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How To Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Until nontoxic, biodegradable, single-use, disposable socks become a reality, everyone has to do the laundry. And for many this is a pain. Besides the obvious time sink, laundry can be fairly resource intensive.<p>However, with this simple DIY project, you can dramatically cut down the cost of …

Are garlic scapes the new ramps? They’re flying off shelves

Greenmarket devotees who have been lining up to buy ramps—those garlicky wild onions that have been going for upwards of $17 a pound the past few years—have found another trendy member of the allium family to obsess over: garlic scapes.<p>For years, gardeners and even farmers have been lopping off …

Quitting caffeine is now a mental health disorder

There's a slight tremor in your hands followed by cold sweats. You snap when a coworker asks you a question, and your piercing headache makes you unable to send the simplest email. It’s only noon but you've given up on accomplishing anything at work.<p>If you think this sounds like the description of …

10 Ways to Give Back Without Leaving Your Couch

It's nice to be able to donate huge amounts of time or money, but for the rest of us there are plenty of opportunities to do good from our favorite …

Can't Keep up? 15 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It can become pretty stressful, right?<p>Every morning we have to struggle to get ourselves ready, get everything done and be out the door on time. And …

Menopause cause? It may well be men, scientists say

For decades, anthropologists and biologists have been puzzling over one of nature’s great mysteries: Why do women go into menopause?<p>At first blush, menopause doesn’t make much evolutionary sense. According to one widely accepted theory, the point of evolution is successful reproduction. After that, …

'Happy Birthday' song belongs to us all, lawsuit says

NEW YORK -- "Happy Birthday to You," the ditty sung around the world in tribute to everyone from toddlers to centenarians, belongs to the public, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday.<p>The proposed class action asks a federal court to declare the song to be in the public domain and that …

Get Healthy in 5 Minutes or Less!

Good news: With these easy tricks, great health can still be yours<p>Got five minutes? If you want to get healthier, that’s all the time you need. Some of the nation’s top docs—including ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Lisa Masterson, board-certified plastic and …

Wellness

Three lipsticks that really last

<b>M:</b> E, you know I favour bright lipsticks. Even more so now that I go swing dancing 15 times a week. The bright lip. It is essential.<p><b>E:</b> As essential …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

May 2013