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Walmart In LA's Chinatown Has Opened, Despite Major Protest (PHOTOS)

<b>Despite all these people saying they didn't want it...</b><p><i>Photo by Getty Images/Joe Klamar</i><p><b>This is now a reality. Downtown LA's first Walmart -- Chinatown-style:</b><p><i>Photos by Kathleen Miles</i><p>A new Walmart, which is one-fifth the size of the company's regular stores, opened in downtown LA's historic Chinatown …

UN Study Looks at High Rate of Rape

An author of the study explains why rape is so prevalent.<p><b>One in four men surveyed for a United Nations study in Asia and the Pacific admitted raping at least one woman.</b><p>The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific surveyed over 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: …

Rachel Zoe's Best Fashion Moments

To celebrate the stylist's birthday, we rounded up her best looks and quotes.<p>Rachel Zoe isn't just Hollywood's go-to stylist, a designer in her own right, and one of fashion's biggest tastemakers—she also happens to be one of the most quotable people in the industry. In honor of her birthday on …

Clinton Foundation

Dr. Hawa Abdi - 2013 Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards, Fern Holland Award

Globalization

11 Clever Ways to Cover Your Cords

We’ve shown you how to declutter your cords with all sorts of handy gadgets and clever tricks, but what about simply making those weathered old cords a little better looking when they’re out and about? As much as we love the pristine white minimalism of Apple’s cords and chargers, they can look a …

Crafting

25 Clever Ways to Keep Your Workspace Organized

Oh, the joys of workspace organization. Whether you work from home, in a cube, in a corner office, or at a large communal table, the best way to zen out your space is to get it organized. We’re not saying you need to get rid of all that stuff that’s perched under your monitor – you just need to …

Crafting

48 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 48 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day.<p><b>1. Wine Bottle Tumblers:</b> Does your dad love a good bottle of wine? Then he’ll certainly get a kick out of …

3 Chic and Easy Lace Accessories

It’s lace week here at Brit HQ, and we’re all about figuring out cool and creative new ways to use lace. Today’s hack? Lace necklaces! Using a mix of doilies, trim, and lace fabric, read on to find out how to make 3 chic accessories using nothing but lace and chain.<p><b>Materials:</b>– lace trim<p>– small lace …

40 DIY Wood Projects We Love

We’ve already done rope, and now we’re on to another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters. To get inspired to create our own batch of cool wooden objects, we turned to our favorite …

Rustic

25 Inventive DIY Phone Cases

A while back we featured our favorite cases for folks who love to make things, but what about cases you can actually make? Many of these cases are specific to iPhone but the methods could easily be applied to all sorts of different phone cases, tablet covers, and the like. Here are 25 inventive …

3 Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Lampshades

?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?<p>We’ve already shown you 10 different ways to trick out your party lights for outdoor festivities, but what about bringing the party indoors? Maybe your bedside table or nightstand is in need of a lighting upgrade? Armed with a basic lampshade and three simple …

Bottles Up! 20 Ways to Repurpose Your Bottles

Who says mason jars are the only containers hot on the repurposing scene? Bottles are where it’s at, especially after <i>poppin’ bottles in the ice, like a blizzard</i>.<p>But for real, after your next big shindig, be sure to save a few of those glass <i>and</i> plastic bottles to make your own take on any of these …

Glassware

40 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Rope

It’s true, we just can’t get enough rope here at Brit HQ. Maybe it’s the cowgirl in us, but we find this material chic, industrial, and oh so versatile. Rope goes with any look you’re already rocking, and whether you’re using it in jewelry or furniture (check out our rope rug!), it always adds a …

Living Rooms

Make These Rope Bottle Vases in Under 10 Minutes!

As you may have noticed, we’re on a rope kick here at Brit HQ. Last week we created a twisted rope rug and just yesterday we rounded up 40 creative DIY rope projects from all over the web. Hungry for more? Read on to learn how to make vases using just rope, bottles, and hot glue. (And for more …

Cut Flowers

40 Gorgeous DIY Necklaces

You know we love us a good statement necklace around here, and we can’t help but look at every new material that comes into the office as potential for another cool and unusual piece of jewelry. We’re constantly on the hunt for new, creative, and crazy ways to up your style game.<p>We always come back …

Bachelorette Party

5 Ways to Make Trendy Rope Bracelets

It’s officially rope week here at Brit + Co! We kicked things off last Friday with our Twisted Rope Rug, continued on over the weekend with 40 Rope Projects, and tackled one of our favorite basic DIY projects yesterday with Wrapped Rope Bottles.<p>Today we’re turning our attention to style, in the …

Gender-Neutral

Approved Workout Apps for a Better Beach Body

Folks, you may already know this, but summer is right around the corner! Seriously, it’s even breaking 100-degrees in some places across the country. The sun is shining, there’s a little bit of warmth in the air, and we’ve got beach vacations and poolside lounging on our minds. If your New Year’s …

Apps

Custom Signature Necklaces by Brevity

Imagine a necklace as unique as you. Brevity has released signature necklaces – a completely custom, one-of-a-kind symbol of your identity that’s is …

Stainless Steel