Pam Hellsten

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9 IKEA Hacks That Make Hot, Humid Summers So Much Better

Unless you live on another planet (in which case, we're so glad you stumbled upon us!), chances are good that you've experienced the 2018 heatwave …

Hacking

How Kate Middleton Is Helping Meghan Markle Learn The Royal Ropes

If you didn't see Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle enjoying their first solo royal outing at Wimbledon on Saturday, you really missed something. The …

Royal Family

These Car Cleaning Hacks Are Absolute Lifesavers

Taking time out of your day to clean your car is tough. In comparison to our other priorities in life, it seems that cleaning your car often falls in …

Cleaning

The Devastating True Story of the Romanov Family's Execution

The Russian Royal Family was executed and buried in July 1918. So why does Vladimir Putin keep bringing up the bodies?<p>At about 1 a.m. on July 17, …

World History

Prince Philip’s DNA was used to finally identify the bodies of Russia’s royal family 75 years after they were murdered

<b>PRINCE Philip helped identify the bodies of Russia's murdered royal family 75 years after their deaths, it has been revealed.</b><p>The Duke of Edinburgh …

Prince Philip

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

13 Repair Life Hacks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it life hacks since they could easily and quickly solve just about …

DIY

Gardening 101: Olive Tree

Olive Tree, <i>Olea europaea:</i> “The Beauty of Age”<p>By planting an olive tree on top of a hill in ancient Greece, the goddess Athena got a city named after …

Plants

14 Surprising Things You Never Knew You Could Buy at IKEA

Yes, you can actually buy an entire customized kitchen for your home there, among other things!<p>Harness your inner “DIY pro” with IKEA’s …

IKEA

Company makes copies of Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton’s outfits

Steal Kate AND Meghan's style on a shoestring! Online store flogs replica royal outfits from just £40 – including a VERY convincing take on the …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Expert Advice: Hacks for Staying Cool Without AC, Courtesy of a Catskills Summer Bungalow

Call me crazy, but I don’t like AC: I’d rather sleep in my stifling NYC apartment with a box fan pointed at me than turn on what feels like cold, …

Hacking

15 Wacky Life Hacks That Actually Work

Who doesn’t love a good life hack? They’re basically cheap, simple ways to make your life so much easier. Even if it’s just something little, it can …

Lifehacks

10 Small Outdoor Spaces That Deserve Instagram Fame

Having a small backyard area doesn't mean you can't enjoy the outdoors as much as those with large, sweeping grass lawns (in fact, without all the …

Outdoor Spaces

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This space-saving tiny home offers sustainable housing atop garages in Sydney

As the housing crisis in Sydney continues to intensify, some are tapping into the real estate potential in the city’s backyards and alleys. In a bid …

Before and After: This IKEA Table Is Now Unrecognizable

The MELLTORP is one of IKEA's ubiquitous and affordable tables. It's minimal and modern, but it also makes a great blank canvas for a DIY. Here's how …

Request Your Data From Over 100 Different Sites Using This Service

Almost every service you use on the web that involves a username and password is in some ways collecting information about you. In some cases, that …

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

This woodsy home gets a big boost from its unique deck

When you live in a small house, it helps if you can extend your square-footage by taking advantage of outdoor spaces. This home, located in Monte …

This $6 Renter-Friendly Buy Takes IKEA To A Whole New Level

After seven years of renting, I am very familiar with the power of Command Strips. They've helped me install sunglasses racks, plant shelves, and …

10 Ikea Items Designers Won't Leave The Store Without

When we asked a few of our favorite designers what their all-time, must-have Ikea product was, blogger Shavonda Gardner said, “Oh boy! That’s like …

21 Vending Machines From Around The World That Are Already Living In 3018

Why aren't these everywhere???

CVS Pharmacy

IKEA's New Spring Line Is Basically the Opposite of IKEA (and We Love It)

Another day, another spring 2018 IKEA launch. While we've already previewed the massive new catalog as well as the limited-edition Hjärtelig …

Say Hello to Our Editors' Favorite IKEA Living Room Furniture

IKEA is a magical place full of affordable treasures, but sometimes it can feel a little like finding a needle in a haystack. Whether you're shopping …

You Can Purchase This Tiny House on Amazon

Do you ever just blindly add things to your shopping cart while browsing Amazon? It isn't like you're going to buy everything, but you just want to …

The 12 biggest differences between the last two royal weddings.

For everything Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and the Royal Wedding in one convenient place, visit our Royal Wedding hub. Sometimes it’s important for …

The Profound Presence of Doria Ragland

The day of the royal wedding, we could not keep our eyes off her. What was she thinking, as she sat in the pews of the five-hundred-year-old chapel, enveloped in history and irony? I mean the mother of the bride, Doria Ragland. A millennium of world-shifting encounters—of violence and of romance …

Here's what happens when your dead body is left to rot (plus a few, more practical, uses for it)

We’re used to seeing bodies lie in rest on the other side of a coffin, but without six feet of soil to protect it, thing start to get very messy.<p>Left …

“Princess Beatrice Was Perhaps Ill-Advised to Wear the ‘Twiglet Hat’ ”

What makes a hat or fascinator chic instead of absurd? A British milliner explains.<p>Many Americans had probably never even heard of Princess Beatrice …

Meet America's 'Sleeping Prophet'

The first thing the young telegraph operator noticed was the black chaise lounge. It was 1935, just four years before the death of Sigmund Freud, and …