Emily Rose

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9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

The Fastest Way to Clean Your Bathroom

Follow this routine to make your fixtures sparkle in minutes.<p>One of the busiest spots in your house, the bathroom is also the place almost every guest visits. So if you start sweating whenever someone asks, "Do you mind if I freshen up/use the toilet/secretly judge your cleaning skills?" just …

Cleaning

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …

Home Improvement

5 things Facebook asks for that are none of its business

To Facebook, your personal information is everything. The more the site has on you, the more money it can make from advertisers who want to target you. Unfortunately, there are some things you shouldn't share online.<p>Each of these things alone might be all right, but added up they could lead to …

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

10 essential apps for your tablet

The thing that makes tablets really useful is the apps. Unfortunately, there are literally millions of apps available. Fear not! I've done the research for you, and am bringing you the apps that every tablet owner needs to install. By the way, these apps are also great for your smartphone.<p><b>1. Don't</b> …

'Downton Abbey' returns with more high-society secrets ... and sex

This could be the year that Lady Mary takes a lover — or, at the very least, takes control. In the Season 5 premiere of PBS's smash period drama <i>Downton Abbey</i>, the eldest Crawley daughter (Michelle Dockery) considers a gentleman caller's indecent proposal as they converse in her bedroom. Her one …

What Downton’s Fashion Really Means

When ‘Downton Abbey’ returns Sunday night, its fashion fans are in for a familiar treat. But throughout the series so far, its style has also had a …

Into the Woods, a history: from Broadway to big screen

A prize-winning musical since 1987, and inspired by four wildly popular fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, Disney's film adaptation is a fairytale finale<p><i>Into The Woods</i> flows so smoothly, with oft-told fairy stories elegantly intertwined and rewoven around the tale of a cursed witch and a desperate …

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent …

Fewer Teachers, More Data In The Schools Of The Future

Technology has already transformed education, but there is an increasingly widespread belief that the process is only just getting started. In one scenario, we are heading towards a paradigm shift that will mean fewer teachers and more data in the schools of the future.<p>According to a new report by …