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Trump’s Cabinet is the absolute best of all time. Ever. – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

It’s about time somebody gives Donald Trump the credit he deserves. Even if that person is Donald Trump. “We’re doing a lot of great things,” the president said at the start of a Cabinet meeting Monday. Further, he said, “we are getting tremendous accolades for what we’re doing.” What’s more, “the Justice Department is doing a fantastic job,” while the economy is growing “phenomenally,” except for the drag on it…

Buying furniture online? Here’s 5 tips for the best deals – USA Today – USA TODAY

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE With a new app from Ikea, you can use augmented reality to “see” potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card. USA TODAY FILE – This May 2016 photo provided by Wayfair demonstrates the company’s augmented reality app, WayfairView, which allows shoppers to visualize furniture and decor in their homes at full-scale before they make a purchase. This image shows…

Trump’s Cabinet is the absolute best of all time. Ever. – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

It’s about time somebody gives Donald Trump the credit he deserves. Even if that person is Donald Trump. “We’re doing a lot of great things,” the president said at the start of a Cabinet meeting Monday. Further, he said, “we are getting tremendous accolades for what we’re doing.” What’s more, “the Justice Department is doing a fantastic job,” while the economy is growing “phenomenally,” except for the drag on it…

Buying furniture online? Here’s 5 tips for the best deals – USA TODAY

Monday, October 16, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE With a new app from Ikea, you can use augmented reality to “see” potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card. USA TODAY FILE – This May 2016 photo provided by Wayfair demonstrates the company’s augmented reality app, WayfairView, which allows shoppers to visualize furniture and decor in their homes at full-scale before they make a purchase. This image shows…

Trump: Health care "is moving along," promises "largest tax cut" in US history – CBS News

Monday, October 16, 2017

President Trump predicted that Democrats and Republicans would come together for a short-term fix for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), days after he suspended the cost-sharing payments to insurers that lowered the cost of insurance for lower-income Americans, and he claimed he’d provide the largest tax cut in U.S. history. At a Cabinet meeting Monday, the president called for “at least a short-term fix on health care,” of both Democrats…

Trump’s Cabinet is the absolute best of all time. Ever. – Washington Post

Monday, October 16, 2017

It’s about time somebody gives Donald Trump the credit he deserves. Even if that person is Donald Trump. “We’re doing a lot of great things,” the president said at the start of a Cabinet meeting Monday. Further, he said, “we are getting tremendous accolades for what we’re doing.” What’s more, “the Justice Department is doing a fantastic job,” while the economy is growing “phenomenally,” except for the drag on it…

Papercraft haunted dollhouse furniture, housewares and decor – Boing Boing

Monday, October 16, 2017

Spanish Etsy seller EasyPrintAndCut makes tiny, printable papercraft furniture, housewares and decor for haunted dollhouses: grimoires, vampire hunting kits, spooky wallpaper and wainscotting, tiny taxidermy, adorably tiny engravings from tiny gothic antique books and much more — all for instant delivery. (via The Everyday Goth) <!– Cory Doctorow I write books. My latest…

The Wooden Duck, longtime Berkeley furniture maker, is closing – Berkeleyside

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Wooden Duck on Eastshore Highway. Photo: The Wooden Duck The Wooden Duck, which has been making tables and benches out of reclaimed wood in Berkeley for almost 24 years, is going out of business, its owners announced today. The company, which is run by Eric Gellerman and Amy Ferber, has sold its San Rafael building to a family that will turn it into a brewery and plans to shut…

Trump: Health care “is moving along,” promises “largest tax cut" in US history – CBS News

Monday, October 16, 2017

President Trump predicted that Democrats and Republicans would come together for a short-term fix for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), days after he suspended the cost-sharing payments to insurers that lowered the cost of insurance for lower-income Americans, and he claimed he’d provide the largest tax cut in U.S. history.  At a Cabinet meeting Monday, the president called for “at least a short-term fix on health care,” of both Democrats…

Trump rails against people ‘taking advantage’ of the welfare system and the Las Vegas shooter as a ‘demented, sick … – Daily Mail

Monday, October 16, 2017

President Donald Trump tore into the Las Vegas shooter as a ‘demented, sick individual’ on Monday morning during a meeting with his Cabinet where he also unloaded on ‘obstruction’ from Democrats, welfare recipients ‘taking advantage’ of the system and health insurance providers relying on the Obamacare ‘gravy train.’ He also commented on the wildfires in California, saying they were a ‘very, very sad thing to watch.’ ‘We also continue to pray…

Cabinet dumps Clean Energy Target for new ‘affordable, reliable’ power plan – ABC Online

Monday, October 16, 2017

Updated October 17, 2017 01:01:43 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull says there are “many approaches” to energy policy. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) A Clean Energy Target recommended by Australia’s chief scientist will not be adopted, with the Federal Government instead proposing a new plan to bring down electricity prices. The details have not officially been released, but the ABC understands Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will argue his policy…

Jeremy Corbyn facing shadow cabinet revolt over constituency boundaries shake-up – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, October 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is facing a shadow cabinet revolt after the Labour party backed a plan to protect his seat from shake up of constituency boundaries. The Boundaries Commission will publish details on Tuesday of which MPs will lose their seats as part of a Government commitment to cut the number of constituencies from 650 to 600. The overall effect will to rebalance the electoral system in favour of the Tories…

Amber Rudd trying to save Philip Hammond from the sack, former Cabinet minister suggests – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, October 16, 2017

But in what appeared to be a misstep, Ms Morgan then described the high-ranking Cabinet source as “she” in comments which were widely interpreted as referring to Ms Rudd. A number of women attend Cabinet, including Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, Priti Patel, the International Development Secretary, and Andrea Leadsom, the Commons Leader.

Putting a Designer’s Polish on Ikea Products – New York Times

Monday, October 16, 2017

She sent her kitchen drawing to Reform, and selected the company’s most expensive option – the bronze doors by Norm Architects, paired with concrete counters with waterfall edges and an integrated sink. The cabinet fronts, toe kicks and panels for integrated refrigerator drawers and a dishwasher cost about $5,000. Counters for a bank of cabinetry and an island cost about $8,500. The resulting look stands up to other high-end designer…

The Arcade Cabinet Bridging Four Seasons Of Halt And Catch Fire – Kotaku

Monday, October 16, 2017

Centipede was released for the arcade by Atari in 1981. It’s a game where you swerve back and forth as you fire at bugs and try not to get eaten. Halt and Catch Fire featured it in its very first episode and again in last night’s series finale, proving once and for all the show is more than just the sum of its characters and the cultural time capsules they…

Fall’s a great season to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ | TribLIVE – Tribune-Review

Monday, October 16, 2017

Digging around in a favorite flea market a couple of years ago, I found a handmade, compartmentalized box that someone had lovingly crafted from wood, probably 100 years ago. It looked like it could have been a tool kit, fishing tackle box or something a builder would use. Undeterred by the fact that I had…

5 Sneaky Health Hazards That Are Lurking In Your Medicine Cabinet – Prevention.com

Monday, October 16, 2017

Many skin and hair-care products, particularly disposable wet wipes like baby wipes and makeup removal wipes, contain the preservative methlisothiazolinone, or MI, which has been linked to a dramatic rise in allergic reactions that resemble poison ivy. To further complicate matters, many cosmetics marketed as “gentle,” “sensitive,” “organic,” or “hypoallergenic” often contain MI. The good news is that a growing number of products are now MI-free, says Megan Jean Schlichte, MD, a…

Putting a Designer’s Polish on Ikea Products – New York Times

Monday, October 16, 2017

She sent her kitchen drawing to Reform, and selected the company’s most expensive option – the bronze doors by Norm Architects, paired with concrete counters with waterfall edges and an integrated sink. The cabinet fronts, toe kicks and panels for integrated refrigerator drawers and a dishwasher cost about $5,000. Counters for a bank of cabinetry and an island cost about $8,500. The resulting look stands up to other high-end designer…