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How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

How to Make Salted Caramel Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

<i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p>You might be attempting a healthy summer diet right now, and if you are, I'm sorry because this ice cream will change that. This no-churn salted caramel ice cream is heavenly - plus it only takes 15 minutes to prepare. Oh, hell yes.<p><i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p><b>No-Churn Salted Caramel</b> …

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

The Most Breathtaking Makeup For Brown Eyes

LuminaStock via Getty Images<p>Finding the best makeup colors to wear with brown eyes can be overwhelming, largely because there are so many great options that bring out the hue's rich complexities.<p>Most shades of brown eyes have a beautiful, underlying color that's revealed in certain lighting, …

3 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lenses

If you’re a regular wearer of contact lenses, you’ve probably been warned about the health hazards of leaving them in too long and washing them …

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipes, For When You Need A Little Extra Chocolate

There's a lot of debate about what makes a great chocolate chip cookie. Chewy vs. crisp, small vs. the size of your head. Some folks believe that it is the chocolate chips themselves that make for an <i>inferior</i> cookie, touting the virtues of chopped chocolate instead, which melts into the cookie …

30 Coconut Oil Uses for Beauty: Unexpected Hair & Skin Benefits

If ever there were a beauty cure-all, it's coconut oil. Uses for beauty abound inside each jar of the sweet-smelling oil. This beauty staple has a long shelf life and a number of health benefits. It's a jack-of-all-trades people have discovered many uses for: breath freshener, makeup brush cleaner, …

A Wildly Colorful New York Apartment by Designer Miles Redd

Tour a bold New York apartment by Miles Redd.<p>Mixing lime green, golden yellow, and violet, designer Miles Redd's colorful decorating ideas give a New York apartment its high-style madness.

Interior Design

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

6 Mistakes You've Been Making With Your Flat Iron

Um, whoops?<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>Let's be honest: Perfect blowouts typically only happen at a salon. If you want super-straight hair at home, a flat iron is the way to go. Once you find a hot tool that you like, avoid these big mistakes to protect your hair and perfect your straight …

Hair

Oscars 2015: Winners

Winners from the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22

22 Hot Chocolates You Must Make This Winter

Because baby, it's cold outside.

The Right Way to Wash Your Hair (Yep, There Is One)

I know it sounds crazy. But you know what's even crazier? I've noticed a real change in my hair since I started following this shower routine. The biggest perk? Fewer flyaways. So here's how top hairstylists—who would never, ever dream of massaging shampoo into the lengths of hair—get clean.<p><b>Look at</b> …

Mapping America's Most Popular Burger Chains

By: Matt Lynch and Cody Kestigian<p><i>Credit: Jennifer Bui</i><p>Between fear-mongering documentaries and an ever-increasing number of people convinced they're allergic to gluten, it's tough out there in the burger game, but that hasn't stopped many a burger brand from taking hold of America's hearts, minds, …

Fake 8 Hours Of Sleep In 8 Minutes

When life gets in the way of solid snooze time, the first place it shows is on your dial for everybody to see. Want to avoid all that stress? It's important to know the best ways to trick everyone into thinking you switched off the lights well before those a.m. hours rolled around.<p>Ahead, we've …

Debunking 9 Common Beauty Myths

The truth about that wild lipstick stat, sleep wrinkles and more<p><b>1) Hair grows back thicker, darker and faster when you shave it.</b><p><b>False:</b> "Shaving hair is just cutting the end, so it has no effect on root and therefore no effect on growth," says Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic …

Skin Care

Triple-Chocolate Cheesecake

An American-born beauty, the cheesecake gets upgraded with a triple dose of chocolate. It's in the crust, in the filling, and over the top. To help prevent cracks, turn off the oven and let the cheesecake sit inside for an hour. To cut the cleanest slices, use a knife dipped in warm water.

21 Photos Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Every Time

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Most everyone loves chocolate cake. It's just one of those classic desserts that no one can refuse. A good chocolate cake is moist and tender, sweet …

Salted Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

So really, is there anything better than a chocolate chip cookie to satisfy a sweet tooth? I didn't think so. There's something so special about a …

10 Christmas Cookies You Should Try this Holiday Season!

Christmas is coming and for many, Christmas means COOKIES. Whether you participate in cookie exchange, give cookies to neighbors or just eat them yourselves, cookies make people feel festive. Pull out a plate of homemade cookies at a Christmas party or when a friend stops by for coffee and you will …

Homemade Trader Joe's Cookie Butter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>8 ounces cookies, sealed in a sturdy zip-top bag<br>• 1/2 cup vegetable oil<br>• 1/4 cup of water<br>• 1/2 cup powdered (confectioner’s) sugar<p><b>Preparation</b><p>TODAY<p>Crush the cookies into coarse granules (it’s okay if there are some larger pieces), then transfer to a food processor (or blender) and pulse until …

Jennifer Lawrence Is the Worst Makeout Buddy

Jennifer Lawrence is known for her humor—after all, she laughs off wardrobe malfunctions and sings awesomely awful duets just for fun. So it's no surprise that the spirit was alive on the <i>Hunger Games</i> set where J.Law was a bit of a prankster. One of her victims, the adorable, scruffy Liam Hemsworth, …

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The New Hair Washing Rules

How to clean your hair like a pro.<p><b>1) Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos.</b> "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or …

Hair

'Hunger Games' crashes 'Saturday Night Live' - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Taylor Swift really is everywhere these days, even inside Woody Harrelson's head.<p>Harrelson used his "Saturday Night Live" opening monologue to riff Swift's hit "Blank Space" from her best-selling "1989" album to catalog his hazy recollection of that year. Back in 1989, Harrelson was …

Jennifer Lawrence Did What Before Kissing Liam Hemsworth in Mockingjay?

Is Jennifer Lawrence a good kisser?<p>She’s certainly a considerate one – or so she thinks. Sure, she ate a sandwich and then didn’t brush her teeth …

What movie audiences get wrong about Jennifer Lawrence

The Oscar winner and Internet darling is the planet’s biggest action star. So why is she not thought of as one?<p><i>The Hunger Games</i> is on the verge of breaking a record: If this year's first installment of <i>Mockingjay</i> performs in line with previous entries in the franchise, <i>The Hunger Games</i> will be the …

Apple’s Health app can now track how drunk you are w/ updated BACtrack breathalyzers

With an update for the BACtrack Mobile and BACtrack Vio smartphone-connected breathalyzers, iPhone users are now able to share blood alcohol content results with Apple’s new Health app in iOS 8.<p>An update to the companion app for the breathalyzers, which we previously reviewed alongside the BACtrack …

Big Bang Theory's Mrs Wolowitz dies at the age of 62

<b>The actress best known for playing the unseen role of Howard Wolowitz's mother on The Big Bang Theory has died.</b><p>Carol Ann Susi died in Los Angeles on Tuesday from cancer at the age of 62.<p>Stars of the show have paid tribute to Susi, calling her a "beloved" member of the cast.<p>Kunal Nayyar, who plays …