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Learn This: Mental Training for Climbers

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>232<p>232<p>SHARES<p>Think back to the last time you got on your project. Why did you fall off? Were you so pumped you …

Quick Ways to Instantly Cozy Up Your Porch or Patio for Fall

This time of year brings about lots of change. Things that seem appropriate in summer months—tank tops, green leaves and brightly colored decor—feel …

Be Manos, Brussels: hotel of the week

<i>There’s more to Europe’s capital than MEPs and triple-cooked chips – set foot inside Be Manos hotel in Brussels and you could be forgiven for</i> …

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Made Us Look: Your Instagram Photos, Whittled into Wood

Okay, we already know you can turn your Instagram photos into tons of stuff, like wrapping paper, View-Master-esque slides and lollipops, yes, lollipops. But we can never have too many options, so let’s throw another way of flaunting your pictures onto the pile. This one’s a little longer-lasting, …

Living Rooms

What Are the Best City Guide Apps for my Phone?

<i>A:</i><p>Once upon a time, there were things called travel guidebooks. They were heavy and made out of paper—a material that came from dead trees. The information inside them always became out-of-date very quickly.<p>Today we have city guide apps that offer instant, and constantly updated, information on …

2015 Trend Preview: The Pantone Colors That Will Define The Year Ahead

Get ahead of the curve.<p>A sneak peek at the hues that will be everywhere next year—get to know them now and you'll be ahead of the curve.

25 Literary Opening Lines Diagrammed on One Giant Poster

"Grammar is hard!" the Pop Chart Lab creative team said they learned from the process of putting together this poster, which applies the Reed-Kellogg …

Language

What You Don't Know About Online Dating

(Photo Credit: non-defining)<p>This week’s episode is called “What You Don’t Know About Online Dating.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

A Williams Sonoma Secret: Vanilla, Lemon & Rosemary Simmer

Here is a fabulous recipe that comes to you from Morgan Moore of One More Moore. She let us in on a Williams Sonoma SECRET! This concoction has been …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

A Glamorous and Sophisticated New York City Apartment with Dazzling Color

A sophisticated setting with dazzling color.<p>Color genius Jamie Drake works his magic to create a sophisticated setting for <i>House Beautiful</i>'s 2013 Designer Visions showhouse, located in the 1929 Art Deco skyscraper, Walker Tower, in New York City.

Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech

<b>1. “A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things.”</b><br>— Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (pictured), the U.S. …

Open Heart Surgery

11 Colors You've Probably Never Heard Of

1. Sarcoline<p>Wearing sarcoline—literally "flesh-colored"—high heels makes your legs look longer. Wearing a sarcoline leather jacket reminds everyone …

Florida

42 Idiom Origins Explained

This week, John Green looks at the origins of 42 expressions such as "beat a dead horse," "peeping Tom," and "silver lining."<p>Don't miss an …

Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups

Jewels and Jill Elmore share a healthy Asian-inspired recipe from their cookbook, The Family Chef.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>For the filling</b><p>2 tablespoons peanut oil<p>2 teaspoons sesame oil<p>24 shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped<p>2 large carrots, peeled and very finely chopped<p>4 scallions, very finely chopped<p>2 …

The Upside of Quitting

<b>Season 1, Episode 5</b><p>You know the bromide: “a winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.”<p>To which Freakonomics Radio says … <i>Are you sure</i>? Sometimes …

Out of the Ordinary

A Manhattan couple turn to Timothy Haynes and Kevin Roberts to transform their all-American house in the Hamptons into a glamorous new vision of seaside living<p>A Manhattan couple turn to Timothy Haynes and Kevin Roberts to transform their all-American house in the Hamptons into a glamorous new …

Interior Design

Articles about second floor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.<p>Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...<p>Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused …

Articles about bathroom solutions smart storage design on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>Commercial Concrete Planters And …

How Corporate Logos Evolve

How Corporate Logos Evolve, from The Logo Company, shows us how even iconic world-wide recognized company logos change over time.<p><i>We often get asked</i> …

85+ Stunning Designer Dining Rooms

Create the ultimate entertaining space with these gorgeous ideas.<p>We're putting the spotlight on elegant chandeliers, mahogany tables and more. Want extra inspiration for other areas in your home? Our living room and bathroom galleries are full of ideas.

Interior Design

10 Gifts for Grads Under $25

Designer Quotes: The Power of Black

To add glamour — or gravitas — to any room, a dash of black is all you need. Designers share why they love using the dark hue in home decor.<p>To add glamour — or gravitas — to any room, a dash of black is all you need. Designers share why they love using the dark hue in home decor.<p><b>1. Adds Weight</b><p>"In …

Interior Design

11 Ways to Add Sparkle to Your Home

11 ideas to add sheen and shine.<p>From silver metallic wallpaper on the ceiling to a glitzy pillow, these ideas add glam sheen and shine to your decor.

Interior Design

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Wall Art

How to Learn to Sing

If you want to learn how to sing, you need to practice daily. Singing lessons will help considerably, but if you can't take them, there are still …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your iPhone

With the sun shining and bees buzzing in celebration of spring you've likely started decluttering your closets and basements. If you need a break …