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Your Slow Cooker Is a Powerful Tool for Eating Better: 5 Recipes That Lead the Way

All year long, the slow cooker has a role in your kitchen. In the summer it can turn berries into magenta-hued sauces to ladle over ice cream. In the …

Cooking

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Medical Research

50+ Amazing Tips To Stay Mentally Strong In This Difficult World

1. 6 Things To Remember When Feeling Broken2. My Life Has Changed Radically When I Choose To Be Positive3. 9 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong In Your …

Happiness

How drugs can contribute to an early death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can drug use contribute to a person's earlier-than-expected death, even if they stopped using long ago? Undoubtedly, yes.<p>Although each drug causes unique physiological and neurological effects, all drugs overlap in one important way, said Dr. Scott Krakower, assistant unit chief for …

Consciousness

The left's emerging 'fake news' problem

<b>The tale went something like this:</b> A Jewish couple was forced to pull its child out of school so the family could "flee" town over fears stemming from "fake news" stories blaming them for the cancellation of a Christmas play.<p>Conservative news outlets had earlier seized on local reporting that …

Retiring With a Mortgage? Here's How to Save Money | Investopedia

Entering retirement debt-free is psychologically and financially liberating. Yet for many individuals, enjoying lower expenses during retirement can …

Personal Finance

Three Huge Last Minute Money Moves To Make Before New Year's Eve

After the madness of holiday shopping and socializing settles down, year-end can also bring with it some down-time from work and other projects. Why not use the post holiday doldrums to tweak your finances? Getting it done now means fewer New Year’s resolutions (and potential regrets) later. Before …

Retirement

Breakfast Casserole in a Slow Cooker Recipe

"Cooks while you sleep! Some fun variations of this recipe: before cooking (during prep) you can add chunks of sourdough bread, diced chiles, salsa, …

Self-Publishing: An Insult To The Written Word?

As a published author, I'm often asked why I don't self-publish. "Surely you'd make more money if you got to keep most of the profits rather than the publisher," they say.<p>I'd rather share a cabin on a Disney cruise with Donald Trump than self-publish.<p>To get a book published in the traditional way, …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

How to Sew a Zipper Into Your Favorite Hoodie

Pullover hoodies are fine, but sometimes what you really want is one that zips up—especially if you’re going to layer with it on chilly winter days. …

How to Afford the Life You Want in 2018

January often signals a shift in perspective. After overindulging and overspending during the holiday season, we enter the New Year wanting to shed …

A perfectly seasoned slow-roast pork tacos recipe

My parents left Tehran for San Diego on the eve of the Iranian revolution, shortly before I was born in 1979. The most delightful aspect of our home culture was the food – it brought us together. Rare were the nights when our extended family didn’t join us at the dinner table, which was always full …

Dessert

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having …

Gardening

10 Home Trends You Should Definitely Get Rid of in 2017

In the new year, these once-stylish decor themes will be oh-so-outdated.<p>Update your interior design by cleansing your home of these stale decor items and themes.

Home Decorating

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

Make your own dumplings for dinner tonight. It's easier than you think.

If you're in the mood for dumplings, you could spend an hour waiting for the <i>xiao long bao</i> at Din Tai Fung, drive to Hacienda Heights for the potstickers at Earthen, or brave the numb-taste dumplings at Chengdu Taste. Or you could make your own dumplings tonight.<p>This pork dumpling recipe, from Ruth …

Food & Dining

40 Super Clever Laundry Room Storage Ideas

The laundry room – a crucial part of any household which has a lot of washing and ironing to do. The bigger families understand this, but even a new …

Laundry Rooms

Outbuilding of the Week: The 186-Square-Foot Guest Cottage

Raise your hand if you have space to sleep all your houseguests. Thought not.<p>Basically, no one has enough guest rooms. But as I learned from living …

8 Quick Ways To Create A Comfortable Guest Room

Is your guest room still in shambles with visitors on the way? Here are 8 fast and easy ways to make it feel like home.<p><i>House Beautiful</i><p><b>1. Put out a welcome basket</b><p>Nothing makes guests feel more at home than a selection of treats and goodies. Fill up a basket with everything from travel-sized soaps to …

7 DIY Bathroom Ideas to Steal from Nautical Design

Think like a mariner and outfit your bath with space-saving storage solutions and accessories designed to keep things shipshape.<p>Above: We’re all …

Every Newly Emerging Disease Like Ebola Begins With a Mystery

One crucial factor in the epidemic spread of Ebola is poverty, says author of a new book about the disease.<p>Though Ebola is unlikely to gain a substantial foothold in the United States, even after the first U.S. diagnosis of an Ebola case this week, author David Quammen argues that our common …

In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods</i> …

6 Easy Baking Hacks For Healthier Cookies

Why do we make ourselves crazy trying to get kids to eat their peas, carrots and now...kale? Heck, do <i>we</i> even like kale? Instead of fighting a battle we can't win, it's time we rethink something our little ones already enjoy--the cookie.<p>Because kids love anything called a "cookie," here are 6 easy …

Robin Williams, depression and the complex causes of suicide

As the tributes to the actor and comedian Robin Williams continue, so too do the arguments over the meaning of his death. Suicide is a profound act that touches many, and it would be surprising if it didn’t raise strong feelings. On the one hand we have Shep Smith of Fox News calling Williams a …

An Hour with Robin Williams (12/24/02) | Charlie Rose

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Scrublands - Photographs and text by Antoine Bruy | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Sujong Song. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Sujong Song:</b><p>“<i>Scrublands</i> by Antoine Bruy is about people who have …

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