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18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

This Mason jar taco salad is the perfect portable, healthy lunch

The Mason jar is exactly what’s needed to shake up your lunchtime or picnic routine. Not just a portable container, salads are layered in a strategic way in the jar for lasting crunch power. Either make the Mason Jar Taco Salad packed with a spice-rich dressing over veggies galore and kidney beans, …

Healthy Eating

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Literature

Ocushield: A screen protector that protects your eyes more than the screen

It’s easy for us to get consumed in our smartphones, tablets and laptops, considering everything they can do. But the side effects are often overlooked. Eye strain, retinal dysfunction and fatigue can all be caused by using electrical devices too much and at the wrong times of day.<p>A recent study by …

The New Black-and-White Cookie

Quick: Chocolate or vanilla? You're in luck, because with this recipe you get to have both.<p>In our riff on the classic black-and-white cookie, we don't frost a cake-like base with the two flavors. Instead, we make each cookie from half vanilla dough with chocolate chips and half chocolate dough with …

A Bunch of Chickpeas, Five Versatile Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever—or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples</i><i>—</i><i>or your seasonal produce</i><i>—</i><i>every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley McLaughlin of Edible Perspective shows us just how versatile chickpeas can be.</i><p>My …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

Food

Why It's Impossible to Make Your Bed If You Have a Cat

The struggle is real.<p>Making your bed isn't that difficult — unless you have a cat. Like a treasured knickknack, any houseplants, and pretty much anything in the house, a person trying to tuck in a sheet is catnip to many felines. And Youtube supercats Cole and Marmalade and their human "servant" …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Lemonade

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Bedrooms

12 Boozy Tea Drinks to Toast the Return of Downton Abbey

For so long our lives have been devoid of lords, ladies, drop-waisted dresses and dowager countesses. That will all be remedied soon. This Sunday …

Cocktails

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Travel

Amy Adams: 'Confused' by 'Today' show treatment

LOS ANGELES — Amy Adams says she is still "really confused" about having her live interview on <i>The Today Show</i> dramatically pulled minutes before it was due to take place Monday morning.<p>Adams told USA TODAY on Tuesday night that she was "surprised" that the segment was unceremoniously canceled after …

The History of the Sexy Santa Costume

You know: dashers, dancers, prancers, and vixens.

What Do Your Mobile Habits Say About You?

<i>Ran Avrahamy is the Head of Marketing at</i> <i>AppsFlyer</i><i>, the cross-platform App Analytics.</i><p>Do you obsessively check your smartphone? More and more today, we walk into classrooms, restaurants, offices or any physical space full of people and even if Michael Jackson reanimated and walked into the room, no …

Uber CEO Kalanick Indicted as Asian Authorities Crack Down on E-Hail Service

Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick was indicted in South Korea and Chinese police raided a company training site in the …

11 Spectacular Rooms from Around the World

Spaces in France, Morocco, and more.<p>From a natural, open-air porch in Kenya to a glamorous Moroccan bathroom, these inspiring spaces have global style.

Uber CEO faces two years in prison for operating illegal taxi service in South Korea

South Korean prosecutors have indicted the founder of Uber, Travis Kalanick, for operating an illegal taxi service in the country. The formal accusation against Kalanick and another man, a local rental car service operator, was made without physical detention. <i>Yonhap News</i> says that violators of the …

10 Kitchen Storage Hacks We Love

To whomever thought of these brilliant kitchen-organizing hacks: You're hired<p>To whomever thought of these brilliant kitchen-organizing hacks: You're hired

Kitchens

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

Navy Seal who shot Osama bin Laden 'under investigation' for leaking secrets

Robert O'Neill, the Navy Seal who says he killed Al-Qaeda leader dead during 2011 secret raid in Pakistan, could face criminal charges<p>The Navy Seal who revealed himself as the man who shot Osama bin Laden is being investigated by military police for possibly leaking secrets, according to …

Military

Reese Witherspoon blames career slump on divorce

In 2006, Reese Witherspoon took home the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as June Carter in the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk The Line." Months later, her seven-year marriage to actor Ryan Phillippe began to fall apart, and in November of that year, the couple filed for divorce.<p>In a "60 Minutes" …

Paris By Neighborhood

Louvre museum (Photo Credit: Flickr/Problemkind)<p>If you want your kids to understand the layout of the French capital, try this visualisation exercise: Start at the center with the first district and imagine a snail as you go around -- it's not easy but it does make some sort of sense! Paris' …

France