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The Prettiest Organizational Hacks for Every Room in Your Home

It’s the same every new year. We set goals to be smarter, healthier and of course, more organized. Rolling up your sleeves and actually doing it… uh, that sounds hard. And boring. (Last we checked, the baskets, buckets and boxes section of the store wasn’t exactly enthralling.) But, getting your …

How To Get Motivated And Crush Your New Year's Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but bouncing back to reality after the holidays isn’t easy. In fact, looking for inspiration on how to get motivated is almost a exercise in motivation itself. After eating all those yummy desserts and Christmas cookies, it takes some serious motivation to get back on track …

Why You Should Skip Resolutions This Year

The year 2014 is winding down. You’ve celebrated the holidays, you’ve created your Facebook “Year In Review," and you're probably starting to ponder …

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

America’s long obsession with “Downton Abbey”: How the show became a satire of Britishness

The series, now airing its fifth season, has turned into an American soap opera gussied up with a British accent<p>“Downton Abbey” is not even trying anymore. Why should it? It’s a worldwide hit, drawing in viewers from countries as diverse as Cambodia and Sweden with its frothy melodrama and its …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything | Inc.com

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

12 All-Natural Beauty Hacks to Try ASAP

By now, you’ve probably caught on to the “safe” and “green” beauty trends. Most of us can’t afford three-digit facials every week to combat acne, but you can actually get gorgeous skin <i>and</i> commercial-worthy hair with staples found in your fridge. From an acne-busting honey mask to a gentle teeth …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan civilization, according to new research.<p>Scientists from Rice University and Louisiana State University found evidence in Belize’s Great Blue Hole, a …

Archaeology

What Downton’s Fashion Really Means

When ‘Downton Abbey’ returns Sunday night, its fashion fans are in for a familiar treat. But throughout the series so far, its style has also had a …

TV

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

Interior Design

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

New year, new you! Try these bold new beauty trends in 2015

And just like that, 2014 has come to an end. A new year means a fresh start to break out of your comfort zones and try something new — and beauty is no exception. We're looking forward to being bold this year and testing some new and exciting trends recommended by the experts. Here's to looking and …

What To Do With The Most Boring Wall In Your House

Interior designers have long been entranced by the 18th-century French technique of curating a salon wall. How can you achieve the look? It's supremely simple: Pick a blank wall and map out a collage of framed artwork or objects. As you can see below, there is no right or wrong combination.<p>Interior …

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

Landscape Photography

The Best Bookshelves Have This In Common

Give your bookshelves depth and glamour.<p>Deep blue, pale blue, denim blue...whatever the shade, it gives bookshelves depth and glamour. See the rooms that do it so right.

Why Is 'Colonel' Spelled That Way?

English spelling is bizarre. We know that. From the moment we learn about silent “e” in school, our innocent expectations that sound and spelling …

Four ways to become a happier gamer, and person, in 2015

2014 was the year I got serious about happiness.<p>It was a strange thing to look at my life and realize how rarely I was happy. I'm making a good living as a writer, which has always been my dream. I have a wonderful family, and we all have our health. It felt like I had hit all the necessary …

Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …