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12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

37 Surprisingly Chic Gifts Under $25

Don't show a soul your receipts because these finds look très expensive.<p>It doesn't take bells and whistles to show your loved ones how well you know them. These thoughtful gift ideas are guaranteed to be some of the best birthday, anniversary, or just because gifts they've ever gotten.

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

10 Things You Think Make You Look Cool But Really Don't

Nobody said this fashion life would be easy. No matter how up on the latest trends you are, no matter how many menswear blogs you bookmark, no matter …

8 Flower Arrangement Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you get them from a florist or the grocery store, give your blooms the attention they deserve.<p>Fresh flowers are a speedy way to brighten any space in your home. But take the time to avoid the mistakes that diminish your bouquet's staying power.<p><b>1. Going overboard choosing blooms</b>We're all for …

Genetics show Viking women colonized new lands, too

Vikings may have been family men who traveled with their wives to new lands, according to a new study of ancient Viking DNA.<p>Maternal DNA from ancient …

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

30 great Christmas quotes

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Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

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George Lucas doesn't care about the new Star Wars trailer

The creator of the <i>Star Wars</i> movies hasn't seen the trailer for the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. In an interview with <i>Page Six</i>, George Lucas was asked what he thought of the promising 88-second teaser for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. "I don't know anything about it," he replied. " I haven't seen it yet."<p>Lucas …

Top Ten Cutest Photos Of 2014!

Spread the Cute:<p>It’s already time for the OFFICIAL Cute Overload Top Ten Cutest Photos of 2014. As in year’s past, we stuffed all of the year’s data …

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7 Things You Should Never Store in Your Basement or Attic

Don't make these spaces your catch-all dumping ground. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>During a big move or organizing project, it's tempting to stash boxes in out-of-the-way spots. But if you want your stuff to survive, you need to be careful about what you place in these …

“If Dad made more money, you wouldn’t work, right?”: How my daughter learned gender dynamics I didn’t mean to teach her

I thought I was raising my daughter to question norms — till she asked a question that surprised me<p>We were just about out the door when she asked me. My younger daughter and I were, as usual, running late and rushing to get to school on time. I'd already been up a long time, as usual, hunched over …

10 Genius Ways to Decorate With Wrapping Paper

Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects.<p>Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Jared Letos' Complete Hair Evolution

And we're not mad.<p>Even though it's been nearly 20 years since Jared Leto first graced our TV screens as the shaggy-haired Jordan Catalano, we're still endlessly fascinated by those dynamic locks. Here, we chronicle his most memorable looks, from some questionable rock star moments to his effortless …

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of December 01, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

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French women let rip at 'sadistic' gynaecologists in Twitter campaign

More than 7,000 Frenchwomen vent their anger and frustration at gynaecologists using the #PayeTonUterus or Pay Your Womb<p>A group of French women have launched a bitter Twitter campaign against their gynaecologists, blasting them as brutal, intolerant and abusive.<p>By Thursday, the hashtag …

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Everett Collection

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving

Ignore your family with these helpful games<p>Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across the country or hiding to avoid your uncle droning on about …

52 Cute Photos To Look At Instead Of Your Awkward Family On Thanksgiving

Everyone needs a strong dose of cute to get through the holiday season.

A little bit of gratitude can do wonders for your health

Thanksgiving may be the only major American holiday focused on giving thanks for all of life's blessings, but gratitude isn't just a good excuse for …

Stunning winter hikes

Winter hiking is not an incredibly popular activity. It is usually taken over by snowshoers and cross country skiers. But some people just want to get outside and experience all that the beautiful snow filled mountains have to offer, without the added gear.<p>While most mountains become fairly …

Get In Line: IKEA Is Reissuing Limited Editions Of Beloved Vintage Designs

IKEA's newest line brings back design favorites from the retailer's 70-year history<p><i>IKEA</i><p>Great news for vintage lovers: More than 70 years after its founding, IKEA is finally fulfilling all of your deepest desires. Earlier this year, they launched a limited edition collection called Ȧrgȧng, which …

Star Citizen plans sci-fi pets as it cruises towards $64 million

You've got your space ship, all decked out with the latest intergalactic navigation tools and alien-busting weaponry. You're all set to turbo-boost out into the firmament. But something's missing.<p>Of course, it's the one thing a star-hopping warrior-trader needs ... a pet.<p>Crowd-funding juggernaut</i> …

Meet Plague, A Social Networking App That Spreads Information Like A Virus

Plague is a new social networking app with a fun twist that could just work.<p>Plague is all about discovering "viral" content, but the way you discover the next viral video or hilarious photo is what's unique.<p>Instead of seeing posts from people you follow or whatever is trending, a post on Plague is …

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