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Garden Visit: The Latest Word on Roses, from the Royal Horticultural Society

The RHS are the people who host the Chelsea Flower Show and give out medals there. Visitors arriving at the RHS headquarters at Wisley, in Surrey, …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

Proof That Garden Sheds Can Be Glamorous

The backyard storage shed doesn't have to be an eyesore.<p>A garden shed designed by Alison Carabasi of Hillbrook Collections<p>You typically don't associate glamour and elegance with backyard storage sheds, but, Alison Carabasi has taken mundane prefabbed structures to completely custom objects of …

Landscaping

26 Castles That Have Reached Fairytale Status

Castles are already pretty spectacular but put one on top of a mountain or hanging over the edge of a cliff and they get elevated to fairytale status.<p>From Scotland to Syria, the amazing architecture and jaw-dropping views are sure to impress any traveler.<p><b>Swallow's Nest, Gaspra, Crimea</b><p><b>Aragonese</b> …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

London's Strangest Restaurants

<i>Like your mezze with a side of mezzo-soprano, or your strudel with a side of flugelhorn? London’s beautiful, mad and sprawling dining scene has you</i> …

17 Things Extremely Happy People Say Every Day

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

The great London walk: Telegraph Tours

It never ceases to amaze me how far and how fast your feet can take you in London. It’s satisfying to look back at the end of the day and see how far you’ve come without going near public transport. On long walks you hit your stride, as you do when walking in mountains or fields, and landmarks loom …

12 Air-Purifying Houseplants To Decorate Your Home With

Plants are very often used in interior décor and we tend to think that’s only due to their beauty and to the fact that they’re green and so they make …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Here's Why You Should Start An Indoor Garden

Landscape designer Rebecca Cole shares the top reasons (and plenty of motivation) to start a delicious urban farm<p><b>• Teach the future generations:</b> Our children can learn where food comes from by growing our own.<p><b>• Keep climate change at bay:</b> Urban greening is responsible for reducing urban heat island …

Peacetime CEO/Wartime CEO – Andreessen Horowitz

You’re lucky that I ain’t the president<br>Cause I’ll push the f*#king button and get it over with<br>F&$k all that waiting and procrastinating<br>And all that …

6 Easy Steps for Growing a Romantic Rose Garden

Ever dreamed of starting your own rose garden? Here's how.<p>Interior Design by Chris Barrett. Photo by Victoria Pearson.<p>Now that spring is upon us, we are in full-on gardening mode. So when Hometalk, a home and garden online community, shared their tips for creating a flourishing rose garden, we …

Gardening

8 Ways Not to Manage Your Email (and 5 and a Half Tactics that Work)

In 1635, England’s Charles I expanded the island’s mail delivery service to the public — with postage paid by the recipient and based on the weight of the letter. If Great Aunt Henrietta wrote you a 10-page letter asking why you weren’t married yet, throughout most of the country you paid for the …

London’s best rooftop bars

As much as we love London's dark and dingy pubs, there are occasions when tatty banquettes and yellowed walls don't quite cut it. For a classier …

Save Space In Your Home Or Garden By Creating Vertical Planters

Whether you have a small balcony, a terrace or a big garden, vertical planters are always a great option. They allow you to save space and to display …

Landscaping

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Click Here to Find Out The Coolest McDonald’s Food Hack! Next time you’re at McDonald’s, you’ve got to try these awesome hacks!

Click Here to Find Out The Coolest McDonald’s Food Hack! Next time you’re at McDonald’s, you’ve got to try these awesome hacks!

Click Here to Find Out Crazy Kawaii Cute Food that Will Change Everything Forever. FOREVER!

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5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Happy Daylight Saving: 6 Proven Steps To The Best Night’s Sleep You’ll Ever Have

<b>Your Worst Enemy Is Probably You</b><p>Stop cheating yourself. You can’t cut corners on sleep and not have it affect you:<p><b>…by the end of two weeks, the</b> …