Shannon Hagan

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How to Transfer Your Favorite Image onto… Furniture!

<i>One Kings Lane style guru (and resident Weekend Decorator) Megan Pflug is back with her latest crazy-cool DIY solution.</i><p>During the past few years …

12 Diamond Cluster Engagement Rings So Chic, You Might Buy One for Yourself

There’s a lid for every pot and a ring for every finger… at least that’s how the saying goes in our heads. Whether you’re a minimalist diamond kind of girl, prefer colorful gemstones or opt for a vintage engagement ring, there’s a bauble out there that will instantly make you say “I do.” The latest …

The new memoir 'Hillbilly Elegy' highlights the core social-policy question of our time

A lot of people like the book for its insights into what the white working class sees in Donald Trump and his promises to restore American greatness in the face of malevolent outsiders.<p>But what I liked best about the book is how it engages with what I see as one of the most important and difficult …

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It’s Time for Homemade Apple Butter

As your apple crop ripens in fall, be sure this homemade apple butter recipe is on your cooking list. Made in your slow-cooker, it’s sure to …

Apple Butter

How To Release Negative Emotions Before They Affect Your Health

Fact: Negative emotions have a direct impact on physical health. Here's how to become aware of the direct connection between your mind and your body!

Health

Runner's brave gesture at the Rio Olympics could cost him his life

The word "brave" is thrown around a lot during the Olympics.<p>But Ethiopian long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa showed what true bravery looks like …

How To Travel Across The Country On $450 Per Week

I'm 23 years old, I have student debt, and I did a road trip across the United States.<p>Technically it all shouldn't make sense, but somehow it worked for me. I'm going to give you an inside look at what my expenses were on the road trip I took from Orlando to San Francisco this summer. It was a …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

14 Burgers We're Obsessed With Right Now

This past spring, we presented a list of some of our favorite burger places from coast-to-coast. Since then, many more delightfully saucy patties cropped up on the scene and we can't try them fast enough.<p>Burgers -- from classic varieties to unique stunners -- continue to be one of the trendiest …

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage and Carrots - Two of a Kind

My over-the-range microwave broke exactly six weeks ago and since then I haven’t spent much time in the kitchen. But I’ve been getting by, subsisting …

Carrots

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

The 19 Best Road-Trip Stops in the U.S.

When plotting our travel bucket list, many of us think of hopping on a plane to far-flung places like Paris, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney—basically as far away as we can get. But some of...

How to travel in style - with only hand luggage

Not long ago, I went away for two weeks with – hold the front page – just hand luggage. Not any old away, but four days of swanking it up for a Chanel show that entailed dinners, interviews, after-parties, sight-seeing, visiting artists’ studios – the usual grind. Then 10 days of holiday – more …

What College Freshmen Are Reading

I can remember the weeks before starting school at Skidmore College, furiously trying to finish Gregory Howard Williams' memoir, <i>Life on the Color Line.</i> The book had been assigned as our freshman reading assignment — part of the First-Year Experience at the liberal arts school in Saratoga Springs, …

College & University

How ‘Millennials’ Ruined Democracy

Not the people—the term. How generational divisions have driven down voter turnout over the last century of American politics.<p>Throughout the 2016 U.S. presidential election, pundits and activists have debated how to get more Millennials involved in politics, always stressing their distinctive …

Neuroscientist: Donald Trump's meteoric rise can be explained by 4 basic human instincts

But a neuroscientist says Trump's popularity can be explained by how he triggers certain emotions — anger, fear, and aggression — in the "fear center," which is part of the limbic system in people's brains.<p>"We have the same brain we had 100,000 years ago when we were living on the plains of …

Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

E/V Nautilus team find likely sea slug 5,000ft below sea off Santa Barbara Analysis reveals foot and proboscis, making it ‘a gastropod of some kind’<p>More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow …

Santa Barbara

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

How to travel with just a carry-on

The usual response I get when I ask friends and family why they're choosing to pay a $25 or higher fee instead of just packing a carry-on is that they could never fit all their belongings into one small bag.<p>With these packing tips, you certainly can.

14 Must-Read Young Adult Books Out in August

After months and months of waiting (and contemplating a plane ticket to London to see the stage production), <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> is finally here on July 31! Since we’re probably going to binge this new <i>Harry Potter</i> book in a day, we thought we would stock our bookshelves with a few new …

By: Horse Racing

You must not lay a horse unless you are sure there<br>reaches least one horse which includes the shape to<br>get over your selection, ideally there must<br>be …

Zucchini Soup with Crème Fraîche and Cilantro

“This soup marries French cooking, with the leek and crème fraîche, and Texan flavors, with the poblano and cilantro,” says Danika Boyle. The creamy …

Cauliflower Roasted Red Pepper Soup

<i>An out-of-this-world delicious cauliflower roasted red pepper soup recipe! This will be your new favorite soup – it’s ours!</i><p>Our family absolutely …

The most delicious way you've ever made cauliflower that the whole family can enjoy

Shares 400K<p>Growing up I don’t think I ever had cauliflower.<p><i>Seriously.</i><p>I knew it existed, but I don’t think it ever walked through our door or entered …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of …

Middle East

What You Need To Know About Palawan, The 'Best Island In The World'

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named 'Best Island In The World' by the …