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By Gabrielle. I definitely wouldn’t look at Kat‘s home and think to myself “I’ll bet they did all this debt-free!” No, that would not be my first, second, or even tenth thought. Because there’s so much else to think about in this tour! Like...
From: Design Mom | By: Design Mom | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Every adventure needs trust. There must be faith in yourself, your partners, the environment, or the experience and not just for safety, but also value. You must deem the exploration important, either immediately or at some nostalgic point in the future....
From: National Geographic | By: Molly Baker | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Modnique, a Los Angeles-based online retailer with 300 employees across five offices and four countries, has ceased operations and may be forced to liquidate. The company’s website currently reads “Our site is under construction. Please check back...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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For the Fall 2014 Couture Collection, Giambattista Valli sent models down the runway in silky turbans, sheer floral skirts, and ombré dresses that would make any fashionista swoon. Below, Taryn Multack, mastermind behind the blog Miss Ladyfinger, re-creates...
From: BellaSugar | By: Marina Liao | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Online dating is an amazing alternative for people who prefer to take their romantic pursuits to the web. Romance platforms like eHarmony, Match.com and most recently, Tinder, have been taking online romantics by storm, as hundreds of happy couples attest...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Asher Bayot | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Married life rocks! More than four months after saying “I do,” Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx and his new wife, HOW2GIRL Courtney Bingham, are more in love… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Wisconsin Senator Robert La Follette and his supporters pioneered long-shot primary challenges, strong ideology, and populist rhetoric a century ago....
From: The Atlantic | By: Michael Wolraich | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Photo Courtesy of Dior Blooming Bouquet – a  lovely pink eau de toilette in a sweet bow-accented bottle – is Dior’s newest Miss Dior fragrance. Designed to be light, sparkling, and a little flirtatious, it’s a floral scent featuring notes...
From: College Fashion | By: Callan - Whitman College | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Selena Gomez and model Cara Delevingne show off their bikini bodies while being suited up in life jackets for some jet-skiing out in St. Tropez, France on Tuesday afternoon (July 22). The singer/actress just turned 22 today and celebrated with some fun...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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... that would be today, here in Madison, Wisconsin. Dare I go out? It's 83.3°F — feels like 89! It might hit 88....
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Bone Clocks is coming in September, but David Mitchell gave readers an early taste of something new last week, tweeting out a short story called "The Right Sort" over the course of roughly seven days. The Millions now exclusively has the entire story,...
From: The Millions | By: Editor | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Ellen Rumel plays in the band The Nunnery and takes 35mm photographs of the underground music scene in Boise, Idaho. Alexander Miranda plays in the band Underpass and takes 35mm photographs of the DIY punk scene in Vancouver, British Columbia....
From: MetaFilter | By: Juliet Banana | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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In between their On The Run tour stops down south, Beyonce, Jay Z and Blue Ivy took in a little history at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Find out what the fab fam was up to inside… The Carters have been trekking it across the nation...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons. Hello Kitty, a LEGO space shuttle, and even Breaking Bad's Walter White have all been to space. Now a Japanese artist has launched two floral arrangements...
From: Inhabitat | By: Timon Singh | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Andi Dorfman, this is your life. In advance of the July 28 Bachelorette finale — when she’ll choose between two men, Josh and Nick — Andi sat down to face 16 of the 23 other suitors she sent home this season, including fan favorites Chris, Marcus,...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Us Magazine Team | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love selfie has dug its way up out of history way back when the term selfie had not yet been invented. So did the Nirvana singer really start the trend way back in 1992? In a related report by The Inquisitr, even to this day,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patrick Frye | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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I can't think of a better way to enjoy the summer than with a gorgeous al fresco dinner made of the most delicious local foods around! Threaded Together Photography created an organic setting in a rustic barn using mismatched vintage pieces, dyed linen...
From: Green Daily | By: Jess Blazejewski | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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All the action as the riders hit the PyreneesSend your thoughts to simon.burnton@theguardian.comWilliam Fotheringham: Where did it all go wrong for Sky?Our readers' Tour de France photos: from Yorkshire to Paris 2.26pm BST On then to the Col des Ares....
