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7-Day, 1,200-Calorie Low-Carb Meal Plan to Lose Weight

Research suggests that eating a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight. And while popular low-carb diets, like the ketogenic diet and …

Healthy Eating

Cognitive Flexibility: Paving the Way For Learner Success

A few years back the World Economic Forum came out with an article titled The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The …

Pedagogy

Curious Kids: What happens in our bodies when we sleep?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

The Brain

Burn Fat and Build Muscle With Any of These 30-Minute Workouts

You don't need a full hour to get in a good workout. In fact, in just 30 minutes, you can torch calories, burn fat, and build muscle all at the same time. These workouts are a little bit of everything: cardio, strength training, HIIT, and bodyweight workouts. Instead of hitting play on another …

Exercise

Death risk increased with two blood pressure drugs

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. But a new study has …

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

Whether you're trying to educate your kids through games or keep them busy while you cook dinner, here are 20 games you can play with Alexa.<p>While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to …

Kids

From pavlova to cheesecake: Yotam Ottolenghi’s 10 perfect dessert recipes

My first job in a kitchen was whisking egg whites. It was the 1990s, and I was training by day and assisting the pastry chef in a fancy restaurant at night. I spent most of my time beating egg whites for vanilla soufflés; three months in, I was a soufflé expert.<p>So it must be fate that I made my …

Baking

Furniture startup Greycork now sells pegboard storage, desk accessories

But only if they’re crowdfunded first<p>Remember Greycork, the startup offering design-minded, easy-to-assemble modern furniture for the post-Ikea set? After relaunching with an upgraded and expanded collection last summer, the Providence, RI-based company is venturing into a fun new category for the …

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Teach Your Kid to Code, Here's How

<i>What"s some advice for parents whose children are interested in learning to program? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>Give …

Quora

Hang In There, Moms Of Little Ones — In Some Ways, It Definitely Gets Easier

My youngest child — my third baby and my only boy — just turned 8. <i>Eight.</i> It seems impossible that my youngest kid is that old, yet here we are. Time …

Parenting

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

Investing

17 Unexpected Ways to Make the Most of Any Space in Your House

These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house.<p>These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house. …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

The Best Spiralizer Recipes to Crush Your Pasta Cravings

Swap processed carbs for zucchini, turnips, and other fresh vegetables with healthy guilt-free meals that taste even better than the …

12 Clever Basement Remodeling and Storage Ideas

Take inspiration from these inventive basement decorating ideas.<p>Need more storage space? Not sure how to best utilize your finished basement? Take inspiration from these inventive basement decorating ideas.

Clever Cleaning: 5 Useful Everyday Household Items to Use in a Pinch

It may very well be that the secret to keeping your house perpetually clean is simply giving yourself constant access to the tools that will help you …

Handy

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

The 12 Best Paint Colors for a Kids' Rooms

They'll never get tired of these shades.<p>Painting is a total pain. You have to move all your furniture and tape all the molding and only <i>then</i> can you start putting color on the walls. Good thing these subtle shades will grow with your child — from the terrible twos to the trying teens.

Interior Design

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

35+ Tips, Ideas & Savvy Secrets for Your Next Thrift Shopping Trip

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)<p>Poking through old furniture, stumbling on vintage gems and turning the corner to face a used piece of art that looks …

Shopping

Kitchen Layout Planning: Important Measurements You Need to Know

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Kitchen design is a precise art. To make a functional space, every inch counts, and it can be difficult to remember …

Kitchens

Tips & Tricks for Easing the Transition Back to School

(Image credit: Reader Lesley)<p>August is upon us, and while my own girls aren't old enough yet to don a backpack, many of my friends are already …

Kids

8 Surprising Uses for Tea Tree Oil at Home

(Image credit: Shay Spaniola)<p>Tea tree oil (or malaleuca if you're fancy) is widely thought to have antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. While …

Alternative Medicine

How To Display Air Plants In Hanging Containers

We at Decoist are in love with air plants. We love that they’re low maintenance. We love learning more about helping them thrive. We love discovering …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Christopher C. Deam is a designer and architect whose work spans from architecture, interiors, transportation, product design, inventive research to …