Wendy Ferguson

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This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

7 Ways to Get Yourself Unstuck

<b>By Patricia Harteneck, Ph.D.</b><p>It's easy to get in a rut. Maybe you have goals but for some reason you are not reaching for them. Maybe self-judgment is …

Google Docs: You're probably only using 10% of what this free word processor can do

There’s probably a lot you already know about Google Docs, the simple-to-use and free word processor that debuted 12 years ago this month.<p>Files are stored in the cloud, so you can access your work from anywhere in the world, on virtually any Internet-connected device, and your docs are protected …

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Foam Rolling 101: Here's What You Need To Know

In the past couple of years, the use of foam rollers has skyrocketed in the wellness world for its tension-relieving and stress-reducing abilities …

This Handy Infographic Shows What The Colour of Your Pee Says About Your Health

Yellow, green or... pink?<p>If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's …

Stop Giving People More Stuff This Holiday—Do This Instead

The holiday season is filled with gifts—and empty of what people really want.<p>We’re seeing a loneliness crisis in our society with 42.6 million adults …

Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

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Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human | Inc.com

Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an actual woman.<p>Things are about to get a lot more interesting. Google …

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Sewing Machine Presser Feet - What Are They and How to Use Them

A presser foot is a very changeable part of your sewing machine which allows you to tackle different tasks with ease. Learn about different presser …

Only 10 TV shows received a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes this year — here they are

Rotten Tomatoes released its annual list of the best-reviewed, aka certified fresh, television shows of 2017.<p>With hundreds of TV shows airing this year, it's much more likely viewers will find that shows have been overhyped or just straight up disappointing. So this list of shows that earned 100% …

Vintage Revivals

Happy Monday my friends! You may or may not know that about a year and 1/2 ago I posted a really through tutorial for painting concrete/cement. …

Pattie Lovett-Reid: The $10,000 reason to explore the Disability Tax Credit

Pattie Lovett-Reid<p>Chief Financial Commentator, CTV<p>Follow|Archive<p>In a perfect world, you would never have to apply for a disability tax credit.<p>This …

An Online Trove of Historic Sewing Patterns & Costumes

As Halloween draws nigh, our thoughts turn to costumes.<p>Not those rubbery, poorly constructed, sexy and/or gory off-the-rack readymades, but the sort …

21 Shows Fans Mourning "Game Of Thrones" Will Probably Really Enjoy

It's going to be a loooong wait for season 8.

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

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This iOS Camera App Brings Out the Pro in Amateurs

iPhone: Apple’s default camera app is a multifaceted photo capture tool, and simple enough to use. From panoramas to videos to HDR pictures, you can …

Develop Your NPR Voice With This Video

NPR’s reporters don’t all have perfect, radio-smooth voices, but they all sound natural and confident on air. In this video, vocal coach Jessica …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Foam Rollers

After a tough workout, there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to follow: soreness. But if you don’t want to walk around like a stick figure, it’s …

700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in May: Enroll Free Today

FYI: This month, 700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight …

Dermatologists’ Favorite Drugstore Products for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, the skin-care aisle at the drugstore can feel like a danger zone. Will this cream cause my face to break out in a rash? …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

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From a chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan) to 9 fatal mistakes that make your home look ugly

And here we are again, another week has passed and we are giving you a chance to read our most popular articles. This is your chance to re-read your …

WATCH: The secret to happiness, according to Deepak Chopra

The key to wellness is all about these daily habits, says the author and integrative medicine expert<p>Alexandra Clinton<p>April 2, 2017 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Is there a magic prescription for happiness? For author, doctor and pioneer of transformation Deepak Chopra, the answer rests within yourself.<p>Speaking with …

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

There’s no surefire way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, which affects 8.8 percent of people over age 65. Still, we’re beginning to understand more …

This Workout Will Delay Aging (Science Says So)

According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, high-intensity interval training, or HIIT workouts, was the most effective in keeping adults …

8 of the Best Places to Buy Used Goods Online

You can save a lot of money if you buy electronics, home furnishings, clothing in previously-owned condition. Here are 8 sites that have great used …

20 Female Instagram Artists You Should Follow Immediately

Instagram is usually categorized as a social media network. This isn't really incorrect — we do go there to post photos of nights out, see what …

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