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Burnton | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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For most of human history, recreational swimming was done naked. Our 16th president, Teddy Roosevelt himself, often took nude plunges into the Potomac. And men’s high school and college swim teams would even train in the nude well into the 20th century....
From: The Art of Manliness | By: Antonio | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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We're not jealous but . . . why do brides get all the love? It's far more likely that you've had a recurring role as a bridesmaid than the actual bride, so we've rounded up special styling inspiration for the other chicks at the wedding. You know, the...
From: Fashionologie | By: Jessica Cruel | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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I've pretty much stopped buying anything floral. It just all looks the same to me. So I've been on a mission to find a new trend that's fun and doesn't take itself too seriously. Enter: Lips. It all started when I saw this Instagram from Ashley Benson's...
From: She Finds | By: Sara Alderman | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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An Anaerobic Digestion Plant City of Lincoln, Nebraska One U.K. grocery store plans to power itself using biogas harvested from its own unsold, rotting produce. Yum. A Sainsbury's store in Cannock in central England is getting access to anaerobic digesters....
From: Popular Science | By: Francie Diep | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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It's a bird, it's a plane… it's Offbeat Bride's comic book-clad and caped superhero theme week! Get in the telephone booth and change into your wedding-gawking superhero tights — you're in for crime-fighting fun. Today we're looking at two retro...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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I have followed Detroit's fall with interest, mostly because I am hoping that an entrepreneurial government will allow a thousand flowers to bloom in the hollowed-out city (population has dropped by 60 percent; 200,000 properties are vacant). That process...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Tokyo-based artist Azuma Makoto teamed up with JP Aerospace for a mission called "Exobiotanica," which sent two plant pieces into the upper atmosphere: a Japanese white pine called "Shiki 1" and the above arrangement of peace lilies, poppy seed pods,...
From: Io9 | By: Katharine Trendacosta | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Every week our Beauty Fix columnist takes on your questions about makeup, skincare, hair and more. Have a beauty question we haven’t answered? Email us at beautyfix@fashionmagazine.com or ask away in the comments below. What’s a summer beauty product...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Poonam Kaur Billing | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Tutorial: Giant ribbon and flower bow Shelley Detton from 7 Layer Studio shows how she created the giant ribbon and flower bows that she used to make this gorgeous wreath.  They’re made from fake flowers layered with gathered fabric and loops of...
From: Craft Gossip | By: Anne Weaver | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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I love plums. Juicy, sweet, floral. Their soft skins are are tinged with acidity. Their character is somewhere between the headiness of a pear and the muskiness of a melon, with a rich juice that brings to mind fresh cherries....
From: Ideas in Food | By: Aki and Alex | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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What can you pay for with barbecue? A massage, yoga and MMA lessons, flowers and a psychic reading, at least according to One Two Three West’s new spot for Montana’s Cookhouse & Bar. The agency supposedly only paid for the actor/host, while the...
From: Media Bistro | By: Erik Oster | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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I don't know why, but I had to have some of this slightly slinky cotton sateen, with its ugly/beautiful over the top fruit and flowers print. I doubted myself all through making them, but now I just love them! They're a bit short for anywhere but the...
From: Burda Style | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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60 (Practically) Free Ways to Update Your Home comments...
From: Fashionologie | By: Annie Gabillet | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design (The Guardian): "Piped water may be the greatest convenience ever known but our sewage systems and bathrooms are a disaster" Nobody seriously paused to think about the different functions and their...
From: MetaFilter | By: flex | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The lyrics “summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” are most probably referring to summer fashion – the simplicity of throwing on a t-shirt and shorts. However, this, rather simple, task can, in actuality, be quite difficult. With printed garments...
From: Selectism | By: Logan Moy | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Premier Tech Aqua (PTA), a Business Unit of the Environmental Technologies Group of Premier Tech, announced earlier this month that it had achieved a breakthrough and launched its recently NSF International certified Ecoflo Coco Filter. The new Ecoflo...
