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Easy and attractive ways to live green

Don't let visions of clunky solar panels and backbreaking work make you shy away from sustainable living. Recent innovations make it easier than ever to live a green lifestyle without sacrificing style. Check out some of the new, beautiful and trendy ways you can create an environmentally friendly home.

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Design Recipes: Red is a powerful accent color

From ruby to rich burgundy, red is a powerful accent color when used purposefully in a space. One key design tip to remember is that it isn't taboo to mix shades and tones of red. So where to begin? Here are some design recipes tips to help get you started.

Home & Garden

Plumber: Height restrictions require low-profile toilet

Q: Dear Ed, we have an older home with the original plumbing fixtures in our bathroom. But, now it looks like the toilet has to be replaced. Also, due to custom shelving above the toilet we have a low-profile style toilet tank. Do they still make these low-tank toilets, and what should I remember when ordering this type of toilet?

Home & Garden

Ask Angie’s List: When should I splurge for the best materials?

You get what you pay for, as the saying goes, and there are some areas where you shouldn't skimp on quality – building materials and contractor services, for example. When you cut corners in important areas, you'll typically end up paying a lot more in the long run. You might have higher operating costs, have to pay extra to fix the mistakes made the first time around or replace something years before you should have to.

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The FDA warns against injectable silicone

Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But no injectable filler is FDA-approved for large-scale body contouring or body enhancement.