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Does the Quran Require Women to Wear the Veil?

One of the most visibly contentious issues in Islam as well as in the Western world is women's wearing of the veil . To western feminists, the veil …

Red Carpet Ready: 17 Glamorous DIY Hair Hacks

And the Oscar for best hair goes to…<p>Hairstyles from Awards Season definitely inspire the greatest looks for date night, a wedding, or any special event at all. From braided updos to loose locks, these looks are a lot easier to achieve than you may think. Ready to become a master hairstylist? Check …

The Spring 2014 Hair Trend Report

The season's most relevant hair trendsedited for us all.<p>Feathered headdresses. Spray-painted ponytails. Gold-flecked updos. If you're the type that yearns for the artistic and the bold this season delivered. But if you look to the runway for real life inspiration, there were plenty of chic ideas …

#theLIST: The Must-Have Hair Colors

Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that youand your hairwill be all about this year.<p>Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that you—and your hair—will be all about this year. Plus, the best red, brown, and blonde hair colors.

12 Most Romantic Bedrooms

You're about to fall hard for these.<p>Soft throws, canopy beds and glam chandeliers — it doesn't get much more sexy and sophisticated than these bedrooms.

50 Dining Rooms That'll Make You Want To Throw A Dinner Party

Minus the actual cooking and cleaning part, obvi.<p>Want to redo your dining room but don't know where to start? Chandeliers, wall paper, artwork, and a new dining set is a good place to start. We've got inspo for <i>days</i> to help get you started. Want extra inspiration for other areas in your home? Check …

Interior Design

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

A One-Day Makeover with Libby Langdon

A refresh in just over 12 hours.<p><i>House Beautiful</i> dropped by the set of Libby Langdon's new TV show, <i>Daykeover with Libby Langdon</i>, to see how she gave three rooms in a Rumson, New Jersey, home a family-friendly refresh via paint, wallpaper, window treatments, new furniture, and lighting, as well as …

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect White Paint

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant shares his secrets on how to choose the just-right white.<p>Photo: Durston Saylor<p>With associations that veer towards the pure and simple, it's incredible how complicated choosing white paint can be. When you step into the perfect white room, the space feels balanced. …

Top Pin of the Day: An Elegant Entry

Today's top pin is a kitchen inspired by French style. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In a Washington, D.C. Victorian row house designed by Barry Dixon, the Sophia mirror by Thomas O'Brien for Hickory Chair opens up the foyer and looks even bigger paired with an …

8 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Weekend Getaway

Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic -- and totally avoidable! -- blunders can turn your quick getaway into "get me outta here!" Here, eight things to know before you go. <i>Illustration by Edwin Fotheringham. Article by Terry Ward, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>When</i> …

Budget Travel

15 Best Beaches for 2014

Every traveler has a different fantasy about their ultimate beach vacation. Adventure-seekers want beaches that are both beautiful and close to exciting attractions, like exotic jungles or a historically important port city. Honeymooners, on the other hand, gravitate toward deserted islands with …

Beaches

14 Places In France That Aren't Paris

Photo credit: Paul Bica/Flickr<p>Paris: you either love it or hate it. But don't let your feelings for Paris color your view of the rest of France... it's a wonderful country with lots to see and do.<p>If you're a fan of the City of Lights, venture beyond the metropolis. If you're not a Paris person, …

12 Tips on How to Spend 6 Months in France Without Going Broke

From the start, the math didn't add up.<p>My wife, Kathy, and I were headed to France for a half year. I'd be on a paid sabbatical, but Kathy was retiring, and we weren't ready to tap her Social Security. Even with our house rented at a discount, complete with our golden retriever, the basic addition …

This Is Exactly How Spring Break Evolves Throughout Your Life

Most of us think of spring break as a chaotic and debaucherous era of sleazy white T-shirts, empty Corona bottles, and memories that get forgotten before they're made.<p>But spring break hasn't always been that way. And nor will it always be. Over our lifetimes (assuming we have fabulous lifetimes …

The 10 Places on My Bucket List This Year (It Will Surprise You)

No, I haven't been everywhere, and some places I don't go to because I'm a conscientious objector (Zimbabwe, anyone?) but I can still dream. And plan. Because dictators, xenophobia and being broke wont last forever! Besides -- what better way to spend a slow, freezing Saturday than to dream about …

5 Secrets To Having a Smarter -- and Happier -- Trip

So you think you're a smart traveler?<p>Yeah, so did I -- until I took this job. Now that I'm immersed in the wacky world of forgotten passports, flat tires, missed connections and trip-ending calamities that I thought only happened in the movies, there's one thing I know: I am <i>not</i> the world's smartest …

11 Caribbean Beaches You Should See Before You Die

The Caribbean might not be on the top of your bucket list the way that, say, the Great Wall is, but that doesn't mean there aren't some heart-stoppingly pretty places you want to see there.<p>Beaches, of course, are the name of the game, and if the idea of a beach makes you want to cry with happiness …

10 Best Beach Towns in Florida

With an abundance of charming getaways dotting both its Gulf and Atlantic sides, the Florida seashore just might be the perfect escape from the busy city. From historic maritime havens to seaside villages buzzing with arts and culture, the Sunshine State has a beach town for every sun-seeking …

World's Most Overpriced Travel Destinations

Think of your vacation budget. Now add a few zeros. Excellent, now you're ready for the world's most overpriced travel destinations, places with tremendous appeal and intimidating price tags. But here's the good news: Great deals do exist in every one of these destinations. We've rounded up some of …

Made in Italy: Venice

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>“This story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and values” writes Isabella Brega, author of the following article adapted from <i>Traveler</i>‘s Italian edition, <i>Touring</i>. The hallmarks of this artisanal tradition—creativity, innovation, craftsmanship—go back at least 3,000 …