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The Best Ways to Polish Granite Countertops so They Sparkle Like New

Figuring out how to clean granite countertops is one of the biggest challenges homeowners face after renovating their kitchens. While resilient, …

Cleaning

How to: Make the Ultimate Workbench for Your Basement or Garage

I don't think I've mentioned this on ManMade, but earlier this year, my wife and I bought our first (and hopefully last) home. It was a big deal, …

How to Protect Yourself Against a SIM Swap Attack

A spate of hacked Instagram accounts. A $220 million lawsuit against AT&T. A bustling underground crime ring. They all have roots in an old problem …

Security

How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Interior Designer?

Interior designers bring a lot of value to a home renovation or decorating project by helping their clients pinpoint their vision, inspiring them …

Finally, a Comfortable Work Dress (With Pockets) You'll Want to Wear Again and Again

Sitting at your desk in uncomfortable work clothes is not ideal. If you feel like you're sick of your entire work wardrobe, we have good news for you: It's time to trade in those stiff old trousers for this Longwu Short Sleeve Belted Dress ($19-$23). We saw it trending on Amazon and immediately …

Clothing

Can the police search your phone?

Can the police search your phone?<p>The answer to that question is getting complicated.<p>But it’s an important thing to know. The reason is that your …

Privacy

I've Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Here's How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

So, ever since I learned to use an electric drill, I've followed this rule: when joining two pieces of wood, you drill an appropriately sized pilot …

Woodworking

What the Hell Is 'Attachment Style' and Is It the Key to Why You're Alone?

If you suspect that the way you were raised has had an effect on your ability to maintain healthy relationships, you’re probably right. That …

Relationships

Gossamer Gardens: 11 Ideas for Landscaping with Mexican Feather Grass

Mexican feather grass looks like a hazy smudge of golden color in the distance, and who wouldn’t want that as a backdrop in the garden?<p>Like other …

Landscaping

The Best Places To Travel For Christmas

I'll be<p>homein Rome for Christmas.<p>There's no place like home for the holidays—unless you're going somewhere insanely cool. Winter travel can be tough when you're trying to decide on a spot where the weather won't totally kill your vacation, but some of these places are even more magical in the snow …

Christmas Eve

“White-Boxing” Is the Hot New Real Estate Strategy for Selling Your Home

For a long time, the popular strategy behind preparing a home to go on the market has been to put the home’s best foot forward. Any realtor would …

Real Estate

Why You Should Really Plant Garlic ASAP

Fall is the best time to plant this kitchen essential. Here's how to plant garlic, plus the best ways to use it.<p>You might assume that the end of …

Gardening

There's Only 1 Reason a Guy Ever Lets a Woman Go (Yes, Really)

<i>Have you ever wondered what went wrong with your relationship? Check out what Carrie Budd at YourTango has to say about it.</i><p><b>This may sound harsh, but it's best to just accept the truth.</b><p>I'm going to tell you something that might be hard to hear and even harder to accept. This is not your conventional …

Relationships

The Best Places to Travel in September

Ah, summer comes to an end in this transitional month, but it doesn’t have to mean farewell to your travels. Some of the best places to travel are …

Travel

Our Favorite ‘Small Luxury Hotels’ In Europe

<i>Point Me To The Plane Contributors David Ghorbanpoor and Sarah Johnson collaborated on this report.</i>Last week World of Hyatt announced a partnership …

Luxury Lifestyle

12 White Paints Designers Use Over and Over

Move over, 50 Shades of Grey;when it comes to painting your walls, it's more like 50 shades of white. Design lovers know there's no such thing as one …

Home Decorating

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Woodworking

The world's most romantic cruise destinations

European Travel

How to Travel From London to Paris

With only around 300 miles separating the capitals of England and France, it's never been easier-- or quicker--to travel from London to Paris. This …

Trains

Exclusive: We Try Nars's New "Climax" Mascara, and the Results Are Dramatic

Hold on to your leather harnesses: <b>Nars, the creator of much-loved cult makeup products with subversive names, is releasing a brand-new mascara</b> …

Makeup

The One Fat-Burning Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Weight Fast, According To Nutritionists

It can be a challenge to burn fat and lose weight and even regular workouts may fail to get you the fast results you want. Maintaining a healthy diet …

Tea

10 Luxury Sheet Masks That Are Worth Every Penny

It's almost universally acknowledged that face masks are an important self-care ritual—and while we love a good clay mask, there's something so …

Skin Care

Indoor/outdoor versatility

It all started with a deck. Jim and Insu Nuzzi wanted more outdoor entertainment space for their Del Mar home, but they weren’t sure how to go about …

Home Improvement

These pecan cauliflower poppers will change the way you snack

In past years, there weren’t a lot of creative ways to prepare cauliflower. It was a side vegetable often steamed or boiled until opaque and then …

Food

7 Denim Dresses You'll Wear Constantly This Fall — All From Amazon and Under $17

If you don't own a denim dress, your closet is suffering. The fabric is sturdy, so you'll have the dress for years without any wear. Plus, denim is incredibly versatile and can be styled just about any way you desire. If you want to give the look a try, we rounded up our favorite affordable options …

Clothing

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Clinical Trials

Studio Arthur Casas designs prefabricated home for SysHaus

Brazilian firm Studio Arthur Casas has worked with a startup to create a highly flexible, prefabricated home that avoids the "negative surprises" …

Architecture

Charlotte Tilbury’s New Concealer Is Actually Magic—Here’s Photo Evidence

Fact: I am a devout worshipper at the makeup altar of Charlotte Tilbury. All her products—from her Matte Revolution Lipsticks to her …

Makeup

How To Adjust a Sticking Patio Screen Door

Badly aligned rollers inside the bottom of a patio screen door will cause the door to bind or stick when opening or closing. This stresses the …

Woodworking

Julia Child’s Chocolate Mousse

Preparation<p>Prepare meringue: Combine sugar and water in saucepan and set over moderately high heat. Swirl pan slowly by its handle, but do not stir …

Dessert