Ibha Mendevell

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How One Designer Gave a Classic Colonial a Colorful Transformation

Philip Gorrivan explains how he gave a 1920s colonial some artistic flair.<p><b>You're fearless. Such bold wallpaper — and not only on the walls but also the ceilings!</b><p><b>Philip Gorrivan:</b> I love color. I love pattern. And ceilings represent a lot of unused space in a house. When you put wallpaper up there, …

The Evolution Of Managers

This concept and the visual was taken from my new book, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.<p>A few months ago I introduced the concept of the 7 Principles of the Future Employee which was followed by The Evolution of the Employee. I’m …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Tracking: Drones And The Law

Armed drones abroad and autonomous commercial and law enforcement aircraft at home are entangled in ever-changing legal issues. Here is Fast Company‘s look at the evolving legal aspects, and what they mean for the future.<p>These updates are part of our ongoing coverage of drones, which are unmanned …

Zen Inspired Interior Design

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: EkeInterior<p>Floor cushions around a low table are an easy way to create an oriental dining zone, along with high contrast dark wood …

Playfully Modern, Pleasantly Colorful & Beautifully Landscaped Villa In Saint Raphael, France

• 1 |<p>When a home is in such a beautiful location, its outdoor space should be luxurious and welcoming as its indoor rooms.<p>2 |<p>With a simple wood deck, …

Recipe Roundup: 10 Shrub Recipes for Summer Fruit

What to do with a bushel of nearly gone fruit? Thrifty American colonists added sugar and vinegar to make a sweet and sour syrup that would last the …

Tesla car doors can be hacked

Hackers can unlock a high-tech Tesla car door by using the same run-of-the-mill techniques they use to crack open computers.<p>That's according to security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani, who spoke about his findings at a recent hacker conference in Singapore. All it takes is cracking a six-character …

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car.<p>It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.<p>Most people aren't aware their cars are already …

2 Infused Lemonades For Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p>What goes into packing the perfect picnic is different for everyone. Some people like to bring tea sandwiches and …

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10 Summer Entertaining Essentials

The pieces you need to delight guests at Summer soirees<p>The pieces that will elevate your next party to the next level

A behind-the-scenes look at how GE is using design to change how people use its machines

Tucked into the back of an office park about a 45 minute drive east from San Francisco sits an unusual 12,000 square-foot-building that’s a symbol of …

PayPal Is Piloting A Wireless Smartwatch Payment System

From parking apps to Square, one of the key elements in the growth of the mobile industry is finding ways to make it easier for people to part with their money. Now PayPal is piloting a new program to enable wireless payments with smartwatches.<p>The pilot, which PayPal is trying out in its on-campus …

Get Ready for Google Glass at the Office

Forget BlackBerry thumb. In the near future, business executives could be managing their schedules and sending emails through Google Glass.<p>This week, Google announced Glass at Work, its effort to push its wearable technology into the office.<p>Some businesses have already experimented with Google …

Samsung, Qualcomm back wearable chip startup

Samsung and Qualcomm are backing a small wearable chip startup that has developed a processor targeted specifically at wearables.<p>Santa Clara Calif.-based Ineda Systems on Tuesday announced that an investment group, which includes Samsung and Qualcomm, have agreed to $17 million in funding.<p>Along …

Visa, MasterCard don't view bitcoin as a threat

Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., which processed $7.4 trillion in purchases last year, are among leading payments networks that devote thousands of words in filings to every perceived threat to their business. "Bitcoin" isn't one of them.<p>"I'm a bit skeptical," said Discover Financial Services Chief …

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Why Do Companies Keep Getting Hacked?

One reason is that security isn’t always a priority for developers in a rush to bring a product to market. Another reason is that humans are stupid.<p>Two weeks ago, a respected crowdfunding site, Kickstarter, was hacked. Snapchat was hacked the week before that. Skype’s social media accounts were …

Apple's 'iOS in the Car' technology to roll out next week, says report

Apple's "iOS in the Car" operating system, which would let drivers access various iPhone functions through a car's built-in screen, is set to head out of the garage next week, says a report.<p>Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo are the automakers on board for the launch, said the Financial Times, which …

Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed

If you count all the hours we allot to plumping pillows, smoothing sheets, straightening shams, and fussing over how the whole thing looks, we spend …

10 Bold Colored Floors That Wow

Make a statement right under your feet.<p>Chevron, stripes, checkerboard — even painted lily pads — these cool floors make a colorful statement right under your feet.

Interior Design

Weekend Projects: 10 DIY Wall Art Ideas That Anyone Can Do

Art can be expensive, especially art large enough to fill up big blank walls. Luckily for those of us with much more time than money, it is very easy …

Wall Art