Tsara Desiana

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The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

The Proven Way to Fight Income Inequality: Education

Progressives talk a lot about how to encourage economic mobility, but they are leaving big gaps in their education platforms.<p>For progressives, the buzzy phrase of the moment is income inequality. President Obama plans to make it the focus of his upcoming State of the Union address after sermonizing …

Can Higher Education Really Save Our Humanity?

We think higher education is important, but are convinced it’s broken. And it is, unless it can recover its deep questioning about what it means to …

Just say no to college! Why it’s the worst decision a young American can make

<b>John Belushi in "Animal House" (Universal)</b><p>For today’s grads, a job is no sure thing, but decades of debt may be. And don’t get me started on the “education”<p>Matt Saccaro<p>February 22, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Each autumn, millions of young Americans parade into colleges with cheap plastic furniture in tow, …

Judge Tosses Suit Alleging NYPD Illegally Spied On Muslims

A federal judge has ruled that New York City Police did not violate the rights of Muslims by putting New Jersey mosques under routine surveillance in an effort to prevent terrorism.<p>U.S. District Judge William Martini in Newark threw out a suit brought against the city's police department by eight …

Sheryl Sandberg Presents Stock Photos of Hip Working Moms

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In organization will announce a partnership with Getty …

Meet The First Carbon-Neutral Hotel Group In The World, And Why Your Business Should Take Notice

In an interview with Kirsten Brøchner of the Arthur Hotel Group in Copenhagen, Denmark, we discussed their journey to become the first carbon-neutral hotel group in the world, and how their 5-point climate action plan is not only good for the planet, but good for business.<p><b>Rahim Kanani:</b> Tell me a …

NASA is now accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals.<p>Initial proposals are due tomorrow for the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown program (CATALYST). One or more private companies …

5 Happy Paint Colors

Hues that will make you smile.<p>Paint a room any of these cheerful hues and they'll have you smiling every time you walk into the space.

Interior Design

2013 in review: a year of increasing extreme weather events

2013 was the seventh warmest year on record and saw one of the strongest cyclones, some of the longest heatwaves and the most topsy-turvy weather experienced in decades.<p>Nowhere is thought to have witnessed faster change than Nikkaluokta, a small Lapland village above the Arctic circle in northern …

Patchwork Design Goes from Quilting to Tiling

Confidently grasp the art of mixing and matching patterns with these essential tips on how to create a decorative backsplash that looks effortlessly coordinated and balanced.<p>1. Choose tiles from the same collection which will naturally sit well together like this Batik range from Topps Tiles. There …

Quilting

Racial Comments Heard by Teenagers on a Daily Basis

<i>Racial Microaggressions</i> is a photo project by Fordham University student Kiyun Kim that addresses the racial comments that she and her peers succumb to on a daily basis. They may not be attacks from organized groups, shunning them for their cultural, ethnic, or religious backgrounds, but the words …

Indian media outrage over gay sex ruling

<b>Media in India are expressing outrage over the Supreme Court decision to uphold a law that criminalises homosexuality.</b><p>Wednesday's ruling reverses a landmark 2009 Delhi High Court order which had decriminalised homosexual acts.<p>According to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a 153-year-old …

Silvio Berlusconi threatens 'revolution' if he is jailed

Silvio Berlusconi says he is not afraid but says it will be difficult to put him in jail in Italy<p><b>Silvio Berlusconi</b>, Italy's former prime minister, has claimed that there would be a "revolution" in Italy if he was jailed for tax fraud.<p>In an interview with France's Europe 1 radio, he was asked if he …

Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva charged with murder

<b>Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been formally charged with murder in connection with a crackdown on demonstrators in 2010.</b><p>More than 90 people died in clashes during the 2010 protests.<p>Mr Abhisit, who leads the opposition Democrat Party, denied the charges and was granted bail.<p>The …

Japan condemned for 'secret' executions

Japan has carried out another round of "secret" executions, bringing to eight the number of inmates sent to the gallows under the year-old administration of Shinzo Abe.<p>Media reports said two men had been hanged in the fourth round of executions since Abe took office last December. Previous hangings …