Pudding Pops Recipe

"I created this recipe after my daughter's pediatrician bugged me about her being too skinny! That was 8 years ago, but the kids still love to eat …

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

18 Vegan Snack Recipes to Satisfy Every Craving

It's easy enough to find vegan snacks; after all, things like store-bought hummus, fruit, and some crackers come that way naturally. But when a real craving hits, we tend to want something packed with tons of flavor—like a sweet-and-sour eggplant caponata for dipping, a batch of hearty homemade …