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50 Beautiful Swimming Pool Designs

01 of 51<p>A Pool Design for Every Yard<p>There's a swimming pool for every outdoor space–even long, narrow side yards or smack-dab-in-the-middle …

Daylight-saving time is good, so stop complaining

Today is the first day of daylight-saving time, which means the sun will shine until 6:58 p.m. in New York.<p>Yet every year, when the clocks change, people whine. Why is the government making me change my clock? What was wrong with standard time? Or worse, they propose to adopt daylight time as …

Use These 5 Tips To Optimize Your Website's Homepage

Your homepage is some of the most important real estate on your entire website. While it’s true that many of your website visitors probably enter through landing pages or direct links to products or services, a huge number of them still come through the homepage. And, for many, this will be the …

The Sisterhood of the Exact Same Pants

For sorority girls, clothes become a shorthand for identity.<p>Three young women, dressed identically, stand in front of a large door. They yell-announce their names, their elected titles. They confess that they’ve been waiting for you all summer (<i>they have?</i>) and are so glad you’re finally here. The …

Sororities

The Trigger And The Choice - STATE - CNN Politics

Republicans’ Terrible Argument: Trump’s Too ‘New’ to Obstruct Justice

Former FBI Director James Comey sat down before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and laid out a convincing case that the president of …

Donald Trump

Step into the Future: iPhone X Running iOS 11

Here are the most beautiful and realistic iPhone X renders available today, as confirmed by our inside sources on Twitter last week. More recently, a …

How to Dominate Dark Colors Like a Londoner

Londoners aren't the <i>only</i> people in the world who often use dark, dramatic colors in their home, but they are world-class masters at it. Shadowy …

Home Decorating

7 Bathroom Trends Are "In" This Year — and 2 That Are "Out"

We're all about #3.<p>Most people spend the first and last minutes of their days in the bathroom. That means the ambiance is everything — after all, there's nothing worse than an old, outdated space starting your day off on the wrong foot. If you're in the market to make some decor changes, take note …

Kitchen Design: Black Marble is the New White Marble

White marble — especially the snowy and subtly veined carrara — has long been a dominant material in kitchens. If you're looking for something a …

5 of Our Fave Fairy Tale Ball Gowns… With a Twist

We all want to look like a princess on THE big day, but channeling your inner Cinderella doesn’t have to mean saying “goodbye” to that sassy side …

Vertical vs. Horizontal Curls: Learn How to Master the 2 Techniques

The best part about curling your hair is it's actually pretty hard to mess up (unless you leave your hair on the iron for too long and singe your …

Americans still support Donald Trump's immigration ban, poll shows

Despite breaking records for the lowest approval ratings for a new President, Donald Trump's immigration ban is still backed by a majority of Americans, according to recent polling.<p>The Republican president suffered the biggest defeat of his presidency yesterday as a court refused to reinstate his …

Trump wants to be taken seriously, not literally. The courts just took him seriously AND literally.

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Donald Trump won the presidency, the saying goes, because while the media was taking him literally but not seriously, his supporters took him seriously but not literally. You can't take Trump at face value all the time, his top supporters say.<p>On Thursday night, Trump …

President Trump is discovering that he can’t really run the government like a business, and he doesn’t like it: report

In Trump’s world, he’s in charge. But in the real world of the U.S. government, he’s not as powerful as he thinks<p>President Donald Trump is learning the hard way what his critics told him all along during the 2016 presidential election: It is a lot easier to run a business than to manage a …

5 Ways Melania Can Save Donald Trump

How the first lady could turn out to be one of the president’s most powerful political assets.<p>At least initially, America’s first foreign-born first lady was not a favorite of Washington’s social set. Louisa Catherine Adams, born in Britain and wife to President John Quincy Adams, had not catered …

Ben Carson Just Did The Most Ben Carson Thing Ever

TFW you realize you've lost your luggage during a live TV interview.<p>Apparently a trip down memory lane was too much for Dr. Ben Carson.<p>The renowned neurosurgeon abruptly walked away from a CNN interview on Saturday after a visit to his childhood home in Detroit with Donald Trump.<p>Carson, who lost to …

Bedroom Decorating Ideas On A Small Budget

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How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

“Until recently, they really hated each other:” Trevor Noah on the Hillary-Warren power duo

“They used to have bad blood, but now they’ve got mad love,” Noah said<p>"Daily Show" host Trevor Noah Wednesday night detailed the first campaign appearance of the political power duo composed of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and progressive Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. The two held a …

For Clinton, tiny fundraisers equal big campaign money

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single elevator could have accommodated the donors who recently gathered with Hillary Clinton at the Pritzker family home in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. Small in number, the group was big in largesse, contributing at least $1 million to help elect her and other Democrats …

Government

The Republican Convention Could Turn into the Trump-Family Variety Show

Ivanka Trump is expected to take on a prime speaking spot in Cleveland next month.<p>The Trump children have fallen into many roles propping up their father over the past decade or so. They are his employees, his project managers, his reality show co-stars. As <b>Donald Trump</b> has transitioned from …

Brexit’s ‘Meaning’? Globalization Sucks.

After decades reporting from around the world, the author concludes the EU, NAFTA, and similar schemes have brought many people more misery than …

America is lying about its involvement in Africa: AFRICOM’s reports simply don’t add up

The command’s annual mission numbers keep changing, and Congress refuses to press its top general for answers<p>Nick Turse<p>June 30, 2016 9:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>General David Rodriguez might be a modern military celebrity -- if he hadn’t spent his career ducking the …

The Power of Paint: SEE How Wall Color Changes a Room

It's probably not a surprise that color changes the look of a room. But perhaps even more importantly, it can change the <i>feel</i> of a room. In this post, …

Bernie Sanders issues a stern warning: Europe’s populist revolt could happen here

The Leave campaign showed what’s possible when a democratic system stops functioning democratically<p>The populist revolt in Britain and much of Western Europe isn't reducible to a single variable, but it's partly a reaction against a globalized economy that has failed the masses. It's a frenzied, …

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

What, you thought we wouldn’t be back with a follow-up to <b>Tuesday’s great list</b> of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free? Of course we are, and …

Have the Most Productive Day EVER With These Time-Management Tips

As mothers, students, bosses, and so forth, we are always striving to hit deadlines and be on schedule. But while the list of things to do keeps growing, the number of hours we have to complete these tasks remains the same. In hopes of better navigating the busy schedules, we have carved out the …

Time Management

Alexa does not like when you ask her about the NSA

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is pretty good at answering most questions. But if you ask her if the NSA is monitoring you right now? She turns …