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A Professional Organizer Reveals Her Favorite Products

There's is a quote by professional organizer Kristen Ziegler, of the company Minima, that really resonates with me: "I think a lot of people view …

Laundry Rooms

You've Been Rolling Your Clothes All Wrong. Here's the Correct Way to Do It.

If you’re on Team Roll when it comes to the age-old fold-or-roll packing debate, you’ll want to listen up. Because you’ve probably been preforming …

Clothing

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52 Clever Inventions You Never Knew Existed That Solve Your Random Annoying Problems

Earbuds getting snagged on door handles; an itch on your back that you cannot reach; liquid lipstick that won’t scrub away — these are each excellent …

The best sheets you can buy for your bed

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Brielle/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Few would deny that at the end of a long, hard day, sliding into a comfortable bed outfitted with …

Shopping

This new map helps you find the best time to visit anywhere in the world

Do you have a dream destination in mind and unsure of when to go? Or do you have time booked off and you’re trying to find a place to enjoy it? This handy new map tool will now allow you to find the best time to visit anywhere in the world.<p>To discover your perfect destination, simply select your …

North America

Raise the bar: a beginner's guide to lifting weights

Want to give yourself a boost, physically and mentally? Follow this full-body workout<p>If you want to get stronger in body and mind, this beginner’s full-body workout is a good place to start. Our bodies want to be fit and strong, fast and powerful. It is just that in our modern-day lives, in which …

Workouts

What Designers Buy At Ikea

Furniture designers from Design Within Reach, Lunar, Dror, and more tell us what they buy when they go to Ikea.<p>Through its sheer ubiquity, Ikea furniture is often categorized as a design staple, not a design luxury. In fact, if you’re anything like most people, you probably think Ikea furniture is …

Furniture

The Best Places to Buy Jeans in Canada

From figuring out your size to contending with all manner of changing room horror (bad lighting, trick mirrors, etc.), buying jeans can be a hellish …

Clothing

The lanes in Spain: swimming the Costa Brava’s new ‘sea tracks’

Vies Braves are a new way of swimming safely in busy seas - on buoy-marked routes north and south of Barcelona for group or independent holidays<p>We must have made a strange sight: 12 wetsuited swimmers suddenly landing on a nudist beach. I often feel overdressed in a wetsuit, but this was …

Swimming

10 of the best swimming holidays around the world

Whether it’s wild swimming in lakes and fjords, a sea ‘safari’ in Crete, or a 6km swim in the warm waters of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, this selection of swims (and stays) is a stroke of genius<p>Exploring the Baja peninsula, Mexico<p>With water temperatures of 27C, the Sea of Cortez is so warm that, as …

Swimming

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

How to Build a Potato Tower or Other Easy Spud Planter

You might think that growing potatoes is the kind of thing you need a lot of time, attention, and garden space to undertake. But the opposite is actually true. All you really need is a container of some sort, a few seed potatoes, some compost and fertilizer, and regular watering. I’ve seen people …

5 Ways to Change Your Composition For Better Photos

If there is one thing in photography that every photographer can work on, it’s composition. Like many of the other techniques in photography, your …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Nutrition

20 things you didn’t know about Arizona

This is the Sonoran Desert, not the Sahara. And according to some climatologists, it’s the wettest desert in the world. Receiving between 3 and 20 …

U.S. Supreme Court

Articles about 8 issues dedicated small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, …

Small Spaces

The power of compounding – at your fingertips

<b>In your columns and videos you often quote long-term returns for stocks, assuming all dividends were reinvested. Where do you get these numbers and how can I look up the information for myself?</b><p>I get most of my stock return information from Bloomberg – a proprietary service that comes with a hefty …

Investing

Popular coupon website RetailMeNot launches Canadian site

Some savvy shoppers never complete an online purchase before launching a quick search to see if any money-saving coupons are available online.<p>The option to insert a coupon or promo code during checkout is a good hint that the e-tailer may be offering discounts to those in the know.<p>In the U.S. and …

eCommerce

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