John Oliver Demonstrates Why Customer Service Robots Will Never Work

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and with it, questionable business innovations. For instance! Hardware store Lowe's is testing customer service robotsat one of its California outposts. What, because everybody just LOVED automated answering systems? » 11/03/14 9:30am 11/03/14 9:30am

Home Improvement Shows, Ranked

It's 75 degrees, the air smells like crispy meats, blackberry vines are being total dickheads in my flower beds, and all my neighbors are outside drilling and weedwhacking and hammering approximately 14 hours per fucking day. It must be my favorite time of year—ALMOST SUMMER!—and all I want to do is a goddamn sunny… » 6/03/14 4:20pm 6/03/14 4:20pm

Survey Finds More Women Taking Charge of DIY Around the House

A new survey shows that more women are becoming "do-it-yourselfers," spending money and time fixing things around the house themselves—GASP—without the aid of a man. » 4/21/14 10:30pm 4/21/14 10:30pm

Women Dominate The DIY World

"As far as shoppers go, females rule. What a lot of retails don't get is that they don't just rule in shoe stores, they rule everywhere." Hear that, ladies? We rule! At shopping! Even in the DIY sector! » 11/24/10 4:20pm 11/24/10 4:20pm

Elisabeth Hasselbeck phoned into The View during their first segment this morning to share the name of her little male spawn's name: Taylor Thomas Hasselbeck. In homage to Jonathan Taylor Thomas? Of Home Improvement/Tiger Beat fame? [The View] » 11/12/07 12:45pm 11/12/07 12:45pm