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You’ll Never Guess What Household Product We Used to Make This Stationery

Sometimes inspiration comes from the craziest places, or in this case, the leftovers from a previous DIY project. Confused? Let’s back rack. Remember when we taught you how to bleach stamp your clothes? Well, before bleaching the fabric we dabbed the extra bleach on a piece of card stock. Thinking …

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

5 Simple Summer Makeovers Under $50

Easy and budget-friendly ideas.<p>Looking for an easy and budget-friendly update to do this season at home? Shaunna West, creator of Perfectly Imperfect, shares great ideas in her new book, <i>The $50 Home Makeover: 75 Easy Projects to Transform Your Current Space into Your Dream Place — For $50 or Less!</i> …

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Articles about green and affordable structure fits three families one 28 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the …

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Rosetta Spacecraft, First to Orbit Comet, Finds Surprises Aplenty

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft reports unexpectedly bumpy, dusty, and dry discoveries on its new home.<p>Drama abounded when Europe's Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power. (See "Comet …

Money Makes You Less Sad, But Not More Happy

For a long time, researchers have been trying to untangle the relationship between money and happiness, and there’s mounting evidence that things are …

Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality

Even in countries where gender inequality is rampant, girls still outperform boys in the classroom, a new study shows<p>Girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women’s liberties are severely restricted, a study has revealed.<p>New research shows that girls outperform boys in …

Why It's Crucial to Get More Women Into Science

Amid growing signs that gender bias has affected research outcomes and damaged women's health, there’s a new push to make science more relevant to them.<p><i>This story was updated on January 21, 2015, to include a video of the author addressing the Rosalind Franklin Society, a women's leadership group,</i> …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

Steal This Look: Serene Scandinavian Winter Bedroom

Spend any time cruising the Web lately and you can’t help but get caught up in the recent studies directly linking productivity (not to mention well …

Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed

If you count all the hours we allot to plumping pillows, smoothing sheets, straightening shams, and fussing over how the whole thing looks, we spend …

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500 SQUARE FEET OF BEIGE - APARTMENT STYLE

Best of friend AM has made it clear she does not like beige interior design. I respect her design opinion so much. She has been the sounding board …

The Science of Dating: why a box of chocolates could spark first-date romance

The box of chocolates used to be a first-date staple but has fallen out of fashion of late. Sarah Knapton, the Telegraph's Science Editor explains why the tradition should be revived<p>Turning up with a box of chocolates on a first date is about as naff as brandishing a bouquet of Tesco 'seven-day …

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