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The 10 Best Art Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Right Now

Netflix has become the go-to-source for all things entertainment related — regardless if you’re a viewer who prefers Michael Bay-style spectacles — …

Los Angeles

How To Stretch & Massage Your Dog

For many of our dogs, especially as they age, joint degeneration, muscle atrophy, loss of flexibility and subsequent pain are all too common. …

Yoga

'The Line That Held Us': Noir In Appalachia

David Joy's new novel <i>The Line That Held Us</i> begins with a terrible accident.<p>Darl Moody is looking to poach a deer in the woods, when he accidentally kills another man — Carol Brewer, who is himself poaching for ginseng roots. Both are "working-class rural people who are just kind of doing what they …

Books

Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) Recipe

"The quintessential Thai soup."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk<p>2 cups …

Recipes

13 Buddhist Jokes That Will Enlighten Your Day

Buddhists are one of the least understood religions out there, not because of a disinterest in understanding it, but because of so much …

Meditation

These yoga moves pretty much feel like a massage

In the same way that you can do less and get more out of your yoga class, so too, can you master moves on your mat that feel like a massage.<p>I repeat: …

Yoga

This Basic Cold Brew Coffee Recipe Will Make Your Mornings SO Much Better

Cold brew coffee is much different than iced coffee. Iced coffee is just hot coffee that’s been brewed strongly and poured over ice (or hot coffee …

Coffee

Healthy Caprese Stuffed Avocado

Take creamy avocados to a different level with this stuffed avocado recipe!<p>Sweet and juicy grape/cherry tomatoes with fresh mozzarella balls are …

Healthy Eating

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

The Surefire Way to Clean Grease Off of Your Kitchen Cabinets

We’ll show you how to clean kitchen cabinet doors that are greasy. All sorts of factors can cause the grimy build-up on your kitchen cabinet doors, …

Cleaning

The seven ancient wonders of the world

Only the pyramids stand today. What did the other 6 look like?<br>Read More

Ancient History

23 Cleaning Hacks Literally Everyone Needs To Know

It’s time to clean house with these time and money-saving cleaning hacks that make the chores I abhor the most, an easy check off my to-do list. …

Cool Stuff

Five of Mendocino County's Best Hikes

Title<p>Five of Mendocino County's Best Hikes<p>Staff at KCET. I grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. I enjoy exploring Los Angeles and learning about its …

Hiking

Travel Tip: Top Places to Eat and Drink in Sonoma's Healdsburg

<i>This tip originally appeared in the June 15, 2018, issue of</i> Wine Spectator<i>, "Sonoma Wine Country."</i><p>Located on a bend on the Russian River about 70 …

Sonoma County

9 New True Crime Books That Should Definitely Be Movies

True crime has always been popular, but it seems to have become <i>wildly</i> popular genre over the last few years. Every week, it seems, a new true crime …

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries to Watch When You're Stoned

We went beyond 'Planet Earth' to give you weirdest, most enlightening, and prettiest nonfiction you can stream.<p>The joint is lit and you're ready to download information into your brain like Neo in <i>The Matrix.</i> All of a sudden the colorful grid of Netflix's documentary section pops up and the pure …

8 Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Worth Snacking On

8 Crispy Roasted Chickpea Recipes Worth Snacking on<p>Get yo' crunch on with these.<p>July 10, 2018<p>Roasted chickpeas have been on a bit of a craze …

Healthy Eating

This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Workout Will Help Make You More Flexible

Gone are the days where yoga was synonymous with only gentle stretching. Yoga now comes in a range of styles and practices, including Hatha, Iyengar …

People Who Think They’re Autism Experts Actually Know the Least About It

Do anti-vaxxers even understand what autism is?<p>Despite consensus in the medical community that vaccination prevents the development and spread of disease—it saves lives, in other words—a disturbingly vocal segment of the public believes otherwise. Anti-vaxxers, as they’ve come to be called, often …

The Best Nature Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Worldlier

Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there aren't a lot of green spaces that aren't luxury golf courses, so as odd as this might sound, I often turn to …

The 12 Best Subreddits for All-Day Binge Reading

From retail worker horror stories to GIFs you can't stop watching.<p>If you’re looking for a way to unwind and laugh at strangers on the internet, …

7-Day Weight Watchers-Friendly Meal Plan

Navigate your way through breakfast, lunch and dinner with this Weight Watchers-friendly meal plan. Each day clocks in at around 20 PointsPlus*.<p>Day 1 …

12 GENIUS VACUUM LIFE HACKS EVERY CLEAN FREAK SHOULD KNOW

You may vacuum your floors regularly, but are you really getting them clean? Are you reaching all those tight spaces? Does your house smell great …

How to Make and Use a Crystal Grid

Many people like to use crystals for healing and wellness of both the physical and spiritual kind. Whether you're working with crystals for a …

This Serum Set From Amazon Has Everything You Need to Make Your Skin Glow

Anyone who has used serums knows that they can have an incredible impact on your skin. If you're starting a more detailed skincare routine or need a restock on your products, we've found a set that you'll love.<p>The Eve Hansen Anti-Aging Skin Care Set ($26) is an affordable pack that includes three …

Britney Spears prefers McDonald's 'small burgers' on tour

There’s nothing toxic about a cheat meal for Britney Spears, as the pop icon recently admitted that she enjoys an occasional “small” McDonalds Happy Meal burger despite her all-around “clean” tour diet.<p>“Sometimes I'm just like, 'I want a hamburger!'” the 36-year-old singer told Entertainment …

Grilled Chicken Pineapple Sliders Recipe

"A Hawaiian twist on sliders."<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon, juiced<p>1 lime, juiced<p>1 tablespoon cider vinegar<p>salt and black pepper to taste<p>3 skinless, boneless …

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Stranger than fiction: the most shocking documentaries ever

Last weekend saw the US release of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers, a historical footnote too unlikely for anyone to have dreamt up. During the 80s, three young men named Robert Shaffran, Edward Galland, and David Kellman discovered that they were identical triplets separated at …

Child Abuse

Easy Grilled Eggplant Salad With Lentils Is a Healthy Party Side Dish

This salad can be made ahead and put together at the last minute. If you're short on time, omit grilling the eggplant and buy some from a good …