Arrange Outfits by Last Worn to Cut Down Decision Time

If you don't want to overwear your favorite outfit, Real Simple suggests a neat trick: always hang worn or washed outfits on the left of your closet and pick up what to wear from the right. » 1/04/14 12:00pm 1/04/14 12:00pm

Vindication! Science Says a Messy Workspace Means a More Creative Mind

Oh my god, I love it so much when science flatters my insecurities and validates my flaws! Yeah, medicine, space travel, blah blah blah, whatever, but TELL ME MORE ABOUT HOW MY DIRTY DISHES MEAN I'M LITERALLY VINCENT VAN GOGH. New research out of the University of Minnesota has found that a messy workspace sometimes… » 8/16/13 4:00pm 8/16/13 4:00pm

Niecy Nash Leaves Clean House, Vanessa Huxtable Moves In

Confession: I love Clean House. As a recovering pack rat, seeing people part with their clutter — and end up enjoying it — is an oddly soothing type of entertainment. » 12/02/10 4:38pm 12/02/10 4:38pm

Do You Own Your Stuff Or Does Your Stuff Own You?

Laura Miller has a piece on Salon today titled "We Are What We Buy." Miller talks to Rob Walker, who has a new book, Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are and we find out that 77% of Americans think that they are perceptive when it comes to marketing pitches. Walker himself was one of them,… » 6/03/08 1:00pm 6/03/08 1:00pm