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10 smart hacks for having a stylish living room at low cost

A penchant for luxury interiors is something that the most of us have in common. Plush interior spaces with tasteful details are always desirable. …

Home Decorating

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

Did you know, plants absorbs harmful radiation also ? Try these top 10 plants

• <b>Ocimum sanctum (Kapoor Tulsi)</b><p>From the family of lamiaceae. Its an sacred Indian plant from ancient times. Have properties to cure varied diseases. It …

Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double Your Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space. While carving out extra room in a small …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Harvard Medical School

23 Plant-Based Protein Recipes If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

9 Food Parts You Should Never Throw in the Garbage

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Citrus peel<p>Don’t just squeeze lemon over fish and toss out the rind. According to <b>Lauren Popeck RD, LD/N</b> of Orlando Health …

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>When you think of Pilates workouts, it’s all about the core — from your lower abs to the transverse …

This Workout Is the Wake-Up Kiss For Your Sleeping Booty

We've been warned repeatedly that sitting is the new smoking, but spending all that time on your butt is putting your glutes to sleep. You can call it sleeping butt syndrome, hibernating hiney, or dead butt disorder, but no matter how you refer to it, you need to wake your ass up. Literally. …

Yoga

9 of the best healthy smoothie recipes

Have a Nutribullet at home but no clue what to actually throw in it? We can help! Here are our top smoothie blends

Breakfast

14 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive the Winter

During the fall and winter months, many homes become inhospitable environments for houseplants. Some rooms are drafty, others are over-heated, the …

15 beautiful bonsai trees – they are the perfect addition to any home or garden

Bonsai trees have long been admired for the dedication and care that goes into them. It’s no secret that bonsai gardeners are a seriously patient …

5 nifty ways to water your plants and garden while you are away

If you’re like me, you love a good a vacation. In fact, you’d probably say you <i>live</i> for vacation days. But then you’re faced with that age-old …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

The Top 10 Trees for the Small Yard

Recommended Trees for Urban Settings<p>Do you have a small yard that needs a bit of shade? Here are ten trees that will do well in smaller areas. These …

28 Companion Planting Combinations To Grow The Tastiest, Most Bountiful Food & Beautiful Flowers

Some plant companions can help to improve the flavor and yield of homegrown fruits and vegetables, others help to repel pests and parasites, others …

5 yoga poses that can give your sex life a *satisfying* boost

Yoga offers plenty of healthy benefits. Lena Dunham, for example, says it makes her feel more confident. It can also help you chill out, get better …

46 Best Veggies, Herbs & Microgreens for Vertical Planting

Vertical gardens allow you grow veggies at several levels, so you can get more out of less space, a definite advantage if your growing area is …

How to properly clean the carpets in your home

Carpets feel great underfoot, keep the warmth in your home and give your interior such a polished and high class look, but you do have to be able to …

Coffee Table Ideas That Are Sure to Be Instant Conversation Starters

In many ways, a coffee table is the centerpiece of your living room. It’s the focal point around which we gather, it serves as a conversation starter …

12 Reasons Why You Should Grow Mint At Home And How To Do It

Mint or also known as <i>Mentha</i> is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. There are around 13 to 18 different species of mint. Mint has sharp, …

Want To Have The Best Tomatoes? Put These Things In The Holes Before Planting Them

When dealing with gardening and planting all of those fruits and veggies, the greatest satisfaction of every gardener is to see the final outcome or …

9 hair oils for every concern, including hair loss

Stress, pollution and unhealthy habits all take a toll on the quality of our skin and hair. Since the condition of your scalp and strands affects how …

Hair Care

Best Black Friday 2017 deals at Best Buy (updated)

Best Buy's Black Friday deals<p>Microsoft Xbox One S white for $190 ($90 off)<p>Microsoft's Surface Pro Core M with Type cover for $629 ($300 off)<p>Google Home Mini for $29, plus $10 gift card ($20 off)<p>Sharp 50-inch 4K TV with Roku for $180 (in-store only, $220 off)<p>Jaybird Freedom F5 Wireless for $50 ($50 …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Them!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Botanical Gardens

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

Parenting

Cool Ways To Update A Kitchen With A Glass Backsplash

Ceramic tiles, bricks, mosaic stones, wood, metal, marble and even simple paint or wallpaper are all trendy options when it comes to kitchen …

7 Smart Ways to Get More Storage Out of Your Walls

When you have a small kitchen, you can't only think in terms of square footage — your walls can add some serious storage! If you make smart use of …

Magnetism