It Seems Nobody Could Save the Famous Up House

If balloons could actually lift a house away from its problems, the home that inspired Up wouldn’t be in its current predicament. Made famous by its feisty owner and her refusal to sell to developers, the Edith Macefield house has become a symbol of steadfastness and determination for the community – unfortunately, in the wake…

The Internet’s Best Decorating Before and Afters

Since we all love a good before and after (who doesn’t?), here are five of what we would consider the Internet’s best decorating transformations. Each is unique in their own way, but the outcomes of these rooms are all impressive and perfect. Take a look and get inspired by the jaw-dropping (yet attainable) results below….

Can Yelp Track Foodborne Illness Outbreaks In Restaurants?

(jdong) People tend to under-report food poisoning: generally, we don’t visit the doctor for a small digestive disturbance or report our illness to the local health department unless it happens to be part of a widely-publicized outbreak. What if there were another way to learn about these outbreaks, though? What if health departments could use…

It’s Not Your Chair, It’s You

When my repetitive strain injury became too painful to ignore anymore, I was using a top-of-the-range ergonomic chair, specially designed for computer use. I still got injured. Why? Because no chair can prevent musculoskeletal disorders such as repetitive strain injury. Back then, I sat with my legs crossed – Buddha style – up on the…

A Worship Song Worthy of Eternity

And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation, and you have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they…

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities taking up space in our schedules (think: long hours at work, significant others, keeping in touch with family, maybe even a workout here and there), spending hours or…

41 Innovative Ways to Sneak Protein Powder Into Every Meal

Protein powder is a popular go-to after a workout: Put in a shaker cup, add water, shake, and you have a portable drink to revitalize your muscles and energy. Or add it to a blender with milk, fruit, greens, nut butter, or other fun add-ins, and it’s an anytime snack or meal replacement. (And a delicious one…

43 Ridiculously Delicious Single-Serving Desserts

You might also like: {{displayTitle}} Sometimes the craving for a single slice of chocolate cake will not go away. And when it’s just you, your PJs, and a full Netflix queue, baking an entire cake or batch of brownies seems like overkill. (And you know you’ll be tempted to eat a little more here and a swipe…

34 Surprisingly Delicious High-Protein Smoothie Recipes

34 Surprisingly Delicious High-Protein Smoothie Recipes 06/02/2014 – 3:48pm by Stephanie Castillo Not a bodybuilder? Enjoy a protein smoothie anyway! Studies show protein works as a building block for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart in any ol’ person (1)(2). Plus, a protein-packed breakfast can prevent overeating, and a dose of protein after resistance traininghelps build and repair…

Are You Leaching the Local Church?

When I was a teen, I bought into the very fashionable assumption that the local church would only cramp my style and put a barrier to “authentic spirituality.” I stopped attending for a while until I got wind of a hip, cool church across town that was full of attractive, young, relevant people. The music…