Ilonna Wenzel

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Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Not enough young people bought Obamacare

Young people are warming up to Obamacare, but more will need to sign up in the coming weeks to avoid a rise in insurance rates, health experts …

Fitness Tips: Anywhere, Anytime, No Gear Required

It's the most lazy-ful week of the year. You've got Netflix queued up, a refrigerator stocked with leftovers and a tin of cookies demanding your …

How to Open Shaken Soda Without Making a Mess Using the ‘Soda Ninja Swipe’

Grant Thompson, a.k.a. “The King of Random,” demonstrates how to open a shaken bottle of soda without making a mess using the “Soda Ninja Swipe.” If …

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

Homemade Hot Chocolate: A Naturally Sweetened Hot Cocoa Recipe

My favorite part about the arrival of colder weather is the excuse to have a tasty hot drink in my hand.<p>Hot chocolate is my winter drink of choice. …

Dessert

How To: Unsend An Email

We've all been there: against your better judgement, you sent an email that should have never been sent. You write your boss and detail all the …

EPA Climate Change Expert Found Guilty Of Not Working

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s highest paid employee will be sentenced on Wednesday for defrauding the US government.<p>John Beale, a leading …

$11.50 Minimum Wage Approved Unanimously By Washington, D.C. City Council

The battle to raise the minimum wage moved forward as the Washington, D.C. city council voted unanimously to raise it to $11.50 an hour by 2016.<p>The …

City Politics

Dennis Rodman still going to North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is headed back to North Korea this week – apparently undeterred by the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle.<p>"It's certainly safe, even when there is a bit of disruption like there is now -- a bit of trouble or chaos -- there's even more need for cultural or sporting …

Articles about airbnb launches every traveler deserves home on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco–based Airbnb provides a unique hospitality experience for worldly and local travelers alike that allow them to...<p>One of the most exciting companies to enter the domestic sphere in the last five years is Airbnb.<p>One of the most exciting companies to enter the domestic sphere in the last …

Los Angeles

To The Women Who Choose Not To Have Kids

By Abby Rosmarin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19A9Vyr<p>To the women who choose not to have kids, I have one thing to say: thank you.<p>You probably …

QGEM Set of 4 Natural Agate Slices Geode Stones,Beverage Coasters Cup Healing

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20 Things No One Tells You About Exercise

<i>By Nicole McDermott</i><p>So we already know that exercise is good for you for about a million reasons -- it can boost brainpower, make us look and feel good and alleviate stress, just to name a few. But it's not always rainbows and butterflies after hitting the gym: Dealing with stink, sweat and aches …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Everything You Wanted to Know About Iran and Nuclear Enrichment

What does the new interim deal to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions really mean? Nuclear safety expert and PopMech contributor Andy Karam explains.<p><b>Over the weekend international diplomats</b> reached a six-month agreement with Iran. In exchange for the lifting of some economic sanctions, Iran agreed to …

ALERT: You Are Peeling Oranges Wrong (PHOTOS)

How do we know you are peeling oranges wrong? Because you're peeling them at all.<p>Since citrus season is about to get into full swing, we should really be eating oranges correctly. We're already well-acquainted with having a tiny bit of clementine skin stuck under our fingernails (I may or may not …

10 Last-Minute Snacks and Appetizers

We like to think of appetizers and snacks as the magic glue that holds us together. Snacks keep hungry, wandering guests out of the kitchen. They offer condolences to the picky eaters who aren’t looking forward to the brussels sprouts but love all things small and snack-like. Plus, they hit the …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

Top 10 Ways to Build Critical Thinking

Top 10 Strategies for Building Students’ Critical Thinking<p><i>EducationWorld is pleased to present this article by Christi Wilson, an 11-year teaching</i> …

Teaching

How to Grill over a Live Fire

Live-fire cooking<p>Long before he became a celebrity, Michael Chiarello loved cooking over fire. As a boy—with the Emmy-winning TV shows, the family …

BBQ

DIY Monogrammed Cutting Board · Ruffled

Custom cutting boards are the perfect host and hostess or newlywed gift. Today Annie of Anniemade is going to show us how to make a monogrammed …

enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe

Almost daily, I yammer at Paul about a new DIY project I've cooked up. Almost weekly, I decide to follow through on the project. And almost monthly …

15 "What The F**k?" Moments You Can Expect On Public Transport

Public transport an affordable way of getting around, a necessary evil and the incubator for the weird, wonderful and random from all walks of …