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8 Red Flags to Watch for on a Potential Hire's LinkedIn Profile

At a minimum, every business owner should at least check that a job candidate has a LinkedIn profile before scheduling an interview. But don't just scan it -- LinkedIn can be a handy tool for weeding out candidates too. Eight business owners weigh in on the signs that a potential hire probably …

The Classic Color Combination That Saved This Bathroom

Designer T. Keller Donovan's bathroom had nothing memorable about it — until he got in there with yards and yards of indoor-outdoor fabric and some truly unique pieces of furniture.<p><b>BEFORE: The bathroom had a bland color palette.</b><p><b>Christine Pittel: What was wrong?</b> <b>T. Keller Donovan:</b> It was bland. White …

Inside a Kitchen That's the Right Mix of Feminine and Masculine

Feminine touches and handsome details.<p>For this year's Kips Bay Decorator Show House, designer Matthew Quinn conjures a masterful, convivial mix.

My Happy Life In 160 Square Feet

Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.<p>Brittany Yunker dreamed big by thinking small, building her cozy Washington state abode from the ground up.

Look Upon the Beauty of an Empty Courthouse in 1941

<i>Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up the tipline; we'd love to hear from</i> …

Amy Adams Speaks Out About Giving First Class Seat to US Soldier

Amy Adams gave up a first class seat to an American soldier, but it wasn't to garner attention.<p>After landing in Los Angeles, the actress, who tried …

Proof That Sweetened Condensed Milk Is The Best Stuff On Earth

There are certain foods we love so much that we unashamedly eat them straight from the container with a spoon. Sweetened condensed milk is one of those foods.<p>We know what you're thinking -- it's sugar overload, it's thick and sticky, it's syrupy and it is definitely not to be consumed on its own by …

Mismatched Earring Trend: Dior Resort 2014 Runway

Dior Resort 2015<p>Mixing: It's not just for prints. Mismatched earrings are having a moment too.<p>I blame Dior. Sure, fashion's recent preoccupation with punk is undoubtedly a contributing factor, but Raf Simons has been playing with different incarnations of asymmetrical ear jewels almost from the …

IKEA Home Tour Travels US, Tackling Homeowners' Design Challenges

Need a little home help? The IKEA Home Tour Squad is traveling the country, solving people's design challenges and making over rooms. They're still …

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Here's Where SJP Likes to Hang Out When She's In Dallas - Racked Dallas

Sure, you're excited to see <b>Sarah Jessica Parker</b> on Sunday during her personal appearance (alongside her new <b>SJP Collection</b>) at the <b>Nordstrom</b> at <b>NorthPark Center</b>. But ever wonder what the mega style-setter thinks of Dallas, and more importantly, where she likes to visit when she's here?<p>Well, ponder …

lazy pizza dough + favorite margherita pizza

Raise your hand if you never get pizza right when you make it at home — that the dough doesn’t rise in the time the recipe says it should or it’s …

cranberry-orange breakfast buns

When my husband had a bit of, uh, <i>bonus awesome free time</i> on his hands this summer, he got into the curious habit of running while not being chased*, …

parmesan broth with kale and white beans

This soup is the very best thing I ate in December, which is saying a lot for a month that involved the purchase of at least 4 pounds of butter. And …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

Stylish Ceiling Designs That Can Change The Look Of Your Home

When redecorating our homes, we often tend to ignore the ceiling design. We usually just paint it white and don’t think twice about any other …

Super Bowl Drinks | Best Beer and Blenders - Consumer Reports News

With frigid temperatures gripping most of the nation, the last thing most people want is an icy drink. But soon it will be game day, when margaritas …

13 Ingredients That Ruin Guacamole For Everyone (PHOTOS)

It isn't easy to ruin guacamole. Unless you're working with unripe avocados (or Florida avocados), you're pretty much guaranteed to make something delicious because it's 95 percent <i>pure avocado</i> -- which is possibly the greatest food the earth has given us. No other dish can promise such great odds …

Let’s drop self-indulgent ‘Do What You Love’ mantra

It looks as though 2014 may shape up as the year that hard work gets acknowledgment after decades of society’s self-indulgent belief that work can be …

Style Selector: Finding the Best IKEA Kitchen Cabinet Doors for Your Style

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Saying "I'm doing an IKEA kitchen" is roughly equivalent to saying "I'm going to wear a Bloomingdale's coat". It describes your …

Rather Than Joking About Justin Bieber, Watch This Video

We are well aware that news outlets, websites and social media seem to be obsessed with the news that pop star Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach early Thursday morning.<p>According to the <i>Miami Herald</i>, he's been charged with "DUI, resisting arrest and drag-racing." The <i>Herald</i> adds that:<p>"When …

40 Meals in 4 Hours Crockpot Slow Cooker Freezer

40 Meals in 4 Hours Crockpot Slow Cooker Freezer Cooking, prep and freeze 40 meals to cook in your slow cooker. Dinner prep is a great way to get …

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Mapping The Wealth Of U.S. ZIP Codes Shows The Haves Hiding From The Have-Nots

This interactive graphic, which lets you see the economic stats for every ZIP code in the country, shows the emergence of “Super ZIPs”–communities where nearly everyone is wealthy.<p>The Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel calls it the “skyboxification of American life”–the way in which the wealthy and …

10 Ideas for Pendant Lighting Fixtures

In glass, metal, and fabric.<p>In glass, metal, and fabric, get inspiration for lighting your home with these pendant fixture ideas.

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25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 3, Chocolate-Orange Cookie Stacks

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 3: Chocolate-Orange Cookie Stacks<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Chocolate and orange make an unlikely, but inspired team. Who …

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12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

The Gift of Giving

Guess what guys……<p>I know it’s early but it is MY MOST FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR. Hands Down.<p>But first I gotta tell you a story. It’s always on my mind …

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Make this Homemade Holiday Gift: Pine Sachets

(Image credit: The Cavender Diary)<p><b>Maker:</b> James Angus <b>Skill Level:</b> Easy <b><br>Time Required:</b> 5-10 minutes each <b><br>Project Cost:</b> $0-$5<p>'Tis the season for the …

10 Headphones Better Than Beats

<b>Check out the new version of this article! 10 Headphone Better Than Beats — Summer 2015</b><p>Better than Beats? I know, it’s probably a shock. After all, Beats is easily the most famous and recognizable name in headphones right now.<p>Like most heavily-marketed products, you can get similar sound for less …