Laura Griffin

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What Happens When You Stop Eating Rancid Oils and Sugar

It’s monumentally perturbing that most of our “food” is contaminated with oxidized oils and copious amounts of sugar. According to this infograph the …

These Rosé Gummy Bears Have a 12,000-Person Waitlist—Here’s How to Make Them at Home

Remember the great Hamptons rosé shortage of 2014? Luckily, that’s passed and there might even be an excess of rosé flowing around these days, but now everyone’s clamoring to get their hands on Sugarfina’s new Whispering Angel Rosé–infused gummy bears.<p>The luxury candy company put the latest batch …

How to make ice cream without an ice cream maker

Should your once-in-a-lifetime dream cruise aboard the Good Ship Lollipop come to a crashing halt on the rock candy cliffs of some lonely dessert island, wouldn't it be great to whip up a little stash of ice cream? Fear not, dauntless traveler, today we make ice cream without a net. And by "net," …

The most powerful 10 second toning tip you've never heard of!

Here’s a colour toning tip I picked up from Barrington Russell last year and I still use it to this day! What if I told you that within just 10 …

6 Korean Skin Care Products Every Woman Needs in Her Beauty Routine

Face mists, cushion compacts, sheet masks—you've likely been hearing about these Korean skin care products everywhere lately. And you can thank the geniuses there for our new-found skin care saviors.<p>But here's the thing; we know there's a lot to keep up with coming out of the Asian beauty market. …

Samsung's New Fitbit Competitor Does a Little of Everything

Samsung is taking another crack at breaking into the fitness tracker market. The company’s new Gear Fit2 is an Android phone-compatible wristband …

Fitness Technology

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Challenges Trump To Debate

"I'm willing to come here, to come here, to the States, if it's for a debate."<p>Former Mexican President and noted Trump dogger Vicente Fox challenged Donald Trump to a debate on Thursday.<p>"I'm willing to come here, to come here, to the States, if it's for a debate," Fox stated on WABC radio's <i>Election</i> …

Cappuccino vs. Latte

Comparing two favorites<p>No comparison of espresso drinks would be complete without the cappuccino and latte. Each is Italian in origin and made with …

This Is the Look of Someone Who Just Found Out Her Baby Girl Is Not What She Thought

Um, how often does this happen?<p>The 18-week ultrasound is a biggie for parents-to-be. While doctors use it to make sure the baby’s anatomy is OK, parents are pumped for a different reason: It’s when they can find out their little one’s gender.<p>But one woman recently got the shock of her life when she …

Pregnancy

Trisha Yearwood Recipe: Pineapple Sweet Iced Tea for Summer - Great Ideas : People.com

Iced Tea is arguably summer’s signature drink. (Don’t worry, lemonade, we still love you like Beyoncé!) <br>Whether you’re hosting a party or just mixing …

These new fitness fashion looks work at the gym -- and on Instagram

Remember the childlike excitement of looking forward to doing homework just because you got a brand new set of pens? Think of fresh active wear as a fitness motivator. Stylish new gear can be just the inspiration you need to crush your next workout. Looks for this season range from bold takes on …

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

The strange phenomenon of musical 'skin orgasms'

Some people feel music so strongly the sensations can be compared to sex. How does a good song move the body and mind in this way, asks David Robson.<p>Sometimes music strikes the body like a bolt of lightning. “I was in a friend’s dorm room in my third year as an undergraduate,” Psyche Loui …

Flute

Nike Is Putting Tech Fleece on Your Feet

Absolutely warm and cozy, perfect for the fall.<p>Since its inception in 2013, Tech Fleece has adorned everything from accessories to apparel, exuding a sense of coziness that has become synonymous with a comfortable life. Now, Nike is taking the material to your feet, adorning some of Nike’s hottest …

In the Kitchen: I think I'll just sit here and drink

Fellow swelterers,<p>Right now Los Angeles feels more like Houston than the dry, sunny summer weather we love so much. Although we can all acknowledge that, yes, “the farmers need the rain,” with temperatures at my house in the 80s and the humidity above 50%, about the only thing I can find the energy …

Dammit Windows, You're Making It Hard To Fight The Apple Fanboys

I am a professional photographer/videographer and I use Windows computers. I don't LOVE Windows, I just know that Mac OS drives me crazy. I hate all …

MacBook Pro

Articles about sustainable retirement home tune california landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …

These incredible award-winning pictures were taken by drones

Photographs, that is; and stunning ones at that.<p>Dronestagram— the first social network dedicated solely to drone snaps — announced winners of its second annual aerial photography contest earlier this month.<p>A panel of experts, including Ken Geiger, a National Geographic photographer and Pulitzer …

Photographer Imagines Life Filled with Anxiety and Mental Illness

What are you looking at? Everything is completely fine. Absolutely normal. Nothing to see here.<p>Diving into psychosis and perception, John William …

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer

<i>Don't let your berries boss you around.</i><p>Berries: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Like many coveted objects, berries are both precious and frustrating, expensive and fragile. What is more maddening than splurging on vivid, juicy berries at the market only to find that your fruity jewels …

Vinegar

The Best Kind of Peanut Butter & Jelly

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all PB&J lovers! This streusel-topped muffin is the stuff of your dreams.</i><p>Certain foods—like the …

Weekend Edition – A Pair of Vintage Subarus, once sitting in a showroom for years, now on eBay…

Continuing on with the Labor Day Edition of the Hooniverse Weekend. What is it with small town dealerships in which they display, hoard, or simply …