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Fill Your Energy Tank… – Carol Look

Imagine how much abundance would flow into your life if you could <b>Fill Your Energy Tank…</b> You would immediately improve your positive vibration which …

Seek Inner Peace And Master The Lesson Of Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”<p>-Gautama Buddha<p>This saying by Gautama Buddha illustrates the true essence of peace. No matter which …

5 Dating Apps To Help You Find Love

As we spent more hours on handheld devices, these dating apps are hoping to help you find mobile love.

101 Party Dos & Don'ts

How to throw a bash that guests will never forget.<p>For <i>House Beautiful</i>'s ultimate entertaining guide, we asked our favorite designers, event planners, and bloggers for advice about how to host a successful soiree. The experts share their easy tips for setting a stunning dinner table, creating an …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

7 Ways to Boost Your Gratitude

Many of us are well versed at juggling dozens of different thoughts in our heads at once. It is tough to feel true gratitude when your attention is divided. Take the time to really focus on the person you are with or event that is happening in the moment.<p>"As we express our gratitude, we must never …

Gratitude

Watching Your Salt? Beware Of Sodium Bombs In Your Medicine Cabinet

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>If you’re watching the amount of salt in your diet, you may have to look beyond your kitchen cabinet and into your medicine cabinet, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ. Researchers from the University of Dundee and University College London in the UK found that some …

Brain Cells 'Geotag' Memories To Cache What Happened — And Where

Think back to an important event in your life: a graduation, a birth, a special Thanksgiving dinner. Chances are you're remembering not only what happened, but also where it happened. And now scientists think they know why.<p>As we form so-called episodic memories, the brain appears to be using …

How to Take Amazing Food Pics

Use these tips to make your #foodporn photos go viral<p>No one can deny Martha Stewart's talent with food—but with photographs, let's just say she should stick to tossing salads instead of taking photos of them. The Internet exploded with criticism about Martha Stewart's Twitter account after she …

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7 Health Problems Improved By Sleep

What if the cure for what ails you was as simple as going to sleep?<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how dangerous it is to skimp on that good quality shut-eye. Sometimes we ignore the flip side of that equation: Sleep can work wonders.<p>No, it won't cure cancer or save you from a heart attack …

The Best (and Worst!) Foods at the Food Court

If you thought navigating the stores on Black Friday was hard, try the restaurant menus

Nutrition

What’s the Best Way to Beat Muscle Cramps?

The worst, right? Here's how to handle it<p>It doesn't matter how much you exercise—even the most elite athletes can get that painful, muscle-tightening feeling (see: pretty much every other NFL game). Blame muscle fatigue. See, your muscles contract during your workouts, which requires a lot of …

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Popping A Baby Out Like A Cork, And Other Birth Innovations

An invention to help with obstructed labor has turned some heads — and not just because the idea came from a party trick on YouTube.<p>The Odon Device, created by Argentine car mechanic Jorge Odon, guides a folded plastic sleeve around the baby's head. A little bit of air is then pumped between the …

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make

Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos

Anti-aging

4 Delicious Ways to Eat More Fruit

Find out how to get your fill of fruit that's out of season<p>If the produce at the supermarket looks like it's seen better days this time of year, hit the other aisles. The <i>Journal of the Science of Food Agriculture</i> found that canned and fresh peaches had similar levels of antioxidants; folate; …

Nutrition

How Cold Is TOO Cold to Exercise Outside?

Go ahead—freeze your ass off<p>Winter is almost officially here: days are shorter, temperatures are plunging, and your early morning or evening run, ride, or other outdoors workout is potentially under threat by mother nature.<p>The good news is you don’t have to give up your outside sweat sessions just …

Weather

6 Signs It's More Than A Cold

When you're under the weather, it can be tempting to skip going to the doctor and instead huddle in bed with your favorite blanket. Though that approach might be fine for treating the common cold, it won't work so well for more severe ailments. It's common for people to put off going to the doctor …

Finding Happiness And Success By Giving Thanks

<i>By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News</i><p>Giving thanks and being grateful is trendy right now and this season is the time to give thanks. A tradition that began hundreds of years ago as a way of showing gratitude for the food harvested. It is easy to lose sight of the original meaning of this holiday when …

8 Immediate Stress Busters and Serenity Boosters

Let's face it, daily life can be beyond stressful. And between a demanding job and even more demanding home life, it becomes next to impossible to squeeze a bit of serenity into our everyday rounds. But what if being idle were just as productive -- and necessary -- as being super busy?<p>Let's face …

A guide to street photography: Antonio Olmos and the dark art of manual exposure

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

How To Sell Your Business And Make And Lose Millions

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) about how to make, lose, and make back millions. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.]</i><p>First I totally gave up. I thought …

This Beer Tastes Like Fermented Garlic and Dumplings

Beer has come a long way since the days of bearded warriors clinking together chalices of mead. Nearly every day someone, somewhere is trying some …

6 Ways to Find Real Happiness

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Daring Black Box Extension to a Heritage Worker’s Cottage in New Zealand

A heritage worker’s cottage in Auckland, New Zealand was recently expanded with a modern cube-shaped extension developed by the creative team at BOX …

Chicken Fritz

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Cara Eisenpress of Big Girls Small Kitchen shares a beloved chicken recipe, originally made for picky eaters in 1950s Queens.</i><p><i></i><p>My Grandma Esther grew up in Brooklyn, not …

Recipes

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Recipes

7 Things to Avoid Eating or Drinking While Traveling

Or you'll be sorry...<p><b>Eating the kinds of bizarre foods</b> TV omnivore Andrew Zimmern puts in his mouth each week was once the hapless lot — never the intent — of 19th century adventurers like Sir Richard Burton, who while trekking from Zanzibar into the Congo would have given anything for some good …

Apple Dinner Recipes Are The Best Thing To Happen To Us In Fall (PHOTOS)

We know, we know, you get that fall is apple season -- but hear us out.<p>We know, we know, you don't need any more reminders that fall is apple season -- we've already declared our love for apple desserts, apple pie creations, hot apple cider, and even apple cider cocktails. But when we realized we …

What Your Cocktail Says About You

Be afraid, mojito-drinker. Be very afraid.<p>Like it or not, the drink you order when you go to a bar tells a lot about you. So, after years of exhaustive research going to bars and staring at people and judging them, <b>we've compiled this shorthand list detailing traits most commonly associated with</b> …

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