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10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>And let's face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Happiness

14 Online Home Decor Shops You *Need* to Know About

Shopping for home decor can be downright difficult, especially when you only want the coolest, most unique pieces of furniture. While IKEA keeps the budget happy and Anthropologie is always good for a splurge, it’s fun to explore beyond big box stores, especially when you can update your living …

Decorations

Where to Shop for Jewelry in New York City

Right now, fashion's biggest trends dictate that you step up your jewelry in a major way. Whether that means wearing mismatched earrings á la Nina Rucci's spring 2015 collection, chokers not unlike what we saw on Chanel's runway, or simply stacking tiny versions of just about everything (thanks, …

Jewelry

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Weekend lie-ins could trigger diabetes, study finds

Routine sleep changes, such as waking up early for work during the week, may raise the risk of developing metabolic problems, researchers say<p>An occasional <b>lie-in</b> could trigger diabetes, according to new research.<p>Even routine sleep changes, such as waking up early for work during the week, may raise …

Halloween Detox: 3 Steps to Revive Your Face and Body

It’s possible, dare we say likely, that you woke up this morning with traces of meticulously applied fake blood affixed to your neck and a series of depleted candy dishes artfully askew after last night’s costume fete. No matter. A new day is here with a corresponding clock change—you gained one …

Improve Your Mood With These 5 Decorating Tips

How your style your home affects more than you thought.<p>Neuro-architecture may sound complicated and unapproachable, but the concept is actually quite simple: it's all about improving how humans respond to the environment around them.<p>You probably already knew this, but the interiors in which we live …

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

Music

Ex-Idaho governor sues U.S. to force disclosure of nuclear waste plan

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A former Idaho governor sued the U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday seeking information he said the agency was concealing about a proposal to ship nuclear waste into the state in violation of a 20-year-old federal agreement.<p>The case puts Cecil Andrus, a Democrat who …

Freedom of Information

What Your Houseguests Won't Tell You

If you haven't gone into the guest bedroom since you stored last season's clothes, it's time for a quick makeover.<p>If you haven't gone into the guest bedroom since you stored last season's clothes, it's time for a quick makeover. Here are tips to fix any faux pas, just in time for your next weekend …

DTI Logo

I just can’t get enough of Brown Design Group. I have featured 3 of their projects lately (here, here and here) and this one is lovely enough to …

San Fernando Valley

10 Houseplants That Can Survive Even The Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

Join the Club – How Ankylosaurs Evolved Their Formidable Tails

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>Everyone knows <i>Ankylosaurus</i>. It’s the epitome of the titular group of highly-armored herbivores to which it belonged, and there’s even a case to be made that it’s the best dinosaur. The living tank’s tail club certainly plays into that. It’s difficult to look at that knob …

How Megafires Are Remaking American Forests

Supersize fires are burning up bird habitat, killing trees, and turning forests into open range. Climate change will only make it worse.<p>The largest fire in state history swept through the eastern slopes of the Cascade Range with explosive force last summer. The Carlton Complex Fire burned more than …

Can US housing industry's comeback endure? The outlook dims

Luxury animal terminal opened for animals at JFK airport in New York

Known as the ARK, the new terminal with be the last word in luxury for pampered pets, while even penguins will be provided with a honeymoon suite<p>In the highly competitive world of aviation, airlines and airports will to anything to stand out from their rivals.<p>In New York, JFK airport has decided …

Virgin Atlantic

15 Closets Turned into Space-Saving Office Nooks

If you live in an apartment or a “cozy” home, then you know just how much of a hassle it can be to try and position your furniture (or even fit all …

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

Countryside Network

“The actual coop is a modified greenhouse shed that underwent major modifications as we sought that just-right balance for the girls. Insulation, …

Why Your Backyard Chickens Will Love Sand in Their Coop

If you’re new to chickens, you might be wondering what to put on the floor of a chicken coop. There are a lot of great options out there, but I have …

Raising Chickens • Why risk it? Test your eggs for freshness

The Holistic Trinity - Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic and Diatomaceous Earth

Chickens health<p>January 3, 2012<p>I firmly believe in an ounce of prevention. In fact, wasn't it Benjamin Franklin who said 'An ounce of prevention is …

Stalk Everyone You Know With Crystal's Eerily Accurate App

Crystal, a new app that analyzes public data to tell you exactly how to communicate with people, has had us all at TNW looking up our friends and family today (as well as ourselves, of course) to find out what it knows about us.<p>What’s surprising is that it’s often eerily accurate. The app touts …

San Francisco

13,988 Miles! Gray Whale Breaks Mammal Migration Record

The western gray whale now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say.<p>A female western gray whale swam from Russia to Mexico and back again — a total of 13,988 miles (22,511 kilometers) — in 172 days, according to a new report.<p>Until now, the title of the …

CleanMyMac 3 Frees Up Valuable Space On Your Mac

There are plenty of apps out there that claim to clean your computer and get rid of the junk, but the latest release of CleanMyMac does that in a quick, attractive looking package.<p>The new version, released today, sports an attractive user interface and has been optimized for OS X …

How a Model Preps for Fashion Week

Nuts? No. Chocolate? YES.<p>There are some of us who still can't <i>quite</i> believe that New York Fashion Week is upon us once again, but for the models hitting the runways this week, preparation is well underway—castings and fittings, yes, but also doing everything to ensure that their bodies are in top …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …