7 Apartment Decorating Ideas When Buying Furniture Online

There are seemingly endless ways to arrange your apartment, but having an arsenal of good ideas can cut through the clutter. Did you just move out of an apartment? Ready to start with a fresh design for your new one? From figuring out the best way to decorate your kitchen to knowing what plants can survive in a tiny apartment, we have the apartment furniture and decorating ideas for you.

1. Themed lighting fixtures

Lighting is important in creating your space. For the maximum effect, your lighting should be similar in style and theme to create a sense of flow and cohesion in your space. Here are some considerations to light up your apartment:

  • A bold ceiling fixture is eye-catching and directs attention upward. 
  • Torchiere floor lamps are ideal for apartments lacking in area because they provide plenty of light without taking up much needed floor or tabletop
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Mark Cuban Just Shared a Really Good Idea, But at the Worst Possible Time

If you’ve had good news to share lately, it’s been a frustrating time

It’s been hard to get anyone to pay attention to much besides the election–and the attempts to overturn it, and the insurrection, and the second impeachment, and the inauguration… It sucked all the oxygen out of the media ecosystem.

I suppose this was actually good news for people with bad news–scandal, disappointing numbers, for example–since they could release things with the reasonable hope that nobody would notice.

But, it also meant it was hard to get attention for things that deserve attention. And that brings us to Mark Cuban.

There’s no scandal involved; this is about a brilliant new venture he’s involved with. Last week, Cuban tweeted about one of his new companies: Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, which is being billed as a generic drug company in which the prime value proposition is

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Combating Climate Change Isn’t Just Biden’s Problem. How Small Businesses Can Step Up

As he promised, President Joe Biden is taking steps to have the United States reenter the Paris Climate Agreement on Day 1 of his presidency.

Due to the legal time frame for withdrawal from the agreement, in which 196 countries pledged to limit global warming to no more than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the U.S. had actually not withdrawn until this past November. But the act of reentry is the first step in an expected aggressive set of policies to begin recovering lost time for the U.S., which is responsible for about 15 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions.

The makeup of Biden’s cabinet and close advisors shows how much recovering global environmental leadership means to the new president. The nominees to head the Environmental Protection Agency and the Departments of Energy, Interior and Transportation are all focused on leading a decarbonization transition in the United States. And

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Joe Biden’s Treasury Sec. Pick Janet Yellen Defends Pandemic Relief: ‘More Must Be Done’

When it comes to making big deals, there’s no smoother operator than President-elect Joe Biden. Not only did he serve two terms as vice president under Barack Obama, he spent 36 years in Congress. But in these polarized times, he’ll need all the help he can get with his “American Resue Plan”–that is, a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package he outlined last week.  

For that, Biden will look to Janet Yellen, his choice as Treasury secretary and former Federal Reserve chairperson. In a Tuesday confirmation hearing, Yellen underscored the import of winning quick passage of the plan, which holds $440 billion for small businesses and communities. And she rejected Republican arguments that the measure is too big given the size of U.S. budget deficits.

“More must be done,” Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee during her confirmation hearing. “Without further action, we risk a longer, more painful recession

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This Is the Perfect Emotionally Intelligent Interview Question to Ask Every Job Candidate

There’s one question I try to ask every professional athlete I interview: “Which drives you more: Loving to win, or hating to lose?”

The answer requires a little self-reflection. A little thought. Even, sometimes, a little harmless self-disclosure.

For people used to answering the same questions so frequently, often almost robotically, it often sparks a genuine conversation.

So yeah: I’ve always felt kind of smart for asking it.

Then I found out that Mike Morini, an ex-professional athlete and the CEO of WorkForce Software, has a much better use for that question: He uses it to break the ice when he interviews job candidates. 

“Candidates are naturally nervous at the beginning of a job interview,” Morini says. “Asking, ‘Do you love winning more than you hate losing, or do you hate losing more than you love winning?’ brings a smile to people’s faces. They visibly relax. They realize this

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