Daryn Hancock

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Man stunned by what he saw when he sawed IKEA desk in half

IKEA - which opened a new store in the heart of Birmingham last year - is much-loved among furniture shoppers.<p>The Swedish giant offers easy to …

Furniture

The App That Measures and Maps the Rooms in Your Home

Download it before your next remodeling project. Or just for fun.<p>Download Now<p>Last winter, we hired an interior designer. She scheduled a time to come over, spent 30 minutes measuring our living room, and sent that info to a CAD artist who set it up with all the proposed furniture. We had to pay …

I Took a Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar for a Month and I Won't Stop

What's ACV?<p>More literally, apple cider vinegar is made out of the liquid of crushed apples. Bacteria and yeast are added to it to start fermentation …

10 Closet Design Ideas So Inspiring You'll Want to Get Organized ASAP

Looking for closet design ideas to start the new year off on an organized foot? Whether you have a spacious walk-in or a slim space with a single rod …

Forget Ebola, Sars and Zika: ticks are the next global health threat

Since the beginning of our species we have been at war. It’s a continuous, neverending fight against the smallest of adversaries: armies of pathogens and parasites. As we have developed new ways to survive and stop them, they have evolved ever more complex and ingenious methods to thwart our …

Disease

11 U.S. school shootings in 23 days — here’s how the Trump administration responded

Over the first 23 days of 2018, the United States saw 11 shootings at or near schools.<p><b>READ MORE: ‘I couldn’t move’ — Kentucky students recount deadly</b> …

How to Keep Your Home Cleaner... Every Day, Forever

What if I told you there was a product that — almost like magic — worked just as hard as you do to keep your home clean and in control? Well there …

44 Beauty & Grooming Products That Seem Too Good To Be True But Actually Work

Everybody loves a good shortcut. A faster route to work, a quick peek at the answers to the crossword puzzle, and maybe even happy, healthy skin …

The 50p Hack To Clear Your Complexion, According To A Facialist

Want a skin saver that won't break the bank? This could improve your routine for good<p>Some of us are experiencing the best skin of our lives after …

Use Feng Shui Earth Tones to Create Warm Approachability

Feng shui decorating, including deciding the perfect color palette for your feng shui space, can perhaps sound more daunting and intimidating than it …

Beauty Products for Impatient People

For when you’re sprinting out the door or just can’t be bothered.<p>I’m a busy person. You’re a busy person. Or maybe you’re not. But in every life, a little time-crunch must fall, and for those times, it helps to have beauty products that will do in a pinch what others might do overnight. Because for …

What's the Deal with Charcoal Toothpaste? We Find Out.

Hello stranger! It's time for another installment of <i>Beauty Bucket List</i>, a series in which we roll up our sleeves to do some hard and fast testing of …

Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double Your Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space. While carving out extra room in a small …

Coconut oil: Healthful or unhealthful?

Coconut oil has been all the rage for some time. Endorsed by a number of celebrities as a superfood, this tropical-smelling fat — often liberally …

coconutoil

What Lightsaber Colors Can Teach Us About the ‘Star Wars’ Universe

Whether you were six or 26-years-old, you probably remember the feeling when you first picked up a lightsaber. My family recently acquired the Jedi …

10 home decor trends everyone will be obsessing over in 2018

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>We all know that …

Living Rooms

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided …

Minimalism

This 2-step Korean trick will make sure you never have chapped lips

The K-beauty world can be quite intimidating, what with their intensive skincare routine that involves over 10 steps and a cupboard full of products …

10 superfoods you should eat for a healthier 2018

Maybe you woke up this morning, downed a healthy quinoa salad, posted your acai bowl on Instagram, and are now looking forward to your DIY kale …

Eating This One Food Before 8 a.m. Could Flatten Your Belly

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day—especially if you want to slim down. But not all breakfasts are created equal. …

What to eat (and avoid) to improve dry skin

If the bitter cold temperatures outside and the dry air indoors leave your skin in desperate need of some moisture, you may find yourself in the …