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16 IKEA Hacks to Up Your Organization Game This Spring

The season of organization is in full force, folks! We’re gathering our spring cleaning essentials and getting ready to tackle projects big and small to make our lives clutter free. And since everyone around here is a *little* obsessed with a good ol’ IKEA hack, there’s no better way to keep things …

Decorations

7 things you should know about donating your body to science

Donating to charitable causes doesn’t have to end after you die. Giving your organs to those in need or your whole body to aid medical research lets …

Data Protection

Street artist Biancoshock installs tiny rooms in Milan’s manholes

Having a roof over your head is something many of us take for granted, yet millions of people all over the world are homeless, with nowhere to …

Streetwear

23 tips for a successful garden

The decision to begin a garden feels a bit like what I imagine the decision to skydive or bungee jump feels like: You’re excited! You have a vision! …

Gardening

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself

A professional furniture restorer shares her secrets on making repairs that last.<p>Crystal Dvorak has been fixing, creating, restoring, and upcycling furniture for more than 20 years. The owner of Urban Patina in Shakopee, MN, she's seen every problem a piece of furniture can have. And she's fixed …

Woodworking

How to set up a rain barrel system at home

These 5 tips will have you harvesting rain water in no time.<p>If you've wondered whether rain barrels can help your household utility budget as well as …

Fort Worth

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

Florida's mass fish kill is a nightmare to behold

Indian River Lagoon disaster reveals underlying pollution problem.<p>Words cannot describe the immense loss of life unfolding along a 50-mile stretch of …

Nature

The 10 Most Common Gardening Mistakes

Don't let pretty petals steer you into the wrong direction.<p>Nursery owner Flora Grubb shares the 10 most common mistakes made while shopping at the nursery and how to avoid them.

The 7 Most Toxic Products at Baby Stores

Put down the baby powder!<p>Here's something you may not have known: Thousands of chemicals used in consumer products have never been tested for safety. For parents and grandparents, that realization can be daunting, because it means that baby products may contain chemicals linked with cancer, …

Immune System

How "Fixer Upper" Fans Helped This Couple Adopt Their First Baby

When this North Carolina couple opened an Etsy shop to help cover their adoption fees, they never expected the outpouring of support they received.<p>When we first spotted a mug on Instagram emblazoned with the phrase "Joanna Gaines is my spirit animal," we couldn't help but want to buy one …

Banksy revealed as tight bastard who never gets round in

<b>STREET artist Banksy has been revealed as a man who always claimed to be broke in the pub.</b><p>39-year-old Tom Logan, who told his friends he was out of …

British Humour

16 Genius Tricks You Never Thought to Try in the Kitchen

Slice your ice cream? Hey, it's easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the two plates, holding the top plate securely with …

15 Ways to Get the Classic Country Look

It's not just about rustic finishes and classic antiques.<p>It's not just about rustic finishes and classic antiques.

Watch What Happens When the Property Brothers Spend the Night in a Tiny House

Let's just say that downsizing isn't easy for two 6'4" men.<p>If you watched Jonathan and Drew Scott's latest show, <i>Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch</i>, you know that they're country boys at heart. Well, <i>Tiny House Arrest</i>, a new digital-only HGTV series, challenged them to try out another lifestyle. …

Just another brick in the wall? Free-form stonework breaks the mold

Inspired by the natural world around him, English stonemason Johnny Clasper creates mesmerizing hand-built walls, mosaics and sculptural landscapes …

Architecture

Model Has Eyes Gouged Out and Ears Hacked Off by Her Own Jealous Sister

Horrendous.<p>A 17-year-old model has died after having her eyes gouged out and her ears hacked off in a jealous attack by her "envious" older sister.<p>The murder of Stefania Dubrovina occurred in a flat in St. Petersburg, Russia, where both she and her sister Elizaveta were visiting an unnamed …

Did You Notice This Weird Thing About Monica's Apartment in "Friends"?

So subtle, yet so wrong.<p>We can't fault <i>Friends</i>, more or less. Give or take a few weird storylines (The One With The Inappropriate Sister, we're looking at you) and a couple of fake Monicas and Rachels along the way, it's basically perfection.<p>Well that's what we thought, until the following was …

13 Seating Solutions for Small Space Living

There’s nothing more exciting than decorating a new apartment with brand new furniture that didn’t come off Craigslist. What’s not so fun is having to measure the room down to the quarter inch to make sure you can actually get your couch up the stairs and into your small space …

Home Decorating

These researchers tracked Banksy like a serial killer to reveal his identity

Banksy is one of the world's most famous artists, but amazingly, he's been able to keep his real identity something of a mystery. On Thursday, …

Banksy

John Goodman credits Mediterranean diet for dramatic slim down

'10 Cloverfield Lane' actor says his weight loss was inspired by a desire to live a better life.<p>At one point weighing close to 400 pounds, John …

Holistic Medicine

21 times spending more will save you money

Personal Finance

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ramen

Seemingly every culture has its big bowl of noodles, and in Japan, the complex and comforting ramen is king. But even if your college obsession with Cup Noodles has given way to weekly jaunts to the hot new ramen spot in town, we bet there's a lot you didn't know about this salty, umami-kicked soup.<p>…

Onions

11 alarming facts about sea-level rise

The ocean is coming for us. Global sea levels are now rising by 3.4 millimeters per year, up from an average rate of 1.4 mm per year last century. In …

Climate Change

Grandmother who chose bucket list over chemotherapy dies at 91

Only two days after her beloved husband of 67 years passed away, "Miss Norma" discovered she had uterine cancer. The chances of curing the disease …

Disney World

Salt Lamps May Be the Secret to Feeling Happier At Home

While these lamps date back to the late '80s, they're about to make a major comeback.<p>Your home decor choices are important, of course — but for more than just looks. While certain design decisions may be unintentionally making you cranky (we're looking at you, cluttered entryways), others can be …

9 Tricks to Turn an Unfinished Attic Into a Savvy Storage Space

Sure, it's not the prettiest room, but it's about to become one of your favorites anyway.<p>Sure, it's not the prettiest room, but it's about to become one of your favorites anyway.

Your birth season may explain your mood

A recent study finds that the time of year you're born can affect your temperament and likelihood of developing certain mood disorders.<p>You may not …

Depression

Activist painting over graffiti killed by driver in road-rage incident, police say

A well-known San Diego community activist was painting over graffiti Friday evening when she was struck by a driver involved in a road-rage incident and suspected of intoxication, officials said.<p>Maruta Gardner, 69, suffered massive head injuries and died Saturday after being taken off life …