There is an optimal amount of strain that a beating heart can generate and still beat at its usual rate, once per second. Researchers have now shown that this "sweet spot" depends on the stiffness of the collagen framework that the heart's cells live within.
Ah, the sweet smell of freedom. (via The Bark Post) Have you cried your daily tears of joy yet today? Well, get a hanky, because these photos of rescue dogs heading home for the first time will make you weep. All of the photos are from volunteers with Chicago Animal Care and Control. Show More Summary
Usually when winter crawls into the hearts and apartments of city dwellers, there’s at least the sweet relief from knowing that cockroaches simply hate the cold. But there’s a new kind of critter, recently arrived on our shores, that doesn’t scurry away from the cold: A hardy species of cockroach that was first discovered in New York City’s High Line … [More]
Pie. It's a quintessentially Thanksgiving dessert. And yet, there are questions and controversies. Is the orange pureed pie of choice pumpkin or sweet potato? Is orange pureed pie better than pecan, or does pecan hold your heart? Does...Show More Summary
Happy Thanksgiving! In the heart of the giving season, show your special someone how grateful you are through a sweet note or sentimental gift. With Thanksgiving meals hours away and the daily gratitude challenge filling our Facebook feeds, here are 10 acts of gratitude that don't take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. Show More Summary
Sugar kills. The delicious white crack has been linked to obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's. So what's a person with a sweet tooth to do? Artificial sweeteners are a tempting choice, since they don't have calories or rot your teeth, and they're recommended for people with diabetes. Show More Summary
The Internet is filled to the brim with cute puppy photos sweet enough to make your heart explode. But that doesn't mean every snapshot of a dog deserves an "aww." Dogs can be unaware of what's going on around them, resulting in a ruined holiday family Kodak moment. Show More Summary
Y'all know we're never ones to miss our morning dose of TODAY. But this sweet Monday morn', we'll be watching with wide eyes and giddy hearts as our own Abby Larson takes center stage. That's right. SMP's one and only is back on the TODAY Show with an extra cool Living segment in the 9 o'clock…
BE STILL OUR HEARTS. Tom Hiddleston has just showed off how AH-MAZING of a human he is while on a German show called Stars In Cars. While driving in the car, the song Stand By Me by The Drifters comes on and, as he should, the Thor star starts singing along. It is adorable and we cannot stop [...]
Brita Photography always sends us weddings that are not only as pretty as they come, but also as sweet as they come - and this little colorful beauty is the perfect example. Filled with equal parts heart and adorable details, there isn't an image in this gallery that won't make you smile from ear to ear.…
Don't get me wrong, I am thoroughly enjoying this fabulous fall we've been experiencing. Cool autumn days, changing leaves, cozy sweaters... I heart every last second. But this sweeter than sweet engagement session captured by Fawn Christiansen of Sequins and Candy Photography? Well, it has me missing those summer months in big, big way. Because this,…
Check out this super cute heart patterned cake roll from Dulce Delight, who says the heart polka dot pattern is very simple to make. The hearts are colored with a raspberry syrup, which is a super amazing choice to go with the cocoa cake roll.
Post by Ericka Sóuter. There are certain rites of passage every young child will face. Losing teeth. Riding a bike. Getting your heart broken. I know what you are thinking -- your grade schooler is far to young to deal with that last one. Show More Summary
Over the years, stars like Emma Stone, Miley Cyrus, and Justin Bieber have granted sweet wishes by meeting their biggest fans through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Next week, a little boy who is battling Lukemia will feel like a celebrity in his own right when San Francisco transforms into Gotham City so that he can be Batman for a day. Show More Summary
You know my fondness for backyard affairs already. So it will come as no surprise these sweet photos from Sandra Grunzinger Photography won my heart in an instant. When I saw that this wedding sent an adorable duo to the chapel of love right in Kelsey’s childhood backyard, I was hooked. Show More Summary
This week, Thug Notes looks deep into the Heart Of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad... and as it turns out, it's pretty bleak indeed. If you never read this one, maybe it's a good thing. Sparky Sweets, PhD has a way of making even the most tortured stories go down easier.
This sweet little family of three has officially stolen my heart. Like forever and ever, throw away the key, and it's got everything to do with these incredible snaps from miss Emily Blake. She let story unfold behind the lens, and today we're reaping the rewards. I'm talking all-white blooms by Art With Nature Design, a chocolately…
Richard Curtis, aka the writer/director who brought us Love Actually, is back with About Time, a sweet, whimsical film that follows Tim (Domhnall Gleeson), who realizes he can travel time and sets out to win the heart of Mary (Rachel McAdams). So will this film warm your heart? Watch our video movie review to find out.
If you created a drinking game where you did a shot every time Tom Hiddleston did something sweet and adorable, you'd be in a lot of trouble. After reading about his surprise appearance at a kids' screening of the movie last night in...Show More Summary
Jason Schwartzman joined Jimmy Fallon for a sweet '70s-style duet this week, welcoming Fall and solidifying a place in our hearts. Their (fake) band Tux sang an ode to "Mr. Scarecrow" and uncovered a surprising truth about the origin...Show More Summary