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10 Ways to DIY the Best Fruit Water Ever

It's no secret that soda is bad news for your health (yes, even diet soda), but you might get tired of sticking to plain water all the time. Hydrating doesn't have to be boring when you add pretty — and detoxifying — fruits to the mix. With no added sugar except the few naturally occurring grams, …

25 Quick And Clever Solutions For Your Clothing Catastrophes

Shrunken sweaters, static cling, deodorant marks, scuffed shoes… I could go on and on! There’s a nearly endless list of wardrobe malfunctions and …

Cleaning

9 Steps to Build a DIY Off-Grid Solar System

Day by day the price of solar panels falls gradually. But still, installation of a complete off grid solar system is costly. That’s why I decided to …

How to Build a 20-Foot Functional Geodesic Dome Out of PVC

The idea of building our own shelter fascinates us, but for the average handyman, where do you start?<p>A geodesic dome made of PVC may be the most cost-effective method of building a structurally solid yet transportable shelter, and it’s possible to build one in a single day.<p>At Maker Faire 2014 in …

INSPIRATION NATION // DIY ORIGAMI FLOWER CURTAIN

First off, I haven't yet decided where would be the perfect setting for this craft project to revel in full glory. My initial idea was to use it as …

Kid Craft: Cardboard Guitar

DIY toy instruments are a great way to introduce creative kids to the joys of making music, and a simple cardboard guitar is a great place to start!<p>Even if you have multiple age ranges in your home, this is definitely a bit of crafty play that will keep both big and little kids entertained. Wee …

7 Common Houseplant Afflictions & How to Cure Them All

As with all living things, even the hardiest plants require care, and strategies can vary quite a bit. As a new plant parent you have to get to know your plant: how tough it is or isn't, how much water it really craves, and if it prefers classical music or a perhaps an 80s throwback (or maybe …

Penis transplant declared successful for the first time in history

'We've proved that it can be done.'<p>For the first time in medical history, a penis transplant has been declared successful, doctors at the Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa announced today. The man in question lost the organ three years ago because of complications …

How to Break an Emotional Eating Habit

Even when you think you're hungry, you could be eating for the wrong reasons. Many people mistake dehydration for hunger, and others feel the urge when they're bored or coping with certain emotions. "If you eat when you're sad or stressed, you probably already know that food is a horrible …

Healthy Life Hacks: 24 Healthy Living Tips From the People Who Know Best

Doing a mud run, binge-watching <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, dressing up for Halloween—some things are just better with a friend. Another thing that’s easier when …

5 Small Changes to Improve Your Health | Williams-Sonoma

<i>Our Test Kitchen team has launched a Wellness Camp at Williams-Sonoma headquarters dedicated to improving employees’ overall sense of well-being. All month, we’ll be sharing some of their favorite tips. Follow along with us on the blog and on Instagram at @williamssonoma and with the hashtag</i> …

Food

This Genius Toast Trick Will Up Your Sandwich Game By A Million

Writing a whole article on how to make toast might suggest that we've run out of things to talk about. Or that we've just gotten very, very boring. We assure you, this toast piece is indicative of neither of those things. Actually, we're not the first food site to write about toast. The New York …

You Won't BELIEVE These Amazing Restaurant Views!

Talk about a happy meal. These restaurants around the world have gorgeous views—and great food, too.

25 Places to Get Away From It All

Where is the perfect place to find seclusion? From Florida to Malaysia, here are your picks for the world's most inspiring destinations.

Free Things to Do in London

TravelFree Things to Do<p>From David Bowie and Beckham to Charles Darwin and Dickens, London has captured the world with legendary figures since its founding in the first century A.D. But it's not only the city's celebrities rising to the top—the British pound is rising, too. Don't get knackered …

England

This Top-Secret Food Will Change the Way You Eat

I dumped meat a few weeks ago, and it was not an easy breakup. Some of my most treasured moments have involved a deck, a beer, and a cheeseburger. But the more I learned, the more I understood that the relationship wasn’t good for either of us. A few things you should never do if you want to eat …

Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Complete Menu

All the Food Lover's Cleanse recipes, in one place<p>This cleanse serves 4 for dinner and 1 for both breakfast and lunch. Our dinner recipes will provide leftovers for use in lunch the next day, depending on how much your family eats. In case you do not have leftovers, we have suggested alternative …

Healthy Eating

Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?

<i>Europe is heeding the call of the Norse: A diet rich in berries, fish, nuts, and game is charting a course to boosting health and losing pounds. Kate Christensen reports on the New Nordic phenomenon.</i><p>My father’s grandparents came from Norway and settled in the Scandinavian bastion of Minnesota. As a …

Buddha's Hand and 5 Great Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: A fragrant fruit with funky, flailing fingers. Say that five times fast, and then read on.</i><p>If you're in need of a host or hostess gift in the next few days, consider searching out …

9 Not-Too-Sweet Recipes for Finishing Up Your Molasses

Molasses is an ingredient that keeps on giving. No matter how carefully you think you've scraped out the jar, try turning it upright and returning a day later -- you'll see yet another 1/4 cup has accumulated. It's endless breadsticks, molasses-edition.<p>We've collected 9 recipes that will help you …

Great Whiskeys for New Year's Eve Celebration By John Mariani

This is a new Golden Age for whiskies, spirits whose popularity was long ago eclipsed by tasteless vodkas and white rums. The emergence of single malt Scotches, small batch bourbons, even a resurgence of new ryes, has made it a hot category again--and not a cheap one. Indeed, the price of a lot of …

8 Healthy Additions to Chicken Soup

Good, basic chicken soup is already one of the healthiest foods around, so the ways to make it healthier actually involve adding ingredients rather …

Vitamix Victories: 9 Healthy Blender Recipes to Kick Off Your New Year

If you’ve been anywhere near a Williams-Sonoma catalog lately, you’ve seen the two-page spread on the Vitamix Professional Series: perhaps the …

The Evolution of the Little Black Dress

The fashion history of the classic LBD.<p>The little black dress may have been introduced by Coco Chanel, but it was Audrey Hepburn who made the garment famous in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's. From Hepburn's Givenchy sheath to Queen Bey's Topshop embellished mini, the LBD has become the uniform of …

Audrey Hepburn

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Why You Should Rinse Your Hair With Champagne

And other holiday-inspired at home hair treatments by Kyle White of Oscar Blandi Salon.<p>One of our favorite hair salons, Oscar Blandi, is offering exclusive treatments that celebrate all things Yuletide, with rinses that smell like the candy canes you've been eating by the handful and treatments …

Hair Care

2014 wrap-up: A year of style with Kim Kardashian

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Lady Gaga, Doutzen Kroes, and More

If winter’s chill has you dreaming of a sunny escape—and the beauty benefits that come with it—you’re not alone. This week, <b>Constance Jablonski</b> snapped an a.m. selfie on a bright Miami beach—showing off a head of appropriately windswept hair—while <b>Natasha Poly</b> captured her authentically sea-sprayed …

New to Nature No 136: Axima sidi

Stalk-eyed wasps are ‘the very definition of rare’. This latest one, found in Colombia, is named after a cartoon character<p>As the nursery rhyme says “…and little fleas have lesser fleas, and so on ad infinitum”. Nowhere in the animal kingdom are we more frequently reminded of this than among the …

Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …