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Things Take Longer Than We Think

Laura Lowery | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

May your July be slow, restful, healing, and touched with the magic of lowered expectations. Embrace the new normal, and find beauty in the small tufts of lavender that are tough enough, brave enough, to grow each year there under the cedar trees.

July's Best Bets

Kirkus | Posted 07.30.2016 | Books

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These Illustrations Will Motivate You To Live Life To The Fullest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're going to let you in on a little secret: You can do anything you put your mind to. Sometimes we just need a push to remind us to seize everyth...

The Summertime Activities That Are Sure To Lighten Your Mood (According To Science)

Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're officially in the thick of summer -- and that means there are plenty of opportunities to boost your mood through seasonal activities. Happify...

10 Things You Need to Know About Saving Money in July

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business

July: Climatologists agree that July 24 is the hottest day of the year in the U.S., but the tenth of every month during the summer feels the hottest to me ... that's the day our electric bill arrives in the mail.

Essential Cocktails for July Entertaining | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste

Have you hitched your hammock to the nearest tree? Good. Now you'll need a beverage to keep cool while you're waiting for the fireworks.

In the Time That a Blueberry Ripens

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

Over the July weeks, blueberries ripen, dark purple-blue, gaining volume and sweetness. If you sneak one early, it is too tart; if you wait until the right afternoon, warm sweetness explodes, the taste of summer. What else happens in those days it takes for blueberries to ripen?

Do You Really Know Your IPAs? You May Not Know About These Ones | Posted 09.23.2014 | Taste

Dozens of beers are released every month, and my goal is to pick out a small sample of exceptional beers to share with you.

A Legacy of Beauty

Rachael Freed | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Beauty nourishes life. Let's let our beautiful words awaken our loved ones to the beauty in their lives. Let's be aware that as we express the myriad ways beauty enriches our lives, we participate with the sun in beautifying these long last days of summer.

Summer Blood Donations Encouraged to Keep Pace With Blood Needs

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.24.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, right now blood products are being distributed to area hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in.

Giving Blood, Giving Life

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.09.2013 | DC
Brian Boyle

I am 27 years old, and I am the National Volunteer Spokesperson for the American Red Cross. But nine years ago on July 6, 2004, I was a blood recipient after being involved in a near fatal car accident that caused catastrophic injuries.

A Very Indie Fourth Of July Playlist

Posted 07.04.2013 | Arts

Today is the Fourth of July, America's great big birthday, and what better to do on such a festive occasion than to barbecue some meat (or delicious v...

How I Survive House Guest Season

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.

House Guest Season

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 09.29.2012 | Style
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.

Jodi Melnick & David Neumann Premiere Their Profound "July" at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Debra Levine | Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Whether by intention or accident, "July" augurs a return to, or perhaps a renewed version, of chivalry and respect between a man and a woman in the art form.

Hot Nights: July Shatters Temperature Records

David Kroodsma | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

2011-08-03-Screenshot20110803at4.34.07PM.jpg What made this month unusual wasn't only the hot days, but rather the hot nights.

Christopher Mathias

After Standoff, Cops Arrest Crazed 'Hoarder' In Flatiron District | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A dispute led an elderly man to allegedly brandish a gun at a window-washer working outside his Flatiron District apartment this afternoon, a police s...

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

Obama Poll Watch -- July, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

July had some political successes for Obama, but the public once again didn't give him any credit for passing Wall Street reform, or any of the other achievements Obama chalked up.

Did July Seem Hot? It's the Cool of the Future

Benjamin Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Benjamin Strauss

Yes, you read the title correctly. July of 2010 will be remembered as a cool one, even in the northeast corridor.

July: The Best Month for Sports

Hayes Permar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Hayes Permar

Only one month contains both the WNBA All-Star game and the Super Bowl of Competitive Eating: the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. And that month my friends is July. And this year's offerings did not disappoint.

NASA: Second Warmest July On Record Globally | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS) has determined that July of 2009 was the second warmest July globally, since records were kept going ...

Declare Your Food Independence

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

It's time that we return to our roots. Literally. We need to support a food system that offers us healthy, safe, sustainable, fresh foods. And what better time to begin than on Independence Day?