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Are you a ‘Rebel’ or an ‘Obliger’? How knowing your “habit tendency” can help you change

Gretchen Rubin, author of the bestselling books, “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home,” calls herself a street scientist: she’s fascinated not just by human nature, but how we as humans can change. In her new book, “Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives “ Rubin puts …

12 Foods to Make the Ultimate Guy's Salad

If a colorful diet is a healthy one, it's easy to see why the right salad is a potential lifesaver. Sure, Centrum is fine in a pinch, but the best way to get your essential vitamins and antioxidants is straight from the source.<p>A recent study conducted by the Louisiana State University School of …

Closet Clean Out: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

The MLK murder mystery: How slain leader’s death became a true crime whodunit

<b>Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington, D.C. (Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>When Coretta Scott King alleged the feds’ involvement in her husband’s death, the scary truth was she was …

Black History

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Recipes

12 Exotic Hues to Transport You to Another Place

Interior Design

'Startup' will glitterbomb your least favourite people

Someone ruined your day? Why not take sweet, petty revenge by sending them a surprise envelope full of glitter, guaranteed to get everywhere and …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Here Is The Most Disproportionately Popular Cuisine In Each State

When most people think American cuisine, they think pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers.<p>While these are indeed staples across the country, every state has its own sense of flavor. Now, thanks to a collaboration between The Huffington Post and Yelp, we can see exactly what types of cuisine are most …

Moroccan Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons

When Céline Bénitah cooks this dish, she blanches the olives for a minute to get rid of the bitterness, a step that I never bother with. If you keep …

Recipes

Savory Fennel Parmesan Biscotti

In this recipe I've replaced the sweet elements in biscotti with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and fennel seed, to make a savory adult biscotti that is …

Recipes

Keep holiday cooking simple with these easy dishes

Appetizers<p><b><br>Sally Swift</b>: I have a little bit of an ax to grind with appetizers. People feel like they have to give so much for an appetizer. An …

The New Healthy 2015: Good-for-You Recipes

We're not joking—these good-for-you options are also crazy-tasty.<p><b>For as long as we can remember, the words "healthy" and "restaurant"</b> have conjured eye-roll-inducing images of health food spots serving fake meat and hippie vibes. All that's changed. Forget deprivation; these restaurant recipes are …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

The 15 Flower Tricks We Swear By

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

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