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Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

A little bit of greenery can do wonders for your home décor: adding some life to a space and brightening a room with color. If you’re worried that …

How to Predict the Success or Failure of Your Relationship

Have you ever noticed you are dating the same kind of person over and over again?<p>This might not be your imagination or coincidence, it could be your:<p><b>Attachment Style</b>: Our tendencies and patterns of how we connect to the people in our lives.<p>As humans, we connect to the people around us. We attach to …

See Inside The House Ellen Degeneres Just Bought For The Second Time

The talk show host has a reputation as a Hollywood house flipper. Now, she's returning to the home she sold in 2007.<p><i>Getty/Curbed</i><p>Over the past few years, Ellen Degeneres has bought and sold a seemingly unending number of homes in Los Angeles, garnering her a reputation as a skilled house flipper. …

12 must-have Super Bowl party dishes to serve this year

Hosting a Super-Bowl party is as much about the delicious snacks than watching the game itself. From cheesy dips, to sliders, to decadent sweets, the options are seemingly endless. In honor of the game, we've rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest, and they are insanely …

10 Unexpected Body-Language Adjustments That Will Boost Your Career

How you carry yourself makes all the difference in day-to-day interactions. Here’s how to straighten up and show your best side.<p>We often talk about the absolute importance of body language at work. How you hold your body is up there with nailing the interview and speaking up during meetings.<p>One of …

What Every Country in the European Union Is Best At

By: Kate Peregrina<p><i>Credit: All images by Thrillist/Jennifer Bui</i><p>The European Union has 28 member countries, and much like snowflakes, they're all special in their own way. You already know what each country is worst at. Well, every country excels at something, too -- and to that end, we found one …

Underwater Photographer Gets Caught in a Sperm Whale 'Poopnado,' Brings Back Photos

There's a story behind every photograph -- some are inspirational, some are harrowing, some others are just downright crazy. Drone and underwater photographer Keri Wilk's recent encounter with a defecating sperm whale falls squarely into the last of those three.<p>You might know Keri from the …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

10 DIY Ways to Amp Up Builder-Grade Basics

Ditch the cookie-cutter look in your kitchen and bathroom.<p>Ditch the cookie-cutter look in your kitchen and bathroom. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Warfare — NOVA Next | PBS

<i>Cyber warfare used to be the stuff of sci-fi movies and military exercises. But with the advent of the Stuxnet worm, the Sony Pictures hacking—which</i> …

Cybersecurity

The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

New Zealand

The Vanishing Island - Photographs by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

Imagine if over the next few decades, your home-town were to shrink by 1/2. No, not in population—in area. In available, physical space. What would you do? What could you do?<p>Ghoramara is an island located on a delta region in West Bengal. Due to climate change (melting ice in the Himalayas, …

Government (India)

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

Dessert

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Healthy Eating

Why Airlines Hate Hidden City Ticketing (and Maybe You Should Too)

You've probably already heard the David vs. Goliath "hidden city airfare" story that's been all over the news.<p>Briefly, a sweet-faced 22-year-old tech whiz kid in his spare time designed a website called Skiplagged that shows people how to cheat the airlines out of revenue using an insider strategy …

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

Photo: Getty Images<p>As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here …

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

The year in bathroom design.<p>This year in bathroom design, we saw spaces that were glamorous, luxurious, and all-natural.

Quiz: Do You Dress Your Age?

Answer the below to find out. Plus read Lisa Armstrong's take on what's appropriate for the season.<p><b>1) Your hemline philosophy most matches the following:</b><p>a) Show your legs in your 20's and as you approach your 40's and beyond, stay safely at the knee or below.<p>b) I follow fashion first and just as …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

Food Trends We Hope Don't Make It All The Way Through 2015

The thing about food trends is that we're over them. There's nothing more annoying than a cupcake, there's no one more annoying than a foodie. If a food is trendy, then by nature we've had enough of it. We never want to put another Brussels sprout in our mouths again, especially if it's accompanied …

AMAZON: Here's The Final Tally For All The Insane Shopping Everyone Did This Holiday Season

Amazon just published its annual post-Christmas press release.<p>These are always packed with interesting nuggets. Here are a few things that popped out:<p>Those were some of the highlights. If you want to pick through it yourself, here's the entire release:

2015 Travel Must Dos

2015 can't come quick enough, I am ready to go!<p>Every year around this time, many of us avid travelers start looking at destinations for the coming year. For us, this started decades ago when their Bucket Lists were just being formed; and the current process has me personally surveying a dozen or so …