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8 Reasons Color Makes Organizing Even Better

If you're relying on beige, you're doing it all wrong.<p>If you're relying on beige, you're doing it all wrong.

Home Decorating

21 pictures that will make you want to visit Thailand

It's perfect for the traveler who wants to experience the outdoors, history, and religion all in one trip.<p>From stunning islands in the south to remote elephant sanctuaries in the north, here are 21 photos that will inspire you to book a trip to Thailand.

Asia Travel

29 Things Every Woman Needs in Her Apartment by 30

Your space is often a reflection of your state of mind.<p>Your 20s can feel like a constant state of flux. Frequent moves are a fact of life as you transition from college to your first real apartment and beyond. But by the time you're 30, you're usually ready to settle down a bit.<p>I'm not by any means …

Lauren Conrad

Amy Schumer on 'Trainwreck,' Dieting, and Opening for Madonna

An Inside Look at Production Troubles and New Info on Shipping Estimates

In January, WayTools announced the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard for iOS devices and Macs that's quite unlike anything else that's available on the market. It replaces a full keyboard with eight large smart keys that take advantage of multilayering, giving users access to a complete …

8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier. Here are …

Southern California

The 5 Pastas You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry -- and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick …

Take A Tour Of Heidi Klum's Novogratz-Designed Summer Home

The model-turned-TV host is reportedly camping out at Bob and Courtney Novogratz's sprawling West Village townhouse.<p>In this week's edition of celebrity house swap, Heidi Klum has reportedly struck a deal with designers Bob and Courtney Novogratz of HGTV's "Home By Novogratz" to rent the couple's …

Real Estate

11 Home Decor Mistakes That Make Designers Cringe

If your bed is swallowed up by throw pillows, you've made a wrong turn.<p>If your bed is swallowed up by throw pillows, you've made a wrong turn.

Home Decorating

The New Korean Beauty Trend You Need to Know About

Have you noticed the latest influx of imported beauty cushion compacts? No, not the CoverGirl powder compacts your mom/grandma used to use. Known as Korea’s best-kept beauty secret, these products are everywhere — small foundation compacts that require a puff or your finger to dab the foundation …

World Bodypainting Festival in Austria


Frozen Fruit Fly Sex Is As Freaky As It Looks

But it could reveal more about how life is made<p>Male fruit flies are quite the Casanovas of the insect world. As he courts a female fly, the male dances and sings with his wing vibrations to woo her over in hopes of mating with her. If all goes well, she can lay up to 500 eggs at one time.<p>But the …

Kenya's GDP Is Suffering, and Tourism's Drop Is to Blame

Kenya’s economy expanded at a slower pace of 4.9 percent in the first quarter as tourism shrunk following a spate of attacks in the East African …