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Dying To Be Free

The last image we have of Patrick Cagey is of his first moments as a free man. He has just walked out of a 30-day drug treatment center in Georgetown, Kentucky, dressed in gym clothes and carrying a Nike duffel bag. The moment reminds his father of Patrick’s graduation from college, and he takes a …

25+ Front Door Colors and Ideas for the Prettiest House on the Block

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray, or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's first impression. Make it a good one.

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Cleaning

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b>Skip …

Luggage

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Cleaning

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

3 Free Ways To Refresh Your House

Wallet-friendly tips to update your space.<p>The most simple projects can renew your space and lead to an instant upgrade—and some cost nothing but elbow grease.<p><b>Organize Books:</b> Use what you have to create brand new, conversation-starting bookshelves. Sort by genre and color to make the collection pop, …

Natural Light

Poorly Behaved Airline Passengers Are Being Publicly Shamed Online

We all know that space is cramped on airplanes, but that doesn't mean that it's acceptable to put your feet on someone else's headrest, sprawl across a row of seats when they're already occupied, or walk around the cabin barefoot.<p>PassengerShaming.com is a website that publicly calls out the rudest, …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Amusing "Cartoon Bombing" Cleverly Interacts With Surroundings

For French illustrator Troqman, the world is a stage to display artwork that he calls “cartoon bombing.” The artist travels with a spiral-bound sketch pad and draws amusingly-exaggerated pictures that cleverly interact with their environment. Troqman has placed his handiwork in grocery store …

One Of The Most Hated Patent Trolls In The Country Just Won A Lawsuit Against CBS

Personal Audio LCC is one of the most despised patent trolls in America today. The company, which is more or less a front for a man named Jim Logan, claims to hold the patent for “episodic content.” It does nothing with this patent other than sue anyone who uses anything remotely like this …

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Chic and Oh-So-Spring-y Work Outfit Ideas From the Runways

Good news! The spring 2015 Fashion Week runways weren't just about sexy cutouts, dance-floor-ready fringe, and peekaboo laser-cut mesh. In real life, we also need outfits to wear...

Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Headlines about China’s record-breaking pollution are usually accompanied by hazy photos of the Beijing skyline and statistics so large they seem …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

Kitchens

9 Brilliant Decorating Ideas for Your Bookshelves

Living Rooms

A giant in New York. Lonesome George returns from the dead

When I first met Lonesome George, I will admit he didn’t leave much of an impression. But there was a story about him that did.<p>Lonesome George is famous for being the last giant tortoise from the Galapagos island of Pinta. My genial guide had told a story about a beautiful woman who had come to the …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

The Mystery of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

The disclosure of the remains of the great conqueror and demigod to many, Alexander, is nothing less than a dream-discovery to the archaeologists and historians around the world.<p>The recent discovery of a unique burial monument in Amphipolis of Macedonia in Greece, has made everyone thinking that …

History

Table of Contents: Style on a Budget

Stylish comfort: is that so much to expect? This week we offer our favorite low-budget tips and tricks for kitting out your outdoor space.<p>We’ll be …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Happier

Create a cheery, inviting space.<p>From a fresh coat of white paint to choosing comfortable, neutral furniture, decorating experts share their advice on creating a cheery, inviting home.

Living Rooms

Tag: DIY

DIY: How to Make the Simple Cooling Cloths from The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine<p>by Annie Quigley<p>The Lost Kitchen: A Glimpse Inside Maine’s Most …

Red Carpet Rundown: 32 Memorable Looks From the Emmys

Sunday evening marks the 69th annual Emmy Awards, and in the past 13 years we’ve seen style on the red carpet run the gamut of daring fashion trends and classic Hollywood glamour. Here, we look back at the dress that made an impact at the awards this side of the new millennium.<p>Although she wasn’t …

Swift down and dirty: Taylor dons wet T-shirt, goes after Katy Perry

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.<p>David Bowie sang it, and now Taylor Swift is doing it.<p>The former country star announced she's joined the pop music world with the release of her new single "Shake It Off" and upcoming album 1989.<p>The typically modest singer also showed off her sexier side on the cover of Rolling …

BEFORE & AFTER: The 10-Times-Brighter Powder Room

One homeowner turns a rust-colored bathroom into a bright and airy room that's full of life. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing</i> …

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Scientists Discover Dozens of Monuments Hidden Below Stonehenge

This field of ancient stones may be more complex than initially believed.<p>Scientists have new evidence that there is more to Stonehenge—the ancient rock formations that stand alone in a field in Wiltshire, England—than meets the eye.<p>Based on cutting edge digital mapping technology, researchers at …

Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome

Tiny skeleton from Indonesia's Flores island is unique ancient species, insist researchers<p>A furious international dispute has erupted over the publication of a paper that claims the hobbit man of Flores was a modern human who had Down's syndrome. Published in the <i>Proceedings of the</i> <i>National Academy</i> …

A Nat Geo Explorer's Favorite Canada Places

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Canadian anthropologist and ethnobotanist Wade Davis, a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, has spent his career roaming the globe—but he still has favorites at home.<p><b>Cape Crawford, Baffin Island, on the Summer Solstice</b><p>Only three species overwinter in the Canadian …

British Columbia

The 15 Flower Tricks We Swear By

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …