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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 …

France

Seasonal Switches: Refresh Your Window Treatments for an Easy Fall Change

The changing of the seasons is the perfect time to give your home a little refresh. It doesn't have to be a grueling or expensive project — something …

‘Climate hubs’ may be key to fighting climate change. But, what are they?

The Jones family has beenfarming their land in Connecticut, 71 miles northeast of Times Square, since the 1850s. The Joneses are still there, in large part, because they’ve adapted with the times.<p>“The dairy cows left in the 1960s, my dad started the Christmas tree business. He never liked the cows …

Lavish Residence In Mexico Allures With Smart Indoor-Outdoor Interplay

Contemporary homes are all about creating that perfect balance between the ambiance inside and the view outside. Increasingly, homeowners want …

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens

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30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

Before & After: A Damaged Desk Gets a Dramatic Change

Beth tells us she's found some "doozies" on Craigslist but this one takes the cake. The previous owner had tried to strip the wood in order to …

Obama attacks Republicans for appeasing climate deniers

Barack Obama has turned up the political heat on climate deniers, making fun of Republicans in Congress for catering to “a bunch of fringe elements”.<p>In a speech to environmental activists in Washington, Obama suggested Republicans were playing dumb on climate change to avoid a backlash from …

New Kidnappings Show Boko Haram Not Fazed by International Threats | The Takeaway | WNYC

There are new reports that more than 90 people were abducted by members of Boko Haram in the latest kidnapping by the extremist group. A former …

Africa

John Boehner Says His Plan To Sue Obama Is 'Not About Impeachment'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) confirmed Wednesday that he intends to sue the Obama administration over its use of executive actions, which have been used to push through initiatives without congressional approval.<p>"I am," he told reporters at a weekly briefing on Capitol Hill. His intention to …

Nigerian Police Warn Public After Deadly Blast

Nigerian security forces said steps were underway Wednesday to protect "soft targets and infrastructure" after a deadly explosion at a shopping mall in Abuja. Police warned the public to stay away from explosion sites to avoid becoming victim of "a likely case of secondary blast."<p>An explosion hit …

Explosion rocks shopping mall in Nigeria's capital

<b>ABUJA, Nigeria</b> - An explosion blamed on Islamic extremists rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and police said 21 people were …