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10 Ways the World Still Tries to Rule Women’s Bodies

Be pure. Be sexy. Be a nurturer. Don’t breastfeed in public. Messages to women are more conflicted than ever. We live in an advanced era of cloud computing, virtual personal assistants and cars that can parallel park themselves. So why is it that women so often feel like we’re still […]

7 Board Games For The Video Game Fatigued

Hasbro? More like has been. BIS Publishers, the Dutch version of Rizzoli, is giving Monopoly game-maker Hasbro a run for its pastel-hued money. Purveyors of prestigious tomes on graphic design, fashion, architecture, product design and advertising, the indie company has also made many star turns in gaming – the old […]

20 Foods to Help You Sleep Better

Full of sleep-inducing substances like tryptophan, these foods can help you sleep better and longer. Few things are more frustrating than desperately wanting to sleep, but tossing and turning instead. When you know you’ve got to get up early and then somehow make it through a grueling day, you might […]

40 Photos From Flea Markets Around the World

Shop ’til you drop. When I travel, the first thing I do in a new town is check out the local flea market. Nowhere am I better able to get a sense of a place’s culture than by hobnobbing with locals while perusing dusty antiques, trying on secondhand clothing, or sampling […]

10 Best American Cities for Optimists

Optimistic cities are filled with better neighbors, community members and friends. We’re packing our bags. What is an optimist? A half-full type, a go-getter, a positive thinker. They usually live longer, especially women, and generally have a smash-up, good time of it. Optimists are magnetic and successful types who emanate […]

How to Say ‘What Is Your Name?’ in 20 Different Languages

20 ways to meet new people around the world, with links to pronunciation. Wat is jou naam? – Afrikaans Як вас завуць? (Jak vas zavuts’?) – Belarusian Håyi nå’ån-mu? (Hah-jee na-an moo?) – Chamorro 您貴姓大名? (Nín guìxìng dàmíng?) – Chinese (Mandarin) Jak se jmenujete? – Czech Mikä teidän nimenne on? – Finnish Wie heißen sie? – […]

40 Best Quotes About Friendship

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the people that make us stronger. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. -Buddha Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if […]

Sex by Numbers: What Would Grandma Say?

Column You better be having sex with the right people. Gentle Readers, there are a lot of sex-related facts and factettes out there in this sexy, sex-having world of ours. But let’s get real: most of you are too busy Doing It (sex-wise) to analyze and collate them all into […]

12 Organic and Artisan Gifts for Food Lovers

Organic and artisan goods perfect for gifting. Trying to track down the best goods for food lovers? Look no further. We rounded up some of our favorite bites from Foodspotting, perfect for the foodie in your life.

30 Gorgeous Photos of Spring

Blue skies, smiling at me.  Fresh air? Check. Blue skies? Check. Birds chirping? Check. That funny tickling sensation in your nose heralding a season’s worth of allergies? Check, check, check. Spring is upon us in just six days! Here at EcoSalon, we’re celebrating spring’s awakening with a photo collection of […]

Book ‘Em: 10 Best Reads from 2011

10 book titles that renewed our love for reading. It would be nice to say that the books you’ll find here are a little off the “Best of 2011″ beaten track on purpose – that, after pouring over the year’s more mainstream winners, these less-nodded-at tomes are overlooked gems that […]

2011 In Review: The New Antiquarian

The new antiquarian tends to live in a world of mystical, sometimes macabre, always evocative objects from times long past. This year saw the continued proliferation of the new antiquarian, a special breed of inquisitive human characterized by intense nostalgia, an appreciation for simple pleasures, and a preference for taxidermied […]

30 Gorgeous Photos of Farming and Agriculture

From farm, to table. The farm-to-table movement has been around for ages, even before locavore was named Word of the Year. But in recent years, it’s gained serious momentum, especially in urban areas. Yuppies are going vegetarian and joining CSAs, and it seems like everywhere you look there’s a new artisanal […]

The 10 Stories That Defined Food in 2011

A look back at the stories that inspired what we ate and how we ate it.  When it comes to comnsuming, it’s not just about what’s on the table, it’s about how it got there and how it is being enjoyed. Over the last year we have come to make […]

30 Gorgeous Photos of Farming and Agriculture

From farm, to table. The farm-to-table movement has been around for ages, even before locavore was named Word of the Year. But in recent years, it’s gained serious momentum, especially in urban areas. Yuppies are going vegetarian and joining CSAs, and it seems like everywhere you look there’s a new artisanal […]

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Most Ridiculous Quotes About Women (2012 Edition)

With beliefs like these floating around, we have to remind ourselves that it’s 2012. Welcome back everyone! Bad news, they did not cancel sexism this year so we’ve got a full list of horrific quotes about women made in 2012 to look forward to. All of last year’s rules apply, […]

20 (More) Great Quotes on Style

On simplicity, little black dresses, perceived beauty and how to have it all: 20 quotes about style. Perhaps it’s time for another little style pick-me-up so here are 20 more of the best style and fashion quotes of all time. We can all probably agree with fashion greats like Karl Lagerfeld, […]

Foodie Underground: 100 Things to Do With Your Summer Vacation

ColumnIt’s the season for eating outside with mason jars. Even if you’re not on an academic schedule, the longer days of the season mean that you have way more time on your hands than usual. Which indicates that it’s high time to stop drooling over blogs about backyard homesteading and […]

20 Best Quotes on Style

More dash than trash: 20 quotes about style. Sometimes we all need a little style pick-me-up so here are 20 of the best fashion quotes of all time that remind us we don’t have to buy more than we need. As the designers and style icons quoted already know, in fashion […]

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