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Science: Men Get Hangry, Women Get Horngry

Yet another excuse to cook for your woman.<p>Can a woman's hunger state have an effect on her arousal? You'd better believe it. As Alice Ely, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Diego, found, women's brains respond differently to images of romance depending on whether they're …

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How to Make Spring Flower with Wire and Nail Polish

Create some magical looking flowers with some nail polish. Surely, every lady has a nice collection of nail polish at home, so this project will be …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

15 Tasty Vegetarian Versions of Classic Meat Dishes

Get ready for some real talk: From one veg head to another, sometimes meat dishes just look so darn delicious. Whether you’re an herbivore-4-life or you’re just taking a brief relief from beef, here are 15 mouthwatering vegetarian versions of common meat dishes that’ll even make your steak-lovin’ …

Sleeping In Style: Top DIY Projects & Ideas for the Bedroom

If the bedroom is where all the magic happens, then give it your full support. That doesn't mean spending a bunch of money on a heart-shaped bed or …

30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas | A Beautiful Mess

<b>30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas</b> | <i>A Beautiful Mess</i><p>I know I have a lot of renter-readers, so I knew y'all would love it! I know some of you get bummed by the fact that you can’t paint or wallpaper your place, but there are a ton of great ideas on how to bring colour and fun into your digs. I think that some bright yellow chairs are in my future…

100 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

Now that Fall is here, we’re thinking about redecorating our homes here at Brit + Co, which means it’s the perfect time for some DIY inspiration. There are literally thousands of different ways to make beautiful art for the walls of your home or office.<p>BRIT + CO GUIDE:<p>But we narrowed it down a …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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DIY: lavender bath melts

When I first started looking at DIY bath products online, everything seemed so complicated. Many recipes involved hard-to-find ingredients and tricky …

Sticky Marmalade Cake

I am a recipe hoarder. It takes me exactly 22 seconds to scroll through all my recipe bookmarks. I’ll also sheepishly admit that I have recipes …

Flashback: Gnome Lawn Bowling Game

<b>By Jennifer Perkins</b><p>Bowling, garden gnomes, recycling – what’s not to love about this project? I have seen various incarnations of this lawn bowling game, but since it is summer, I thought it best to go with a gnome theme. Start slugging your favorite soda and mow your bowling lane, because the …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

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Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

Fall Fun<p>The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 …

How-To: Transfer an Embroidery Pattern onto Any Fabric

If you’re itching to stitch but have trouble getting your designs to show up where you want them, you’ll definitely want to check out this ingenious tutorial from Mollie at Wild Olive that will show you an easy way to transfer embroidery patterns onto any fabric!<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat

An uncontainable virus, killer measles, and the plague top the list of the CDC’s worries. By Eliza Shapiro.<p>Be afraid. Be very afraid.<p>While the U.S. …

How to Explain Visual Differences to Kids

You’re at the park and your four year old daughter sees a parent and child with a skin color different than her own. She looks at them, then looks to …

No One Understands The Scariest, Most Dangerous Part Of A Self-Driving Car: Us

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swerving into its lane or navigate some other recognizable hazard of the road -- a patch of ice, or a clueless pedestrian stepping into traffic. It is when …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

CDC issues report on controlling antibiotic resistance

In a comprehensive report on antibiotic-resistant superbugs, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) doesn’t shy away from terms like …

50 Cookie Exchange Recipes - Chef in Training

I don’t know if you saw all the yummy cookies last week on my blog for my Cookie Exchange Week, but we had some DELICIOUS recipes shared by some of …

Making a Mason Jar Oil Lamp

Anniethedog and I collected pinecones on a cold and snowy walk yesterday, that I used to make an oil lamp. To make a lamp you will need: A Mason jar, …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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