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11 Things You Need to Ban From Your Kitchen

It might be hard (R.I.P. cookie jar), but you'll thank us later.<p>Kitchens are the heart of the home, and just like with your blood-pumping organ, it's important to keep it clean and healthy. These sneaky things may be spreading germs, adding stress, or causing you to overeat. Ditch 'em today.<p>1. …

A Laundry Room That Begs You to Stay Awhile

Seriously, this utility space rivals even the most stylish living room.<p>If we could describe the average laundry room in a word, it would be "joyless." It's a space dedicated to carrying out a dreaded chore, where often the only frills are on your linens. That's why this makeover by Sharon of the …

Laundry Rooms

Narcissistic Parenting

Narcissistic parents have the same characteristics as narcissists. They admire and overestimate themselves to compensate for inner (unconscious) …

Africa

Nigeria's Incumbent Concedes The Presidency After Close Election

President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly called challenger Muhammadu Buarhi to concede late Tuesday afternoon. BuzzFeed News' Jina Moore reports from Nigeria.<p>ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has conceded a tight race to his challenger, marking the first time since independence …

Oil & Gas Industry

12 Paint Color Ideas for Bedrooms

Designer-tested hues.<p>With just the right hue, you won't lose any sleep — and you'll wake up ready to go. Designers choose the best bedroom paint colors.

Interior Design

Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies with Cream Cheese Glaze<p><i>Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies drizzled with a sweet cream cheese glaze! If you like carrot cake, you</i> …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

9 Things to Check For in a New House

These quick fixes will save you loads of future headaches. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>A new house can be so exciting: The decorating possibilities! The organizational ideas! But before you start moving in your stuff and arranging your furniture, check off these must-do …

Home Improvement

Easy dinner recipes: Love it spicy? Three great ideas

Do you like your dishes with more than a little heat? Do too many recipes out there suffer from a lack of spice? Check out each of these ideas, which is sure to provide ample spice in minimal time. And, of course, while they're guaranteed to have at least a little kick, you're always welcome to …

Things You Didn't Know About Being A Dad

Fatherhood

12 Tasty Substitutions When Cutting Carbs

Other nutrition experts gave us tricks for cutting white flour, pasta, and potatoes and replacing them with lower-carb alternatives that taste nearly identical. We then had some loyal carbo-cravers taste-test these dishes.<p>Turns out some of them are so good, you’ll wonder why you weren’t eating them …

6 Japanese Recipes You Can Make at Home

If you’ve been craving Japanese food lately, why not try making some yourself? Japanese cuisine is based on several staple ingredients, with white …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Dessert

25 Fun Things To Do With Baby

You know it’s important to play with baby—the right kind of play isn’t just fun, it’s also interesting, educational and a bonding experience. But …

Kids

The 7 Cleaning Tips That Will Change Your Summer

Take the stress out of this season cleaning challenges using these shortcuts.<p>Take the stress out of this season' cleaning challenges using these shortcuts.

10 Slow-Cooker Soup and Stew Recipes to Warm Your Body and Soul

The slow cooker is as close as it gets to a magical elf that takes care of dinner. Some recipes require a lightning round of stovetop prep; others demand little more work than combining all the ingredients.<p>Whole ham hocks and a slew of aromatic root vegetables give humble pea soup big flavor. …

School's Out? Kid-Friendly Projects for the Ultimate Staycation

There are never enough hours in the day (or even the weekend) for the kind of sometimes-messy, always-memorable projects kids love best. If you’re staying put over your next school break, you’re looking at a week’s worth of bonding opportunities! See our top editors’ favorite craft, home, and …

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

4 Healthy, Easy-To-Prepare Dinner Meals For Weight Loss

If you've done your bit of research on methods to lose weight fast and easy, you must know by now that food is the secret to a lean and toned figure. …

15 On-the-Go Breakfast Recipes

Quick, handheld snacks that your kids can eat on the way to school.<p>Breakfast is brain food, but it can be a challenge to feed the kids healthfully …

Toronto tunnel’s builder comes forward, says it wasn’t really a tunnel at all

The self-described “main digger” of the Toronto tunnel has come forward, saying it was meant as a private hideaway and a “fun project” to challenge his construction know-how.<p>In an interview with the Toronto Sun published Thursday morning, Elton McDonald, a 22-year-old construction worker, said the …

How to Answer "Why Do You Want to Work at This Company?"

When you're preparing for an interview, there are a few questions that you absolutely must know how to answer (like "tell me about yourself") because …

The Hottest New Paint Colors

Popular colors for the new year.<p>Will we be basking in purple? Is gray the new blue? We asked color experts from leading paint companies to tell us what they see as the most popular color for the new year. Plus, get more great paint color ideas.

17 Super Simple Tips to Lose Weight for LIFE

<b>1. Make friends with your scale.</b> 
If you want to lose weight, think of your scale as a friend, not a foe. Weigh yourself once a day, first thing in the morning after going to the bathroom and getting undressed (water weight and clothing can throw off the number). Track your results, and stay …