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Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Arm Knitting

Oversized knit blankets crafted from chunky yarn and PVC-pipe needles have been floating around Pinterest for a few years now. And while the finished …

Knitting

Are Microtreatments the New Facelifts? One Writer’s Yearlong Journey to a Fresher Look

The author, in a Brock Collection coat and Anissa Kermiche earrings, in her Brooklyn neighborhood. Photographed by Ward Ivan Rafik. Fashion Editor: Gabriella Karefa-Johnson.<p><i>The idea of growing older gracefully is a noble one. But in this day and age, looking fresh and vital is not just a matter of</i> …

This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist’s lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good

<b>(Getty/Daniel Leal-Olivas)</b><p>It took a Nobel-winning scientist who specializes in human memory to break new ground in art history<p>Noah Charney<p>December 18, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>The greatest discoveries in art history, as in so many fields, tend to come from those working outside the box. Interdisciplinary …

Art

8 Night Creams to Help You Wake Up with Perfect Skin

Equally as important as checking your social media feeds one last time before you close your eyes, applying a night cream should also be a part of …

Listen to Samuel L. Jackson Recap Game of Thrones' First 5 Seasons

It may seem impossible to recap everything that happened in the first five seasons of <i>Game of Thrones</i> in under 10 minutes, but in a new video from …

New Instagram Photo

Rescued Owl Hugs The Man Who Saved Her Life

GiGi, the great horned owl pictured above, was recently saved by the Mississippi-based Wild at Heart Rescue organization. And when GiGi was reunited …

The Nature Conservancy

Scientists create lotion that makes wrinkles invisible temporarily

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are countless lotions and potions that promise youthful skin.<p>Now there's something that may make the wrinkles under your eyes disappear instantly. It isn't magic, it's chemical engineering.<p>Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University published a …

Skin Care

10 feminist books to read after you've gotten through the classics

Literature has always been the foundation of the feminist movement. Since the 18th century, when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A <i>Vindication of the Rights</i> …

16 Tips For Aspiring Chefs

Most of us learned our skills in the kitchen from watching other people. This means that every bad habit, every incorrect assumption, and every …

Vet Praised for His Care of Puppy After Surgery

A video shows what a vet does after a puppy wakes up from a procedure.<p>Dennis Moses, the surgical assistant, was hailed online for his gentle care of …

This Mom Used Her Maternity Leave to Travel the World With Her Newborn

While the exact amount of time allotted for maternity (and paternity) leave tends to vary depending on your company and country, one thing is for sure: It’s probably the most time off you’ll get for a <i>long</i> time. Most new moms use their break from the workplace to figure out how to take care of a …

South Koreans, Banned From Protesting, Plan 'Ghost Rally' With Holograms

Amnesty International Korea intends to use technology to skirt a government ban on rallies.<p>Seoul activists plan to take to the streets in a very 21st century way after South Korea refused to allow anti-government protesters to demonstrate outside the presidential palace.<p>Members of Amnesty …

South Korea

Carrot Slaw Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (8)<p>2 pounds carrots, peeled and ends trimmed<br>• 5 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard<br>• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/4 cup finely chopped …

Carrots

How to Make a Rag Rug

You can find rugs in just about every room in the home, from kitchens to bathrooms, bedrooms to offices. They wear out quickly, however, and there's …

Hardscaping 101: Backyard Ice Skating Rinks

My brothers and I thought my father invented the concept of the backyard ice skating rink. The first we heard of it was one night when he went …

How to Arm Knit a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf!

YES, 15 minutes! The last infinity scarf I showed you how to make took around 30 minutes. This one can be completed even quicker! Give it a shot, …

21 Magical “Harry Potter” Kitchen Items You Need Right Now

Could you hand me my Deathly Hallows spoon real quick? Thanks.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Harry Potter

The Right Way to Keep Your Poinsettias Happy This Season

Poinsettia is the brilliant Christmas plant that, with a little love, will bloom long after the ho-ho-hos have faded.<p>And if you want it to re-bloom …

12 Ideas That Prove Everyone Needs an IKEA Raskog Cart

The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.<p>The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.

10 Christmas Cake Pops No One Will Be Able to Turn Down

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Polished

These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.<p>These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.

A Penny Parlor Nursery Part 1

It's about time I get back to blogging! I've been delaying projects for a number of excuses, mostly due to being pregnant. A nursery seems the most …

How To: Fake Wainscoting

Remember my “Difference Molding Can Make” post? If you don’t, I’ll be nice and show you the after picture again when we put up the chair rail and …

Home Improvement

12 IKEA Hacks That Will Rescue Your Disorganized Entryway

Don't have an entryway, you say? Consider these projects and look again.<p>Not everyone is blessed with a dedicated space by their front door for keys, coats, and shoes. You don't need a fancy hallway, foyer, or mudroom — in fact, you can DIY it (even if you're construction-averse) using IKEA …

Hacking

DIY: Banquette Seat EXPEDIT/KALLAX IKEA Hack

And the dining room saga continues…<p>Because we have a small awkward space, I thought it would be a good idea to use a banquette style seat to complete …