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8 Household Items Everyone Forgets To Clean—And How To Tackle Them

These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.<p>These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.

A Penthouse Apartment Where Manhattan Meets Montmartre

Rooftop living in NYC.<p>Inspired by the idea of Parisian garret, Leslie Klotz fashions an artful home for herself on a rooftop in New York. Read the interview with Klotz here.

Interior Design

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Food

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Whassup?! 150 Years of Budweiser History, From Clydesdales To Talking Frogs, In 2 Minutes

The company is no longer based in Missouri, but the brand remains deeply American in spirit.<p>Budweiser first began calling itself the King of Beers in the 1940s. And while that may not be technically true at the moment (Coors Light and Bud Light are currently bigger sellers), international brewskis …

Draft Horses

Here’s Why Gerry Graf Is the Best Speaker During Advertising Week

Just when you thought Advertising Week could not get more full of itself, along comes Gerry Graf.<p>Graf, the founder of Barton F. Graf 9000 and genuine …

Advertising Industry

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

The new camera features on Vine aren't just shiny and new. They've totally changed the platform.<p>It’s been nearly two years since Twitter acquired …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Gear & Gadgets

A Natural and Modern Sonoma House

Rugged materials and earthy tones echo the landscape.<p>Rugged materials and earthy tones echo the Sonoma landscape just outside the door of this barn-inspired house designed by Rela Gleason.

A Proper Boston Brownstone with Sparkle

Pops of color add sparkle.<p>With a few carefully chosen pops of color, Nina Farmer's Beacon Hill brownstone sparkles. The designer's home blends historic architectural details with furnishings from the family's travels.

Social Media Marketing Checklist

While putting together a presentation recently, I assembled a simple check list of considerations for a social media marketing effort. We’ve written …

Hyundai, in a Shift, to Use Celebs in a Super Bowl Ad

Hyundia Motor America typically eschews celebrities in its Super Bowl ads. Not this time.<p>One of the two 30-second ads that lead creative agency …

George Harrison

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

Life Is Stressful: 10 Things To Stop Tolerating

According to a recently published article in the Wall Street Journal, stress is the number one workforce risk issue, ranking above obesity and physical inactivity. What’s more, there seems to be a disconnect between what employees say stress them out and what employers focus on when it comes to …

The Year’s Best Candy Commercial Is Somehow Both Vulgar and Incredibly Sweet

Here's a wonderful little candy commercial from LoweFriends in Denmark that pulls off a rare trick. It's both edgy and traditional—with several …

Advertising Industry

5 Great Snapchat Ideas for Big Brands

Tongal wanted to wrap its head around Snapchat marketing, so in mid-November the crowdsourcing contest platform encouraged its social-media-minded …

User Generated Content

Dan Wieden and Others Reveal the Work They Wish They’d Done in D&AD Ads

Envy makes advertising go round—when creatives aren't busying copying ideas, they're coveting them. D&AD celebrates that dynamic with a series of new …

Advertising

Cloud Foundry, aiming for ubiquity, sets sights on Google Cloud

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Cloud Foundry, which bills itself as the cross-cloud platform as a service (PaaS) of the future, now runs on Amazon(s amzn) Web …

App.net Launches Broadcasts, Push-Based Custom Newsletters Engineered For Mobile

App.net is fairly well-known for reinventing itself. The whole point of the business, according to founder and CEO Dalton Caldwell, is to take its core API and show what can be done with that with product layered on top. That’s where the Twitter-style microblogging platform came from, and that’s …

Vine Focuses On Global Expansion With 19 New Languages

Twitter’s six-second video sharing app, Vine, today launches in a number of new languages. Nineteen, to be exact.<p>New languages include Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, …

Twitter Now Lets Advertisers Target Users By Mobile OS Version, Mobile Device & Wi-Fi Connectivity

Twitter today expanded its ad targeting capabilities by allowing marketers to now more granularly segment audiences on mobile (iOS and Android) by operating system version, device, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Before, the company had only offered the option to identify users by operating system alone, …

Twitter Opens Ads To Small Businesses In The UK, Ireland, Canada

Twitter today announced that small- and medium-sized businesses in the UK, Ireland and Canada will now be able to make use of its self-serve advertising platform.<p>Twitter’s suite of ad products include Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts, and Promoted Trends.<p>All a small business owner needs is a …

Intel's first store coming to New York City, more locations to follow

Brick, mortar, and microchips<p>Intel might be known for its processors inside PCs, but the company is now experimenting with a line of retail stores this holiday. A range of Intel "experience" pop-up stores are set to debut shortly, with the first opening in New York on November 23rd. The stores are …

Optimizely Co-Founder Pete Koomen On Using The Art Of A/B Testing

San Francisco startup Optimizely has had a lot of success in making A/B testing much more accessible to the masses. And along the way, Optimizely’s co-founders Dan Siroker and Pete Koomen say that they’ve learned quite a bit more themselves about the practice of A/B testing, and what it can do for …

Email: A mobile marketer’s secret weapon

When thinking of mobile, email is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.<p>A technology first popularized in the 1990s, it still carries strong associations with the desktop and web experience. Even on platforms like Blackberry, which first introduced the concept of mobile email, the …