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Vintage Kitchen Offers A Refreshing Modern Take On Fifties Style

They say that the worlds of fashion and interior design are cyclical, and late last year saw a newfound fascination with the retro and the vintage. …

A DIY Desk That Can Organize Your Life

Ben Uyeda from HomeMade Modern shows how easy it is to make a multi-tasking desk for small living spaces using just a single sheet of plywood.

Woodworking

How Long to Keep Tax Records and Other Documents

Tax season is the perfect time to start culling your paper piles and computer files and getting everything in order. You've already delved into your …

8 Quick Tips for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car Interior

While you're rampaging through your spring cleaning checklist, don't forget to give your car a little TLC. Whether you're facing a mound of discarded …

How to Organize Your Room

Organizing your room will make you feel more calm and in control of your own life. Going about your day will be much easier if you know exactly where …

Minimalism

How To Keep A Clean House - 20 Minutes A Day

When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance …

Roundup: 9 DIY Bathroom Organization and Storage Ideas

Organization and storage are a must in a smaller home, especially in the tiniest room of pretty much any house, the bathroom. So to kick off the …

15 Life Hacks For Your Tiny Bathroom

You won't want to do all of these at once, but if you pick one or two of them, you might be surprised at how much your life improves. Or just feel proud that you did something productive.

Home

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Cleaning

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

The One Soup to Master This Winter

An unbelievably creamy cauliflower puree, plus four more cold-weather meals-in-a-bowl we're crazy about.<p>Photo: Victoria Pearson<p>The Winter Warmer You …

Food

Pacemaker and Spotify cue up the iPad's simplest DJ app

A slick interface and 20 million tracks turn the tables on Traktor and Djay<p>Jonas Norberg built two great products that nobody used. The first was the award-winning Pacemaker, a wonderfully nerdy beatmaking gadget that cost $850. The second was a tablet app for DJing, but Norberg chose the wrong …

Red Hot Remind101 Gets $15M From John Doerr To Bring Free, Secure Text Messaging To Teachers

Brothers Brett and David Kopf launched Remind101 out of Imagine K12 in late 2011 to tackle what they saw as one of the key problems in primary education: The lack of simple, user-friendly tools that help teachers better communicate with both students — and their parental units. Today, in spite of …

What I Wish I Had Known Before Selling to Google

An entrepreneur shares his lessons learned from his deals with the acquisitive search giant.<p><b>Jonathan Sposato: Founder of Phatbits and Picnik</b><p>I founded Phatbits, which made XML desktop applications, in 2004. A year later, Google offered to acquire the business. We closed the deal after quick and …

Much of China's web traffic mysteriously sent to Wyoming shell company

Much of China encountered a major web traffic jam yesterday. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, something seemingly went seriously awry within the country's Great Firewall on Tuesday, causing it to redirect nearly all traffic from inside China to the servers of a mysterious company registered to a …

Versal Steers Away from the YouTube Model in Online Education - Page 2 of 2

(Page 2 of 2)<p>the models lacked context. To be useful for learning, they needed to be part of a larger teaching narrative, including text …

Kano DIY Computer Kit

There's no denying it, computers, software, hardware, microprocessors, control nearly every thing we interact with on a daily basis — from the cars …

learnjs.io

Facebook Launches Open Academy To Give Kids College Credit For Open Source Contributions

A perfect GPA isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Advancing an open source project. To help computer science students prepare for jobs (and boost its own recruiting efforts) Facebook today publicly launched Open Academy. The partnership with premier CS universities sets up a special class where …

Google Plus Custom URLs Are Finally Here

Just like a customized license plate on your car, your Google Plus URL can now be personalized.<p>Having a personalized URL can really help with your …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

HTML5 Bootcamp: Essential HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

HTML5 and CSS3 have arrived and they are redefining rich, standards-based web development. Features previously the exclusive domain of browser plug-ins can now be added to web applications as easily as images. Understanding the new power that these standards define, as well as the rapidly …

Frequently Misunderstood JavaScript Concepts

<i>This is a complete "reprint" of Appendix B from my book,</i> Closure: The Definitive Guide<i>. Even though my book was designed to focus on Closure rather</i> …

JavaScript

14 Facebook Tools You Didn't Know Existed

Facebook Tools You Didn't Know Existed<p>1. Activity Log<p>2. Ad Create Tool<p>3. App Center<p>4. Browse<p>5. Conversion Tracking<p>6. Custom Audiences<p>7. Export Your …

I challenged hackers to investigate me and what they found out is chilling

It’s my first class of the semester at New York University. I’m discussing the evils of plagiarism and falsifying sources with 11 graduate journalism …

Ranking Glassdoor's 25 Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers

Competition for software engineers continues to accelerate, with salaries being an area employers compete aggressively on to win talent.<p>This week Glassdoor published the study, 25 Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers 2013. Juniper Networks leads all 25 companies tracked in the study with …

Altruistic Apps: a less demeaning way for schools to fundraise

Last week my mother told me a story. She's a K-8 principal, and she held a fundraiser by doing a night out at McDonald's. All the families would eat …