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France’s baby boom secret: get women into work and ditch rigid family norms

Gender equality, pro-child policies and generous childcare provision are all bolstering French fertility rates rather than hindering them<p>Over the past 10 years the offices of France’s National Institute for Demographic Studies (Ined) have seen a steady stream of Korean policymakers and Japanese …

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65 Ingenious Kitchen Organization Tips And Storage Ideas

Being organized is one of the first things we learn yet we’re having trouble with it even as adults. <b>Kitchen organization</b> is one of the trickiest …

25 Tips And Tricks For Spring Cleaning

Are you a neat freak? Do you love cleaning? Then here is THE round up for you! We all can use some help and ideas when it comes to spring cleaning …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

THE Coolest Cake Ever... Recipe -> http://diycozyhome.com/spherical-concentric-layer-cake-tutorial/ Wow! A JUPITER Cake :)

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

20 Genius Storage Hacks For The Kitchen! see all here -> http://diycozyhome.com/20-genius-storage-hacks-for-the-kitchen/ #3... LOVE this idea. Best use of mason jars EVER :)

101 Ikea Hacks

<b>This is the ultimate list of Ikea hacks!</b><p>I know you’ve seen all the creative ideas on Pinterest that take simple Ikea products from functional to …

21 'Must Know' Cleaning Tips And Tricks

Cleaning tips and tricks? My fav! Wednesday is my cleaning day and I try to gather as many tips as I can from week to week. Last week I rocked some …

15 different ways tension rods can make your life around the house better! --> http://on.apttherapy.com/alq1ba

Easily label Your Mason Jars... (Free Printables) go -> http://diycozyhome.com/pantry-container-decal-tutorial-free-printables/ Wow! I love these labels! Come see what decal paper we recommend too <3 <3 <3

Designing a Hotel-Like Bathroom in 42 Square Feet

Amanda Reilly explains how she gave a tiny bathroom hotel chic and Japanese Zen style.<p><b>Christine Pittel: That rectangular tub is so chic. But no curves — is it comfortable?</b><p><b>Amanda Reilly:</b> Absolutely. You can lean back, and it feels really good because the water comes almost up to your neck — it's …

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More DIY Ikea Hacks Than You'll Know What To Do With

<i>Ikea</i> is one of my happy places. Most of my bookshelves have come from there. Their stuff looks classy but isn’t too expensive. I would still much …

India's Holy Men To Advise On Ganges Cleanup Under New Prime Minister Modi

(Reuters) - India's new government will seek the advice of holy men on how best to carry out an ambitious plan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean up the Ganges, a river that is sacred to the majority Hindu population.<p>Hindus bathe in the Ganges in an act of ritual purification, yet the 2,500 …

15 Uses For Pipe Shelving Around The House

Pipe shelves are great if you want to add an industrial-chic touch to your home. They are very versatile and can be used in any room. There are tons …

Clever DIY Hacks For A Better Home

<i>Home Improvement</i> was the best show on TV while I was growing up! (I was in love with JT and Tim Allen was so funny). As funny as the show was there …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

diy mounted shelving

our living room wall is HUGE. and of course, there’s a big fireplace in the middle so there isn’t room for a large credenza or console. just one cute …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

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Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

7 proven strategies that WILL help you engage your students...

<b>1. Don't just care...really care!</b> <br>It is so easy to get wrapped up in our own little worlds, but we have got to remember that whatever is going on in …

Noah's Ark: the scientific version

The UK experienced a major storm this week. Cardiff, where I live, had the highest rainfall in the country. This is nothing unusual in Wales. They say there's an obesity epidemic in Wales, but we're probably just evolving layers of blubber to keep warm/buoyant, like walruses.<p>Still, the storm was …

Deadly earthquake in Pakistan causes new island to emerge

A massive earthquake struck near the southern coast of Pakistan today, killing upwards of 100 people, injuring dozens more, and leading to the formation of a small rocky island, according to multiple reports. The epicenter of the 7.7-magnitude quake was in the district of Awaran, a remote and …

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Feds Slash Colorado River Release to Historic Lows

The Bureau of Reclamation has reduced the amount of water that can be released from Lake Powell at Glen Canyon Dam, which serves much of the West in the Colorado River Basin, thanks to drought.<p><b>A "No Fishing" sign sits improbably along a dry desert road in Nevada. The largest man-made reservoir in</b> …