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Yoga Joe Spins Traditional Male Stereotype On Its Head (Literally)

Yoga in the United States, originally a counter-culture practice observed by a fringe element with a “hippy-dippy” bent, is now largely a mainstream …

18 Ways to Decorate Your Kitchen on a Budget

When it comes to decorating our home on a budget, we’re always up for the challenge. First we tackled the living room, then we took on the bedroom and now we’re moving on to the kitchen. Whether your style is sophisticated and chic or cozy and rustic, we can guarantee you’ll be able to pull off any …

Living Rooms

DIY Hanging Succulent Tower

Ready to get back into the great outdoors? You might consider turning some found pinecones into these ingenious hanging succulent towers by Megan Anderson of Creativelive!<p>By cleverly utilizing the spaces in the pinecones, this tutorial turns them into planters for succulents. This looks like a …

Adorn Milk is Live!

I AM SO EXCITED! <b><br>ADORN MILK IS LIVE!</b><p>We’re starting out with over 150 pieces of modern jewelry from rings to necklaces, textiles to bronze, and $12 to …

Furniture

Machine Era's multitool is reduced to the essentials

Machine Era, a workshop in Richmond, VA, is pre-selling its Titanium Multi-Tool right now on Kickstarter. The campaign has already met its goal, but …

Multi-tools

44 Genius New Uses For Household Items

Hacks out of what's around your house.<p>Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Surfer Photographs Frozen Waves Breaking on the Island of Nantucket

Traveler, surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh recently captured the rare site of nearly frozen waves breaking on the island of Nantucket. The frigid New England temperatures have turned the sea off the coast of Massachusetts into sheets of water that Nimerfroh likened to “slushies.” The …

George Hurrell: the master of the Hollywood still

George Hurrell didn't just photograph Hollywood's greats: as a new collection of his work reveals, he also imbued them with their mysterious allure<p>At 16, George Hurrell couldn’t decide whether to become a priest or an artist. A Chicago resident, he applied to both the Quigley Seminary and the Art …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

Our Top 40 Good Things

Indispensable in the kitchen (for hanging pots) and the garage (for hanging tools), oversize S hooks are just as handy in the bathroom: They let you hang more towels than a single rod allows. Plus, we love how brass hooks pop against a bronze bar and a dark wall.<p><b>Enclume S hooks</b>, in brass, $40 for …

18 Valentine's Day Grooming and Fashion Gift Ideas to Get Your Stylish Man

This Valentine's Day, guys will be giving their special someone chocolates, flowers, diamonds or pearls, and wine and dine her at an expensive restaurant. Unfortunately, getting the perfect Valentine's day gift for him can be a little trickier -- it's tough to know what he wants.<p>That said, it's …

Organic Lingerie: Unwanted Christmas Trees Find New Life In Lingerie

Christmas is over (for those that celebrate), and life is returning to normal for most people around the world. Unfortunately, a not so …

Environmentally Friendly

The most heavily tattooed porcelain ladies you're ever likely to see

British artist Jessica Harrison sources traditional ceramic figurines and gives them a new lease of life with delicate, hand-painted tattoos. Claire Cohen reports<p>Remember those porcelain ladies your grandmother probably had on the mantelpiece? You know the sort – swishy skirt, nearly coiffed hair, …

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Design

How to Take Better Photos of Christmas Lights

Here is an article describing how you can get better photos of Christmas lights. I’ve focused on the tree, but these concepts will work for most any …

10 Awesome Ways to Decorate With Leftover Christmas Ornaments

(Image credit: Rusty Hinge)<p>You probably have too many Christmas ornaments —especially the ball variety . I know I do. Even after the tree is …

How to Poach Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: How to</i> …

Spectacular Boulder Opal Looks Like a Gem Inside a Tree

There is an endless bounty of eye-catching gemstones throughout the world and this spectacular boulder opal is one unique beauty that looks like a shimmering crystal encased in a tree fossil. Its opalescent sheen seeps through the cracks of the seemingly wooden rings in lustrous hues of emerald …

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Slow-Cooker Pho With Eye of Round Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pho With Eye of Round</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup:</b>2 1/2 pounds oxtails1/2 white onion3” piece fresh ginger, peeled2 cinnamon sticks2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds5 whole star anise5 whole cloves1 whole cardamom pod9 cups of water1 1/2 tablespoons …

Spicy Thai Steak Salad

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight dinner that's down to wait -- and gets better as it does.</i><p>Do you know what the best part of the ballet is? Not having to go. Sorry to all you toe shoe lovers …

Pumpkin Cake with Sage Ice Cream and Pumpkin Cherry Compote >> http://bit.ly/PumpkinCakeGourmet What are you craving this evening?

Shading with Wood Stain to make Artwork - Reality Daydream

Shading with Wood Stain is SUCH a fun and unique way to create beautiful art on furniture… or anything that’s wood! (<b>click here</b> to see how I came up …

Create a Living Wreath with Succulents

<i>Learn how to make your very own succulent living wreath! With a pre-made form you can make this beautiful piece in just over an hour!</i><p>Some of the …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

Apple Cranberry Crisp

This recipe for Apple Cranberry Crisp is a perfect way to enjoy fall apples. Serve it with a dollop of freshly whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for the perfect autumn dessert. It also tastes great for breakfast with a cup of hot coffee, but you didn't hear that from us!<p>9 Fall Squash Recipes …

30 Delicious Things To Cook In November

Thanksgiving is only four weeks away. Time to get serious about that eating routine.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live)<p>Apples<p>Artichokes<p>Arugula<p>Brussel …

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, …