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The Terrible Teens

What’s wrong with them?<p>C57BL/6J mice are black, with pink ears and long pink tails. Inbred for the purposes of experimentation, they exhibit a number of infelicitous traits, including a susceptibility to obesity, a taste for morphine, and a tendency to nibble off their cage mates’ hair. They’re …

Teens

Before & After: Lost Living Room Finds Beautiful Balance — Professional Project

Pin itAs marketing manager for Eventbrite, Sara is a professional social butterfly. She's fun, fabulous, and loves to entertain, but her apartment in …

Living Rooms

HOW TO STYLE A LOB OR A BOB

hair<p>PHOTOS/POST/GRAPHIC DESIGN: KRISTIN ESS<p>There’s no way I could go one more day without posting this tutorial! I’ve had requests on here, on the …

Hair

30 DIY Bridesmaid Gifts Impossible NOT to Love

Now that all your foreseeable weekends are tied up dealing with wedding deets, coming up with a gift to impress your bridesmaids (hopefully something they will like <i>and</i> use) may seem like an impossible task. To help you avoid hours of mind-numbing Internet searches, we’re revealing unique ways to …

Chemicals

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

Breakfast

Tart Gin Cooler (Gin with Grapefruit)

This is a simple, refreshing drink, with flavors so complex you won't quite believe your taste buds. <b>Cocktail Party Recipes</b>

Cocktails

These 18 Culinary School Recipes Will Save You $40,000 in Tuition

Master these 18 classic culinary school recipes, from beef stock to roast chicken, and you'll save yourself $40,000 in tuition<p><b>Culinary school can do wonders</b> for those looking to break into the world of professional cooking—but with some programs costing upwards of $40,000, it's also <i>way</i> more …

Cooking

The Serious Eats Guide to Shopping for Asian Noodles

The world of Asian noodles is vast. Walk into any Asian market and you'll see aisles of noodles, each of different shapes, lengths, and textures. Noodles in Asia are more than a food—they're an essential part of culture with a 4,000 year history. Even the noodles' length has significance—they are …

Make a Magic Stain Eraser With Three Ingredients You Already Have

<i>This summer, check ELLE.com every Friday for fun and easy do-it-yourself hacks.</i><p>Here at ELLE, we certainly <i>love</i> our clothes, but we also love cookies. And wine. And coffee. And sometimes, things get a little messy. We're human. But when the inevitable <i>does</i> happen and we suddenly notice a spot on our …

Hacking

17 Friendship Bracelets to Make With Your BFF

Boys, diet trends, <i>Sex and the City</i> reruns, they all come and go. But friends — good friends — are the ever-present force that make the bad times bearable and the good times that much better. So every now and then, it’s nice to treat your friend, or treat yo’ self, with a little “made with love” …

Jewelry

17 Must-Try Minimalist Manis

When it comes to your mani of the week, the options are endless. You can get downright elaborate with some of the season’s most pinworthy nail art designs <i>or</i> you can take a more back-to-basics approach. From the runway to your favorite Instagrammers, low-key manis are — dare we say it — having a …

Minimalism

No More Excuses! Answers to What's Keeping You From Enjoying Your Outdoor Space to Its Fullest

(Image credit: CB2)<p>Have you been enthusiastically reading all of our posts about whipping your outdoor area into shape but have yet to actually enjoy …

Outdoor Spaces

47 Gin Cocktail Recipes That Aren't Just Gin & Tonics

Fact: Gin is the best clear spirit on your bar. These 47 cocktail recipes prove it.<p>Fact: Gin is the best clear spirit on your bar. Its herbal flavor lends itself to refreshing cocktails from gimlets and punches to smashes and martinis. Bottoms up, because these 47 gin cocktails make us want a …

Wine & Spirits

The Witty Comeback

Makes 1 Servings<p>This is an example of a house cocktail with three key elements: accessible main ingredients (rye and lemon), something homemade (ginger syrup), and something a little obscure (Averna amaro).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces rye whiskey (preferably Old Overholt)<p>½ ounce Averna amaro<p>½ ounce …

Rye Whiskey

Get Some Better Sleep With The Withings Aura Sleep Monitor Under The Mattress

The National Institutes of Health says that 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems that can significantly diminish their health, alertness and safety. Withings, a manufacturer of personal health gadgets such as blood pressure monitors and …

This Chart Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Pairing Wine With Food

Wine can be an integral part of a meal. But for those who aren't sure what to serve at their next dinner party, Wine Folly has created the perfect beginners' wine chart.<p>Originally found through Visual.ly, the experts at Wine Folly made an infographic that breaks down the basics of every type of …

Infographics

Fanged pumpkin flop

This time, it looks like Martha offered up a craft tutorial that even we mere crafting mortals could attempt (unlike certain gingerbread houses I’ve …

4 Major Historic Artifacts Found Under Parking Lots In The Past Year

It turns out that archaeology isn’t always danger and adventure in the Indiana Jones style, but it doesn’t have to be hours spent sifting through the dirt with small brushes and trowels either. Increasingly, the most intriguing archaeological artifacts seem to be discovered under parking lots. In …

10 Foolproof Tips for Improving Your Google Search Results

Maybe you're already known as a Google search whiz...the person everyone goes to when they're having trouble finding the best results for a specific …

AdWords

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

Breakfast

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

Martha Beck: 5 Things to Cross Off Your Bucket List Today

They say it's never too late. But of course it is—for all the things that waste your time, drain your energy and make you feel anything less than …

Positive Thinking

herb scissors - Mignon

These five-bladed herb scissors cut down on prep time and cut out the cutting board: just snip the herbs directly over the cooking pan. (Or over your …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Clean up even the tiniest glitter flecks with ease using a few household items.<p>The cashmere ones are oh-so soft!<p>Joanna Gaines shared a peculiar list …

Wine Spritzer

Makes 1 Servings<p>A good rule of thumb, regardless of batch size, is three parts wine to one part club soda.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 oz. aromatic white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, or Gewürztraminer)<p>1 oz. club soda<p>dash of orange or lemon bitters<p>1 Orange or lemon twist<p>Recipe …

Bitters

Sparkling Lemon Drop

Mulled Wine

If it didn’t snow, it rained. And more often than naught, it rained. Which, I suppose, was a good thing if you were a college student who should be …