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Home Decoration: 10 ways colorful furniture can light up a room

Looking for a quick and easy way to add some colour to your room without re-doing everything or spending a fortune on paint? Or maybe your home decor …

Home Decorating

Tale of the gringo strongman: Trump’s ill-advised Mexican policies backfire bigly

<b>(Getty Images/pool)</b><p>After Trump’s misinformed attacks on Mexico (on migrants and trade), Mexicans wield their muscle<p>Jim Hightower<p>May 14, 2017 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Comandante Trump, El Jefe, the gringo strongman!<p>That's the image our current commander-in-chief seems to be cultivating. He has surrounded …

Donald Trump

Here are 5 ways Mexico can play spoiler to Donald Trump's plans

Donald Trump has been hitting Mexico below the belt since the opening bell of his presidential campaign 20 months ago. He hasn't stopped punching …

Immigration

Seven key signs that Donald Trump knows nothing about economics: His vaunted expertise, like most of what he says, is BS

<b>(AP/John Locher/Getty/Salon)</b><p>From “zero GDP” to “42 percent unemployment,” Trump’s economic claims suggest profound and dangerous ignorance<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>February 20, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump lies or talks loosely all the time about virtually everything, for a wide range of reasons. Sometimes, …

Donald Trump

Black Frame Showers – Sophisticated With Modern Industrial Flair

The showers that have black frames have a very distinctive look. They are defined by clean lines and a certain level of industrial beauty combined …

Interior Design

Adios America, hola world? Mexico pivots away from U.S.

Gustavo Bojalil is calling President Trump's bluff -- in his own way.<p>As the owner of a textile factory in Mexico, Bojalil is naturally worried about President Trump's rhetoric on imposing tariffs on Mexican goods or ripping up the free trade deal NAFTA. About 20% of the clothes from his factory end …

Mexico

The founder of a mattress company shares his 5 go-to sleep and relaxation tips

We respect this entrepreneur and love the grit. We admire the determination, work ethic and no quit attitude. This entrepreneur is a warrior, unfazed by time or physical and mental needs.<p>At times, we wish we could be more like this entrepreneur — but deep inside, we know we can't be that way, and …

Success

Trump puts U.S. food, farm companies on edge over Mexico trade

U.S. food producers and shippers are trying to speed up exports to Mexico and line up alternative markets as concerns rise that this lucrative business could be at risk if clashes over trade and immigration between the Trump administration and Mexico City escalate.<p>Diplomatic relations have soured …

Agriculture

Amid rising bilateral tensions, Mexico mogul Slim calls news conference

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican mogul Carlos Slim, who was attacked by President Donald Trump during his election campaign but who later met with the U.S. leader in Florida, on Thursday called a press conference for Friday amid growing tensions between the two nations.<p>The rare news conference, in …

Donald Trump

Could It Happen Here, Too? Why President Trump Is Giving Venezuelan Expats Déjà Vu

The day after the Women's March on Washington, I met up with a few friends from my home country of Venezuela for lunch. I was telling them all about the emotional experience of walking with half-a-million people down the streets of D.C.; how invigorating it was, how hopeful it had made me feel …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Apps

13 Interior Designer Tricks to Make Your Windows Look Bigger

We bet you've never given your frame a second thought — until now.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with big, welcoming windows, we feel your pain. Sadly, we can't help you fake sunlight, but we <i>can</i> help you trick your eyes into at least thinking your view into the outside world is greater than it …

Here Are 21 Signs Your Company Has Made It | Inc.com

Is starting your own company worth it? Definitely!<p>Usually, it doesn't work. More startups fail than succeed. Only a small percentage of startups will become unicorns--the rest will be donkeys.<p>But when you do achieve success--creating a profitable, sustainable business--it's remarkable. I've had the …

Startups

Mexico Named World's #1 Retirement Destination: How Did That Happen?!?

