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The red carpet isn’t the only place that Hollywood’s stars shine. Here, the star turns of this year’s Oscar nominees on the pages of <i>Vogue.</i>

How to Turn Old Pencils into New Desk Accessories

Still have boxes of No. 2 pencils from your days as a student? Or maybe you needed one pencil and could only find a pack of 100? Or perhaps you’ve got a friend or sibling who actually is heading back to school? Well, we’ve got 3 simple projects for you that celebrate the orange-yellow loveliness of …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

Appmethod: a New Platform for Creating “Truly Native” Apps

Embarcadero, the database and dev tools maker, has launched Appmethod today, a new single code base platform for creating native apps for different operating systems with minimal effort.<p>The company says that its platform provides a complete set of tools to help developers create apps “from tooling …

How Regular Exercise Helps You Balance Work and Family

Matthew Beason is a well-respected executive at a non-profit with a multi-billion dollar endowment. On top of continual domestic travel, countless dinners with donors, and constant planning meetings, Matthew is also a married father of four children. While his work schedule sometimes leaves him …

Quick Workouts in Just 20 Minutes

When time is short, quick workouts will keep you fit.<p>Holidays are certainly joyous, but family gatherings, holiday parties, and office functions can bump running right off your to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need to run for hours to maintain your fitness during this busy time of year. The …

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Five Tips for Teaching Reading Using Recent Brain Research

I've read so much about the brain based learning lately, I thought I'd share some tips that connect the two.<p>Move: Kids need to move. The moving helps …

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Design Dilemma: Chic Nurseries

People who are setting up nurseries often resort to the tried-and-true pink or blue room decorated with teddy bear wall decals. But if you’re …

Design Dilemma: More Ideas for Successful Studios

Climbing rents and higher home prices have made studio apartments particularly alluring these days. And why not? Studio have lots of advantages, …

Design Dilemma: A Better, More Efficient Laundry Room

When it comes to laundry rooms, we all want a layout that allows for fast and easy loading, unloading and folding. So why do so many laundry rooms …

Living Cube: Space-Saving Loft/Storage Unit for Studios

Anyone who has lived in a studio apartment, or tried to pack all of their belongings into a single room, knows how essential good organization and …

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

10 Clever Ways to Make the Most of a Small Dining Room

Even the tightest corner can feel like a banquet hall. (Well, almost.)<p>Plus, check out our 60 best dining room ideas ever and amazing dining room color ideas.

Decorating & Adorning The House With Bows: Ideas & Inspiration

It’s a quintessential symbol of femininity and it’s a dainty little piece of sparkle that can top off and finish any design. From banisters to …

Small Spaces

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

DIY: Transform an Old Film Canister Into a Tiny Flashlight for Your Camera Bag

Here’s a good weekend project for those of you who have some old film canisters lying around, and a bit of DIY know-how up your sleeves. Those old …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …