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17 Stylish DIYs That Will Help You Finally Feel Organized

Not an overstatement.<p>If you're struggling with storage space, organization, or just <i>need</i> a way to stop losing your keys once and for all, salvation is near. These DIY decor hacks will make your life so much easier, you'll wonder how you lived without them for so long. They're cheap, easy, and will …

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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

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How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

32 of the Best Gifts for the Men in Your Life

Psst ... pick up a few things for yourself while you're at it.<p>Even though you like to joke that he couldn't shop for himself if his life depended on it, you still want to get him something for his birthday, Father's Day, or the holidays that shows how well you know the guy. These smart ideas will …

A Clean House With LESS Time Cleaning

Keep things clean without doing too much extra work.<p><b>1. Use your bath towels more than once.</b><br>Think about it: You use a towel after taking a shower, so it's not that dirty after one use. Provided you always hang it up and let it dry between uses, you can re-use a towel two or three times before you …

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22 Memorable Old Houses From Movies

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.<p>Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.<p>You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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Peter Jackson Shoots Last Scene with Gandalf in THE HOBBIT

Watch as @andrewoknowlton tries to open a beer with his iPhone. BUT DOES IT WORK? #bagrubcrawl

Trendlet: Common Objects, Uncommon Materials

This week's selections, ranging from skyscrapers to sneakers, would be fairly unremarkable if it weren't for their creators' ambitious, inventive, …

45 Outdoor Bathroom Designs That You Gonna Love

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a …

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Table for Two : Transform Your Table from Workstation for Two to A Dining Table for Six in Seconds

To some of you, your favorite gathering place in your house would be your kitchen. Yes, kitchen table is usually surrounded by family and friends, …

Infographic: This Chart Will Turn You Into A White Wine Snob

Not too long ago I met a winemaker who said, “I believe all grapes would be red if they could.” Harsh words if you happen to be a white grape. Say we chalk it up to a simple misunderstanding, in which case this infographic from graphic designer Sean Seidell should provide some clarity.<p>Seidell, who …

Garlic Scape Pesto

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Garlic scapes want to be made into pesto. Let them.</i><p>Before I learned how to drive, I learned how to describe garlic scapes. Anytime I was asked by a table in the …

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Faith Durand's Coconut-Ricotta Mousse with Pomegranates and Pistachios

<i>This week, Faith Durand from The Kitchn will serve as a Guest Editor at Food52. She'll be choosing a Wildcard winner, answering your questions on the Hotline, and sharing recipes from her new book, Bakeless Sweets -- because during summer, dessert shouldn't require an oven.</i><p>I am always looking for …

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Top 10 Cookies from Cookie Monster, Year 2

GalleryTop 10 Cookies from Cookie Monster, Year 2<p>Last year, for the first anniversary of the Cookie Monster column, I chose ten of the most delicious cookies I made that year. There was toffee. There were vanilla beans. There was espresso butter cream and caramel and it was good.<p>Would there, <i>could</i> …

Sifted: Irresistable Banana Bread + Candy Bar Recipes

• <b>Upside-down cakes</b> charm everyone with their caramelized deliciousness.<br>• Candy bars are great by themselves (obviously), but we think they're even …

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Decadent, delicious cinnamon rolls. What could be better?<p><b>By Kelly Senyai, Epicurious</b><p><b>Nick Malgieri, the director of baking and pastry programs at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, created this recipe exclusively for Epicurious. The enriched yeast dough is a snap to make and even</b> …

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Italian Easy: Pasta alla Carbonara

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>This classic Italian dish is said to have been named for coal miners around Rome, because the black specks of pepper resemble coal dust. Carbonara contains just a few ingredients and takes mere minutes to prepare; when …

Foam-Container Supporters Exist, Stage Intrepid Rally at City Hall

New York City councilman Lewis Fidler’s proposed ban on foam takeout containers has been around awhile and was even championed in Mayor Bloomberg’s …

Paul Loebach on Improving Society, Trying Not to Procrastinate, and the Importance of Patience in Design

<i>This is the second installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. We'll be posting a new interview every other Tuesday.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Paul Loebach<p><b>Occupation:</b> I'm a …

NYCxDesign 2013: Post Roundup

We scoured New York City and tried to see everything that NYCxDesign had to offer this year. In case you missed any of it, here is how we spent our …

These Traditional-Looking Quilts Are Made Of Film Strips

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s concentric diamond patterns use 16-mm film footage.<p>Sabrina Gschwandtner takes a canny approach to traditional crafts. The New York-based artist has been experimenting with various forms of fiber arts for years and is known for her innovative takes on crochet and knitting. In</i> …

Fallen Tree Bench by Benjamin Graindorge | Colossal

<p>Created by designer Benjamin Graindorge, FallenTree is a minimalist bench made from little more than a slab of glass and a carefully carved oak …