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Soothing Design Details in a Modern & Masculine Home

(Image credit: Gilmore Photography)<p><b>Project by:</b> Tracy Gilmore <b><br>Location:</b> Playa Vista, California<p>If you're looking for some design details to add to your …

Jill Barker: During marathons, women are the tortoise and men are the hare

Chalk up running a marathon as one more way that women and men differ, says a group of researchers who hail from Grand Valley State University in …

5 Health Benefits of Being an Early Riser

Set your alarm, then start reaping the rewards.<p>You know that saying about the early bird catching the worm? Well, there's science to back it up: A growing body of research demonstrates that early risers have advantages when it comes to their energy levels, moods, and workout habits. We lay out the …

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

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How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache – 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

How To Make Awesome Furniture on a Budget

Unless you live in one of the 25 coolest apartment buildings on the planet, chances are you're lacking in the design department. You can get …

Houzz Tour: A Brave Addition Breaks New Ground

A desire for family togetherness drove the design of this award-winning addition, which has transformed a traditional Edwardian house into a relaxing …

Specialized Camber Expert Carbon Evo review

Specialized’s Camber frame isn’t new, but this carbon 29er is still an evergreen in terms of all-round cross-country and trail riding appeal.<p>Frame …

5 Essential Steps to Treating Adult Acne

Treating zits the way you did as a teenager won't clear things up<p>Having the skin of a 15-year-old might sound heavenly (<i>Firm! Smooth! Glowing!</i>)—unless it's pimple-plagued. Tricky thing is, adult acne can act decidedly different from the high-school kind. For one, your shifting estrogen and …

How the brain manages stress suggests new model of depression

Discovery of new molecular and behavioural connections may provide a foundation for the development of new treatments to combat some forms of …

BEFORE & AFTER: The 4-Color Makeover

A peek at one of our favorite makeovers from this week's American Dream Builders<p>On Sunday night's episode of Nate Berkus's new show, <i>American Dream Builders</i>, we were introduced to a pair of Tudor homes that got full overhaul thanks to the two competing teams. In the Brehme family's home, tackled by …

Living Rooms

The Shadow Side of Falling In Love: The Power That Drives Addictions to Love, Sex and Romance

Whereas genuine love fosters a mutually empathic connection between two persons, one that nourishes the mental, physical and emotional growth and …

Short-Haired Girls, Listen Up: An Updo Is Not Impossible

For anyone who thinks short hair isn't versatile, all you have to do is look at Rosamund Pike to know that absolutely isn't true. The <i>Gone Girl</i> star doesn't just have a bob, she also has an undershave—and she <i>still</i> manages to get all of her hair up off her neck. It just takes some hair spray and a …

17 Small Things You Can Do Today To Have A Stronger Relationship

Grand gestures are way overrated. Sometimes it's the small, simple things that make a huge difference in your relationship.<p>Or this, either. Data from over 800,000 OkCupid users showed that people who professed that they "tweet frequently" had shorter relationships on average than those who weren't …

Don’t Sound Like a Gaper!

Mispronounce these 25 brands and you may as well have “gaper” stamped on your forehead.<p>Author:<p>Ryan Dionne<p>Publish date:<p>Any gaper can look like he or …

Carbon Fiber

10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

Inside the Most Charming Apartment in Venice

Designed with a sense of drama.<p>Designed with a sense of drama, Matthew White's petite, 950-square-foot Venetian retreat fulfills a fantasy.

Gear of the Year 2014

Adventure<p>Top Gear Innovations for Fall and Winter The brisk days of fall and cold nights of winter bring out the best in gear design and technology. When the mercury goes south with the birds, there’s little leeway for lapses in function and lots of room for flexing new ideas. Sometimes this means …

Rock Gardens

The 5 WORST Foods For Your Skin

These bites aren't doing your complexion any favors.<p><i>This article was originally written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>You know that phrase "you are what you eat"? It pretty much sums up how your diet affects your complexion. The good news is you can take control of …

Steamboat Settles Lawsuit with Salt Lake Over “Ski City” Campaign

<b>Salt Lake City, UT –</b> Instead of “Ski City U.S.A.”, Salt Lake will now just be “Ski City” after Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts high above …

9 Easy-to-Follow Weight-Loss Tips

They're awesome, and won't take over your life<p>Overview<p>Slimming down doesn't happen overnight, but it doesn't have to consume your life either. There are easier ways to lose the weight than endlessly counting calories, watching every mouthful, avoiding restaurants, or spending hours at the gym. Keep …

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A 100-Year-Old Hollywood Farmhouse Goes Modern With a Neutral Palette and Mirrors Everywhere

A house with a neutral palette and a lot of shine.<p>Designer Tobi Tobin updated her Hollywood Hills cottage with mirrors, a neutral palette with pops of high-gloss black, and strong wallpaper. The result is a modern design with a lot of shine. Read the interview with the designer.

Would You Live in This 86-Square-Foot Parisian "Cupboard" Apartment?

Everything is hidden in this tiny home.<p>Here's an apartment that's definitely not for the claustrophobic. In this 86-square-foot Parisian space, you'll have to sleep in a cupboard. And the bed is not the only amenity that's tucked away — a dining table, closet, and bookshelves are all found hidden …

Swiss Army Knives

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Will You Really Be Proud Of Having Your Inbox At Zero? 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs To Put The "Life" Back Into Their Work-Life Balance

Don’t just accept losing your social life as the norm<p>Achieving a work-life balance is absolutely possible. I’ve run my business for over seven years …

Time Management

Mental & Emotional Problems | Depression, Anxiety & Insomnia

​Although not 'Environmental Illnesses' in themselves, psychological problems, also known as affective (mood) disorders, are very common amongst …

Anxiety

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …

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