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Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

Interior Design

Why are the salaries of a quarter-million federal employees - paid with your tax dollars - a state secret?

Why is the U.S. government withholding salary information on nearly 255,000 employees whose salaries are paid for by American taxpayers?<p>Over the past 11 years, our organization, OpenTheBooks.com, summed up and posted online the salaries and bonus information for nearly every person employed in …

Public Policy

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

​Why You Should Never Throw Away Silica Gel Packets

Those tiny little packs of dessicant that come in your new pack of shoes or your vitamins have many uses around your home. Anywhere that moisture is …

Skin Care

$20 Luxuries From Target You Need in Your Life

Want to redecorate but don’t want to spend a fortune? All you need are some accessories or accents to transform a space—just consider it a tiny …

Home Decorating

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries.<p>The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, is also expected to reduce the number of people exposed to radiation …

Medicine

The 3 Countries Where Amazon Prime Video Is Beating Netflix

Amazon's video success shows up in its net sales, just as management said all along.<p><b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) ended 2017 with over 110 million paid …

Tech Trends

This Woman Is Making Sure Historical Reenactments Get Slavery Right

Re-enactor Cheney McKnight is single-handedly changing the landscape of historical interpretation.<p>There are countless museums and historic sites around America, many of which host historical re-enactors wearing the clothes of the times. Just take a walk around colonial Williamsburg or Philadelphia …

Williamsburg

This $3 Hack Makes Cheap Sheets Feel Like a Million Bucks

TruTV's Hack My Life series is truly a gift that keeps on giving. Along with spotlighting some game-changing home hacks — think everything from …

House Design

9 Clever Small Space Ideas to Steal from IKEA

The stylists at IKEA decorated this small bedroom in three different ways.<p>Here is a confession: I read IKEA catalogs not just to discover new …

Storage Ideas

Germany’s Most Underrated City Is the Place to Go in 2018

They're calling it "Mainhattan."<p>For its central location, Frankfurt is known as the “Gateway to Europe" — and travelers often only pass through, …

Edvard Munch

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss follows a strict morning routine to maximize productivity — and after a week on his schedule, I can see why it works

Tim Ferriss' morning routine is long. If you're the kind of person who needs to ease into the day (my hand is raised), his schedule is probably for you.<p>Ferriss is the bestselling author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," a podcast host, an entrepreneur, and an investor.<p>I followed Ferriss' routine for a …

Tim Ferriss

30 Incredibly Helpful Ideas Perfect for Your Small Bedroom

Finding design-savvy ways to magically create extra storage space in a tiny bedroom isn't always easy. While unsightly over-the-door organizers and …

Home Decorating

27 Things From Overstock To Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Tufted ottomans, mid-century modern furniture, velvet chairs, and other gorgeous staples for your home — at prices that might surprise you.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are</b> …

6 Laundry Secrets to Steal from this Barre Studio

One of the best parts of sweating it out in a group fitness class is using a perfectly white, fluffy towel — and you don't even have to, er, sweat …

Beverly Hills

Amazon Just Unveiled Its Grand Plan For Whole Foods: To Make The 'Last Mile' The First Mile

Ever since Amazon spent $13.7 billion on Whole Foods last June, theories have been swirling as to why the world’s biggest e-commerce firm would get into the old-time business of selling groceries in stores. Now it’s becoming clearer that what Amazon really wanted was a slice of real estate closer …

Whole Foods

A Studio Goes from Fine to Fabulous Thanks to a Faux Wall

<b>Name:</b> Jackie Barth <b><br>Location:</b> New York City <b><br>Size:</b> 466 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year, renting<p>One of the biggest bummers about living in a studio …

Rental Housing

How To: See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone in iOS 11

The signal bars in your iPhone's status bar is a great visual indicator for knowing how good your cellular reception is, but they're not very …

iOS

10 Adults-Only Card Games You'll Want To Have At Your Next Party

Gone are the days of family-friendly rounds of UNO, where your only backlash against a skip card was playing a wild plus four <i>and</i> changing the color …

Board Games

Chinese police are wearing sunglasses that can recognize faces

In the <i>Matrix</i> series, Keanu Reeves wears futuristic sunglasses to look cool when fighting against machines. But in China, police are now wearing sunglasses equipped with facial-recognition technology to catch criminal suspects.<p>Railway police in Zhengzhou, a central Chinese city, are the first in the …

China

Don’t make the mistakes this couple made buying a home

<b>Buying our first home in Alaska in 2009 was the biggest mistake my husband Zach and I ever made. Today, we’re in the midst of actually trying to hand</b> …

Real Estate

Intel unveils smart glasses that you might want to wear

Intel has launched an impressively light, regular-looking set of smart glasses called Vaunt, confirming rumors from <i>Bloomberg</i> and others. Seen by <i>The Verge</i>, they have plastic frames and weigh under 50 grams, a bit more than regular eyeglasses but much less than Google Glass, for example. The …

Wearable Tech

Cool Ways To Use LED Strip Lights To Highlight Beautiful Decors

The idea of integrating LED strip lights into your home decor has probably occurred to you before but you may not have given it enough thought and …

LED Lighting

I’m the Wife of a Former N.F.L. Player. Football Destroyed His Mind.

My husband, Rob Kelly, is a retired N.F.L. player. After five seasons as a safety beginning in the late 1990s, four with the New Orleans Saints and one with the New England Patriots, he sustained an injury to a nerve between his neck and shoulder during training camp that ended his career. By the …

Mind

This video proves we’re all just taking the same Instagram pictures

Living the same #blessedlife<p>#instatravel, #passportlife, #wanderlust. We’ve all seen these travel hashtags permeate our Instagram feeds, usually used for glamorous shots of people doing enviable things in exotic places. Now a perspicacious person named Oliver has created a video aptly titled …

Mobile Photography

Breast cancer is far more destructive than prostate cancer

IT HAS been widely reported in the British press that the number of men dying from prostate cancer has overtaken female deaths from breast cancer for …

Cancer

Before & After: A Remarkable $1,300 Kitchen Facelift

We feature a lot of amazing kitchen projects, but this kitchen makeover might just have the very best dollars-to-<i>d</i><i>amn</i> ratio yet. It went from …

Home Improvement

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

Information Systems

Tesla will sell solar panels and Powerwalls at Home Depot

Just how much is the average consumer interested in solar power? Tesla is about to find out, as it is bringing photovoltaic panels and Powerwall batteries to US retail giant Home Depot, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. Elon Musk's company will install Tesla-branded selling spaces at 800 locations, with its own …

Solar Power

17 Beautiful Bathrooms

Cozy Industrial<p>At first glance you'd never guess that this bright bathroom floats on water. The shower doors in the master echo the casement windows …

Interior Design