When the Netflix show Tidying Up With Marie Kondo first aired in 2019, cleaning which was once deemed as a laborious task, turned into an act that “sparks joy”. Suddenly, most of us looked forward to folding our laundry and agreed that a high-quality label maker is worth the investment. Marie Kondo, the petite Japanese but powerhouse of a woman was responsible for it all. She created the KonMari method to reconfigure the notion of tidying and decluttering as mere throwing away, and rather let it be known as a way to move on. Since then, the trend of home organizing grew even bigger and during a pandemic, it isn’t just another coping mechanism we’ve gained but also an essential survival method.
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AFTER THE HUSTLE, REST
In a world that has wired us to go, go, go, don’t forget to slow things down and indulge in a state of recovery, especially when it comes to your skin
BRIDGING THE NEW WORLD
Mike Lagman is laying out a blueprint where no man is left behind
TELLS HIS WHOLE COMING OUT STORY... AND WHY HE NEVER SPOKE ABOUT IT BEFORE
Another month, another form of community quarantine. We’ll spare you the adjectives because what it really is, is limbo.
the great divide
Does going digital in the new normal keep us connected or is it leaving others behind a blank screen?
To Book Or Not To Book?
The adventure—and misadventures—of a traveler in the middle of the pandemic
IN HER MOMENT
The woman has always been defined in the eyes of a man. From what she is expected to do, to what she is expected to look like, the man has always been in control of what she can become. But in recent years, women have been taking these standards back into their hands to mold a new future of fashion that is inclusive and very much voiced by and for women.
QUEEN ANNE'S GAMBIT
There is no other person quite like Anne Curtis. Clad in the latest and signature pieces from Louis Vuitton, the iconic multi-hyphenate is as captivating as ever
The PiQo4 Laser lets you get ready for your closeup
The beauty boss and newly-wed is fostering an inclusive beauty community
NETFLIX BUYS WONKA AUTHOR DAHL'S CATALOG
Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
AS TWITTER’S FIRST CHIEF DESIGN OFFICER, DANTLEY DAVIS WAS GIVEN A MANDATE TO FIGHT TOXICITY ON THE PLATFORM AND SHAKE UP THE COMPANY’S CORPORATE CULTURE. BOTH ARE UPHILL BATTLES.
XGIMI Horizon Pro 4K projector
A capable 4K projector — but don’t count on HD
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
A new game builds on the addictive appeal of Sid Meier’s Civilization.
APPLE EASES APP STORE RULES AGAIN, TO ALLOW OUTSIDE SIGNUPS
Apple is relaxing rules to allow some app developers such as Spotify, Netflix and digital publishers to include an outside link so users can sign up for paid subscription accounts.
Hulu: A Top Streaming Choice
As the competition between video-streaming services intensifies, differentiation is ever-important. Hulu continues to offer both a strong on-demand streaming library and a robust live TV option. The service is an excellent option for watching popular TV shows, and we like its broad platform support, even if Hulu’s original series are hit-or-miss. On the live TV front, Hulu’s channel coverage is top-notch, and its DVR features compare well to the competition’s. Despite a few missteps, Hulu keeps its Editors’ Choice award, because no other service can quite match its combination of streaming content.
Cooking With Paris Is Anti-Aspirational Food Television
Paris Hilton rattles the very foundations of cooking shows.
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A Sound Streaming Solution
FERGIE: I WANT TO BE ON THE CROWN!
There she goes again! The Duchess of York, a.k.a. Sarah Ferguson, a.k.a Fergie, has always been one of the wilder of the wild cards in the royal family.