Marina Sergacheva

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Earth’s mammals have shrunk dramatically, and humans are to blame

By Jason Bittel<p>Life on Earth used to look a lot more impressive. Just a little more than 100,000 years ago, there were sloths as long as a giraffe is tall, monstrous bears whose shoulders were six feet off the ground, and Bunyanesque beavers that weighed as much as an NFL linebacker. But over time, …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Vegan Detox Green Monster Smoothie {with kale, strawberry, cucumber, & banana}

Do you find it really difficult to eat healthy when Fall comes around? I do.<p>I blame it on the excessive pumpkin spice latte advertisements that make …

Green Smoothies 101

As a plant-based foods educator and holistic health coach, I work with many people who fear green smoothies. Maybe they tried a shot of wheatgrass …

Green Smoothie for Weight Loss?

One of my absolute favorite things is a Green Smoothie. It’s a fast, easy, and delicious way to get a big dose of vitamins and minerals, plus it …

Kale Avocado Breakfast Smoothie

This 100% Organic Tropical blend packed with Nutrients<p>In celebration of the warmer weather and the snow finally dissipating, I decided that it's time …

Riley's Kale Pineapple Smoothie

Blueberry Kale Smoothie - Women's Adventure Magazine

It definitely comes out more brown looking than this when you add the kale. (photo by cyclonebill)<p>There are a million kale smoothie recipes floating …

Kale + Blackberry + Beet + Almond Milk Smoothies

What’s in your morning routine? I make my bed, splash my face with cold water, drink a giant glass of lemon water, and try to forget about the giant …

Bottoms Up :: Peach, Kale & Coconut Smoothie

Sorry guys, but for today’s edition of Bottoms Up, we’re keeping it clean with a recipe that involves no last-minute “spikes” of vodka or “top-offs” …

Banana Mango Kale Smoothie and the Late Night Kale Haul

Today’s smoothie is probably one of the ‘go-to’-est smoothies around, a banana mango kale smoothie. The perfect trifecta of favorite fruits and …

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

Wooden Chair Makeover // DIY

I found this chair at a local thrift shop for a few bucks last week. It was so dirty and tattered, but I knew it just needed a little bit of lovin' …

Woven Rug DIY

Beautiful rugs aren't hard to find, but sometimes they're just not exactly what you're looking for. Or maybe the one you really love is just not in …

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

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10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to explore the rustic villages and sprawling vineyards which have made Italy synonymous with old-world charm.<p>For years, Italy has ranked among the top summer destinations for American travelers, an unsurprising feat …

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How I Learned to Love Exercise (yes, really!)

A fitness-phobe discovers the secret science of workout happiness.<p>Exercise has always been a necessary evil for me. Actually, for a while it felt like an <i>unnecessary</i> evil, one to be avoided at all costs: I perfected the list of excuses that would get me out of gym class (periods and ear infections …

38 Grilling Recipes That Will Make You Want To Be Vegetarian

Hot dogs, schmot dogs. Prepare to fend off jealous carnivores trying to get in on this delicious veggie grilling action.

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Herding Sheep Up a Steep Hill in Switzerland via NBC (j)

Alice in Wonderland Stephanie Jager #Photography