8 Kitchen Remodel Costs to Consider

You may be planning for a major kitchen renovation, including new appliances, plumbing, countertops or cabinets. Instead, you may be aiming to spruce up the space with a smaller budget. A kitchen renovation is rarely cheap, but there are ways to save. Here’s what you need to know.

How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost?

Based on online estimates, home improvement resource company HomeAdvisor’s reported national averages for renovation costs and expert insights, here’s how

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35 gifts teenage girls actually want in 2020

Best gifts for teen girls
Best gifts for teen girls

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Being a teen girl is always a little complicated. And it’s even more complicated this year, due to various global pandemic-related reasons that we don’t need to get into. What we are going to get into right now is what you should give your favorite high-schooler this holiday season.

Need help

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Meet The Women Decolonizing Sustainable Fashion

It’s time to wake up. On Global Day of Climate Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the globe and learn how you can take action.

As demand for sustainable fashion grows, so does the need to navigate its myths. Misleading information is everywhere, from corporate greenwashing to the notion that all women are empowered by eco-conscious choices. One of

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Louisiana AG investigates school for suspending 4th grader after teacher noticed BB gun during online class

A photo of Ka Mauri Harrison.
A photo of Ka Mauri Harrison.

The attorney general for Louisiana launched an investigation Friday into a public elementary school for suspending a Black fourth-grader after his teacher noticed a BB gun in his room during an online class. 

“I am alarmed by what appears to not only be multiple violations of both the state and federal Constitutions, but also blatant government overreach by the school system,” Attorney General Jeff Landry said in a statement.

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‘Utopia’ Boss Gillian Flynn on Mr. Rabbit’s Master Plan, Cliffhanger Ending and Potential Season 2 (SPOILERS)

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Utopia,” streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.

For the first season of her Amazon Prime Video adaptation of Dennis Kelly’s original U.K. drama “Utopia,” Gillian Flynn wanted to end on “one of those old-fashioned cliffhangers” in which the audience would be wondering, “How can our hero possibly get out of this?” she tells Variety.

And she succeeded whether you think the hero of

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How a Nashville Mom Transformed Her Daughter’s Dorm Room Into a Bohemian Oasis

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Going off to college is a milestone moment at any time, but given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and shift to remote learning, the experience can be even more fraught and emotional than usual for students and their families.

Tennessee-based interior designer Jenny Reimold found a unique way to ease her 18-year-old daughter Grace Porter’s transition into her freshman year at the University of Alabama: revamping her drab dorm into a Boho-chic wonderland.

Together,

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Newly Remodeled Hudson Walmart Supercenter Ready For Reveal

HUDSON, FL — Hudson residents will soon get a first look at the newly remodeled Walmart Supercenter at 12610 U.S. 19.

The remodel includes several department transformations that will help customers save time. The upgrades will also complement the measures the company has taken in its U.S. stores to help protect associates and customers from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“Customers will find our store has never been easier to shop,” said Aaron Powell, store manager

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COVID-19-Conscious Shakespeare Comes To Arts Herndon Lawn

HERNDON, VA — Looking to enjoy some Shakespeare but don’t have the time — or patience — to sit through a four-hour performance? The Dark Horse Theatre Company and Arts Herndon has the solution.

Herndon’s own community theater troupe is presenting “A Mid-Social Night’s Distance,” a modern, COVID-19-conscious take on the Bard’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 10-18, at 5 p.m., on the Arts Herndon Lawn, located at 750 Center

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35 gifts teenage boys actually want in 2020

Best gifts for teen boys 2020: 35 gifts he actually wants
Best gifts for teen boys 2020: 35 gifts he actually wants

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Know someone who understands how to tell you exactly what they want? If so, they probably aren’t a teenage boy. It’s not exactly controversial to say that teen boys aren’t known for being the most expressive of people. Because of this, people in their lives

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How Reality Hits Like ‘Survivor,’ ‘The Circle’ and ‘Love Is Blind’ Inspired Online Role-Playing Games During the Pandemic

The best reality show I watched this year unfolded not on my TV but through an app on my computer screen. In April, a month into quarantine with no end in sight, some friends asked if I wanted to play a virtual version of “The Circle,” Netflix’s already lockdown-friendly series in which contestants live in separate apartments and communicate solely through texts and social media posts. This version would take place entirely over the messaging

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Appreciations of Justice Ginsburg and Mozart, takedown of Bob Woodward

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. <span class="copyright">(Nikki Kahn / Washington Post/Getty)</span>
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Nikki Kahn / Washington Post/Getty)

It is no wonder that Mary McNamara won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for Criticism. Her appreciation on the front page [“RBG’s Final Call for Justice,” Sept. 19], coming from an Irish Catholic about Jewish Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was one of the most heartfelt eulogies ever given to anyone, especially from a journalist about a person she may never have met.

