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The Right Way To Protect Your Work: Copyright Law & Usage Rights for Designers

<b>Here, Neil Tortorella offers a brief overview of design copyright law and intellectual property rights for creative professionals.</b>As a graphic …

Maximize Your Workout by Recovering Like a Champ

If you've been watching the Olympics, you've likely noticed some pretty intense recovery methods for the world's best athletes. From cupping and …

Exercise

Expert answers all your kitchen renovation questions

Taking your kitchen from grunge to glam is a cinch with the right know-how. Be it a tweak, refurb or full renovation, pull off your kitchen-improves …

Room Envy: A simple oil painting inspired this Roswell kitchen

Interior designer Anisa Darnell was inspired by a mountain scene that now hangs over her stove<p>A simple oil painting provided unlikely inspiration for …

House Tour: A Creative San Francisco Loft & Coffee Shop

<b>Name:</b> Girolamo and Alex <b><br>Location:</b> Dogpatch — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 871 square feet (1,200 square feet including the coffee shop) <b><br>Years lived</b> …

Dark & Dramatic Rooms Where White is the Pop of Color

(Image credit: Dulux)<p>You've no doubt seen rooms employ a "pop of color" to add interest to a neutral space. There's an endless rainbow of hues that …

5 Creative Ways to Build Your Snapchat Audience

<b>Snapchat</b> is hot right now. Hot like… Ouch! Get your hand off the stove, kinda hot! There is just so much attention and interest on this platform.<p><b>“If</b> …

Writing

5 Unusual Countertop Materials You Probably Haven't Thought Of

If you're thinking about remodeling your kitchen, you've probably thought a lot about countertops. The good news is that even if the more …

Nine Creative Ways to Use String Lights in the Bedroom

(Image credit: Homeedit)<p>There's a lot to love about string lights: they're inexpensive, they're versatile, and they add a soft, warm glow to any …

7 Things All Impossibly Chic People Have At Home

Some people just exude style and can be counted on to live in well put together and drool-worthy homes. Learn from them, because this ain't their …

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

2015 Gift Guide for Whiskey Geeks

Behold the best brown liquors currently known to man. You’ll find gifts for your dad, your buddies, and what the hell, for yourself, too

Whiskey

Prime Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Has Been Captured, Thai Junta Chief Says

The prime suspect in last month’s bombing of Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine has been arrested at the Thai-Cambodian border, Thailand’s officials said …

Facebook Takes Big Step Forward On Commerce, Builds Shops Into Pages

A test with the potential to transform online commerce.<p>Facebook wants to be more than a place to socialize, share, and discover content. It wants you to shop inside it as well.<p>The company is building out shops within Facebook Pages, essentially mini e-commerce sites that give businesses a chance to …

Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

Cooking

Music Industry Sets Friday as New Global Release Day

<b>UPDATE:</b> The shift to Fridays as the music industry's global release day will begin on July 10th, according to <i>Music Week</i>.<p>Friday will be the new …

Digital Marketing

Rehab Diary: Jo Malone’s Fragrance Garden in Brooklyn

<b>The Scenario:</b> A 3,140-square-foot lot in Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood (home to one of the country’s most polluted waterways and notorious for its …

Landscaping

For Your Inspiration: 10 Beautiful Black Kitchens

(Image credit: The Country Philes)<p>We've been seeing a lot of bright, white kitchens lately... but that doesn't mean they're your only choice. At the …

Mysterious 37,000-Sq.-Ft. Bowery Home May Be For Sale

<b>190 Bowery</b> might not be a recognizable address, but it is an instantly recognizable structure, with its curiously <b>unchanging, ramshackle appearance</b> in the midsts of the progressively chichi Bowery. News now is that it may be on the market for the <b>first time in 50 years</b>. The building's story is the …

Google preserves 5Pointz and other street art with new digital exhibitions

Google's Cultural Institute website is a sprawling and eclectic digital museum, and today it's adding a wealth of street art to its collection from locations across the globe. Google says that it has around 100 street art exhibitions with more than 5,000 images between them. As usual, Google didn't …

What a Bad Startup Name Really Reveals About Your Company | Inc.com

"What does your company do?" It should be the most basic of questions for an entrepreneur, next to being asked about your name and how you take your coffee. And yet, it's surprising how many business owners cannot accurately answer the question.<p>I got to thinking about this question and topic …

5 TED Talks That May Change Your View on Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The incredible popularity of the TED Talks series makes sense. In an age where your marketing plan needs to include multimedia to be successful, why should you be any different when it comes to consuming inspiration? Just like your …

4 Ways to Get Your Product on the Shelves at Whole Foods

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To some entrepreneurs, the ultimate accomplishment is snagging a spot on the shelves of Whole Foods Market. But before you book your meeting with a store rep, you need to be sure your product fits the chain's demanding quality standards …

10 Clever Ideas for Mason Jars

We've all seen lots of uses for mason jars, and most of us have at least one set. Just because we can't have enough ways to repurpose these little …

10 Ideas for Disguising or Hiding a Litter Box

I'm one of those visitors that cat owners probably dread: I can smell a litter box a block away, and I'm not charmed by a cat doing its business in …

Drowning in Paper? What to Keep, What to Toss, What to Digitize

Paper is the bane of my existence — and probably yours, too. In preparing for tax season, I recently digitized a box of old receipts but also ended …

DIY Easter Eggs: 5 Natural Decorating Techniques

<b>4. Herbs, Flowers, Leaves:</b> Cynthia used a variety of greens from her kitchen (dill is pictured here) to create interesting relief pattens.<p><b>5. Onion</b> …

5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low Light

One of the biggest frustrations of living in a space with limited light is the seemingly impossible task of keeping your houseplants happy. While all …

Recycled Jars or Pretty New Purchases: Would You Make the Switch?

"Finally I am throwing out all that unmatched Tupperware!" a good friend recently exclaimed. Her home organization triumph left me baffled, though. …