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The Best Historic Hotels In The United States

History buffs, you're going to love this.<p>Brush up on your history at one of these 12 incredible retreats from around the country, all winners of this year's Historic Hotels Of America awards.


Crowds flock to Georgia to pay tribute to cancer-stricken Jimmy Carter

The former president has taught Sunday school in Plains, Ga., for decades, and since his cancer diagnosis, the pews have been packed.<p>The former president has taught Sunday school in Plains, Ga., for decades, and since his cancer diagnosis, the pews have been packed.<p>PLAINS, Ga. — The cars and SUVs …

New Jersey

HGTV's Jonathan Scott Shares 5 Smart Ways to Reclaim Wasted Space

1/6<p>Jonathan Scott<p>Fans of HGTV's Property Brothers are probably used to seeing host Jonathan Scott carry out huge renovations and complete home …

Home Decorating Apps: 4 Addictive Apps That Make Decorating Fun

Decorating should be enjoyable—but often it just feels daunting. Unlike an ill-fitting top that you can toss in the back of your closet and forget about, you have to live, quite literally, with bad decorating decisions, whether it's a soft-beige paint that was lovely on the swatch but looks like …

Home Decorating

The common oil that science now shows is worse than sugar

If you think that sugar is the unhealthiest thing you can eat, you're wrong. Apparently, the Worst Food on the Planet Award should actually go to soybean oil, suggests new findings published in the journal PLoS One.<p>Setting up a sort of dietary cage match, researchers fed mice a series of diets each …


My town calls my lawn 'a nuisance.' But I still refuse to mow it.

A mutilated garter snake, a sliced frog and countless slashed grasshoppers. That was the scene of carnage in my yard in September, after local officials ordered me to mow my overgrown lawn or be fined $1,000. Three months earlier, I had stopped mowing my nearly one acre of country land in rural …

The Intriguing Link Between Spicy Food and a Longer Life

People who love chili peppers might be eating their way to a longer life, according to a new study published in <i>The BMJ</i>.<p>“We know something about the …

Holistic Medicine

Google just boosted the odds that it will acquire Twitter

Google (GOOG) finally announced recently that it is scaling back its focus on Google+, the also-ran social network that the search giant has spent …


Coats to Win the Cold War