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Surprising Signs That Mean Your Dog Is Secretly Mad at You

Dogs get mad just like people, but they’re a lot less likely to send passive aggressive text messages to express their anger (they don’t...

15 Everyday Tasks You Didn’t Know Your Dishwasher Could Do

Anyone who ever wasted hours standing in front of a sink scrubbing filthy flatware knows what a lifesaver a dishwasher can be. These magical...

15 Signs That Prove You’re Addicted to HGTV

HGTV via Facebook Are you a self-taught real estate expert thanks to the hours of time you’ve spent watching House Hunters? Are you on...

Joanna Gaines’ Biggest Design Mistake and Other Surprising Things You Didn’t...

If you’ve watched the show Fixer Upper even once, then you probably know a few things about Joanna Gaines. Her impeccable sense of fashion,...

The Top 15 Vacation Spots for Retirees

Traveling as a retiree certainly has its perks. For one thing, you’re not constrained by a work schedule or a boss who only lets...

These Are the Best (and Worst) Reasons to Take Your Dog...

One of the huge downsides of going on vacation is having to leave your four-legged family members back at home. Thinking about your pets...

This Surprising Airline Rule Can Help If You Miss Your Flight

Potentially missing a flight is one of the top sources of anxiety for travelers. No matter how well you plan or how early you...

Flight Attendants Totally Have Sex on Flights, and Other Flying Secrets...

It turns out airline passengers aren’t the only ones seeking to become members of the mile high club. Thanks to the anonymity of the...

These Are the Real Brands Behind Your Favorite Trader Joe’s Snacks

You’ve had name brand products in your cart without even realizing it. | Michael Nagle/Getty Images One of the easiest ways to save money...

Always Head Left and Other Weirdly Simple Tricks to Get Through...

Standing in line for hours to get through airport security is one of humankind’s most dreaded events, right up there with root canals and...

15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Clean With Baking Soda

Baking soda is like magic. There, we said it. This common little compound is cheap, readily available, and often more effective at getting things...

The 1 Board Game the Royal Children Are Banned From Playing...

You don’t have to be British to be obsessed with the royal family. Maybe it’s the romance of kings and queens. It could be jealousy...

The 1 Thing a Fan Said That Made Chip Gaines Call...

The world is still mourning the news that Fixer Upper, HGTV’s best rated and arguably most beloved show of all time, is going off...

Timeless Home Decorating Trends That Will Never Go Out of Style

Popcorn ceilings. Shag rugs. Gold fixtures. Open floor plans. Chevron. Shiplap. Each decade has its fair share of home decorating clichés. And no matter...

Here’s How to Skip the Airport Security Line

Standing in line for airport security is one of the worst aspects of air travel — especially if you’re departing from a popular airport...

Dining With the Dictator: These Are Some of Kim Jong Un’s...

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un really loves to eat. While most of his country suffers from extreme poverty and hunger, this luxury-loving leader gorges...

Here’s What Employees Say You Should Buy at Trader Joe’s

The easiest way to figure out what you should buy in any store is simple: Ask the employees. No matter where you’re shopping, employees...

The No. 1 Design Mistake Everyone Makes in Their Living Room

Ever look around your living room and wonder why it looks a little bit … off? Blame it on the popularity of HGTV or the...

Haunting Photos of the 10 Creepiest Abandoned Amusement Parks

From financial issues to natural disasters to the changing trends in entertainment, many things force popular destinations to shut their gates. And there’s something undeniably...

These Are the Biggest Mistakes That Cause Your Produce to Spoil

Food waste is a huge issue in America. According to one report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Americans throw away 40% of food...

The Most Overplayed Wedding Trends that Need to Die in 2017

In the age of social media and online pinboards, it’s easier than ever to get a glimpse into just about anyone’s wedding — from...

Common Cleaning Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Home

It’s time for a revelation: Not everything that you read on the internet is true. With smartphones and Pinterest, cleaning enthusiasts can now type “how to...

This Couple Just Had Their Dream Wedding at Costco

By now, you’ve probably heard of weddings taking place at museums, on beaches, or even in fast food restaurants. But did you know that...

Home Renovations You’ll Probably Regret in 5 Years

The idea behind a home renovation is to increase the value of your property, but some ill-advised choices wind up having the opposite effect....

The Reasons Behind These Weird Dog Behaviors Might Surprise You

Dogs can be downright weird sometimes. Their baffling antics may make for some funny memes and Instagram posts, but have you ever stopped to...

The Most Shocking Facts You Don’t Know About the Playboy Mansion

Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Hugh Hefner was a cultural icon. Considered by some to be a driving force behind...

The Most Clever Laundry Hacks You’ve Never Heard Of

Of all the weekly chores, laundry is definitely one of the most hated. Just when you get every article of dirty clothing sorted, washed,...

Here’s How to Keep Up with Chip and Joanna Gaines After...

By now, you’ve probably heard the sad news: After five seasons, HGTV’s highest rated show of all time, Fixer Upper, is coming to an...

6 Foods That Could Increase Your Dementia Risk (and What to...

You’ve been hearing for years about how eating a healthier diet can help prolong your life — but there’s more. Recent studies have shown...

Hideous ’90s Home Decorating Trends That Should Never Come Back

It may seem like 1990 was just yesterday, but in reality, a lot has changed since Beanie Babies were popular, roller blades were cool,...

It’s Not in Your Head — Here’s Why Coke from McDonald’s...

There’s nothing quite like that first sip of a fountain soda from the fast food drive-thru. Sure, fast food soda is the biggest waste of...

