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12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

The Top 10 Grammar Myths

<i>Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and is known for her Grammar Girl website, podcast, and games.</i><p>Before you argue with me, read …

Auschwitz survivor indelibly marked by memory of Nazi horror, Russian liberation 70 years on

The tattoo on her left arm has become unreadable but the habit of reading it aloud in Polish remains strong, seven decades after it first scarred her skin.<p>Greta Wienfeld Ferusic had to yell A9233, in Polish, for 10 months during the morning lineups at the Nazi-run death camp of Auschwitz, the last …

The New Health Rules

Striking a balance between accessible, easy-to-execute and comprehensive in nature, "The New Health Rules" by Dr Frank Lipman and Danielle Claro maps out longterm habits worth integrating into everyday life. This is no fad diet and these aren't temporary tricks. The real challenge happens to be …

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

Nutrition

New Year’s Resolutions - The Quality of the Little Things

<b>Jennifer<br>Miller</b> Dec 29, 2014<p>I would like to think that the ending of another year and the beginning of a new one fills me with hope, joy and …

How Educators Can Address Parents' Confusion About Common Core

Some educators aren’t really surprised about the lack of parent knowledge. Retired Indiana public school teacher Barbara Kuykendall said that, …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

It’s Not Just For Your Brain: Meditating Can Actually Change Your DNA

The benefits of mindfulness meditation just keep piling up.<p>Meditation is good for you. We don’t need to tell you that. The chorus of voices extolling the virtues of mindfulness is never-ending: It decreases stress. It helps you focus. It can even rewire your mental circuitry. But it’s not just your …

Mindfulness

Student work program demystifies careers

Antioch High School seniors Nadia Muñoz and Francisco Valencia admittedly didn’t have high expectations for their summer internships at Verizon.<p>Muñoz …

Entrepreneur Changes Life in Uganda by Turning Waste Into Fuel

Emerging Explorer Sanga Moses tackles social problems and deforestation with cooking briquettes.<p><i>Editor's note:Sanga Moses is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, a designation that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to</i> …

How + Why Meditation Works

Meditation is one of the most crucial aspects to cultivate more peace and happiness in life. It is literally the first thing I recommend to all my …

Sprouts

Vegan Date Brownies

<i>Vegan Date Brownies are completely sweetened with Medjool dates with no added sugar!</i><p>Can we all agree that if you run 7 miles and chase a toddler …

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Bars

<i>I’m honored to be sharing one of my new favorite snacks, Cookie Chips, with you today. I’ve made a delectable and healthier treat with these Cookie</i> …

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Pumpkin butter has been on my ‘to-make’ list for the last three years. And every year, the leaves would fall from the trees and the icy-cold months …

Benefits and Risks of Drinking Baking Soda in Water!

Is drinking baking soda in water a remedy for common health problems or does it pose some risk? Learn the potential benefits and possible risks of …

Not Just an Egg Salad

Whenever we visit Luise’s family in Denmark we also eat smørrebrød. Have you heard of it before? It’s a traditional Danish lunch with rye bread and …

Recipes

Sinless Samoas - Girl Scout Cookies Made Healthy

Description<p>Samoas cookies made healthy with only 6 ingredients and about 10 minutes. These sinless samoas bites are filled with caramel flavor from …

De-Plasticize Your Life: 3 Harmful Plastics to Avoid

When we ordered a pot of stress-reducing green tea at a cafe in Spokane, Washington, we were surprised when it arrived in plastic tea bags. The …

Indian Burrito with Spinach, Chickpeas, and Tomato Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Indian Burrito with Spinach, Chickpeas, and Tomato</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons canola oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1/2 medium onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)1 jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, and chopped (about 2 tablespoons)1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced2 medium garlic cloves, minced …

Taco Seasoning + Charred Corn Tacos

I like to drink wine from rocks glasses, with two hands, sitting alone at a bar.<p>I like to eat avocados standing in the kitchen, staring at the wall, …

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Hello summer and cooking chicken on a grill! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle with grilling chicken breasts.<p>The meat can very easily …

Taco Night on the Grill

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: 7 tips for a taco night on the grill, complete with Grilled Salsa.</i><p>I can't get enough of taco night. Neither can my wife Amy or …

The definitive fish oil buyer's guide

<b>Update:</b> I now recommend <b>Extra Virgin Cod Liver Oil</b> from Rosita as my preferred cod liver oil product. For more information, <b>read this article</b>. You can …