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Rome will be conquered next, says leader of Islamic State

Muslims have been called to flock to the 'Islamic State' to gather for a battle against non-believers throughout the world<p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Islamic State' stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

Host a Wintery Wreath-Making Party

If you're going to make a big mess crafting wreaths, you might as well make a big mess with your dear friends while feasting on wreath-shaped breads …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An elephant bull attacking a hippopotamus, butterflies fighting and deforestation are among this week's pick of images from the natural world

10 Entertaining Apps for Long Flights

Traveling for the holidays? Our holiday travel typically involves a long 13+ hours in the air, so I'm always on the look out for a few apps to help …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

13 Outrageous Oreo Recipes, Halloween Edition

In the last couple weeks, Oreos have gotten kind of a bad rap. Being compared to illegal substances and the like, we have to admit, we’ve been sort of bummed out about our favorite cookie. But, it’s a new week, and we still love Oreos like the dickens and it’s almost Halloween. Time to give these …

Dessert

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

How-To: Floating Table

Add some modern style to your home decor on the cheap with this DIY floating table tutorial from monsterscircus!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to monsterscircus to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Beach in a Box

Preserve a little summer vacation by making your own Beach in a Box! Perfect to liven up a drab cubicle. Full photo step-by-step tutorial.<p>580<p>1338

Restyle: Ombre on Bleached Denim

Halloween Spider Web Snack

I love the simplicity of this idea – pretzel sticks, white chocolate, chocolate chips and some wax paper – and hey presto – you have a great and easy …

Hanging lights

These easy to make lights by Joanna Gosling, using recycled jars, are perfect for lighting up your Halloween, Diwali or Christmas. Enjoy!<p>930<p>2539

How to Make Rope Letters

Add these DIY Rope Letters to your walls for fun, unique artwork! Easy to make and only a few supplies needed.<p>404<p>1161

DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms Backdrop

Love the gorgeous colors and big impact of these tissue paper pom poms from <i>Luna Bazaar</i>! Learn how to use them for a stunning backdrop at <i>The Sweetest</i> …

Pencil Manicure

Shares 0<p>Here’s a fun tutorial for a No.2 pencil manicure! Great for back-to-school for a teenager or preteen.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for ––> …

Tweens

Apple Bites

Shares 0<p>These treats are a fun and healthy break from Halloween sweets. They’re very easy to make and delicious too!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for …

Baked Spaghetti Made Healthier - Celebrations at Home

Shares 424<p>This <b>baked spaghetti</b> {made healthier} is one of our family favorites. It turns a regular dinner into an elevated meal! I’ve lightened it up …

DIY Home State Wall Art: Great going away present

Ahhmazing! The best ideas are the simplest.<p>A sweet gift to give someone who’s moving away or as a way to commemorate where they grew up – this home …

How to Make Bananas Foster Chimichangas

1<p><b>Make the banana sauce.</b> Combine the bananas, butter, and brown sugar in a large skillet. Heat the mixture over medium heat; stirring constantly to …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …

Men's Fashion