Lisa Ody

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Enhancing Your Kitchen: 11 Tools & Appliances That Will Revitalise Your Cooking Game

Today we're enhancing your kitchen. We're improving the gear, and we take some serious approach to the kitchen appliances. Improve your kitchen with …

#TrumpExplainsMoviePlots: Twitter Trump-ifies classic movies

If this whole presidential campaign thing doesn’t work out, Donald Trump may have a future as a movie reviewer.<p>Twitter users decided to poke a little …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

Your bathroom isn’t just a pit stop room, it’s a sanctuary for relaxation, an oasis of self, and a retreat from reality. The bathroom is not only one …

Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

<b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead -- but really the movie's been out for more than 10 days. Why are you reading Star Wars analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend …

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

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11 Pieces of Gym Equipment You Won’t Believe Fit in Your Tiny Apartment

We love a killer workout class as much as the next girl. (Voga? Dance party? SoulCycle? See you there!) But sometimes the cost of a studio class is just not worth the gains, which is why it’s great to have a secret weapon (read: exercise equipment you can hide in your coat closet) for squeezing in …

17 Hacks That Every Parent Is Looking For

This Trailer For An Upcoming Russian Superhero Flick Looks Awesome

Russia is getting into the superhero film craze with <i>Zaschitniki.</i> A trailer for the film came out in the fall of 2015, and it looks like amazing fun. …

13 of the best apps to kick off 2016

As 2016 quickly comes around, so do the New Year’s resolutions and plans for the year ahead. From realistic to outlandishly hopeful and everything in between, these apps should help make things a little easier.<p>Organization<p>If keeping up with work tasks is getting you down, Trello is worth a shot. …

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Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

The snow can't get you here.<p>Brrr, it's cold out there! Trade in the snow for some fun in the sun at these tropical and summery escapes.

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

A Family of Curious Raccoons Play an Improvised Game of Whack-a-Mole Behind a Blue Concrete Wall

Each time motorcyclist Shaun Hart rides to the river by his home, he arouses the curiosity of a family of wild raccoons whose little heads bob up and …

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11m children at risk of starvation, disease and water shortages, Unicef warns

Experts call on European leaders meeting in Malta to direct aid towards mitigating effects of extreme weather in poor countries "intertwined" with migrant crisis<p>At least 11 million children in east and southern Africa face hunger, disease and water shortages because of the latest episode of the …

iOS 9: 10 More Hidden Features To Explore

Apple fortified iOS 9 with so many features, we're still discovering them. Here are 10 more tricks for iPhone and iPad users.<p>1 of 11<p>(Image: Apple)<p>It …

8 Fantastic Apps to Download Before Your Next Road Trip

Let your phone ride shotgun, where it can make sure you see more sights and hit fewer roadblocks.<p>Navigation<p><b>Waze Free (IOS, Android, Windows …

11 Unexpected Fall Color Combos You Need to Try Now

Along with an onslaught of super chic layers — capes, fluffy scarves and of-the-moment-oversized sweaters to name a few — one of the best parts of fall has to be the reemergence of all those rich jewel tones and foliage inspired-hues. It might be tempting to deck yourself out in classic black, …

It's Friday. Celebrate with 5 cookie recipes

It's Friday. You've made it. Now it's time to celebrate. A batch of cookies is sure to start any weekend off the right way. Click on the pictures below to view the recipes.<p>Corner Bakery Cafe's oatmeal currant cookies<p>These hefty oatmeal cookies are big on both size and flavor. It may seem like …

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

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Annoyed by Loud Chewing? The Problem Is You

If a loved one’s lip smacking bothers you, you need to learn to cope, therapists say; Don’t try to change a chewer<p>Christine Robinson was looking forward to a date night with her husband, Robert. She grilled flatbread veggie pizza, opened a bottle of Cabernet and lighted some candles.<p>Her husband …

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Cinnamon apple pull-apart bread | Bijoux & Bits

I’m on a roll making food for people other than myself, incorporating far more carbs than I eat. It’s all just a tempt-fest I must resist. …

A Savory Apple Flatbread, for When You're Full of Pie

<i>Apple season isn't only about dessert. Eat apples—on top of blistered flatbread—for dinner, too.</i><p>Every fall I look forward to the re-opening of the local orchards and country shops selling seasonal treats. I recently made a run to my favorite spot, Riverview Orchards, and chatted with the owner, …

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

10 Recipes Every Trisha Yearwood Fan Should Master

Check out Trisha's best sweet and savory recipes, like her crowd-pleasing Chocolate Pound Cake, Deviled Eggs and Slow-Cooked Georgia Pulled Pork …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookie Recipe

Here is a really easy peanut butter and jelly thumbprint cookie recipe. Only 5 ingredients makes these easy cookies that are fun for kids to make. …

Dessert

Blissful Brownie Recipes

1 of 28<p>These brownies are for lovers of fudgy dark chocolate. The batter is thick, but it spreads easily into the pan. The ultimate finale? Topping …

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

After months in beta, iOS 9 hits iPhones and iPads today! Hurrah!<p>Want to be the master of all things iOS 9? We’ve compiled a list of some of the neat but not-so-obvious features, many of which are tucked away enough that you might not otherwise stumble upon them on your own.<p>We’ll expand this list …

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Apple's new iPhone 6s has 2 GB of RAM, iPad Pro gets 4 GB

Apple does not like to dive much into the technical side of things when it talks about how its new products perform. So, when it unveiled the new …