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20 Surreal Fashions to Fall Hard For, From Dalí to Magritte

“A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires.” The eminently quotable Salvador Dalí is perhaps the most vivid testimony to his own quip. Consider his work’s myriad contributions to the world of fashion alone. The artist famously collaborated with Elsa Schiaparelli on iconic …

The Woman Behind Gigi Hadid's and Kendall Jenner's Street Style Has Designs on Your Jewelry Collection

If you’ve been keeping up with the Kardashians, then you might know that behind their signature monochromatic looks is Monica Rose. The Los Angeles–based stylist has helped to curate the wardrobe of some of the most-followed, well-dressed women on social media, and she’s launching a line of jewelry …

From ‘Jessica Jones’ To ‘BoJack Horseman’, Here Are All The Netflix Series To Watch Over The Next Year

Netflix has been killing it since it started producing original content in 2012. (Do you remember the days when its subscribers only used the streaming service sparingly and primarily used the service for DVDs? What a sad, dark time.) The site has been setting the bar high for other online …

The Best Furniture to De-Ikea-Fy Your Home

Self-driving cars. Google Pay. A global genetic database.<p>Sure, the tech world has a lot to be proud of this year, as start-ups continue their global …

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Before & After: Corinna & Eugenia's Playful Living Room

<b>Name:</b> Corinna and Eugenia <b><br>Location:</b> LA <b><br>Room</b>: Living Room <b><br>Size:</b> about 200 square feet <b><br>Own or Rent</b>: Rent<p>We're on a road trip across the United States to …

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25 Modern Bathroom Ideas to Create a Clean Look

Since the bathroom is often thought of as one of the most valuable rooms in your home, it’s only natural to want to think long and hard about how to …

Obsessed with home decor? You may have self-image problems

Trina Romanchuk Brandon has spent more than three months searching for the perfect bedroom mirror. The hunt, which involves weekly shopping trips and continual checking on Craigslist and eBay, has already consumed about 35 hours.<p>But Brandon, a self-described "decor addict," says that is normal for …

If This, Then That: Your Guide to Pairing Paint Colors

It can be hard enough choosing one interior paint color you'd love to live with day after day, but what about the ultimate design challenge: Finding …

Decorating Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them

So now that you've read the first installment of our Design 101 series, are you ready to talk about some decorating no no's? We have all made these mistakes, and I am sure many more are still to come in our decorating journey.<p>But for now, here are some "dont's" we learned to avoid when decorating a …

Nate Berkus Lists Elegant Village Penthouse For $10.5M

Is anyone surprised that <b>Nate Berkus</b>'s home is impeccable? The celebrity interior designer just listed his <b>three-bedroom</b> Greenwich Village duplex for <b>$10.5 million</b>, which is noteworthy because it's a whopping $4.5 million more than he paid for it in 2013. Berkus and his husband, interior designer …

This Magnetic Closet Organizer Might Actually Make You Hate Folding Less

The Internet is going crazy for this shirt-stacking tool that aims to never topple over.<p>One of life's greatest conundrums (at least for us) is figuring out the right way to stack clothes. It seems like every time we grab a T-shirt from the middle of the pile, everything falls apart — we're talking …

15 Ideas for Turning Your Place into a Haunted House

Halloween will be here in less than two weeks, so it’s time to finalize your plans for the big day. If you’re too old to go trick-or-treating and don’t have kids to go with, why not throw an epic party? Turn your place into a haunted house and scare all your friends this Halloween. How scary you go …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Dog Training: It’s Not Just Semantics

You do not need to yell “commands” at your dog to train him. Graphic © Can Stock Photo<p><b>Stop press!</b> Have you heard? You don’t need to be a military …

Training “Calm?”

My perspective on helping dogs behave in a calm fashion may be different than how others address it because in my opinion, the emotion of “calm” is …

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Google Photos for Android now works with Chromecast

Sitting your family down for a TV viewing of your entire smartphone camera roll just got easier; Google has updated its Google Photos app to support Chromecast. The company announced that it would introduce compatibility between the photos service and Google's popular $35 streaming stick (newly …

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Jewelry Finds

No time to page through thousands of eBay listings? Then just sneak a peek at my Weekly eBay Roundup of top vintage jewelry finds.<p>The antique and vintage jewelry items in this eclectic mix caught my discerning eye because of their uniqueness, contemporary feel or highly collectible nature.<p>As …

How to get the London fashion week look on the high street – in pictures

London fashion week Spring/Summer 2016,Fashion,Fashion weeks,Life and style,Women's coats and jackets,Women's trousers,Women's tops<p>Céline-esque shoes? A very Gucci blouse? A monochrome dress that could be Victoria Beckham? If you’re going to London fashion week – or would like to look like you …

Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give up

Shootouts and fist-fights are no longer a young man’s game. Hollywood is rebranding ageing actors as action heroes – but it still discards older women<p>Male careers in the movies have always been longer than female ones, but until recently there was only one real route to on-screen immortality – to …

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The Birth (and Death) of Edward Lear

By Dan Piepenbring May 12, 2014<p>On Language<p>You’d think it would be easy to invent nonsense words. After all, the real lexical bummer usually rests in the burden of <i>definition</i>: your average neologism has to mean something. Nonsense words, on the other hand, are not merely devoid of but entirely …

The Controversial 3-2-1 Method for Ribs

Barbecue controversy alert! Are you familiar with the popular 3-2-1 method for cooking ribs? I first encountered the technique researching my book <i>Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs</i>. (Competition barbecuers sometimes call it the "Texas Crutch.") In a nutshell, you break cooking ribs into 3 time blocks:<p>3 …

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Tom Brady: No contact yet with NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday that he has not yet been contacted by the NFL about its investigation …

Nicholas Sparks Designs a Furniture Collection Inspired by His Latest Tearjerking Novel

We're pleasantly surprised by The Notebook author's first stab at designing furniture. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p>Novelist, screenwriter, and movie producer Nicholas Sparks can now add "furniture designer" to his resume.<p>Sam's Club just announced a new exclusive furniture …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Ways To Deal With Passive-Aggressive Roommates

<i>Let’s be completely honest with each other</i> — that’s the big lie we tell at the beginning of every roomie relationship, including the one I had with Debbie (not her real name). And that pledge failed as soon as I turned on the TV in our apartment.<p>I owned the television, but graciously decided it …