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20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

Plants

Articles about apartment shows how build perfect live work space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.<p>After a thoughtful restoration, a former chapel in South London embraces a new calling as a vibrant, contemporary space for a...<p>We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the …

Palm Springs

Five Things Diving Has Taught Me

As with most new sports or hobbies, diving is a learning experience. After we initially learn to dive we increase our skills, learning the tips and …

4 Yoga Moves for Divers to Stay Strong and Keep Calm

Whether you are an experienced yoga practitioner or can barely touch your toes, there are a few key yoga poses that can help improve your diving game …

Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

This fall, our friend Rachel of Lines Across launched Let's Wrap Stuff , a website devoted to all things gift wrap related. To celebrate i...

The Best Dive Music Playlist for Your Next Scuba Adventure

Looking for the perfect song to accompany your next diving adventure? We've got a whole list of the tracks from artists like The Vaccines, …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

21 Problems You Can Solve 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, …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Is your refrigerator running? Someday soon your bank may want to know

The Internet of Things—a world where most working objects are online in some fashion—promises to change everyday life and boost the economy. But who knew it could make it cheaper to buy a fridge?<p>That’s the conclusion of financial innovation consultants at Capco who developed a theory about how the …

Internet of Things

Five Steps to Create Viral Content

Having a piece of content go viral is a dream for most marketers. It’s the ultimate reward because viral content, after all, means something was so …

4 Powerful LinkedIn Tips To Generate Sales

Many people think of LinkedIn as just another social networking tool that lets them connect with people who share their career interests. Those in …

6 Million Things That Can Go Wrong With Your WordPress Website

<b>“The website isn’t working!”</b><p>Four simple words that will send you into a spiral of dread and despair. You go to your website and see something like</i> …

Great Customer Service: Do Customers Look Forward to Seeing You?

As another installment in my series of articles that point out examples of great customer service, I’d like to introduce you to Umpqua Bank. Umpqua …

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Why you should access online banking on your smartphone rather than your computer

Harris Interactive commissioned by Yodlee Interactive<p>Clay Calvert, the director of cybersecurity for MetroStar Systems, has a strategy for banking online designed to increase its security. MetroStar is a consultancy that has worked with government agencies—from the Federal Reserve Bank of …

App Store

Wells Fargo puts mobile banking at center of new marketing campaign | Retail Dive

The Wells Fargo “Done” campaign includes television, online and mobile components and highlights multiple areas of the financial service’s mobile …

Google Wallet: Gen Y credit card?

Facing stiff competition and tepid demand, Google Wallet has not made a big splash in the world of mobile payments. But experts say young Americans …

FinTech