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5 common problems with your dishwasher and how to fix them

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Home Improvement

15 smart home essentials under $100 we absolutely love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart-home technology can make …

Home Automation

5 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas for Your Kitchen

Find stylish indoor herb garden ideas that will enhance your kitchen and keep fresh ingredients right at hand. You’ll never run out of basil again!<p>From parsley to rosemary, fresh herbs can make an everyday dinner feel like a five-star meal. But buying herbs at the grocery can leave you with way …

14 Creative Ways to Use Washi Tape

A stash of colorful patterned washi tape is a must-have for any crafter, since washi tape can be used to decorate everything from office supplies and …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found surprised her — that meditating can literally change …

Mindfulness

16 Creative DIY IKEA Lack Table Hacks For Every Home

We continue sharing IKEA hack ideas because IKEA furniture is like a blank sheet of paper that requires your attention and creativity. Today it’s all …

21 Unique Ways to Decorate Light Switches Plates In Contemporary Designs

Decorative switch plates are not items widely used despite their endless design possibilities but the gallery below will point out why in certain …

Scientists scan the brain to see how stress undermines your diet

If you're trying to lose weight, kick off your diet by relaxing. Stress tinkers with your brain chemistry in ways that make it hard to make healthful food choices and maintain self-control, a new study finds.<p>Study volunteers who endured a somewhat stressful experience were 24% more likely to choose …

The Brain

30+ Amazing DIY Paintings For Your Blank Walls

Our walls are like blank canvases waiting to be filled […]

Painting

30+ Clever Ways To Organize All The Small Things

♫ Turn the lights off, carry me home ♫ 1. Store bobby p […]

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Marrakech Named TripAdvisor's Top City To Visit In 2015

Marrakech, Morocco has topped the list of Top Destinations in the World in TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice Awards.<p>The study took into account millions of TripAdvisor reviews from the past year to determine the top places to travel in 2015, according to spokesperson Julie Cassetina.<p>Marrakech …

Personalised cancer vaccines show early signs of promise in trial

Custom-made vaccines, designed to a make patient’s immune system attack tumours, have been used in a small-scale patient trial with some success<p>Personalised cancer vaccines that target people’s individual tumours have shown early signs of promise in tests on three patients diagnosed with advanced …

Immunotherapy

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Bahamas for Families

<i>Kamalame Cay (Courtesy Kamalame Cay)</i><p>A family vacation in the Bahamas has a certain dreamy ring to it and the good news is that thanks to these family-friendly all-inclusive resorts, it needn't be complicated or expensive. By booking with a family-friendly resort or hotel that offers an …

Hanging Out in Hanging Lake (Colorado Rocky Mountains)

Photo Credit Heather Hummel Photography<p>While living in Colorado a few years ago, a friend took me on a hike to Hanging Lake in Glenwood Springs. She mentioned that it was an easy hike, and it was in fact moderate with rocks acting as steps much of the way. The added bonus was the river that flowed …

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …