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This New York City Bar Spends $60,000 Every Year on Christmas Decorations

Which makes total sense once you hear there are 15,000 ornaments inside — a true sight to behold.<p>During the holidays, the inside of Rolf's German Restaurant in New York City looks a little bit like a tornado whipped through Santa's factory and left every Christmas decoration that exists inside. …

Decorations

Teacher Uses LEGO Blocks to Effectively Improve Children's Math Skills

LEGO blocks are commonly used to build colorful structures, but they can also effectively help kids with their math skills. According to school teacher Alycia Zimmerman, these plastic blocks allow students to develop their spatial and proportional awareness in a creative manner. Since LEGOs are …

'Downton Abbey' Highclere Castle Is Taking Reservations for 2016

Highclere Castle, which plays the role of Downton Abbey on the hit PBS show, is once again opening its doors to overnight visitors.<p><i>Updated 12/9/15. Tickets for the spring 2016 opening of Highclere Castle are on sale now. If you want an afternoon tea in the coach house, though, you'll have to book</i> …

Nigella Lawson's Genius No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake

During the holidays, we can be soothed by the sure things—the desserts that won't crack or sink or spring a leak, that don't take much time or a lick of oven space, that have everything going for them.<p>No-bake cheesecakes promise all of that, in a straight shot to the finish line—skipping past …

Dessert

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22 Festive Holiday Crafts to Make With Your Kids

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to let the laundry pile up and spend the day crafting instead. Grab your favorite little helper and wander the aisles of the craft store together gathering supplies, or raid your stash at home. You won’t need much besides a little time and creativity (okay, …

Crafting

10 Christmas Cake Pops No One Will Be Able to Turn Down

Decorations

Cozy Knitted Nail Art Allows Your Nails to Bundle Up in a Sweater Too

The cozier, the better.<p>When the weather outside gets chilly, there's nothing I look forward to more then pulling out my absolute coziest sweater. Now your nails can also experience the joy of bundling up in a warm knit too: The latest nail art trend mimics the cable knit texture of your coziest …

Nail Art

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum.<p>Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year.<p>Founded in 2013, Code.org is a …

The Best Concealers That Haven't Failed Us Yet

Meet the real MVP of our makeup bags.<p>There's no denying the power of concealer. This makeup-bag staple helps to cover up dark under-eye circles and acne spots, gets lipstick to last longer and adds volume to eyelashes.<p>In addition to understanding the many ways to use this product, its important to …

Top 10 Tech Gifts For Christmas

<b>Ruark R1 Mk3</b> <br>The Ruark R1 Mk3 is a stylish tabletop radio that’s perfect for kitchen or study. This gorgeous little unit is available in a range of finishes. It has FM, DAB+, line-in input, Bluetooth connectivity as well as a USB charging port. The sound quality is everything you’d expect from …

12 things to do in London this winter that are worth leaving the house for

Winter is coming: it’s dark all the time and it’s getting a little colder out there.<p>Snuggling up in a big blanket with Netflix and pizza until the …

England

6 Amazing Resort Pools in the US for Families

<i>Pool at Grand Hyatt Kauai (Courtesy Hyatt)</i><p>Nothing energizes the whole family like a day spent at an outstanding resort pool. Luckily, amazing pools featuring beautiful views, sparkling water and unique amenities can be found throughout the United States. Check out these six kid-friendly resorts, …