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Inside Mexico’s Surprise Backlash To Marriage Equality

LGBT activists in Mexico thought they’d won the fight for marriage equality — until a new conservative alliance brought thousands into the streets.<p>MEXICO CITY — On a bright fall day last weekend, tens of thousands of people dressed all in white took to the streets of Mexico City for the country’s …

5 small and beautiful houses that will motivate you to build your own

Small houses have become more and more popular with the passing of the years, signalling an option for those looking to create a new home without …

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

The New Rules Of Interior Design

Enough with squeaky-clean lines and sterile surfaces. It's time to turn those blank canvases into something that makes your house look like a human being actually lives there (and one with an amazing design sense).<p>Blow Up Your Kitchen: Destroy, de-think & deconstruct<p>My wife and I recently bought a …

Interior Design

10 Best diwan bed designs for Indian homes

Diwans are a popular piece of furniture in Indian homes because of their versatility. During the day, they offer comfortable seating for putting up …

How you react to coffee might hold major clues to your metabolism

Is coffee your life blood, or does it give you the shakes? If you fall into the first category, you’re in the majority. For most people, a cup of …

Coffee

Entrepreneurs, here's a 7-step plan for takeoff

<b>Q: Hello, Steve! What with it being almost fall, and with my kids going back to school, I think it is time to finally start that business I have always dreamed of. Would I do it? Can I do it? Should I do it? I don’t know! Do you? – Simone</b><p><b>(Part 2 of 2 | Part one)</b><p><b>A:</b> How do you start a business? In …

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Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Simple All-in-One Wooden Furniture Series Grows with Kids

A clean and simple series of modular furniture elements avoids all of the bright colors and fuss of typical children’s bedroom sets, offering …

CDC issues highest level alert amid Ebola outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has raised their emergency response to the Ebola outbreak to level 1.<p>This is the highest level of emergency response at the CDC and, according to an agency spokesperson, it has been activated because of the surge of personnel being sent into the …