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How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

18-Foot Oarfish Livens Up A 'Leisurely Snorkel' In California

A snorkeler off the coast of California found more than she bargained for on the ocean floor Sunday, when she saw the large eyes of an 18-foot fish staring back at her. It turned out to be a dead oarfish, a mysterious creature known to live in waters thousands of feet deep.<p>The discovery at the …

Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of October 14, 2013

Sales from 15-60% off at West Elm, Crate and Barrel, World Market and more.<p><b>This week's home design sales from around the web:</b><p>15% off dining furniture at West Elm.<br>• 15% off select items through the Semiannual Sale at Design Within Reach.<br>• 20% off all chandeliers and pendants at Pottery Barn.<br>• 20% off beer …

Furniture

How To Light Your Bathroom Right

<i>Tiffany Carboni, Houzz Contributor</i><p>The bathroom is one of the only rooms in a multibodied household where we’re expected and encouraged to lock ourselves inside. With that kind of permission, it makes sense to use this private space as a luxurious sanctuary. Make the most of your haven by giving it …

Native Americans Give Other Groups A Taste Of Casual Sports Team Racism

Native Americans have long tried to raise awareness about the racism inherent in their portrayal in sports team iconography like the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins.<p>President Obama recently stirred the long-simmering pot of this dispute by weighing in on behalf of Native Americans. “I …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Africa's true size will blow you away

We've seen this comparison made before, albeit never as lucidly as this. Behold: major countries of the world, overlaid atop an outline of the …

How To Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Pain

I WANT TO WEAR

50 Beauty Products Celebrities Can't Live Without

Celebrities always have such perfect-looking skin and flawless hair, and it’s just not fair. So we decided to scout the web and find out what they’re …

Color Obsession of the Week: Blush Pink

A stand mixer, a lamp, an ottoman, and more finds in blush pink.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Sherwin-Williams Paint in Demure SW 6295. sherwin-williams.com.2. Chanel Le Vernis in Ballerina, $27. nordstrom.com.3. IKEA SNÖIG lamp, $20. ikea.com.4. Pale Pink Leather Wallet by Pikamo, $16. etsy.com.5. Pink …

Home Decorating

The $2.59 Ingredient That Will Transform Your Cooking

Frozen juices from concentrate aren't just for drinks—they can also enliven appetizers, give slow-cooker dishes a flavor boost and even make it easy …

Are you a Student or a Teacher? Then Lucky You, Cuz These Stores are Always on Sale to You

We're in the thick of back-to-school season and whether you're a smart-shopping student or a hardworking teacher, you're probably gearing up for the big first day. And enjoying some fall retail therapy to prepare, hopefully! But did you know that as a student or a teacher you can enjoy <i>year-round</i> …

3 Smoothie Recipes to Beat the Afternoon Slump. Hey, Who Needs Coffee, Anyway?

Right around 2 P.M.—<i>maybe</i> 3, if I'm lucky—my focus starts to be less, um, unfocused, and I would rather take a nap than anything else I might need to do during that exact moment. Does that happen to you?<p>It's easy to reach for a cup of coffee or something sweet—both of which give you a temporary …

6 Things Recent Grads Should Spend Money On

In fall 2008, 11.5 million Americans ages 18 to 24 were enrolled in college. These students were moving into dorm rooms as Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy. And when Bernie Madoff was arrested, they were studying for fall semester finals.<p>Five years later, many members of this group have …

People Who Live Inside Water Towers

In many cities and towns, water towers are no longer needed for water storage. Instead, people have turned these beautiful, imposing structures into …

Gold Medal Abs

Eight serious ab moves from top Olympic trainers that will score you a rock-solid middle<p><b>DO IT</b> Train your core with these eight moves three nonconsecutive days a week to flatten your belly and get super sexy abs! Either do them all together as a stand-alone workout or add three or four of them to …

Workouts

Irresistible Cupcakes That Take the Cake

We've tracked down 10 of the tastiest hand-held treats out there, from the wonderfully plain Jane to the just plain wondrous maple-bacon …

Nigeria executes prisoners for first time since 2006

<b>Four prisoners have been hanged in southern Nigeria, officials say, in what are believed to be the first executions for seven years.</b><p>The justice commissioner for the state of Edo, Henry Idahagbon, told reports that the prisoners had been convicted of armed robbery or murder.<p>Amnesty International …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Fitness

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …

Workouts