From: Green Building Elements | By: Dawn Killough | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A buckle is a type of cake that is so loaded with fruit that the cake begins to “buckle” under the weight of it all. The finished dish is partway between a cake and a cobbler, and it’s a great way to turn a big batch of summer berries into a mouthwatering...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Monday, July 21, 2014
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When I arrived in Kyrgyzstan, I wanted to see what remained of the Silk Road that snaked through that spiky Central Asian country for centuries, bridging the vastness of Asia and the West with caravans bearing silk, gems, and spices. Here's what I found....
From: National Geographic | By: Guest Blogger | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Turn your drab backyard into something new and fabulous with a few fun and easy DIYs.The post How to Transform Your Outdoor Space Without Breaking the Bank appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Liz Stanley | Monday, July 21, 2014
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The words that come out of a woman's mouth can be vastly different than what they really mean. From commenting on a friend's haircut to a roommate's messy room, all women seem to do it. Dear Wendy breaks down the most common things women say but don't...
From: TresSugar | By: Dear Wendy | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Worried about your bra straps sliding down your shoulder at work? If that sartorial situation rings true for you, prepare to be shocked by Selena Gomez’s latest see-through blouse venture. Over the last few days, the singer has been spotted …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Victoria Moorhouse | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's official wedding photo, released via Kim's Instagram account, has received a whopping 2.36 million "likes" since she posted it two months ago — making it the most-liked photo on the app ever. West says his bride —...
From: Business Insider | By: Aly Weisman | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Central Park is the ultimate Manhattan playground. Here's where to go and what to do in this 843-acre family-friendly wonderland.
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Monday, July 21, 2014
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It’s Monday, so you might as well start stretching your eye roll muscle and prepare it for a week’s worth of eye rolling by scanning Kanye West’s latest cold puddle of verbal wet shit.  Seen above looking like a constipated, bitchy toddler throwing...
From: Dlisted | By: Michael K | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Una Baines' unreleased album with her band The Fates has been reissued by Finder's Keepers on vinyl. You may know Una Baines as the first keyboard player in the Fall, as a founding member of Blue Orchids or from a short lived stint in Nico's backing...
From: MetaFilter | By: kittensofthenight | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The last year of my life with a three at the beginning, says my older brother who is older and also is older than I am....
From: Dooce | By: dooce | Monday, July 21, 2014
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A perfect dress for Summer with 60's look
From: Burda Style | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Let's take a look at what the Chiefs can actually afford if Jamaal Charles gets a new contract. If the Kansas City Chiefs are going to give Jamaal Charles a raise this year, they currently have $9,462,465 in salary cap space to do so. The Chiefs picked...
From: Arrowhead Pride | By: Joel Thorman | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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As you can see from this photo, my cantaloupe vines (on the left) look nice and full and healthy. They’ve also got lots of flowers on them, so soon I hope we will have little melons where the flowers are now. On the right, growing up the red tomato...
From: Mamapundit | By: Katie Allison | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Up by three, and going by four on my way to London; but the day proves very cold, so that having put on no stockings but thread ones under my boots, I was fain at Bigglesworth to buy a pair of coarse woollen ones, and put them on. So by degrees till......
From: Pepys Diary | By: Samuel Pepys | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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I’ve had a hard day today. Maybe you have too. Here are some flowers from my garden to cheer us both up. Honeysuckle. Candy stripe Zinnias Bougainvillea Pink Zinnia Purple Rose of Sharon Orange Milkweed Scarlet Dahlia The post Bloomsbury appeared first...
From: Mamapundit | By: Katie Allison | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Source: Justin Coit via Domaine Home When we spotted Jessica Alba's Beverly Hills bedroom makeover on Domaine, we couldn't help but pore over the details – gorgeous textiles in eye-catching prints, graphic Moroccan tiles, rustic wood, sumptuous leather,...
From: CasaSugar | By: Angela Elias | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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