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The Meaning of Organic Beyond Food

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Thursday Oct 23, 2014
There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

Ikea Makes Push for Growth

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 23
Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.

America Says Yes to Wasabi Ginger Potato Chips

By Candice Choi | Oct 22
Frito-Lay says "Wasabi Ginger" won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and the two other finalists - "Mango Salsa" and "Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese."

JFK Wedding Negatives Sell for $34K at Auction

By Philip Marcelo | Oct 22
One black-and-white photograph captures a dapper John F. Kennedy slicing into his wedding cake. This was among the images imprinted on 13 original negatives from the Kennedys' fairytale wedding that sold for $34,073.

No Time to Cook? Hire a Cyber Sous Chef

By Michele Kayal | Oct 21
If the only thing standing between you and a home cooked meal is the time and energy to shop and prep, a new breed of would-be cyber sous chefs wants to help get you cooking.

Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

By Shelley Acoca | Oct 21
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

SC Johnson Wins Battle Over Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 20
A desk and chair designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has been returned to home products giant SC Johnson as part of a settlement with a California man who had planned to auction the distinctive and valuable furniture, a company spokesman said last week.

Lauren Bacall's Art & Jewelry Heads to Auction

Oct 20
Lauren Bacall's art, jewelry and furniture will be auctioned in New York. Her estate is selling hundreds of items that had filled her three homes. Bonhams auction house estimates they will bring $3 million.

Las Vegas Neon Museum Welcomes Same-Sex Weddings

By EDGE | Oct 20
Now, same-sex couples can get married in the wedding capital of the world and the Neon Museum offers the city's most iconic location for those wedding ceremonies.

Baltic Bites: The Best of Northern Europe

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 20
Looking for a foodie adventure and an excuse to wear your fur-lined parka this winter? New restaurants, star chefs, local produce and deep-rooted culinary traditions make the Baltic Sea region ideal for the culinary traveler.

In the Spirit: Get Hard... With Cider

By Kristen Siebecker | Oct 17
Halloween is almost upon, but instead of bobbing for apples, consider a more adult approach: hard cider.