Maida Khan

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A Hollywood Regency-Style Apartment

Secrets for turning a rental into a modern, glamorous home.<p>Up-and-coming interior designer Melissa Warner shares her secrets for turning a West Hollywood rental apartment into a modern, glamorous home.

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

Colorful and Diverse Small Apartment in Kiev by Rina Lovko

<b>Rina Lovko</b> completed the design of a colorful and diverse small apartment in Ukraine, packed full with captivating design details. The project has a …

Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe: Soup au Pistou

This simple and satisfying French bistro classic is home-style cooking at its best. Courtesy of The French Country Table by Laura Washburn, the key to the dish is the pistou, which is similar to pesto, and is made of garlic, basil, and olive oil.<p>This recipe is a staple of Provençal cuisine. Purists …

A New Way to Make Your Life Even More Organized

Post-it Brand and Evernote team up to bring those beloved sticky notes into the digital age.<p>Can't function without your trusted Post-it Notes? Good news: Now you can access them anywhere and you don't have to worry about losing them. A new collaboration between Post-it Brand and the popular …

100+ Best Room Decorating Ideas - Home Design Pictures

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>We're traveling back in time, and our favorite spaces have never looked so good.<p>These designer picks go well beyond white and beige.<p>It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly …

A California Cottage That's Young, Playful, and Fresh

Perfect for entertaining inside and out.<p>This isn't your average California wine country house. By adding splashes of bright color and decorating with the spirit and energy of summer in mind, designer Stephen Shubel transformed this cottage into a place that's perfect for entertaining inside and out.

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10 Amazing Room Before-and-Afters

Before and after photos with amazing results.<p>We've gathered our most dramatic before and after pictures, including dining room, bathroom, and kitchen makeovers.

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How 15 Designers Decorated Their Kids' Rooms

These spaces are fun and functional.<p>Whether you have a toddler or a teen, you want your child's bedroom to be a place they can enjoy and also get some much-needed rest every night. These designers share how they transformed their children's rooms and their decorating ideas are sure to inspire you.

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

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A monochromatic palette punctuated with dusty pastels. New modern apartment living in Hampton, Melbourne. Living large in a small space with …

How to Optimize Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is one of the most popular goals people set for themselves in the new year, but it isn’t always easy. You might not even realize that …


10 Unique Ways to Style a Perfect Mantel

Dress up your fireplace with these unexpected ideas.<p>Dress up your living room's coziest focal point with these unexpected ideas.

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen New Again

10 fast and easy tips.<p>Tired of the same old kitchen, but don't want the hassle (or price tag) of an entire renovation? These fast and easy updates take the room from make-do to magnificent.

10 Family-Friendly Decorating Tips You Didn't Know

Kid-proof your home.<p>Just because you have kids doesn't mean you have to give up your design style. We asked top interior designers for ideas on how they create a space that's both sophisticated <i>and</i> sippy-cup friendly.

How To Deal With Workaholism On Web Teams

On Good Web Teams<p>Running a modern Web business can be demanding. As a result, some business owners stretch their employees as far as they can. What …

4 Healthy Lifestyle Choices That Save You Money

<b>Swap Sweating For Sipping</b><br>Organize a girls' night out or "sweatworking" meeting at a fitness class, which costs less than dinner out and spares you all of those cocktail calories.<p><b>Bake Homemade Protein Bars For Breakfast On The Go</b><br>Could you also buy something pre-packaged? Yep, but a recipe with …

In These Gyms, Nobody Cares How You Look In Yoga Pants

<b>Listen · 5:21</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>If you want to lift weights or use the treadmill at Downsize Fitness, you have to be at least 50 pounds overweight.<p>Kendall Schrantz is a fan – and a member.<p>The 24-year-old has struggled with her weight since she was in the second grade. The looks …

What's Better For Building Muscle: Heavier Weights or More Reps?

<b>The answer:</b> Actually, you need to do both if you want to see muscle growth without injuring yourself or hitting a plateau.<p>Lifting heavy weights with lower reps builds dense, lean muscle—but constantly upping the heaviness will exhaust your body fast. That’s why lifting lighter weights with more …

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

Drop That Whole Wheat Bread! No More Cereal! Grain Brain , A #1 Bestseller, Says: 'Abandon Gluten!'

I came close to not graduating from high school because I was a total idiot in science. At college, to satisfy the Science requirement, I took Evolution because it was said to be even easier than "Rocks for Jocks." It wasn't.<p>Can I evaluate a book on diet? No way. I am a huge fan of Nina Planck's …

Afraid She Wouldn't See Her 40th Birthday, Eve Parker Lost 150 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series!</i><i>The Huffington Post publishes photographs as they are submitted to us by our readers.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Eve Parker<p><b>Age:</b> 27<p><b>Height:</b> 5'3"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 340 pounds<p><b>How I Gained …

How to Burn Fat: 15-Minute Workout

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides, palms facing you <b>(a)</b>. Sit your hips back and bend your knees to lower your body as far as you can, keeping your back flat and core tight <b>(b)</b>. Press through your heels to return to start. …

Flying Doctors Nigeria Began As Female Pilot's Dream

Dr. Ola Orekunrin's dream of creating an air ambulance service in Nigeria was dismissed by many experts as impossible. But the young doctor and helicopter pilot refused to give up. Dr. Orekunrin tells host Michel Martin what it took to set up Flying Doctors Nigeria. <i>This segment originally aired</i> …

Writers attack 'overrated' Anglo-American literature at Jaipur festival

American literature is "massively overrated", the award-winning author and film-maker Xiaolu Guo told the Jaipur literature festival – and fellow panellist and US novelist Jonathan Franzen – this weekend.<p>A session on the global novel in Jaipur on Saturday saw the Chinese/British writer Guo, one of …

Iran invite to Syria talks withdrawn after boycott threat | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS/ANKARA (Reuters) - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon withdrew a last-minute invitation to Iran to attend peace talks on Syria on Monday after the Syrian opposition threatened to boycott this week’s conference if President Bashar al-Assad’s main sponsor took part.<p>Ending nearly 24 hours of …