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12 Genius Walt Disney World Vacation Hacks, From a Former Cast Member

One of the best experiences of my life was the year I spent working at Walt Disney World. There is truly no other place like it on earth, and after …

Walt Disney Company

12 Famous Plants That Grow Well In Shade

There are several plants that grow in shade and add color to an otherwise dull landscape. So before cutting down mature trees and shrubs to allow …

Best STEM toys that will excite and educate kids of every age

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>UBTECH<p>Not unsurprisingly, many parents want the best for their kids — and since science, technology, engineering, and math don’t seem …

Kids

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? …

Home Decorating

9 Common Job Application Mistakes That Explain Why They Never Replied

Picture it: You've been searching for a new job for months, and <i>finally</i> you've found a role that seems like the perfect fit. After tweaking your résumé and writing a cover letter, you've filled out your application, checked it twice, and officially submitted it. Unbeknownst to you, however, there …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Nutrition

12 top tips to styling your home like you've hired an interior designer

Kelly Hoppen, Julien Macdonald, Barbara Hulanicki and Wayne Hemingway give their expert advice.<p><b>Choosing the best designs for your interior space can</b> …

Home Decorating

Design Master Class: How to Style Your Home Like a Pro

"Stuff"—we all have it. Some of us are just better at displaying ours than others. To level the playing field a bit we reached out to a bunch of …

Home Decorating

9 Pasta Recipes With at Least 2 Servings of Vegetables

When it comes to healthy dinner options, it seems pasta is often forgotten. Which is a shame, because pasta can actually be a delicious blank canvas …

Healthy Eating

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

When In Decorating Doubt, Follow the 3/3 Rule

Sometimes the best way to decorate, particularly when you don't know where to start, is by looking at nature itself. Plenty of decorators will tell …

One Surprising Thing You Don't Have to Do Before Priming Your Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a multi-step process that can give you great results — if you do it right! And according to Chris and Lexi Dowding of …

How To Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets So It Looks Like You Totally Replaced Them

Painting your kitchen cabinets is the single most transformative thing you can do to your kitchen without a gut renovation. And, if you do it …

Healthy Greek Yogurt Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

<i>Chewy and hearty banana oat breakfast cookies with a boost of protein, thanks to Greek yogurt! These healthy Greek yogurt banana oat breakfast</i> …

Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don’t Know Why

<b>This article was originally published on The Conversation as "Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth."​</b> <b>Read</b> …

The Greatest Cosmic Puzzle: Astronomers Find Stars That Appear Older Than The Universe

If you understand how stars work, you can observe the physical properties of one of them and extrapolate its age, and know when it had to have been born. Stars undergo a lot of changes as they age: their radius, luminosity, and temperature all evolve as they burn through their fuel. But a star’s …

Astrophysics

9 Essential Tips for Handling Maui's Road to Hana

Navigating sharp curves and one-lane bridges, driving Maui's famous Road to Hana can take more than two and a half hours. The 52-mile stretch of the …

Hiking

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Baking

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen

Things get a little weird during an eclipse. Here are six things to look for.<p>While there are many superstitions about eclipses, there are also a lot of weird things that happen during an eclipse that are completely real -- and super cool. Here are six incredible things to look for during the …

19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

12 Low-Calorie, Protein-Packed, Easy-to-Make Snack Recipes

Prepping some snack recipes ahead of time to have for the week can help prevent you from grabbing<p>cookiesthe easiest, quickest bite when you're hungry between meals. And because these are low in calories and full of protein, they can help keep portions and hunger in check to help you lose weight. …

Before & After: A Kitchen Goes from Ugh to Unrecognizable

Andrea is a stylish fashion blogger who founded the blog Blonde Bedhead. And though her expertise is in personal style, it's clear she's also a …

Interior Design

12 Low Maintenance Perennial Plants

With new book projects, websites and conferences around every corner and kids growing up before my very eyes, I only have time for the basics in the …

25 Delicious Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad

Because salads are the best summer food.

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

30+ Shortcuts & Strategies to Get Your Home Cleaner Faster

Raise your hand if you wish you could clean your home faster, but you just don't know how to make it work. (I'm raising my hand along with you, if …

Creamy, Spicy Spinach & Chickpeas is Proof That the Ideal Weeknight Meal Exists

There was a time when, left to my own devices, I'd try to compose each and every dinner out of a ballooning number of vegetable sides: These recipes were sexy, and enticing, and, ultimately, unsatisfying.<p>I'd spend hours filling the table with cabbage e pepe, marinated zucchini, braised asparagus …

Recipes

2017 Brides Honeymoon Awards: The Top 10 Resorts in Hawaii

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon is no easy feat—countless romantic destinations, endless hotel options, limited vacation time and the struggle-is-real challenge of finding the perfect place to please both you and your new spouse. Where to begin? Well, right here. BRIDES teamed up with the A-list</i> …

The 20 Etiquette Lessons Every Child Needs to Know

Etiquette expert Myka Meier outlines the manners every kid needs to master.<p>The key to lifelong manners is to start young. So young in fact that Myka Meier, the founder of Beaumont Etiquette, thinks training can start as soon as a child starts talking.<p>"You can begin teaching etiquette to children as …