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Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

<b>Eat Simply</b><br>Next time you're in a grocery store, pick up any boxed food and read the label. Chances are, it will have a few ingredients you recognize—wheat, sugar, salt—and a whole bunch you don't. These are the chemical additives that food scientists have cooked up not only to foil the spoilage …

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Kitchens

14 Beauty Trends of 2014 We Hope to Never See Again

We're all for rocking whatever hair, makeup, and nails make you happy, but we must admit: Each time New Year's approaches, we can't help but make a wish list of the beauty trends...

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

In order to lose one pound a week, you need to burn 3,500 calories per week, or 500 per day. But exercise is just one piece of the weight-loss puzzle. If you make diet changes by cutting calories during any given meal, then you won't be bound to intense 500-calorie burning workouts every day—you'll …

Forbes Top 10 Ski Resorts In North America

For the third year in a row, Forbes released its annual rankings of the top 10 North American Ski Resorts. As always, ranking resorts can be tricky …

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7 Beauty Mistakes That Are Messing Up Your Selfies

<b>Lining Your Waterline in Black</b><br>This is a surefire way to make your eyes look smaller because it visually closes eyes in, says Daniell. "I prefer colors that are a little softer so that it opens the eyes and makes them pop." She recommends the <b>Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Hustle, Rockstar,</b> …

Four Techno Savvy Kitchens

What’s the next big thing in kitchens? Well, you may not be able to see it outright… but hidden behind a sleek facade, the most modern kitchens these …

Small-Scale Living Tips and Tricks for Every Teeny Home

Tim Cuppett Architects<p>Save<p><b>Planning your space</b><br>From tiny one-room studios to railroad apartments, not all small spaces are created equal – get a handle …

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Natural Skin Kitchen by Minacciolo: Industrial and Sleek

Natural Skin is composed of meticulously chosen and sourced materials that create a traditional feel within a modern aesthetic. The worktops are all …

11 Pretty Sweet Decorating Ideas Using Pastels

Pastels often get a bad rap for being too sugary sweet, frivolous or girly. But don’t be too quick to fall into this mind-set and immediately pass …

Home Decorating

The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm? Do you spend your weekends doing DIY's and dreaming up new floor plans? If yes to all of the above, you just might …

Natural Home Architectural Interior and Exterior Design by Cornerstone Architects

Hill Country Residence by Cornerstone Architects keeps things natural – in choice of material that is. Featuring naturally hued wood, stone, metal …

5 Best Detanglers for Natural Hair, and Why They Work

by Devri Velazquez<p>One word. Marshmallow.<p>Of course whenever we think of marshmallows, our brains automatically resort to s'mores, hot chocolate, and …

SoCal ski resorts: Mountain High opens today, Snow Summit up next

Mountain High ski resort opens Tuesday for Southern California skiers and snowboarders who want to get a jump on Thanksgiving.<p>The ski resort near Wrightwood reports its snow-making machines have created a foot of new snow over the past few days. Still, the opening means one lower-mountain lift and …

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12 Reasons You Should Start Lifting Weights Today

<b>You'll Lose 40 Percent More Fat</b><br>If you think cardio is the key to blasting belly fat, keep reading: When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups—no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training—they all lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters shed six more …

10 DIY Projects That Are Past Their Prime (And How To Update Them)

DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcomebut they're ready for an update.<p>DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcome—but they're ready for an update.

MyFitnessPal: The Perfect App for a Healthier Lifestyle

I have been using myfitnesspal for quite some time now and so far I must say that I love it! It's a really great way to keep track of your daily …

10 Sunset Destinations in the U.S. to Be Grateful For (Photos)

That moment when pinks and orange meet a horizon, my spirit dances.<p>It doesn't matter where in the world I am, a sunset makes me smile.<p>It's simple.<p>It's natural.<p>It's good.<p>It's real.<p>It's free.<p>A sunset is like a real kiss. A sunset is like a real laugh. A sunset is God's way of hugging the earth and …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

<b>Use a Large Oval Brush to Apply All Your Shadows</b><br>You can forget using a separate brush for every different color of your shadow look. Waitesmith says that you can use the <b>Artis Oval 3 Brush</b> ($32, artisbrush.com) to apply each layer, including under the lower lash line. Simply sweep your base color …

6 Tips to a Merry and Bright Holiday Season

Throughout the year we look forward to the holidays and imagine our days filled with warm feelings of comfort and joy. Until... reality quickly slaps us in the face and we succumb to the stress of the season.<p>Who has time to sip cocoa by the fire when there are cards to send, gifts to buy, parties …

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DIY Christmas Pallet Block Ornaments

How beautiful and easy are these mini pallet block ornaments via Hannah at HomeTalk?<p>These cute ornaments are made using a simple template that Hannah …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

7 Makeup Artists Share Their Tricks to Nail the Perfect Cat Eye

But what about pro makeup artists? We've watched them whip up the perfect winged liner faster than we could say "Happy National Cat Day" too many times to count. So we decided to stop wondering what their secrets are and find out.<p>Ahead, the experts spill their best cat eye hacks and favorite …

Cranberry Sauce Alternatives for Thanksgiving

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Cranberry sauce is a staple of Thanksgiving, but year after year the same old side dish can start to feel repetitive. So we went to Boulud Sud to see if we could come up with a few alternatives.<p>Executive Chef Travis Swikard has three …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley19 hours …

Men's Fashion

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …