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How Do Paint Colors Get Their Names?

Benjamin Moore Harbor Fog 2062-70 and Van Buren Brown HC-70

Paint color names, such as this Van Buren Brown and Harbor Fog from Benjamin Moore, evoke certain feelings or lifestyles. Image: Benjamin Moore

Curious, we talked to a few paint namers to find how paint colors are named. Plus, we wouldn’t be doing our job if we didn’t also provide painting tips. Read More

6 Ways to Reduce Your Air Pollution Footprint

How much are you polluting the air? Here are 6 easy ways to cut the pollution your life produces and improve air quality. Read More

It’s Not True! Incandescent Light Bulbs Aren’t Banned

Fed up with CFLs? Hoarding incandescent bulbs? Relax. Incandescents aren’t going away entirely; they’re just getting more efficient. Read More

Friday Five: A Reassuring Look at the Housing Market

Well-priced listings, short sales move faster; Congress urged to move renewal of flood insurance program. Read More

Circular Saw Blades Recalled: They Can Fall Through Packaging

Recalled circular saw blades

Irwin circular saw blades are being recalled — they can fall through the packaging and hurt you. Image: CPSC

CPSC is recalling 55,000 packages of circular saw blades that can fall through packaging and cut consumers. Read More

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