The Linen Closet Makes Me Feel Like A Filthy Failure

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every other week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her. » 7/19/13 5:20pm 7/19/13 5:20pm

When Condiments Attack: Mustard, Mayo & Ketchup Stain Removal

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every other week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her. » 7/04/13 2:00pm 7/04/13 2:00pm

Help! My Couch Is Humiliating!

Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every other week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her. » 5/31/13 4:18pm 5/31/13 4:18pm

How To Get Gum Out Of Your Hair (And Everything Else)

Gum, while being chewed, can eliminate bad breath, quell mild hunger, and fend off a case of the snoozes (or, depending on who you ask, chewing gum can make you look like a minty-mouthed bovine hussy). But both normal people with normal opinions and my grandma can agree that already-been-chewed gum, when out of the… » 10/17/11 5:30pm 10/17/11 5:30pm

What To Do When You've Made A Mess Of Your Clothes

Bright asymmetrical shapes can enliven a decorating theme, but when they unexpectedly and accidentally appear on your clothing, they only succeed in making you look like you barely escaped a melee with the enchanted kitchen objects from Beauty & the Beast. If you find yourself stained in public, you can try to shame… » 7/25/11 5:00pm 7/25/11 5:00pm

The Human Stain

New mom? Messy eater? Prone to, um, burping up on yourself? Enter Puke Pets, handy animal pins designed to simultaneously camouflage and advertise stains. Do with this information what you will. [InventorSpot] » 2/18/09 12:45pm 2/18/09 12:45pm