Nicole Connor

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Eat These 8 Foods for A Healthy Vagina

We eat for a variety of reasons –- to escape from boredom, to celebrate, to coddle hurt feelings, and for energy. Most of my dietary choices are based on flavor, but I also like to eat things that I know are good for me. I think it's fun to know how what I am eating will affect my organs -- and …

Trend Watch: Embracing Bold Messages in the Workspace

(Image credit: Luulla)<p>On many recent workspace tours, I've come across a strong new trend: bold messages about the ethos of said work environment …

Trends

Amy's Beaux Nouveaux

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:AmyLocation:Washington, DCSquare Feet:575Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I love how personal it …

Living Rooms

DIY Ideas: Wedding Backdrops

Whether you want to create a backdrop for your photo booth, dress up the dessert table, or craft a focal point for the ceremony itself, creating your …

Weddings

Danny & Joni's Former Knitting Factory

Name:<p>Danny & Joni<p>Location:<p>Brooklyn, NY<p>Square Feet:<p>690<p>Division:<p>Little<p>What I Love About My Small Home:<p>New York is known for tiny spaces, and we’ve …

How To Have Successful Casual Sex Everyone Feels Good About

"I am not DTF," I clarified to a friend recently. "Well, I mean, I suppose I <i>am</i> DTF -- but I'm like a <i>super picky</i> DTF. I'm SPDTF."<p>Then I laid out to my friend my magical formula for casual sex that everybody can feel good about. Which keep in mind, I've used exactly twice now, but I still think …

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Working hard or hardly working?

People claim they’re putting in more time at their jobs than ever before. Turns out we toil a lot less than we think.<p>In her latest book, released in …

The Workplace

Five tips for surviving the millennial apocalypse

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>What's the big deal about working with millennials? A lot of …

Incredible Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural …

Sculpture

Before & After: Drippy, Blue Mess of a Desk Gets a Makeunder

When Maggie found this great mid-century desk at the thrift store it was feeling a little blue, but for only $14, she took it home anyway and got …

Bathroom Trend: A Tub Inside The Shower

This past year multiple clients requested something for their bath that I had never heard of before: putting the tub inside of the shower. And by …

I Made My Internet Dating Profile Totally, 100 Percent Truthful (For At Least One Week)

“Do you want to know what your problem is, Jen?” She says to me over Gchat. I don’t even know her, and she doesn’t know me. She’s just a friend of a friend of a friend who occasionally reads my writing on the Internet. It’s 11:20 am on a Tuesday. I’m at work drawing snails on a notepad, deciding …

Why I Joined Michelle Singletary’s 21-Day Financial Fast

Fasting. Budgeting. I used to think those terms were dirty words. Made me shiver. But with maturity, I’ve realized cutting back does more good than harm.<p>So I was moved to action when a Facebook friend shared that she joined Michelle Singletary’s 21-day fast, which started Monday, Jan. 13. …

Shaker-Inspired Furniture That’s Easily Assembled

Edward Hale has spent years perfecting his line of easily assembled furniture (Remember, we featured his first prototypes a couple of years ago) …

30 Recipes You Should Know How To Cook By The Time You're 30

There are some basic, fundamental recipes that every cook should have in his or her tool belt. As cooks, we learn some of these in college, on a tight budget with limited time. As we get a little older, we start to find our favorite tweaks, substitutions and improvements. Ideally, by the time we …

Articles about abandoned factories modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

Architecture

Office Inspiration

Nothing is more inspiring than working in a great office. Letting your creativity flowing around in an enjoyable workspace, is one of the many keys …

Modern Residence Seamlessly Integrating into the Landscape in Ottawa, Canada

Recently designed by Christopher Simmonds, this clean-lined modern residence located in Ottawa, Canada is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art

Federal parties struggle to stay on top of offensive Facebook comments

The recent terror attacks in Paris have unleashed a barrage of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant comments on the Facebook pages of federal politicians and their parties in Canada — much of it plainly visible to the public.<p>Managing racist, sexist, homophobic and harassing material is just one of the …

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Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

Theo (The Dog) And Beau (The Toddler) Star In A Naptime Love Story

"We found him tucked together with his two siblings in the back yard of the Santa Cruz SPCA," mom of three Jessica Shyba writes on her blog, Momma's Gone City, of the puppy her family brought home last week.<p>"Big Bird -- as he was named at the shelter -- was the shyest of them all to meet us, though …

Real Wedding: A Striking Texas Wedding

I saw peonies and I fell in love immediately! Brynn and Justin’s blue and pink color scheme with a subtle travel theme is definitely a striking Texas …

Canada Housing Boom In '9th Inning'; Will Market Crash Or Coast?

OTTAWA - Canada's much-watched housing market is sending out mixed signals these days — even for analysts.<p>A spate of fresh data and yet one more …

Best News Bloopers Of July 2013 (VIDEO)

July 2013 was filled with incredible news bloopers, and we're not just talking about accidental phallus lady, Asiana Airlines' epic mistake or the reporter who took it upon herself to teach us all how to ward off bears.<p>Watch those mishaps and more unfold in this compilation of July's funniest news …

Ikea's new augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog.<p>With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home.<p>The …