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24 Amazing DIY Christmas Tree Crafts to Festive Up Your Home!

Get ready to festive up your mantel, and your dining table, and everywhere else in the house with these fabulous Christmas tree crafts!<p>FABULOUS …

71 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

Check out these tiny homes that maximize both function and style.<p>Tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize …

DIY Toddler Activity Board | The Art of Manliness

When it came time for my wife and I to get our son Graham his first birthday present, we were having a hard time coming up with ideas. What he likes …

How to build an outdoor pizza oven | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>how to build an outdoor brick pizza oven</b>. If you’ve ever dreamed about backing homemade pizzas in a <b>traditional Italian style</b> …

Home Improvement

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

When this is over, you will have nothing that you want

The cap does not look good on you, it's a duffer's cap, and when you come to the microphone, you look like the warm-up guy, the guy who announces the license number of the car left in the parking lot, doors locked, lights on, motor running. The brim shadows your face, which gives a sinister look, …

The Hater's Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog

(The 2013 edition can be found here.)<p>I bought a Williams-Sonoma cheese grater for my mom for Christmas once because I had no idea what to get her and …

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …

Hillary Clinton’s alt-right speech was shrewd strategy.

On Thursday afternoon, speaking to an audience in Reno, Nevada, Hillary Clinton took a knife to Donald Trump’s campaign.<p>Jamelle Bouie is Slate<i>’</i>s …

The Best Food Festival in Every U.S. State

Eat your way across America with this ultimate map of foodie celebrations.<p>When it comes to quirky food festivals, America stands united. Our cross-country map of state-by-state cuisine celebrations, adapted from National Geographic's new book, <i>Great American Eating Experiences</i>, takes you from …

Which Country Has the Best Flag?

Here’s an easy thing to write: America is the best country. I love it. We have malls and several movie theaters. I’ve never been, but I hear that the …

How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare

DIVIDING LINES<p>2016: Dividing Lines<br>• 1985 series: America and its poor I<br>• II<br>• III<br>• IV<br>• V<p>Sharp differences along lines of race and politics shape American attitudes toward the poor and poverty, according to a new survey of public opinion, which finds empathy toward the poor and deep skepticism about government …

Ken Walton

Profanity is pretty f**king good for us, actually

My wife swears in front of our 12-year-old son. I swear occasionally, too, when I stub my toe or can’t find the cordless phone. This is involuntary swearing, a habit which always makes me feel a twinge of guilt afterwards. Not my wife though. She swears deliberately, outraging my sensibilities and …

Linguistics

52+ Revelations From a Year of Reading Women Authors

<b>I’ve been discounting women’s literary voices my whole life.</b><p>It’s a hard thing to admit, as a woman, a feminist and a founder of a business with a …

5 Books By Female Authors That Changed My Life

Reading is a tradition that my mother passed down to me. My parents were too poor to put me in a pre-school as a toddler in America, so my mother …

12 Badass Women Authors You Should Be Reading Now

<i>by The Hairpin Sponsors</i><p><i>Brought to you by Open Road Media.</i><p>There are scores of brilliant women writers worth spending your precious time on. Here we …

Alaskan mom builds lovely tiny house -- and is offering the plans for free (Video)

Building your own home or even your own furniture can be daunting, especially if you have little experience with power tools, and no foggy idea on …

How lesbians became Subaru's 'perfect customers'

Subaru's marketing strategy had just died in a fit of irony.<p>It was the mid 1990s, and sales of Subaru cars were in decline. To reverse the company's fortunes, Subaru of America had created its first luxury car—even though the small automaker was known for plain but dependable cars—and hired a …

LGBTQI

Silicon Valley's Audacious Plan to Create a New Stock Exchange

Five years ago, when Eric Ries was working on the book that would become his best-selling entrepreneurship manifesto "The Lean Startup," he floated a …