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5 Design Rules You Should Absolutely Never Break

Rules were meant to be broken, right? Sometimes! Other times, however, they should be taken very, very seriously. Having a few guidelines to follow …

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

WATCH: Vern Yip Gives a Tour of His Tiny New York Apartment

When Atlanta-based interior design guru and <i>Trading Spaces</i> alum Vern Yip visits New York City, he stays at this tiny pied-a-terre high above Manhattan.<p>…

BEFORE & AFTER: A Couple's NYC Starter Apartment Gets A Mature New Look

Designer Nicole Gibbons helps a young family give their Upper West Side condo a mature new look.<p>Although it's been years since a young Manhattan couple purchased their Upper West Side condo, they never managed to make it feel like home. So they called on designer Nicole Gibbons to finally get the …

Home Decorating

Pictures of the day: 3rd March 2016 - Telegraph

Everything you need to know about trips to see the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of nature's great displays, a free, multicoloured light show that is most commonly seen in the Arctic regions. Every performance is different, a beautiful, shifting dance of nocturnal rainbows that many viewers find a humbling and spiritually uplifting …

Northern Lights

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Breakfast

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

A Small Apartment Turned Luxury Retreat

The owners of this New York City <i>pied a terre</i> requested that their two-bedroom apartment be a true respite from the hustle and bustle of Midtown. They wanted their home to be a place where they could recharge after the long work day. Décor Aid designers worked with a cool gray palette to make the …

Interior Design

Double Duty Furniture Examples

Want to get two for the price (and space) of one? We can help. These small homes all squeezed extra function out of some strategic pieces of …

Try These All-Natural DIY Seasonal Skin Care Recipes To Get That Glowing, Smooth Skin You’ve Always Wanted

Finding the right skin care products for your routine can be difficult, especially if you want to avoid conventional cosmetics, harmful chemicals, or …

Parental Zen: How to Keep Your Cool as a Parent

What parent hasn’t lost their temper when a kid misbehaves? A parent who hasn’t lost his or her cool is a mythical creature, probably riding on a …

The Quickstart Guide to a Decluttered Home

One of my favorite habits that I’ve created since I changed my life 9 years ago is having a decluttered home.<p>I now realize that I always disliked the …

7 Interior Design “Rules” You Should Totally Break

Rules are made to be broken — at least when it comes to decor. Whether you’re decorating your first apartment or your forever home, knowing when to break with tradition can take your decor style from predictable to one of a kind. The key to success is picking and choosing where you want to go …

Gigantic tub o' 22,000 Perler beads

My 12-year-old and her pals like making thing with Perler beads. They go through them quickly, so I bought a tub of 22,000 Perler beads for $15.<p>What …

9 Fashionistas Who Prove You Can Look Stylish in Freezing Temps

New York Fashion Week may be officially over, but we’re left with some next-level street style looks to copy for seasons to come. NYC’s brutal weather (snowstorm, much?) didn’t stop fashion’s elite from pulling out all the style stops. Fashionistas were wearing their fringe skirts (yes, skirts in …

12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

Home Improvement

How to Grout Tile

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p><b>How to Grout Tiles</b><p>Grout is the waterproof cement that goes between the tiles. All tiling must be finished with grouting, and this is the really satisfying part! You can create very different looks with colored grout. For more outlandish combinations, test a …

Cleaning

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2015

A newly released ranking of 56 major European cities by price aims to assist budget-minded travelers plan and easily compare destinations.<p>The European Backpacker Index for 2015 could not come at a better time, according to Roger Wade, founder of Price of Travel, a website that publishes the index …

European Travel

New iPhone 6S Details Hint At Radical iOS 9 Changes

What do you want from Apple’s next iPhone? It could be a larger (or smaller) screen, crazy camera, bigger battery or a finish with more grip. Either way chances are that “more RAM” is not top of your list, but it should be.<p>Breaking from Technews and the wonderful resource that is the Asian supply …

Top 6 Essential Android And iOS Apps From This Week

It’s time for this week’s Android and iOS app round-up. As usual, the apps included will be a combination of the best of what has been released this week, but also my favourite must-have apps that I’ve recently come across.<p>If you’ve got an app suggestion, or, if you’re a developer and want me to …

Learn "Hospital Corners" for a Crisply-Made Bed

Hospital corners are a hallmark of a sharp, tidy-looking bed. Learn the art of making a bed with hospital corners under the tutelage of an Army drill …

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

Los Angeles

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Tour a Luxurious Yet Understated New York Home

Learn to get the look of high-end design without being too precious. Plus, see what else we're loving this week!

Design

Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors

Once you have figured out what style of interior you want and how much you want to spend, your next decision is: What colors should you use?<p>At the …