Kelly Lavertu

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7 Trends That'll Be "in" for 2017 — and 3 That'll Be "Out"

We spoke with top designers so you can stay up to date.<p>If 2016 was a little unpredictable, 2017 is looking to be a boundary-pushing year for interiors. At least, that's what real estate website Trulia is seeing with their trend forecast for the coming year. From unusual textures to jaw-dropping …

5 Nonfiction Books We’re Excited to Read in 2017

Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution<p>A. Roger Ekirch<p>As we’ve seen with fugitive Edward Snowden, the process of criminal extradition can turn into a diplomatic nightmare, especially when the two nations at the negotiation table already have a difficult relationship. Such …

DIY 3 Awesome Pallet Project

Another 3 pallet DIY today. I just love our reclaimed wood projects.<p>They are free and very versatile. They can be repurposed to build anything you …

Woodworking

How to become adept at the art of saying NO, gently

Saying no to someone is perhaps the hardest job in this world. But, the fact of the matter is that you just cannot help everyone all the time. There …

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

This Chef's Insanely Rich Elvis-Style Pie is What You'll Want for Dessert Tonight and Forever

The King was definitely onto something.<p>Those massive button-popping holiday dinners are just around the corner, and in the meantime we're already …

10 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Garden for Next Spring

It's not too late to do a little autumn maintenance.<p>There's more to autumn gardening than just raking leaves. In fact, many outdoor chores should be completed now, in the weeks before winter officially begins, so you'll be ready for planting when the weather warms next spring. Here's what you can …

25 DIY Projects to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Now's the time to wrap up these home improvement projects before the weather turns.<p>You've still got a few weeks left to tackle those last-minute DIY projects you've been meaning to get to all summer.

25 Comforting Casseroles To Beat The Back-To-School Blues

17 Tomato Sauce Recipes for All Your Pasta-Adjacent Needs

Whether you're looking for ways to use summer's ripe tomatoes or doctor up canned tomatoes, your new favorite tomato sauce recipe is here.<p>Homemade tomato sauce is one zillion percent better than the jarred stuff, and yes, that is an accurate percentage point. With numbers like that and recipes like …

39 Brilliant Camping Hacks To Try On Your Next Trip

Nature don't fail me now.

Best Southern Food in the U.S.

Defined by an abundance of fresh seafood and produce, grain-producing marshlands and a melting pot of Spanish/French/West African culture, Southern …

Seven Surprising Ways Caffeine Can Help You Lose Fat, Build Muscle & Set New PRs | Poliquin Article

Caffeine is the most effective legal performance-enhancing aid available. It puzzles many sports nutritionists that more people don’t use it to run …

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream recipe

30K<p>6K<p>When I was finalizing the recipes in The Perfect Scoop, I wrote too many recipes and needed to make room for all the other stuff that goes into …

Ice Cream

Nadiya Hussain’s Her Majesty’s cake

Being asked to make the Queen’s 90th birthday cake was one of my proudest moments. Here is a smaller, simpler version to try. You can choose whether to go for a simple drizzle cake, or to decorate it with the fondant and the roses.<p>SERVES<p>10 to 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>700g plain flour, sifted<br>• 4 tsp …

10 Underappreciated Sci-fi Movies from The 70s & 80s Worth Your Time

Since George Melies went on A Trip to the Moon in 1902, science fiction has been a fertile ground for film-makers to mine. Full of the potential of …

The fruits lowest in sugar that'll help you lose weight, ranked

Fruit—or nature’s candy, as some like to call it—is a natural source of sugar (fructose). In fact, certain fruits can pack up to 14g of sugar in less …

20 Amazing Books To Read For The Rest Of 2016

It’s lit<p>It's been a great summer, right? Full of things to do and see and places to be and explore. And you've probably spent your long days reading your fill of amazing books (beach-oriented or otherwise), all of which we're guessing were a lot less disappointing than this summer's movie duds. …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Time Management

8 delicious slow cooker recipes for the summer

Just because it's not snowing doesn't mean you should be ignoring your Crock-Pot for the season. If anything, it may be the best time of year to bust …

A One Year Timelapse of Earth From a Million Miles Away

On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency’s EPIC camera on NOAA’s DSCOVR …

Top 10 Review Products-Top 10 Tents 2016

ElectronicsHome, GardenBeauty, HealthToys, KidsSports, OutdoorsPet Supplies<p>Outdoors<p>View <b>3735</b><p>Top 10 Tents 2016<p>Revel in your subsequent outdoor …

One Pot Chicken Caprese Pasta

Friendddddddddds. This. THIS!<p>This One Pot Chicken Caprese Pasta is quick and easy and just may be my new fave one pot dish. I am not sure, but it is …

Cooking

Meet Niku, the Weird Object Beyond Neptune That Nobody Can Figure Out

Something strange is happening at the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>An object beyond the orbit of Neptune is acting oddly, violating the traditional rules of orbit, and scientists can't quite explain it yet. The trans-Neptunian object, or TNO, has been nicknamed Niku, a Chinese word for …

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Bedside Shelves with Drawers

The key to living in a small space is thinking vertically, using available wall space to add to your square footage and keep floors uncluttered. Take …