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Sustainable Leather Grown from Mushrooms!

No cows necessary, and it can be produced in sheets of any size<p>A San-Francisco-based company called MycoWorks has made an incredible advance in …

What the ‘Jacquard’? Fall Fabrics Defined

Fashion’s far more than just walking the walk; it’s also about talking the talk. How many times have you found yourself trying to describe a unique garment, but not being able to adequately express its majesty? Never? Well, lucky you! For those of you that <i>have</i> been in this situation, I feel you, …

Do cats 'speak' to humans?

My cat Target “talks” but he’s more a tactile kind of cat. He jumps up and gives me a purry-furry head-butt when he’s happy. My other cat, Guido, is …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Sometimes they're candlelit date nights, walks through grassy meadows, and feeding each other cake at your wedding.<p>But sometimes they're doing the dishes, comforting a screaming baby, and fighting over whose turn it is to do the dishes or comfort the screaming baby.<p>Which is to say: While sometimes …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

Siblings

How to Convert a Cargo Van into a Camper Van

We can build a teardrop camping trailer from scratch, but if you have a cargo go, you may more like to convert it into a camper van. Agree? Let’s …

The Vanual Camping Van

When the going gets tough and you want to get the hell out of dodge, a weekend retreat or getaway can be the perfect remedy. In fact, some fall in …

Note-Taking

How To - Pruning Red Raspberries - Quiet Corner

Left unpruned, red raspberries are their own worst weed. When canes get overcrowded, they compete for sunlight, causing the shaded leaves and buds on …

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Have a garage that needs to have some order put on the chaos? When I realized how much wasted space I had in my garage and how disorganized it was …

Man Caves

How To Make A Rug From Rope

DIY PATCHWORK KILIM RUG

Rugs. Would it be a bit crazy for me to say that they <i>make</i> a space? Probably not because I think I’ve already said it. Grand (and true) statements …

5 Things You Can Do Every Month to Move Your Net Worth Needle

Net worth is defined as your assets – such as cash, investments and property – minus your liabilities and debts. In other words, it's how much you <i>own</i> …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

11 Simple Budgeting Rules That Work

The idea of establishing and following a budget may sound great, but actually doing it can be downright hard. Luckily, you don’t have to hire an …

Lifestyle has a strong impact on intestinal bacteria, which has a strong impact on health

Everything you eat or drink affects your intestinal bacteria, and is likely to have an impact on your health. That is the finding of a large-scale …

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Sex, Power, and The Dirty History of Underwear

LONDON — When is underwear sexist and when is it simply sexy? This question comes to mind viewing the men’s and women’s styles of <i>Undressed: A Brief</i> …

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Is H&M misleading customers with all its talk of sustainability?

H&M probably talks about sustainability more than any other fast-fashion brand. It produces a Conscious collection made using sustainable and recycled materials, creates glossy ad campaigns to encourage garment recycling, and has a voucher program offering discounts to those who donate their old …

How to Experience the Real Costa Rica

The Osa Peninsula is full of unspoiled beaches, waterfalls, protected rain forests, and wildlife.<p>Finding a rain forest in Costa Rica is not hard. …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

The 13 worst money habits of 20-somethings — and how to fix them

Saving for retirement or financial goals may be the last thing on your mind as a 20-something — but when it comes to managing money, your 20s are a critical decade.<p>Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing could set you up for a wealthy future.<p>To get on the …

Personal Finance

Tommy Genesis selects her favourite tracks to smoke weed to

If you haven’t heard of Tommy Genesis yet, she’s Awful Records’ latest signee, and also our new female rap obsession. With her clear-voiced, spitfire flow and DIY trap production, the artist sounds like the deep corners of the internet come to life; a sound she dubs “fetish rap”, with a style that …

Photos From the 1970s Hollywood Skate Scene

Tube socks, empty swimming pools and boards.<p>Hugh Holland is a photographer who captured the skate scene in Los Angeles in the 1970s. Over three …

Canadian woman mauled by bear 'killed by husband's bullet'

<b>A woman mauled by a bear at her home in Canada's Yukon Territory was killed by a bullet fired by her husband while trying to rescue her, a coroner says.</b><p>Claudia Huber and her husband Matthias Liniger were attacked at their home in Johnson's Crossing.<p>Mr Liniger fired several rounds at the bear as it …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

The Best Foods to Fight Fatigue and Get a Natural Energy Boost

Exhaustion isn’t a good look for anyone, but it’s all too easy to burn the candle at both ends in the always-connected world we live in. And when …

Carbohydrates

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you own a small business

Time is a precious commodity, especially when you're a small business owner and it feels like there are always a million things to do.<p>"Most small business owners don't build time into their workdays for things that are not just run, run, run for the business," Laura Vanderkam, time-management …

8 Surefire Ways to Spot a Liar

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you—and that they did it more than once. It’s a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of …

Psychology