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The IKEA Catalog Evolution From 1951 To 2000 Offers An Amazing Glimpse Into Our Past

IKEA is probably your home’s best friend. Its father, Feodor Ingvar Kamprad, founded the company in 1943 when he was only 17. Even the iconic …

Furniture

Celebrity Drive: Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop'

El Moussa loves his lifted GMC, but also drives a Gallardo and a modified Wrangler<p><b>Quick Stats:</b> Tarek El Moussa, HGTV’s <i>Flip or Flop</i><b><br>Daily Driver:</b> 2014 GMC Sierra Denali (Tarek’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10)<b><br>Other cars:</b> see below<b><br>Favorite road trip:</b> Orange County to Mammoth, CA<b><br>Car he learned to</b> …

Real Estate

News | SI.com

“I will let you know nothing defines what a ‘real’ model or a ‘fat’ model o...<p>“I will let you know nothing defines what a ‘real’ model or a ‘fat’ …

Fashion Modeling

Greenpeace Criticizes Apple's 'Daisy' Recycling Robot, Says Focus Should be on 'Repairable and Upgradeable Product Design'

As part of its 2018 environmental report, Apple today unveiled the latest iteration of its recycling robot, named Daisy. Daisy is an upgraded version of Liam, the recycling robot Apple debuted in 2016. Daisy is smaller, faster, and more efficient than Liam, able to disassemble 200 iPhones per hour …

Greenpeace

Elizabeth Hurley's Bikinigrams Are So Sexy, They'll Make Your Heart Beat a Little Faster

If there's a star who knows how to rock a swimsuit, it's Elizabeth Hurley. Never one to shy away from a sexy bikini or daring one-piece, the 52-year-old actress has slowly but surely become the queen of all things swimwear, giving us all the inspiration we could ever need. She even has her own …

Swimwear

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

Kids

This Alexander McQueen Documentary Looks Beautiful and Intense

Alexander McQueen's sartorial art is returning to the cultural conversation in a major way. A documentary about the revolutionary designer is set to …

Tribeca Film Festival

Target brings same-day delivery of in-store purchases to five cities

Target announced today that it's bringing same-day delivery to five major US cities this month. Customers shopping in nearly 60 stores in Boston, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and Washington DC will be able to have their purchases delivered to their homes within a two-hour timeframe. The …

San Francisco

Why the former CFO of Google joined a Canadian VC firm after two years traveling the world

• After Patrick Pichette retired as Google's chief financial officer in 2015, he spent two years traveling the world.<br>• He's now back to full-time work …

Work-life Balance

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

The new Ritz-Carlton luxury cruise ships for the '1% of global travelers' look like incredible super yachts — and you can start booking next month

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. This May, reservations will be open to Ritz-Carlton reward members, and all others in June 2018.<p>Somewhere between a private super yacht and a small ocean liner, the …

Cruise Ships

Widow of Madoff victim sells NYC home for massive loss

Annabella Murphy — the widow of hedge funder Charles Murphy, who jumped to his death last year — has sold their Upper East Side mansion for $28.5 …

New York City

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Self-help

What women really want, according to former escort Samantha X

An insecure male student, 19, contacted former Sydney escort Samantha X, 44, on her website to seek advice on how to get a girlfriend.<p>The desperate …

Curvy

I'm a legal sex worker working in Nevada — here's everything you've ever wanted to know about my job

When Alice Little, a legal sex worker, gave Refinery29 a peek at her life in the form of a Money Diary last year, the post received more than 300 comments. People wanted to know how Little got into this line of work and what she studied in school, and they wanted to get to know her more as a person.<p>…

Massage Therapy

Talking Watches: With Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti is that rare breed of driver whose talents have taken him to the top of virtually every category in elite racing. Among his 111 career …

Motorsport

Here's what the wealthiest Americans have saved for retirement

Good news: It's a figure you can get to as well.<p>When we talk about retirement savings in America, the news generally isn't all that good. Case in point: The average household aged 56 to 61 has an average of $163,577 saved for the future, which isn't all that much considering it amounts to roughly …

Retirement

The compelling case for being an ‘intentionally lazy’ parent

Last year, I was working with Charlie, a typical kid. He was a bright student, taking a few honors classes and scoring around the 90th percentile on standardized tests. He ran cross-country in the fall and played lacrosse in the spring. He had a group of close buddies that he hung out with most …

Pedagogy

I'm a Fitness Model, and This Is Exactly What I Eat in a Day

As a fitness model, I make my money off of my body, and it's important that I fuel myself to not only look my best, but to also perform at my best. I enjoy all types of food and try not to limit myself when it comes to eating. I try to keep it simple and just focus on eating whole, minimally …

Healthy Eating

How to Eat an Energizing, High-Protein Breakfast Without Eggs

Eggs are a wonderful and versatile breakfast item, but unfortunately, if you’re allergic to eggs, they are out of the question. That means you may …

Nutrition

Bugatti boss reveals what kind of people buy its $3 million hypercars

Bugatti is one of the most storied names in the automotive universe. Even though the century-old brand has not always had the smoothest ride financially, the company is now thriving under Volkswagen Group ownership. Leading the venerable marque these days is company president Stephan Winkelmann.<p>The …

Bugatti

A life lesson learned the hard way and what it taught me

There I was, sliding down the side of Mount St. Helens in a t-shirt, shorts, and flip-flops. One of my friends had already slipped past me in the …

Charisma

Warning: You Might Get Neck Pains From Staring Up at Emily Ratajkowski’s Teeny-Tiny Bikini

These days, Emily Ratajkowski seems to be exclusively wearing only swimsuits from her own line, Inamorata Swim. After announcing a restock on her website, the star slipped into several of her designs, including this snakeskin one piece. While that style was super sultry, Emily then showed off her …

Emily Ratajkowski

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I am much mocked for that, but I hope people lock their cars … lock your doors at night. I …

James Comey

1999 Lamborghini Diablo GT

It might share the Diablo name with the SV and VT that debuted the same year, but this 1999 Lamborghini Diablo GT was an entirely different beast. …

Supercars

The 8 Best Post-Exercise Recovery Foods and Drinks for Athletes to Buy in 2018

After-exercise recovery foods and drinks can help athletes recover quickly after a workout and get ready for the next workout or competition. The …

Nutrition

RUF Is Still Perfecting the Original Porsche 911 Formula

The RUF CTR and SCR may look like lightly-modified classic Porsche 911s. There's much more to it, as Alois Ruf was happy to explain.<p>Alois Ruf can point to the specific moment in his life that helped define the sort of cars he builds to this day.<p>"When I was 13 and my family had our first Porsche …

Auto Shows

Golf star Rory McIlroy shares the mindset shift that can make you more successful

What you believe matters.<p>In order to succeed, you have to picture where you want to be and truly believe you can get there. No one has ever …

Golf

She was too short to play Goofy. Then she invented Spanx. Now she's a billionaire

<b>Redefining failure</b><p>When Sara Blakely sold fax machines door-to-door, she got used to hearing "no."<p>"I knew that 'no' was just a part of the process," the Spanx founder told CNNMoney. "You have to hear 'no' so many times before you actually can get to a 'yes.'"<p>Before Forbes named her the youngest …

Entrepreneurship