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18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

The Art of Forgiveness: 10 Steps to Handling Betrayal With Elegance and Grace

Somehow it's easier to recover from a betrayal that comes from your arch nemesis or someone you don't respect. You almost come to expect it from them and you're somewhat prepared for an emotional assault.<p>It's the people who are closest to us that have the capacity to inflict the most pain. How …

When Is Casual Friday Too Casual?

I grew up around relatives who believed the act of wearing denim or a T-shirt to the office was the equivalent of sporting a poster board asking to be fired. As a result, I tend to favor the safe (and sometimes boring) practice of uniform dressing, rarely experimenting with anything that could be …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

5 Signs You've Found 'The One'

Lock this person down and fast!<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Jayne and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Dating can be confusing. It's human nature to have a tendency to get nervous and obsess about getting into the right relationship, especially after a failed relationship or …

Cash or credit? Most people use cash for small purchases

About two-thirds of credit card holders use cash for purchases under $5, according to a survey released last week by CreditCards.com, which comes at …

Personal Finance

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Jumpy The Patient Pup Listens Closely To His Owner, And Blows All Of Us Away

Meet Jumpy. He's a very clever border collie mix who knows how to get what he wants.<p>This patient pup listens to everything his owner, Omar von Muller, tells him to do, and it's kind of incredible.<p>Watch him perform the same routine as a dog named Skidboot, who won the first season of Animal Planet's …

An Adorable Reminder That Not Everybody Hates Winter

While we're anxiously anticipating the arrival of spring (it's <i>so</i> close!), check out this horse named Stetson who totally loves the snow.<p>Thankfully, the last of the winter weather is likely past us and warmer weather is on the way. Soon we'll all be enjoying budding flowers and sunshine! Nobody tell …

4 Amazing Ways Your Dog Can Save Your Life (Another Reason to Love Your Pup!)

First: meet Valerie, a Jack Russell-Chihuahua mix born with a perfect heart shape on her side (at the time of this pic, she was 16 days old):<p>Aww! But there are more reasons to love dogs than their obvious cuteness factor—in fact, having a dog can come with some health benefits that you might not …

Bill Nye Wins Over the Science Crowd at Evolution Debate

Some scientists were skeptical that Bill Nye the Science Guy, who made his name as the host of a TV show for children, could hold his own in Tuesday's debate over evolution and creationism — but now that it's over, his performance has won praise from those skeptics, and perhaps some respect from …

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This Panda Mom Is Adorably Obsessed With Her Babies

<b>Understandable.</b>

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

The #1 Sexual Regret Women Have

Besides not having gotten a chance to bed Channing Tatum<p>Ever wake up next to someone…and feel like you've made a big mistake? You're not the only one. Previous research shows that people asked to describe the one memorable regret in their lives are more likely to cite something involving love or …

These New Yorker Cartoons Perfectly Sum Up What's Wrong With Our Tech-Addicted Culture

Liam Francis Walsh is a rare breed: A working, urban-dwelling adult who doesn't own a smartphone. The New Yorker cartoonist -- whose recent work mocks our cultural tendency towards Internet addiction -- describes himself as a "late adopter" of technology. According to Walsh, he began to see the …

Real-Life Fox And The Hound Best Friends Will Melt Your Heart

This is the cutest friendship in the history of friendships. The lucky photographer who knows this pair is planning to release a children's book.

I don’t wait anymore.

When I was 16, I got a purity ring.And when I was 25, I took it off.I didn’t tell anyone I was doing it — it wasn’t a statement or an emotional …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

Crime

4 Times It's Worth It to Fight With Your Boyfriend (and 3 Times It's Not)

Just yesterday, some Smitten editors were having a little team debate about whether or not it's worth it to confront a guy about certain minor annoyances (think of the bathroom-sharing variety involving wet towel storage). We couldn't decide.<p>His deodorant collection? Probably not worth it.<p>Let's be …

17 Fuzzy Caterpillars Who Just Want To Be Loved

Just because they're not cats or dogs or hedgehogs or ducklings doesn't mean they don't deserve affection.

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7 Reasons why a Christian can celebrate Halloween

Can there be a Christian Halloween? Can a Christian celebrate Halloween, which honors ghouls, demons, ghosts, and everything that goes bump in the …

Active Investing: The Case For A High Conviction Approach

Is it wise to be passive about your health, your career, the welfare of your family? Obviously, no. Shouldn’t that also be true when it comes to investing?<p>There is a potentially better way.<p>We believe that bold, active managers have the ability to outperform over the long run. And there’s a growing …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

9 Life Skills to Master Before Your Next Date

Some of these may be slightly more involved than the surreptitious tooth-lipstick check, but we promise they're worth the effort.<p>Setting Your …