Maria Melikyan

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Read This Before You Start a Bathroom Renovation

Transforming your space could be much easier than you thought<p>Illustration by Ana Popescu<p>If your bathroom is looking a little tired, it may be time for a makeover. But before you call the contractor or pick up a sledgehammer and start demoing, consider a much easier solution. While you may want to …

The World's Longest Zip Line Will Reach Speeds of 80 Miles Per Hour

You don’t need wings to fly.<p>At the tallest point of the Jebel Jais mountain in the United Arab Emirates, thrill seekers can finally know how it feels …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

4 TED talks that will help you hire the best team

A Google engineer was fired on Monday after writing a 10-page anti-diversity manifesto titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” that criticized the …

Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

You network, hit the job boards, send out your cover letter, and finally get the callback. Now, comes the hard part: the in-person interview.<p>Knowing …

#6 Websites Which Can be a Book Lover's Paradise

Now, read a book on your smartphone for free<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether it's a lazy sunny afternoon or a rainy day, you are travelling or are at leisure, books have always been a much loved resort for many. While the love for a …

100 Best Pie Recipes

Add one of our best pie recipes to your must-try list this year. Luscious lemon pies, sinfully delicious chocolate pies, fresh apple pies, and …

Baking

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

Dessert

23 Amazing Photos Of Autumn Leaves

It's finally fall!<p>If you're like us, you look forward to the leaves changing color every fall like a little kid anticipates Christmas morning. To celebrate the arrival of fall, we've compiled some of the most incredibly beautiful photos of fall foliage from around the world.

National Parks

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Books

50 Prettiest Wedding Tablescapes For Fall And Beyond

Make dinner a stylish statement on your wedding day.<p>These incredible photos will intensify your love for tablescapes.

Decorations

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Etymology

The 5 Comics You Have to Read This Month

• Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 09.01.16. 09.01.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Summer may be gone, but …

37 Recipes That Reinvented the Classics

We didn't think the classics could get any better—until they did.<p><b>Recipes like Caesar salads and ramen are classics for good reason:</b> They're close to perfect. But for exacting restaurant chefs and test kitchen editors, they're a foundation for endless inspiration. These 37 creative recipes …

Cooking

How to Make the Most of Late-Summer Fruit With Pie

We tend to think of pie as an all-or-nothing proposition, a one-note celebration of some singular summer produce. But as the season winds down and these fruits move past their peak, mixing things up can be a great way to take advantage of your farmers-market haul. Cramming an assortment of fruits …

The Best Movies of 2016 (So Far): Punk Rockers, Sexing Sausages, and One Horny Politician

Believe it or not, there have been plenty of standout films released so far this year—and from some very unlikely places. Here are the best of the …

Online Dating

10 Online Classes Everyone Should Take Before Starting a Business

You need a good education in the business of doing business.<p>There comes a time in many people's lives when they long to own their own business, to be captain of their own destiny and the architect of their own fate. For far too many people, this dream dies unanswered. Those who answer the call, …

3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee)

Here's an insider's perspective on how to build your brand on the social networking site.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You've just spent hours slaving away at your keyboard. Your fingers ache, your eyes start to …

10 Tips for Writing LinkedIn Blog Posts That Expand Your Influence

This is what I've learned from writing 100 posts on LinkedIn.<p>I just hit publish on my 100th blog post on LinkedIn.<p>When I started writing on LinkedIn nearly two and a half years ago, I wasn't sure about what I would even write about. I just knew I wanted to write.<p>After a few posts that attracted …

Wedding Music: 61 Soul Songs to Get Your Guests Groovin'

When it comes to picking your wedding music, there are a plethora of genres to choose from — and if you prefer more classic music to modern hits, it can be even harder to decide on tunes to fit your taste. If you've got an old soul — and find yourself spinning records rather than relying on iTunes …

Aretha Franklin

Here's The One Dessert Spot You Should Try In Every Single State

Whenever we travel, we're always interested in one thing — local eats! And what better way to experience America's many food traditions than by …

South Dakota

The Oldest Hotels in America (That Are Actually Worth a Visit)

History enthusiast or not, there’s no denying the oldest hotels in the U.S. hold a certain romantic allure. After all, their rooms have been reserved …

Acquainted

The 26 Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Blue Doors From Around the World

From knob to knocker, frame to hinge, the details of a home's front door reveal much about the building it stewards and the people inside. And beyond architectural significance, front doors are wonderful eye candy. We were inspired by that classic cool hue: blue. For fun, creative, welcoming …

Interior Design

There Are Pokémon Go Gyms at a Cambodian Genocide Museum

At one point, the site in Phnom Penh known as Tuol Sleng was a high school. Then, when the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia in 1975, it was converted …

Your Creative Calendar: 52 Things To Do, See, And Hear In August

Party with sausages, welcome back De La Soul, and get Olympic, as our Creative Calendar ushers you through the dwindling days of summer.<p>It’s the same weird phenomenon every year. July 4th announces that the year has hit its midpoint, and then less than a month later, August 1st seems to kick off …

TV shows

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

Healthy Eating

5 Comics You Must Read Before Seeing Suicide Squad

• Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 08.05.16. 08.05.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>At heart, everything you</i> …

Comic Books