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How to Eliminate Varroa Mites

The varroa destructor. An external parasite much like a tick, which attaches itself to its host, an adult honeybee or developing bee larvae, and …

How to use vinegar to keep your living space bug-free

Spring is (finally) here, and those warmer temps are a gift after what seemed like the longest winter ever (just me?). But it’s not all sunshine and …

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Peak Millennial? Cities Can’t Assume a Continued Boost From the Young

Over the past decade, many American cities have been transformed by young professionals of the millennial generation, with downtowns turning into bustling neighborhoods full of new apartments and pricey coffee bars.<p>But soon, cities may start running out of millennials.<p>A number of demographers, …

Molecule throws roadblock in Alzheimer's path

When it comes to the drama of Alzheimer's disease, the compound in the starring role as the villain is tau. It's a protein that normally helps our …

Tiny Stocking Stuffers That Are Greater Than Their Size

When it comes to stocking stuffers, size matters—but that doesn't mean your options are limited regarding luxurious, thoughtful, and stylish gifts …

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The Best Gifts That Keep on Giving

Monthly subscriptions are the ideal gift: they are easy to purchase, keep going well past the holiday season, and are thoughtfully curated with zero effort on your part. Give the gift that keeps on giving with the OG beauty box, a curated selection of gentlemanly wares, or Net-A-Porter's newly …

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Gift Ideas for Advent Calendars and Stocking Stuffers

If you're crafting a homemade advent calendar this year (get inspired by these 10 minimalist stunners), you're going to need some top-notch tiny …

31 Stocking Stuffers Under $10

For some, stocking stuffers are the prerequisite to an amazing gift giving (and hopefully receiving) experience ahead. Although bigger gifts tend to …

The 100 Best Gifts on the Internet, Period

It seems every year we hit a wall right after Thanksgiving (aka now) even though we've barely made a dent in our endless holiday shopping lists. You …

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19 Cool Kitchen Gadgets Under $20 For The Master Chef In Your Life

Everyone has that friend who loves to cook. They're the Monica, the Barefoot Contessa, or the Martha Stewart of the group, and they know how to make …

Thanksgiving side: Roasted Brussels sprouts with garlic, Parmesan, buttered breadcrumb topping

How can you go wrong with an ingredient list like this? Just be careful you don't hog the whole bowl for yourself at Thanksgiving.<p>There was no love …

My 11 Dog Training Takeaways From the Doggie Lama

Right now, I'm in the middle of a star-crossed love affair of Romeo and Juliet proportions. Or that's how it feels. My Romeo has a history; he's excitable, and my family hates him. They're all dogs. Starting with my Romeo, a foster bullmastiff I took on when I must have felt life was too simple. …

2 Gmail Tips that are Ninja Worthy

<b>Join Me for a Terrific Webinar!</b><p>I have a brand new webinar booked and ready to roll. We are going to explore my<p>Seven Favorite Productivity Apps, and …

Hide Valuables in a Dental Floss Container

There are tons of spots in your home where you can hide cash and other valuable items. One clever hiding tool that could come in handy especially …

Dental Care

8 Travel Apps To Make Your Next Trip Less Stressful

We know how stressful travel can be: Flight delays, lodging mishaps, language barriers can easily turn what was meant to be a relaxing trip into one big headache. But of course, there's an app for every travel annoyance, and equipping your smartphone before a big trip can make each step of your …

Some of the Best Things to Do in Florence

Picture a cool, evening breeze gently sweeping across your cheeks as you overlook Ponte Vecchio, mesmerized by the same view that some of the most powerful figures in history witnessed. Leaving the Ponte Vecchio and heading towards the Duomo, you navigate through picturesque cobblestone streets …

10 Phenomenally Tricky Books Everyone Should Read

This morning, we read Laura Miller’s piece on “sneaky author tricks” over at Salon, in which she muses on the dangers of metafictional, tricks-y …