Julie Jalaluddin

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7 Feng Shui–Approved Ways To Detox Your Bedroom

Your bedroom is your sanctuary from the world, and in feng shui it's thought to be the room of love, too. It's the space where we tend to spend the …

Home Decorating

How Bad is It If You Don't Wash Your Sheets Once a Week?

I grew up being taught that bed sheets were supposed to be washed once a week. Now, with five beds that have people sleeping in them every night, I …

Old age is not for taking it easy. Elderly must exercise to keep health costs down, say experts

Old age is not for taking it easy and pensioners must ‘play their part’ in keeping active to avoid becoming a burden to the healthcare system, experts have said.<p>Writing in the British Medical Journal, doctors and ageing charities called for a shift in the ‘prevailing attitude’ which views exercise …

General Hospital

This Overlooked Space in Your Home Deserves Attention

Hallways—those oft neglected strips of space that connect one room to another—may perform an important function, but, especially if you live in a …

1940s modernist gem in Brazil gets gorgeous restoration and expansion

An oasis in the middle of the city<p>This modernist gem in São Paulo, Brazil was originally designed in the late 1940s by Zenon Lotufo and recently underwent a ravishing renovation that includes an upper addition. With pristine white surfaces accented by luxuriant wood in parts, and windows covered in …

Architecture

Before & After: This Co-op Renovation is a Book Lover's Dream

For almost ten years, John lived in his Hell's Kitchen co-op while it slowly crumbled around him. The apartment, built in 1923, was definitely …

The Beauty Clinic: how to use coconut oil properly

One of the inevitabilities of an inventive business such as beauty is that ingredients come in and out of favour as formulations evolve. This can be exciting, as with the discovery of antioxidants, which have long had a meaningful role in skincare; and vexing, as with lanolin, unfairly demonised …

Sneaky Storage Secrets of a (Really Really) Tiny Apartment

Once upon a time Tesha lived in one of the smallest apartments I've ever seen, a trim little 224 square foot one-bedroom on Manhattan's Upper East …

6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

Kitchen Design Ideas That Are Anything But Ordinary

The kitchen is first and foremost a functional space, but that doesn't mean it can't also be unforgettable. These twelve kitchens each have a single …

41 sad movies for when you want a good cry

Who doesn't love a good tear-jerker? Whether you're looking for epic tragedy, life-affirming heroics, or a cry-off-your-mascara love story, here are …

Movies

IKEA Art Hack Ideas for Large Blank Walls

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Finding affordable art that you actually like is one of the hardest parts of furnishing a home. And once …

17 Chocolate Recipes You Don't Know Your Slow Cooker Can Make

"Chocolate" and "slow cooker" might not be two things you'd normally include in the same sentence, but these recipes will convince you otherwise. You'll be delighted to find out that your slow cooker can make perfectly chewy brownies, crunchy chocolate candy, and decadent hot chocolate. …

Slow Cookers

If you want to get smarter, speed-reading is worse than not reading at all

We all know that reading is important. But we’re also busy. So we try to optimize by reading more quickly. And in this way, we miss the point of reading entirely.<p>I’ve noticed this tendency since I began posting about what I learn from reading over 100 books a year. One of the most frequent …

These 10 Seriously Inspiring Offices Will Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Dream jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Whether it’s heading up a breastfeeding company, working alongside awesome coworkers who make you healthy and happy or doing work that’s meaningful, finding contentment at work is a personal mission. For the folks working in these 10 office spaces, we …

San Francisco

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You | Inc.com

From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form complete opinions about people based on quick impressions of …

Feeling tired for no reason? Time to reset your circadian clock

Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night, but your spouse is fast asleep at 10pm and wakes spontaneously at 6am?<p>We each have an internal biological clock, called a circadian clock, that organizes the internal and external activities of our body around the 24-hour …

Get Inspired by This Colorful, Quirky and Comfy Design Style

Chrissy's cheery and colorful West Hollywood home is bursting with fun inspiration! Check out her resources lists to shop her style and bring some …

A psychologist reveals what you should do every six months to find your purpose in life

Dr. Ben Michaelis, a clinical psychologist and author of "Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps To Get Moving and Get Happy," explains a simple process to find your purpose and direction in life.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

5-Day Photo Challenge to Improve Your Skills This Winter Break

Want to learn how to take better photos? Why wait for the new year to start on your goals? During the last week of December, take a few minutes each …

2 maps that explain the US' economic advantage over Russia

Power is a relative concept. To say one nation is powerful means nothing. Power derives meaning only when assessed in comparison.<p>Two nations whose powers we constantly reevaluate are Russia and the United States. Much of our analysis is driven by how weak we believe the Russian Federation is.<p>There …

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Erik Trent

<b>Erik Trent</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and creative director based out of Dallas, who loves to design, explore & travel. “I spend most of …

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

Northern Lights

21 Pictures of Cactus House Plants That Will Make You Want One Immediately

If you thought cacti were everywhere in 2016, you haven't seen anything yet. The prickly plant's image graced everything from wall art to neon lights this year, but we're anticipating that the actual living house plants will be filling homes in 2017. Watch out, fiddle leaf fig, there's a new "it" …

Plants

Tour a Compact, Chic NYC Apartment Full of Smart Solutions

<b>Name:</b> Monica Dyer <b><br>Location:</b> West Village, New York <b><br>Size:</b> 600 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 years, rented<p>Monica and her husband have lived in this …

Before & After: Drab Student Space to a Cottage-Inspired Boy's Bunk

When Emma's family purchased this aging row house in Kingston, Ontario each of the three floors was a separate apartment. This room was occupied by a …

10 Modern Day Wonders Of The Green Energy World

Whoever said you couldn't paint a mural on a wind turbine?<p>Nowadays, incredible design isn’t about the most striking architecture or unusual materials.<p>…

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

How a jailed former banker and a lone British journalist broke a story that shook the world<p>On 22 June 2015, Xavier Justo, a 48-year-old retired Swiss banker, walked towards the front door of his brand new boutique hotel on Koh Samui, a tropical Thai island. He had spent the past three years …

Corruption