Erika Schwengels

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42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

Scientists have discovered exactly 237 reasons people have sex

Psychologists Cindy Messon and David Buss didn't think that was very realistic.<p>So they gathered 444 people between 17 and 52 years old and asked them to list as many reasons they could think of why they or people they knew had chosen to have sex.<p>Then Messon and Buss went through the 715 responses, …

The Alfred Emoji Pack Makes Searching for Emoji on a Mac Less Painful

Mac: The newest version of Alfred introduced improved text expansion. The cool thing is you can easily download packs from other people to implement …

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

7 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your House Look Smaller

Even if you have space to spare,<p>you're going to want to read this.<p>When it comes to great design, every inch counts. And, as anyone who's ever owned furniture knows, arranging it can be particularly difficult, no matter the size of your space.<p>Luckily, Berlin-based rental service Wimdu has a few …

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

Today's Best Deals: AeroGardens, USB Power Receptacles, Bladeless Fans, and More

AeroGardens, Dyson fans, and USB power outlets, kick off Friday’s best deals.<p>Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.</i> …

Today's Best Deals: Amazon Echo, Dockers Clothes, DEWALT Multi-Tool, and More

Amazon Echo, Dockers clothing, and a DEWALT multi-tool lead off Tuesday’s best deals.<p>Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a …

This Closet Cleanout Video Is Inspirational AF

If this doesn't motivate you to clean out your closet, nothing will.<p>Everyone has too much stuff in their closets, but it can be daunting to mount a full-on closet cleanout by yourself. As the senior style editor of Cosmopolitan.com, I've helped many people tackle their own overstuffed wardrobes. …

21 Ways To Orgasm Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

You're welcum.<p><i>Obviously we're all different, and not all of these will work for everyone, so feel free to take what you want and leave the rest.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

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10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

Baby Sign Language - How to sign with baby

How to Baby Sign: Mom 1 of 15<p>Open your hand and move it towards your mouth - thumb facing you.<i><br>Images from babysignlanguage.com - visit to download a</i> …

DIY: Double Chocolatey Hot Cocoa in a Jar

I've made it my mission this year to start getting ready for Christmas before December 24th. The past few years were so hectic and busy for me that I …

Forget the baby book: 6 creative ways to document baby's first year in photos.

Baby books and photo albums are great, though we love how so many people are getting super creative in documenting their baby’s first year using …

Blend Like a Pro! The Makeup Brushes You Need Right Now, and Exactly How to Use Them

Behind every flawless complexion or dramatic smoky eye is a makeup pro with an arsenal of blending tools at hand. The right brush has the ability to …

The Manta Underwater Room Masterminded by Swedish...

Masterminded by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg, the Manta Underwater Room is a spectacular accommodation unit situated in a coral reef’s blue hole, …

Kakslauttanen Hotel Igloo Village - Saariselka,...

Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village - Saariselka, Finland<p>Finnish Lapland’s most striking resort is a cluster of glass and snow igloos, roughly …

Areias do Seixo - Póvoa de Penafirme, Portugal ...

<b>Areias do Seixo - Póvoa de Penafirme, Portugal</b><p>Four elegant villas, 14 stunningly designed rooms and a townhouse make up the futuristic Areias do …

'Blue Ruin' Trailer

Black And Gold – A Luxury Combination You Must Follow This Year

Combining colors and shades is not something everyone is good at. But you don’t have to be an expert to know that black and gold is a very elegant …

5 Things You Should Do Every January --> http://apttherapy.com/1eVm58U

The "3 Things" Rule --> http://apttherapy.com/1eVhcMT In the quest for an ever-cleaner home, I declared that I was implementing the "3 Things" rule as part of our daily routine in 2014...

Can You Guess the Year?A Vintage House Beautiful Photo of Closet Doors with a Shimmery Mural

It's Throwback Thursday! This week's photo from our archives featured closet folding doors painted with a shimmery mural of an abstract fern pattern. Which year do you think this vintage photo was featured in House Beautiful? Tell us below in the comments — we'll announce the answer</b> …

Living Rooms

New Video: Rick Ross “Bound 2 (Remix)”

Oh, you thought it was 2014 that we wouldn’t see an influx of Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group visuals? Nah man. Today Rozay returns for a quick …

New Music: Ace Hood “Everyday”

Ace Hood is ready to unleash the third installment of his <i>Starvation</i> mixtape series on Friday. Before it arrives tomorrow, the We the Best rapper …

Head-mounted cameras capture falcons' killer strategy – video

Footage from cameras strapped to falcons' heads and backs reveals how they close in on crows without alerting them. Rather than head straight for the prey, the falcons keep the birds in a fixed position to one side. The strategy exploits an effect called 'motion camouflage' where the predator does …

22 Decorating Secrets Only The Pros Know — Until Now

Throw everything you thought you knew out the window.<p>Some people have a natural eye for design, but we're more in the camp of those who can't do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes. And even then, expectations don't always meet reality. …

Wall Art

Ask a Designer: Is It Okay to Place My Bed on an Angle?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week is about placing your bed on an angle. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q:</b> …

Ralph Lauren

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day