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Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Healthy Eating

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

Decadent 4-Ingredient Chocolate Avocado Truffles

<i>The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>No one will never guess these decadent 4-ingredient chocolate avocado truffles are made with avocado instead of heavy cream. As long as you use dairy-free chocolate …

Hit Refresh: 7 Daily Tips to Eat More Vegetables (Deliciously!)

Refresh your diet by adding more vegetables. Here are 7 easy ways to get more<p>Refresh your diet by adding more vegetables. Here are 7 easy ways to get …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

14 Healthy Bowl Recipes That Satisfy from Morning to Night

Think it’s too tough to put together a healthy meal? Well suck it up, sister, because it’s so much easier than you think! For a meal that’s part of a healthy food trend *and* easy to make, these bowl recipes go from a.m. to p.m. in a snap. From wholesome Buddha bowls to smoothie bowls to colorful …

Five toys that will get kids of all ages interested in technology

It’s that magical time of year, when you can force your own interests on other people via the act of gifting. If you’re interested in technology and want to make sure the children in your life grow up with similar knowledge (more than just how to text or use an iPad), then holiday gifts are a good …

Lego

Fix this mushroom, cheese and polenta gratin recipe for Meatless Monday

Here's a quick polenta tip: Cook it in the oven. In this recipe, polenta is slowly cooked in the oven to make a simple gratin, the creamy dish topped with a variety of mushrooms, fresh rosemary and Fontina cheese.<p>Try polenta once in the oven, and you might find you'll never want to labor over the …

Recipes

No Bake Healthy Chocolate Fudge Oat Biscuits

<i>No Bake Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies. Gluten free, vegan, healthy and delicious. No bake and only five ingredients needed.</i><p>. These no bake …

Gluten-Free

This gluten-free and vegan thin mints recipe is an actual dream come true

We were scrolling through Instagram when we saw something that made our jaws just *drop* because, honestly, we never expected to be so #blessed that …

How To Fix Noisy Shower Pipes and Stop the Banging Noise

How To Fix Noisy Shower Pipes and Stop the Banging Noise<p>Updated on May 16, 2016<p>The Look of Innocence - The Culprit Lies Within<p>How to Fix Noisy Shower …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

43 Of The Most Amazing Gifts Of 2016

Find something for everyone on your list.<p>It's no fun to look at gifts if they're all sold out. Nope, not helpful. Not helpful at all.

20 Mesmerizing Videos of Japanese Artisans Creating Traditional Handicrafts

In Japanese “tewaza” means “hand technique” or “handcraft” and, in this YouTube playlist of 20 short films, various artisanal techniques are explored …

23 Books Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recommends You Read

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, started a book club.<p>He ended up recommending and discussing 23 books with the group — about one every two weeks.<p>…

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Workouts

Another List Of Bedtime Books You Actually Won't Mind Reading 957 Times

We’ve all been through those days when we’re so tired by the time we get our kids to bed that we’re practically running out of the room after we tuck …

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

The Best DIY Gifts to Give When You’re Basically Broke

Gifts are hard enough to pick out, let alone pay for. So we propose you leave the socks on the shelf, toss the cafe gift cards aside, and make …

Cheddar, cider and mustard macaroni cheese

One of the endless British spins on macaroni cheese. This works with whisky, too.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter<br>• 50g flour<br>• 400ml full-fat milk<br>• 100ml dry cider<br>• 3 tsp English mustard<br>• 150g strong cheddar, grated<br>• 2 tbsp double cream (optional)<br>• 250g macaroni<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/ gas mark 6.<p>Melt the …

Recipes

7 Healthy Chili Recipes You'll Want To Try This Fall

Whether it's for a game-day tailgating feast or just an excuse to make a cold-weather dinner a little cozier, a big pot of chili is one of our …

The Best Lasagna Recipes You Can Make

So much ooey, gooey cheese.<p>Lasagna embodies everything we love about pasta. It’s hearty, soul-warming and comforting — plus it comes served in a cheese-crusted casserole dish. Lasagna is <i>the</i> quintessential comfort food. And what do we love more than comfort food? Absolutely nothing.<p>Many of us only …

Cooking

These Ursula K. Le Guin Collections Would Make a Mighty Fine Gift for Your Favorite Reader (Or Yourself)

Fans of literary legend Ursula K. Le Guin have probably already heard about her new story collections, but here’s a reminder—and also a heads up for …

15 Simple Ways To Turn A Cubicle Into An Enjoyable Workspace

Cubicles are generally regarded badly like they’re these boxes that such the life and joy out of people but that’s obviously an exaggeration. Of …

Houseplants

These Amazing Sculptures Were Constructed Inside Test Tubes

All the minor details included.<p>When you ask Amsterdam-based art director Rosa de Jong about her background in design, she starts by saying that she grew up on a boat in the harbor of Amsterdam, without any access to television. Which explains a lot, actually. With her design studio Micro Matter, de …

Improve Your Cat's Health and Happiness With Some DIY Puzzle Feeders

A recent study suggests that cats, especially indoor cats, can greatly benefit from food puzzles that force them to play with their grub before …