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How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

Relationships

First Principles in Photography

Dear friend,I want to take it back to basics to your photography: to respark your passion and enthusiasm for photography. Let’s take it back to …

Learn photography now with 100 free online lessons from School of Visual Arts

There’s a seemingly endless amount of photography tutorials on the internet. But just how many of them feature leading photographers and experts? …

10 Easy Pieces: Cable Railing Kits

Cable railings, also known as tension wire railings, are useful to install on balconies, decks, and stairways where you don’t want to block a …

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

This Cool Cucumber and Avocado Salad Is Perfect for Summer

When I was growing up in Minnesota, I had cucumbers every single day for lunch. While I didn't always eat the sandwiches my mom made me (sorry, mom), …

Recipes

Cortisol out of control? An ancient herbal formula addresses this very modern problem

<i>Feeling run-down, but still can’t sleep well at night? Jill Blakeway, DACM, a doctor of Chinese medicine, says this is common among her stressed-out</i> …

5 Essential Oils for Much Faster Hair Growth—Seriously

Waiting for your hair to grow is like watching paint dry—except worse. Paint will dry in, well, approximately a few hours. Hair, depending on the …

Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

It all comes down to something much more important, apparently.<p>The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the …

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly with yours, or the two of you might drive each other crazy. Luckily, illustrator Grace Gogarty, aka Little Tunny, has created a hilariously helpful guide to distinguish …

Pets

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Meghan Markle uses face yoga to make her skin look more sculpted - the moves you need to lift your features

Imagine being able to sculpt your face, boost skin glow and smooth frown lines for free? Well, you can! It's all down to facial yoga, a method used …

Yoga

What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

<i>We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>In 2017, we were …

Design

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Top 10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Rid of Clutter Once and For All

Dealing with clutter is a constant battle for many of us. Clutter can creep up on us, it drains us mentally even if we’re not directly thinking about …

Asparagus with Breton vinaigrette

A delicious way to serve steamed asparagus, with an oil-based dressing of mustard, capers and fresh herbs<p>Brittany is good for vegetables as well as fish. Globe artichokes, onions, cabbages, cauliflowers and asparagus are all grown there. This dressing is lovely with artichoke hearts and fillets of …

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Humans Win in Google's 'Mobilegeddon'

Mobilegeddon is here!<p>At least that’s what the headlines are saying. Google, for its part, prefers something less Michael-Bay-disaster-flick and is …

DIY Homemade Coffee Scrub

Description<p>Learn how to make homemade coffee scrub which takes five minutes, costs peanuts and is great for face and body exfoliation.<p>Ingredients<p>½ …

How to create a show-stopping summer flower container

Give your summer pots the perfect meld of showiness and shape using one classic planting forumla<p>There’s something calm and stylish about a group of pots that contain just one plant each, such as well-established clumps of <b>agapanthus</b>; pom-pom-headed blue hydrangeas; ever-flowering arctotis; …

Paleo Crock Pot Chicken Soup from Cook Eat Paleo - Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker

<i>This delicious Crock Pot Chicken Soup is Paleo and it’s a family-friendly soup that everyone will like!</i><p>(Photos from Cook Eat Paleo.)<p>For January I’m …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

DIY – BATIK DYE WALL HANGING

Nicole and I have partnered up again for the second installment of our DIY series! Coming at you once a month! Remember last month’s watercolor paper …

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

Yoga

This Pineapple Tequila Sorbet Is Perfect For Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>Summer is in full effect here in San Diego, and strangely, it’s been quite humid. This humidity doesn’t really …