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6 Simple Exercises Proven to Reduce Snoring

Pity the bedmate who sleeps with a chronic snorer. Pity the chronic snorer who suffers exhausted resentment from their underslept bedmate. Snoring is no picnic, yet surprisingly, there is no standard …

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15 Insects You Can Eat

Not being much of an eater of things with legs in the first place, partaking of those from the creepy-crawly family of edibles doesnít hold much appeal to me personally. But I might be in the minority…

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What Nanoparticles Might be Doing to You

Researchers have come to some disconcerting conclusions while investigating the health effects of nanoparticles at levels that could be present in foods, consumer goods, and treated drinking water. …

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5 Food Rules for Eating Well

Adopting and maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging, which is why it helps to have a set of basic food rules to use as a reference point. There is a lot of conflicting advice floating around a…

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The 20 Happiest Countries in the World

Itís possible that future cultural critics will look back on this era and call it the List Age. We manage to organize full articles into numbered bullet points; there are lists and more lists and ma…

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8 Grandma-Approved Beauty Habits to Adopt Now

Behold the spunk, simplicity, and sustainability of granny wisdom.. In the book "Food Rules," Michael Pollan writes, ďDonít eat anything your great-grandmother wouldnít recognize as food,Ē an…

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3 Ways to Clean With Vinegar, Spit and Booze

Many of us know by now the merits of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning with kitchen ingredients. For the more adventurous, there's toothpaste, citrus and an odd assortment of pantry it…

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6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home

From mushy fruit and weird produce parts to leftover coffee and stale bread, these handy ways to use overlooked comestibles can help alleviate your personal contribution to landfill mayhem. Those o…

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5 Nuts Not Grown in California

National almond, walnut and pistachio crops are very thirsty, and predominantly grown in drought-stricken California; if youíre looking for alternatives, consider these. The great nut hubbub of 201…

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How to Keep Ants Out of Your House Naturally

This simple nontoxic trick is a little miracle ... and no ants were harmed in the writing of this story. I am a total wuss when it comes to killing things Ė I donít eat animals, I canít squish bugs…

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Happy dog equals happy owner.

Thanks for this awareness campaign. It's good to know that alternatives are becoming more available…

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