Sharon Rowley

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

The Best Breakfasts for Every Back to School Occasion

Getting back into the school routine doesn’t have to mean returning to a breakfast rut. You’ve got your weeknight meal routine on lockdown and nobody can rival your portable lunches. Now it’s time to up your morning game. We’ve put together a list of our favorite breakfasts for every occasion and …

Breakfast

College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one.

Pick up any paper or magazine, and you’re likely to see a front-page article on college: It costs too much, spawns too much debt, is or isn’t worth it.<p>I entered academia 52 years ago as a student of Latin and Greek expecting to enter a placid sector of American life, and now find my chosen …

The Easy Sangria Recipe That You'll Want To Make For Every Summer Party

Sangria recipes need to be a part of your summer entertaining arsenal, period. In case you need to be convinced, consider the following: sangria is cold, boozy, fruity, and it comes in big batches -- every requirement for a perfect summer drink.<p>If you've never made a pitcher of sangria, don't let …

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

Interior Design

How I Got My Husband to Finally Stop Snoring

What to do when you feel like you're trapped at a sleep-away camp for lumberjacks<p>My husband is an intelligent, hilarious, thoughtful man...whom I used to loathe as soon as he fell asleep each night. Why? He’s prone to snoring—the tectonic sort of snoring that would make the walls rattle if we were …

Sleep

Plant a Secret Survival Garden - Doomsday Preppers Article

Imagine a garden that takes up very little space, but grows five times more food per square inch than a traditional garden. A garden that you plant once in your lifetime, but provides food for 30 years without any fertilization, pesticides, or weeding... and it's all disguised to look like …

Gardening

This might be the best graduation speech of all time

America's colleges have already selected impressive graduation speakers this year, but it's going to be hard for even Tim Cook and Samantha Power to outshine history's greatest commencement speech.<p>Although the choice is obviously subjective in nature, we noticed one speech that repeatedly makes …

Roca Patrón Tequila-Cured Salmon

It's frigid outside and the February dog days aren't over yet, but luckily my own culinary vacation has come early. This month my kitchen is crossing sunny borders into the <i>caliente</i> flavors of Mexico with <b>Patron Roca Cured Salmon</b>. Sit back and get ready to take a bite of your spring break.<p>On my …

Gardening Pt II: Planting the Basics

If you’re new to the whole gardening game, it’s easy to put off your planning until May or even June. By then however, it’s too late to plant a lot …

How To Easily Grow an Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors

• Start by cutting the neck off the plastic bottle.<br>• Cut some holes in it, with the scissors. The holes should be big enough for the onions.<br>• You then make …

Scary Times Call For a Great President: Paul Krugman's Defense of Obama

In these last few weeks, there has been a cacophony of Obama-bashing from Republican political candidates. And, after tens of millions of dollars in television ads, the polls have not been favorable. The media and the pundits have piled on too.<p>The Republicans hope to defeat local Democratic …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

Santa Cruz

Samosas (Fried Potato-Filled Pastries)

Make the dough: Pulse flour, butter, and salt in a food processor into pea-size crumbles. Add water; pulse until dough forms. Divide into 12 balls; …