Kristen Raneri

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Alaskan mom builds lovely tiny house -- and is offering the plans for free (Video)

Building your own home or even your own furniture can be daunting, especially if you have little experience with power tools, and no foggy idea on …

Food & Dining

Carrot Salad Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Turns out, the best kind of French food is at the local supermarket.<p>You've heard the story before: A young American ingénue moves to Paris and discovers the secrets of French cuisine from an elegant woman with a chignon and deep knowledge of the perfect roast chicken.<p>This is not that story, …

French Food

Experience the Diverse Flavors of India With 15 Delicious Curry Recipes You Have to Try - One Green Planet

Ah, curry! we love it. There’s nothing like digging into curry with a big serving of basmati rice on the side. Curry is a flavorful dish originating …

South India

Limoncello Cake Recipe or Lemon Tiramisu

This no bake Limoncello cake recipe makes the perfect summer dessert for all the lemon lovers of the World ! <i>Let the summer garden parties begin,</i> …

Dessert

Landscaping ideas with 14 gardening and DIY tips

If you're always on the lookout for a new and exciting way to bring some extra style into your garden, we have some amazing ideas for you.<p>From simple …

Elephants back in Bwabwata in a rebirth of Namibia park | CNN Travel

Wildlife

Coming To Market: An Apartment In A Box That Morphs At The Press Of A Button

Ori, a startup born from an MIT Media Lab project, thinks furniture should be a robotic shapeshifter. And it hired Yves Béhar to design it.<p>Space is a luxury, and apartments aren’t getting bigger any time soon (sigh). But a new company called Ori thinks that we don’t necessarily need to think …

3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you wanted to start a business for the longest time, but keep coming to the same basic realization -- you need money and have none to spare? You give up on starting and growing a business, and instead keep doing the things you've …

10 Proven Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst of circumstances; others are unhappy despite …

Happiness

Avoid Toxins And Save Your Money With These 72 Remarkable Uses For Simple Household Products!

You may be really surprised at how versatile everyday natural products can be.This following homemade natural products can bring you many health …

Alternative Medicine

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean? A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of …

Huevos Rancheros Recipe

<i>This huevos rancheros recipe is a delicious way to start your day! Made with homemade salsa and fresh eggs, it is hearty and perfect for weekend</i> …

Breakfast

mango basil chicken linguine

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this post! All the opinions and creativity are solely my own. For a full disclosure, click here! …

Pasta

Best Small Space Outdoor Bars & Dining Project Ideas

Think you don't have room for a bar, dining nook, or food prep station in your small outdoor space? Think again. These DIY tables, bars, and carts …

Here's The Most Popular Ice Cream Shop In Every State

For everyone who is completely obsessed with ice cream.

Ice Cream

How sea otters help save the planet

New research into the complex links of the food chain suggest that the lovable mammals play a key role in managing carbon dioxide levels<p>Charles Darwin once mused on the impacts that predators could have on the landscapes around them. In particular, he wondered – in <i>On the Origin of Species</i> – how …

Zoology

25 Phenomenal Industrial Style Living Room Designs With Brick Walls

Industrial living room design typically comprise of high roofs, uncovered walls and flooring. To accomplish industrial look in your living room you …

Interior Design

10 Non Tech Startup Ideas for Businesses (Video) - Small Business Trends

Think every business idea needs to include high tech tools and complicated gadgets? Think again! There are actually still tons of non tech startup …

5 Day Trips in 5 States Near Washington, DC

Washington DC’s central location in the mid-Atlantic makes it a perfect jumping off point to many awesome day trips in Virginia, Maryland, …

Hiking

Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers, by Shuka Kalantari

In the fall of 1979, Yalda Modabber had just moved from Iran back to her birthplace in Boston. Her timing was bad: Just weeks later later, a group of …

'Spiritual Empathy.' Empathy As A Way of Life... Empathy As A Way Of Being...

What exactly do I mean by <b>'Spiritual Empathy?'</b><p>Firstly, I would like to create a definition of the word Spiritual within this context. If I remove any and all preconceptions and religious associations or affiliations from the word spiritual, and view it in its purest form; <b>'Spirituality is an</b> …

Is 'Curing' Autism Offensive? Neurodiversity Movements Reframe Brain Disorders as a Civil Rights Issue

While there are constant scientific efforts to find a cure for autism, some people do not feel a cure is necessary. In fact, they see <b>neurodiversity</b> …

Autism

25 Beautiful and Summery Blueberry Recipes - One Green Planet

It’s a fact that blueberries are the only naturally blue foods in existence and on July 10th, it’s time to grab a basket because it’s Pick …

Vegan Recipes

Korean Style Steak

<i>This Korean style steak makes a quick and easy marinade that comes together from pantry staples and takes just minutes to work its magic. Lucky …

Korean Food