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'Resume whitening' doubles callbacks for minority job candidates, study finds

‘Discrimination is still a reality’ says co-author after two-year study reveals a much higher rate of interest in ‘whitened’ names for black and Asian Americans<p>Minority job applicants who resort to “resume whitening” – a practice in which candidates alter any information on their resume that …

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10 Easy Pieces: Leather Barstools

We’ve been taking note of a new crop of barstools with leather seats and backs. Maybe it’s the next leather sling chair or woven lounge chair or …

Russia

10 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

Plants

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

7 Styling Secrets to Steal From a Home Stager

They're pros at tricking the eye — whether you're selling your house or not.<p>As a designer and home stager to the stars, Meridith Baer has helped A-listers like Madonna and Brooklyn Decker sell their houses. While she often has the luxury of a large budget to work with, Baer notes that it takes more …

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12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.<p>Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

He Poured Concrete Into A Mold And Made My Dream Kitchen Table

New furniture almost never comes cheap. There's always the secondhand option, but that puts a lot of trust into the hygiene of the first owner.<p>That's …

10 Ways to Improve Your Garden with a Pergola

The pergola is understated by nature, an empty frame to accent or support. It doesn’t look like much on its own, but a garden without a pergola is …

The best cocktail in 20 countries around the world

And since most countries offer drinks that are more exciting than your average gin and tonic, chances are, you'll end up trying something you've never had or even heard of before.<p>From a hot and spicy canelazo in Ecuador to a chilled glass of lion's milk in Turkey, here are 20 cocktails that you …

Puerto Rico

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

Build This DIY Touchscreen Music Player for Your Car

All you need is a Raspberry Pi and a dream<p>Have you ever been stuck in traffic and pulled up next to some maniac singing along with the radio to an audience of no one, index fingers drumming out a spastic beat on the steering wheel? That's me. As a married man living in Manhattan, I have a special …

8 Tricks to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Sleep in luxury — no big decorating budget required.<p>1. Overfill your throw pillows.<p>There's something so <i>luxurious</i> about plush, overfilled throw pillows, which go a long way in transforming your bedroom from "everyday" to a bonafide retreat.<p>2. Add a hanging light fixture.<p>The boob lights have got to …

Home Decorating

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6 Questions to Prepare You for a Home Renovation

Follow these six answers to help your home renovation go smoothly.<p>Ready, set, wait a minute… Before you make any big changes to your home, these are …

Home Improvement

Articles about photo week minimal dream kitchen wood accents on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to …

11 Genius Storage Tricks for a Tiny Kitchen

When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.<p>When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.

Spices

Easy IKEA Hack Ideas: 10 Sources for Customizing IKEA Furniture

IKEA. Its affordable, the designs are modern and the selection is pretty varied. Still, there's a certain satisfaction that comes from taking a …

IKEA

Beautiful Affordable Backsplashes Made With Simple Sheet Materials

(Image credit: Stylizmo)<p>If you have a kitchen backsplash project in the works, walk past the tile section in the hardware store and consider other …

Small Spaces

Bookcase Shelves That Do Not Sag

Introduction: Bookcase Shelves That Do Not Sag<p>Books are heavy and most shelving materials, especially low-cost engineered wood materials like …

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Farmhouse Table - The Weathered Fox

Hey readers! I wanted to share a project with you that was completed by a good friend of mine. Patrick and Ann had been looking for a good sized …

Woodworking

15 Life-Changing Books You Can Read in a Day

Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton, 77 pages. The title character of Wharton’s novella gets caught in a love triangle between<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Charles …

Books

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Small Business

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

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Speed Up Muscle Growth with Split Rep Training

By training through the positive and negative portions of a rep, you can take greater advantage of each for accelerated growth. Add the following …

10 Mistakes That Make Cravings Worse

<i>By Jessica Migala</i><p>Cravings. Such a dirty word when you're trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your "I-want-it-now" food is -- pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes -- you probably wrestle with what you want to do (eat it now!) with what you "should" do (go eat veggies). Unfortunately, …