These Are the Most Unique Camping Destinations in the United States

Even if you’re not a well-seasoned camper, these unique camping destinations are bound to change your mind and get you on the campfires-and-s’mores bandwagon...

Foods That Are a Complete Waste of Your Money at Italian...

Going out for an Italian feast is a real treat: endless bowls of yummy pasta, cozy ambiance, and bountiful baskets of garlic bread. It’s...

The 15 Most Hated Home Decorating Trends That Need to Die...

Home decorating trends come and go. One generation’s brilliant use of crown molding is the next generation’s cheesy wood paneling. What starts out fresh and exciting...

15 Quick and Healthy Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

The most important meal of the day is also the one most frequently skipped. But did you know eating a healthy, well-balanced breakfast helps...

Ridiculously Easy Ways to Create More Space in Your Closet

From tiny studio apartments to sprawling 4,000 square foot McMansions, one complaint remains universal: There’s never enough closet space. That’s because people are genetically predisposed...

Surprising Things You Didn’t Know You Could Clean in the Washing...

You may not realize it, but your washing machine can clean way more stuff than just your clothes and sheets. Best of all, you...

Hassle-Free Bathroom Cleaning Secrets You Need to Know

Keeping the bathroom clean is no small feat, especially when multiple people are sharing this high-traffic space. But dirty bathrooms are minefields of mold,...

15 Meal Prep Hacks to Save You Time and Money

Meal prep doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, it can save you a lot of time and energy when you do it correctly. Even if...

Genius Ways to Organize Your Home With Dollar Store Finds

The dollar store can be a gold mine of cheap treasures just begging to be used to their full advantage — if you know...

Cleaning Tricks Your Grandma Used That Still Work Today

Some advice from the elder generation is best left in the past. For instance, there’s the idea that a woman should always be dressed...

Indisputable Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

Of all the feuds in human history, one of the most hotly contested topics continues to be this: Which species makes better pets —...

Easy Pet Hair Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Loving your pet is easy, but cleaning up after his excessive shedding might take a little more patience. It’s totally normal and healthy for most...

These Are the Best Foods From Aldi You Should Always Have...

Aldi may feel like your town’s best-kept secret – but don’t underestimate their plans for total supermarket domination. This discount grocer has plans to...

Brilliant DIY Curtain Swaps to Save You Money

Unless you want the neighbors peeking in, curtains are one of those pretty home buys that are also a total necessity. However, custom window...

15 Family Vacation Destinations That Are Better Than Disney World

There’s no denying it: A family vacation to Disney World is expensive. In fact, one recent estimate — which took into account recently jacked-up...

Fast Food Menu Items That Are a Total Waste of Money

For many, fast food is synonymous with cheap. In fact, an estimated 58% of respondents in a Consumer Reports study reported that affordable pricing...

16 Easy Ways to Save Money on Healthy Eating

There’s a common belief that eating well is expensive, and eating lots of processed junk costs less. That might be true on the surface....

The Worst Beaches in the United States

Headed to the beach this summer? You’re not alone. Whether you’re going luxe with a visit to one of the best-rated, most beautiful beaches...

The Best Beaches in the United States

Put down your passport and forget traveling to far-flung tropical destinations in search of beautiful beaches. Some of the most stunning white sand paradise...

Common Things People Always Forget to Bring on Their Cruise

No matter how many times you check and re-check your cruise vacation packing list, inevitably you’ll wind up forgetting something at home. Sometimes, it’s something...

17 Dog Breeds That Won’t Shed

Whether you have allergies or simply want to reduce the time you spend vacuuming, seeking out a low-shedding dog is a fantastic way to...

Cleaning Tasks to Tackle When You Only Have 10 Minutes

Think fast: Your house is a total disaster, and you just found out company is stopping by. What do you do? It can be...

Thoughts We All Have While Watching HGTV’s Fixer Upper

Have you seen the breakout hit renovation show, Fixer Upper? If the answer is “no,” then you’re definitely in the minority. HGTV claims that...

What You Don’t Know About Niihau, The Forbidden Island of Hawaii

Have you heard about the Hawaiian Island that’s so secret it earned the nickname “The Forbidden Island”? Anyone with a basic familiarity of Hawaii...

All the Ways ‘Flip or Flop’ and Other Home Flipping Shows...

Flip … or fake? Everyone knows that reality TV is usually about as far as you can get from reality. From producers who manufacture...

These Are the Top Reasons Why People Love Their Instant Pots...

Instant Pot | Instant Pot Community via Facebook These days, Americans are busier than ever, and any gadget that helps to reclaim precious moments...

The 15 Most Hated Grocery Store Chains in America

What makes one grocery store better than another? Plenty, according to the most recent Consumer Reports survey of more than 50,000 respondents. Supermarket shoppers are...

Literally Everything at This New Online Grocery Store Costs $3

Forget price comparing — what if you could add things to your grocery cart with reckless abandon, confident in the knowledge that everything from...

Surprising Secrets Your Bartender Wishes You Knew

You step into a crowded bar after a long, grueling day. You’re meeting friends for drinks, but you’re the first to arrive (as usual)....

Best Loved Paint Colors Guaranteed to Make Your Home Look Stunning

You probably already know that painting a room is one of the easiest, cheapest, and most effective ways to transform your space. But when...

Top Dog Breeds That Make the Best Therapy Dogs

It’s incredible how much a canine friend can positively influence your entire life. Research has long shown that people suffering from illnesses can benefit from...

Try These Fridge and Freezer Tips to Save Some Money

You might not realize it, but your fridge and freezer could be costing you hundreds of dollars in wasted energy every year. In fact,...
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