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9 Peppermint Dessert Recipes That Make the Holidays That Much Sweeter

Pumpkin is to fall what peppermint is to the holiday season. It’s added to everything from cookies to coffee to popcorn, making it impossible to avoid and resist. While peppermint ice cream may be belle of the ball, there are tons of other treats worthy of the minty infusion, so we rounded up the best of ‘em….

Will 2015 Be the Most Historic Year for Women in History?

At every point in history women have always struggled for recognition, rights and equality. This year is no different. The journey for women in the UK, and globally, is far from over. Our incomes and ownership of resources still lag behind men’s. Our representation when important decisions are being made – whether in parliaments, boardrooms,…

Raspberry Pi Keeps Wowing Us Even Two Years After Launch

As computers grew smaller and more powerful over the last couple of decades, they also became sleek and pre-packaged, eroding the tinkering ethos that fueled many early computing innovations. As computer science became a more sought-after field of study for young people, those same young people knew less and less about what happened in the…

41 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren’t Eggs

Sneaking in a nutritious breakfast can be hard for just about anyone. And for those sticking to a Paleo diet, the morning meal might seem even more daunting. Eggs are always an option, but going through multiple cartons per week gets old fast. Besides, no one should have to give up the goodness of waffles,…

Embracing Unexpected Moments of Happiness in Grief

Soon after my wife was killed in November 2012 I decided to start a blog. Through it I would create a record of raw and live grief as it happened, as well as documenting my attempts at somehow rebuilding my life after the shock of becoming a widower at just 33. The words I published…

The 22 Healthiest Pinterest Boards You Should Be Following

Once upon a time there were cookbooks. And then came the Internet, and with it recipe-laden sites like Epicurious and Allrecipes. Suddenly, the need to use books was pretty much gone.  Sites like Pinterest make it even easier. Browsing through a feed of carefully curated pins can evoke cravings you never knew you had (pepperoni…

67 Science-Backed Ways to Lose Weight

You might also like: The Perfect Healthy Grocery List When You’re Cooking for One Healthy habits can quickly go out the window when we’ve got a tight deadline, no time for the gym, and few options but takeout food. Losing weight is no easy task, and doing it the healthy way can be even harder….

51 Easy and Healthy Veggie Sides That Will Outshine Any Entrée

Dinner can sometimes seem like an impossible feat at the end of the day. It’s easy enough to whip up some chicken and mashed potatoes, but a veggie side can make or break that meal. And while simple steamed broccoli is fine, it’s also why the veggie is on many kids’ (and adults’) list of least-favorite…

“If Today Were the Last Day of My Life…”

So many of us spend our lives complaining about our jobs, they’re not fulfilling enough, don’t pay enough, clients or colleagues get on your tits, too much work, not enough work, too long hours and anything else we can add in to the list of annoyances. I’m in the camp where I go through fluctuations,…