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7 Affordable, Modern Alternatives For When You Finally Get Sick Of IKEA

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Like any good 20-something, I love IKEA with every fiber of my being. There’s something refreshing about wandering around in a housewares store where things don’t cost all of the dollars. That being said, it gets a little exhausting to know that your furniture is also everyone else’s furniture. Aside from that, IKEA has the affordable, modern decor game on lock…or does it? As it turns out, there are some great alternatives that can help you decorate your …

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23 things non-English-speaking immigrants gave us that we totally don’t need. Not at all.

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… Yiddish-speakers! Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. 20. Or chicken parmesan. Thanks, Neopolitan-speakers! Photo by jeffreyw/Flickr. 21. Or P.F. Chang’s … and much of modern Chinese cuisine. Cecilia Chang “spoke little English” when she immigrated to San Francisco in the ’60s. She went on to introduce Americans to a variety of classic Chinese dishes. Her son Philip co-founded P.F. Chang’s in 1993. Photo by M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia Commons. …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… Seventy years after Partition, Toba Tek Singhs defiant madness evokes freedom better than anything achieved by the supposedly rational nations that came outof that bloody process. Siddhartha Deb is the author of Mohenjo-daro, the seat of that ancient river culture, is shared no matter modern partitions between our two countries. Today Hindus and Muslims gather to pray together to the saint Udero Lal, a form of the beloved Jhulelal, in the complex where both a temple and a mosque stand …

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You Are Robot Boy! Can You Save Japan From Monsters?

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… council president who you have a crush on. Stammer shyly. Talk to Keiko, the schools star athlete who you have a crush on. Keiko is dressed in her team uniform to play Balloon Debacle, Japans national sport. It is an ancient game of agility and strength, originally played by samurai to determine who would get to commit suicide first by swallowing a lime and choking to death on it. The modern version of the sport was made nonlethal by replacing the lime with a balloon that …

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Jane Austen teen author before her time

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Far from being the epitome of genteel propriety, her earliest fiction reveals an anarchic spirit with a disdain for authority to match any modern adolescent Teenagers had not yet been invented in the late 1780s, when the young is available from the Guardian Bookshop for 7.64 Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/18/jane-austen-teen-author-before-her-time …

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This Guy Made A Staircase With Some Plywood, And The Result Is So Beautiful

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… HomeMade modern decided to build his own spiral staircase using only plywood cutouts. He used CNC machines to cut out all of the pieces. YouTube / HomeMademodern googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); And he used twelve layers of plywood for each step. YouTube / HomeMademodern Before he got to work on the staircase, he attached a steel plate to the floor and welded a pole onto it. …

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I sent a compromising message to the wrong person. How will I ever recover?

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… weird). Then theres an awful, agonising moment of realisation. Sometimes its easily brushed off with a quick lol soz wrong window. pic.twitter.com/60gPIS4VPh Max Reads account of witnessing a former colleague called on in court to explain a lame joke hed made on chat is a modern-day parable. The most obvious risk-mitigation strategy is to focus. The count-of-three BadGirlAllie (@YouLoveRaglon) When you thought you sent the screenshot to the wrong person but didn’t. April 23, 2017 …

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