7 Stunning Bikinis and Swimsuits for Your Winter Getaway

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Already planning your winter getaway to melt away the chill of winter weather? We’ve got you dialed with our top 7 eco-friendly bikinis and swimsuits from our favorite brands. Choose from simple styles, lively prints, sexy cuts or more sophisticated one-pieces and feel confident by the poolside or on the beach on your next vacation.

Berkeley Approves Global Warming Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

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The biggest complaint among those concerned about global warming is that they want to be part of something larger–a collective action that makes a difference.

And while individual actions certainly have an impact, it’s more difficult to get people to alter their ways independently. That’s the thinking behind the newly approved global warming warning labels to be placed at gas pumps in Berkeley, Calif.

Late Tuesday, by a 7-2 vote, Berkeley’s city council approved a recommendation requiring that the city manager draft an ordinance requiring climate change labels at gas pumps. Berkeley …

Link Love: A ‘Normal’ Barbie + Unraveling Sweaters + Conscious Men’s Fashion


This week’s Link Love, we get a glimpse of what kids think of a ‘real’ Barbie doll, the Unravel project that takes apart sweaters, literally, a zero-waste restaurant, gorgeous men’s fashion and more!

You need to see these second graders handle the “normal” Barbie doll. [via Cosmopolitan]

Dutch artists unravel sweaters. It’s kinda freaky.  [via Ecouterre]

Chicago is home to an inspiring zero-waste restaurant. [via Eat Drink Better]

This new film exposes the cruel deportation of Mexican-Americans and what happens when they’re on the other side of the fence with nowhere …

It’s Dark Outside, Invest in LED Home Lighting

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It’s that time of year again. If you don’t wake up bright and early, it’s dark before you know it. In my neck of the woods, sunset is around 5:15 pm. Not only is it a bummer for those trying to squeeze in an outside workout, it means that you’ll be lighting your home to compensate for the lack of sunshine outside. It’s the perfect time of year to introduce LED home lighting (light emitting diodes).

Noah Horowitz, Director at NRDC, wrote over at Huffington Post, that LED lighting …

14 Easy Room Decor Ideas to Revamp Your Space in Minutes

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Effortless room decor ideas to spruce up your home for the holidays.

When you have company coming during the holidays, feelings of excitement and panic simultaneously strike – especially if it’s been a while since you’ve spruced up your humble abode. I mean, if you’ve got family and friends coming who you haven’t seen in a few years and your home looks exactly the same, it’s time to kick things up a notch. Or seven.

The good news is, you can do a lot with a little. There are plenty of room …

7 Tips for Surviving Run-ins With a Pathological Liar

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The compulsive or pathological liar can ruin friendships, relationships, work environments and strain families. 

We all know that person who tells unbelievable stories. Or the one who is conveniently always full of excuses.

Pathological lying has been defined by the Psychiatric Times as “a long history (maybe lifelong) of frequent and repeated lying for which no apparent psychological motive or external benefit can be discerned.”

While there are more questions than there are answers about this condition, it seems to stem from a fragile …

15 Celebrity Makeup, Skin and Hair Tips that Really Work


Beauty means many different things to many different people – it is truly in the eye of the beholder. However, it seems we all listen a bit more closely to what celebrities have to say about the matter, down to the most detailed of makeup, skincare and hair tips.

And, there’s no denying, it’s all for good reason. Celebrities depend on their looks for fame, money and notoriety, and with that comes a huge knowledge base concerning the best hair, makeup and skin tips, products and therapies. Here are 15 …

A Vegan and Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe to Make You Thankful

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Next week, you’ll likely be walking away from the Thanksgiving dinner table hunched over, filled to the brim with delicious seasonal dishes like turkey, bread stuffing, creamy green beans and sweet potato casserole. However, despite the holiday’s reputation as a jaunt to calorie town, there are ways to tweak traditional Thanksgiving dishes so that they continue to comfort not only your seasonal hunger pangs but also your conscience.

Take the sweet potato casserole – this dish is a fixture at the winter holiday table. Despite its sweet potato base, …