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Peru’s Cabinet Seeks New Legislative Powers on Economy From Congress – Voice of America

Friday, October 13, 2017

LIMA —  The government of Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Thursday that it will request special powers to legislate economic policies from the opposition-ruled Congress, after growth slowed sharply during his first year in office. During a presentation in Congress, Prime Minister Mercedes Araoz said her cabinet wants to legislate policies aimed at consolidating an incipient economic recovery and making Peru a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation…

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

Friday, October 13, 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…

PHOTOS: IKEA debuts a furniture line for your pets – OCRegister

Thursday, October 12, 2017

IKEA, home to cavernous aisles of DIY bookcases and Swedish meatballs, has gone to the dogs … and cats. The retailer has debuted Lurvig, a line of pet furniture, for Fido and Fluffy. The affordable lineup includes sleek pet beds, nooks in bookcases, perches and carrier cases. Prices range from $5.99 for a small cat house to $50 for a pet bed. Cat/dog bed $49.99 Scratch mat $5.99 Litter tray…

You Can Buy Noma’s Gorgeously Nordic Used Furniture for Thousands of Dollars – Eater

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Noma stans, mark your calendar: On November 2, chef René Redzepi’s iconic Copenhagen restaurant will auction off its furniture, ceramics, decor, and other design pieces from its original location. The auction is hosted by Wright auction house in Chicago. A set of four dining chairs, from Niels O. Møller and J.L. Møllers Møbelfabrik in Denmark, are estimated to for go $4,000 to $6,000. A leather and wood setee from SPACE…

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

Thursday, October 12, 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…

Someone Turned a Switch Into This Tiny, Cardboard Arcade Cabinet – RollingStone.com

Thursday, October 12, 2017

An Army soldier whiling away his time during a deployment decided it would be fun to turn his Nintendo Switch into this tiny cardboard arcade cabinet. Related PowerA’s Colorful Nintendo Switch Accessory Line Hits This Fall A close-up of some of the new Nintendo Switch goodies Zach, 23, tells Glixel he had been watching YouTube videos about do-it-yourself arcade machines that use Raspberry Pi computers. “I was playing Namco Museum…

Trump’s Cabinet can’t seem to stop taking private planes – Washington Post

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NOW THAT former health and human services secretary Tom Price has been drummed out of government for swanning around the nation in private planes at exorbitant expense to taxpayers, other members of the Trump administration are jockeying to claim the mantle of haughtiest Cabinet member. Among the leading contenders is Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who seems to have learned contempt for the people who pay his salary at the knee…

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

Thursday, October 12, 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…

Trump’s Cabinet can’t seem to stop taking private planes – Washington Post

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NOW THAT former health and human services secretary Tom Price has been drummed out of government for swanning around the nation in private planes at exorbitant expense to taxpayers, other members of the Trump administration are jockeying to claim the mantle of haughtiest Cabinet member. Among the leading contenders is Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who seems to have learned contempt for the people who pay his salary at the knee…

Here’s the Trudeau government’s secret guide to Trump’s cabinet – VICE News

Thursday, October 12, 2017

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes the rounds in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, he’ll be thrown straight into the confusing mire of President Donald Trump’s White House. While the president has proven himself exactly as unpredictable as many expected — whether it’s slapping extraordinary trade penalties on Quebec manufacturer Bombardier or musing about cancelling the North American Free Trade Agreement even as talks continue — Trudeau and his team have increasingly…

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

Thursday, October 12, 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…

Trump’s Cabinet can’t seem to stop taking private planes – Washington Post

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NOW THAT former health and human services secretary Tom Price has been drummed out of government for swanning around the nation in private planes at exorbitant expense to taxpayers, other members of the Trump administration are jockeying to claim the mantle of haughtiest Cabinet member. Among the leading contenders is Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who seems to have learned contempt for the people who pay his salary at the knee…

Here’s the Trudeau government’s secret guide to Trump’s cabinet – VICE News

Thursday, October 12, 2017

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes the rounds in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, he’ll be thrown straight into the confusing mire of President Donald Trump’s White House. While the president has proven himself exactly as unpredictable as many expected — whether it’s slapping extraordinary trade penalties on Quebec manufacturer Bombardier or musing about cancelling the North American Free Trade Agreement even as talks continue — Trudeau and his team have increasingly…

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

Thursday, October 12, 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…

Trump’s Cabinet can’t seem to stop taking private planes – Washington Post

Thursday, October 12, 2017

NOW THAT former health and human services secretary Tom Price has been drummed out of government for swanning around the nation in private planes at exorbitant expense to taxpayers, other members of the Trump administration are jockeying to claim the mantle of haughtiest Cabinet member. Among the leading contenders is Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who seems to have learned contempt for the people who pay his salary at the knee…

How to Build an Indian Spice Cabinet – Lifehacker Australia

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Photo via Unsplash Indian cooking can seem complicated and convoluted to people who aren’t inherently familiar with it; all that grinding of various spice pastes—a dash of this, a smidgen of that. But the truth is that once you get the hang of a few basic spices, Indian cooking is as straightforward as any other cuisine. There is, however, a point of caution, and it is this: spices—once packets are…

Many Cabinet Positions Remain Open In Trump Administration – NPR

Thursday, October 12, 2017

KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: Now to uncertainty in Washington. President Trump had lunch today with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. And that might not seem unusual in other circumstances, but there’s been a lot of speculation lately about how long Tillerson will stay in his job. If he leaves the Trump administration, his won’t be the only vacant seat at the table. Two Cabinet posts are now open. And at the…

Here’s the Trudeau government’s secret guide to Trump’s cabinet – VICE News

Thursday, October 12, 2017

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes the rounds in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, he’ll be thrown straight into the confusing mire of President Donald Trump’s White House. While the president has proven himself exactly as unpredictable as many expected — whether it’s slapping extraordinary trade penalties on Quebec manufacturer Bombardier or musing about cancelling the North American Free Trade Agreement even as talks continue — Trudeau and his team have increasingly…

Trump Challenges Cabinet Member’s IQ, Fights Senator He Needs. What Is Going On? – NPR

Thursday, October 12, 2017

President Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images President Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday. Pool/Getty Images The past few days have been particularly chaotic, even for a president who seems to thrive on self-created chaos. There’s…