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13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Adorable Blind Rescued Owl Has Eyes That Look Like Twinkling Stars

Meet Zeus, a blind Western screech owl with eyes that look like windows to another galaxy glittering with stars. The adorable little owl was found lying on a porch one morning after he flew into the side of the house because he was unable to see where he was going. After a visit to the vet, the …

Cute Animals

Extreme Weather and Volcanoes by Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day (or APOD) has just released new 2015 calendars filed with magnificent photos of the Earth and space. Currently there are eight calendars total – Galaxies, General, Skyscapes, Moons & Planets, Star Clusters, Spaceflight, Sun, and Weather & Volcanoes. The calendars can be …

Astronomy

25 new uses for bobby pins

20 Sparkly DIY Manis for the Holidays

Christmas is the ultimate holiday for decorating — trees, mantles, gifts, and most importantly, your nails. What better way to get in the spirit than with a mani that makes decking the halls even more fun and festive? Grab your washi tape + skinny nail brush and keep scrolling for 20 glitter-filled …

Nails

Make Your Own Wood Patio Furniture

Introduction: Make Your Own Wood Patio Furniture<p>A few months back I featured an article on making your own designer patio furniture. I did mention …

DIY Home Decor: 6 Sleek & Stylish Projects for Sophisticated Spaces

(Image credit: Vintage Revivals)<p>Do it yourself projects don't always have to look like you crafted them yourself; we've found six sleek projects to …

Coffee Table

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

11 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home

Whether you're buying your first home or you're a seasoned owner, answer these questions for the knowledge and confidence to find home sweet home.<p><b>1. What elements are must-haves in your home and what can you forgo?</b> When house hunting, decide on a few elements you can't live without and let the rest …

Real Estate

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture