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Kitchen Trends: 3 Reasons You Should Consider Open Shelving

Have you considered open shelving for your kitchen? It's as beautiful as it is functional and can add an instant "wow!" factor to your space.<p><b>Instant Customization</b><br>Open shelves turn your wall space into the perfect place to store unique or oversize bowls and serving trays that wouldn't normally fit …

The Best Way to Bathe Your Dog

Without the proper protocol, your pet's bath time can turn into a slippery mess. Following these guidelines will make cleaning your dog enjoyable for you both.<p><b>No-Slip Zone!</b><p>To prevent slipping in the tub, place a towel or a rubber mat at the bottom of the tub.<p><b>Brush It Out</b><p>Prep your dog's coat for his …

Our Most Winning Recipes for Chicken Wings and Tenders

Chicken tenders are even easier to eat than wings -- no pesky bones! Here, they’re bathed in buttermilk, floured, fried, and tossed in plenty of hot sauce and butter. Serve with blue cheese dip and our Potato Salad with Celery and Scallions.

Before & After: See How an Outdated '80s Bathroom Becomes a Luxurious Retreat

Everyone loves a good before-and-after project, and this Chicago-area master bathroom illustrates just how successful a transformation can be when a homeowner has an organized plan and a dedicated team of professionals. Bathroom transformations are an astounding feat, mostly due to the space …

Gluten-Free Breakfast Ideas

We've been told time and time again: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Still, being on a gluten-free diet requires you to pass on the usual pancakes and breakfast pastries. Instead start your day with one of these tasty alternatives.<p>We begin by offering a hearty ham-and-cheese quiche …

A Brand New Kitchen in 3 Small Changes

This makeover is proof that you don't need a major remodel to make a big impact.<p>If you've got a room you don't love (read: everyone), you're probably dying to totally redo it. And sure, gutting the room to its bones, adding brand-new <i>everything</i>, and plunking down your life savings is one way to get …

Renovations

Definitive Proof That Wall Decals Can Be Crazy Chic

These are not your average birds, trees, or inspirational quotes.<p>Restyle your space with these cool wall art stickers and decals. Plus, try our favorite removable wallpapers.

Six Adventures You Should Have After Coming Out

Coming out is a really big milestone and you should absolutely celebrate in a big way by seeing the world. Discover yourself, find some new passions, …

South Beach

How to Buy Vintage Designer Bags Like a Pro

This story originally appeared on travelandleisure.com. For more articles like this, visit travelandleisure.com now.<p>When shopping abroad, vintage …

10 Bitchy Comments Gay Guys Should Stop Saying

Bitches will do what bitches do – complain, make you feel bad, and try to feel superior. But at the end of the day, it’s bitches that live with their …

Boy Scouts' Ban on Gay Adults Lifted

As widely expected, the Boy Scouts of America made it official today, lifting the blanket ban on gay and bisexual adults serving as volunteers and …

The Hidden Truth About A Gay Man’s G-Spot

I have to say, a lot of people are hating on the Male G-Spot. Some say it doesn’t exist, others say it’s as real as apple pie. To those who are …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

Home Decorating

Op-ed: This Is How My Life Improved After Trashing My Hookup Apps

Imagine what you can do when you're not consumed by Grindr and Tinder every waking moment.read more

How Would TV's Superheroes React to Marriage Equality?

The heroes and villains of <i>The Flash</i>, <i>Arrow</i>, and <i>Supergirl</i> reveal how their character would've reacted to the Supreme Court's marriage equality …

Before and After: A Modern Brooklyn Backyard on a Budget

One of the first landscape projects that designers Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom took on five years ago when they were launching their business was …

9 Ugly Things Made Pretty With Paint

We've said it before and we'll say it again: a little color works miracles.<p>We've said it before and we'll say it again: a little color works miracles.

Facelifts

A Nice Body Won’t Get You a Boyfriend, But a Better Personality Will

Do you want to be eye candy all your life, or do you want to be a man of substance?<p>I’ve heard for years, “If you want to get a hot man, you need to …

WATCH: His Boyfriend Died in the Closet

A year after Andy Goodling's boyfriend died, he is telling their story in a YouTube video, hoping to inspire others to be out and proud.read more

Man Receives Father's Day Card From Dead Son -- 26 Years Later

WSET.com - ABC13<p>The Father’s Day card may have been 26 years too late, but for one dad in Lynchburg, Virginia, it was a priceless gift from beyond the grave.<p>In 1989, Duane Schrock Jr. wrote his dad a note for Father’s Day and sent it in the mail. The card was lost in transit and his dad never …

52 LGBT Superheroes and Villains

As fans around the globe gear up for Comic-Con International this week, we take a look at 52 LGBT superheroes and villains that’ve helped change the …

20 Meditation Tips for Beginners

As a guiding principle, whatever happens during your meditation session is okay. Meet your experience with kindness and gratitude, and your meditation session will be well worth it, no matter what happens.<p>If you're new to meditation, then you might feel overwhelmed when trying to keep so many …

Meditation

The 16 Best Cat Reactions to the SCOTUS Marriage Equality Decision

It's finally happened. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of marriage equality. And while (most) of the country celebrates, in …

Rad Tattoo Ideas You Can Get to Celebrate Marriage Equality

One in every five adults has a tattoo, and one in ten people are queer, so it's basic math (and obvious enough, if you look around) that many queer …

6 Things You Didn't Know About Flamingo Lawn Ornaments

They're actually flamboyant in more ways than one.<p>Sculptor Don Featherstone, the creator of the iconic pink flamingo lawn ornament, died recently — but his invention will live on forever. Whether you find the retro decorations to be delightful or tacky, you have to appreciate how they've endured …

A blood test for pancreatic cancer may re-stack the odds in patients' favor

Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified a large and readily detectable molecule that circulates in the blood and has identified, with perfect accuracy and no false positives, the presence of pancreatic cancer in a small group of subjects.<p>Searching blood samples of …

Cancer

Healthy and Frosted (!) Paleo Carrot Cake Cookies

These paleo carrot cake cookies let you enjoy all the classic flavors of the cake minus the grains, dairy and sugar in one healthy bite! You even get that cream cheese frosting flavor too.<p>These paleo carrot cake cookies let you enjoy all the classic flavors of the cake minus the grains, dairy and …

Cream Cheese

9 Lovely Plants That Can Stand Up to Drought

Hardy

A TriBeCa Pied-à-Terre with French Doors and Stealth Storage

New York designer Magdalena Keck says that pieds-à-terre are her dream projects: “You get to know people from across the globe and work with them to …

Interior Design

Gear To Keep Bikers Safe

Suit up, road warriors<p>For all the fun it offers, biking can be dangerous. In 2012 some 49,000 cyclists in the United States were injured in traffic accidents, and cyclist deaths from automobile crashes increased 16 percent between 2010 and 2012. But it doesn’t have to be that way. New road gear can …