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NFL Week 14 Picks: Playoff Contenders Set to Pick Up Vital Wins This Weekend

The NFL season is beginning to get very interesting.<p>With so many teams bunched up in the middle of the standings, there are so many compelling playoff battles, most of which center on the wild-card spots. In the NFC, three teams are within two games of the San Francisco 49ers, who have the last …

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Calm Wallpapers That Create a Soothing Atmosphere

Don’t you love how wallpaper has gone from outdated to ultra desirable?! An array of fabulous wallpaper patterns awaits design enthusiasts, thanks to …

Art-Filled Bachelor Pad With Cool Design

<b>Modern bachelor pads</b> are redefining the way guys look at interior design and style. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this classy and elegant space …

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<i>Simplicity. Comfort. Nature. Ease. Relaxed Luxury.</i> These words define Lauren Liess’ Virginia based design firm. I typically gravitate towards more …

Small Tricks, Big Difference --> Homehttp://apttherapy.com/18nZyh3 To accommodate our large Thanksgiving crowd, we swapped our living and dining room furniture. The switch turned out to be great for daily life too, so it stayed. However, it took a bit of tweaking to make our furniture not look like a bunch of squatters. Can you tell which (free) change made the biggest difference?

Sandra Nunnerley on Designing a Glamorous His-and-Hers Bathroom

How she created a tranquil bathroom with dramatic mosaic tile, stylish sconces, and classic white details.<p><b>Christine Pittel: I'm mesmerized by that wall of tiny mosaic tiles.</b><p><b>Sandra Nunnerly:</b> It's like a cascade of water running down a hill, in all the colors of water from dark to light—aqua, pale …

Before & After: Fabric Covered Typewriter

Today’s first before & after makeover is one that I never would have thought to try, but I love the results! Portland’s Cori Kindred wanted to give …

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Being an interior design firm must be a bit tough in a city where space is at a premium. in Him’s interior design is based in Hong Kong and clearly …

Meet Your Perfect Holiday Card: Own the Top of the Mantel

From your famous peppermint bark to your annual ugly-sweater bash, nothing about your holiday season is one-size-fits-all—so why should your holiday …

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An Expansive His-and-Hers Bathroom

Two bathrooms in one.<p>Architect Thomas Catalano and designer Chris Benson went beyond the usual his-and-hers towels and double sink in this Wellesley, Massachusetts, bathroom design. By adding a pass-through shower, they combined two rooms into one, but personalized each side for the husband and …

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3 Ways to Take a Digital Detox With Randi Zuckerberg

Take a break from technology.<p><i>"Unplugging at home is a definite challenge when you're used to being connected, 24/7," admits Randi Zuckerberg — the sister of Mark Zuckerberg — and former Facebook marketing director. Now, the 31-year-old founder of Zuckerberg Media has released two new books, "Dot</i> …

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Holiday Cards, Muted Wall Colors, and More

From stylish holiday cards to muted wall color palettes, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Stylish holiday cards. Design Crush<p>10 Steps to Your Dream Closet. POPSUGAR Home<p>A Mixed Metallics Christmas Mantel. Centsational Girl<p>Muted Wall Colors. The …

10 Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces --> http://apttherapy.com/1bjNNrR If you love decorating for the holidays, but the idea of fitting an 8' tree in your tiny apartment seems more fantastic than a visit from Santa, then these ideas for holiday decorations with a small footprint might be just the thing.

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Google expands in-depth article search results, makes it easier to explore relevant topics

When Google introduced the in-depth article search results section, the company gave voracious readers a great way to look for weekend reading spree fodder. Today, Mountain View is making it even easier to scour the internet by adding a "More in-depth articles" link at the bottom, which reveals up …

Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's …