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Zero Belly Recipe: Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

This delicious recipe for a lunchtime (or anytime) soup couldn't be easier. It's just one of the 150+ belly-flattening recipes in the best-selling …

15 Fascinating Facts About Daddy Longlegs

Being a curious person can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, you learn so much! On the other, you sometimes find yourself looking up arachnids …

Zoology

Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …

Wearable Tech

5 Power Foods That Can Help You Drop a Size

Filling up on these will actually help you lose weight.<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Salmon</b>This rich protein has the power to fill you up, thanks to plenty of healthy fats that also pack metabolism-boosting …

Healthy Eating

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

80 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food can withstand crowds and sitting …

Cooking

DC & Marvel Comics ~ characters through the ages > Well done GIF whoever crea...

DC & Marvel Comics ~ characters through the ages ><br>Well done GIF whoever created it, thank you much! Added to collection!

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance."</b><p>Everyone says they go the extra mile. Almost no one actually does. Most people who do go there think, …

Motivation

How to Re-do a Thrift Store Dresser

With the right amount of elbow grease and TLC, you can turn a thrifted piece of furniture into the dresser of your dreams! Get the trash-to-treasure inspo here.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Glidden’s ‘Muslin White’ latex paint<br>• Restor-A-Finish<br>• clear furniture wax protectant<br>• Paint Brush<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find …

Thrifting

Our DIY Raised Garden Beds

Last week, we took a couple hours and finally tackled a project we’ve been meaning to for years– Raised garden beds!! Chris and I both grew up in …

9 signs you’re not in Kansas anymore

Or you cringe because you find out your new locale is in fact so unprepared that they’ve neglected to install the life-saving horn blasters at …

Genius Tips for Living Room Storage

1 of 15<p>Built-In Storage<p>Splurge on a bank of built-ins for optimal storage. These are great for entertainment centers because they serve up both style …

99 Clever Ways To Transform A Boring Dresser

You have 99 problems but a dresser ain't one. Anymore.

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

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15 Wonderful Ways To Improve Your Closet

Get more room, stay super organized, and make it pretty.

Storage Ideas

20 Sneaky Storage Ideas

In the never-ending battle for storage space at home, it's imagination versus square footage.<p>Mind the Gap!<p>1/21<p>Even that slimmest of slim corners of …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Self-Pity

DIY Shoe Organizer Designs – A Must-Have Piece In Any Home

If there’s one thing every entryway has that would be a shoe organizer. It’s a crucial piece because it allows you to have a well-organized, clean …

Storage Ideas

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Want to Lose Weight This Year? Choose the Right Resolution

Once upon a time (in January 2013 to be precise), my friend Alex decided he needed a change. In the 17 years since he’d gotten married, he had gained …

New Hope for Vitamin E: Supplements May Slow Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

The latest study shows vitamin E may have more benefits than memory drugs in combating the disease.<p>For patients with mild to moderate forms of the …

Five Reasons Why You Should Probably Stop Using Antibacterial Soap

A few weeks ago, the FDA announced a bold new position on antibacterial soap: Manufacturers have to show that it's both safe and more effective than …

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Living Street Signals That Make People Feel Better About Their Neighborhoods

Rather than admonishing pedestrians with the predictable “Don’t Walk” message, this yellow box is gauging the mood of the street and sending uplifting messages or gentle nudges accordingly.<p>Acts of urban experimentation, like pop-up parks and street swings, give cities personality and can do wonders …

Potential Cure For Peanut Allergy Successful In Test

88 percent of kids in this study were able to eat 5 peanuts after the treatment.<p>A peanut allergy is not just annoying; it can be deadly. But there may be some hope for this affliction, the most common severe food allergy.<p>In a new study, researchers gave 85 kids a tiny amount of peanut protein, and …

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee In The Morning

Are you thinking of that first sip of coffee before your feet hit the floor? You might be overriding your body’s natural waking process.<p>Let’s get one thing straight here. I love my morning cup of joe. I’m not alone in saying my day doesn’t start without it. Sixty percent of American coffee drinkers …

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …