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Crock Pot Thanksgiving Sides That Basically Make Themselves

So you can concentrate on the bird.

25 Ways to Use Oats When You've Had Enough Oatmeal

Even though there are endless ways to jazz up your morning oatmeal, sometimes it’s hard to stomach the thought of boiling up and forcing down yet …

How to lose weight: The ultimate 7-day vegan diet plan to help you lose weight

How to lose weight: The ultimate 7-day vegan diet plan to help you lose weight<p>You’re most likely to have encountered the term ‘vegan diet’ at some …

Healthy Eating

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

15 Soups to Make in the Slow Cooker and Eat All Week Long

After a steamy summer of living without soup (besides the occasional gazpacho), the cooler days of September immediately bring a serious craving for …

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

34 Mortifying ‘Texts From Last Night’ That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Own Messed Up Life

Selected from Texts From Last Night.<p>1.<p>i just walked into a room at this party and someone yelled “dibs!”…<p>2.<p>i got kicked out of Barnes and Nobles cuz …

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man's Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …

A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover' http://t.co/EfOErVemom

Mulled Wine – Smith & Ratliff

Over the weekend we got our first real taste of winter this year in New York. Along with the sub-freezing temperatures, the wind gusts were so …

37 Freeing Quotes For People With Anxiety

P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Lemony Kale, Quinoa, and Fig Salad & Cinnamon Pear Chips

Cheesy zucchini bake, peanutty quinoa bowl with baked tofu, and seriously creative cinnamon pear chips in today's Delicious Links.<p><b>Lemony Kale,</b> …

Don't Buy That! 10 Foods You Should Make at Home

Some very delicious packaged foods have some seriously disgusting ingredients (who knew ice cream’s dirty little secret?). Others are ridiculously …

25 Ingenious Clothing Hacks Everyone Should Know

Soon you'll be the MacGyver of fashion.<p>H/t to Stylecaster's Perrie Samotin.

I Wish Being Alone Was The Norm

I wish that when I went out to eat by myself I wasn’t asked by the waiter if someone else was dining with me tonight. If I could just eat peacefully …

5 Ways to Create Adventure and Joy Every Day

Life can get monotonous with the daily grind. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are easy, simple ways that you can make life fun everyday. …

5 Mind-Blowing Things You Learn In Gender Studies

One Is Not Born A Woman (Monique Wittig)<p>I know you were born with a vagina and everything, and so you think that’s enough to make you a woman. But …

The One Who Wants To Be With You

The one who wants to be with you accepts you for you: your mind, your heart and the parts of your body you may feel are imperfections, the ones you …

18 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think

1. You complain about your body or face and everyone around you rolls their eyes.<p>2. You obsess over a tiny pimple no one is noticing, because you …

Researching Human Behavior : Human Nature Lecture

During this human nature lecture, John Gabrieli talks about intellectual knowledge, repressed memories and the neuroscience of our brains. He talks …

How-To: 5-Minute Mason Jar Lamp