Why This Overlooked Harry Potter Book Is Actually the Best

A Real Simple editor passionately defends her somewhat unpopular opinion.

The Surprising Reason Why Target Stores Now Have Background Music

Does tuning in really encourage you to buy more?

The Unlikely Thing That Finally Made Me Feel at Home in a Foreign Country

Wandering the aisles of a food market in 
a strange city, Ilana Manaster found her community… and new 
eyes for the displaced souls all around her.

The Best GIFs of All Time, According to Real Simple

In honor of the GIF’s 30th birthday, our editors recount the reactions that make us burst out with laughter.

How to Get Dinner on the Table in Less than 30 Minutes Using Pinterest

We’re launching a board with Pinterest that will help you find fast and easy recipes and cultivate your cooking chops!

8 Secrets of Long-Married Couples

According to the couples who have done it themselves.

This Viral Drawing-to-Image Generator Is Equal Parts Creepy and Hilarious

You’ll be addicted to this web tool, so forget your plans to be productive this weekend.

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Happier

You spend a third of your day in that cramped cubicle or ho-hum home office. These design hacks will perk up your space and your attitude.