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Robert Durst: the Millionaire Drifter Who Can't Run From His Past

The arrest of millionaire developer Robert Durst on murder charges in the 2000 execution-style slaying of a mobster's daughter-turned-journalist in Los Angeles isn't the most bizarre twist in Durst's life. Not by a long shot.<p>Durst, 71, was arrested Saturday in New Orleans at a hotel where he'd …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

Japan's Disposable Workers: Net Cafe Refugees

Facebook just bought a startup that can find every product for sale online

We first spotted the news in a tweet before the company announced the acquisition in a post on its website.<p>TheFind bills itself as "the only way to search the entire shoppable web." Its proprietary search engine lets you type in something you're looking to purchase, like a white dress, or a …

How to decide whether to elect an S-corp for your business

As far as I know, everyone wants to make money, but no one wants to pay taxes. Yet we all know that taxes are inevitable: All we can do is make smart …

Small Business

How much coffee should you really be drinking?

I love coffee, and I’ve written about it a lot over the past few years, from why it’s actually good for both mental and physical health, to reasons to drink java before a workout. So I wasn’t surprised when, for the first time in history, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee gave coffee a …

8 Flower Arrangement Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you get them from a florist or the grocery store, give your blooms the attention they deserve.<p>Fresh flowers are a speedy way to brighten any space in your home. But take the time to avoid the mistakes that diminish your bouquet's staying power.<p><b>1. Going overboard choosing blooms</b>We're all for …

Bouquets

Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke Lose $7.4M Verdict For Marvin Gaye Song Theft--Before Taxes

A jury awarded Marvin Gaye’s children $7.4 million, determining that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied Gaye’s music to create Blurred Lines. It was the biggest song of 2013, earning over $16 million and counting. Rapper T.I. and the record company were cleared of infringement charges, but …

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

Interior Design

10 Small, Unexpected Things That Will Make You Happier

Who would have thought that reading your old diary entries and listening to sad songs would make you happier?<p>We never get tired of thinking about happiness, do we? Life is so much nicer when you’re able to couple it with joy and gratitude.<p>We’ve published posts before about simple ways to be happy …

Time management 101

<b>A Tutorial for Increasing Productivity</b><p><b>The System</b><p>Choose a system to manage your calendar, tasks, and lists that works well for you.<p>Use a To Do list …

12 Stylish Bedroom Decorating Ideas That (ALSO!) Make For A Better Night's Sleep

Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for sound sleep, night after night. Here, four top designers explain what it takes.<p>Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for …

Interior Design

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Here's How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Life Regrets

Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom.<p>His first book, <i>30 Lessons for Living</i>, synthesized advice from over 1,000 elders on topics like happiness, work, and …

2 years after snub, Curry is All-Star man of the moment

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…

Cleaning

13 surprising facts about Bill Gates

He's the richest man in America (second-richest in the world right now), he co-founded one of the most successful tech companies of all time in Microsoft, and he's an extremely generous philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>But there are a lot of things about Gates you probably …

Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

Life is a little less miserable when you can throw money at your problems.<p>There is a lot of research to suggest that richer people are more satisfied with their lives than poorer people, at least up to a certain point when their most important needs are met. But life satisfaction is different from …

How To Buy Happiness: The Purchases Most Likely To Bring You Joy

While true happiness may be something that can only be found in the heart, there are plenty of arguments that say money <i>can</i> actually buy you some …

4 Healthy Foods That Fight Gas

Consider them nature’s Beano.<p>It’s a nutrition catch 22: A lot of healthy foods are packed with fiber (good), but that fiber can leave you feeling bloated and gassy (not so good). Luckily, you don’t have to make a beeline for the Beano every time you chow down on greens. We chatted with Keri Gans, …

Nutrition

Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team …

Home Organizing Challenge Week 4: Master Bedroom

Welcome to week 4 of A Bowl Full of Lemons 14 Week Organizing Challenge. This week we will be freshening up our master bedrooms. This space is our …

NBA All-Star Game 2015 Starters: Latest Comments from Top East, West Players

The announcement of the NBA All-Star Game starters never arrives without a bit of controversy, and that's never been truer as the 2015 edition draws near.<p>The NBA released Thursday night the five players that will represent both the Eastern Conference and Western Conference, with a few emerging …

40 White Kitchens To Inspire Your Next Remodel

From classic to contemporary, these kitchens have one thing in common: A brilliant use of the color white.<p>There's nothing more sleek and stylish than an all-white kitchen. Check out 35 of our favorites from the ELLE DECOR archives for a refreshing dose of inspiration. Plus, make your kitchen light …

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Around The World, According To TripAdvisor

Let's face it: We all have places on our budget bucket list, lists of vacations we need to take for only $100 per night and dream trips you can actually afford.<p>But when your responsible, budgeting self can't stand the thought of another night in a hostel, it's time to upgrade to a budget hotel. …

10 Of The Best iPhone 6 Accessories You Can Buy

They can protect our phones from getting scratched after a tough fall, but they can also help us get more out of our devices.<p>From portable chargers to clip-on camera lenses, here's a look at some of the best iPhone 6 accessories worth checking out so far in 2015.

TNT could look to Kobe Bryant to replace Charles Barkley

Kobe Bryant is currently occupied with the serious challenge of balancing his work to keep the Los Angeles Lakers relevant with his desire to rattle …