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This Overlooked Space in Your Home Deserves Attention

Hallways—those oft neglected strips of space that connect one room to another—may perform an important function, but, especially if you live in a …

Houseplants

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to …

Gardening

35 Ways To Transform Everything You Own With Paint

Wicker benches, linoleum floors, table lamps, KitchenAid mixers, you name it.

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

5 Tech Hacks That Will Save You a Bundle on Airfare

We all love to complain about airlines and their never-ending efforts to find new, clever, and incredibly annoying ways to squeeze every penny out of …

Flying

Spiffy tiny house has bike rack, yoga hammock, and more

One for the ladder-averse<p>Projector theater system. Beer draft lines. Yoga hammock. What doesn’t this 250-square-foot tiny house have? Built with efficient structural insulated panels on a custom 32-foot gooseneck trailer, this sharp micro dwelling forgoes the “lofted bedroom” often found in tiny …

Some psychosis cases an 'immune disorder'

<b>Some patients sectioned with psychotic conditions, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, may actually have a treatable immune disorder, say Oxford University scientists.</b><p>A study in the Lancet Psychiatry suggests up to one in 11 cases of psychosis may involve antibodies attacking parts of the …

Mental Health

14 Famous Women and the Perfumes They Wore

From Audrey Hepburn to Jackie Kennedy, here are 14 style icons and their signature scents.<p>Arguably the most personal and intimate of beauty products, the choice of perfume reveals volumes about its wearer—orientals are sexy and exotic, aldehydes bold and daring, florals romantic. Marilyn Monroe …

OMG this artist uses *real* flowers to create tattoos, and we are obsessed

Are you in search of some innovative tattoo ideas? Well, we just came across an artist that has officially changed the tattoo game forever. Ukrainian …

Smart Things You Can Do to Maximize Your Commute to Work

For those of us who live far away from work, the daily commute can seem like wasted time. We usually fall into the trap of hopping on the bus and …

Commuting

Baltimore school turns to meditation as threat of violence looms over students

For students that feel that every day ‘could be their last’, a Mindful Moment room offers solace – and discipline problems have become less common<p>“Inhale all the love the universe has to offer,” Lloyd Jones told a group of high school students at the beginning of second period. “Exhale anything …

Meditation

Ikea is now selling hydroponic gardening kits

Ikea is betting on indoor gardening.<p>The furniture retailer is introducing a line of products, part of the Krydda/Växer collection, that'll help you start your own indoor hydroponic garden. Unlike regular gardens, hydroponic systems don't use soil to grow plants — only water. That water is filled …

Gardening

29 Things Real Vegans Actually Eat

It's tastier than you think it is.

Amal Clooney's Just Wearing a Standard Sundress, Until You Notice the Brilliant Twist

It doesn't matter where you're headed — Amal Clooney was only going to pay her husband, George Clooney, a visit on the set of <b>Suburbicon</b> — you need a luxe look like hers in your closet. What first appears to be a typical striped dress, cinched at the waist with a long sash, is actually a roomy …

Kenzo x H&M: every piece in the collection

Can Mental Illness Be Prevented In The Womb?

Every day in the United States, millions of expectant mothers take a prenatal vitamin on the advice of their doctor.<p>The counsel typically comes with physical health in mind: folic acid to help avoid fetal spinal cord problems; iodine to spur healthy brain development; calcium to be bound like …

Mental Health

Almost Always Vegan! Try These Tasty Middle Eastern Recipes

Some cuisines incorporate more meat than others. Spain is known for being a country of meat lovers, which makes it difficult to find many dishes that …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Sticky chocolate cake

The traditional Swedish recipe for sticky chocolate cake is a must for Fika and it's also gluten-free<p>The direct translation for “kladdkaka” is “sticky cake.” You don’t need much more of a descriptor than that. Kladdkaka is one of the basics of Swedish home baking, the kind of recipe that you …

A New Leaf: Artist Jenny Kiker’s Botanical Paintings

We’re obsessed with botanical artist Jenny Kiker’s beautifully detailed paintings of leaves and plants (which she sells individually as she paints …

A Muslim Blogger Designed a Line of Hijabs for All Skin Tones

From eyeshadow primers to nude pumps, the beauty and fashion industries are finally catching onto the fact that consumers have many different skin tones. The latest item to be offered to women in a range of skin colors? A hijab, courtesy of one Muslim blogger.<p>Habiba Da Silva, a 22-year-old blogger …

Twitter

10 Delicious and Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes for Meatless Mondays (or Any Day)

Fresh Coleslaw with Walnuts and Apple Vinaigrette A simple...<p>If you were born some time in the last half-century, chances...<p>The outstanding …

These Easy Soup Recipes Are Just As Good As Takeout — & So Much Cheaper

Even if it's still unseasonably warm in our corner of the country, the Refinery29 offices are ready for fall — and its not just because a few of us …

A Visual Identity That Shows Ballet Dancers As The Badasses They Really Are

In branding the School of American Ballet’s new fundraising campaign, Sullivan highlighted the boldness, speed, and energy of the dance form.<p>The paradox of ballet is that underneath all the tulle, soft lights, and seemingly effortless movement on stage are years of strength training, intense …

3 Things To Do If You Want To Be Happy Every Day

It doesn't seem that long ago that the amount of money and possessions you accumulated were considered the sole indicators of your success.<p>Today, …

Happiness

Is This the Crib of the Future?

Yves Béhar and Dr. Harvey Karp develop Snoo, a robotic crib that does all the work for you<p>Calling all exhausted parents of newborns: Your nights are about to get a lot more peaceful. Today, Yves Béhar's design firm, fuseproject, announced the launch of Snoo, a robotic crib that's the result of four …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

The key life skills parents should be teaching their children

By Sarah Hamaker<p>Over a Thanksgiving dinner our family hosted last fall with four international students from George Mason University, a female graduate student from Peru recounted her experiences as a resident assistant in a freshman dorm. “I had students coming to me with no idea how to do …