Lifestyle

Yes, You Can Eat (Healthy) Cookies for Breakfast

Every week, the Greatist Team scours the Web for tasty, trendy, and (mostly) healthy recipes to help open both minds and palates to the wonders of food. Tune in next Wednesday to see what else we have in store! Waking up to a blaring alarm clock is a terrible way to start the day. And…

Work with Your Hands, Not with Your Worship

The sinful human heart has a strange and offensive fascination with the work of our own hands. Regardless of who we are — however talented, well-known, or successful — there’s something uniquely captivating about what we create, what we build, and what we accomplish. Most Christians know we’re not saved by our works, but we…

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo 05/01/2014 – 11:40am by Kate Morin One tequila, two tequila, three tequila… floor. None of these recipes are skimping on the alcohol (well, except for the alcohol-free section at the bottom of the page) or the flavor. What they doskimp on is calories. The typical margarita…

I Terminated My Much-Wanted Pregnancy

Melody Newcomb for BuzzFeed News It’s considered a rite of passage for anyone who rides a bike in the Bay Area: At some point, your wheels will be stolen. Mine were nabbed near downtown, right outside a Walgreens, while I was picking up Easter candy — plus a pregnancy test, which was mostly an afterthought,…

Prank Callers Trolling Comcast Twitter Feed For Victims

(Mike Mozart) Comcast’s public image has sunk so low that customers now assume that a customer service rep who threatens you with violence or calls you a “b*tch” is actually someone working for the nation’s largest cable provider and not a prank caller. Over on his site, Christopher Elliott has two interesting tales of Comcast…

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful of great ingredients and a little bit of imagination, making a no-cook feast is a complete cinch—and we’re not talking limp green salads and boring sandwiches. Whether…

31 Super Refreshing Drinks to Help You Stay Cool All Summer

When it’s 90-something degrees outside and the humidity is so high it’s making even our arm hair frizz, we know water should be our go-to. Key word being “should.” Although we try our best to drink several glasses a day to stay hydrated, plain agua gets plain old boring. Mix it up with these libations…

Flickr Robots Auto-Tag Every Photo, Auto-Annoy Users

(Beth Kanter) Flickr’s survival is a minor miracle of the Internet age: it’s one of the few sites that Yahoo acquired in the last decade that it didn’t kill off or change beyond all recognition. That’s because of its core base of very loyal and very talented users. Unfortunately, that kind of base means a…

9 Delish Gluten-Free Pizzas That Aren’t a Crumbly Mess

Oh, pizza. Your crispy-yet-soft crust exterior, melted cheese foundation, and ability to taste amazing topped with everything from barbeque chicken to arugula and Brussels sprouts is enough to win over the hearts (and taste buds) of almost anyone. But what’s a gluten-free eater to do? Classically made with a flour crust, pizza isn’t so friendly…

The 42 Best Healthy Berry Recipes

In the middle of summer, markets are positively bursting with fresh vegetables, greens, and (best of all) berries. Berries are pretty much nature’s candy. Plus, they’re loaded with cancer-fighting antioxidants and vitamins A and C, which boost the immune system and promote eye health among many other benefits. Eating a handful straight from the carton…