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We’re Living in the Golden Age of the Corporate Takedown

Miki Agrawal, co-founder and “She-EO” of menstrual underwear phenom Thinx, raised eyebrows when she stepped down from her role in the company in …

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You'll Be Shocked What Your Housekeeper Can Tell From Your Home

Photo: Getty.<p>"The first hour in a client's home is like speed-dating," says Angela Brown, founder of the Savvy Cleaner Training and Certification for House Cleaners & Maids. From stress levels to specifics about your sex life, a house cleaner can sniff out a myriad of telling things without …

Want To Be An Amazing Chef? These Home Cooks Are Giving Away Every One Of Their Secrets

Cooking skills are hard-won in the kitchen. Honing those skills takes practice, time, experimentation, and even more practice. It’s often a lifetime of learning and the more you cook, the better you’ll get. That’s a hard fact, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that a few tips from the pros can’t help …

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Cleaning with bleach at home linked to some childhood illnesses

Health conscious parents who keep their homes clean and disinfected may have a new worry: a new study suggests that the home use of bleach might be linked to an increased risk of infections in children.<p>After surveying the parents of more than 9,000 children from three European countries researchers …

How to wash 'dry-clean-only' clothes at home

The founder of the Wardrobe Mistress, Francesca Salih, on the labels you should ignore, removing red wine stains and the washing-machine friendly designer labels<p><i>Give it some airtime</i><br>People think they should take expensive garments to the dry-cleaners after every wear. Provided a garment is not …

Easy Bathroom Cleaning Tips: The 5 Dirtiest Spots in Your Home and How to Clean Them

No one knows dirty homes better than the people who are paid to clean them, and bathrooms are by far the most disgusting rooms, according to Carolyn Childers of Handy, a site that lets you book on-demand home cleaners at a moment's notice.<p>"You've washed the plastic mat in here in the past decade, …

Here are 6 of the dirtiest items in your home — and easy ways to clean them

Nobody really wants to think about it, but a few of our most treasured possessions are also some of the dirtiest. Meaghan Murphy, executive editor of Good Housekeeping magazine, stopped by Studio 1A this to show some of the filthiest items we own — and to share some tips on how to properly clean …

INFOGRAPHIC: 9 eco-friendly cleaning tips for keeping your home spotless

Want to keep your bedroom fresh and spotless without resorting to chemical cleaners? WIMDU’s infographic has 9 great eco-friendly tips for …

Childcare costs: the UK and Ireland are worst on price

It costs an average of £115.45 a week in Britain to send a child under two to nursery part time (25 hours), or £104.06 to pay for a childminder, according to figures from the Family and Childcare Trust. For children aged two and over, 25 hours costs an average of £109.83 a week in a nursery and …

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