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Lithuania caught using other countries' tourism photos

The head of Lithuania's state tourism department has quit after admitting she promoted the Baltic nation with landscape photos taken elsewhere in …

How Dogs Respond to an Angry Expression on a Human Face

I was working on an attention exercise with my young Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Ranger. A colleague, who is a biopsychologist and studies …

Cutest Dog Ever Gives Free Hugs To Strangers In New York City

Who couldn't use a hug right now?<p>Look at this face.<p>Don’t you want to give her a hug? Well, she wants to give you one, too.<p>Louboutina, a 5-year-old golden retriever named after shoe designer Christian Louboutin, frequently stands on a street corner in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and offers free …

Pets

One dog’s amazing journey from the streets to stardom

This pooch has gone from street life to sweet life!<p>Buster, a 5-year-old mutt from New Rochelle, NY, will compete in his first Westminster Dog Show on …

Inside the 'world's first' five-star cat hotel

Spa and grooming services, temperature controlled rooms and a “dating service” for female cats are among the luxury offerings at Malaysia’s Catzonia – the “world’s first” five-star hotel for cats.<p>Manned by feline-loving staff, the 35-bedroom cattery in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur promises …

Pets

Three new breeds will compete at the Westminster dog show. How were they chosen?

The Westminster Kennel Club dog show — <i>the</i> dog show of all American dog shows — starts Monday. About 2,800 dogs from 190 breeds will be competing, and by late Tuesday night, a new pooch will be crowned “Best in Show.”<p>Every year, the show welcomes new breeds to the ring, and this time, three breeds …

Pets

Why are cats so quirky about drinking?

When it comes to drinking, most dogs aren't very picky. Slimy water bowl, muddy puddle — even an open toilet bowl will do in a pinch.<p>But cats, on the …

A Patient Dachshund Models a Custom Made Transparent Raincoat for His Human

redditor 5somwa posted a cute photo of a sweet little dachshund very patiently modeling a cut-to-fit, transparent raincoat. It’s unclear as to …

Your dog is judging you so don’t be an arsehole

If you’re a massive dickhead who otherwise likes dogs, they probably don’t like you back.<p>New studies have shown that dogs (and monkeys, incidentally) …

Hundreds of Dog Breeds Compete at Westminster. Many of Them Share a History

On Monday and Tuesday, at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, more than 200 breeds of man’s best friend will compete for the title of “best …

A Vocal Little Dachshund Excitedly Reunites With a Favorite Piggy Toy He Hasn’t Seen in Five Years

An absolutely adorable little dachshund named Finn eagerly jumped for joy when his filmmaker human Kyle presented him with a tiny squeaky pig toy …

Helen Yemm: how I keep the garden going over the new year

I gave an illustrated talk recently on 'Colourful Perennials for Late Summer', ending it with a few arty pictures of seed heads and suchlike. Someone piped up from the back. I can’t remember his exact words but the gist of his complaint/question was that all the “season of mists and mellow …

Here's why you should be saving your toilet paper tubes for your garden - Toilet Paper and Gardening Hacks

From fun crafts to handy storage systems, toilet paper tubes are an easy one to repurpose. But did you know these tubes can be especially helpful in …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

This is the ultimate houseplant cheat sheet

Have you ever wondered if that peace lily you have in your living room is in the best place it can be? Or perhaps which plant is best suited to your …

How To Make A Hanging Garden With Coffee Mugs

This easy DIY brings a little nonchalant charm to the first thing we lay eyes on each morning: our coffee station. Our mini indoor garden comes …

Houseplants

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Succulents (And How To Grow 'Em Right)

I know, I know—that wall of succulents you saw in the latest edition of <i>Architectural Digest</i> is to die for. They’re all the rage for wedding florals …

Plants

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The Internet Is Totally Obsessed With This Tiny Banana

It's so easy and it's so cute.<p>The Internet is full of skeptics. After all, thanks to Photoshop you never know what's real and what's not. So, naturally, people were wary of this teeny, tiny banana when they first spotted it on Reddit — but it's the real deal.<p>Apparently, it's the result of something …

DIY: Flowers in the House, 9 Ways

Something changes when you put fresh flowers in a room.<p>Here are nine ideas for flowers to bring inside (while you’re waiting for them to start …

Hardscaping 101: Pleaching

They are stately, precise, and an instant architectural feature so it’s easy to see why pleached trees have become the star of contemporary gardens. …

The 1 Houseplant You Need to Make Your House Look Magazine-Ready

From improving air quality to repelling mosquitoes, houseplants offer a lot for a space, including great style. And the hottest trend in houseplants is one of the prettiest yet, both aesthetically and symbolically: olive trees. Even <b>Fixer Upper</b> star and style maker Joanna Gaines can't get enough of …

27 romantic DIY valentine's gifts for him to show how much you care

Chocolates, Roses, Cards…<p>These are the things that come into our mind whenever we think about gifts. But when you are looking for a valentine’s day …

Scrappy Indigo Log Cabin Quilt

This is the first completed quilt of 2017! I feel like I’m kind of off to a slow start for 2017. Have too many things going on or something. Today I …

Quilting

8 Valentine's Day crafts for non-crafty moms and dads

This can be a tough time of year for not-so-crafty parents. Images of adorable Valentine’s Day crafts are EVERYWHERE — but you know in your heart of hearts that you’ll never make any of them.<p>But wait! Not so fast! Our TODAY Parenting Team contributors are here with ideas for crafts that are so easy …

3-Fold Napkins Are Essential For Any Table

This 3-fold method is the hands-down chicest way to showcase your silverware and elevate your table setting. All you need is one cloth napkin per …

Sewing

How to Make a Knot Bunny Baby Lovey Comforter

Well it’s here. I’ve been making these knot bunny lovey comforters for nearly every friend who has had a baby over the last year or so and it was …

Sewing