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20 Watery Blue Paint Colors That Are Seriously Serene

Who says this hue isn't a neutral?<p>There's a reason people love to paint their walls blue: This hue can come off as evocative and moody or simple and calming, and almost always gets along with other colors. If your want to embrace blue, start with these light, medium, and dark designer favorites.

17 Euphemisms for Sex From the 1800s

While shoe-horning these into conversation today might prove difficult, these 17 synonyms for sex were used often enough in 19th-century England to …

Literature

Which Sounds Tug Most At Your Heart Strings?

An entrancing new website quizzes users on how different noises make them feel.<p>I’m six or seven, sitting cross-legged on my parents’ bed and watching a spring thunderstorm roll through our town. Or listening, really, safe in that room, as my dad teaches me to count the seconds between the thunder …

Quizzes

15 DIY Shirt Hacks That Are Totally Tee-rrific

With how quickly styles change, it’s not all that enticing to spend $100 on a new top. If you are nodding your head in agreement, we have just the thing for you. Grab some boozy donuts and a cup of hot cocoa and prepare to be dazzled with these 15 T-shirt hacks that are totally T-errific.<p>1. …

Clothing

27 Sex Songs For Your Valentine's Day Activities

As we've learned, when it comes to Valentine's Day, chocolates, flowers and a fancy dinner are great and all but the items pale in comparison to what happens in the boudoir.<p>Intimate acts on Valentine's Day call for redolent aromas, mood lighting and, most important, the perfect playlist. Behold, 27 …

One Dozen Quotes About Love

I love Valentine's Day. Always have. Probably always will. I think there's something special about one entire day dedicated to love. Some may say you don't need one day to focus on love, you should honor it all year long. I don't disagree, but I still really like the idea of having one day that's …

Literature

Charles Darwin’s List of the Pros and Cons of Marriage

<i>“The day of days!,”</i> wrote 29-year-old <b>Charles Darwin</b> in his journal on November 11, 1838, after his cousin, Emma Wedgwood, accepted his marriage proposal. But the legendary naturalist wasn’t always this single-minded about the union. Just a few months earlier, he had scribbled on the back of a …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

Design Your Own Dream Wedding Shoes

I'm super picky about my shoes—and that's just on your average day. I can only imagine the level of insanity I would reach when trying to find <i>the</i> …

20 Under $20: Cool, Colorful Office Supplies

22 Delicious Russian Foods For Your Sochi Olympics Party

Wrap me up in blini and let the games begin.

31 Impossibly Fun Wedding Ideas

Add a touch of ~pizzazz~ to your special day.

Weddings

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

Cooking

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion

From hangover cures to whiter teeth, an ancient alternative medicine system can be tapped with the goods found in your kitchen cabinet.<p>Ayurveda is an …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

Color Ideas - Decorating with Colors

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>We're traveling back in time, and our favorite spaces have never looked so good.<p>These designer picks go well beyond white and beige.<p>It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>See ya, …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

10 Books to Provoke Conversation in the New Year

<b>1. Think Like a Commoner: A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons by David Bollier</b> (New Society Publishers)<p>David Bollier is a leading writer and advocate for all those real-life commons -- what we own, from the public lands, public airwaves, online information and local civic assets. He …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Doctorow, Rowling, Murakami, and More: Books to Read in 2014

New titles from Michael Cunningham, Maggie Shipstead, Hillary Clinton, and others<p>The coming year is full of long-awaited sequels, promising debuts, not-so-secret pseudonyms, and several books involving bloody murder. Read more on what notable authors in both fiction and non-fiction are up to in …

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

20 Most Inspiring Wedding Ideas Of 2013

All year long we obsess over hundreds of beautiful photos of every wedding detail, from the cutest flower girl dresses ever to wedding favor ideas …

10 Top Interior Designers Share Their Best Advice

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …