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Drink beer. It's good for your brain

New study finds that a compound in beer may help to fend off Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases.<p>Unlike wine, with it's …

Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking the Hot Buttered Hype

People are putting butter in their coffee. And hey, if you're just craving a new flavor experience, more power to you. The problem is that …

Nutrition

Pregnancy Pampering: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself

Your pregnant body is working hard (hey, it's not easy growing a person!), so make time for me-time when you're expecting.<p>Being pregnant is hard work. Growing a baby can mean morning sickness, swelling, mood swings, backaches, and a host of other discomforts -- which means you're more than …

15 Things About New Motherhood That People Are Too Nice to Tell You When You're Pregnant

I have some good friends who are due to have their first babies in the next few months, and I'm so excited for them. I'm also holding my tongue because there are some truths about having a newborn in the house that I think people just don't tell first-time moms because it's not nice to pile on a …

Homemade DIY Natural Beauty Recipes

Cosmetics and beauty products are a major source of chemical exposure for most people. An average beauty product contains dozens of harmful …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

15 Recipes for Healthy, Comforting Meals

Healthy <i>and</i> comforting? The recipes that fall into this magical sliver of the Venn diagram are nothing short of pure mealtime genius. I'm talking …

Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights

Introduction: Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights<p>These quick and easy outdoor lights do not require fire or electricity and are safe …

DIY: Bullet Casing Headphones

<i>Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with</i> …

How-To: DIY Tiki Torches

For those trying to make the most of what’s left of the warm weather this year, here is a great tutorial by Sugar & Charm on making homemade tiki torches from glass bottles.<p>[via Wattlebird]

Top 10 Best Uses For Old Windows

When you replace a window in your home, there’s not much you can do with the old one other than just throw it out. Well, that’s what most people seem …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Flying

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Skin Care

9 Brilliant Decorating Ideas for Your Bookshelves

20 Travel Gadgets Essential for Holiday Travel Sanity

Traveling and exploring new places is always exciting, but having to leave all your daily conveniences and gadgets at home… not so much. Yeah girl, we get it. It’s hard having to go from getting ready in your room — where you have access to everything you possibly need — to living out of your …

DIY Miu Miu Sneakers

Do you remember the last time you Sharpie-d or embellished a pair of sneakers? For us, it had been far too long so when we saw Miu Miu‘s latest …

DIY Tabletop Shimmers with Intricate Design of 5,218 Pennies

Reddit user Callofthegame used 5,218 pennies to create a gorgeous tabletop with shimmering geometric designs. The project took about 40 hours from start to finish, most of which was “penny inspection time.” The creator meticulously sorted pennies according to levels of brightness varying from …

15 Thanksgiving Cocktails Because 1 Is Never Enough

Thanksgiving isn't just a marathon day of eating at my house—it's also a marathon day of drinking. My family always celebrates the holiday with plenty of beer, wine, and especially cocktails. We're always mixing up what we drink—one year someone is really excited about individually mixed drinks, …

Tips for Thanksgiving Cocktail Planning

When I was a child, my favorite holiday was always Christmas. I think it was the gifts, the family gathering, the gifts, the food, the gifts, the songs, the gifts, the laughter, and the gifts. But now that I'm older and somewhat less greedy, I've changed affiliations. Sorry, Santa, I've thrown you …

11 Nonalcoholic Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

If the past is any indication, I am going to drink way too much this Thanksgiving. During a long day of cooking, eating, and hanging out with relatives, it's easy to lose track of what glass of wine you're on. Every year I tell myself I'll be more responsible, but this year I'm going to made it …

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