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The 14 Best Travel Pillows for Every Type of Seat Sleeper

Your neck, back, and neighbor’s shoulder will thank you.<p>Full disclosure: I am gifted with the ability to fall asleep anywhere. At any time, with any …

Self-esteem

14 Under-the-radar Islands for the Ultimate Romantic Honeymoon

Whether you’re agonizing over seating charts or skipping venue fees and marrying your person at city hall, one thing is for certain: You’re going to …

Weddings

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Move Over, Le Creuset: These *Much* Cheaper Dutch Ovens Are Breaking the Internet

Don't get us wrong: We love the cult-favorite ceramic cookware brand Le Creuset as much as the next self-proclaimed chef, but they ain't cheap. (Uh, …

Kitchens

8 meals you didn't know you could cook in an air fryer

An air-fryer is a cross between a toaster oven and a home fryer, minus the gallon of oil. And you won't believe the things you can make with one.<p>We are a kitchen gadget nation. Fads have come and gone, enjoying their moment before being relegated to gathering dust in the basement or bringing a few …

Sweet Potatoes

Plant Identifier: Apps to ID Leaves and Flowers

If you are like me, you are probably pretty good at the parlor game of identifying certain plants: the flowers your grandmother grew in her garden, …

Apps

170-million-year-old Dinosaur Footprints Discovered on the Isle of Skye

Dinosaur fans need to plan a trip to Scotland.<p>Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the Earth was once inhabited by larger-than-life reptiles who …

Paleontology

The 12 Best Pillows You Can Buy for Your Bed

A restful night's sleep is a pretty important part of any beauty routine. You can slather on all the night creams and eye creams that you want, but it will never be the same as getting a restful slumber. Along with finding the right mattress and swapping out your old pillowcase for a new one …

Shopping

Expert Advice: An Insider’s Guide to Sleuthing Antiques and Housewares in Paris

Laurie Furber has what might be the ideal job: going to France to source antiques and vintage finds for her Bay Area–based shop Elsie Green. When we …

Home Decorating

10 tools every new homeowner should own — and 3 they shouldn’t

Ah, the joys — and burdens — of becoming a homeowner.<p>Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but after you’ve completed the purchase and moved in, you’re responsible for maintenance. In other words, you no longer have a landlord to fix that running toilet or leaky faucet.<p>The upside? Having a few …

Flower Arrangements 101: A Crash Course for Easy and Elegant Florals

Like many people, I want cut flowers to grace my home at all times, and in most instances, a simple jar of in-season blooms feels like enough. But …

The Wakanda Reader

Everything you wanted to know about Wakanda and urbanism, but were afraid to ask.<p>If you haven’t seen the Marvel superhero movie <i>Black Panther</i> yet, you must be at least a tiny bit mystified about all of the chatter and story-sharing happening on your timelines, particularly the ones about something …

Black Panther

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

National Parks

This Cruise Explores the Stunning Landscapes Where Viking Culture Was Born

First-time cruisers might fear that being at sea means sacrificing spontaneity and fun while following the crowd, but nothing could be further from …

How often you should wash everything in your home, according to science

A cleaning guide for your inner germophobe.<p>Cleanliness can be somewhat subjective: some folks wear things once and feel compelled to wash them, while others wear them five times before exposing them to some kind of soap. But when it comes to cleaning your home, there are some standards to consider, …

E.coli

12 Furniture Stores Like IKEA To Buy Minimalist Home Decor

We’re not hating on IKEA, but they aren’t the only ones doing minimalist modern home decor right. Although IKEA’s prices are hard to beat, we’ve found some awesome alternatives at every price point that will have you saying, “IKEA who?”<p>Get creative with your modern aesthetic and <b>check out these 12</b> …

Home Decorating

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

Urban Outfitters

This Train Trip Will Give You the Best Views of Ireland

Try a nostalgic train journey across Ireland, complete with formal dinners and luxurious carriages.<p>Beyond the windows of the gently swaying dining …

The Importance of Scale and Proportion in Interior Design

Shop a similar look: Swivel Chair | Throw Blanket | Throw Pillows<p>While a lot of interior design is a matter of personal taste, there are a few …

Interior Design

10 Paint Colors With Cult Followings

Choosing a paint color can be overwhelming. Yet, for all of the thousands of colors out there, a handful have become revered go-tos that we see used …

Home Decorating

This Is the One Trick to Designing Your Space Before You Buy

There’s nothing worse than getting home with a furniture haul, assembling all of it, and realizing nothing works in your space. Luckily, you can …

Joanna Gaines

Kitchen Counters—Everything You Need to Know

The workhorse of any kitchen, worktops need to be tough and practical to use, as well as stylish<p>While cabinetry will be the main style decision you …

Home Improvement

10 Brilliant Ways to Maximize Your Kitchen Storage

If keeping your kitchen’s clutter under control is a daily struggle, it’s time to get creative with your organizing ideas. Tidying up will only get …

Storage Ideas

Remodeling 101: The Verdict on Vented vs. Non-Vented Range Hoods

The thing about cooking—especially frying and grilling—is that it can kick up a lot of smoke, grease, and lingering food smells. A range hood helps …

Kitchens

Buy these items from Target's new home decor line to make your place look Pinterest-worthy

Oh, Target, how we adore your perfectly priced home goods…even if we can never seem to escape your stores without spending our entire paycheck. It’s …

These Vintage Wildlife Prints Are Now Available for Free Download

The watercolors date from the early 19th century.<p>Bird lover and naturalist James John Audubon famously dedicated years of his life to creating some …

Birds

Herringbone Pattern Floors Are Now at Your Fingertips

You've probably seen them in photos of stately old European buildings: scene-stealing floors, with the planks arranged in a distinctive 'V' shape. …

Chevron

Color Cheat Sheet: The 21 Most Perfect Blue Paint Colors

Picking our favorite blues gave us the blues. There are <i>way.too.many.</i> amazing blues out there. After all, blue is one of the most popular colors in …

Home Decorating

Curb Appeal: Classic Hardware for the Well-Dressed Front Door

With quiet style, Croft hardware from Rowen and Wren dresses up a front door without calling attention to its service. The collection offers classic …

Doctors Are One Step Closer to a Lab Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) often go years without a diagnosis—and even after getting one, the “realness” of their condition may be …

Pain