Stephanie Becker

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Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

How to Clean Your Coffeemaker

It's dirtier than you think. And just washing the carafe doesn't cut it.<p>When you think about the germiest spots in your kitchen, you probably don't think your coffee pot is one of the worst. But, a 2011 NSF study found just that: People don't consider their coffeemaker a hot bed for bacteria and …

It's Time for a Kitchen Spring Cleaning. Avoid These Common Mistakes

When the weather warms up, it's time to give your kitchen a good spring cleaning. Here are the most common mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>Giving the kitchen a good scrub-down may not be your idea of a happening Friday night, but it's got to get done. And there's no better time to do it than when …

Cleaning

6 Things Every Reading Nook Needs

The coziest spot in your home isn't complete without these.<p><b>1. Some privacy</b><p>How can you squirrel away with your favorite page-turner if the kids won't stop bothering you? Keep your reading nook separate from the rest of the house by installing a curtain — like in this relaxing red Houston space — or …

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

Trend Alert: 7 Canvas Bins for Books and More

I first came across canvas book bins at Beams, one of my favorite Japanese shops. Since then I’ve been on the lookout for more and am happy to report …

Beautifully Organized: Linen Closets, Cupboards, & Shelves

Do any of you have linen closets? We have a little linen cubby under the stairs (which I like to refer to as the Harry Potter-loving 8-year-old's …

San Francisco

Mother Of Six Built What Is Quite Possibly The Coolest Laundry Room Ever…For Only $400

Like it? Share it!<br>FacebookPinterestTwitterGoogle+StumbleUponReddit<p>Ronda Batchelor was sick of her laundry room. She is a mother of six and is …

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8 Steps For Managing & Organizing Your Kids' Toys

If you have kids, toys are an important and unavoidable fixture of your home. You know this, and you also know that the sheer volume can easily get …

Kids

6 Things That Kill Your Organizing Game

Does organizing bewilder you? These six sneaky mistakes might be the reason why.<p><b>1. Reading about organizing... but never actually doing it.</b><p>It's no secret we're big fans of Marie Kondo here at <i>House Beautiful</i> — but reading about organizing is <i>definitely</i> not the same as doing. Get inspired! But don't …

DIY Embellished Stacking Storage Boxes

Spring is right around the corner which means time for spring cleaning and organizing! Storage boxes are a great solution for office spaces, …

How To Organize Drawers for Every Room of the House!

How many junk drawers do you have in your house? Let us guess. There’s one in the kitchen. There’s one in the bathroom. There may be one in your …

Workstations

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming