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15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

Kitchens

The 4 Elements of a Perfect Laundry Room

This laundry room designed by Urban Grace Interiors is a happy blend of function and form. See how to get the look below, and tour the kitchen from the same house here.<p><i>Photo: Tara Striano</i><p><b>1. Create Space</b>A front-loading washer and dryer let you make the most of your counter space. Whirlpool's Duet …

15 Genius Ways You've Never Thought To Decorate With Books

Why relegate books to a few storage shelves when there are so many unexpected ways to incorporate them into your home design?<p><b>1.</b> Build a dreamy archway out of similarly-colored books to create a dramatic structure that can be used to decorate special events, or as a statement piece inside your home …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Turn a Dead Laptop Into a Workout Companion

If your old laptop has a few broken parts, or has just gotten too slow to use as your everyday machine, you can give it new life as a treadmill …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

Fast Workouts for Cold Weather

A few tweaks make fast running in winter bearable.<p>In November 2008, teammates of Kodiak High School senior Trevor Dunbar shoveled the inside lane of their school track in Kodiak, Alaska, so Dunbar could scorch a 3,200-meter time trial under heavy snowfall. He ran 9:01, among the fastest times in …

Cross-Training 101: Plyometrics For Runners

<i>These explosive moves will help your fast-twitch muscle fibers start firing.</i><p>In the mid-1970s, Olympic runner Fred Wilt started studying Russian …

Hit The Hills, Reap The Benefits

<i>Regardless of what you’re training for, there’s a hill workout out there for you.</i><p>One of the hardest parts about constructing a great training plan is …

Rustic cabin in Swan Valley made mainly of wood and stone

A getaway cabin like this one gives you the opportunity to distance yourself from your apartment and to really get to enjoy the warmth that nature …

Nordic Apartment Showcases How to Decorate An Open Space

It’s difficult to say no to an apartment when it looks as beautiful and chic as this one does. Located in Stockholm, this apartment is indeed very …

15 More Insanely Specific Kitchen Gadgets

You'd think you could do most things in the kitchen with a knife and a good mixing bowl. Apparently not, according to the spate of highly specific …

Kitchen Gadgets

Make an LED night light from a faucet valve This easy DIY project uses easy to find materials, some you may already have around the house. http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/gadgets/make-LED-night-light-faucet/

10 Tools For The Modern Handyman

Whether you’re a professional or just someone who likes to take care of problems by himself, you need to have a set of tools in your home in case …

Stolen Dog Beds: 21 Pets Who Have Had Their Favorite Spots Usurped (PHOTOS)

Sometimes, animals that we never imagined would get along form unlikely friendships. Other times, not so much.<p>Take this series of stolen dog beds posted on Reddit and Flickr, for example. The adorable animal photos just go to show that cats can be real jerks every once in a while.<p>These dogs just …

29 Kids’ Desk Design Ideas For A Contemporary And Colorful Study Space

Long gone are the days when you can simply throw some stuff together in a room to create a children’s bedroom. Today both designers and parents …

Home Office Organization

Organizing a cluttered office space can be a tall task, but it's much less daunting with the right storage equipment.<p>Anduin Havens, art director for "The Martha Stewart Show," shares innovative storage solutions for any home office -- whether you're buying or DIYing.<p>Martha Stewart Closets<br>Don't let …

20 Creative Bookshelves: Modern and Modular

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Matteo Gerbi<p>2 |<br>• Designer: Benoit Bayol<p>3 |<br>• Designer: Pekka Kuivamaki<p>4 |<br>• Designer: Reinier De Jong<p>5 |<br>• Designer: Spoonya<p>6 |<br>• Designer: Luke …

Design Dilemma: Best Floors for Damp Basements

There comes a time when just about anyone with a basement starts fantasizing about the wonderful possibilities down there. Perhaps a man cave? Or …

Rustic Eco-Friendly Chair Of An Oak Log

Eco-friendly design and minimalist lines are essential like at no other time! This Use Less Chair by Hungarian Architecture Uncomfortable Workshop is …

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10 DIY Staircase Designs Sure to Amaze

For centuries, staircases have taken us to new heights — literally. Whether wood or marble, painted or bare, this standard architectural feature can …

12 Unique DIY Projects Featuring Birch Wood

Birch is a hardwood tree and its wood is fine-grained and pale in color which makes it very attractive because of the satin-like sheen. Birch wood …

Stunning Visual Appeal: Natural Stone Pebbles in Interior Design

Natural surroundings are not only healthy for the body, but also challenging for the mind and soothing for the soul. We all strive to make time for a …

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