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12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

These Swimsuits Are All Amazing, All for Size 14 and Above

Swimsuits styles are as varied and diverse as the women who wear them. There can be full, medium, or very minimal coverage; retro and modern …

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

17 Home Design Shops Every Guy Should Know

Outfitting your home or apartment with the furniture, artwork, and knickknacks from the same big box stores that everyone else shops at is a recipe …

Furniture

Your Kids Will Obsess Over This Sneakily Healthy Sweet Snack — and It's Only 2 Ingredients!

Although I'm a grown, childless adult, I've already figured out how I'm going to keep my hungry kids at bay after school and virtually any other time of day — with a sneakily healthy but completely delicious "dessert" dip. This two-ingredient dip was introduced to me just under a week ago, and if I …

Food

Japanimation: 20 Best Anime Movies

For a very long time, animated features were looked at as entertainment exclusively meant for children – with Disney likely largely responsible for …

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

A Dovetailing Trick for Beginners

I don’t think I’ve cut a single dovetail for eight months – my work has been mostly chairs and casework that relied on other joints. So I’m a bit out …

Woodworking

Pucci Dog Park Hoodie

Poly/cotton sleeved hoodie Drawstrings (built on the inside of the hood) Ribbed sleeve and bottom cuff Product runs small. Would recommend going up a …

Whirlwind video tour of five fabulous tiny houses

From treehouses to homes on wheels to tiny off-grid cottages, the folks at Living Big In A Tiny House count down their five favorite tiny home tours …

Home Tours

So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits?

If you’ve ever harbored the desire to do the splits, this desire probably left you around age 13, eclipsed by equally brutal preoccupations like romance or acne. But the breakout success in Japan of “Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits: A Four-Week Stretching Plan to Achieve Amazing Health,” …

A big tax break could be yours, just by renting out a room

If you've been following tax news at all, you've probably heard about the new 20 percent break for "pass-through" businesses.<p>Perhaps you've wondered: How can I get in?<p>Starting a business, however — yes, even if it's just a "side hustle" — can seem like a time-consuming and complicated endeavor.<p>But …

Personal Finance

Pop It Pal Pimple Popping Simulator

Transform Those Spotty Bananas into These 19 Desserts

When buying a bunch of bananas, I always start out with the best intentions. I’m going to eat them as a healthy on-the-go snack, or slice them over my morning cereal or yogurt. I’m going to tuck them into the side pocket of my backpack to save me from hanger. But inevitably, I don’t eat all of the …

YouTube has compiled all of the Super Bowl 52 commercials for your enjoyment [Video]

If you’re like me, you don’t watch the Super Bowl for the game. You watch it for the commercials. Well if you just want to binge watch the ads, you’re in luck because YouTube has compiled them all into one place for your enjoyment…<p>YouTube has updated the Adblitz website with all of the Super Bowl …

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

3D Tuna Dissection Puzzle

Roasted Chickpea Avocado Toast

<i>Roasted Chickpea Avocado Toast with a drizzle of lemon tahini dressing makes a great healthy breakfast, lunch, or snack!</i> If you are a regular reader …

Make This Lentil Potato Soup and Eat It All Week

At the start of the new year I take inventory of my pantry. I check to see what I'm running low on and what staples I need to stock up on or, …

13 Book Club Suggestions If You Want To Introduce Your Friends To Science Fiction

The future is now, so obviously you and all of your book-nerdy friends should be reading science fiction. If a book like <i>I, Robot</i> or <i>Dune</i> is a hard …

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

The Best Books You Didn’t Read in 2017

We don’t know exactly how many books were published last year, but you can bet it was more than any reasonable human can be expected to read. Since …

Brown Butter Mushrooms, Greens, and Soba Noodles Recipe on Food52

• 4 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 tablespoon fish sauce (I like the Red Boat brand)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce, or to taste (virtually any type of chile sauce will work here)<br>• 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced (cremini, shiitake, or a combination)<br>• Finely grated zest of one large lime (juice reserved)<br>• 2 to 3 cups …

Butternut Squash-Spinach Tart

Make the crust: Combine the olive oil and water in a measuring cup. Pulse the flour and 1 teaspoon salt in a food processor. With the machine …

Recipes

The Best Websites For Unique Gifts, Stocking Stuffers And More

Find the perfect present for every type of person.<p>Every holiday season we try and get a unique gift for our loved ones. Only to realize that finding super niche and specific gifts is a difficult task. So we panic and retreat back to our old ways, gifting a boring candle, body lotion, or scarf. …

10 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

You'll Never Guess How Many Ways You Can Adjust Reverie's Foam Mattress

The average person spends roughly a third of his or her life asleep. If you live to be 75 years old, that's 25 years on a mattress.<p>But that …

If You Love Ceramics, You Need to Know About Seconds Sales

Big discounts on the finest pottery? Count us in<p>Hand-thrown ceramics are every bit as artful as paintings and drawings, whether set out on your table or stacked up for display on open shelves. But the savviest collectors don't buy all of theirs at full price—they shop at seconds sales. In pottery …

Ceramics

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books