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10 sec reading: Do you feel useful?

Ask a flower in the field: ‘Do you feel useful? After all, you do nothing but produce the same flowers over and over?’<br>And the flower will answer: ‘I …

11 Glorious Pizza Recipes That Are Calling Your Name

Pizza is always the answer. Always.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

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The Most Unique Places to Stay in Chicago

We all know Chicago is a great vacation destination. Michigan Avenue. The Bean. Wrigley Field (which celebrates its one hundredth anniversary this year!) Gorgeous Lake Michigan. We have it all.<p>And we have about 40,000 hotel rooms just downtown to lodge all the teeming visitors that venture to our …

Women in Suits: Ladies Who Got It Right

Because gowns aren't the only look on the red carpet.<p>Here, our favorite examples of women borrowing from the boys, stepping out in suits made from a range of fabrics (cobalt silks, muted tweeds) and cut in a handful of silhouettes (flowy and '70s-ish, skinny and cropped). No matter what they …

Change the Way You Do the Plank For a Six-Pack, Fast

Here Are The Major Differences Between Successful And Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen, author and chief executive of Likeable Local, received a postcard that illustrated the traits and behaviors of successful and unsuccessful people.<p>The card came from fellow Entrepreneurs Organization member Andy Bailey, the chief executive of Petra Coach. Although the …

Self-improvement

Super Spring Detox Foods

I live in a northern climate so the end of winter signals a new season of fresh produce and nutrition-rich foods. Even though all these foods are …

#theLIST: Bohemian Rhapsody: Ali Macgraw

In honor of the actress and fashion lover's birthday, we honor her iconic stylethe perfect mix of New England prep and free spirit.<p>In honor of the actress and fashion lover's birthday, we honor her iconic style—the perfect mix of New England prep and free spirit.

Bok Choy and Kale Fried Rice With Fried Garlic

Fried rice is one of the great one-bowl meals, though this vegetarian version—packed with tender-crisp bok choy and kale and crispy nubs of fried garlic—is so good that you'll probably want to keep it in your repertoire as a side dish, as well. It'd go great with seafood, pork, or chicken.<p>As with …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

The Best Beauty Products to Help You Fake a Full Night's Rest

It's Day 3 of the transition into Daylight Savings, and if you're still wishing you could crawl back into bed this morning, the good news is you can …

An Instant Garden for Anyone - Organic Gardening

My brother Andrew and his family have a true passion for fresh vegetables, especially salad vegetables. So when they moved to their new suburban home …

New Vegetables for Your Spring Garden - Organic Gardening

It's a root, it's a tuber — no, it's a super stem! No matter which part of it you fancy, kohlrabi, cabbage's "crazy cousin," is a tasty addition to …

Gardening

Five Easy-to-Grow Gourmet Vegetables

It's that time of year again: seed catalogs are arriving in the mail and there are way too many choices.<p>Here are five great vegetables that I have …

Gardening

Garden for Essential Vitamins and Minerals - Natural Health

Garden for Essential Vitamins and Minerals<p><b>The following listing</b> contains major plant sources of important garden essential vitamins and minerals. The …

Sweet Potatoes

How to Make Instant Garden Beds - Organic Garden

Is this the year you finally start a garden? Or maybe you long for one more bed of bush beans, or you need space for one last pair of tomatoes. …

Gardening

Shoe Hack! Add Ankle Straps to Ballet Flats

Anke strap flats are all the rage this spring, but that doesn’t mean you have to splurge on a brand new pair. Amp up those old ballet flats with an ankle strap using thin elastic.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Ballet flats<br>• elastic<br>• Needle<br>• Thread<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on…love Maegan

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

4 Fall Hairstyles Ideas to Borrow From Model Fei Fei Sun

Meet Fei Fei Sun: top model and our current hair muse. Got an event? A work thing? A date? She's got a look to steal.<p>1. Pair a simple pony with funky makeup.<p>2. Add a black ribbon to dress up a side braid.<p>3. Show off just-walked-out-of-the-salon bounce. Timeless.<p>4. Braids on braids. Wearable yet …

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15 Ways to Dress Up Your Ponytail for a Party

You've got places to go and people to see! These 15 fun ponytail hairstyle ideas will get you through <i>all</i> your festivities in style.

6 Moisturizing Hair Mask

Knit hats, dry heat, and bitterly cold temperatures all conspire to ruin your hair. I swear by a good hair mask and use one religiously (my go-to is this one by Living Proof) once a week or more. But I've tried a ton of others over the past few weeks and was pleasantly surprised by them all. Let's …

Beauty How-To: 5 Spring Hairstyles You'll Love From the Front and Back

What's going on behind your head is as important as the front view. Get the at-home how-to for runway hair here.

Action-Movie Hero, Sitcom Star, Former NFL Player, Old Spice Pitchman, and Author Terry Crews on Trying Everything

Terry Crews wears a lot of hats. He has starred in shoot-‘em-ups with Schwarzenegger and Stallone, served as the face (and muscles) of Old Spice, and currently is a main character on the hit show Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Here, he talks to Co.Create about the benefits of trying everything.<p>It might not be …

Arrested Development

Vanilla Ice Resurrects 'Ninja Turtles' Song for Mac and Cheese Ad

Rapper boogies with mom in goofy new spot<p>There are few things more timeless than a hearty bowl of macaroni and cheese, the Teenage Mutant Ninja …

Comfort Food