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Before & After: Garage Door Updates That Instantly Make Your House Look More Expensive

Fresh doors can completely transform the look of your home, and for a lot less than you'd think.<p><i>This piece is excerpted from Staci Giordullo's article for Angie's List. Visit</i> <i>Angie's List</i> <i>for more consumer advice on everything from home repair to health care.</i><p><b>Garage Before</b><p><i>Clopay Garage Doors</i><p><b>Garage</b> …

Home Improvement

26 Fall Cocktails That Are Just Perfect for Thanksgiving

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

The Unexpected Tool That Will Solve Life's Tiny Messes

Besides on your clothes, of course.<p><i>This story originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.</i><p>Ah, the humble lint roller. It's lightweight. It's sticky. You always have one handy in your sock drawer. And it makes quick work of picking up life's tiny messes when you don't feel like getting the vacuum …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Optimize your workout

While sport remains the best way to increase muscle mass it is easy to forget that diet plays an equally important role in strength training. To …

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Photo: Getty Images<p><b>1. KillSwitch:</b> This app discretely removes all traces of your ex from your Facebook profile.<p><b>2. Sleep Cycle:</b> This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of groggy.<p><b>3. CardMunch:</b> This app quickly …

9 Genius Hair Hacks for Enviable Locks

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week, hairstylist Rodney Cutler—Redken ambassador, Cutler Salons owner, and mastermind of Emma Watson's 2010 pixie cut—reveals nine foolproof ways to hack your hair routine this season.</i><p>Photo: Getty<p>1. Take it easy on the …

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw …

Graphics

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Meg Murry has been empowering girls for more than 50 years. She is unapologetically smart and...<p>Read the sweet messages Savannah Guthrie and Jenna …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Junk Gypsy sister duo Amie and Jolie Sikes gave Miranda Lambert's 1952 Airstream named Wanda...<p>Ready for spring cleaning? Here's how to clean …

Kathie Lee Gifford

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Exercise 1 Squat Thrusts with a Pushup and a Hop<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Bend at the waist, lower your torso down to the floor, and, in one fluid motion, place your hands on the floor <b>(B)</b> and kick your legs out so you end up in a pushup position <b>(C)</b>. Reverse the movement …

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

5 Benefits of Lifting Weights

How many times have you visited your gym and caught sight of the cardio machines jam packed with women and the weight room filled with men? Many …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

3 Ways to Create a Supernova-Level LinkedIn Network (Infographic) | Inc.com

LinkedIn now has more than 313 million users worldwide. So if you're serious about your career, you're making a mistake if you're not tending to your profile there and growing your professional network. With a tiny bit of effort your profile can be getting hundreds of views a week.<p>Here's how to do …

Web Applications

The 25 Best Hotels In Europe

To find the best of the best we aggregated rankings among reputable travel sources, including Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual Reader's Choice Awards), TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels In The World (part of its annual …

European Travel

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The Flipboard community is growing, and we want to know: how has your experience been so far? Had any problems? You might not be alone!You can now …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

Heart Rates

Inside George Clooney's Ultra-Swanky Wedding Venue

It's basically a palace.<p>George Clooney and bride-to-be Amal Alamuddin have been taking over Venice before their wedding—and paparazzi have been taking over the canals. It's all leading up to a big ceremony at one of the most opulent palaces in Venice, the Aman Canal Grande.<p>The hotel entrance is …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Makeup

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The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

U.S., allied warplanes bombing 12 oil refineries in Syria

Making the first major push to choke off financing for Islamic State, U.S. and allied Arab warplanes bombed a dozen small oil refineries in eastern Syria on Wednesday that U.S. officials said were part of a $2 million-a-day revenue stream for the Sunni Muslim extremist group.<p>The Obama …