Nicole Barrett

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5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Warren Beatty

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

Exercise

Hot Holiday Hair: 20 Party-Ready Updos

If it’s not already totally apparent, we’re shamelessly pumped to get glammed up this holiday. We’ve planned the perfect outfit—sequined from top to toe of course!—chosen our favorite shimmery makeup looks, and picked out festive and elegant nail art. Now all that’s left to decide is what the heck …

Hairstyling

Following the Natural Curves of the Neighboring Landscape: Lo Curro House in Chile

Located in Santiago, Chile, this modern 8,826 square foot residence seems to follow the natural curves its uneven terrain. <b>Lo Curro House</b> was …

Articles about 10 more tiny kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>French Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel is credited by the New York Times in a profile piece as "exceptionally good...<p>In celebration of the architect's 100th birthday, …

Avant-garde

Comet Ison: how to spot it

Some advice on how to see the comet if it survives its fiery encounter with the sun on Thursday. Even it breaks apart it should provide a spectacular, but brief show<p>If Comet Ison survives its trial by fire as it buzzes the sun on Thursday, it should light up night skies during December. Pete …

13 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda You Should Know

Baking soda is one of the many household goods that is always lying around, yet we barely get any use out of it. (Cleaning and baking aren't exactly high on our list of priorities these days.) But ever since Emma Stone told French Elle that she exfoliates her skin with the powdery white stuff, …

Greasy Hair Day Solutions For When You Have No Time To Shampoo

So it's been two days since your last shampoo and you just don't have time to wash your hair. You have obligations -- work, a date or just lunch with your friends -- and you can't just accept style defeat. When you're dry shampoo and baby powder won't do the trick, what's a girl to do?<p>Herewith, …

Maui Voted Best Island In The World... And Has Been For The Last 20 Years

If Conde Nast Traveler readers are one thing, it's loyal. In the annual Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards that selects the Top 25 Islands in the World, Maui has come out on top for 20 consecutive years. It also regained its top ranking in the Top 10 Islands in the United States. How could …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Converted Clock Tower: Ultimate Urban Loft with a View

At the top of a former cardboard box factory built in 1915, within a clock tower overlooking Brooklyn and Manhattan, is one of New York City’s most …

Swedish Crib Defined by Meticulously Renovated Interiors and Playful Decorations

This fresh apartment in Johanneberg, Gothenburg is an example of Swedish design at its best. Located in a corner house built in the functionalist …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Skin Care

Underwater River Is A Scuba Diver's Dream -- Cenote Angelita, Mexico

Next time you're in Mexico, skip the tequila and visit Cenote Angelita (Little Angel) on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Scuba dive along one of the most amazing natural formations, an underwater river!<p>The natural formation occurs when hydrogen sulfate mixes with saltwater causing it to be much heavier …

137 Creative Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Mason Jars

Although Mason Jars were made for depositing things like comfiture, jam, sauces and all sorts of other goodies you want to preserve for the winter, …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

8 Tips for Realizing Your Full Skin Potential

No matter what season you're in, it's always a good idea to check in with your skin health and make sure you are doing everything you can to realize your full skin potential. Natural, healthy skin can be had by those even with the most challenging skin types, simply by following these eight</b> …

Sitting at Computers Is Killing Us, but This Video Could Help Save Your Life

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

Google Hangout

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

Rustic cabin in Swan Valley made mainly of wood and stone

A getaway cabin like this one gives you the opportunity to distance yourself from your apartment and to really get to enjoy the warmth that nature …

Cabins

Best Professional Bath Space Winner: Chambers + Chambers Architects

“Everyone’s idea of luxury is different,” says Barbara Chambers of Chambers + Chambers Architects. “Some clients want a wine cellar, some want a …

Marin County

Your Life in a Backpack: What to Pack For 6 Months Traveling Abroad

Think back to your last vacation. I bet your suitcases were so stuffed you had to sit on them just to get the zipper closed, and that was just for one week! Now imagine if you had to pack absolutely everything you needed for six months on the road, or even a year, and it all had to fit into one big …

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Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Bottom Up

45 Small Bedroom Design Ideas and Inspiration

Designing a small bedroom is not just about creating interiors that save up on space. It needs to be a combination of style and space consciousness …

Interior Design

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Hairstyling