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10 Old School Beauty Tricks That Still Work

Back in the day, people didn’t have as many product options as we do now, and they had to make do. And you can, too! Rather than shelling out big …

44 Household Items You're Using Wrong

Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house.<p>....And how to use them better. Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house.This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com

Cleaning

12 Genius Uses for Binder Clips

Use them all over your house not just the office.<p>These home office staples can do much more than organize paperwork. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Cleaning

A Delicious Take On One Of 2013's Biggest Design Trends

Transform standard pastries into stunning ones with this popular trend<p><i>This story originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.</i><p>Clothing and hairstyle trends don't typically make the jump to the culinary realm. And that's for the best because how would you even put fringe on a sandwich? But for those who …

Dessert

Kitchen Hacks For A Perfectly Sliced Cake, Instant Taco Bowls, Homemade Mayo And MORE

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Recipes

8 Things To Put In Your Ice Cube Tray (That Aren't Water)

Freezing water is for rookies. There's way more you can do with ice trays.<p>Your freezer is officially your most helpful kitchen tool. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Recipes

The Household Item That Will Make You Prettier

This simple upgrade will help perfect your beauty routine with just the flip of a switch<p>In the case of your morning makeup routine, the most important beauty booster isn't actually your makeup—it's your light bulb. Every cosmetic product advertises benefits that range from a sun-kissed bronze glow …

Light Bulbs

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents canbe harsh and damage rugs and leather— it can also leave behind a …

Cleaning

The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …

Cleaning

The 7 Cleaning Tips That Will Change Your Summer

Take the stress out of this season cleaning challenges using these shortcuts.<p>Take the stress out of this season' cleaning challenges using these shortcuts.

Cleaning

Laundry Care Tricks from a Costume Master

Solutions to common laundry problems. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p>Luke McDonough knows a thing or two about laundry care. As costume master of the Public Theater — which stages the iconic Shakespeare in the Park productions every summer in Central Park — McDonough has to …

HOUSE TOUR: @OscarPRGirl's Outrageously Colorful Hamptons Getaway

For a young executive at Oscar de la Renta, Miles Redd creates a bright and breezy weekend retreat that exemplifies carefree glamour<p>For a young executive at Oscar de la Renta, Miles Redd creates a bright and breezy weekend retreat that exemplifies carefree glamour

Interior Design

Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

<b>Tim Jenison</b>, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage …

Who Killed Alexander the Great?

James Romm examines some intriguing new theories about a long-standing historical mystery.<p>To read this article in full you need to be either a print …

Bible verses that atheists love

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>Prominent anti-theists other champions of secularism reflect on sections of the Good Book they find inspiring<p>Valerie Tarico<p>June 10, 2014 4:37pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A few years back, a cheeky Christian website named Ship Of Fools asked …

This Guy Hates Clickbaity Headlines. Here’s Why

Jake Beckman runs @SavedYouAClick, a Twitter account with nearly 100,000 followers that's dedicated to finding the worst tweets sent out by media outlets and ruining them.<p>Anyone who has ever scrolled through a Facebook newsfeed knows what “clickbait” is—the internet is awash in headlines promising …

Social Media

Bowe Bergdahl is Fox News' perfect villain for the propaganda machine

Booking guests for cable news can be a taxing job. You're underpaid, overworked and constantly on deadline. It's no surprise, then, that most bookers form a symbiotic relationship with PR people, "fixers" who specialize in connecting producers with the right expert, in possession of the right …