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Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS

In the last leg of his diplomatic tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports for our Newscast unit:<p>"With both countries still reeling …

How to Make Delicious Healthy Snacks from Your Thanksgiving Leftovers | Women's Health

Apple pie for days? Sounds like a delicious idea, but maybe not the healthiest. So we decided to use a few of our favorite T-giving staples to add flavor to otherwise light and nutritious snacks. A few ingredients and a dose of creativity later, we've got three simple and health-conscious ways to …

Healthy Eating

Articles about california cottage renovated easy indoor outdoor living on - Dwell

When you are involved in building renovations, whether a small scale domestic renovation project or a large scale industrial job...<p>Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>In the hot and humid South, time seems …

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Is This The End Of Dieting?

<b>Fewer and fewer women are choosing to count calories or follow restrictive diets. And they're feeling better than ever because of it.</b><p><i>By Gabrielle Glaser</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Johnny Miller)</i><p>When Mallory Gibson, 29, moved to New York City after college to work as a financial analyst at an investment bank, she …

4 Designer Secrets That Make Open Kitchens Feel Cozy

Create a comfortable cooking space that still looks sharp from every angle.<p>1. Add an eye-catching "hearth."<p>With an open kitchen, the area above the stove is a great spot to splurge. Because it's relatively small, you won't need a ton of tile, so pick something you love, like a hand-painted one or …


An Open Floor Plan Condo That Feels Anything But Bare

Bold accents create cozy "rooms" in this neutral, airy space.<p>The typical condo is designed with spaciousness in mind. While the open floor plans do have a light and airy feel, they can often lack the character that creates an inviting atmosphere. But if anyone can tackle that challenge, it's …

Interior Design

Strawberry Vanilla Pudding Cake

Today I embark on my first weekend alone with the kids. This morning, before my husband hit the road, I had an hour reprieve to grocery shop sans children. To those without kids, a trip to the grocery store can sound rather mundane. If you are a parent with little ones however, a grocery store …

9 (Mostly) No-Bake Icebox Cakes

On the hottest of days, icebox cake is your secret weapon. Pick from Food Network's best recipes.<p>Kana Okada, Kana Okada 2014<p>When summer decides to …

4 Secret Tips for the Best Birthday Cake You'll Ever Bake

Want to bake a better birthday cake? Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Bon Appétit's Alison Roman show you the ways to towering, sweet, frosted success.<p>When it comes to feel-good food, there's nothing like a towering, colorful, frosted, and sprinkled birthday cake. It's impossible to dig into a slice …


Our Favorite 'Back of the Package' Recipes, From Cookies to Meatloaf

Some of our favorite recipes come from the backs of ingredient packages. From cookies to meatloaf, here are our staff's and reader's picks.<p></head>It's no secret that we like to riff on recipes. Case in point: These cookies with big chunks of bittersweet chocolate and flakes of sea salt turn a …


24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

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How to Make Even Better Stovetop Popcorn

Stovetop popcorn is good. Bacon fat stovetop popcorn is better.<p>We'll admit it: We're suckers for those tri-flavored giant tins of popcorn. You know the ones: Butter and salt in one section, cheddar cheese dust in the second, and caramel corn in the third. But even better than those tins? A …


20 Dreamy Ideas to Steal From Our Most Pinned Rooms

These inspired spaces are totally worthy of your home decor board.<p>These inspired spaces are totally worthy of your home decor board.

Interior Design

8 Brilliant Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

When it comes to maximizing storage, the bathroom is often one of the trickiest rooms to tackle — especially if it’s already pretty small and a big …

47 Porches and Patios We'd Love to Relax On

Grab a drink and a book and make your outdoor space your favorite escape with these decorating ideas.<p>Grab a drink and a book and make your outdoor space your favorite escape with these design ideas.


These 36 Questions Will Make You Fall in Love

Ask these. Stare intensely. Fall in love. JUST LIKE THAT.<p>Twenty years ago, psychologist Arthur Aron compiled 36 questions that he thought would make two strangers fall in love with each other. And he succeeded.<p>Aron brought a heterosexual man and woman together, sitting face to face while answering …


The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

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Organizing Tips For Every Room In Your House

Interior Design

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …


How to Decorate For a Couple With Completely Different Tastes

She loves sequins. He loves neutrals.<p>She loves sequins. He loves neutrals. With its strong, sculptural shapes, a judicious use of jewel-tone hues, and the graphic punch of contemporary art, Robert Brown's design for this couple's Atlanta house strikes the perfect balance.

Interior Design

10 Ways to Overhaul Your Curb Appeal

Give an exterior a whole new look is as easy as focusing on the front door.<p>Make a good first impression with a stylish front door.

Los Angeles

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Home Decorating

Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse rolls you can make at home! We love that Stephie used one of her great-grandmother's recipes for inspiration.<p>Bread. Rolls. Carbs. They’re pretty much my life-line.<p>So it should come as no surprise to anyone that one of my favorite yeast rolls are those served at Texas Roadhouse …


What to Do When You Can’t Freaking Sleep

<b>Don't Think Past Tonight</b><br>Part of the problem with not being able to sleep is that you start overthinking your current situation. As you’re lying there with your dinner-plate eyes, you start thinking about how terrible tomorrow is going to be since you’ll be running on empty, and then you start …


18 Desserts With 50 Calories Or Less

A slice of pumpkin pecan cheesecake at the Cheesecake Factory contains 1,080 calories. There is a time and a place for such a rich dessert, maybe, but the time is not every day after dinner. Just a single serving amounts to over half the recommended daily calorie intake for the average adult. Yeesh.<p>…

Hamburger Helper: Ideas for Weeknight Dinners with Ground Meat

Ground meat can be a weeknight dinner lifesaver—here's how to cook ground beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and turkey without a recipe.<p>Some say that boneless, skinless chicken breasts are the darling of weeknight dinners. And while that may be true, we can't help but harbor a fondness for a less-touted …


Frozen Chocolate Mousse with Cherry Sauce

8 Servings<p>Slice into portions and freeze on a parchment-lined baking sheet the day of the party; serving dessert will be a cinch.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>mousse<p>½ teaspoon unflavored gelatin<p>5 large egg yolks<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>6 ounces bittersweet or …