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18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …


Better, Faster, Stronger? Design Thinking Gets a New Study

<b>Proof of the value of design thinking is good news for practicing designers.</b><p>What’s the true value of design to business? This has been an unanswered …


62 Ideas That Will Beautify Your Backyard (Without Breaking the Bank)

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>Everyone wants a beautiful backyard, but hiring a landscape designer can get expensive. These …


How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …


Easy 9x13 Cobbler Recipes That'll Make Sure Everyone Gets Seconds

Because if we're being honest, the 8x8 is never really enough.<p>Though cobblers may be seen as an easy Southern classic, it takes the perfect balance …


A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …


10 Healthy Products to Buy at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is a grocery shopper's favorite. You get a friendly vibe from the Hawaiian shirt wearing staff and kids can enjoy themselves sampling …


The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …


135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Mary Magdalene

13 TV Shows and Movies to Watch This Week While the Weather's Still a Mess

I don't know about you, but the weather's really annoying me right now. It's almost April, but the East Coast just experienced a huge snow storm. Other parts of the country have been extra chilly, too. What gives? I want to go outside and frolic, but the wind chill is keeping me indoors and …


Clever upcycling projects turn old shed into an adorable bunkie

Instead of tearing down the old shed in her yard, Knick of Time blogger Angie just gave it a facelift. Using repurposed and salvaged materials, …

Before and After: A Couple Revamp an Old Airstream Into a Charming Workspace and Home

After stumbling upon an outdated Airstream on eBay, a couple decide to make a radical life change.<p><b>Dwell: When did you and Jason first get the idea of taking your life on the road?</b><p><b>Sheena:</b> We spent the majority of the beginning of our marriage traveling every chance we got. Like most people, we lived …


The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.


Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. Sure, pricking a sweet potato with a fork, wrapping it in tinfoil, and roasting it until done at 350 degrees Fahrenheit <i>works</i>, but there is a better way. A method that’s equally uncomplicated, takes no more time, and yields superlative …


One Hundred Years Later, the Madness of Daylight Saving Time Endures

One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, lawmakers in Florida this week passed the “Sunshine Protection Act,” …

Nova Scotia

The Definitive Guide to Cooking Every Vegetable

<b>Broccoli and Cauliflower</b><p>For tough, cruciferous veggies like broccoli or cauliflower, roasting is really best. Our editors love to roast <i>just a little</i> …


4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …


This amazing renovated school bus is a bright, airy home for a family of six

Converting an old school bus into a living space is never an easy task – but when you’re trying to create enough room for a family of six, the …

Living Rooms

This Simple Hack Makes Your Grilled Cheese Even Better

A grilled cheese sandwich is pure comfort food and one of the best go-to meals when money is tight, but who knew it could get even better? Add cheese to the OUTSIDE of the bread for a food hack that delivers a slightly crispy, even cheesier sandwich to swoon over.<p>There’s no need for extra …


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The Best Coming-Of-Age Movies

Growing up is hard to do. Before "adulting" — that is, clumsily impersonating our role models and pretending we have our lives together — became a …

New York Times

25 Tweets That Prove Cats Are A) Hilarious And B) The Best

Caterwaul into the night, my sweet kitten.

30 Stylish DIY Crafts That Are Perfect for Easter

Whether your style is bold or understated, there's a Easter craft for you.<p>These simple DIY crafts add a springtime touch to any room in the house, and are so easy to create. From glimmering Easter eggs to mini-terrariums, there's something here for everyone.

Jewelry DIY Projects Made With Buttons

Because we’re such avid crafters, we’ve spent <i>years</i> collecting buttons. It’s not so much that we went out and intentionally bought buttons on purpose …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

Build you own terrarium with Tom Dixon’s gorgeous glass vessels

Tom Dixon keeps on delighting us with his brilliant designs – from renovations of historic buildings to amazing lamps and even a brilliant IKEA …

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Country Lifestyle

3-D Floral Canvas Wall Art

Bring a still life to real life with this three-dimensional display of beautiful blooms.

Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below Guatemalan Jungle

A vast, interconnected network of ancient cities was home to millions more people than previously thought.<p>Using a revolutionary technology known as LiDAR (short for “Light Detection And Ranging”), scholars digitally removed the tree canopy from aerial images of the now-unpopulated landscape, …

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …