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The Most Popular Kitchen Colors of the Last 100 Years

(Image credit: GardenWeb)<p>Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the …

Kitchens

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

DIY: Inexpensive Spray Painted Gold Flatware

I’m back with another Modern Handmade Holiday DIY, and this week it’s all about spray paint! If you’ve missed the others, there are metallic napkins …

19 Little Ways To Make Your Apartment Look More Put Together

If you can't change it, hide it.

For the Style-Conspicuous Bibliophile: Modern DIY Bookshelves

There are some things that’s imply never become old. Even in the world of smartphones and iPads, the charm of a ‘proper book’ is one of those things. …

Interior Design

25 Cozy IKEA Hacks That Are Absolutely Perfect for Winter

Winter means less time frolicking outside and more time spent cozying up indoors, so it’s the perfect opportunity to give your decor a little more DIY lovin’. Easy peasy IKEA hacks can warm up your aesthetic and give all of your holiday festivities a little more sparkle, even on a budget. Old …

Decorations

Your local dollar store is the secret to decorating for the holidays

Here's how.<p>The holiday season is in full swing and it's time to get your home ready for the most wonderful time of year!<p>From adorable giant candy canes to a crafty cookie tray, there are so many easy and creative decorations you can create just from visiting your local dollar store and using …

Decorations

9 DIY dog beds to keep your pooch comfortable at the cottage

We all want our precious pups to have comfortable, cute places to sleep, but store-bought dog beds can be boring, impersonal, and often overpriced. …

15 Easy DIY Home Decor Project Ideas for Renters

Your home is what you make of it, no matter if it is just a temporary solution or a permanent stopping point. You want it to be attractive, …

This one surprising factor can predict whether or not you will get a promotion at work

Whether you’re aiming to get a promotion or raise, or simply trying to dazzle at a new job, attempting to impress your boss can backfire. You might, …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Want to Be Happier? Stop This Self-Defeating Habit (According to Hypnotherapists) | Inc.com

A report by the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> indicates that the No. 1 contributor tohappiness in life is not money, popularity, or even a good sex life.<p>And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and …

Happiness

This Deep Dish Pizza Recipe Brings Chicago to You

You can take the girl out of Chicago, but you can't take Chicago out of the girl.<p>September 14, 2017<p>If you've ever heard anything about the city of …

Italian Food

How to Achieve a Soundproof Room Without Breaking The Bank?

Whether you’re looking to create a quiet bedroom or just a space for peace and tranquility, soundproofing a room that keeps outside noise to a …

Home Improvement

Ed Sheeran at Glastonbury 2017 review – thrillingly raw and defiantly alone

The headliner admits to last-night nerves, solo with just a guitar and effects pedal in front of the huge crowd, but their vocal support puts fire in his belly<p>“I have to admit,” offers Ed Sheeran at the start of the weekend’s final Pyramid stage headlining set, “I’m very nervous.” On one level that …

Self-confidence

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said.<p>Nineteen defendants, including three Australians from the …

China

DIY Bathroom Vanity Ideas Perfect For Repurposers

A bathroom vanity isn’t exactly a complex piece of furniture so you could safety assume that you might be able to build one yourself. The easiest …

Led Zeppelin vs. Marvin Gaye - Ain't no stairway high enough to hip-hop heaven(Fissunix & Gramatik)

Rap & Hip-Hop

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

Healthy Eating

‘Uncle Fat’: Thailand’s chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA<p>BANGKOK — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and …

Nutrition

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

This Viral Video Shows How Wigs Are Made and It is Fascinating AF

Hair is cool.<p>We're closing in on Sunday evening, which means there's nothing left to do other than grab a vat of Chardonnay and watch how wigs are made. This is so soothing that I almost don't care that tomorrow is Monday. Plus, it means I have time to go out and buy some new hair to impress …

The US government interviewed the heroes of 'The Big Short' — here's what they had to say

The documents from the inquiry are a treasure trove of information. There are interviews with Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein and AIG Financial Products chief Joe Cassano.<p>Included among them are interviews with some of the real-life Wall Streeters from Michael Lewis …

House Prices

Making a Murderer: Everything You Need to Know About Netflix's Latest Hit Series

Adnan Syed. Robert Durst. And now Steven Avery.<p>Avery's name is the latest to join our growing circle of true crime obsessions, thanks to Netflix's newest documentary series, <i>Making a Murderer</i>. If you spent the holidays binge-watching the 10-part series, you're not alone—the overnight hit certainly …

17 things you should definitely ask for the next time you check in to a hotel

Hotels have a ton of free amenities just waiting for the travelers savvy enough to ask for them.<p>Since many of these items aren't found in the rooms themselves, guests often don't even realize they're available.<p>We spoke to representatives from Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels and Resorts, who …

Hospitality

How One Person is Outsmarting the TSA with Things You Can Buy in an Airport

Disclaimer: The FBI and TSA are fully aware of his research project.<p>More now than ever, airport security is tight (remember the little boy who lost …

TSA

Amazon, the king of e-commerce, gets primed for 2016

Amazon's Prime membership service will help the company continue to dominate online shopping, this holiday season and beyond.<p>If it weren't for Prime, Amazon might have been just the name of a river.<p>The top revenue-maker in online retail worldwide owes much of its success to its Prime membership …

eCommerce

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …

BBQ