Gabriel Rivera

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How to stop Facebook from eating your iPhone’s precious storage space

If you use the Facebook app regularly on your iPhone, you might notice that it’s gradually taking up more and more storage space on your device.</i> …

Thanks to Apple Pay, Google Wallet NFC use is growing fast. That’s a good thing

A rising tide lifts all boats, as they say, and that’s exactly what appears to be happening in the U.S. contact-less payments space. Now that iPhone …

Is the 16GB iPhone 6 useless?

While browsing Reddit early last month, I came across an interesting thread in the Apple subreddit. In the thread, Reddit user “kidha” stated quite …

10 Ways to Jazz Up a Boring Hallway

A Nashville home from Style Blueprint.<p>(Image credit: Style Blueprint)<p>Long ago, we humans invented the hallway as a clever way to get from one side of …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

The right’s “poverty pimp” blast: How a racist trope reared its ugly ahead — again

New poster plastered all over tars a black member of Congress with slurs. Why modern conservatives haven’t learned<p>One of the more amusing aspects of modern conservatism is its sad attempts to be modern. In fact, the term "modern conservative" is a bit of an oxymoron, at least when it comes to …

This Young Artist Is Obsessed with the Naked Bodies of Older Women

"Women are not supposed to show that they've lived. They're meant to be flawless and smooth. It's bullshit," says Aleah Chapin.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Heavy breasts, crepe-like skin, and thinning pubes; there is a silence laid across women's bodies that screams along the corridors …

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Easy Decluttering Solutions from the Experts

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …


8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Being everyone: John Malkovich re-creates iconic photos of Marilyn, Che, Einstein and more

• Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters runs from 7 November to 31 January 2015 at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago<br>• Exclusive John Malkovich interview with French publication <i>7-POST</i> and French newspaper <i>Liberation</i>, coming in October

21 Problems: SOLVED! With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …


11 Cool Ceilings

Don't forget to look up.<p>They say it's the fifth wall, so next time you're thinking about picking out a new color or hanging art, don't forget to look up.

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Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

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10 Decorating Myths To Stop Believing NOW

Don't believe everything you hear!<p>Don't believe everything you hear! We're debunking the decorating myths you (and your home) can be free from

9 Tips To Win The Kitchen Pantry Storage War

Straight from the geniuses behind Khloe Kardashian's hyper-organized pantry.<p>Khloe Kardashian recently gave the world a peek inside her own hyper-organized space, and her food-storing system is on point. Lucky for us, we know the experts who made it happen.<p>Mary Astadourian and Jennifer Dynof, the …

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8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …


The NEW Way To Decorate With Black & White

Looking for a fresh take on classic black and white? Take a cue from these eight designers and pair the duo with an unsuspecting but totally chic hue: Brown<p>Looking for a fresh take on classic black and white? Take a cue from these eight designers and pair the duo with an unsuspecting but totally …

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12 Tools That Make Great Father's Day Gifts

These are the tools that dads want.<p>These are the tools that dads want and probably check out in catalogs or store shelves but might hold off on buying. They'll make his Father's Day. We started with the least expensive and worked up to the one that'll make you open your wallet a bit wider. This …


A Modern Miami Apartment With a Traditional and Colorful Twist

Bold, bright, and brimming with personality.<p>Bold, bright, and brimming with personality, designer Robert Passal's Miami Beach apartment is anything but minimal.

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How To Decorate With Black-and-White

10 classic and sophisticated spaces.<p>The classic color combination makes any room — from bathrooms to bedrooms — sophisticated, chic, and timeless. From horizontal stripes to graphic floor tile, designers share their favorite black-and-white decorating ideas.

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10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on

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Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate My Foyer?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating a foyer or entryway. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

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