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30 Cats Who Have Mastered The Art Of Sleep-Fu

Anyone who has a cat knows they have the marvelous ability to sleep wherever they want, however they want. These pictures will show you just how …

Don't Just Shiver, Here Are 3 Cold-Weather Experiments To Try

In case you haven't heard, it's (really, <i>really</i>) cold outside for most of us living in the lower 48.<p>Chicago, which is already known for its biting cold, hit 16 below zero this morning, setting a new record low for a Jan. 6. (The coldest day in recorded history for the city is 27 below zero set on …

Baby river otters don’t know how to swim when they’re born! In this April 2013 video from the Oregon Zoo, meet Molalla the Baby River Ott…

Baby river otters don’t know how to swim when they’re born! In this April 2013 video from the Oregon Zoo, meet Molalla the Baby River Otter and his mother Tilly as she gives him a few lessons.<p>“It might look kind of scary to a casual observer,” (keeper Becca) Van Beek said. “She’ll grab Mo by the scruff of the neck and dunk him in the water. But that’s a very natural behavior. Baby otters are extremely buoyant, so Mo has built-in water wings for his swim lessons. This is how baby otters learn to …

Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, Get a Butter Beer From Starbucks

Did you know you can get a butter beer from Starbucks? Unfortunately, while they offer them, most employees are unfamiliar with the concoction and …

13 Horrifying + Healthy Halloween Recipes

Yes, the main focus at Halloween is on sweets and candy. But if you’re trying to stay healthy while still serving spooky snacks there are plenty of options out there. We collected 13 of our favorite ghoulish recipes to enjoy.<p>1. Boo-Nana Pops: Frozen bananas (covered in chocolate or white chocolate) …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Founded in 1853, Steinway & Sons has been building award-winning, hand-crafted pianos for 160 years, so clearly they know how it’s done

Founded in 1853, Steinway & Sons has been building award-winning, hand-crafted pianos for 160 years, so clearly they know how it’s done. In The Making of a Steinway, they share the extraordinary, year-long process. From Open Culture:<p>Several decades ago, John H. Steinway (the great-grandson of Henry E. Steinway) narrated an audio tour of the New York factory, where he described the generations-old process of making a Steinway grand piano. In 2011 Ben Niles, the producer behind the documentary …

J.K. Rowling quietly published a crime novel—all the way back in April

J.K. Rowling has a new book out—a book that has, in fact, been out for months. Rowling has just been unmasked as the author of the crime novel <i>The</i> …

Yoga For Energy: 10 Uplifting Poses To Fight Fatigue (PHOTOS)

When you're stuck in an afternoon slump or waking up bleary-eyed after a late night, yoga may not be the first thing you turn to for a jolt of energy. But an invigorating Sun Salutation or <i>Virabhadrasana</i> (Warrior II) could be exactly what your body needs to fight fatigue.<p>Turns out, in addition to …

Emergency Low Back Pain and Sciatica Treatment

1<p>Physical Therapy Exercise Program for Acute Low Back Pain<p>If you have low back pain, then you know how painful and debilitating this condition can …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Fitness

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Workouts

Creative Dad Shares 5 Years of Sandwich Bag Art

Since May 2008, graphic designer, illustrator, and Dad extraordinaire, David Laferriere, has been drawing on his kids’ sandwich bags with a Sharpie …

Sesame Street: People in Your Neighborhood -- Opera Singer

23 Healthy Recipes Made With Garlic

From warding off vampires to keeping a bad date at bay, garlic has some pretty impressive superpowers. If you’re not exactly hanging with the <i>Twilight</i> …

The 8 Huge Makeup Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes

We asked makeup artists for the biggest no-no's they see every day.<p>Most of us wear makeup every day, whether it's just a little mascara and some concealer or full-on contouring and strobing. Yet even in the day of extensive YouTube tutorials and Instagram makeup stars, where it feels like makeup …

Makeup