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Before & After: Nate Berkus Completely Transforms a Family's Kitchen

A Kansas City family of four were the lucky winners of the LG Studio My Kitchen Needs Nate contest.<p>A Kansas City family of four were the lucky winners of the LG Studio "My Kitchen Needs Nate" contest. As a bonus, the designer gave their dining room a makeover, too.

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7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

Latitudestock - TTL via Getty Images<p>Chances are you're familiar with Google Flights. The flight search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it's the same technology that powers both KAYAK and …

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The World's 20 Best Skylines, Ranked

Impressive, eye-catching, testament-to-human-engineering skylines are not exclusive to the U.S.A., which is why we decided to nod approvingly at pictures of the 20 most recognizable skylines around the world and then rank them based on their overall aesthetics.<p><i>By Matt Meltzer</i><p>Beauty, as we all …

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Stunning Cracked Light Sculpture by Paige Bradley is Now Available

If you've wanted to own this stunningly beautiful sculpture, called <i>Expansion</i>, you're now in luck. Artist Paige Bradley recently announced that <i>Expansion, Third Life</i>, is now available in a limited edition of 40. This smaller version, which measures 17 x 21 x 8 inches, is cracked in the same way as …

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

Lindsey Coral Harper on Decorating With Bold Colors

The designer explains how she balanced strong colors in a Charlotte, North Carolina, house. Tour the house here.<p><b>Mimi Read: Your middle name is Coral — how perfect for a decorator whose calling card is bold, zingy color. Did you make it up for branding purposes?</b><p><b>Lindsey Coral Harper:</b> I grew up in a …

Living Rooms

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

Whether you stick to the basic package or opt for more extravagant add-ons, leave your worries behind so you can focus on what really matters: each other.<p><i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's …

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8 Family Getaways for Spring Break

Lazy week at the beach, big city cultural excursion or Disney World -- here's your Spring Break guide to family getaways. The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and …

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6 Spectacular Places to Visit in 2015

As we all know a resolution or goal is much more successful when it is as specific as possible, so we're here to help you nail down the details. Arguably the biggest -- and toughest -- decision of any trip is deciding where to go.<p>A new year means new resolutions; this year you should resolve to …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Prezi Launches Nutshell, An App To Turn Photos Into ‘Mini-Movies’

Prezi’s online presentation software already offers a popular alternative to creating otherwise tedious and visually uninspiring PowerPoint presentations, but now it seems the startup wants in on the consumer ‘video’ sharing trend. Taking the same dynamic zooming tech used to spruce up Prezi …

Hilarious “Fifty Shades” parody reveals exactly what the movie is missing: Steve Buscemi

Buscemi gives Jamie Dornan a run for his money<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>February 10, 2015 9:55pm (UTC)<p>By now you're probably familiar with the complaint that there isn't enough sex in the new "Fifty Shades of Grey" film adaptation. Even more disappointing, however, might be this: There is no Steve Buscemi …

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list. Luckily, we've found some surprising spots Americans are trekking to most, courtesy of Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index.<p>Whether it's a small-ish town …

American Cities

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family.<p>Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, …

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80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all hang out.<p><i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Because …

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Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

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Where's the Beef? 5 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes

The more I work with food, the more I save my love of meat for special occasions.<p>Yes, I love burgers. I love pork chops and fried chicken. But, the more I work with food, the more I save my love of meat for special occasions. Not only are veggies loaded with obvious health benefits, they are super …

Vegetarian Food

Hate Open Shelving? These 15 Kitchens Might Convince You Otherwise

The Paint Makeover That Can Make You Look Younger

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The 5 Can't-Miss Islands Of St. Vincent And The Grenadines

Leaving ASAP.<p>Yes, it's freezing out. And, yes, we are constantly writing about the Caribbean and all its glories.<p>But let's face it, there's a reason behind it. You can visit the bigger, more developed islands of St. Maarten or St. Thomas, among others; go glitzy on St. Barts; go diving off Saba; or …

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Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of January 12, 2015. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Living Rooms

What Gandhi Taught People About the Power of Travel 100 Years Ago

Jan. 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the greatest homecoming ever by an Indian, one now celebrated in the mother country of perhaps the largest and …

This DIY Sputnik Chandelier Made from Microphones Is the Coolest Light Fixture Ever

Buying a new Sputnik chandelier can cost thousands, but this homemade version cost $156. And how rock 'n roll are the microphones?<p>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and …

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging Curtains

What you need to know before you hang your window treatments. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.<p><b>1. Not Measuring Correctly</b>The first thing you should do is measure your windows and make adjustments depending on how you want to hang the window treatments. It will save you another …

6 Mistakes You Make When Making Your Bed

A few key fixes can make a difference.<p>Making your bed certainly isn't rocket science, but the difference between a messy display and an especially smooth (and super-inviting) mattress is actually all in the details.<p><b>1. You lay your top sheet pattern-up.</b><p>Placing it pattern-side down is actually the …

15 Vegan Recipes for a Very Green 2015

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're looking to add more vegan dishes to your diet in 2015, start here.</i><p>I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, especially those that involve the words “diet,” …

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