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I Tried 3 Internet-Famous Recipes & Here's What Happened

A few months ago, I found myself increasingly fixated on certain recipe videos. If you have a Facebook account, you know exactly what I’m talking …

What The Lowe’s Robot Will Do For You–And The Future Of Retail

The humble hardware store is getting a lot more high-tech.<p>One of the most well-known employees at the Orchard Supply Hardware store in downtown San Jose, California, is a 5-foot-tall autonomous robot. OSHbot, as he’s called, just recently celebrated his one-year anniversary at the store, which is …

KC couple quit their jobs to visit all 59 national parks as ‘The Switchback Kids’

Cole and Elizabeth Donelson quit their jobs, sold all their furniture, put their wedding gifts and other sentimental keepsakes in storage, and on …

National Parks

5 Ways Camping Can Improve Your Health

Did you know camping has so many amazing benefits for your health?5 Ways Camping Can Improve Your Health appeared first on www.DoItYourselfRV.com

Wellness

These pinecones are actually delicious holiday cakes. Really.

Holiday festivities are coming. There will be parties and potlucks—and <i>Sweet Envy: Deceptively Easy Desserts, Designed to Steal the Show</i> by Seton …

13 Wildly Creative, Healthy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Morning routines can become, well, pretty routine (and that’s the best case scenario). Most of the time it’s more like a mad dash -- wrangling your kids to get up and out of bed, making sure they’re packed and organized for school, and taking the dog out for a walk all before 8 a.m. You do your …

Breakfast

Science Shows How Crossing Your Arms And Legs Can Hugely Change Your Brain

The human brain is fascinating and mysterious. It rules our very existence.<p>We can participate in a number of actions and activities to enhance our …

Humanity

Giving thanks could be the key to lasting relationships

Now think about how you <i>reacted</i> to that little act of kindness.<p>Research suggests that people who are grateful — not just by saying a quick "thanks" but also by internally processing that gratitude — get a happiness boost.<p>More importantly, they also tend to feel more connected to their significant …

Teeny Turtles Hatch At Sacramento Zoo

It’s been a busy hatching season for Western Pond Turtles at the Sacramento Zoo. So far, seven eggs have been collected from the zoo’s Turtles and …

Turtles

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Taking the time to make a smooth, thick gravy for this slow-cooked dinner is worth it. As the pot roast cooks, the water and juices from the …

Cooking

A triathlete discovers 6 ways to get faster, including: Stop with all the selfies

Everyone thinks triathlon is a sport made of three sports: swimming, biking and running. But after my results were posted for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon held in September in Zuma Beach, I was rudely reminded that triathlon is actually four sports.<p>"A seven-minute transition! Are you an idiot?" …

Swimming

The Science of Smiling

When we are happy, our natural response is to smile. But if you flip that around, does the reverse hold true? When we smile, is our natural response then to be happy?<p>Science says yes.<p>In fact, even faking or forcing a smile reduces stress and makes you happier.<p>That's what psychological scientists …

20 Ways Not to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter - Then How to Fix Things

Teenage girls are sensitive to the way people in authority talk to them, especially their mothers. They are easily wounded, feel criticized, and vulnerable when they sense or get outright disapproval.<p>However, even the most devoted mothers are only trying to shape them up to be young women and don't …

43 Super Smart and Inexpensive Affordable DIY Christmas Decorations - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

<b>A special season begins. A moment of extraordinary joy and happiness.</b><p>A time of warmth and coziness with our family and friends.<p>It is time to …

Decorations

These Couples Tried Sensual Yoga And Things Got Steamy

"Maybe set aside time after..."

Cute

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

11 IKEA Holiday Decorating Ideas Worth Stealing

It's always fun flipping through an IKEA catalog, looking at all the new stuff, and imagining how it might look in our own home. Their winter holiday …

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior. You can imagine why this quality greatly increases one's chances to …

Emotional Intelligence

House Tour: A Cute Home in a Small Blue School Bus

<b>Name:</b> Julie and Andrew Puckett, Starbuck the dog, and Mr. Butters the cat <b><br>Location:</b> Stone Mountain, Georgia <b><br>Size:</b> 200 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4 …

Small Spaces

What Mayim Bialik reads to her kids

Mayim Bialik encourages her kids to read rather than watch TV.Ethan Miller/Getty<p>"Big Bang Theory" star, neuroscientist, and author of "Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way" Mayim Bialik restricts her kids' access to technology and TV …

Kids

12 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

One of the most important skills for being successful in life at work and at home, is not just being intelligent (meaning having a high IQ) but also …

Two Emotional Skills That Are Blunted By Early Life Stress

Why early life stress causes depression.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:• Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What …

Motivation

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

10 Tiny Tweaks You Can Make NOW To Majorly Improve Your Life

Changing habits can feel daunting, but there are certain things you can change with very little effort that make a huge impact. I like to call these …

Happiness