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What Your Front Door Color Says About You

It's a portal to your personality — not just your house.<p>It's a portal to your personality — not just your house.

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Mercury Scrubbers On Power Plants Clean Up Other Pollutants, Too

Unexpected benefits are the best<p>Cleaning up one toxic substance from the air is clearing up other problems we didn't even know we had.<p>In a study published this month in <i>Environmental Science & Technology</i> researchers found that upgrades intended to reduce the amount of mercury in emissions from a …

Pollution

Human embryonic stem cells created from adult tissue for first time

Scientists have used the cloning technique that led to Dolly the sheep to turn human skin into embryonic stem cells – which can make any tissue in …

Tutorial: Easy ruffled sundress

Over at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom, Jamie shows you how to make this cute ruffled sundress. This style works for any age, toddler through …

How-To: Make a Shower Curtain

Make your own colorful patchwork shower curtain with this simple sewing tutorial that Brett Bara shared on Design Sponge!

15 Unique DIY Party Projects - Celebrations at Home

Shares 362<p>I’ve been meaning to do this post for weeks but as usual, other things seem to come up and take precedence. I’ve gathered up {mostly} all …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

Sardinia, land and sea

The coastline and mountains offer two unique food cultures in Italy’s island region of Sardinia. Follow a fisherman and a shepherd on a culinary journey to trace their roots.<p>The plane drops through the clouds above Olbia on the northeast coast of Sardinia, and tilts on its wing. Below, to the left, …

5 Sky Events This Week: Three-Planet Huddle, Lunar Wall

Wildlife<p><b>As the sun sets this week and the stars come out to play, the moon makes for a convenient guidepost in tracking down some cosmic showpieces. Check out our five sky events not to miss.</b> <b><br>Moon Joins Regulus.</b> Starting at dusk—about 30 minutes after your local sunset—on Friday and Saturday, check …

Fossil Amber Challenges Theories About Glass

Scientists discover that glass doesn't flow like a liquid.<p><b>In a finding that could help answer fundamental questions about how glass forms, scientists have discovered that the structure of amber barely changes even after tens of millions of years.</b><p>"What we found was that in 20 million years, the …

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>>> When</b> …

12 Ways Your Pet Can Improve Your Mental Health!

When I am feeling down and weary, and I can barely lift myself off the couch, my dog comes to my rescue. She cuddles with me, then motivates me to get up, dressed, and out the door for a walk or some play time. Somehow my fur-baby even gets me to smile, no matter how miserable or stressed I feel.<p>I …

The Art of Letting Go With Spring Buddha and Dogwood Tree

<b>Spring Buddha and the Dogwood Tree</b><p>On this particular rainy spring Sunday, staring at the dogwood tree and the Buddha outside of my door, for a moment or two, I can feel the calmness of mother nature.<p>The beauty of the bright, wet dogwood flowers and Buddha's salutation to nature mesmerizes me. …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Breakfast

The Easiest Way to Remember New Names

Finally—a trick that works!<p><b>I can never remember people's names. Help!</b> -Alexa, Boston, MA<p>Not to worry: This is one of the most common memory complaints people have, says psychiatry professor Gary W. Small, M.D., director of the UCLA Longevity Center and author of <i>The Alzheimer's Prevention …

Alzheimer's Disease

Show Off Your...Back

The shirt (and exercise) that will make your back look amazing<p>Go ahead—flaunt your best assets. We've made it easy for you: Here's a piece that highlights your back, plus an exercise move to help keep your muscles sculpted.<p><b>Body Part: Back</b> (Trapezius, Rhomboideus, Latissimus Dorsi, Rear …

Earrings

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

Breakfast

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Could an app replicate the placebo effect?

New research shows deception isn't needed to induce healing effects with fake meds<p>Daniel Jacobs believes in the placebo effect, the well-documented but not well-understood phenomenon in which sick patients sometimes feel the same healing effects from swallowing a sugar pill that they would from …

Plants do better far away from close relatives - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — Charles Darwin got it right. Plant species that share environments with …

Trance, GI Joe: Retaliation, One Mile Away and In The House - video review

Henry Barnes presents our weekly round-up of the big cinema releases. This week we're heading deep into the subconscious with Danny Boyle's Trance; …

Beauties

Love is Love - Paris

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Stop The Drama Train: 6 Steps To A Drama Free Life

Drama is a habit, just like any other unproductive habit we acquire. When our lives seem dull or uninspired we crave to ramp things up. When our …