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15 Uplifting Photos From the Boston Marathon

With the second-largest number of entrants in its history, the 2014 Boston Marathon was more than just a race — it was a comeback.<p>One year after the …

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’

When 15-year-old Maya Van Wagenen had trouble fitting in at middle school, she looked to a popularity guide from 1951 for answers. Read an excerpt …

7 Tips for Writing a Killer Press Release

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Think of a husband--well, like Michael Long's father--whose wife asks him to tighten a loosened screw or fix some doohickey around the house.<p>Rather than go down to the basement to rummage about in the toolkit, Old Man Long would use a butter knife from the …

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Their dog Lupo may be thousands of miles away at home, but Prince William and Kate Middleton have been far from starved for animal encounters.<p>The royal couple’s tour of New Zealand and Australia has been filled with frequent furry meet-and-greets in the form of puppies, sheep and a wombat.<p>At the …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Emma Stone's Amazing "Spider-Man" Style

As Emma Stone and boyfriend/co-star Andrew Garfield travel the globe for the <i>Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> press tour, we're chronicling the best looks from the stylish duo. Click through to see every photo-worthy moment so far.

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8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

Miniature Clay Lemon Cake

Shares 0<p>Have any tiny friends to feed? Make a polymer clay miniature lemon cake. Tutorial Includes materials required and step by step pictures. …

8 Fresh + Pretty Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

5 Comments<p>Are you decorating eggs this weekend? We usually make it a Good Friday activity, and so I searched out recently for some fresh inspiration. …

35 Gorgeous Pairs of Handmade Wooden Earrings

Natural materials are more popular than ever this season. We’ve already shared a bunch of awesome wooden jewelry to buy or DIY, but we thought we’d focus specifically on earrings today. These eye-catching pieces are sure to dazzle anyone that comes your way. Diamonds better watch their backs; they …

10 Style Risks to Take Now

From bustiers for day, to head-to-toe prints we've selected 10 trends worth taking a little risk.<p>What better way to ring in a new year, and a new you, than taking a step outside your comfort zone in the style department. From bustiers for day, to head-to-toe prints we've selected the 10 best …

Happy 8th Birthday, Suri Cruise! See Her Cutest Outfits

Happy Birthday, Suri Cruise! Our favorite mini style icon is eight years old today. It seems like just yesterday she made her first mark on the …

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

Valentine Heart Pockets

Make these little love-note-filled hearts, then hide them in unexpected places for someone special this Valentine’s Day. They are the perfect size to …

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

Making Mementos and Jewelry With Coins

<i>Note: A quick note before I get a gazillion comments….it’s not illegal to alter coins….as long as you never try to spend them again.<br>I checked with</i> …

How-To: DIY Bottle Lamps

Lighten up a little with this brilliant DIY Bottle Lamps tutorial by Kiri Masters of ilikethatlamp.<p>Bottle lamps are quite possibly the best introduction to lamp-making. Most people have a (very healthy) respect for electricity and are reluctant to mess around with wiring. Bottle lamp converter …

How-To: Make A Notebook From a Paper Bag

Photos: Trisha Zemp<p>Need a place to jot down some thoughts? There’s no need to go to the store for a new notebook with this conveniently simple paper bag notebook tutorial from The House That Lars Built. Not only can you make a notebook from materials that you probably have around the house, but …

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Top Pin of the Day: A Tiny Window Seat

Today's top pin is a tiny window seat that's perfect for curling up with a good book. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Even the tiniest nook can be turned into a "me moment" retreat. "This little window seat was a total departure from the rest of the house — a renovated …

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