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What Do Dog Saliva and Your Car Have in Common? And What Does This Have To Do With Quitting Smoking?

In response to my first post, "sucker4news" commented:<p>"I know my 'automatic' triggers and have learned the car will start without me lighting up. And it helps somewhat knowing that I can sometimes catch myself and abstain. But long-term sustained results are poor."<p>What sucker4news is pointing out …

This Map Of US Female Mortality Will Break Your Heart

In a speech at the Women In The World summit Friday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mentioned a startling fact:<p>Women in the U.S. are living shorter lives than women in almost every other industrialized country. And worse yet, female mortality rates are actually rising in many parts of …

Brisk Walking or Running: Both Reduce Risk for Heart Disease

The next time you decide that you are not in the mood to go running, you may be comforted by new research showing that a brisk walk may be just as beneficial for keeping your heart healthy, and keeping your blood pressure and cholesterol down.<p>This is great news since fewer than 50 percent of …

Best Besta Built-In

<b>Materials:</b> besta storage unit, billy (or, LIKE billy) bookshelves, framing nails, pre-painted white trim pieces, screws, painters caulk, hand saw and …

These 15 Tech Billionaires Are Spending Millions To Save The World

That's how we judge the tycoons of tech. While many of them spend their money on expensive luxuries, like cars, houses, planes — even islands — they are also expected to use their prosperity to do good works.<p>That's the implicit demand of the tech industry.<p>Some are astoundingly generous, giving tens …

DTI Logo

The Ottawa Antique Show starts today (WOHOO!!!) and I’ll be heading over later this afternoon to devour every square inch before it opens as the …

When Rude Comments Cause Pregnancy Discomfort

Don't let rude remarks or inappropriate behavior get to you -- just have the last word.<p>There's something about a baby bump that makes people forget their manners. Although you can't avoid obnoxious people for your entire pregnancy, you can learn how to handle their thoughtless behavior gracefully. …

Mommy Sabbatical 101

Here's the thing, I don't think I'm a selfish person or a terrible parent (well at least not most days), but every time I bring up that I take a week or so each year away from my family as a "mommy sabbatical" to recharge my batteries, family and friends look at me with combination of surprise and …

How-To: West Elm-Inspired Globe Pendant Lamp

Need some serious redecoration inspiration? Check out this West Elm-inspired globe pendant lamp tutorial from Jessica at Mad in Crafts!<p>You were looking for an excuse to break out that Dremel, right? Head on over to Mad in Crafts to see the full how-to!

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>In Portland, Oregon, an eco-friendly home …

San Francisco

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

What's Safe to Eat When Breastfeeding

You're no longer pregnant, but as a breastfeeding mom you still want to feast on food that nourishes your baby. Dig in with our primer.<p>First, give yourself a break: You don't have to follow a diet that's impeccable to produce nutrient-rich breast milk. Still, every smart choice you make helps. …

Expert Advice: An Architect’s 15 Essential Tips for Designing the Kitchen

With more than 50 kitchen projects under his belt, Jerome Buttrick of Buttrick Projects (formerly Buttrick Wong Architects) is a veteran of kitchen …

Kitchens

How to Make To Die For Fettuccine Alfredo | Pasta Recipe | Allrecipes.com

8 Amazing Female Eco-Entrepreneurs

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, eight eco-entrepreneurs share their best tips on how to give Mother Nature a helping hand

Earth Day

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Questions To Ask Before Unfriending Someone On Facebook

Too many people I know, myself included, have been plagued by inspired decisions to unfriend people on Facebook. Whether it’s to lower our friend …

Using tree food recipes to fight off malnutrition

<b>"You can make a lovely smoothie with baobab powder, apple juice, some natural yoghurt and a handful of blueberries."</b><p>Chef Malcolm Riley, whose family come from Zambia, but is now based in the UK, is a real enthusiast in spreading the word about the nutritional properties of African tree foods.<p>But as …

Elephant Toothpaste

A fun science experiment that uses every day household items. Easy for kids to participate in, providing there is adult supervision.<p>Get the …

“I’m not a feminist, but…”

These forces of nature may “run the world,” but they won’t cop to the F-bomb<p>Beyoncé's fierceness practically blew the lights out at the Super Bowl this year. Madonna's decades-long career choices have landed her on the Catholic Church's <i>and</i> the Kremlin's enemies list. Sandra Day O'Connor was …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Eye Health - Conditions, Treatment, and More

Your eyes are your windows to the world. Healthy eyes and vision make it possible for you to see and enjoy the world around you. When you think of …

Your Brain on an Orgasm

How your body reacts to the Big O<p>Women who masturbated in an MRI machine helped scientists show that, from buildup to peak, an orgasm lights up your brain like the night sky on the Fourth of July. Here's what's going on in your mind while you're getting it on.<p><b>At First Touch</b>The brain's genital …

Neuroscience

Tag: Design News

Chelsea Flower Show 2018: Heart and Soul at the Lemon Tree Trust Garden<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Chelsea Flower Show 2018: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Designer …

Landscaping

How to Find True North Without a Compass

Which way is north? Whether you're lost in the woods or you're trying to install a sundial in your yard, you're bound to want to find true north from …

Astronomy

A brick home in England that hides a crisp white interior

When you first lay eyes on this house, you can see that the brick façade gives it character. You can also observe the white outlines on the windows …