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I've Tried Tons of Spray Paint & This is the Only One I Buy

Sometimes there's just nothing better than a simple change of color. And, when it comes to giving furniture and decor a brand new lease on life, for …

Thrifting

39 Eat-In Kitchen Styles for Every Type of Home

Design so good, you'll eat it up.<p>Formal dining rooms are a lovely addition to a home, but let's be honest, the kitchen is where the majority of eating happens today. Whether you have a modest kitchen fit for a lean breakfast bar or a sweeping space with a grandiose dining display, get inspired by …

Interior Design

Thor Kitchen HRF3601F Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator review: By the hammer of Thor, this no-name fridge is pretty good! - CNET

<b>The Good</b> If you're looking for a counter-depth French door refrigerator in stainless steel, this is about as affordable as it gets. Even better, the performance is almost perfect.<p><b>The Bad</b> It isn't quite as efficient as similar French door models, and with the ice maker stashed away in the freezer, …

Kitchens

Why you should write an intimidation list

Actually giving my all to something. Sandwiches stacked so thick with veggies I don’t know how to take a bite. Being vulnerable. Money talk. People …

Self-help

Why Wall Street’s ‘witch’ was a actually woman to be admired

When President Theodore Roosevelt approached John Pierpont Morgan for advice during the Panic of 1907, the banker responded by calling a secret …

Wall Street

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

There Is Just One Silverware Manufacturer Left in the USA

Southerners love to set a proper table and pull out The Good Silver on those special occasions where company comes for dinner. If you’re looking to …

New York State

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

The 3 Best Scrubbing Mops

Mopping can be such a drag, especially when you're dealing with caked on dirt and who knows what else. The good news is the best scrubbing mops take …

Cleaning

A look at spectacular jewel thefts over recent years

The daring theft of crown jewels dating back centuries from a small Swedish town's cathedral joins a long line of brazen jewelry heists over the years. Other thieves have outwitted armed guards and alarm systems to break into opulent jewelry stores, underground vaults and exhibitions — and even cut …

Fashion Week

Swedish royal jewels stolen by thieves who fled by speedboat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thieves stole priceless royal artifacts in a daring raid on a Swedish cathedral before escaping by speedboat, police said.<p>The thieves made off with jewels belonging to former Swedish monarchs Karl IX and Kristina from the Strängnäs Cathedral to the west of the capital, Stockholm, on Tuesday.<p>…

Speedboat

Rare blue diamonds may be Earth's deepest secret

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Hope Diamond, a rare blue diamond that is one of the world's most famous jewels, has had a complicated history, passing through the hands of monarchs and bankers and heiresses and thieves before landing for all to see at a Washington museum.<p>The geological history of blue …

Geology

Mansplaining, explained in one simple chart

Kim Goodwin was asked to help some colleagues tell if they were being helpful or condescending. So she created a simple chart – which went unexpectedly viral.<p>Two male colleagues recently asked me, unprompted, “How do I know if I’m mansplaining?” Both are experts who are often asked to explain …

Feminism

Jameela Jamil: ​'I won't become a double agent for the patriarchy'​

I was the first woman to host the chart show. But the press was about my failure to fulfil a Victoria’s Secret prototype<p>Germaine Greer needs to get in the bin and live there and set up shop there. Rape is not bad sex<p>When British celebrities make it big in the US, they go through a by now familiar …

Feminism

Thinking of installing an IKEA kitchen? Here's what you need to know first

A Better Way<p>IKEA cabinets can save you a bundle — but there are some sticking points to be aware of before installing them.<p>Say you're redoing your kitchen and you don't have lottery winnings to give you an unlimited budget. Cabinets tend to be the costliest item in a renovation, but you'd like to …

Kitchens

The amazing ceiling fan trick you're not using

Your ceiling fan is something you generally regard as something that is either on — and set to one of the three or so speeds — or off. It moves the air around your house to keep it from feeling too stagnant or to help cool you off without running your air conditioning too much in the summer.<p>What …

Home Improvement

10 Secret Hiding Place Products for Your Home

Keep your prized possessions safe and hidden with these secret-hiding-place products.<p>While it looks like an electrical outlet, this product is really …

I tried cooking with the Easy-Bake Oven of the future—here’s what happened

If, like me, you grew up with an Easy-Bake Oven, you’re familiar with the pink and white toy that could turn out mini cakes, cupcakes, and cookies …

9 Repair Requests Home Buyers Should Not Ask of Sellers

Choose your battles wisely, or you could lose the home of your dreams.<p>As long as there isn’t an underlying, more-serious problem causing the issue, …

30 Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Add-Ons You Can DIY

These inexpensive, easy-to-build cabinet projects will help you take advantage of every nook and cranny of your kitchen storage space.<p>Vertical …

The Best Way to Get People to Tell the Truth, According to Science

“You’ve never lied on your résumé, right?”<p>“Did your campaign coordinate with the Russian government during the 2016 election?”<p>“Will you sign with the …

Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

Public Speaking

Real petals preserved for eternity: Boucheron's new high jewellery collection is a triumph of nature and technology

Computer Aided Design (CAD) – used to be a bit of a dirty word in the high jewellery industry. Formerly equated with mid-market products that could be churned out en masse, the computer program was the antithesis of the beautiful gouache sketches and hand-craftsmanship that are the hallmarks of <i>real</i> …

Inconvenience Charges: Live Nation's Concert Cons

Once upon a time, a simpler time known as the 1990s, a company named Ticketmaster sold Americans fairly expensive tickets with sort of high service …

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say With Threats

In 2010, when the Justice Department allowed the two most dominant companies in the live music business — Live Nation and Ticketmaster — to merge, many greeted the news with dread.<p>Live Nation was already the world’s biggest concert promoter. Ticketmaster had for years been the leading ticket …

Ticketmaster

Everyone's worst fears about the Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger have come true

When President Obama was deciding in 2009 whether to approve a merger between the world's largest concert promoter, Live Nation, and the biggest ticket provider, Ticketmaster, a group of bipartisan lawmakers pleaded with his administration to block the deal. This coalition, which included me, …

The Marquis of man brooch magic.

There’s a new star in the Instagram jewelry world! His real world stylings of gorgeous brooches and stickpins – mainly dainty Georgian era antiques – …

How to Respond When Someone Says, 'I Don't See Color'—and Six Other Cringe-Worthy Remarks

<i>Franchesca Ramsey is an actress and comedian, best known for her YouTube channel, Chescaleigh, and for hosting MTV's Decoded. In this exclusive excerpt from her upcoming book,</i> Well, that Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, <i>she shares her best comebacks for observations</i> …

Black Lives Matter

Cartier takes on a new role as the official jewelry partner of summer film ‘Ocean’s 8’

Cartier is the exclusive jewelry partner of this summer's highly anticipated heist comedy "Ocean's 8," WWD has learned.<p>The collaboration is the French jeweler's latest tie-up with Hollywood, having recently named actor Jake Gyllenhaal as the face of the Santos de Cartier watch and Annabelle Wallis …

Warner Bros

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

Health