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Non-Starving, 1200-Calorie Diet

You know you need to eat less to lose weight, but just the idea of small portion sizes makes you hungry. A 1,200-calorie plan is commonly recommended …

Happiness

Do you sleep with your smartphone on the nightstand?

So, tell me if this question sounds familiar:<p><b>I sleep with my phone on my nightstand, so I usually check email before I’ve even gotten out of bed. How do I break this habit without feeling guilty for not checking email first thing in the morning?</b><p>Many of us use our phones as our alarm clocks or just …

6 Tricky Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Have you ever walked into a job interview feeling totally prepared, only to be stumped by a tricky surprise question? You’re not alone.<p>Two recent …

Employment

Why you should Google yourself now

Whether it's a potential employer, current employer, budding romantic partner, long-time significant other, or someone else in your life, there's a good chance they have or will run a Google search for your name. Do you know everything that they'll find?<p>The answer could make a difference between a …

Image Search

The Door You Pick Can Tell Your Future. Mine Was So Accurate, It's Scary

<i>By Todd Briscoe, editor at LittleThings.com</i><p>This is a simple quiz that has been making its way around the internet, and supposedly it reveals enough about your personality that it can help you predict your future.<p>Whether or not you are someone who believes in psychics, horoscopes, or even …

Astrology

Student gardeners: here's how to grow your own fruit and veg

Whether seasoned seedsmen or gardening greenhorns, all students can harvest the benefits of growing their own food<p>From nurturing a few fresh herbs on a windowsill, to making regular trips to your local allotment, growing is the gift that keeps on giving. Gardening can provide fresh food at …

Gardening

Classic Lemonade

When life gives you lemons…<p>Life didn’t give me lemons, I went to Trader Joe’s and bought some because I wanted to make and share with you the …

The Best Lemon Loaf (Better-Than-Starbucks Copycat)

This recipe is beyond a long time in the making. I’ve been trying to make this loaf on and off for years.I can’t even tell you how much I have …

Dessert

Alabama gay marriage ruling: legal, but not yet

On Thursday, a federal judge reaffirmed that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, but issued a stay until the Supreme Court issues …

LGBTQI

How Loss Can Bend Even the Deepest-Held Beliefs

I have always been proud of the fact that my daughter wouldn't hurt a fly. At 12, she went camping with other Buddhist kids along Colorado's Cache la …

Positive Thinking

Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen

Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen<p>by Arjun Walia<p>Over the past few decades a significant …

Chunky Vegetable Soup

Soup

The evangelicals who believe they can raise the dead

Last year, a documentary showed a Christian 'Dead Raising Team' apparently using the power of prayer to bring the dead back to life. Did it win them any converts?<p><b>The most gripping sequence in</b> Dead Raisers, a 2013 documentary <b>film</b> following a gang of evangelicals Christians who say they can raise the …

How to Be in the Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>‘Consider your thoughts like a dog passing by’</i><p>Be in the present. I’m sure you have encountered this statement at several occasions but how do we just …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

Curious Baby Owls Investigate a Camera Left Near Their Nest, Cuteness Ensues

Here’s a cute little video that shows what happened when As Goprod set up a camera next to the next of an owl family. After the mother flies away, …

5 Timeless Lessons We Learned From Jane Austen

The name Jane Austen usually conjures images of women in bonnets and men in uncomfortable-looking get-ups. They’re usually perched on an ivory settee …

How to Harness the Power of 'What If'

I think asking "what if..." is a universal curse of human nature.<p>We all wonder what could have been and what could be. But how we think about the what ifs of our lives can have a huge impact on the ways in which we actually live.<p>Here are a few ways that you can harness the power of "what if" …

Self-help

Why I Bury My Cellphone in a Drawer at Night

With the latest announcements of the new iPhone, and the Apple Watch, Apple has made history again. And we're all swooning -- for good reason. No doubt it's going to be amazing and blow our minds. We'll be even more connected to our things, and the technology ecosystem is destined to become a more …

Apple Watch

Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make<p>Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos<p>Wrinkles are just part of the natural aging process, and there's nothing to be ashamed of when it comes to fine lines. But if you want to keep your youthful glow for longer, there are …

Skin Care