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Organized Bathrooms

Inspired organizing ideas abound in these real-life bathrooms, which also feature our favorite space-saving solutions.<p>It may seem counterintuitive, but adding the right furniture to your bathroom can create a more open, organized space. In the master bath of this Texas duplex, a custom-made orange …

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Embroidery Basics: Pinwheel Stitch

When the weather gets warmer, I often find myself putting down my knitting needles in favor of an embroidery hoop. You too? Jump start your summer sewing with a fun pinwheel stitch design!<p>Stitch up some bold, beautiful bursts of color with this easy-to-follow pinwheel stitch embroidery tutorial …

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6 Historic Fixer-Uppers For Sale Across America

Tie on your tool belt! We found six historic fixer-uppers at can't-be-beat prices.<p><b>PARSONS, KS</b><p>Recently updated from a multi-unit apartment to a single-family home, this four-bedroom, 2,152-square-foot Victorian awaits finishing touches like new paint and appliances.<p><b>Asking Price:</b> $49,900<p><b>Listing …

The Sneaky Places Mosquitoes Hide in Your Yard

Bugs be gone!<p>For these pesky flying creatures, prevention is the best form of control, and it's time to get working. Once temperatures hit above 50 degrees consistently in your area, any stagnant water in your yard is a ticking time bomb full of mosquito larvae waiting to buzz. Keep tabs on these …

John Boehner Plants Kiss on Nancy Pelosi in the Rose Garden

Proving that bipartisanship is not dead, House Speaker John Boehner planted a smooch on the cheek of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who was all smiles, as they waited for President Barack Obama's remarks in the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday.<p>Nibbling canapés and sipping from long-stemmed …

What Would You Do If You Were Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead?

One day, Joe Cross found himself, 100lbs overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating auto-immune disease. He decided enough …

How to De-Clutter Your Closet So You Actually Enjoy Getting Dressed

It should be your happy place, not a war zone.<p>I don't know about you, but I take my closet organization very seriously. There's something about walking into a neatly organized closet that gives the perfectionist side of my brain a thrill like nothing else does. While it's certainly not always …

Family Emergencies: Organize Your Life To Keep Your Career On Track

<i>Keeping your career on track is a challenge. In this series, we’ll look at what it takes to survive – and thrive – in 2015! This post touches on that sensitive topic: what to do when you have a family emergency.</i><p>No matter how well you think you’ve planned your work, sometimes life throws you a curve …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Articles about outdoor gear built urban dweller on Dwell.com - Dwell

Who to see, what to do, and where to go during the annual extravaganza for professionals, retailers, and consumers who are...<p>Topo Designs knows how to create gear for the design-conscious outdoor crowd...<p>From modern prefab sheds to luxury tent lodges, organic planters to living walls, Dwell Outdoor …

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Baddest Bug: C. Diff Hits Half a Million Americans

More than 450,000 Americans get infected with the deadly bug Clostridium difficile each year, according to a new report. And almost all cases are caused by the overuse of antibiotics.<p>“C. difficile was responsible for almost half a million infections and was associated with approximately 29,000 …

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 …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had been following the guidelines for nearly a …

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 …

Brian Williams Suspended Six Months in Wake of Review

NBC News is suspending Nightly News managing editor and anchor Brian Williams for six months, without pay, in the wake of an internal review of comments about his experiences in the early days of the Iraq war.<p>In a memo to the entire staff, NBC News president Deborah Turness announced the decision, …

The Fastest Way to Clean Your Bathroom

Follow this routine to make your fixtures sparkle in minutes.<p>One of the busiest spots in your house, the bathroom is also the place almost every guest visits. So if you start sweating whenever someone asks, "Do you mind if I freshen up/use the toilet/secretly judge your cleaning skills?" just …

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.<p>We acknowledge that not …

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Prince Harry promises fun for new nephew

Prince Harry has declared he is ready to play the proud, protective uncle for his new nephew George and "make sure he has fun".<p>Harry could not stop …

'I risked my life, for what?': Iraq War veterans chilled by country's slide into civil war

As they watch Iraq’s mounting body count and potential slide into civil war, some Iraq War veterans are more intensely questioning why they went, what it all meant, and whether the deaths of 4,486 U.S. troops on that foreign soil were worth the permanent cost.<p>Others are concerned about the impact …

Pope Francis holds Copacabana beach mass for one million

An estimated one million Catholics, from 175 nations attend Copacabana beach mass held by Pope Francis.<p>The young Catholics braved heavy rain to attend an open air beach mass, led by the <b>76-year-old Pope</b> in his first official event for World Youth Day.<p>Cheering pilgrims were encouraged by the …

Weiner's poll rating plummets in race for mayor after latest revelations

The latest revelations over Anthony Weiner's online sexual chats has sent his popularity plunging, according to a poll released on Thursday, as the …