For years, millions of U.S. and Canadian citizens have been enjoying life in Mexico. By some estimates, there are more expats living full- or part-time in Mexico than in any other destination abroad.<p>So why do we think it's big news that Mexico has been named the #1 retirement destination on …

Mexico Should Learn From Its History And Stand Strong Against Trump

Mexico has stood up to the colossus of the north in the past and can do so again.<p>As an American born in Mexico, I can’t forgive President-elect Donald Trump for the insults he hurled at us and for his abusive use of Mexico as a scapegoat to launch his candidacy. But I, like many others, have doubts …

Mexico

Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Nominee, Failed to Disclose $100 Million in Assets

WASHINGTON — Steven T. Mnuchin, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick to be Treasury secretary, failed to disclose nearly $100 million of his assets on Senate Finance Committee disclosure documents and forgot to mention his role as a director of an investment fund located in a tax haven, an …

Desert Dwelling

Curved granite-faced entry wall extends from outside to inside, guiding visitors to the wood-framed glass door and side lights. Floor to ceiling wood-framed window walls continue the outside-meets-inside theme in this contemporary southwest style home.

Architecture

Rent a daring modern cave house in Spain

The house was built right into the limestone outcropping on its site<p>The primitive appeal of cave and stone dwellings is undeniable—and they’re very on trend right now.<p>Last month, we wrote about an off-grid cliff house up for auction in southeastern Utah, and now comes word—and photos—of this …

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

Eight men own more than 3.6 billion people do: our economics is broken

Today, eight people have the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population. Stop and think about this. It is a mind-boggling concept.<p>Last year we said we would have needed a double-decker bus to transport the 62 people we thought owned the same as the poorest 3.6 billion on the planet. …

Economics

Adam Silver says fans can expect NBA to play more games in Mexico

MEXICO CITY -- On the 25th anniversary of the first regular-season games played in Mexico, commissioner Adam Silver said fans can expect the NBA to …

Basketball

Get Organized With These Simple DIY Rotating Peg Boards

That swivel is so smooth.<p>Peg board, $22.34<p>Picture frames, $12.50<p>2 angle irons, $14.24<p>Spray paint, $3.87<p>8 x 1¼-inch lath screws, $12.20<p>#8 flat washers, $10<p>Wood glue, $2.97<p>Drill<p>Drill bits<p>Circular saw<p>Pegboard hooks, $8.99<p>Tape measure<p>Drywall anchors (if desired), $7.99<p>View this post on Facebook

Woodworking

Why Every Country Kitchen Needs These Rustic Fruit Drawers

They have just the right amount of ventilation.<p>Though pull-out kitchen drawers have been around for a while now, we bet you've never seen them like this before.<p>Removable drawers fashioned from wooden crates are taking over Pinterest, and they're the ideal design feature for the farmhouse-loving …

An Art Deco Apartment Full Of Charm And Personality

This is an apartment situated in Kiev, Ukraine. Its interior design from Yana Molodykh combines influences from the art deco and American styles and …

Interior Design

This Is the Stupidest Mistake You Can Make When Shopping at Ikea

If munching on Swedish meatballs and strolling the aisles of Ikea is part of your weekend routine — or even just an occasional outing — then you already know there are plenty of great deals to be found at the home mega retailer. What you might not realize is that you're missing out on some of them …

IKEA

How to Decorate a Bathroom Without Clutter

I think we can all agree that the bathroom can pose significant “decorating” challenges to the layperson. Would you agree? It’s typically such a …

Interior Design

Your Customer Service Is Terrible: Here Are Three Way To Improve It

Customer service often sucks. In fact, I believe that the term “customer service” is an oxymoron. Out of all the interactions I have with companies, I dread when I have to contact their customer service department as I know it will be a nightmare—but it shouldn’t have to be that way.<p>Given that the …

Customer Service

Here Is the Age You're Officially Too Old to Shop at Ikea

A new study conducted by Earnest looked at the spending data from 43,000 people and discovered some interesting insights into how people's home decor and spending habits change over time — specifically when it comes to shopping at that ultimate of affordable home stores: Ikea. Check out the biggest …

The Average Credit Card Limit in America, by Credit Score

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's probably an out of sight, out of mind thought for most Americans, but credit scores can play an important role in numerous aspects of day-to-day life.<p>Your credit score, sometimes referred to as your FICO score, is normally associated with your ability to get a …

Personal Finance

Want to Be $2,500 Richer? Science Recommends 1 Surprisingly Effective Daily Habit | Inc.com

Need extra motivation to stick to your resolution to get healthy and exercise more in 2017? How does an extra $2,500 sound?<p>The brain-boosting benefits of exercise are already well established. But there are cost-saving benefits, too. The longer you can stay active and healthy, the less likely you …

CEOs