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This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

8 Yoga Postures That Will Give You an Instant Detox

Been overdoing it a little? If your body could use some fine-tuning, you can do more than sip on detoxing green juice. Hop on your yoga mat, and do these eight poses designed to detox the body. You have your circulatory, digestive, and lymphatic systems to thank for getting rid of toxins and waste, …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

Kitchen of the Week: A Fairy-Tale Kitchen in Somerset for Rocker Pearl Lowe

When Brit style icon Pearl Lowe and her husband, Supergrass drummer Danny Goffey, moved from London to the English countryside, they chose a …

Pie crust 101: Tips and tricks for taking your crust to the next level

When I tell people I grew up in a family of pie bakers, it's easy to imagine I'm bragging. My mother's pies are legendary — rich, velvety custard fillings or mounded fruit pies, each cradled in an ornately decorated crust, golden and with the most delicate layers. And don't get me started on my …

Baking

Stay In Tonight And Make One Of These 4 Homemade Korean-Style Dinners

Korean BBQ, eff me up.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1½ pounds boneless pork shoulder or pork belly, chilled or frozen for easier slicing<p>½ onion, sliced into half moons<p>3 green onions, sliced into 2-inch pieces<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 teaspoon ginger, minced<p>¼ cup Korean red chili …

A Feng Shui Expert Would Never Put a Mirror Here—Here's Why

<b>And now, three household items a feng shui expert wants you to toss ASAP.</b>

5 gorgeous 'no-fuss' plants that thrive on next to no water

Not all California native plants are equal.<p>Some seem to thrive on neglect.<p>Call these the 'no-fuss' natives.<p>While such thrive-on-dry plants are sometimes touchy to establish, once settled they dislike extra water, mulching, fertilizing, and generally being fussed over. They prefer to be left …

Los Angeles

This 4-Ingredient High-Protein Sweet Potato Breakfast Takes 5 Minutes!

Smoothies and overnight oats are so last year. If you've become a fan of sweet potato toast, here's a little twist that offers tons of complex carbs and protein to fuel your morning, and it's gluten-free, Paleo, Whole30, and vegan. This breakfast can come together in five minutes (if you bake the …

These Crunchy Churro French Toast Sticks Will Make Your Mornings So Much Sweeter

Churros + French toast = everything.<p>Loaf of brioche bread<p>3 eggs<p>3 tablespoons milk<p>2 teaspoons brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>Corn lakes<p>Butter<p>1½ cups cinnamon + sugar mix<p>1.Remove crust from bread.<p>2.Cut bread into large square pieces.<p>3.Mix eggs, milks, brown sugar, cinnamon, and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 4 Best Italian Road Trips

1. Amalfi Coast<p><i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Krisanne Fordham.<p>With its lush countryside, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, and glittering lakes, Italy offers epic driving experiences for every kind of traveler. Here, we’ve put together our favorite Italian road trip itineraries — including …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

No Lie: This Snack Can Reverse Aging (and It Takes 5 Minutes to Make)

Gone are the days of low-fat diets and fat-free everything; a growing body of research supports healthy fats as a staple in any balanced diet. Foods …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lynton's Gorgonzola & Pea Pappardelle

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>300 ml <b>Bulla Cooking Cream</b><br>• 150 g gorgonzola<br>• 1/2 tsp nutmeg<br>• 50 g spinach<br>• 1 cup broad beans, hulled<p>​<p>1 pkt <b>San Remo Pappardelle</b><br>• Salt & fresh black …

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

Baking

The Secret of Great Vegetarian Cooking Is Sauces Like These

I'm not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could …

This Enormous "Ice City" Looks Simply Magical at Night

It's truly a winter wonderland.<p>Before you book that beach vacation, consider a trip somewhere a tad colder — 13 degrees below zero, to be exact. Although Harbin, China, may lack sunny rays, it makes up for bone-chilling temps with a seriously breathtaking winter spectacle.<p>The 33rd Annual Harbin …

To Live Remarkably, Repeat This 1 Affirmation Every Single Day for the Rest of Your Life

Because the thought is always parent to the deed. Ask Teddy Roosevelt.<p>Every accomplishment is based on action, not on thought... yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, and an attitude: the attitude that no matter what, you will …

Clean A Dirty Car With This Nontoxic DIY Spray

Get that "new car smell" back again.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Get everything you need here!<p>Spray bottle<p>Funnel<p>Measuring cup<p>Scrub brush<p>Microfiber cloth<p>Vinegar<p>Club soda<p>Dish soap<p>Lemon juice<p>1. Pour ½ cup (120 milliliters) of distilled white vinegar into a 16-ounce bottle.<p>2. Mix in 1 cup (240 …

Meditation

Why Are Some Dishwashers So Expensive?

More than a thousand dollars! And, ya know, a few features, technologies, and aesthetic materials that factor into the price, which can range from …

Home Improvement

Are You Still Doing Planks? You Need to Try This Workout Instead

<i>Feel like taking your planks to a whole new level? Our friends at Shape show us how to take it up a notch through crawling.</i><p>Planks are hailed as the Holy Grail of core exercises — not only because they carve your core, but because they recruit other muscles all over your body. As amazing as they may …

The world's scariest bridges

Sure, the Brooklyn and Golden Gate bridges are impressive, but we're equally smitten by these fear-inducing wood, steel, glass, and cable structures.<p>From Vietnam to Colorado, here are five bridges that will do anything but calm your fear of heights.<p>1. Aiguille du Midi Bridge, French Alps<p>Acrophobics …

The New Must-Have Yard Accessory: a Feral Cat

Homeowners, plagued by rats, clamor for killer felines, wish they wouldn’t stray<p>CHICAGO—Nicolas Cuervo and his neighbors called, texted and pleaded. Finally, after over three months of waiting, their highly coveted order arrived: a crate of stray cats.<p>“It was almost like getting a newborn,” said …

Cats

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …