The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning homeowners of the danger of furniture tip-overs. It’s not enough to set a TV on a tabletop or push a bookcase against the wall especially if there are toddlers in the home. An adult is vulnerable, too, because a simple nudge to a spindly bookcase can bring it (and everything in it) tumbling to the floor.
A stain doesn’t mean the end for your couch. Just learn how to combat tough stains, and get in the habit of regularly cleaning your furniture.
To discern the universe's first, faint stars, Webb requires the largest mirror ever launched for astronomy. The mirror spans more than 21 feet…
During yet another year of working from home when my movement consisted of walking from my couch to my desk and back again, Lia Bartha's pilates app, B the Method, has been a huge boost to my mental and physical health. The range of class formats and times makes it easy to take a 15-minute midday cardio break from work or to wind down at the end of the day with an hour of slower, more meditative movement. An annual subscription costs $159.99 (or $17.99 per month), and the app has totally made me appreciate exercising from home. — Clare Duffy, tech writer
It’s tempting to plop yourself in your chair and power through the workday until everything’s done. Stretchly forces you to take 20-second breaks every 15 minutes and 3-minute breaks every hour — by placing a big, unmovable window over the top of everything you’re working on onscreen.
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Commentary: Gratitude, more than any other virtue, is handed down in families by the stories we tell.
At 70 years old, Teresa Thompson restocks the small pantry in her front yard a few times a day, and is constantly organizing ways to gather donations and keep it full for those in need in her neighborhood.
If you’ve ever saved up to buy a nice couch or armchair — or have one you inherited and absolutely love — you know how much it hurts the first time a glass of wine tips all over your favorite couch. First, don’t panic! A stain doesn’t mean the end for your couch. Just learn how to combat tough stains, and while you’re at it, get in the habit of regularly cleaning your furniture to keep it looking its best.
Here's a guide to picking some of the very best vintage pieces to add to your home's decor.
A study out of Japan found that a stationary cat can track its owner's location using audio cues — specifically, the owner's voice.
Typically, we design and decorate our homes to fit our sense of style— and then those decor choices dictate our cleaning routines. We dust our open shelving weekly, and wipe down the marble countertop daily. But what if the process was reversed?