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Love Kombucha? Try These Homemade Spiced Sodas

Whether it's champagne, prosecco, or sparkling water, we all need bubbles in our lives. Even I will admit there are days when I crave that unhealthy …

Drink up: Cockroach milk is the protein drink you didn't know you've been missing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.<p>Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds its bug babies a formula which is remarkably …

Twenty-one years after the release of his breakthrough hit, director Danny Boyle reunites with the cast of Trainspotting for T2, to be released in the UK on 27 January 2017 and in the US a week later. In this first look at footage from the new film, Renton (Ewan McGregor), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick …

Entertainment

This designer's 6-second craft videos will give you DIY envy

Trying to pull off our own Pinterest crafts is enough to get any gal worked up, but you don’t know art envy until you’ve seen Meagan Cignoli’s …

Crafting

Ontario quickly turns down Toronto's request to ban pedestrian texting on roads

Ontario is turning down Toronto city council's request to ban texting and walking while crossing the street, instead dishing out a bit of common …

Top 10 Homemade Organic Fertilizers - Quiet Corner

Go no further than your pantry, backyard or the beach for materials to make your own organic fertilizers:<p>BANANA PEELS<p>Eating a banana helps replenish …

A Beginner's Guide to Homesteading

Times seem to be changing drastically all around us. Millennials are proudly sporting beards and using words like “Lumbersexual” to describe a whole …

Top 10 Green Home Improvements Plus Their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

In today’s fractured world it is next to impossible to find one thing on which everyone agrees, but Eco-friendly home improvement choices are one of …

Home Improvement

‘Famously Single’ Recap: Brandi Glanville Cries About Her Divorce — and Then Aubrey O’Day Slams Her

If you thought seven romantically frustrated celebrities sharing a house would be smooth sailing, then you clearly have your own issues. On <i>Famously</i> …

MuSkin: A Vegan “Leather” Made Entirely From Mushrooms

MUSKIN \məsˈkin\<i>n.</i> <b>1 a:</b> A 100 percent biodegradable vegetal leather, extracted from mushroom caps and “tanned” using chemical-free methods. <b>b:</b> …

Boxwood Candle Holders

By Jamison RantzOnce again I was inspired by one of my favorite little downtown shops in Dexter, Mi. BoxWood Cottage and Home of has the cutest home …

How to Make Your Own Kombucha for Less Than $1 a Bottle

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Ayesha Curry Says NBA Finals Are ‘Rigged’ as Husband Steph Curry Gets Ejected

Taking a shot at the NBA. <b>Stephen Curry</b>’s wife, <b>Ayesha Curry</b>, has claimed the league “rigged” Game 6 of the basketball finals after the Golden State …

Reaktor Blocks works with modulars, Maschine, adds drums

Native Instruments keeps adding to Reaktor Blocks, the patch-and-play toolkit they’ve built atop Reaktor. And… it’s turning into kind of an awesome …

Read the Stanford Rape Victim’s Powerful Letter to Her Attacker in Full

Brock Turner, a former swimmer at Stanford University, was convicted on three felony counts of sexual assault on Thursday, June 2, for his assault of …

Tips for Organic Garden - Quiet Corner

7 Tips for Starting Your Own Organic Garden<p>Many readers have expressed interest in creating their own organic garden in their own backyard. As a …

These beautiful swimming pools are DIY and all-natural

<b>These stunning swimming pools aren’t just easy on the eye.</b><p>They are also eco-friendly, DIY ponds that are completely natural.<p>Each design was inspired …

Swimming

DIY - Build a Tree Bench - Quiet Corner

This comfy, stay-cool tree bench has room for the entire family. To build it, Mark Powers chose a specially impregnated and thermally modified pine …

Woodworking

Louis C.K. Announces International Tour, Plans to Fight Off Scalpers

"I'm better at comedy right now than I've been for a while."<p>Louis C.K. has announced plans to tour through the remainder of the year, while …

Asbury Park

How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

4 Natural Ayurvedic Solutions To Banish Gas & Bloating

As an Ayurveda practitioner, I find it interesting to see just how many clients believe that their digestion is fine, even as they suffer from …

Is 'Tickled' Poised to Be the Next 'Catfish'?

The cyber-detective story is too insane to believe, as the Sundance breakout about an international "tickling ring" prepares to roll into theaters …

Listen Up, Lactose Intolerant People: There's Dairy in Condoms

So, is this why you farted in bed last night?<p>If you're lactose intolerant, you've probably gotten pretty good at avoiding milk, cheese, and (sniff) ice cream. But now a naturopathic doctor says that your dairy allergy might impact your sex life, too. <i>Is nothing sacred?</i><p>In a Q & A for Gwyneth …

Condoms

Make Your Own Gorgeous Wooden Doormat in an Afternoon

This wood doormat makes a great first impression to anyone who visits your home.<p>Doormats aren't just a place to wipe your feet. They should be provide a functional and stylish entry into your home, a pleasant welcome to anyone who visits. Instead of throwing down a cheap rectangle that's bound to …

Woodworking

It Seems That Some Yogurt Companies Will Try Anything Except Making Good Yogurt

The yogurt business is not the happy field of pleasant cows that you might imagine. It’s a seething hive of trickery, con jobs, and hustlers who will …

Chris Colabello suspension leaves internet conflicted

Major League Baseball announced Friday that Blue Jays' first baseman Chris Colabello had been suspended without pay for 80 games for use of …

Baseball

Ontario backs down from proposed daycare changes

The Ontario government is backing down from proposed changes to the child care system that parents feared would make spaces less affordable or harder …