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Brooklyn Bedding’s Aurora Hybrid Mattress Is a Saving Grace for Hot Sleepers

Photo credit: Brooklyn Bedding
Photo credit: Brooklyn Bedding

From Best Products

There are a lot of cool things out there that make us wonder — do they really work? In our I Tried It series, we set out to use them in the real world and have determined that, in fact, they really do.

On Trial: Brooklyn Bedding Aurora Hybrid Mattress

The Tester: Erica Murphy, a hot sleeper looking for the ultimate cooling mattress

The Brief: My brother has

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Erin Brockovich has given up on the federal government saving the environment

In the public’s mind, Erin Brockovich is Julia Roberts. A movie-star in her prime: Scrappy, busty, and working to save her neighbors in Hinkley, California from evil corporations who deny their part in heavily contaminating water sources. For two decades, our image of who this woman is has been directed by Steven Soderbergh into a neat, 130 minute story with a happy ending. 

It’s the same way many view the 2014 Flint water crisis. This

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed Hollywood’s audition process

Actors Gabriel Villanueva, left, and Elizabeth Bemis take notes from casting director Ross Lacy during a recent commercial audition at 200 South, a casting agency in Los Angeles. <span class="copyright">(Josie Norris / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Actors Gabriel Villanueva, left, and Elizabeth Bemis take notes from casting director Ross Lacy during a recent commercial audition at 200 South, a casting agency in Los Angeles. (Josie Norris / Los Angeles Times)

While auditioning for a family Christmas commercial in Los Angeles, actors Elizabeth Bemis and Gabriel Villanueva made a bold choice.

After hitting their marks and delivering their lines as a married couple, the pair leaned in for a quick peck on

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12 Pieces of Jewelry from Master Designer Shaun Leane are on Sale at Phillips

British avant-garde jewelry designer Shaun Leane is out with a limited-edition tome that will celebrate his 20-year-long career and coincides with the launch of an online selling exhibition with Phillips auction house that features 12 pieces of high and fine jewelry from the designer.

The sale, entitled Flawless, also includes pieces from Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Marina B, Maubossin, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Chaumet, to name a few. Leane’s eponymously titled book, published by

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In ‘Utopia,’ Gillian Flynn’s New Show, Being a Fan Could Save the World

Photo credit: Elaine Chung
Photo credit: Elaine Chung

From Esquire

Gone Girl: The Musical would be dark—that’s a given. It would be violent, bleak, and blood-splattered, with the apex of the night occurring when the voice of cool, calculating Amy Dunne soars all the way to the cheap seats during a bring-down-the-house eleven o’clock number. Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s runaway bestseller, it would undoubtedly pack seats for months, with legions of Flynn fanatics turning out to watch their favorite

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The 45 best and coolest tech gifts of 2020

The best tech gifts
The best tech gifts

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve never gotten a techy or tech-adjacent gift I wasn’t excited about—it’s true. Opening up a gift and getting a new pair of headphones or a fun gadget I wasn’t expecting is almost always fun, even if it isn’t something I thought I wanted.

The one

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China’s piggy bank, the National Social Security Fund, set to be among Ant Group’s top IPO investors

Ant Group is making room for China’s state pension fund, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), to buy shares during the financial technology giant’s blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

The group is favouring long-term investors who backed the country’s biggest mobile payment operator in its infancy and are passive in their approach to management, they added. The Alipay operator is wading through emails and

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two films reveal the faces behind the posts

<span>Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters</span>
Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

On 13 October 2015, Donald Trump, who had recently announced his run for president, tweeted an image of himself standing at the presidential lectern, his face transmogrified into a green, smug-looking frog, known to certain corners of the internet as Pepe. With hindsight, this strange moment offers a stake in the ground, marking out the point when the meme was invited into mainstream political culture.

This collapse of the virtual and the

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Phosphorus surrounding distant stars could be a sign of life-friendly worlds

Far from our solar system, phosphorus surrounding distant stars could be a telltale sign of worlds friendly to extraterrestrial life.

Exoplanets orbiting stars rich in phosphorus may be more likely to develop life, a new study suggests. Image credit: The Cosmic Companion/Created in Universe Sandbox.
Exoplanets orbiting stars rich in phosphorus may be more likely to develop life, a new study suggests. Image credit: The Cosmic Companion/Created in Universe Sandbox.

Is phosphorus around exoplanets a sign of life-friendly worlds? By examining the chemical composition of stars known to host exoplanets, it may be possible to determine which solar

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