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13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

How to Be a Good Debater

It doesn't matter whether you're debating from a podium or you're just fighting with your mom at home: a few simple rules apply to arguing like a …

Critical Thinking

Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes

Here is a quick list of several common portrait lighting mistakes that beginners, and even pros, often make. Why are they mistakes? Because the goal …

How to Do a Grand Jete

A Grand Jeté is a stunning ballet movement in which the dancer leaps into the air to perform a split. Also known as a split jump, this impressive …

Yoga
Workouts

Best Postrun Juice Blends for Runners

<b>Blueberry-Pomegranate</b><p>Freshly squeezed fruit-and-veggie combos deliver postrun nutrients, big flavor, and few calories. Here are eight delicious recipes, starting with this Blueberry-Pomegranate blend.<p>1 cup blueberries<br>1 1/2 cups red grapes<br>3 stalks celery<br>1 cup pomegranate seeds<p>The dark pigments in …

Nutrition

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Beautiful Houses: Loft Conversion

This week we will show you the beautiful transformation loft conversion in Terrassa, Spain, a project by Egue & Seta. The details of the project on …

Lofts

Tutorial: Vintagey pillow with a fabric rose heart

Jessica from Sweet Briar Sisters shows how to make this gorgeous pillow with a heart made of dimensional fabric flowers. The muted palette and the …

10 Craft Room Organization Ideas

Could your craft room use a little bit of organizational oomph? I’ve been fantasy organizing and found a bunch of great projects that you can make …

Tutorial: Cuddle Floor Pillows

Veronica from sewVery shares a tutorial for making a Cuddle fabric floor pillow. The big boxy pillows are perfect for lounging on the floor for TV or …

Indoor Swing Tutorial

Indoor or not, this is a great tutorial on making an inexpensive therapeutic swing. Especially if you live in a rental place.<p>Get details on this …

12 Ways to Use Old Sweaters {project inspiration}

Corey of “Tiny SideKick” blogs out of California and she loves making her home swanky and comfortable on a budget. She loves Interior design and …

27 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier

Don't punish yourself with a cleanse or something equally awful. Just make real food better for you with these yummy substitutions.<p><i>Graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.</i>

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Hair Care

15 Healthy Donut Recipes. But Seriously.

There were so many raves over our healthy donut that we couldn’t resist sending some more healthy hacks your way. We’re not suggesting that you should scarf down a dozen of these bad boys in one sitting, but if you do, you won’t have a coronary on the spot. (Yippee!) So skip your usual over-crowded …

DIY Get Well Kit

Tutorial: Collapsible fabric bowls

Marni from Haberdashery Fun shares a tutorial showing how to make collapsible fabric bowls. You can make them from any cotton print. Velcro in the …

25 No-Equipment Sculpting Moves

The 5-Move Circuit Workout That'll Rev Your Metabolism

The Head Coach of Fitwall Ventures shares a five-move circuit workout<p>In a previous post, we told you all about Fitwall, an innovative and ultra-efficient new fitness technology. But Fitwall isn't available nationwide yet, so until that happens you can get a Fitwall-inspired killer workout at …

Young Photographer Explores Her Imagination Through 365 Project

Ontario-based British photographer Gillian Woods, aka GillyFace, explores her own imagination and talents through various personal photography challenges. Having completed a 52 Week Project and a 365 Project, Woods is yet another shining example of a young photographer who vastly improved her …

Dwell

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Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

Always gloomy and miserable? It may be in your genes

You know that friend who slumps down in a cafe chair, rattling off everything wrong with their life? Before you tune them out, suppose for a moment that their genes may be to blame for their gloomy outlook.<p>There is new evidence from the University of British Columbia that some of us are genetically …

How to Make Bath Bombs

If you love bath bombs but can't justify the price of fancy store-bought bath fizzies, then quench your skin-moisturizing thirst by making your own …

How to Make a Bow Out of a Ribbon

Community Tested<p>For most people, bows are synonymous with ribbons. Bows made from ribbon can be made in several ways, depending on what use you …

Sewing

How to Put Together a Cheese Plate

1<p><b>Pick your cheeses.</b> Ask your cheesemonger for suggestions if you have no idea where to start. For a cheese platter, you should get a variety of …

How to Clear a Stuffy Nose

A congested or stuffy nose is caused by inflamed blood vessels in the membranes lining the inside of your nostrils, usually due to the flu, cold, or …

How to Stop Sweating the Small Stuff

Life can be filled with inconveniences, delays, frustrations and worry – losing your keys, getting stuck in traffic, running late for an appointment …