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7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b>Skip …

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This chart will help you find the best Black Friday console deals

It's that time of the year again: time to pick up a gaming console on the cheap, often with a bunch of goodies thrown in for good measure. Or, you know, to buy one as a gift for someone or whatever.<p>This year we're trying something new: We're pulling out all of the Black Friday console bundles and …

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

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21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Blizzard wants its diverse fans to feel 'equally represented' by Overwatch's heroes

Blizzard's new team-based multiplayer shooter, <i>Overwatch</i>, is set in a futuristic version of Earth, but it's not so separated by time and space as StarCraft, or as fantastical as Warcraft and Diablo. The game's diverse cast of characters come in a variety of shapes and sizes, genders and non-genders, …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

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The Most Amazing Farmhouse Renovation We've Ever Seen

One industrious couple did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in just a year — prepare to be amazed.<p>In a year, Lisa and Mark Hellman did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in upstate New York — and the results are breathtaking.

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17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

Shia LaBeouf Explains His Existential Crisis, How Finding God 'Saved' Him

Not surprisingly, Shia LaBeouf looks up to actors who he says have dealt with darkness: Gary Oldman, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix.<p>But the man he …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

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Give student loans the finger: A new solution to a massive generational outrage

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Young people and their future families are being bankrupted. Here’s a radical response to the heist of the century<p>Kyle Schmidlin<p>October 18, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Third Rail News.<p>Recently, news broke that Rolling Jubilee, a nonprofit organization …

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13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

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20 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Up

When you need comforting, these are the only things that'll do.<p>Comfort food season has arrived, so skip the summer salads and opt for hearty soups, casseroles, and roasts. These autumn dishes are filling, easy to make, and perfect for a cold fall day. We also threw some baked goods in here, too, …

UPDATE: Sarah Jessica Parker Finally Sells Her NYC Townhouse

The actress and her husband, Matthew Broderick, originally put the Greenwich Village home on the market nearly three years ago, and slashed the price several times before finding a buyer.<p><i>Getty Images, Mike Marsland; Douglas Elliman Real Estate</i><p><b>Update March 19, 2015:</b> After more than two years on the …

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Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

10 Surprising Ways To Use Lemons That You've Never Tried Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

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Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix - Put This Stuff in Everything!

Americans have a love of ranch. I'm not talking about some kind of fleeting "Do you like me? Check yes or no" kind of love. No, no, this is more of the "I want to have your children and live happily ever after" kind of love.<p>Homemade ranch dressing mix is probably one of the easiest things in the …

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Pickles Two Ways (Easy and Easier)

Making your own sour pickles seems like a pretty good idea.<p>When you're two hours away from a decent pickle (think Gus's in the city), your CSA has pickling cucumbers and all the dill you can pick, making your own sour pickles seems like a pretty good idea. The Accidental Locavore found a couple of …

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Starbucks Has A Brilliant Plan To Give Free College To Thousands Of Employees

The coffee chain is partnering with Arizona State University to allow Starbucks employees to get degrees through the university's highly-acclaimed online degree program.<p>Tuition will be completely free for juniors and seniors. For freshmen and sophomores, tuition will be discounted. The programs …