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Rude people secretly impress us, even if we don’t really like them

We don’t like rude people.<p>At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. The reality is, we allow them to be rude. On some level, we are impressed by their rudeness. So impressed, in fact, that sometimes we ask them to be president.<p>I’ve spent a year studying rudeness in all its many forms. I’ve looked at …

WW1 women at work: In pictures

World History

Thank Your Guests With These 7 Brilliant DIY Projects

Whether it's in stationery after your honeymoon or in the creative place settings at your reception, there are tons of way to make sure your guests …

Tutorial for DIY X Bench

Whether you call it an X leg stool, X leg ottoman, or X leg bench, the X-bench is an extremely versatile piece that can be used for extra seating …

How to Know if a Pallet Is Treated | Hunker

Wooden pallets are marked with a code to describe their type of treatment.<p>Step 1<p>Put on the gloves. In case the pallet is treated, you don't want to …

Wood Pallet Project Ideas - Do It Yourself

<b>Get inspired to build with these wood pallet project ideas, including an outdoor loveseat and an easily movable table.</b><p>June 19, 2013<p><i>By Chris</i> …

How To Match a Potterybarn Distressed Finish

Today's post is a fun DIY project tutorial that demonstrates how easy it can be to re-create a distressed finish. I found a gorgeous set of chunky …

Lamp Hack: How to Make Any Lamp Cordless

There’s a common problem in interior design that no one talks about. It’s all very hush-hush, you see. It’s the problem of the <i>lamp cord</i>. (Yeah, I …

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Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

New government maps extend hazard zones in eastern, central, and western U.S.<p>Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country.<p>On Thursday, the …

Articles about 7 smart ways hide storage on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and …

Luxury Lifestyle

Insider Tips on How to Spot a Fake Handbag

Buying on sites like eBay can be a great alternative, if you know how to do it the right way.<p>How often do you scour the Internet searching for an amazing, gently used bag? A couple hundred dollars less than the one in stores, you think. And you're right! But the great fear is that you'll fall in …

More Sex, Please

I thought I would emerge from Shh, a new women-only sensual healing retreat with outposts in England and on Ibiza, with skills to help hone my sexual prowess and render me goddess-like—in short, make me total catnip to men. Instead, I came home with an eyelid stye so hideous it forced me to cancel …

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective …

Small Spaces

Amelia Earhart’s 1935 Story on Becoming First to Fly From Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart's first-person account on becoming the first pilot to fly from Hawaii to California<p><i>Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman set out in June with his father to break the world records for the fastest circumnavigation of the globe in a single-engine plane and for being the youngest pilot to do</i> …

Kacy Cantanzaro: How She Kicked Ass on American Ninja Warrior

We wanted to know how she trains. And because her boyfriend-slash-coach-slash-trainer-slash fellow <i>Ninja</i> athlete, Brent Steffensen, had a hand in her physical preparation, we asked him some questions, too. They share future predictions, training secrets, fitness philosophy, favorite obstacles and …

Leighton Meester Sounds Off On the Feminist Undertones in Of Mice and Men

"If sexism is one of the featured themes, why not say it?"<p>Earlier in the year, Leighton Meester made headlines when she revealed that her role model was American writer Betty Friedan, who helped spark the beginning of a second wave of feminism with <i>The Feminine Mystique</i> (1963). At a time where many …

Panties in a Bunch: Lingerie Throughout History

We're stripping down to the details.<p><b>1. Linen Undies, 3000 B.C.</b><p>Undergarments in Ancient Egypt remind me of America in the 1960s or a beach in the south of France: no bra required. Servants wore loin clothes with no tops (like the ones pictured above), while higher-ranking ladies, like Cleopatra, had …

5 Beauty Apps to Try

From virtually trying on makeup to ordering a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the best beauty apps to download now.<p>1. <b>L'Oreal Makeup Genius</b><br>L'Oreal's new app is a game-changer for any beauty lover. Gone are the days of visiting drugstores or makeup counters to try on countless smudges of …

The Biggest Health Mistakes Women Can Make

Despite all the progress we’ve made on the health front, the statistics for women are discouraging. In fact, heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S., according to the CDC, despite the fact that it is largely preventable though the lifestyle choices we make every day.<p>Over 25% of …

The Future With Health: Women Taking Over and Controlling Health

While public health and concern seems to be trendy and the eye of future businesses set not only on women-powered companies, it seems there is something even more special about women led companies focusing on the health space. But leading women are no longer a cliché, our own first lady Michelle …

Michelle Obama

50 Women Who Shaped America's Health

If you've received a blood transfusion, had lifesaving radiation therapy, experienced a natural birth or even lost weight by counting calories, you have used one of the many health innovations given to us by women in medicine.<p>In honor of Women's History Month, the Healthy Living staff has been …

7 Surprising Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

There are some diseases and conditions that only affect women, and others that most of us immediately, if not exclusively, associate with them, like breast cancer (although men can get it, too) and eating disorders (same thing).<p>But there are also a slew of health problems are far less likely to be …

Midwife study finds benefits for pregnant women in the UK. What does this mean for Americans?

There’s a new study from the Cochrane Collection about midwife-led care for pregnant women in the United Kingdom. Researchers looked at 13 different …

It's Time for Women to Pay More Attention to This Health Concern

If you ask an American woman to list her concerns about disease, breast cancer will almost invariably rank high. Breast cancer awareness in this country is an institution, serving as a banner for the largest series of 5K runs in the world (Race for the Cure) and claiming the month of October for …

Breast Cancer

The Best Health and Fitness Sites for Women

The best websites, blogs, and communities to inspire you to hit the gym, try something new, and change your life<p>We were excited to see <i>Forbes</i> …

6 Things You Need To Know About Women, Aging And Brain Health

Americans are living longer than ever, and women tend outlive men: The average life expectancy for females in the United States is now roughly 81, compared to 76 for males, according to recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates.<p>As a result, women are disproportionately affected by …

Health of pregnant women and babies jeopardised by weight, shows study

The health of pregnant women and their babies is jeopardised when the mothers are obese or underweight, according to a new study that also points to the growing financial costs to the NHS.<p>The number of women who are obese during pregnancy continues to rise, say the authors of a study published in …